Author: Logan Ayers

Keep cool by the pool

Need to beat the heat this February? Canberra Olympic Pool in collaboration with YMCA has your cure with its family fun event SunDaze. SunDaze will be held every Sunday in February from 2pm-5pm combining live music with pool entertainment. The kids won’t be left out either with inflatables and jumping castles! This all-ages event that has something for everyone. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, SunDaze will definitely be the place to be to escape the sizzling Canberra summer. Price for standard entry: Adults – $6.50 Concession – $4.70 Pensioners –...

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Ice Cream for Breakfast? YES PLEASE

Mark these dates in your calendars people, February 3 and February 18. AKA Ice Cream for Breakfast day/s. That’s right not one, but two days to celebrate your inner child. But why the two dates? February 3rd is the traditional day for Ice cream for breakfast day and was founded in 1960 New York by Florence Rappaport. The story goes that one day Florence and her family were stuck in a blizzard on the first weekend of February when she said, “let’s have ice cream for breakfast!” Through word of mouth, features in newspapers and magazines the holiday spread...

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World Cancer Day

“Just as cancer affects everyone in different ways, all people have the power to take various actions to reduce the impact that cancer has on individuals, families and communities.” This statement is one of the main topics for this year’s World Cancer Day. As the day approaches it hopes to inspire people as a collective or as individuals to do their part in reducing the global burden of cancer. Taking place under the tagline ‘We can. I can’. The global event takes place on February 4 every year, uniting the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions...

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Canberra Cricket Lovers Unite!

International cricket is back in Canberra this Friday with the Prime Ministers XI taking on England in a T20 match. Canberra cricket fans have been loving their cricket this summer with a sold-out Big Bash game early this year and no doubt another big turnout for the annual PM’s XI game. Fan favourite and Australian off-spinner Nathan (Gary) Lyon will lead the side and Ex-Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin set to coach. The day will also feature a doubleheader T20 with Hong Kong playing an ACT invitational squad, set as a curtain raiser. So, be a part of all the...

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Feel Good Feb

What is so good about February? Work is in full swing, the kids are back to school and you finally have the realisation that holidays are well and truly over. So, what’s there to celebrate? Sydney mum, Linda Pang had some different ideas with her initiative “Feel Good Feb.” With all the terrible things going on in the world, Pang wanted to show her kids how lucky they are and teach them about empathy and compassion, and thus Feel Good Feb was born. Feel Good Feb’s purpose is to lift the positive vibe of our world by promoting good...

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