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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..
Chevrons | Open Mic ComedyWhere comedy earns its stripes
Thursdays & Fridays at 8:30
Each week we find the best up-and-coming comedians around town, mix in some established names looking to polish new material and present them to you in a neat little package.
See the n..
Commedia Dell Parte | Stand Up ComedyThursday Night Comedy at The George Lane Bar, 1 George Lane, St Kilda.
Every week we feature established Stand Up Comedians along side Melbournes best up and coming comedy stars.
Commedia Dell Parte at The George Lane Bar feature up and coming ..
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Creative CornerCommunity radio program on 88.9 WYN FM.
Segments include Book Chat (1st Thursday of the month)
Curtain Call (2nd & 3rd Thursday of the month)
A modern Arts show with great music and guests.
If you would like to be a guest please e-mail ta..
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..
Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde | Music CompetitionA $3000+ prize package is up for grabs for the winner of the 2014 Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde composition competition as part of the Darebin Music Feast.
Open to composers who live, work or study in the City of Darebin, the prize includes $1,000 ca..
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Balaclava Hotel Open MicOpen mic night every Thursday at Balaclava Hotel.
Every Thursday from 7:30pm!
Host: Erik Parker
Registration from 7pm
Feel free to come along even if you don't accompany yourself.
Spontaneous jams ..
Bessie's Blues BarCollingwood’s Agent 284 Restaurant & Cocktail Bar is set to sing the Blues.
Featuring live Blues bands and DJs every Thursday at Agent 284!
A fully licensed bar complete with a large variety of local microbrews and ciders (not an imported bee..
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Bangers & Mash ThursdayChef's choice gourmet bangers with creamy mash & gravy.
$20 with a glass of house wine, pot of Boag's draught or soft drink
Available every Thursday this Winter from 5pm.
Bookings welcome but not essential
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..
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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
Next Gen | MIFFMIFF established the Next Gen program in 2007 to enrich the cinema experience for younger viewers, and to stimulate discussion and social awareness. The films in 2014 offer movie lovers of all ages the chance to see intelligent, entertaining and dive..
Scandinavian Film Festival 2014Scandinavian Film Festival 2014
Festival Dates: 10 July, 2014 - 27 July, 2014
Participating Cinemas: Palace Cinema Como, Palace Brighton Bay
The inaugural Scandinavian Film Festival is set to heat up the Australian Winter this July with the cool..
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Alma Doepel Restoration SiteThe Alma Doepel is a three masted topsail schooner, Australian built and operated, being restored at Docklands by members of the Alma Doepel Supporter's Club.
The Alma Doepel Supporter's Club (ADSC) was founded in 1976 "to provide both physical an..
Rotary Club of CollingwoodRotary Club of Collingwood meets Thursday at 12-30pm for 1-00 pm Leinster Arms Hotel, 66 Gold Street Collingwood 3066.
The Rotary Club of Collingwood distributes the “The Original” Plum Pudding, Whisky Cake and Shortbread Biscuit Project.
Historical Locations & Tours
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..
Cooks' CottageCooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia.
James Cook was born on the 27th October 1728 in a thatched cottage at Marton-in-Cleveland which was demolished ..
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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..
Clayton Campus MarketThe Clayton campus market takes place every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the courtyard at the northern end of the Campus Centre (building 10) at Clayton campus.
A wide variety of stalls and products encompassing everything from clothing, fru..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
Camberwell Fresh Food MarketProduce market selling meat, seafood fruit & vegetables. Great little market.
Fresh highest quality produce from fruit & vegetables, seafood, poultry, meats & sausages to gourmet selection of delicatessen items from 5 different deli, superb illy'..
Collingwood Estate Fruit and Vegie MarketThe Collingwood Estate Fruit and Vegie Market runs every Thursday, rain, hail or shine, behind the Atherton Gardens Old Milk Bar.
An innovative idea to set up two Community Food Markets has brought fresh fruit and vegetables to the residents of h..
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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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B-24 Liberator Bomber RestorationYou 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..
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 ..
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..
50% Off Tea Specials | Christmas in JulyTea is ‘the cup that cheers’ – so we’re getting cheerful with some festive tea specials for Christmas in July.
These specials will only be in stock for a limited time – check back with our website on Wednesday the 16th of July to see what our next..
The Collector | Auction NightWith 30 years of experience in the antique and collectables industry The Collector is the only auction house holding collectable auctions on a weekly basis.
Auctions held every Thursday evening at 6pm
We have lots of collectables this week to c..
Commonwealth Games at The Wharf HotelWatch all the highlights and replays of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games over 5 plasma screens!
Riverside location | Full a la carte menu available
If an Aussie wins gold we'll even shout you a drink to celebrate!
Group bookings welc..
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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Model Railways & Collectables | SwapmeetMelbourne's Premier Model Railway & Collectable Swap meets, Fairs, Sales & Exhibitions
Thursday 24th July: Melbourne's Largest Monthly Swapmeet, 7.30pm (stallholders 6.45pm). Scout Hall, Mahoneys Reserve, Mahoneys Road, Forest Hill. Melways Map 62..
31 Questions | TV Gameshow | FREE Audience TixIt's the TV trivia game show all the cool kids are ignoring!
Come watch RMITV film Season 3 of 31 Questions for C31.
Join David M. Green, Anthony McCormack and Sophie Loughran as trivia questions, points and fabulous prizes are distributed to ..
AFL Footy @ Channel 9Channel 9 in Melbourne returns with its coverage of the 2014 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Mondays),
--> Footy Show (Thursdays)
--> The Sunday Footy Show
--> TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday)
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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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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
Funky Bunch Trivia NightFunky Bunch trivia nights in Melbourne...
Check out all the current venues running weekly pub trivia nights in Melbourne.
Monday night trivia
The Joint Bar – 8pm pub trivia
35 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
(03) 9620 5100
The Hawthorn 8pm
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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..
Italian Cooking Master Class at Olivigna Melbourne’s Italianate food and wine destination Olivigna, set on 20 stunning acres in Warrandyte, has announced a series of salami and pasta masterclasses.
Artisan Pasta Master Class
Participants will learn how to make their own pasta from Pie..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
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
Regular Buddhist Meditation and TalksAre you looking for an opportunity to learn more about Buddhism and meditation?
Come and join us for our regular buddhist meditation sessions every Tuesday and Thursday at the Diamond Way Buddhist Meditation Centre at Albert Park beach.
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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