Home' The Chronicle : Canberra Chronicle 01-12-15 Contents 35 - Tuesday, December 1, 2015
A day of fun featuring all things Christmas:
traditional fare including puddings, cakes and
mince pies, Christmas crafts and decorations,
handmade gifts for children and for adults,
plants and pots, a lucky dip for boys and girls,
as well as Devonshire teas, activities for
children and a sausage sizzle. Saturday,
December 5. 10am-3pm. All Saints Church
Ainslie, 9-15 Cowper Street, Ainslie.
Ph: 6248 7420 (between 10am and 3pm,
Tuesday to Friday).
FAMILY FUN DAY
The Parish of St Barnabas Charnwood warmly
invites you to their family fun day! Get into the
spirit of Christmas and enjoy a wonderful
afternoon with face painting, children's
Christmas craft, a live nativity scene, jumping
castle and sausage sizzle. Saturday,
December 19. 2pm-5pm. Charnwood
CHARITY GARAGE SALE
Browse through a huge range of baby,
children's, adult, and household items, all at
affordable prices. There are plenty of new
items every month, including children's
clothes from just $1.50, adult clothing from
$2.50, books for $2 or less, DVDS, CDs,
kitchenware, toys, bric-a-brac, and much more.
All proceeds go towards funding projects that
promote sustainability and self-reliance in
poor communities. Saturday, December 5.
7am-noon. 5 O'Grady Place, Wanniassa.
BLUES AND ROOTS CHARITY
The Aloha! Pro Blues and Roots Hawaiian Shirt
Day charity concert will feature local and
interstate artists, including the PJ O'Brien
Band and Owen Campbell. All proceeds will go
to the ACT/Eden Monaro Cancer Support
Group. Entry $5 donation. Saturday, December
5. 2.30pm-11pm. Harmonie German Club, 49
Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah.
FESTIVAL OF ABILITY
A free community event celebrating the
International Day of People with a Disability.
Enjoy live performances by Amber Nichols and
The Jetson 5, free entertainment for the kids,
face painting and a jumping castle, a gold coin
donation barbecue, and information stalls
providing details on NDIS and services within
the disability sector. Friday, December 4. 4pm-
8pm. Queanbeyan Park, 1 Lowe Street,
Queanbeyan. See: visitqueanbeyan.com.au/
OSTEOPOROSIS AND BONE HEALTH
All are welcome to attend this free information
session on osteoporosis and bone health,
conducted by physiotherapists Jennifer Kellett
and Grant Sutherland. Wednesday, November
9. 6.30pm. Hawker Place Physiotherapy and
Pilates, 108 Hawker Place, Hawker. Bookings
required. Ph: 6255 2033 or
ST PATRICK'S COLLEGE 60TH
The 60th year Reunion of St Patrick's College,
Goulburn will be held March 18-20, 2016. St
Patrick's students from Classes '52-'56, or
anyone in First Year in 1952, are invited to get
in touch as soon as possible. Contact Garry,
ph: 0438 781 928 or Peter,
ph: 0407 227 305 or
QUEANBEYAN PROBUS CLUB
The Queanbeyan Probus Club is a combined
men's and ladies' club that serves as a social
club for active retirees to join together to
further improve their minds and interests while
enjoying new friendships. The Queanbeyan
Probus Club holds regular meetings at the
Queanbeyan RSL Bowling Club, Yass Road,
and is looking for new members. For more
details contact Brian, ph: 6297 8770.
CANBERRA SPRING WALKS
Joining a regular walking program is a simple
and enjoyable way of life. During spring,
Walking for Pleasure walks begin at 9.30am on
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday. Walks are between one and two hours
long. You can choose walks appropriate for
your level of fitness from the weekly schedule.
We walk in a variety of different locations
around Canberra. For details about the current
program of walks, ph: 1300 799 719 or
The congregation of St Michael and All Angels
Anglican Church at Hall invite everyone to
celebrate the start of Advent and the journey
toward Christmas with Service of Lessons and
Carols. The basis of our service is the well-
known Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
which is broadcast each year from the Chapel
of King's College, Cambridge, UK. All are
invited to join us for this simple celebration,
and afterwards, share supper under the stars
(weather permitting). Church has wheelchair
access. Sunday, December 6 at 7pm. St
Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, corner
of Victoria and Loftus Streets, Hall.
Ph: 0408 488 526 or see: saint-
Experience a relaxed Christmas shopping
experience at the Belconnen Arts Centre
Christmas Market. Over 30 local artists and
designers will be featured, there will be live
music performances, heaps of delicious food,
and, for the first time, a special wine tasting
lounge to enjoy! Free entry. Sunday, December
6. Noon-5pm. Belconnen Arts Centre, 118
Emu Bank, Belconnen.
Public speaking and presentation skills
workshop on aspects of effective
communication. Free for visitors. Tuesday,
December 8. 5.30pm-7pm. Canberra City
Bowling Club, Elder Street, Braddon (opposite
Ainslie Primary School). Ph: 0415 261 310;
email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or
We are a friendly social group for people over
50 who would like to meet new people in their
lives. No need to be bored or idle, summer is
here, time to get out and join our activities
which are varied including dinners, lunches,
picnics, barbecues, walks, theatre, music
venues, exhibitions, movies, day trips out of
Canberra and weekends away. Ph: 6242 0840
or 6281 3549.
Depressed? Anxious? 'Grow' offers hope and
friendly, practical help in a small group setting.
Meetings are held Mondays, Tuesdays and
Wednesdays. For further details
ph: 6295 7791.
The Rotary Club of Ginninderra, in
collaboration with the Raiders Belconnen Club,
present regular Lunchtime Melody concerts on
the second Wednesday of each month. Each
concert features local artists from within
Belconnen and the wider ACT community.
Money raised is used by Rotary to offset the
costs of performance or goes directly to
support local institutions. Free coffee and tea
provided. Second Wednesday of the month,
11.30am-12.30pm. Raiders Belconnen Club,
Hardwick Crescent, Holt. Groups may RSVP to
the Raiders Club. Ph: 6254 1044.
Have you been affected by someone's sexual
behaviour? S-Anon is a 12-step fellowship
dedicated to helping those affected by another
person's sexual behaviour. Regular meetings
are held in Canberra.
Email: email@example.com or
Harmonie Choir Canberra, with the Molonglo
Stubenband and the Harmonie Kinderchor,
present a concert of mostly German songs for
Advent and Christmas. Entry $5, accompanied
children free. Sunday, December 6. 7pm.
Harmonie German Club, 49 Jerrabomberra
Avenue, Narrabundah. Ph: 6247 2965 or
0423 103 512.
CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARD SHOP
Seven local charities: ACT Rescue and Foster,
Cancer Council, Cystic Fibrosis, Sharing
Places, Heart Foundation, Canberra Legacy,
and Pegasus are selling Christmas cards and
calendars. Mondays through Saturdays,
10am-3pm. Until Saturday, December 19.
Wanniassa Shopping Centre, Sangster Place,
Wanniassa. Gift wrapping will be available from
December 12 until December 24 at the Good
Guys Tuggeranong Hyperdome.
Ph: 0408 533 961.
CANBERRA YOUTH ORCHESTRA
The Canberra Youth Orchestra presents 'Folk
Tales', the last instalment of their 2015
Llewellyn Hall concert series. The concert will
feature works from Grieg and Tchaikovsky,
inspired by Norwegian and Ukrainian folk
melodies. Tickets $21. Saturday, December 5.
7.30pm. Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music,
Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra
City. See: musicforcanberra.org.au/events.
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. Open
9am--6pm weekdays (except public holidays).
Voluntary guides give free hour-long tours on
the second Friday of each month. All welcome.
AD Hope Building, ANU, at the end of Ellery
Crescent. Ph: 6273 2153 or see
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