1 Park2Park event

  • Bill Patterson Oval, Limestone Park, Ipswich
  • Tomorrow from 6am

ADVANCING into its 10th year, the Ipswich Park 2 Park Challenge is back with a race day program including a half marathon, 10km run, 5km run and a 5km walk.

Parking is available in the car park off Quarry St as well as in the surrounding streets for the duration of the event.

Those taking part can register online at park2park.com.au or on the day.

Event day services include a baggage area, toilets, child feed and change area and sunscreen trailer


2 Booval Fair's 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.

Entry is $1 for adults and free for kids younger than 15 years and pensioners. For more information phone 3123 2800.

3 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.


4 Tivoli Twilight Markets

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

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 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 at 6.30pm and Heaven is for Real at 8.20pm.

For more information visit Tivoli Twilight Market.

5 Art Display on at d'Arcy Doyle Place

  • Ipswich Art Gallery, d'Arcy Doyle Place.
  • All weekend, 10am - 4pm

THIS weekend is your last chance to enjoy an exhibition of contemporary acquisitions by Australian artists including Ricky Swallow, Patricia Piccinini, David Rosetzky and Dale Frank.

The exhibition is free and will run until Sunday. Bookings are not required and all ages are welcome.

For more information visit ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au.

6 Free Live Music

  • Murphy's Town Pub, 5 Union Pl, Ipswich
  • Today, 4pm

LIVELY four-piece cover band Stray Fragments will be putting their spin on vintage hits from the likes of The Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf and The Angels.

The group perform regularly at the venue and admission is free.

For more information phone 3281 2266.

7 Country Music Heritage Social

  • Grandchester Community Hall, School Rd
  • Tomorrow 12pm - 5pm

The Country Music Heritage Association will hold their monthly social event with a celebration of old-time country music.

The event takes place on the fourth Sunday of each month.

Guests are encouraged to bring a plate for a shared afternoon tea.

Admission is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. Phone Russell on 0439 788 778.

8 Big Band Performance

  • Brisbane Jazz Club, Kangaroo Point
  • Tomorrow 6pm - 9pm

SUPPORT The Ipswich City Big Band as they perform at the Brisbane Jazz Club.

This 18-piece big band plays all your favourites from the 1930s swing to contemporary jazz and popular numbers.

Entry for members is $20 and $25 for non-members.

For more information visit brisbanejazzclub.com.au.

9 Tree Planting at Stallard Park

  • Stallard Park, Yamanto
  • Tomorrow 10am - 12pm

TAKE part in Australia's largest community tree planting and nature care event, National Tree Day, by joining this free community event.

The Ipswich City Council has teamed up with Planet Ark and Toyota to restore the Deebing Creek wildlife corridor, through Council's Habitat Connections program.

Those who take part can plant native trees along the banks of Deebing Creek and then enjoy a free barbecue lunch.

Participants are asked to wear covered shoes.

For more information phone Ben Thomas on 3810 7021. 

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