DIY Wotz-On guide – weekend 13-15 Nov

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[First filed: Nov 12, 2009 @ 8:43]

As the heat has ramped up (turned the fan on for the first time last night!) I’m sure so has the summer-ry (late spring?) activities.

So let us know – What are your top picks for events and activities this weekend!

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15 Responses to DIY Wotz-On guide – weekend 13-15 Nov
boyle boyle 1:23 pm 14 Nov 09

Think Tank Music Festival is on today at UC Refectory- Daysend, Lord, Frankenbok, Vee Bees etc. Money goes towards the National Brain Injury Foundation. The event raises awareness for the dangers of drink driving. Doors at 3pm

Tori Amos @ Canberra Theatre tomorrow (Sunday) night

Overheard Overheard 1:42 pm 13 Nov 09

Artsound FM’s annual fund-raising Radiothon continues all this week and culminates in the Open Day.

Live music, book and vinyl and CD and video sale, food, great coffee, wine, tours of the studios.

10am – 4pm
Sunday 15 November

Manuka Arts Precinct
NSW Crescent and Telopea Park (off Manuka Circle)
Near the Manuka Pool
Just down from the Manuka Services Club
Outside Manuka Oval

Oh, look, there’s a map here:

92.7FM and 90.3FM in Tuggeranong
Canberra’s arts and music

emd emd 1:36 pm 13 Nov 09

Mathilda’s Market at Manuka Sunday 15 November
Handmade and limited edition baby & kids goodies – great for Christmas shopping if you have little ones in your life.
Manuka Oval (Bradman Room)
Manuka Circle, Griffith
10am til 2pm. Free entry and parking.

I have heard that Curtin Primary School has a fete on the 15th too, although can’t find details anywhere.

Yoga Aid Challenge on 15 November:
Join us at the Yoga Aid Challenge across Australia
The Yoga Aid Australian Challenge is a 2 hour Yoga practice held across Australia on Sunday 15th November, 2009.
The event is a fun and safe event for all regardless of age, yoga experience or fitness level.
The event is free to attend and all the money raised goes directly to our charity partners.

Funky1 Funky1 1:03 pm 13 Nov 09


Capital Bowl XVII

Tuggeranong Tornadoes vs WVAFC Gladiators

Kickoff at 5pm Saturday 14th Nov

Greenway Enclosed Oval
Soward Way, Tuggeranong (behind the Centrelink Building)
Free admission, canteen facilities available

bubzie bubzie 7:48 pm 12 Nov 09

Santa comes to westfield…. :S

RiotPost RiotPost 4:23 pm 12 Nov 09

From ainslie:

A beautiful market with great gift ideas for Xmas. Arts, crafts, jewellery & accessories, home wares and much more. Saturday 14 November 10am – 3pm in and around The Q Crawford Street Queanbeyan.

phil m phil m 4:04 pm 12 Nov 09

Come and play some boardgames (Euro style) at:

The Harmonie German Club from 11AM to 6PM on Sunday (15 November).
49 Jerrabomerra Ave, Narrabundah. Park around the rear and enter through the side door as the main club is not open at this time.
The bistro is open for lunch but there will only be limited bar service.

Come and go as you please, no need to bring anything. All ages OK.

The theme for this month’s contest is the Melbourne Cup. The prize is a
Mind Games gift voucher to the person who wins the most games that contain a horse or jockey/rider.

This event is free.
See you there!

Trunking symbols Trunking symbols 3:40 pm 12 Nov 09

Yass Rodeo, Yass Showground Saturday 2PM.

Trunking symbols Trunking symbols 3:40 pm 12 Nov 09

No Computer Fair or Market in Canberra this weekend.

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 1:28 pm 12 Nov 09

Well I just got my motorbike ACT plated if anyone wants to go for a ride.

loadedog loadedog 1:04 pm 12 Nov 09

Rafe Returns @ MacGregor Hall, Acton

Rafe Morris returns to Canberra, with supports Guillaume Soloacoustic, Drew Walky and Dub Dub Goose.

Details at:

Thumper Thumper 12:25 pm 12 Nov 09

Thursday 12th Nov

The CMC and Cardboard Charlie present: Domus Adultus @ Hippo Bar
Sarah Daphne Foo, Blue 2, About Melthingpot, Ah! Pandita
8pm, $7/5 (CMC members).

Open Mic Night @ The Pot Belly
9pm, free

Wax Lyrical @ Rose Cottage Inn

Friday 13th Nov

Majors Creek Folk Festival – check it out

The Drunk Uncles @ The Phoenix
5.30-7.30pm, free

Tim Loydell and The Deckchairs @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
8pm-9.30pm, $8.

Winchester @ Pot Belly Bar
with Girl Sized Hands

Billy Sheehan’s Bass Clinic @ Southern Cross Club
One of the world’s finest bass players
7.30pm, tix $15 from Better Music, Phillip

Exhibition Opening @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
‘Into the Light’ by Mauren Warner (jewellery)

Saturday 14th Nov

Majors Creek Folk Festival – check it out

The CMC presents Rafe Returns @ Macgregor Hall
Rafe Morris, also Drew Walky, Guillamo and Dub Dub Goose
8pm, $12/$8.

Adrian Deutsch (from Red Riders) @ The Front Cafe and Gallery
details to follow.

The Justin Walshe Folk Machine @ Filthy McFadden’s

The Think Tank @ UC Refectory
A music event to raise awareness about the dangers of drink driving and brain injury.

The Street presents Jeff Lang ‘Chimeradour’ Album Launch @ Street 1
8pm, $35/$29 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 62471223.

The Street presents Lawrie and Shirley by Geoff Page @ Street 2
part of the Made in Canberra series
7.30pm, $25/$21 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 6247 1223.

Sunday 15th Nov

Majors Creek Folk Festival – check it out

Kosmos Lounge @ The Front Cafe and Gallery

Canberra Blues Society Monthly Jam @ Statesman Hotel, Curtin
Hosted by Steve Russell and Friends
1pm, $2.

The Street presents Lawrie and Shirley by Geoff Page @ Street 2
part of the Made in Canberra series
7.30pm, $25/$21 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 6247 1223.

Monday 16th Nov

Cardboard Charlie presents The Bootleg Sessions @ The Phoenix
8pm, free.

The Street presents Lawrie and Shirley by Geoff Page @ Street 2
part of the Made in Canberra series
7.30pm, $25/$21 (full/conc), get tix online or phone 6247 1223.

Rafe Rafe 11:27 am 12 Nov 09

RAFE MORRIS, Guillaume Soloacoustic, Drew Walky, Dub Dub Goose ! ! !

In April 2008, Rafe took his guitar and his girlfriend and left Australia in search of adventure, deliciousness and cheap T-shirts. 587 days, 21 countries, 3 new scars, countless kebabs, a new wardrobe and heaps of new songs later, he’s coming home to share stories and songs with his favourite city.

Along with two of his favourite singer songwriters, Drew Walky and Guillaume Soloacoustic, and Dub Dub Goose, a band which he has been dying to hear, Macgregor Hall will be filled with music, laughs, smiles, drinks and other heart warming things.

When : Saturday, Nov 14. Food and drinks from 6.30pm, music from 8pm.

Where : Macgregor Hall, Corner of Barry Drive and Marcus Clarke St, Civic, Canberra.

How : $12 for those who can afford it, $8 for those who can’t.

All Ages, bring ID to buy drinks – or a permission note from your mum.


misspris misspris 11:05 am 12 Nov 09

Adoption Mosaic (a Canberra-based adoption support group) are hosting a forum for anyone affected by or interested in adoption.

When: Sunday, 15 November
Time: from 1.45 pm
Where: The Southern Cross Club in Woden.
Tickets cost $15 and are available at the door (cash only).

Some of the guest speakers are:

Evelyn Robinson – A birth mother whose son was adopted. She is an Adelaide-based post-adoption counsellor in private practice, and the author of two books on adoption, “Adoption and Loss – The Hidden Grief” and “Adoption and Recovery – Solving the mystery of reunion”.

Gary Coles – A birth father whose son was adopted 38 years ago. He wrote a book called “Ever After – Fathers and the Impact of Adoption”. He is also the Manager of VANISH (the Melbourne-based post-adoption services organisation).

Professor Tom Frame – Director of St Mark’s National Theological College, adult adoptee and author of “Children on Demand: The Ethics of Defying Nature” and “Binding Ties: an Experience of Adoption and Reunion in Australia”.

Margaret Green – Facilitator, adult adoptee.

Ann James – Ann is an experienced teacher and counsellor, has run a variety of workshops on personal development for the general community and adoption agencies, and has made presentations at Australian Adoption Conferences. She is the author of “Choosing Inner Peace – The Duality of Love & Loss Within Adoption” and “Teddy Bear in the Corner”.

Dr Jennifer Andrew – Inter-country adoption parent.

For further information please contact Marg on 0407 435 488 or Robbie via email

Jim Jones Jim Jones 9:12 am 12 Nov 09

Friday the 13th at the Basement (Cohen St, Belconnen) from 8pm until late.

Futility, Scapegoat, Inside the Exterior and Tortured.

A great selection of cracking metal bands; sure to be a huge night.

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