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Things to do in Canberra this weekend, 4-6 June

Ah, the start of winter … traditionally a time associated with rest and hibernation, don’t sleep on the bevvy of things to do across Canberra this weekend, 4-6 June.


Friday 4 June

Things to do Canberra Weekend June
The Appleton Ladies Potato Race, charming contemporary Australian theatre written by former ABC Radio Canberra presenter, Melanie Tait, is on at The Playhouse, Civic this weekend until 5 June.

On tonight and tomorrow night, The Appleton Ladies Potato Race, charming contemporary Australian theatre written by former ABC Radio Canberra presenter, Melanie Tait, is on at The Playhouse, Civic; canberratheatrecentre.com.au

CMAG hosts a special live musical performance by Tina Havelock Stevens and Liberty Kerr in celebration of their most recent exhibition, Habitat: Ways of Living, Friday 4 June 6pm; tickets $10 via Eventbrite.

Documentary Yuwinj Dhari Bulwal: Yuin Country Explored, plus a Q&A and performance by the Four Winds Djinama Yilaga Choir will take place at the Gandel Atrium, NMA, 4 June 6pm; nma.gov.au/yuin-country

Swingin’ Out! featuring the Blamey Street and ConneXion big bands, 4 June 6.45-9.30pm at Harmonie German Club, Narrabundah; Eventbrite.

The COX Gallery, Kingston hosts well-known Canberra printmaker Annika Romeyn’s exhibition Across the Distance, 4 June-16 July; coxarchitecture.com.au

The world premiere of Milk, a theatre work created by locally based playwright and performer, Dylan Van Den Berg, 4-12 June at The Street, City West; thestreet.org.au

Sydney Dance Company bring their acclaimed new show Impermanence to Canberra Theatre, 4-5 June; canberratheatrecentre.com.au

The National Film and Sound Archive Arc Cinema’s Nordic Film Season screens June 4-6. A White, White Day is on 4 June, 6pm; About Endlessness 5 June, 6pm, Aurora 5 June, 8pm, and The Hunt 6 June, 2pm; nfsa.gov.au

Get along to Belco Arts to check out Belco 55, an exhibition sharing images of the Belconnen region over the last 55 years 4-27 June; belcoarts.com.au

To celebrate World Environment Day, the ACT Parks and Conservation Service and Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council are both holding events that focus on current threatened species and recovery work; click here to read more.


Saturday 5 June

Things to do Canberra Weekend June
Vietnam Requiem, featuring iconic pop songs from the Vietnam War era and modern compositions, is on 5-6 June 1pm at Llewellyn Hall, ANU. Photo: Kerrie Brewer.

Catch the final night of Tempo Theatre’s comedic murder mystery Hello … Is There Anybody There, at Belconnen Community Theatre; canberraticketing.com.au

Multi-talented eight-piece Trilogy of Rock will perform an outstanding Australian repertoire as part of The Rock Show at Bicentennial Hall, Queanbeyan, 5 June 8pm; theq.net.au

Vietnam Requiem, featuring iconic pop songs from the Vietnam War era and modern compositions, is on 5-6 June 1pm at Llewellyn Hall, ANU; ticketek.com.au

Celebrate Reconciliation Week with a special Songs from Yuin Country concert at the National Museum of Australia 5 June, 11am–12.30pm; bit.ly/YuinCountry

Kangara Waters Retirement Village is holding a winter charity sale is on Saturday 5 June 8.30am- 12.30pm at 2 Joy Cummings Place, Belconnen.

Things to do Canberra Weekend June
A series of events will be held this weekend in Canberra and Queanbeyan to celebrate World Environment Day on 5 June. File image.

Sunday 6 June

Lorina Gore in Recital will see the acclaimed Canberra soprano perform with pianist Alan Hicks at the NGA’s Gandel Hall, Sunday 6 June 2pm; cso.org.au

The Maruki Orchestra will perform works by Beethoven, Mussorgsky and more, Sunday 6 June 3pm at Albert Hall, Yarralumla; marukicommunityorchestra.org.au


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