There is always something to do in Greater Springfield and Brisbane with more and more fantastic participation and spectator events for Queenslanders of all ages to enjoy. From children’s and family activities, community events, athletic competitions and delicious food offerings, there will be something new to do each week in Greater Springfield and the wider Brisbane Region. Read on to find out what’s on near you!


School Holiday Fun

 

Burtons Circus is in Town at Orion Springfield Central

Enjoy a Spectacular Show and be entertained these school holidays from Friday 28 June – Sunday 21 July with a two-hour production that boasts acrobats, aerial artistry, clown antics, and Double Wheel of Destiny.
Plus! See the exhibition of Dinosaurs from the Jurassic Era.

Tickets now available online. For details and bookings CLICK HERE

Ticket booth will also be available in the Woolworths Mall from Monday 24 June (outside of The Reject Shop).

Circus is located on  Sirius Drive, opposite Orion Springfield Central. 

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2019 Launch – Springfield Writers Group 2019 Anthology – Elemental

The Springfield Writers Group invite you to join them for the launch of their book, Elemental at Springfield Central Library. The book is a collaboration and work of hte Springfield Writers Group that was established by a few local authors in 2016 and has grown over the last three years. The Anthology was born on the idea of combining short stories written by the groups authors and edited by one of its authors, Aiki Flinthart.

After the first book RETURN was launched in 2017 with great success, the next challenge was to come up with another theme for 2019 that everyone could get their teeth into, because the group contains writers of all genres – from science fiction/fantasy, to historical, romance, contemporary, horror, and mystery.

The 2019 anthology is entitled ELEMENTAL. This time there are 16 authors and another theme that allows for any genre – the four elements: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. ELEMENTAL contains 16 stories of joy, heartbreak, betrayal, and humanity from award-winning and best-selling authors, as well as talented emerging authors. Everything from dystopian and science fiction, to comedy, drama, fantasy, and steampunk is included in Elemental.
The book launches at the Springfield Central Library at 1pm on July 27th.

Launch Event Invitation

Preorders

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USQ Springfield Open Day 2019
Find out how you can Become More with your local university at the USQ Springfield Open Day.

Whether you’re looking to be more employable, more inspired, more experienced, more knowledgeable, more prepared or more connected, we have the people, the facilities and the industry connections to help you
Become More of what you want to be. Get involved in a live TV and radio broadcast, see the state-of-the-art flight simulator and fly a drone while learning about its growing use in Engineering.
WHEN 27 JUL 2019
WHERE  USQ SPRINGFIELD, 37 Sinnathamby Boulevard Springfield Central

Regular Events

Springfield Runners Group Mums and Bubs Sessions

Held each Friday at 9:30am, meeting at the Orion Lagoon carpark near the bridge. Each session aims to walk for 45 minutes, leaving enough time for a quick chat before nap time. This session is for all abilities and is especially aimed at Mum’s after pregnancy. Feel free to bring your toddler along on a scooter/bike. Don’t forget to bring hats, sunscreen, water and a snack for bub! Bike helmets must be worn. Discover more

Healthy and Active Minds Group

Come along to join provisional psychologists from the USQ Ipswich Psychology clinic for a free cuppa and a weekly information session on topics including:
Sleep tips and tricks, Grief and loss, Beating the Blues, Stress and anxiety management, mindfulness.

Every Tuesday 12pm to 1pm
Free to Aveo Residents and the General Public
No need to book just turn up. For more information please contact: Jean McCausland-Green ph. 3812 6183

 


Trivia at Orion Hotel, Springfield Central

7pm every Tuesday. Gold Coin Entry


Springfield Central Library Events

Children’s Story Time at Springfield Library

Entertain the kids with free story time activities and enjoy the magic and make new friends as the Springfield Central Library explores a different theme each month with stories, songs and movement.

Held every Tuesday and Friday morning from 9.30am – 10.15am.
*Please note each week the same stories and songs will be shared at both sessions


Friday Fun – Crazy Kaleidoscopes – After School Just Got Interesting

26 July 2019 – 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Springfield Central Library
An explosion of colour fun! Explore symmetry and light to create your own kaleidoscope using simple materials.
Free Event. 5 years and above.
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Learn for Life – Small Space Gardening
Sat 27 July 2019 – 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Springfield Central Library
Tiny Green Steps. With increasing demands on our time and our outdoor living spaces shrinking in size, it’s time to think outside the box and get creative in making your green space a pace to relax and enjoy without the work. Learn about gardening on a table and chair, having a few home-grown veggies, vertical gardening and enjoying loads of colourful flowers without too much work or water. Presented by Wendy Skelton from Just Geraniums.
Free Event. Bookings Essential
https://tinyurl.com/y3kwa7yg
Tech Savvy Seniors 2019 – Session 5: Living Smart – Keeping Healthy
Wed 31 July 2019 – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Springfield Central Library
Get savvy and live smart. Learn how to use your tablet or mobile to stay healthy, up to date and keep your memories alive. Attend one or all sessions. Devices provided.
Free Event. 55 years and above.
https://tinyurl.com/yxubyb8s
Story Time – Let’s Pretend
Every Tuesday and Friday – 9:30 am to 10:15 am
Springfield Central Library
Enjoy the magic of picture books and make new friends as we explore a different theme each month with stories, songs and movement. Share in the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and games to build important language and reading readiness skills. Story Time at Springfield Central Library will now be presented twice a week so families can choose which day suits best. Join us for story fun every Tuesday or Friday morning at 9.30 am. Each week the same stories and songs will be shared at both sessions.
Free Event. Up to 6 years.
https://tinyurl.com/yycq3ggf

Regular Events

Springfield Markets at Robelle Domain Parklands

On the 1st Friday of every month, the Springfield Markets sweep into Robelle Domain Parklands with live entertainment, arts & crafts, space to wander and plenty of food to keep you satisfied.

When: 3:00 pm, First Friday of each month
Where: 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1575661279215542/ 

Markets on Main Street

On the third Sunday of every month, Main Street in Springfield Central will be closed to traffic and open for residents! Come along and browse a day filled with festivity, live music, market stalls and food vans!

Where: Main Street, Orion Springfield Central
When: Third Sunday of Every month, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: Free Admission
Website: http://www.orionspringfieldcentral.com.au/Events/Markets-On-Main-Street/


 


USQ Springfield Open Day

17th July 2019
10:00am to 2:00pm
Learn  more

 

2019 Launch – Springfield Writers Group 2019 Anthology – Elemental

The Springfield Writers Group invite you to join them for the launch of their book, Elemental at Springfield Central Library. The book is a collaboration and work of hte Springfield Writers Group that was established by a few local authors in 2016 and has grown over the last three years. The Anthology was born on the idea of combining short stories written by the groups authors and edited by one of its authors, Aiki Flinthart.

After the first book RETURN was launched in 2017 with great success, the next challenge was to come up with another theme for 2019 that everyone could get their teeth into, because the group contains writers of all genres – from science fiction/fantasy, to historical, romance, contemporary, horror, and mystery.

The 2019 anthology is entitled ELEMENTAL. This time there are 16 authors and another theme that allows for any genre – the four elements: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. ELEMENTAL contains 16 stories of joy, heartbreak, betrayal, and humanity from award-winning and best-selling authors, as well as talented emerging authors. Everything from dystopian and science fiction, to comedy, drama, fantasy, and steampunk is included in Elemental.
The book launches at the Springfield Central Library at 1pm on July 27th.

Launch Event Invitation

Preorders


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