Category Archives: Events

Breakfast boost for Redlands school chaplaincy programs


More than 220 people attended the 15th annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast this morning, raising another $15,000 to support school chaplaincy programs in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the popular annual event, which brought the community together in a spirit of generosity and prayer, had now raised more than $115,000 since  Continue reading…

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Redland Seniors Week celebrates ‘Inspiration for all ages’


Seniors Week is here again, and this year’s theme is designed to encourage older residents to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said this year’s activities, running from 17 – 27 August, were as diverse as ever. “Events range from a 10 kilometre walk to a free variety  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery explores reinvention and transformation


Explore themes of transition and transformation at Redland Art Gallery, with Ash and Bone: Lucy Quinn and Papillon: Kim Schoenberger showing concurrently at RAG, Cleveland from Sunday 20 August to Sunday 8 October. Explore themes of transition and transformation at Redland Art Gallery, with Ash and Bone: Lucy Quinn and Papillon: Kim Schoenberger showing concurrently  Continue reading…

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New Mount Cotton Skate Park Open


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams officially opened the new $600,000 Mount Cotton Skate Park today topping off a day of celebrations around the opening. Cr Williams said the new skate park is expected to attract skateboarders from around the City and further afield. “Today’s opening crowd was an indication of the vital role these facilities  Continue reading…

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Straddie offers a whale of a weekend


If you haven’t made it to North Stradbroke Island to experience the world-class whale-watching, the last weekend in July is the perfect time to take the trip across the water. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said a host of Yura Yalingbila (welcome the whales) activities would be on offer from 29 – 31 July as  Continue reading…

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Latest Quandamooka public art connects family and culture


Artworks by Elisa Jane Carmichael are set to provide striking public displays of Quandamooka culture, highlighting the strong connections between country and generations past, present and future. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council, with Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC), was delighted to announce Elisa as the feature artist for the 2017 Quandamooka Festival Temporary  Continue reading…

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Join our National Tree Day community planting


Enjoy a morning in the great outdoors and help plant 2000 native plants in Fielding Park, Redland Bay on Sunday 30 July for National Tree Day. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said National Tree Day was committed to providing a green community for future generations across Australia, with the local planting a great opportunity for  Continue reading…

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Quandamooka Country set to shine in 2017 festival


The 2017 Quandamooka Festival launches this weekend with a celebration of dance, song, storytelling and art at the stunning Goompi (Dunwich) foreshore on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) – the first taste of a world-class program to come. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the three-month calendar of events, supported by Redland City Council, was set  Continue reading…

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