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December 2017


Gold Coast – Burleigh

Thursday 14 December 2017 – Burleigh Christmas Carols

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
4.30pm to 6.30pm – Memorial Park in Burleigh
For the 3rd year running, team Sparky will be setting up a Pop-Up Playground in Memorial Park before the carols for some shared family fun. At 6.30pm, walk across the road for the carols. Join us for a wonderful afternoon and evening of free Christmas entertainment and fun. Bring the family and a picnic blanket, relax and sing along to your favourite Christmas carols.
Click here for the Facebook Event Page.


Gold Coast – Surfers Paradise

Friday 15 December 2017 – Game On Kids’ Zone

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 12pm – Budds Beach, River Drive, Surfers Paradise
Head out to the park for the day, catch up with friends and join in hours of fun to suit all ages and interests.
Train like a ninja warrior and build strength and skills while you fly, swing, climb and conquer, then test your skills on our ninja warrior obstacle course.
When it’s time to cool down, head to the water and try stand up paddle boarding. Learn the skills of SUP in our come and try session.
Sparky’s popup sporty playground will keep kids aged two to 12 years busy with good old fashioned games, activities and Commonwealth Game sports. Kids can learn the skills that will set them up as future athletes.
Design your own unique spiral tie dye tote bag with Shoshana. Or bring your own pre-loved washed white garment (eg. T-shirt) and tie dye that..
Free, (except tie dye $3-$4) No bookings required. Come and Go.


Logan – Griffith University

Friday 15 December 2017 – Mayors Christmas Carols

Proudly supported by Logan City Council
5pm to 9pm – 68 University Dr, Meadowbrook
Join us at Griffith University Logan Campus for your all-time favourite Christmas Carols, pop up food trucks serving delicious food, and other amazing performances! This year’s Christmas Carols will host Aria Award Winner Samantha Jade as the headline artist! With Paw Patrol also bringing everybody’s favorite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musical adventure. Bring along a rug and/or camp chair for your picnic setting and enjoy a magical night with family and friends at this year’s City of Logan Christmas Carols.
Click here for the Facebook Event Page.


Gold Coast – Mudgeeraba

Saturday 16 December 2017 – Natural Adventure in Mudgeeraba

Proudly supported by NaturallyGC, City of Gold Coast
9am to 11am | Hinterland Regional Park, 40 Hardys Rd, Mudgeeraba
In my Natural Adventures we explore a natural area, with a series of activities and games designed to connect your child to the environment. Parents must remain on site. The activity is free, but bookings are required as numbers are limited.
Please Click Here to Register for this event.


Gold Coast – Mudgeeraba

Saturday 16 December 2017 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Somerset Park, 84 Swanton Drive, Mudgeeraba
Moana – Animation | Family | Adventure
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. Rated PG : 107min
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.
Here is the Facebook Event for this Movie to share with your friends.


Gold Coast – Main Beach

Sunday 17 December 2017 – Macintosh Island – Food Truck Picnic

4pm to 8pm – MacIntosh Island Park, Main Beach
Gold Coast Food Trucks are putting on a summer evening of food trucks, live music and Pop-Up Playground Awesomeness at MacIntosh Island. Grab a rug, your loved ones and share in the holiday spirit. As always the free loving community feels will be all around and everyone is welcome. Bring your kids, the fur babies and your neighbours.
Click here for the Facebook Event Page.


Gold Coast – Upper Coomera

Tuesday 19 December 2017 – Game On Kids’ Zone

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 12pm – Tallowwood Park, Rose Valley Drive, Upper Coomera
Head out to the park, catch up with friends and join in hours of fun to suit all ages and interests.
Train like a Ninja Warrior and build strength and skills while you fly, swing, climb and conquer, then test your skills on our ninja warrior obstacle course.
Sparky’s Pop-Up Playground will keep kids aged two to 12 years busy for hours with good old fashioned games, activities, and Commonwealth Game sports. Kids can learn the skills that will set them up as future athletes.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Palm Beach

Wednesday 20 December 2017 – Natural Adventure at Tarrabora Reserve

Proudly supported by NaturallyGC, City of Gold Coast
9am to 11am | Palm Beach Parklands, Pirate Park, 945 Gold Coast Highway
In my Natural Adventures we explore a natural area, with a series of activities and games designed to connect your child to the environment. Parents must remain on site. The activity is free, but bookings are required as numbers are limited.
Please Click Here to Register for this event.


Gold Coast – Broadwater Parklands

Thursday 21 December 2017 – Pop-Up Playground

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
10am to 2pm, Broadwater Parklands, Southport
Join Team Sparky for a Pop-Up Playground at the Broadwater. Bring your swimmers and make a day of it.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Bonogin

Saturday 23 December 2017 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Davenport Park, Parkmeadows Court, Bonogin
Muppet Christmas Carol – Comedy | Drama | Family
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve. Rated G : 85min
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.
Here is the Facebook Event for this Movie to share with your friends.


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January 2018


Gold Coast – Nerang

Friday 5 January 2018 – Game On Kids’ Zone

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 12pm – Obstacle Park, 832 Southport-Nerang Road, Nerang
Head out to Ninja HQ and train like a ninja warrior. Build strength and skills while you fly, swing, climb and conquer, then test your skills on our ninja warrior obstacle course and ninja inspired challenges. For ages from five years who are always on the move and love to try new challenges.
Sparky’s popup sporty playground will keep kids aged two to 12 years busy for hours with Sparky’s good old fashioned games, activities, and Commonwealth Game sports. Kids can learn the skills that will set them up as future athletes.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Upper Coomera

Monday 8 January 2018 – Boredom Busters

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 11am – Upper Coomera Community Centre, 90 Reserve Road
Sparky’s popup playground will keep kids aged two to 12 years busy for hours with Sparky’s good old- fashioned games and activities – parents are welcome to join in.
Design your own unique spiral tie dye tote bag with Shoshana. Or bring your own pre-loved washed white garment (eg. T-shirt) and tie dye that.
When it’s time to get active again, POW Martial Arts will teach you fun and easy to learn self defense skills, including chops, strikes, blocks, jumps and spins with Tai kwon-do.
Free, (except tie dye $3-$4) No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Burleigh Waters

Tuesday 9 January 2018 – Sparky’s Pop-Up Playground

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 11am – Burleigh Waters Community Centre, Christine Avenue
Awesome activities and games best suited for kids two to 12 years. Develop coordination and confidence in a relaxed and supportive environment while having heaps of fun.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Palm Beach

Wednesday 10 January 2018 – Boredom Busters

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 11am – Palm Beach Parklands, 945 Gold Coast Highway
Enjoy a morning out in the park then head for a swim at the lagoon.
Sparky’s Pop-Up Playground will keep kids aged two to 12 years busy for hours with Sparky’s good old- fashioned games and activities – parents are welcome to join in.
POW Martial Arts will teach you fun and easy to learn self defense skills, including chops, strikes, blocks, jumps and spins with Tai kwon-do.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Labrador

Thursday 11 January 2018 – Boredom Busters

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 11am – Labrador Community Hub, 57 Billington Street
Escape the heat with some indoor summer fun, then head to the Broadwater for a swim.
Sparky’s popup playground will keep kids aged two to 12 years busy for hours with Sparky’s good old- fashioned games and activities – parents are welcome to join in.
Design your own unique spiral tie dye tote bag with Shoshana. Or bring your own pre-loved washed white garment (eg. T-shirt) and tie dye that.
When it’s time to get active again, POW Martial Arts will teach you fun and easy to learn self defense skills, including chops, strikes, blocks, jumps and spins with Tai kwon-do.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Benowa

Saturday 13 January 2018 – Natural Adventure at the Botanic Gardens

Proudly supported by NaturallyGC, City of Gold Coast
9am to 11am | Gold Coast Regional Boatnic Gardens, 230 Ashmore Road, Benowa
In my Natural Adventures we explore a natural area, with a series of activities and games designed to connect your child to the environment. Parents must remain on site. The activity is free, but bookings are required as numbers are limited.
Please Click Here to Register for this event.


Gold Coast – Palm Beach

Saturday 13 January 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Palm Beach Parklands, 945 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach.
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Paradise Point

Tuesday 16 January 2018 – Game On Kids’ Zone

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 12pm – Paradise Point Parklands, The Esplanade
Head out to the park, catch up with friends and join in hours of fun to suit all ages and interests. Pack your togs so you can cool down in the swimming enclosure.
Train like a ninja warrior and build strength and skills while you fly, swing, climb and conquer, then test your skills on our ninja warrior obstacle course.
Sparky’s popup sporty playground will keep kids aged two to 12 years busy for hours with Sparky’s good old fashioned games, activities, and Commonwealth Game sports. Kids can learn the skills that will set them up as future athletes.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Carrara

Wednesday 17 January 2018 – Sparky’s Pop-Up Playground

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
11am to 1pm – Carrara Community Centre, Nielsens Road
Escape the heat with indoor summer holiday fun. Kids aged two to 12 years will be kept busy for hours with Sparky’s good old- fashioned games and activities, parents are welcome to join in.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Burleigh Heads

Thursday 18 January 2018 – Pop-Up Playground

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
9am to 11am – Justins Park, The Esplanade, Burleigh Heads
Escape the heat and come play at a wonderful park by the beach. A collection of good old fashioned fun and games. Best for children 2 to 12 years, and parents.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Kirra

Friday 19 January 2018 – Active Park Fun

Proudly supported by Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast.
11am to 1pm – Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre, 1 Garrick Street
Sparky’s Pop-Up Playground will keep kids aged two to 12 years busy for hours with good old- fashioned games and activities, including Commonwealth Game sports. Parents are welcome to participate.
Design your own unique spiral tie dye tote bag with Shoshana. Or bring your own pre-loved washed white garment (eg. T-shirt) and tie dye that.
Free, (except tie dye $3-$4) No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Tallebudgera

Saturday 20 January 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Schusters Park, entry via Heather Street, Tallebudgera
A Dog’s Purpose – Adventure | Comedy | Drama
A devoted dog discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan. As the boy grows older and comes to a crossroad, the dog once again comes back into his life to remind him of his true self. Rated PG : 100min
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Southport

Sunday 21 January 2018 – Pop-Up Playground

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
10am to 2pm – The Little Lawn, Broadwater Parklands
Come and try a range of fun family activities, including; stilts, juggling sticks, wobble boards, ninja tennis and more. Finish the holidays with a fun day in a beautiful part of the world.
Free. No bookings required. Come and Go.


Gold Coast – Burleigh Heads

Saturday 27 January 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Rudd Park, Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


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February 2018


Gold Coast – Biggera Waters

Saturday 3 Febuary 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Biggera Waters State School
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Reedy Creek

Saturday 10 February 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Kingsmore Park, Reedy Creek
Lego Batman Movie – Animation | Family | Action
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. Rated PG : 104min
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.
Here is the Facebook Event for this Movie to share with your friends.


Gold Coast – Elanora

Saturday 17 Febuary 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Bill Thompson Park, Elanora
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Miami

Saturday 24 Febuary 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Miami State Primary School
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.



March 2018


Gold Coast – Ashmore

Saturday 3 March 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Ashmore State Primary
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Arundel

Saturday 10 March 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Arundel State School
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Currumbin Waters

Saturday 10 March 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Galleon Park, Galleon Way, Currumbin Waters
Boss Baby – Animation | Comedy | Family
A suit?wearing, briefcase?carrying baby pairs up with his 7?year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.
Rated PG : 97min
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Palm Beach

Saturday 11 March 2018 – Natural Adventure in Palm Beach

Proudly supported by NaturallyGC, City of Gold Coast
9am to 11am | Palm Beach Parklands
In my Natural Adventures we explore a natural area, with a series of activities and games designed to connect your child to the environment. Parents must remain on site. The activity is free, but bookings are required as numbers are limited.
Please – Click Here to Register for this event.


Gold Coast – Worongary

Saturday 17 March 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Worongary State School
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Varsity Lakes

Saturday 24 March 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Frascott Park, Yodelay Street, Varsity Lakes
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


Gold Coast – Labrador

Saturday 31 March 2018 – Movies Under the Stars

Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast
Norm Rix Park, Labrador
Come early and enjoy the Food Truck Fiesta and Pop-Up Playground.
My activities run from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, followed by the Movie Screening at 7pm.
If weather is uncertain in the lead up, please check facebook.com/cityofgoldcoast or phone 5581 7016.
Click Movies Under the Stars for information on the entire 2017/2018 season.


May 2018


Gold Coast – Coomera

Saturday 13 May 2018 – Natural Adventure in Coomera

Proudly supported by NaturallyGC, City of Gold Coast
9am to 11am | Coomera
In my Natural Adventures we explore a natural area, with a series of activities and games designed to connect your child to the environment. Parents must remain on site. The activity is free, but bookings are required as numbers are limited.
Please – Click Here to Register for this event.


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