Saturday, 4 July 2015
No matter your night out, we have it covered! On TopLevel we play all your favourite R&B tracks with the fanciest of cocktails, then The Mooseheads Nightclub will be there satisfy your dancing needs by belting out your favourite party anthems PLUS down in the pub we bring you the best sing-a-longs and classic until very late!
A selection of Mooseheads favourite menu items such as chicken schnitzel, battered flathead, cheese burgers, rump steak and heaps more for $10 with your choice of a schooner of Tap Beer, Wine or Soft Drink. To reserve a table call 62576496
SWING BY NIGHT @ Albert Hall
A classy vintage ball with a swingin' flair - join Connexion Big Band and the Canberra Swing Katz on the dance floor for some of the best tunes in town. You don't need to know how to dance to enjoy this great night! With a taster class to kick off the night this is the perfect opportunity to learn some steps and swing the evening away!
Dress: Swing, Vintage or smart casual.
Featuring Connexion Big Band with Leisa Keen and Tony Haley
Supper and Bar provided by Rotary - $15
Tickets $35 (includes day time event) at www.alberthallkulturefest.com
July 4 2015 Celebrations
Rockabilly by Day, Swing by Night!
10:00am-4:00pm, Albert Hall
Take a journey through the Majura Valley, enjoy and experience the best local produce. Start at French Black Truffles of Canberra with Sherry for a truffle hunt. Then travel next door to Mount Majura Vineyard where you will enjoy a local truffle infused brie matched with some outstanding wines. Travel down Majura Road and head to Pod Food in Pialligo to finish your experience with a three course lunch including a glass of Mount Majura Vineyard wine. The entrée, main and dessert will feature Sherry’s famed French black truffles.
Thursday, Saturday or Sunday 10am to approximately 3pm
$165 per person. Begins 6th June through to early August
When booking please ensure to include valid address as well as prefered date in the special instructions. Thank you. Dates Unavailable 27th June, 4th, 18th, 25th July.
Join a Library guide for a journey around the building and discover the stories in the Reading Rooms and public spaces. Bookings not required, however a minimum of two weeks notice is required for group bookings.
The Treasures Gallery exhibits the Library’s most celebrated items. They illustrate some of the nation’s greatest stories, from Cook and Bligh’s epic voyages to the death of Burke and Wills in central Australia and the Mabo land rights case. Recently refreshed, the gallery features one of the earliest drawings of the polar bear, the first European depiction of an Australian bird, a book of verse inscribed by Henry Lawson to his wife and a bookcase carved by the young Dorothea Mackellar. It also displays the recently listed Memory of the World Gallipoli Letter written by Keith Murdoch in 1915.
10 am–5 pm.
Impress your boss or loved one during the month of July with a Truffle Luncheon at Sage Dining Rooms.
For this month only, visit Sage between 12:00pm and 2:00pm daily and enjoy a 3 course set truffle dining experience.
At just $65 per person, this is a must-do for all foodies.
Choose from two Winter Meal Deal Specials at Canberra Labor Club for only $13.
Beef Vindaloo with fragrant rice matched with the wine of the month, Peter Lehmann Portrait, Shiraz $5 glass or $20 bottle.
Cajun style battered hake fillet with chips matched with the wine of the month, Peter Lehmann Portrait, Dry Riesling $5 glass or $20 bottle.
Sides are an additional $2.90 either Veg or Salad Bar.
Sunday, 5 July 2015
Explore Australia’s memory of the First World War through the mementos kept by service personnel, political leaders, civilians and artists. Sourced entirely from the Library’s collections, this exhibition highlights the private experience of war. Among the many treasures on display are the original artworks of Norman Lindsay for some of his most famous propaganda posters and the handwritten notes of Billy Hughes from the Paris Peace Conference. The Library holds the papers of Australia’s key wartime leaders, including prime ministers Andrew Fisher and Billy Hughes, Governor-General Munro Ferguson and General John Monash. These are complemented by amazing collections of recruitment posters, war photography, maps, diaries, cartoons, magazines, histories, memoirs and ephemera. Keepsakes explores how very personal experiences of war become collective memory.
10 am–5 pm.
Click here to make a booking.
It’s official. Winter is here! If you hadn’t already reached for the gloves and scarf this year, there will be plenty of opportunities ahead of you as we head into the cooler months. Sure, winter isn’t as much fun as summer, but every cloud has a silver lining... especially those filled with snow.