Today | Sunday 24th May 2015..
What's happening today..
|65 Roses Day 2015|
65 Roses Day is celebrated throughout May each year and raises money to help people with Cystic Fibrosis live longer.
Since the 1980's the average life expectancy has increased from 17 to 37.
But it's still only 37. Give people with CF a chan..
|Australia's Biggest Morning Tea 2015|
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea offers the opportunity to come together and share a cuppa, whilst helping those affected by cancer.
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is one of Australia's most well-loved fundraising events, and plays a vital role in..
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|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..
|Bundoora Park | Open|
Bundoora 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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|Eroni's Circus | Wheelers Hill |
Melbourne's favourite family circus!!
Eroni's Circus is a high quality, traditional, touring circus. We aim to bring a show with a difference, with inspiration drawn from old world, vintage style of circus presentation.
We feature gorgeous and ..
|Maestro Impro | Impro Melbourne|
Impro Melbourne’s Maestro Impro™ 2015!
“Creative, energetic and silly (in a good way)… the perfect remedy to the Sunday-night blues” – The Age
Directors challenge improvisers to step into the unknown and perform to the peak of their abilities. ..
|The Improv Conspiracy: Sunday Sessions|
The Improv Conspiracy Sunday session is a weekly evening of Chicago-style improvised comedy in three parts:
- At 6pm is the FREE Red Hot Improv Jam which provides anyone in the audience a chance to hop up on stage and try their hand at improv, in ..
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Competitions | Challenges & Games
|Win a Trip to Ireland | P.J.O’Brien’s|
Exclusive to P.J's in April and May every time you visit your favourite P.J.O’Brien’s Irish Pub you will have the chance to Win a Trip to Ireland!
Together with our good friends at Guinness we are pleased to be able to offer our loyal and wonderf..
|APIA Good Times Tour|
APIA Good Times Tour: Featuring Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Glenn Shorrock & Kate Ceberano
Sunday 24th May 2015.
Back by popular demand for a third year, Apia are proud to present the 2015 Apia Good Times Tour - back, bigger and better than ever!..
|Beethoven Symphony No.7|
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra presents
Beethoven Symphony No.7
22, 23 & 25 May 2015
One of the world’s most sought-after composers, Matthias Pintscher, returns to conduct the Australian premiere of idyll, an MSO co-commission with The Cleveland O..
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|Cider Slider Sundays | Fitzroy Beer Garden|
Head down to us on a Sunday for our awesome Cider Slider Sundays where you can grab a Pulled Pork Slider and a Pot for only $8, every Sunday 12-9pm.
|Colonial Tramcar Restaurant | Melbourne|
Dining on culinary delights and touring scenic streets surrounded by all the sights, the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is a historic and iconic part of any experience in the city.
Dining in Melbourne can be a fabulous experience, especially aboard o..
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Opera Australia presents
Elijah Moshinsky returns to Australia with his lavish production of Don Carlos, a sumptuous affair, rich in detail like a Velázquez painting.
Light gleams off dark marble monuments and the terror of the Span..
Opera Australia presents
The serial seducer is on the loose again, in a new production from one of the most provocative minds in opera today, David McVicar.
Teddy Tahu Rhodes’ Don is mad, he’s bad, he’s dangerous..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
|1915 Revisited — A Collection in Residence|
1915 Revisited — A Collection in Residence
16 May 2015 to 16 August 2015
In May 1915, almost twenty years after its founding, the Geelong Art Gallery opened the doors of its permanent home in Johnstone Park: a purpose-built gallery for the displa..
|21st Century Heide: The Collection Since 2000|
Heide Museum of Madern Art presents 21st Century Heide: The Collection Since 2000, exhibiting from 28 March - 14 June 2015.
Over 1500 artworks have been acquired by Heide since the turn of the century, from a small gem of a painting by Frank Hinde..
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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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|Swing Into Winter at The Glen|
Local shoppers are invited to celebrate the arrival of winter - in swinging style - with the unveiling of a sky-high, fashion installation at The Glen Shopping Centre.
Debuting on Monday 27 April for a limited six-week appearance, the stylish sh..
|Good Beer Week 2015|
This year, the independent not-for-profit Good Beer Week has partnered with the City of Melbourne for the first time, to introduce over 250 events at 180 venues across Melbourne and Victoria, with guest brewers in attendance from five continents.
|High Country Harvest Festival 2015|
High Country Harvest
Date: 15-24 May, 2015
You are invited to sip, sample and savour the bounty grown and created by chefs, artisan producers, craft brewers and winemakers at more than 40 culinary events over 10 glorious days. Most events sell ou..
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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..
|Audi Festival of German Films 2015|
4th AUDI FESTIVAL OF GERMAN FILMS: 13-31 May 2015
A Journey into the Heart of German Cinema
The Audi Festival of German Films is bringing fifty new German-language films to Australia this May, sure to thrill audiences with an exhilarating program..
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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..
|Grand Afternoon Tea|
A traditional Grand weekend Afternoon Tea served every Saturday & Sunday complete with an extended dessert buffet at Grand Hyatt Melbourne
To make a reservation at Collins Kitchen, please telephone +613 9653 4831.
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Historical Locations & Tours
|Abbotsford Convent Guided Tours|
Take a tour of the Abbotsford Convent! Experience the Convent’s unique history as you walk around its 6.8 hectares and enter some of its astounding buildings.
Social History Tour
The guided social history tour provides an introduction to the deve..
|Ambleside Park | Local History Museum|
The Ambleside Park Museum is open on Sundays 1pm - 4pm and at other times by appointment.
Ambleside Park Museum is a local history museum housed in a century old farmhouse. Two of the rooms contain displays depicting a parlor and a bedroom early i..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
|Akoonah Park Market|
Come along and grab a bargain a the Akoonah Park market which comes alive every Sunday for produce, craft and variety market.
The Akoonah Park Committee of Management conduct a very popular weekly market from their main buildings and surrounds at..
|Avoca Riverside Market|
Between 50 and 70 stallholders provide a varied range of locall goods including wine, crafts, fresh food, plants, garden art and clothing.
Local Pyrenees producers and growers.
Local community groups are encouraged to run the BBQ each month to..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|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..
|Eltham Farmers' Market | 4th Sunday|
There are a full range of stalls from veggies and fruit to condiments and sweet treats. All the stallholders are local (with many from Nillumbik and Banyule) and all are selling their own produce (i.e. no re-sellers).
As well as fruit and vegetabl..
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Motor Sports | Auto Events
|Ballarat Breakfast Club|
Ballarat Breakfast Club - 4th Sunday each month - 'Krooze in Cafe' Mt Helen.
Bring your special car, truck or bike for a run and chat to fellow enthusiasts.
All welcome, friendly atmosphere for car lovers and enthusiasts alike.
|Test & Tune | 1/4 Mile Off Street Drag Racing|
Heathcote Park is the new home of 1/4 Mile Off Street Drag Racing in Victoria.
Most people who purchase a high performance vehicle want to take it out and see what it can do, especially against other cars. While it’s tempting to do this on the cit..
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|Australian National Aviation Museum | Open|
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 Australia..
|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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|Glen Eira | May Small Business Month|
In May, Glen Eira City Council presents a range of workshops and events for small business owners.
May Small Business Month aims to be an opportunity for learning and exposure to an expanded view on what is possible in today’s market and ongoing. ..
|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..
|Black Rock House | Open Day|
Every Sunday between 2.00pm and 4.00pm, historic Black Rock House situated at 34 Ebden Avenue, Black Rock is open for public inspection.
Built in 1856 by Victoria's first Auditor-General, Charles Hotson Ebden as a seaside holiday residence, Black ..
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|Eurovision Vienna 2015 @ Bella Union|
Australia, we tried to warn you.
We told you that if you got too close to the glittering costumes, if you spent too much time listening to the addictive tunes, if you lingered in the shadows of the legendary internecine rivalries, there was always..
Performing Arts | Theatre
|Adult Fairy Party|
How come kids always know what they wanna be when they 'grow up'?
After years of being a professional fairy, Natasha York (These Things Take Wine, Impromptunes) doesn’t know who’s in control anymore – the fairy or her. In this outrageous show wher..
The Owl and Cat Theatre proudly present the AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE of Lou Ramsden's BREED http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/
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|Dog Shows & Trials|
Dogs Victoria presents dog show and trials every weekend throughout Victoria..
All Breeds Show
For further events or to learn more about any of the listed disciplines or venues, please visit www.do..
|Pedigreed Persian Cat Show|
Sunday 24th May 2015
Pedigreed Persian Cat Club
Central Ringwood Community Centre
Bedford Road, Ringwood.
Trophy & Ribbon OPEN Championship Show
2 Ring Show – Gallery Style Judging
(Open to all members of bodies reco..
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|National Consumer Fraud Week 2015|
This year’s annual National Consumer Fraud Week campaign, ‘Get smarter with your data’, will run from 18 May – 24 May 2015.
SCAMwatch will be asking Australians to think about the importance of protecting their personal information to protect the..
|Responding to Climate Change|
What is the impact of climate change and how can we respond?
An engaging panel of speakers will explore options and invite your questions.
The panel will include:
Ellen Sandell MLA - Member for Melbourne, former CEO Australian Youth Climate ..
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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..
|Garage Sales on Today|
Use Gazza's Garage Sales list of Garage Sales to build a list of sales to visit.
Gazza's Garage Sales is Australia's best known list of garage sales showing adverts in every Australian state.
View Garage Sales in Melbourne - PC Web Site
|Super Amart Stocktake Sale|
Bag yourself a bargain at Super Amart’s massive Stocktake Sale!
There’s serious savings to be had right across some of our most popular products for every room in your home!
Looking to update your living room? Save up to 35% off lounges and so..
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory|
Every Sunday afternoon, soapbox orators take turns speaking on various topics from differing viewpoints on the State Library Lawns.
Questions, comments, heckling and interjections are welcome. Participation is free, and would-be speakers are en..
|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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|Australian Gymnastics Championships 2015|
18th - 30th May 2015
1300 athletes, 600 officials, 32 sessions, more than 6000 routines, and that’s just the beginning…
Gymnastics Australia is excited to stage the 2015 Australian Championships at Hisense Arena, Melbourne from 18 – 30 May.
|Round 8 | AFL Premiership Games 2015|
Week by week games of the 2015 AFL Premiership season.
23 home and away rounds of Australian rules football followed by an electric finals series culminating in the 2015 Grand Final decider.
Friday, May 22
Geelong vs. Carlton (ES) (N..
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|Rosedale Vintage & Retro Festival|
Swap Meets, Antique & Collectables Fairs, Markets & Rallies this weekend...
May 2-3 2015 Lake Goldsmith 105th Rally - Carngham-Lake Goldsmith Road, Lake Goldsmith
May 9 2015 Geelong Bay City Swap Meet Geelong Showgrounds
May 24 2015 R..
|Curatorial Floor Talk | Miss Fisher's Costume Exhibition|
Curatorial Floor Talk
Join the National Trust curators for a guided tour of the exhibition. Find out how the exhibition was developed, what happens behind the scenes and ask as many questions as you can think of!
|AFL Footy @ Channel 7|
Seven is your complete online destination for Australian Rules Football.
Seven coverage includes games on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.
An impressive range of commentators and specialists promising 'there will be more live football than ev..
|AFL Footy @ Channel 9|
Channel 9 coverage of the 2015 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Monday),
--> Footy Show (Thursday)
--> The Sunday Footy Show (Sunday) Luke Ball will be joining the panel this year.
--> TAC Cup: Fut..
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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 ..
|Alexandra Timber Train | 4th Sunday|
Train services are a steam-hauled train on the second Sunday and a diesel-hauled service on the fourth Sunday of every month. Diesel locomotives replace steam on days of Total Fire Ban.
When you visit don't forget to call in to see the refurbished..
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|Melbourne Trivia | Quiz|
Melbourne Trivia Co host Melbourne's most popular trivia quiz events.
Melbourne Trivia has a reputation for presenting funny and enjoyable trivia events around Victoria. We’re proud that the most frequent comment we hear about our events is how pr..
|Quiz Meisters Trivia|
Quiz Meisters run entertaining trivia nights at various venues..
259 Brighton Rd,Elwood
(03) 9531 3218
with Conor Gallagher
North Fitzroy Arms
296 Rae St,Fitzroy North
(03) 9489 8519
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Melbourne City Day | Photography Tours|
2 hour photography walking tour exploring Melbourne's laneways, gardens, buildings and bridges. Tours are suitable for all digital cameras
The tour is ideal for people of all photographic experience. The tour leader will provide instruction for be..
|Women's Self Defence Class | FREE|
FREE Women's Self Defence Class - 24 May 2015 - Heidelberg West
Northern Shukokai Karate is offering a free women's self defence class on Sunday 24th May 2015 between 10.00am - 11.30am followed by morning tea.
Given the recent spate of attacks..
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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..
|What's On @ ArtPlay|
ArtPlay is designed for children aged between 5 and 12 years with programs for school groups on weekdays as well as weekend and holiday workshops.
ArtPlay is easy to find in Birrarung Marr, the park directly behind Federation Square along the Yarr..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
|Eckankar Worship Service|
Each ECK Worship Service focuses on an aspect of Eckankar. They feature a reading from the ECK works, singing HU, a love song to God, talks and panel or group discussions of spiritual principles at work in everyday life.
The service lasts about an..
|Sunday Service @ St Michael's|
St Michael's is a unique church in the heart of the city. Unique for its relevant, contemporary preaching that embraces eclectic spirituality and inner wellbeing as its core message.
Executive Minister Dr Francis Macnab is an internationally reno..
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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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