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Popular Greek Coffee Shop Now A Taverna
One of 4017’s favourite family-owned coffee shops is set to become a bustling dine-in and takeaway Greek café with a menu full of mouth-watering meals and treats.
Co-owners Stuss and Linda Read have transformed Mythos Corner Store into Mythos Corner Café, due to open early next month.
Connecting 4017’s Young And Old
M embers of the community have been taking part in an intergenerational program, which sees the young interacting with the young at heart.
Amici House at Bracken Ridge, a community hub run by Co.As.It Community Services has been bringing together older people in the community with a group of four-year-old children from a neighbouring early learning centre.
Variety Concert Is The Spice Of Life
If life has seemed like a broken record lately, a concert of diverse music performed by Brisbane’s newest and finest musicians is set to break the routine.
The variety concert ANTEMONOTONIE debuts at Sandgate Town Hall this month, so-called because it aims to relieve audiences from the monotony of life.
Supertank: A Fish-eye View
There’s plenty of entertainment to lure the crowd at this year’s Moreton Bay Expo with the return of a visually amazing fishing show.
The Berkley Supertank Fishing Show will appear several times daily during the three-day expo and the entertaining and educational experience is a must-see for keen anglers.
Biggest Ever Moreton Bay Expo
Outdoor enthusiasts will find everything they need for their next adventure holiday at the Moreton Bay Expo and this year promises to be the largest one yet.
An extensive range of caravans, camper trailers and boating, fishing and outdoor gear will be on display when the major shopping event returns to the Redcliffe Showgrounds from Friday, 18 February to Sunday, 20 February.
Retired Optometrist Hands Business To New Set Of Eyes
Respected local optometrist Terry Duffy has retired after decades serving the Sandgate community in eye health.
Sandgate Optical has been in the Duffy family since 1948, but last year was taken on by a new family, Geoff and Sarah Grounds, marking the end of an era.
All Fun And Games At Board Game Day
Are you looking for a great way to ‘break the dice’ and meet other people who share a passion for board games?
Brisbane’s fifth Board Game BBQ Game Day takes place at Geebung RSL this month, presented by the hosts of a popular podcast.
Music And Healing Through Satsang
Three spiritual leaders will fuse sound with meditation at a free wellbeing initiative presented by BrisAsia Festival.
Satsang Sacred Gathering takes place at the Fitzgibbon Community Centre this month.
Hindu spiritual leader and accredited meditation teacher Guruji Sai Saileshwara said satsang meant a gathering in the company of truth.
Tee Time For Ladies At Sandgate Golf Club
Ladies, get ready to swing into 2022 at the Sandgate Golf Club. There’s lots of fun in store for female golf enthusiasts this February and March, with places available at special golf clinics and the annual Ladies Open Day.
Sandgate Golf Club ladies captain Pat Thomas said they were hoping to welcome new members to the club with these exciting events.
Budget Hacks For Successful Gardens
If you have noticed more people spending time in the garden lately, you might be wondering how to transform your own garden without digging too deep into your pockets.
The good news is you don’t have to be raking it in to turn your garden into a thriving space.
New Principal’s Plans For High School
Sandgate District State High School has welcomed a new principal, Andy Stergou.
Andy was appointed at the start of Term 3 last year. He said he applied for the job after researching the history of the school.
E-scooter Trial Underway
Residents have been rolling around town with thousands of trips taken on e-scooters as part of a new trial.
Council introduced the six month trial of e-scooters in Sandgate and Shorncliffe last year following a submission made by the Sandgate Bayside Chamber of Commerce.
Australia’s Best Paddlers Make A Splash In Shorncliffe
Get ready to see some of the nation’s best outriggers and ocean ski paddlers compete in a spectacular downwind racing event, right on your back doorstep.
The Polynesian Va’a-alo Outrigger Canoe Club at Shorncliffe will host the second in a series of six races organised by the Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association (AOCRA).
The Amazing Journey Of Sandgate's Shorebirds
The next time you take a stroll along Sandgate's foreshore, pay attention to the different species of birds on the mudflats. Some may have arrived after a very long flight.
Learn about the intriguing subgroup of shorebirds known as waders at a talk hosted by Keep Sandgate Beautiful Association (KSBA) Inc at the Volunteer Marine Rescue in Shorncliffe on 15 January.
Dive Into School Holiday Fun
Summer holidays are all about cooling off in the swimming pool and watching the latest movies, and now you can do both at the one exciting event.
End the school holidays with a splash at a free, family-friendly pool party and movie night watching Space Jam: A New Legacy at the Sandgate Aquatic Centre.