Today | Wednesday 24th September 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Book | Launch Signings & Readings
Graeme Simsion unveils The Rosie EffectIndependent bookstore Reader's Feast is thrilled to host author Graeme Simsion at an exclusive world first event as he unveils The Rosie Effect, the sequel to the phenomenally successful The Rosie Project.
Melbourne based fans will have an opport..
Back 2 School Day 2014Back 2 School Day is The Smith Family’s fundraising event for the big kid in
all of us… and it’s as easy as 1… 2… 3…
Celebrate your past, change a child’s future.
Grab an old-school tie, break out the fairy bread and let the fun and games begi..
Piggy Bank Appeal 2014The Piggy Bank Appeal for Very Special Kids runs every year in September.
2014 is the 17th annual Piggy Bank Appeal.
The aim is to raise over $1 million so families of children with life-threatening illnesses can access the support they need fr..
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School Holiday Guide | SpringOur exclusive guide to keep the kids entertained during the Spring School Holidays, running from September 20 to October 5, 2014.
All Day Holiday Activities
Start your planning with our "ALL DAY" Guide, 20 fabulous things you and the..
Avenel Maze | OpenAvenel is a very different maze to those of England’s Hampton Court or France’s Palace of Versailles. For one thing it is set in a stunning Australian landscape overlooking through gum trees filled with cockatoos magpies and parrots the hazy Goulburn..
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Circus Latino | Airport WestCircus Latino is a dynamic and exciting show that thrills and captivates audiences of all ages.
Featuring talented performers from Argentina and Australia, you will be amazed at our daring aerial acts, marvel at the tricks performed with fire, ho..
Circus Royale | CorioCircus Royale is a totally professional traditional circus staged in a luxury tent featuring International circus stars.
High wire walkers, swing trapeze, clowns, acrobats, sabateco dancers, drummers, jugglers, contortion. A total of 6 humane ani..
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Arj Barker: Keeper or CrapperJoin Arj Barker for an hour of future classics! Some call it a work-in-progress. He calls it… Arj Barker: Keeper or Crapper 2014.
Returning to one of his favorite festivals, Arj invites you on his journey to uncover some brand new comedy gold! Be..
Comedy @ The ImperialA 'sign up on the night' open mic comedy room at the award-winning Imperial Hotel. Wednesdays, 8.30PM! Free entry!
If you want to sign up for a spot, we'll be signing up from 8PM.
We will have a limited number of spots (generally between 8 and ..
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CLICK 14 Art Prize | Open CallOpen call photography exhibition
All themes, framed or unframed. Must be photographic (but can be manipulated).
All work must be 80x80cm or less (including frame).
Enter up to 8 entries, all will be hung.
Interstate and International Arti..
Minecraft CompetitionThe Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) is giving 18 year olds and under a chance to participate in one of Australia’s freshest latest hottest competition, a chance to play Minecraft, and win prizes!
Minecraft users, or “want to be”..
Live @ Great Britain HotelThe Great Britain Hotel has been a keen supporter of live Melbourne music for decades, and we see no reason to stop, hosting original bands 3 nights a week.
Wednesday Open Mic
To sign up for our open mic, you can come into the pub from 4pm on th..
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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A Good Catch | Mr MasonThis September, savour the refreshing seasonal flavours of Spring with Head Chef Thiago’s seafood inspired menu.
Featuring locally sourced barramundi and yellowfin tuna, feast on a one or two course French influenced meal matched perfectly with a ..
Barbie Secret Door High TeaTo celebrate the upcoming release of ‘Barbie™ and the Secret Door’ on DVD join us for a magical high tea at Aria Lounge.
Sweet treats include tiara cupcake, secret door cookie, castle marshmallow cone, fruit magic wand, flower power quiche, rainbo..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
A B S T R A C TA B S T R A C T
18th Jul 2014 - 26th Oct 2014
Abstraction is one of modernism’s most profound and innovative concepts. The term indicates a departure from reality into a world of thoughts and ideas expressed through a visual la..
A Life In Art | Helga IvanyiHELGA IVANYI – A LIFE IN ART EXHIBITION
18th – 30th September 2014
Opening: Sunday 21st September at 1.30pm
The exhibition includes a variety of paintings in oil of portraits, landscapes, still life, floral, religious and ..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | OpenOpen daily 10am to 5pm
Australian 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, screen film festivals, live events, creative worksh..
Australia Will Be ThereAustralia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914-1919)
Through historical photographs and personal stories, this
exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War
(1914-19) and provide the opportunity to discover the ..
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Drive-In Food Truck FestivalGET YOUR TASTEBUDS READY...
BRING A CARLOAD OF YOUR BEST BUDS AND GRAB A BITE (OR TWO OR THREE) BEFORE THE MOVIE!
From burritos and Spanish BBQ to burgers and Asian street food, Melbourne's favourite Food Trucks will roll into the popular Vil..
Eisteddfod Ararat 2014The Ararat Eisteddfod is held yearly in the first week of the September school holidays.
We have sections in Vocal, Piano, Classical and Theatrical Dance...
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Films | Festivals & Showing
CINE CLUB : La Chèvre (The Goat)Wednesday 24 September 2014 at 6.00pm
At Alliance française de Melbourne
26$ Full / 21$ AFM Members and current students
French with English subtitles
Director: Francis Veber
Stars: Pierre Richard, Gérard Depardieu
French comedy writing ..
Lavazza Italian Film FestivalThe biggest Italian Film Festival in the world outside Italy.
Bringing a dash of Mediterranean romance to 15 superb Palace locations from mid-September to late October, the Festival's 15th edition will premiere 34 show-stopping new features and d..
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FREE Fitness @ Fed SquareGet Active with a FREE Fun Group Circuit-Based Workout
Federation Square Amphitheatre
Join workouts led by health coaches and fitness instructors from Healthy Lifestyle Lounge. These classes aim to help city workers keep fit and healthy. Fitness..
Free Walking Group @ The GlenShoppers To Stride It Out At The Glen
The free fitness group runs every Wednesday morning from 7.45am and aims to encourage locals to get active in a fun and safe environment.
Led by an accredited personal trainer and sponsored by Rebel Sport ..
Historical Locations & Tours
Barwon Park Mansion | OpenHistoric Barwon Park Mansion is an imposing bluestone mansion built in the 1860s for Thomas Austin its first owner. The property comprised 12000 hectares and was noted for its sheep and horses.
Open every Wednesday and Sunday 11am to 4pm.
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..
Caribbean Gardens and MarketCaribbean Gardens and Market have been operating since the 1965 when it started with only a handful of traders selling wares from their car boots and water ski shows.
Today the market on the shores of Lake Caribbean has grown into one of the large..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
CERES Organic Food & Craft MarketThe CERES organic Market and Grocery and Coffee stall are now open 7 days a week.
We have live, local bands every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday mornings between 9-12. The craft market is on every Saturday morning and, coming soon, Sunday morning..
Footscray MarketFootscray Market is a large indoor market with a large range of produce and general goods opposite Footscray Railway Station.
This frenetic covered food market is laden with seductive produce: you'll find lotus flowers, pigs' ears, coriander and ..
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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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AFL Grand Final Week 2014Catch all the footy fever during AFL Grand Final Week.
Be a part of all the Toyota AFL Grand Final action at Federation Square during Grand Final week and visit the AFL Live Site where you can meet some of the games biggest stars every day of the..
NotaClub's Ultimate Social EventThe Ultimate Social Event - EVERY Wednesday 7:00pm
Everyone is welcome to this 'over 40's' social event for good socialising' at the Racecourse Hotel 895 Dandenong Road East Malvern from 7 pm.
This social event has been every Wednesday for nea..
Performing Arts | Theatre
10 Things You Can't Do On StageThey made rules. We saw challenges.
Ever wondered what you're NOT supposed to do on stage, and why?
What happens if you break the Top Ten Rules?
What type of madness and mayhem ensues?
Jak and Coby plan to find out!
This innovative brand ..
7 | National Institute of Circus ArtsThe National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) is excited to present 7, a gripping triple bill performed by its second year students.
The show will be part of the 2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival from September 24 to 27 and October 1 to 4 at the custo..
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Bendigo Foster Care Information SessionCan you offer a child in need a home-cooked meal, a warm bed and the security of an adult’s care?
More foster carers are desperately needed by Anglicare Victoria to fill the gaps for respite, emergency, long-term and short-term care situations.
Celebrating 50 years of Forest Hill ChaseCelebrating 50 years of Forest Hill Chase
We’re mighty proud to say that our centre has been part of local life since 1964!
From Monday 22nd September – Saturday 11th October Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre will be celebrating its 50th birth..
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Remembrance Services @ The ShrineRemembrance Services held at the Shrine of Remembrance.
Remembrance Services on a Sunday, honour all units no longer able to make the pilgrimage to the Shrine.
Monthly weekday memorial services commemorate specific units and their efforts in c..
Chapel Street Precinct Winter EscapeStay and explore Melbourne's newest neighbourhoods shopping gems, cafes and local hot spots
With shopping, cafes, treasures of another era and local hot spots to please even the fussiest of barflies, it’s time to embrace winter with a weekend esca..
Tea Leaves: Tea and Teapot Specials50% OFF TEA SPECIALS
At Tea Leaves, Sassafras, we have teas and infusions on special to pique your interest and whet your appetite, but we change our specials every two weeks, so if you want to stock up on your favourite blends at 50% off, now’s you..
Seminars | Lectures | Talks
For King and Country: Panel DiscussionTwo of Australia’s renowned military historians will be joined by the Ambassador to Belgium to discuss the outbreak of the First World War which, in its time, was considered to be the war to end all wars.
Not only focusing on the Australian persp..
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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AFL Finals Fever @ The Wharf HotelFri 7th –Sat 27th September, from 12pm
Every AFL Finals match shown LIVE and LOUD on our MEGA SCREEN this September, plus 6 large plasma screens!
Grand Final Day Party on Saturday 27th September
Riverside location | $9 Heineke..
Footy FunaticsBroker Rocher.com.au & That’s good for Footy.com.au
Proudly present “Footy Funatics”
This is NOT your typical Footy panel show!
It is though a night of entertainment & laughter!
This is where you will get to see some of YOUR clubs favou..
Sportsman's Lunch @ Mentone HotelOur Sportsman's Lunch is back with a huge line-up for 2014.
Hosted by Ricky Nixon with special guest speakers Brendan Fevola & Warwick Capper.
To book your tickets, give us a call on (03) 9810 0088 or email@example.com
AFL Footy @ FoxtelWith unparalleled coverage of the AFL Premiership Season, FoxFooty on Foxtel is the place to be for every footy fan.
Watch every game of every round LIVE in HD with no ad-breaks siren to siren.
Plus excellent coverage, game reviews, statistical..
Audience Required | TV ShowsTelevision shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - not at present
Channel 7 - not at present
Channel 9 - Millionaire Hot Seat | *FREE* Tickets
- AFL Footy Show - No tick..
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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 ..
African Food TourAFRICAN FOOD TOUR
Join this 3 hour Melbourne African food tour and discover the unique blend of Indian, French, British, Egyptian and Turkish flavours that the cuisine is known for while taking in the sights and sounds of all the city's famous lan..
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Comedy Trivia @ Wharf HotelFrom 6.30pm, every Wednesday, Quiz Meisters Comedy Trivia at The Wharf Hotel.
Hilarious challenges and mind-bending questions in a relaxed and social setting, Port Side at The Wharf Hotel.
$10 pizzas available all night!
Get a team together,..
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
Creativity Australia | With One VoiceNo matter what age you are or what language you speak, singing offers opportunities to learn, grow, and express who you are. Share the joy of song at your local With One Voice choir.
There are no auditions – everyone is welcome! Rehearsals are led..
Drawn @ ACCADraw under the influence of major international and Australian contemporary artists in this intimate drawing series. Coinciding with each of ACCA’s innovative exhibition seasons for 2014, no two sessions will be alike.
As we set you free in the g..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
AllSportz | Sport Camp School Holiday ProgramHoliday Program (Sport Camp)
September 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 3.
Sports Holiday Program, Its the most fun your child can have in one day!
Designed for the serious and not so serious sport star.
Art Encounters | ElsternwickArt Encounters runs one of the most successful and high standard holiday programs in Melbourne.
Each holiday period we provide a fun and home like environment for children to explore their creative side.
Our workshops range from educational dr..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
Rosh HashanahSeptember 24-26
Sundown to Sundown
Rosh Hashanah * - Jewish
Elevation of the Life Giving Cross - Holy Cross Day - Christian
Religious days and holidays for 2014 celebrated in Melbourne.
Mary, Mother of ..
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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