Canberra

What’s On in September

Spring is almost upon us, and we’re counting down the minutes until the city is in full bloom and we’re able to enjoy the sunshine in short sleeves again.

Don’t forget to spoil Dad on Sunday 2 September.

Canberra Outlet is giving 4 lucky Dad’s the chance to win the Ultimate Dad Chair: https://canberraoutletcentre.com.au/news/win-ultimate-dad-chair-prize-pack

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FLORIADE

COMMONWEALTH PARK

15 SEPTEMBER

Australia’s biggest celebration of spring is having a Pop Culture makeover this year with themed garden beds looking at the icons that have shaped our lives over the decades.

The program is blooming with fun activities throughout the month including the famous Nightfest, live music, comedy shows, Dog’s day out, a yoga series and heaps of fun stuff for the kids including an appearance from ABC’s DirtGirl, craft workshops and more!

Aren’t we lucky to have this event right in the heart of our city!

Program, Nightfest and more information here: https://floriadeaustralia.com/

DATA STORY TELLING WITH CHARLES GRAY

PWC CANBERRA

3 SEPTEMBER

CODE LIKE A GIRL is in the capital for a deep dive into data science with one of their favourite coding sisters: CHARLES GRAY!

They’ll explore the world of data science and the intersection between data analysis and software development. Hear about Charles’ experience bringing her creativity to coding, finding her tribe, and why she calls herself a STEMinist.

Tickets to the Canberra launch event here: https://codelikeagirl.org/locations/act/2018/september/data-storytelling-with-charles-gray-launch-event/

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HEATH LEDGER: A LIFE IN PICTURES EXHIBITION

NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE

Heath Ledger was one of Australia’s most acclaimed and beloved actors. This exhibition celebrates his life and work in a beautiful way including journals and hand-written notes kept by Heath in preparation for roles such as the Joker in The Dark Knight. Two of Heath’s motorcycles, his Academy Award & BAFTA Award along with a few costumes are also on display.

This free exhibition will be running until February 2019 and can be visited during opening hours at the National Film and Sound Archive.

https://www.nfsa.gov.au/events/heath-ledger-life-pictures-exhibition

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