10 – Lah Lah 10th Birthday Party

Party with the stars of ABC KIDS Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band, as they celebrate their 10th birthday! Enjoy an hour of singing and dancing fun, packed with Lah-Lah hits and laughs! Everyone gets to meet the band and check out the instruments after the show.

June 9, 10am

Canberra Southern Cross Club, 92-96 Corinna St, Woden

https://www.cscc.com.au/whats-on/lah-lah-10th-birthday-party

Cost: $27.80, under 12 months free!

 

9 – Insane Championship Wrestling: Chill Factor

ICW returns to the Belconnen Community Centre to present: Chill Factor! Featuring ICW Champion Nick Maltino, Rob Mezzenger, Nyx Jade, S.T.A, Mike Kelly, Chris Shadows and more! All ages welcome – fun for the whole family!

June 9, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen

https://www.facebook.com/events/477326482666961/

Cost: Adults $10, Kids $5, Under 5 free

 

8 – For Queen and Country – Country Music Festival

Get your flannies and boots ready for a great night of entertainment! Among the amazing country acts performing are the Col Finley Band (feat. James Southwell) and Golden Guitar winner Christie Lamb. It’s set to be one of the biggest Country Music Festival’s Canberra’s ever seen! There’ll be fire pits to keep you warm and plenty of beers on tap.

June 10, 12pm – 11pm

The George Harcourt Inn, 3 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls

https://www.facebook.com/events/2052978094980246/

Cost: $33

 

7 – Australian National Rope Skipping Championships

Canberra’s own Jazzy Jumpers are co-hosting this year’s National Championship with Skipping Australia at the AIS. 300+ skippers from around Australia are coming to Canberra for three days of skipping action! Events range from singles, teams, freestyle and double dutch. Watch the competitors aged from 5 to 18+ display a sport that requires so much skill.

June 9, 10 & 11

AIS Arena, Leverrier St, Bruce

http://www.skippingaustralia.org.au/

 

6 – World Wide Knit in Public Day

Trove Canberra wants to fill Garema Place with knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners and stitchers of all kinds on World Wide Knit in Public Day. Bring your own project or help knit squares to make a blanket for Wrap With Love Inc. There will be marquees, heaters and tea and coffee (please bring your own cup). Bring your needles and hooks and join in the fun!

June 9, 1pm-4pm

Garema Place, Canberra City

https://www.act.gov.au/cityrenewal/whats-on/wintervention/world-wide-knit-in-public-day

Cost: free!

 

5 – Braidwood Book Fair

Calling all book worms! The ever-popular Braidwood Book Fair is back! There’s a huge variety of books, DVD’s, CD’s, records and magazines – lots of treasures to be found. A local community event organised by the Anglican Parish of Braidwood.

June 9 & 10 9am – 4pm & June 11 9am – 2pm

National Theatre, Wallace St, Braidwood

http://communityswitch.com.au/events/view/18588/huge-book-fair/

 

4 – APIA Good Times Tour

The APIA Good Times Tour returns for its 6th year with its biggest line-up of Aussie music legends, including Brian Cadd, Marcia Hines, Russell Morris, Leo Sayer and John Paul Young! A once-in-a-lifetime concert experience. Each artist performs a solo set of their hits before joining in an extraordinary finale with all five sharing the stage.

June 10, 7:30pm

Canberra Theatre Centre, London Cct, Civic

https://canberratheatrecentre.com.au/show/apia-good-times-tour-2018/

Cost: $99.95

 

3 – Kids in the Shed at Old Bus Depot Markets

Take the whole family to this fun day out at the markets! There’ll be a jumping castle, clown show, reptile show, fire truck for the kids with a ‘smoking house’, kids rides and heaps more! Check out the huge range of products that kids love like handcrafted toys, kids’ room accessories, artworks and lots of clothes.

June 10, 10am – 4pm

Old Bus Depot Markets, 21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston

 

2 – Australian National Broomball Championships

Teams from the ACT, NSW and SA are competing in a range of men’s, women’s and mixed categories. Broomball is like a cross between ice hockey and field hockey, only the players don’t skate, they run on the ice! Goals are scored by getting a small soccer sized ball past the goalie by whacking it with the sticks (brooms). Head along to support the Canberra teams!

June 6 – June 10

Phillip Swimming & Ice Skating Centre, Irving St, Phillip

 

1 – Queen’s Birthday celebrations

Royal celebrations will be in full swing at the Museum of Australian Democracy with a range of regal activities! Visitors can visit the craft table to create their own royal corgi and wearable crafty crown. Curl up with a selection of books about royal adventures or dress up as the Queen! Museum goers can also marvel at a giant LEGO picture of the Queen on the steps of Old Parliament House or get hands on with LEGO designs channelling all things royal. Dress up in royal attire and snap a selfie in King’s Hall!

June 9, 10 & 11

Museum of Australian Democracy, Old Parliament House, 18 King George Terrace, Parkes

https://www.moadoph.gov.au/events/queen-s-birthday-long-weekend/

Cost: free after admission. Adults $2, Children $1, Kids under 5 and concessions are free, Family $5