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Winter Events Guide
Winter is here and so is your new events guide! This seasonal brochure features events, seasonal highlights, and information on Tondoon. Download your copy here or pick one up at the Visitor Centre today!

Biodiversity Challenge
Saturday, August 12  - Sunday, August 20 

Join our Tondoon Team in finding, identifying life in the wild. Follow the steps on the attached flyer to start the quest. Good luck!

Magical Park
Sunday, August 13  -   July 2018

Magical Park is back , follow the attached to download the app and start playing. Directions to area can be found from the steps of the Cafe.

Pruning Workshop 
Saturday, August 19 - 9am to 11:30am
Meet at Cafe

Learn to bring your garden back into shape with this session. Sharpening demonstration for non-motorised pruning tools, so bring along one to be shown how. Time has been extended to ensure workshop content is covered. Please phone 4971 4444 to book your place. 

Basic Bonsai Workshop
Saturday, August 19 - 12.30pm to 3pm
Meet at Cafe

Learn the secrets of Bonsai with this introductory course. Limited places so don't forget to book on 4971 4444.

Cooking Class
Wednesday, August 23 - 10am to 11.30am
Arboretum Shelter

Learn to cook winter warming soups with Janelle Noonan of Savour the Flavour. Places are limited, so please call 4971 4444 to book.

Introduction to Qigong 
Sunday, August 27 - 7:30am to 8am
Arboretum Shelter

Come learn about this ancient Chinese practise that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and mental focus. The gentle, rhythmic movements can help you reduce stress and create a positive mental outlook. Qigong is suitable for all ages. Date has been changed from one previously advertised to avoid being on the same day as Botanic to Bridge.


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Art Gallery Art Gallery

2017 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition
This colourful and imaginative exhibition of paintings, drawings and collages celebrates ‘who and what makes Australia great’ by primary school aged students of the Gladstone Region.

December - February
Art in Parks
Throughout summer, various parks will be hosting temporary pop-up public art. Keep an eye out to see what you can find at Tondoon!

Expressions of Interest
We are currently looking for interested artists who wish to display their art in our gallery space for the 2017 calendar year. Our submission form and details of entry can be found here. Please contact the Tondoon Botanic Gardens Visitor Services Officer on 4971 4444 or email tondoon@gladstone.qld.gov.au should you have any questions regarding the gallery.