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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..
Light the Night | WalkShine with hope this spring
More than 60,000 Australians are living with blood cancer and related blood disorders, and every day, another 31 are diagnosed. Sadly, not everyone will survive.
You can help to create a brighter future by supportin..
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Avenel Maze | OpenAvenel 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 | 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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Chevrons | Open Mic ComedyWhere comedy earns its stripes
Thursdays & Fridays at 8:30
Each week we find the best up-and-coming comedians around town, mix in some established names looking to polish new material and present them to you in a neat little package.
See the n..
Commedia Dell Parte | Stand Up ComedyThursday Night Comedy at The George Lane Bar, 1 George Lane, St Kilda.
Every week we feature established Stand Up Comedians along side Melbournes best up and coming comedy stars.
Commedia Dell Parte at The George Lane Bar feature up and coming ..
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Creative CornerCommunity radio program on 88.9 WYN FM.
Segments include Book Chat (1st Thursday of the month)
Curtain Call (2nd & 3rd Thursday of the month)
A modern Arts show with great music and guests.
If you would like to be a guest please e-mail ta..
Spring Fling Fundraiser ft. The Dead HeirCurrently in its 37th year, the Spring Fling Street Festival is a free public event that celebrates the communities of North and West Melbourne.
This year’s Spring Fling Festival will have a big live music focus, with awesome talent being spread ..
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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..
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”..
B1A4 | Road Trip TourB1A4 Road Trip Tour
ONE NIGHT ONLY: Sep 18th 2014
For the first time in 4 years after their debut, B1A4 is going on its very first overseas concert tour named 'ROAD TRIP'. And this is their first solo concert in Australia.
The group has witne..
Balaclava Hotel Open MicOpen mic night every Thursday at Balaclava Hotel.
Every Thursday from 7:30pm!
Host: Erik Parker
Registration from 7pm
Feel free to come along even if you don't accompany yourself.
Spontaneous jams ..
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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 ..
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..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
100 Cats100 Cats at Off the Kerb in Collingwood is a moggy mecca for all things feline.
CELEBRATING OFF THE KERB GALLERY'S 100TH EXHIBITION BY RAISING FUNDS AND PROVISIONS FOR INGRID'S HAVEN
In ancient Egypt cats were considered to be sacred, with the..
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..
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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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Spring Fashion Runway '14The City of Stonnington will once again play host to one of Melbourne’s most anticipated annual fashion events, Spring Fashion Runway 2014, on Thursday 18 September.
Stonnington embodies Melbourne’s most stylish shopping destinations, including C..
Melbourne Fringe Festival 2014The Melbourne Fringe Festival is a celebration, featuring artists from Melbourne and beyond activating the city and spaces we live in with works across every conceivable art form.
The Festival represents the efforts by thousands of artists and pro..
Seniors Week | Tesselaar Tulip FestivalJoin us in the Tulips for a fun day out at your own pace.
The Tesselaar Tulip Festival – Seniors Week: Recharge as you breathe in the picturesque views of Tulip fields in bloom and distant Mountain ranges. Sit, relax and enjoy live stage shows, ta..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
Haevnens Nat | Les Misérables in world cinemaEnjoy free screenings of foreign-language film adaptations of Les Misérables celebrating the novel's universal themes.
On Thursday 18 September, we'll be screening a 16mm print of Haevnens Nat (Night of Vengeance also known as Blind Justice), cour..
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..
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Meditation | Self-awareness & Self-knowledge20 Free Sessions
Courses commencing in August Covering:
Posture and Relaxation
Attention and Perception
The Mind – Inner Silence
Concentration and Distraction
Meditation for Self-Knowledge
Chakras, Sound and Mantram
Women's Only Exercise ClassesMontmorency | Exercise classes for women, specialising in pregnancy and post natal exercise.
Every Monday and Thursday, 10am
mishfit is a personal training service that educates and provides safe exercise care to women w..
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..
Rotary Club of CollingwoodRotary Club of Collingwood meets Thursday at 12-30pm for 1-00 pm Leinster Arms Hotel, 66 Gold Street Collingwood 3066.
The Rotary Club of Collingwood distributes the “The Original” Plum Pudding, Whisky Cake and Shortbread Biscuit Project.
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
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..
Bulleen Plaza MarketBulleen Plaza now has Market Day on the third Thursday of every month, come into Bulleen Plaza and enjoy the buzzing atmosphere and great products.
We’ve confirmed our schedule of Market Days at the Bulleen Plaza. Visit us on the third Thursday of..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
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'..
CERES Organic Food & Craft MarketThe CERES organic Market and Grocery and Coffee stall are now open 7 days a week.
We have live, local bands every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday mornings between 9-12. The craft market is on every Saturday morning and, coming soon, Sunday morning..
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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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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
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 New BrainPhill Scanlon Productions presents "A New Brain" Music and Lyrics by William Finn Book by William Finn and James Lapine By Arrangement with Origin Theatrical on behalf of Samuel French Inc.
SYNOPSIS: The Off-Broadway musical A New Brain tells the ..
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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..
In His Own Words:The Poetry of Peter BakowskiThe U3A MELBOURNE CITY THURSDAY FORUM
Peter Bakowski will read his poems along with stories and anecdotes from his sometimes strange and challenging life.
Here is the gentle touch of a poet speaking of everyday things. Peter's poetry is a mus..
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..
The Collector | Auction NightWith 30 years of experience in the antique and collectables industry The Collector is the only auction house holding collectable auctions on a weekly basis.
Auctions held every Thursday evening at 6pm
We have lots of collectables this week to c..
Seminars | Lectures | Talks
Why the Ban on Performance Enhancing Drugs Monash University is proud to present - Prof. Julian Savulescu
Why the Ban on Performance Enhancing Drugs
As the Essendon Scandal rumbles on, it is widely accepted that, despite years of investment, testing is not adequately detecting those 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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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..
Australian Showjumping Championships 2014Equestrian Victoria's 2014 Australian Showjumping Championships will be held from Thursday, 18 to Sunday, 21 September at the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre.
Horses and riders will be jumping for a $70,000 prize pool in the Australian S..
Not Forgetting Yous At AllLeading wine writer Max Allen tells the story of the close personal friendship between Wurundjeri leader, William Barak, and the de Pury family, Swiss settlers at the forefront of the 19th century Yarra Valley wine boom.
During a brief, hopeful p..
What is the Real Purpose of your Life?Public Talks
Searching for happiness we buy in to the idea of a perfect life – a good job, a nice house, the fairy tale romance.
Over many years we work hard to build this lifestyle but in reality the stress of maintaining it can leave us feeli..
AFL Footy @ Channel 9Channel 9 coverage of the 2014 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Monday),
--> Footy Show (Thursday)
--> The Sunday Footy Show (Sunday)
--> TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday)
Tickets to th..
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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FAME TriviaFAME Trivia runs trivia nights Monday through Thursday full of questions, music and audience participation that creates a competitive and fun-filled environment.
Mondays Time Host
Arcadia Hotel, South Yarra 8:00 PM Louise Crawford
Funky Bunch Trivia NightFunky Bunch trivia nights in Melbourne...
Check out all the current venues running weekly pub trivia nights in Melbourne.
Monday night trivia
The Joint Bar – 8pm
35 Elizabeth St, City
(03) 9620 5100
The Hawthorn 8pm
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
Creativity Australia | With One VoiceNo matter what age you are or what language you speak, singing offers opportunities to learn, grow, and express who you are. Share the joy of song at your local With One Voice choir.
There are no auditions – everyone is welcome! Rehearsals are led..
Full Permaculture Design CourseThe Full Permaculture Design Course is conducted by the Professional Permaculture Guild and includes sessions with a range of professionals & practising Permies.
1) Who would benefit from completing a PDC ?
> Simple answer is anyone.
- You may..
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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.
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..
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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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