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15 things to do in Canberra this weekend (13, 14 and 15 November 2015)

By 12 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 13 November 2015 to 16 November 2015. ] The silly season starts this weekend with 15 things to do in Canberra. Firstly, it’s a weekend of finales: many of the cultural institutions are showcasing exhibitions for the last time this weekend. The most unusual event this weekend is Canberra’s first Cat Film Festival, which the RSPCA is running to help raise funds for [...]

Christmas Vintage Market & Ball: Old Blue Eyes meets the Queen of Jazz

By 12 November 2015
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[ 12 December 2015 at 10:00 am; 12 December 2015 at 7:00 pm; ]

Canberra’s historic Albert Hall plays host to an exciting day of vintage charm with a Christmas-themed vintage market followed by an evening ball celebrating the 100th anniversary of Frank Sinatra.

Grab some great last-minute Christmas gifts at the huge variety of vintage market stalls and then join Canberra’s own Tony Haley and Leisa Keen, Connexion Big [...]

Block to the Future – Canberra Roller Derby League Grand Final

By 10 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 14 November 2015 at 3:00 pm; ]

The massive Canberra Roller Derby League grand final double header is on Saturday, 14 November!

It’s Block to the Future and you can bet there’ll be plenty of thunder and lightning!

In game 1, the Brindabelters take on the Black’n’Blue Belles. The Belters have a winning record against the Belles this season. But the Belles have been [...]

Curtin celebrates living memories

By 9 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 13 November 2015 at 3:30 pm; ] This week the community of the suburb of Curtin is launching its ‘Curtin Living Memories’ oral history project. The event is being held on 13 November from 3.30pm – 5.00pm outside the Canberra & District Historical Society premises in the lower courtyard at Curtin shops. All are welcome to join in the project launch, [...]

Lest We Forget: Canberra Wind Symphony on Remembrance Day

By 9 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 11 November 2015 at 7:30 pm; ]

Join the Canberra Wind Symphony for this performance in the evocative setting of the Warrior’s Chapel, in the Church of St Andrew Forrest.

Be transported to the battlefield in The Lonely Beach, and reflect on the beauty and solemnity of Schubert’s Ave Maria and other stunning hymn-tune settings.

This performance is the final of our 2015 beyondblue concert series, supporting [...]

Canberra’s First Cat Film Festival is Here!

By 9 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 13 November 2015 at 6:00 pm; ]

Come along to the Old Bus Depot building in Kingston for a night of spooktacular fun.

Love cats? Why not visit the cattoo parlour, bring a picture of your cat and have artist perform a quick sketch, get your face painted, and watch funny felines on the big screen.

Get your paws into the fun and book [...]

Weetangera Primary School Fete Sun 08 Nov 15

By 8 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 8 November 2015 at 10:00 am; ] Sunday 08 November 2015 is the Weetangera Primary School Fete! Please come and support our local community from 10 am to 2 pm. We have plenty of fresh local garden produce and plants, white elephant stalls, rides for the kids and much more. We have lots of stalls:

BBQ
Books
Toys
Icecream
Cakes, Jam and Confectionary
And many more!

We would love [...]

Friday Night Live with Mitch Grainger

By 6 November 2015
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[ 13 November 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

Discovered by Malcolm Young and trained by Harry Vanda, Mitch Grainger is one of Australia’s most talented and experienced blues and roots musicians and producer.

Mitch played guitar and harmonica with The Beefs and Bondi Cigars, before forming his own band Papa Lips and, later, going solo. Since his solo album “Love & Demons” in 2006, [...]

Friday Night Live with Beats Workin’

By 6 November 2015
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[ 6 November 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

This time last year more than six hundred lucky locals went nuts at the packed out Boot and Flogger Revival as Beats Workin’ blew the roof off.

The band rarely plays away from Sydney so make sure you don’t miss Geoff Cartwright (vocals, guitars), Neil Marr (drums) Geoff Marr (bass, backing vocals), David Peach (lead guitar), [...]

13 things to do in Canberra this weekend (7 and 8 November 2015)

By 5 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 7 November 2015 to 8 November 2015. ] This weekend’s highlights include the multitude of beer available at the venues and events for Beer Week, the French twist that comes with Telopea Park School’s Le Grande Fete, and the Jewel of Old Bus Depot which transforms the markets on Sunday into a jewellery-lover’s heaven.

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Beer Week
Beer Week continues across the weekend, with a [...]

Win Beer Day Out tickets + hamper

By 4 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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Canberra’s premium beer event – Beer Day Out – will take place again soon on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 November in Kingston at the Former Transport Depot. This year’s event will showcase 30 local, interstate and international breweries, pouring more than 150 different beers and ciders, amidst master classes, roving entertainment and international culinary [...]

Schnitz & Giggles – Weekly comedy improvisation shows starting this Wednesday

By 3 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 4 November 2015 at 6:30 pm; ] Schnitz & Giggles is Canberra’s regular improvisation comedy show – Wednesday nights at Digress Lounge and Bar (11 Akuna Street).

You can now pre-book your Schnitz tickets, with/without Canberra’s best and cheapest Curry & Rice deal, here http://www.schnitzandgiggles.com.au/tickets

This show we have a special treat for you!

Come and see Hannah Gissane, Ewan Lawrie, Scott Bowcher, [...]

Comedy Club @ The Civic Pub 4 November

By 3 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 4 November 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

November Comedy Club at The Civic Pub features a huge line-up of acts including Jay Sullivan and interstate guests Dane Simpson, Ray Badran, Sam Campbell and John Cruickshank.

When: Wednesday 4th November 2015
Time: Kicks off at 8pm with doors opening at 7:30pm
Where: The Civic Pub, 8 Lonsdale Street Braddon

Tickets are $15 booked here or $20 on [...]

A Shot & A Beer with Alice Fraser

By 2 November 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 12 November 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] A Shot & A Beer is back on 12 November with the international sensation Alice Fraser. Alice is just back from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival performing her critically acclaimed solo show Savage. As if you need more convincing, Alice has performed sold out solo shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Canberra [...]

The #VisitQueanbeyan Progressive Dinner Party

By 30 October 2015

[ 14 November 2015 at 5:30 pm; ] Can I consider myself local if I have only lived in a place for 6 1/2 years? Some say maybe not.! BUT, I do love this place, Queanbeyan, that is my home town!

As with any town much of its goodness and uniqueness is hidden to outsiders. Canberra has always struggled with the very incorrect ‘boring [...]

The Levee hosts November Blues Jam

By 30 October 2015
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[ 15 November 2015 at 2:00 pm; ]

Guitarist Bryan Williams formed The Levee in Sydney in the 2000s. Now, joined by lead singer Justin Hoffman – a gifted singer with a broad vocal range – and a solid rhythm section, with Keith Joliffe on bass and Jon Nourse on drums. The Levee is at its best, punching out hot and compelling blues, [...]

Leaving No-one Behind – Can Australia be a Truly Digital Nation?

By 30 October 2015

[ 30 October 2015 at 1:00 pm; ] In Australia, there are 3.7 million people who have never used the internet. On top of this, many Australians who do have internet access, are not confident enough to do the basics. To become a truly leading, inclusive and global digital nation we need everyone to become confident internet users by 2020.

Helen Milner will talk [...]

Nick Charles launches “The River Flows”

By 30 October 2015

[ 8 November 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] It’s no surprise that the prestigious Black Rose Acoustic Society in Colorado USA describes Australian guitarist, Nick Charles, as “a world class stylist and composer”. His dazzling, melodic fingerpicking on 6 and 12 string guitars, stinging slide and a lifetime’s stories and songs from the musical highway has him labelled by the Melbourne Age as [...]

What’s on this weekend in Canberra: Halloween Edition (31 October 2015)

By 30 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 31 October 2015; ] With your costumes sorted for this year, all you need is a spooky Halloween event to show it off. We’ve scoured the internet to bring you this special Halloween edition of ‘What’s on this weekend in Canberra’.

BOO gong: Halloween at Googong
Googong’s BOOgong Halloween event is sure to satisfy the whole family. Enjoy the atmosphere at Googong [...]

80s Flash Aerobics – Halloween Special!!

By 30 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 31 October 2015 at 8:30 am; ] 80s Flash Aerobics will celebrate Halloween this weekend!

Come along to St Monicas Primary School Hall, on Moynihan Street in Evatt at 8.30 am on Saturday morning and if you bring a friend you pay just $5 to join in!

We will be working out to killer tunes like ‘Thriller, the ‘Time Warp’, and ‘Werewolves of London’

A Prize will [...]

Garage Sales on this weekend (31 October and 1 November)

By 30 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 31 October 2015 to 1 November 2015. ]

This week’s garage sales are a treat. With treasures to be found at each, make sure you check out the complete list at the allclassifieds website. With only one exception, all sales occur on Saturday.

27 Osmand St, Wanniassa
8.30am-1.30pm
This downsizing sale will be on both Saturday and Sunday, with different items being sold each day. On [...]

What’s on in Canberra this weekend (31 October and 1 November)

By 29 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 31 October 2015 to 1 November 2015. ] Take time out from trick or treating this Halloween weekend to catch an Australian premiere at the British Film Festival, world top 200 tennis players at the Canberra International qualifiers, Fair Day at Westside; the season opening party at Civic Pool and domestic violence crusader Rosie Batty in conversation with journalist Sarah Ferguson.

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Canberra International [...]

CELL BLOCK 69 – From the 80′s to the ANU. A multi-storey of Corey !

By 24 October 2015

[ 19 December 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] The nine Corey’s of power return to the ANU Bar and Stadium on Saturday Dec 19th Dec and will excite you with infinitely enhanced Rock action moves, and daring Corey-ography.

Not since the sold out performance of Two Thousand and Nineteen 80 Fourteen have the Canberrian Rock (and to a smaller extent but not to be [...]

Belconnen Free Tennis Day this Saturday

By 23 October 2015

[ 24 October 2015 at 11:00 am; 24 October 2015 at 11:00 am; ] There’s a big weekend of tennis ahead for the Belconnen Tennis Club with a Free Tennis Day taking place on Saturday from 11am-2pm. There will be free court hire, free clinics for adults and juniors as well as a Hit the Target Competition, BBQ, free vouchers for social tennis & tennis coaching and a variety of prizes.

Saturday [...]

Friday Night Live with Blue Eyes Cry

By 23 October 2015
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[ 30 October 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

Slick, modern and funky are words often used to describe multi-award winning blues band Blue Eyes Cry. Hardworking would be another. From the un-air conditioned comfort of its touring van, the band regularly journeys from its home base of Melbourne to perform at festivals and gigs across Australia.

Since the May 2013 release of its debut [...]

Garage Sales to visit this weekend (24 and 25 October)

By 23 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 24 October 2015 to 25 October 2015. ]

Today we’re back to showcasing just Saturday garage sales, because there doesn’t seem to be a single one schedule for Sunday. Never mind, a bargain is a bargain whether on Sunday or Saturday.

11 Bunburung Cl, Ngunnawal
7.30am-12pm
This sale is being held to raise money for the family’s son who is going to Borneo to do charity [...]

14 things to do this weekend in Canberra (24 and 25 October)

By 22 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE FEATURED ARTICLE
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If you’re up for yet more excitement after the big day at the Prime Minister’s XI cricket match at Manuka Oval on Friday, our weekend picks include the Lifecycle lakeside cycling event and Canberra Nara Candle Festival on Saturday and the ACT Rural Fire Service Open and Field Day on Sunday.
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David Voigt – Return [...]

Schools Chess Challenge at Westfield Belconnen

By 16 October 2015

[ 1 November 2015 at 9:00 am; ] The Schools Chess Challenge at Westfield Belconnen is coming up on Sunday 1st November, 2015 and will attract a great number of chess players. Last year at this event, Canberra Grammar School won the tournament with an impressive score of 27.5 points, and Garran Primary School placed second with 21.5 points.

The individual Swiss tournament comprises of 7-rounds, with a [...]

Garage Sales in suburbs that begin with C (17 and 18 October 2015)

By 16 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
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[ 17 October 2015 to 18 October 2015. ]

There were over 40 different advertisements in the Garage Sales & Events category on the allclassifieds website when I started searching for this weekend’s garage sales for this round-up.

And for the first time in three weeks, I found a garage sale happening on Sunday.

Of all the garage sales I looked at there was an overwhelming [...]

What’s on this weekend in Canberra (17 and 18 October 2015)

By 15 October 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE FEATURED ARTICLE
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[ 17 October 2015 to 18 October 2015. ] This weekend’s highlights for us are the slice of rural life at the Murrumbateman Field Days; the Botanic Gardens birthday open day; not one, not two but three international film festivals; and not one but two dance festivals.

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Murrumbateman Field Days
Head to Murrumbateman to experience a taste of country life at this year’s Field Days. [...]

Friday Night Live with Harper and Midwest Kind

By 15 October 2015
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[ 23 October 2015 at 8:00 pm; ]

Detroit Music “Outstanding Vocalist” Award winner (2014) singer/songwriter Peter D Harper creates a heady mix of original world, blues & roots music, featuring soulful vocals, wailing harmonica and the haunting drone of the didgeridoo! Harper is backed by his incredible Michigan based band “Midwest Kind”.

Harmonie German Club, 49 Jerrabomberra Ave, Narabundah. Free entry.

New Year’s Eve Ball at the Albert Hall with Canberra Pops Orchestra

By 15 October 2015

[ 31 December 2015 at 5:00 pm; ] New Years Eve 2015 may well spoil you for future New Years Eves! Albert Hall is a stunning high-end ballroom with original features. The doors will open at 8pm to give you plenty of time to find your seats and enjoy your free glass of bubbly on arrival.

A mood of excitement and anticipation will be [...]

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