10 – Trivia Night to save the Orangutans

Test your trivia skills while supporting a good cause! All money raised on the night supports The Orangutan Project’s conservation efforts. Be in with a chance to win some great prizes and silent auction items.

June 23, 6pm – 10pm

Eastlake Football Club, 3 Oxley St, Canberra

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/trivia-night-for-the-orangutans-tickets-45223553867?aff=es2

Cost: Individual ticket $25

 

9 – Makers & Shakers Market

An indoor event focusing on beautiful handmade homewares, delicious gourmet foods and great lifestyle products. Chat to the makers and support emerging new talent by visiting the 50 top-notch stalls! The market brings together people who care about where things are from, how they’re made and what they’re made of.

June 23, 10am – 3pm

Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth Ave, Yarralumla

Cost: $2 (kids under 12 are free)

 

8 – 80’s themed Singles Bar Hop

Sick of all the online dating apps? Good news is – you can still meet people the old-fashioned way! Meet other singles at the 80’s themed Bar Hop! You’ll get to mingle at Molly, Highball Express and 88MPH! Your ticket gets you VIP entry, free drinks, fun games, speed flirting and more. Ages 18-35. Spots are limited!

June 23, 5pm – 10pm

Molly, Odgers Lane, Canberra

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/singles-bar-hop-80s-themed-tickets-46558397420

Cost: $60

 

7 – Guy Sebastian Then & Now Tour

Guy Sebastian’s taken his band on the road, bringing a blockbuster set to the Canberra Theatre! The first winner of Australian Idol has gone on to become the only Aussie male artist to achieve six number one singles and two number one albums. He’s sold over 3.7 million singles and albums. Expect to hear recent releases, old favourites and some newer material to be released later in the year.

June 23, 7:30pm

Canberra Theatre, London Cct, Civic

https://canberratheatrecentre.com.au/show/guy-sebastian-then-and-now-tour/

Cost: $90.50

 

6 – OzHarvest Dollar Ball

Take part in a night full of fun for a worthy cause! There’ll be plenty of interactive fundraising, loads of prizes and entertainment, including music from Chad Croker. There’ll also be a champagne bar with the chance to win a weekend escape to the Robert Oatleys Vineyards in Mudgee. Ticket includes a 3-course meal, beer, wine and entertainment. Formal dress code. All money raised goes to OzHarvest Canberra – delivering meals to Canberrans in need.

June 23 from 6:30pm

Lanyon Vikings, Heidelberg St, Conder

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ozharvest-dollar-ball-tickets-45850390753

Cost: Tickets from $99

 

5 – Fete De La Musique

Enjoy the Canberra edition of this global music event that’s celebrated in over 700 cities across the world! Boasting an eclectic line-up of musical acts and performances, this event promises to make all genres of music freely accessible to the public. Among the performers are Super Rats, the Telopea Park School Big Band, the Canberra Men’s Choir, Agency Dub Collective, DJ Dede Da Cruz, The BRB and Jorge Bontes.

June 23, 6pm till late

Alliance de Francaise de Canberra, 66 McCaughey Street, Turner

https://www.afcanberra.com.au/

Cost: free entry

 

4 – Australian Girls Choir Open Day

The AGC is being launched in Canberra next month, with an Open Day this weekend for locals to find out more! They’ll initially open a Piccolo, Vivo, Allegro and Prelude class for school-aged girls in Kindy to grade 7. The Open Day gives potential new choristers the chance to try a class, meet staff, find out more information and register. There’ll also be a special performance by the national touring choir!

June 24, 2:30pm – 3:45pm

Canberra Girls Grammar School, 48 Melbourne Ave, Deakin

http://ausgirlschoir.com.au/events/act-canberra-open-day/

 

3 – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the sequel to the 2015 film Jurassic World, and is the fifth instalment of the Jurassic Park film series. When the island’s dormant volcano starts to erupt, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

At cinemas now

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurassic_World:_Fallen_Kingdom

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

 

2 – The Wedding Singer at The Q

Most of us remember ‘The Wedding Singer’ movie with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. Now it’s being performed as a musical at The Q! It tells the story of a wannabe rock star (aka professional wedding singer) who’s the life of the party until he’s dumped at the altar. A waitress who’s about to marry a Wall Street shark wins his affection, so Robbie must pull off the performance of a decade to win the girl of his dreams!

June 22 – July 1 (various performance times)

The Q, 253 Crawford St, Queanbeyan

http://www.theq.net.au/the-wedding-singer/

Cost: Adults $50, Concessions $45, Groups 6+ $40 and children under 16 $25

 

1 – CBR Brave vs Melbourne Mustangs

Cheer on CBR Brave as they take on the Melbourne Mustangs in a big double header this weekend! Our guys are at the top of the ladder with 9 wins and only 2 losses so far, so let’s help keep them there! Get amongst all the fun and exciting atmosphere at Phillip Swimming & Ice Skating Centre!

June 23, 5:30pm & June 24, 5pm

Phillip Swimming & Ice Skating Centre, 1 Irving St, Phillip

http://brave.theaihl.com/leagues/front_pageAIHLTeam.cfm?clientid=6061&leagueid=25105

Cost: Adult $22.50, Child $15, Family $60