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PRESCHOOL STAFF DINNER
Hosted by the Bold Bandannas, this fun event
includes a best decorated table, raffle and
stalls. Make up a table of 8-10. All preschool
staff past and present welcome, with proceeds
going to the Cancer Council ACT. RSVP by
September 11. $60 per ticket. Saturday,
September 19. 6pm. Deakin Sports Club,
Grose Street, Deakin. Ph: 6288 7752.
VIKINGS TENNIS AGM
The Annual General Meeting of the Vikings
Social Tennis Club is coming up, followed by a
session of social tennis. Sunday September
13. 9am. Tuggeranong Vikings Club (Kevin
Hamilton Room), Cnr Athllon Drive and
Rowland Rees Cres, Greenway.
Ph: 6293 4371.
ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL
The Environmental Film Festival Australia
entertains with groundbreaking films,
traversing the relationship between humans
and their environments. September 11-13.
Palace Electric Cinemas, New Acton.
Al-Anon is for families and friends of
alcoholics. Choose from 12 meetings each
week in the Canberra region. For more
information visit: al-anon.org/australia.
EMBROIDERERS' GUILD ANNUAL
One of the highlights of this year's exhibition
will be a story board and demonstration on the
making of Princess Charlotte's blanket. Stalls
featuring crafts and embroidery accoutrement
available. Adults $10, concession $8. Under
12s free. September 11-13. 10am-4pm.
Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth Ave,
Yarralumla. See: embroiderersact.org.au.
SPRING BULB AND CAMELLIA SHOW
The Horticultural Society of Canberra will be
holding their annual Spring Bulb and Camellia
Show. There will be a large display of flowers
and potted plants, plant stall, floral art,
afternoon tea and raffles. Admission by gold
coin. Saturday, September 12. 12pm-5pm.
Sunday, September 13. 11.30am-4pm.
Wesley Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest.
ADULT LEARNERS WEEK
The Tuggeranong 55 Plus Club is providing
many opportunities to learn something new
this week: from Mah-jong to Yoga, tai chi or
how to research your family history. Why not
use this week as a catalyst to expand your
horizons. Tuggeranong Seniors Centre, 101
Cowlishaw Street, Greenway. For more
information ph: 6293 4004 or
Form Studio and Gallery is currently seeking
applications for high quality 3d or 2d work to
fill two positions in their 2016 exhibition
calendar. Form Studio and Gallery is able to
offer a large open plan space with white walls,
polished concrete floors, eftpos and credit
card facilities, track lighting and a track wall
hanging system. Applications close
September 30. For more information please
ANU CLASSICS MUSEUM
The ANU Classics Museum is a gem in the
Canberra museum scene, and has a collection
of some 600 authentic artefacts concerned
with life in ancient Greece and Rome. 9am--
6pm weekdays (except public holidays)
Voluntary guides give free hour-long tours on
the second Friday of each month. Next tour this
Friday, September 11. All welcome. AD Hope
Building, ANU, at the end of Ellery Crescent.
Ph: 6273 2153 or see: slll.anu.edu.au/
THE HEART AND SOUL SINGERS
To coincide with the last day of Adult Learners
Week, the Heart and Soul Singers (over 50s
community choir) invite anyone interested in
finding their voice to join them. Singing is a
wonderful way to engage in 'on going learning'
as well as the cheapest workout in town!
Today, Tuesday 8 September. From 10am.
Tuggeranong Seniors Centre, 101 Cowlishaw
St, Greenway. Ph: 6231 7515.
MAJURA WOMEN'S GROUP
The Majura Women's Group meets weekly,
providing opportunities for social and creative
activities for women at home with young
children. Funded by the Department of Health.
Childcare is provided. Wednesdays, 9.30am-
noon. Downer Community Centre, Downer.
MONTHLY BLUES JAM
Canberra Blues Society are having their
monthly Jam, hosted by Long John. The band
will be followed by some of the finest
musicians in the Canberra region jamming
together for a great afternoons entertainment.
$3 CBS members, $5 general. Sunday, 20th
September. 2pm-5.30pm. Harmonie German
Club, 49 Jerrabomberra Ave Narrabundah.
TUGGERANONG BASEBALL CLUB
Would you like to play baseball this season?
It's a great sport for the whole family to play
mums, dads and the kids - ages 5 and up. No
experience needed. Sign up with Vikings
Baseball. Saturday, September 12. 12pm-3pm
(including a BBQ and baseball). Viking Park,
McBryde Cres and Amsinck St, Wanniassa.
The registration form can be downloaded from
our blog at: vikings-baseball.blogspot.com.
WEEKLY BRIDGE CLUB
We are a non-profit organisation who play
friendly sessions of bridge twice a week. Free
tea and coffee provided. $3 per session.
Monday and Friday, 12.20pm-3.30pm.
Belconnen Bowling Club, 1 Beetaloo Street,
Hawker. Ph: 6251 4023 for more information
and to arrange a partner if necessary.
Just Friends is a friendly social group for
people over 50 who would like to meet new
people in their life, no need to be bored or idle,
join for activities which are varied including
dinners, lunches, picnics, barbecues, walks,
theatre, music venues, exhibitions, movies,
day trips out of Canberra and weekends away.
Ph:6281 3549 or 6242 0840.
DUFFY PRIMARY SCHOOL FETE
Join Duffy Primary as it travels 'Round the
World' in one day! Fun, games and
refreshments -- a great family day out.
Activities include Reptiles Inc, second hand
books, SES and fire brigade displays, cultural
dance performances, face painting, putt putt
golf, jumping castle and more. Special
appearances by the Brumbies, Capital Football
and the Canberra Capitals. Sunday,
September 20. 10am-2pm. Duffy Primary
School, Burrinjuck Crescent, Duffy. See:
SCRIBBLERS WRITING GROUP
The Scribblers Writing Group holds weekly
meetings at the Belconnen Community Centre
to provide those interested in creative writing
encouragement through practice, discussion,
and critique. If you are interested in learning
more about the Scribblers Writing Group,
Better Hearing Australia Canberra conducts
Hearing Loss Management Sessions which
include lipreading classes to help people cope
better with their hearing loss. If you have a
hearing loss and are having trouble hearing,
especially in noisy situations, then these
classes will provide you with information and
skills to help you manage better. Tuesdays,
2-4pm at the Grant Cameron Community
Centre in Holder and 5.30-7pm at the Hellenic
Club in Phillip. For more information
phone: 6251 4713.
CIRCLE OF FRIENDS
A Group for mostly over 45's. Activities include
restaurant dinners, dances, BBQs, card
nights, theatre evenings and much more. For
more information contact Judy of
0412 625 564.
KNIT AND TALK
This is an informal group for migrant women
who want to learn to knit and to improve their
English through conversation. It is free and
knitting materials are provided. Every Friday
morning, 10am-12pm. Tuggeranong Public
Library, Cowlishaw Street, Greenway.
Ph: 0421 992 516.
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