March 2: Learn about the BirdLife Powerful Owl project

Learn about Owls with Dr Robert Clemens

The BirdLife Powerful Owl project would like to invite you along from 9:30 to 11:30am for a presentation on Owl identification, biology, & ecology. For those who would like to become volunteer citizen scientists, the second hour will provide more details on the project, allow participants to get permits, sign-up formally, and to go over how we will be monitoring Powerful Owls in 2019. Participants are welcome to just come and go during the break at 10:30.

WHEN: 9.30am – 11.30am

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library, 40 South Street, Ipswich

COST: Free

V8 Experience

Like a turn in the drivers seat? Queensland Raceway offers V8 experiences around the racetrack.

WHEN: various

WHERE: Queensland Raceway, Willowbank.

COST: From $199

More Than A Mum: Wellness program presented by Nikki Cox

Learn how to live more mindfully and improve your connection between mind and body to reduce stress, cope with mental load and enhance emotional resilience. Bookings essential. Book here.

WHEN: 10am-noon

WHERE: Springfield Central Library

COST: Free, book here

Learn Password Management

Learn how to protect your online services using easy-to-use password management tools. Safeguard your email addresses and passwords for shopping, banking and social media using free online tools. Basic computer and internet skills required. Book here.

WHEN: 10am-noon

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library

COST: Free, book here

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 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


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.

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