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Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Enchanted Maze GardenEveryone from kids to kids-at-heart are invited to discover The Enchanted Maze Garden.
The Enchanted Maze Garden is an award winning natural attraction nestled in the beautiful hinterland of Arthurs Seat. From humble beginnings, the Enchanted Maze..
Giant Sky Wheel | Geelong WaterfrontCome along and ride the largest travelling Ferris Wheel in the southern Hemisphere located now at the Geelong Waterfront!
The oldest piece of carnival, the Ferris Wheel brings magic and nostalgia to any event or city skyline. Whether you’re young,..
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Eroni's Circus | HealesvilleMelbourne's favourite family circus!!
Eroni's Circus is a high quality, traditional, touring circus. We aim to bring a show with a difference, with inspiration drawn from old world, vintage style of circus presentation.
We feature gorgeous and..
Death Star Canteen ComedyEVERY WEDNESDAY
Dirty Secrets is the venue for stand up comedy!
$5 gets you two hours of laughs from local, interstate and sometimes international comedians!
Come for the comedy, stay for the amazing cocktails!
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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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..
Britney Spears: The CabaretNot so much a cabaret show as a cry for help, Britney Spears: The Cabaret has had acclaimed seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and will play at Chapel Off Chapel from 23 July - 10 August 2014.
Live @ Great Britain HotelThe Great Britain Hotel has been a keen supporter of live Melbourne music for decades, and we see no reason to stop, hosting original bands 3 nights a week.
Wednesday Open Mic
To sign up for our open mic, you can come into the pub from 4pm on th..
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Conferences | Conventions
Illuminating... rare cancersWhat can we do to ensure people with rare cancers are not left behind?
Rare cancers may be uncommon individually, but collectively they make up about 20 per cent of cancer diagnoses, and 30 per cent of cancer deaths.
Hear from people with perso..
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..
Food Trucks @ The Emerald PeacockThe Emerald Peacock is thrilled to announce a new culinary concept and collaboration.
Experience the food truck phenomenon in our cocktail lounge or on the rooftop!
It’s fair to say that some of Melbourne’s best grub now comes on wheels an..
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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?
Art of the TableExquisitely decorated porcelain plates surrounded by cutlery and highlighted with sparkling glassware – a well-laid dining table can be a work of art.
An exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, Art of the Table, explores dining practices ..
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American Songbook FestivalMELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE PRESENTS
The American Songbook Festival
‘The only thing better than singing is more singing.’ - Ella Fitzgerald
In June and July, a colourful line-up of international and local jazz, cabaret and Broadway stars perform ..
Gertrude Street Projection Festival 2014GERTRUDE STREET PROJECTION FESTIVAL 18th-27th JULY 2014
The festival celebrates projection art and lets us see familiar spaces and buildings in new, inspired ways. It's a collaborative, volunteer effort of artists and traders, residents and commu..
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Films Festivals & Showing
Away from keyboardLet web activist Brett Gaylor and musician Greg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, serve as your digital tour guides on a probing investigation into how culture builds upon culture in the information age.
July 23, 7pm
Free screening by Electron W..
GREASE 2 (1982) Film ScreeningCult Revivals are happy to announce this rare one off screening of Grease 2, the film that's camp value has made it a classic in its own right over the past 30 odd years since it sawely bombed at the box office in 1982.
Sing along to Michelle Pfe..
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Fitness at Fed SquareGet active with free fitness classes at Fed Square.
Join workouts led by health coaches and fitness instructors from Healthy Lifestyle Lounge. These classes aim to help city workers keep fit and healthy. Fitness activities include circuit based e..
Free Walking Group @ The GlenShoppers To Stride It Out At The Glen
The free fitness group runs every Wednesday morning from 7.45am and aims to encourage locals to get active in a fun and safe environment.
Led by an accredited personal trainer and sponsored by Rebel Sport ..
Historical Locations & Tours
Barwon Park MansionHistoric Barwon Park Mansion
Imposing bluestone mansion built in the 1860s for Thomas Austin, its first owner. The property comprised 12,000 hectares, and was noted for its sheep and horses.
Barwon Park was built by Thomas Austin, and complet..
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..
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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..
Caribbean Gardens and MarketCaribbean Gardens and Market have been operating since the 1965 when it started with only a handful of traders selling wares from their car boots and water ski shows.
Today the market on the shores of Lake Caribbean has grown into one of the large..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
CERES Organic Food & Craft MarketWhere it's OK to LOVE your fruit and veg every Wednesday & Saturday .
CERES Organic Food & Craft Market is located along the picturesque Merri Creek in East Brunswick, CERES community Environment Park is holding a vibrant community market that run..
Footscray MarketFootscray Market is a large indoor market with a large range of produce and general goods opposite Footscray Railway Station.
This frenetic covered food market is laden with seductive produce: you'll find lotus flowers, pigs' ears, coriander and ..
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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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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 ..
NotaClub's Ultimate Social EventThe Ultimate Social Event - EVERY Wednesday 7:00pm
Everyone is welcome to this 'over 40's' social event for good socialising' at the Racecourse Hotel 895 Dandenong Road East Malvern from 7 pm.
This social event has been every Wednesday for nea..
Performing Arts | Theatre
A Little Touch of ChaosA Little Touch of Chaos
18 Jul 2014 - 26 Jul 2014
Sometimes the most unlikely of people make the most unlikely of families.
Based loosely on the author's family, A Little Touch of Chaos is a modern day fable about the psychology of in-bred gui..
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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Cat CafeMelbourne loves its coffee and it loves its pets.
Combine the two and you have a pet cafe.
Pet friendly establishments that welcome our furry friends.
Ahhh, but its not what you are thinking. Unlike dog friendly cafes where you can take you..
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 ..
Federation BellsThe delightful Federation Bells are located in Birrarung Marr park behind Federation Square in Melbourne.
Federation Bells comprise 39 upturned bells cast in bronze alloys and range from 500 grams to 1.2 tonnes.
Following a recent refurbishme..
Melbourne Rare Book Week 2014MELBOURNE RARE BOOK WEEK
JULY 17–27 2014
presented by the
Australian & New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB)
For the love of books
Melbourne Rare Book Week commenced in 2012 as a partnership between ANZAAB, the University..
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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..
Seminars | Lectures | Talks
Being a brain surgeon: What is it like?Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld speaks more about this at the Graduate Union Twilight Lecture on 23rd July 2014.
Also join us for the exquisite GU Tastings before and after the lecture.
Register yourself now by calling 9347 3428 or book online (be..
Twilight Lecture | Professor Jeffrey RosenfeldMajor General Professor Jeffrey V Rosenfeld speaks on "Being a brain surgon: What is it like?" for our Twiight Lecture at Graduate House on 23rd July, 2014. Also come join us for GU Tastings and taste some of the finest wines and more, before and aft..
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Proudly present “Footy Funatics”
This is NOT your typical Footy panel show!
It is though a night of entertainment & laughter!
This is where you will get to see some of YOUR clubs favou..
Le Tour De France | DomestiqueThis July The Shadow Electric in cooperation with Treadlie Magazine is proud to present key stages of Le Tour de France the race that stops a nation (sleeping).
In it’s 3rd year in an exciting new venue Domestique will once again lend its cozy con..
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A Life with BooksA panel of celebrated Australian authors discuss their personal libraries, most prized books and the place books hold in their lives.
David Astle • Robert Dessaix • Peter Doherty AC • Toni Jordan
David Astle is a writer, crossword compiler, jou..
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..
Audience Required | TV ShowsTelevision 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
Channel 9 - not at present..
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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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Comedy Trivia @ Wharf HotelFrom 6.30pm, every Wednesday, Quiz Meisters Comedy Trivia at The Wharf Hotel.
Hilarious challenges and mind-bending questions in a relaxed and social setting, Port Side at The Wharf Hotel.
$10 pizzas available all night!
Get a team together,..
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
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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..
Inner Guidance | Workshop & Book SigningEckankar Author Anne Archer Butcher - Workshop & Book Signing Tour
You are invited to a FREE interactive workshop and book signing with US author and award-winning producer, Anne Archer Butcher on her new book Inner Guidance: Our Divine Birthright..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
Bentleigh Calisthenics EnrolmentsBentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2014 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..
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..
Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
Lalat al Kadr23 July is Lalat al Kadr *** - 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 ..
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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