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DIY Wotz On Guide for the weekend of 29 October 2010

By johnboy - 28 October 2010 17

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It’s a jam packed weekend of fun and excitement coming up around Canberra.

What do you think is worth seeing and doing in town?

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DIY Wotz On Guide for the weekend of 29 October 2010
Woody Mann-Caruso 1:33 pm 29 Oct 10

Fetes: French Australian Preschool on Astrolabe St, Red Hill, 30 October 10-2; St Matthews on Stutchbury St, Page on 31 October from 10-2.

Hallowe’en!

Kayellar 1:30 pm 29 Oct 10

Westlund House SpringOut Fairday http://www.westlundhouse.org.au/fairday/

Fairday is the launch of SpringOut, Canberra’s Queer Cultural Festival http://springout.com.au/

pockets 1:21 pm 29 Oct 10

Stonefest!!
*runs off to duck behind couch*

John Moulis 11:31 am 29 Oct 10

Open Day at Elite Physique all day Saturday. Membership offers, fitness displays and other activities planned for the day. Elite Physique is on the corner of Townshend and Botany St, Phillip on the upper level where the Athenian Restaurant used to be a few years ago and where Honey’s nightclub was in the 1980s.

KateKarnell 10:33 am 29 Oct 10
Chad 8:31 am 29 Oct 10

BUSHFIRE AWARENESS OPEN DAY

Saturday, 30 October 2010

1100-1500

Burgmann Anglican School
The Valley Avenue, Gungahlin

http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/3752/bushfireopendayposter.png

Bush Fire Awareness Week is all about helping residents and their families survive a bush fire. The local RFS brigades in conjunction with ACT RFS/ESA will be showcasing its many talents to the public. The local Gungahlin RFS brigade will welcome the public on Saturday, 30th October to experience the wide range of skills and services performed by more than 500 volunteers in the ACT.

Dedicated local RFS volunteers will be available to inform people in the community how best to prepare themselves for the upcoming fire season. Brigade members will set up displays to give people practical advice about bush fires and what to do to prepare their property.

Professionally trained men and women will be conducting demonstrations, assisting residents to complete their Bush Fire Survival Plan and educating the community about the new-look Fire Danger Meter.

A number of other organisations will be attendance with the Gungahlin RFS brigade:

– AFP
– ACT Ambulance Service
– ACT Fire Brigade
– Australian Red Cross
– ACT branch ‘Picking Up The Pieces’
– Snowy Hydro SouthCare helicopter (Arr 1200 Dep 1400)
A free sausage sizzle will be cooked by our local Lions club. and Cafe D’Roamer will be on hand to cater for our coffee drinkers.

Enquiries can be made to gungahlin.community@gmail.com

KB1971 9:12 pm 28 Oct 10

Ok all you riders out there, how tough are you?

Fancy yourself as a bit of racer/marathon man?

Then the Fitz’s challenge is for you. Your choice of pain, 206, 160, 105 or the measly 50km challenge.

You can register on the day & it is entirely up to you how far or how hard you go. Its all about the challenge.

All the details are on either the Pedal Power or Fitz’s Challenge websites. All profits go to OCF.

It’s going to be a good day this year, last year it was 31 degrees.

http://www.clubsonline.com.au/site/index.cfm?fuseaction=display_main&OrgID=4063

Chaz 9:06 pm 28 Oct 10
terubo 8:45 pm 28 Oct 10

Actually, Thumps, the current world champ is G.R. Anouilh. And he won’t be there, he’s laid up with a fearful croaking disease.

Thumper 7:24 pm 28 Oct 10

24th annual Frogs legs eating competition (Le cuisse de grenouille mangeant la concurrence) on the lawns outside Old Parliament House.

Come along and see world champion Jean Pierre Dejavous take on former world number one Henri-Paul ‘Eclair.

I wouldn’t miss it for the world.

Pots 6:32 pm 28 Oct 10

2010 Henry Parkes Oration
Associate Professor Lyndsay Connors: Public Education and the Common Wealth
Where: National Library of Australia, Canberra,
When: 6pm for 6.30 pm, Friday 29 October 2010.
Refreshments and music from the Mawson Primary Advanced Recorder Group from 6pm
Admission free, but bookings advisable (phone 02 9953 9678 or rsvp@parkesfoundation.org.au)
See: http://www.parkesfoundation.org.au/

arthwollipot 5:37 pm 28 Oct 10

The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear:
http://www.meetup.com/rally4sanityandmarch4fear/33251/?a=bn1_l1

Reclaim The Night 4:58 pm 28 Oct 10

Reclaim the Night! Glebe Park from 6pm. Garema Place from 7pm.

Grail 4:50 pm 28 Oct 10

Organic Fair at Allsun Farm
Getting ready for summer

Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 October. 10am-4.30pm

1318 Dicks Creek Road, Gundaroo

The A-Z of organic gardening with everything from tools, seedlings and chooks to books, talks and demonstrations. Locally grown herb and vegetable seedlings ready for planting. All in the inspirational setting of Allsun Farm, the garden and commercial vegetable-growing business of Joyce Wilkie and Michael Plane. Come and see how the experts do it.

Talks both days plus demonstrations of tool sharpening, using a scythe and worms and compost.

11.00 – 12.00 Farm walk with Joyce Wilkie
12.30 – 1.15 Pick it, cook it, eat it – changing the way we think about food with chefs Trish Young & Maribeth Cole
1.30 – 2.00 Soils – Mike Plane
2.00 – 3.00 Potting workshop – Helen Mitchell Bumper Crop seedlings & Joyce Wilkie – hands on something for everyone
3.00 – 4.00 Farm walk with Joyce Wilkie

Entry $10 with under 18s free.

DIRECTIONS From Gundaroo travel 4km N towards Gunning; immediately after Fairfield bridge turn left into Yass River Rd; travel 4.5km & take second left into Dicks Creek Rd.

Grail 4:49 pm 28 Oct 10

Canberra Film Festival: http://www.canberrafilmfestival.com.au/

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