Today | Saturday 23rd May 2015..
What's happening today..
|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..
|Australia's Biggest Morning Tea 2015|
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea offers the opportunity to come together and share a cuppa, whilst helping those affected by cancer.
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is one of Australia's most well-loved fundraising events, and plays a vital role in..
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|Avenel Maze | Open|
Avenel is a very different maze to those of England’s Hampton Court or France’s Palace of Versailles. For one thing it is set in a stunning Australian landscape overlooking through gum trees filled with cockatoos magpies and parrots the hazy Goulburn..
|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..
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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 ..
|Jimeoin: Stand Up Comedy|
STAND UP COMEDY @ Wonderland Spiegeltent presents JIMEOIN and special guests
Irish funnyman and world-wide headliner. Acclaimed as one of the hottest stand-up comics of this generation - Jimeoin is a true comedy master. A prolific writer with an e..
|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 ..
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Competitions | Challenges & Games
|Win a Trip to Ireland | P.J.O’Brien’s|
Exclusive to P.J's in April and May every time you visit your favourite P.J.O’Brien’s Irish Pub you will have the chance to Win a Trip to Ireland!
Together with our good friends at Guinness we are pleased to be able to offer our loyal and wonderf..
|Accademia Arcadia | The Italian Trio Sonata|
In this program ARIA Award Finalists Arcadia perform flamboyant Italian music for a ‘baroque quartet’ of instruments. Vivaldi Locatelli Caldara and Tartini are showcased.
Duneira’s Director Jacky Ogeil performs on harpsichord joined by the finest ..
|Back To The Eighties @ Mr Pockets|
THE EIGHTIES ARE RETURNING TO MR. POCKETS
You’ve been asking where we are...so YOU wanted it and YOU got it!
THE FULL EXPERIENCE – The boys, The girls, The music, The dancing, the Whole Shebang!
A fully choreographed theatre show!
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Conferences | Conventions
|LifeWiseMe | Better Lifestyle Balance|
Nutrition: Dr Joanna McMillian – When too much on your plate is never enough: secrets to a nutritious diet
Finance: Finn Kelly – Win Your Own Lotto: Wealth Enhancement Tips
Fitness: Alisa Camplin - Authentic Motivation: Skills, Tips and tools for l..
|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..
|Dinner & Dance Train|
The 'Dinner & Dance Train' departs from Puffing Billy's Belgrave Station on selected Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year.
Join family, friends and/or work colleagues for a unique dining experience!
Share this unique dinner and dance exper..
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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..
|Good Beer Week 2015|
This year, the independent not-for-profit Good Beer Week has partnered with the City of Melbourne for the first time, to introduce over 250 events at 180 venues across Melbourne and Victoria, with guest brewers in attendance from five continents.
|High Country Harvest Festival 2015|
High Country Harvest
Date: 15-24 May, 2015
You are invited to sip, sample and savour the bounty grown and created by chefs, artisan producers, craft brewers and winemakers at more than 40 culinary events over 10 glorious days. Most events sell ou..
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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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|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..
|parkrun | Diamond Creek|
Diamond Creek parkrun takes place
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 that's for fun or as part of a training plan.
It offers an opportunit..
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|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..
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..
|Grand Afternoon Tea|
A traditional Grand weekend Afternoon Tea served every Saturday & Sunday complete with an extended dessert buffet at Grand Hyatt Melbourne
To make a reservation at Collins Kitchen, please telephone +613 9653 4831.
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Historical Locations & Tours
|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..
|Bundoora Homestead | Open|
Built in 1899 Bundoora Homestead is a magnificent Queen Anne style Federation mansion operating as a historic house art gallery and cafe.
Bundoora Homestead’s café offers a seasonal menu of fresh market and quality commercial produce. Set amidst h..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
|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..
|Benalla Lakeside Craft & Farmers' Market|
Benalla Lakeside Craft & Farmers Market is held along the shores of beautiful Benalla Lake with loads of stalls that have something for everyone.
There are stalls with everything home grown, home made or home baked and you can also purchase qualit..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|Bentleigh Farmers' Market|
Reconnect with Victorian food producers and farmers direct at the new Bentleigh Farmers Market, proudly managed by the East Bentleigh Primary School/Parent Committee.
East Bentleigh Primary School was part of the Bentleigh market garden area unti..
|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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|Australian National Aviation Museum | Open|
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 Australia..
|Australian Railway Historical Society Museum | Open|
The Australian Railway Historical Society Museum in Williamstown North is open on Saturdays between 12 noon till 5pm.
Entry is $6.00 for Adults and $3.00 for children. Children under the age of 4 will be admitted Free.
Phone the Museum on (03) 93..
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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. ..
|Open Gardens | Weekend|
Australia's Open Garden Scheme opens over 8,000 of Australia's best private gardens every weekend along with special gardening events.
There are open private gardens of every size, style and description. Old and young, large and small, from inner..
|Dinner in the Dark Social|
Lime&Tonic have put together a dinner like no other. Dine in the dark at a secret location restaurant and experience a blind tasting that's sure to be unforgettable.
- The dinner will be held at a secret location revealed 24 hours before the nigh..
|Eurovision Vienna 2015 @ Bella Union|
Australia, we tried to warn you.
We told you that if you got too close to the glittering costumes, if you spent too much time listening to the addictive tunes, if you lingered in the shadows of the legendary internecine rivalries, there was always..
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Performing Arts | Theatre
|15 Act Vaudeville Cavalcade|
15 ACT VAUDEVILLE CAVALCADE
Speakeasy HQ & The Blind Tiger Bar - Vaudeville Show Every Saturday Night -
Speakeasy HQ presents weekly extravaganzas that span the widest cross-section of live and performing arts of the contemporary era.
|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..
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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..
|National Consumer Fraud Week 2015|
This year’s annual National Consumer Fraud Week campaign, ‘Get smarter with your data’, will run from 18 May – 24 May 2015.
SCAMwatch will be asking Australians to think about the importance of protecting their personal information to protect the..
|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..
|Garage Sales on Today|
Use Gazza's Garage Sales list of Garage Sales to build a list of sales to visit.
Gazza's Garage Sales is Australia's best known list of garage sales showing adverts in every Australian state.
View Garage Sales in Melbourne - PC Web Site
|Rumble In The Jumble | Vintage Sale & Shakedown|
"Rumble in the Jumble" will be touching down for its first event of the year on Saturday the twenty third of May.
Hosted at Gin Lane, doors will open at 1.00 p.m. Stalls will include vintage clothing/jewellery/homewares, records, books, make up a..
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|Foundations Of Our Reality|
FREE PUBLIC PRESENTATION.
The understanding of reality is a science that is at the centre of all mystical traditions. Today, science is making great strides in understanding the various functions of the brain, but is yet to properly grasp the natu..
|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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|All Abilities Soccer at Ringwood|
Do you want to play soccer?!
Football Federation Victoria have partnered with Ringwood City Soccer Club and Special Olympics Victoria to launch a new All Abilities Soccer Team.
This is an exciting opportunity for people with a disability to c..
|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.
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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!
|On the Couch – Glenn Wheatley|
Jacky Ogeil interviews Glenn Wheatley
The ‘On the couch with …’ series features prominent Australians and gives us a very personal and rare perspective into their lives. Interviewed by Duneira’s Director Jacky Ogeil, this friendly conversation hou..
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|AFL Footy @ Channel 7|
Seven is your complete online destination for Australian Rules Football.
Seven coverage includes games on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.
An impressive range of commentators and specialists promising 'there will be more live football than ev..
|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..
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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 ..
|Aradale Ghost Tour|
Aradale is Australia's largest abandoned lunatic asylum. Opened in 1867 as Ararat Lunatic Asylum, this building housed tens of thousands of people described as "Lunatics", "idiots" and "imbeciles" - some of them described as the worst lunatics in the..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Facts to Fiction - creative writing workshop|
Facts to Fiction: Drawing on real stories to create a work of fiction with Lisa Lang
Facts to Fiction is a one-day workshop for people who want to draw on real stories - a slice of history, a family tale, a newspaper article - in order to create a..
|Melbourne City Day | Photography Tours|
2 hour photography walking tour exploring Melbourne's laneways, gardens, buildings and bridges. Tours are suitable for all digital cameras
The tour is ideal for people of all photographic experience. The tour leader will provide instruction for be..
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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..
Stretch 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..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
|Buddhist Class | Free|
FREE Buddhist Class every Saturday afternoon
This friendly and welcoming Buddhist class offers teachings, Dharma discussion and meditation to suit all levels and cultural backgrounds.
Drawing inspiration from the major Buddhist schools, this..
|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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