29 November 2009

DIY Wotz-on Guide - weekend of 27-29 Nov '09

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[First filed: Nov 26, 2009 @ 7:10}

With the weekend a day away those of us that plan are planning their weekend activities.

Which means it’s also time for you, our loyal and enthusiastic readership, to stretch those typing fingers and get tapping in the COMMENTS to let us and all your fellow readers know what are the interesting and awesome events and activities on this weekend.

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went to an awesome house gig yesterday in the blithe spring afternoon – canberra’s own night parrots and sydney’s ryan coughlan – the latter a talented sound engineer [for oz idol and other shows] but a wonderful folk writer/singer who really ought to get a spot at the folk festival (first public gig for some years, buggered if i can see why). who should he speak to about that?

Swedish Christmas Bazaar Sunday 29 Nov. (from 2-5pm). Held at Yaramundi reach (b/n Zoo and National Museum). There will be a Swedish choir, food, decorations and craft and stuff for kids to do.
A map and more info available here..

Crrection – Japan Vs Australia Gymnastics 6.30 pm AIS Arena Saturday night


ACT Rural Fire Service Brigades ‘Open Day’

As part of our annual bushfire season community awareness campaign, the ACT Rural Fire Service is holding an Open Day on Sunday 29 November 2009 at six locations across the Territory.

– Are you in the Ember Zone?
– How can you better prepare your home and your family for bushfire?
– Do you know about the new National Bushfire Warning system?
– Fire Trucks on display
– Play with the tools of the trade
– Meet your local volunteer firefighters
– Show bags and give always
– Find out if you live in a high risk area
– Find out how you can become a volunteer firefighter

ACT Rural Fire Service Brigade Open Day
Sunday 29 November 2009
10:00am to 2:00pm

Guises Creek Volunteer Bushfire Brigade
Tuggeranong Festival
Tuggeranong Town Park, GREENWAY
UBD: Map M12

Gungahlin Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Shed
Joint Emergency Services Centre, Anthony Rolfe St, GUNGAHLIN
UBD: Map 29 J7

Hall Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Shed
Loftus St, HALL
UBD: Map 18 A16

Jerrabomberra Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Shed
Jerrabomberra Ave, SYMONSTON
UBD: Map 70 A15

Molonglo Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Shed
Drake Brockman Drive, HIGGINS
UBD: Map 36 P15

Rivers Volunteer Bushfire Brigade and SES Shed
UBD: Map 66 H8

Trunking symbols2:53 pm 27 Nov 09

R U OK? Day Sunday. Talk to someone you might believe is contemplating suicide.

Check out the NEW “Bush Market” at Rose Cottage, Gilmore this Sunday 29th November from 10am to 2pm. This is in a great Bush setting with a great atmosphere – It will be on every Sunday until Christmas – come see handcrafted and other items – support your local craftspeople this Christmas! New stall holders are welcome! more info ring Clancy on 0409830983 or rosecottagecanberra.com

Inappropriate11:48 pm 26 Nov 09

gladbag said :

Japan Vs Australia Gymnastics – Friday night , Sat and Sunday morning

And that’s being held where?

Japan Vs Australia Gymnastics – Friday night , Sat and Sunday morning

The Tuggeranong Festival on Sunday 29/11. Ian Moss performing from 7:30. Fireworks, things for the kids, anglers etc to do. Here is a link http://www.tuggeranongcommunityfestival.com.au/

Just a note about the Overheard Productions gig. Culturazi gig guide listed the first support as ‘One Foot in the Gravy’, however, that was an earlier, tentative booking.

Mea culpa for sending the update in at the last minute. But do get behind the Sodapops, a group of energetic youngsters getting a bit of a bigger stage.

Local jazz guitarists, Dexterity, at the George Harcourt Inn.
Sunday 29 November, 2 PM.
Worth a look.

Friday 27/11, from 6pm
Overheard Productions Rocks the City
Live original music in the heart of the city
Civic Holy Grail, Bunda and Akuna Streets

The Feldons # The Sodapops # Supernova

Bistro open. Spend $10 or more on food or drink and park all day undercover for FREE in Target carpark (directly upstairs from the Grail).

Chance for your originals band to do a short walk-up floor spot from 6pm.

Price: $10/$5 or free for fans of Overheard Productions on Facebook and Myspace.

More details: http://www.myspace.com/overheardproductions or contact Bill on 0413 000 086.

ahappychappy11:05 am 26 Nov 09

Foreshore Summer Music Festival – Kicks! Entertainment.


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Sydney rockers, The Sunpilots (http://www.thesunpilots.com/) are playing Saturday night @ The Phoenix, supported by The Glaciers (http://www.theglaciers.com.au/).

FREE entry, music starts at 9pm.

Trunking symbols9:14 am 26 Nov 09

Computer Market, EPIC Saturday 10AM-2:30PM. Admission $3.00, kids free.

Matt Sheppard8:46 am 26 Nov 09

Impro Match Point

Sunday 29 November, 8pm
Tickets : $5!
Woden Tradies, Cnr Launceston St and Furzer St
Book on 0416 007 197.
A unique ‘never to be repeated’ night of improvisation with scenes and stories created from audience suggestion that will flow from comedy, cute and quirky to melodrama and potentially dark drama.


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