6 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
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.
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ABOVE: Les Miserables is on at Ipswich Civic Centre from September 8.
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.