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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..
Knit For Your CommunityEvery month at Yarn + Co. we host a gathering of knitters who want to make a difference in our community. There are many organizations that need our help to improve the quality of life of people in need around the world.
We support many different ..
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Bark! Bark! Bark!A Treehouse exhibition: Terry Denton’s illustrations, prints and plans from the series created with Andy Griffiths
Presented in partnership by the Melbourne Writers Festival and ArtPlay.
See original illustrations, prints and preliminary works ..
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..
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Silvers Grand Magic Circus | NunawadingSilvers 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..
COMEDOKE - Free Comedy and KaraokeEntertaining local and international acts grace the stage at the free comedy nights on Tuesdays to make you cry with tears of laughter.
Followed by even entertaining karaoke.
The event is completely FREE and happens every Tuesday at The Loadi..
Live Comedy @ Comic's LoungeLive 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 ..
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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..
FECK:ART Competition: Call For EntriesMelbourne’s emerging artists are invited to submit erotic artworks for a chance to exhibit at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. With $5000 in cash prizes, the competition encourages artists to explore the diversity and nuance of eroticism.
Can art su..
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DogEar @ FadOne of Melbourne's long standing venues presents DogEar, ambience with attitude.
The first and third Tuesday of the month starting at 8.30pm free.
Kick back enjoy a drink with friends as you relax into the Fad which will make you feel right at..
Glee ClubGlee Club
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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Conferences | Conventions
Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference 2014World opinion leaders are coming together to bring their depth of knowledge and experience to the Australian industry, discussing all facets of prostate cancer management, treatment and scientific advance in the discipline.
For more information pl..
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..
Food Trucks @ The Emerald PeacockThe Emerald Peacock is thrilled to announce a new culinary concept and collaboration.
Experience the food truck phenomenon in our cocktail lounge or on the rooftop!
It’s fair to say that some of Melbourne’s best grub now comes on wheels an..
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I Knew These People Contemporary dance, physical theatre, drama, cabaret and comedy collide in RAWcollective’s I Knew These People to create an exciting, colourful tapas of evocative live performance.
This site specific work promises to surprise, delight and intrigue..
La BayadèreThe Australian Ballet presents
Vengeful love, deadly snakes, opium dreams and graceful wraiths
La Bayadère has it all: a heady mix of temple dancers, angry gods and scheming villains, with a ballet blanc interlude showing classical..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
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..
Andrew McQualter | Drawings 1997-2014Andrew McQualter’s drawings, installations and collaborative projects are concerned with making the connection between things visible.
He is interested in the act of conversation as a metaphor for the relationships that we create and maintain wit..
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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..
Adornment | ExhibitionAdornment, ‘the act or process of making someone or something attractive by decorating’, is the theme for the latest collection on display at Lord Coconut.
For as long as human beings have existed, we have sought to adorn ourselves to display stat..
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Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014Melbourne Spring Fashion Week is proudly presented by the City of Melbourne. 30 August to 7 September 2014
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) is one of the City’s premier events, supporting and promoting the retail, fashion and design industries..
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week at SouthgateFrom 29 August-7 September, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) arrives at Southgate with an eclectic range of free exhibitions and displays showcasing innovative emerging designers and the creative process behind some of Melbourne’s most celebrated..
Anywhere Theatre Festival | Frankston Please select your preferred genre:
Cabaret & Music - Circus & Physical Theatre - Comedy -
Dance - Drama - Free Events - Interactive - Poetry - Youth & Kids
The very first Anywhere Theatre Festival is a festival of performance anywhere but a the..
Crown CubaExperience all the colours of Cuba at Crown with competitions, FREE Salsa Nights, Cuban Cocktails, Food Specials plus a whole lot more!
Every Crown Signature Club member wins at Crown with over $200,000 worth of instant prizes!
YOUR DAILY CHANC..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
AICE Israeli Film Festival 2014Australia Israel Cultural Exchange and Palace Cinemas present
FILM FESTIVAL 2014
From riveting, political documentaries to hot-blooded romance, from rollicking comedies to sensitive dramas the AICE Israeli Film Festival presents th..
Postcards from Leningrad MELBOURNE FILMOTECA - the Hispanic film group presents the film
POSTALES DE LENINGRADO (POSTCARD FROM LENINGRAD)
Director: Mariana Rondón
Duration: 90 min
Spanish with English subtitles.
When young Nina de..
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Tai Chi at Fed SquareStart 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.
Historical Locations & Tours
Altona Homestead | OpenThe Altona Homestead was the first Homestead in this area.
1st Sunday of the month 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Every Tuesday 11.00am to 2.00pm
Admission: $2.00 adults 50c Children
Group and School bookings: by appointment
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..
Dandenong Market | OpenDandy Market is open Tuesday Friday and Saturday and has operated since 1866 with a huge variety of products and produce at low prices.
WHAT WILL I FIND AT THE DANDENONG MARKET?
-:- a traditional cultural cosmopolitan fun shopping experience
Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
Altona Beach MarketThe 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 MarketProduce 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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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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Boroondara Biz BlastsBusiness Boroondara Networking Nights
When 6pm to 7pm regular monthly event,
first Tuesday of the month (except November)
Where Blackwood Room, 8 lnglesby Road
Cost FREE - no bookings required
(except for Super night on Tues 1 April)..
B-24 Liberator Bomber RestorationYou 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
ActivateFive full length shows take place in performance venues at the La Trobe Uni Bundoora campus.
ACTIVATE is our exciting new second semester theatrical season from La Trobe Student Theatre and Film! The season includes five striking plays that have g..
Alan Smithee's Screen TestScreen Test is back, asking the big questions:
Which Pixar film contains hundreds and hundreds of deaths...all in the first few minutes?
Can you watch films in space?
Why on earth is Honey Boo Boo on DVD? Who would even buy that?
In Alan ..
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Melbourne's Nike Tech Pack StudioTo celebrate the anniversary of Nike Tech Pack, a new and innovative apparel range launched in August 2013, and to coincide with Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW), Nike is launching the Nike Tech Pack Studio in Melbourne - a custom designed pop up..
Pop It | Melbourne Designer Pop Up ShopPOP IT Melbourne Designer Pop Up Shop
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week
Designers Spring Summer
ELandTINO x Stella Blanche
Lauren Nicholson x Skye Williams x Aki Nonowe
Experience Melbourne's up and coming designers as they preview ..
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Asthma: Take ControlOn Tuesday 2nd September 2014, Singer/Songwriter Kimbra will join forces with asthma experts and key respiratory health organisations to help to launch the Asthma: Take Control campaign, a national education campaign urging people to turn their focus..
Food for ThoughtFood for Thought is Opportunity International Australia’s annual campaign to raise awareness and funds for people living in poverty.
For the month of September, Food for Thought asks individuals and businesses to host an event, take on a personal..
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
Existentialist Society | Free Public LectureThe Existentialist Society host free monthly public lectures.
For those who question whether life has a meaning and a purpose. For those who despairingly ponder whether one can live without self-deception or without hedonistic escapism; yet who, ..
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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Family Feud | Live Studio Audience TicketsOne of the world's most popular game shows is back!
Melbourne is now home to Australia's favourite family game show, and the survey says... You're invited to join us!
Email FeudAudience@fremantlemedia.com.au or call (03) 9947 0267 for tickets..
The Block | GlasshouseThe Block | Glasshouse kicks off a new series with new blockheads, challengers and new building.
The Block on Channel 9 is Australia's biggest renovation reality series.
Michael & Carlene
Jenna & Chris
Darren & Dee ..
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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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Common Knowledge TriviaCommon Knowledge Trivia Tuesdays
Prizes: $150 in food and drink vouchers
Hosted by Funky Bunch Trivia
Bringing Beer and Brains Together!
We have $10 pizza specials from 5pm or $16 with a glass of Kirin
Drunken Poet TriviaOne of Melbourne's finest venues, The Drunken Poet hosts Trivia on Tuesday's.
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 se..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
3D Printing Workshop at PreshilLook out! The Robots Are Coming!!
Tuesday 2nd of September, 6pm - 8pm
Come and learn about the new 3D printing technologies that are changing the world!
In these workshops you will see 3D printers in operation and learn how you can take an id..
African Dance ClassesExperience the heart of West African culture through traditional dance with Mohamed Camara from Guinea!
AFRICAN DANCE CLASSES:
Term 3 dates (casual participants welcome, so come anytime!):
Tuesday 29th July - 16th September
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
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..
SportsworksStretch your mind and muscles at Sportsworks!
Take the sporting challenge at Sportsworks and learn all about the science behind moving your body.
Race Cathy Freeman. Test your skill as an extreme snowboarder or a soccer goalkeeper. Measure your..
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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