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My WeekendNotes - 589
Listening to some live music performed by a talented young gentleman at a local club on the weekend I was reminded of a ... [more]
Beanies have been traditionally worn in countries with a cool climate. History dates them back to the days of the Viking... [more]
19/06/2021 - 31/08/2021
For 1 day only, Capalaba Rotary will be holding a Pop Up Book Sale at their bookshed behind the Scout Hall on the corner... [more]
Millmerran is a small town on the Darling Downs, 210 km from Brisbane City or 80 km west of Toowoomba on the Gore Highwa... [more]
The Bush Oasis Community Sanctuary, with its popular Op Shop and Bean Grounded Coffee Cart, is introducing local artisan... [more]
With the plummeting temperatures, our minds tend to turn to hot chocolates and good coffee, don't they? Too cold for a p... [more]
10/06/2021 - 27/06/2021
In 2010, Itaru Sasaki, a garden designer from Ōtsuchi, Japan, learned that his cousin had terminal cancer with thre... [more]
Mates Theatre Genesis (MTG ) is a non-profit, community theatre group that has been based in the Redlands for over twent... [more]
26/06/2021 - 10/07/2021
We recently took time out to enjoy a five day road trip travelling through Southern Country Queensland following the Pai... [more]
Birdlife Southern Queensland, a branch of the conservation organisation Birdlife Australia, extends 400 kms down the eas... [more]
St George is a rural town in the Balonne Shire just over 500 kms west of Brisbane. It borders the pretty Balonne River w... [more]
Away from my home turf and in desperate need of a coffee. How did I manage? I located the airy and cheerful Capacill... [more]
Who knew that Brisbane during the 1940s saw a massive influx of American troops and that roughly 80,000 were stationed i... [more]
STAR Community Services is an award-winning, not-for-profit organisation providing NDIS, Aged Care and Community transpo... [more]
Shuggie Bain, the debut novel by Douglas Stuart, won the 2020 Booker Prize. The only time I had cause to smile over this... [more]
The 20th of May is a significant date in that it commemorates the start of the Battle for Crete 80 years ago. This was o... [more]
If you're a fan of Barbra Streisand's songs or perhaps have a thing for music from the movies, then this celebration of ... [more]
It's a little galling to admit that there have been some really good things that have come about due to COVID. These inc... [more]
05/06/2021 - 13/06/2021
Pull those dancing shoes from out of the back of the wardrobe and press that frock with the sparkles. Redland City Bands... [more]
Seniors, forget about watching reruns of Buffy The Vampire Slayer or The Bold and the Beautiful on the tele during the m... [more]
The Redland District Committee on the Ageing (RDCOTA) is a not-for-profit, community organisation based in Redlands City... [more]
Ann was born in England without an entitled childhood, having worked part-time from an early age to assist with househol... [more]
You must admit that some small businesses have been extremely creative and adaptable to changing circumstances since the... [more]
23/04/2021 - 08/05/2021
Cleveland's iconic heritage-listed Grand View Hotel is making a huge effort to connect with Senior Citizens with the imp... [more]
A few weeks before Christmas, I shared my experience visiting the newly opened Bush Oasis Op Shop. Located in a building... [more]
Cool mornings, early sunsets and a cup of warming soup. What do these things mean? Time to buy more books to see us thro... [more]
30/04/2021 - 02/05/2021
We've talked before about the wonderful facilities for both children and adults at the Raby Bay Esplanade parkland at Or... [more]
There is little doubt that Autumn in South East Queensland is the perfect time to enjoy alfresco dining, picnics and out... [more]
Punters and purveyors of horse flesh will be joined by a large crowd of former Diggers and RSL members at Kilcoy's annua... [more]
The Redlands Coast, nestling in southern Moreton Bay, is fortunate to have a plethora of parklands available to locals f... [more]
Since we've all been keen to develop new interests and skills since the pandemic, here's something that may pique your i... [more]
Great news for those who enjoy their breakfast out on weekends. The Indigi Cafe at IndigiScapes Environmental Education ... [more]
ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday, April 25th, this year. On ANZAC Day Eve, Wounded Heroes, a frontline support organisation f... [more]
Quickly diarise this date: Saturday the 27th of March. Why? The annual Trash and Treasure Market to raise funds for t... [more]
For Brisbane residents a drive north to the picturesque villages of Montville and Maleny, both perched on the Blackall R... [more]
Woodford, the township renowned for its annual folk festival over the New Year holiday period, is located on the D'Aguil... [more]
Bookworms are in their element when they visit Maleny, a rural township in the Sunshine Coast region of South East Queen... [more]
Redland Yurara Art Society is based in Thornlands, 40kms out of Brisbane City and in the heart of the Redlands. It is a ... [more]
13/03/2021 - 11/04/2021
There is nothing like a drive from Brisbane, north to Bribie Island, on a sunny day. A little over an hour on the highwa... [more]
Q : How can you tell that life is returning to normal?A : When the Library features in-house presentations by authors. ... [more]
See the perspiration collecting on my brow? That's not the summer humidity. That's the excitement of the up and coming R... [more]
13/03/2021 - 14/03/2021
Redland Museum will once again host theHeritage And Harmony Fiesta on Sunday, 21st of March. This FREE community ... [more]
The last twelve months living with the spectre of COVID-19 has taught us many things other than how to cook soda bread. ... [more]
16/02/2021 - 28/02/2021
The little people are back at school and the days remain long and sunny. You know what that means? Time to spoil yoursel... [more]
08/02/2021 - 31/03/2021
As a celebration of Women's History Month and World Poetry Day Theatre Redlands, in partnership with Redland Museum, wil... [more]
26/03/2021 - 28/03/2021
The Old Schoolhouse Gallery has a new exhibition on display until February 28th. 'The Irish Connection' is an exhibition... [more]
06/02/2021 - 28/02/2021
Redland City Council is constantly bringing new initiatives to their libraries, cementing their reputation as community ... [more]
Hitler's Brothel is not just a fictional story about two young Polish girls separated by the tragic circumstances of Wor... [more]
Valentine's Day last year was a bit of a right off. All of last year was a bit of a right off. This means a New Year, Ne... [more]
13/02/2021 - 14/02/2021
Birdlife Southern Queensland, a branch of the conservation organisation Birdlife Australia, extends 400 kms down the eas... [more]
14/02/2021 - 14/03/2021
Sometimes it can be difficult to find a good place to stop for a meal when you're travelling through unfamiliar territor... [more]
The One Day of the Year is an Australian play written in 1958 by Alan Seymour about Anzac Day. This was a compulsory ... [more]
The New Year is the time to spoil yourself after the hectic pace of Christmas festivities. We can sleep in, read books, ... [more]
16/01/2021 - 17/01/2021
Comedian George Burns once said "You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old". Are you looking for a ne... [more]
U3A Online is the virtual University of the Third Age, delivering online learning programs via the internet to seniors a... [more]
No one can argue that 2020 hasn't had its drawbacks, some bigger than others. Having recently retired, my activities, ot... [more]
Can you identify Frank from Hotel Transylvania or Patrick Star from Sponge Bob Square Pants? Or even May Gibbs' Little R... [more]
05/12/2020 - 24/12/2020
Have you found that at times it can be difficult to determine where the best place is to enjoy lunch when you've been bu... [more]
In Australia, our thoughts are beginning to turn to fun festivities with family and friends, such as languid lunches by ... [more]
16/11/2020 - 31/01/2021
I recently enjoyed a few nights in Stanthorpe, in the Southern Downs Region, and only 220 kms drive from Brisbane. The a... [more]
The Redland District of the Ageing (RDCOTA) is holding a Garage Sale on Saturday, 21st of November. Available for purcha... [more]
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