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Canberra mornings: January 21, 2016

Today's top stories

The residents of a home in Queanbeyan which was shot at in the early hours of Wednesday morning, said they feared for their lives as they hid in the dark in their bathroom.

Road closures

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What's on today

Ben and Jerry's Openair Cinema is making its way to Canberra's central lakeside venue on Patrick White Lawns. Until 21 Feb.

The National Portrait Gallery has something for everyone to enjoy these summer school holidays with free activities inspired by Sideshow Alley for families to enjoy together. Until 24 Jan.

The Ainslie Arts Centre is hosting a week-long music workshop for girls aged between 10 and 17 years. More info here.

School holidays at the AIS means you can choose from the Pre-School Holiday Program, Soccer and Tennis Camps and a general Sports Vacation Program. Until 29 Jan.

See the year's best cartoons in Behind the Lines 2015 at the Museum of Australian Democracy.

Today's Pat Campbell

Touch or click through for editorial cartoons.

Weather

Today: Mostly sunny morning. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Min 18, max 36.

Friday: Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Min 20, max 27.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Min 16, max 29.