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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 23 January

By johnboy - 23 January 2009 32

[First filed: January 22, 2009 @ 08:43]

OK hive minders, it’s time to get busy like the bees and post information about fun events on this weekend in the comments.

Mmmmm Honey!

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DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 23 January
Mr Evil 3:02 pm 22 Jan 09

And for those of us into noisy stuff……..

AIR FORCE SUPPORT TO AUSTRALIA DAY IN CANBERRA

The Royal Australian Air Force will conduct several flypasts over Canberra as part of Australia Day celebrations. Flying activities will involve F/A-18 Hornet fighters, PC-9s and the Air Force hot air balloon.

Sunday 25 January 8.10pm Four PC-9s from the Air Force Roulettes will conduct a flying display over Federation Mall (between Old and New Parliament Houses) as part of the Australian of the Year Awards.

Monday 26 January 10.30am. Four F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from No 77 Squadron, based at RAAF Williamtown will conduct a flypast over the flag raising ceremony at Regatta Point on Lake Burley Griffin. The jets will fly at an altitude of between 300 and 500 metres and at approximately 650 km/h. The formation will then head over the eastern basin of Lake Burley Griffin where the lead jet will conduct a vertical climb.

Monday 26 January From 8.10 pm The Air Force Balloon will conduct a static display beside the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin leading up to the start of the fireworks. The Balloon will then reposition to the Commonwealth Place Jetty to provide a burner display during the fireworks that commence at 9.00pm.

Spitfire3 1:44 pm 22 Jan 09

PM said :

Young Liberal Federal Convention 🙂

So… Summernats part 2?

Thumper 1:33 pm 22 Jan 09

I was thinking more mod…

quostatus 1:22 pm 22 Jan 09

Itchy Triggers deliver their salute to Oz pub rock at Federation Tavern, Gold Creek, Sunday night from 7pm.

PM 1:19 pm 22 Jan 09

Young Liberal Federal Convention 🙂

Thumper 12:10 pm 22 Jan 09

Do you have a medium pin stripe suit jacket?

stray 11:55 am 22 Jan 09

Awesome community/collective garage sale across the road from the Gorman House markets – Saturday 10 am til 2pm.

I’m selling mostly ladies clothing, public service wear, unique items, one of kind form a fashion label, and brand/band t-shirts, and ! -very very cheap- but there will be plenty of other bits and bobs from heaps of other sellers – if youre after something in particular – just ask!

Not on if its raining. 🙂

Aurelius 11:03 am 22 Jan 09

Wish I could go Thumper, haven’t seen The Feldons in a little while.

This weekend, the Nationals for the Australian Battle Group are happening in Canberra.
To see what the Aust Battle Group do, visit http://www.ausbg.org – it’s radio controlled ships with cannons shooting ball bearings – trust me, it’s pretty frakken cool.
The battles take place about 10am & 1pm, Saturday & Sunday. Bring snacks, folding chairs and plenty of sunscreen and a big hat.
They’re held at the Sporting Shooters, one of the firing ranges on Hector McIntosh Grove (that’s the small track that goes off Majura Rd, roughly back toward the back of Eaglehawk near the ACT/NSW border)

There’s also a gamer’s convention all weekend at EPIC – Cancon. I not sure of where one can get details, but if you go to Epic this weekend, and see geek-types wandering around, follow them and I’m sure you’ll work it out.

Spitfire3 10:59 am 22 Jan 09

I’ll tell you what’s on this weekend…

A RAIDERS GAME!!!

Rugby league fans among us don’t have to wait for the NRL season’s kickoff in March, there’s a trial match at Sieffert Oval this saturday! Details are

Canberra Raiders vs Cronulla Sharks
Sieffert Oval, Queanbeyan (entry off High St)
Saturday the 24th of January
The main game starts at 6pm

Entry is kinda free (gold coin donation to some cancer-related charity)

Note: It seems to be the only trial match we’ll see in the Canberra/Queanbeyan area before March, so if you’re interested DON’T MISS IT!

neanderthalsis 10:56 am 22 Jan 09

Hmmmmm, my comment appears to be in moderation…

neanderthalsis 10:49 am 22 Jan 09

Perhaps I should mention the bleedin obvious…

National Lamb Chop Eating Day, AKA Australia Day.

Australia Day concert/awards etc
25th from 4pm:
Concert in Commonwealth place with
Trial Kennedy
Lovers Electric
Jessica Mauboy
Natalie Bassingthwaighte
Dan Kelly & The Ukeladies
Wendy Matthews
Gurrumul
Brian Cadd
John Schumann and the Vagabond Crew

26th:
Aus day in the Park Commonweath Park
Aus Day Bush Picnic At the Cotter.

Thumper 10:46 am 22 Jan 09

The Bootleg Sessions

@ The Phoenix Bar, East Row, Civic (bus interchange) Free from 8pm

This Week:
Beth Monzo 8:00
Eileen Francisco 8:45
Ocean Moses 9:30
The Feldons 11:00

Steady Eddie 10:24 am 22 Jan 09

Australia Day Ute Muster, Goulburn Sat, Sun, Mon. Full details at http://www.australiadayutemuster.com.au/

niftydog 9:26 am 22 Jan 09

2009 Australian National Mountain Bike Championships
Stromlo Forrest Park
See the best in Australia competing on a world-class course right on our doorstep!

Much more fun than having to endure Karl and Lisa from the Today Show, Natalie Bassingthwaighte the slightly too old, trying too hard, unthinking-man’s crumpet, and all the other slightly disappointing “talent” on show at Australia Day Live.

R. Slicker 9:12 am 22 Jan 09

Computer Fair, Old Bus Depot Saturday 10AM – 2:30AM. $3.00 admission, accompanied kids free.

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