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Woden Valley Festival 2013!

By WodenValleyFestival - 29 October 2013 1

Woden Community Service proudly welcomes back the Woden Valley Festival with plenty of goodies on offer in the 2013 program for all Canberrans, regardless of what side of the lake you live on!

Here’s a snapshot of the program, but head to the website for more detail:  www.wodenvalleyfestival.org.au

Main event: Sat 9 November 10am-4pm The Carnival

Music and entertainment + Markets + Food + Skateboard coaching + Bmx competition + Patting paddock + Face painting + Art displays and public art making + Cupcake decorating + Scouts activities + Cemetery tours + Heritage social walk
And…Canberra Circus FunLympics!
Where: Edison Park Woden
When:  9 November, 10am-4pm

in order of events occuring

Woden Seniors Fundraising Concert
Woden Seniors annual fundraising concert with opera stars Rachel Duncan (soprano) and Michael Politi (baritone), and a program of entertainment.
Venue: Woden Seniors, Corinna St Woden.
Date: Sunday 3 November
Time: 2-4pm (Tickets: $15 from the Woden Seniors, call 6282 2573 for more information).

Mixed Bag Comedy Night
Eight comedians doing ten minutes each!  Grab dinner and make Monday less painful with the power of laugh.  Comedians include: Greg Kimball, Emo Parsonson, Jez Margosis, Chris Ryan, Tim Noon, Hamish Hudson, Edwina Nelson, Danny Philippa.
Venue: Woden Tradies Club
Date: Monday 4 November
Time: 7pm (18+)

Digital Stories Workshop
Learn to make your stories ‘digital’ with trainers from the ACT Digital Hub.  All equipment is provided and you will master the basics of using an iPad, recording video, taking photos, using apps and searching the internet to tell your story!
Venue: Woden Library
Date: Monday 4 November
Time: 10am-1pm (also on Tuesday)

A Night at the Circus
A Night at the Circus is a great night out for the kids! Featuring lots of cool tricks by Warehouse Circus, ‘Nerd Trivia’ for the parents with RiotACT’s own Barcham, music by BethnBen and other stuff of fun!
Venue: Warehouse Circus HQ, 4/70 Maclaurin Cres Chifley
Date: Wednesday 6 November
Time: 6pm

Home Made Jam
Solo singer songwriter competition open to all Canberra musicians. Competition is open to the first 16 people to enter, with entries on the website 9am 3 Nov.  Winners will take away recording studio sessions and a scholarship for the CIT Music Industry Performance Course.
Venue: Woden CIT, Music Industry Centre
Date:  Thursday 7 November
Time: 7pm

LIFT OFF Youth Band Comp Finals
Band competition for people between 14-22 years old.  Winners walk away with prizes valued at over $5000, so the stakes are high and the music will be rockin’.
Venue:  Woden Youth Centre
Date: Friday 8 November
Time: 4pm

THE CARNIVAL
A day of all things fun! Come by for the FunLympics and heaps more!
Venue: Eddison Park
Date: Saturday 9 November
Time: 10am – 4pm

Young Snappers
Calling all kinder to year 12 students – Bring your camera to The Carnival, take a snap capturing the vibe of the event to win prizes!
Venue: Eddison Park
Date: Saturday 9 November
Time: 10am-4pm

Unsung Heroes
The Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak presents Unsung Heros, an award to celebrate selfless individuals, community groups and businesses.  The awards will be presented at The Carnvial.
Venue: Eddison Park
Date: Saturday 9 November
Time: 10am-4pm

Art in the Drain
A online panorama of the graffiti in the storm water drain parallel to Callam St, Woden.  Well worth clicking.
Venue: www.artinthedrain.org.au

Circus For Life
What: In partnership with Woden Valley Festival, Circus for Life is Canberra’s very own Circus Arts Festival.
When: When: 31st October – 16th November
Where: The Street Theatre, Belconnen Community Theatre, Warehouse Circus HQ Chifley, The Carnival in Eddison Park.

If you’d like to get involved, we’re always looking for volunteers, so get in touch through Woden Community Service

For more information see our website ( www.wodenvalleyfestival.org.au ) or find us on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/wodenvalleyfestival )!

The best thing to happen since the last one! Woden Valley Festival is back with plenty of goodies on offer in the 2013 program for all Canberrans, regardless of what side of the lake you live on!

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Woden Valley Festival 2013!
Roundhead89 5:12 pm 29 Oct 13

Has anybody seen the Google Earth aerial view/street view of Eddison Park? It was taken during last year’s Woden Valley Festival. You can see the rides, stalls and crowds as well as the full car parking areas. Probably if anybody from interstate or overseas sees it they might think there is a permanent carnival in the park.

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