Woody Point food writer and photographer Julia Lewis knows happy memories as well as delicious meals are made in grandma’s kitchen.
Julia pays tribute to the special recipes that have been passed down through generations of families in her new food blog, Recipes on Paper.
The idea came from a combination of Julia’s two loves, food and oldies (or Goldies, as she affectionately calls the guests on her blog).
“The aim of Recipes on Paper is to encourage the community to engage more with the olde...
Redcliffe Hospital has been caring for the community since the 1960s and now the community has the opportunity to give back.
Raise it for Redcliffe is holding the inaugural Redcliffe Hospital Giving Day on Wednesday, 13 October to raise money for life-changing initiatives and projects.
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Foundation CEO Simone Garske said that Redcliffe Hospital and RBWH partnered earlier this year through Raise it for Redcliffe to foster a culture of engagement and phi...
This Halloween the whole family can get a thrill out of being creative at Park Jam, a new Council initiative that celebrates local musicians and artists.
Don your spookiest Halloween costume and head along to Suttons Beach Pavilion on Sunday, 31 October for free hands-on art activities and a performance from swing, pop, and vocal group Moreton Bay Big Band.
Band coordinator Jon Adams said they would be entertaining the crowd from 2pm.
“Moreton Bay Big Band prides itself on being a big band fo...
The results of the first Moreton Says survey are in, and it’s time to find out what the community had to say.
More than 4,100 people participated in Moreton Bay Regional Council’s community engagement survey, including many residents from the Peninsula.
Division 6 Councillor Karl Winchester said it was great to see the Peninsula score the highest survey participation in the region, representing 21 per cent of total responses.
“We have some great insights. For example, for people who live in R...
Cristina Austin knew within the first two hours of playing with clay that she was in it for life.
As the Vice President of the Redcliffe Pottery Group, Cristina is hoping other pottery-obsessed people and art lovers alike will visit the group’s free annual exhibition, Clay on Display, this month.
A unique and impressive collection of hand-built and wheel-thrown pieces will be on display at the Redcliffe Entertainment Centre until Sunday, 24 October.
“This year the focus seems to be on the qui...
A community engagement process is underway as part of the State Government’s master planning program for the Scarborough Boat Harbour.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) are inviting locals, visitors and boaties to have their say about the future of the harbour, either online or at one of the information sessions being held this month.
Member for Redcliffe Yvette D’Ath said the consultation would give locals the chance to guide future planning decisions.
“Community consultation ...
Retirees on the northside will hear from the mouth of a personal finance guru and international bestselling author.
Finance and investment expert Noel Whittaker will be the guest speaker at the Brisbane North Retirees’ meeting this month at Geebung RSL Club.
Club president Harty Meinecke said he was looking forward to hearing Noel’s presentation.
“He is regarded as the most respected and knowledgeable authority on all matters of personal finance with several excellent books to his name,” Hart...
A group of Bracken Ridge State High School students are participating in a physical training program that will stand them in good stead for the future.
Blue EDGE (Educate, Develop, Grow, Empower) is an initiative of Blue Light Queensland, which sees local police officers coordinate activities for young people, designed to encourage healthy minds and bodies.
Boondall Police Officer in Charge, Senior Sergeant Damien Houston, said Blue EDGE was a multi-faceted program aimed at breaking down barr...
Classic car lovers and history buffs will be impressed to see a restored World War II era vehicle at this month’s Backyard Bonanza (BYB).
Brisbane City Council have painstakingly restored a 1939 Chevrolet half-ton truck that was part of their fleet during the war, making it a highlight for festival-goers.
City Standards Chair Kim Marx said Council was proud that the truck would be on display at the annual BYB celebration at Bracken Ridge.
“The Chevy was restored by a dedicated team of Council...
Backyard Bonanza (BYB) is back this year and there’s so much to see and do, you’ll wonder how to fit it all into one day.
The Bracken Ridge Central Lions Club will present free entertainment and activities for the whole family when the festival returns to McPherson Park in Bracken Ridge on Sunday, 24 October.
Bracken Ridge Central Lions Club president Louise Gordon said she was looking forward to getting the community together.
“The Bracken Ridge Lions Club really enjoys days like this,” Loui...
The wait is over for art lovers, with the Expressions exhibition making a comeback.
The Shorncliffe Pottery Club’s exhibition returns for its 14th year after taking a break in 2020 due to COVID-19.
Pottery club member Jenny Kingdom said they were excited to be heading back to their roots in Shorncliffe.
“Our exhibition is being hosted by St Patrick’s College in their Callan Centre on Pier Avenue, which is like coming home for us,” Jenny said.
“The Callan Centre is built on the site where our ...
Embrace local creative culture by embarking on a self-guided tour of the region’s galleries and studios.
Over 25 local artists will invite visitors to glimpse their creative processes when the inaugural 4017 Bayside Open Studios takes place across two weekends this month.
Vision-maker Grace Cross said art enthusiasts could enjoy a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes and speak to local artists.
“We have a very creative and thriving art community full of awesome, talented artists,” Grace ...
Familiar faces have taken ownership of the Sandgate Denture Clinic on Brighton Road.
Owner and dental prosthetist James McNab, and Jessica McNab, the clinic’s practice manager and accountant, have been at Anzac Avenue Denture Clinic in Redcliffe since 2007. Last year, they added the Zillmere Denture Clinic to their portfolio. They bought the Sandgate Denture Clinic in September.
“We wanted to ensure the clinic’s patients had ongoing access to the quality service that had been available to the...
Raise your glass in celebration because drinks, food and live music are the order of the day when the Bourbon and Brews Fest returns this month.
The Bracken Ridge Tavern is making the most of a rescheduled public holiday by hosting the popular festival on Friday, 29 October from 1pm until late.
Bracken Ridge Tavern general manager Ben White said this would be the fourth Bourbon and Brews festival.
“I’m really excited because I feel like we’ve all been cooped up for so long,” Ben said.
Learn how to make delicious meals and explore the culture of far-off destinations without travelling too far from your doorstep. SANDBAG’s popular Global Kitchen program started last month at the Fitzgibbon Community Centre with a series of free fortnightly cooking workshops.
SANDBAG is a community organisation providing vital service support in the areas of domestic violence, disability, homelessness and employment.
Neighbourhoods and community program manager Erin Williams said Global Kitch...