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Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
ARTnMUSIC'14The Kids' Cancer Project & Melbourne Social present ARTnMUSIC'14.
An exciting charity exhibition supported by brilliant local & international up-n-coming & established artists, musicians, designers, projectionists & more. 100% of profits will be d..
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..
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Be a Bug Explorer at Melbourne ZooExplorers get ready! This spring, bring the kids to Melbourne Zoo for the chance to discover a world of bugs like no other.
Start your journey by trekking the bug trail on a self-guided tour around the zoo. You will visit a number of bug species ..
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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Circus Latino | Airport WestCircus 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 | CorioCircus Royale is a totally professional traditional circus staged in a luxury tent featuring International circus stars.
High wire walkers, swing trapeze, clowns, acrobats, sabateco dancers, drummers, jugglers, contortion. A total of 6 humane ani..
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Gabriel IglesiasGabriel Iglesias has been described as unbelievably witty, electrifying, and a talented performer who has the ability to consistently deliver a uniquely hilarious comedy experience - from start to finish - in every venue he performs in.
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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St Peter's Church Box Hill | 125th Anniversary125th Anniversary of St Peter's Box Hill
St Peter's Anglican Church Box Hill turns 125 on 18th September.
The foundation stone of the original church building was laid on 18/09/1889. That church building burnt down many years ago, but we inv..
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..
Minecraft CompetitionThe Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) is giving 18 year olds and under a chance to participate in one of Australia’s freshest latest hottest competition, a chance to play Minecraft, and win prizes!
Minecraft users, or “want to be”..
Coombe | Melba Opera Series‘GRAND OPENING OPERA SERIES’
Coombe – The Melba Estate in conjunction with the Melba Opera Trust invite you to a night of food, wine and operatic performances by some of the Melba Opera Trust scholars.
Friday 19th September, 2014
Crazy Little Thing called QUEEN THECHO!R
Founding Artistic Director
Dr Jonathon Welch AM
Crazy Little Thing called QUEEN
Guest Conductor: Dr Kathleen McGuire
Special Guest: Danielle Matthews
8pm Saturday 20th & 2pm Sunday 21st September 2014
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Conferences | Conventions
Healing Ways Symposium: Art with Intent The Dax Centre's Healing Ways Symposium will bring together a diverse range of national speakers to explore the role of art in promoting healing and emotional wellbeing in Aboriginal communities on September 19 and 20.
The Honorable Jeff Kennett A..
Melbourne Juggling Convention 2014Melbourne Juggling Convention is a 4 day circus festival in the heart of Melbourne.
Workshops, performances, networking and heaps of juggling fun!
NEW VENUE FOR 2014!
MJC is moving! But don't worry, we're not moving far - Just 750 meters aw..
A Good Catch | Mr MasonThis September, savour the refreshing seasonal flavours of Spring with Head Chef Thiago’s seafood inspired menu.
Featuring locally sourced barramundi and yellowfin tuna, feast on a one or two course French influenced meal matched perfectly with a ..
Afternoon Tea in MelbourneWith 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..
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Ballroom Dancing HawthornSaturday night ballroom dancing, featuring Modern, New Vogue/Old Time, Latin and Rock n Roll numbers to live music.
Community dance for seniors 50+. No partner required.
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..
A Life In Art | Helga IvanyiHELGA IVANYI – A LIFE IN ART EXHIBITION
18th – 30th September 2014
Opening: Sunday 21st September at 1.30pm
The exhibition includes a variety of paintings in oil of portraits, landscapes, still life, floral, religious and ..
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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..
Australia Will Be ThereAustralia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914-1919)
Through historical photographs and personal stories, this
exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War
(1914-19) and provide the opportunity to discover the ..
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2014 Craft Fair | GeelongThe 2014 Craft Fair will be held in The Pier on Cunningham Pier in Geelong.
19th - 21st September, 2014.
80 craft stalls and a breathtaking venue.
The pier was constructed in the 1900′s by The Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company. The..
Chilean Festival 2014A 2 day non-profit event, jammed packed with adventure for the whole family.
Live music, with different Latin American Music and Dance bands
Many Interstate and overseas groups and bands, plus other ethnic performers will also be demonst..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
Lavazza Italian Film FestivalThe biggest Italian Film Festival in the world outside Italy.
Bringing a dash of Mediterranean romance to 15 superb Palace locations from mid-September to late October, the Festival's 15th edition will premiere 34 show-stopping new features and d..
RushmoreRushmore (1998) paints a picture of a filmmaker on the rise and kicks the Weekend Of Wes into gear with a slightly larger budget, access to a bigger cast and a new penchant for oddities.
It's the funnier, steadier film that cemented Wes as a forc..
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Free Yoga, Breathing & Meditation | DocklandsAll 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..
Park SkateFitDust off those old skates, start limbering up and join us for some fun, and great workouts, at Albert Park SkateFit.
This program has been specifically designed to provide a smooth and safe progression through the skills that are required to get F..
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Garage Sales | Car Boot Sales
Garage Sales on TodayCheck 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 SiteThe 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..
Makeovers Manicures & MartinisSet 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
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..
Cooks' Cottage | Open & ToursCooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook discoverer of Australia.
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Cooks' Cottage is not open Christmas Day.
Last visitor admitted 4...
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
Apollo Bay MarketEvery 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..
Ashburton Community Market*ACRA (Ashburton Community Residents Association) is a nfp group offering exciting events for local residents to socialise, network & have fun.
*The ACRA MARKET days have been running for approximately a year, with each one getting better and bett..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
Altona Farmers' MarketInto 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. Altona Farmers' Market is an authentic market allowing you to mee..
Bayside Farmers' MarketSome people call it the Bayside Farmers' Market while others call it the Sandringham Farmers' Market, but either way it has over 50 stalls of the 'very best' in local fresh food.
Run with the assistance of the Rotary Club of Hampton this will..
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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..
Australian National Aviation Museum | OpenThe 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..
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Blue Beanie / Hat for EssendonBLUE BEANIE/HAT FOR ESSENDON FOOTBALL CLUB
Wear a light blue beanie / hat @ MCG Event :) and show your Bomber support
Every week until the finals we are asking ALL Essendon or even non Essendon supporters come to the game wearing either a light..
Open GardensAustralia'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..
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Billboard Saturday'sBillboard features the best entertainment.. every Saturday night,
BILLBOARD SATURDAYS IS MAKING A STANCE!
Bringin’ it back to a time of clubbing when the music was friendly & uplifting, patrons were happy & the venues were full of excitement!
Khokolat Koated Saturday'sResident DJs Damion De Silva, K Dee, Durmy & Timos
playing RnB & ol’ skool sounds
Complimentary Fingerfood included with entry 9:30pm – 11:30pm
We are open at Melbourne's home of r&b, Khokolat Bar
r & b at work
Performing Arts | Theatre
10 Things You Can't Do On StageThey made rules. We saw challenges.
Ever wondered what you're NOT supposed to do on stage, and why?
What happens if you break the Top Ten Rules?
What type of madness and mayhem ensues?
Jak and Coby plan to find out!
This innovative brand ..
A Four Eyed Guide To The GalaxyExplore space flight and reach for the stars with Rowena Hutson’s “A Four-Eyed Guide to the Galaxy” on at the Melbourne Fringe Festival
19 Sept – 4 Oct.
Drawn from her life-long love of tacky DIY sci-fi sets and an obsessive desire to grow up ..
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Dog Shows & TrialsDogs 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..
MADE | Pop-up Design CollectiveUpper West Side is thrilled to host MADE, a pop-up design collective featuring nine talented designers in Melbourne’s newest laneway, Water Tank Way.
The new thoroughfare between Spencer and Lonsdale streets in the city’s west will be transformed..
Dementia Awareness Month 2014This year, Dementia Awareness Month will be held during September, with World Alzheimer’s Day occurring on 21 September.
Dementia currently affects more than 332,000 Australians. There are many types of dementia, but they are all diseases of the ..
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..
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Poetry at Fed SquareJoin a free program of poetry, music and performance at Fed Square.
Each month different poets present their works in a public setting to an ever-changing audience. It is an opportunity to hear new words and voices.
Readers and presenters com..
Remembrance Services @ The ShrineRemembrance 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..
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..
Melbourne Park N SellThe 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..
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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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AFL Finals Fever @ The Wharf HotelFri 7th –Sat 27th September, from 12pm
Every AFL Finals match shown LIVE and LOUD on our MEGA SCREEN this September, plus 6 large plasma screens!
Grand Final Day Party on Saturday 27th September
Riverside location | $9 Heineke..
AFL Premiership Finals Games | 2014This is week THREE of the finals of the AFL Premiership season.
Better known as the Preliminary Finals week of games.
WEEK THREE FINALS (Times EST)
Friday, September 19, 2014
Sydney v North Melbourne | Tickets
ANZ Stadium (Sydney), 7.50pm
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OzWrenches Swap MeetsSwap Meets, Antique & Collectables Fairs, Markets & Rallies this weekend...
Sep 7 2014 Man Cave Market | Rosedale
Sep 14 2014 Shepparton Swap Meet 2014 Shepparton Showgrounds, High St
Sep 21 2014 Wallan Swap Meet 2014 Wallan Recre..
Whitehorse Urban Harvest Swap MeetThe Whitehorse Urban Harvest Swap Meet are held on the 3rd Saturday from 10am to 12noon in the open space near the community gardens, Forest Hill.
A place to bring your excess homegrown produce to swap with other local food gardeners.
How to Truly Follow your HeartKönchog Chidü Long Life Empowerments and Teachings
When we are lost and unsure of how to make the right decision in life we often look to our feelings for guidance.
By analysing our emotions we hope that our true purpose will be revealed but in t..
AFL Footy @ Channel 7Seven coverage includes games on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.
The whole team now brings every final to viewers around Australia.
An impressive range of commentators and specialists promising 'there will be more live football than ever bef..
AFL Footy @ FoxtelWith 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 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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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
Awakening The SoulAwakening 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..
Creative Saturdays | Wild@heART Community ArtsWild@heART Community Arts runs fully accessible creative arts workshops on Saturday afternoons from 1-5pm at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre, 2 Snugburgh Way, Epping. The workshops are for people living with disability at home with their famil..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
AllSportz | Sport Camp School Holiday ProgramHoliday Program (Sport Camp)
September 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 3.
Sports Holiday Program, Its the most fun your child can have in one day!
Designed for the serious and not so serious sport star.
Art Encounters | ElsternwickArt Encounters runs one of the most successful and high standard holiday programs in Melbourne.
Each holiday period we provide a fun and home like environment for children to explore their creative side.
Our workshops range from educational dr..
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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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