10 – Kippax Monster Garage Sale

The Kippax Monster Garage Sale is a West Belconnen institution. You’ll find great bargains on items including books, clothing, furniture, homewares, electrical and much more. There’s also morning tea and activities for the kids. The sale supports the work of the Kippax Uniting Community.

Saturday June 22, 8am – 1pm

Kippax Uniting Church, Holt

https://www.facebook.com/kippaxmonstergaragesale/

Cost: free (donations encouraged)

 

9 – Indigenous Experiences Tour at Parliament House

Hear the stories of Indigenous parliamentarians and staff, explore the site history of Parliament House, gain insights into how Australia’s First Peoples are participating in the nation’s democratic processes, and enjoy significant artworks from the Parliament House Art Collection by celebrated Indigenous artists.
Saturday June 1 – Saturday August 31, 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Parliament House Marble Foyer

https://www.aph.gov.au/winter#tour

Cost: free

 

8 – The Secret Life of Pets 2

The Secret Life of Pets 2 continues the story of Max and his pet friends – following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day. Max faces some major changes after his owner Katie gets married and now has a child named Liam. Meanwhile, Gidget tries to rescue Max’s favourite toy from a cat-packed apartment, and Snowball goes a mission to free a white tiger named Hu from a circus.

In cinemas now

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Secret_Life_of_Pets_2

Cost: check with your local cinema for ticket prices and session times

 

7 – Kulture Break’s fundraising expo – HOLLYWOOD

The expo will showcase dance performances from over 300 students across Kulture Break’s north and southside studios. Funds raised will support Kulture Break’s well-being and social inclusion initiatives with young people in Canberra. A broad range of genres will be performed, including ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, breakdance and more.

Saturday June 22, 1pm and 6:30pm

Erindale Theatre, Wanniassa

http://www.kulturebreak.com

Cost: tickets start from $22

 

6 – Disney on Ice

Grab your mouse ears and get ready for the ultimate interactive event at Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends. See Moana on a high-seas adventure with demigod Maui. Follow Dory through the unexplored seas of the Pacific Ocean, join the Toy Story pals on an exciting adventure and discover true love with Elsa and Anna. The much-loved Disney Princesses will also take to the ice! An event not to be missed, to commemorate 90 years of Mickey Mouse!

June 19 – June 23

AIS Arena, Bruce

https://www.disneyonice.com/au/en-au/ticket-info/Disney-On-Ice-celebrates-Mickey-and-Friends/216

Cost: tickets start from $33

 

5 – Netball Junior Championships

Help support Canberra’s keen young netballers at the 2019 Junior Championships! It brings together the best junior representatives from across the five netball districts in Canberra – Arawang, Belconnen, Canberra, South Canberra and Tuggeranong to compete across two-days. There’s food stalls on site.

Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23

SolarHub Netball Centre, Lyneham

https://act.netball.com.au/competitions/junior-championships/

Cost: free for spectators

 

4 – Goddess

A night of dance, song, performance, beauty, burlesque, variety, ballet, original music, comedy, drag, diversity, inclusion, art and visibility. This show seeks to challenge the perception of what makes a Goddess through the medium of performance. A highly entertaining show that showcases the talents of humans who embody Goddess energy inclusive of any gender, orientation and cultural background. Hosted by the up and coming Commercial Dance Troupe, the show includes group performances, local Canberra art scene fixtures, special interstate Guests and above all, a sense of Diversity and Inclusion.

Saturday June 22, 8pm – 10pm

Ainslie Arts Centre

https://www.facebook.com/events/319030698759930/

Cost: $31.68

 

3 – World Dachshund Day – Canberra

To celebrate World Dachshund Day which falls on June 22, the Canberra Dachshund Group will be holding a walk the day after, through the Parliamentary Triangle. They’ll be stopping at national institutions such as the Museum of Australian Democracy Sausages; the home of our Wienerminster System of Government, Parliament House and the Not-Very-High Court of Australia. There’ll also be an opportunity to raise funds for Dachshund Rescue Australia. Non dachshunds are also welcome and there’ll also be Dachshund themed cupcakes for sale!

Sunday June 23, 1pm

National Library of Australia, Parkes
https://www.facebook.com/events/1287717851386915/

Cost: $5 for the first non-furred attendee and $2 for each subsequent one

 

2 – Toy Story 4

This much-anticipated film is the fourth instalment in Pixar’s popular Toy Story series. Woody and Buzz, along with their other toy friends, have found new appreciation after being given by Andy to Bonnie. They are introduced to Forky, a spork that has been made into a toy and embark on a road trip adventure.

In cinemas now

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toy_Story_4

Cost: check with your local cinema for ticket prices and session times

 

1 – Brumbies vs Sharks: Quarter Final

After being crowned as the 2019 Super Rugby Australian Conference Champions, the Brumbies have secured a home quarter-final, urging members and fans to #FilltheFortress! The curtain raiser sees Yass take on Braidwood at 5:30pm, before the main game at 8:05pm.

Saturday June 22, gates open 5:15pm, kick off 8:05pm

GIO Stadium, Bruce

https://www.brumbies.com.au/

Cost: tickets from $12.25