Today | Sunday 31st May 2015..
What's happening today..
Change a life by collecting and donating your five-cent coins throughout the month of May.
115 five-cent coins can change a life. That’s just a handful of coins to give someone access to education, health care, a good home or a good job.
|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..
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|Avenel Maze | Open|
Avenel 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 | 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..
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|Eroni's Circus | Wheelers Hill |
Melbourne'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 ..
|Amelia Ryan is Lady Liberty|
Having played to SOLD OUT houses throughout Australia and New York City with her hit show, A STORM IN A D-CUP, multi award-winning cabaret darling, Amelia Ryan, returns with LADY LIBERTY! In a brand new hour of entertainment, Ryan takes us on her per..
|Maestro Impro | Impro Melbourne|
Impro Melbourne’s Maestro Impro™ 2015!
“Creative, energetic and silly (in a good way)… the perfect remedy to the Sunday-night blues” – The Age
Directors challenge improvisers to step into the unknown and perform to the peak of their abilities. ..
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|Como Valley Lake Launch with Jobe Watson |
Valley Lake, Niddrie, will be packed with property enthusiasts and footy fanatics on Sunday May 31 when Essendon Football captain Jobe Watson, with Skeeta, the official Essendon mascot, will visit to launch new lakeside living development, Como Valle..
|Reconciliation Week at Mallanbool Reserve|
Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony, indigenous dance workshop and bush tucker BBQ. Guided tours of natural flora and fauna with cultural and historical insights.
National Reconciliation Week at Mallanbool Reserve
Join us to celebrate Nation..
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Competitions | Challenges & Games
|ACYA VIC Bilingual Language Competition 2015|
Registrations are now open for the 2015 Bilingual Language Competition.
The inaugural ACYA VIC Bilingual Language Competition (BLC) will provide a platform for Victorian tertiary students to showcase their language ability and cultural understandi..
|Rush Escape Game|
Rush Escape in South Yarra is Melbourne's top destination for escape room.
Our goal for every player of the game is to feel the RUSH of escaping - others would refer to this experience as "being in the zone" while researchers call it "flow".
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|Boroondara Eisteddfod Piano concerto Awards|
Presented by Hawthorn Arts Centre, Boroondara Eisteddfod and Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra.
The renowned Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra will accompany three talented pianists in the Boroondara Eisteddfod's 2015 Piano Concerto Award.
|Elwood Blues Club|
Every Sunday the front bar of the GH is transformed into Melbourne's newest Blues hangout.
The Greyhound (or GH as it's now known) hosts our weekly Elwood Blues Club.
And the best news.. its FREE Entry!
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|Cider Slider Sundays | Fitzroy Beer Garden|
Head down to us on a Sunday for our awesome Cider Slider Sundays where you can grab a Pulled Pork Slider and a Pot for only $8, every Sunday 12-9pm.
|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
|1915 Revisited — A Collection in Residence|
1915 Revisited — A Collection in Residence
16 May 2015 to 16 August 2015
In May 1915, almost twenty years after its founding, the Geelong Art Gallery opened the doors of its permanent home in Johnstone Park: a purpose-built gallery for the displa..
|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..
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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..
|Antiques, Retro & Collectables Fair | Mont Albert|
The Rotary Club of Mont Albert & Surrey Hills (MASH) annual Retro & Collectables Fair.
Over 20 dealers with a wide range of retro, antiques and collectables to view & purchase. Mont Albert Primary School, Barloa Road, Mont Albert (Mel ref 46 J8).
|Autumnfolks | Sunday Festival|
A fresh Autumn mashup of music, arts and community. This includes market-stalls, visual art, interactive creativity stations, food stalls, a bar and a set of stellar musical acts ranging from folk to gypsy to pirate blues.
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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..
|Audi Festival of German Films 2015|
4th AUDI FESTIVAL OF GERMAN FILMS: 13-31 May 2015
A Journey into the Heart of German Cinema
The Audi Festival of German Films is bringing fifty new German-language films to Australia this May, sure to thrill audiences with an exhilarating program..
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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..
|Antiques Roadshow | Rosebank Receptions|
Enjoy all that Rosebank has to offer with a spacial Antiques Roadshow served with a decadent 'sweet & savoury' afternoon tea.
The grandeur of our homestead to the exquisite food and exceptional service.
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Historical Locations & Tours
|Abbotsford Convent Guided Tours|
Take a tour of the Abbotsford Convent! Experience the Convent’s unique history as you walk around its 6.8 hectares and enter some of its astounding buildings.
Social History Tour
The guided social history tour provides an introduction to the deve..
|Ambleside Park | Local History Museum|
The Ambleside Park Museum is open on Sundays 1pm - 4pm and at other times by appointment.
Ambleside Park Museum is a local history museum housed in a century old farmhouse. Two of the rooms contain displays depicting a parlor and a bedroom early i..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
|Akoonah Park Market|
Come along and grab a bargain a the Akoonah Park market which comes alive every Sunday for produce, craft and variety market.
The Akoonah Park Committee of Management conduct a very popular weekly market from their main buildings and surrounds at..
Every Sunday | a multicultural food and crafts market located behind an abandoned textiles factory in Coburg!
Enjoy an array of:
~ global cuisine & baked goods;
~ fresh fruits & vegetables;
~ handmade crafts & plants;
~ clothing & baby acces..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|CERES Organic Food & Craft Market|
The 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..
|Flemington Farmers' Market|
Flemington Farmers' Market is open every Sunday for fresh, seasonal produce at Mt Alexander Secondary College.
We offer the best in seasonal produce direct from farmers and producers situated all over Victoria. The Flemington Farmers Market is Me..
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Motor Sports | Auto Events
|Car Club Showcase | Monaro Club|
See your favourite cars up close and meet the proud owners at the Fed Square Car Club Showcase – a free monthly motor show in the heart of Melbourne.
On the last Sunday of every month car aficionados transform the Flinders Street frontage of Feder..
|Historic Winton 2015|
Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 May 2015
39th Historic Winton, Winton Motor Raceway, near Benalla
Conducted by the Austin 7 Club
with assistance from the Historic Motorcycle Racing Association Vic.
Historic Winton - Honouring the Past - Australia’..
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|Australian National Aviation Museum | Open|
The Australian National Aviation Museum contains the finest collection of Australian made and designed aircraft as well as the broadest collection with representative types covering the development of air travel and military aviation within Australia..
|Champions | Thoroughbred Racing Gallery|
National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) have launched a new gallery to celebrate the rich history of Australian thoroughbred racing.
Champions marks the completion of the third phase of the National Sports Museum and features ..
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|Glen Eira | May Small Business Month|
In May, Glen Eira City Council presents a range of workshops and events for small business owners.
May Small Business Month aims to be an opportunity for learning and exposure to an expanded view on what is possible in today’s market and ongoing. ..
|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..
|Black Rock House | Open Day|
Every Sunday between 2.00pm and 4.00pm, historic Black Rock House situated at 34 Ebden Avenue, Black Rock is open for public inspection.
Built in 1856 by Victoria's first Auditor-General, Charles Hotson Ebden as a seaside holiday residence, Black ..
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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..
Australia’s hottest new creative team, Helpmann Award winning Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth stage a brand new production of Cole Porter’s de-lightful and de-lovely musical ANYTHING GOES.
This smash hit musical comedy, ANYTHING GOES sets sail..
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|Dog Shows & Trials|
Dogs Victoria presents dog show and trials every weekend throughout Victoria..
All Breeds Show
For further events or to learn more about any of the listed disciplines or venues, please visit www.do..
|Library and Information Week 2015|
The week aims to raise the profile of libraries and information service professionals in Australia and gives libraries and information services the opportunity to showcase their resources, facilities, events, contacts and services through different p..
|QUIT | World No Tobacco Day|
Every year World No Tobacco Day on May 31, aims to raise awareness of the devastating toll of tobacco through smoking-related death and disease.
We ecourage Australians to quit smoking together for World No Tobacco Day on Sunday 31st May 2015.
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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..
|Garage Sales on Today|
Use Gazza's Garage Sales list of Garage Sales to build a list of sales to visit.
Gazza's Garage Sales is Australia's best known list of garage sales showing adverts in every Australian state.
View Garage Sales in Melbourne - PC Web Site
|Super Amart Stocktake Sale|
Bag yourself a bargain at Super Amart’s massive Stocktake Sale!
There’s serious savings to be had right across some of our most popular products for every room in your home!
Looking to update your living room? Save up to 35% off lounges and so..
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory|
Every Sunday afternoon, soapbox orators take turns speaking on various topics from differing viewpoints on the State Library Lawns.
Questions, comments, heckling and interjections are welcome. Participation is free, and would-be speakers are en..
|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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|Round 9 | AFL Premiership Games 2015|
Week by week games of the 2015 AFL Premiership season.
23 home and away rounds of Australian rules football followed by an electric finals series culminating in the 2015 Grand Final decider.
Friday, May 29
Sydney Swans vs. Carlton (S..
|St Kilda Sea Baths | What's On|
There is always something on at St Kilda Sea Baths..
Republica Beach Volleyball
Smack bang in front of one of the world's greatest DJ's, on St Kilda Beach, the ultimate (fun) gladiators of St Kilda will battle it out for supremacy.
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|Dandenong Swap Meet|
Will cater for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus all types of automotive memorabilia.
Selling sites are $25 which includes entry for two persons are available on the day from 6.30 am.Please note public entry befor..
Swap Meets, Antique & Collectables Fairs, Markets & Rallies this weekend...
May 2-3 2015 Lake Goldsmith 105th Rally - Carngham-Lake Goldsmith Road, Lake Goldsmith
May 9 2015 Geelong Bay City Swap Meet Geelong Showgrounds
May 24 2015 R..
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|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!
|AFL Footy @ Channel 7|
Seven is your complete online destination for Australian Rules Football.
Seven coverage includes games on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.
An impressive range of commentators and specialists promising 'there will be more live football than ev..
|AFL Footy @ Channel 9|
Channel 9 coverage of the 2015 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Monday),
--> Footy Show (Thursday)
--> The Sunday Footy Show (Sunday) Luke Ball will be joining the panel this year.
--> TAC Cup: Fut..
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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 ..
|Backstage Tour | Arts Centre Melbourne|
Arts Centre Melbourne presents
We reveal the secrets of the theatre in this guided tour through backstage rooms, hidden passageways and technical contraptions that are unknown to most visitors.
Trace the footsteps of famous perf..
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|Melbourne Trivia | Quiz|
Melbourne Trivia Co host Melbourne's most popular trivia quiz events.
Melbourne Trivia has a reputation for presenting funny and enjoyable trivia events around Victoria. We’re proud that the most frequent comment we hear about our events is how pr..
|Quiz Meisters Trivia|
Quiz Meisters run entertaining trivia nights at various venues..
259 Brighton Rd,Elwood
(03) 9531 3218
with Conor Gallagher
North Fitzroy Arms
296 Rae St,Fitzroy North
(03) 9489 8519
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
The Anti - Banality Academy
School's in - Sunday 31st May 2015 - 9am-5pm
Your doorway to the extraordinary part of your life!
A day of interesting talks and workshops at the beautiful Abbotsford Convent.
Listen to Philosopher Dr David Rathbo..
|Melbourne City Day | Photography Tours|
2 hour photography walking tour exploring Melbourne's laneways, gardens, buildings and bridges. Tours are suitable for all digital cameras
The tour is ideal for people of all photographic experience. The tour leader will provide instruction for be..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
Stretch 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..
|What's On @ ArtPlay|
ArtPlay is designed for children aged between 5 and 12 years with programs for school groups on weekdays as well as weekend and holiday workshops.
ArtPlay is easy to find in Birrarung Marr, the park directly behind Federation Square along the Yarr..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
|Eckankar Worship Service|
Each ECK Worship Service focuses on an aspect of Eckankar. They feature a reading from the ECK works, singing HU, a love song to God, talks and panel or group discussions of spiritual principles at work in everyday life.
The service lasts about an..
|Sunday Service @ St Michael's|
St Michael's is a unique church in the heart of the city. Unique for its relevant, contemporary preaching that embraces eclectic spirituality and inner wellbeing as its core message.
Executive Minister Dr Francis Macnab is an internationally reno..
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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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