1. Academy presents Will Sparks – Friday

Kicking off at 9pm, it’s the second last week to party before Academy closes!
At 24 years of age, Melbourne-born tastemaker Will Sparks has well and truly earnt his placing as one of the most esteemed and exciting electronic acts to break out of Australia this decade. More Details

2. Pop-up Art Gallery – Friday

Degenerate & Six Local Arts Gallery is welcoming artists and friends to the opening of the space, on Friday 13th April Running from 8pm-12am, Come live it up in our lounge room, immersed in the works of local Canberra artists. BYO & $5 at the door. More details

3. Loaded Laneway – Friday & Saturday

Verity Lane in the Sydney Building will come to life over two massive nights! Food stalls, local and interstate DJs, live acts and a bunch of locals will come together for Loaded Laneway, a mini-festival helping to reclaim the hipster heritage of Verity Lane. Kicking off at 6pm and finishing late at 3am, this is an amalgamation of food, dance and music you won’t want to miss

4. Puppy Yoga – Saturday

Rebel Muse and Soulution Yoga invite you and your doggo for puppy yoga in the park 10.30am-1.30pm. After Yoga morning tea and socializing with pups. If you don’t have a doggo, don’t worry! You can still join – enough dogs to go around. Participation is by a cash donation of your choice with 100% of funds being donated to the RSPCA. Event will take place in Haig Park, Braddon at the top end of Lonsdale Street, near the Mandalay Bus. More details

Please confirm your participation by emailing us at [email protected]

5. Old Parliament House Wedding Open Day – Saturday

Searching for a stunning backdrop to your special day? Then look no further than Old Parliament House, a unique, heritage building that creates the wow-factor to elevate your wedding ceremony and reception. More details

6. Dance Central open day- Saturday (pictured above) 

In celebration of their two new studio’s, 1000sqm and 1000 students! Dance Central welcome locals to come and experience some FREE classed on Saturday 14 April between 1-4 pm. Open to a variety of ages for 45-min tester classes at 13-15 Altree Court, Phillip. For timetable or classes click here

7. Canberra Raiders V’s Parramatta Eels – Saturday

Eels travel down the highway to face the mighty green machine. Jarryd Hayne is back at his beloved Parramatta and will be looking to conquer the nation’s capital at GIO Stadium 7.30pm. More details

8. Googong Fish Fair is on Saturday 14 April at Beltana Park – Saturday

Googong Fish Fair is on Saturday 14 April at Beltana Park,  top TV angler Rob Paxevanos from Fishing Australia and Canberra’s native fishing expert and wildlife filmmaker Roman Dicovski will team up with celebrity indigenous chef Mark Olive for a free pond-to-plate experience from 11am to 2pm. The trio will reveal their secrets for a great catch – and a great feed – straight from the pristine waters of Googong Dam. More details

9.  Canberra Kid’s Market –Saturday

Discover new, handmade and pre-loved clothes, toys, books, games, accessories, furniture, prams, strollers, and everything else you need for babies and toddlers at the Canberra Kid’s Market from 9am-12pm Fitzroy pavilion Exhibition Park. More details

10.  Permaculture Festival 2018 – Sunday

The ACT Permaculture Festival 2018 will celebrate all things permaculture. Full of demonstrations, stalls, tours, local food, children’s activities and more at Canberra City Farm, 2 Dairy Road, Fyshwick, ACT. More details