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What's On this weekend | 15th - 17th June

Sun 24 Jun 2018 12:51 pm to 12:51 pm

  • Launceston, Tasmania

24 hour sleep out – Feeding the Homeless
Where: Royal Park, Launceston, Tasmania
When: Friday, 15th at 5:30pm to Saturday 16th June at 5:30 PM
Details: We will be sharing a BBQ meal with the people who are homeless and in need then we will be heading around Launceston to collect donations along with us carrying our belongings for the next 24 hours. Depending on the weather elements we are unsure where we will be sleeping it may be under a tree or under a bridge? Saturday morning, we will be having eggs for breakfast on the BBQ down at Royal Park BBQ area then head into Launceston City to collect more donations. You won't miss us in our group we will look like the best-looking team in Launceston.
Thank you so much to all who support Launceston feeding the homeless with.
Cost: Please help by donating so we can further help more people around Tasmania who deserve to be feed not going hungry www.strikeitout.com.au Strike It Out Inc Bsb: 067 601 Account: 1044 3613
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/232660347540167/ 

The Star Theatre, Launceston
Where: 217b Invermay Road, Launceston
When: Wednesday – Sunday: 9.30am – late & Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Details: Built in 1937, the Star Theatre is an iconic Art Deco cinema in Launceston, Tasmania. It ceased operation as a cinema in 1969 but it was re-opened on the 24 February 2018. Come and see the beautiful Art Modern (late 1930s Art Deco) cinema that has been restored. You are welcome to wander through and have a look at the building, enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine at the cafe/bar, and of course watch a movie!
Please click the link to see session times and ticket links below. The café and doors open each day at 9.30am.
Cost: https://www.startheatre.com.au/movies/   
Contact: If you have any difficulty booking via the links please contact us on 03 6333 1190

Launceston Harvest Market
Where: Cimitiere Street Carpark, 71 Cimitiere Street, Launceston
When: Every Saturday from 8:30am-12:30pm
Details: Harvest Market brightens a quiet inner-city car park and brings the farm gate to you. Meet the farmers, connect with locals and feast your eyes on Tasmania’s freshest seasonal produce, ethical meat and fish, local dairy, artisan bread and pastries, Fruit and Vegetables. Try the locally roasted coffee and taste your way around our foodie State at this vibrant weekly event before collecting a myriad of premium produce, cool-climate wines, artisan ciders and home-made preserves.

Westbury Market
Where: Lonsdale Promenade, opposite the Village Green, Westbury
When: Recurring: 3rd Saturday of every month - 9am until 1pm.
Details: Fresh Vegetables, Cakes, Biscuits, Jams, Pickles, Relishes. Plants, books galore, picture postcards, jewellery, haberdashery, bric a brac, something for everyone. Come along and enjoy browsing the stalls while enjoying the open fire to keep warm.
Weather permitting BBQ as well as a wonderful array of sandwiches, and delicacies available along with soup and tea and coffee from the cafe in the hall.
Goods are sold on commission and more stall holders always welcome. Proceeds to the Anglican Parish of Quamby.
Cost: FREE
Contact: contact Margaret 6393 1417 or Rob at [email protected] 

Mole Creek Market
Where: Mole Creek Memorial Hall – 2 Caveside Road, Mole Creek.
When: 3rd Saturday of every month, 9.00am – 1.00pm
Details: Mole Creek Market has everything a country market has to offer. Featuring many different stall holders from around the area with fresh produce, plants crafts and bric a brac.
Contact: For more information or any enquiries, phone Ross on 0413 681 252

Tamar Discovery
Where: shed 1A Inspection Head Wharf, 200 Flinders Street, Beauty Point (The event will be held upstairs at Seahorse World)
When: Saturday, 16th June from 10am – 2pm
Details: You are invited to dive into the mysteries and wonder of the Tamar River estuary’s incredible environment during this all-ages, interactive discovery event! The day will include displays and presentations for the whole family, kid’s activities, lucky door prizes and discounted Seahorse World tours for attendees. Learn about the issues affecting the Tamar and discover a whole new side of the estuary!
Cost: Free
Contact: For more information, contact Megan (NRM North Facilitator) on 6333 7775 or at [email protected]

Daytime Disney
Where: City Baptist Church, 11 Frederick St, Launceston
When: Saturday, 16th June - Performances commence at 1pm and 3.30pm
Details: Enjoy the beautiful music from the magical world of Disney!
From classics such as ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ and ‘Zip-a-dee-doo-dah’, to more recent hits from films such as Tangled,
Beauty and the Beast, Toy Story and Moana, there is definitely something for everyone!
The St. Cecilia School of Music will be presenting two family friendly 1-Hour Disney themed concerts.
Cost: Tickets are Adults $10; Children $5; Family $25 (2A + 3C) and are now available from Barratt’s Music, 104 George Street, Launceston.
Contact: Further enquiries 1300 858 499 or go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/2057848777786368/  

Bellamy's Launceston Tornadoes v Melbourne Tigers - Round 16
Where: Elphin Sport Centre, Launceston
When: Saturday, 16th June from 6:30pm until 10:00pm
Details: The Bellamy's Launceston Tornadoes are a women's basketball team competing in Australia's Premier Winter League, The SEABL. They have been a part of the Launceston sporting landscape for 23 years and have strong community support, with crowds of 600+. It's a great night's entertainment, a wonderful activity for all the family to enjoy. Join in the fun and support your local home team. Book now!
Contact: For more information or to buy tickets go to: https://launcestontickets.com.au/event?id=7190  

Shake Sparkle Shave
Where: Country Club Tasmania, Country Club Ave, Launceston
When: Saturday, 16th June from 7:00pm
Details: Running Times: Doors: 7:00pm Start: 7:30pm Finish: 10:00pm *All times are approximate and subject to change. A fundraiser event aimed to get you moving in your seats, performers making your eyes sparkle in amazement, and to raise funds for one brave woman who is shaving her head! Shake Sparkle Shave will be held at the fantastic venue, The Showroom at Country Club Casino. Event Organiser, Sophie Enniss, has gathered local talent to be involved in this variety show. Performers include; Encore Theatre Company, The Show Club, Emergency Poncho, Allstar Cheer and Dance Tasmania, Bee Bop Dance Studio, Pole Fit Trio, Footsteps Dancentre, Dance Academy 34, Melissa Wimmer's School of Theatrical Dance, Brett Budgeon, Samantha Hammersley, Jarrad and Leigh Enniss, Joel Fenton, Ashlee Prewer, Benjamin Dudman, Bronte Kendell, Charlotte Edwards, Dixie Biggs, Ebony Creely, Georgia O'Brien, Josh Brown, Morgan Pinner and Amber Clark and hosting the event will be Rick Marton.
Cost: http://www1.ticketmaster.com.au/shake-sparkle-shave-prospect-vale-tasmania-16-06-2018/event/130054A49F45595A?artistid=2501166&majorcatid=10005&minorcatid=0   
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/2055352384704073/  

Bogan Night Rocks on With Rude Lixx!!
Where: Rockin' Hot Pizza - Licensed Cafe & Pizza Bar, Shop 8, Quadrant Plaza, 94 York Street, Launceston
When: Saturday, 16th June at 8:30pm – 12:00am
Details: RUDE LIXX Rock out the Best of late 70s to 90s Rock with Stevie Lixx, Rude Boy and a special guest.... pumping out the beats travel back in time to kick it to your favourite covers and if you like .... squeeze into you bubble gum jeans, acid wash nut crackers, sleeveless flannie and pussy boots.... frizz your hair or style your mullet and come in for an awesome night!
HAPPY HOUR 7.30-8.30 with Basic Spirits and Boags at $6.
Don't miss this one!
Cost: Free entry
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/214883585768682/ 

D.I.Y Workshops at Bunnings – North Launceston
Where: Bunnings, Corner Lindsay Street & Goderich Street, North Launceston
When: Saturday – see times below
Details: Come along to Bunnings, North Launceston and make the most of the D.I.Y Workshops!
Saturday 16th June
10:00am: Fun Mosaics Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
11:00am: How to Home Fire Safety (Inc. Smoke Alarms, Fire Extinguishers & Blankets) -
Understand the legislation for installing smoke alarms, importance of regular maintenance, and essential basics in being prepared for a house fire.
12:30pm: Project Advice - If you are stuck in the midst of a project and need some advice, come in and speak with our D.I.Y. presenter to get some expert advice and tips to help finish your project
2:00pm: How to Home Fire Safety (Inc. Smoke Alarms, Fire Extinguishers & Blankets) -
Understand the legislation for installing smoke alarms, importance of regular maintenance, and essential basics in being prepared for a house fire.
Sunday 17th June
10:00am: Fun Mosaics Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
11:00am: How to Home Fire Safety (Inc. Smoke Alarms, Fire Extinguishers & Blankets) -
Understand the legislation for installing smoke alarms, importance of regular maintenance, and essential basics in being prepared for a house fire.
12:30pm: Project Advice - If you are stuck in the midst of a project and need some advice, come in and speak with our D.I.Y. presenter to get some expert advice and tips to help finish your project
2:00pm: How to Home Fire Safety (Inc. Smoke Alarms, Fire Extinguishers & Blankets) -
Understand the legislation for installing smoke alarms, importance of regular maintenance, and essential basics in being prepared for a house fire.
To book: http://www.bunnings.com.au/stores/tas/north-launceston    

D.I.Y Workshops at Bunnings – Kings Meadows
Where: Bunnings, 90 Connector Park Drive, Kings Meadows
When: Saturday & Sunday
Details: Come along to Bunnings, Kings Meadows and make the most of the D.I.Y Workshops!
Saturday 16th June
10:30am - 1:30pm: Fun Mosaics Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
Sunday 17th June
10:30am - 1:30pm: Fun Mosaics Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
To book: https://www.bunnings.com.au/stores/tas/kings-meadows 

Evandale Sunday Market
Where: Falls Park, on Logan Road, Evandale
When: Every Sunday from around 8:00am until around 1:30pm.
Details: Evandale hosts a regular country market. There's a great variety of stalls, including fantastic local produce, second-hand books, food vans, general bric-a-brac and local crafts. There are also rides for the kids, including the Evandale Light Rail and pony rides.
Cost: Free entry
Contact: For all enquiries about the Markets (including holding a stall), please call 03 6391 9191.

Designer Market at Penny Royal
Where: Penny Royal Adventures, 1 Bridge Road, Launceston
When: Sunday, 17th June from 8:30am - first and third Sunday of each month
Details: On the first and third Sunday of each month, Penny Royal plays host to some of Tasmania's most talented niche designers. Find uniquely Tasmanian craft items and stroll around the village. The Designer Market at Penny Royal is perfect for families, with Brady's Tavern at Penny Royal and Penny Royal Wine Bar and Restaurant open for business.
Cost: Entry to The Designer Market at Penny Royal is free.
Contact: For stallholder applications please email; [email protected] 

Ross Market
Where: Church Street, Ross Tasmania
When: Sunday, 17th June from 9:00am
Details: The historic village of Ross hosts a country market on the third Sunday of each month. The market includes local handicrafts, produce and a ‘home baked’ section where you can buy licenced home-made speciality pies, cakes and preserves.
You can also enjoy a home-made breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee at the Market Kitchen.
Cost: Free entry
Contact: For more information please call (03) 6381 5444

Launceston Esk Market at Inveresk
Where: Launceston Showgrounds, Forster Street, Launceston
When: Every Sunday from 9:00am-2:00pm
Details: The Launceston Esk Market has a range of products on offer including refreshments, bric-a-brac, pre-loved items, clothing, books, tools, collectable tools, antique and craft items, knitting, sewing, beads, wooden and rustic furniture, novelties and toys. Avoid the hustle and bustle of the supermarkets and visit the market for the freshest and the best of local vegetables and seasonal fruits. Pick up some great bargains in a fun and friendly atmosphere. The market has over 150 stalls all of which are undercover.
Cost: Free parking and free entry.
Contact: Phillip LeFevere | P: 0408 487 154

Tasmanian Dog Training Classes
Where: Churchill Park, Invermay
When: Sundays - Beginners: 9:30am, Puppies: 9:30am, Grades: 10:45am
Details: We are a Non-Profit community minded volunteer organisation that provides dog training, education and a path to a variety of dog sport activities in Launceston Tasmania. We can assist you to get involved in training your dog or getting involved in dog sports such as Agility and Jumping, Obedience, Rally-O, Tracking and Endurance. We strictly believe in positive reinforcement for our training!
Contact: For more information email [email protected] or call the clubs mobile phone on 0474 225 192 Website: http://www.tdtc.org.au/  

Tassie Drum Circle
Where: We mostly meet in the Cataract Gorge, sometimes in City Park, and other venues by arrangement.
When: Every first and third Sunday of the month from 10:00am onwards.
Details: Tassie Drum Circle is a Free Community Drum Circle. We get together and drum. All types of drum and skill levels welcome. New friends are welcome. We are a mix of skill levels. Come and learn some beats, how to tune and maintain your drum, or share your knowledge. We are all about having fun. BYO chair and drum (spare drums and percussion available).
Cost: Free
Contact: Diane Hayes | P: 0439 189 886 | E: [email protected] 
| F: www.facebook.com/TassieDrumCircle  

Rueda In the Square
Where: Prince's Square, Charles St, Launceston
When: Sunday, 17th June from 10:30am – 12:00pm
Details: Let's dance Cuban salsa! We dance 'Rueda de Casino' at Harvest Market every month and we are practising it in Prince's Square. Beginners are very welcome and no partner is required! Come to dance or see us at Prince's Square (at the rotunda in City Park (not in Civic Square) if it rains)!
*Beginner Lesson: 10.30 am - 11.00 am (FREE, no partner required)
*Rueda Social: 11.00 am - 12.00 pm (for beginners & experienced dancers)
Please come over before 10.30 am if you want to learn Rueda from the basic steps.
Rueda means "wheel" in Spanish. Rueda is a shorter name of "Rueda de Casino" which means a wheel of Cuban salsa and a group of people dance in a wheel (circle) with a number of moves. It's fun to dance and watch and easy to learn. What you do is follow what a caller says next. Watch the following YouTube video to find out what Rueda is like. https://youtu.be/6s2IVHrPNCc
We dance on the bitumen so you are recommended to wear comfortable shoes (not high heels).
See you in the Square!
Cost: Free
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/150000005666573/  

Amali’s Road to recovery fundraiser
Where: Legerwood Hall
When: Sunday 17th of June from 12 noon, entertainment starts at 1:30pm
Details: This fundraiser is to raise money for a beautiful local Launceston family whose precious girl is currently undergoing chemotherapy in Melbourne after being diagnosed with a Neuroblastoma in her chest. There will be raffles and prizes to be won as well as an Afternoon tea.
To read Amali’s full story and for updates on her journey you can visit the Facebook page ‘Road to Recovery for Amali’
Cost: Admission $12.00
Contact: For more information contact, Kaye & Robert Jaffray: 6353 2158

Cricket Practice
Where: Riverside High School
When: Every Sunday, 17th June from 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Details: Anyone who has interest in cricket can come and join. Friendly 15 over game.
Cost: Free
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/193104417996674/ 

Free Learn to Bowl Program
Where: Launceston Lanes, 20 Innocent Street, Kingsmeadows
When: Ongoing
Details: Learn to bowl with your friends over four easy lessons! Launceston Lanes is running FREE learn to bowl programs for people 16 and over. Each program runs for 4 weeks and includes 1 x 90-minute lesson per week with a qualified coach. Ball and shoes provided. Numbers are limited and bookings are essential.
Cost: Free
Contact: For more information, or to check times of next available sessions, phone Launceston Lanes on 03 6344 9933. Or visit launcestonlanes.com.au 


Some of the local gigs…


FREE Eight Ball games
Where: Olde Tudor Hotel, Prospect
When: Friday evenings from 7.30pm
Entry: Free Admission

Live Acoustic Entertainment
Where: Alchemy
When: Friday & Saturday, from 9pm till late
Entry: Free

Cool Train R&B Band
Where: Iron Horse Bar & Grill, Prospect
When: Saturday from 8:30pm
Entry: Free

Mick Attard
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street St – Public bar
When: Friday from 9:00pm
Entry: Free

Sandino & Georgia
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street St – Public Bar
When: Saturday from 9:00pm
Entry: Free

Jazz Jam
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street St – Boat Shed
When: Sunday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Entry: Free

Open Folk Session
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street St – Public Bar
When: Sunday from 5:00pm
Entry: Free

Leigh Ratcliffe
Where: Watergarden Bar at the Launceston Country Club
When: Friday from 7pm
Entry: Free

Jerome Hillier
Where: Watergarden Bar at the Launceston Country Club
When: Saturday from 7pm
Entry: Free

New Sensations
Where: Tonic Bar at the Launceston Country Club
When: Saturday from 9pm
Entry: Free

The Funky Monkey Awakens
Where: Up York Space, 144 York St, Launceston
When: Saturday, 16th June from 6:00pm
Details: Well it's about that time again! The Funky Monkey awakens for another evening of entertainment. Open your ears for the listening pleasure of local and interstate acoustic folk punk tunes and wrap your laughing gear around our selection of booze (the usual suspects, of course!)
5 dollary-doos entry at the door, my friends, from 6 o' the clock - music from 8. The music will be playing till late, so shuffle in and enjoy the night while your hospitality needs are met by the usual ne'er-do-wells.
As usual, we must ask that you please keep your alcoholic beverages inside. :)
THE LINEUP:
BrodyGreg
Quinton Trembath
Jude Joseph
Cost: $5.00 entry
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/2079559005590145/