Today | Sunday 19th April 2015..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
|ANZAC Projections |
Moving and powerful symbols of Anzac remembrance will be illuminated by projections on the bluestone facade of NGV International on St Kilda Road.
Paintings and photographs representing the 1915 Anzac Day events and Gallipoli campaigns will featur..
|ANZAC Appeal 2015|
On ANZAC Day, ceremonies are held in towns and cities across the nation to acknowledge and remember the service of our veterans.
Most of the funds are raised through the sale of ANZAC badges, available in different denominations from $50 to $2 bea..
|Disconnect to Reconnect|
Disconnect from the internet between 7pm and 7am for 7 days
It’s simple - disCONNECT from your screens and spend the weekend reCONNECTing.
Ask your friends, family and workmates to sponsor your digital sacrifice and raise funds for Edmund Ric..
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|Adventure Kids Festival | Lake Mountain|
Following the success of the standalone event in April 2014, the Adventure Kids Festival returns in 2015 as a series of four events, offering children from the ages of four to 12 nature-based adventure activities across a multi-day getaway.
|Altona Miniature Railway | Open Run Day|
Our vision is to develop our railway into the premier miniature railway in Australia for the public, train enthusiasts and model engineers to enjoy.
The features included in this development are a tunnel, three trestle bridges and the only Zig Zag..
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|2 Brown Sugars: Trying to Get It White (Right)|
A thick and fast interracial tag-team that’s sure to split your sides – 2 Brown Sugars, will be the taste on everyone’s lips this Comedy Fest.
Balinese-born Wayan ‘Kurly’ Keenan and Kenyan-born Vincent ‘Tshaka’ Tshaks may hail from developing coun..
|A Sunburnt History: NOT Gallipoli|
Oh my GALLIPOLI!
It's those two guys (back again). It's dozens of new characters (again). It’s historically accurate comedy that is controversial and on the edge (again). It’s Charlie and Spanky addressing the big questions, including Hitler (not ..
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|Glen Huntly Primary School Carnivale|
The Glen Huntly Primary School Carnivale on Sunday 19th April is set to be a fun-filled extravaganza, featuring lots of wonderful food from all over the globe, as well as live entertainment, great rides for all ages and workshops such as play with cl..
|Rosebud Secondary College Market|
Rosebud Secondary College Sunday Market is a community market with many stall holders, all selling a wide variety of products.
Run on the 3rd Sunday of every month, this is a good chance to support the local school.
Robyn Van Lieshout Ph. ..
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Competitions | Challenges & Games
|Great Pursuit 2015|
Great Pursuit | The Adventure Experience through Melbourne
Missed out on competing in Australia’s ‘The Amazing Race’? How about competing in an Amazing Race in your own city?
Uplift Events is offering a limited number of these fantastic 3 hour..
|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 – ..
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|Back To The Eighties @ Vivo|
If you want to relive your ‘80s roots and party like it’s 1985, slide into some spandex, slather on the mascara, and dig out the industrial strength hair products, because VIVO is taking you BACK TO THE EIGHTIES!
This will be the biggest retro party..
|Craig Heath | Sunday Session|
Melbourne singer- songwriter Craig Heath has just released his new single ‘All Because of You’ and it’s an all-star gathering!
The song was co-written by Australian- born, U.S based, country music legend, Keith Urban, with Rick Springfield steppi..
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|A Touch of... High Tea with a Twist|
Bursaria Fine Foods will be hosting ‘A Touch of…’, an exciting afternoon event series scheduled on the third Sunday of each month, from 2-4pm.
‘A Touch of…’ will showcase Bursaria’s delicious, rustic-style catering and funky tunes, with a bit of..
|Chilli Fest | North South Feast West|
Chilli Chilli Bang Bang!
Test your pain threshold as Autumn heats up with Chilli Fest at the Immigration Museum this April.
With a reputation that has brought tears to the eyes of many brave souls and an ancestry that delves deep into ancient ce..
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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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|Compass Club 2015 | True North Arts Festival|
The Compass Club is the delightfully unfixed festival hub of True North: Reservoir Arts Festival.
Audiences will be treated to a host of hub events at different locations across Reservoir.
All events are free.
SPECIAL EVENT: LIVING STATUES GA..
|Indonesia Street Festival 2015|
The 4th Annual Indonesia Street Festival is a community event celebrating a day of importance in Indonesian culture, Kartini Day, resembling Mothers and family day. Historically it is a day of womens emancipation and a change of traditions.
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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..
|Bendigo Queer Film Festival|
The Bendigo Queer Film Festival was founded in 2004 by Chris Walters in collaboration with the Melbourne Queer Film Festival - (who have been major supporters of the BQFF since its inception)
In its inaugural year, the Bendigo Queer Film Festival ..
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Experience this new urban running race - part trail, part pavement - and rediscover your city!
Course options: 7km, 12km, plus a 2km kids run! CITYTRAIL Melbourne combines pavement running and trail running to create a unique event that turns the..
Garage Sales | Car Boot Sales
|Garage Sales on Today|
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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..
|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..
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
|Apollo Bay Farmers' Market|
The Apollo Bay Farmer's Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of every month @ the Youth Club in Moore Street.
Come and enjoy the market atmosphere; shop for your groceries in a relaxed environment, meet the producers face to face to chat about their..
|Ashwood Farmers' Market|
Into Your Hand Straight From The Land...
Whether it has been picked, plucked, brewed or stewed you simply cannot get it fresher than fresh at a Farm Fresh Certified Farmers' Market. Ashwood Farmers' Market is an authentic market allowing you to me..
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Motor Sports | Auto Events
|Shannon's American Motoring Show|
The show for all classic and historic vehicles manufactured in North American.
Organised by the Association of Motoring Clubs.
Children's entertainment, music, club displays, refreshments and stalls.
Display cars $15.00, spectators $8.00, ca..
|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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|Alma Doepel | Open Day & Art Exhibition|
Join us for a day out and see the progress of the Alma Doepel's restoration as she prepares to return to youth development training on Port Phillip Bay.
"The Art of Alma" Exhibition by Maggie Chiara Cowling will also be on display.
BBQ & Drinks..
|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..
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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..
|All Shook Up | The Musical|
ALL SHOOK UP is a jukebox musical comedy inspired by the songs of the King of Rock and Roll: Elvis Presley. Set in a small town in Middle America in the 1950s the quiet community is turned on its head when a leather-jacketed roustabout rides into tow..
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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..
|Australian Heritage Week 2015|
Australian Heritage Week is an annual national celebration of Australia’s unique heritage. It is an opportunity for all Australians to join together to celebrate our shared and special heritage.
In 2014, Australian Heritage Week will run from Satu..
|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..
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|St Michael's Poetry Group|
A group that meets to read poetry, share work and be inspired about all things poetry.
The Poetry Group meets every third Sunday of the month.
This group is facilitated by Dr Peter Kingsbury.
It is open to all and free of charge.
|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..
|Prahran Costume Clearance Sale|
@ Creative Costumes
499 High Street Prahran
Creative Costumes is hosting their annual 'Clearance Sale' on Sunday 19th of April, 2015.
Clearing out ex hire costumes Bargain novelty stock ex hire wigs hats vintage clothing discontinued packaged ..
|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
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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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|Perth Glory v Melbourne City|
Melbourne City does not have any more home games in Melbourne this season.
Sun 19 Apr 2015, 05:00PM - nib Stadium
Perth Glory v Melbourne City FC
Sat 25 Apr 2015, 07:30PM - Coopers Stadium
Adelaide United v Melbourne City FC
|Round 3 | AFL Premiership Games 2015|
Week by week games of the 2015 AFL Premiership season.
23 home and away rounds of magical Australian rules football followed by an electric finals series culminating in the 2015 Grand Final decider.
Friday, April 17
Collingwood vs. St Kilda (..
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|Reservoir Computer Swap Meet|
On the third Sunday of each month the Darebin Community Sports Stadium hosts a regular Computer Swap Meet!
The Computer Swap Meet was devised as a way of assembling new and secondhand computer products under one roof in a freindly, Sunday Market ..
|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 ..
|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
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.
|Success and NLP Coach Course|
Become an Success and NLP Coach with our NLP Practitioner Training
Imagine creating powerful changes in yourself and others as let go of limiting belief and fears as you develop a coaching mindset and skills, with our NLP training in Melbourne.
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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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