10 – St Anthony’s Parish Primary School Fete

This fete has loads of fun activities like bubble soccer, fire trucks for the kids to explore, market stalls, cake stalls, trash and treasure, yummy food, a book stall and heaps more!

May 20 10am-2pm

161 Wheeler Cres, Wanniassa

http://www.stanthonys.act.edu.au/

Cost: free!

 

9 – Canberra Antiques & Vintage Fair

Check out a huge range of antiques and collectables from all time periods. Dealers from across Australia come to Canberra to bring you the best in antiques, vintage and retro – at a wide range of prices. There’ll be jewellery, glass, silver, ceramics, weaponry, vintage fashion, toys, teddies, dolls and furniture! And a $500 lucky door prize!

May 20 10am-5pm & May 21 10am-4pm

92-96 Corinna St, Phillip

http://www.canberraantiquesfair.com/

Cost: Adult $12, Pensioner $10, children are free!

 

8 – Mega Charity Garage Sale

It’s the second last Mega Charity Garage Sale before they close down for winter, so there’s plenty of bargains to be snapped up like kids clothes, toys, books, dvds, kitchenware, homewares and heaps more! All proceeds go to charities that help poor communities.

May 20 8am-1pm

5 O’Grady Pl, Wanniassa

https://www.facebook.com/CharityGarageSalesCanberra/

Cost: free!

 

7 – Heart Foundation Gala Dinner

Help raise funds for the Heart Foundation ACT at a great evening with fine dining, entertainment and special guest performers, including David Campbell! Presented by Maria Selleck Properties, Realestate.com.au & Canberra Weekly. A fun night not to be missed!

May 20 6:30pm

National Gallery, Parkes Place East, Parkes

www.mariaselleck.com.au/gala

Cost: Single tickets $295, Table of ten $2950

 

6 – A Celebration of Wool

With winter just around the corner, this is the perfect time to learn about all things wool and knitting! Speak to craftspeople, wool producers and artists, learn about hand felting, weaving and hand spinning. Check out the huge range of designer knitwear, millinery, weavings, beanies, farm label knitwear and heaps more!

May 20 & 21

Old Bus Depot Markets, Wentworth Ave, Kingston

www.obdm.com.au

Cost: free!

 

5 – Giro d’Canberra charity bike ride

Register for this ride and help make a difference for Ronald McDonald House Canberra. Participants can treat it as a fun day out or a chance to achieve a personal best, while fundraising for a good cause. The 130km ride starts and finishes at Stromlo Forest Park. It’s not a race – just ride at your own pace.

May 21 6:30am for a 7am start

Stromlo Forest Park

http://girodcanberra.gofundraise.com.au/

Cost: $120

 

4 – Wee Jasper Reserves Bonfire & Fireworks Night

Who doesn’t love a good bonfire? And fireworks! There’ll also be food stalls and entertainment with funds raised to be donated to the Yass and District Hospital and Red Kite in honour of 20-year-old Duncan Waters who lost his fight with cancer in 2014.

May 20 5pm

Billy Grace Reserve, Wee Jasper, NSW

http://weejasperreserves.com.au/visitor-info/news-events/wee-jasper-fireworks-bonfire/

Cost: $5 per person, under two’s are free!

 

3 – Landcare for Singles

You’ve heard of speed dating, well this is speed planting! Plant a new plant with a different person every 10 minutes then come together to mingle over a free BBQ lunch. Even if you don’t meet that special someone, you’ll have still had fun and helped the environment!

May 20 9:30am-1:30pm

Cotter Road, Stromlo

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/act-landcare-for-singles-2017-with-greening-australia-tickets-33512573008

Cost: free!

 

2 – Red Shield Day at the Hyperdome

Help raise funds for the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal. There’ll be loads of fun activities like face painting, a jumping castle, balloon modelling, canvas painting, cookie decorating, a games area and performances by local artists including Kulturebreak.

May 20 11am-2pm

Tuggeranong Hyperdome, Anketell St, Greenway

http://hyperdome.com.au/events/red-day/

Cost: gold coin donations encouraged

 

1 – Million Paws Walk

Walk to fight animal cruelty at Australia’s biggest dog walk! More than 3000 dogs will take part this year, with all dogs welcome regardless of breed, size and age. There’ll be live entertainment, stalls, delicious food, giveaways, activities with your pooch and more! Funds raised will help the RSPCA care for animals in need.

May 21 9am-2:30pm

Stage 88, Commonwealth Park West, Canberra

www.millionpawswalk.com.au

Cost: Online – Adult $25, Child $13, Family $60 & Concession $16

On the day – Adult $30, Child $15, Family $65 & Concession $18