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View Event: Healthy Body & Soul Expo
Healthy Body & Soul Expo
The Healthy Body & Soul Expo... Join us for a day of Inspiration & Relaxation October 4 & 5, 2014 St Kilda Town Hall Life is busy, spoil yourself at this wonderful boutique event designed to be a day out to pamper your body and nourish your s.. More..

View Event: See Peppa Pig at Walk With Me
See Peppa Pig at Walk With Me
Scope is being joined by special guest Peppa Pig at Dick Smith Walk With Me! Now in its fifth year, Walk With Me is a national 2km or 4km walk that raises awareness that 1 in 4 Australians are impacted by disability. There will be two exciting .. More..

View Event: Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Extended to 3rd October 2014 | WITNESS IMPOSSIBLE OCCURRENCES, ONE OF MELBOURNE’S MOST EXCLUSIVE ATTRACTIONS. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind reading. The performance bl.. More..

View Event: Chapel Street Precinct Winter Escape

Stay and explore Melbourne's newest neighbourhoods shopping gems, cafes and local hot spots With shopping, cafes, treasures of another era and local hot spots to please even the fussiest of barflies, it’s time to embrace winter with a weekend esca..More..
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View Event: National Op Shop Week

More and more Australians are turning to charity op shops to buy clothes. However, charity op shops still need good quality donations. Making a donation can help op shops from running short of stock. Boosting donations to charity op shops is the a..More..
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Today | Thursday 21st August 2014..

Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne

View Event: Big Cake Bake 2014

This year, Australian Red Cross is proudly celebrating our Centenary - and we are also excited to announce that the 4th annual Big Cake Bake will be happening in August. Registrations are now open and as a valued supporter we are inviting you to .. More..
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View Event: MS Readathon 2014

Every year, MS Readathon helps raise funds for multiple sclerosis. 2014 is the 35th year of the MS Readathon. It will see thousands of students picking up their books and reading to make a difference in lives of Australians living with multiple sc.. More..
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Children | Family

 
View Event: 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.. More..
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View Event: Bark! Bark! Bark!

A Treehouse exhibition: Terry Denton’s illustrations, prints and plans from the series created with Andy Griffiths Presented in partnership by the Melbourne Writers Festival and ArtPlay. See original illustrations, prints and preliminary works .. More..
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Circus

 
View Event: Circus Latino | Epping

Circus 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.. More..
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View Event: Circus Royale | Dingley Village

Circus Royale is a totally professional traditional circus staged in a luxury tent featuring International circus stars. High wire walkers, swing trapeze, clowns, acrobats, sabateco dancers, drummers, jugglers, contortion. A total of 6 humane ani.. More..
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Comedy & Magic

 
View Event: Chevrons | Open Mic Comedy

Where 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.. More..
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View Event: Commedia Dell Parte | Stand Up Comedy

Thursday 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 .. More..
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Community Events

 
View Event: Creative Corner

Community 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.. More..
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Competitions & Prizes

 
View Event: FECK:ART Competition: Call For Entries

Melbourne’s emerging artists are invited to submit erotic artworks for a chance to exhibit at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. With $5000 in cash prizes, the competition encourages artists to explore the diversity and nuance of eroticism. Can art su.. More..
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View Event: Maritime Art Awards & Exhibition | Art Prize

Since 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.. More..
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Concerts | Music

 
View Event: Balaclava Hotel Open Mic

Open mic night every Thursday at Balaclava Hotel. Every Thursday from 7:30pm! For Musicians Host: Erik Parker Registration from 7pm Byo instruments Singers! Feel free to come along even if you don't accompany yourself. Spontaneous jams .. More..
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View Event: Bessie's Blues Bar

Collingwood’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.. More..
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Culinary | Wine & Dining

 
View Event: Bangers & Mash Thursday

Chef'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 .. More..
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View Event: Dracula's Cabaret Dinner & Show

Bloodbath 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.. More..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo

 
View Event: 6° Of Separation

19 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.. More..
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View Event: Access All Areas

On the occasion of Arts Access Victoria's 40th Anniversary, The Sandpit is honoured to welcome the participating program artists from Arts Access Victoria to St Kilda in Access All Areas – a group exhibition celebrating the inspirational creativity o.. More..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch

 
View Event: ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | Open

Open daily 10am to 5pm 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, screen film festivals, live events, creative worksh.. More..
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View Event: Australia Will Be There

Australia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914-1919) Through historical photographs and personal stories, this exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War (1914-19) and provide the opportunity to discover the .. More..
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Festivals | Fairs

 
View Event: Craft Cubed 2014

Craft Cubed is our annual festival of experimental, skilled and ideas-based craft and design. This August Craft Cubed returns, this time with a major focus at Fed Square as well as venues big and small across Melbourne & regional Victoria. Feat.. More..
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View Event: Crown Cuba

Experience all the colours of Cuba at Crown with competitions, FREE Salsa Nights, Cuban Cocktails, Food Specials plus a whole lot more! Every Crown Signature Club member wins at Crown with over $200,000 worth of instant prizes! YOUR DAILY CHANC.. More..
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Films | Festivals & Showing

 
View Event: AICE Israeli Film Festival 2014

Australia Israel Cultural Exchange and Palace Cinemas present AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL 2014 From riveting, political documentaries to hot-blooded romance, from rollicking comedies to sensitive dramas the AICE Israeli Film Festival presents th.. More..
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View Event: Czech and Slovak Film Festival

After a fabulously intimate first year in Melbourne, we’re now planning the 2nd Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia and this year we’re expanding to Sydney! Melbourne: 21 - 29 August, ACMI, Federation Square and Yarra Gallery Sydney: 2 - .. More..
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Fitness & Fun Events

 
View Event: Women's Only Exercise Classes

Montmorency | Exercise classes for women, specialising in pregnancy and post natal exercise. Every Monday and Thursday, 10am mishfit philosophy: mishfit is a personal training service that educates and provides safe exercise care to women w.. More..
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Group | Club Meetings

 
View Event: Alma Doepel Restoration Site

The 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.. More..
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View Event: Rotary Club of Collingwood

Rotary 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. This.. More..
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Historical Locations & Tours

 
View Event: Blood on the Southern Cross

Still 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.. More..
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View Event: Cooks' Cottage | Open & Tours

Cooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook discoverer of Australia. Opening hours Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm Cooks' Cottage is not open Christmas Day. Last visitor admitted 4... More..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General

 
View Event: Brunswick Market

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.. More..
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View Event: Bulleen Plaza Market

Bulleen 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.. More..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce

 
View Event: Camberwell Fresh Food Market

Produce 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'.. More..
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View Event: 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.. More..
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Museum & Science

 
View Event: 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, .. More..
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View Event: Australian Football Hall of Fame

The 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.. More..
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Open Days

 
View Event: 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.. More..
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View Event: What's On in Yarra Valley

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 Presented by Visit Yarra Valley and the Yarra Valley Visitor Information .. More..
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Performing Arts | Theatre

 
View Event: 50 | Whitehorse Showtime 2014

Whitehorse Showtime ~ A theatrical experience presented by the Scouts and Guides of the Mount Dandenong Region This year, to celebrate 50 years of Whitehorse Showtime, we are taking a trip down memory lane, but not in the way you might think. .. More..
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View Event: Alan Smithee's Screen Test

Screen Test is back, asking the big questions: Which Pixar film contains hundreds and hundreds of deaths...all in the first few minutes? Can you watch films in space? Why on earth is Honey Boo Boo on DVD? Who would even buy that? In Alan .. More..
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Public Awareness

 
View Event: National Science Week 2014

Now in its 17th year, National Science Week enables those with a general interest in science and teachers, organisations and students, to both host and attend a range of entertaining events and activities about science, technology and engineering. .. More..
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View Event: Tradies National Health Month

Steel Blue and the Australian Physiotherapy Association have created Tradies National Health Month to focus on educating and engaging tradies on the importance of full body health and safety, with handy tips and hints tailored to the needs of a tradi.. More..
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Remembrance

 
View Event: 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.. More..
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Sales | Special Offers

 
View Event: Chapel Street Precinct Winter Escape

Stay and explore Melbourne's newest neighbourhoods shopping gems, cafes and local hot spots With shopping, cafes, treasures of another era and local hot spots to please even the fussiest of barflies, it’s time to embrace winter with a weekend esca.. More..
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View Event: David Attenborough Essential Collection

Pick up a copy of the Herald Sun from your local newsagent today for your chance to collect a unique set of 14 wildlife DVDs, personally chosen by David Attenborough as his favourites. The first of the DVD's plus a collector's case is FREE on Sat.. More..
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks

 
View Event: Creation Health Seminar

Do you want to take better control of your health? Join us in this series of seminars where you can simply and effectively add not only years, but also quality to your life. Maximise your physical, mental and spiritual well-being through 8 life-tr.. More..
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View Event: Healthy Intelligent Training Seminar

This is your invitation to attend the HITSystem Endurance Training Seminar in Melbourne, Thursday 21st August 7pm - 9.30pm and Friday 22nd August 9am - 4pm, 2014. Join Dr Keith Livingstone, chiropractor, coach and author of the highly acclaimed b.. More..
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Sightseeing

 
View Event: 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 .. More..
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View Event: 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. Federati.. More..
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Sporting Fixtures

 
View Event: International Cup 2014

THE 2014 AFL International Cup was launched at Federation Square on Saturday, to the applause and cheers of the many countries and nationalities competing in the tournament. 25 teams - 18 men's and seven women's - from 18 countries over the next 1.. More..
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Television Shows

 
View Event: AFL Footy @ Channel 9

Channel 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) Footy Show Tickets to t.. More..
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View Event: AFL Footy @ Foxtel

With unparalleled coverage of the AFL Premiership Season, FoxFooty on Foxtel is the place to be for every footy fan. Watch every game of every round LIVE in HD with no ad-breaks siren to siren. Plus excellent coverage, game reviews, statistical.. More..
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Tours & Trips

 
View Event: 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 .. More..
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View Event: 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.. More..
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Trivia and Quiz

 
View Event: FAME Trivia

FAME 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 Excelsior .. More..
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View Event: Funky Bunch Trivia Night

Funky 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 .. More..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics

 
View Event: Creativity Australia | With One Voice

No 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.. More..
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View Event: Full Permaculture Design Course

The Full Permaculture Design Course is conducted by the Professional Permaculture Guild and includes sessions with a range of professionals & practising Permies. 1) Who would benefit from completing a PDC ? > Simple answer is anyone. - You may.. More..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids

 
View Event: itsy bitsy chef

This is an engaging and fun cooking program for school aged children. The benefits of the program are that the children will cut.bake,roll knead and shape with their own hands. They will gain confidence and a great sense of accomplishment and most.. More..
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View Event: Kid Confident Program | 5-14yo

KID CONFIDENT Point Cook 6-week program for kids 5 – 14 years Does your child lack confidence or have low self-esteem? Is your child afraid of public speaking or has trouble with nerves? Is your child shy or has difficulty standing up to bull.. More..
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Zoological & Farms

 
View Event: Ballarat Wildlife Park

The 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.. More..
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View Event: Bundoora Park Children's Farm | Open

Bundoora 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. Feed.. More..
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A PLUS MARKET is all about PLUS SIZE FASHION: Fresh new independent designer sample sales and fantastic pre-loved bargains. Find the fashion alongside an amazing selection of jewellery, shoes, ...

Roaring Twenties Drag Ball
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Journey back in time to the lavish Drag Balls of Chicago during Prohibition...for a night of vintage erotica, performance and dance! Little Tin Soldier in conjunction with Pop-Up Events presents ...

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Pandora’s Dolls Showing at the 2014 Fringe Festival THE FRINGE HUB - MAIN THEATRE LITHUANIAN CLUB SHOW RUNS FROM THE- 30TH OF SEPTEMBER UNTIL THE 4TH OF OCTOBER 2014 Theater goers will ...

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Melbourne's BIGGEST Designer Label Sale More than 100 designer labels all marked down by 50-80% off RRP. Clothing, shoes, toys, decor, accessories & more. The sale will feature 40 of ...

Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
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Experience all the colours of Cuba at Crown with competitions, FREE Salsa Nights, Cuban Cocktails, Food Specials plus a whole lot more! Every Crown Signature Club member wins at Crown with over ...

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The Tyabb Packing House Antiques complex; over 2 acres of old wares, antiques and vintage specialties. Over 30 dealers specialising in antiques, deco, old wares, retro, vintage and specialty ...


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