Today | Friday 27th March 2015..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
|Cubby House Challenge | Kids Under Cover|
Childhood memories recreated by country’s top architects
for 2015 ‘Kids Under Cover Cubby House Challenge’.
Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show
Creative, bespoke cubby houses are set to once again make a difference to the lives of you..
|Home Lottery | Royal Melbourne Hospital|
The Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lottery is inviting you to go BIG and win BIG!
that moment you win...
...could change your life! Win the Grand Prize Showhome and live mortgage free. Drive an Aston Martin or a $10,000 Luxury Escape for 2 peop..
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|Adventure Park | Open|
Victoria’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
|Avenel Maze | Open|
Avenel 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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|Great Euro Circus | Shepparton|
Europe's Largest Circus on tour for the first time in Australia.
The GREAT EURO CIRCUS is proud to bring you their most exciting and thrilling production yet.
Marvel at the Extreme Human Cannonball as a live person is catapulted through the..
|Silvers Grand Magic Circus | Geelong|
Silvers 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..
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|A Sunburnt History: NOT Gallipoli|
Oh my GALLIPOLI!
It's those two guys (back again). It's dozens of new characters (again). It’s historically accurate comedy that is controversial and on the edge (again). It’s Charlie and Spanky addressing the big questions, including Hitler (not ..
|An Evening with Sammy J & Randy|
Since the moment of your conception, your entire existence has been leading to this glorious moment. The moment you settle into your seat, switch off all electronic devices, and immerse yourself in the sheer comedic powerhouse that is Sammy J & Randy..
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|Hotel California - Eagles Tribute | Dinner & Show|
Sit back, relax and close your eyes...you would swear you were hearing the soulful, haunting sounds of one of music’s all-time greatest bands - the Eagles.
The Eagles have given us 30 years of musical artistry both, as a group, and as individual ..
|Jon Stevens Trio - Special Guest Jason Singh |
For over 30 years, Jon Stevens remarkable career as a singer, songwriter and performer has seen him achieve so much. This includes ARIA chart-topping success as the front man of legendary Australian bands Noiseworks and INXS, and now, with another ba..
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|Aperitivo Hour | High Society|
Drink in style at High Society
From Tuesday to Friday between 5pm and 7pm join us for a refreshing Aperitif and escape the after work rush. Enjoy our hidden charismatic bar overlooking Bourke Street with a meticulously crafted Ca..
|Dinner & Dance Train|
The 'Dinner & Dance Train' departs from Puffing Billy's Belgrave Station on selected Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year.
Join family, friends and/or work colleagues for a unique dining experience!
Share this unique dinner and dance exper..
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|Synergy Salsa Friday's|
SYNERGY SALSA FRIDAY's @ CRYSTAL ROOM
Top Melbourne DJ'S spinning latin tunes all night long
Latin dance class 8.30PM
Social 9.30pm till late
$20 includes class and social party - (8.30pm-9.30pm)
$15 social party only (9.30..
Exhibitions | Art & Photo
|Albert Tucker: The Truth in Masquerade|
Venue Heide III: Albert & Barbara Tucker Gallery
Curator: Linda Short
As a young artist in the 1940s Albert Tucker’s interest in popular culture drew him to Melbourne’s colourful entertainment venues. The Tivoli Theatre, Wirth’s Circus, and Luna ..
Alex Prager is an American photographer and film maker.
In her elaborately conceived staged photographs, Prager openly references the aesthetics of mid-twentieth century American cinema and photography.
Each of her lush colour images resemble..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
|A Golden Age of China Qianlong Emperor, 1736–1795|
27 Mar 15 – 21 Jun 15
Qianlong Emperor, 1736–1795 tells the story of China’s foremost art collector Qianlong Emperor, one of China’s most successful rulers and fourth emperor of the Qing dynasty (1644–1911).
This exhibition p..
|Alice's Wonderland | A most curious adventure|
A most curious adventure
Alice's Wonderland Daily, 21 Mar - 1 Nov 2015
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Jump down the rabbit hole into a magical, bizarre and fascinating world of illusion and mystery!
Alice's Wonderland is an interactiv..
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|Ventana Fiesta 2015|
Celebrate ancient and recent Asian influences in the Latin World and what the Americas brought to our global gastronomy with the 9th Ventana Fiesta.
27 February - 28 March 2015
Frankston's boutique cultural festival, Ventana is now in its nint..
Films | Festivals & Showing
|ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | Open|
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, films, talks, live events, creative workshops, education programs and collecti..
|Maltesers Moonlight Cinema|
Moonlight 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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|Princess Events Ladies Night|
Princess Events is excited to announce its next Ladies Night, Friday 27th March at Absolute Kaos Indoor Play Centre.
The last two were amazing and this one will be just as good, if not better with a few surprises in store.
This is a pre-purchas..
|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..
High Tea & Traditional Tea
|Afternoon Tea at the Windsor|
The 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..
|High Tea @ Park Hyatt Melbourne|
If you are wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of our busy city centre, take a leisurely stroll up through the Paris End of Melbourne to the luxurious Park Hyatt for their delicious High Tea. The Park Hyatt boasts the largest hotel room accommod..
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Historical Locations & Tours
|Blood on the Southern Cross|
Still 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 & Tours|
Cooks' 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
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..
|Caribbean Gardens and Market|
Caribbean 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
|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'..
|CERES Organic Food & Craft Market|
The 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..
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|All in a Day's Work|
The 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 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, ..
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|Korporate Fridays | Evening|
Need to let your hair down? Excited about the weekend? Catching up with friends or work colleagues? Taking out important clients? Celebrating a birthday or special occasion? or just heading out for a drink! “Korporate Fridays“ at Khokolat Bar has you..
Traffic Jam! - Night for Singles!
Come down to Ondergronds and let us look after you on the launch night of our "Corporate Networking" evening - every Friday night!
Ondergronds, Melbourne’s premier Amsterdam-themed bar and lounge. From its subt..
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Performing Arts | Theatre
|ABSINTHE by Spiegelworld|
Absinthe features outrageous comedy and a cast of wild and outlandish acts performing amazing feats of virtuosity within mere feet of the audience.
Inspired by the absinthe-drenched cabarets of late 19th century Europe, ABSINTHE is an adult-theme..
|After Dinner Mint - Comedy Variety Show|
Guests, tuxedoes, mayhem – the cult sensation returns to Bella Union at the funniest time of year for a one-off spectacular starring the best comedy acts in town!
The Lords of Luxury will be joined by a cracking line-up of the best comedians Aust..
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|Hawkeye Vintage Pop-Up Shop|
Join us for an amazing 3-day shopping event!
Over 1200 amazing, high end vintage pieces curated by our buyers from overseas. Including items by Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton, Comme des Garcons, Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake, Dior, D&G,..
|Baby Gorilla | Melbourne Zoo|
Gorillas at Melbourne zoo have welcomed a new baby into the world.
The tiny western lowland gorilla is the seventh to be born at the zoo, but the first in 15 years.
The first-time parents are mum Kimya, originally from Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, a..
|Friday Nights @ Mt Burnett Observatory|
Mount Burnett Observatory is pleased to announce the revamp of our Members and Visitors Night Schedule.
From now on we will be working to a monthly schedule:
Sky for the Month (first Friday)
Our president Perry Vlahos introduces the night s..
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|Remembrance Services @ The Shrine|
Remembrance 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..
|The Conscious Closet | Clothing Sale|
*Pre-loved * New * Designer* Women’s Clothing & Accessory SALE!!
Clothing, accessories, handbags and shoes from brands such as Carla Zampatti, Jigsaw, Scanlan & Theodore, Perri Cutten, Alannah Hill, Veronika Maine among other treasures are just wa..
|Shopping Tour Gift Certificates | Gift It Now|
What a great gift idea..
A gift certificate for a Melbourne Shopping Tour.
The recipient will enjoy a great day of bargain shopping, with up to 55% off retail prices.
Just choose the gift certificate value that you want to purchase and tel..
|Eureka Skydeck 88 | Open|
Created 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 | Open|
Federation 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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|Friday Night Races | Moonee Valley|
Friday Night Races
OPENING AND CLOSING TIMES
GATES OPEN - 5:15pm
FIRST RACE - 6:45pm
ADMISSION (tickets available at the gate)
Adults - $10
Concession - $5*
Children Under 17 - FREE (Must be accompanied by an adult)
Upcoming Friday Nigh..
|Melbourne Victory v Central Coast Mariners|
The next Melbourne Victory game in Melbourne
Fri 27 Mar 2015, 07:40PM - AAMI Park
Melbourne Victory v Central Coast Mariners
Melbourne Victory 2014/15
Fri 10 Oct 2014, 07:40PM - Etihad Stadium
Melbourne Victory v Western Sydney Wanderers..
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|Audience Required | TV Shows|
Television 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
- 7pm The P..
|The Project | Audience|
It'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...
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|A Very Fine Yarn | Creswick Woollen Mills|
The 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 ..
|Aradale Ghost Tour|
Aradale is Australia's largest abandoned lunatic asylum. Opened in 1867 as Ararat Lunatic Asylum, this building housed tens of thousands of people described as "Lunatics", "idiots" and "imbeciles" - some of them described as the worst lunatics in the..
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|Original Trivia Nights|
Original Bingo & Trivia Company
Trivia, Bingo & Karaoke
The Rose Hotel - Trivia
Starts - 8pm
406 Napier St, Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 9417 3626
Hosted by Simon
Eureka Hotel Richmond - Trivia
Workshops | Classes & Clinics
Start to build your family tree in this workshop – learn the principles of family history, access research resources and tour the Family History collection. Recommended for beginners.
|Fruit Bottling Workshops|
Bottle 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
Stretch your mind and muscles at Sportsworks!
Take the sporting challenge at Sportsworks and learn all about the science behind moving your body.
Race Cathy Freeman. Test your skill as an extreme snowboarder or a soccer goalkeeper. Measure your..
|Wandering Wild Project Divine Leaf | FREE TRIAL|
We would like to introduce you to a wonderful and exciting new program called ‘Project Divine Leaf’ provided by Wandering Wild.
Project Divine Leaf is a fantastic new adventure that has been tailored to the ages of three to six years of age and in..
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|Animal Land | Open|
We are now open Seven days a week.
Go you good thing
February Open Days
Open everyday from 1st Feb 2015
Gates open 10:00 for an 10:15 tour Monday to Friday
Gates open at 11:o0am for an 11:15 tour on Saturday’s and Sunday’s
Bookings are pre..
|Ballarat Wildlife Park | Open|
The Ballarat Wildlife Park is open everyday except Christmas Day
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