Author: OutInCanberra

High Tea for motherless daughters

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and for those who are not fortunate enough to still have their mum here to celebrate with, this time of year can be quite lonely. Not-for-profit group Motherless Daughters Australia are putting on a Mother’s Day High Tea event in Canberra to connect and unite women who have lost their mums. They also  provide an online platform that acts as a peer support group. The Motherless Daughters pre Mother’s Day High Tea is on Sunday 5 May, 1 – 3pm at Mantra MacArthur Hotel. Tickets are $49 inclusive of high tea and champagne, anyone struggling with the lead up...

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Wollemi Ethical Store & Cafe Opens

Wollemi Ethical Store & Cafe will launched Friday April 12, located at 16-18 Mort Street, Civic (with the entrance accessed off Cooyong Street) the store and cafe offers only products which are fair trade, handmade, organic, eco-friendly, sustainable, vegan, cruelty free or a combination of these. The cafe serves delicious plant-based meals and treats, ethically sourced coffee and organic beverages. Director and owner Dr Karen Rees is excited to officially launch the business which is an accumulation of her life’s passions. “It’s not easy to make good choices and probably impossible to always get it right, but it’s worth...

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What to do in the April school holidays

The school holidays are just around the corner and we wish we had the same level of excitement as we did in the early days. Whilst spending more time with the kids is a plus, it also means keeping them entertained all holidays long. But don’t worry, we’ve done the hard work for you with our list of activities! The school holidays commence from the Monday 15 April for most schools in the ACT. Inked Exhibition at National Library  Get the kids out off the phones and back into the books with family-friendly exhibition at the library! Curated by Dr...

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GIVEAWAY: 5x Double Passes to Spanish Film Festival

It’s fiesta time on the big screen at this year’s 2019 Moro Spanish Film Festival! Presented by Palace Electric Cinema, 32 films will be showcased that have made it across the seas from Spain and Latin America. The nationally recognised festival will hit the big screen on 17 April – 8 May. The festival in its 22nd year features two key programme strands: New Spanish Cinema and Cine Latino. Bringing the best of Spanish Cinema to the festival is the Spanish Cinema programme including Koldo Serra’s third feature 70 BIG ONES (70 Bin Ladens), featuring barrel loads of intrigue,...

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What’s on this Weekend

Celebrate 10 Years of Ozharvest in the Capital – Fri 12 April OzHarvest is Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it to charities supporting people in need. Join in celebrating 10 years of OzHarvest Canberra in Canberra at Chifley’s Bar and Grill, Hotel Kurrajong. Relax with friends and enjoy live music by local musician Tom Harrigan, canapes and free-flowing beverages from 5.30pm – 8.30pm. You can also discover unique pop up bars and live cooking stations featuring all your springtime favourites. The best part is that all proceeds go to OzHarvest. Click here...

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