10 things to do in Ipswich on the weekend

1 Rangers' Old Boys Day

  • Ipswich Rangers Club, Woodend Park
  • Today, 1.30pm - 5pm

COME and watch the rugby and have a great afternoon soaking up the atmosphere at the Ipswich Rangers Rugby Union Club's annual Old Boys Day.

Rangers Old Boys, current players and supporters are all welcome. Full canteen will be in operation.

For more information phone 0438 394 500 or email rangersrugbynews@gmail.com


2 Heist at The Workshops

  • The Workshops Rail Museum, Nth Ipswich
  • All weekend 9.30am - 5pm

SCHOOL holiday fun continues with the event 'Heist' being held for its final weekend.

Be entertained by the robber as he explores tales of theft and intrigue.

Dress up and play cops and robbers at action station, create your own identikit image of train robbers and create your own heist makes and disguises.

For more information phone 34325197 or visit theworkshops.qm.qld.gov.au/

The event will run until July 13.

3 Tivoli Twilight Markets

  • Tivoli Drive-In, 50 Coal Road, Chuwar
  • Tonight, market from 4pm, movie from 6.30pm

ENJOY a family and dog-friendly market that boasts a variety of local and family-run stalls, face-painting, party planners, jewellery, handmade craft and novelties, and a regular fruit and veggie vendor.

Come for the market and stay for the drive-in with the event followed by a double screening of Disney's Frozen and Saving Mr Banks.

For more information visit TivoliTwilightMarket.

4 Redbank Plains Market

  • Eastern Taipans Cricket Club, Redbank Plains
  • Today, 6am - 11.30am

DOZENS of stalls offering a huge variety of services and products from organic meats to trash and treasure will be on show at this community market.

The event is held on the second and fourth Saturday of each month.

Parking and admission is free.

For more information phone Denis on 0413 893 793.

5 Ipswich Brick Event

  • Ipswich Civic Centre, Cnr Limestone and Nicholas St
  • All weekend, 9am - 4pm

ENJOY some Lego-themed fun at this event which features exhibits from talented brick builders from across Ipswich.

Displays include space and Star Wars, Harry Potter dioramas, pirate scenes and technic vehicles.

Children and adults can also build their old creations at play tables or purchase all the latest Lego products.

For more information phone 3390 1288. Admission costs $5 for kids aged three to 15 or $10 for adult or a family pass of $32 for two adults and four children.

6 Oz Night Market

  • Booval Fair Shopping Centre
  • Tonight, 5.30pm - 10pm

TASTE the world in one delicious event. About 30 food stalls with dishes from across the world will be on offer at this market.

The indoor event will also feature live entertainment and kids' rides.

In addition, The Ipswich Community Youth Service will be holding a few extra activities for visitors to enjoy.

Entry is $1 for adults and free for kids younger than 15 years and pensioners.

7 Vocal Infusion

  • Cambrian Centre, 10 South Station Rd, Booval
  • Tonight, 7.30pm and tomorrow 2.30pm

BRING your dancing shoes as the choir presents a program celebrating life, love and music.

The songlist contains lively hits such as 'Don't Stop Me Now', 'Happy', 'Like a Prayer' and many more.

Tonight's show includes a free glass of wine or soft drink on arrival.

Tickets cost $15. Bookings for tonight's show are essential. To book or for more information phone 0431 873 633.

8 Park Runs

  • Augustine Heights and Ipswich
  • Today, 7am

IPSWICH and Springfield Park Runs will take place with all walkers, runners and families invited to take part in the free, timed 5km event.

The runs take place each week in pleasant parkland surroundings and are suitable for people of all ages and fitness abilities.

The Ipswich run will start from Limestone Park while the Springfield run will take place in Catherine Morgan Park.

For more information or to register visit parkrun.com.au

9 Showplace Markets

  • Ipswich Showgrounds, Warwick Rd
  • Tomorrow 6am - 11.30am

COME along to the Ipswich Showplace markets held every Sunday.

There is a lot to see and browse around with an array of stalls.

You can even come and have some breakfast and grab yourself a coffee before you start to wander.

For more information phone 3281 1577. Onsite parking is available.

10 Community Ride

  • Bill Paterson Oval, Limestone Park
  • Tomorrow 7am - 12pm

TAKE part in a community cycling ride with three different lengths: 100km, 50km and 25km as well as a 3km children's ride around Limestone Park.

People can register via 247csf.com.au.

For more information phone 0428 735 249.

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