1. Big Screen Fun In The Sun

Enjoy classic kids’ cartoons on the big screen and soak up some summer sunshine with the little ones.

WHEN: Thursday 21 December, 9am
WHERE: Robelle Domain, 155 Southern Cross Circuit, Springfield Central
COST: Free

2. Summer Reading Club: Game Day

Escape the heat, test your skills and challenge your friends as giant board games, lawn games and Nerf battles take over the library. Book your spot here.

WHEN: Wednesday 20 December, 1.30pm to 3.30pm
WHERE: Redbank Plains Library, Moreton Avenue, Redbank Plains
COST: Free

3. Personal Prints & Furoshiki

Design and print your own Christmas cards and gift wrap and try your hand at furoshiki (fabric wrap), back by popular demand. Register online here.

WHEN: Tuesday 19 December, 2pm to 3pm
WHERE: Redbank Plains Library, Moreton Avenue, Redbank Plains
COST: Free

4. Christmas Family Fun Day

Riverview Community Centre hosts this annual Christmas celebration featuring lunch, water slides and a meet and greet with Santa.

WHEN: Tuesday 19 December, 10am to 1pm
WHERE: Riverview Community Centre, 138 Old Logan Road, Riverview
COST: Free

5. Christmas Lights Competition

See the lights this festive season and take a tour of Ipswich. Find the full list of participating properties here.

WHEN: Until it’s no longer socially acceptable to have houses decorated
WHERE: Homes across Ipswich
COST: Free

6. Toddler Time

Share rhymes, stories, songs and movement to support your active toddler’s emerging language and social skills.

WHEN: Wednesday 20 December, 9.30am to 10am
WHERE: Bookface, Orion Springfield Central, 1 Main Street
COST: Free

7. Built For Speed

Design, build and race your Lego hot rod, dragster or supercar down ramps and tracks. Modify your ride for extra speed and re-race for ultimate victory.

WHEN: Until Sunday 18 February
WHERE: Ipswich Art Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich
COST: $5 per person, $15 for a family of up to five people

8. Trivia Tuesday

Grab your mates – preferably the smart ones – and put your trivia skills to the test at this interactive multimedia quiz.

WHEN: Tuesday 19 December, 6.30pm
WHERE: Pig ‘N’ Whistle Redbank Plains, 383 Redbank Plains Road
COST: Free

9. Summer Holiday Reading Challenges

Ipswich Libraries is hosting two reading competitions this summer. Read six books to enter the adults’ Holiday Reading Challenge or join the Summer Reading Club for school students. Both competitions have great prizes up for grabs.

WHEN: Until 31 January for students and 2 February for adults
WHERE: Anywhere and everywhere
COST: Free

10. Poker Night

Try your hand at poker presented by the guys and girls from 888. It’s fun, fast and free with prizes on the line.

WHEN: Wednesday 20 December, registration from 6pm, play from 7.15pm
WHERE: Goodna Services Club, 32 Woogaroo Street, Goodna
COST: Free

11. Summer Days at the Museum

Make tracks to The Workshops Rail Museum and discover mammals large and tall, insects big and small, steam trains, diesel locomotives and more.

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

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