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Beast your weekend: 11 Things to Do October 13 to 15

1. Beauty And The Beast

Orpheus Productions brings Disney musical magic to Ipswich, featuring all the songs, scenery and costumes from this much-loved family favourite.

WHEN: Friday 13 (7.30pm), Saturday 14 (1.30pm and 7.30pm) and Sunday 15 October (1.30pm)
WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre, 50 Nicholas Street, Ipswich
COST: Adults $50, concessions $45, children 3-15 $30, group discounts available

2. World Trivia Night

Put your grey matter to the test at this three-course dinner with trivia hosted by MC Peter Smith. Bookings on 0414 703 842.

WHEN: Saturday 14 October, 6.45pm
WHERE: Masonic Hall, corner of Roderick and Nicholas streets, Ipswich
COST: $25 per person

3. SES Open Day

Tour facilities, meet volunteers, view equipment and see how the Ipswich City Unit State Emergency Service responds to an emergency. Part of SES Week activities.

WHEN: Saturday 14 October, Ipswich (9am to 2pm), Goodna (9am to 3pm), Marburg (10am to 5pm)
WHERE: Ipswich SES (54 Thorn Street, Ipswich), Goodna SES (120 Willow Road, Redbank Plains), Marburg SES (M Verrenkamp Road, Marburg)
COST: Free

4. Marburg Markets & Music Day

Come on down for stalls, displays, live music, food and children’s activities as part of the annual Marburg Black Snake Creek Festival.

WHEN: Saturday 14 October, 9am to 3pm
WHERE: Marburg Community Oval, 85-89 Edmond Street, Marburg
COST: Free entry

5. Madaz Burnouts

An array of muscle cars will smoke up the short track area at this monthly motorsport event for all ages and abilities.

WHEN: Saturday 14 October, gates at 10am with pad action from 12pm
WHERE: Queensland Raceway, Champions Way, Willowbank
COST: General entry $20, drivers $50

6. Early Ipswich Photographs and Prints

This selection of printed cards, lithographs and early panoramic photography documents the urban and rural landscapes of Ipswich in the mid to late 1800s.

WHEN: Now until Tuesday 5 December
WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich
COST: Free

7. Women on Wheels Strollerobics

This pram and stroller-based exercise program will be held on the next six Fridays as part of Women on Wheels. Book your place here.

WHEN: Friday 13 October to Friday 17 November, 9.30am to 10.30am
WHERE: Robelle Domain, 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central
COST: Free

8. Story Time at Bunnings West Ipswich

Ipswich Libraries brings books to Bunnings for story time in the DIY area. Down tools and share stories and songs as part of the First 5 Forever program.

WHEN: Friday 13 October, 11am to 11.30am
WHERE: Bunnings Warehouse, corner of Brisbane and Clay streets, West Ipswich
COST: Free

9. Two Rock Bands One Night

The biggest and best hits by Guns N’ Roses and Pearl Jam are featured in this two band tribute to rock.

WHEN: Saturday 14 October, doors at 8pm
WHERE: Racehorse Hotel, 215 Brisbane Road, Booval
COST: $10 per person

10. Yoga

Council’s Active Parks Program brings free physical activity sessions to the suburbs. Why not stretch yourself – literally – and try yoga?

WHEN: Saturday 14 October, 7.30am
WHERE: Spring Lake Park, 55 Burlington Terrace, Springfield Lakes
COST: Free

11. For the student free day - Weaving Workshop

Learn the skill of circular weaving at this interactive workshop and create your own woven art or colourful dream catcher.

WHEN: Monday 16 October, 10am to 1pm
WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich
COST: Free

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