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This event calendar is provided as a service to residents and visitors to promote community events taking place within the Cairns Regional Council area. The information is submitted directly by the listed host; unless the listing is for a Council-run event, Council takes no responsibility for the accuracy of information nor does it endorse the events.  The event calendar does not constitute an exhaustive list of all local community events taking place in the Cairns Regional Council area.

Do you have a community-run, not-for-profit event, festival, celebration or important date that the Cairns community would like to know about? Submit your event for our What's On listing. Terms and conditions apply.

Provision of Food Vendor Services tender, open 2 March closing 26 March 2019 at 4:30pm (re-advertised).  Locate this tender and download the documents at www.tenderlink.com/cairns.  Existing Food Vendors who are currently appointed to ROPS 2645 (Provision of Food Vendor Services) DO NOT need to re-apply.

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Space+Place: Deadly Choices + Indigenous Tennis @ Mooroobool

Date: Thu 16 May
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Mooroobool Hub & Shang Park, Shang Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE. TO REGISTER CALL 4080 1000.

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Thursday history tours of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens Precinct

Date: Thu 7 Mar
Time: 10:00am - 11:15am
Location: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

Free history tour of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens every Thursday commencing at 10:00am More

Space+Place: Boyz 2 Gentlemen @ Manoora Centre

Date: Thu 16 May
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Manoora Centre, Murray Street, Manoora

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

2019 Great Barrier Reef Masters Games (23-26 May)

Date: Thu 23 May - Sun 26 May
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Throughout the Cairns Region

Contact: Sarah Campbell 4044 3090

Join 2000 masters-aged men and women compete in over 20 sports More

Sugarworld Playtime / First Five Forever

Date: Fri 26 Apr
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Sugarland Parklands (under the raintree)

Cost: FREE

Fun activities for families with young children. More

Cairns Conference - United Nations Youth Queensland

Date: Fri 24 May - Sat 25 May
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: James Cook University, Smithfield Campus, 1/14-88 McGregor Rd, Smithfield

Contact: Murray Buchanan 0490 028 719

This year’s theme is Sustainable Solutions More

Space+Place: Street Soccer @ Shang Park Mooroobool

Date: Fri 17 May
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Shang Park, Shang Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Space+Place: Deadly Runners & Walkers @ Murray Street Park

Date: Fri 17 May
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Murray Street Park, Manoora

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Esplanade Market

Date: Sat 12 Jan
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Esplanade Plaza (at the end of the Lagoon)

Cairns Esplanade market dates for first half of 2019 More

Tanks Market

Date: Sun 28 Apr
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Tanks Arts Centre, Collins Avenue Edge Hill

2019 Tanks Markets More

BIG Treeforce Tree Planting - freshwater Creek

Date: Sun 26 May
Time: 7:30am - 10:00am
Location: Behind St. Andrews College. Turn left at the lights opposite Coles at Redlynch Central shopping centre (Portelli Road), then follow the signs

Contact: Lisa O'Mara 0435 016 906

Dust off those gloves and get ready for some serious tree planting! More

Cairns African festival

Date: Sun 26 May
Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Tanks Arts Centre, 46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Contact: Simon Faulkes 0447 295 359

Showcases a great array of African culture More

Mulgrave Landcare Tree Planting

Date: Sun 26 May
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: South of Fishery Falls just past McDonnell Creek State School. Parking on the left side of the Bruce Highway.

Contact: Lisa O'Mara 0435 016 906

Dust off those gloves for someserious tree planting! More

Space+Place: Basketball @ Mooroobool

Date: Mon 20 May
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: PCYC Cairns, McNamara Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Active Living Fitter Mums and Dads - Yorkeys Knob

Date: Mon 29 Apr
Time: 6:00am - 7:00pm
Location: Simms Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob

Cost: Free

Contact: Renee Ker 07 4044 3924

Free park based program for entry level fitness aimed at all ages and abilities held at Simms Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob More

Space+Place: Get Fit Have Fun Hula Hoops @ Mooroobool

Date: Mon 20 May
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Shang Park, Shang Street, Mooroobool

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

Queensland Small Business Week Breakfast featuring Lisa Curry

Date: Mon 27 May
Time: 8:00am - 10:00am
Location: Pullman Reef Casino, 35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns City

Cost: $27.50 general ticket

Contact: Roxanne Macaraeg 4031 1868

Small Business Week opening breakfast with special guest speaker, Lisa Curry. More

Effective Employment Management: QSBW workshop

Date: Mon 27 May
Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: 119-145 Spence Street Cairns (Cairns Regional Council Civic Reception Room, ground floor)

Contact: Roxanne Macaraeg 0740311868

Dynamic two-hour workshop delivered as part of Queensland Small Business Week. More

Grant Writing: QSBW Workshop

Date: Mon 27 May
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: 119-145 Spence Street Cairns (Cairns Regional Council Civic Reception Room, ground floor)

Contact: Roxanne Macaraeg 0740311868

Learn the basics of applying for grants to help grow your small business. More

ADFAS The Arts and Crafts of Mexico

Date: Mon 27 May
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Room 5 The Bolands Centre, Cnr of Spence and Lake Streets, Cairns

Contact: Lynn Caskey 0414 125 100

An illustrated talk by Chloe Sayer on the Arts and Crafts of Mexico More

Free guided birdwatching tour

Date: Tue 5 Feb
Time: 8:30am - 10:30am
Location: Meet at Friends House in the Flecker Garden.

Free bird watching guided walk every Tuesday commencing at 8.30am. Bring binoculars and wear walking shoes. More

Woree Playtime

Date: Tue 23 Apr
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Woree State School

Cost: FREE

Fun activities for families with young children. More

Tuesday history tours of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens Precinct

Date: Tue 5 Mar
Time: 10:00am - 11:15am
Location: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Collins Ave, Edge Hill

Cost: Free

Free history tour of the Tanks and Botanic Gardens every Tuesday commencing at 10:00am More

Space+Place: Street Soccer @ Manunda

Date: Tue 21 May
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cairns West School, Mayers Street, Manunda

Cost: FREE

Free activities for youth in Cairns ... More

'Jabiru' Cattana Wetlands volunteers

Date: Tue 12 Mar
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Cattana Wetlands, Dunne Road, Smithfield,

Contact: Louisa Grandy, volunteer supervisor 4032 6648

Lend a hand to weed, plant and maintain the beautiful Cattana Wetlands in this monthly volunteer group. More

Taking care of business in the start up phase: QSBW workshop

Date: Tue 28 May
Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
Location: Cairns City Library, 151 Abbott Street, Cairns

Cost: FREE

Contact: Roxanne Macaraeg 0740311868

Small Business Week event for small business start-ups. More

Switching on your business brain: QSBW workshop

Date: Tue 28 May
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: Cairns City Library, 151 Abbott Street, Cairns

Cost: FREE

Contact: Roxanne Macaraeg 0740311868

Learn how to use financial reports and technology to capture and track your small business performance. More

Business Ethics: QSBW workshop

Date: Tue 28 May
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Cairns City Library, 151 Abbott Street, Cairns

Contact: Roxanne Macaraeg 0740311868

An entertaining foray into the world of ethical business with James Mousa. More

Business Insurance 101: QSBW Workshop

Date: Tue 28 May
Time: 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Location: Cairns City Library, 151 Abbott Street, Cairns

Cost: FREE

Contact: Roxanne Macaraeg 4031 1868

Hosted by Gallagher Insurance as a part of Queensland Small Business Week More

Visual Merchandising workshop

Date: Tue 28 May
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: TTNQ Boardroom, Level 2, 51 The Esplanade, Cairns

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Kelsey Andersen 4015 1206

Learn how to showcase your product and drive a strong return More

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Last updated: 05 March 2019