WHAT’S ON IN LAUNCESTON WEEK ENDING 17 APRIL 2017

Easter 2017

Star Theatre Pre Renovation

Launceston & Northern Tasmania

Launceston & Northern Tasmania – What’s On  WEEK ENDING 17 APRIL 2017

Monday 10 April

LAUNCESTON ALIVE EASTER FESTIVAl

Tuesday 11 April

LAUNCESTON ALIVE EASTER FESTIVAL – SEE PROGRAMME ABOVE

Wednesday 12 April

GRAND FINAL THOROUGHBRED RACING NIGHT

5pm onwards | Luxbet Racing Centre, Jellico Street, Mowbray – ph.  6326 1070  or  0477 440 203

Book in for dinner – a 2 course buffet carvery dinner – Members $35, Non Members $40 (includes entry to the Course.   Live entertainment with Darren Lloyd and prizes & giveaways on the night.

Tasmanian Turf Club Racing Night

Thursday 13 April

Annual Northern Tasmania Civic Leader’s Breakfast – $25

7.15am-8.45am | Tailrace Centre, 1 Waterfront Drive, Riverside   TICKETS

Enjoy a delicious cooked breakfast and hear Karl Faase speak on Meeting the Needs of our Time for Courageous and Exemplary Leadership.

Easter Special Chicken and Beer Event

11am-9pm | Tasty Korea, 126 Charles St., Launceston

Tasty Korea Launceston – Easter Special Event
Every Whole Chicken OR Boneless Chicken you order – you have a choice of FREE:
  • Deep Fried Dumplings
  • Takoyaki
  • Ddeokbokki | Cheese Ddeokbokki
  • Steam Dumplings
  • Prawn Tempura
  • Kimchi Fries
For the Beer Lovers – Beer Towers $30 (3 litres), Refills $20
For the Soju Lovers – Soju $13.95 – Buy 5 get one FREE –   BOOKINGS   (03) 6331 7563
Tasty Korea Launceston

LAUNCESTON ALIVE EASTER FESTIVAL – MULTICULTURAL DINNER

6.30pm-9pm | Salvation Army, 111 Elizabeth St., Launceston – TICKETS

$15pp or $50 family up to 5 members – at this multicultural meal the Sudanese Community Kitchen team will be serving a delicious main course and dessert accompanied by scrumptious treats by Syrian and Chinese chefs, as we enjoy the music, dance and culture of several cultural groups. We hope you don’t miss it – for the world.

GUEST SPEAKER:  Melissa Lipsett
This event will also host the launch of indigenous art book ‘Our Mob, God’s Story’.  Available for purchase at most festival events!

Multicultural Dinner - Salvation Army, Launceston

Good Friday 14 April

Eating Out Options

LAUNCESTON ALIVE EASTER FESTIVAL – See programme

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS – LAUNCESTON 2017

14-17 April |  Launceston, Tasmania

Experience 63 of Australia’s premier community brass and concert bands as they contest and perform at the 2017 Yamaha Australian National Band Championships.   Venues: Princess Theatre, Albert Hall, Grand Chancellor & Launceston College – TICKETING & DETAILS

  • Parade of Bands: Saturday, 15th April from 9:00am in Charles Street
  • Gala Concert: Sunday, 16th April at 7:30pm at the Albert Hall  

FANCY DRESS KARAOKE PARTY

5pm-midnight | Rockin’ Hot Pizza, Quadrant Plaza
Get in to our Fancy Dress Karaoke party

Take out a prize for crappiest, sexiest or most hilarious costume.

Rockin' Hot Pizza - Launceston, Tasmania

Easter Saturday 15 April

Eating Out Options for the Easter Weekend

HARVEST MARKET

8.30am-12.30pm | Cimitiere St. Car Park, Launceston

PARADE OF BANDS

9am | Charles St., Launceston

EASTER EGG HUNT | TAILRACE CENTRE

10am-10.45pm | Tailrace Centre, 1 Waterfront Drive, Riverside

Star Theatre Easter Festival – easter weekend event

10am | Star Theatre, Invermay Rd., Invermay

For 3 days (Saturday, Sunday & Monday), The Star Theatre is opening its doors after 48 years.   See The Star as it looks now before renovations for the new cinema get underway.  Over the 3 days there will be film screenings on a temporary screen, presentations on cinema history & architecture, food & wine events plus live music.

STAR THEATRE FILM SCREENING – Spirited Away – $10

10.30am | Star Theatre, Invermay Rd.,

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, Spirited Away is widely regarded as one of the greatest animated films.  The 2001 Japanese fantasy anime film won best animated picture at the 75th Academy Awards and is the highest grossing Japanese film of all time.   TICKETS

KELSO ANNUAL EASTER FAIR

10am-2pm | Kelso Community Centre, Foreshore Rd., Kelso  Tas.  7270

Kelso’s annual Easter Fair. Come and grab a bargain, catch up with friends and enjoy some morning tea or an early lunch.  Lots of stalls including bric-a-brac, cakes, plants, clothes, Devonshire Teas, hotdogs or sausages in bread from the BBQ, cold drinks also available. etc.  Grab yourself a raffle ticket too!

Kelso, TasmaniaAnnie Garratt Worship Workshop – $10

10.30am-12noon | Tramsheds Function Centre, Invermay Rd., Invermay

Originally travelling as part of Hillsong United, Annie Garratt is now one of Hillsong’s creative pastors, coaching worship leaders, training vocalists and speaks often about her love for Jesus.  Passionate about building the church, Annie loves seeing people developed and released into their gifting.  TICKETS

A Day At The Goat

11am-5pm | Goaty Hill Wines, 530 Auburn Rd., Kayena  Tas.  7270

Join the Goaty Hill family this Easter Saturday for a fantastic day of live music, food vans and wine!
Bring the family and your picnic rug and sit on the lawn and enjoy a wonderful afternoon.
This event is free to attend.  
Donations will be collected on the day to raise funds for The Winter Relief Appeal.
Goaty Hill Wines - Kayena - Tasmania

BOLLYWOOD NIGHT – AAJ INDIA

5pm onwards | AAJ India Restaurant, Charles St.

Three course meal ALL YOU CAN EAT for $40 per person. (Starters to be served at the table, Main + Dessert on the buffet).  Special guest Fatin Cairns will be performing live.  Best in Indian dress will win $50 Aaj India Gift Voucher.  Ph. 03 6331 9179 to book.

STAR THEATRE GALA EVENT – $75 pp

7pm | Star Theatre, Invermay Rd., Invermay

Canapés, drinks (beer, wine, sparkling, soft drinks), entertainment.  This red-carpet, Great Gatsby-inspired event will showcase fine Tasmanian food, beer and wine as well as featuring some fantastic entertainment from live musicians and visual presentations on our temporary cinema screen.  So dress up in your best 1930’s attire and joins us for a night at The Star!   TICKETS

Easter Sunday 16 April

EVANDALE MARKET

8am-1.30pm | Falls Park, Logan Road, Evandale

ESK MARKET

9am-2pm | Forster St., Invermay

AVALON MARKET

9am-2pm | Avalon Estate, 9 Killafaddy Road, Newstead

STAR THEATRE FILM SCREENING – Rebecca – $10

12 noon | Star Theatre

Rebecca – Alfred Hitchcock’s first American film, Rebecca was shown at The Star for 3 nights in February, 1941.  Produced by David O. Selznick this psychological, mystery-thriller won an Academy Award for Best Picture.  TICKETS

WHISKY EXPERIENCE – $15

4pm | Star Theatre, Invermay Rd., Invermay

Presentation from Chris Condon, distiller at Launceston Distillery, plus a guided tasting of two Tasmanian whiskies.  TICKETS

GALA CONCERT – AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

7.30pm-10pm | Albert Hall, Tamar St., Launceston

STAR THEATRE SCREENING – The Big Lebowski  – $10

7.30pm | Star Theatre, Invermay Rd., Invermay

This Coen Brother’s film from 1998 is a cult classic.  TICKETS

Easter Monday 17 April

STAR THEATRE SCREENING – STRICTLY BALLROOM – $10

12 noon | Star Theatre, Invermay Rd., Invermay  TICKETS 

STAR THEATRE SCREENING – Charlie’s CountrY – $10

6pm | Star Theatre, Invermay Rd., Invermay

Charlie’s Country – directed by Rolf de Heer and starring David Gulpilil, this 2013 film is a modern Australian classic.   TICKETS

Star Theatre - Charlie's Country

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