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Optus Flix in the Stix Saturday, 2 February 2013 - 6:30pm

Flix combines a unique award winning collection of short films with live music performances featuring The Whitlams. See www.flixinthestix.com.au for all event and ticketing details.

Delicious! afterDARK Friday, 1 February 2013 - 7:30pm

Summer night tours of the Gardens featuring live string music and gourmet tastings of locally produced food and wine at Floresco. A wonderful way to spend a hot evening in the cool ambience of the Rainforest Gully, Rock Garden & Eucalypt Lawn.

$35 per person (over 18 years only)
Online bookings essential:    www.anbg.gov.au/gardens
Note: This is not a Friends event but members may be interested.
Centenary Chat: Ian Warden ‘Tiptoe through the Telopeas: Why Marion Mahony Griffin would have boycotted Floriade’ Thursday, 31 January 2013 - 12:30pm

Ian Warden, Gang Gang columnist of the Canberra Times, will launch the 2013 lunchtime talks program, with a Centenary Chat on Marion Mahony Griffin’s enthusiasm for Australian native flora. January’s theme is Family and Friends in the Capital, appropriately, given the extent to which Marion’s enthusiasm for our native flora is shared by modern-day Canberrans; they flock to the Gardens each January to listen to music in a setting of magnificent eucalypts.

Centenary Summer Sounds Concert Sunday, 27 January 2013 - 5:30pm

Annie and the Armadillos is the featured band.

Concerts start at 5.30pm and finish at 7.30.

Centenary Summer Sounds Concert Saturday, 26 January 2013 - 5:30pm

The Fuelers is the featured band.

Concerts start at 5.30pm and finish at 7.30.

Centenary Summer Sounds Concert Sunday, 20 January 2013 - 5:30pm

Plump is the featured band.

Concerts start at 5.30pm and finish at 7.30.

Centenary Summer Sounds Concert Saturday, 19 January 2013 - 5:30pm

The Cashews is the featured band.

Concerts start at 5.30pm and finish at 7.30.

Gerry Marantelli talks at Snakes Alive: 'Saving frogs because we MUST!' Friday, 18 January 2013 - 4:30pm

Gerry Marantelli, founder of the Amphibian Research Centre (ARC) in Victoria, will guide us through why we need frogs, why they are now threatened, and what progress has been made to bring our most critically endangered frog species back from the brink. Over one third of the world’s amphibians and the ecosystems they hold together are now threatened in the largest mass extinction since the dinosaurs.

When: Friday 18 January 2013. 
Time: 4:30-6pm
Bookings: Call Margaret Ning on 0427 788 304.

Join us afterwards for nibbles and soft drink, and an opportunity to discuss issues with Gerry further.

Snakes Alive! Thursday, 17 January 2013 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Live displays of snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs and crocodiles. $2 child, $5 adult and $4 concession, Crosbie Morrison Building.

When: Thursday 17 - Sunday 20 January 2013
Time: 10 am - 4 pm weekdays | 10 am - 6 pm weekends

Note: This is not a Friends event, but Friends may be interested.
Centenary Summer Sounds Concert Sunday, 13 January 2013 - 5:30pm

Los Chavos is the featured band.

Concerts start at 5.30pm and finish at 7.30.

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