Today | Wednesday 3rd September 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
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..
Legacy Week 2014Sunday 31 August to Saturday 6 September 2014
Legacy Week is Australia’s iconic fundraising campaign which began in 1942. It is also known for its Badge Day and the iconic badges offered as a token of appreciation for the donation made by the publ..
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Bark! Bark! Bark!A Treehouse exhibition: Terry Denton’s illustrations, prints and plans from the series created with Andy Griffiths
Presented in partnership by the Melbourne Writers Festival and ArtPlay.
See original illustrations, prints and preliminary works ..
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..
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Circus Royale | PakenhamCircus 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..
Silvers Grand Magic Circus | NunawadingSilvers 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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Twilight Carnival Craftfest | CheltenhamWednesday, September 3rd, 2014 | Bayside Centre, Cheltenham
Creativity explodes at this year’s Twilight Craftfest.
Purchase on Purpose an learn to make ‘edgy’ and contemporary crafts through workshops, or just spend time with friends and famil..
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..
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..
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Abby Dobson, Brendan Welch & The FurbelowsThe Melbourne Folk Club present Abby Dobson, Brendan Welch & The Furbelows
8.00PM: THE FURBELOWS
8.45PM: BRENDAN WELCH
9.30PM: ABBY DOBSON
It is dead set exciting how many great Australian singer/songwriters we are getting to h..
Boy & BearWednesday 3 & Friday 5 September 2014
Boy & Bear are in high demand this year, touring extensively around the world and selling out venues across the UK, US and regional Australia. Now the five-time ARIA Award winning band will be hitting the road..
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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..
Food Trucks @ The Emerald PeacockThe Emerald Peacock is thrilled to announce a new culinary concept and collaboration.
Experience the food truck phenomenon in our cocktail lounge or on the rooftop!
It’s fair to say that some of Melbourne’s best grub now comes on wheels an..
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I Knew These People Contemporary dance, physical theatre, drama, cabaret and comedy collide in RAWcollective’s I Knew These People to create an exciting, colourful tapas of evocative live performance.
This site specific work promises to surprise, delight and intrigue..
La BayadèreThe Australian Ballet presents
Vengeful love, deadly snakes, opium dreams and graceful wraiths
La Bayadère has it all: a heady mix of temple dancers, angry gods and scheming villains, with a ballet blanc interlude showing classical..
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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..
Andrew McQualter | Drawings 1997-2014Andrew McQualter’s drawings, installations and collaborative projects are concerned with making the connection between things visible.
He is interested in the act of conversation as a metaphor for the relationships that we create and maintain wit..
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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..
Adornment | ExhibitionAdornment, ‘the act or process of making someone or something attractive by decorating’, is the theme for the latest collection on display at Lord Coconut.
For as long as human beings have existed, we have sought to adorn ourselves to display stat..
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Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014Melbourne Spring Fashion Week is proudly presented by the City of Melbourne. 30 August to 7 September 2014
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) is one of the City’s premier events, supporting and promoting the retail, fashion and design industries..
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week at SouthgateFrom 29 August-7 September, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) arrives at Southgate with an eclectic range of free exhibitions and displays showcasing innovative emerging designers and the creative process behind some of Melbourne’s most celebrated..
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Anywhere Theatre Festival | Frankston Please select your preferred genre:
Cabaret & Music - Circus & Physical Theatre - Comedy -
Dance - Drama - Free Events - Interactive - Poetry - Youth & Kids
The very first Anywhere Theatre Festival is a festival of performance anywhere but a the..
Crown CubaExperience all the colours of Cuba at Crown with competitions, FREE Salsa Nights, Cuban Cocktails, Food Specials plus a whole lot more!
Every Crown Signature Club member wins at Crown with over $200,000 worth of instant prizes!
YOUR DAILY CHANC..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
AICE Israeli Film Festival 2014Australia Israel Cultural Exchange and Palace Cinemas present
FILM FESTIVAL 2014
From riveting, political documentaries to hot-blooded romance, from rollicking comedies to sensitive dramas the AICE Israeli Film Festival presents th..
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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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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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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Sustainability Drinks | MelbourneSustainability Drinks emerged with a casual get together of ten people and now, 5 years on, offers an environment which nurtures and fosters the sharing of sustainability success stories and hosts up to 200 people each month.
In Melbourne, the ev..
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
ActivateFive full length shows take place in performance venues at the La Trobe Uni Bundoora campus.
ACTIVATE is our exciting new second semester theatrical season from La Trobe Student Theatre and Film! The season includes five striking plays that have g..
Alan Smithee's Screen TestScreen Test is back, asking the big questions:
Which Pixar film contains hundreds and hundreds of deaths...all in the first few minutes?
Can you watch films in space?
Why on earth is Honey Boo Boo on DVD? Who would even buy that?
In Alan ..
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Melbourne's Nike Tech Pack StudioTo celebrate the anniversary of Nike Tech Pack, a new and innovative apparel range launched in August 2013, and to coincide with Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW), Nike is launching the Nike Tech Pack Studio in Melbourne - a custom designed pop up..
Pop It | Melbourne Designer Pop Up ShopPOP IT Melbourne Designer Pop Up Shop
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week
Designers Spring Summer
ELandTINO x Stella Blanche
Lauren Nicholson x Skye Williams x Aki Nonowe
Experience Melbourne's up and coming designers as they preview ..
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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 ..
Flying Fox | Bat CountThe bat count is held monthly when the whole colony of bats fly out from Yarra Bend Park to feed around Melbourne’s suburbs.
The Grey-headed Flying-fox is the largest flying-fox (also known as a fruit bat) species in Australia.
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Battle for Australia DayA commemoration to honour the courage, sacrifice and service of Australians and their Allies who repulsed Japanese attacks on Australia, on the Kokoda Track, at Milne Bay, on the Coral Sea and in other fiercely fought actions during the perilous days..
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..
Seminars | Lectures | Talks
Cultural Strategies Master Class SeriesAusAsia Cultural Strategies to Winning Asia DEALS $$$$$$$$
Do you currently do business in or with Asia?
Are you intending to do business in or with Asia?
Do you want to do more business in or with Asia?
If you have answered ‘YES’ to one or m..
Mary Dalmau | The Printed Word's Bright FutureSeptember Monthly Luncheon
Come and hear Mary Dalmau speak on 'The Printed Word's Bright Future' at Graduate House's monthly luncheon.
Mary Dalmau entered the book trade in 1977 while studying Librarianship at RMIT. General Manager of Reader’s ..
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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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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..
Sportingbet Park | Thoroughbred RacingSportingbet Park midweek racing returns in 2014. Which trainer and jockey will reign supreme and win the championship this year?
Admission: FREE for all ages.
Sportingbet Park hosts 27 race meetings with venue sharing the work..
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..
Psychic & Mediumship Development CircleIf you've ever wanted to explore your psychic and mediumship abilities, this is your chance to do so in a safe, supportive and loving environment with experienced and extensively trained tutors at Woodlands Sanctuary, just 5 minutes from Lilydale.
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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..
SportsworksStretch 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..
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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