International Women’s Day Breakfast

Catalina Room 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The Cairns RSL Sub Branch in partnership with the Cairns and District's Ex-Service Women's Sub Branch will be hosting our annual International Women's Day breakfast to celebrate the wonderful contributions women have made to the community. There is no doubt that key note speaker Natalee Johnston will move and inspire guest with tales of her […]

$35.00

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CAIRNS POPPY ON

Board Room 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Join us on the second Friday of the month for a free poppy workshop. All materials supplied, simply drop by any time between 9:00am - 4:00pm. For more information contact Iulia 0408 792 123 or iuliaw@yahoo.com. This workshop is a continuation of the 5,000 poppies appeal.

FREE

ANZAC Day

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

There has not been a year since 1947 when Australian peacekeepers were not in the field, this year marks the 20th Anniversary of the International Force East Timor. In response to the escalating violence and very real humanitarian crisis overwhelming the people of East Timor, the United Nations called on Australia to lead the International Force […]

Cairns Sleep Awareness

Catalina Room 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Join us as we provide an introduction to sleep health, education on conditions affecting your sleep, and actions you can take to lead a more fulfilling life through better sleep. EVERYBODY can get a good night's sleep, it's just a matter of knowing how to do it.

Young Endeavour Scholarship 2019

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The Cairns RSL Sub Branch is once again offering a full Scholarship to one Cairns youth aged 16-23. They will be given the opportunity to experience a Voyage on the Young Endeavour sailing from Cairns to Airlie Beach 13th June to 23rd June this year 2019. To apply for the Scholarship you must: Be able […]

Afghanistan Avenue of Honour Yungaburra Family BBQ

Afghanistan Avenue of Honour Tinaburra Dr, Yungaburra, Queensland, Australia

Our monthly activity, in partnership with Mates4Mates, will be held at the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour in Yungaburra. Everyone welcome, come and join us for a chat and day out. Bring the family, this is a beautiful location sure to be enjoyed by everyone. RSVP to Niki by Monday 3 June - admin@crslsb.org.au

Preview screening of the Armistice Centenary Mini Documentary

Catalina Room 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

On the 28th of June 1919 the Treaty of Versailles was signed. This was the most important of the peace treaties, that brought about the end of the First World War.   To commemorative the 100th Anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles, you are invited to join us for a preview screening of the Armistice […]

$15.00

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Event Cinemas Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

In partnership with Event Cinemas, Cairns RSL Sub Branch is pleased to invite you to an exclusive Sub Branch member only preview screening of Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan. Late afternoon, 18 August 1966, South Vietnam: For three and a half hours, in the pouring rain, amid the mud and shattered trees of […]

FREE

Members Feedback Forum

Kokoda Hall Museum Level One, 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

In line with the 2019-2023 Sub-Branch Strategic plan, the Board is offering you direct opportunities to have your say into the future direction of the Sub-Branch. So that we can adequately cater for morning tea, please register your interest by 7th August. Email: admin@crslsb.org.au Phone: 4051 5254

VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War began in 1962 with the arrival of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) in South Vietnam. Almost 60,000 Australians, including Army, Navy and Air Force personnel, served in Vietnam; 521 died as a result of the war and over 3,000 were wounded. This year marks the 50th Anniversary […]

Veterans’ Health Week Wellness Morning

Wharf One Cairns Wharf Street, On Trinity Wharf, Cairns City, Queensland, Australia

The Cairns RSL Sub Branch will proudly be hosting, in partnership with the Department of Veterans' Affairs, HMAS CAIRNS, 51st Battalion Far North Queensland a Wellness morning as part of Veterans' Health Week. You are invited to join us for a group training session followed by a free morning tea at Wharf One Cafe. People of all ages […]

FREE

Remembrance Day

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, two minutes silence is observed across the country to mark the cessation of hostilities on the Western front during the First World War after over four years of brutal warfare. The moment in 1918 when the hostilities ceased was originally named Armistice Day, […]

FREE

Book Sale

Kokoda Hall Museum Level One, 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Cairns book lovers - you're in for a treat! The Annual Kokoda Hall Museum book sale is on. The money raised from the sale goes towards the preservation and restoration of war time memorabilia. Entry is free and there is free off street parking behind the RSL Club. We would be delighted to accept your […]

NEW YEARS EVE PARTY! SOLD OUT

Cairns RSL 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

We've got the best location in town to watch the fireworks from! And that's not event the best part. Tickets are only $10 for a family or $5 per person! This includes one drink on arrival and canapes throughout the night. There will also be a movie screening and endless entertainment for the children. Current […]

SOLD OUT

International Women’s Day Exclusive Preview Screening

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

MILITARY WIVES FREE PREVIEW SCREENING In partnership with Cairns Legacy, Event Cinemas Cairns Central, Cairns Defence Community Support Group, Cairns RSL Sub Branch is hosting a FREE preview screening of Military Wives for War Widows, Defence spouses, Sub Branch members and their families on Saturday 7th March 2020. Following a group of women in England […]

FREE

International Women’s Day High Tea

Catalina Room 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Tickets can be purchased online at our shop.  This year, for the first time we will be recognising women in our community who have made an outstanding contribution towards our Defence community by presenting three award categories; Current serving member, Former serving member and member of the Cairns Community. Nominations are now open and will […]

SOLD OUT

Light up the Dawn this ANZAC Day

Cairns Esplanade Cairns, Queensland, Australia

When times are tough, Australians have always relied on the distinctive qualities of mateship, humour, ingenuity, courage and endurance to get us through. Known as the ANZAC Spirit, these five qualities have defined Australians ever since the first troops landed on the beaches of Gallipoli in World War I. In the current climate, we’re reminding […]

FREE

Kick Start

Total Fitness Managment 146 McLeod Street, Cairns City, QLD, Australia

Kick Start aims to help you increase your social connections, physical health and wellbeing through exercise, nutrition and lifestyle support. This is a FREE program for Sub Branch and family members only. You don't have to have any fitness experience to join. Due to COVID restricitions places in the program are limited to only 8 […]

FREE

Vietnam Veterans’ Day 2020

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

ATTN: Should you experience flu like symptoms or members of your immediate family or household experience fever and respiratory symptoms (including but not limited to cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, body aches or fatigue) please do not attend this event, you will be asked to leave. WREATH-LAYING: Members of the public who wish to […]

FREE

The Spirit of ANZAC Art Competition

Cairns RSL 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Do you or someone you know enjoy art? Would you like to win $500 while giving back to our community. Well, it's time to enter the Spirit of ANZAC Art Competition! We want to encourage all members of our community to paint or draw a picture that captures the theme of the competition: 'The Spirit […]

Far Northern District RSL Hosted Morno’s

Warhaven Cairns 30 McLachlan Street, MANUNDA, QLD, Australia

The Cairns Collaborative Community Engagement Program consists of 4 organisations. Far Northern District RSL, Cairns RSL Sub Branch, Open Arms, and Legacy would like to see veterans of all ages meeting regularly to discuss ideas of what they would like to do or see happen in the veteran community. Far Northern District RSL are hosting […]

Veterans Health Week

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

In partnership with Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs and Cairns RSL Sub Branch we bring you Veterans' Health Week. A FREE community event! Join us and current serving members of the Australian Defence Force for a morning of fun, food and fitness. People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to participate – […]

Thank You For Your Service Inaugural Gala Dinner

Salt House 6/2 Pier Point Road, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Welcome to the inaugural 2020 ‘Thank You For Your Service’ Gala Dinner. All of our Defence Family are highly valued for their service, either overseas or within Australia. This prestigious annual event will be an opportunity for anyone (Ex-Serving or Serving) (Full Time or Reservists), that has put on a Defence Uniform, to be recognised […]

$65

Remembrance Day

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, two minutes silence is observed across the country to mark the cessation of hostilities on the Western front during the First World War after over four years of brutal warfare. The moment in 1918 when the hostilities ceased was originally named Armistice Day, […]

FREE

Model Aircraft Sale

Cairns RSL Sub Branch Level 1 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The Volunteer team at the Kokoda Hall Museum are holding a Model Aircraft Sale to raise money for the museum to fund the continued upgrades and curating new pieces to put on display. The sale is being held in the Catalina Room upstairs at the Cairns RSL Club. If you are wondering what to get […]

International Women’s Day 2021

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

It is our pleasure with Cairns and District Ex-Service Women's Sub Branch, to invite you to International Women's Day 2021. This year will see us holding the event at the Pullman International Cairns for none other than their famous High Tea. Your ticket includes the High Tea and a glass of sparkling wine on arrival. […]

$55

100th Anniversary of the RAAF Commemorative Service

Catalina Room, Cairns RSL Club 115 Esplanade, Cairns North, Australia

Come along to the Catalina Memorial on the 27th March 2021 at 10:00am to help us remember the last 100 years of the RAAF. The RAAF traces its history back to the Imperial Conference in 1911. It was here that it was decided, aviation should be developed within the Armed Forces of the British Empire. […]

ANZAC Day 2021

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

ANZAC Day is a national day of remembrance for those who served in the Australian Defence Forces from the Boer War to Afghanistan, including all those who are currently deployed on active service. We remember those who paid the supreme sacrifice so that we, and the people of our nation, can live in a safe […]

Book and Model Air Craft Sale

Kokoda Hall Museum Level One, 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Join us at the biggest military book and model air craft sale in Cairns! You will find thousands of books and models for you and your family to choose from. We are hosting the sale on Saturday, May 29th, 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Kokoda Hall Museum here in the Cairns RSL building. The event […]

Vietnam Veterans Day – Postponed

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

This year marks the 55th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. The battle saw the action of 108 ANZACS against a Viet Cong (North Vietnamese) force estimated between 1,500 and 2,500. The Battle was one of the heaviest conflicts of the Vietnam War as well as one of few battles, in the history books, […]

Peacekeeper Peacemaker Event

AJ Hackett Cairns End of McGregor Road, Smithfield, Queensland, Australia

Did someone say beers, bubbles, and bungy? Yes, you heard right! Our Peacekeeper Peacemaker event is back! This is a great family-friendly event that aims to recognise all Veterans who have served post World Wars in Peacekeeping and Peacemaking operations which commenced in 1947 and include but not limited to Korea, Somalia, Solomon Islands, East […]

$20

Veteran’s Health Week – Wellness Challenge

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

This year Veteran's Health Week runs from 16 October to 24 October and the focus this year is 'Get Moving'.  Our Wellness Challenge (Walk along the Esplanade) is a Free event for all veterans and their families being held on Friday, 22 October 2021 from 7:15 am to 9:00 am followed by coffee at Muddy's […]

Thank you for your Service Gala Dinner

Shangri-La Hotel Pier Point Rd,, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Welcome to our annual ‘Thank you for your Service’ Gala Dinner.

The ‘Thank you for your Service’ Gala Dinner is an opportunity for anyone (Ex-Serving or Serving) (Full time or Reservists), that has put on a Defence Uniform, to be recognised as part of Our Defence Family, and to celebrate the good and positive things that they have contributed to during their Service. ‘Thank you for your Service’.

$65

Kapani Stand Down – FREE 3 Day Camp for Veterans

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Kapani Stand Down is a FREE 3-day camp that provides an opportunity for Cairns Tri-Service Veterans aged 25 - 55 to come together and participate in outdoor activities that promote social connection and positive engagement with the aim of holistically improving the well-being of themselves and their families.

Free

Remembrance Day

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, two minutes silence is observed across the country to mark the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front during the First World War after over four years of brutal warfare. The moment in 1918 when the hostilities ceased was originally named Armistice Day, […]

Free

International Women’s Day 2022

Shangri-La Hotel Pier Point Rd,, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

It is our pleasure to invite you to International Women’s Day 2022. This year will see us holding the event at the Shangri La on the Marina.  Your ticket includes the High Tea and a glass of sparkling wine on arrival. Sub Branch members will have a special price of $50 and Non Sub Branch […]

ANZAC Day 2022

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

ANZAC Day is a national day of remembrance for those who served in the Australian Defence Forces from the Boer War to Afghanistan, including all those who are currently deployed on active service. We remember those who paid the supreme sacrifice so that we, and the people of our nation, can live in a safe […]

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Forum

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The Cairns RSL Sub Branch will be holding a Health, Safety and Wellbeing Forum for all Defence Veterans and their family on Wednesday, 18 May from 10am to 4pm in the Catalina Room, at the Cairns RSL.  Expert speakers from Centrelink, Wellways, Cairns Community Legal, Open Arms, Legacy and RSL Wellbeing and Advocacy will be […]

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‘Kick Start Golf’

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

FREE Golf Lessons and Golf Day Here at the Cairns RSL Sub Branch, we have been working hard to bring this event to our members  This event is for all Cairns RSL Sub Branch Members and their families, whether you have never played golf before or have been playing for years, here is your opportunity to come […]

Christmas in July, Trivia Night

115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

It is with great excitement that we launch our first ever Christmas in July, Trivia Night.  Your ticket includes a fun-filled night of trivia, drink on arrival, and canapes.  We also have amazing prizes up for grabs for the winning tables, the ugliest Christmas T-shirt/shirt, and a lucky door prize. Also, a very special guest […]

VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War began in 1962 with the arrival of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) in South Vietnam. Almost 60,000 Australians, including Army, Navy and Air Force personnel, served in Vietnam; 521 died as a result of the war and over 3,000 were wounded. WHEN: 5:00 PM, Thursday,  18 August […]

PEACEKEEPER PEACEMAKER 75 YEARS OF SERVICE AND SACRIFICE

Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron 42/48 Tingira Street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Our Peacekeeper Peacemaker event is back! This is a great family-friendly event that aims to recognise all Veterans who have served post World Wars in Peacekeeping and Peacemaking operations which commenced in 1947 and include but not limited to Korea, Somalia, Solomon Islands, East Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq. Join us on Sunday 11 September 2022, from […]

KickStart Together – Teen Event

Cairns Go Karts Captain Cook Hwy, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

It is with great excitement that we announce our first teen event, which will be held on Saturday, 9 October 2022.  Please see the flyer for details.  This event is strictly for teens aged 12 to 17 of current serving and ex-serving veterans. Click here to secure your ticket.  

Veterans Health Week – Wellness Challenge

Fogarty Park 42 - 50 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

This year's Veteran’s Health Week - Wellness Challenge will be held on Friday, 14 October and the focus this year is ‘Eat Well’.  Our Wellness Challenge supported by HMAS Cairns is a Free event for all veterans and their families.  Starting at 7:30 am to 9:00 am followed by coffee and a healthy morning tea.

Youth – Wellness Challenge

Fogarty Park 42 - 50 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Veterans Health Week Event - Teens of Veterans or Defence Families 12 to 17 years of age are invited to an afternoon of interactive team-building activities led by Ben from Tropik Nutrition. Enjoy a delicious drink and learn how to fuel your body, while meeting new friends and having fun. Click HERE to secure your […]

FREE

‘Thank you for your Service’ – Gala Dinner

Shangri-La Hotel on the Marina Pier Point Road, Cairns, QLD

Welcome to our annual ‘Thank you for your Service’ Gala Dinner. The ‘Thank you for your Service’ Gala Dinner is an opportunity for anyone (Ex-Serving or Serving) (Full time or Reservists) (family or friends), to recognise and celebrate our servicemen and women and say 'Thank you for your Service'. The Gala Dinner is the Cairns […]

Remembrance Day

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, two minutes of silence is observed across the country to mark the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front during the First World War after over four years of brutal warfare. The moment in 1918 when the hostilities ceased was originally named Armistice […]

FREE

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2023 – HIGH TEA

Shangri-La Hotel on the Marina Pier Point Road, Cairns, QLD

Each Year the Cairns RSL Sub Branch host an International Women’s Day High Tea to recognise, acknowledge, and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Women within the Australian Defence Force and all women in our community and around the world.   Your ticket includes High Tea and a glass of sparkling wine on arrival.  We will […]

$55

ANZAC DAY 2023

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

ANZAC Day is a national day of remembrance for those who served in the Australian Defence Forces from the Boer War to Afghanistan, including all those who are currently deployed on active service. We remember those who paid the supreme sacrifice so that we, and the people of our nation, can live in a safe […]

Vietnam Veterans Day Commemorative Service

Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War began in 1962 with the arrival of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) in South Vietnam. Almost 60,000 Australians, including Army, Navy and Air Force personnel, served in Vietnam; 521 died as a result of the war and over 3,000 were wounded. WHEN: 5:00 PM, Friday,  18 August […]

FREE

Peacekeeper Peacemaker Event

Australian Amour & Artillery Museum 2 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, Queensland, Australia

Our Peacekeeper Peacemaker event is back! This is a great family-friendly event that aims to recognise all Veterans who have served post World Wars in Peacekeeping and Peacemaking operations which commenced in 1947 and include but not limited to Korea, Somalia, Solomon Islands, East Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq. Join us on Sunday 10 September 2023, from […]

$25

TEEN EVENT – CRATE CLIMBING

Northern Outlook 646 Intake Road, Redlynch Valley, Queensland, Australia

TEEN EVENT – CRATE CLIMBING This event is for Veteran Teen Youth 12 to 17 Years of age.  Free Event for Veteran Teens. Crate climbing. Create with crates, then harness up, pop on a helmet, and begin the climb. Crate climbing is a unique challenge that requires a blend of concentration, balance, cooperation, communication and […]

Free

‘Kick Start your Day’ Breakfast for Mental Health Month

The Vine Room - Double Tree by Hilton 121 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

'Kick Start your Day' Breakfast for Mental Health Month Please join us for our 'KickStart your Day' October Breakfast, sponsored by the 2023 Queensland Mental Health Week (QMHW) Community Events Program. DATE:       Sunday, 8 October 2023 TIME:        8:00 am to 10:00 am VENUE:    The Vine Room - Double Tree by […]

Free

GOLF DAY 2023

Half Moon Bay Golf Club 66 Wattle Street, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland, Australia

CAIRNS RSL SUB BRANCH GOLF DAY As part of this years Veteran’s Health Week we invite you to the Cairns RSL Sub Branch Golf Day. Held on Sunday, 15 October from 10AM to 12PM at Half Moon Bay Golf Club, YORKEYS KNOB. Free Event for Members & Veterans.    

Free

Veterans Health Week – Wellness Challenge

Fogarty Park 42 - 50 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Each year the Cairns RSL Sub Branch with HMAS Cairns holds a Wellness Challenge to end Veterans Health Week. This year the Wellness Challenge will be held on Friday, 20 October at 7:30 am at Fogarty Park. Tropik Nutrition will also be attending and offering free drinks after the challenge. It would be wonderful to […]

ADF FAMILIES EVENT – Cairns Defence Community End of Year Celebration

HMAS Cairns 2 Draper Street, Portsmith, Queensland, Australia

CAIRNS DEFENCE COMMUNITY END OF YEAR CELEBRATION 2023 Defence Members and Families are invited to join us @ HMAS Cairns for a fantastic end-of-year Halloween party with live music, food, jumping castles, face painting, roaming wild animal encounter, prizes for best costumes and trick or treating for the kids! DATE: SATURDAY, 28TH OCTOBER TIME: 2 […]

$5

‘Thank you for your Service’ – Gala Dinner

Pullman International 17 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Welcome to our annual ‘Thank you for your Service’ Gala Dinner. The ‘Thank you for your Service’ Gala Dinner is an opportunity for anyone (Ex-Serving or Serving) (Full time or Reservists) (family or friends), to recognise and celebrate our servicemen and women and say 'Thank you for your Service'. The Gala Dinner is the Cairns […]

Remembrance Day

Cairns Esplanade Cairns, Queensland, Australia

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, two minutes of silence is observed across the country to mark the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front during the First World War after over four years of brutal warfare. The moment in 1918 when the hostilities ceased was originally named Armistice […]

FREE

Christmas Breakfast

The Vine Room - Double Tree by Hilton 121 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The Cairns RSL Sub Branch would like to invite you and your family to join us this Sunday, 3 December from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at the Vine Room, Hilton Double Tree, Esplanade Cairns, for Christmas Breakfast. Come in your best Christmas Shirt/T-Shirt and enjoy breakfast and lots of Christmas FUN. DATE: SUNDAY, 3 DECEMBER […]

Cairns Veteran Business Network – Christmas Event

Boardwalk Social Esplanade, CAIRNS, QLD

Come and Join! We invite you to December Cairns Veteran Business function. This is an opportunity to network with other Veteran Business owners and those businesses that employ veterans within our community. THURSDAY, 7 DECEMBER 5:00PM TO 7:00PM BOARDWALK SOCIAL   CRYSTALBROOK FLYNN ESPLANADE CAIRNS RSVP - Lucy.cahill@cairns.rslqld.net.au or 0401 822 051  

Christmas Morning Tea

Kokoda Hall Museum Level One, 115 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Join us for our final morning tea for 2023. Wednesday, 20 December at 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the Kokoda Hall Museum. Bring your favourite Christmas treat to share.

New Years Eve Party 2024

Catalina Room, Cairns RSL Club 115 Esplanade, Cairns North, Australia

Cairns RSL Sub Branch & Cairns Defence Community Support Group PRESENTS NYE Party 2024 Sunday, 31 December 6PM to 9PM Catalina Room, Cairns RSL Club 115 Esplanade ADULTS: $25 CHILDREN: $20 Includes, Canapes, Exclusive Bar Access, Live Music & Kids Entertainment