January 16: Curious Creatures – trivia night

Curious Creatures - trivia night

Get your family and friends together for an evening of creature themed trivia. Put together a team of four to six or just come and join in. Fun prizes to be won. Ages 5+ years with parents/and or carers. Be sure to register all adults and children attending this event.

WHEN: 6pm-7.30pm

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library

COST: Free, registration essential. Register here.

Story Time at Redbank Plains

Enjoy the magic and make new friends with stories, songs and movement. Share in the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and games to build important language and reading readiness skills.

WHEN: 9.30am-10.15am

WHERE: Redbank Plains Community Centre, 180 School Road, Redbank Plains

COST: Free

Banshees Open Mic

Lots of bands and artists got their start at an open mic night and Banshees is continuing that tradition 7pm every Wednesday night where musicians, poets, comedians, and dancers are welcome to hit the stage.

Performers get a complimentary drink and Banshees has Wednesday night drink specials.

Stage, PA, microphones, amps, and drums provided. BYO instruments, leads, sticks, and passion.

Book a 20 minute performance spot over the bar, via FB message, call the venue, or simply come along to enjoy the show.

WHEN: 7pm – 10pm

WHERE: Banshees Bar & Artspace, 131 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: Free

Ipswich Hospital Museum

View medical and nursing objects dating from the early 1900s onwards. 

WHEN: 9am – 12pm Every Wednesday.

WHERE: Ipswich Hospital Museum, Jubilee Building, Ipswich Hospital

COST: Free entry



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.

Bootcamp - HIIT

Head along to Bootcamp. Active Parks HIIT class is where you perform a short burst of high-intensity (or max-intensity) exercise followed by a brief low-intensity activity, repeatedly, until too exhausted to continue. This is a school term activity.

For more Bootcamp classes – Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: 5.30pm

WHERE: Alfred Seymour Park, 10 Enson Street, Bundamba

COST: Free

Sing with the Miner Chords

Like to sing? Join Ipswich A Capella Harmony Club – the Miner Chords. Men and women of all abilities welcome. For more information phone David Green on 0407 831 326 or Gordon Dryden on 0414 294 120.

 WHEN: 7pm-9pm

WHERE: Old Ipswich Courthouse, 75 East Street, Ipswich

COST: Membership applies

Women's Singing Circle

Hearts in Harmony came about through the passion of two friends, Angela Burdett and Tamara Harmony, who want to share the amazing feelings of connection and support that can be experienced when sharing your voice in song.
All Singing Circles & Workshops are non-auditioned & open to women of all ages & abilities with no previous experience necessary.

WHEN: 7pm every Wednesday.

WHERE: Sacred Cow Yoga Studio, 233 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: Cost is $15 per week casual rate or $120 per term

Genies in residence

Meet members of the Ipswich Genealogical Society at the Ipswich Central Library every Wednesday.

WHEN: 10am-noon

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library

COST: Free

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