Today | Tuesday 26th May 2015..
What's happening today..
Change a life by collecting and donating your five-cent coins throughout the month of May.
115 five-cent coins can change a life. That’s just a handful of coins to give someone access to education, health care, a good home or a good job.
|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..
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|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..
|Celebrate Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary|
This autumn join us for Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary - our biggest celebration of Indigenous people and culture.
Launching on 28 March, visitors to the Sanctuary can see first-hand how Australia’s first culture is being protected, celebrate..
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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 ..
|Amelia Ryan is Lady Liberty|
Having played to SOLD OUT houses throughout Australia and New York City with her hit show, A STORM IN A D-CUP, multi award-winning cabaret darling, Amelia Ryan, returns with LADY LIBERTY! In a brand new hour of entertainment, Ryan takes us on her per..
|Imperial Comedy Tuesday's|
Imperial Comedy - Every Tuesday Night
Imperial Comedy is a free, weekly comedy room at the Imperial Hotel (Corner of Bourke and Spring st Melb CBD). Featuring a cracking lineup each week!
Cheap drinks, free entry, good times. Impe..
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Competitions | Challenges & Games
|ACYA VIC Bilingual Language Competition 2015|
Registrations are now open for the 2015 Bilingual Language Competition.
The inaugural ACYA VIC Bilingual Language Competition (BLC) will provide a platform for Victorian tertiary students to showcase their language ability and cultural understandi..
|Rush Escape Game|
Rush Escape in South Yarra is Melbourne's top destination for escape room.
Our goal for every player of the game is to feel the RUSH of escaping - others would refer to this experience as "being in the zone" while researchers call it "flow".
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|AO Electronic Music Night|
AOis a weekly event designed to be a platform for Bedroom Producers, Electronic Performers / Musicians and DJ’s to collaborate, network and kick start / advance their live performance.
Each week we have a solid range of DJ's and Performers dabbli..
The hippest sing-a-long choir in town
Tuesdays at 6:30
Glee Club is a choir that requires no audition and no commitment.
All you need to do is come along on a Tuesday night, get yourself a ticket and a drink from the bar, and join i..
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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..
|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..
|National Trust Heritage Festival 2015|
From 18th April to 26th May 2015 the National Trust (Victoria) along with its branches, properties and expert committees, invites you to celebrate a fantastic month of events, talks, tours and activities commemorating how Conflict & Compassion has sh..
|Neon Festival of Independent Theatre 2015|
EON returns for its third year, celebrating Melbourne’s dynamic independent theatre scene as five companies present their work, their way.
MKA's Double Feature
by Tobias Manderson-Galvin & Morgan Rose
14-24 May 2015
Yes Way, We Made Australia..
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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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|Tai Chi at Fed Square|
Start each week feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and energised with Tai Chi, the Chinese martial art that promotes health and relaxation. Join expert instructors from Tai Chi Australia for a free class every Tuesday morning at Fed Square.
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 - Hopetoun Tea Rooms|
High Tea is served in Victorian splendour 7 days a week. Nowhere else in Melbourne's City Business District can you find a more charming setting and atmosphere than the Hopetoun Tea Rooms.
Our High Tea is served on a 3-tiered stand & is prepared..
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Historical Locations & Tours
|Altona Homestead | Open|
The Altona Homestead was the first Homestead in this area.
Altona Homestead is open on Tuesdays 11am till 2pm.
Devonshire Tea is served on the 1st Sunday of the month.
Entry is free, however any donation is greatly appreciated
Group and Scho..
|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..
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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..
|Dandenong Market | Open|
Welcome to Dandenong Market, where you can shop and experience the world as a local.
A busy and bustling market full of sights and delights, Dandenong Market offers a taste for every season and a treasure in every stall.
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|Altona Beach Market|
The Altona Village Traders Association holds a local market in Altona every Tuesday located on Pier Street and Logan Reserve Altona from 9.00am to 3.00pm.
It features stalls with fresh local produce and local crafts and art.
The market is en ex..
|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'..
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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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|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..
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
as part of their season 1 'Intense' program.
'There’s sweat, and blood, and blood and sweat.’
Liv is in trouble - her mum's planning a dog fight, her dad..
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|Library and Information Week 2015|
The week aims to raise the profile of libraries and information service professionals in Australia and gives libraries and information services the opportunity to showcase their resources, facilities, events, contacts and services through different p..
|National Sorry Day 2015|
Tuesday 26th May 2015
Each year we encourage all schools, community groups and workplaces to hold events in their local areas to commemorate National Sorry Day. The theme continues as 'SORRY. Still Living on Borrowed Time!' ..
|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..
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|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..
Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|Joan Saxton Lecture Luncheon Club|
Well known Melburnian Joan Saxton presents a monthly lecture luncheon club at The Gables in East Malvern on the last Tuesday of each month.
We have an entertaining lecture by renowned speakers that have included the Honorable Professor Geoffrey B..
|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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|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.
|Polytrack Grand Opening @ Pakenham Racing Club|
Racing @ Pakenham Racing Club
Polytrack Grand Opening
May 26 Tue
Don't miss this historic moment in time. Be here to experience the first raceday on the new world-class Polytrack synthetic track.
Jun 04 Thu
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|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 @ Foxtel|
With 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 Shows|
Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - not at present
Deal Or No Deal - 7 have started showing it again but have not announced audience call-outs.
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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 ..
|Carlton & United Brewery Tour|
Come behind the scenes at the home of Australia's favourite beers - Carlton Draught, VB, Pure Blonde, Foster's and more...
Join our friendly guides for a fun and interactive tour of the country's largest brewery, where you can see how over 2 mill..
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|Common Knowledge Trivia|
Trivia is back!
Every Tuesday from 6pm The Common Man team pairs up with
the guys From Funky Bunch Trivia to bring you "Common Knowledge".
Great prizes for the winner & runner up!
Drink specials through the night.
All pizzas $10 all night!
|Drunken Poet Trivia|
One of Melbourne's finest venues, The Drunken Poet hosts Trivia on Tuesdays.
The Drunken Poet is an authentic Irish pub situated in West Melbourne.
The Drunken Poet has a vibrant and welcoming ambiance. This pub is known for the impressive sel..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Drawing Straws | Burlesque Life Drawing|
Drawing Straws is the art class that you wish your school had've offered.
Life drawing with a sexy twist - it's in Burlesque Bar, with a burlesque performer as model and muse, every Thursday at 8pm.
$15 entry includes help of professional tuto..
|Mental Health | First Aid Training|
In our Mental Health First Aid Training you will learn the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, where and how to get help, and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective. You will take away an evidence based tool to assist ..
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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..
|Parent and Child Super Sessions|
Jumpdeck Trampoline Park have introduced a $10 p/h entry for parents and children to have unlimited use of the trampoline park and brand new indoor Children s adventure play area for three hours.
Meet like minded people, exercise, have fun and tir..
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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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