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October 27: Learn all about drones

Hochheim, Germany - April 28, 2016: A quadrocopter Phantom 4 of Chinese technology company DJ Innovations (DJI). DJI was founded in 2006, it produces unmanned, remote controlled aerial vehicles for many fields of application, e.g. aerial photography and videography. Mounted camera and gimbal on the bottom of the device.

Digital aviation: flying with drones

Get a bird’s eye view on the mechanics behind drones from one of Australia’s industry leaders in aviation technology, Ace Aviation. Learn about drone technology, flying and handling safety, electronics behind drones and industry applications.

WHEN: 10am to noon

WHERE: Springfield Central library


Goodna Jacaranda Festival

The Goodna Jacaranda Festival is a much loved community festival that celebrates the wonderfully diverse lifestyle in our region. With something for everyone and free entry, you cannot afford to miss it.

WHEN: 7.30am – 9.30pm

WHERE: Evan Marginson Park, 59 Woogaroo Street, Goodna

COST: Free

WestMAC Dance Concert

WestMAC’s 2018 Dance Concert is a wonderful opportunity for audiences to witness the West Moreton Anglican College spirit up on stage. See the dance students show their passion, skill and dedication in a fun-filled production of routines in the Hip Hop, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Lyrical and Ballet genres.

WHEN: 2pm and 7pm

WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre

COST: From $12

Buella Blue and the Tell Tale Heart

Buella Blue returns to the stage after two years isolation crafting her latest album, a songcycle of grieving in five parts. Buella Blue is a must see act for audiences who share a taste for the darkness and the bizarre.

The dark and brooding musical textures whose origins predawn powered flight, are tales of heartbreak, insanity and journeys through the underworlds. Piano and voice alone travel these realms of magic and mysticism, revealing a musical Frankenstein that is as compelling and visceral as it is original.

WHEN: From 8pm

WHERE: Banshees Bar & Artspace, 131 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: Free entry

Charlie's Halloween Party

Boo! On Saturday, 27 October, Charlie’s Bar and Kitchen will have their very first Halloween Party. Come and join in for a spooktacular night. Come dressed up as scary as you can.

Live DJ | Best Dressed Prizes | Deliciously Scary Cocktails | Creepy Shooters | Amazing Atmosphere | 18+ event

WHEN: From 6pm

WHERE: Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen, 215 Brisbane Street, Ipswich

COST: Free entry

Halloween Fright Night

Come one, come all to Halloween Fright Night. Enjoy Spooky Specials, ghoulish giveaways and freaky fun. TWOFACE and JAY.X will be turning terrifying tracks from 9pm to 2am, so come dressed in your most frightastic costumes and prepare to monster mash the night away.

WHEN: 9pm – 2am

WHERE: Racehorse Hotel, 215 Brisbane Road, Booval

COST: Free entry

Imagine this...

Imagine a flower. Imagine a car. Imagine a bird. Use colourful and creative craft materials to imagine and make something, then take your creation home or display it in the gallery for others to see. Imagine this… is a hands-on studio space where children and families can imagine and make art together.

WHEN: 10am-5pm daily, until 11 November, 2018

WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich

COST: Free

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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