Events calendar

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Planning and Economic Committee Meeting - 10 Feb 2016

Date: Wed 10 Feb 09:00 am
Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

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BOOKED OUT - Chinatown Heritage Tour

Date: Wed 10 Feb 09:30 am
Location: Cairns City Library, 151 Abbott Street, Cairns

UPDATE: Thank you so much for your interest in this event. The response has been overwhelming and we are all full!Learn about Cairns' rich Chinese Heritage during the 2016 Chinese New Year celebration period, by joining the Cairns & District Chinese Association and Cairns Libraries for a Chinatown Heritage Tour.Don't miss your chance to view the nationally significant Cairns Lit Sung Goong (1886-1964) temple artefact and Chinatown collections. Cost of $8 per person to be paid to the Cairns & District Chinese Association on the day.Tours will run for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.Bookings essential. Phone the City Library on 4044 3720. More

Professional Development Workshop

Date: Thu 11 Feb 06:00 pm
Location: Community Training Australia Cairns Campus, 11 Sheridan St Cairns

Cost: Free

Contact: Darrin 4081 2000 or 0476 804 276

Kick start 2016 with a professional development workshop on "Understanding Addiction". More

Rondo Theatre - Who's Under Where?

Date: Fri 12 Feb 08:00 pm
Location: Rondo Theatre, 46 Greenslopes St, Edge Hill

A story about Jane and Sybil who are on the verge of the deal of their lives.They have rented a hotel suite for a very private showing of their “Passion Fashion Wear” lingerie. They have anticipated every contingency, except for the arrival of their jealous husbands who have jumped to the wrong conclusions.With suspicious spouses, stolen underwear and mistaken identities, a security guard and scantily clad model – you have the recipe for non-stop laughter. More

Cairns Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 13 Feb 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade by the lagoon

Every Saturday, between 8am and 4pm, the market stalls showcase items crafted by the people who sell them. The quality stalls include jewellery, leather work, pottery, airbrush tattoos, clothes, skincare and more. More

Chinese New Year Festival

Date: Sat 13 Feb 04:00 pm
Location: Grafton Street, Cairns CBD (between Shields and Spence streets).

Contact: Jennifer Thompson (A- List Events) Mob: 0427 320 379 or Nathan Lee Long (CADCAI) Mob: 0423 267 241

Welcome the Year of the Monkey at the Cairns Airport Chinese New Year Street Festival. More

Infrastructure Committee Meeting - 17 Feb 2016

Date: Wed 17 Feb 09:00 am
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

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Water & Waste Committee Meeting - 17 Feb 2016

Date: Wed 17 Feb 09:00 am
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

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Governance Committee Meeting - 17 Feb 2016

Date: Wed 17 Feb 09:00 am
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

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Community Services Committee Meeting - 17 Feb 2016

Date: Wed 17 Feb 09:00 am
Location: Committee Room, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

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Cairns Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 20 Feb 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade by the lagoon

Every Saturday, between 8am and 4pm, the market stalls showcase items crafted by the people who sell them. The quality stalls include jewellery, leather work, pottery, airbrush tattoos, clothes, skincare and more. More

Ordinary Meeting - 24 Feb 2016

Date: Wed 24 Feb 09:00 am
Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

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Cairns Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 27 Feb 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade by the lagoon

Every Saturday, between 8am and 4pm, the market stalls showcase items crafted by the people who sell them. The quality stalls include jewellery, leather work, pottery, airbrush tattoos, clothes, skincare and more. More

Rare Disease Fun Run and Walk

Date: Sun 28 Feb 08:30 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade Fun Ship Playground (Northern end)

The event is aimed at raising awareness into Rare Diseases and building massive community support for those affected.A 3 or 5 km walk or run and will be undertaken in rain, hail or shine.There will be a BBQ, Icy poles, a Jumping Castle and lucky door prizes. More

Mastering Short Fiction

Date: Sun 28 Feb 09:30 am
Location: Cairns Library, 151 Abbott Street, Cairns

Throughout the day, you will observe the masters of the short film and critically engage with their texts to find out what they did right, what they did wrong, and how you can translate the skills demonstrated in their work into your own. This workshop will help you chart a way towards the creation of more compelling, dynamic, and ultimately more publishable short fiction. More

Defence Force Recruiting Influencer Morning Tea

Date: Mon 29 Feb 09:30 am
Location: Rydges Plaza Cairns, Grafton and Spence Streets, Cairns

Contact: Jennilee Mills 4726 0258

The Defence Force Recruiting Influencer Morning Tea is a crucial networking activity where you will meet the military staff who can assist you in educating your students on Navy, Army and Air Force jobs as well as mentor them through the recruiting process. More

Cairns Esplanade Markets

Date: Sat 05 Mar 08:00 am
Location: Cairns Esplanade by the lagoon

Every Saturday, between 8am and 4pm, the market stalls showcase items crafted by the people who sell them. The quality stalls include jewellery, leather work, pottery, airbrush tattoos, clothes, skincare and more. More

Monthly Botanical Drawing Workshops with Julie McEnerny

Date: Sat 05 Mar 10:00 am
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre, Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Contact: Julie McEnerny 0407 556 189

Spend an enjoyable and relaxing day drawing botanical studies using watercolour pencils. You require basic drawing skills or completion of the introductory course.Cost: $85 - includes materials and morning tea.BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. More

International Women's Day Colour Therapy and Mindfulness Workshop

Date: Mon 07 Mar 09:00 am
Location: Hambledon House Community Centre, 177 Bruce Highway, Edmonton

Calling all women!Different colours can effect your state of well-being and emotional response!Ever wondered what colours are "good" for you?Join our qualified Instructor, Jo as she shares how using a range of colours in different ways can transform your life.Come along to our free workshop and celebration of International Women's Day. Take home a unique gift pack!Morning tea is by gold coin donation.RSVP: 4044 3410 by Friday 4 March midday More

Ordinary Meeting - 9 Mar 2016

Date: Wed 09 Mar 09:00 am
Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

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