Today | Tuesday 5th May 2015..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne 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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|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..
|Celebrate Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary|
This autumn join us for Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary - our biggest celebration of Indigenous people and culture.
Launching on 28 March, visitors to the Sanctuary can see first-hand how Australia’s first culture is being protected, celebrate..
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|Zirka Circus | Send in the Clowns|
Enter the Big Top and be spellbound by the sensation of Zirka Circus as it tours Australia for the first time! - "Send in the Clowns!"
Watch in amazement as world class artistes astound you!
See 20 plus top world class performers showcase death..
|Imperial Comedy Tuesday's|
Imperial Comedy - Every Tuesday Night
Imperial Comedy is a free, weekly comedy room at the Imperial Hotel (Corner of Bourke and Spring st Melb CBD). Featuring a cracking lineup each week!
Cheap drinks, free entry, good times. Impe..
|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
|Battle Apocalypse | Team vs Team Experience|
Oz Apocalypse LAZARUS and BATTLE APOCALYPSE
The ‘in real life’ Zombie Apocalypse survival experiences LAZARUS and BATTLE APOCALYPSE have landed at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
For a strictly limited season – Thursday 16 April to Sunday 10 May – ..
|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..
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|AO Electronic Music Night|
AOis a weekly event designed to be a platform for Bedroom Producers, Electronic Performers / Musicians and DJ’s to collaborate, network and kick start / advance their live performance.
Each week we have a solid range of DJ's and Performers dabbli..
|DogEar @ Fad|
One 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..
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New Zealand winery Trinity Hill is releasing their award-winning 2013 Gimblett Gravels range at Chiara.
Enjoy the acclaimed wines alongside popular Hawkes Bay varieties and pinnacle release, The Homage. A collaboration between Chia..
|Aperitivo Hour | High Society|
Drink in style at High Society
From Tuesday to Friday between 5pm and 7pm join us for a refreshing Aperitif and escape the after work rush. Enjoy our hidden charismatic bar overlooking Bourke Street with a meticulously crafted Ca..
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360 ALLSTARS is a phenomenal theatrical performance exploring all forms of rotation. Boasting a stellar cast, including world champion athletes, world class dancers and world renowned musicians, the production connects the street with the elite to de..
Exhibitions | Art & Photo
|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..
|Albert Tucker: The Truth in Masquerade|
Venue Heide III: Albert & Barbara Tucker Gallery
Curator: Linda Short
As a young artist in the 1940s Albert Tucker’s interest in popular culture drew him to Melbourne’s colourful entertainment venues. The Tivoli Theatre, Wirth’s Circus, and Luna ..
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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..
A Melbourne-wide Festival of art exhibitions forums and talks seeking to harness the creative power of the Arts to inform engage and inspire action on climate change.
ABOUT ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2015
Art, culture, and environment are vital areas o..
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..
|Living is Easy (With Eyes Closed)|
Spain 1966. John Lennon is determined to leave The Beatles to become an actor and arrives in Almería to shoot How I Won the War, his first and only non-musical role.
Antonio (played brilliantly by a heartfelt Javier Cámara) is a school teacher in..
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|Tai Chi at Fed Square|
Start 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.
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..
|High Tea @ Park Hyatt Melbourne|
If you are wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of our busy city centre, take a leisurely stroll up through the Paris End of Melbourne to the luxurious Park Hyatt for their delicious High Tea. The Park Hyatt boasts the largest hotel room accommod..
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Historical Locations & Tours
|Altona Homestead | Open|
The Altona Homestead was the first Homestead in this area.
Altona Homestead is open on Tuesdays 11am till 2pm.
Devonshire Tea is served on the 1st Sunday of the month.
Entry is free, however any donation is greatly appreciated
Group and Scho..
|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..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
Walk 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 | Open|
Welcome to Dandenong Market, where you can shop and experience the world as a local.
A busy and bustling market full of sights and delights, Dandenong Market offers a taste for every season and a treasure in every stall.
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|Altona Beach Market|
The 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 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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|All in a Day's Work|
The collection over 8,000 items gathered from companies hospitals donations and exchanged with other anaesthetic collections.
After a six month closure for relocation and redevelopment of the exhibition, the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic Hi..
|ANZ Banking Museum|
The 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, ..
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|Boroondara Biz Blasts|
Business 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 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..
Performing Arts | Theatre
|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..
|As You Like It - Bell Shakespeare|
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done for love?
As You Like It is an adventure of the heart, a journey through a forest of poetry (and lions), and a tale of a love so grand all the rules are broken to win the heart of a boy.
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|Yellow Ribbon | National Road Safety Week 2015|
The Fourth National Yellow Ribbon National Road Safety Week – Sunday 3 to Sunday 10 May 2015.
Safer Australian Roads and Highways (SARAH) Inc is a not-for-profit incorporated association that aims to improve Australian road safety by emphasizing o..
|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..
Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|Existentialist Society | Free Public Lecture|
The 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, ..
|Shopping Tour Gift Certificates | Gift It Now|
What a great gift idea..
A gift certificate for a Melbourne Shopping Tour.
The recipient will enjoy a great day of bargain shopping, with up to 55% off retail prices.
Just choose the gift certificate value that you want to purchase and tel..
|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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|Warrnambool Racing Carnival 2015|
The TAB Warrnambool May Racing Carnival is the one of the best racing carnivals in Australia - and the only one that is held over three consecutive days.
The 3 day event attracts around 35,000 patrons from local, national and international market..
|Art Behind the Wire | Curator's Talk|
As part of the 2015 National Trust Heritage Festival, Melinda Mockridge, curator of the award-winning 'Art Behind the Wire' exhibition, will be giving a curator’s talk at the Duldig Studio on 21 and 23 April and 5 and 7 May from 2.30pm- 4pm. Booking..
|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!
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|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..
|Audience Required | TV Shows|
Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - not at present
Channel 7 - not at present
Channel 9 - Millionaire Hot Seat | *FREE* Tickets
- 7pm The P..
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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 ..
|Carlton & United Brewery Tour|
Come behind the scenes at the home of Australia's favourite beers - Carlton Draught, VB, Pure Blonde, Foster's and more...
Join our friendly guides for a fun and interactive tour of the country's largest brewery, where you can see how over 2 mill..
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|Common Knowledge Trivia|
Trivia is back!
Every Tuesday from 6pm The Common Man team pairs up with
the guys From Funky Bunch Trivia to bring you "Common Knowledge".
Great prizes for the winner & runner up!
Drink specials through the night.
All pizzas $10 all night!
|Drunken Poet Trivia|
One of Melbourne's finest venues, The Drunken Poet hosts Trivia on Tuesdays.
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 sel..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Drawing Straws | Burlesque Life Drawing|
Drawing Straws is the art class that you wish your school had've offered.
Life drawing with a sexy twist - it's in Burlesque Bar, with a burlesque performer as model and muse, every Thursday at 8pm.
$15 entry includes help of professional tuto..
Start to build your family tree in this workshop – learn the principles of family history, access research resources and tour the Family History collection. Recommended for beginners.
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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..
|Parent and Child Super Sessions|
Jumpdeck Trampoline Park have introduced a $10 p/h entry for parents and children to have unlimited use of the trampoline park and brand new indoor Children s adventure play area for three hours.
Meet like minded people, exercise, have fun and tir..
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|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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