Today | Thursday 2nd April 2015..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
|Drawtism | Play Pictionary for Autism|
Drawtism is a fun fundraising concept that Alpha created and has been running since 2008. Utilising the game Pictionary, participants have a glimpse into the significant challenges experienced by people living with Autism.
Like Alpha’s essentia..
|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 Packed Holidays at Otway Fly|
Join the team this Easter at the stunning Otway Fly for a weekend of adventure!
Check out the Rainforest Ranger interactive trail, where curious kids can learn about the conservation of local flora and fauna while exploring the magical depths of ..
|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
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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 ..
|Alex & Luke's Make Your Parents Disappear|
Make Your Parents Disappear weaves unbelievable illusions and hilarious interactive comedy routines into a fast-paced family magic show.
Luke Hocking and Alex de la Rambelje are two of Australia’s best young contemporary magicians. They are smart..
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Community radio program on 88.9 WYN FM.
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 a guest please e-mail ta..
Competitions | Challenges & Games
|EC Ping Pong Comp|
EC Ping Pong Comp
First Thursday of every month from 7:30pm:
EC Ping Pong Comp
|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 ..
|Glee Club at Kindred Studios|
Glee Club, Melbourne's famous sing-a-long choir, is thrilled to launch a new daytime session at Yarraville's Kindred Studios.
Now in its 10th year, Glee Club is a choir where there is no commitment to come every week, no solos and no showponies - ..
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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..
|Stop the Clock | Oriental Teahouse |
On your marks get your chopsticks ready and go! Oriental Teahouse Melbourne Central are ready and racing for lunch with their Stop the Clock event.
Every Thursday and Friday from 11:30am – 2:30pm Oriental Teahouse Melbourne Central will be offerin..
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Arts Centre Melbourne presents
A Sadler’s Wells production
Directed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Deeply rooted in Argentinean culture, tango has fascinated and captivated the world with its sexuality, power and beauty.
|Pre Party | Melbourne Latin Festival|
The Pre Party to The 7th Annual Melbourne Latin Festival in being held in conjunction with one of Melbournes top Latin nights TIMBALERO Thursday 2 April at the amazing venue THE GREYHOUND in ST KILDA
LATIN DANCE PERFORMANCE
DJ ALBERTO PLAYING Y..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
|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..
|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 ..
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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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|Best of Both Sides Festival|
Brunswick St vs Chapel St, beards vs bottle blondes and tatts vs tans – the north-south divide is a rivalry that runs deeper than the Yarra.
Pick your favourite and join us for the Best of Both Sides.
Now in its’ 6th year, the Best Of Both Sid..
|Tarra Festival 2015|
2015 - 43rd Annual Tarra Festival
The Tarra Festival Is A Fabulous Entertainment Extravaganza For All Ages!
Come & Join The Fun This Easter In Yarram!
From its inception in 1971 to today, the Tarra Festival has been the embodiment of communi..
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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..
|Rooftop Cinema | Program|
The Rooftop Cinema screens Tuesday to Sunday (No films on Fridays).
Open every day from midday!
Tue 3rd Feb
God Help The Girl
Wed 4th Feb
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
Thu 5th Feb
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Sto..
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|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.
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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..
|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..
|Clayton Campus Market|
The Clayton campus market takes place every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the courtyard at the northern end of the Campus Centre (building 10) at Clayton campus.
A wide variety of stalls and products encompassing everything from clothing, fru..
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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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|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..
★ ★ GETTING LUCKY IN 2015 ★ ★
Brought to you by the well known agency Lucky Ent., Thursday nights will be jam packed full of your favourite Lucky Artists, not short of themes and crazy Thursday night antics - get ready to m..
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..
|Avenue Q - adults-only puppet musical comedy|
Trifle Theatre Company presents
‘Winner of the Tony® TRIPLE CROWN for BEST MUSICAL, BEST SCORE and BEST BOOK, AVENUE Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart.
This laugh-out-loud, adults-only, Sesame Street parody* is definite..
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|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..
|Free Parking | Melbourne CBD|
Secure Parking is giving away FREE evening and weekend parking for the month of April!
Come and enjoy Melbourne CBD this April and the parking is on us! Choose from 17 locations when you book your evening or weekend parking online.
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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 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..
|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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|Cycle Messenger World Championships 2015|
The Melbourne Bicycle Courier Association are proud to present the 23rd Cycle Messenger World Championships which will be held in Melbourne, Victoria from the 2nd until the 6th of April 2015.
The Cycle Messenger World Championship (CMWC) are the u..
|Rip Curl Pro 2015|
Witness legendary surfers carve it up at Victoria's famous Bells Beach, in the world's longest-running pro surfing contest.
The Rip Curl Pro celebrates its 53rd anniversary of the Bells Beach Easter Rally and the Rip Curl Pro in Australia's surfin..
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|A.F.L. 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..
|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..
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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 ..
|Butter Factory Tours|
Housed in the original red brick butter factory dating back to the early 1900's we have created a welcoming atmosphere with a retail area for butter sales and tastings and a quiet spot for coffee and cake.
Tours of the factory are held every Thur..
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FAME 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 Night|
Funky Bunch trivia nights in Melbourne...
Check out all the venues running weekly pub trivia nights in Melbourne.
Many take a short break over Christmas and new year but will be back in January. Give the venue a call before going...
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Design a font | Workshop|
A well-designed font has the power to influence and delight. Learn the subtleties of type as graphic designer Paul Hanslow teaches you to ‘fontify’ your hand-drawn letters in this design workshop.
Meet in front foyer.
02 April 201..
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.
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
|Bentleigh Calisthenics Enrolments|
Bentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2015 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..
|Box Hill Community Arts | April School Holidays|
Have fun at any age and ability with the fantastic range of art activities that will keep everyone creatively entertained during the upcoming March/April school holidays. The Box Hill Community Arts Centre’s range of programs are tailored for childre..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
Maundy Thursday - Christian
Religious days and holidays for 2015 celebrated in Melbourne.
Mary, Mother of God - Catholic Christian
Feast of St Basil - Orthodox Christian
Gantan-sai (New Years) - Shinto
|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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