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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 20 March

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[First filed: March 19, 2009 @ 08:58]

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29 Responses to DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 20 March
imarty imarty 8:12 pm 20 Mar 09

Any suggestions for somewhere to get a good view of skyfire without getting into the thick of it?
I’m thinking maybe Red Hill???

Genie Genie 4:25 pm 20 Mar 09

Monday Night Poker @ The Eagle Hawk Pub, Federal Highway.

Game Kicks off approx 7pm
$10 Entry
Unlimited rebuys ($10) for first 30mins
1 top up ($5) available at the end of re-buys.
100% of prize pool returned to players (usually top 3-4 paid)

NRL’s Monday night game is on the tv’s.

Come down for some footy and poker !!

Tonka Tonka 1:24 pm 20 Mar 09

The first National Vintage Guitar & Amp Weekend is coming up in Canberra on March 21-22 (Sat 10am – 10pm, Sun 10am – 6pm) at the Statesman Hotel in Curtin.

Here you can get hands on with a very large number vintage and rare acoustic, electric, resonator and lap steel guitars plus classic valve amplifiers. Some items are for sale and we also provide free appraisals for pre-1984 vintage guitars and amps if you wish to bring one in.

There’ll also be talks, demonstrations and workshops over the weekend. Full details are at

When: 21/03/2009 – 22/03/2009

Thumper Thumper 1:05 pm 20 Mar 09

The Bootleg Sessions @ The Phoenix

23 March

Jason Recliner, Second Sun, Julia & The Deep Sea Sirens, The Feldons. 8pm, free

caf caf 1:02 pm 20 Mar 09

Anyone who enjoys “Soul on Fire” would probably be interested in “Soul Glo” – taking over a mansion in the Southern Highlands for a weekend of Soul, Blues and Funk next weekend. Facebook event page here.

Danman Danman 12:52 pm 20 Mar 09

Make your own cheeses !!

Camembert and Gouda cheesemaking workshops @ CIT – Late notice I know but more details available hereIll be doing (err, making) a fetta at home on Sunday 🙂

jobolobo jobolobo 9:05 am 20 Mar 09

I’m going to Soul on Fire – DJs playing soul classics of the 1960s and 1970s – Saturday from 8pm at The Front in Lyneham

Rabble Rabble 12:05 am 20 Mar 09

Last weekend to catch “Jacques Brel is Alive and Living in Paris” at the Street Theatre.

smee smee 9:32 pm 19 Mar 09

The Mikado at Erindale Theatre closes Saturday night, only 3 shows left, Friday night, Sat Matinee and Sat night…

astrojax astrojax 7:45 pm 19 Mar 09

coulda sworn there was somewhere else to post about this and i said there i was excited about cw stoneking at the playhouse, as is ms astro, and we can’t wait to get swamped by that thick kickin’ delta blues. so of course we have to try the ‘from north’ noodle house pre-gig and see if wig and pen have lost anything on their usual high standard…

but mebbe i was dreamin’?

Genie Genie 6:25 pm 19 Mar 09

Sunday 22nd

Raiders first home game of the season.

Radiers v Roosters
Kick off 2pm.

(Please note, signs posted state no access to Belconnen Way from the GDE this weekend. Could cause problems getting to the game. Have no information, just driven past the signs every day)

Manageable Ann Manageable Ann 3:57 pm 19 Mar 09

Open Mike night at the Pot Belly tonight. Be there by 8 so you can get a place, or just come along to enjoy some beautiful music.

Come along and put your name on the blackboard (best get in early) and you can rock it for half an hour to an hour.

For more info email me at

Thumper Thumper 3:10 pm 19 Mar 09

Autumn Equinox festival
21 March 2009

Profits from the forthcoming Autumn Equinox Festival will benefit the Red Cross Bush Fire Appeal. The Festival will be held on Saturday March 21st in the gardens at historic Ginninderra Village, O’Hanlon Place, Gold Creek (Nicholls.)

The festival will not only celebrate the Autumn Equinox but also provide a great day out for people of all ages with a host of Canberrans donating their time and effort. The day will include drumming, dancing, music, tarot readings, workshops and an eclectic market.

The Festival is free of charge to the public, and collection tins will be scattered throughout the Festival grounds and at all market stalls, performances and workshops. People are encouraged to donate as much as they can afford.

Performers confirmed so far:
Garden of Earthly Delights – traditional music and dance
Spellbound Bellydance troupe
The Ancient Arts Fellowship
The Society for Creative Anarchronism (medieval re-enactment)
Community Drumming Group
Indian Tabla, Morris Dancing and more…

Workshops include beading, incense-making and Walking the Labyrinth.

Market stalls include Avalon Essences, hand-made jewellery and woodworks, glass art, Celtic crafts, pet clothes, crystals, face painting and multicultural crafts. Stallholders are welcome – there’s lots of space – but bookings are essential

For more information, stall bookings or a copy of the programme, contact Lilitu on 02 6230 2272 (bh 10am-5pm)

When: 21/03/2009 – 21/03/2009, 1030 – 1830

Venue: Ginninderra Village, O’Hanlon Place, Gold Creek, Nicholls

R. Slicker R. Slicker 2:55 pm 19 Mar 09

Computer Fair, Old Bus Depot Saturday 10AM-2:30PM. Admission $3.00, kids free.

DrShrink DrShrink 1:39 pm 19 Mar 09

There’s a national rally against the proposed mandatory internet filter this Saturday:

Start: 1pm
Location: Federation Mall (in front of Parliament House)
John Kayne MP (Greens) & Fiona Patten (Australian Sex Party & founder of Eros Foundation) will be speaking.

Upcoming Canberra Band the Super Best Friends will be entertaining the crowd, along with Dave the Happy Singer.

jennybel75 jennybel75 12:57 pm 19 Mar 09

Well, by the clever use of a wonderful site called Google, the details for the Lifeline Bookfair were found to be:

Lifeline Bookfair will be held at EPIC (Exhibition Park in Canberra) on 20-22 March 2009 at the following times:

Friday, 10am-6pm
Saturday, 10am-5pm
Sunday, 10am-4pm

Bel Bel 12:57 pm 19 Mar 09

Sorry, donation 🙂

More details about special books and such can be found here:

Bel Bel 12:56 pm 19 Mar 09

The next Lifeline Bookfair will be held at EPIC on 20-22 March 2009 at the following times:

Friday, 10am-6pm
Saturday, 10am-5pm
Sunday, 10am-4pm

Gold Coin dontation for entry

Inappropriate Inappropriate 12:47 pm 19 Mar 09


The next Lifeline Bookfair will be held at EPIC on 20-22 March 2009 at the following times:

Friday, 10am-6pm
Saturday, 10am-5pm
Sunday, 10am-4pm


Charny Carny:
Charny Carny 2009
will be held on
Saturday 21 March 2009
from 1.00pm to 7.00pm
on the ‘Canberra Christian Life Centre’ – Community Oval
at the corner of Lhotsky and Cartwright Streets


Squil Squil 12:28 pm 19 Mar 09

Can we have details for the Lifeline book fair please?

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