Upcoming Events Upcoming Events

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!

Cooking Class
Wednesday, June 28 - 10am to 11:30am
Arboretum Shelter

 Kids learn to cook Afternoon Treats  with Janelle Noonan from Savour the Flavour.Reserve your place by phoning 4971 4444.  As there are no more spaces available in the above class, we have scheduled a second class at 2pm to 3.30 pm on Wednesday, June 28.

Kids Craft
Tuesday, July 4 - 10am to 12pm
Arboretum Shelter

Use seeds, pods paints and glue to create your very special masterpiece. Reserve your place by phoning 4971 4444. 

Movies in the Gardens
Saturday, July 8  -  6pm to 8pm
Arboretum Area

Join us in our Outdoor Cinema for this screening. Be sure to bring mozzie spray and a blanket. Refreshments available for purchase and beanbags are for hire.

Introduction to Qigong 
Sunday, July 16 - 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.


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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.