Today | Thursday 31st July 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Book | Launch Signings & Readings
An Unforgettable evening with John WilliamsonJohn Williamson comes to Eltham to celebrate his new book Hey True Blue.
John will also release his new cd, too.
Geoff Kluke and Steve Sedgereen will serenade John with their inimitable music on piano and bass.
Cost is $65.00, includes a sig..
Donate & Shop | The GlenMELBURNIAN'S TO DONATE AND SHOP FOR A CAUSE
With a change in season approaching, Melburnian's are encouraged to clear out their closet for a cause in support of The Glen Shopping Centre’s community initiative.
Following the success of last yea..
Save A Man | Trivia NightSAVE A MAN Kilimanjaro Trivia Night
In November, Kate McInerny will be embarking on an epic physical challenge, climbing Mt Kilimanjaro.
She is doing this in memory of her late father and to raise money for Prostate Cancer Foundation of Aust..
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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Silvers Grand Magic Circus | CraigieburnSilvers Extravaganza is suitable for all ages includes the Phoenix Riders in the Globe of Death, the Wheel of Steel, aerial acts, clowns and the latest in Los Vegas illusions.
Established in 1976, Silver's Circus still travels Australia and provid..
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..
FECK:ART Competition: Call For EntriesMelbourne’s emerging artists are invited to submit erotic artworks for a chance to exhibit at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. With $5000 in cash prizes, the competition encourages artists to explore the diversity and nuance of eroticism.
Can art su..
Maritime Art Awards & Exhibition | Art PrizeSince 2002 the Mission to Seafarers Victoria maritime art prize has exhibited the work of over 700 artists and fast become recognised as Australia’s leading maritime art award. Prize money awarded to date has exceeded $129,000 and the organisation ha..
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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 ..
Bessie's Blues BarCollingwood’s Agent 284 Restaurant & Cocktail Bar is set to sing the Blues.
Featuring live Blues bands and DJs every Thursday at Agent 284!
A fully licensed bar complete with a large variety of local microbrews and ciders (not an imported bee..
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Bangers & Mash ThursdayChef's choice gourmet bangers with creamy mash & gravy.
$20 with a glass of house wine, pot of Boag's draught or soft drink
Available every Thursday this Winter from 5pm.
Bookings welcome but not essential
Christmas in July | The LanghamChristmas comes but once a year? Not at Melba Restaurant.
We are celebrating Christmas in July while the cold winds blow.
Indulge in festive roasts, puddings and other celebratory warming dishes.
- Roast leg of pork with ..
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Moths are Calling - Master of Fine Art DanceMoths are Calling - Master of Fine Art Dance (by research)
31 Jul 2014 - 02 Aug 2014
Presented by Janette Hoe
Master of Fine Arts - Dance (by research)
Moths are calling is a visual, movement and sonic performance. It occupies a temporal and ..
Exhibitions | Art & Photo
6° Of Separation19 July 2014 - 23 August 2014
Venue: Arts Project Australia
Opening: 19 July 2014, 3pm-5pm
Portraiture in Western culture dates back to antiquity to tell stories about individuals and provide insights into their history, identity and culture. Ar..
Abigail Varney: METISMetis; male bodied, feminine people, captures the subtleties of modern gender and the way their unique environment encapsulates a notion of expressive style.
Abigail’s subjects are joined in celebration on women's day held at the Blue Diamond Soc..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
Antipodean Steampunk ExhibitionContemporary technology and Victorian styling will collide in spectacular fashion during The Antipodean Steampunk Exhibition at Tasma Terrace.
If today’s technology had been introduced in the 19th century, what would the world look like?
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..
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Snowman's Festival | Lake MountainLake Mountain Alpine Resort is encouraging families to grab a carrot and their creativity and head up to the mountain to enter the inaugural Australian Snowman Festival.
Taking place from July 1 to August 31, visitors will take to ..
Films | Festivals & Showing
Les Misérables | In World Cinema Enjoy free monthly screenings of foreign-language film versions of Les Misérables.
On Thursday 31 July, view Les Misérables through the world cinema lens of India in Kundan. Released in 1955 and directed by Sohrab Modi, the film stars Sohrab Modi,..
Melbourne International Film Festival 2014The 63rd annual Melbourne International Film Festival | 31st July to 17th August, 2014.
The Melbourne International Film Festival hosts a feast of cinematic delicacies from over 50 countries for seventeen days each winter, heavily garnished with a..
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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..
Clayton Campus MarketThe Clayton campus market takes place every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the courtyard at the northern end of the Campus Centre (building 10) at Clayton campus.
A wide variety of stalls and products encompassing everything from clothing, fru..
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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'..
Collingwood Estate Fruit and Vegie MarketThe Collingwood Estate Fruit and Vegie Market runs every Thursday, rain, hail or shine, behind the Atherton Gardens Old Milk Bar.
An innovative idea to set up two Community Food Markets has brought fresh fruit and vegetables to the residents of h..
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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..
What's On in Yarra ValleyBrowse all the fabulous things you can see and do while in the Yarra Valley
wineries and breweries, beautiful natural scenery and walks, and great attractions!
Presented by Visit Yarra Valley and the Yarra Valley Visitor Information ..
Melbourne Social Drinks NightEnd of Month Drinks Night | Come and enjoy a night of social drinks and networking usually held on the last Thursday of every month in Melbourne's CBD.
Join Fun, Food and Friendship, Melbourne's best social group for our end of month social drinks..
Performing Arts | Theatre
A Score To SettleAward-winning New York harpist and musical theatre actor, RITA COSTANZI, brings her acclaimed show A Score To Settle to the The Butterfly Club, Melbourne for a strictly limited season.
Described as a ‘tell-all tale of music, passion—and a very lar..
Ambition‘Ambition’ is a collection of eight new, short plays written by some of Melbourne’s best emerging playwrights – who also happen to be women.
Baggage is proud to present these new works, commissioned from writers uncovered in the Mad Women Monolog..
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Street/Lab | Northland Pop-UpKiss Chacey is a brand synonymous with the young, fashion conscious youth of Australia.
The label has built its reputation through high quality, Australian designed men’s fashion, drawing on International and local trends to produce high end and ..
Blood Donor Week 2014National Blood Donor Week, July 26 – August 3, is a time for us to give a heartfelt thank you to Australia’s donors and learn more about becoming a blood donor.
Australia’s blood system relies on the power of humanity and this week recognises the ..
Otway Tree WeekZIP DOWN AND CELEBRATE OTWAY TREE WEEK!
From 26 July to 3 August, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures is encouraging the public to take a hands on role in ensuring the future of the Otway Ranges Rainforest by planting a tree during Otway Tree Week!
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50% Off Tea Specials | Christmas in JulyTea is ‘the cup that cheers’ – so we’re getting cheerful with some festive tea specials for Christmas in July.
These specials will only be in stock for a limited time – check back with our website on Wednesday the 16th of July to see what our next..
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..
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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 Premiership Games | 2014Next round.. Round 19 of the AFL Premiership season.
Thursday, July 31
Fremantle vs. Carlton (PS) (N)
Friday, August 1
Sydney Swans vs. Essendon (SCG) (N)
Saturday, August 2
Adelaide Crows vs. West Coast Eagles (AO)
Richmond vs. GWS GIAN..
Commonwealth Games at The Wharf HotelWatch all the highlights and replays of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games over 5 plasma screens!
Riverside location | Full a la carte menu available
If an Aussie wins gold we'll even shout you a drink to celebrate!
Group bookings welc..
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 t..
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 pub trivia
35 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
(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..
Italian Cooking Master Class at Olivigna Melbourne’s Italianate food and wine destination Olivigna, set on 20 stunning acres in Warrandyte, has announced a series of salami and pasta masterclasses.
Artisan Pasta Master Class
Participants will learn how to make their own pasta from Pie..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
Kid Confident Program | 5-14yoKID CONFIDENT
6-week program for kids 5 – 14 years
Does your child lack confidence or have low self-esteem?
Is your child afraid of public speaking or has trouble with nerves?
Is your child shy or has difficulty standing up to bull..
Pastello – Draw ActAs part of the NGV commitment to design and children’s programming, Italian design duo Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli of Mathery Studio have designed a new immersive kids space that broadens our appreciation of the simple act of drawing.
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
Eid al FitrJuly 29-31 - Eid al Fitr - Islam
Religious days and holidays for 2014 celebrated in Melbourne.
Mary, Mother of God - Catholic Christian
Feast of St Basil - Orthodox Christian
Gantan-sai (New Year..
Regular Buddhist Meditation and TalksAre you looking for an opportunity to learn more about Buddhism and meditation?
Come and join us for our regular buddhist meditation sessions every Tuesday and Thursday at the Diamond Way Buddhist Meditation Centre at Albert Park beach.
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 FarmBundoora 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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