From the ridiculous to the hilarious…come and see Jimeoin’s new show as he takes you into the brain of one of the world’s best stand-up comedians and masters of observational humour. Jimeoin is acclaimed as one of the hottest stand-up comics of this generation – a true comedy master. A prolific writer with an exceptional audience rapport, he is known and loved for his brilliantly funny wit and charming observations on the absurdities of every-day life.
WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre, corner Limestone and Nicholas Sts
Outdoor movie at Brookwater
Bring a blanket and enjoy the first-ever outdoor moving screening at Brookwater. An afternoon of free family fun and activities is planned, finishing with a screening of the Disney movie Cars 3. Activities throughout the afternoon include a Brisbane Roar Kid’s Soccer Clinic, free jumping castles, live music, food stalls, prizes and giveaways.
WHEN: 2.30pm-8.30pm, movie screens from 6.30pm
WHERE: Turnberry Way, Brookwater
Get your groove on Retro Rewind
Dance the night away on the polished dancefloor at Studio 188 to the biggest video hits of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Enjoy a 30 year journey of pop and rock music. Chill-out with drink in hand watching an awesome collection of music videos. Licensed bar available.
WHERE: Studio 188, 188 Brisbane Street, Ipswich
COST: $10. Book here
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 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at 7pm, and Spiderman: Homecoming at 8.45pm.
WHEN: Gates open at 4pm, movies from 7pm.
WHERE: Tivoli Drive-in, 50 Coal Rd, Chuwar
COST: Carload of people $10
St Patricks Day Trivia Night
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.
WHERE: Catherine Morgan Park, Cnr Renehan Place and Santa Monica Drive, Augustine Heights
Disney Classics Film Festival
The Disney Classics Film Festival brings four family favourites back to the big screen. Today it’s Dumbo.
WHERE: Event Cinemas Springfield, Orion Springfield Central
COST: $8 per person
Ipswich City Council Mobile Nursery
WHEN: 8am to 11am
WHERE: Johnston Park, John Street, Rosewood
COST: Annual plant allocations are free with proof of residency as outlined here
Ipswich Little Theatre presents Wait Until Dark
Sam Henderson’s life is turned upside down when he is asked to deliver a doll to a child in hospital. Little does he know three dangerous men are looking for the doll, which hides some extremely valuable merchandise. Book online here.
WHERE: Incinerator Theatre, Burley Griffin Drive, Ipswich
COST: $13 to $22 per person
Check out other ways to stay fit at Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here
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
ANZAC: Photographs by Laurence Aberhart
ANZAC is the result of acclaimed New Zealand photographer Laurence Aberhart’s thirty year journey photographing World War One Memorials across New Zealand and Australia.
Focusing on the lone ‘digger’ memorials Aberhart’s photographs chart a seemingly simple pathway through the landscapes of these two nations, reflecting the scale the conflict had on these regions.
This exhibition is presented to coincide with the centenary anniversary of the end of the First World War.
WHEN: 10am – 5pm
WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, Darcy Doyle Place‚ Ipswich
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
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