February 14: Valentine’s day suggestions for you and your loved one

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

Valentine's Day

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

Story Time

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

COST: Free

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.

WHEN: 5.30pm-6.15pm

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

WHEN: 9.15am

WHERE: Soverign Park, Sovereign Drive, Deebing Heights

COST: Free

DragonBall Super Weekly Comp

WHEN: Every Thursday 7pm – 10pm

WHERE: Good Games Ipswich, Shop 1, 44 East Street, Ipswich

COST: $10

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

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.

WHEN: 9.30am-11.30am

WHERE: Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes

COST: $4

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

COST: Free

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

COST: $4

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

COST: Free


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

COST: Free

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