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Cairns Art Gallery

Start Date: 1 Aug 2019 15:30:00
End Date: 1 Sep 2019 17:00:00

This outreach program runs over twelve weeks including six classes in Term 3 and six classes in Term 4. Participants will be guided through a range of formal art techniques and media, including drawing, painting and sculpture to develop techniques used by real artists. Each student will be encouraged to work at their own level of ability and develop a deep understanding of the value and enjoyment that can be gained through art.

Pricing

Members discount available

Cairns Museum

Start Date: 19 Aug 2019 10:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 16:00:00

Citizens 55 plus will receive the red-carpet treatment at Cairns Museum this Seniors Week from August 17 to 24.

Pricing

Concession entry is $12.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Occurs Daily

Start Date: 20 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2019 17:00:00

Housed in a landmark heritage building the Cairns Regional Gallery is the region's premier destination for exhibitions featuring historical and contemporary art by leading regional, national and international artists. The Gallery also presents exhibitions highlighting key works and themes from the permanent collection that focus on the unique cultural heritage of Far North Queensland.
Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm
Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 10am - 2pm
Shop closes 15 min prior
to Gallery closing
Gallery closed on Public Holidays

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 20 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. FREE for everyone!

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 20 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 20 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Want to learn to play Beach Volleyball, increase your skills, or just want to have a fun hour of sport? Elite coaches Joel and Luke lead this weekly clinic. The session combines skill training and play with groupings for all skill levels. Come on down and bash a ball!

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 21 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 21 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 21 Aug 2019 06:30:00
End Date: 21 Aug 2019 07:30:00

This Introductory class is a combination of Yoga and Tai Chi techniques. Learn the basics at Fogarty Park from 6:30am on Wednesday mornings.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 22 Aug 2019 06:30:00
End Date: 22 Aug 2019 07:30:00

Learn the basics of Pilates next to the Lagoon, 6:30am on Thursday mornings. Please bring water, a towel and/or mat.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 22 Aug 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 22 Aug 2019 18:00:00

Learn how to skateboard with the highly qualified ASF Skateboard Coaches.

Learn the basics, improve your skills, land new tricks and have fun at the Skate Park! Some helmets and skateboards will be provided.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 23 Aug 2019 09:30:00
End Date: 23 Aug 2019 11:30:00

Each Friday come and join in fun learning activities, story-time and songs for families with young children at Sugarworld Parkland (under the rain tree) during school term.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 16:00:00

You’ll find this marketplace in one of the most visually beautiful spots in Cairns city, right by the busy hub of the Cairns Lagoon, a man-made swimming pool on the foreshore.

It accommodates a mixture of bright and colourful market stalls selling your usual tropical trinkets, hand-made clothing, art works and jewellery. So, if you like a spot of shopping while you swim, this is the market place for you.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 14:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 15:00:00

Join us for the artist talk that is presented in conjunction with a major exhibition at the Cairns Art Gallery that includes new works commissioned by the Gallery in response to the ecology of Far North Queensland.

Internationally acclaimed artist Patricia Piccinini represented Australia in the 50th Biennale of Venice and was named by the Arts Newspaper as the top contemporary artist for visitor numbers worldwide in 2016 (New York Times, 2018).

FREE EVENT.All welcome. RSVPs appreciated

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 10:00:00

Aquatic exercise is a low impact, effective and fun way to get fit, burn calories, strengthen joints and bones and reduce stress. Aqua Aerobics increases general well-being with little or no impact and you don't even have to be able to swim!

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 07:30:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 08:30:00

Enjoy the unique experience of Sahaja Yoga Meditation, relax and allow the power of the Kundalini energy to rise inside and be in a state of thoughtless awareness. Once the Kundalini is awakened inside it nourishes the seven chakras inside you and helps us have towards inner peace and improved physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Museum

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 16:00:00

Come and join Cairns Museum for a day of fun, on Saturday August 24.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 09:00:00

This one hour class utilises the fantastic fitness stations spread out along the Esplanade to provide participants with an 'all over' body workout.

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This is a Free Event.

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Original Kuranda Rainforest Market

Occurs Sat & Sun Every Week

Start Date: 24 Aug 2019 11:30:00
End Date: 24 Aug 2019 13:30:00

Discover the culture of the rainforest Aboriginal people on weekends at the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets.

Pricing

$10 per adult. $25 per family (2 adults & 2 kids)

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Tanks Arts Centre

Start Date: 25 Aug 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 25 Aug 2019 14:00:00

Tanks Arts Centre presents Sunday Markets, held on the last Sunday of every month from April to November.

Tanks Monthly Markets are a unique slice of cultural life in the tropics and a must-do event on the Cairns calendar.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 26 Aug 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 26 Aug 2019 18:00:00

Bouldering is a form of rock climbing at low height.

​ A minimal amount of equipment is required.

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Art Gallery

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 26 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 26 Aug 2019 18:30:00

Conducted in the peaceful setting of the Gallery, participants will be guided through various yoga techniques, including learning postures, meditation and breathing techniques to improve core strength, mind and body. Our qualified and experienced yoga instructor Jeany Schall will guide the class, offering the highest and latest standards of modern yoga practice.

Classes run weekly on Monday evening, except for public holidays
COST (5 class pass): $70 non-members| $56 Members
5 class pass valid for 2 months from the date of purchase
Single Class Pass $15 (contact the Gallery to book a single class)

Pricing

Members discount available

Cairns Regional Council

Occurs Weekly

Start Date: 26 Aug 2019 09:30:00
End Date: 26 Aug 2019 10:30:00

Steady Steps is a falls prevention program for older adults who may be at risk of falls in their home or in the wider community.

The program is targeted to aid strength, balance, stability and functional movement.

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This is a Free Event.

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King Reef Resort & Caravan Park

Start Date: 27 Aug 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 31 Aug 2019 17:00:00

On our winter low tides King Reef is exposed and it is possible to walk out to explore this fascinating reef. This is a rare event and one that many travellers take advantage of! – if you are in our beautiful area at this time, be part of an organised walk to the reef…

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns & Far North Environment Centre

Start Date: 29 Aug 2019 17:30:00
End Date: 29 Aug 2019 19:00:00

Cairns Green Drinks is an informal, monthly social event for people who care about conservation, sustainability and all things environment.

Pricing

Free nibbles. Drinks by donation.

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Tanks Arts Centre

Start Date: 1 Sep 2019 09:00:00
End Date: 1 Sep 2019 15:00:00

Join in this annual street party celebrating life in the tropics at the Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens Precinct.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns & Far North Environment Centre

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 5 Sep 2019 16:30:00
End Date: 5 Sep 2019 20:00:00

All ages, genders, and abilities are welcome at our monthly sewing bees! We combat single-use plastics by turning donated fabric into unique bags and disperse them through our community.

Pricing

FREE entry, tea, and nibbles!

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King Reef Resort & Caravan Park

Occurs Every Month

Start Date: 20 Sep 2019 17:00:00
End Date: 20 Sep 2019 21:00:00

The Twilight Markets are held from 5pm to 9pm on the 3rd Friday of each month, right on the beachfront at Kurrimine Beach. Imagine enjoying the cool sea breeze, listening to the waves lap the shore as you partake in a little retail therapy.

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This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Jockey Club

Start Date: 27 Sep 2019 12:00:00
End Date: 27 Sep 2019 17:00:00

TAB, bookies and cafe facilities available. For group booking inquiries please call 07 4054 1203.
‘Member for a Day’ available for $30 including gate entry.
Gates open: 12 noon
Entry: $10 and children under 15 free

Pricing

$10.00 - $30.00

Cairns Regional Council

Start Date: 6 Oct 2019 08:00:00
End Date: 6 Oct 2019 14:00:00

The Palm Cove Markets is one of North Queensland’s premier community markets.

8am to 2pm - Enjoy the beautiful beach, local restaurants and over 130 stalls!

Pricing

This is a Free Event.

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Cairns Jockey Club

Start Date: 3 Nov 2019 12:00:00
End Date: 3 Nov 2019 17:00:00

The Spring Carnival Race Day will see Cannon Park come to life with bright colours, live horse racing and plenty of fashion and fun.

Pricing

$10

Cairns Jockey Club

Start Date: 23 Nov 2019 11:00:00
End Date: 23 Nov 2019 17:00:00

The countdown to Christmas is on and what better place to gather with your friends or colleagues to toast to the year.

Cairns Jockey Club

Start Date: 19 Dec 2019 12:00:00
End Date: 19 Dec 2019 17:00:00

With 6 days until Christmas, skip the busy shops and head trackside for a relaxed afternoon of fun and racing! The perfect venue to toast to the year.