What's on in Ipswich this week
Minecraft - Raspberry Pi
- Thursday, February 15 from 3.30-5.30pm at the Ipswich Central Library
TAKE your computing skills to a new level. Use the library's Raspberry Pi kits to build your own minecraft server. There are four sessions involved in this workshop, beginning on February 15. The workshops will run until May 17. You must be able to attend all four sessions to successfully complete the workshops.
Attendees must also have prior computer and Minecraft skills.
Phone the library on 3810 6815 for more information.
19th & 20th Century Works, 10am-5pm daily, until October 14
- Ipswich Art Gallery, d'Arcy Doyle Place, Nicholas St, Ipswich
View some of the finest pieces from the Ipswich Art Gallery's collection of 19th and early 20th century fine art and folk art, as well as contemporary works reflecting Ipswich's heritage.
COST: Free entry
RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre Public Open Day
- RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre, South Amberley Road, RAAF Base Amberley, 9am-3pm (Every third Sunday)
Their open days are suitable for young and old, so bring along the kids and the grandparents and anyone else who loves planes. As the heritage centre is located within RAAF Base Amberley, you must have photo ID. http://www.raafamberley heritage.gov.au/events/
COST: Entry is free though donations are appreciated
Ipswich Volunteer Crime Stoppers committee meeting
- Tuesday, February 20 from 5.45-7pm at the Ipswich Country Club, Samford Rd, Leichhardt
CRIME Stoppers is a not-for-profit community organisation that raises awareness of the anonymous reporting number 1800 333 000, mobile app and internet reporting avenues. The committee also raises funds for the rewards program.
If you are interested in the safety of your community, come along and become a Crime Stopper. For more information, contact Sgt Nadine Webster on 38171351.
Celebration of language and literacy
- Wednesday, February 21 from 9.30-11.30am at the Ipswich Central Library
CONNECT with different cultures at this special event at the Ipswich Central Library. Students from the Goodna State School Indigenous Group will be performing, and there will also be art workshops, activities and interactive storytelling. Fun for families with children up to six years old. It is free to attend. Phone the library on 3810 6815 for more information.
Visit the Cooneana Heritage Centre
- 1041 Redbank Plains Road, New Chum
IF you're into history, then put a visit to Ipswich's historic Cooneana Homestead on your itinerary. Home to the Ipswich Historical Society and Spinners and Weavers, Cooneana Heritage Centre houses historical photographs, memorabilia, artefacts and mining displays.
They are open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10am-2pm and the second and fourth Sunday of the month.
Admission price is $5 for adults. Children under 12 are free.