Theatre, heritage, fishing and bees: 11 Things to Do September 12 to 14

1. Les Misérables

The longest running musical in the world has come to town, presented by Ipswich Musical Theatre Company.

WHEN: Tickets still available for 13, 15, 16 and 17 September
WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre, 50 Nicholas Street, Ipswich
COST: Adults $68, concessions $58, children 3-14 $35, group discounts available here

2. Library Adventure Morning

Little ones will love this action packed morning of exploring, singing, dancing and playing in the library.

WHEN: Wednesday 13 September, 10.30am to 12pm
WHERE: Redbank Plaza Library, 1 Collingwood Drive, Redbank
COST: Free

3. 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

4. Darrin Leigh

This week’s instalment of Morning Melodies features solo artist Darrin Leigh in the Sky Lounge. Enjoy music from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and now.

WHEN: Thursday 14 September, 11am to 2pm
WHERE: Goodna Services Club, 32 Woogaroo Street, Goodna
COST: Free

5. Ipswich Fishing and Water Fest

Enter this month-long fishing comp for your chance to win great prizes. Simply share photos of your catch using the hashtag #IpswichFishingComp17.

WHEN: Now until Sunday 30 September
WHERE: All legal fishing spots in Ipswich
COST: Free

6. Geeves and Wooster

Not to be confused with Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in the British TV series Jeeves and Wooster, this dynamic duo plays music.

WHEN: Thursday 14 September, 7pm
WHERE: Brothers Leagues Club, 2 Wildey Street, Raceview
COST: Free

7. Secret Life of Native Bees

Join entomologist and author Dr Tim Heard for this illustrated expose of the lives of Australian native bees.

WHEN: Thursday 14 September, 10am to 11.30am
WHERE: Ipswich Central Library Barry Jones Auditorium, South Street, Ipswich
COST: Free

8. QuizXpress Trivia

Trivia goes high tech with a wireless buzzer replacing pen and paper. Be the first to buzz and answer, you’ll never need to argue about the spelling of ‘Antoniolli’ again.

WHEN: Tuesday 12 September, 6.30pm
WHERE: Pig ‘n’ Whistle Redbank Plains, 381 Redbank Plains Road, Redbank Plains
COST: Free

9. Russell Hinton

Dance the night away to American and Australian classics, from beautiful ballads to the latest country rock.

WHEN: Thursday 14 September, 7pm
WHERE: Club Services Ipswich, 5A Lowry Street, North Ipswich
COST: Free

10. Story Time

Share the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and games to build language and reading skills for children. This month’s theme is Let’s Pretend.

WHEN: Thursday 14 September, 10.30am to 11.15am
WHERE: Ipswich Central Library, South Street, Ipswich
COST: Free

11. Zumba

Step into Spring with this free fitness session, part of Ipswich City Council’s Active Parks Program.

WHEN: Thursday 14 September, 9.30am
WHERE: Stallard Park, 125 Equestrian Drive, Yamanto
COST: Free

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