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World Record Reading Relay Attempt
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Contact: 9224 0453 or info@dymockschildrenscharities.org.au
Venue: Dymocks Bookstore , 424 George Street Sydney New South Wales
Date(s): Thu 27 Feb 14
Dymocks Children's Charities (DCC) is hosting a Guinness World Record Reading Relay attempt.

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about declining literacy rates amongst school-age Australian children and to raise funds in support of DCC's vision to change kid's lives - one book at a time!

Between 2,013 and 3,000 reading enthusiasts will read one sentence each consecutively, from Veronica Roth's international best-selling book Divergent to set the new Guinness World Recor... Read more

Post Fair Day Celebrations at The Cooper’s Hotel!
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Contact: 9550 3461 or manager@coopershotel.com.au
Venue: 221 King Street, Sydney Suburbs New South Wales
Date(s): Sun 09 Feb 14
Come and celebrate the kick-off to Mardi Gras 2014 with your favourite Cooper's Catz!

Simone Dee and The Supercats performing live, direct from the UK from 5.30pm.

There will be awesome Sunday Cooper's deals available with food and wine or beer offers from 12pm to 3pm. Then drink specials from 3pm to 5pm. . www.facebook.com/coopershotel Read more

Music of the Guns - Fort Scratchley
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Contact: 4929 3066
Venue: Fort Scratchley Historic Site, Nobbys Road Newcastle New South Wales
Date(s): Sat 15 Mar 14
The Australian Army Band, together with Fort Scratchley Historic Site, presents Music of the Guns.

Bring along a picnic, and enjoy the sights and sounds of this event, culminating in the 1812 overture, where the guns of Fort Scratchley become a part of the band!

Tickets available from Fort Scratchley Historical Society on the phone number provided.

Gates open at 5pm for the 6.30pm concert, and 8.30pm finale including firing of the guns. . www.fortscratchley.com.au Read more

Hunter Valley Gardens Wedding Fair
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Contact: 4998 4084 or weddings@hvg.com.au
Venue: Hunter Valley Gardens, 2090 Broke Road Pokolbin New South Wales
Date(s): Sun 23 Feb 14
Hunter Valley Gardens will host an unforgettable Wedding Fair from 10am to 3pm.Only a short drive from Sydney, guests will be amazed by the sensational sights, colours and fragrances of Hunter Valley Gardens. With ten internationally themed display Gardens, couples can choose the perfect backdrop for their ceremony.Hunter Valley Gardens has an award winning catering team with delicious menu options and offers the beautiful Garden Terrace for your ideal wedding reception.Admission to view Hunter Valley Gardens for the Fair Day is free for wedding couples, and the first 150 couples to arrive that have registered online will be treated with a free promotional bag full of ideas for your special day. They also have some great lucky door prizes on the day.For further information, bookings and to... Read more

Yulefest Christmas in July
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Contact: 4785 0000 or reservations@fairmontresort.com.au
Venue: 1 Sublime Point Road, Leura New South Wales
Date(s): From Sat 28 Jun 14 To Sat 02 Aug 14
Immerse yourself in a magical experience and enjoy wonders of the Blue Mountains. Perfect for family, friends and couples to indulge in a gourmet Christmas buffet with all the trimmings. All set in Jamison's with a fabulous festive atmosphere and special appearance all the way from the North Pole.

Bookings are essential as Yulefest is a very popular event. Contact the Reservations Team for more information. . www.fairmontresort.com.au Read more

The Sydney Comedy Festival 2014 Showcase
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Contact: 4782 2624 or marketing@katoombarsl.com.au
Venue: 86 Lurline Street, Katoomba New South Wales
The Sydney Comedy Festival is back on the road with an awesome line-up of the hottest international and local comedians from the 2014 Festival!

The funniest and freshest acts of Sydney's biggest annual comedy event are hand-picked and squeezed into one hilarious night of world-class comedy, and the best news is it is delivered straight to your doorstep!

The inaugural Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase brought the laughs to all corners of regional NSW and QLD leaving an audience of ove... Read more

The Green Desert
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Venue: Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs Macquaries Road Sydney New South Wales Date(s): From Thu 30 Jan 14 To Sun 23 Feb 14
The Green Desert exhibition by award winning photographer Peter Elfes presents Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre from an artist's perspective over a five year period from 2009 to 2013. The exhibition features low level aerial images with astonishing detail that capture the "wildly beautiful, constantly changing, impossibly complex mystery at the heart of the Australian continent" during a unique period of its history. Peter was inspired to journey out to Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre - in central Australia in 2009 after the Lake filled for the first time since the mid-1970s. Usually only filling for a season once every 30 to 40 years, the Lake then flooded for three more seasons, an unprecedented event in recorded history, with the waters receding towards the end of 2012, giving Peter the opportunity to also ... Read more

The Canberra Comedy Festival Spectacular at Katoomba RSL
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Contact: 4782 2624 or marketing@katoombarsl.com.au
Venue: 86 Lurline Street, Katoomba New South Wales
he Canberra Comedy Festival Spectacular at the Katoomba RSL features Luke Heggie (from Australia's Got Talent), the Stevenson Experience and Dave Williams.

Associate Director Benjamin Stevenson says that last year the Canberra Comedy Festival Gala sold out in less than two weeks. He is pleased to bring this two header show spectacular to the Blue Mountains and they will also be joined by MC and support act Dave Williams.
. www.katoombarsl.com.au/entertainment Read more

The Autumn Preview
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Contact: 3587 8468 or jill@sportcreative.com.au
Venue: Doltone House, 3/181 Elizabeth Street Sydney New South Wales
The Autumn Preview is a premier horse racing, fashion and lifestyle event to be hosted on the eve of the 2014 Sydney Racing Carnival. A sophisticated and unique collaboration, the Autumn Preview will enlighten and inspire, guiding guests to success on the track and in the fashion stakes. Top Australian panellists include Aurelio Costarella, Melissa Hoyer, Neil Grigg, James Cummings and more, hosted by Jason Richardson.

The Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation is the charity of choice and w... Read more

Suntrippers Motorcycle Club Ride
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Contact: 6360 3169 or suntrippersmc@bigpond.com
Venue: Suntrippers Motorcycle Club, 291 Peisley Street Orange New South Wales
Date(s): Start Sun 09 Mar 14 repeat on second Sunday for 2 month(s)
Suntrippers Motorcycle Club is a social group of motorcycling enthusiasts and friends who are passionate about motorcycles and the open road. Our interests include travels, customising, networking and seeing this beautiful country of Australia.

They welcome motorcyclists who ride bikes from Harley and Metric cruisers, Classic bikes, Sports tourers, to bikes with Sidecars, Custom, Cafe Racers and Rat bikes.

They organise runs on a regular basis and attend a select number of rallies ... Read more

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