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May 16: A play inspired by the world’s worst opera singer

Glorious!

Glorious! tells the hilarious true story of the world’s worst opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins. This West End and worldwide hit was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award – Best New Comedy (2005) and has been seen by two million plus people across six continents. More info here.

WHEN: 7.30pm

WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre, corner Limestone St and Nicholas St, Ipswich

COST: Adult $37, concession $32

Risk Management Workshop

This State Government run workshop will help businesses better understand risk management. You will learn about the history of risk planning, why it is important and develop your own risk management plan using an easy to follow template.

WHEN: 8.30am-4.30pm

WHERE: ICON building, Level 4, 117 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: $99, register here

Tech Time: Wikipedia Wizards

Ever thought about getting involved with Wikipedia but not sure where to start? Jon our hands-on training course and learn how you can contribute to one of the largest online knowledge communities in the world.
Participants must have experience with computers.  This course is run over 4 weeks.

WHEN: 10am – 11.30am

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library, 40 South Street, Ipswich

COST: Free

Wriggle and Rhyme and Toddle Time at Orion Springfield

Exploring language through movement. Bounce, clap, wiggle and giggle as we share fun rhymes, songs and stories with our older babies. Ages: 6-18 months with mums, dads and/or carers.

WHEN: Wriggle and Rhyme 10.30am – 11am, Toddler Time 9.30am – 10am

WHERE: Orion Springfield (near JF Hi-Fi)

COST: Free

Gardening Circle

Pick up some fresh gardening ideas and be the first to see great new gardening titles. Swap gardening tips and tricks. All levels of expertise welcome. A wide variety of topics covered.

WHEN: 10am-11am, third Wednesday of every month

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library, mezzanine level, 40 South St

COST: Free

Ipswich Hospital Museum

View medical and nursing objects dating from the early 1900s onwards. An exhibition themed around maternity care and anaesthetics is currently on display.

WHEN: 9am – 12pm Every Wednesday.

WHERE: Ipswich Hospital Museum, Jubilee Building, Ipswich Hospital

COST: Free entry

Bootcamp - HIIT

Head along to Bootcamp. Active Parks HIIT class is where you perform a short burst of high-intensity (or max-intensity) exercise followed by a brief low-intensity activity, repeatedly, until too exhausted to continue. This is a school term activity.

For more Bootcamp classes – Active and Healthy Ipswich – click here

WHEN: 5.30pm

WHERE: Alfred Seymour Park, 10 Enson Street, Bundamba

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

Sing with the Miner Chords

Like to sing? Join Ipswich A Capella Harmony Club – the Miner Chords. Men and women of all abilities welcome. For more information phone David Green on 0407 831 326 or Gordon Dryden on 0414 294 120.

 WHEN: 7pm-9pm

WHERE: Old Ipswich Courthouse, 75 East Street, Ipswich

COST: Membership applies

Silk Road Belly Dance

Silk Road Belly Dance and Low Impact Exercise class is suitable for women of all ages and fitness levels.

WHEN: 6.45pm every Wednesday.

WHERE: Masonic Hall, Nicholas Street, Ipswich

COST: $12

Yoga

Yoga is a complex system that focuses on harmony between body and mind.

WHEN: 6.30pm every Wednesday.

WHERE: Yoga Studio Nada, 11 Connors Street, North Ipswich

COST: $10

Little Gems Playgroup

Little Gems Playgroup meets at Gailes Community House for fun indoor/outdoor play. It is a great way to meet other parents, grandparents and carers.

WHEN: 9.30am-12.30pm every Wednesday

WHERE: Gailes Community House, 30 Karina Street, Gailes

COST: Free

Women's Singing Circle

Hearts in Harmony came about through the passion of two friends, Angela Burdett and Tamara Harmony, who want to share the amazing feelings of connection and support that can be experienced when sharing your voice in song.
All Singing Circles & Workshops are non-auditioned & open to women of all ages & abilities with no previous experience necessary.

WHEN: 7pm every Wednesday.

WHERE: Sacred Cow Yoga Studio, 233 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: Cost is $15 per week casual rate or $120 per term

Genies in residence

Meet members of the Ipswich Genealogical Society at the Ipswich Central Library every Wednesday.

WHEN: 10am-12pm

WHERE: Ipswich Central Library

COST: Free

Providence Mummys Playgroup

Providence Mummys playgroup is for children zero to five years and is run by local parents and caregivers, with a range of activities designed to meet the needs of children attending. BYO snacks. All welcome. No cost and no need to RSVP, just show up.

WHEN: 9.30am-11am every Wednesday during school term

WHERE: Providence Community Centre, Amity Way, South Ripley

COST: Free

Ipswich Artists: works from the Collection

See the diversity and skill of local Ipswich artists in this display featuring works that have been acquired for the Ipswich Art Gallery Collection.

Artists featured are Gary Abkin, Tim Acutt, Chenaya Bancroft-Davis, Annie Clarke, Donna Davis, Charmaine Davis, Mieke den Otter, Colleen Gardener, Angela Geertsma, Sally Harrison, Lizzett Kim, Wayne McDonnell, Sharon McKenzie, Deb Mostert, Kate Roberts, Andrew Spark and Helen Vere. Many of the pieces displayed have been acquired through the Ipswich Art Awards over the past 15 years and are shown in conjunction with this year’s Ipswich Festival.
WHEN: 10am – 5pm

WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, Darcy Doyle Place‚  Ipswich

COST: Free

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