Entertainment

The Greater Springfield Indian Association is holding its second annual Kite Festival next Friday, January 26.

Kite festival flies high next Friday

Daniel Bouwmeester January 17, 2024 2 min read

The Greater Springfield Indian Association (GSIA) is holding its second annual Kite Festival next Friday, January 26, making it a great way to get out and celebrate Australia Day. The Greater Springfield Kite Festival 2024 will take place on the college oval at Woodcrest State College, from 12 noon until 6pm. Entry into the festival…

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My Precious Events is all about making your life easy and ensuring your wedding day is a precious, memorable moment in time.

A helping hand for your wedding or event

Daniel Bouwmeester January 10, 2024 4 min read

By Rachel Waddington, from My Precious Events Edited by Daniel Bouwmeester Planning any event for yourself, friends, or family can be challenging, time-consuming, overwhelming, and overall frustrating. Even then, when it comes to weddings, for some reason there seems to be an added layer of pressure. In the last few years, the demand for assistance…

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Local realtor Beautique Realty is helping to calm anxious young ones with an original bedtime story about moving to a new home.

‘Moving’ book for moving home

Daniel Bouwmeester January 8, 2024 3 min read

A local realtor is helping to calm anxious young ones with her original bedtime story about moving to a new home. Beau Miller, the owner of real estate business Beautique Realty, in Augustine Heights, published a children’s story book in 2021 titled Little Red is Moving House. “At Beautique Realty, we believe that with an open…

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The latest Skullcandy earbud offering 'Rail' delivers great sound quality and plenty of features for a reasonable price.

Tech product review: Skullcandy Rail earbuds

Royce Wilson January 7, 2024 3 min read

A good set of earbuds is almost a necessity for a mobile phone nowadays, and the latest Skullcandy offering delivers great sound quality and plenty of features for a reasonable price. The Skullcandy Rail earbuds are wireless earbuds designed to work with any Bluetooth capable smart device – so pretty much any modern mobile phone,…

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Local musical group Jacaranda Jam ended the year in style performing for dignitaries, volunteers, and others at a Christmas party event.

‘Jam’ spreads Christmas music joy

Daniel Bouwmeester December 28, 2023 3 min read

Local musical group ‘Jacaranda Jam’ has finished the year with a flourish, performing for dignitaries, volunteers, and others at a Christmas party event last month. Jacaranda Jam is a ukulele band, featuring guitar, vocals, and a number of percussion instruments, and performs around nine concerts annually at nursing homes and retirement villages across Springfield, Ipswich,…

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Rotary District 9620, the district of the Greater Springfield Rotary, is now running its annual raffle with some valuable prizes.

A Rotary Raffle you should not miss

Daniel Bouwmeester December 26, 2023 2 min read

Each year Rotary District 9620 runs a raffle with some very unique and valuable prizes. This year’s raffle is now open, and tickets can be purchased online – how easy is that! The raffle is open to anyone who wishes to buy a ticket. You don’t have to be a Rotarian to enter. The funds…

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Popular pub Springlake Hotel has reopened after a multi-million dollar renovation, offering new spaces for indoor and outdoor entertainment.

Springlake Hotel reopens after $3 million reno

Daniel Bouwmeester December 25, 2023 3 min read

Popular Springfield Lakes pub Springlake Hotel has reopened following a multi-million dollar renovation, offering fresh new spaces for indoor and outdoor entertainment. The venue has undergone an extensive facelift to modernise its offering for patrons of all ages – with a focus on live entertainment, casual dining, and live sports, surrounded by natural bushland and…

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On November 25, the Springfield Mo-Men hosted their big casino-themed annual gala fundraiser evening: Movember Gala Casino Night 2023.

Men’s health the big winner at casino gala fundraiser

Daniel Bouwmeester December 24, 2023 3 min read

On Saturday, November 25, the Springfield Mo-Men hosted our big casino-themed annual gala fundraiser evening: Movember Gala Casino Night 2023. The evening of fundraising kicked off at 6pm at Springlake Hotel – with tickets costing $150 per person. Many dignitaries representing the local area and community were in attendance. After an incredibly successful 2022 where…

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Ipswich City Council​​ has revealed the community’s official Olympic legacy wish list as part of its new ‘Leveraging 2032’ roadmap.

Ipswich’s 2032 roadmap released

Daniel Bouwmeester December 23, 2023 3 min read

Ipswich City Council​​ has revealed the community’s official Olympic legacy wish list as part of its new ‘Leveraging 2032’ roadmap. Leveraging 2032: Our Roadmap to the Olympic and Paralympic Games was launched at Brighton Homes Arena on December 8. The Springfield Central venue is scheduled to host the modern pentathlon during the Brisbane 2032 Olympics…

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The circus has arrived in Springfield, courtesy of Weber Bros Entertainment, and will be in town throughout the month of January.

In-tents entertainment

Daniel Bouwmeester December 22, 2023 2 min read

The circus has arrived in Springfield, courtesy of Weber Bros Entertainment, and will be in town throughout the month of January. Running from January 3 to 28, “The Circus” is being billed by Weber Bros as the “entertainment spectacle of the year” and offers great live family entertainment. Located next-door to Orion Springfield Central, the…

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