10 – Queanbeyan Park Tennis Club Tennis Festival

Experience the 2018 Summer of Tennis at the Queanbeyan Park Tennis Club Tennis Festival on Saturday! There’ll be free trial lessons for adults and kids of all ages, cardio tennis trial sessions, activity stations for 3-6 year olds, speed serve, prizes, giveaways, a jumping castle, face painting, a BBQ, music and more!

Saturday February 3, 1pm-4pm

100 Campbell St, Queanbeyan

www.tennis.com.au

Cost: free!

 

9 – World Wetlands Day Celebrations

Head along to Jerrabomberra Wetlands for an exciting and fun-filled open day to celebrate World Wetlands Day! There’ll be a huge variety of stalls and activities for the family like ranger guided walks, kids activities, reptile displays, art exhibitions, Indigenous cultural activities, food, drinks and more!

Saturday February 3, 4pm – 8pm

Jerrabomberra Wetlands, 2 Diary Road, Fyshwick

https://jerrabomberrawetlands.org.au/event/world-wetlands-open-day-2/

Cost: entry by gold coin donation with most activities free of charge

 

8 – Subsdance Open Day

Ever wanted to learn to dance? It’s a great way to make new friends, get fit, learn something new and have fun! Subsdance Dance Studio in Kingston is putting on an Open Day, showcasing all the styles they offer with half hour classes back to back from 10am. And better yet, it’s FREE! Styles range from samba to dancehall to hip hop to contemporary. There’s something for everyone! Those who enrol on the day get 15{574d531d5fc467f25e34179971194f57f82ed0fcc8bb5ce3f07badc5570e102e} off their term fees!

Saturday February 3, 10am-2:30pm

Subsdance Dance Studio, The Cusacks Centre, Level 1, 27-29 Eyre St, Kingston

www.subsdance.com.au

Cost: free!

 

7 – Summer Sounds

Relax in the Botanical Gardens with a picnic and live music! There’ll be an outdoor concert, street stalls to buy dinner and drinks, or you can pack your own food and picnic blanket! Gypsy Jazz Project will play as the sun goes down on Saturday, with the Royal Military Band of Duntroon performing on Sunday. Jumptown Swing will also lead dance workshops on the lawn at 5pm and during intermission!

Saturday February 3 & Sunday February 4, 5pm-7:30pm

Eucalypt Lawn, Australian National Botanical Gardens, Clunies Ross St, Acton

https://parksaustralia.gov.au/botanic-gardens/do/whats-on/summer-sounds/

Cost: $2-$5, under 12’s free.

 

6 – Brumbies Meet the Players Day / Brumbies vs Rebels trial match

Meet the players along with Brumby Jack before they take to the field for their big trial match at Seiffert Oval! All the players will be at the Meet the Players Day, with fun activities for kids like the HART sport tackle zone, an obstacle course, kids zone and jumping castle. Junior Rugby Associations will also be there with info on the 2018 season. Then just hours later, watch the BRUMBIES begin their pre-season preparations against the Rebels in Queanbeyan in what’s sure to be an entertaining match!

Meet the Players Day: Saturday February 3, 10:30am-12pm at Brumbies Rugby, University Drive, Bruce

Trial match: Saturday February 3, 4pm-8:30pm at Seiffert Oval, Thurralilly St, Queanbeyan East

www.brumbies.com.au

Cost: general admission $15

 

5 – Bungendore Hoedown / Bungendore Country Music Muster

Get your hat and boots ready for the Bungendore Hoedown! There’ll be live music, bush dancing, line dancing, face painting, gumboot toss, tug of war, jumping castle, cowboy boot and hat comp, a flash mob, sausage sizzle and more!

Saturday February 3, 12pm-2pm at Anglican Church Paddock, Gibraltar St, Bungendore. Cost: free!

Then you can head right on over to the Bungendore Country Music Muster! Some of Australia’s best bush balladeers will be performing with the annual Stan Coster Memorial Australian Bush Ballard Awards presentation on the Saturday night!

Saturday February 3 from 9am till Sunday February 4 at 6pm at Bungendore Showgrounds.

Cost: $30 per person each day. Under 15’s free!

 

4 – Sundaze at Canberra Olympic Pool

Everyone is welcome! Relax by the pool with live music and DJ’s every Sunday afternoon in February at Canberra Olympic Pool! There’ll also be an inflatable and jumping castles for the kiddies.

Sunday February 4, 2pm

Canberra Olympic Pool, Corner of Allara St & Constitution Ave, Civic

https://www.facebook.com/events/1546113735469660/

Cost: Adult $6.50, Concession $4.70, Pension $4

 

3 – 4WD Spectacular

If you love your 4WD’s, then this event is right up your alley. Check out over 140 exhibitor stands, two days of seminars and demonstrations, a famous new vehicle test track and amusements for the kids. Raising funds for local charities.

Saturday February 3, 8:30am-5pm & Sunday February 4, 8:30am-4pm

Queanbeyan Showground, Glebe Ave, Gunning

http://4wdspectacular.org.au/

Cost: $15 per person, children under 16 free, pension/concession $10

 

2 – Openair Cinemas

Enjoy a film under the stars with family or friends at the American Express Openair Cinemas at Patrick White Lawns! This weekend, ‘Downsizing’ and ‘Jumanjij: Welcome to the Jungle’ will be screened. The fun continues till February 25, so plenty of opportunity to get down there and check it out!

Jan 11 – Feb 25

Patrick White Lawns by the National Library. Entry via Parkes Place W

www.openaircinemas.com.au

Cost: check website for details

 

1 – Googfest

A free live music event of Googonian proportions! The stars will shine over Rockley Oval as house music dynamo The Aston Shuffle headline the big night of music and fun! Enjoy supporting performances by Sophie Edwards, Ned Philpot, Mondecreen and the Baker Boys Band. Take a picnic rug and settle in for a night of free live music under the stars. There’ll also be plenty of delicious goodies at the international food stalls on site. Stay for the big fireworks finale!

Saturday February 3, 5pm-9pm. Get there early!

Rockley Oval, Rockley Parade, Googong

http://googong.net/news/events.php

Cost: free!