World Refugee Day 9th Soccer Tournament
Sunday 16 June, Cook
Teams from Football United, Red Cross and Liberian, South Sudanese, Sierra Leonean, Karen, Mon and Hazara communities will play exhibition games. Other events include balloon modelling, jumping castles, junior games and a free barbecue (Halal and vegetarian).
Details: 8.30am-3.00pm; Cook Oval, Templeton Street, Cook. Contact 02 6251 4550 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Details at https://www.companionhouse.org.au/cms/.
Canberra Refugee Support Scholarships
Monday 17 June, Civic
Help celebrate the achievements of refugee students. The scholarships, sponsored by Canberra Refugee Support, recognise meritorious performance. About 35 scholarships will be presented.
Details: 9.00am; Function Room, Theo Notaras Multiculutral Centre, Level 2, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Civic. Contact email@example.com.
World Refugee Day Celebration
Wednesday 19 June, Civic
Entertainment includes special guest speakers and light refreshments. The winners of the 2013 World Refugee Schools Art Contest will also be announced. An exhibition of entries will be on display at the Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre from June 14 to 28.
Details: 5.30pm-8.00pm; Function Room, Theo Notaras Multiculutral Centre, Level 2, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Civic RSVP by Monday 10 June to 02 6281 9107 or firstname.lastname@example.org. .
Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services (MARSS) Celebration of World Refugee Day 2013
Thursday 20 June, Civic
Listen to refugee experiences, be entertained by multicultural singing and dancing and take a look at the hand-made work of the women involved in the MARSS Arts and Craft Project. ACT Minister for Education and Training Joy Burch MLA is special guest.
Details: 11.00am-12.00pm; Function Room, Theo Notaras Multiculutral Centre, Level 2, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Civic. RSVP by 13 June to (02) 6248 8577 or Sgp3@marss.org.au. Further details at http://marss.org.au/.
Walk Together Canberra
Saturday 22 June, Canberra
Walk Together celebrates diversity and presents a picture to our leaders and media of the Australia that is possible - an Australia that recognises in its public debate, media and laws that "if we're all people, we're all equal". A celebration concert will be held at Stage 88 from 2pm.
Details: 1.00pm; Meet at Reconciliation Place, walk across Commonwealth Avenue Bridge to Stage 88 at Commonwealth Park, Canberra. Details at http://www.welcometoaustralia.org.au/walktogether.