Today | Wednesday 30th July 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Donate & Shop | The GlenMELBURNIAN'S TO DONATE AND SHOP FOR A CAUSE
With a change in season approaching, Melburnian's are encouraged to clear out their closet for a cause in support of The Glen Shopping Centre’s community initiative.
Following the success of last yea..
Bundoora Park | OpenBundoora Park is Melbourne’s most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and experiences for the whole family.
Cooper's Settlement is located in Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When yo..
Enchanted Maze GardenEveryone from kids to kids-at-heart are invited to discover The Enchanted Maze Garden.
The Enchanted Maze Garden is an award winning natural attraction nestled in the beautiful hinterland of Arthurs Seat. From humble beginnings, the Enchanted Maze..
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Silvers Grand Magic Circus | CraigieburnSilvers Extravaganza is suitable for all ages includes the Phoenix Riders in the Globe of Death, the Wheel of Steel, aerial acts, clowns and the latest in Los Vegas illusions.
Established in 1976, Silver's Circus still travels Australia and provid..
Death Star Canteen ComedyEVERY WEDNESDAY
Dirty Secrets is the venue for stand up comedy!
$5 gets you two hours of laughs from local, interstate and sometimes international comedians!
Come for the comedy, stay for the amazing cocktails!
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 ..
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FECK:ART Competition: Call For EntriesMelbourne’s emerging artists are invited to submit erotic artworks for a chance to exhibit at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. With $5000 in cash prizes, the competition encourages artists to explore the diversity and nuance of eroticism.
Can art su..
Maritime Art Awards & Exhibition | Art PrizeSince 2002 the Mission to Seafarers Victoria maritime art prize has exhibited the work of over 700 artists and fast become recognised as Australia’s leading maritime art award. Prize money awarded to date has exceeded $129,000 and the organisation ha..
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Ben HowardWednesday, 30th Jul 2014 SOLD OUT!
This young eclectic troubadour amassed a secret society of fans via the world’s fiercely loyal surfing community following his platinum-selling debut album, Every Kingdom.
After singles "Old Pine" and "The Wol..
Britney Spears: The CabaretNot so much a cabaret show as a cry for help, Britney Spears: The Cabaret has had acclaimed seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and will play at Chapel Off Chapel from 23 July - 10 August 2014.
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Christmas in July | The LanghamChristmas comes but once a year? Not at Melba Restaurant.
We are celebrating Christmas in July while the cold winds blow.
Indulge in festive roasts, puddings and other celebratory warming dishes.
- Roast leg of pork with ..
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..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
6° Of Separation19 July 2014 - 23 August 2014
Venue: Arts Project Australia
Opening: 19 July 2014, 3pm-5pm
Portraiture in Western culture dates back to antiquity to tell stories about individuals and provide insights into their history, identity and culture. Ar..
Abigail Varney: METISMetis; male bodied, feminine people, captures the subtleties of modern gender and the way their unique environment encapsulates a notion of expressive style.
Abigail’s subjects are joined in celebration on women's day held at the Blue Diamond Soc..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
Antipodean Steampunk ExhibitionContemporary technology and Victorian styling will collide in spectacular fashion during The Antipodean Steampunk Exhibition at Tasma Terrace.
If today’s technology had been introduced in the 19th century, what would the world look like?
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..
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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 Village..
Snowman's Festival | Lake MountainLake Mountain Alpine Resort is encouraging families to grab a carrot and their creativity and head up to the mountain to enter the inaugural Australian Snowman Festival.
Taking place from July 1 to August 31, visitors will take to ..
Films | Festivals & Showing
Cine-Club : Les ApprentisWednesday 30 July 2014 at 6.00pm
At Alliance française de Melbourne
26$ Full / 21$ AFM Members and current students (please login to benefit the discount)
French with English subtitles
Director: Pierre Salvadori
Stars: Francois Cluzet, Guillau..
Melbourne CinémathèqueThe Melbourne Cinémathèque hold screenings every Wednesday night at ACMI.
The Melbourne Cinémathèque makes a diverse range of international cinematic landmarks and rarities, including cult, experimental, documentary, silent and short films access..
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Fitness at Fed SquareGet active with free fitness classes at Fed Square.
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 activities include circuit based e..
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 MansionHistoric Barwon Park Mansion
Imposing bluestone mansion built in the 1860s for Thomas Austin, its first owner. The property comprised 12,000 hectares, and was noted for its sheep and horses.
Barwon Park was built by Thomas Austin, and complet..
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 MarketWhere it's OK to LOVE your fruit and veg every Wednesday & Saturday .
CERES Organic Food & Craft Market is located along the picturesque Merri Creek in East Brunswick, CERES community Environment Park is holding a vibrant community market that run..
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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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, ..
Australian Football Hall of FameThe Australian Football Hall of Fame (AFHOF) was established by the AFL in 1996 to recognise and enshrine those who have made a significant contribution to the game.
Footy fans can pay homage to these greats in the National Sports Museum at the Me..
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What's On in Yarra ValleyBrowse all the fabulous things you can see and do while in the Yarra Valley
wineries and breweries, beautiful natural scenery and walks, and great attractions!
Presented by Visit Yarra Valley and the Yarra Valley Visitor Information ..
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
A Score To SettleAward-winning New York harpist and musical theatre actor, RITA COSTANZI, brings her acclaimed show A Score To Settle to the The Butterfly Club, Melbourne for a strictly limited season.
Described as a ‘tell-all tale of music, passion—and a very lar..
Ambition‘Ambition’ is a collection of eight new, short plays written by some of Melbourne’s best emerging playwrights – who also happen to be women.
Baggage is proud to present these new works, commissioned from writers uncovered in the Mad Women Monolog..
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Cat Cafe | Grand OpeningMelbourne's very first Cat Café opens its doors on Wednesday 30th July, 2014. Conveniently located on the Queen Vic Market round-about, pop-in, play with the cats and then enjoy a cuppa.
Australia's first cat cafe where you can come and play with..
Street/Lab | Northland Pop-UpKiss Chacey is a brand synonymous with the young, fashion conscious youth of Australia.
The label has built its reputation through high quality, Australian designed men’s fashion, drawing on International and local trends to produce high end and ..
Blood Donor Week 2014National Blood Donor Week, July 26 – August 3, is a time for us to give a heartfelt thank you to Australia’s donors and learn more about becoming a blood donor.
Australia’s blood system relies on the power of humanity and this week recognises the ..
Otway Tree WeekZIP DOWN AND CELEBRATE OTWAY TREE WEEK!
From 26 July to 3 August, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures is encouraging the public to take a hands on role in ensuring the future of the Otway Ranges Rainforest by planting a tree during Otway Tree Week!
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50% Off Tea Specials | Christmas in JulyTea is ‘the cup that cheers’ – so we’re getting cheerful with some festive tea specials for Christmas in July.
These specials will only be in stock for a limited time – check back with our website on Wednesday the 16th of July to see what our next..
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..
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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Commonwealth Games at The Wharf HotelWatch all the highlights and replays of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games over 5 plasma screens!
Riverside location | Full a la carte menu available
If an Aussie wins gold we'll even shout you a drink to celebrate!
Group bookings welc..
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..
AFL Footy @ Channel 9Channel 9 coverage of the 2014 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Monday),
--> Footy Show (Thursday) *
--> The Sunday Footy Show (Sunday)
--> TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday)
Tickets to t..
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..
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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
Bentleigh Calisthenics EnrolmentsBentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2014 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..
Kid Confident Program | 5-14yoKID CONFIDENT
6-week program for kids 5 – 14 years
Does your child lack confidence or have low self-esteem?
Is your child afraid of public speaking or has trouble with nerves?
Is your child shy or has difficulty standing up to bull..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
Eid al FitrJuly 29-31 - Eid al Fitr - Islam
Religious days and holidays for 2014 celebrated in Melbourne.
Mary, Mother of God - Catholic Christian
Feast of St Basil - Orthodox Christian
Gantan-sai (New Year..
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 FarmBundoora 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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