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Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

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.
Free entry.
www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Thursday, 24 September 2015

2 FOR 1 SCHNITZELS @ Rose Cottage

Head to Rose Cottage every Thursday night for live music and to enjoy 2 for 1 Schnitzels (Steak or Pizza also available) for only $15.

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Commonwealth Park

Floriade 2015 @ Commonwealth Park

Floriade – Australia’s biggest celebration of Spring – returns to Canberra for the 28th year from Saturday 12 September until Sunday 11 October 2015.

This iconic event showcases one million flowers in bloom throughout Canberra’s Commonwealth Park and entry is free. The event welcomes more than 400,000 local, interstate and international visitors each year.

Click here to see the full program, special events and more!

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International Twilight Fair

Thousands of fairy lights will transform the Westside shipping container village into a fair and carnival precinct. Over 5 nights you'll be treated to an awesome lineup of live music and acts and an array of international food and drink from a range of food vendors. In support of local business and local Canberra talent, the market square will showcase local designers, produce, businesses, artists and exhibitions!

Invite your friends, share the event and stay tuned for more info!

Free entry
September 23-27
5pm-11pm

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Lucky’s Live Lounge @ Lucky's

Unwind with handcrafted signature cocktails in Lucky’s Live Lounge. Every Thursday Lucky’s will host live music from 8-11pm.

Free entry, doors open from 5pm until late.
Bookings call 6267 1270 or email luckys_canberra@qthotels.com.au

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MACE AND THE MOTOR @ Transit Bar

MACE AND THE MOTOR
8pm, free entry

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Tarot Card Reading @ Polit Bar

What does the future hold? Ask the cards. Call Marisol to book 0404 364 820. 5-7pm by appointment only.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

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.
Free entry.
www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Friday, 25 September 2015

DEPARTURES @ Walt & Burley

What’s the best thing about the working week? Answer: Friday.

In fact, Friday afternoons are the best, and Walt & Burley at The Kingston Foreshore is determined to sail you far, far away from work with the launch of their Departures drinks down by the water after work every Friday.

Just grab yourself something cool and refreshing from the bar and let your mind wander to far-off lands without deadlines, computers, phones or the demands of day-to-day life.

There’ll be live music to soothe your soul and steady your ship.

ALL ABOARD!

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Commonwealth Park

Floriade 2015 @ Commonwealth Park

Floriade – Australia’s biggest celebration of Spring – returns to Canberra for the 28th year from Saturday 12 September until Sunday 11 October 2015.

This iconic event showcases one million flowers in bloom throughout Canberra’s Commonwealth Park and entry is free. The event welcomes more than 400,000 local, interstate and international visitors each year.

Click here to see the full program, special events and more!

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International Twilight Fair

Thousands of fairy lights will transform the Westside shipping container village into a fair and carnival precinct. Over 5 nights you'll be treated to an awesome lineup of live music and acts and an array of international food and drink from a range of food vendors. In support of local business and local Canberra talent, the market square will showcase local designers, produce, businesses, artists and exhibitions!

Invite your friends, share the event and stay tuned for more info!

Free entry
September 23-27
5pm-11pm

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Live Music - Robbie Mann Plays Stride Piano @ Polit Bar

Free @ Polit Bar. Stride piano was the infancy of jazz piano, nurtured within the debauchery of burlesque houses, brothels & bars. Every Friday 7-9pm.

Click here to book.

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Lucky’s: Friday Collective @ Lucky's

Every Friday from 5-8pm

Big Week in the Office? Lucky’s would like to swing a bit of luck your way and invite you to host your own ‘Lucky’s Friday Collective’.

As the enviable collective party host, you will have the opportunity to receive the following incentives:

· Bring 10-20 guests; you will receive one bottle of House White/Red or Sparkling.
· Bring along 20-50 guests; you will receive a $50 bar tab at Lucky’s Speakeasy.
· Bring 50+ guests; you receive an overnight accommodation voucher at QT Canberra.

You and your swanky collective of colleagues will be entitled to the following hooch specials:

· 2 Complimentary Lucky’s drink vouchers.
· $5 Spirits/Wine/Beers & $10 Cocktails from 5-8pm
· Snack specials available between 5-8pm

Note: Lucky’s Speakeasy, award winner of Australia’s Best Bar Presentation and Service. Note: Management reserves the right to refuse entry. Minimum legal age is 18yrs. Photo ID required. Strict dress code applies. No thongs, shorts, sneakers or casual tees.

To make a booking please visit: www.qtcanberra.com.au or call 02 6267 1270.

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Treasures Gallery @ National Library of Australia

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.
Free entry.
www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/treasures-gallery

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Saturday, 26 September 2015

Commonwealth Park

Floriade 2015 @ Commonwealth Park

Floriade – Australia’s biggest celebration of Spring – returns to Canberra for the 28th year from Saturday 12 September until Sunday 11 October 2015.

This iconic event showcases one million flowers in bloom throughout Canberra’s Commonwealth Park and entry is free. The event welcomes more than 400,000 local, interstate and international visitors each year.

Click here to see the full program, special events and more!

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Event Re-cap

Provini takes to the stage in Civic

by OutInCanberra

Canberra has never been short of Italian restaurants. In the heart of the city, La Scala was one of the longest lasting and most-loved. After an amazing 25 year run, the familiar space was taken over by the CoCu Group (consisting of nearby Tuckshop and Shorty’s, among others) to redevelop the space into another Italian restaurant that Canberrans could fall in love with. Welcome to Provini!

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