August 25: Hetty Ketty in concert with Ipswich band

Hetty Kate in concert

Popular Australian jazz vocalist Hetty Kate is often lauded for her ‘natural musicality’, unadorned vocal style, pure tone and impeccable timing, making her one of the most sought-after jazz artists by audiences and musicians alike, including James Morrison. Now, she is coming to Ipswich Civic Centre for a performance with Ipswich City Big Band. The band is a community based jazz big band that regularly performs in Ipswich and Brisbane.

WHEN: 7.30pm

WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre

COST: Adults $35, concession $30, children (3-15) $15. Book here

Breakfast BBQ for Seniors

Over 50? Head to a Seniors Week activity, BBQ Breakfast and entertainment.

WHEN: 8am – 12pm

WHERE: Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes

COST: Free

Having Your Voice art exhibition

ArtsConnect Ipswich Inc is hosting an Art Exhibition “Having Your Voice” supporting artists who identify as having a disability.

There will be around 30 artists displaying their artworks which include photography, painting, pottery and some craft. Most of the artwork will be for sale during the exhibition.

WHEN: 10am – 3pm

WHERE: Ipswich Community Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place

COST: Free

Peak Organics Market

Peak Organics is a small organic farm situated in rural Queensland. Currently they sell direct to the public from their farm gate.

WHEN: 9am - 2pm

WHERE: Ivory's Rock Conferences and Event, 310 Mount Flinders Road, Peak Crossing.

COST: Free


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

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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