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March 5: Free bootcamps for 15 to 25 year olds

Free bootcamps (15 to 25 year olds only)

HeadSpace offers services to young people including fitness, mental health, general health, alcohol and drugs services and work, school and study support. A new fitness program includes : FREE bootcamps, boxing, self defence, weight lifting and personal training with experienced and qualified instructors.

WHEN: From 9am

WHERE: HeadSpace Ipswich, 26 East Street, 3280 7900 www,

COST: Free

Story Time at Bunnings

Building Skills Together – Ipswich Libraries is bringing stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities to Bunnings. Bring the littlies along to the DIY area

WHEN: 9am-9.30am

WHERE: Bunnings West Ipswich, Cnr Brisbane and Clay streets, West Ipswich

COST: Free

Story Time - What's that Noise?

Enjoy the magic of picture books and make new friends while exploring a different theme each month with stories, songs and movement. Share in the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and games to build important language and reading readiness skills.

WHEN: 9.30am-10.15am

WHERE: Springfield Central Library

COST: Free

Story Time at The Workshops Rail Museum

Nurture your child’s love of language and stories at The Workshops Rail Museum.

WHEN: 10.30am-11.15am

WHERE: North Street, North Ipswich

COST: Free

Wiggle and Rhyme

Bounce, clap, wiggle and giggle with fun rhymes, songs and stories. Ages six to 18 months with mums, dads and/or carers.

WHEN: 11am-11.30am

WHERE: Springfield Central Library

COST: Free

Writers' Circle

Aimed at budding writers to share creative writing ideas, enjoy a chat, and find out about writing resources.

WHEN: 11am-noon

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library

COST: Free

Reading Circle

Bring a book, enjoy a casual chat and share your favourite reads.

WHEN: 11am-noon

WHERE: Redbank Plaza Library

COST: Free


Live Life Get Active is suitable for adults of all ages, body shapes and fitness levels and has a ‘go at your own pace’ philosophy to exercise. The boxing class goes for 45 minutes.

Find out what other exercise you can do for free or low cost around Ipswich – Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: 5.15am

WHERE: Soverign Park, Sovereign Drive, Deebing Heights

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.


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.

Seniors walking group

Find more activites for seniors at Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: Every Tuesday at 4pm

WHERE: Limestone Park (meet at entry opposite Central School), 42A Chermside Road, Ipswich

COST: Free

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