10 – Sense and Sensibility at Canberra Theatre
Kate Hamil’s adaptation of Sense and Sensibility has been described as Jane Austen on theatrical steroids! A night at the theatre you won’t want to miss. It’s about the newly widowed Mrs Dashwood who must move herself and her daughters from their grand family home to a modest cottage. Suitors circle and gossip swirls as the Dashwoods try to find their place in the world.
June 2, 2pm & 6pm
Canberra Theatre Centre, London Cct, Civic
Cost: tickets from $45
9 – Sly Fox Community Market
Join in for fun with something for everyone at the Sly Fox Community Market! A day of market stalls, flea markets, food, friends, coffee, music, community and excitement!
June 2, 10am – 4pm
Bike Path at Sly Fox Coffee, MacArthur Ave, O’Connor
Cost: pay for what you purchase
8 – Marist College presents The Addams Family
Check out Marist College Canberra’s hilarious production of The Addams Family! Support the cast from schools including Marist College, Merici College, St Clare’s College and Canberra Girls Grammar, who are being supported by a great crew and orchestra!
June 2, 7pm
Marist College Senior School Hall, Marr St, Pearce
Cost: Adult $25, Concession $20, Family $75, Staff $25
7 – Warm Soup, Cool Jazz
For the third year running, warm up this winter with warm soup and cool jazz! Your evening is sorted with a hot soup bar, mulled wine, great entertainment and local wine tasting.
June 2 from 5pm
Mercure Canberra, Limestone Ave, Braddon
6 – National Capital Rally
Watch the action up close and see the drivers tackle the massive Kowen Jump and make their way through super tight bends! Check out the improved spectator facilities and the return of the classic rally stages. First cars will be through at 1pm, but head along early to enjoy the atmosphere, grab some food and enjoy the activities. There’ll be jumping castles, the reptile zoo and face painting for the kids.
June 1 – 3
Kowen Forest, ACT
Cost: free for spectators!
5 – Berridale Family Fun Day
Take the family along to enjoy a great day out supporting a worthwhile cause. The Fun Day’s been organised to raise money for a Berridale family who’s 6-year-old daughter Kyla has a rare degenerative neurometabolic disorder that affect about one in 40,000 kids worldwide. It’s a disease for which there is no cure. There’ll be raffles, a silent auction, face painting, a jumping castle, food and market stalls, kids obstacle course, craft, a petting zoo, live music and more!
June 2, 11am – 4pm
Berridale Community Hall, NSW
4 – Reuse, Remake, Recycle: World Environment Day
Celebrate upcoming World Environment Day and learn more about this year’s theme: Beating Plastic Pollution! Find out how to do a bin audit in your home, how to reduce waste, how to avoid single use plastics and living plastic free.
June 2, 12pm – 2pm
Belconnen Library, 12 Chandler St, Belconnen
Cost: All programs are free. Bookings required.
3 – Hurley Burley Winter Fair
Celebrate the start of winter at the Hurley Burley Winter Fair! There’ll be live music, markets, food, fire, film, dance, marshmallows, carousel rides, theatre, storytelling, poetry and more! Celebrate the diversity our home offers in the heart of our city centre – Garema Place.
June 2, 12pm – 10pm
Garema Place, Civic
Cost: free entry
2 – The Truffle Festival
Indulge in a feast for the senses and beat the Canberra chill at the Truffle Festival! Enjoy heavenly truffle creations at local restaurants, cafes, bars and wineries. Be amazed by the talented truffle dogs as they hunt and learn from accomplished chefs at cooking classes and demonstrations. Choose from a range of events!
June 2 – August 31
Cost: check particular event for details
1 – Brumbies vs Sunwolves
Sunday arvo footy returns to GIO Stadium as the Sunwolves make the trip from Japan for the Family Round clash. It’s only the second time the Japanese club has visited Canberra, with our guys smashing them last time. If the Brumbies get 15,000 fans there, the club will donate $15,000 to 3 charities! Head along for what’s sure to be another exciting game at a family friendly kick-off time!
June 3, kick-off at 4:05pm
GIO Stadium, Battye St, Bruce
Cost: General Admission $26.55 Adult, $20.40 Concession, $12.25 Junior and $56.10 Family