Events

Tuesday 31 May 2016
  • ART EXHIBITION - 'Drawn from Life'

    From: 09:00am Tuesday 03 May 2016
    To: 02:00pm Sunday 05 June 2016
    Location: Toowoomba Art Society, Culliford House
    Phone: 07 4632 5725
     

    'DRAWN FROM LIFE' is an exhibition of work by two groups at the Toowoomba Art Society.  The Portraiture Group (Friday afternoons) and the Life Drawing Group (Monday evening).   Official Opening is Saturday 7th May at 2pm (All Welcome). Viewing hours are 9am - 12noon Tuesday to Friday,  10am - ... Read more »
     
  • Future Visions 2016 - Art Exhibition

    From: 09:00am Tuesday 24 May 2016
    To: 05:00pm Thursday 09 June 2016
    Location: USQ Arts Theatre
    Phone: 07 4631 1111
     

    An exhibition of current works by secondary school students from the Darling Downs as part of an annual competition. Future Visions is an opportunity for students in the region to exhibit their work, a celebration of talent and an opportunity to win prize money.   Curated by Stephen Spurrier and Dr Kyle JenkinsExhibition ... Read more »
     
  • A Rogues Gallery: Pirates and other Picturesque Ruffians

    From: 10:00am Saturday 27 February 2016
    To: 04:00pm Sunday 19 June 2016
    Location: Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
    Phone: (07) 4688 6652
     

    In the 1890s the young brothers Lionel and Norman Lindsay were inspired by John Esquemeling’s The Buccaneers of America and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island not only to draw and paint pirates, but also to dress as pirates and plan a pirate novel of their own. One of their friends was ... Read more »
     
  • A Room for Wild Animals

    From: 10:00am Sunday 20 March 2016
    To: 04:00pm Thursday 01 December 2016
    Location: Cobb+Co Museum
    Phone: 07 4659 4900
     

    See 20 taxidermy specimens from the Queensland Museum collection. Most of us are familiar with Australian mammals such as koalas and kangaroos, but have little appreciation for the sheer size and form of many overseas land mammals.In a first for Toowoomba, A Room for Wild Animals showcases 20 taxidermy specimens from ... Read more »
     
  • Cobb & Co. comes to Queensland

    From: 10:00am Thursday 12 November 2015
    To: 04:00pm Wednesday 01 June 2016
    Location: Cobb+Co Museum
    Phone: 07 4659 4900
     

    Cobb & Co. comes to Queensland Larrikins, rough tracks and runaway horses... It is Monday, 1 January, 1866. A gleaming red coach pulls up outside the Royal Hotel in Queen Street, Brisbane, and the passengers clamber on board. With a lurch and clatter of hooves, the coach crosses the new Victoria Bridge ... Read more »
     
  • FREE Meditation - Toowoomba City Library

    From: 10:00am Tuesday 05 April 2016
    To: 12:30pm Tuesday 28 June 2016
    Location: Toowoomba City Library
    Phone: 1300 724 252
     

    Come along to a free meditation session to relieve stress and clear your mind.  Sessions are held every Tuesday at the Toowoomba City Library (Meeting Room 2) at 10am to 11.30am (1.5hrs) and 12pm to 12:30pm (30mins).   ... Read more »
     
  • THE CONTEST & THE FIELD by Bruce Griffiths

    From: 10:30am Wednesday 11 May 2016
    To: 03:30pm Sunday 05 June 2016
    Location: Crows Nest Regional Art Gallery
    Phone: 07 4698 1687
     

    Bruce Griffiths is a watercolour artist based on the Gold Coast who creates stunning sea and country scapes that reflect a lifetime of fishing and spending time in the bush. After previous exhibitions in Toowoomba he is pleased to return to the region for this exhibition at the Crows Nest ... Read more »
     
  • Toowoomba Community Weight Loss Challenge

    From: 06:00pm Wednesday 20 April 2016
    To: 06:45pm Thursday 16 June 2016
    Location: Toowoomba City Library
    Phone: 0429 019 759
     

    Join a challenge and be accountable to a group to stay on track with your health goals and be educated weekly on making better healthier choices ... Read more »
     
  • Naturalism Now – Look Back in Anger

    From: 07:30pm Monday 30 May 2016
    To: 07:30pm Friday 03 June 2016
    Location: USQ Concert Hall
    Phone: 07 4631 1111
     

    An angry and honest view of the world in 1956. A groundbreaking feat in realism, Osborne’s play from the 50s spawned the term ‘angry young man’ and revolutionised theatre with a heady tale of love triangles, betrayal and an unflinchingly realistic look at the world. When the play was first performed it ... Read more »
     
  • Better Business Through A Better Website Workshop - Toowoomba Region

    From: 09:00am Tuesday 31 May 2016
    To: 12:00pm Tuesday 31 May 2016
    Location: Toowoomba City Library
    Phone: 0422 900 858
     

    Is your website outdated? Is it generating business? Do you need a website? Toowoomba Regional Council is delivering a series of FREE website workshops from May 31st - June 2nd, in Toowoomba, Pittsworth and Crows Nest. Delivered by Tim Gentle from Think Digital, who has built over 1000 websites for businesses. Limited ... Read more »
     
  • Website Development for Better Business _ Toowoomba

    From: 09:00am Tuesday 31 May 2016
    To: Tuesday 31 May 2016
    Location: Toowoomba City Library
    Phone: 0422 900 858
     

    Digital Literacy Workshop for Small Businesses located in Toowoomba Region ... Read more »
     
  • Islands on the Coast - USQ Printmaking and Painting Students

    From: 10:00am Tuesday 31 May 2016
    To: 04:00pm Saturday 04 June 2016
    Location: Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
    Phone: (07) 4688 6652
     

    Islands on the Coast looks at the transitional nature of painting and printmaking in the 21st century and presents the individual practices of painting and printmaking students from the Visual Arts Department, University of Southern Queensland. The exhibition shows the dynamic and varied ways of working that is occurring within ... Read more »
     
  • Singular Copies: Prints and Drawings by Lionel Lindsay

    From: 10:00am Tuesday 31 May 2016
    To: 04:00pm Saturday 04 June 2016
    Location: Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
    Phone: (07) 4688 6652
     

    When is a copy not a copy? This exhibition explores ‘the same but different’ nature of making original prints in the context of Lionel Lindsay’s creative process. On display Saturday 2 April until Sunday 19 June 2016. Image credits: Lionel LINDSAY  1874-1961 / On the Kurrajong [Kurrajong Heights] 1932 / soft-ground etching ... Read more »
     
  • Better Business Through A Better Website Workshop - Toowoomba (PM)

    From: 05:30pm Tuesday 31 May 2016
    To: 08:30pm Tuesday 31 May 2016
    Location: Toowoomba City Library
    Phone: 0422 900 858
     

    Is your website outdated? Is it generating business? Do you need a website? Toowoomba Regional Council is delivering a series of FREE website workshops from May 31st - June 2nd, in Toowoomba, Pittsworth and Crows Nest. Delivered by Tim Gentle from Think Digital, who has built over 1000 websites for businesses. Limited ... Read more »
     
  • Website Development for Better Business -Toowoomba

    From: 05:30pm Tuesday 31 May 2016
    To: 08:30pm Tuesday 31 May 2016
    Location: Toowoomba City Library
    Phone: 
     

    Digital Literacy Workshop for Small Business located in Toowoomba Region ... Read more »
     
  • Westbrook and Districts Lions Trivia Night

    From: 07:00pm Tuesday 31 May 2016
    To: 09:30pm Tuesday 31 May 2016
    Location: Westbrook Tavern
    Phone: 0419 099 011
     

    Westbrook and Districts Lions Club are holding a Trivia Night on May 31st at 7pm at the Westbrook Tavern. The evening is in aid of farmers in drought affected areas of Queensland. We are collecting toiletries and beauty products for the whole family, which will be distributed through 'Drought Angels' ... Read more »
     
  • Naturalism Now – Top Girls

    From: 07:30pm Tuesday 31 May 2016
    To: 07:30pm Saturday 04 June 2016
    Location: USQ Concert Hall
    Phone: 07 4631 1111
     

    A controversial exploration of female empowerment. To compliment an investigation of the use of realism in the 1950s as seen in Look Back in Anger, we bring you the 1982 play Top Girls by Caryl Churchill. Marlene is a successful entrepreneur, shattering the glass and is on the way to ‘having it all’. In the ... Read more »
     
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