March 3: Ready to rock for the AC/DC story

The AC/DC story

A three-hour biographical concert of the world’s biggest rock n’ roll band, AC/DC, featuring narrated facts, photos and stories of this legendary rock band and their rise to stardom.

Showcasing selected tracks off every studio album, from the Bon Scott and Brian Johnson eras, performed by ACCA DACCA, the only AC/DC show endorsed by AC/DC themselves. Incorporating video footage, cannons, bells, and bagpipes, it’s a one of a kind experience and a show you’ll never forget.

WHEN: 7.30pm

WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre, corner Limestone and Nicholas Sts

COST: $65

Give a self-driving shuttle a try

The future is here. Head to Orion Lagoon and hop on an electric self-driving shuttle. It will travel along John Nugent Way. The self-driving shuttle demonstration is part of Ipswich City Council’s Smart City Program.

WHEN: 9am-11am

WHERE: Orion Lagoon, Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central

COST: Free

Creedence Clearwater Revived

Enjoy the most authentic Creedence and John Fogerty tribute in the world. Take a trip back to the late 1960s and experience the raw swamp rock power of the mighty Creedence Clearwater Revival. This show is guaranteed to have you reminiscing about the good old days. More info here.

WHEN: Doors open 8pm

WHERE: 215 Brisbane Road, Booval

COST: $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door

Fundraising Sausage Sizzle

Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering after the injury or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their defence force service. Ipswich Legacy is fundraising at Bunnings Bundamba today.

WHEN: 9am – 2pm

WHERE: Bundamba Bunnings, 1 Mining Street, Booval

COST: $2.50 per sausage and $1.50 per drink

Ipswich City Council Mobile Nursery

Collect your allocation of free plants at this mobile nursery in Division 1.

WHEN: 8am to 11am

WHERE: Camira Springfield Community Centre, 389 Old Logan Road, Camira

COST: Annual plant allocations are free with proof of residency as outlined here

Dance the night away at Marburg

Dance the night away at the 2018 Marburg Dance Night. The dance is hosted by Marburg and District Residents Association in conjunction with Marburg Show Society. There will be raffles, lucky door prizes and supper. Local band White Heather will provide the music.

WHEN: Doors open 7pm

WHERE: Marburg Show Hall, Queen Street, Marburg

COST: $13

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 The Nut Job 2 at 7pm, and Wonder at 8.45pm.

WHEN: Gates open at 4pm, movies from 7pm.

WHERE: Tivoli Drive-in, 50 Coal Rd, Chuwar

COST: Carload of people $10

Movies in the Park

Enjoy My Pet Dinosaur (PG) at Ipswich City Council’s Movies in the Park. A troubled town is plunged into chaos when a boy accidentally makes a new friend.

WHEN: 7pm

WHERE: Evan Marginson Park, Woogaroo Street, Goodna

COST: Free

Disney Classics Film Festival

The Disney Classics Film Festival brings four family favourites back to the big screen. Today it’s Bambi.

WHEN: 10.30am

WHERE: Event Cinemas Springfield, Orion Springfield Central

COST: $8 per person

Car boot sale

A car boot sale to help three young Ipswich soccer players head to an overseas competition is being held at St Augustine’s College. Come along, grab a bargain and support a worthwhile cause.

WHEN: From 6.30am

WHERE: St Augustine’s College bottom car park, St Augustine’s Drive, Augustine Heights

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

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

COST: $10

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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