22 June - 15 July 2018 22 June - 15 July 2018




Event Launch  

Free event all welcome
Join us for the official launch of Imaginate 2018 !
Enjoy Free face painting, sausage sizzle, workshops and win some awesome prizes in our lucky door prize including a Family Pass to Australia Zoo or Aussie World. 
Free. All Ages
Saturday 23 June, 10am-2pm

Storytelling with author Emma Middleton

Engage your children in story and reading with puppetry, music, song and dance. Will the lion join in and play, will bear help us read the story?
Find out, with Author and Illustrator Emma Middleton.
Free. Ages 3-7yrs. No bookings required.
Saturday 23 June and Wednesday 4 July from 10.30-11.30am.


Sunday Funday

Bats, bees and botanicals 
Celebrate some of the more unusual origami organisms out there. Everyone knows the origami crane, but what about the origami bat, beetle, squid, or tomato?  Come along, there’s simple guides and step-by steps for every age and skill level. Create your own to take home or attach some to a group sculpture for everyone to admire.
Free. All Ages. No bookings required.
Sunday 24 June, 11am-1pm.


Words and Pictures

Words and Pictures - Join award winning author/illustratorPeter Carnavas for a session of storytelling fun. Using both words and pictures, children will learn how to dream up wonderful ideas and how to let their pictures do the talking.
Free. Ages 6-12yrs. No bookings required.
Monday 25 June and  Monday 9 July, 10am-11am.


Sunday Funday

Sensory Spice Painting
Enjoy a multi-sensory experience with a spiced up paint palette. Cinnamon, turmeric, paprika and cardamom, we have spices to suit all tastes.
Your work will smell delicious!
Free. All Ages.  No bookings required.
Sunday 1 July, 11am-2pm


Art in the Park
Join us at Gympie Terrace in Noosaville for some creative fun by the river ! 
Meet at the Big Pelican
Free. Ages 3+  No bookings required.
Monday 2 July, 9.30-11.30am




Join us in the Gallery for a special story time. We will sings songs, read stories and get creative with an art activity.
Free. All Ages. No bookings required
Tuesday 2 July, 10-11am
Tuesday 10 July 10-11am



Crayola Colour Alive

Color Alive™ lets kids color like never before! Crayola Color Alive™ comes with 16 interactive coloring pages and 6 crayons, with 1 special edition crayon for kids to create vibrant art in the physical world. The fun doesn't end when the colouring page is filled. With Color Alive™, kids can use the special Color Alive™ app to watch their heroes come alive through augmented reality. While stocks last. 
Free. No bookings required. All Ages. 
                                                                             Wednesday 4 July and Friday 13 July, 10.30am-2.30pm


ArtPlay Sunday

Free creative activities for the whole family. Design your own emoji. Create water colour illustrations inspired by the work of Peter Carnavas. Discover simple book making methods. Enjoy a story with the library book bike.
Free. All Ages. No bookings required.
Sunday 8 July,11am-2pm



Gubbi Gubbi Dancers at Noosa Regional Gallery

Celebrate NAIDOC week and participate in a wonderful afternoon of local history and storytimes.

Free. All Ages. No bookings required.
Tuesday 10 July, 1-3pm


Fantastical Creatures with Kim Schoenberger
Bring your favourite adult and work together to create a 3D masterpice. Let your imagination go wild by creating a fantastical creature using clay! Finish your masterpiece with twigs, leaves and pods. 
Cost: $10 per child (max 2 children per adult).
Ages 6+  Bookings and pre-payment essential 

Monday 9 July and  Wednesday 11 July, 10-12am



Holiday workshop program
Click on the link to see our holiday program guide.

All workshops $10 per child per session.
Bookings and pre-payments essential.
Please ring (07) 5329 6145



  • Extended Imaginate opening times: Mon to Fri 10am-4pm and Sat to Sun 10am-3pm

  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian for the duration of the events.

  • SMILE! Your attendance at events supported by Noosa Council may be digitally recorded through photographs and/or video recordings. Images may be used on council's websites, publications, social media or by newspapers. If you do not wish your image to be published, please notify staff before the event