COME ALONG: Cooper Lawson, 6, is getting ready for the Ipswich Doll and Bear Fair this weekend.
COME ALONG: Cooper Lawson, 6, is getting ready for the Ipswich Doll and Bear Fair this weekend. Inga Williams

Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend

A QT guide to the best events across the Ipswich region today and tomorrow.

Holding an event? Let us know. Email anna.hartley@qt.com.au

 

Light the Night for Charlee

  • Lake Moogerah Caravan Park
  • Saturday, 2-8pm

HELP raise much-needed funds and awareness for childhood cancer while enjoying a great family day out at the first annual Light the Night for Charlee. The event includes a live band, licensed bar, jumping castles, raffles, market stalls, fireworks, a car show and shine, a movie under the stars and more. Light a lantern for loved ones lost to cancer. Free entry.

Head to the Charlee's Little Wishes Facebook page for more.

Blue September

  • Redbank Plains Shopping Village
  • Sunday, 10am

SEE Cr Paul Tully get painted blue by Mayor Paul Pisasale for a good cause at this Blue September fundraiser. Organiser Matt Boettcher will also have his face painted to help raise awareness and funding for prostate cancer. The event will also include a sausage sizzle and face painting for children.

Visit blueseptember.org.au/go-team-boettcher to donate.

Doll, Bear and Craft Fair

  • Ipswich Civic Centre
  • Sunday, 9am-2.30pm

TAKE a trip down memory lane at this popular doll fair where collectors' dreams come true. There are great raffle prizes to be won in support of Ipswich Hospice Care. Free doll and bear valuations from 11am-noon. Entry costs $10 for adults, $8 for concession and $2 for schoolchildren. Kids under school age enter for free.

Phone 0408 722 407 for more.

Neighbourhood Watch Launch

  • Goupong Park,Collingwood Park
  • Saturday, 2pm-4pm

COME along to the community launch of Collingwood Park's Neighbourhood Watch group. Meet your newest NHW group members and mingle with the committee, local police and other like-minded neighbours. There's a free sausage sizzle and drinks supported through local businesses. Free information packs will also be available.

Visit the Neighbourhood Watch - Collingwood Park Facebook page or phone 0414 898 380 for more.

Ipswich Fashion Festival Gala

  • Ipswich CivicCentre
  • Friday, 7pm

THE 2015 Ipswich Fashion Festival Gala Evening is back to inspire and excite the fashion senses. This sophisticated evening celebrating the diversity of fashion, beauty, and creative innovations features the best of international designer labels such as George Wu, Wendy Makin, Julie Tengdahl, Bora and Pia du Pradal, along with the hottest new collections from Ipswich stores and designers. Tickets $35. Oktoberfest will also be held as part of the fashion festival when Pumpyard Bar and Brewery hosts the event from Friday-Sunday.

Visit ipswichciviccentre.com.au for more.



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