Today | Sunday 26th 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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|A Day By The Water | Harpley|
Harpley’s Cultural Adventure Park and wetlands are complete….
And to celebrate, we're having a party!
Please join us for ‘A Day By The Water’ - a FREE family day for kids of all ages to celebrate the official opening!
With a live appearanc..
|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..
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|Comedy at 24 Moons|
Comedy at 24 Moons is the funniest way to spend your Sunday Night!
With incredible headliners and some of the best local comedians you'll ever see!..
|Sunday Matinee Magic | Magic Zone|
APRIL 26 - SUNDAY
2PM to 3.30PM
@The Magic Zone Theatre
Magic Matinee is a great family Magic show filled with fun and laughter! With a line up of top Magicians and skillful Magic, this show is highly entertaining to be part of..
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Competitions | Challenges & Games
|Lazarus | Zombie Apocalypse Survival Game|
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 – ..
|Baba Zula + Friends|
Baba Zula (Turkey), + Bashka (Australia/Turkey), DJ Murat Ertel, Casa La Mois DJ (pbs fm), Mondo Loco
@ MAX WATT”S (The Hi-Fi)
Saturday 25 April 9PM
Throughout 2015 Australia and Turkey are holding reciprocal cultural festivals to mark the cente..
|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
|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
|125 Years of Kingswood College|
To celebrate its 125-year history, Kingswood College has opened its extensive archives to put together an exhibition of what schooling was like at the college from the 1890s to today.
Kingswood College traces back to New College, which opened on 4..
|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..
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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..
|Bridge Fest Kilsyth - Performing Arts Festival|
Sunday 26 April 2015 12-4pm
Bridge Fest Kilsyth - A FREE Performing Arts Fest!
Elizabeth Bridge Amphitheatre will be full of action, with Bands, Circus and Dance performances, Circus Workshops, Badminton Workshops, stalls and so much more!
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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..
|Spanish Film Festival 2015|
This year’s Spanish Film Festival program exclusive to Palace Cinemas around Australia boasts 38 features from across Spain, Latin-America and beyond, as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece!
The line-up packs a saucy punch laden wit..
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Garage Sales | Car Boot Sales
|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
|Pregnancy Pamper Retreat|
THE ULTIMATE PAMPERING EXPERIENCE FOR EVERY EXPECTING GODDESS!
Where pregnancy day spa meets rejuvenating Mums Day Out; Indulge in a day of quality time just for you to enjoy FREE pampering treatments by our qualified therapists, treat yourself to..
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..
|Grand Afternoon Tea|
A traditional Grand weekend Afternoon Tea served every Saturday & Sunday complete with an extended dessert buffet at Grand Hyatt Melbourne
To make a reservation at Collins Kitchen, please telephone +613 9653 4831.
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Historical Locations & Tours
|Abbotsford Convent Guided Tours|
Fascinating guided tours of the Abbotsford Convent arts, cultural, and education precinct occur every Sunday afternoon at 2pm.
The Abbotsford Convent is steeped in history and interest. For over a century, the precinct housed a closed order of Goo..
|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..
|Avoca Riverside Market|
Between 50 and 70 stallholders provide a varied range of locall goods including wine, crafts, fresh food, plants, garden art and clothing.
Local Pyrenees producers and growers.
Local community groups are encouraged to run the BBQ each month to..
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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..
|Eltham Farmers' Market | 4th Sunday|
There are a full range of stalls from veggies and fruit to condiments and sweet treats. All the stallholders are local (with many from Nillumbik and Banyule) and all are selling their own produce (i.e. no re-sellers).
As well as fruit and vegetabl..
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Motor Sports | Auto Events
|Ballarat Breakfast Club|
Ballarat Breakfast Club - 4th Sunday each month - 'Krooze in Cafe' Mt Helen.
Bring your special car, truck or bike for a run and chat to fellow enthusiasts.
All welcome, friendly atmosphere for car lovers and enthusiasts alike.
|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..
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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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|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
|ABSINTHE by Spiegelworld|
Absinthe features outrageous comedy and a cast of wild and outlandish acts performing amazing feats of virtuosity within mere feet of the audience.
Inspired by the absinthe-drenched cabarets of late 19th century Europe, ABSINTHE is an adult-theme..
|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.
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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..
|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..
|Christopher Bragg Auction|
A varied catalogue is already being put together for all interests including quality antique furniture and other pieces of all ages, decorative arts, jewellery, silver, rugs, stamps, coins & banknotes, ephemera, diverse collectables etc etc etc.
|St Helens 7 Acres | Land For Sale|
Option to Purchase 7 Acres for Only $2,000 Deposit in St Helens Tasmania
*** Secure your future block today for only $2,000
*** Lock in any capital gains for 5 years
*** Build a deposit over time
*** A great way to get started
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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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|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..
|Melbourne Victory v Central Coast Mariners|
The next Melbourne Victory game in Melbourne
Melbourne Victory v Newcastle Jets
Fri 10 Apr 2015, 07:40PM - AAMI Park
Melbourne Victory 2014/15
Fri 10 Oct 2014, 07:40PM - Etihad Stadium
Melbourne Victory v Western Sydney Wanderers
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|Melton Swap Meet|
Swap Meets, Antique & Collectables Fairs, Markets & Rallies this weekend...
Apr 11 2015 Horsham Swap Meet Horsham
Apr 12 2015 Castlemaine Swap Meet Castlemaine
Apr 12 2015 Drouin Swap Meet Lardner Park, 155 Burnt Store Road, Lardn..
|Melton 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 b..
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|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 @ Channel 7|
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 ever before''.
Seven’s AFL match coverage includes Bruce McAvaney, Dennis C..
|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 ..
|Alexandra Timber Train | 4th Sunday|
Train services are a steam-hauled train on the second Sunday and a diesel-hauled service on the fourth Sunday of every month. Diesel locomotives replace steam on days of Total Fire Ban.
When you visit don't forget to call in to see the refurbished..
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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
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.
|Learn to Screen Print in a Day|
Colour Box Studio presents this popular workshop facilitated by Liz Doust of ambette.
Spend the day with Liz, getting your creative groove on – you’ll learn some screen printing basics before designing your own artwork to print, turning your artwo..
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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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