Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend

1 Ipswich Brick Event

  • Ipswich Civic Centre, Cnr Limestone and Nicholas St
  • Tomorrow, 9am - 4pm, and and Sunday, 9am - 3.30pm

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.


2 Redbank Plains Market

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

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

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

Parking and admission is free.

For more information phone Denis on 0413 89  793.

3 Free Live Music

  • Murphy's Town Pub, 5 Union Pl, Ipswich
  • Tonight, from 7.30pm

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 play fortnightly at the venue for those seeking an alternative to techno or dance music on a Friday night.

Admission is free. For more information phone 3281 2266.

4 Heist at The Workshops

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

SCHOOL holiday fun kicks off with an event called Heist.

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 343 25197 or visit The event will run until July 13.

5 Rangers' Old Boys Day

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

COME and watch the rugby at the Ipswich Rangers Rugby Union Club's annual Old Boys Day. Rangers Old Boys, current players and supporters are welcome. Full canteen will be open.

For more information phone 0438 394 500 or email

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