6 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

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Les Mis­er­ables IP­SWICH CIVIC CEN­TRE, 7.30PM TODAY AND 1.30PM TO­MOR­ROW

Since its global pre­miere in Paris in 1980, Les Misérables has played all over the world and won mul­ti­ple Tony Awards, Lau­rence Olivier Awards and Drama Desk Awards.

Ip­swich Mu­si­cal Theatre Com­pany now presents the clas­sic for lo­cal au­di­ences.

Tick­ets are $35. Phone 3810 6100 or log onto ip­swich mu­si­cal the at re­com­pany.com.au for more in­for­ma­tion.

Learn for life – Se­cret life of na­tive bees THURS­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 14 FROM 10–11.30AM AT THE IP­SWICH CEN­TRAL LI­BRARY

ENTOMOLOGIST and au­thor Tim Heard will pro­vide a richly il­lus­trated ex­pose of the lives of Aus­tralia's di­verse and fas­ci­nat­ing na­tive bees. Come, learn and be en­ter­tained by th­ese en­dear­ing and use­ful crea­tures. It is free to at­tend.

Free se­niors sem­i­nar FRI­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 15 FROM 10AM–12PM AT THE LAIDLEY COM­MU­NITY CEN­TRE, 13 MARY ST, LAIDLEY

THE Sal­va­tion Army will be host­ing this two hour work­shop which will cover top­ics such as mo­bile phones, in­ter­net con­tracts, en­ergy sup­pli­ers, how to look out for scams and in­sur­ance right for you. Lim­ited spa­ces avail­able so book­ings rec­om­mended. Phone 5465 1889.

RSPCA Big Adopt Out SATUR­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 16, FROM 9AM–3PM AT BRIS­BANE SHOW­GROUNDS, 600 GREGORY TCE, BOWEN HILLS

MORE than 30 res­cue groups will be at Bris­bane Show­grounds with the hope of find­ing homes for 250 an­i­mals in need. When you res­cue an an­i­mal, you are giv­ing them a sec­ond chance and in re­turn, you’ll re­ceive a life­time of love.

Loose Ends – Theatre for fam­i­lies SEPTEM­BER 18– OC­TO­BER 1 AT IP­SWICH ART GALLERY, D’ARCY DOYLE PLACE

DE­VEL­OPED and per­formed by Paris-trained, mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary cir­cus artist Jens Altheimer, Loose Ends fea­tures con­trap­tions, tricks and quirky char­ac­ters. Fa­mil­iar house­hold items are trans­formed and given sur­pris­ing new uses, of­fer­ing a hu­mor­ous and hu­man look at the world that sur­rounds us. Two ses­sions are held daily. Log onto the Ip­swich Art Gallery web­site for ses­sion times.

Ter­ror SEPTEM­BER 19–23 AT THE PLAY­HOUSE, QPAC

DI­RECT from London and exclusive to Bris­bane Fes­ti­val, Ter­ror is a thrilling court­room drama that has been stir­ring de­bate across the globe. Head on­line to www.bris­bane­fes­ti­val.com. au/whats-on/ter­ror to book your tick­ets.

Do you have an event you would like to fea­ture in this sec­tion? Send it to qt@qt.com.au.

PHOTO: MARK DUFFUS

ABOVE: Les Mis­er­ables is on at Ip­swich Civic Cen­tre from Septem­ber 8.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

RIGHT: Stiles is a one-year-old male Labrador re­triever cross Amer­i­can Stafford­shire bull ter­rier. He is a very en­er­getic boy. You can find him at the RSPCA cen­tre in Wa­col. Adop­tion price is $315.

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