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Snapshot: 9 April 2013


NSI Resilience Centre opening – Sat 13 April

Come along to a free community event to celebrate the official opening of the North Stradbroke Island Disaster Resilience Community Education and Resource Centre.

There will be activities for kids and adults, including learning about disaster preparedness, emergency services and how to become a volunteer SES member. There will also be tours of the new community facility.

The centre was funded through a program supported by Redland City Council, the Queensland Government and the Australian Government.
When: Saturday 13 April 9am – 12pm (Official Opening by Mayor Karen Williams at 10am)
Where: Mitchell Crescent, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island

Free library activities

Beneficial gardening
Did you know that lady bugs are natural predators of many pests in your backyard, or that paper wasps are friends not foes?

Come along to learn about beneficial gardening and all the tiny critters that make your garden tick at this free event.

When: Wednesday 10 April, 11am – 12pm
Where: Victoria Point Library
Bookings: Phone: 3884 4011

This event is presented in partnership with Angus & Robertson Victoria Point.

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: Thursday 18 April, 11am – 12pm
Where: Victoria Point Library
Bookings: Phone: 3884 4011

This event is presented in partnership with Angus & Robertson Victoria Point.

Redland Art Gallery exhibition

How Yesterday Remembers Tomorrow
The exhibition profiles six past recipients of the Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship for contemporary Australian artists. Presenting early works alongside more recent projects, the exhibition encourages us to rediscover the past in order to look to the future.

When: Wednesday 10 April – Sunday 19 May 2013
Opening event: 11am Sunday 14 April
RSVP to 3030 4163
Floor Talk: 12pm Sunday 14 April
No bookings required
Where: Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland
Phone 3829 8899 or visit more2redlands.com.au/ArtGallery

Unorthodox Aphorisms
In Unorthodox Aphorisms, emerging Queensland photographic artist Yavuz Erkan invites viewers to distance themselves from their conventional routines. Supporting the voice of minority groups, Erkan’s exhibition encourages viewers to take action against assimilation and prejudice.
When: Wednesday 10 April – Sunday 19 May 2013
Opening event: 11am Sunday 14 April
RSVP to 3030 4163
Floor Talk: 2pm Tuesday 16 April
No bookings required
Where: Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland
Phone 3829 8899 or visit more2redlands.com.au/ArtGallery

Hazard reduction burns

Council will be carrying out hazard reduction burns (weather permitting) over the coming weeks to reduce the volume of forest litter fuel in the following areas.

When/where:
10 April: Serpentine Creek Cemetery – Redland Bay Road, Redland Bay
11 April: 56-58 Howletts Road Urban Habitat, Howletts Road, Capalaba
16 April: Dinwoodie Road Bushland Refuge, 57-65 Dinwoodie Road, Thornlands

While all attempts will be made to limit any smoke hazards, there may be partial road closures and minor delays.
Phone 3829 8456 for more information.

Open Meetings

Wednesday 17 April, 10.30am
General Meeting (incorporates Coordination Committee Meeting)

Thursday 18 April, 9.00am
Cleveland CBD Revitalisation Special Committee

 

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: www.more2redlands.com.au/ArtGallery. 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: www.facebook.com/RedlandsYouth or www.redland.qld.gov.au
Phone: 3829 8233
e-mail: kara.mansley@redland.qld.gov.au
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: www.redland.qld.gov.au/Haveyoursay/Engagements

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 www.redland.qld.gov.au or www.koalacentral.com.au.  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