Today | Thursday 18th December 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Clip 'n Climb | The Smith Family Toy & Book AppealClip 'N Climb are delighted to support
The Smith Family this Christmas with their annual Toy and Book Appeal.
Simply bring your donations to The Clip 'N Climb giving tree at Clip 'N Climb 144 Murphy Street Richmond
Plus for every gift you don..
Gingerbread VillageCan you smell that sweet, gingery scent in the air?
That’s EPICURE’s Executive Pastry Chef Deniz Karaca leading his 12-strong team and a brigade of sweet-toothed volunteers to bring his Gingerbread Village vision to life.
Now in its fourth ye..
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Adventure Park | OpenVictoria’s biggest and most exciting theme park Adventure Park is opening its gates for another supercharged summer!
If you have any questions please call us on (03) 5250 2756
Avenel Maze | OpenAvenel 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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Circus Latino | Point CookCircus Latino is a dynamic and exciting show that thrills and captivates audiences of all ages.
Featuring talented performers from Argentina and Australia, you will be amazed at our daring aerial acts, marvel at the tricks performed with fire, ho..
Close to the Bone | Circus OzCircus Oz returns to Melbourne to present an intimate two-week season of a new work Close to the Bone at The Melba Spiegeltent in Collingwood from 11 – 21 December 2014.
Breathing down your neck, exploring concepts of space and proximity, Close t..
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..
My Summer in Docklands | Video Competition Get recording for your chance to win a holiday to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi!
Bring your camera or phone with video capability and get filming – with a brief to capture Docklands in Summer.
Entry is free and open to all ages with the grand prize bei..
A Swinging Bella ChristmasThere are some seasonal traditions that we're always happy to welcome back.
There's one certain moment on the calendar that always gets hearts afluttering across the world. It's a season of goodwill and harmony, bedecked in shining tinsel - a tim..
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 ..
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Black Market Pop-Up CafeFitzroy's The Black Market pop up cafe on Smith Street is not what you are thinking.
The menu features fried-chicken sandwiches, tacos, shaker fries, and wings. Two beers on tap with more coming. The wine list has Australian and international wine..
Coombe | Cellar DoorYou can enjoy our delicious, estate grown Coombe Farm wines among the vines at the ‘Farm’ cellar door or as part of the full gourmet experience at Coombe – The Melba Estate.
The Coombe Farm wine brand was established in 2002, the ‘Farm’ cellar doo..
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The NutcrackerThe Australian Ballet presents
On Christmas night … the magic begins
Clara, a young ballet student, is celebrating with her family at a Christmas Eve party. The magician, Drosselmeyer, gives her a nutcracker doll – and when the ..
Exhibitions | Art & Photo
13 Frames of Mind - Photography ExhibitionCATC Design School (Melbourne Campus) is proud to announce the forthcoming photography exhibition
13 Frames of Mind
Opening: 6pm Thursday 11 December 2014
Venue: CATC Design School, 595 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Vic
90 | Printmaker ExhibitionPort Jackson Press has a stable of over 90 contemporary printmakers, showcased all together for the first time in this exhibition.
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
Bohemian MelbourneArtist, rebel, hippie, hipster?
Revealing Melbourne’s enduring counter-cultures, Bohemian Melbourne celebrates a who’s who of creative free spirits through their art and the bohemian legacy that has shaped the character of this city.
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National Trust Garden Festival Calling all Victorian foodies, ‘wanna-be chefs’, green thumbs and garden gurus - the National Trust has over 30 spectacular events lined up for our first-ever garden festival at Rippon Lea House & Gardens.
From garden tours to swing dances to fam..
Australian Nativity Scene | DandenongWilson Fernandez the creator/artist at St. Elizabeth's Parish has been creating the nativity crib scenes to capture the wonder and essence of Christmas & the birth place of baby Jesus for several years with 2013 being marked as the 10th anniversary a..
Christmas at EastlandCHRISTMAS AT EASTLAND AND SANTA PHOTOS
Saturday 8 Nov to Wednesday 24 Dec
Location: Centre Court
Celebrate Christmas at Eastland, your destination for all things Christmas! Come and visit Santa's Magical Wonderland this Christmas, plus grab a ..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | OpenAustralian 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..
Ben & Jerry's Open Air CinemaBen & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas is kickstarting summer with 4 weeks of bumper entertainment as it returns with music by day, movies by night to St Kilda’s South Beach.
Ben & Jerry’s Sundae Sessions is also back by popular demand each Sunday with th..
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Cheltenham Community ExerciseCommunity Exercise with us in Cheltenham, we have 2 locations.
Thursday evenings Cheltenham walking group 6pm Charman Rd Southern Community Centre
Friday morning Kingston Heath Reserve 9.30am Cheltenham
All levels of exercise welcome from beg..
Women's Only Exercise ClassesMontmorency | Exercise classes for women, specialising in pregnancy and post natal exercise.
Every Monday and Thursday, 10am
mishfit is a personal training service that educates and provides safe exercise care to women w..
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.
High Tea & Traditional Tea
Afternoon Tea at the WindsorThe 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 TeaA 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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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' Cottage | Open & ToursCooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook discoverer of Australia.
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Cooks' Cottage is not open Christmas Day.
Last visitor admitted 4...
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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..
Bulleen Plaza MarketBulleen Plaza now has Market Day on the third Thursday of every month, come into Bulleen Plaza and enjoy the buzzing atmosphere and great products.
We’ve confirmed our schedule of Market Days at the Bulleen Plaza. Visit us on the third Thursday of..
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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'..
CERES Organic Food & Craft MarketThe 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..
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All in a Day's WorkThe collection over 8,000 items gathered from companies hospitals donations and exchanged with other anaesthetic collections.
After a six month closure for relocation and redevelopment of the exhibition, the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic Hi..
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, ..
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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..
Performing Arts | Theatre
Between the Cracks | Yana AlanaAustralia’s very own diva extraordinaire – the feather ruffler, the rabble rouser, the cabaret provocateur Yana Alana, returns with her 2013 Melbourne Cabaret Festival sell-out show Between the Cracks.
Between the Cracks, a bent night of blues, bu..
GREASE | The MusicalGREASE Is The Word | GREASE is still the word
GREASE is the Number One Party musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, San..
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Abbotsford Convent Pop Up ShopWith the full support of the The Abbotsford Convent Foundation, the Convent Pop Up Shop is an Artist Run Initiative to exclusively showcase the works of the amazing artists here at the Abbotsford Convent.
By shopping at the Abbotsford Convent P..
Cheeky Rascal Cider | Pop-Up CellarRoll up, roll up for a ‘cheeky’ pop-up urban
The cheeky team over at Rebello are up to their old tricks again, coming up with innovative ways to get you tasting some seriously good cider.
This time they’re rolling up the garage door, stocking ..
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Melbourne Pollen Count & ForecastThe School of Botany at the University of Melbourne is pleased to offer the Melbourne Pollen Count and forecast service to Melbourne's hay fever and asthma sufferers.
Each year the Melbourne Pollen Forecast Service provides daily information about..
Christmas CBD Accommodation SpecialCome celebrate Christmas with ibis Styles and book your reservations online today!
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne is located right in the heart of the city.
Discover our great value Melbourne accommodation, restaurants, bars and versatile confer..
Christmas Trees For SaleGive your family the gift of a gorgeous fresh Christmas tree this festive season.
There is nothing like the scent and beauty of a live Christmas tree to get your entire family in the spirit of the season.
Melbourne (and Victoria) is lucky to h..
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Eureka Skydeck 88 | OpenCreated 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 | OpenFederation 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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Melbourne Aces V Perth Heat | BaseballCome down to Melbourne Ballpark and watch Victoria's own team, the Melbourne Aces take on rival states and experience the action and atmosphere of a professional baseball game.
Thursday 4th December 2014 - 7:35pm
Friday 5th December 2014 - 7:35pm..
Women's International Ice Hockey - AUS vs NZ The Australian Women’s Under 18 Ice Hockey Team of IHA (Ice Hockey Australia) and affiliated with the IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) and Olympics are hosting New Zealand to a 5 Game Series. The fastest game in the world on Ice!
AFL Footy @ Channel 9Channel 9 coverage of the 2014 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Monday),
--> Footy Show (Thursday)
--> The Sunday Footy Show (Sunday)
--> TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday)
Tickets to th..
The Project | AudienceIt's the news – but not as you know it. Guaranteeing no miracle diets, no stories that ‘no parent can afford to miss’, and virtually no dodgy plumbers, The Project is a TV show joining in the conversations going on in living rooms around the country...
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 ..
Aboriginal Heritage WalkJourney into the ancestral lands of the Koolin nation and explore their rich and thriving culture on this walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
Experience a traditional smoking ceremony with an Indigenous Guide and discover traditional us..
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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
35 Elizabeth St, City
(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..
Fruit Bottling WorkshopsBottle up as much new season fruit as you want
Join one of our fruit bottling sessions and get to take home some of the tastiest bottled fruit you eat – we supply everything, from the bottle to the fruit - enjoy a relaxed environment while bottlin..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
AllSportz | Sport Camp School Holiday ProgramIts the most fun your child can have in one day!
Designed for the serious and not so serious sport star.
Runs every day of the Victoria School Holidays
9am-1pm - $40 (4 hours), 9am-3pm - $50 (6 hours)
All Professional Accredited Coac..
Bentleigh Calisthenics EnrolmentsBentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2015 now.
We have places available in all age groups.
Ages 3 – 99 years
NEW STUDENTS WELCOME
Bentleigh Uniting Church Hall
497 Centre Road Bentleigh
To register your interest please..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
Hanukkah * - Jewish
Religious days and holidays for 2014 celebrated in Melbourne.
Mary, Mother of God - Catholic Christian
Feast of St Basil - Orthodox Christian
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 Farm | OpenBundoora 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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