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Friday, 5 December 2014

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

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery holds many of the Library's most prized items from iconic objects to handwritten histories. Terra Australis to Australia is a narrative of our nation and its development, featuring highlights from the Library's collection, from early maps and atlases to books, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, photographs and objects. Come face-to-face with James Cook's Endeavour journal, a display showcasing the Library's collection of celestial mapping, the notebook William Bligh kept after the Bounty mutiny, and a selection of zines from the Library's growing collection. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry. http://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Saturday, 6 December 2014

Canberra: Then and Now @ National Library of Australia

Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now

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Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

Face Painting @ Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

Face Painting Watch your children transform into elves, reindeers and a variety of other Christmas creatures! December 6th, 10:00am – 12:00pm.

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National Botanic Gardens

IMB SUNSET CINEMA @ National Botanic Gardens

THE IMB SUNSET CINEMA CANBERRA IS THE ONLY WAY TO EXPERIENCE CINEMA THIS SUMMER! Back for their third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is the perfect urban escape and the ideal way to soak up the best of summer in Canberra. Screening from the 14th of November through to the 20th of December, 4 nights per week (Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays), the IMB Sunset Cinema sits at the foot of Black Mountain in the heart of the National Botanic Gardens. Come along and enjoy cinema at its best - outdoors! Click here to go to www.sunsetcinema.com.au/canberra to see the full program, venue information and more!

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

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery holds many of the Library's most prized items from iconic objects to handwritten histories. Terra Australis to Australia is a narrative of our nation and its development, featuring highlights from the Library's collection, from early maps and atlases to books, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, photographs and objects. Come face-to-face with James Cook's Endeavour journal, a display showcasing the Library's collection of celestial mapping, the notebook William Bligh kept after the Bounty mutiny, and a selection of zines from the Library's growing collection. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry. http://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Sunday, 7 December 2014

Canberra: Then and Now @ National Library of Australia

Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now

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Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

Christmas Cooking Demonstration: Sweet Christmas Treats @ Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

Head down to the markets and learn how to make a selection of sweet treats. A perfect edition to your Christmas lunch. December 7th, 10:30am – 11:30am.

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

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery holds many of the Library's most prized items from iconic objects to handwritten histories. Terra Australis to Australia is a narrative of our nation and its development, featuring highlights from the Library's collection, from early maps and atlases to books, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, photographs and objects. Come face-to-face with James Cook's Endeavour journal, a display showcasing the Library's collection of celestial mapping, the notebook William Bligh kept after the Bounty mutiny, and a selection of zines from the Library's growing collection. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry. http://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Monday, 8 December 2014

Canberra: Then and Now @ National Library of Australia

Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now

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

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the Library invites you to explore our fascinating collection of wartime albums, medals, letters and diaries. Keepsakes tells the story of The Great War as experienced by Australian servicemen and women, key political leaders, civilians, artists and families on the homefront. Discover how very personal stories become our nation's collective memory. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

The Treasures Gallery holds many of the Library's most prized items from iconic objects to handwritten histories. Terra Australis to Australia is a narrative of our nation and its development, featuring highlights from the Library's collection, from early maps and atlases to books, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, photographs and objects. Come face-to-face with James Cook's Endeavour journal, a display showcasing the Library's collection of celestial mapping, the notebook William Bligh kept after the Bounty mutiny, and a selection of zines from the Library's growing collection. 10 am–5 pm. Free entry. http://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Canberra: Then and Now @ National Library of Australia

Explore the changing face of the nation's capital through this fascinating display. Historic images of Canberra by many of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century are displayed alongside specially comissioned photographs of the same places today. 10:00am–5:00pm. Free. https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/canberra-then-now

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Courtney Love - Live at UC

by OutInCanberra

A small, though excitable crowd gathered at UC Refectory on Saturday night to see one of the 90s most talented and tempestuous stars take the stage. It could be none other than Ms Courtney Love. What the Hell would happen tonight? After a storming warm-up set from Melbourne’s The Mercy Kills, the beer queue formed, while a range of tiara-and Doc-Marten-wearing ladies pressed themselves up against the barriers in anticipation of the grunge goddess’ appearance.

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