Today | Sunday 20th April 2014..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
On ANZAC Day, ceremonies are held in towns and cities across the nation to acknowledge and remember the service of our veterans.
Most of the funds are raised through the sale of ANZAC badges. The badges are available in different denominations fro..
|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..
|Easter Egg Hunt | Barwon Health|
Easter Sunday, 20th April 2014 – Bellarine Estate Winery
Since 2004, Bellarine Estate comes alive on Easter Sunday to the sound of children scampering for delicious chocolate easter eggs amongst the beautiful landscape of the winery. No Easter ce..
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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..
|Altona Miniature Railway | Open Run Day|
Our vision is to develop our railway into the premier miniature railway in Australia for the public, train enthusiasts and model engineers to enjoy.
The features included in this development are a tunnel, three trestle bridges and the only Zig Zag..
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|Circus Latino | Caulfield|
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 | Hoppers Crossing|
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 New 2014 Circus Royale!!
Aerial Daredevil John..
|Eroni's Circus | Sunbury|
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 ..
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|Adam Richard | Gaypocalypse|
Zombies are coming. And they’re fabulous.
Adam Richard (Spicks and Specks) is returning to The Melbourne International Comedy Festival for his first solo show since 2007.
Are there boatloads of gay zombies trying to enter Australia illegally?
|Alexis Dubus: Cars & Girls|
The UK comedian returns to Melbourne with his first spoken word show, a poetic account of lost loves, bizarre locations and sticky situations.
From the creator of international hit shows “A Bl**dy Brief History Of Swearing” and “A Surprisingly Tas..
|Arielle & Cam are Not Sleeping Together|
Hot off sold-out shows at Melbourne Fringe, Arielle Conversi & Cam Tyeson are joining forces once again for a double-headed bill of hilarity at the 2014 Melbourne Comedy Festival! Two of Melbourne's brightest young comedians come together for a night..
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|Our Community Matters | Donation Hub|
Monday, 7 April 2014 to Sunday, 20 April 2014
Forest Hill Chase | Our Community Matters
Forest Hill Chase has partnered with local philanthropic organisation Whitehorse Community Chest, which helps local charities and welfare agencies serving pe..
|Rosebud Secondary College Market|
Rosebud Secondary College Sunday Market is a community market with many stall holders, all selling a wide variety of products.
Run on the 3rd Sunday of every month, this is a good chance to support the local school.
Robyn Van Lieshout Ph. ..
|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.
|Diva Demolition | Strange Tour|
Brisbane's Diva Demolition have been receiving rave reviews for their debut album 'Like It Too Much'.
Fronted by vocalist/bassist Kylie Cowling and Guitarist/vocalist Sherree Newton, the guitar attack is supplemented by Ricky Collision (Doc Neeso..
|Easter Kandy | Easter Sunday Edition|
HARD KANDY presents:
**EASTER KANDY, EASTER SUNDAY EDITION**
DJ Stephanie (ITA)
Happy Easter To All!!
Hippity Hoppity a Rockin chockie hunt’s on its way, and with all the fun we had last year, we thought we bring you the best Easter ..
|Easter Long Weekend | Veludo|
Easter long weekend line up
Party with us this Easter from Thursday 17th April- Sunday 20th April
In true Veludo style we have live bands and DJs keeping the party going.
Thursday 17th April- JACK JACK JACK
Friday 18th April- DEEJAY HIJAC..
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Conferences | Conventions
|Monash Art Design & Architecture Seminar | Free|
MADA (Monash Art, Design and Architecture) is throwing open its doors to the public for a range of informative and free discussions around art, design and architecture.
At Monash seminar attendees will gain insight into courses and careers across..
|A Touch of... High Tea with a Twist|
Bursaria Fine Foods will be hosting ‘A Touch of…’, an exciting afternoon event series scheduled on the third Sunday of each month, from 2-4pm.
‘A Touch of…’ will showcase Bursaria’s delicious, rustic-style catering and funky tunes, with a bit of..
|Easter Long Weekend at The College Lawn |
We have everything you need to keep you entertained for the Easter Long Weekend right here at The College Lawn!
- Seafood lunch specials all day
- Showing all your favourite sport live (see our 'Sports Guide' section on ..
|Easter Long Weekend at The Golden Gate|
The Golden Gate is the perfect place to wine and dine over the Easter long weekend.
Our specials include:
- $10 steaks & Fish and Chips
- $5 Happy Hour 4-6pm all drinks
Sat & Sun:
- $10 steaks and Happy Hour
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
|A Celebration of All Things Bright and Wonderful|
A Celebration of All Things Bright and Wonderful
Manyung at Sorrento
19 April - 11 May, 2014
113A Ocean Beach Rd Sorrento
|Aboriginal Art Exhibition and Sale|
After weeks of negotiations, we are delighted to announce The Sandpit's first exhibition – selected artworks from the Aboriginal and Modern Art Gallery of Australia’s (AMAGOA) extensive collection.
As well as representing over 60 artists from Cent..
22 March 2014 - 26 April 2014
Venue: Arts Project Australia
Opening: 22 March 2014, from 3-5pm
Animals can serve as a reminder to us of our primal beginnings; they remain elusive, mysterious and belong to a different world.
People have long ..
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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..
|A walk through French cinema|
Photo exhibition of French cinema's biggest icons.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Alliance Française French Film Festival, the Alliance Francaise de Melbourne is delighted to present a series of twenty-four portraits of some of the..
|Alexandra Heritage Easter Gala Weekend|
Easter Gala Weekend - Easter long weekend,
19-21 April 2014
This day will showcase both the ATT’s machinery display and those of other machinery clubs and enthusiast's from across this region of Victoria.
A vast range of steam oil and convent..
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|Bendigo Easter Antique Fair|
Come along and see a large collection of Antiques and collectables under one roof with dealers from far and wide. All items are for sale so you will be sure to see some one off pieces, and maybe grab a bargain or two.
Be part of the exciting ..
|Bendigo Easter Festival|
The 2014 Bendigo Easter Festival promises to be four stimulating days of fun and entertainment from Good Friday to Easter Monday.
Bendigo will come alive with activities that will entice and attract all age groups.
The Bendigo Easter Festival..
|Easter Steamfest 2014|
Kerrisdale Mountain Railway & Museum
Saturday 19th, Sunday 20th & Monday 21st April, 2014
Ready for an adventure?
All aboard the Kerrisdale Mountain Railway train!
A two foot gauge railway with a 'zig zag formation', we a..
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Films Festivals & Showing
|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..
|What's Showing @ IMAX|
IMAX at Melbourne Museum provides you with the ultimate movie going experience on the world's 3rd largest screen.
IMAX has reopened with a new screen, sound system and twin IMAX digital projectors.
What's showing at IMAX this week
|Free Community Fit Club | Montmorency|
Free Community Fit Club
OUR GOAL = To improve community health in Eltham and Montmorency through fitness, nutrition education and gratitude.
What many of us don't set or lack is an action plan or the support to stay on track, so we've decided to..
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.
Historical Locations & Tours
|Abbotsford Convent Guided Tours|
Fascinating guided tours of the Abbotsford Convent arts, cultural, and education precinct occur every Sunday afternoon at 2pm.
The Abbotsford Convent is steeped in history and interest. For over a century, the precinct housed a closed order of Goo..
|Ambleside Park | Local History Museum|
The Ambleside Park Museum is open on Sundays 1pm - 4pm and at other times by appointment.
The land on which the homestead now stands is part of Crown allotment 56K of the Parish of Scoresby. The property originally consisted of 210 acres from Oliv..
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 ..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
|Aireys Inlet Community Market|
Aireys Inlet Community & Farmers' Market
Aireys Inlet Community Market is a community-owned authentic farmers market specialising in fresh produce, locally made goodies, and art & craft.
With a cosy indoor/outdoor setting, the Aireys Inlet Com..
|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..
|Anglesea Riverbank Market|
Anglesea Riverbank Market is an outdoor market with something for everyone, produce, crafts and clothing raising funds for local organisations.
The markets 150+ stalls have something for everyone as well as food, coffee and plenty of family ente..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|Apollo Bay Farmers' Market|
The Apollo Bay Farmer's Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of every month @ the Youth Club in Moore Street.
Come and enjoy the market atmosphere; shop for your groceries in a relaxed environment, meet the producers face to face to chat about their..
|Ashwood 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. Ashwood Farmers' Market is an authentic market allowing you to me..
|Flemington Farmers' Market|
Flemington Farmers' Market is open every Sunday for fresh, seasonal produce at Mt Alexander Secondary College.
We offer the best in seasonal produce direct from farmers and producers situated all over Victoria. The Flemington Farmers Market is Me..
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Motor Sports | Auto Events
|Burnouts & Go to Whoa|
Heathcote Park is the home of Burnouts & Go to Whoa.
|Cranbourne Motor Fair|
The Motor Fair in Cranbourne is where people with cars to SELL,
meet people looking for cars to BUY!
Register your interest today!
Venue: Cranbourne Racecourse
Grant Street, Cranbourne
3rd Sunday of each month (summer months only).
|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..
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|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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|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 ..
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..
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|Easter Long Weekend at The Exchange Hotel|
Hop down to The Exchange over the Easter long weekend, where you can enjoy $10 cocktails all weekend.
Plus, we’ll have live acoustic & DJ sets on Sunday night!
|Easter Long Weekend at The Geebung |
It's almost that time of the year for The Geebung's Easter Sunday long weekend eggstravaganza and it's set to be a cracking night!
This year we have:
- Jamie Forbes live in the beer garden from 4pm
- DJ Dubs on the decks from 6pm
- Tim and Tom..
|Easter Long Weekend at The Limerick|
Easter Long Weekend is finally here, and we have loads on offer for you here at The Limerick!
- Showing live sport all weekend, including AFL / NRL / A-League finals and more
- Live Music Saturday & Sunday
- $15 Boags Jugs & $5 Happy Hours from ..
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Performing Arts | Theatre | Opera
|Day of The Dead|
Laughing Girl Productions presents
Cath Styles in
Day Of The Dead
The Downstairs Lounge at The Swanston Hotel
195 Swanston Street,
Death's a bitch. Then you die!
On a winning streak of not losing people, Death sucker punched Ca..
|Henson Alternative's Puppet Up! Uncensored|
Henson Alternative's Puppet Up! Uncensored
Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014
The world-famous The Jim Henson Company returns to Australia for a national tour!
They don't talk this way on any street or avenue we've heard of!
A smash hit with Sydney audiences and critics, 'Neighbourhood Watch' is a glorious Melbourne tale written especially for the inimitable Robyn Nevin.
Ana lives alone with her dog in Kew and it’s hard to say who is snappier. At eighty years of age, ..
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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 | April|
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..
|Australian Heritage Week 2014|
Australian Heritage Week is an annual national celebration of Australia’s unique heritage. It is an opportunity for all Australians to join together to celebrate our shared and special heritage.
In 2014, Australian Heritage Week will run from Satu..
|Australian Immigration Records | Free Access|
Free Australian Immigration records
Discover your story now!
Discover the story behind your family’s journey to Australia with FREE access to all our Australian Immigration records until Monday 21st April. Featuring 3.5..
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|St Michael's Poetry Group|
A group that meets to read poetry, share work and be inspired about all things poetry.
The Poetry Group meets every third Sunday of the month.
This group is facilitated by Dr Peter Kingsbury.
It is open to all and free of charge.
|Massive Book Warehouse Clearance Sale|
Collingwood’s longest-running bookstore, Social Club Books, is open over Easter weekend and offering quality books cheaper than most Easter treats.
Social Club Books (SCB), a 30-year-old warehouse bookshop located on Collingwood’s Keele Street, is..
|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..
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..
|AFL Premiership Games | 2014|
We are already at Round 5 of the AFL Premiership season.
Games in Melbourne..
No games in Melbourne on Good Friday.
Saturday, April 19
Collingwood vs. North Melbourne (MCG)
Essendon vs. St Kilda (ES) (Night)
Sunday, April 20
|Marathon National Championships | Canoe|
18th-20th April 2014
Marathon Nationals Information Bulletin
Marathon Paddler of the Year Nominations
Championship Dinner Tickets & Merchandise
National Team Nominations
Melbourne Dodgeball is Melbourne's Premier Dodgeball League!
Ready... Set... Dodgeball!
That's right folks, dodgeball isn't just for the playground anymore! This is a game anyone can play, and everyone should play (well at least we think so any..
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|Reservoir Computer Swap Meet|
On the third Sunday of each month the Darebin Community Sports Stadium hosts a regular Computer Swap Meet!
The Computer Swap Meet was devised as a way of assembling new and secondhand computer products under one roof in a freindly, Sunday Market ..
|AFL Footy @ Channel 9|
Channel 9 in Melbourne returns with its coverage of the 2014 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Mondays),
--> Footy Show (Thursdays) @ 8.30pm | Sam's Mailbag, Street Talk & Almost Footy Legends
|The Real Housewives of Melbourne|
A new glamorous group of Real Housewives is set to take Australia by storm in 2014 - The Real Housewives of Melbourne will feature six new housewives who enjoy the lavish, pampered and cultured lifestyle of Melbourne.
Is Melbourne ready for its o..
|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..
|Golden Mile Guided Walk|
Walk ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ and see how the discovery of gold shaped the city. Witness the majestic architecture and hear stories from your professional guide about the colourful characters of early boom town Melbourne.
The Golden Mile Guided Walk..
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|Melbourne Trivia | Quiz Night|
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..
The Elsternwick @ 8:00PM
With the rampaging Robert Chislett
259 Brighton Rd, Elwood
(03) 9531 3218
The Skinny Dog @ 7:30PM
With the devilish Dave Warneke
|Trivia @ Campari House|
Quiz Meisters presents hilarious challenges and mind-bending questions in a relaxed and social setting at Campari House.
Get a team together, or just join in yourself.
It's free to get involved!
Sundays @ 5:00PM
Every Sunday on the rooftop..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
|Easter at St Michael's|
On Easter Sunday, April 20, Dr Francis Macnab, Executive Minister at St Michael's, will speak on, "Our experience everyone can have. Never too late. Never too old. Never too busy. Never too Far.."
|Easter Sunday | Boronia|
Mountain District Vineyard Church
Come and celebrate with us - Jesus is risen
|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..
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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..
Yarra Valley's Pioneer Working Farm
Gulf Station began in the 1840’s as part of a 25,000 acre run known as the Gulf. The Bell family began their lives here in the late 1840’s and the homestead and outbuildings are a part of the legacy that the fa..
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