Thursday, 24 July 2014
$22.00 Turkish Banquet per person (Minimum of 2 people)
Includes: Dips and bread, zucchini balls, cheese balls, chicken skewers, rice and salad, your choice of pide, Turkish delight and house wine or soft drink.
Dinner banquets start from $26.00 pp.
Collected Works 2014 @ Canberra Theatre Centre
Collected Works 2014 is a season of drama, dance, ballet, opera, physical and musical theatre and features an outstanding line up of productions from Australia’s best loved performing arts companies along with two international productions. There is something for everyone. Click here to find out more, including Nine Good Reasons To Buy A Season Pass!
Exhibition: Behind The Lines @ Old Parliament House
There’s never been a year like this in politics. Behind the Lines 2013 the year’s best political cartoons tells the tale of three leaders, Gillard, Rudd and Abbott through broken parliamentary alliances, caucus instability, and leadership spills, prime ministerial changes, corruption scandals, cabinet reshuffles, policies and opinion polls. Free caricatures - Whilst you’re seeing Behind the Lines 2013 (only in January) there will be a free caricaturist on site. You get to take home the drawing too! The exhibition runs until 17 November 2014. Click here for more information.
It's the return of a Canberra Institution! Head over to Hellenic in the city every Thursday night for Jolly Jugs. Between 5-7pm and 9-11pm grab yourself a jug of beer or cider for only $10.00. The bistro is open from 6.00pm until 9.00pm and there's every chance you could win $10,000 cash in our members badge draw!
Masterclass with Amina Elshafei: Flavours of Middle East meets Australian Truffle @ TBC
Entice your taste buds with a delectable combination of flavours from the Middle East and Australian truffles. This uniquely designed menu will alter your experience of Middle Eastern food as it is enhanced by exquisite locally grown Australian truffles. Join Masterchef contestant Amina Elshafei in this wonderful tasting experience! This three hour session consists of a two hour cooking lesson by Amina followed by a three course lunch.
The Belconnen Fresh Food Markets is again presenting this year's Teen Chefs competition to help nurture the values of good eating. It’s your chance to win some great prizes, but also to learn just how cheap an amazing and healthy meal can be.
Details on how to enter Teen Chefs can be found on our website www.teenchefs.com.au. Entries open on Monday, August 4 and close 5:00pm Wednesday, August 13.
Thursdays weekly special at Siren Bar includes $10 Pies, Pastas between 12pm - 3pm. $10 Pizzas (choice from Mediterranean, Marguerita, Carnivore, Hawaiian & Tropical) from 4pm - 6pm and then from 6pm - 8pm enjoy $10 cocktails with live music! What a great way to start the weekend, early!
Get the most from our online e-Resources. This session looks at our most popular academic resources and gives tips and tricks to using them. Includes Informit, Gale and Ebsco services. 2:00pm. Free. https://register.eventarc.com/23365/using-online-e-resources
Find out what resources can help you research your ancestor's WWI military service using the National Library's resources and the service records of other institutions. 2:00pm. Free. https://register.eventarc.com/23368/wwi-military-ancestors
Friday, 25 July 2014
2014 Kenneth Myer Lecture - Science and Society: Exploring the Role of Research in Australian Lives @ National Library of Australia
Nobel Prize winner Professor Brian Schmidt AC delivers the 25th Kenneth Myer Lecture. 6:00pm. Free.
Abstraction-Création features the work of J.W. Power, one of Australia's most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the interwar years. Power studied art in Paris with Ferdinand Léger at his Académie Moderne and was part of the international group of artists known as Abstraction-Création. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, Power's paintings from the University of Sydney and his sketchbooks held by the National Library of Australia. 10:00am - 5:00pm. Free.
Melbourne three-piece riff rockers, Dallas Frasca, are back in a huge way with an explosive new single 'Lizard Boy'! Dallas, Jeff & Zane gained a fiercely loyal following in both Australia and Europe and this little tour is the first taste of their highly anticipated third album 'Love Army', due out in mid 2014.