Today | Monday 22nd September 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Amnesty International | Trivia NightFollowing our successful Trivia Night in April, the Melbourne Network are again gearing up to test you in all things general knowledge!
This time, the night will have a distinct skew towards torture, coinciding with Amnesty International Australi..
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..
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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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Comedy @ Spleen | Monday's FREE!Every Monday, Spleen Bar is the city's free weekly comedy hotspot, with a packed room every week!
In the last year we've had drop in spots from Wil Anderson, Charlie Pickering, Adam Hills, Josh Thomas, Lehmo, Fiona O'Loghlin, Jimeoin, Frank Woodle..
Comedy debate - That Technology Will save UsThis Melbourne Fringe Festival, Engineers Without Borders launches our inaugural Comedy Debate Fundraiser!
As our phones get smarter are we getting dumber? Can we 3D print our way out of the world's problems? This debate sees technology loving (a..
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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 @ 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..
Live Jazz @ Bennetts LaneBennetts Lane Jazz Club in the heart of central Melbourne is open every night from 8:30pm.
Gigs normally start at 9:00pm weeknights and 9:30pm on weekends.
View Whats Live @ Bennetts Lane
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Conferences | Conventions
Melbourne Juggling Convention 2014Melbourne Juggling Convention is a 4 day circus festival in the heart of Melbourne.
Workshops, performances, networking and heaps of juggling fun!
NEW VENUE FOR 2014!
MJC is moving! But don't worry, we're not moving far - Just 750 meters aw..
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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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...
Greater Dandenong Children's Festival 2014Greater Dandenong Children’s Festival
20 September – 5 October 2014
A program of workshops, activities, performances, movie screenings, exhibitions and events for children aged 0 to 12.
We are hosting a great range of activities to entertain, ..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
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..
What's Showing @ IMAXIMAX at Melbourne Museum provides you with the ultimate movie going experience on the world's 3rd largest screen.
IMAX reopened in 2014 with a new screen, sound system and twin IMAX digital projectors.
What's showing at IMAX this week | next ..
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..
Women's Only Exercise ClassesMontmorency | Exercise classes for women, specialising in pregnancy and post natal exercise.
Every Monday and Thursday, 10am
mishfit is a personal training service that educates and provides safe exercise care to women w..
Browtember @ Ottoman3 Brow BarOttoman3 Brow Bar are celebrating the arrival of Spring and Browtember by offering all clients $20 Brow threading treatments every Monday and Tuesday for the rest of September 2014.
Find Ottoman3 Brow Bars conveniently located in 3 locations - Me..
Historical Locations & Tours
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..
Cooks' Cottage | Open & ToursCooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook discoverer of Australia.
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Cooks' Cottage is not open Christmas Day.
Last visitor admitted 4...
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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..
Whittlesea Monday MarketWhittlesea Market operating every Monday.
Find around 100 stalls offering a large variety of trash and treasure fare, great bargains as well as fruit, vegetables and a weekly poultry auction.
Lots of stallholders
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..
Little Saigon MarketFROM the freshly pressed sugar cane juice to the still-crawling crabs, Footscray’s Little Saigon Market (pictured) delivers an energising, distinctively Vietnamese shopping experience. You will find mountains of produce, with some stalls offering tas..
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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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..
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 ..
A Four Eyed Guide To The GalaxyExplore space flight and reach for the stars with Rowena Hutson’s “A Four-Eyed Guide to the Galaxy” on at the Melbourne Fringe Festival
19 Sept – 4 Oct.
Drawn from her life-long love of tacky DIY sci-fi sets and an obsessive desire to grow up ..
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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..
Dementia Awareness Month 2014This year, Dementia Awareness Month will be held during September, with World Alzheimer’s Day occurring on 21 September.
Dementia currently affects more than 332,000 Australians. There are many types of dementia, but they are all diseases of the ..
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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..
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..
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 th..
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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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
Funky Bunch Trivia @ The HawthornEvery Monday night at The Hawthorn Hotel.
Who said Monday nights had to be boring? Come and test your knowledge while having a drink with friends!
Monday’s also mean Parmageddon - a choice of 10 different Parma toppings every Monday from 6-9pm ..
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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..
Magic and Illusion Classes for AdultsWANT TO LEARN THE ART OF MAGIC?
If you have ever been interested in learning magic this is the class for you! Throw out that notion of magic wands and top hats and get ready to learn something modern, new and fun!
This class will give you a be..
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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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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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