Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend

1 Spartan Race Obstacle Course

  • Mt Flinders Rd,Peak Crossing.
  • Tomorrow 7am-4pm

THIS 7km 20-obstacle course is for everyone, from beginners to seasoned athletes. It is the perfect motivation to become leaner.

For more information visit

2 Boating, Fishing and Camping Swap Meet

  • Eastern Taipan Cricket Grounds, Redbank Plains
  • Sunday 6-11am

GET ready for summer and come down to find yourself a bargain. The swap meet will sell anything and everything related to boating, camping and fishing.

For more information phone 0413 893 793

3 Greyhound Racing

  • Ipswich Showground, Warwick Rd
  • Tonight, first race 6.59pm

HEAD to the showground for some great greyhound racing.

The event will feature a range of racing from maidens to fifth-grade races.

The restaurant, TAB and bar will be open from 5.30pm.

Admission costs $5.50 for adults, $3.30 for concessions and free for children under 18. For more information phone 3202 2977.


4 Oz Night Market

  • Booval Fair Shopping Centre
  • Tomorrow 5.30-10pm

TASTE the world in one delicious event. Dishes from across the world will be on offer at this market of about 30 stalls.

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

5 Wind Tubes Gallery Exhibition

  • Ipswich Art Gallery,d'Arcy Doyle Place.
  • Tomorrow and Sunday 10am-5pm

DESIGN and build your own flying creation to test in the popular Wind Tubes exhibition.

Wind Tubes features a series of vertical air columns where children can explore aerodynamics and invention.

This interactive exhibition ends on Sunday. It lets participants see their creations take flight. All materials are provided.

Wind Tubes is a fun, interactive exhibition for the whole family to enjoy.

Entry is free, all ages welcome.

For more information visit



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