What's On Today | Thursday 20th June 2013..
** Charity | Fundraisers Events **
|Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend | Gala Dinner|
The 'Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend' Gala Dinner, will be held on Thursday June 20th 2013 at the Palladium at Crown.
Guests will be pampered with pre-dinner hair and makeup touch-ups, and each lady will receive a gift bag packed with goodies g..
|Ladies Who Lunch | Variety|
Champagne, boutique shopping and fine dining...
Ladies Who Lunch is a new Variety initiative celebrating the fashion and style of the women of Melbourne.
Gather a group of friends and make new ones whilst raising funds for Victorian children w..
|Masters of Rock | Jim Keays|
Myeloma Foundation presents
Jim Keays Benefit and Tribute
MASTERS of ROCK 2013
Cancer Charity gig – In support of Jim Keays (Masters Apprentices)
Masters of Rock 2013 will be held on Thursday 20 June 2013 – 7.30pm at the Hi-Fi, 125 Swansto..
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** Children | Family Events **
|Carnival of Science|
Scienceworks’ new exhibition Carnival of Science explores theme park and carnival attractions and gives a glimpse into the science that makes them work.
Carnival of Science shows the physics, psychology, mathematics and biology behind the favourit..
|Enchanted Maze Garden|
Everyone 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..
|Kerrisdale Mountain Railway Timetable|
Kerrisdale Mountain Railway & Museum Inc. an exercise in railway excellence'
The KMR is a unique railway built to two-foot (610 mm) gauge on a zig-zag formation.
To gain the maximum height within the shortest distance, steep grades and tight c..
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|Circus Oz: Cranked Up|
Melbourne's very own, home grown circus, Circus Oz is back in 2013.
Circus Oz at Birrarung Marr - Under The Big Top Melbourne
Cranked Up is coming to Birrarung Marr from June 19. Book now!
Tickets are now on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.
** Comedy & Magic Events **
|Five Boroughs Comedy|
Melbourne's biggest top quality night of comedy is here!
Every Thursday night, Five Boroughs Comedy has some of the biggest names in Australian comedy, in a funky inner-city surrounding.
So far we've had Adam Hills, Wil Anderson, Charlie Pick..
|Live Comedy @ Comic's Lounge|
Live 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 ..
|The Big HOO-HAA!|
Every Thursday Night 8pm
The Portland Hotel
It’s the show that began the burgeoning careers of Tim Minchin and Claire Hooper, and now The Big HOO-HAA!'s unique brand of improvised comedy and manic satire has moved to Thursday nights at the Portla..
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** Competitions | Fun & Games Events **
|Win British Irish Lions Experience|
Win the ultimate British Irish Lions Experience for you and four mates at The Wharf Hotel!
- Entry to the excusive Wharf Hotel Lions event (Beer, BBQ & chat with Welsh Rugby legends Sean Holley and Shane Williams)
- $300 Bar Tab..
** Concerts | Music Events **
|Balaclava Hotel Open Mic|
Open mic night every Thursday at Balaclava Hotel.
Every Thursday from 7:30pm!
Host: Erik Parker
Registration from 7pm
Feel free to come along even if you don't accompany yourself.
Spontaneous jams ..
Community radio program on 88.9 WYN FM.
Thursday's 6 - 8 pm.
Segments include Book Chat (1st Thursday of the month)
Curtain Call (2nd & 3rd Thursday of the month)
A modern Arts show with great music and guests.
If you would like to be ..
Bring on the night at Melbourne's hottest club, Fusion.
The ultimate mix of DJ rhythms spinning out the best RnB tunes as well as everyone's favourite ‘hands in the air' house. Super-stylin' grooves and glamour combine to give all the ingredients..
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** Conferences | Conventions Events **
|Happiness & Its Causes | Dalai Lama|
Happiness & Its Causes, this year featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is the world’s largest forum examining the varied causes of a happy and meaningful life.
WHY ARE WE HERE? HOW CAN WE BE HAPPY? HOW SHOULD WE LIVE?
Now in its 8th amazing ..
|Role of service dogs 4 people with Disability|
Free seminar run by The CENTRE FOR SERVICE AND THERAPY DOGS AUSTRALIA.
The Centre for Service and Therapy Dogs Australia (CSTDA) provides a service dog and a program that specifically suits each client’s special needs, aimed in including the clien..
** Culinary | Wine & Dining Events **
|American BBQ at its best|
New killer American BBQ restaurant.
Serving slow smoked Pork Ribs, Beef Ribs, Chicken, Lamb, Beef Brisket and Salmon.
Plus some amazing sides like Kipfler potatoes fried in Duck fat and dusted with Rosemary salt.
Open Thursday to Saturday..
|Celebrate your EOFY @ Woolshed Pub!|
Book a group of 20 or more guests and receive a complimentary chefs selection of two canapes per person on arrival, accompanied with a glass of sparkles.*
*Minimum spends may apply
For more information, contact Lee Cleal - Group Sales and Event..
|Grand Afternoon Tea|
A 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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** Exhibitions | Art & Photo Events **
|27 Pieces | Susan Gibson|
Cambridge Studio Gallery is proud to present 27 Pieces an exhibition about the profound spiritualism Susan Gibson finds in the environment.
Our culture feeds off the new and there is often brevity in the concentration level. Susan wants to slo..
|A Performative Paradox | Polixeni Papapetrou|
A Performative Paradox
Polixeni Papapetrou is one of Australia's leading contemporary photomedia artists. She has been exploring relationships between history, contemporary culture, landscape, identity and childh..
|After Images | Daniel von Sturmer|
Daniel von Sturmer
In After Images the shadows of a set of subjectively 'important artefacts' (a business card, a phone, a letter...) are presented alongside generic objects from the studio, for example: a bin, some tape..
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** Exhibitions | Expo | Launch Events **
|A Creative Decade: 10 years of Creative Fellows|
A creative decade: 10 years of Creative Fellows
Wednesday 20 March 2013 - Sunday 17 November 2013
Domed reading room
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Library’s annual Creative Fellowships program. Reflecting its..
|ABC Storytelling Exhibition|
Costumes play an integral part of storytelling on Screen. The ABC has produced and presented some of the best television on Australian screens and this exhibition offers a rare opportunity to view some of the costumes that help transport us into the ..
|Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures|
Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures
from the National Museum, Kabul
22 March - 28 July 2013
A remarkable exhibition of stunning artefacts revealing Afghanistan’s rich culture.
Afghanistan was at the heart of the Silk Road, the trading route travell..
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** Festivals | Fairs Events **
|Glen Eira Storytelling Festival|
For two weeks from 17 June, Glen Eira City Council will present a range of events that celebrate stories and those who tell them.
From brunch with Elliot Perlman at the beautiful Rippon Lea House ballroom to the comics market and manga workshop i..
|Pizza Festival | Melbourne|
GRAB AN AUTHENTIC PIZZ-A ITALY IN MELBOURNE
Three-week Pizza Festival returns to celebrate the best of the city's artisan pizzerias
Melbourne, May 2013: Following its inaugural launch last year, the Pizza Festival is returning to Melbourne's t..
|The Festival of Other Lives|
Gallery, Niches and Projections
The Festival of other Lives
The Festival of Other Lives is the second Melbourne Library Service staff exhibition showcasing and exhibiting the hidden arts and talents of staff.
There will be music..
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** Film Festivals & Showing Events **
|BANFF Mountain Film Festival|
The annual BANFF Film Festival is coming to Melbourne in June - from the 19th to 22nd of June.
The film festival is showing really cool short movies of crazy people doing amazing things around the world :)
I've got tickets for the first day (19..
|Melbourne International Animation Festival|
Melbourne International Animation Festival | MIAF13 is going to be a whopping eleven day celebratory feast of forums and over 400 of the best recently released, historical and retrospective animation from around the world.
Did you hear us?... ELE..
|The Human Scale|
Based on the groundbreaking thinking of Danish architect Jan Gehl, this formally elegant film investigates how urban environments impact and enhance human life and happiness.
By the 1960s, Western cities had completely embraced modernity - high-ri..
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** Fitness & Fun Events Events **
|Lean Body Challenge | 6 Weeks|
Win a race to a leaner you! By joining our bootcamp session, fitness test and body fat measurement, you will be Amazed how your life will change!
Visit our facebook page for more info : Beyond Personal Trainer
1st Winner: $100 Cash Prize
** Group | Club Meetings Events **
|Alma Doepel Restoration Site|
The Alma Doepel is a three masted topsail schooner, Australian built and operated, being restored at Docklands by members of the Alma Doepel Supporter's Club.
The Alma Doepel Supporter's Club (ADSC) was founded in 1976 "to provide both physical an..
|Rotary Club of Collingwood|
Rotary Club of Collingwood meets Thursday at 12-30pm for 1-00 pm Leinster Arms Hotel, 66 Gold Street Collingwood 3066.
The Rotary Club of Collingwood distributes the “The Original” Plum Pudding, Whisky Cake and Shortbread Biscuit Project.
** Health & Beauty Events **
|Clearskincare Clinics: Free Acne Consult |
Do you suffer from acne or skin that's just not quite right?
Clearskincare are here to help.
They're giving you the chance to clear your skin with a free acne consult and a sample of Sebaceous Gland Ablation (SGA) for $25.
They say it pe..
** Historical Locations & Tours Events **
Cook's Cottage is a cottage rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia.
Cook's Cottage was originally built in 1755 in Great Ayton Yorkshire England and purchased in 1933 by..
Coolart Homestead is a magnificent late Victorian mansion situated on the shores of Westernport. In the superb grounds are ever-changing wetlands that you can view from the observatory, and a lagoon where thousands of Australian white ibis nest every..
Cooper's Settlement is located in the largest park in the Northern suburbs, Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When you visit the Settlement you can experience a variety of activities that children will want to revisit and fa..
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** Markets | Art, Craft & General Events **
Walk 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..
|Bulleen Plaza Market|
Bulleen Plaza now has Market Day on the third Thursday of every month, come into Bulleen Plaza and enjoy the buzzing atmosphere and great products.
|Chapel Street Bazaar|
The Chapel Street Bazaar is a retail icon among locals. Open seven days.
The bazaar is a shop filled with bizarre bits and bobs from years past. It's got basically a cross-section of articles for sale from at least the last 80 to 90 years, from t..
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** Markets | Farmers Food & Produce Events **
|Camberwell Fresh Food Market|
Produce market selling meat, seafood fruit & vegetables. Great little market.
Fresh highest quality produce from fruit & vegetables, seafood, poultry, meats & sausages to gourmet selection of delicatessen items from 5 different deli, superb illy'..
|Collingwood Estate Fruit and Vegie Market|
The Collingwood Estate Fruit and Vegie Market runs every Thursday, rain, hail or shine, behind the Atherton Gardens Old Milk Bar.
An innovative idea to set up two Community Food Markets has brought fresh fruit and vegetables to the residents of h..
Footscray 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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** Museum & Science Events **
|ANZ Banking Museum|
The 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 National Aviation Museum|
The Australian National Aviation Museum contains the finest collection of Australian made and designed aircraft, as well as the broadest collection, with representative types covering the development of air travel and military aviation within Austral..
|Champions | Thoroughbred Racing Gallery|
National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) have launched a new gallery to celebrate the rich history of Australian thoroughbred racing.
Champions marks the completion of the third phase of the National Sports Museum and features ..
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|B-24 Liberator Bomber Restoration|
You 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..
|What's On in Yarra Valley | Today|
Browse 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!
What's On in Yarra Valley
Presented by Visit Yarra Valley and the Yarra Valley Visi..
** Parties & Social Events Events **
|What A Dish | Dinner Club for Singles|
What A Dish – Dinner Club for Singles organises group dinners for 6 singles in a relaxed, fun, non-intimidating, civilized restaurant environment.
We provide a fast-track, affordable service for you to potentially grow your circle of friends, exp..
** Performing Arts | Theatre | Opera Events **
Attic Erratic proudly presents DOMINO, the latest play by Giuliano Ferla, directed by Danny Delahunty, appearing mid-June in the striking surrounds of the Abbotsford Convent.
Taking place beyond the end of the world, where blame and remembrance h..
|flowerchildren | the Mamas and Papas story|
flowerchildren - the Mamas and Papas story
18th May – 23rd June 2013
'All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey',
'Monday, Monday - so good to me'
'Birds singing in the sycamore tree… dream a little dream of me'
You know the songs a..
By Lucinda Coxon
Directed by Suzanne Chaundy
Twenty-something odd couple Justine and Michael share a flat and a deep dependence on one another. Justine is a workaholic who wears her heart on her sleeve and Michael never ventures ..
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** Public Awareness Events **
|3000 Melbourne Magazine|
With monthly issues distributed free to the public across Melbourne's CBD & Docklands, 3000 Melbourne Magazine covers a diverse range of local news, events, high profile interviews as well as regular business and wellbeing sections.
|I Will Week 2013|
From 17-23 June, I Will Week 2013 poses the question, Love it? Will it.
To get people thinking about what matters most in their lives – be it their children, partner, homes, charities or precious things – and how important it is to protect them fo..
** Sales | Special Offers Events **
|Melbourne Designer Pop Up Shop|
Melbourne Designer Pop Up Shop
Hosted by ELandTINO and Active Spaces in Darebin
Monday June 3rd - Monday July 1st
GRAND Opening June 7th, 6pm-9pm
825 High Street, Thornbury
Hosting top Melbourne fashio..
|The Collector | Auction Night|
With 30 years of experience in the antique and collectables industry The Collector is the only auction house holding collectable auctions on a weekly basis.
Auctions held every Thursday evening at 6pm
We have lots of collectables this week to c..
|Up to 50% Off Sale | Silverz925|
Silverz925 is a retail shop speciliasing in 925 solid sterling silver jewellery, ranging from stylish modern chic, handmade authentic, fresh water pearl, marcasite, mens and childrens jewellery pieces.
End of financial year sale minimum 20% off ev..
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** Seminars | Lectures | Talks Events **
|Lecture: End-of-Life and other big decisions|
Phil Grano, Principal Legal Officer from the Office of the Public Advocate will talk about power of attorney and ways of ensuring that our wishes are carried out or taken into account when we are no longer able to voice them ourselves.
He will f..
|Sea of Faith Network|
The SoFiA Network promotes the open exploration of religion, spirituality and meaning.
'Sea of Faith' is not a church, but a network of people who are seeking a radical reappraisal of past religious traditions in order to meet today's spiritual ch..
** Sporting Fixtures Events **
|Cycling Victoria | Weekly Club Racing|
Cycling Victoria have clubs all around the state and local Melbourne suburbs holding weekly training and racing meets.
Some of the clubs and meets are listed below but please check web links before attending...
Ballarat Sebastopol Cyc..
** Television Shows Events **
|AFL Footy @ Channel 9|
In 2013 Nine is back in the game with..
-:- Footy Classified (Monday 10:30pm),
-:- AFL Footy Show (Thursdays | 8:30pm), with Sam's Mailbag, Street Talk and Almost Footy Legends
-:- The Sunday Footy Show
-:- TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday)
|Audience Required | TV Shows|
Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - Dirty Laundry | Live to air Thursdays at 9.30pm on ABC2.
Bookings for Dirty Laundry Live are now open!
Channel 7 - Deal or ..
|Marngrook Footy Show|
The Marngrook Footy Show will return in 2013 to NITV on SBS.
NITV is the National Indigenous TV channel also shown on Foxtel.
Former North Melbourne champion Wayne Carey has signed on to appear this season as a regular panelist.
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** Trips | Tours Events **
|African Food Tour|
AFRICAN 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..
|Carlton & United Brewery Tour|
Join us for a fun and interactive behind the scenes tour of Australia’s iconic and famous Carlton & United Brewery, home of your favourite beers – VB, Carlton Draught, Foster’s, Pure Blonde and more…
See where over 2 million litres of beer is brew..
|Dome Galleries Tour|
Visit the magnificent domed La Trobe Reading Room and see highlights of the Mirror of the world and The changing face of Victoria exhibitions.
This tour is held 2–3pm daily, except public holidays.
Venue: Meet in front foyer..
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** Trivia and Quiz Events **
FAME Trivia runs trivia nights Monday through Thursday full of questions, music and audience participation that creates a competitive and fun-filled environment.
All Seasons Hotel, Bendigo 7:30 PM | Host: Ritchie Hewett
Arcadia Hotel, S..
|Funky Bunch Trivia|
Funky Bunch Trivia nights spread far and wide, from Cranbourne to Brunswick and everywhere in between.
With over 7 years experience in the pub trivia game we know what you want.
Monday night trivia
The Joint Bar – 8pm pub trivia
|Funky Bunch Trivia Night|
Funky Bunch trivia nights in Melbourne...
Check out all the current venues running weekly pub trivia nights in Melbourne.
Monday night trivia
The Joint Bar – 8pm pub trivia
35 Elizabeth St, City
(03) 9620 5100
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** Tryouts | Auditions Events **
|Drama & Musical Theatre | Try-Out Classes|
CHILDREN'S PERFORMING COMPANY OF AUSTRALIA
Join Us! We invite young people aged between 5 and 18 years to participate in our free try-outs. Parents are welcome to come along as well to enjoy the fun and high quality experience the CPCA promises ..
** Workshops | Classes & Clinics Events **
|Creativity Australia | With One Voice|
We deliver creative programs that result in positive social and economic outcomes for individuals, organisations and communities.
Our main activity focuses around the With One Voice social inclusion and community wellbeing programs. These choirs a..
|Drawing Straws | Burlesque Life Drawing|
Drawing 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 tutors, ..
When: June 19 - 24 2013 Melbourne
Six Day Stage Hypnosis Certification
Las Vegas Headliner Szeles Comedy Hypnotist.
Want to learn stage hypnosis from a living legend? Now is YOUR opportunity to experience this once in a lifetime course from ..
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** Zoological & Farms Events **
|Collingwood Children's Farm|
Situated on 7 hectares of land just 4 kms from Melbourne’s CBD, the Collingwood Children’s Farm provides a unique, educational and fun country experience for city folk.
The Farm provides inner city children and their families access to animals, a..
|Healesville Sanctuary |
Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary, just one hour from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley wine region.
Wander through the tranquil tracks and meet some iconic Australian animals like Koalas, Kangaroos, Pl..
|La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary|
The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1967 as a project in the restoration and management of indigenous flora and fauna.
La Trobe University is the caretaker of more than 100 hectares divided into four areas: The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuar..
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