Kids School Holiday Cooking Class – Friday 13 January

Join ACT Nutrition’s final school holiday cooking class and learn to make pizza and a tropical cheesecake. Over a half-day session, a passionate dietitian and home cook will take the class through a range of cooking methods, knife skills and food safety tips, as well as the steps to creating a delicious healthy recipe. Kicking off at 9am, book now.

Dickson Lunar New Year Celebration – Friday 13 and Saturday 14 January

Join Dickson as it celebrates Lunar New Year on Woolley Street! From 4-8pm on Friday and 11am-3pm on Saturday festival celebrations will take over the entire street with local dancers and performers, roving artists, decorations and food and product stalls. Get all the information here.

Arc Cinema School Holiday Program – Friday 13 to Sunday 15 January

During the remainder of the school holidays, head back in time and revisit 80s blockbusters and era-defining hits like ET, Ghostbusters and Back to the Future on the big screen. Running at the NFSA’s Arc Cinema from 11-25 January, book your tickets now!

Hotel Kurrajong Plant-based High Tea – Saturday 14 January

Creating a special plant-based high tea, Hotel Kurrajong welcomes you to enjoy a delicious selection of food. Including a welcome cocktail on arrival, sit back in the Hotel’s relaxing dining area and taste a new and inspired high tea menu. Book now.

Speed Dating Canberra – Saturday 14 January

Kickstart your New Year with a Saturday night speed dating event. Bringing a unique, in-person matched speed dating night to No Vacancy at Zoo Bar, CitySwoon is determined to find your other half. With two drinks included in the ticket price, fill out a profile in under 5 minutes and be matched on a series of 6-8 quick-fire date rounds to the most compatible singles in the room. Book now.

Mosaic Table Lamp Workshop – Saturday 14 January

Teaching the art of traditional Turkish mosaic lamp making, Art Masterclasses Canberra is taking groups through the techniques to make their own originally designed lamps. Over 2.5 hours, learn how to assemble geometric patterning and layer tiles while enjoying Turkish tea and Turkish shortbread cookies. Book now.

Old Bus Depot Summer Time Market – Sunday 15 January

Explore what the stallholders have created for the New Year at the Old Bus Depot Summer Time Market. With some of the best handcrafts and high-quality items on offer, wander, shop and enjoy tasty summer produce. All the information can be found on their website.