Get Out and About Townsville – January 2021

Young girl gets out and about on beach, relaxing on beach chair in the sun

For this month’s Get Out and About Guide Townsville there are an abundance of fun activities and events for all ages. Check out the best upcoming opportunities in Townsville below:

FRIDAY 1 JANUARY

Summer Reading Club

Runs until 31 January

Townsville Libraries

FREE / Kids

 

Townsville Treasure Hunt

Runs until 22 January

Perc Tucker Gallery / Townsville City Centre

FREE / Kids

 

Giant Water Hunt

Runs until end of school holidays

Water Smart Garden, Anderson Gardens

FREE / Family – Kids

 

Maritime Museum Pirate Trail

Runs until end of school holidays

Maritime Museum of Townsville

9.30am / $5.00 – $10.00 / Kids – Family

 

Maritime Museum Shipwreck Trail

Runs until end of school holidays

Maritime Museum of Townsville

9.30am / $5.00 – $10.00 / Kids – Family

 

Roving Rangers

Runs until 4 January

Billabong Sanctuary

10.30am / $26.00 – $115.00 / Kids – Family

 

Exhibition: Leonie Wood – Life Lines

Runs until 7 February

Perc Tucker Gallery

10.00am / FREE / G

 

Exhibition: Andrea Huelin – Men and Cones

Runs until 7 February

Perc Tucker Gallery

10.00am / FREE / G

 

Exhibition: Regi Cherini – All the Single Ladies

Runs until 7 February

Perc Tucker Gallery

10.00am / FREE / G

 

SATURDAY 2 JANUARY

The Ultimate ABBA Show

Runs every Saturday until 16 January

Townsville Stage Door Theatre Restuarant

5.45pm / $79.00 – 89.00 / PG

 

TUESDAY 5 JANUARY

Cheerleading

Every Tuesday and Thursday until the end of School Holidays

Townsville Dance and Cheerleading

9.00am (5 – 12 years) and 4.00pm (12 – 18 years) / $15.00 / Kids / Teenagers

 

SUNDAY 10 JANUARY

Landscape Photography Workshop

Jezzine Barracks

3.30pm / $127.69 / Mature – Adults

 

MONDAY 11 JANUARY

Kids Rock Climbing Classes

Runs until 22 January

Hot Rock Adventure Centre

1.30pm / $20.00 / Kids

 

Take Home Messy Play Packs

Dan Gleeson Memorial Gardens – Townsville Libraries

8.30am / FREE / Kids – Family

 

TUESDAY 12 JANUARY

Young Forensic Investigators

Also runs 14, 19, 21 January

Forensii – Legal and Forensic Pyschology Education: Online course forensii.com / courses 10.0am / $50.00 / Kids

 

WEDNESDAY 13 JANUARY

Free Council Microchipping Day (dogs and cats)

Runs once a month until June

Animal Care and Adoption Centre

9.00am / FREE – Bookings Required / Pet Owners

 

THURSDAY 14 JANUARY

Networking 101

Co Habitat Townsville

9.00am / $97.00 / 18 +

 

FRIDAY 15 JANUARY

Northern Stories

Runs until 26 January

Queens Gardens and Jezzine Barracks

 

Mel Buttle and Friends

Molly Malones Irish Pub

7.30pm / $35.00 – $180.00 / 18 +

 

Anthony Lamond Comedy Workshop

The HinchinBrook Way – TYTO Conference Centre

8.00am / TBA / Adults

 

MONDAY 18 JANUARY

Speakeze Fun

Runs until 21 January

Pimlico State High School

10.00am / $39.00 / Kids 12 – 17 years

 

FRIDAY 22 JANUARY

Adrenaline Games – School Holiday Fun

The HinchinBrook Way, TYTO Parklands

1.00pm / FREE / kidas – Family

 

Family Camping Weekend at Lake Paluma

Townsville Sailing Club

9.00am / $43.40 / Family

 

SATURDAY 23 JANUARY

Creedence – The John Fogerty Show

Dalrymple Hotel

8.30pm / $29.60 / 18+

 

TUESDAY 26 JANUARY

Let’s Celebrate Australia

Jezzine Barracks

FREE / Family

 

WEDNESDAY 5 FEBRUARY

Burdekin Singers presents Mary Poppins

Runs until 14 February

Burdekin Theatre

8.00pm / $39.00 – $150.00 / Family

 

THURSDAY 20 FEBRUARY

Australian Indigenous V Maori Kiwis

Queensland Country Bank Stadium Townsville

7.00pm / $25.00 – $125.00 / Family – PG (No entry for those U12 with no Parental Guidance).

 

REGULAR MARKETS 

Bluewater Twilight Markets

Date: 2nd Saturday of the month

Time: 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Location: Bluewater Community Centre

 

Bushland Beach Markets

Date: 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month

Time: 8.00am – 12.00pm

Location: On the foreshore, end of Mount Low Parkway

 

Renegade Handmade Markets

Date: 2nd Sunday of the month

Time: 8.00am – 1.00pm

Location: Marian School Hall

 

Horseshoe Bay Markets

Date: Every 2nd and last Sunday of the month

Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm

Location: Horseshoe Bay Foreshore

 

Balgal Beach Markets

Date: 1st Saturday of the month

Time: 8.00am – 1.00pm

Location: Fisherman’s Landing Balgal Beach

 

Strand Night Markets

Date: 1st Friday of the month (runs from Feb to Dec)

Time: 5.00pm – 9.30pm

Location: Strand Park, North Ward

 

Mundingburra Markets

Date: 3rd Sunday of the month

Time: 7.30am – 12.00pm

Location: Mundingburra State School

 

Willows Rotary Markets

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 7.30am – 11.30am

Location: Willows Shopping Centre Car Park

 

Cotters Markets

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 8.00am – 1.00pm

Location: Flinders St

 

Magnetic Island Markets (Horseshoe Bay)

Date: Every week on Sunday

Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm

Location: Foreshore in Horseshoe Bay

 

Wulguru Markets

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 7.00am – 12.00pm

Location: Wulguru Soccer Grounds, 14 Edison Street, Wulguru

 

Mercer Lane Markets

Date: 1st Saturday of the month

Time: From 8.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Mercer Lane

 

Conroy Hall Markets

Date: 2nd Saturday of the month

Time: From 7.30am – 9.30am

Location: Conroy Hall