December 4: Learn to make a Christmas wreath

Learn to make a Christmas wreath

Brighten up your home with a festive decoration for the holidays. Join Brisbane based florist, Francesca from Francesca’s Flowers, to design and create your own rustic themed wreath. Base and minimal foliage provided. Bring additional greenery, flowers and ribbons to personalise your wreath. Adults and Teens (13+ years).
WHEN: 1pm-2.30pm

WHERE: Springfield Central Library

COST: Free, register here

Drop-In Story Time at Ipswich Health Plaza

Building Healthy Habits – Inject a dose of Ipswich Libraries into your Child Health and Immunisation visit. Engage with library staff in nurturing your child’s love of language and reading while you wait. No bookings required.

WHEN: 8.30am-10.30am

WHERE: Ipswich Health Plaza, 15 Bell Street, Ipswich

COST: Free

Story Time - Christmas Countdown

Enjoy the magic of picture books and make new friends with stories, songs and movement.

WHEN: 9.30am-10.15am

WHERE: Springfield Central Library

COST: Free

Wiggle and Rhyme at Springfield

Bounce, clap, wiggle and giggle to fun rhymes, songs and stories. Ages six to 18 months with mums, dads and/or carers. Everyone is welcome.

WHEN: 10.30am-11am

WHERE: Springfield Central Library

COST: Free

Story Time at Bunnings

Ipswich Libraries is bringing stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities to Bunnings. Bring the little ones along to the DIY area (located next to the indoor playground) and join in.

WHEN: 11am-11.30am

WHERE: Bunnings Springfield, Southern Cross Circuit and Main Street, Springfield Central

COST: Free


Live Life Get Active is suitable for adults of all ages, body shapes and fitness levels and has a ‘go at your own pace’ philosophy to exercise. The boxing class goes for 45 minutes.

Find out what other exercise you can do for free or low cost around Ipswich – Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: 9.15am

WHERE: Soverign Park, Sovereign Drive, Deebing Heights

COST: Free


Descend into Sydney’s seedy underworld in a new photographic exhibition revealing the dark side of the Roaring Twenties.

Explore more than 130 candid and compelling mugshots taken by New South Wales Police between 1920 and 1930. Known as the ‘Specials’, they are unlike any found elsewhere in the world.

Immerse yourself in all things Underworld with the stunning accompanying book and an exciting line-up of talks and tours.

WHEN: 9.30am – 4pm

WHERE: The Workshops Rail Museum

COST: Adult $14.50. Children under three are free.

Learn tribal bellydance

Take an hour out of your busy week and give tribal bellydance a try. Classes are for women 15 and above. Tribal bellydance helps strengthen your core and is great fun. More info on 0409 414 151.

WHEN: 6.30pm-7.30pm

WHERE: Ipswich Masonic Centre, 82A Nicholas Street, Ipswich

COST: $15 per class

Seniors walking group

Find more activites for seniors at Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: Every Tuesday at 4.30pm

WHERE: Limestone Park (meet at entry opposite Central School), 42A Chermside Road, Ipswich

COST: Free

Social cooking group

Do you love to cook? Want to learn new recipes? Have fun cooking with friends at Gailes Community House’s weekly social cooking group. More info on 3879 3004.

WHEN: 9.30am-12.30pm every Tuesday

WHERE: Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes

COST: $5

Paper Craft Group

Try your hand at card making and scrapbooking. Make beautiful greeting cards and gifts. Learn techniques for stamping, embossing and die-cutting. Materials supplied. No experience necessary. More info on 3879 3004.

WHEN: 12pm-2pm every Tuesday

WHERE: Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes

COST: $4

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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