Today | Saturday 8th March 2014..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
|Color Me Rad | 5K Fun Run Geelong|
America’s most fun running race, Color Me Rad – the race that guarantees to make you more attractive to the opposite sex, your sister less annoying and to cure baldness* – has announced that it will paint Geelong’s Deakin University in a tsunami of c..
|Iced Tea Party | Lymphoedema|
The Iced Tea Party is a refreshing, fun and easy way to get together with friends this summer and help raise money for lymphoedema!
No need for a heated argument in the boardroom – keep cool this summer and host your Iced Tea Party™ at the office..
|Indie Craft Market | Cancer Fundraiser|
Everyone of us have lost someone to cancer or knew someone suffering from it, and every 1 in 2 Australians will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 85.
Our aim is to raise funds towards helping Cancer Council relay for life in achieving the..
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|Acting, Drama & Public Speaking Classes|
Super Speak run weekly drama skills classes for children aged 6 - 17 years.
Our classes combine a structured and fun mix of practical drama skills (such role playing, script work, improvisation & characterisation) and speaking skills (such as voi..
|Adventure Park | Geelong|
Victoria’s biggest and most exciting theme park, Adventure Park is opening its gates for another supercharged summer!
Located just 10 minutes from Geelong and boasting some of the coolest water rides around, this summer Adventure Park goers can e..
|Bentleigh Calisthenics Enrolments|
Bentleigh 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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Circus 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..
|Circus Royale | Mooroolbark|
Circus Royale returns to Melbourne after 7 years!!!
An International Daredevil and Multimillion Dollar Circus and Animal Spectacular under the Mighty Big Top!!
Every seat a comfortable chair. Limited VIP and Ringside Chairs.
Damian Syred’s All N..
Eroni's Circus is a new Australian circus performing under the Big Top.
Melbourne's Best Value Circus!!
Arrive early to secure a seat as weekend shows can sell out quickly.
See Beautiful Palomino Horses, Cute Ponies, Cheeky Jack Russell Terr..
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|Live Comedy @ Comic's Lounge|
Live 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 ..
|Stand Up @ Last Laugh|
Stand Up @ Last Laugh Comedy Club at Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne.
(Dinner & Show only - $45)
(Show only - $25)
When: Saturdays and some Fridays
Date & Times..
|Pork Spankers | BBQ Rib Eating Competition|
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN EAT?
Eager contestants are already beginning to register for the ultimate Barbecue Rib Eating Competition.
This initiative of Melbourne’s award winning The Third Wave Cafes in Port Melbourne and Prahran commences Monday 24 ..
|Rooftop Laser Skirmish|
Everyone knows of Rooftop Bars and some of you might have even visited the Rooftop Cinema but have you seen our Rooftop Battlefield?
A quiet rooftop in Melbourne's CBD will erupt in gun fire as teams fight for dominance.
Experience our spec..
|Win Your Dream Holiday|
Where would you go if you won a Dream Holiday to the value of $8,000?
Enter now and let Melbourne Public Bar & Restaurant in South Wharf make your holiday dreams a reality.
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|Andrew Swift + Joshua Batten + Davy Simony|
Andrew Swift (Trio) – Country/Rock/Blues
As leader of The Rattlesnake Choir, Andrew Swift has travelled the world recording and performing his epic brand of road-worn country-rock. With recent festival performances at Queenscliff and Tamworth under ..
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The Terrifically Talented Top lad from Sydney-Town TIMMY TRUMPET joins us to smash ou..
|Bonnie Anderson Live @ Kama Bar|
BONNIE ANDERSON, after winning Australias Got Talent in 2007, and releasing her debut single RAISE THE BAR, Bonnie will be hitting the stage at KAMA BAR to sing a few songs and also do a meet and great after her show, before having a drink and dancin..
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|A Danish Food Trail at Restaurant Dansk|
A Danish Food Trail is proudly part of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2014.
Chef Grysbaek takes you on a journey around the coast of Denmark. Utilising the beautiful local products Victoria has to offer, Grysbaek creates a 6-course degustation, ba..
|Afternoon Tea in Melbourne|
With Australians consuming around 22 million cups of tea daily, there are plenty of options when it comes to enjoying a good cuppa.
Afternoon tea or the classic high tea has seen a resurgence in Melbourne, so too has the return to elegance in fas..
|Bar Express | Melbourne Food & Wine Festival|
State of Grace is proud to announce our involvement in the
Melbourne Food & Wine Festival - Official Bar Express Program
For a limited time only we are shaking things up with our
'Coconut Honey Bee Cocktail'
using the chilled liquid insid..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
|A Model Society|
Stuart Smiths' still life paintings mix traditional craftsmanship with modern aesthetic through table top arrangements of toy cars, trains and figures to tell a variety of engaging stories. ‘A Model Society’ presents his most recent work and first so..
|Amy Joy Watson|
Amy Joy Watson
We are pleased to announce that we now represent Amy Joy Watson at dianne tanzer gallery + projects.
Amy Joy Watson is a South Australian sculptor known for creating colourful, geometric balsa wood sculptures. Often floatin..
|Arts Open | 2014 Visual Arts Extravaganza|
Arts Open is taking place Labour Day weekend:
March 8-10th in and around Castlemaine in regional Victoria.
Arts Open is a a Visual Arts extravaganza featuring over 70 artists, across 40 studios and galleries.
The program will not just featur..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
|A Conspiracy of Cartographers|
A conspiracy of cartographers: a series of book sculptures
Leading book sculptor Nicholas Jones created a fantastic new body of sculptural works inspired by the groundbreaking atlas Terrarum Orbis Theatrum by Abraham Ortelius (1574), as part of hi..
|Art of the Table|
Exquisitely decorated porcelain plates surrounded by cutlery and highlighted with sparkling glassware – a well-laid dining table can be a work of art.
An exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, Art of the Table, explores dining practices ..
|Caravan and Camping Show 2014|
Start Making Memories At The Show!
Every great adventure is made up of great memories. Life’s too short to be spent stuck in the rat race, especially when there are so many breathtaking places to explore right on our doorstep and so many memories ..
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|Asi Suena Colombia|
Colombia Sounds Like This
A massive three-day Cumbia Fiesta for Moomba Festival's 60th celebration!
Saturday 8 March - Monday 10 March
Cumbia workshop 2:40-3:00pm
Concert: 3- 4:30pm
Main Arena, Alexandra Gardens - Free
|Ballarat Antique Fair 2014|
The Ballarat Antique Fair is back for the 44th year on the Labour Day Long weekend.
With 100 Dealers from all over Australia, we will bring you a huge range of quality antiques and collectables from all over the world, including antique furniture..
|Ballarat Begonia Festival|
Bring your picnic rug and experience the Ballarat Botanical Gardens in their full glory at the 2014 Ballarat Begonia Festival. A huge program of garden activities, entertainment, lots of free fun for the kids and expert talks will suit all ages and i..
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|Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2014|
Save the date! The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival will be celebrating 25 years from 5 to 23 March 2014.
The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival is a highly anticipated and extremely popular event on the Australian cultural calendar.
|Cameo Outdoor Cinema|
The Cameo Outdoor Cinema provides the perfect summer cinematic experience; quality, new release movies in the fresh air and beautiful surrounds of the Dandenong Ranges.
Fully licenced and featuring a 14m widescreen, Dolby digital headphones, deck..
|Maltesers Moonlight Cinema|
Maltesers Moonlight Cinema is an open air cinema screening latest release, contemporary, cult and classic movies on the sweeping lawns of the lush Royal Botanic Gardens.
MALTESERS MOONLIGHT CINEMA RETURNS THIS SUMMER FOR ITS 18th SEASON
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|Brooks Trail Run Festival at Mt Baw Baw|
Following a highly successful inaugural event last year, the acclaimed Brooks Trail Run Festival is returning to the flanks of Mount Baw Baw this long weekend (8-10 March).
Set to be a mountain of fun for both competitive trail runners and the wh..
|Free Yoga, Breathing & Meditation | Docklands|
All are welcome to a fun and free yoga session every Saturday at the Docklands!
From: March1st & every Saturday after (unless there is very bad weather)
Venue: The Hub@Docklands on the outside deck
80 Harbour Esplanade Dockland..
|parkrun | Albert Park|
Albert parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 8am in Albert Park.
It is not a race against other runners, but a 5k timed run and it can really be whatever you want it to be, whether tha..
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Garage Sales | Car Boot Sales
|Garage Sales on Today|
Check out the Garage Sales on today courtesy of Gazza's Garage Sales.
Gazza's Garage Sales is Australia's best known Garage Sales calendar showing every garage sale this weekend and upcoming sales Australia wide.
|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..
|Laser Tattoo Removal | 50% Off|
We are Offering 50% OFF Laser Tattoo Removal For the Month Of March
So come on in and received your FREE consultation FREE spot test patch
And your 50% OFF 1st session,
All at Ringwood Tattoo, 52 Wantirna Rd Ringwood, Ph 98795688
|Makeovers Manicures & Martinis|
Set in the vibrant surrounds of Brunswick Mess Hall, this amazing venue takes all the elements of an amazing dining and cocktail experience and smashes them together, creating a concoction that’s to everyone’s taste!
Where: The Brunswick Mess ..
Historical Locations & Tours
|100 days of Summer | National Trust|
Experience 100 days of Summer with the National Trust
Over 200 events that make up the National Trust’s 100 Days of Summer program.
How ever you like to spend your summer, we have you covered with a huge range of exciting events.
Cooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia.
James Cook was born on the 27th October 1728 in a thatched cottage at Marton-in-Cleveland which was demolished ..
Coolart Homestead is a magnificent late Victorian mansion situated on the shores of Westernport. In the superb grounds are ever-changing wetlands that you can view from the observatory, and a lagoon where thousands of Australian white ibis nest every..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
|Alexandra Community Produce & Craft Market|
The Alexandra Timber Tramway is home to the Alexandra Market and is held in the grounds of the magnificent former railway station in Station Street, Alexandra.
Open to all types of stalls, such as fruit and veg, crafts, plants and herbs,..
|Apollo Bay Market|
Every Saturday morning showcasing art, craft and produce of the Otways
The Apollo Bay Market is on most Saturdays throughout the year and provides and excellent opportunity for a pleasant morning with quality handmade wares, conversation, coffee f..
|Blackburn Station Craft Market|
This is a lovely Craft Market run by the Rotary Club of Forest Hill where you can find garden plants, recycled items, knitted and jewellery items.
The market is a favourite browsing place for many Blackburn people who enjoy the Village shopping ..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|Ballan Farmers' Market|
Ballan & District Farmers' Market | Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges
Ballan & District Farmers' Market is full of community spirit. With more than 30 stallholders placed throughout the beautiful surrounds of Mill Cottage it attracts hundreds of p..
|Ballarat Lakeside Farmers' Market|
Into Your Hand Straight From The Land...
Whether it has been picked, plucked, brewed or stewed you simply cannot get it fresher than fresh at a Farm Fresh Certified Farmers' Market. Ballarat Lakeside Farmers' Market is an authentic market allowing..
|Bendigo Community Farmers' Market|
The Bendigo Community Farmers’ Market operates the 2nd Saturday of each month, providing fresh, regional and seasonal produce to Bendigo in a friendly relaxed environment.
Meet the growers of your food and have a fantastic family outing. Featuring..
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Motor Sports | Auto Events
|Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum|
The Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum in Maffra has an outstanding rotating display of interesting vehicles, including veteran, classic, transport and auto memorabilia.
Every four months Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum hold a spe..
|Australian Football Hall of Fame|
The 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..
|Australian National Aviation Museum|
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 Austral..
|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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|Coal Creek's 40th Birthday|
Come along and ride the bush tramway, buy some old fashioned lollies from the general store, visit our friendly animals and feed the ducks too.
While you're here drop in and have a look at our Community Gallery, and be sure to talk to our volunte..
Australia's Open Garden Scheme opens over 8,000 of Australia's best private gardens every weekend of the year plus special gardening events.
Gardening is one of Australia's most popular leisure activities. Each year around 275,000 adults and coun..
|The Duldig Studio | Open Day|
The Duldig Studio opens 1 - 4pm on the second Saturday of each month.
The Duldig Studio is a public museum, gallery and house museum, and is the former home of the sculptor Karl Duldig and his wife Slawa (nee Horowitz), who was the inventor of th..
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|Cir-Q-La Dine | Singles Night|
SINGLES NIGHT for 45-60 year olds
2ND SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Wheelers Hill Hotel
5 piece band Gangsters of love playing all your faves - 60’s & 70’s
Entry $10 from 8.30pm
or join us for our Progressive Dinner starts 6pm - canapes & 3 cou..
|Labour Day Weekend | Hoedown @ The WICK|
LONG WEEKEND HOEDOWN
Celebrate the Labour Day Long Weekend @ The Elsternwick Hotel.
Battle of the bands, live entertainment all weekend, giveaways, drink specials, southern style themed menu inc. Mama Boo's Southern Fried Chicken, Billy Joe's B..
Performing Arts | Theatre | Opera
|A Midsummer Night's Dream|
This summer will mark a quarter of a century of Shakespeare in Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens.
To celebrate the 25th Anniversary, the Australian Shakespeare Company will remount A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the first play performed in 1988, that..
|Burlesque Cabaret @ Bohemia Club|
At Bohemia, there is something for every taste, from the sublime to the ridiculous, the base to the refined. Laughter and horror, joy and tears, sin and sensuality. Music, Dance, Cabaret, Burlesque, Circus and Art for Art’s sake!
Cock | by Mike Bartlett
Earning rave reviews from its New York and London seasons, Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett’s razor-sharp play dissects one man’s emotional indecision in our commitment-phobic age.
John is dissatisfied with..
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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..
|3000 Melbourne Magazine | March|
With monthly issues distributed free to the public across Melbourne's CBD & Docklands 3000 Melbourne Magazine covers a diverse range of local news events high profile interviews as well as regular business and wellbeing sections.
3000 Melbourne M..
|Europa | Cruise Ship In Dock|
The next cruise ship to dock in Melbourne..
Saturday 8 March 2014
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The delightful Federation Bells are located in Birrarung Marr park behind Federation Square in Melbourne.
Federation Bells comprise 39 upturned bells cast in bronze alloys and range from 500 grams to 1.2 tonnes.
Following a recent refurbishme..
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|Poetry at Fed Square|
Poetry at Fed Square provides performance poets with the opportunity to read their work in a public location.
The program is curated by World Poetry and The Fellowship of Australian Writers with the support of Fed Square.
Poetry readings are ..
|French Antiques Sale|
We are very happy to announce our latest 40ft container arrival from France.
Amazing French pieces at wholesale prices!
Get in before the dealers! You are sure to find something you love!
Find us at the corner of Wells rd & McCulloch Ave (en..
|Melbourne Park N Sell|
The Best Place to Buy and Sell your Vehicles.
Melbourne Park N Sell launches new weekend buy, sell and swap
events for private buyers and motor vehicle dealers
The internet may be the fastest way to browse through vehicles for sale, but you st..
|New Coburg Salon | Opening Sale|
$89 for a full color, treatment, style cut and style blowwave
$50 eyelash extensions
Acrylic nails $30
Massage, facial or microdermabration $39 dollars each
Offer ends 14th march call 9041 5304 or 0478 840 700
Sephora Hair & Beauty Salon
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|R E Ross Trust Playwrights' Development|
The R E Ross Trust Playwrights' Script Development Awards foster Victoria's theatre industry by helping Victorian writers develop their scripts.
These prestigious awards provide writers with grants of between $3000 and $10,000 to enhance their scr..
|Vic Market Insider Shopping Tour |
The Queen Victoria Market might be famous for its fresh produce, but there’s a treasure trove of shopping gems to be uncovered too.
Our new Market Insiders Tour will give you the low down – from where to find vintage fashion, hand crafted jewelle..
|Greyhound Racing @ The Meadows|
The Meadows races every Wednesday and Saturday night and is a multi-purpose function venue that hosts a range of raceday and non-raceday events throughout the year.
With the capacity to provide function and conference facilities for up to 600..
|Melbourne Dodgeball League|
Registrations Now Open for Melbourne Dodgeball League!
Join Melbourne's largest dodgeball league and get involved with one of Australia's fastest growing sports. Dodgeball is fun, social and a great way to get fit quickly!
Now taking registrati..
|Pier to Perignon 2014|
2014 Pier to Perignon will be held on Saturday the 8th March 2014.
11:15am Start (Check in from 8:30am)
Briefing 15 minutes before event start.
Entries Open 9:00am Monday 2nd December 2013
This year we are getting together amongst the..
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|31 Questions | TV Gameshow | FREE Audience Tix|
It's the TV trivia game show all the cool kids are ignoring!
Come watch RMITV film Season 3 of 31 Questions for C31.
Join David M. Green, Anthony McCormack and Sophie Loughran as trivia questions, points and fabulous prizes are distributed to ..
|Coxy's Big Break|
Coxy's Big Break is a travel show where you can find great things to do from the comfort of your armchair.
Destinations throughout more than 300 episodes Coxy’s Big Break has criss-crossed every corner of Australia; from the magnificent Great Oc..
|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 ..
|African Food Tour|
AFRICAN 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..
Explore and talk about Melbourne through a chocoholic haze. Indulge chocolate fantasies with tastings from Melbourne's chocolate specialists, while you discover the city's lanes and arcades. Fun, informative and, most importantly, delicious!
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Awakening The Soul|
Awakening The Soul, Intuitive and Spiritual Development classes where 'The journey of the Soul begins with a circle of Light'.
The Soul emerges when we awaken from the sleep of our daily life and look beyond our five senses to discover a richer an..
|Changemaker Workshop Series|
Take your early stage idea from concept to pitch, and get the strategies to develop a robust and resilient business model. The workshops provide an opportunity for you to work on your own venture (or we can match you to somebody else’s) using design ..
|Chocolate Making Workshops at Sissys Gourmet|
Thursday - Friday evenings 6 to 10pm.
Saturday afternoons 2 to 6pm.
This chocolate-making workshop is all about chocolate-making in a dream setting.
You'll make gorgeous hand-made chocolates in a fully equipped co..
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|Ballarat Wildlife Park|
The 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..
|Collingwood Children's Farm|
Situated on 7 hectares of land just 4 kms from Melbourne’s CBD, the Collingwood Children’s Farm provides a unique, educational and fun country experience for city folk.
The Farm provides inner city children and their families access to animals, a..
|Healesville Sanctuary |
Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary, just one hour from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley wine region.
Wander through the tranquil tracks and meet some iconic Australian animals like Koalas, Kangaroos, Pl..
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