Halloween in Nundah

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We’ve discovered the best Halloween experiences in Nundah – so find your scariest costume, your biggest treat bag, and join in the fun on Tuesday, October 31.

Nundah Halloween Maze House
Heading into its fifth year of operation, the Halloween House in Nundah is run by locals who have a love for Halloween. In its first year, they welcomed around a dozen children, while this year they expect over 3,000 people to brave the maze.

The maze is suitable for all ages, with the child-friendly maze running from 4.30pm – 6.30pm. For those looking for a real scare, the no-holds barred maze will start at 7pm. Expect jumping scarers, smoke, lighting, zombie zone and spider scene. With over 30 volunteer actors hidden inside, you can expect some frights!

This free community event is hosted by Nundah locals Kim, Nick & Curt. They want you to have a great time, but please remember to be patient (the wait is worth it!), respect the surrounding houses and drive carefully around the neighbourhood.

Nundah Halloween Maze House | Tuesday, October 31 | 54 Imbros Street, Nundah

Nundah Nightmares Halloween Party

Children are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween best for an afternoon of spooky stories and treat bag craft. Bookings are essential on 3407 8701.

Nundah Library | Tuesday, October 31 | 4 – 5pm

Nundah Cemetery Ghost Tours

If you’re looking for spooky ghost stories, look no further. Horror historian Jack Sim will hold ghost tours through Nundah’s heritage listed cemetery on Saturday October 28 and Tuesday October 31.

Book your spot at brisbaneghosttours.com.au

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Boomerang Bags – Part of the Sew-lution

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A new community group has formed in Nundah, which aims to be part of the ‘sew-lution’ to reducing single-use plastic bags.

Boomerang Bags is a QLD-based group that engages local communities to sew reusable bags with recycled materials.

Kylie, the co-founder of the newly-formed Nundah group, is excited to share the Bring Your Own Bag message in the local area.

‘Through Boomerang Bags we start conversations, make friends, up-cycle fabrics, and work towards shifting to a more sustainable revolution of re-use,’ says Kylie.

Boomerang Bags Nundah have planned two sewing bees to be held in October and November at the Nundah Neighbourhood Centre.

‘Each Boomerang Bag is handmade by volunteers using donated materials,’ says Kylie. ‘Bags can be made solo at home or with a group, and sewing skills are not essential!’

Join In!
Boomerang Bags Nundah Sewing Bees will be held on 12 October and 9 November, from 7pm – 9pm at the Nundah Neighbourhood Centre at 14 Station Street, Nundah. 

Boomerang Bags Nundah | 0412 615 620 (Rachel) | www.facebook.com/boomerangbagsnundah

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Northgate’s Local Maker – Meet Jordan

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Brisbane local Jordan Emlyn-Jones was not planning to open a timber workshop.

After finishing school on Brisbane’s Northside he moved to New York and found work as a bartender.

“Weekends were always crammed with work, but I found I had a lot of spare time during the week,” says Jordan. “I found myself working with wood out in Brooklyn and loving it. I found my passion.”

When Jordan returned to Brisbane, he set up Acorn & Oak, a one-man timber workshop, where he crafts custom pieces of furniture for local clients.

“I enjoy waking up every morning and having the ability to go into my shop and simply create,” says Jordan. “It’s a great feeling to watch something manifest from nothing, knowing it was at your hands.”

Brisbane locals enjoy entertaining, and custom dining tables are fast becoming the most in-demand item at Acorn & Oak.

“Dining tables are becoming more requested,” says Jordan. “Which is music to my ears as tables are my favourite item to create!”

Acorn & Oak | 0413 294 024 | 1/86 Old Toombul Road, Northgate (By Appointment Only)
www.acornandoak.com.au | www.facebook.com/acornandoakco

Your New Fitness Obsession Awaits

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Above: Alanah, Jezlyne, Kurt and Lauren

Get set for a total body transformation with high energy, fun and intense 40 minute Pilates reformer classes at Studio Pilates Nundah Village.

Pilates reformer workouts are designed to transform your entire body, giving you the results you want.

Work with amazing instructors in small, personalised classes that will ensure you leave feeling uplifted and empowered and ready to take on the world.

We spoke to the Studio Pilates instructors at Nundah Village to get their top tips for working out.

Alanah’s top tip is to set yourself a goal to achieve each and every class. That way you work harder than you thought you would and you see the results faster.

Jezlyne’s tip is to work out in the morning when your motivation is high and Lauren thinks the best way to work out is with a friend – it makes it super fun and you can motivate each other to get to class.

Kurt’s tip is to share with your instructors the reason you are starting at Studio Pilates, because more often that not the instructors can tailor the workouts to provide the strengthening and toning needed to combat any ailment (such as back pain, instability and poor posture). Knowledge is power!

Discover your new favourite way to workout in the glam and inspiring Studio Pilates Nundah Village.

Get started on your best body ever with this amazing offer of 6 classes for $60 for new clients (conditions apply).

Book now at Studio Pilates Nundah Village on 3256 7000 or go online here.

Because life’s too short for ordinary fitness workouts.

Studio Pilates Nundah Village | 1231 Sandgate Road, Nundah | 3256 7000

Beauty Boost Nundah

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Amy Amandeep opened Beauty Boost in Nundah three years ago, and in that time, the salon has grown to welcome new staff members and to offer new services.

Alongside Beauty Boost’s normal services (including the popular cosmetic tattooing and facials), Amy is introducing non-surgical skin rejuvenation.

“One of the growing trends in skincare and beauty is nonsurgical procedures that achieve optimal results,” says Amy. “We are excited to offer these services for ongoing treatment plans or for treatments leading up to a big event.”

The LED (Light Emitting Diode) skin rejuvenation treatment will assist with reducing skin laxity, deep lines, acne scarring, pigmentation and rosacea.

Joining Amy will be new staff member Kamile, who specialises in a variety of massage treatments, including Swedish, remedial and lymphatic drainage.

“We look forward to showcasing the new services to our clients – we are excited about the results our clients will receive from these exciting new treatments!”

Beauty Boost | 1/190 Buckland Road, Nundah | 0416 275 371

The Nundah Village Street Festival 2017

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The Nundah Village Street Festival is back – and this year it will be bigger than ever!

After taking out the award for Community Event of the Year at the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards, the Nundah Village Street Festival promises more fun, activities and entertainment for Brisbane residents.

The annual celebration will start with a free movie and fireworks at Boyd Park, Nundah on Friday, September 8. The community is invited to bring their picnic blanket and enjoy ‘Sing’ on the big screen.

The family fun kicks off at 4.30pm with a jumping castle (sponsored by Tim Nicholls MP, Member for Clayfield), a sausage sizzle at 5.30pm (provided by the Rotary Club of Nundah) and fireworks starting at 6.00pm. ‘Sing’ will start shortly after at 6.15pm (hosted by Councillor Adam Allan).

The Festival Art Show will open on Saturday, September 9 at the Northside Honda Workshop, on the corner of Sandgate Road and Wood Street. Locals can view the entries on Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 3pm, with the Festival Art Show Soiree being held on Saturday, September 9 at 6.30pm.

The Nundah Village Street Festival will be held on Sunday, September 10 from 9am – 3pm. Visitors can enjoy live music, entertainment, stallholders, jumping castle, kids rides, street entertainers and performances from local schools and groups. Dine in at one of the local cafes and restaurants, or enjoy a bite from the many stallholders on the day.

The Nundah Farmers Markets will be open from 6am – 12noon on Sunday as always, with a variety of fresh produce, flowers, crafts, food trucks and more.

For the latest updates, visit the Loving Nundah Facebook Page.