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50 events found for August 2019.

Windswell Kitesurfing and Standup Paddle Port Douglas

Occurs Mon, Thu & Sat Every Week

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 08:30:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 15:30:00

A must for Nature Enthusiasts! Join us for a fast boat ride to the beautiful Low Isles for a awesome day of guided Stand-Up Paddle boarding, snorkeling, optional kitesurfing or wakeboarding. We always see turtles, sharks rays, thousands of fish and arrays of corals.

Pricing

$240 / person. Locals rate available.

Windswell Kitesurfing and Standup Paddle Port Douglas

Occurs Mon, Thu & Sat Every Week

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 08:30:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 15:30:00

Join us for a fast boat ride to the beautiful Snapper Island for a awesome day of guided Stand-Up Paddle boarding, snorkeling, optional kitesurfing or wakeboarding. We always see turtles, sharks rays, thousands of fish and arrays of corals.

Pricing

$240 / person. Locals rate available.

The Jack Hotel & Backpackers

Occurs Thu Every Week

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 18:00:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 23:00:00

The Jack Presents 'Ladies Night Out'

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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The Jack Hotel & Backpackers

Occurs Daily

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 12:00:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 14:30:00

The Jack Beer & Burger Lunch Deal

Pricing

$22 for Beer & Burger

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Cairns Art Gallery

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 15:30:00
End Date: 1 Sep 2019 17:00:00

This outreach program runs over twelve weeks including six classes in Term 3 and six classes in Term 4. Participants will be guided through a range of formal art techniques and media, including drawing, painting and sculpture to develop techniques used by real artists. Each student will be encouraged to work at their own level of ability and develop a deep understanding of the value and enjoyment that can be gained through art.

Pricing

Members discount available

Cairns Art Gallery

Occurs Daily

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 17:00:00

Housed in a landmark heritage building the Cairns Regional Gallery is the region's premier destination for exhibitions featuring historical and contemporary art by leading regional, national and international artists. The Gallery also presents exhibitions highlighting key works and themes from the permanent collection that focus on the unique cultural heritage of Far North Queensland.
Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm
Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 10am - 2pm
Shop closes 15 min prior
to Gallery closing
Gallery closed on Public Holidays

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 15:30:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 17:00:00

Level 3 Class is for 11-16 years old students who take creating artwork and art classes seriously. This program may assist students who require a folio of work for application to high school art excellence programs by encouraging free expression and confidence in their artistic abilities. Students will develop techniques used by real artists, and gradually develop a deep understanding of the value and enjoyment that can be gained through art. Participants will further their skills in drawing and painting as well as working in other media. This program will also teach about historical and contemporary artists and allow students to work toward a mini group exhibition at the end of 2019

Pricing

Members discount available

Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 06:30:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 07:30:00

Learn the basics of Pilates next to the Lagoon, 6:30am on Thursday mornings. Please bring water, a towel and/or mat.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns & Far North Environment Centre

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 16:30:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 20:00:00

All ages, genders, and abilities are welcome at our monthly sewing bees! We combat single-use plastics by turning donated fabric into unique bags and disperse them through our community.

Pricing

FREE entry, tea, and nibbles!

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 18:00:00

Learn how to skateboard with the highly qualified ASF Skateboard Coaches.

Learn the basics, improve your skills, land new tricks and have fun at the Skate Park! Some helmets and skateboards will be provided.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Occurs Daily

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 19:00:00
End Date: 1 Aug 2019 21:30:00

DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF AUSTRALIA’S INDIGENOUS CULTURE, BY NIGHT!

Pricing

BOOK ONLINE FOR 10% DISCOUNT! Adult $110.70. Child $67.50. Family $288.90.

Pullman Cairns International

Start Date: 2 Aug 2019 18:00:00
End Date: 2 Aug 2019 22:00:00

LIVE COOKING | HOME STYLE DISHES | LIVE MUSIC | FRESH LOCAL SEAFOOD

Pricing

$89pp / 2 for 1 Accor Plus

The Jack Hotel & Backpackers

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 2 Aug 2019 20:00:00
End Date: 2 Aug 2019 23:59:00

Twice a month on Friday nights! Our monthly Salsa Parties are red HOT!!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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The Paramour Cabaret Theatre

Start Date: 2 Aug 2019 20:30:00
End Date: 2 Aug 2019 21:15:00

Prepare to witness the breathtaking spectacular that is “CABARESQUE”. Jam packed with beautiful vocals, gorgeous dancing girls, a comical host and one bosom busting Drag Queen, we warn you this show is not for the faint hearted!

Pricing

per person

Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 2 Aug 2019 09:30:00
End Date: 2 Aug 2019 11:30:00

Each Friday come and join in fun learning activities, story-time and songs for families with young children at Sugarworld Parkland (under the rain tree) during school term.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Hemingway's Brewery Cairns Wharf

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 2 Aug 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 2 Aug 2019 18:00:00

Meet our brewery team every Friday afternoon 5:00pm - 6:00pm at our Cairns Wharf venue.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Start Date: 2 Aug 2019 15:30:00
End Date: 2 Aug 2019 17:00:00

Painting Intensive Class is a twelve-week program focused solely on learning a variety of painting techniques including blending, capturing light and shadow, texture, and combining practices. Whether using acrylic, or water colour, painting is one of the most expressive ways to exercise your creativity abilities.

Pricing

Members discount available

Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 3 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 3 Aug 2019 16:00:00

You’ll find this marketplace in one of the most visually beautiful spots in Cairns city, right by the busy hub of the Cairns Lagoon, a man-made swimming pool on the foreshore.

It accommodates a mixture of bright and colourful market stalls selling your usual tropical trinkets, hand-made clothing, art works and jewellery. So, if you like a spot of shopping while you swim, this is the market place for you.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Start Date: 3 Aug 2019 10:30:00
End Date: 3 Aug 2019 12:00:00

Level 2 art classes, consisting of 12 sessions, for 8-11 year olds are designed to explore the world of art and challenge those with a special interest in the visual arts. Practicing artists will be sharing their expertise and allowing creative kids to get hands on with a wide variety of media and tools, including fundamental art skills such as composition, line, tone, colour, shape and form through structured projects and activities. During this program students are given the opportunity to broadening their visual vocabulary and extend on skills using their individual artistic style, encouraging free-flowing creative expression and confidence in their artistic abilities.

Pricing

Members discount available

Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 3 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 3 Aug 2019 10:00:00

Aquatic exercise is a low impact, effective and fun way to get fit, burn calories, strengthen joints and bones and reduce stress. Aqua Aerobics increases general well-being with little or no impact and you don't even have to be able to swim!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 3 Aug 2019 07:30:00
End Date: 3 Aug 2019 08:30:00

Enjoy the unique experience of Sahaja Yoga Meditation, relax and allow the power of the Kundalini energy to rise inside and be in a state of thoughtless awareness. Once the Kundalini is awakened inside it nourishes the seven chakras inside you and helps us have towards inner peace and improved physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 3 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 3 Aug 2019 09:00:00

This one hour class utilises the fantastic fitness stations spread out along the Esplanade to provide participants with an 'all over' body workout.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Original Kuranda Rainforest Market

Occurs Sat & Sun Every Week

Start Date: 3 Aug 2019 11:30:00
End Date: 3 Aug 2019 13:30:00

Discover the culture of the rainforest Aboriginal people on weekends at the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets.

Pricing

$10 per adult. $25 per family (2 adults & 2 kids)

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Cairns Jockey Club

Start Date: 3 Aug 2019 11:00:00
End Date: 3 Aug 2019 18:30:00

The Red Beret Hotel Cairns Cup Carnival is a headline event of the Cairns social calendar and a major highlight each year for the local racing industry.

Pricing

General admission and packages available

The Cotton Club

Occurs Sat & Sun Every Week

Start Date: 3 Aug 2019 11:30:00
End Date: 3 Aug 2019 17:00:00

Saturdays & Sundays 2-4-1 Pizzas: Purchase 2 x Pizzas between 11:30am and 5pm on Saturday or Sunday and receive the item of equal or lesser value free!
BOOK YOUR TABLE ONLINE NOW!

Pricing

Price of the pizzas between $16 - $18

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 4 Aug 2019 14:00:00
End Date: 4 Aug 2019 22:00:00

Relax with live acoustic music on the lawn and chill out in our intimate space lined with festoon lights and great vibes - only at the Beach Club!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Spirit Of Cairns

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 4 Aug 2019 12:30:00
End Date: 4 Aug 2019 15:00:00

A Cairns Lunch Cruise is the perfect way, to spend a perfect few hours in paradise. This is absolute waterfront dining at its finest. Board the 26m luxury sailing catamaran, Spirit of Cairns, at Marlin Marina before casting off for a 2.5 hour Cairns lunch cruise around Trinity Inlet and the waterfront precinct.

Pricing

Adults $69 | Children $45 (Age 4 – 14 inclusive) | Family $183 (2 Ad + 2 Ch aged 4-14)

AJ Hackett Bungy

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 4 Aug 2019 13:00:00
End Date: 4 Aug 2019 17:00:00

EVERY SUNDAY FROM 1PM
“A SUNDAY WELL SPENT BRINGS A WEEK OF CONTENT”

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Hemingway's Brewery Cairns Wharf

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 4 Aug 2019 13:30:00
End Date: 4 Aug 2019 21:00:00

Join us every saunday for the craftiest Sunday Session in town!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Start Date: 4 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 4 Aug 2019 14:00:00

The Palm Cove Markets is one of North Queensland’s premier community markets.

8am to 2pm - Enjoy the beautiful beach, local restaurants and over 130 stalls!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 5 Aug 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 5 Aug 2019 18:00:00

Bouldering is a form of rock climbing at low height.

​ A minimal amount of equipment is required.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 5 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 5 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Conducted in the peaceful setting of the Gallery, participants will be guided through various yoga techniques, including learning postures, meditation and breathing techniques to improve core strength, mind and body. Our qualified and experienced yoga instructor Jeany Schall will guide the class, offering the highest and latest standards of modern yoga practice.

Classes run weekly on Monday evening, except for public holidays
COST (5 class pass): $70 non-members| $56 Members
5 class pass valid for 2 months from the date of purchase
Single Class Pass $15 (contact the Gallery to book a single class)

Pricing

Members discount available

Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 5 Aug 2019 09:30:00
End Date: 5 Aug 2019 10:30:00

Steady Steps is a falls prevention program for older adults who may be at risk of falls in their home or in the wider community.

The program is targeted to aid strength, balance, stability and functional movement.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Windswell Kitesurfing and Standup Paddle Port Douglas

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 6 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 6 Aug 2019 09:30:00

Try our beach sup session every Tuesday 8am only $30. Start your day with a breathtaking Beach Stand Up Paddle Board Port Douglas in the morning sun.

Pricing

ONLY $30.00 per person | SAVE $20.00

Cairns Art Gallery

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 6 Aug 2019 10:00:00
End Date: 6 Aug 2019 10:45:00

Looking for a fun activity to do with your little one? This six-week program provides an early introduction to the arts and the Gallery for the very young. In a fun environment creative little ones will improve their fine motor skills and let their imaginations run wild in a variety of creative activities relating to the Gallery exhibits.

Pricing

Members discount available

Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 6 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 6 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. FREE for everyone!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 6 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 6 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Want to learn to play Beach Volleyball, increase your skills, or just want to have a fun hour of sport? Elite coaches Joel and Luke lead this weekly clinic. The session combines skill training and play with groupings for all skill levels. Come on down and bash a ball!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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The Cotton Club

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 6 Aug 2019 11:30:00
End Date: 6 Aug 2019 23:59:00

Tuesdays 2-4-1 Mains: Purchase 2 x main meals from our special menu and receive the item of equal or lesser value free!

With live, acoustic music most nights, The Cotton Club sets the mood for an evening to remember where you can.

Pricing

Price of the Mains between $11 - $28

Cairns & District Senior Citizens Association

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 7 Aug 2019 13:30:00
End Date: 7 Aug 2019 16:30:00

The Senior Citizens Sing a long each Wednesday from 1.30 pm to 4 pm.
Local musicians, singers and singing groups attend regularly. Afternoon tea is served.

Pricing

Includes afternoon tea $4.00

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 7 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 7 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 7 Aug 2019 06:30:00
End Date: 7 Aug 2019 07:30:00

This Introductory class is a combination of Yoga and Tai Chi techniques. Learn the basics at Fogarty Park from 6:30am on Wednesday mornings.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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The Jack Hotel & Backpackers

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 8 Aug 2019 19:00:00
End Date: 8 Aug 2019 23:59:00

The Jack and Zill Gaming have united to host a FORTNITEly video game night! Every Second Thursday

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Start Date: 10 Aug 2019 13:00:00
End Date: 10 Aug 2019 15:00:00

Create an artwork using an iPad. Inspired by works in Queen’s Land Blak Portraiture and Adolescent Wonderland, indigenous designer Peggy Lane will teach participants how to develop a digital self-portrait that combines photographic images to enhance notions of identity. At the end of the workshop participants will print and frame their work to take home.

Pricing

Members discount available

King Reef Resort & Caravan Park

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 16 Aug 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 16 Aug 2019 21:00:00

The Twilight Markets are held from 5pm to 9pm on the 3rd Friday of each month, right on the beachfront at Kurrimine Beach. Imagine enjoying the cool sea breeze, listening to the waves lap the shore as you partake in a little retail therapy.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Start Date: 19 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 9 Sep 2019 19:30:00

Julie McEnerny will share her master skills as a botanical painter to develop participants’ ability to represent simple botanical specimens artistically, using watercolour pencils.

MONDAYS: 5.30 – 7.30pm (4-WEEK ART COURSE)
19, 26 August, 2 , 9 September
Cost $120 ($140 non-members)

Pricing

Members discount available

Tanks Arts Centre

Start Date: 25 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 25 Aug 2019 14:00:00

Tanks Arts Centre presents Sunday Markets, held on the last Sunday of every month from April to November.

Tanks Monthly Markets are a unique slice of cultural life in the tropics and a must-do event on the Cairns calendar.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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King Reef Resort & Caravan Park

Start Date: 27 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 31 Aug 2019 17:00:00

On our winter low tides King Reef is exposed and it is possible to walk out to explore this fascinating reef. This is a rare event and one that many travellers take advantage of! – if you are in our beautiful area at this time, be part of an organised walk to the reef…

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns & Far North Environment Centre

Start Date: 29 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 29 Aug 2019 19:00:00

Cairns Green Drinks is an informal, monthly social event for people who care about conservation, sustainability and all things environment.

Pricing

Free nibbles. Drinks by donation.

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Harrisons by Spencer Patrick

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 30 Aug 2019 18:30:00
End Date: 30 Aug 2019 23:00:00

Port Douglas' favourite dinner series is back in 2019! Harrisons by Spencer Patrick and the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort present 12 chefs at 6 dinners over 6 months at 1 fabulous location!

Pricing

$150 per person.

Friends of Botanic Gardens Cairns

Start Date: 31 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 31 Aug 2019 21:30:00

The annual Jazz Under The Stars concert, organised by the Friends of the botanic gardens, takes place on Saturday August 31 on the Gardens back lawn.

Pricing

$15 for Adults. No concessions. Children FREE.