Paco Rabanne golden tickets
Paco Rabanne has launched a competition with Myer and the Australian Bullion Company, which will see one shopper take home $10,000 worth of gold. From 23 May to 19 June, golden tickets will be hidden within Million and Lady Million fragrances at Myer stores across Australia. Five of those golden tickets grant the winners a $600 fragrance prize pack, while the sixth ticket will see the winner escorted to Sydney to get their $10,000 gold bullion bar from the vault.
Wesson Boutique is hosting a spectacular Sunday afternoon of high tea and high fashion at the Park Hyatt, Canberra on Sunday 30 May 2.30-5pm. Discover the latest men’s and women’s autumn/winter 2021 collections direct from Europe’s leading fashion houses including Hugo Boss, Ermanno Scervino, Max Mara, Patrizia Pepe and more, as well as an exclusive showcase of new season Lagerfeld men’s and women’s collections. And, if you love the clothes, you can also book in for a personal styling session after the runway. Singer Hayley Teal, of Dancing with the Stars, The Masked Singer and X Factor fame, will be performing on the day. Tickets are $89 and include a glass of bubbles on arrival and a gift bag, with a portion of proceeds to go towards Karinya House Charity, a Canberra-based organisation that provides supported accommodation, transitional housing and outreach services to pregnant and parenting women and their families who are in crisis.
Limited tickets are available, book now via Eventbrite.
Wear Your Uggs Day
Ever wanted to wear your slippers to work? Now you’ll have an excuse! Ugg Express is holding the first ‘Wear Your Uggs Day’ on Tuesday 1 June in support of mental health organisation, the Black Dog Institute. Australians are encouraged to wear their ‘Uggs’ to work, school or even just at home to support the organisation’s work. If you need a new pair, Ugg Express will donate 10% of proceeds to the Black Dog Institute from each sale made between 1 May and 1 June. If you already own some, you can donate directly via blackdoginstitute.org.au or uggexpress.com.au
Bellelis Eco Family
A “one-stop shop for eco-conscious parents” has opened in Kambah, stocking a range of eco-friendly products for babies and their grown-ups. Bellelis Eco Family launched online in 2018 with a range of bodysuit extenders and has now opened its bricks and mortar store. The shop carries products like cloth nappies, accessories, handmade products, and gifts, and will also host workshops and introductory classes in the future.
National Walk Safely to School Day
The 22nd National Walk Safely to School Day will be held tomorrow, Friday 14 May, with schools and families across the ACT encouraged to participate not just on the day, but to build walking into their daily routines as well. The national initiative encourages children to lead a healthier, more active lifestyle by including walks during the day such as in the morning, at lunchtime and after school. Schools have also been encouraged to host a free, healthy breakfast on the day, in conjunction with local supermarkets and grocers.
For more information, check out walk.com.au
Dance for Sick Kids fundraiser
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) will hold its Dance for Sick Kids fundraiser from Saturday 15 to Friday 21 May and is encouraging people to sign up to dance every day for seven days to support ill or injured children and their families. Simply register, get your groove on and any donations you receive will go towards supporting RMHC’s work. You can choose to dance for 30, 60 or 120 minutes a day, with tutorials on hand to teach you some moves. Nearly 4,000 Australians have already signed up to take on the challenge, with registrations available for individuals, teams and schools.
Boogie over to danceforsickkids.com for more information and to register.