January school holiday program
Warehouse Circus is calling for enrollments in courses for all ages and skill levels, especially beginners, to learn skills such as tumbling, mini trampoline, stilt walking, unicycling and juggling. Phone 6260 3626 or see warehousecircus.org.au.
NGA public programs
10am: Belonging: Stories of Australian Art will be launched at the National Gallery of Australia with curator and artist talks. Free, registrations essential: nga.gov.au/calendar. And Art IRL: Teen Takeover at 6pm, free and exclusive to teenagers aged 13 to 18, is a program inspired by the art and ideas that shape the gallery's exhibitions. Free, registration essential at nga.gov.au/artirl/teennights.
POP! in Haig Park
11am: This all-ages program has professional bubble blowing and science shows to pop-up stalls and The Pop Inn until 3pm. Next to Sullivan's Creek in Haig Park. Free.
Waiting in the Wings
2pm: Canberra Rep presents Noel Coward's comedy about a group of women in a home for retired actresses. Theatre 3, Acton. Also 8pm. Tickets at the venue one hour before performances. canberrarep.org.au.
Priscilla: Silver Jubilee
2pm: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - about three drag queens who set off in a bus together - is screening for its 25th anniversary at Arc Cinema, National Film and Sound Archive. Tickets: $12/$10. nfsa.gov.au.
5pm: The ensemble's final concert for 2019 features music by Stradella, Vivaldi, Brescianello and Corelli for strings and harpsichord. All Saints' Anglican Church, Ainslie. Entry is free but exit is by donation.
Impro ACT 2019 Showcase
7.30pm: Directed by Nick Byrne this show brings together graduating students and seasoned spontaneous performers in a range of acts at The Street Theatre. thestreet.org.au.
DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition
9am: Characters from DreamWorks Animation's films including Shrek are among those featured in this exhibition of concept drawings, storyboards, models, masks, maps, photographs, posters, paintings and other original artworks. nma.gov.au.
From Rattlesnakes to Guesswork
8pm: Lloyd Cole returns with his new album Guesswork, performing new and old songs alongside The Commotions' guitarist Neil Clarke. The Playhouse,Canberra Theatre Centre. canberratheatrecentre.com.au or 6275 2700.
Daniel Midena lecture
12.30pm: A History of Medicine, Christianity and Sorcery lecture with Dr Daniel Midena who will examine the historical encounters between modern medicine and New Guinean beliefs and practices. National Library of Australia; free; nla.gov.au/event/fellowship-presentation-with-dr-daniel-midena.
7pm: Acrobats and gymnasts perform on rollerskates, swings and perform aerial contortions and more in this world premiere. Canberra Theatre. Various times and dates until December 21. canberratheatrecentre.com.au or 6275 2700.
Something in Lake Burley Griffin
6pm: Writers and old friends Garth Nix and Felicity Packard talk about growing up in Canberra and working on a pilot adapted from Nix's Old Kingdom books for Amazon Studios, National Library of Australia; free; nla.gov.au/event/something-in-lake-burley-griffin.
The Addams Family(PG): The Addams Family go to New Jersey where Margaux Needler (voiced by Allison Janney) fears their Gothic mansion will devalue the homes she's building nearby.
The Good Liar (MA): British retirees Roy (Ian McKellan) and Betty (Helen Mirren) meet on an online dating service and begin a romance, but she is unaware he is one of a group of high-level financial scammers.
The Two Popes(M): Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church. Stars Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce.