April 7: Free plants for Division 9

Ipswich City Council Mobile Nursery

Collect your allocation of free plants at this mobile nursery in Division 9.

WHEN: 8am to 11am

WHERE: Terry Slaughter Park, The Peninsula, Springfield Lakes

COST: Annual plant allocations are free with proof of residency as outlined here

Pre-loved clothing sale

Grab a bargain at Springfield’s first ever pre-loved clothing sale. There will be clothes, shoes and accessories on sale.

WHEN: 9am-noon

WHERE: Camira Community Centre, 389 Old Logan Road, Camira

COST: Gold coin donation, to go to Westside Community Centre

Smurfs Live Show

Come see Papa Smurf and Smurfette as they put on a fun, family-friendly show at Redbank Plaza.

WHEN: 11am and 1pm daily, photo opportunities at noon.

WHERE: 1 Collingwood Drive, Redbank

COST: Free

LEGO® Brick Challenge Holiday Workshops

Get your hard hats on for a construction zone like no other. Create a masterpiece with LEGO® and other construction systems.

LEGO® Brick Challenge Holiday Workshops (additional cost, bookings essential)

The LEGO® Brick Challenge is an exciting new program that introduces students between the ages of 6 to 12 years, the basic principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) through the use of motorised LEGO® bricks.

These workshops are run by Young Engineers and bookings are essential.

WHEN: 9.30am and 1pm (duration 3 hours)

WHERE: The Workshops Rail Museum, North Street, North Ipswich

COST: $25 per child (includes Museum entry for one child and one parent or guardian) Book Here


This selection of new works by award winning local artist Margaret Klumpp uses splashes of vibrant colours and a simple mixture of styles, strokes and textures, leaving all imagination to the theatre of the mind.

WHEN: Until Monday 30 April, 9am to 1pm

WHERE: ARTtime Supplies, 203 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: Free

Ipswich Jets v Northern Pride

The Ipswich Jets season continues at home, taking on the Northern Pride in Round 5 of the Intrust Super Cup.

WHEN: Intrust Super Cup kicks off at 3pm

WHERE: North Ipswich Reserve, 54 The Terrace, North Ipswich

COST: Adults $10, concessions, students and seniors $5, under 14s free

Women's Wellness Make and Take

Come along to Whole Body Wellness Ipswich and learn about essential oils while connecting with other women. As well as discussing the benefits of essential oils, tips for supporting health and wellness will be on the agenda. For more information phone 0416 051 509.

WHEN: 3pm-4.30pm

WHERE: 5/31 Ipswich City Mall, Ipswich

COST: Bookings essential. Book here.


parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. All ages and abilities can go along and run the 5km course. Please register before your first run. Bring a printed copy of your barcode so you can get your time. You are also welcome to grab a coffee in a local cafe with the parkrunners afterwards.

Check out other ways to stay fit at Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: 7am

WHERE: Catherine Morgan Park, Renehan Place, Augustine Heights

Bill Paterson Oval, Limestone Park, Cnr Lion Street and Salisbury Road

White Rock Conservation Park, School Road, Redbank Plains

COST: Free

Climbing Web

Reach new heights and explore a hand crocheted climbing tunnel created by Evelyn Roth. Complete with music and spinning disco lights, kids can climb, tumble, dive and spin while safely suspended off the ground.

WHEN: 10am to 5pm

WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, d’arcy Doyle Place‚ Ipswich

COST: Free

ANZAC: Photographs by Laurence Aberhart

ANZAC is the result of acclaimed New Zealand photographer Laurence Aberhart’s thirty year journey photographing World War One Memorials across New Zealand and Australia.

Focusing on the lone ‘digger’ memorials Aberhart’s photographs chart a seemingly simple pathway through the landscapes of these two nations, reflecting the scale the conflict had on these regions.

This exhibition is presented to coincide with the centenary anniversary of the end of the First World War.


WHEN: 10am – 5pm

WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, Darcy Doyle Place‚  Ipswich

COST: Free

West End Juniors Car Wash Fundraiser

The West End Juniors are raising funds with a Car Wash. Get your car washed by a player or committee member.

WHEN: 9am – 2pm

WHERE: Caltex Servo, Hunter Street, Brassall

COST: $10

19th & 20th Century Works

View some of the finest pieces from the Ipswich Art Gallery’s collection of 19th and early 20th century fine art and folk art, as well as contemporary works reflecting Ipswich’s heritage.

WHEN: 10am-5pm daily, until October 14

WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Nicholas St, Ipswich

COST: Free entry

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