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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Exhibition talk - Remarkable Voyages and Scenes from Colonial Life @ National Library of Australia

James and Bettison Treasures Curator Nat Williams reveals new items in the Treasures Gallery, including Bennelong’s 1796 letter, the first known writing by an Indigenous Australian, and Moses Griffith’s rainbow lorikeet watercolour from 1772. 12:30pm. Free.

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Exhibition talk - Remarkable Voyages and Scenes from Colonial Life @ National Library of Australia

James and Bettison Treasures Curator Nat Williams reveals new items in the Treasures Gallery. An extraordinary array of new treasures are on display, including Bennelong’s 1796 letter, the first known writing by an Indigenous Australian; Moses Griffith’s watercolour, Rainbow lorikeet, from 1772; and a nineteenth-century pamphlet illustration of the Hairy Wild Man of Botany Bay.

Tuesday 26 August, 12.30–1.30 pm Theatre, free
Bookings: nla.gov.au/bookings or 02 6262 1271 (Mon–Fri, 9 am–12 pm)

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Old Parliament House

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.

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Fireside Feasts @ Flint at Shaw Vineyard

Part of the Fireside Festival, grab a table of 6 or more friends, and enjoy an evening with a table in front of the open fireplace.

A four-course meal with the main meal a 16 hour slow cooked Lamb Shoulders to share. Other courses include wood-fired whole camembert, platters with three of our signature entrees...all rounded off with a decadent dessert. A french champagne on arrival with wood-fired camembert followed by a matching Shaw Riesling for entree and the handpicked Shaw Merriman Cabernet Sauvignon for main course and a tipple of botrytis for dessert.

It's a night for food and wine mid-winter.

Minimum 6 guests. Maximum 20 guests.

$110 per head.

Bookings based on availability.

Excludes event nights.

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Happy Hour @ PJ O'Reilly's Tuggeranong

Every Monday - Sunday between 4:00pm - 6:00pm it's HAPPY HOUR at PJ O'Reilly's Tuggeranong. Choose from $4.00 Beers, $5.00 House Wines and $5.00 Basic Spirits!

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Happy Hour @ Polit Bar

Celebrate everyday with with us over $6 bubbles, beer & wine and $10 Polit Special cocktails.

NEW - NOW AVAILABLE - "Drink & Dry Responsibly" finest linen tea towels. Drop by and pick yours up for $24.50 ea. See the full range here.

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Karaoke @ Polit Bar

FREE Karaoke Madness - We have 58,000 songs to choose from including in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese and more!
This is not a competition. See how much fun our cats are having? That could be YOU!

Oh, alright. We will award a $50 bar tab each night for the person who sings songs in the most number of different languages we have on offer (and no less than four...).

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Schnitzel and schooner @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Tuesday night at PJ’s is schnitty night. Try one of our legendary chicken schnitzels and any schooner for just $15.

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Steakhouse Lunch Special @ Kingston Hotel

Enjoy tasty $8 lunches every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the Steakhouse.

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Trivia Tuesdays @ Fellows Cafe and Bar

Every Tuesday from 6pm - come along for a night of fun. Organise a table with your friends and test your general knowledge. A great night in a great venue with prizes to be won.

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Weekday Lunch @ Harem Turkish

Enjoy 15% off your total lunch bill and a free wine or soft drink with any lunch purchase on weekdays between Tuesday and Friday.

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014

$10 lunches @ Olims Bar & Bistro

Head to Olims Bar & Bistro for lunch between 12pm and 2pm and enjoy the new $10 lunches! Choose from Butter Chicken, Thai Green Curry, Homemade Beef Lasagne or Vegetarian Pumpkin and Spinach Pasta.

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$10 Parmigiana @ Civic Pub

$10 Parmigiana and soft drink every Wednesday Night.

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$10 Steak Day @ PJ O'Reilly's Tuggeranong

Every Wednesday is Steak Day for both lunch and dinner down at PJ's Tuggeranong. Choose from either a New York Steak (250g) or a Rump Steak (250g) served with chips or mash and sauce (gravy, pepper, mushroom, diane) for only $10.00!

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$11 Lunch Deals @ PJ O'Reilly's Canberra City

Choose from PJ’s legendary schnitzel, fish and chips or a Caesar Salad. Plus a regular soft drink every Monday – Thursday.

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