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Babies, Books and Rhymes
Fridays 9.30
Corinda Library

Toddler Time
Wednesdays 9.30
Corinda Library

Children's Storytime
Thursdays 9.30am and Saturday 9.30am
Corinda Library

Computer Basics
10-11:30am, Tuesday 6 December
Annerley Library
11am-12:30pm, Wednesday 7 December
Corinda Library

Perfect for the first time user. Computers provided. Bookings essential.

Internet Basics
1-2:30pm, Friday 9 December
 Basic computer skills are required. Bookings essential.
Fairfield Library

Email Basics
1011:30am, Tuesday 13 December
Basic computer skills required. Bookings essential.
Annerley Library

iPad e-books
Basic iPad skills required. Bookings essential.
Corinda Library

Pinterest Basics
11am-12:30pm, Wednesday 21 December
Basic computer skills, internet skills and an email account required. Bookings essential.
Corinda Library

eBay and Gumtree Basics
11am-12:30pm, Wednesday 28 December
Basic computer and internet skills required. Bookings essential.
Corinda Library

Beginner Swimming Project for Adults
11:45am - 12:45pm, Saturdays
Yeronga Park Pool

Aqua Aerobics
12:45 - 3:30pm, Saturdays
Yeronga Park Pool

Tai Chi
8 - 9am Sundays
Robinson Park, Fairfield
FREE except on public and school holidays

Tai Chi
8 - 9am Tuesdays
Free except for public and school holidays, which incur a charge of $5
Jollimont St Car Park, Sherwood Arboretum

Move for Health
Thursdays 9:30am -10:30am
Choose from Tai Chi or Stretch Strengthen and Balance Exercise classes
Contact Pam on 3895 8395 for more information
18 Denham St, Annerley

Basic Bicycle Skills
3 - 5pm, Saturday 3 December
Brisbane Corso Park

GOLD:Swiss Ball and Pilates
9:30 - 10:30am Mondays
Low intensity, easy workout that includes a mixture of strength, balance and pilates exercises
Chelmer Community Centre 


The Lighting of the Christmas Tree
25 November, Carols and Entertainment from 5:30pm, Lighting of Tree 6:30pm  King George Square
Brisbane's towering 20m-tall solar-powered Christmas tree is returning to King George Square, and on Friday 25 November you can witness the magical moment when its twinkling lights are switched on

World Fiesta Christmas Craft
2 December, 4-8:15pm King George Square
Come along and celebrate the festive season with the kids at free Christmas craft workshops. The hands-on workshops for children aged 5-12 years will provide an opportunity for kids to create Christmas symbols from around the world including the Spanish God's eye, Finnish himmeli decorations, origami Christmas trees and woven stars. Weave, fold, decorate and create quality Christmas ornaments for the kids to keep. Location: The Deck, King George Square

Brisbane Twilight Markets
2 December, 4-9pm King George Square
Enjoy Christmas shopping at the Brisbane Twilight Markets under the lights of the Christmas Tree in front of Brisbane City Hall. Find unique gifts from nearly 100 local artists and crafters showcasing a variety of handmade goods including homewares, clothing, accessories, jewellery, original art and ceramics. Grab a bite to eat from a food truck and enjoy late night shopping like you have never experienced before.

City Hall Light Spectacular
9-24 December, 15 minute shows from 7.30pm-midnight King George Square
With its enchanting narrative and creative flair, The Gold Lotto City Hall Light Spectacular has fast become a highlight of the festive season. Watch a playful Aussie Christmas tale come to life via animation onto City Hall every 15 minutes from 7.30pm.

The Enchanted Garden
9-18 December, 6:30 - 9:30pm  Roma Street Parkland
Come and explore the magic of the Enchanted Garden at Roma Street Parkland this Christmas where a wonderland of glittering lights will mesmerize and delight all members of the family over eight nights.

Christmas Movies in the Park
10-16 December from 5:30pm Roma Street Parkland
We all love our Christmas movies and picnicking in the park with family and friends. What better way to combine the two with Christmas Movies at Roma Street Parklands! Bring a rug to sit on and pillow to get comfy. Food trucks meals will be available.

Saturday 10 Dec: Arthur Christmas
Sunday 11 Dec: Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Monday 12 Dec: Love Actually
Tuesday 13 Dec: Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Wednesday 14 Dec: Elf
Thursday 15 Dec: Santa Clause
Friday 16 Dec: Search for Santa Paws

Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols
10 December - Riverstage, Brisbane City
Ring in some Christmas joy at the 2016 Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols. This is a much-loved free family event held each year at the Riverstage venue in support of Mater Little Miracles.

Christmas Parade
16-24 December, nightly at 7pm Queen Street Mall to King George Square via Albert St
Brimming with music and merriment, this year's Christmas Parade comes complete with a nativity scene, Santa and dozens of performers to entertain and delight all ages.

Christmas Beach Cinema
16-23 December Streets Beach, South Bank
Forget snowmen and make a sandman instead at South Bank's Christmas Beach Cinema at Streets Beach. Snuggle up on a picnic rug under the stars or dive-in to the cool waters and enjoy Christmas family favourites on the silver screen.

South Bank's Christmas Markets
16-23 December Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank
Offering a range of traditional Christmas gifts, keepsakes, delicious fare and ornaments accompanied by the festive sounds of live music and carollers, South Bank Christmas Markets make gift shopping a merry experience.

South Bank Christmas Carols
19-22 December, performances at 6.45pm and 8.15pm South Bank Piazza, South Bank
Over four special nights, The Courier-Mail Piazza will come alive with Christmas carol concerts guaranteed to have the whole family singing along and tapping their feet.

Christmas Fireworks
20-23 December vantage point best from Clem Jones Promenade, South Bank
Electric fireworks displays will light up the night sky over four nights this December. Bring the whole family along to the Clem Jones Promenade to enjoy a dazzling array of pyrotechnics that will take you on a magical Christmas journey.

Chanukah in the City
27 December, 4-8:30pm - Reddacliff Place
Chanukah is the Jewish festival rejoicing the triumph of light over darkness. Celebrate with the Jewish community in Reddacliff Place, as a sin-metre tall sacred candelabrum with nine branches, called a Menorah, is lit. Enjoy live music, community stalls, food, children's entertainment and rides in the heart of Brisbane City.

Riverside Christian Church Community Christmas Carols
3 December - Riverside Christian Church
Save the date for the Riverside Christian Church Christmas Carols on 3 December. The event will feature a jumping castle, petting zoo, face painting, and rides. 

Junction Park State School Carols By Candlelight
3 December, 5-7:30pm Junction Park State School, Annerley
Dance the night away to the wonderful sound of Junction Park State School Choir singing all the classic Christmas Carols. A selection of amazing international foods are on sale for dinner, including, Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese, Indian or Greek cuisine, with all money raised going to Chaplaincy at JPSS. Special glow "candles" will also be available for sale.

Annerley Junction Christmas Fair
3 December, 9am-2pm  - Annerley Junction
Once again Annerley Junction will be hosting a fabulous Christmas market in 2016. The street will light up with stalls, buskers, kid's activities and beautiful seasonal decorations.

Fairfield Christian Family Christmas Carols
4 December, from 4:15pm Robinson Park, Fairfield
Save the date for Fairfield Christian Family's Christmas Fair and Carols at Robinson Park, Fairfield. All activities are completely free and include a rock climbing wall, pony rides, an animal farm, face painting, food stalls, huge slides, jumping castles and more! Then, from 6:30pm get out your rugs or chairs and relax while the Church choir plays all of your favourite Christmas carols. In case of wet weather, carols will be held in the Church Hall.

Sherwood State School Carols
4 December, from 3pm - Sherwood State School
Come along for a wonderful evening to hear Ignite choir, the Brisbane Bells Ensemble and Sherwood School Choir combine for a fabulous Christmas Concert with all your favourite Christmas carols.

St David's Christmas Festival
18 December, from 5pm - St David's Church
The evening will include traditionals Nativity scenes, Christmas stories, children's games and activities, and food and drink stalls, all followed by carols at 7pm.
This year, the event aims to raise awareness for the valuable work that Anglicare do within our community. Anglicare provides services to the aged, children and families, foster care and disability support.

Tea and Trivia
8 December, 10:30-11:30am - Indooroopilly Library
Come along for a morning of Christmas fun. Test your general knowledge with trivia questions. Individuals and groups welcome. Bookings essential.

Food for Summer Celebrations
11 December, 12:30-2:30pm - Indooroopilly Library
Do you need inspiration for your summer celebrations? ABC Radio food presenter Alison Alexander shares ideas for food to enjoy with friends and family, including recipes that can be made ahead of time and delicious food that will make beautiful gifts.
Participants will enjoy tasting samples and receive a collection of great recipes to try at home. Bookings essential.

Cheeky Monkey Club: The Frosty Rescue
15 December, 10-10:45am - Fairfield Library
20 December, 10-10:45am - Annerley Library
With Christmas celebrations underway, everyone is super excited about the festive season. Everything stops when Cheeky Monkey receives a message from Santa saying that Frosty the snowman is missing from the North Pole! Can Cheeky Monkey and his friends find Frosty and get him back to the North Pole before he melts? Ideal for children aged eight years and younger.

Cracker Aussie Christmas
16 December, 11-11:45am - Indooroopilly Library
Join in a special storytime and craft based on modern Australian Christmas stories and yarns. Ideal for children aged 3-7 years. Bookings essential.

Miss Mon's Music Workshop: Christmas Music Games
22 December, 1-2pm - Indooroopilly Library
Enjoy original songs about Christmas and fun original games to accompany them. This workshop features two circle singing games, an Australian Christmas action song, a Christmas tree clapping song and dance movement games to up-tempo traditional Christmas carols.
Ideal for children aged 5-12 years. Bookings essential.

Christmas Storytime
23 December,  2-2:45pm - Corinda Library
24 December, 10-11am - Stones Corner Library

Listen to special Christmas stories and create lovely Christmas craft. Ideal for children aged 2-5 years. Bookings essential.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas storytime
24 December, 1-2pm - Indooroopilly Library
Join a special reading of the classic story 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and holiday craft. Ideal for children aged 2-5 years. Bookings essential.


For more great Christmas and holiday events, visit Brisbane City Council's 2016 Christmas Events page here.