Community Activities

The Tanks Arts Centre precinct welcomes community groups to host their workshop, activity or exhibition as part of the diverse program on offer. Some workshops and activities are held on a weekly basis and others may be a short course or a weekend intensive only.


A nature based, fun activities program for kids up to 5 years, set in Botanic Gardens.

WHEN: Each fortnight on Thursdays: March 1, 15 & 29, April 12 & 26
TIME: 10.00am - noon 
VENUE: The Deck, near Tank 3
COST: Free
BOOKINGS: Please note the booking day for Program 1 is Monday 19 February 2018 between 6am-4pm.

The online form will only be available at this time.


Botanic Gardens Basketry

Join Saltwater Creek Basketry Group for a fun morning of basketry and other weaving craft using natural products from the Botanic Gardens. Suitable for all skill levels, free entry. Book early as spaces are limited!

WHEN: Saturdays 24 February & 24 March   
TIME: 9:30am -12:30pm 
VENUE: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre
COST: By donation
INFO & BOOKINGS: Pam Kusabs (07) 4032 5039


Do you want to become a confident communicator, strong leader and, if you want to, public speaker? If so, Toastmasters is the place for you. You’ll find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace.

WHEN: Every 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesday of the month
TIME: 6:30am - 9:00am
VENUE: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre
$10 per meeting. First meeting is free.
INFO: Katrin Costa 0408 954 980