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March 23: TuffKidz Duathlon

TuffKidz Duathlon

Do you want to be a duathlete? Do you want to be a TUFFKID?

Then take the opportunity to experience the Ipswich City Rotary TUFFKIDZ Duathlon as part of the Recruitment 24/7 Ride On Celebration of Cycling Week.

These events are specifically designed for all children in grades Prep to High school who want to be a duathlete for a day and a registered TUFFKID.

Times, Categories and Distances: 

Time

Triathlon Event

Grade

 

Run

Bike

Run

 

4:00

200m

800m

200m

Prep

4:10

200m

800m

200m

1

4:20

300m

1200m

300m

2

4:30

400m

1600m

400m

3

4:45

400m

2000m

400m

4

5:00

500m

2000m

500m

5

5:15

600m

2400m

600m

6

5:30

800m

3200m

800m

High School

5:45

Presentations

Team entries available

An approved bike helmet, running shoes and a t-shirt are compulsory.

WHEN: 8pm

WHERE: 188 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: $10 per person – online & on the day

Barleyshakes at Studio 188

Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia, the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy, beautiful harmony and driving dance rhythms in their live performances. Adored throughout Australia and beyond for their “bent” Irish sound, they are winners of the Queensland Music Award for World Music.

The band use fiddles, flutes, tine whistle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, vocals, bass, bodhran, and drums to create their truly wonderful Celtic sound. They have shared the stage with Lunasa, Metallica, Kila, Joe Cocker, Sharon Shannon, Altan, and Grada, to name a few.

WHEN: 8pm

WHERE: 188 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: $25, book here

More Than A Mum: Wellness program presented by Nikki Cox - Session 4: Love You, And What You Do

All six workshops are single sessions. Book into one or all. Somewhere along the journey of motherhood, have you lost a sense of who you are? Do you rarely do something just for you? Are you constantly feeling depleted of energy and passion for life? Life is a juggle, and as a mum its easy to let yourself be the first ball to drop. But you can’t pour from an empty cup! Join in for hands-on workshops that provide easy-to-do strategies for busy mums. Book here.

WHEN: 10am-noon

WHERE: Springfield Central Library

COST: Free, book here

Learn 3D

Find out about the basics in 3D design using the online tool, Tinkercad. Start to create your own unique design, explore similar designs online and mix them into your own. Prepare your 3D designed object for printing. Basic computer skills and an email address are required. Book here.

WHEN: 10am-noon

WHERE: Springfield Central Library

COST: Free, book here

Learn basic PC and Internet

Enjoy a beginner level class in using the PC and the Internet. Session delivered by Skills@Top. Book here.

WHEN: 9am-11am

WHERE: Redbank Plains 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

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

Underworld

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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