You can set your clock by the Lifeline Bookfair which has been a part of the Canberra landscape for decades now (we’re loving this photograph from the 1986 fair at Albert Hall). This weekend the fair heads to Tuggeranong Southern Cross Stadium with thousands of items will be on sale to raise funds for Lifeline Canberra’s crisis support centre. As well as books for sale, there will be DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, puzzles, board games, sheet music, comics, maps, magazines and more for prices as low as 50 cents. From 9am to 6pm on Friday, July 12; 9am to 5pm on Saturday, July 13, and 10am to 4pm on Sunday, July 14. Entry is by gold coin donation. The Canberra Miniature Railway is leaving the station on Sunday for a fun adventure. Rides are available from 10am until 2.30pm, for $3 each or unlimited rides all day from $15. There is free parking and canteen facilities are available but pack a picnic, rug up and make a day of it. Off Jerrabomberra Avenue, Symonston. Who hasn’t wandered around the rainforest at the Australian National Botanic Gardens and not wondered whether this is how the world was in the time of the dinosaurs? Or is that just me. The ANBG and the Nati...