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Art/Music/Culture ... 17388Theatre Season 2014
Saturday, March 01, 2014 .. to .. Thursday, October 09, 2014
 Venue:41 Boundary Street, South Townsville ... map
 Time:1 March to 9 October 2014
 Cost:Various Packages Prices available for Adult and Concession. Concession cards accepted - Pension, Senior Cards, Tertiary Students full-time. School Students/Children 18 months to Grade 12 @ $25.00 per ticket.
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Tickets Available at TicketShop Book Now or call 4727 9797
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Townsville City Council presents 10 amazing productions in 2014. Take adavantage of the packaging options to save $ and secure the best seats in the house:-

Classics Package - 4 productions

Theatre Season 6 Pack - Choose your own

Theatre Season 3 Pack - Choose your own

 


 
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Great Winter Reads
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 .. to .. Sunday, August 31, 2014
 Venue:CityLibraries Townsville Online ... map
 Cost:FREE
 Presented by:  CityLibraries Townsville
 Contact:CityLibraries � For more information call 1300 878 001
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Discover your CityLibraries staff favourite Great Winter Reads online at GoodReads and tell us yours.


bit.ly/tsvgoodreads
 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 17594Cornerstone
Friday, July 18, 2014 .. to .. Sunday, August 24, 2014
 Venue:Denham St and Flinders St, Townsville ... map
 Time:Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 2pm
 Cost:FREE
 Family/Youth event
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Call 4727 9011 or email ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au
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Jo Lankester’s major solo exhibition Cornerstone re-affirms her passion for creating large scale works inspired by the natural environment. An artist of national regard, she trained at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1994, completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts – Printmaking. Lankester’s work is represented in the National Gallery of Australia Print Collection, Artbank, and in public and private collections throughout Australia and overseas.

IMAGE: Jo LANKESTER On the Surface 2013, lithograph, 70 x 50cm. Printers: Jo Lankester with Peter Lancaster and Eliza Grace of Lancaster Press

 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 17595Limina: the threshold of experience
Friday, July 18, 2014 .. to .. Sunday, September 14, 2014
 Venue:Denham St and Flinders St, Townsville ... map
 Time:Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 2pm
 Cost:FREE
 Family/Youth event
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Call 4727 9011 or email ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au
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 Dr Donna Foley’s major exhibition Limina: the threshold of experience examines the way in which memory and place intersect; the experiences we bring to new environments which make the way in which we view them unique, and the memories imprinted in a place due to the events that have occurred there.
 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 19208This Sporting Lens: Ian Hitchcock
Friday, July 18, 2014 .. to .. Sunday, August 24, 2014
 Venue:Denham St and Flinders St, Townsville ... map
 Cost:FREE
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Call 4727 9011 or email ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au
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This exhibition is the culmination of a ten-year career as a professional sports photographer for Getty Images, an international photo agency. As a Townsville based artist, Ian’s passion for photography and his sensitivity to his subject matter is clearly portrayed in this exciting sports photography exhibition.

Exhibition dates:
18 July - 24 August 2014
Showing in the Access Space, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery


 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 17589GIFTED: Works from Ron and Bronwyn McBurnie, Euan MacLeod, June Tupicoff, and Ann Thomson
Friday, July 18, 2014 .. to .. Sunday, August 17, 2014
 Venue:20 Village Boulevard, Thuringowa Central ... map
 Time:Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm
 Cost:FREE
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Call 4773 8871 or email pinnacles@townsville.qld.gov.au
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This exhibition presents a suite of prints and paintings by major Australian artists Euan MacLeod, Ann Thomson, and June Tupicoff, generously donated to the City of Townsville Art Collection variously by the artists themselves, and Ron and Bronwyn McBurnie.


 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 19209Dexterity: PressNorth Printmakers
Friday, July 18, 2014 .. to .. Sunday, August 24, 2014
 Venue:Denham St and Flinders St, Townsville ... map
 Cost:FREE
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Call 4727 9011 or email ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au
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An exhibition showcasing selected works by workshop participants and visiting Artists in Residence from a series of professional development projects engaging four master printmakers: G.W. Bot, Peter Lankester, Trent Walter and Judy Watson.

Pressnorth Printmakers is a not-for-profit artist-run-initiative composed of emerging, mid-career and professional printmakers from Townsville and the surrounding regions. PressNorth Printmakers promotes innovative printmaking, fostering excellence, inspiration and transferable skills engaging with local, national and international communities.

Exhibition opening: 12pm Saturday 26 July 2014 

Followed by: 'Cornerstone', an Artist Talk by Jo Lankester Brush & Press
12.30pm Saturday 26 July 2014

'Limina', an Artist Talk by Dr Donna Foley
1pm Saturday 26 July 2014

Exhibition dates: 18 July - 24 August 2014
Showing in the Niche Space, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

The project was made possible by the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, which supports sustainable cultural development in regional, rural, and remote Australia to give artists and communities’ better access to opportunities to practice and experience the arts. The program is delivered in partnership with Artslink Queensland, PressNorth Printmakers, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts & Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.

 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 19210Jezzine: Townsville Waercolour Group
Saturday, July 19, 2014 .. to .. Monday, August 25, 2014
 Venue:Denham St and Flinders St, Townsville ... map
 Cost:FREE
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Call 4727 9011 or email ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au
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Celebrating the redevelopment of the Jezzine Barracks at Kissing Point, the Townsville Watercolour Group present an exhibition of dozens of miniature paintings, depicting and inspired by the historical, cultural and community facets of Jezzine.

Exhibition Dates: 19 July - 25 August 2014
Displaying in the Showcase, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery


 
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Stardust Circus
Thursday, July 24, 2014 .. to .. Sunday, August 03, 2014
 Venue:Kings Road, West End Qld 4810 ... map
 Time:Wed - Fri 7pm; Sat 2pm & 6pm; Sun 11am only
 Cost:Adult $30-$45; Child $20-$35 (3-15yrs)
 Family/Youth event
 Presented by:  Janlin Circuses Pty Ltd
 Contact:Tickets Available at TicketShop Book Now or call 4727 9797
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Traditional Circus with performing Lions, Monkeys, Ponies, Goats, Pigs and Dogs. Flying Trapeze, Aerial Acts, Comedy Routines as well as Clowns, Jugglers, 10 person Teeter Board Act, Comedy Taxi (solo trapeze - world standard). A fast moving show to entertain all ages.

Approx. 2 hours including interval. Children 2 years/under are free on the lap. Ticketed Child age 3-15 years. Patrons requiring wheelchair access, please contact TicketShop.


 
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Storytime
Friday, July 25, 2014
 Venue:Aitkenvale Library, 4 Petunia Street, Aitkenvale  ... map
 Time:10am - 11am
 Cost:Free. Bookings not required
 Presented by:  CityLibraries
 Contact:CityLibraries � For more information call 1300 878 001
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 Feed your child's appetite for stories and learning by connecting with great children's books, songs and rhymes.
 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 18362Music in the City
Friday, July 25, 2014
 Venue:Cnr Stokes St and Walker St, Townsville ... map
 Time:12pm - 2pm
 Cost:FREE
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:For more information contact 1300 878 001
 

Bring along your lunch, relax and enjoy live entertainment in CBD’s Perfumed Gardens 12pm – 2pm.

This week entertainment is: Justin Manwaring

A free event, proudly bought to you by Townsville City Council.


 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 18589Sport/Recreation ... 18589Queensland Writers Centre Workshop - Understanding Story Structure
Saturday, July 26, 2014
 Venue:86 Thuringowa Drive, Von Steiglitz Room, Thuringowa Central ... map
 Time:9am to 3pm
 Cost:QWC members - Free Non QWC members - $30
 Presented by:  CityLibraries Townsville in conjunction with Queensland Writers Centre
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 Building a novel is like building a house; it's about constructing the building blocks and skeleton of the whole. Presented by Laurel Cohn.
www.qwc.asn.au
 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 18911School Disco #4
Saturday, July 26, 2014
 Venue:368 Ross River Road, Cranbrook ... map
 Time:Sat 26 July - 7pm to 11pm
 Cost:$10 per ticket
 Presented by:  Ignatius Park College
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Rubiks Cube Colour Disco: Prizes for best dressed. 

Come along and join in the dance!

Special Conditions of Entry for the School Disco include:-
Current School ID req or Parent to accompany to door
No Passouts – Time 7pm-11pm
No Alcohol / No Smoking
No Belts with metal buckles / No Glow Sticks
No Chewing Gum/ No Caps
Dress Standards Apply – appropriate dress – no hooded jumpers

Phone & internet bookers who choose the collection option can be collected at either the Townsville Civic Theatre or Riverway Arts Centre prior to 1.00pm on the Saturday of the disco. No Ticket Collections or Sales at IPC Hall, Ross River Road, Cranbrook.

The Disco accept all grade 7 students, from any school. Most grade 7 students will not have a school ID, therefore their current bus pass ID or their parents must sign them in at the door. Note: Security and Police are in attendance at the School Disco.

Tickets at TicketShop. Business Hours:

Townsville Civic Theatre 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm Saturday, and 

Riverway Arts Centre 12.30pm to 5pm Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 2pm Saturday  


 
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National Tree Day Celebration!
Sunday, July 27, 2014
 Venue:1 Stuart Drive, Annandale 4814 ... map
 Time:Sunday, 27 July 2014 from 8:30am - 11:00am
 Cost:FREE
 Family/Youth event
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Integrated Sustainability Services on 1300 878 001
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Let's Celebrate National Tree Day this Sunday!

Townsville City Council is holding a community celebration for National Tree Day. Come along on Sunday for some fun activities for the kids and take some native plants home for your very own backyard planting!

Celebration will be held at Ross River Riverbank behind Murray Skate Park

It is a free event for the whole family. Come and join us!

» Free native trees
» Free sausage sizzle
» Kids entertainment with Ranger Dan, face painting and more!

Every registration on the day goes into the draw to win a Family Pass to the Cowboys vs Sea Eagles home game.

Site Access and Parking

Parking and access along Stuart Drive is not permitted!

Please join us for a fun filled and educational event and support a sustainable future for our community.
www.townsville.qld.gov.au

For further information please contact Integrated Sustainability Services on 1300 878 001

Proudly sponsored by: 



 
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Art/Music/Culture ... 18421Lectures/Workshops/Tradeshows ... 18421Percival's Life Drawing
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
 Venue:Denham St and Flinders St, Townsville ... map
 Time:Tuesdays: 6.30pm-9.30pm
 Cost:$15
 Presented by:  Townsville City Council
 Contact:Call 4727 9011 or email ptrg@townsville.qld.gov.au
 

Percival's Life Drawing is hosted at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery by Life Drawing Townsville every Tuesday from 6.30pm - 9.30pm. A fantastic opportunity for artists and students to develop their drawing skills and network with other artists; no bookings required.

Everyone is welcome, no experience is necessary and bookings are not required but participants will need to bring their own drawing materials and paper. Please note that this is not an art class where participants are taught how to draw. 

Location: Perc Tucker Regional Art Gallery, Denham Street entrance
Age: 15+. Under 18s will need their parents to accompany them on the first instance and sign a permission form
Cost: $15/session - please bring own drawing materials and paper

Image: Gerald Soworka, Life drawing sketch , ink and wash on paper, 60 x 84 cm

 
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