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January 5: Get active with Park Run

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parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. All ages and abilities can go along and run the 5km course. Please register before your first run. Bring a printed copy of your barcode so you can get your time. You are also welcome to grab a coffee in a local cafe with the parkrunners afterwards.

Check out other ways to stay fit at Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: 7am

WHERE: Catherine Morgan Park, Renehan Place, Augustine Heights

Bill Paterson Oval, Limestone Park, Cnr Lion Street and Salisbury Road

White Rock Conservation Park, School Road, Redbank Plains

COST: Free

 

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.

River Heart Parklands

Ipswich’s River Heart Parklands brings alive the Bremer River.  The parklands situated on 1.5 hectares of land which has been transformed into a widely recognized and commended leisure facility.

The Bob Gamble Park has a water park, play equipment, discovery forest and barbecues. It is located at 2 Blackall Street, Ipswich.

WHEN: Sunrise – 10pm

WHERE: River Heart Parklands is located along a section of the Bremer River, between the road and rail bridges (Bremer Street) opposite Ipswich Central.

COST: Free

Swimming Centres

Take the opportunity to get in the swim at one of Council’s popular swim centres. Ipswich residents are fortunate to have several swim centres ideal for that swim, school excursion or learn to swim class.

WHEN: 10am – 4pm

WHERE: Bundamba Swim Centre

Georgie Conway Leichardt Community Swim Centre

Goodna Aquatic Centre

Rosewood Aquatic Centre

COST: Adults: $4.90, Child $3.90

Peak Organics Market

Peak Organics is a small organic farm situated in rural Queensland. Currently they sell direct to the public from their farm gate.

WHEN: 9am - 2pm

WHERE: Ivory's Rock Conferences and Event, 310 Mount Flinders Road, Peak Crossing.

COST: Free

parkrun

parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. All ages and abilities can go along and run the 5km course. Please register before your first run. Bring a printed copy of your barcode so you can get your time. You are also welcome to grab a coffee in a local cafe with the parkrunners afterwards.

Check out other ways to stay fit at Active and Healthy Ipswich - click here

WHEN: 7am

WHERE: Catherine Morgan Park, Renehan Place, Augustine Heights

Bill Paterson Oval, Limestone Park, Cnr Lion Street and Salisbury Road

White Rock Conservation Park, School Road, Redbank Plains

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

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