10 – Canberra Kids Market

This is THE place to find quality goods for your 0-12 year olds with clothes, toys, babycare, prams, cots, strollers, basinettes, car seats, party supplies, etc. A great alternative to mall shopping, with a huge range of items at budget prices!

Saturday June 29, 9am – 12pm

Exhibition Park, Mitchell

https://canberramarkets.net.au/category/kids-market/

Cost: Adults $4, kids under 12 free

 

9 – Nerf Game

All ages, girls, boys and birthday groups are welcome to take part! Loaner blasters and safety glasses will be available. Mod blasters are allowed but must be checked by admin for safety reasons. Arrive 10-15 minutes early to sign in. Games include Free for All, Humans vs Zombies and Quick Draw.

Saturday June 29, 12pm – 3pm

Telopea Park, Barton

http://communityswitch.com.au/events/view/20489/nerf-game/

Cost: gold coin for darts or $5 BBQ deal includes darts and drink

 

8 – Warm Soup Cool Jazz

Head along for a relaxing evening sipping on warm soup and listening to cool Jazz from the Tilt Trio Jazz band! Mulled wine will also be available. A family friendly event!

Sunday June 30, 5:30pm – 9pm

Olims Bar and Bistro

https://www.facebook.com/events/661835720920479/

Cost: free entry and parking, $5 for soup and $10 for mulled wine

 

7 – Midwinter Arts and Crafts Show

Check out the range of fabulous arts and crafts show featuring makers from all over the Canberra region. The Committee retains a 20% commission which all goes to various charities and appeals. There’ll also be musical concerts on the Saturday and Sunday.

June 28 – 30

Yarralumla Uniting Church

https://www.facebook.com/events/2465076590183659/?active_tab=about

Cost: gold coin donation

6 – Taylor – Something for Everyone

Head along to gain all the information you need to build your dream home. From the first home buyers grant to sustainability and building tips, a team of experts will guide you through the process. You’ll also be among the first to see new blocks in the growing suburb of Taylor.
Saturday June 29, 10am – 3pm

Margaret Hendry School

https://suburbanland.act.gov.au/taylor/taylor-sales-and-information-event

Cost: free

 

5 – Monet: Impression Sunrise

From waterlilies to seascapes, city scenes and rural landscapes, experience the beauty of natural light, colour and fleeting moments captured by Monet and other Impressionist masters including Turner, Boudin, Sisley and Morisot. Discover the story behind Monet’s ground-breaking masterpiece, Impression Sunrise, and the artists that influenced him and learn how it inspired a moment.

June 7 – September 1

National Gallery of Australia

https://nga.gov.au/impressionsunrise/

Cost: tickets from $17

 

4 – Swingin’ Through Time

The Canberra Big Band Collective presents their second event for 2019, “Swingin’ Through Time!” Featuring two of Canberra’s finest bands and a guest appearance by the Canberra Swing Katz, traXion and Blamey Street Big Band will take you on a journey through the ages from early swing through to the best of the modern era. Listen, eat, drink, dance and have a great night!
Saturday June 29, doors open from 6pm, performance 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Harmonie German Club
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/swingin-through-time-tickets-60509700142

Cost: Tickets from $10 – $125

 

3 – Handmade Markets

Three halls at EPIC will be packed with unique designs and local produce, so head along to try, taste, shop and relax. If you’re looking for unique gifts and souvenirs, designer homewares, bespoke fashion or intricate jewellery, Handmade has 270 stalls of artisan Australian pieces. The Gourmet Food Hall will also keep you happy and fed!

Saturday June 20 and Sunday June 30, 10am – 4pm

Exhibition Park, Mitchell

https://handmadecanberra.com.au/

Cost: free entry, gold coin donations encouraged

 

2 – Junior Groovers Disco

Kids will be entertained with dancing the afternoon away to all their favourite music while you sit back enjoy a meal from the restaurant or a drink from the bar. You can even organise to have your kids party there!
Sunday June 30, 1pm – 3pm

Harmonie German Club

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/junior-groovers-disco-tickets-61624194625

Cost: entry is free with a packet of chips and a flashing trinket on arrival

 

1 – Brumbies vs Jaguares

The Brumbies will be playing for a chance to compete in the Grand Final when they face the Jaguares in Buenos Aires! There’s lots of viewing parties at various pubs and clubs around the capital. The Dock is one of them – hosting a semi-final breakfast party with Brumbies, beer, bacon and eggs!

Saturday June 29, kick off 9am

The Dock, Kingston Foreshore

https://www.facebook.com/events/2601399399879885/