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AHA ACT Hospitality Awards

SOCIALS: Please note: Pics are for print edition on Friday 25th July
2014. L-R Sophia Carlini of Kingston and Cassie Coates of Braddon at
the AHA ACT Hospitality awards held at QT .  21st July 2014. Photo by
Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

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The biggest black carpet event of the year for hospitality, the ACT AHA Awards, held at QT Canberra

High Tea with the 10 Tenors

L to R Mary Campey of Ulladulla, tenor Joseph Naim and Barbara Pearce
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At the Canberra Theatre Centre, the 10 Tenors have high tea and perform an impromptu sing-a-long with twenty lucky ticket holders from the NSW South Coast region.

About town: Improvention 2014 Zombiscal

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Zombiscal, an improvised zombie musical, took place on Friday at the Street Theatre.

Opening night of "Patyegarang"

L-R Jessica Yamaguchi of Monash and Naomi Dunkley of Greenway.Click for more photos

A cold night in Canberra heats up at the Canberra Theatre with the opening night of "Patyegarang" by the Bangarra Dance Theatre.

The Bluestar Social Harmony Iftar Dinner

L-R  Harry Oppermann of Curtin and Christine Sullivan of Lyons at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture for the Bluestar 6th annual Social Harmony Iftar Dinner.Click for more photos

The annual Bluestar Social Harmony Iftar Dinner returns for its sixth year at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture.

The 'Mr Tim' show

Socials for Friday 18th July
'Mr Tim' show at the NewActon gallery.
Darcey (4) and Chakriya Bowman from Acton.
Filed: Tuesday, 15 July 2014 2:59:21 pm 
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‘Mr Tim’ and the Fuzzy Elbows in concert with kids during the school holidays, at the Nishi Gallery

Skate in the City

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Skate in the City returned to Garema Place for its fourth year.

Lifeline Canberra Gala Ball

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Lifeline Canberra celebrated their involvement in the Canberra community with their annual Gala Ball on Saturday.

Sunday Assembly Canberra's Inaugural Trivia Night

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The Canberra Club played host to the Sunday Assembly Canberra's trivia night.

Wayne Brady at the Canberra Theatre

Shane Atkinson and Crystal of Wagga Wagga at the Canberra Theatre for Wayne Brady performance.Click for more photos

Comedy fans who braved the wet weather were rewarded with laughs aplenty from comedian and improv extraordinaire Wayne Brady’s 2014 ‘‘Its My Line’’ tour at the Canberra Theatre.

NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition

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Harry and Kate Williams at the local community celebrations Art Exhibition for NAIDOC Week held at The Q Exhibition Space in Queanbeyan 
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People gathered to enjoy the annual NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition at The Q

Opening of the Scandinavian Film Festival

Danielle McMahon of Lyneham and Nicole Thomson at the Palace Electric Cinema NewActon for the inaugural Scandinavian Film Festival.Click for more photos

The opening night of the inaugural Scandinavian Film Festival at Palace Electric Cinemas

"The way we wear" vintage fashion fair

Marion, left and Ella Beniamini, from Yarralumla.Click for more photos

"The way we wear" vintage fashion fair at Canberra's Albert Hall.

Hustle and Scout: Twilight Fashion Market

Tegan Westra of Bruce and Suzzi Hartery of Ngunnawal.Click for more photos

Canberrans brave the cold as they celebrate innovative and sustainable fashion at Canberra's first boutique night market.

Ramadan Iftar Dinner at the Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre

L-R  Saleha and Hussain Sahu Khan both of Lyneham at the Ramadan Iftar dinner at the Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre.Click for more photos

Canberra's diverse Muslim community gathers at the Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre in Civic for Iftar, the breaking of the Ramadan fast.

The Festival of Ambitious Ideas at Questacon

L-R Adrienne Gross of Weetangera and Bronwen Mackenzie of Amaroo at Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre for the Festival of Ambitious Ideas.Click for more photos

Canberrans brave the winter cold to hear inspiring speakers talk about innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and extraordinary achievements in the Capital at the Festival of Ambitious Ideas at Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre.

GLINT Exhibition Opening at the Glassworks

L-R Arjen and Jane Romeyn both of Fraser at the Canberra Glassworks for the exhibition opening of Click for more photos

The opening night of GLINT at the Canberra Glassworks in Kingston. This exhibition showcases 8 artists, providing viewers a unique opportunity to explore the connections between printmaking and glass.

Veterans Federation relocation Anniversary

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Mick and Jeannie Haxell of Duffy attend the 10th Anniversary of the relocation of the Stephen King Memorial Centre in Page.
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The 10th Anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans and Veterans Federation relocation to the Stephen King Memorial Centre

June

Mid-Winter Market at Belconnen Markets

Socials, 28th June 2014 , Lyn Steel, Bruce. Pat Parker, Flynn. Attending Belconnen Arts Centre Mid Winter Market.?

Canberra Times photo taken by Daniel Spellman.

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People gathered to enjoy the Mid-Winter Market at Belconnen Markets

National Capital Dancesport Championships 2014

Socials, 28th June 2014, Grace Leong, Victoria. Kevin Keurntyes, Victoria. Attending National Capital Dancesport Championships, AIS Arena.?

Canberra Times photo taken by Daniel Spellman.

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People came from around Australia to attend the National Capital Dancesport Championships at AIS arena

Sunflower Dash socials in Canberra

Volunteers, Annabelle Ledger 16yrs, from Yarralumla, and Yuki Cho 16yrs, from Wanniassa.Click for more photos

Social photos from the Sunflower Dash for the Leukemia Foundation.

Canberra Roller Derby League

Socials.  **for print Tue 1st July**.  First game Canberra Roller Derby League Brindabelters Vs Surly Griffins.  rear from left,  Jack Hodge, David Pembroke, Chase Tiffen, Lucy Pembroke, front from left, Bridie Tiffen, Will Hodge, Lilli Hodge and Grace Pembroke.  28 June 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.Click for more photos

Crowds gather to support players at the first game of the Canberra Roller Derby League.

Art + Soul 2 launch at the NGA

SOCIALS: Please note: Pics are for print edition on Sunday 29th June. L-R Chell Lyons of Gungahlin and Trisha Randhawa of the City at the National Gallery of Australia  for the launch of art and soul 2.  .  25th June 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.Click for more photos

People gather at the gala launch of Art + Soul 2, a three-part series airing on ABC1 in July, at the NGA

Fernwood's 80s themed birthday bash

Canberra Times - News/Socials - June 25 2014
SOCIALS FOR PRINT FRIDAY JUNE 27TH
Fernwood turns 25 with an 80s theme fatburner class
Angela Thurston and Nicole McKelvin
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Gym members gathered to celebrate Fernwood's 25 year birthday bash in style, 80s style.

Opening night of 'The Factory' musical

SOCIALS: Please note: Pics are for print edition on Thursday 26th June. L-R Jonathan McFeat and Celia Winnett both of Kingston at the Canberra Theatre for the opening night of The Factory.   24th June 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.Click for more photos

Opening night of The Factory, New Zealand's first Pacific Musical, at the Canberra Theatre

ACT Indigenous Excellence Awards Dinner

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The ACT and region's Indigenous high achievers were recognised on Monday.

Raiders 1994 Grand Final Reunion Dinner

Laurie Daley and Michael Sebo of Monash at the Raiders 1994 grand final reunion dinner.Click for more photos

The Canberra Raiders celebrated their 1994 grand final triumph with a reunion dinner.

Local Fashion Trail Event at Lucky's

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Lucky's played host to a showcase of some of the territory's best brands and boutiques.

Opening of the Lag/Meta/Aus exhibiton

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The NMA officially opened the Lag/Meta/Aus exhibition showcasing the culture and history of the Torres Strait Islands.

Midwinter Ball at Parliament House

Bill Shorten and Chloe Bryce arrive at Parliament House for the Mid Winter Ball.Click for more photos

Movers and shakers don their best silks and furs for the 15th annual Mid Winter Ball and charity auction at Parliament House.

Book Launch at Smith's Bookshop

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Smith's played host to the launch of Rita Wagner's new title 'Menopause Makes Mummy Mental'.

Edelweiss and Bluebells variety concert

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Edelweiss and Bluebells variety concert.

Belconnen Magpies support Lifeline

Social. (Publish date Tuesday June 17) Lifeline function at the Belconnen Magpies home game against Ainslie at Kippax. Ali McGavin, left and Jemma Posch, both from Braddon. June 14th. 2014 The Canberra Times photograph by Graham Tidy.

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Belconnen Magpies dedicated funds raised from their round 12 NEAFL clash against Ainslie to Lifeline on Saturday.

TTM Corporation Group and Cerebral Palsy Alliance Charity Race Day

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The charity race day featured 'Fashions on the Field' and the search for the face of TTM Corporation Group.

20 Years of Friendship

Members of Chisholm Ladies Friendship Group is celebrating 20 years.Click for more photos

Members and guests swap stories and laughs as they celebrate 20 years of the Chisholm Ladies Friendship Group.

Jukka Perko Avara Trio Concert

SOCIALS: Please note: pics are for print edition on Thursday 12th June.  L-R Karuna Honer of O'Connor and Rosie Fleming of Ainslie at the Embassy of Finland, Yarralumla to see Jukka Perko 'Avara' Trio.Click for more photos

Canberrans gathered to enjoy the unique Nordic hymns and soulful sounds of the Jukka Perko Avara Trio, at the Embassy of Finland.

Create a Mega Lego Queen

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The young and young at heart gathered at Old Parliament House to create a mega Lego mosaic.

The Handmade market

SOCIALS: Please note these pics are for print edition on Monday 9th June..... L-R Juliet Contreras,15  of Curtin, Jenny Lalor of Curtin and Lucia Contreras,11 at the Handmade market, National Convention centre, Canberra.  8th June. 2104. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.Click for more photos

Some Canberrans spent Sunday morning strolling through the handmade market stalls at the National Convention Centre.

Drawn in, at the National Portrait Gallery

Socials for Tuesday 10 June.
DRAWN IN at the National Portrait Gallery. Spend a relaxing and creative Sunday afternoon at the National Portrait Gallery with your family and friends. Create your own pieces of artwork at the gallery as you listen to the live musical talents of Xavier Dunn.
Hugh Vistarini (2) with his mum, Serin Werner, from Lyneham.Click for more photos

Drawn in, at the National Portrait Gallery, where members of the public created their own pieces of artwork

Italian National Day at La Scala

L-R Raffaele Iannizzotto of Kingston presents Gab Saccardo of Bruce the silver dish for La Scala Restaurants quality and authenticity in its cuisine.Click for more photos

Canberrans celebrate Italian National Day at La Scala Restaurant, Civic. La Scala was presented with a silver dish for the quality and authenticity of their cuisine.

Reception for Timothy Papandreou

Reception for Timothy Papandreou at the invitation of Pedal Power ACT.Click for more photos

Pedal Power ACT, in conjunction with the Planning Institute of Australia (ACT Division) and Heart Foundation ACT, hosts a reception for cyclist Timothy Papandreou.

Rapt in Felt at The Q

Rapt in Felt, Canberra region feltmakers annual
exhibition & Bazaar at The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre.Click for more photos

The opening night of Rapt in Felt, the Canberra region feltmakers annual exhibition and bazaar at The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre.

From Little Things Big Things Grow

Adrienne Francis of Yass, Charlie Roper of Watson and Margot Francis of Kaleen.Click for more photos

Crowds gather at the Wesley Music Centre to see 'From Little Things Big Things Grow'.

May

Mad Hatter's Party

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KU Braddon Children's Centre joined Australia's Biggest Morning Tea with a mad hatter themed party.

ACT Rural Fire Rescue medal ceremony

The Brown family of Casey: Lara, William 5 1/2 and JamesClick for more photos

ACT Rural Fire Rescue Long Service Medal Ceremony at Terrace Cafe, Australian War Memorial

Have a try Scouting!

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The Duntroon Campbell Scout Group invited their surrounding community to attend a special come a try scouting night.

National Day of Argentina Celebrations

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The Canberra diplomatic community gathered at the Albert Hall to celebrate the National Day of Argentina.

Centenary of the Railway to Canberra

James McBride, 3 of Narrabundah and John Hood of
Hackett.Click for more photos

The 100th anniversary of the arrival of the first train in Canberra.

Public Education dinner

L-R Kieran Blackwell of Ngunnawal and Claire Wirth of Palmerston at the
2014 Public Education dinner, National Press Club, Barton.Click for more photos

2014 Public Education dinner at the National Press Club of Australia.

X-Men: Days Of Future Past Opening Night at Dendy's

l-r Natasha Williams of Richardson, Jess Docherty of Cook and Neil Williams of Richardson at the Uncanny Xmen opening night at Dendy Cinemas.Click for more photos

Superfans and moviegoers turn out for the premier of X-Men: Days Of Future Past at Dendy Cinema, Civic.

Admission: One Shilling

L-R Robert May and Christine May both of Jerrabomberra  at the
Canberra Theatre for the opening night of Admission: One Shilling.Click for more photos

Opening night of Admission: One Shilling at the Canberra Theatre.

Canberra launch of 'The Babadook'

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Eager film-goers attended the Canberra launch of The Babadook at Palace Electric Cinemas.

Canberra region wine showcase at A. Baker

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A. Baker showcased the produce of the Mount Majura winery at their Basement Bar on Thursday.

Lifeline celebrates National Volunteer Week

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To mark the 25th year of National Volunteer Week, Lifeline Canberra recognised the extraordinary dedication of its volunteers.

Opening of 'The Fabric of Work'

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The Canberra Glassworks played host to the opening of Australian glass scene luminary Nick Mount's exhibition 'The Fabric of Work'.

Watson Preschool celebrates 50 years

Jasmine and Richard Smyth.Click for more photos

Families gathered to celebrate Watson Preschool's 50th birthday.

Camp Quality supper club after party at Old Parliament House

Alesha Brown of Lyneham, Gabi Robens of Braddon, Jo Krippner of Queanbeyan and Sasha Beckett of AinslieClick for more photos

Camp Quality supper club after party at Old Parliament House, May 8.

Abbeyfield Ainslie House turns 25

Ross Borchers of Ainslie and Stan Platis of Pearce.Click for more photos

Scenes from the 25th birthday of the Abbeyfield Ainslie House in Ainslie.

Barry Kirby speaks at the National Press Club

Send Hope not Flowers brings Barry Kirby to the National Press Club. Dr Barry Kirby (centre) spoke at the press club about lifesaving maternal health work he does in Papua New Guinea. He is flanked by the Send Hope committee who help fund his work (from left, Alex Fahey, Tara Taubenschlag, Emma Macdonald and Steve Robson).Click for more photos

Barry Kirby talks about the lifesaving maternal health work he does in Papua New Guinea in conjunction with the charitable organisation Send Hope not Flowers.

"Don Quixote" by the Imperial Russian Ballet

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Holly Smith,13 with her mum Narelle Casey both of AinslieClick for more photos

Crowds gather to watch "Don Quixote" by the Imperial Russian Ballet Company at the Canberra Theatre

Opening of Active Travel

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Snaps from the official opening of Active Travel in Braddon.

Australian Dance Week Celebration

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The Australian Dance Week Celebration presented by Ausdance ACT.

Creative Textile Show

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Artists and observers congregate at the Creative Textile Show held at the National Convention Centre.

Winter White Party

Jessica Minichiello of Waramanga and Mimi Rette of
Wanniassa.Click for more photos

Crowds gather at the Playground Martini & Tapas Bar for the Winter White Party.

April

Fashfest 2014 Opening Night

The opening night of Fashfest, Canberra.Click for more photos

Shots of Canberras most fashion-forward at the opening night of FASHFEST 2014 at the Brindabella Business Park.

The launch of “The Future Sessions”

(from left) Amanda Apps of Kaleen and Anna Nagalingam of McKellar.Click for more photos

The launch of “The Future Sessions” at the National Library of Australia.

Groovin the Moo at UC

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The Canberra leg of the Groovin the Moo music festival took place at the UC on Sunday.

The royal couple at The National Portrait Gallery

The Hugh Laurie Show

How I Learned to Drive at the ANU Arts Centre

A Royal Arrival

National Folk Festival

The Amazing Spiderman 2 at Dendy Cinemas

The Zombie Walk at UC

Flip Out Trampoline Arena opening day

The Dead Maggies in Civic

Jane Austen Festival Australia

Living Democracy: The Cultural Cost of War

Sydney Dance Company's Interplay

Buoyed Up graduation

University of Canberra graduates

The launch of 'Luminous World' at the National Library

Launch of Gelatissimo’s Hot Cross Chocolate

ACT catchment groups art prize exhibition

Unmade Edges

"From The Feet Up" book launch

Music at Midday concert

Audi Festival of German Films

March

SnowyHydro open day social photos

Matt Uttley and Ruby Rose Uttley 7 month both of Narrabundah.Click for more photos

SnowyHydro South Care invites the public to its helicopter base at Hume.

Relay For Life

Jasmin Poels and Claire Friend at the Relay for Life at the AIS.Click for more photos

Crowds gather to support the Cancer Council's Relay For Life at the AIS.

The Guardians of Style

Claudie Tetreault of Queanbeyan and Lizzie Wagner Kingston.Click for more photos

The Guardians of Style present Autumn/Winter new season fashions at the Canberra Centre.

The Maker's Hub Grand Opening

Raiders v Titans

Brumbies vs Stormers at Canberra Stadium

National Photographic Portrait Prize

Launch of Urban Walkabout's guide

The Long Way Home

"One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" at the Courtyard Studio, Civic

St Patrick's Day in Canberra

National Portrait Gallery's new director

Art Not Apart Festival

Canberra Star Ball

Canberra Citizen of the Year ceremony

Irresponsible Variety Night at Smith's Alternative Bookshop

Australian Racing Hall of Fame awards

Racing: Black Opal Stakes 2014 Canberra

2014 Canberra Balloon Spectacular

Diner en Blanc

The opening of the Elioth Gruner exhibition at the Canberra Museum and Gallery

Social photos: A Celebration of Volunteering

Dinner supporting Coo

February

The Adventures of Priscilla- 25th anniversary

Costume designer, Tim Chappel with some of the costumes from the NFSA collection.Click for more photos

20th anniversary of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.

Raiders launch

Cathy and Brett Norton from Kambah.Click for more photos

Raiders' season launch at The Abbey at Goldcreek.

Domain magazine official launch

Alyson Vardos of Braddon and Richard Luton of Kingston at the new-look Domain property magazine official launch at Acton.Click for more photos

The new-look Domain property magazine official launch.

Life's Reflections photo competition

The Ricky Stuart Foundation Golf Day

Carnivale Multicultural Festival

Animals in War

The CAT awards

Opera concert at Lerida Estate Winery

Friday night drinks at Old Parliament House

GWS v Sydney Swans

Canberra Capitals' awards night

Ben & Jerry's open air cinema

Maxim Tennis Invitational

Schnitzs and Giggles

Dora the Explorer Treasure Island

Brumbies Season Launch

Sunday Selfies

Canberra Rowing Club celebrations

Zombie flashmob social photos

Cerebral Palsy Alliance croquet fundraiser

Opera by Candlelight

Magpies Belconnen race day

Showcase Experiences by Omania

2014 Face of Canberra Racing heats

Trivia at The Phoenix

Super Bowl at Smoque

Selfies from around Canberra

My Country: Wiradjuri exhibition opening

Canberra on Sunday, February 2

Raiders junior rugby league registration day

January

Backyard Ashes opening night

Meghan Theunissen, 15 of Gordon, Courtney White,15 of Little Burra and Sarah Webber,15 of Wanniassa.Click for more photos

Crowds turn out for the opening night of Australian film Backyard Ashes at Limelight Cinema, Tuggeranong.

Canberra United v Sydney FC soccer match

Annalise Hedditch,15 and Emily Mullamp,15 both of Chapaman.Click for more photos

The faces in the crowd at Thursday night's Canberra United v Sydney FC match at McKellar Park.

Launch of the Royal Canberra Show

Joseph Ghobrial 4 from Melbourne checking out some chickens during the launch of the Royal Canberra Show.Click for more photos

Royal National Capital Agricultural Society CEO Garry Ashby launched the Royal Canberra Show at Garema Place on Wednesday, January 29.

Cavalry presentation night

Bungendore Show

Canberra's Australia Day celebrations

Young Australian of the Year luncheon

Australia Celebrates Live

Jessica Mauboy performs

New Year's Eve celebrations in Canberra

Sunday Selfies

'Selfies' from around Canberra.

Skyfire Selfies

A collection of your best selfies taken at the 2014 Skyfire.

Australia Day at Commonwealth Park

Scenes from Australia Day at Commonwealth Park.

Royal Canberra Show launch

In Garema Place.

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