Bats sometimes get a bad rap, but there’s much to admire about these unique creatures.
Keep Sandgate Beautiful Association (KSBA) Inc are inviting interested locals to find out more about these important native animals at a bat walk in Curlew Park this month.
The event will be presented by Paul Middleton, who has lived close to the local flying fox or fruit bat colony for 30 years.
“I have taken an interest in the flying foxes ever since I moved to Deagon in 1991,” Paul said. “I have learned ...
Four comedy queens of Queensland will hold court for a night of side-splitting laughs on the northside this month.
The whole audience will be in stitches when The Sit Down Comedy Club presents Comedy Queens at the North Lakes Sports Club on Saturday, 20 November.
Sit Down Comedy Club owner and director Fedele Crisci said North Lakes could expect a night of hilarity from four truly hilarious and gifted comedians.
“All four acts have incredibly different life experiences and comedic styles, whi...
The destructive impact of plastic rubbish on Australian beaches and marine wildlife will be addressed at a double movie screening this month.
Sea Shepherd Brisbane will show two free films, Untrashing Djulpan and Rubber Jellyfish, at the Sandgate Town Hall as part of their Waves of Change project.
Sea Shepherd’s Queensland Marine Debris coordinator and Waves of Change project leader Grahame Lloyd said the project consisted of 13 community clean-ups, three waste-free workshops, and three film ...
Avoid the hassle of the weekly grocery shop by growing all the vegetables and fruit you need in your own backyard.
Learn how to grow abundant food when Morag Gamble from Our Permaculture Life presents 10 Essential Plants for Your Backyard Food Garden at Sandgate Library this month.
Morag will share her top tips for creating edible abundance at the free workshop.
“Through a discussion of my 10 favourite permaculture plants, I will unpack a world of edible gardening that makes it easy to grow a...
Get into the spirit of Christmas by volunteering to help SANDBAG with its annual Christmas Day lunch.
The team at the community-based organisation are seeking volunteers to help with a variety of festive tasks.
SANDBAG neighbourhoods and community program manager Erin Williams said the Christmas lunch would again be held at the St Patrick’s College Callan Centre.
“They are kindly letting us use their facilities and we really appreciate that and acknowledge their contribution to the day,” Erin...
If you missed the Raw Muscle guys the first time around, you won’t want to make the same mistake twice.
After a sell-out show in May, Raw Muscle Entertainment returns to the Bracken Ridge Tavern this month with their successful Male Revue performance.
Host-with-the-most and co-owner Davey Hughes said Raw Muscle were very excited to be back at the Bracken Ridge Tavern.
“It’s one of our favourite venues as it’s very intimate and we can get the whole crowd involved,” Davey said. “We love the aud...
Although combining beer and yoga sounds like a bit of a stretch, sipping a session ale between sun salutations is a great way to get over that midweek slump.
Every second Thursday of the month, limber up and unwind with a session of Cheeky Midweeky Beer Yoga at EclecTea in Brighton.
EclecTea owner Kara Rigg said she decided to offer beer yoga after seeing it in the inner city.
“We thought we’d bring some light-hearted beer yoga fun to the bay,” Kara said.
“Basically, you grab a beer and get a...
This Christmas, impress your family and friends by festooning your front door with a floral wreath of your own making.
Wallflower Floral Design in Deagon is offering dried wreath and fresh wreath workshops in November and December.
Owner Renae Handy will show participants how to make their own wreath in the hands-on, two-hour session.
“In the dried wreath workshop, participants will be making their own dried circle wreath using a mix of preserved flowers, grasses and foliage such as banksia l...
Dig out the tinsel and baubles and get ready to trim the tree because the magic of Christmas is coming to Bracken Ridge.
The community is invited to showcase their Christmas spirit by decorating a tree for the inaugural Christmas Tree Festival at the Sandgate Northpoint Anglican Church on Friday, 26 November.
Sandgate Northpoint priest in charge Mike Donaldson said the church was hoping schools, community groups and businesses would get involved in the festival.
“We are seeking participation ...
Novice boxers are throwing their hats in the ring for a good cause and a fantastic night of entertainment.
Fight Night 2 will see mates pitted against each other in a safe, controlled environment at Sandgate Hawks AFC this month, hosted by local fitness group Dawn Patrol Boxing, in conjunction with Xtreme Gym Boxing Burpengary.
Dawn Patrol Boxing promoter Chris Ferguson said they decided to do a second Fight Night after the first one proved to be a great success.
“The participants and the peo...
It’s been said that good things come to those who bait, especially for those throwing a line in to win a local fishing tournament.
Redcliffe Peninsula Game and Sportfish Club (RPGSC) will host their annual sportfish competition from Friday, 12 November to Sunday, 14 November at the Moreton Bay Boat Club.
RPGSC Chairman Noel Day said the competition was designed to cater for all types of fishing.
“It’s a friendly competition,” Noel said. “Everybody loves to go out and have a fish and it adds a...
Step up and say no to violence against women and children at a breakfast with some special guest speakers.
Sue and Lloyd Clarke from Small Steps 4 Hannah will be speaking at a breakfast hosted by the Zonta Club of Redcliffe Inc this month.
Club president Marie Stewart said the event had been organised as part of the annual international campaign, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.
“It starts on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a...
The Tigers are set for another great season of Aussie Rules footy and are inviting registrations at this month’s open day.
Redcliffe Tigers AFC president Gayle Wetzel Fitzgerald said the club welcomed the community to the annual open day on Saturday, 27 November.
“This is an opportunity for returning and new members to see what the club has planned for 2022, meet the coaches and volunteers and enjoy the community of the Redcliffe Tigers,” she said.
Registrations will be open for boys and girl...
Recent visitors to the popular Redcliffe Jetty will have noticed maintenance crews at work. Moreton Bay Regional Council is currently undertaking works on the jetty, including the rotunda and visitor information centre.
Division 6 Councillor Karl Winchester said the works would fix issues found during a routine inspection.
“The works will ensure that the jetty can remain open and safe,” Karl said.
“Works include fixing and, in some instances, replacing parts of the jetty balustrading, posts a...
Redcliffe families with young children have been finding support and guidance at a free local health and wellbeing hub.
The hub, at Hercules Road State School in Kippa-Ring, is an initiative of eight Peninsula primary schools.
Health and wellbeing hub project officer Gayle Wetzel Fitzgerald said the hub offered specialist support services to improve educational outcomes for students.
“It started as a way to identify health and developmental needs before young kids start school,” Gayle said. “...