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Oct 01

Australian Lions Foundation National Flood Appeal

Lions are mobilising across the country to provide relief to flood affected communities. Australian Lions Foundation has launched a national appeal

Every dollar goes to those in need. Funds are already being sent to affected areas.

Lions Clubs can mobile quickly in times of disaster - with over 1200 clubs across Australia funds raised are quickly distributed and to those who need it most!

Tax deductible donations to Australian Lions Foundation Disaster appeal can be made online - https://www.givenow.com.au/australianlionsfoundation

Date: Sat 1 October 2022 - Fri 31 March 2023

Website: https://www.givenow.com.au/australianlionsfoundation

Email: skraemer@alphaconsulting.global

Phone: 0407284457

Nov 18

German Australian Playschool Taking 2023 Enrolments Now!

At the German-Australian Playschool (GAP) in Turner, we aim to foster a holistic development of each child through active learning and positive interactions. Our Playschool focuses on German language development and has helped children to develop their German language skills for over 15 years. We provide a supportive, fun and positive German educational environment, which embraces the multicultural nature of our Playschool community and incorporates and celebrates diversity amongst the children, their peers,communities and families.

Date: Fri 18 November 2022 - Sat 31 December 2022

Website: https://spielwelt.org.au/german-australian-playschool/apply-to-enrol-now/

Email: gap.director@spielwelt.org.au

Address:
11 Masson Street, Turner, ACT 2612

Phone: 0481 590 656.

Nov 25

Zonta Club of Canberra Breakfast 16 Days of Activism for Zonta Says No to Violence against Women and Girls

Parliament House will be lit orange to say NO to violence against women organised by Zonta Club of Canberra Breakfast.

Australian Parliament House will be lit orange on 25 November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women), along with Old Parliament House and the National Carillon in the Parliamentary Triangle. The ACT Government will illuminate light rail stops on 25 November, and the Malcolm Fraser Bridge and the Canberra Times fountain for the entire 16 days.

Date: Fri 25 November 2022 - Sat 10 December 2022

Email: zontacanberrabreakfastclub@gmail.com

Address:
25th November
Parliament House
10th December
Nara Park

Phone: 0478417308

Dec 01

$500 for Back-to-School Costs

Saver Plus is a FREE financial education and matched savings program coordinated in the ACT and NSW by The Smith Family. The program is designed to support individuals and families on lower incomes to build life-long savings habits and financial confidence.

As an incentive to completing the 10-month program, a participant's savings are matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $500, for an educational cost.

So, what are you waiting for? Check out the eligibility criteria via our website and submit an EOI today!

Date: Thu 1 December 2022 - Tue 28 February 2023

Website: https://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/programs/financial/saver-plus

Email: CanberraSP@thesmithfamily.com.au

Phone: 1300 610 355

Dec 10

Canberra Potters 2022 Christmas Fair

When you’re looking for Christmas gifts, where can you go for something truly unique? The answer to that is Watson Arts Centre, where local potters and ceramicists will have a wonderful selection of ceramic art and pottery in Canberra Potters Christmas Fair. Between the fair and the shop you’re sure to find the perfect gift at the perfect price, and you’ll know that you’re buying from a local maker.
Open daily 10am-4pm from 10 to 18 December 2022 at Canberra Potters, Watson Arts Centre.

Date: Sat 10 December 2022 - Sun 18 December 2022

Website: https://canberrapotters.com.au/cpotters_event/2022-christmas-fair/

Email: gallery@canberrapotters.com.au

Address:
1 Aspinall St Watson, ACT, 2602

Phone: 0262411870

Dec 11

Christmas Soiree

A fun-filled evening at the Diversity Hub in Kambah. There's live entertainment, dinner to purchase, games to play and prizes to win. Come join us between 4-7.30pm.

Date: Sun 11 December 2022

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/3249095988685778/

Email: info@diversityact.org.au

Address:
8 Laidlaw Place Kambah

Phone: 0450502081

Dec 11

Canberra Qwire Merry and Gay Concert

Canberra Qwire (proudly LGBTIQ+) is presenting 'Merry and Gay' a concert full of beautiful, fun and queer vocal music that will bolster your spirits and propel you into the festive season with a full heart.
Date : Sunday 11 December 2022 ; 3pm start
The Q : 253 Crawford Street Queanbeyan
Tickets available from : canberraqwire.org.au $20-40

Date: Sun 11 December 2022

Website: https://canberraqwire.org.au

Email: events@canberraqwire.org.au

Address:
The Q, 253 Crawford Street Queanbeyan NSW 2620

Phone: 0447771518

Dec 11

Sydney Thunder—open cricket training session

The Sydney Thunder will commence their BBL|12 campaign at Manuka Oval on Tuesday, 13 December. To celebrate being back in Canberra the team is inviting local fans to an open training session. You can watch, get autographs, take selfies, and get up close and personal before they take on the Melbourne Stars. There'll be plenty of giveaways and an extended opportunity to meet the players after training.
When: Sunday, 11 December
Time: 3.00–6.00pm
Where: EPC Solar Park, Phillip

Date: Sun 11 December 2022

Website: https://membership.sydneythunder.com.au/faq/canberra-open-training-session

Email: contact@cricketact.com.au

Address:
6 Spoering St, Phillip ACT 2606

Phone: 02 6239 6002

Dec 14

Community Screening: FRANKLIN documentary

The Conservation Council ACT Region and ACF Community Group Canberra are presenting a screening of the documentary FRANKLIN on Wednesday 14 December!

The award-winning documentary walks through the history of Australia’s most significant environmental campaign from the eyes of environmentalist Oliver Cassidy on a solo rafting trip down the Franklin River. The ‘Franklin campaign’ was an eight-year long journey to save a World-Heritage listed national park from being destroyed by a huge hydroelectric dam project in the 1980s.

Date: Wed 14 December 2022

Website: https://conservationcouncil.org.au/blog/2022/11/15/community-screening-franklin-documentary/

Email: info@conservationcouncil.org.au

Address:
Palace Electric Cinemas
2 Phillip Law St, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

Phone: (02) 6229 3200

Dec 17

ALLELUJA – Christmas with Benjamin Britten

'ALLELUJA', the Llewellyn Choir's end of year celebration performance, will feature two works by Benjamin Britten, 'The Company of Heaven, and 'A Ceremony of Carols', as well as a selection of traditional Christmas carols. With soloists Sonia Anfiloff and Andrew Barrow, and including speakers Father Chris Lewis and Rohan Thatcher, this wonderful night of choral music is not to be missed. 7:30pm, Saturday 17th December, Holy Cross Anglican Church Hackett. Tickets: $40/$35, book via www.llewellynchoir.org.au

Date: Sat 17 December 2022

Website: http://www.llewellynchoir.org.au

Email: arko.chakrabarty@gmail.com

Address:
Holy Cross Anglican Church, 202 Antill St, Hackett ACT 2602

Phone: 0421477594

Dec 17

Mr Fezziwig’s Ball – Sing while you dance to carols and bring Christmas’s past alive.

Enjoy a magical afternoon of fun, friendship and dancing to well-loved carols.

Music by the local Band Earthly Delights and calling by John Gardiner-Garden and Katherine Tammaro.

No dance experience required.

When: 17 Dec 2022, 2-6pm
Tickets:$25, MFS and Dance Delights $20, Under 18s free (Tickets at the door and cash only)
Place: Folk Dance Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett, ACT.

Dress Regency, Victorian or Christmas casual.

Please contribute to our nibble, savoury and dessert break.

Info: w.w.w.monarofolk.org.au

Date: Sat 17 December 2022

Website: https://www.monarofolk.org.au

Email: asalpietro@hotmail.com

Address:
Folk Dance Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett, ACT.

Phone: 0413295004

Dec 18

CBS Xmas Party Blues Jam

Big Mama & The Hanged Men with special guest Ali Penney host Canberra Blues Society Christmas Party Blues Jam. Giving tree for Marymead - cash, gifts & non-perishable food items greatly appreciated. CBS member's lucky door prize & a great Xmas hamper raffle.
Making this an event not to be missed to celebrate the end of another year, Christmas and the joy of all being together.
Starts at 12 noon until 3.30pm

Date: Sun 18 December 2022

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/679878003496220

Email: contact@canberrabluessociety.com.au

Address:
49 Jerrabomberra Avenue Narrabundah

Phone: 0419607710

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