Schools out for Spring holiday activity ideas

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Wahoooo!! You are done diddly done for the term.

So now what you got planned for your time off?

Thought I would post some fun activity finds for you.. Anything take your fancy?

Of course top of the list is grabbing your mates and heading out for some fun group portraits with The Grad Lab!!!

 

But… you’ll have to think of something for the other 13 days..

What about a drama course?

NIDA Spring Drama Courses Brisbane

NIDA Spring Drama Courses
Brisbane

NIDA is running short courses this spring in Brisbane for young people.

This is your opportunity to experience exciting courses and to learn from industry professional tutors with expertise in theatre, film and television.

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s premier institute for training in the dramatic arts.

Courses include:

  • Drama School
  • NIDA Acting Techniques
  • Acting Accelerated
  • Audition Intensive
Date: 19 Sep 2011 – 2 Oct 2011
Time: 10am – 5pm
Location: St Laurence’s College, Stephens Rd, STH BRISBANE, Brisbane, Qld Map it
Ages: Teenage (10+)
Cost: Workshops: $445 (earlybird $395)
Event Info: Enquiries on 02 9697 7626 or email: [email protected]
Time: Sundays 9am – 12noon
Location: Riverlife Adventure Centre, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Qld Map it
Ages: Teenage (10+)
Cost:$49 – brunch + adventure
$23 – brunch only option
Event Info: BBQ brunch plus a family river adventure! Visit Website
Beginner Rockclimbing Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat

Beginner Rockclimbing
Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat

Learn beginner skills whilst having fun on Mt Gillies.

Try any of our 3 climbs graded between a 6-13 … the morning/afternoon is yours.

  • Enjoy the bushwalk and spectacular views whilst you walk to the climbing site
  • You can even see the Lodge from your elevated position
  • All equipment and training is provided when you come with us
  • Bring a water bottle, hat, sunscreen, any medication and wear comfortable closed-in shoes
  • A moderate level of fitness is required for the walk up to our climbing site

This is a 5-hour activity that includes a led bushwalk to and from the climbing site and is best done in the morning hours when the cliffs are in shade.

Please note: Cost is $50 per person (Includes morning tea with coffee/tea/hot Milo, all climbing equipment, first aid equipment and public liability insurance).  Suitable age is 10 + (children under 13years need to be supervised by an adult).

For all enquiries and bookings, please see website for more information.

Check out more things to do, for other fantastic events happening in and around the Queensland area.

Time: See more info for details
Location: Mt Barney Lodge, 1093 Upper Logan Road, Barney View, Brisbane, Qld Map it
Ages: Teenage (10+)
Cost: $50 per person (Includes morning tea with coffee/tea/hot Milo, all climbing equipment, first aid equipment and public liability insurance)
Event Info: Rockclimbing classes suitable for ages 10 years and older Visit Website
Shorter + Sweeter Dance

Shorter + Sweeter Dance

During the September School Holidays, be entertained by a host of talented Dancers at Ipswich Civic Centre.Six of Australia’s hottest dancers, hailing from the likes of So You Think You Can Dance, FAME and Sydney Dance Company, will perform everything from parkour, break dance, adagio and hip hop to ballet, African, musical theatre and tapBe sure to call and book your tickets early.
Date:
21 Sep 2011 – 21 Sep 2011
Time:
7:30pm
Location:
Ipswich Civic Centre, Cnr Limestone & Nicholas Sts, IPSWICH, Brisbane, Qld Map it
Ages: Teenage (10+)
Cost: Adult: $25
Concession: $23
Group 10+: $23
Event Info: Bookings on (07) 3810 6100           (07) 3810 6100       Visit Website
Haunted Brisbane Ghost Tours

Haunted Brisbane Ghost Tours

Discover Brisbane’s past in a ghostly tour around the city’s most haunted sites.
Halloween tours are booking out fast, so get in quick!

Walking Tours – visit 5 haunted sites in the Brisbane CBD, including Queen Street Mall, Council Chambers and Parliament House.
Duration: 1.5 hours

Coach Tours – take a tour by coach around 4 of Brisbane’s eeriest sites, including Lang Park, Boggo Rd Gaol and Toowong Cemetery.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Brisbane has been voted the 2nd most haunted city in the world by National Geographic magazine. Take a tour and discover Brisbane’s ghostly past for yourself. Be prepared to be scared!

Location: Coach and CBD walking tours available., Brisbane, Qld Map it
Ages: Teenage (10+)
Cost: Tour prices vary for walking or coach tours.
Event Info: For families and kids over 12 years of age. Visit Website
Story Bridge Adventure Climb

Story Bridge Adventure Climb

The Story Bridge Adventure Climb is Brisbane’s leading tourist attraction for both visitors to the city and local residents.It’s an ideal adventure to experience Brisbane with visiting friends and relatives.The Bridge Climb is a unique adventure experience that is ideal for all levels of fitness and ages. (Minimum 10 years old)You’ll be rewarded with the breath-taking panorama of Brisbane and its surrounds. During the bridge climb you will hear interesting and factual commentary on Brisbane, including history and heritage information of both the city and the bridge.
  • 2 1/2 hour bridge climb experience
  • Spectacular, uninterrupted 360 degree views
  • One of only 3 bridge climbs in the world
  • Dawn, day, twilight and night climbs – open 7 days
  • A great achievement on your own or with friends and family
Location: Story Bridge, Brisbane, Qld Map it
Ages: Teenage (10+)
Cost: Tickets from
Adult $89 – $130
Child $75 – $110
Event Info: The Story Bridge Adventure Climb is Brisbane’s leading tourist attractions Visit Website
Sunday Brunch and Adventure!  Family fun @ Riverlife

Sunday Brunch and Adventure!
Family fun @ Riverlife

What’s new at Riverlife?

Looking for fun and exciting things to do in Brisbane? Get down to River life at Kangaroo Point for outdoor family fun and food at Sunday Brunch + Adventure!

Join us for a traditional Aussie BBQ brunch on our riverside deck with spectacular views of the river, city and gardens. Then choose from any Riverlife daytime adventure!

Our brunch menu includes eggs, tomato provencal, chipolatas, hash browns and toast served with jam, tea and coffee. After your meal, you’ll have the choice of:

  • Kayaking
  • Abseiling
  • Rock climbing
  • Bike or rollerblade hire
  • To be used either on the day or by the following Sunday

No experience is necessary for any of our adventures as each session involves full instruction, a safety briefing and all equipment.

Bookings are essential: (07) 3819 5766             (07) 3819 5766      or email: [email protected]

Time: Sundays 9am – 12noon
Location: Riverlife Adventure Centre, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Qld Map it
Ages: Teenage (10+)
Cost: $49 – brunch + adventure
$23 – brunch only option
Event Info: BBQ brunch plus a family river adventure! Visit Website
Horror Makeup Workshop

Horror Makeup Workshop

Artist Cathy Booh will show you how to apply make-up to create wounds, bullet holes and amputations using wax, make-up and face-paint.

Book now at the host branch library.

  • Broadbeach - 61 Sunshine Boulevard, Mermaid Waters, 5581 1555 – Tuesday 27 Sep, 10-11am
  • Robina – Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina, 5581 1600 – Thursday 29 Sep, 10-11am
  • Elanora – The Pines Shopping Centre, Guineas Creek Road, Elanora, 5581 1671 – Thursday 29 Sep, 3-4pm
  • Southport – Cnr Lawson & Garden Streets, Southport, 5581 7201 – Tuesday 27 Sep, 3:30-4:30pm

Check out more things to do, for other fantastic events happening in and around the Queensland area.

Date: 27 Sep 2011 – 29 Sep 2011
Time: Various times, see more info for details
Location: Various Locations (see more info for details), Brisbane, Qld Map it
Ages: Teenage (10+)
Cost: Free
Event Info: Suitable for ages 13-17 years, bookings essential Visit Website

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