February 17: Trivia night for Ipswich Hospice

Trivia night for Ipswich Hospice

Test your knowledge and support Ipswich Hospice at the same time. Ipswich Hospice Trivia Night promises a night of trivia, games, prizes, refreshments and a raffle. Come alone or bring your friends – tables of 10. There will be a prize for the best themed table so get your decorations and costumes ready. Beer, wine, soft drink and food will be available for purchase. To book go here or email [email protected] or phone 3812 0063.

WHEN: 5.30pm doors open, 6.30pm trivia starts

WHERE: Corporate Centre, North Ipswich Reserve, 2B Pine Street, North Ipswich Reserve

COST: $15 per person, $140 per table

Tivoli Drive-in and markets

Gates open super early for the drive-in, to allow guest the opportunity to check out the markets from 4pm. Movies kick in at 7pm. Tonight’s blockbusters are Ferdinand at 7pm, and The Greatest Showman at 8.45pm.

WHEN: Gates open at 4pm, movies from 7pm.

WHERE: Tivoli Drive-in, 50 Coal Rd, Chuwar

COST: Carload of people $10

Ipswich-Logan vs Western Suburbs

The first graders are back to Baxter Oval this weekend to battle it out for a last-ditch tilt at the finals in the myFootDr Competition. It’ll be against one-day finalists Western Suburbs.

WHEN: 10am start

WHERE: Baxter Oval, Old Toowoomba Rd, Amberley

COST: Free entry

Built for Speed

Design, build and race your Lego hot rod, dragster or supercar down rad ramps and slick tracks. Modify your ride for extra speed then re-race your turbocharged wheels for ultimate victory.

WHEN: 10am-5pm daily, until February 18

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

COST: $5 per person or $15 for a family pass (admits up to five people. Must include at least one adult). Free for under 2s.

Lost Ipswich Meet n Greet - The Car Yars of Ipswich

come along and share your memories of the car yards that were around town. Anyone is welcome to come. Meet other Lost Ipswich Facebook page members.

WHEN: 11am start

WHERE: Ipswich Jets Leagues Club

COST: Free entry

Crash course: Raspberry Pi (Week 1)

Join HS Ipswich for our 2-week crash course into Raspberry Pi, with a focus on programming and hardware control.

WHEN: 10am-3pm

WHERE: Fire Station 101, 101 Limestone St, Ipswich

COST: $50 (workshop); $100 (Raspberry Pi kit)

Course: Intro to electronics (Week 1)

HS Ipswich will be hosting a 5 week course, led by our Cause Leader of Electronics Geoff Wheeler, to teach these skills and more. This course has been designed for beginners, so if you have never toyed with electronics before, but have always been interested in learning, this is a good starting point.

WHEN: 3pm-6.30pm

WHERE: Fire Station 101, 101 Limestone St, Ipswich

COST: $40 (workshop); $25 (Electronics kit)

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

Learn 3D design and print

This three-week course will teach you the basics in 3D design using an online tool, Tinkercad. Start to create your own unique design, explore similar designs online and mix them into your own. Prepare your 3D designed object for printing and have a chance to design in virtual reality using Google Blocks. Basic computer skills are required. Email address is required for these sessions. Week 2 looks at advanced 3D design techniques, exploring community shape generators, sharing and collaborating your 3D design and 3D design troubleshooting.

WHEN: 10am-12pm

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library training room

COST: Free, but bookings are required

2. Parkrun

Start your weekend off with some fitness fun. This free 5km event is held weekly and suitable for runners and walkers of all fitness levels. Volunteers are also sought to help the event run smoothly.

WHEN: 7am

WHERE: Catherine Morgan Park, Cnr Renehan Place and Santa Monica Drive, Augustine Heights

COST: Free

Good Games Ipswich Force of Will National Grand Prix 2018

WHEN: Today and tomorrow. 9am – 7pm

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

COST: $25 (includes entry for Sunday second chance New Frontier)

Macrame Wall Hanging

What is old is new again. Join in and learn the basics of macrame at this macrame wall hanging workshop. If you have a beautiful stick to share, bring it along. Bookings essential.

WHEN: 10am

WHERE: Shop 2, West Street, Ipswich

COST: $60, included materials. Book on 3281 8702

Rainbow Circle

Join the Rainbow Circle – Ipswich’s own LGBTI friendship group – for a social outing at Twin Bridges. Fish, swim, eat food and be merry. All ages welcome. All LGBTI and allies welcome. More info here.

WHEN: 10am-3pm

WHERE: Twin Bridges, Wivenhoe Pocket Road, Fernvale

COST: Free

Ipswich Multicultural Projects meeting

Ipswich Multicultural Projects are a group of people who enjoy and respect multiculturalism. Their aim is to celebrate our differences and richness of our cultural diversity. Their montly meeting is on today, all new comers welcome.

WHEN: 10am

WHERE: 18 Salisbury Road, Ipswich

COST: Free

Bingo with Rosewood Show Society

Have a great time and support the community at the Rosewood Show Society Bingo Night. Great prizes on offer with a $500 jackpot (in 60 calls). Refreshments and a sausage sizzle available for purchase.

WHEN: Food from 5.30pm, doors open 6.30pm, eyes down 7pm

WHERE: Rosewood Cultural Centre, Rosewood Showgrounds, Railway Street, Rosewood

COST: Free entry. Cost payable based on how many games you want to play

Saturday night craft

Join in some crafting fun. Bring along whatever you are working on – craft, crochet, knitting, spinning. Brings a plate to share. Tea and coffee available. No RSVP needed.

WHEN: 6pm-9pm

WHERE: Shop 2, West Street, Ipswich

COST: Free

Rosewood monthly markets

There is something for everyone at the Rosewood monthly markets. The markets help to support the community. For more information or to book a stall – site fee from $15 – phone Sandy on 0499 305 397.

WHEN: 7am-11am

WHERE: Rosewood Anglican Church, John Street, Rosewood

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

Dive-in movie

Catch Zootopia on the big screen and escape the summer heat. Lounge in the lagoon or take it in from the terraces – the choice is yours.

WHEN: 6.30pm

WHERE: Orion Lagoon, 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central

COST: Free

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