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The Canberra Day long weekend (Friday 10 March to Monday 13 March (Canberra Day public holiday in the ACT)) will see various events that may well result in work for Uber drivers.

First, on Friday 10 March, the Giants (AFL) will play a pre-season match against North Melbourne at Manuka Oval. The gates open at 4.40 pm.

The Manuka Oval website advises the following in relation to rideshare:

'RIDE SHARE SERVICES
Ride Share Services are able to drop-off and/or pick-up patrons at 2 Community Drop areas. These being either the corner of Fitzroy St and Empire Circuit or the corner of Furneax St and Canberra Ave'. See http://manukaoval.com.au/events/getting-to-manuka-oval/.

[Taxis have different arrangements.]

Second, on Saturday 11 March, the Canberra Raiders (NRL) will play the Cronulla Sharks at GIO Stadium in Battye Street, Bruce. The game begins at 7.30 pm.

The GIO Stadium website advises the following about dropping off passengers at the stadium:

'Community drop off points
"Community drop off points" exist on the Eastern side of Leverrier St and out the front of the AIS Arena. To access these areas vehicles will need to enter via the Northern end of Leverrier St from Ginninderra Dr.'. See http://giostadiumcanberra.com.au/venue/parking-and-traffic?view=item&layout=item.

Third, on Sunday 12 March at 6.30 pm, the Canberra Symphony Orchestra will present Symphony in the Park at Stage 88 in Commonwealth Park.

Fourth, on Monday 13 March (Canberra Day public holiday), the Canberra Day festivities will take place at Stage 88 in Commonwealth Park, beginning at 10.00 am and featuring the Hoodoo Gurus and other live entertainment.

The Enlighten Festival will continue until and including Sunday 12 March. See https://uberpeople.net/threads/enlighten-festival-and-night-noodle-markets.142878/.

The Canberra Balloon Spectacular begins on Saturday 11 March. See https://uberpeople.net/threads/canberra-balloon-spectacular.143963/.
 
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