What's On Today | Sunday 19th May 2013..
** Charity | Fundraisers Events **
|65 Roses Day|
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..
|Australia's Biggest Morning Tea|
The official date for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea 2013 is Thursday 23rd May.
Help tip the balance in the fight against cancer by taking part in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea this May.
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is a fun and easy wa..
|Cook for a Cure|
Cook for a Cure is a nationwide community event running for throughout May.
By cooking and sharing a meal or treat, Australians will be able to choose and support a research area that they are passionate about to find new cures and treatments.
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** Children | Family Events **
|Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway|
Come and ride this wonderful miniature railway, the track winds through the picturesque surrounds of Elgar Park.
The Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway Society, is a group of Miniature Steam Railway enthusiasts, whose founding members joined forces ..
|Carnival of Science|
Scienceworks’ new exhibition Carnival of Science explores theme park and carnival attractions and gives a glimpse into the science that makes them work.
Carnival of Science shows the physics, psychology, mathematics and biology behind the favourit..
|Cobden Miniature Railway|
Cobden Miniature Railway Park provides miniature train rides, 18 hole Mini Golf, canteen, children's playground and barbecue facilities.
The Cobden Miniature Railway offers something for every member of the family with Steam Train Rides for the c..
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** Community | School Events Events **
|Batman Park Kindergarten Funday|
The 2013 BPK Community Fun Day will be held on 19th May 10am 'till 2pm. Please mark your diaries and get ready to go "Around The World In One Fun Day".
Come along to our Fun Day and help raise money for resources at the kindergarten. Activities o..
|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. ..
** Competitions | Fun & Games Events **
|Photo Caption Competition | Melbourne Heart|
Melbourne Heart FC is giving away two GoPro HERO3 video cameras to two people in their Facebook photo caption competition.
Winners will also get Melbourne Heart prize packs that include home jerseys signed by the whole team, football, backpack, ja..
** Concerts | Music Events **
|Big & Horny Band | Live Music Sunday|
Every second Sunday Rah Bar plays host to the mammoth sound of the Big and Horny Band.
These 13 muso's represent the very best of Australian talent and playing the big hits of the 60's and 70's, including Chicago, Doobie Bros, Joe Cocker, Aretha a..
|Elwood Blues Club|
Every Sunday the front bar of the GH is transformed into Melbourne's newest Blues hangout.
The Greyhound (or GH as it's now known) hosts our weekly Elwood Blues Club.
And the best news.. its FREE Entry!
|Grand Wazoo | Mornington|
Grand Wazoo is Melbourne's iconic 13 piece Soul Superband with an unsurpassed record for presenting the finest most entertaining and authentic Soul Music experience in Australia continuously since 1981. Also a premium reading outfit this outfit is ab..
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** Culinary | Wine & Dining Events **
|High Tea @ The Gables|
High Tea happens every Wednesday and Sunday with two sittings 11.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm.
The cost is $45.00 for a Wednesday and $55.00 for a Sunday and includes a glass of French Champagne.
High Tea at The Gables should have y..
|Hotel Windsor Tea|
The Hotel Windsor has been serving traditional afternoon tea since 1883.
Our 5 star hotel in Melbourne serves the famous afternoon tea to your table on a three-tiered silver stand and consists of freshly baked scones with jam and cream, exquisite ..
|Parisian Afternoon Tea|
Share tales over tea with a platter of French sweets and savouries the perfect end to a girl's day out.
$40 per person
Add a glass of Veuve Clicquot for an extra $10 per person
Phone 03 9614 4500 or email elly@mrmason..
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** Dance & Ballet Events **
|International Tap Dancing Day|
The performance highlight of Melbourne Tap Week, Melbourne’s celebration of International Tap Dancing Day, kicks off at 11.00am on Sunday May 19.
200 tapping glamour kittens will attempt a tap dancing marathon, stopping to dance the traditional Sh..
** Exhibitions | Art & Photo Events **
|1953 and beyond, Beaumaris Art Group|
From 18 May – 16 June 2013, The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre presents 1953 & Beyond, as part of its Access Gallery Program. The exhibition features a selection of works representative of the breadth of talent developed through the Beaumar..
|are you ready?|
Are You Ready by the 69 Smith Street Photography Group
Bob Dylan, “I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom”.
Are You Ready is an exhibition by a group of dedicated photographers fr..
|Art Town | Public Art Project & Exhibition|
Art Town Public Art Project & Exhibition
18 Apr – 26 May
In the Chapel St Precinct, creativity is a way of life, reinvented every day.
Chapel Street Precinct presents Art Town, bringing live art to the streets again in 2013.
Art Town invi..
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** Exhibitions | Expo | Launch Events **
|A Creative Decade: 10 years of Creative Fellows|
A creative decade: 10 years of Creative Fellows
Wednesday 20 March 2013 - Sunday 17 November 2013
Domed reading room
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Library’s annual Creative Fellowships program. Reflecting its..
|Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures|
Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures
from the National Museum, Kabul
22 Mar - 28 Jul 2013
A remarkable exhibition of stunning artefacts revealing Afghanistan’s rich culture.
Afghanistan was at the heart of the Silk Road, the trading route travelled ..
|Ballet & Fashion|
NGV International | FREE | 3 November 2012 – 19 May 2013
The National Gallery of Victoria together with The Australian Ballet presents Ballet & Fashion, a free exhibition celebrating the creative collaboration between dance and design.
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** Festivals | Fairs Events **
|Bayside Literary Festival 2013|
2013 Bayside Literary Festival
'Let your creative juices flow'
Friday 10 May - Sunday 2 June
The 2013 Bayside Literary Festival celebrates its sixth birthday with the theme
'Let your creative juices flow'.
Many events will be held throu..
|Dandenong Ranges Writers Festival|
The Autumn Authors Festival is a series of events for writers and readers throughout the month of May in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne.
Award winning author Cate Kennedy will run two one-day workshops at Pirianda Gardens..
|Good Beer Week 2013|
Good Beer Week is back from 18th - 26th May with over 140 events listed and 115 venues taking part across Melbourne and regional Victoria.
We're back!!!!! And if the early buzz is anything to go by the third Good Beer Week is set to be another c..
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** Film Festivals & Showing Events **
|Human Rights Arts and Film Festival 2013|
The 2013 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival is on May 9 - 23.
In its 6th year, HRAFF continues to provide a shared site whereby artists, human rights organisations and the Australian public are united in their desire to contribute to social change...
|Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2013|
The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne is a celebration of the biggest film industry on the planet.
After last year's barnstorming launch we are back with another mouth-watering masala of movie magic from the world's biggest, and often craziest, fi..
|Underground Cinema | Snow|
Taking Cinema out of the Cinema.
Underground Cinema is a premium secret immersive live film screening event held in secret locations throughout inner Melbourne & Sydney.
Winter is nearly upon us and as the nights grow longer and the air grows ..
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** Fitness & Fun Events Events **
|Train for Thought|
Fitness training tackling mental health issues
Imagine this - 2000 people, of all ages and fitness levels, participating in a group fitness session in the same place, at the same time, and doing it to improve the mental health and well-being of yo..
** Garage Sales | Car Boot Sales Events **
|Melbourne Garage Sales | Today!|
Get out early and hit the Garage Sales on in Melbourne today courtesy of Street Garage Sales.
Listed for both Saturday and Sunday, there are garage sales listed in the following Melbourne surburbs..
Abbotsford Airport West Albert Park Alphingt..
** Health & Beauty Events **
|Clearskincare $10 Mini-Facials+Skin Analysis!|
Clearskincare Clinics are offering $10 Mini-Facials + Skin Analysis!
Valued at $70, this Mini-Facial includes a Skin Scrub, Exfoliation and Skin Analysis.
Available at our Balmain, Chatswood, Canberra and Doncaster Clinics Only.
Shop G032, ..
** Historical Locations & Tours Events **
|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..
Cook's Cottage is a cottage rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia.
Cook's Cottage was originally built in 1755 in Great Ayton Yorkshire England and purchased in 1933 by..
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 Events **
|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..
|Ballarat Trash and Trivia Market|
Ballarat Trash and Trivia Market is held every Sunday where you will find anything and everything from preloved to new to homemade and home grown.
A donation will get you into this market that raises money for the local community and Rotary Club o..
|Belmont Sunday Market|
With indoor and outdoor stalls, Belmont Sunday Market is open rain, hail or shine!
Belmont Sunday market is home to Geelong's Biggest Garage Sale with all sorts of pre-loved treasures, including electrical goods, toys, clothing, tools, books, knic..
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** Markets | Farmers Food & Produce Events **
|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|
Ashwood Farmers' Market for fresh seasonal vegetables, fruit and herbs, wines, free range eggs, fresh meat, cheeses, deli items and much much more.
Stalls include: seasonal fruit and veg, free range beef & lamb, breads, cheese, cakes, bakery item..
|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 Events **
|Maffra Motor Museum | Chrysler|
The Maffra Motor Museum is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum has an outstanding rotating display of interesting vehicles, including veteran, classic, transport and auto memorabilia.
|Victorian State Championship|
MAY 17-19 Victorian State Champs
JULY 19-21 Victorian State Champs ..
** Museum & Science Events **
|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 ..
|Charlie's Arthur's Seat Auto Museum|
Charlie's Auto Museum is a 1940's style garage housing a unique collection of 50 motor vehicles located at Arthur's Seat on the Mornington Peninsula.
There are motorcycles, a variety of petrol bowsers from hand pumping ones to the more modern typ..
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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 ..
|Law Week 2013|
Law Week, from 13 to 19 May, is your chance to explore issues around justice, rights and isinsights and go behind the scenes of the legal system in Victoria.
Anyone looking to hide from the law will have nowhere to go this May as Law Week hits Vic..
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** Parties & Social Events Events **
|Tablemates | Melbourne's Premier Dinner Club|
Tablemates, Melbourne’s Premier Dinner Club has been established since 1994.
Our successful dinner club has been the secret behind many success stories of our members meeting new friends or their life partner.
We organise quality group dinn..
** Performing Arts | Theatre | Opera Events **
|flowerchildren | the Mamas and Papas story|
flowerchildren - the Mamas and Papas story
18th May – 23rd June 2013
'All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey',
'Monday, Monday - so good to me'
'Birds singing in the sycamore tree… dream a little dream of me'
You know the songs a..
|Legally Blonde The Musical|
The international award-winning hit LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL is coming to the Princess Theatre, Melbourne in May 2013 for a strictly limited season (tickets on sale 17 December). It was a smash hit musical in New York for 2 years and for 3 years in..
|Neon Festival of Independent Theatre |
NEON sees us open our doors for the first time to the independent theatre community.
We are excited to invite five of Melbourne’s top independent companies to stage their work, their way.
NEON features original works from Daniel Schlusser Ens..
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** Pet | Animal Events Events **
|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..
** Public Awareness Events **
|3000 Melbourne Magazine|
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.
|Exclusive World First: The Most Powerful Arm |
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You have the power to save kids with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Introducing the Most Powerful Arm Ever Invented; a self-writing bionic arm on a mission to help the 1 in 3,500 Australian children affected by the debil..
|Melbourne Awards | Melburnian of the Year|
Nominations for the 2013 Melbourne Awards open Wednesday 1 May.
The Melbourne Awards provides the City of Melbourne with a platform to recognise and reward those who dedicate their time selflessly for the benefit of the city in the areas of sustai..
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** Reading | Poetry Events **
|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.
** Sales | Special Offers Events **
|Model Railway & Collectable Huge Sale|
Dates & Locations of Melbourne's Premier Model Railway & Collectable Swapmeets, Fairs, Sales & Exhibitions
Sunday 19th: Huge Sale: Model Railways & Toy Trains, 9am - 2pm. Scout Hall, Mahoneys Reserve, Mahoneys Road, Forest Hill. Me..
** Seminars | Lectures | Talks Events **
|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..
** Sporting Fixtures Events **
|AFL Premiership | 2013|
The fight for the 2013 AFL Premiership Cup has its heart and soul in Melbourne whether the game is at the MCG, Etihad Stadium or Simmonds Stadium in Geelong.
Here are the details of all Victorian matches held in Melbourne and Geelong for the 2013 ..
|Cycling Victoria | Weekly Club Racing|
Cycling Victoria have clubs all around the state and local Melbourne suburbs holding weekly training and racing meets.
Some of the clubs and meets are listed below but please check web links before attending...
Ballarat Sebastopol Cyc..
|St Kilda Sea Baths | What's On|
There is always something on at St Kilda Sea Baths..
Republica Beach Volleyball
Smack bang in front of one of the world's greatest DJ's, on St Kilda Beach, the ultimate (fun) gladiators of St Kilda will battle it out for supremacy.
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|Ballarat Swap Meet|
The Ballarat Swap Meet is held at Ballarat Racecourse!
|Computer Swap Meets|
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 atmo..
|Technology Markets | Computer Markets|
There are 3 computer markets on this weekend!
Saturday 18th May 2013
BENDIGO, Kanagaroo Flat YMCA, Browning St, Bendigo
Sunday 19th May 2013
RESERVOIR, YMCA (Darebin Community Sports Stadium), 857 Plenty Rd, Reservoir.
GEELONG - Cleara..
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** Talk | Discussion Events **
|Reclaim Our Bodies: Stop exploiting women for profit!|
From fast cars to holidays, fashion to junk food, the market turns women into sexualised objects to lure consumers. Explore how advertising and the media use sexism, racism and homophobia to sell products and shape how we see ourselves and others.
** Television Shows Events **
|AFL Footy @ Channel 9|
In 2013 Nine is back in the game with..
-:- Footy Classified (Monday 10:30pm),
-:- AFL Footy Show (Thursdays | 8:30pm), with Sam's Mailbag, Street Talk and Almost Footy Legends
-:- The Sunday Footy Show
-:- TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday)
|Footy @ Channel 7|
Seven coverage includes live games on Friday night, Saturday afternoon, Saturday night and Sunday plus the Grand Final of the NAB Cup.
An impressive range of commentators and specialists promising 'there will be more live football than ever before..
** Trips | Tours Events **
|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..
|Gourmet Indian Food Tour|
GOURMET INDIAN FOOD TOUR
Dandenong Walking Food Tour
Experience a delightful blend of Dandenong sightseeing and tasty cuisine with this Indian food tour includes a mix of only the best Indian-style cafes, restaurants and a 3 course progressive ..
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** Trivia and Quiz Events **
|Melbourne Trivia Nights|
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
|Roof Top Comedy Trivia|
Quiz Meisters presetns hilarious challenges and mind-bending questions in a relaxed and social setting, Roof Top at Campari House.
$10 pizzas available all night!
Get a team together, or just join in yourself.
It's free to get involved!
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** Workshops | Classes & Clinics Events **
|Screen Acting Course|
Calling all Aspiring Actors!!!
We have a new Screen Acting course locked in for the upcoming Semester in April, commence Monday the 15th April 2013.
Monday or Tuesday
Beginners / ..
** Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events Events **
|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..
|Pentecost Sunday 2013|
Pentecost Sunday, which marks the end of the Easter season in the Christian calendar, celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles.
Pentecost falls on Sunday, May 19, 2013.
Religious days and holidays for 2013 celebrated in Me..
|Sunday Service @ St Michael's|
St Michael's is a unique Christian presence in the city of Melbourne. It offers a wide variety of experiences for growth and change.
It is a place which affirms and encourages the best expression of who you are and who you can be, through relevan..
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** Zoological & Farms Events **
|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..
|La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary|
The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1967 as a project in the restoration and management of indigenous flora and fauna.
La Trobe University is the caretaker of more than 100 hectares divided into four areas: The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuar..
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