January 27: Coco meets The Last Jedi at Tivoli

Tivoli Drive-in and markets

Gates open super early for the drive-in, but there’s a reason for that. The markets are open from 4pm, before movies kick in at 7pm. Tonight’s blockbusters are Coco at 7pm, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi 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 Valley

After a series of Twenty20 cricket, the first graders are back to Baxter Oval this weekend for the first of two days. Ipswich-Logan sits 6th on a ladder of 12 teams and badly needs a win against the 3rd-placed Valley side.

WHEN: 10am start

WHERE: Baxter Oval, Old Toowoomba Rd, Amberley

COST: Free entry

Flavours of Summer

Spicers Hidden Vale invites you to indulge in a truly unique food festival showcasing the delicious variety of food and beverages that summer in Queensland has to offer.

The inaugural Flavours of Summer Gourmet Festival celebrates fresh produce, suppliers and retailers from across the local region and offers guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in unique Australian activities.

Today’s events include:

  • All day: Home-made ice cream of the day
  • All day: The Perfect Party Co. lawn games
  • 6.30am-7.30am: Adventure Walk
  • 7am-11pm: Coffee tastings
  • 8am-5pm: Land Rover test drive
  • 10am: Sourdough masterclass
  • 3.30pm-5pm: Cheese and bubbles masterclass
  • 4pm-5pm: Cocktail making class
  • 5pm-5.30pm: Market garden tour
  • 5pm-6.30pm: Backyard cricket
  • 6pm-7pm: Seafood and Semillon by the pool
  • 9pm: Moonlight cinema – 100 Foot Journey

WHEN: January 8-28

WHERE: Spicers Hidden Vale, 617 Grandchester Mount Mort Rd, Grandchester

COST: Varies per event

Meet n Greet - The Music Scene of Ipswich

Lost Ipswich is a Facebook page dedicated to remembering Ipswich’s past.

WHEN: 11am

WHERE: Ipswich Jets Leagues Club, 15 Downs Street, North Ipswich

COST: Free

Crash course: Pre-calc maths (day one)

Come for the Hackerspace Ipswich crash course in pre-calculus mathematics, where we run through the basics needed for a wide range of fields, including the trades, academics, business and finance. On Day 2, we will be covering Transformations and Statistics.

WHEN: 10am-3pm

WHERE: Firestation101, 101 Limestone St, Ipswich

COST: Free event, but bookings required

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.

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

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

The Rockin Bodgies

The Rockin Bodgies are one of Australia’s premier 50s, 60s and 70s dance bands.

WHEN: 7pm-10.30pm

WHERE: Club Services Ipswich, 5A Lowry Street, North Ipswich

COST: Free

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