TOP TEN JUNE 15/16
10) Canberra Pirates vs Flyers
Cheer on the Canberra Pirates as they take on the Flyers in the second weekend of home games in the IHNSW Women’s Ice Hockey League! Canberra’s women’s ice hockey team the Canberra Pirates are looking to continue their winning streak, with their last home games seeing them smash the Canterbury Eagles. See Canberra’s best take to the ice!
Saturday June 15, 12:15pm and 3:45pm
Phillip Ice Skating Centre
Cost: free entry
9) 121st Philippine Independence Day Celebration
The Filipino Community Council of the ACT invites you to help celebrate the 121st Philippine Independence Day. There’ll be a three course dinner, a fashion parade of Philippine inspired costumes, dance, music performances and a raffle draw. Prizes up for grabs too!
Saturday June 15, 6:30pm – 11:30pm
Canberra Southern Cross Club, Woden
8) Glow in the Dark Tennis
As the sun goes down the Queanbeyan Park Tennis Club tennis will be transformed into a 'glow in the dark' wonderland! This event is suitable for kids aged 6-12, with a teens event later this year. There’ll be a variety of tennis games run by coaches, a disco, party food, pizza and soft drinks. Parents can attend to supervise.
Saturday June 15, 6pm – 8pm
100 Campbell St, Queanbeyan
Cost: $30 (limited numbers available)
7) Waterloo at Murrumbateman
Be transported back to 1815 and witness the Battle of Waterloo! You will see a full Battle Reenactment, camp life and demonstrations of life during the Napoleonic Wars. Do all this whilst enjoying the food and wine on offer at Shaw Wines. Supporting local charity – Yass Valley CanAssist.
Saturday June 15 and Sunday June 16 at 10am
Shaw Wines, Murrumbateman
6) A Pooch Affair
Celebrate the 5th birthday of Canberra’s favourite Doggie Day Out! There’ll be High Tea with Dogs, a Doggie Day Spa, the Doggie Mall, stage shoes, adoption lane, loads of entertainment, best dressed competitions, a ball pit play area, pin the tail on the cat and heaps more! There’ll also be plenty of canine-compatible snacks and human treats on site.
Saturday June 15, 10am – 4pm
Cost: Adult $15, Concession $10, Kids under 12 free,
5) Bend and Beers Yoga
Bend and Beers will combine traditional asanas (yoga poses) while knocking back a brew. The session ends with a thirst for more beer and a tour of the new brewery. The class is suited for all levels, including newbies! All you need is an open mind, a yoga mat and a love for beer.
Saturday June 15 from 10:45am
Capital Brewing Co
4) Canberra Truffle Festival
Beat the Canberra chill and indulge in a feast for the senses at The Truffle Festival! Savour the flavours and aromas of truffle creations at local restaurants, cafes, bars and wineries. Enjoy the thrill of a truffle hunt and be amazed at the talented truffle dogs as they hunt for these highly prized gems at nearby truffle farms. Learn from accomplished chefs at a cooking class or demonstration, then visit a market and buy some black truffle for yourself.
June 15 – August 31
Cost: check website for details
3) World Juggling Day
The event will be hosted by JuggleHub (Canberra’s Community Juggling Club) to celebrate all types of juggling! The day will feature a fun collection of juggling activities including juggling workshops, passing, volley club, juggling olympics and open space to do your own juggling. If you haven't juggled before there will be plenty of opportunities to give it a try! To cap off the day will be a combat juggling extravaganza called Fight Night where jugglers compete to be the last juggler standing!
Saturday June 15, 1pm – 7:30pm
Kaleen Community Hall
2) Brumbies vs Reds
The Brumbies are hoping for a strong vocal crowd when they take on the Reds in the final home match of the Super Rugby regular season! Our guys are in a good position – finishing at the top of the Australian conference after beating the Waratahs. The atmosphere is expected to be electric at GIO Stadium – so don’t miss out on your dose of Saturday night rugby!
Saturday June 15, 7:45pm
Cost: tickets from $12.25
1) The Forage
Don’t miss this showcase of street food by local cafes, food trucks, wineries and breweries in a fun, festival style environment! It’s a chance for Canberrans and other visitors to sample what’s happening in our city, and gives vendors a platform to engage with the public. Enjoy more entertainment this time around too, with the same chilled out street party vibes!
Saturday June 15, 2pm – 7pm
Dairy Road, Fyshwick
Cost: free entry