WORKSHOPS & TALKS 

 
COVID-19 UPDATE: To keep you safe, the Cultural Centres are abiding by the recommended government regulations when we have any visitors. The centres are only open when there is an event but, you can contact us during office hours on (07) 5540 5050, or email: thecentre@scenicrim.qld.gov.au. More information in regard to the Scenic Rim Regional Council response to COVID-19 is available from the SRRC website.

 

SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS

Have a look at what workshops are on for the kids during the September 2020 School Holidays.

More info and to register.

QAGOMA workshop

 


QWC 2020 CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

In conjunction with the Queensland Writers Centre (QWC), the Scenic Rim Regional Council (SRRC) is delighted to be holding a trio of FREE creative writing workshops at the Cultural Centres . More information and registration details are available from here.

  • Fri, 18 Sept, 9.30am-12.30pm: Writing Dialogue That Works with Emily Larkin (Vonda Youngman Communtiy Centre). 

  • Thurs, 15 Oct, 9.30am-12.30pm: Writing Memoir with Sarah Klenbort (The Centre Beaudesert). 

  • Tues, 10 Nov, 9.30am-12.30pm: Self-Publishing Tips with Kylie Chan (Boonah Cultural Centre). 


MAYORAL PRAYER BREAKFAST

 

The Kalbar Baptist Church is holding their annual hearty breakfast, in honour of the current mayor of Scenic Rim Regional Council, Mayor Greg Christensen.

Mayor Greg Christensen


SCENIC RIM BUSINESS BREAKFAST

 

The Scenic Rim Regional Council and the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training are delight to have Queensland Commissioner of Small Business, Maree Adshead, as speaker at the Scenic Rom Business Breakfast.

Maree Adshead - Small Business


QUEENSLAND BALLET  PRESENTS DANCE FOR SENIORS

 The day will offer two free programmed sessions developed specifically to celebrate what it means to become an active older adult. 

Seniors are defined as any person who identifies as an active older adult. No minimum dance experience required.

  • Fri, 13 Nov @ Vonda Youngman Community Centre (Tamborine Mountain): Two sessions available as follows: 9.00 - 11.30am AND 12.30 - 3.00pm
  • These are FREE dance classes but registrations are essential. More information and to register 

QB Seniors Dance Workshop


 

2020 SCENIC RIM ART WORKSHOPS

Patterns of my Days  - ONLINE Art Workshops to do at Home
with Artist Therese Flynn-Clarke

Artist and Educator, Therese Flynn-Clarke, is one of the artists behind the Above and Below Exhibition. The exhibition reflects on our environment from an aerial viewpoint.Therese and the Scenic Rim Cultural Centres are delighted to invite you to take part in the following FREE ONLINE workshops. 

CLICK HERE to  find out more and download the worksheets!

 WHAT: A series of seven workshops linked to Therese Flynn-Clarke's exhibition that you can do at home.   They can be done in order from 1-7 or at random.

 WHEN & WHERE: These workshop activities are available for download.

SHARE YOUR WORK: Once you have completed the worksheet and been inspired to create, share your work with us. See what other artists have created and find out more on how to submit your creation.

Therese Flynn-Clarke


ARTS DINNERS

Arts Dinners deliver a professional development, networking and fun event. For more information click here.

Arts Dinners is a Scenic Rim Regional Council partnership with the South West Queensland Regional Services Network.

Recordings of Recent Arts Dinner Online

Watch the recordings from:

  • Cultural Tourism - held on Tuesday 28 July.
  • Placemaking and Fabrication - held on Tuesday 30 June.
  • MENTORING: What is it and how to get involved - held on Tuesday 26 May.
  • So What Now? New ways of working in the arts - held on Tuesday 28 April.


SCENIC RIM WRITERS GROUP AND QUEENSLAND WRITERS CENTRE

Writers from around the Scenic Rim are welcome to join this group. The objectives are to hold writing events and workshops to build skills, support each other and develop networks. 
The Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) provides a mentoring role to the group and assists with editing, masterclasses and publications. For more information, contact Ailsa Rolley rolleysa@gmail.com
YOU'RE INVITED: 1st Tuesday of the month at 10 am at The Centre Beaudesert. Call 5540 5050 to advise of your interest.

The Scenic Rim Writers Group has published the following books that are available for purchase at The Centre Beaudesert, 82 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert.

  

The Word on the Street - Published by Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) on behalf of Scenic Rim Regional Council and Scenic Rim Writers Group: $19.95

War Stories and Our Town - an anthology from the Scenic Rim - Published by Scenic Rim Regional Council and Queensland Writers Centre (QWC): $25


MORE LOCAL WRITERS GROUPS IN THE SCENIC RIM

Calanthe Collective (Tamborine Mountain): facebook.com/calanthecollective

Tamborine Mountain Creative Writers Group: Tamborine Creative Arts Centre, Wongawallan Road, Tamborine Mountain, Ph: 07 5545 3221

Boonah Writers Group: facebook.com/boonahwritersgroup


RELAX AT THE MEMORY CAFE

The Memory Cafe is a place where people with dementia and carers can be themselves, share stories, discover helpful hints or simply enjoy the food and great company. There are also regular guest speakers. For more information, contact Centacare on (07) 5541 1653.

Memory Cafe is held at The Centre Beaudesert on the first Friday of each month. COVID 19 UPDATE: Meetings are cancelled until further notice.