Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend

1 Zoofari Film Festival

  • Limelight Cinemas, Riverlink Shopping Centre
  • Today and tomorrow 9.30am-midnight

EXPLORE some of the best family movies ever made these school holidays and head on a $5 Zoofari movie adventure. Classic movies such as Bambi, Babe, Fox and the Hound and Lady and the Tramp will be showing until tomorrow. More animal-related movies such as Dumbo, Kung Fu Panda, Happy Feet and Madagascar will be showing from Sunday until the end of the school holidays. Face panting, an activity hut and colouring-in fun is also on offer.

For more information visit limelight


2 Live stand-up comedy

  • Studio 188,Brisbane St
  • Tomorrow 8-10pm

SEASONED comedians Fred Lang and Mike van Acker will bring their hilarious stand-up routines to Ipswich. These two standout stand-ups are sure to leave the audience in stiches. Snacks and drinks available at the bar. Tickets $20 online or $24 at the door. Recommended for people aged 15 years and over.

For more information visit


3 Springtime Dance

  • Rosewood Show Hall,Rosewood
  • Today 6.30-11pm

KICK your heels up at the Rosewood Spring Time Dance. Old time, new vogue, Latin and rock 'n' roll dancing on show. Learn to dance at 6.30pm with dancing starting at 7.30pm. Live music by White Heather, prizes to be won during lucky door, lucky spot and best dressed. Tickets $10, children under 12 free.

For more information phone Ken on 0409 628 149.


4 Doll, Bear and Craft Fair

  • Ipswich Civic Centre,cnr Limestone and Nicholas Sts
  • Sunday 9am-3pm

A VARIETY of antique and modern dolls will be on sale and display at the annual Ipswich Doll, Bear and Craft Fair this Sunday. See how much your old toys are worth with free doll and bear valuations. More than 80 stallholders will sell a range of teddy bears, miniatures, antique linen and doll clothing. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for concession cardholders and $2 for children. Those under school age get in free.

For more information phone Val on 3282 2434.


5 Something old, something new fashion parade

  • 144 Brisbane Rd, Booval
  • Tomorrow 1.30-4pm

ALL Saints' Anglican Church at Booval is hosting a fashion parade with the theme of "something old, something new". The fashions will be a mix of new clothes from Lilee Fashion House at Yamanto and pre-loved clothes from St Paul's in Limestone St. Goodies for sale and raffle will be drawn on the day.

For more information phone the church office on 3282 1471.

'Smoke stacks belching soot not an option for city': Council

premium_icon 'Smoke stacks belching soot not an option for city': Council

Greg Chemello lists the councils requirements for the project

Grocery thief 'not proud' of Aldi raid

premium_icon Grocery thief 'not proud' of Aldi raid

She returned three weeks later and again left without paying

Local Partners