SHOW-STOPPERS: Melissa Fellows, Krystal Spark and Nick Kirkup in Encore! Scenes and Show-stoppers.
SHOW-STOPPERS: Melissa Fellows, Krystal Spark and Nick Kirkup in Encore! Scenes and Show-stoppers. Rob Williams

Things to do in Ipswich this weekend

Imagine This ...

Ipswich Art Gallery   Saturday, Sunday, 10am-5pm

LAST chance to check out this exhibition which closes this weekend. 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. For children under three years, explore the baby and toddler play space filled with stimulating toys and padded forms. It's a safe place for little ones to imagine.

Encore! Scenes and Show-stoppers

Ipswich Orpheus Chorale ComplexSaturday, 1.30pm, 7.30pm, Sunday, 1.30pm

COME and celebrate 40 years of Orpheus Musicals. Enjoy your favourite songs from Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, Oklahoma, Oliver, Spamalot and many more. Book online at ipswichorpheuschorale.org.au/

3 Australian Swimwear Model of the Year Search

Racehorse Hotel, BoovalSunday, Feb 21 2pm

MAXIM magazine's swimwear contest is on again with heat one on Sunday. The event offers a $50,000 prize pool including a feature shoot with MAXIM Magazine and calendar shoots for all national finalists plus international pageant opportunities with Fashion TV International.

Drive-In Movies and Markets

50 Coal Rd, ChuwarSaturday, 4pm-8pm

VISIT Tivoli Drive-In for a movie double featuring The Peanuts Movie at 7pm followed by Joy at 8.45pm. Admission is $10 per car. Gates open at 4pm with market stalls and the cafe open plus a free jumping castle.

Behind the Lines

Ipswich Art Gallery

Daily, 10am-5pm

A SELECTION of 80 of the best cartoons from 39 cartoonists. This exhibition displays some of Australia's most controversial cartoons that test the boundaries of free speech and the freedom of the press.

Ipswich Nature Centre

Queens Park, Goleby AveTuesday-Sunday, 9.30am-4pm

SEE an array of Australian wildlife including rock wallabies, bilbies, emus and wombats or check out the reptile area. Ipswich Nature Centre sits in the heart of Ipswich and has called Queens Park home for more than 80 years.

Entry is free but gold coin donations are appreciated. Phone 3810 6666 for more information.

Future Talks filming

USQ SpringfieldTuesday, 11.45am

HALF the jobs that exist today will disappear by 2030. Be part of the TV studio audience and hear about the future of law, nursing, teacher education and technology as 10 University of Southern Queensland academics share their vision in short talks. Members of the public are invited to attend at the TV Studio, Building B, USQ Springfield.



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