Today | Wednesday 17th September 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Book | Launch Signings & Readings
AALITRA Translation Prize Awards CeremonyThe AALITRA Translation Prize aims to acknowledge the wealth of literary translation skills present in the Australian community.
Prizes are awarded for a selected translation of prose and a selected translation of a poem and the focus language in..
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..
Piggy Bank Appeal 2014The Piggy Bank Appeal for Very Special Kids runs every year in September.
2014 is the 17th annual Piggy Bank Appeal.
The aim is to raise over $1 million so families of children with life-threatening illnesses can access the support they need fr..
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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..
Enchanted Maze Garden | OpenEveryone 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 ..
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Circus Latino | Airport WestCircus Latino is a dynamic and exciting show that thrills and captivates audiences of all ages.
Featuring talented performers from Argentina and Australia, you will be amazed at our daring aerial acts, marvel at the tricks performed with fire, ho..
Silvers Grand Magic Circus | Burnley OvalSilvers 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..
Comedy @ The ImperialA 'sign up on the night' open mic comedy room at the award-winning Imperial Hotel. Wednesdays, 8.30PM! Free entry!
If you want to sign up for a spot, we'll be signing up from 8PM.
We will have a limited number of spots (generally between 8 and ..
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!
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Rosanna Combined Probus Club | New Members ROSANNA COMBINED PROBUS CLUB WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS.
WE HAVE SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS ALSO ORGANIZE OUTINGS, TRIPS AWAY, SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS AND MUCH MORE.
ALL ENQUIRIES CONTACT ALAN BROWN 94572944
St Peter's Church Box Hill | 125th Anniversary125th Anniversary of St Peter's Box Hill
St Peter's Anglican Church Box Hill turns 125 on 18th September.
The foundation stone of the original church building was laid on 18/09/1889. That church building burnt down many years ago, but we inv..
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..
Minecraft CompetitionThe Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) is giving 18 year olds and under a chance to participate in one of Australia’s freshest latest hottest competition, a chance to play Minecraft, and win prizes!
Minecraft users, or “want to be”..
Frank Yamma & Casey DriessenMelbourne Folk Club present Frank Yamma(single launch) & Casey Driessen (USA)
Frank Yamma and Casey Driessen are two men from vastly different backgrounds who will come together for a very unique and magical Folk Club show.
Frank Yamma grew up..
Live @ Great Britain HotelThe Great Britain Hotel has been a keen supporter of live Melbourne music for decades, and we see no reason to stop, hosting original bands 3 nights a week.
Wednesday Open Mic
To sign up for our open mic, you can come into the pub from 4pm on th..
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A Good Catch | Mr MasonThis September, savour the refreshing seasonal flavours of Spring with Head Chef Thiago’s seafood inspired menu.
Featuring locally sourced barramundi and yellowfin tuna, feast on a one or two course French influenced meal matched perfectly with a ..
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..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
100 Cats100 Cats at Off the Kerb in Collingwood is a moggy mecca for all things feline.
CELEBRATING OFF THE KERB GALLERY'S 100TH EXHIBITION BY RAISING FUNDS AND PROVISIONS FOR INGRID'S HAVEN
In ancient Egypt cats were considered to be sacred, with the..
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..
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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..
Australia Will Be ThereAustralia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914-1919)
Through historical photographs and personal stories, this
exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War
(1914-19) and provide the opportunity to discover the ..
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Melbourne Fringe Festival 2014The Melbourne Fringe Festival is a celebration, featuring artists from Melbourne and beyond activating the city and spaces we live in with works across every conceivable art form.
The Festival represents the efforts by thousands of artists and pro..
Seniors Week | Tesselaar Tulip FestivalJoin us in the Tulips for a fun day out at your own pace.
The Tesselaar Tulip Festival – Seniors Week: Recharge as you breathe in the picturesque views of Tulip fields in bloom and distant Mountain ranges. Sit, relax and enjoy live stage shows, ta..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
Lavazza Italian Film FestivalThe biggest Italian Film Festival in the world outside Italy.
Bringing a dash of Mediterranean romance to 15 superb Palace locations from mid-September to late October, the Festival's 15th edition will premiere 34 show-stopping new features and d..
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 ..
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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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After Work Drinks for CamberwelliansJoin us for After Work Drinks for Camberwellians on the Third Wednesday of the month at
871 Burke Rd,
Camberwell VIC 3124
Great chance to meet local Camberwell workers over a drink at the local pub.
This is an open invitation..
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
A New BrainPhill Scanlon Productions presents "A New Brain" Music and Lyrics by William Finn Book by William Finn and James Lapine By Arrangement with Origin Theatrical on behalf of Samuel French Inc.
SYNOPSIS: The Off-Broadway musical A New Brain tells the ..
written by Peter Shaffer
directed by Bruce Akers
11 SEP - 27 SEP 2014
Weeknights and Saturday at 8:00 pm
Sundays at 2:00 pm
Amadeus is a highly fictionalised account of the lives of composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Sali..
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MADE | Pop-up Design CollectiveUpper West Side is thrilled to host MADE, a pop-up design collective featuring nine talented designers in Melbourne’s newest laneway, Water Tank Way.
The new thoroughfare between Spencer and Lonsdale streets in the city’s west will be transformed..
Box Hill Foster Care Information SessionCan you offer a child in need a home-cooked meal, a warm bed and the security of an adult’s care?
More foster carers are desperately needed by Anglicare Victoria to fill the gaps for respite, emergency, long-term and short-term care situations.
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 ..
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Remembrance Services @ The ShrineRemembrance 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..
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
Twilight Lecture and Wine TastingsThe Graduate Union presents a wide selection of Australian wine and local cake tastings to accompany the cultural performances of Red Horse.
Red Horse is a Native American Indian who is a descendant of the Mescalero Apache Tribe, from the Southwes..
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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AFL Finals Fever @ The Wharf HotelFri 7th –Sat 27th September, from 12pm
Every AFL Finals match shown LIVE and LOUD on our MEGA SCREEN this September, plus 6 large plasma screens!
Grand Final Day Party on Saturday 27th September
Riverside location | $9 Heineke..
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..
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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..
Professional Development KopiProfessional Development Kopi: Building an Intercultural Understanding of Grief and Loss
Audience: mental health professionals, arts therapists, artists
Join artists Maree Clarke and Robyne Latham in an art-making workshop that explores a traditi..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
AllSportz | Sport Camp School Holiday ProgramHoliday Program (Sport Camp)
September 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 3.
Sports Holiday Program, Its the most fun your child can have in one day!
Designed for the serious and not so serious sport star.
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..
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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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