Events calendar

This event calendar is provided as a service to residents and visitors to promote community events taking place within the Cairns Regional Council area. It is not an exhaustive list of all local community events. Unless the listing is for a Council-run event, Council is not responsible for the accuracy of information contained in these listings, nor does it endorse the events.

Do you have a community-run, not-for-profit event, festival, celebration or important date that the Cairns community would like to know about? Submit your event for our What's On listing. Terms and conditions apply.

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Tiny Tackers (27 July - 7 September)

Date: Thu 27 Jul
Time: 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: Cairns Art Gallery Corner Abbott and Shields street, Cairns City

Fun educational program for children, every Thursday at Cairns Art Gallery. More

Migrating to FNQ interview series (1-9 Aug)

Date: Tue 1 Aug - Sat 9 Sep
Time: 6:00am - 6:00pm

Migrants' stories aired daily on Cairns FM89.1 as part of Multicultural Month. More

Musical comedy - Joh for PM (4-19 Aug)

Date: Fri 4 Aug - Sat 19 Aug
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Centre of Contemporary Arts JUTE Theatre 96 Abbott Street, Cairns QLD 4870

Contact: Peta Cooke 4050 9444

Musical comedy satire by award-winning playwright Stephen Carleton and off-Broadway composer Paul Hodge More

#wearecairns - Exhibition (4-22 Aug)

Date: Fri 4 Aug - Tue 22 Aug
Time: 6:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Tanks Art Centre

#wearecairns Exhibition runs from Friday 4 August until 22 August.. More

Cairns Libraries Booksale (18 - 20 August)

Date: Fri 18 Aug - Sun 20 Aug
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Fred Moule Pavilion, Cairns Showgrounds, Severin Street and Mulgrave Road

Come and grab a bargain at the Cairns Libraries annual book sale More

Netball QLD Cup Carnival (19-20 August)

Date: Sat 19 Aug - Sun 20 Aug
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Cairns

A two day senior association representative carnival for under 16, under 18, open, mixed, men's and masters (35 years and over) divisions More

Seniors Week - Cairns Art Gallery

Date: Sat 19 Aug - Sun 27 Aug
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Cnr Abbott & Shields Sts, Cairns

Free exhibitions for seniors during Seniors Week include Lei it on, Daniel Boyd Bitter Sweet and Greg Semu Blood Red. More

St Joseph's School - 90th Anniversary Celebrations

Date: Sat 19 Aug
Time: 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Location: St Joseph's School, 13 Loeven Street, Parramatta Park

Cost: Tickets are $45 per person

Contact: Michelle Zaeh 4051 4041

An evening of celebration and a night to reunite! More

Seniors Week - Paddle and Protect our Marine Habitat

Date: Sun 20 Aug
Time: 7:00am - 10:00am
Location: Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron, 42-48 Tingara St, Portsmith

Contact: Allison Worrell 0439 700 394

Come and try paddling and pick up debris from the ocean at the Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron. More

James Cook University Open Day

Date: Sun 20 Aug
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: JCU Cairns Campus, McGregor Road, Smithfield

Contact: Kiara 4781 5179

Hear from the experts JCU academics are at the forefront of research and development activities around the world.  More

Free golf for seniors during Seniors Week

Date: Mon 21 Aug
Time: 8:00am - 10:00am
Location: Half Moon Bay Golf Club, Yorkeys Knob

Half Moon Bay Golf Club are offering free golf to seniors on Monday 21 August.  More

Seniors Week at YMCA Marlin Coast

Date: Mon 21 Aug
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location: YMCA Marlin Coast, between the Library and swimming pool, 1 Leisure Park Rd, Smithfield

Five 'Come and Try' classes designed for seniors of all fitness levels. More

Grandparents Storytime

Date: Mon 21 Aug
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Babinda Library, Munro St

Come and enjoy story time with your grandchildren. More

iPads for Seniors

Date: Mon 21 Aug
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: City Library, Abbott St, Cairns

Seniors bring along your iPad and have fun learning new tips and tricks.  More

Seniors Week - Hymns from your past

Date: Tue 22 Aug - Fri 22 Sep
Time: 9:45am - 11:30am
Location: Cnr Progress and Mission Roads, White Rock

Contact: Lorraine 0499 117 188

Seniors Week - Hymns from your past and a Devonshire Tea More

Building Business Resilience workshop

Date: Tue 22 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Smithfield Library, 70 Cheviot Street, Smithfield

Cost: $15 including materials & refreshments

Contact: CCIQ - Amy Turnbull

CCIQ workshop full of practical tips for small business. More

PresCare & Fulton Place Cairns Seniors Expo

Date: Tue 22 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Marlin Coast Neighbourhood Centre, 205 Reed Road, Trinity Park

Contact: Pam or Colleen 4055 6440

Information, entertainment, fun and friendship for seniors and carers. More

Seniors Week - free legal talk

Date: Tue 22 Aug
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Manunda Library, 63 Alfred St

Cairns Community Legal Centre will discuss consumer law, how to be scam aware and stay safe online.  More

Family History for beginners

Date: Tue 22 Aug
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Family History Centre, 271 Gatton Street, Westcourt

Contact: Cairns Family History Society 0497004087 40318118

Learn how to get started researching your family history. More

Ordinary Meeting - 23 August 2017

Date: Wed 23 Aug
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Ordinary Meeting 23 August 2017 More

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Last updated: 07 August 2017