Today | Tuesday 23rd December 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Clip 'n Climb | The Smith Family Toy & Book AppealClip 'N Climb are delighted to support
The Smith Family this Christmas with their annual Toy and Book Appeal.
Simply bring your donations to The Clip 'N Climb giving tree at Clip 'N Climb 144 Murphy Street Richmond
Plus for every gift you don..
Gingerbread VillageCan you smell that sweet, gingery scent in the air?
That’s EPICURE’s Executive Pastry Chef Deniz Karaca leading his 12-strong team and a brigade of sweet-toothed volunteers to bring his Gingerbread Village vision to life.
Now in its fourth ye..
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Adventure Park | OpenVictoria’s biggest and most exciting theme park Adventure Park is opening its gates for another supercharged summer!
If you have any questions please call us on (03) 5250 2756
Become a Rainforest Ranger at Otway FlyThis summer, go wild and become a Rainforest Ranger at Otway Fly Treetop Adventures!
With two amazing immersive rainforest activities including the Treetop Walk featuring the all-new interactive trail, and the awe-inspiring Zipline Tour, there’s ..
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Comedy Corner Tuesdays at Happy PalaceDo you like to laugh? Of course you do, because ENDORPHINS!
Every Tuesday, you can get high on brain chemicals as Happy Palace presents Comedy Corner, the new Tuesday night spot welcoming amateurs, up and comers and special guests to the open stag..
Live Comedy @ Comic's LoungeLive comedy six nights per week.
The Comic's Lounge has live comedy Monday to Saturday with dinner before the show at 7pm and the laughs kick off at 8pm.
The Comic's Lounge is Australia's only 6 night a week live stand up comedy venue hosting ..
My Summer in Docklands | Video Competition Get recording for your chance to win a holiday to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi!
Bring your camera or phone with video capability and get filming – with a brief to capture Docklands in Summer.
Entry is free and open to all ages with the grand prize bei..
Glee ClubGlee Club
The hippest sing-a-long choir in town
Tuesdays at 6:30
Glee Club is a choir that requires no audition and no commitment.
All you need to do is come along on a Tuesday night, get yourself a ticket and a drink from the bar, and join i..
Live @ The ToffLive entertainment every night
@ The Toff,
Swanston St Walk,
The Toff’s stage room hosts the full spectrum of Australian performing arts including music (from pop to country to ensembles), dance, comedy, and theatre, as well as to..
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Dracula's Cabaret Dinner & ShowBloodbath is an insane bouillabaisse of aerial acrobatics, suicide circus, mind-warping optical illusions and gender-bending, tummy clutching comedy!
Bloodbath - The Show
Submerge your senses and dive in for an evening of sensuous burlesque, slic..
Food Trucks @ The Emerald PeacockThe Emerald Peacock is thrilled to announce a new culinary concept and collaboration.
Experience the food truck phenomenon in our cocktail lounge or on the rooftop!
It’s fair to say that some of Melbourne’s best grub now comes on wheels an..
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The NutcrackerThe Australian Ballet presents
On Christmas night … the magic begins
Clara, a young ballet student, is celebrating with her family at a Christmas Eve party. The magician, Drosselmeyer, gives her a nutcracker doll – and when the ..
Exhibitions | Art & Photo
13 Frames of Mind - Photography ExhibitionCATC Design School (Melbourne Campus) is proud to announce the forthcoming photography exhibition
13 Frames of Mind
Opening: 6pm Thursday 11 December 2014
Venue: CATC Design School, 595 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Vic
Albert Tucker and the Mystery of H. D.13 September 2014 - 15 February 2015
After being told that the paintings had belonged to Professor Alfred Henry Tipper, Tucker traced Tipper’s last place of residence, where he found a further three paintings in the showman’s old cart in the back ..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
Art Aquarium | Sea Life Melbourne AquariumArt Aquarium makes a splash this Summer!
This Summer, see hundreds amazing tropical fish, then bring your own ideas to life in the amazing Art Aquarium – Melbourne’s biggest and newest interactive experience, only at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium . ..
Bohemian MelbourneArtist, rebel, hippie, hipster?
Revealing Melbourne’s enduring counter-cultures, Bohemian Melbourne celebrates a who’s who of creative free spirits through their art and the bohemian legacy that has shaped the character of this city.
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National Trust Garden Festival Calling all Victorian foodies, ‘wanna-be chefs’, green thumbs and garden gurus - the National Trust has over 30 spectacular events lined up for our first-ever garden festival at Rippon Lea House & Gardens.
From garden tours to swing dances to fam..
Australian Nativity Scene | DandenongWilson Fernandez the creator/artist at St. Elizabeth's Parish has been creating the nativity crib scenes to capture the wonder and essence of Christmas & the birth place of baby Jesus for several years with 2013 being marked as the 10th anniversary a..
Christmas at EastlandCHRISTMAS AT EASTLAND AND SANTA PHOTOS
Saturday 8 Nov to Wednesday 24 Dec
Location: Centre Court
Celebrate Christmas at Eastland, your destination for all things Christmas! Come and visit Santa's Magical Wonderland this Christmas, plus grab a ..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | OpenAustralian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) located at the heart of Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square presents a vibrant annual calendar of award-winning exhibitions, films, talks, live events, creative workshops, education programs and collecti..
Maltesers Moonlight CinemaMoonlight Cinema is Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema, showing advance screenings, new release and cult movies on the Central Lawn at Royal Botanic Gardens.
Melbourne’s Moonlight Cinema Summer 2014/15 season is on from Thursday 4 December – Sun..
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Tai Chi at Fed SquareStart each week feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and energised with Tai Chi, the Chinese martial art that promotes health and relaxation. Join expert instructors from Tai Chi Australia for a free class every Tuesday morning at Fed Square.
High Tea & Traditional Tea
Afternoon Tea at the WindsorThe Hotel Windsor in Melbourne has been serving traditional afternoon tea since 1883.
Our 5 star hotel in Melbourne serves its famous afternoon tea to your table on a three-tiered silver stand and consists of exquisite French pastries and finger s..
Grand Afternoon TeaA traditional Grand Afternoon Tea is served daily at Grand Hyatt Melbourne
a la carte on Monday – Thursday (2.30pm – 5pm) at $35pp.
Grand Afternoon Tea (PDF)
On Friday and the weekends, an extended dessert buffet with an incredible array of pa..
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Historical Locations & Tours
Altona Homestead | OpenThe Altona Homestead was the first Homestead in this area.
Altona Homestead is open on Tuesdays 11am till 2pm.
Devonshire Tea is served on the 1st Sunday of the month.
Entry is free, however any donation is greatly appreciated
Group and Scho..
Blood on the Southern CrossStill the Hottest Show in Town!
‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ is an explosive multi-million dollar sound-and-light show like nothing you’ve ever seen before!
The story of the Eureka Rebellion, a dramatic battle between gold miners and Governmen..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
Brunswick MarketWalk into 661 Sydney Road and walk into another experience that is hidden from the street – BRUNSWICK MARKET - a range of fresh food and products opens up to you as you browse the aisles, including:
-:- fresh meat, chicken, fish;
-:- a mini sup..
Dandenong Market | OpenWelcome to Dandenong Market, where you can shop and experience the world as a local.
A busy and bustling market full of sights and delights, Dandenong Market offers a taste for every season and a treasure in every stall.
Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
Altona Beach MarketThe Altona Village Traders Association holds a local market in Altona every Tuesday located on Pier Street and Logan Reserve Altona from 9.00am to 3.00pm.
It features stalls with fresh local produce and local crafts and art.
The market is en ex..
Bentleigh Farmers' MarketReconnect with Victorian food producers and farmers direct at the new Bentleigh Farmers Market, proudly managed by the East Bentleigh Primary School/Parent Committee.
East Bentleigh Primary School was part of the Bentleigh market garden area unti..
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All in a Day's WorkThe collection over 8,000 items gathered from companies hospitals donations and exchanged with other anaesthetic collections.
After a six month closure for relocation and redevelopment of the exhibition, the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic Hi..
ANZ Banking MuseumThe ANZ Banking Museum is housed in the lower ground floor of the 'Gothic Bank' at 380 Collins Street, Melbourne.
It was first opened in May 1985 to commemorate the 15Oth anniversary of the granting of a Royal Charter to the Bank of Australasia, ..
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B-24 Liberator Bomber RestorationYou are invited to call in and see the great restoration work being carried out on the B-24 Liberator by the many volunteers on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays between the hours of 9:30am and 3:30pm.
Restoring Australia's only surviving B-24 Liber..
Performing Arts | Theatre
GREASE | The MusicalGREASE Is The Word | GREASE is still the word
GREASE is the Number One Party musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, San..
Theatre Shows | What's OnMelbourne has a rich theatrical tradition comparable with London's west end and New York's broadway with many shows making their world premiere in Melbourne!
The shows listed below are playing in Melbourne or coming soon.
Pop Up's at St JamesFour designer retail brands have joined St James in the lead up to Christmas.
Sorry, Thanks I Love You
Situated on the corner of William and Bourke Streets, St James is a bustling food and retail com..
Melbourne Pollen Count & ForecastThe School of Botany at the University of Melbourne is pleased to offer the Melbourne Pollen Count and forecast service to Melbourne's hay fever and asthma sufferers.
Each year the Melbourne Pollen Forecast Service provides daily information about..
Seabourn Odyssey - Cruise Ship In DockCruise ships visit Melbourne between spring and autumn.
Tue 23 December 2014
OESP 23 Dec 2014 1200 24 Dec 2014 1800
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Christmas CBD Accommodation SpecialCome celebrate Christmas with ibis Styles and book your reservations online today!
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne is located right in the heart of the city.
Discover our great value Melbourne accommodation, restaurants, bars and versatile confer..
Christmas Trees For SaleGive your family the gift of a gorgeous fresh Christmas tree this festive season.
There is nothing like the scent and beauty of a live Christmas tree to get your entire family in the spirit of the season.
Melbourne (and Victoria) is lucky to h..
Eureka Skydeck 88 | OpenCreated to reach for the sky nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere's highest viewing platform.
Skydeck 88 is the only observation deck in the world that can thrill ..
Federation Square | OpenFederation Square never closes
Melbourne's most prominent meeting place and unique cultural precinct brings together a creative mix of attractions museums and galleries and the finest of dining with its many restaurants cafes and bars.
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The Project | AudienceIt's the news – but not as you know it. Guaranteeing no miracle diets, no stories that ‘no parent can afford to miss’, and virtually no dodgy plumbers, The Project is a TV show joining in the conversations going on in living rooms around the country...
A Very Fine Yarn | Creswick Woollen MillsThe Creswick Woollen Mills tourism experience “A Very Fine Yarn” showcases the journey of fibre; all the way from its source on the alpaca, through the manufacturing process and how it ends up on the shop shelf.
The exhibit gives a great insight ..
Aboriginal Heritage WalkJourney into the ancestral lands of the Koolin nation and explore their rich and thriving culture on this walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
Experience a traditional smoking ceremony with an Indigenous Guide and discover traditional us..
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Common Knowledge TriviaCommon Knowledge Trivia Tuesdays
Prizes: $150 in food and drink vouchers
Hosted by Funky Bunch Trivia
Bringing Beer and Brains Together!
We have $10 pizza specials from 5pm or $16 with a glass of Kirin
FAME TriviaFAME Trivia runs trivia nights Monday through Thursday full of questions, music and audience participation that creates a competitive and fun-filled environment.
Mondays Time Host
Arcadia Hotel, South Yarra 8:00 PM Louise Crawford
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
Drawing Straws | Burlesque Life DrawingDrawing Straws is the art class that you wish your school had've offered.
Life drawing with a sexy twist - it's in Burlesque Bar, with a burlesque performer as model and muse, every Thursday at 8pm.
$15 entry includes help of professional tuto..
Fruit Bottling WorkshopsBottle up as much new season fruit as you want
Join one of our fruit bottling sessions and get to take home some of the tastiest bottled fruit you eat – we supply everything, from the bottle to the fruit - enjoy a relaxed environment while bottlin..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
AllSportz | Sport Camp School Holiday ProgramIts the most fun your child can have in one day!
Designed for the serious and not so serious sport star.
Runs every day of the Victoria School Holidays
9am-1pm - $40 (4 hours), 9am-3pm - $50 (6 hours)
All Professional Accredited Coac..
Bentleigh Calisthenics EnrolmentsBentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2015 now.
We have places available in all age groups.
Ages 3 – 99 years
NEW STUDENTS WELCOME
Bentleigh Uniting Church Hall
497 Centre Road Bentleigh
To register your interest please..
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Ballarat Wildlife ParkThe Ballarat Wildlife Park is the brainchild and dream of Mr Greg Parker who moved to Ballarat to open his own Wildlife Park based upon his love of Australian native animals and reptiles and his extensive experience in the zoo industry. The Park open..
Bundoora Park Children's Farm | OpenBundoora Park Children's Farm is part of Cooper's Settlement located in Bundoora Park.
Families can visit and experience a real life urban farm. Urban farm presents an authentic farm experience with a variety of animals to touch and hold.
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