Snapshot: 2 April 2013

Free library activities

Meet local author Charlotte Nash
Charlotte grew up riding horses in the Redlands, but her eclectic life experiences have seen her building rockets, traversing the Pilbara mines and scrambling over ship loaders in Newcastle. These days, she is an editor, writer and researcher.  Join Charlotte to discuss her novel RYDERS RIDGE at this free event.
When: 11am – 12pm, Thursday 18 April
Where: Victoria Point Library
Bookings on 3884 4011
This event is presented in partnership with Angus & Robertson Victoria Point.

Magic Show with Chico the Chimp and Glen Rhodes
Come and meet Magic Glen & Chico the cheeky chimp in a funny magical show
When: Wednesday, 10 April
Where: Cleveland Library 10 – 10.45am; Victoria Point Library 1 – 1.45pm
Who:  Kids aged four years and over
No bookings required

New Redland Art Gallery exhibition
Youth: in Transit. Celebrates National Youth Week with a collection of works from Redland Art Gallery collection-curator Dominique Macedo.
When:  Monday 8 April – Wednesday 5 June
Floor Talk: 5pm, 2 May
Free youth drop in night: 6pm, 11 April, local band Rawr Vanity perform
Where: Redland Art Gallery, Capalaba
For more information phone: 3829 8899 or visit: No bookings required.

Redland Home Assist Secure
Only working smoke alarms save lives…
It is the time of year when all residents are reminded to check and change their smoke alarm batteries.
If you are a Redland resident over 60 years of age or living with a disability, you may be eligible for financial assistance toward the labour cost of repairs and maintenance around your home under the Redland Home Assist Secure program. More information: phone 3383 7075

National Youth Week – Redlands: 5-14 April
Be Active, be healthy, be you! Join the largest national celebration of young people in Australia.
FREE activities in Redlands include:

  • Youth: In Transit art exhibition and drop in night
  • Skateboarding workshops
  • Beading workshops
  • Quandamooka leadership day
  • Fun day @ the Hut
  • Q-Crew hip hop extravaganza
  • The happy you! Activities @ the Cage
  • The big Youth Week beach party…and more

For more information visit: or
Phone: 3829 8233
Redlands Youth Week- a partnership between Redland City Council and Redlands Youth Network.

Have your say
Have your say online – SMBI emergency management and preparedness
It’s not too late to share your views on how Council and other agencies can work with Southern Moreton Bay Island (SMBI) residents and businesses to better prepare for emergencies and build the resilience of island communities.
The online survey will close on Wednesday 3 April.
Council will use your feedback to provide tailored emergency plans across the individual islands before the next storm and fire seasons. Visit:

2013 Redlands Koala Fun Run
Register now!
Enjoy a range of entertainment, fun activities and great prizes for the whole family.
When:  Sunday 26 May
Where:  Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds, Cleveland
Details:  Three circuit lengths available, catering for all ages – 3.5km, 5km and 10km.
To register visit or  Registration forms are also available at Council’s Customer Service Centres or (insert phone symbol) 3829 8288.

Open Meetings:
Wednesday 17 April, 10.30am – General Meeting​ (incorporates Coordination Committee Meeting)
Thursday 18 April, 9.00am – Cleveland CBD Revitalisation Special Committee