Brothers Leagues Club morning melodies
Morning melodies for Valentine’s Day featuring solo performer Dennis Dean playing 70s and 80s. Meals also available.
WHEN: From 11am
WHERE: Brothers Leagues Club, 2 Wildey Street, Raceview
COST: free entry: information for members and guests
Valentine's Day at the Jets
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day lunch or dinner at Ipswich Jets – 11.30am to 2pm and 5.30pm to 9pm
WHERE: 15 Downs Street (cnr Lowry Street), North Ipswich
COST: as per menu
Valentine's Day Buffet Dinner
Enjoy a buffet dinner.
WHEN:Thursday, February 14, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
WHERE: Raceview Hotel, 99 Raceview Street, Raceview
COST: Adults $28.95; Seniors $23.15; Children 3-10 $9.95; Children 11-15 $14.95
Dine your date at the Orion Hotel’s The Spotted Gum restaurant this Valentine’s Day.
Enjoy a 3 course set menu with a shared entree, two mains, and a shared dessert, accompanied with a glass of bubbly per person.
WHEN: Thursday, February 14
WHERE: Orion Hotel, Main Street, Springfield Central
COST: Two courses $49 per person; three courses $55 per person
Bookings essential 34705549.
Valentine's Day dinner
Package includes glass of bubbles, crusty bread roll, petite fillet steak with bearnaise sauce or pan fried fillet of fish with lemon butter sauce and eton mess for dessert.
Give them a call on 3812 3366 to make your booking.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 14, dinner 5.30pm to 8pm
WHERE: CSI 5A Lowry Street, Ipswich
COST: $29.90 per person
Valentine's Day at Brookwater
Treat the one you love with a five-course degustation menu.
WHEN: Thursday, February 14, 6.30pm
WHERE: Brookwater Golf & Country Club, 1 Tournament Drive, Brookwater
COST: $75 per person, $100 with paired wines
Valentine's Day at Goodna Services Club
Enjoy a range of special menu items at Goodna Services Club. The club is open for lunch and dinner. To avoid disappointment, phone the club on 3288 3916 to book your table.
WHEN: From 10am
WHERE: 32 Woogaroo Street, Goodna
COST: Depends what you eat
First 5 forever: Bundamba Swim Centre pop-up fun - Dive into Books
Nurture your child’s love of language and stories at your local pool – Bundamba Swim Centre (256 Brisbane Road, Bundamba). Free entry for families attending the Story Time session. These sessions are subject to weather conditions. If in doubt please call the library or check the Ipswich Libraries Facebook page.
Ages 0-6 years.
WHEN: 9am to 9.30am
WHERE: Bundamba Swim Centre, 256 Brisbane Road Bundamba
COST: Free event and registration not required
Come along and listen to stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities.
WHEN: 9.30am – 10.15am
WHERE: Ipswich Central Library, 40 South Street, Ipswich
Women's self defence
Join De Been 100% Jiu Jitsu and learn self-confidence and simple techniques to have the highest possible chance to defend yourself should the need ever arise in a real life situation. The focus is on teaching practical methods for women to ward off an assailant.
WHERE: 5/31 Ipswich City Mall (above Bendigo Bank)
COST: Gold coin donation
Playing with Light at Ipswich Art Gallery
Light is intrinsic to our lives, from natural phenomenon like rainbows to advanced technologies including communication, security and medicine, to the simple light bulb. It has a multitude of applications and influences how we see the world. Step out of the darkness and into Playing with Light.
This full-body interactive exhibition explores our big bright, colourful world full of light, lasers and lenses. With over 22 interactive exhibits, Playing with Light explores the role light plays in our life and in our world.
WHEN: Until April 28, 2019
WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich
COST: $5 per person or $15 for a Family Pass (admits up to five people. Must include at least one adult). Free for children under two.
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.
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
WHERE: Soverign Park, Sovereign Drive, Deebing Heights
DragonBall Super Weekly Comp
WHEN: Every Thursday 7pm – 10pm
WHERE: Good Games Ipswich, Shop 1, 44 East Street, Ipswich
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.
WHERE: Ipswich Masonic Centre, 82A Nicholas Street, Ipswich
COST: $15 per class
Sewing and mending group
Got a project you have wanted to begin or outfits that need mending? This group is for you. Come and share ideas, resources and a good chat. Sewing machines, overlockers and various other resources supplied.
WHERE: Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes
Pool comp at the Racehorse
Fancy yourself as a bit of a pool shark? Prove it at the Racehorse Hotel’s weekly pool competition. The winner will take home a $50 venue voucher.
WHEN: 6pm every Thursday
WHERE: 215 Brisbane Road, Booval
Bunch of Blokes social group
Join this men only social group. Activities include cooking, gardening, cards and board games. Shared lunch provided. More info on 3879 3004.
WHEN: 10am-1.30pm every Thursday
WHERE: Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes
Ipswich Artists: works from the Collection
See the diversity and skill of local Ipswich artists in this display featuring works that have been acquired for the Ipswich Art Gallery Collection.
Artists featured are Gary Abkin, Tim Acutt, Chenaya Bancroft-Davis, Annie Clarke, Donna Davis, Charmaine Davis, Mieke den Otter, Colleen Gardener, Angela Geertsma, Sally Harrison, Lizzett Kim, Wayne McDonnell, Sharon McKenzie, Deb Mostert, Kate Roberts, Andrew Spark and Helen Vere. Many of the pieces displayed have been acquired through the Ipswich Art Awards over the past 15 years and are shown in conjunction with this year’s Ipswich Festival.
WHEN: 10am – 5pm
WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, Darcy Doyle Place‚ Ipswich
BYO whatever craftiness you’re working on – complete creative freedom!
Chill with a drink, listen to good music, unwind, be social or politely ignore.
WHEN: 5.30pm – 7pm
WHERE: Banshees Bar & Artspace, 131 Brisbane Street, Ipswich