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Ride a bike, watch a band, catch a fish: 11 Things to Do September 22 to 24

1. Blink 182 and Green Day Experience

Get ready for some high energy entertainment as this trio pays tribute to two of the 90’s most recognisable rock bands.

WHEN: Saturday 23 September, 8pm to 11pm
WHERE: Racehorse Hotel, 215 Brisbane Road, Booval
COST: Free

2. A Cinderella Story

Flashback Friday feels hit the big screen in Ipswich. Come in your favourite formal, masquerade or footy gear for your chance to win a prize for best dressed.

WHEN: Friday 22 September, 6.30pm
WHERE: Limelight Cinemas Ipswich, Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre
COST: $9.50 per person

3. River Heart Cycle and Walk

Get on your bike and discover the beautiful River Heart Parklands. Please remember to wear an Australian standard helmet and closed in shoes. Join the ride here.

WHEN: Sunday 24 September, 2pm to 4pm
WHERE: River Heart Parklands, 20 Bremer Street, Ipswich
COST: Free

4. Marburg Dance

Dance the night away at this Ipswich institution with live music by The Tony Gilbert Sound. Camping facilities are available, just check with the caretaker on arrival.

WHEN: Saturday 23 September, 7.30pm
WHERE: Marburg Dance Hall, Queen Street, Marburg
COST: $10 per person

5. Doll, Bear & Craft Fair

This year’s fair features trade stalls, repairs and free doll and bear valuations by industry experts.

WHEN: Sunday 24 September, 9am to 2.30pm
WHERE: Ipswich Civic Centre, 50 Nicholas Street, Ipswich
COST: Adults $10, concessions $8, children $2

6. Beginners Parkour Workshop

Get nimble as a ninja with this Parkour workshop including tips and tricks for all fitness levels.

WHEN: Saturday 23 September, 9am to 11am
WHERE: White Gum Terrace, 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central
COST: Free

7. City of Ipswich Spring Cup Raceday

Celebrate the spring carnival with nine races and more than half a million dollars of prize money on the line.

WHEN: Saturday 23 September, gates at 10.30am
WHERE: Ipswich Turf Club, 219 Brisbane Road, Bundamba
COST: Free

8. Ipswich Fishing and Water Fest

Enter this month-long fishing comp for your chance to win great prizes. Simply share photos of your catch using the hashtag #IpswichFishingComp17.

WHEN: Now until Sunday 30 September
WHERE: All legal fishing spots in Ipswich
COST: Free

9. This is my Heritage

Explore the connection that objects have to family, country and culture through the personal experiences of 12 Indigenous artists and educators.

WHEN: Now until Sunday 21 January
WHERE: The Workshops Rail Museum, North Street, North Ipswich
COST: Free with museum entry

10. Footy finals

Catch footy finals on the big screen with the NRL and AFL blockbusters live and free.

WHEN: Friday 22 September (Storm v Broncos 7pm) and Saturday 23 September (Giants v Tigers 4pm, Cowboys v Roosters 7pm)
WHERE: Robelle Domain, 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central
COST: Free

11. 150 Years of Transport

Royston Whybird, the fourth generation of the iconic Ipswich road transport family, will share stories of the transition from horse drawn vehicles to semi-trailers.

WHEN: Sunday 24 September, 10.30am
WHERE: Cooneana Heritage Centre, 1041 Redbank Plains Road, New Chum
COST: $5 per person

It's all happening in Ipswich. We've got you covered from (A)rt to (Z)umba.

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