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Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Grill Night @ Mooseheads Pub & Nightclub

Mooseheads best cuts of meat starting from $15 including Salad & Chips OR Veggies & Mash, Homemade Gravy & your choice of a schooner of Tap Beer, Wine or Soft Drink. To reserve a table call 62576496

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Happy Hour @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Every day between 5pm-7pm all craft beer schooners are just $5each at PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City.

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Happy Hour @ Polit Bar

Enjoy Happy Hour at Polit Bar everyday to 6:00pm. $5 bubbles, beer & wine. FREE 80s style arcade games table with 60 games!

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Happy Hour @ Duxton

Enjoy Happy Hour at Duxton Monday - Friday between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. Enjoy $5 Tap Beers (excludes Kopparberg Cider), $5 House Wines and $5 Spirits.

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Hump Day @ Transit Bar

…get over the hump with drink specials at Transit Bar after 5pm

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July Truffle Feature @ National Press Club of Australia

The National Press Club in Barton will be offering a set Degustation style Feature Dinner menu every Wednesday and Thursday in July for $55.00 per person, or $85.00 per person paired with wine. Dinner bookings essential. One member of your party must be a member.

Menu
Bread
Rye sourdough, truffled balsamic, hojiblanca

Amuse
Truffled pork croquette, Reggiano Parmigiano cream
Lerida Estate Chardonnay Canberra District

Entrée
Rabbit rillettes, truffled foie gras, soured apple and truffle croissant crumb
Hungerford Hill Pinot Menunier Hunter Valley

Main
Rare roasted Wagyu fillet, truffle and vanilla pomme puree, Valhrona P125 cake, roasted heirloom beetroots, espresso jus
De Bortoli Gulf Station Shiraz Yarra Valley

Dessert
Caramelised pumpkin brioche, hazelnut mousse, truffled milk crème, truffled stout and pepita toffee shard
Flaxman VP Shiraz Eden Valley

Book now on (02) 6121 2199

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Keepsakes: Australians and The Great War @ National Library of Australia

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.
Free entry.
Click here to make a booking.

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Lunch Specials @ The Elk & Pea Eating House

Enjoy $20 burger or salad with house beer or wine lunch special every weekday at Elk & Pea.

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Offices lunch deliveries @ Cholo's Restaurant

Offices lunch deliveries every Tuesday to Friday are available from Cholo's Peruvian Restaurant.

- Apply to offices only
- North Canberra, Deakin & Barton areas only
- Catering options available

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Parlour Specials

The Parlour Special - $16 Parpadelle Pasta with complimentary glass of red or white wine. 12pm - 3pm.

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Pasta Passione @ Jamie's Italian

Join us, Monday to Friday from 12pm - 4pm for our awesome Pasta Passione special. Each day, our chefs will prepare a delicious fresh pasta for lunch for only $15!

Receive a stamp on our loyalty card from your server with each Pasta Passione purchase & receive a portion of our Epic Brownie or glass of Luccarelli Primitivo every third visit!

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Revealing the Rothschild Prayer Book c. 1505–1510 from the Kerry Stokes Collection @ National Library of Australia

The Rothschild Prayer Book, an early sixteenth-century book of hours owned for many years by the famous Rothschild family, was produced during the last great flourishing of manuscript illumination. This Renaissance masterpiece includes paintings of unsurpassed beauty and refined execution by some of the most sought-after Flemish illuminators of the early sixteenth century, including Gerard Horenbout and Simon Bening. Among its highlights are splendid paintings of popular saints such as Mary Magdalen, shown with the vase of ointment with which tradition says she anointed Christ. With 67 full-page miniatures, the prayer book is decorated throughout with illusionistic borders strewn with flowers and insects and biblical and mythical characters. Background landscapes and interior settings are rich in realistic detail. Acquired for the Kerry Stokes Collection in January 2014, this superb example of Flemish book illumination will be on public display for the first time ever, in the Treasures Gallery. A selection of the National Library’s own medieval and Renaissance treasures will complement the Rothschild Prayer Book. The display takes visitors on a journey from illuminated manuscripts to a printed leaf from Gutenberg’s Bible, via a tenth-century music fragment and the important fourteenth-century Chertsey Cartulary from the Library’s Clifford Collection. The display also coincides with the success of a major fundraising appeal to digitise, conserve and research the Library’s early manuscript treasures. It is a not-to-be-missed experience for lovers of illuminated manuscripts and rare books.

10am-5pm
Free
www.nla.gov.au/node/7835

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Schnitzel Night @ The Mawson Club

It's $12 Schnitzel Night every Wednesday at Mawson Club.

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Garema Place

Skate in the City @ Garema Place

This is the fifth consecutive year of Skate in the City, running (or should we say skating) from Friday June 26th to Sunday July 26th.

Canberra’s CBD will once again be transformed into a winter wonderland with the return of the Skate in the City ice-rink taking up residence in Garema Place as part of a dazzling winter celebration.

There will be seven sessions daily, with an extra (and themed) session on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

A DJ Dance Party session will be held every Friday night and professional performances by experienced skaters will be included in a matinee and night session on Saturdays. This month long event will once again feature events for the whole family including cultural days, dress up nights and a kids snow box.

Click here to purchase your tickets and see the schedule for Special events.

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State of Origin Game 2 @ Walt & Burley

Walt & Burley are playing the game on two screens with sound. The will also be running a sweepstakes that anyone can take part in! (no purchase required!).

The prizes being as follows:

First: a bottle of clonakilla Shiraz Viognier

Second: dinner for two ( 2 mains and 2 dessert)

Third: $50 gift card

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