What's On Today | Wednesday 19th June 2013..
** Charity | Fundraisers Events **
|Jazz in June | O'Brien Foundation|
Hummingbird Jazz Junch
Jazz Sensation! Liam Burrows and his quartet will perform at the ‘Jazz in June’ Hummingbird Lunch to raise funds for the O’Brien Foundation on Wednesday, 19 June, in the historic Chapter House, Flinders ..
|Pink Ribbon | Anti-Wrinkles Seminar|
In support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation join Melbourne’s most experienced Dermal Clinicians, Cosmetic Nurses and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr Niamh Corduff.
To raise money for breast cancer research and learn which Cosmetic In..
|The 21 Challenge 2013|
The 21 Challenge is your chance to help homeless youth by doing something you love, perhaps something you don't love, or maybe something you've never done before, for 21 continuous days in June.
You might stop using swear words, eating chocol..
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** Children | Family Events **
|Carnival of Science|
Scienceworks’ new exhibition Carnival of Science explores theme park and carnival attractions and gives a glimpse into the science that makes them work.
Carnival of Science shows the physics, psychology, mathematics and biology behind the favourit..
|Enchanted Maze Garden|
Everyone 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..
With over 40 interactive exhibits and information modules, Megawatt explores the role of electricity in our everyday lives.
Find out how electricity is everywhere, how it entertains us and takes us places and discover the importance of safety when..
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|Circus Oz: Cranked Up|
Melbourne's very own, home grown circus, Circus Oz is back in 2013.
Circus Oz at Birrarung Marr - Under The Big Top Melbourne
Cranked Up is coming to Birrarung Marr from June 19. Book now!
Tickets are now on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.
Eroni's Circus is a new Australian circus performing under the Big Top.
Melbourne's Best Value Circus!!
Arrive early to secure a seat as weekend shows can sell out quickly.
See Beautiful Palomino Horses, Cute Ponies, Cheeky Jack Russell Terr..
** Comedy & Magic Events **
|Checkpoint Charlie Comedy|
Checkpoint Charlie Comedy is the city's premier above ground underground comedy room.
For just $5 come fill yourself with $6 drinks and put your continence to the ultimate test against the country's best comedians as they spit funnies into the bu..
|Comedy Night @ The Felix Bar|
RANDY (your favorite purple puppet) headlines Felix Bar Comedy this Wednesday!
Randy's been on Good News Week, a regular on Good News World, the Channel 10 Comedy Gala, and is known for his comedy festival shows with Sammy J, like "Sammy J in the ..
|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 | Fun & Games Events **
|Win British Irish Lions Experience|
Win the ultimate British Irish Lions Experience for you and four mates at The Wharf Hotel!
- Entry to the excusive Wharf Hotel Lions event (Beer, BBQ & chat with Welsh Rugby legends Sean Holley and Shane Williams)
- $300 Bar Tab..
** Concerts | Music Events **
Day of Wrath with Bogdan Ota at the Union Theatre Parkville at 8pm on the 19th June, 2013.
ISG Events is proud to host BOGDAN'S MELBOURNE DEBUT concert.
Bogdan Ota, manages to reinvent the classical, new age, and pop genres.
|Live @ Northcote Social Club|
Northcote Social Club presents the very best of live music and has become one of Melbourne's premier and favourite music venues.
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|Live @ The Tote Hotel|
The Tote Hotel in Collingwood in one of Melbourne's favourite venues for LIVE Rock and Roll - Loud and Proud.
Tuesday to Sunday nights...
ALL TICKETS ON SALE FROM THE TOTE FRONT BAR
AND WEB SITE LINKS
Tote front bar: (03) (03) 9419 5320 ..
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** Conferences | Conventions Events **
|Happiness & Its Causes | Dalai Lama|
Happiness & Its Causes, this year featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is the world’s largest forum examining the varied causes of a happy and meaningful life.
WHY ARE WE HERE? HOW CAN WE BE HAPPY? HOW SHOULD WE LIVE?
Now in its 8th amazing ..
** Culinary | Wine & Dining Events **
|Celebrate your EOFY @ Woolshed Pub!|
Book a group of 20 or more guests and receive a complimentary chefs selection of two canapes per person on arrival, accompanied with a glass of sparkles.*
*Minimum spends may apply
For more information, contact Lee Cleal - Group Sales and Event..
|Cocktail Appreciation Session & Masterclass!|
Hosted by Terra Rossa's expert mixologists, you will learn the art of the cocktail... Italiano style! Join us for this sensory experience and enjoy the show.
$25pp or $20pp for Terra Rossa MembersIncludes the class, your chosen cocktail, nibbles a..
|Grand Afternoon Tea|
A traditional Grand Afternoon Tea is served daily at Grand Hyatt Melbourne
a la carte on Monday – Thursday (2.30pm – 5pm) at $35pp.
Grand Afternoon Tea (PDF)
On Friday and the weekends, an extended dessert buffet with an incredible array of pa..
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** Exhibitions | Art & Photo Events **
|A Performative Paradox | Polixeni Papapetrou|
A Performative Paradox
Polixeni Papapetrou is one of Australia's leading contemporary photomedia artists. She has been exploring relationships between history, contemporary culture, landscape, identity and childh..
|After Images | Daniel von Sturmer|
Daniel von Sturmer
In After Images the shadows of a set of subjectively 'important artefacts' (a business card, a phone, a letter...) are presented alongside generic objects from the studio, for example: a bin, some tape..
|Archibald Prize Exhibition 2013|
The Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery is proud to be the only venue in Victoria to be presenting the Archibald Prize in 2013.
This extraordinary art event is awarded annually to the best portrait of a distinguished Australian.
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** Exhibitions | Expo | Launch Events **
|A Creative Decade: 10 years of Creative Fellows|
A creative decade: 10 years of Creative Fellows
Wednesday 20 March 2013 - Sunday 17 November 2013
Domed reading room
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Library’s annual Creative Fellowships program. Reflecting its..
|ABC Storytelling Exhibition|
Costumes play an integral part of storytelling on Screen. The ABC has produced and presented some of the best television on Australian screens and this exhibition offers a rare opportunity to view some of the costumes that help transport us into the ..
|Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures|
Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures
from the National Museum, Kabul
22 March - 28 July 2013
A remarkable exhibition of stunning artefacts revealing Afghanistan’s rich culture.
Afghanistan was at the heart of the Silk Road, the trading route travell..
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** Festivals | Fairs Events **
|Glen Eira Storytelling Festival|
For two weeks from 17 June, Glen Eira City Council will present a range of events that celebrate stories and those who tell them.
From brunch with Elliot Perlman at the beautiful Rippon Lea House ballroom to the comics market and manga workshop i..
|Pizza Festival | Melbourne|
GRAB AN AUTHENTIC PIZZ-A ITALY IN MELBOURNE
Three-week Pizza Festival returns to celebrate the best of the city's artisan pizzerias
Melbourne, May 2013: Following its inaugural launch last year, the Pizza Festival is returning to Melbourne's t..
|The Festival of Other Lives|
Gallery, Niches and Projections
The Festival of other Lives
The Festival of Other Lives is the second Melbourne Library Service staff exhibition showcasing and exhibiting the hidden arts and talents of staff.
There will be music..
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** Film Festivals & Showing Events **
|BANFF Mountain Film Festival|
The annual BANFF Film Festival is coming to Melbourne in June - from the 19th to 22nd of June.
The film festival is showing really cool short movies of crazy people doing amazing things around the world :)
I've got tickets for the first day (19..
|Breaking the Taboo|
As part of ‘Drug Action Week’, Melbourne City Council, Youth Projects and Melbourne Drug and Health Alliance invite you to be part of the audience at Australia’s first public screening of ‘Breaking the Taboo’.
Narrated by Oscar winning Actor ..
The Melbourne Cinémathèque hold screenings at ACMI every Wednesday night.
Dedicated to screening rare and significant films from the history of international cinema.
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** Fitness & Fun Events Events **
|Ballet Move | Balletic Fitness for Adults|
Ballet Move continues to grow in popularity, Classes in Brunswick & Thornbury are booked out so now is the time to book in for our next 7 week block in Prahran!
Ballet Move is a class that promises to tone, strengthen, improve core stability & po..
** Health & Beauty Events **
|Clearskincare Clinics: Free Acne Consult |
Do you suffer from acne or skin that's just not quite right?
Clearskincare are here to help.
They're giving you the chance to clear your skin with a free acne consult and a sample of Sebaceous Gland Ablation (SGA) for $25.
They say it pe..
** Historical Locations & Tours Events **
Cook's Cottage is a cottage rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia.
Cook's Cottage was originally built in 1755 in Great Ayton Yorkshire England and purchased in 1933 by..
Coolart Homestead is a magnificent late Victorian mansion situated on the shores of Westernport. In the superb grounds are ever-changing wetlands that you can view from the observatory, and a lagoon where thousands of Australian white ibis nest every..
Cooper's Settlement is located in the largest park in the Northern suburbs, Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When you visit the Settlement you can experience a variety of activities that children will want to revisit and fa..
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** Markets | Art, Craft & General Events **
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..
|Caribbean Gardens and Market |
Caribbean 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..
|Chapel Street Bazaar|
The Chapel Street Bazaar is a retail icon among locals. Open seven days.
The bazaar is a shop filled with bizarre bits and bobs from years past. It's got basically a cross-section of articles for sale from at least the last 80 to 90 years, from t..
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** Markets | Farmers Food & Produce Events **
|CERES Organic Food & Craft Market|
Where 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 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 ..
|Little Saigon Market|
FROM the freshly pressed sugar cane juice to the still-crawling crabs, Footscray’s Little Saigon Market (pictured) delivers an energising, distinctively Vietnamese shopping experience. You will find mountains of produce, with some stalls offering tas..
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** Museum & Science Events **
|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, ..
|Australian National Aviation Museum|
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 Austral..
|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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** Networking | Business Events **
|After Work Drinks for Camberwellians|
Join us for After Work Drinks for Camberwellians on the Third Wednesday of the month at the Palace Hotel, , 893 Burke Road, Camberwell from 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Great chance to meet local Camberwell workers over a drink at the local pub.
This is a..
|Australia China BusinessWeek 2013|
ACBW 2013 Melbourne
19 June, Crown Melbourne
Since its launch in 2008, ACBW has grown to become the premier annual event serving to strengthen Sino- Australian business links across all industry sectors through fostering B2B connections.
|What's On in Yarra Valley | Today|
Browse 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!
What's On in Yarra Valley
Presented by Visit Yarra Valley and the Yarra Valley Visi..
** Parties & Social Events Events **
|NotaClub's Ultimate Social Event|
The Ultimate Social Event - EVERY Wednesday 7:00pm
Everyone is welcome to this 'over 40's' social event for good socialising' at the Foresters Arms Hotel in Oakleigh, (just down from Warrigal Road) from 7 pm.
This social event has been every W..
|What A Dish | Dinner Club for Singles|
What A Dish – Dinner Club for Singles organises group dinners for 6 singles in a relaxed, fun, non-intimidating, civilized restaurant environment.
We provide a fast-track, affordable service for you to potentially grow your circle of friends, exp..
** Performing Arts | Theatre | Opera Events **
|flowerchildren | the Mamas and Papas story|
flowerchildren - the Mamas and Papas story
18th May – 23rd June 2013
'All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey',
'Monday, Monday - so good to me'
'Birds singing in the sycamore tree… dream a little dream of me'
You know the songs a..
By Lucinda Coxon
Directed by Suzanne Chaundy
Twenty-something odd couple Justine and Michael share a flat and a deep dependence on one another. Justine is a workaholic who wears her heart on her sleeve and Michael never ventures ..
By Lucinda Coxon
Directed by Suzanne Chaundy
7 June – 6 July
'A brave, brutal 75 minutes...on the disconnectedness of contemporary life ★★★★ ' - The Guardian
Red Stitch presen..
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** Public Awareness Events **
|3000 Melbourne Magazine|
With monthly issues distributed free to the public across Melbourne's CBD & Docklands, 3000 Melbourne Magazine covers a diverse range of local news, events, high profile interviews as well as regular business and wellbeing sections.
|Flying Fox Count|
The bat count is held once a month at dusk when the whole colony of 10,000 -20,000 bats fly out to feed around Melbourne’s suburbs.
New counters are very welcome and much appreciated.
Experience is not necessary as training is provided on the n..
|I Will Week 2013|
From 17-23 June, I Will Week 2013 poses the question, Love it? Will it.
To get people thinking about what matters most in their lives – be it their children, partner, homes, charities or precious things – and how important it is to protect them fo..
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** Sales | Special Offers Events **
|Melbourne Designer Pop Up Shop|
Melbourne Designer Pop Up Shop
Hosted by ELandTINO and Active Spaces in Darebin
Monday June 3rd - Monday July 1st
GRAND Opening June 7th, 6pm-9pm
825 High Street, Thornbury
Hosting top Melbourne fashio..
|Up to 50% Off Sale | Silverz925|
Silverz925 is a retail shop speciliasing in 925 solid sterling silver jewellery, ranging from stylish modern chic, handmade authentic, fresh water pearl, marcasite, mens and childrens jewellery pieces.
End of financial year sale minimum 20% off ev..
** Sporting Fixtures Events **
|Cycling Victoria | Weekly Club Racing|
Cycling Victoria have clubs all around the state and local Melbourne suburbs holding weekly training and racing meets.
Some of the clubs and meets are listed below but please check web links before attending...
Ballarat Sebastopol Cyc..
|Greyhound Racing @ The Meadows|
The Meadows races every Wednesday and Saturday night and is a multi-purpose function venue that hosts a range of raceday and non-raceday events throughout the year.
With the capacity to provide function and conference facilities for up to 600..
|Sportingbet Park | Midweek Racing|
Sportingbet Park Midweek Racing
Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Sportingbet Park hosts 27 race meetings with venue sharing the work load between the its two tracks, Hillside and Lakeside.
The dual-circuit racecourse has such a superb racing ..
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** Television Shows Events **
|Audience Required | TV Shows|
Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - Dirty Laundry | Live to air Thursdays at 9.30pm on ABC2.
Bookings for Dirty Laundry Live are now open!
Channel 7 - Deal or ..
|The Block | Skyhigh|
The Block is back with series 2, five couples renovating the bizMotel building at 142 Park Street, South Melbourne.
The bizMotel has six storeys, with each floor approx 25% larger than the average Australian home. The show has 5 couples and presen..
** Trips | Tours Events **
|African Food Tour|
AFRICAN 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..
|Carlton & United Brewery Tour|
Join us for a fun and interactive behind the scenes tour of Australia’s iconic and famous Carlton & United Brewery, home of your favourite beers – VB, Carlton Draught, Foster’s, Pure Blonde and more…
See where over 2 million litres of beer is brew..
|Dome Galleries Tour|
Visit the magnificent domed La Trobe Reading Room and see highlights of the Mirror of the world and The changing face of Victoria exhibitions.
This tour is held 2–3pm daily, except public holidays.
Venue: Meet in front foyer..
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** Trivia and Quiz Events **
Trivia for the not-so-sharp.
|Comedy Trivia @ Wharf Hotel|
From 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 Trivia runs trivia nights Monday through Thursday full of questions, music and audience participation that creates a competitive and fun-filled environment.
All Seasons Hotel, Bendigo 7:30 PM | Host: Ritchie Hewett
Arcadia Hotel, S..
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** Tryouts | Auditions Events **
|Drama & Musical Theatre | Try-Out Classes|
CHILDREN'S PERFORMING COMPANY OF AUSTRALIA
Join Us! We invite young people aged between 5 and 18 years to participate in our free try-outs. Parents are welcome to come along as well to enjoy the fun and high quality experience the CPCA promises ..
** Workshops | Classes & Clinics Events **
|Creativity Australia | With One Voice|
We deliver creative programs that result in positive social and economic outcomes for individuals, organisations and communities.
Our main activity focuses around the With One Voice social inclusion and community wellbeing programs. These choirs a..
When: June 19 - 24 2013 Melbourne
Six Day Stage Hypnosis Certification
Las Vegas Headliner Szeles Comedy Hypnotist.
Want to learn stage hypnosis from a living legend? Now is YOUR opportunity to experience this once in a lifetime course from ..
Cuban social dancing and Salsa classes every Tuesday & Wednesday in Windsor & Prahran.
Authentic Cuban salsa classes for beginner and intermediate dancers are provided, followed by social dancing.
Experience real Cuban flavor and energy from S..
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** Zoological & Farms Events **
|Collingwood Children's Farm|
Situated on 7 hectares of land just 4 kms from Melbourne’s CBD, the Collingwood Children’s Farm provides a unique, educational and fun country experience for city folk.
The Farm provides inner city children and their families access to animals, a..
|Healesville Sanctuary |
Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary, just one hour from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley wine region.
Wander through the tranquil tracks and meet some iconic Australian animals like Koalas, Kangaroos, Pl..
|La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary|
The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1967 as a project in the restoration and management of indigenous flora and fauna.
La Trobe University is the caretaker of more than 100 hectares divided into four areas: The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuar..
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