Today | Tuesday 28th April 2015..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
|Drawtism | Play Pictionary for Autism|
Drawtism is a fun fundraising concept that Alpha created and has been running since 2008. Utilising the game Pictionary, participants have a glimpse into the significant challenges experienced by people living with Autism.
Like Alpha’s essentia..
|Home Lottery | Royal Melbourne Hospital|
The Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lottery is inviting you to go BIG and win BIG! that moment you win... could change your life! Win the Grand Prize Showhome and live mortgage free. Drive an Aston Martin or a $10,000 Luxury Escape for 2 people. There ..
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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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|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 – ..
|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..
The hippest sing-a-long choir in town
Tuesdays at 6:30
Glee Club is a choir that requires no audition and no commitment.
All you need to do is come along on a Tuesday night, get yourself a ticket and a drink from the bar, and join i..
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|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..
|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..
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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..
|Bright Autumn Festival 2015|
2015 Dates | Friday 24th April to Sunday 3rd of May.
Gala Day is the 2nd of May
The Bright Autumn Festival celebrates two weeks of Autumn’s vibrant colours and produce in the valleys of the Victorian High Country.
Held in the last week of Apr..
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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..
|LoopdeLoop | Animation Screening|
LoopdeLoop is an animation challenge.
Each month, animators from around the world create looping animations based on a given topic and upload them to www.loopdeloop.org.
On the last Tuesday of the month all of the posted loops are compiled and..
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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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|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
|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.
|Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage|
Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, returns to Melbourne. Playing at the Princess Theatre from March 4, tickets on sale now from Ticketmaster.
An unprecedented live experience, this worldwide smash-hit explodes with heart-pounding music, ..
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|Baby Gorilla | Melbourne Zoo|
Gorillas at Melbourne zoo have welcomed a new baby into the world.
The tiny western lowland gorilla is the seventh to be born at the zoo, but the first in 15 years.
The first-time parents are mum Kimya, originally from Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, a..
|Free Parking | Melbourne CBD|
Secure Parking is giving away FREE evening and weekend parking for the month of April!
Come and enjoy Melbourne CBD this April and the parking is on us! Choose from 17 locations when you book your evening or weekend parking online.
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|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..
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|Joan Saxton Lecture Luncheon Club|
Well known Melburnian Joan Saxton presents a monthly lecture luncheon club at The Gables in East Malvern on the last Tuesday of each month.
We have an entertaining lecture by renowned speakers that have included the Honorable Professor Geoffrey B..
|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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|Australian Ice Hockey League | Season Launch |
Competition is firing up for 2015, with Melbourne Ice and Melbourne Mustangs back and prepping for the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL) season opener at Medibank Icehouse ANZAC Day weekend.
On Saturday the 25th of April at 5pm, Melbourne Ice wi..
|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..
|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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