Today | Wednesday 1st April 2015..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
|Drawtism | Play Pictionary for Autism|
Drawtism is a fun fundraising concept that Alpha created and has been running since 2008. Utilising the game Pictionary, participants have a glimpse into the significant challenges experienced by people living with Autism.
Like Alpha’s essentia..
|Home Lottery | Royal Melbourne Hospital|
The Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lottery is inviting you to go BIG and win BIG!
that moment you win...
...could change your life! Win the Grand Prize Showhome and live mortgage free. Drive an Aston Martin or a $10,000 Luxury Escape for 2 peop..
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|Adventure Packed Holidays at Otway Fly|
Join the team this Easter at the stunning Otway Fly for a weekend of adventure!
Check out the Rainforest Ranger interactive trail, where curious kids can learn about the conservation of local flora and fauna while exploring the magical depths of ..
|Adventure Park | Open|
Victoria’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
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|Great Euro Circus | Shepparton|
Europe's Largest Circus on tour for the first time in Australia.
The GREAT EURO CIRCUS is proud to bring you their most exciting and thrilling production yet.
Marvel at the Extreme Human Cannonball as a live person is catapulted through the..
|Silvers Grand Magic Circus | Geelong|
Silvers Extravaganza is suitable for all ages includes the Phoenix Riders in the Globe of Death, the Wheel of Steel, aerial acts, clowns and the latest in Los Vegas illusions.
Established in 1976, Silver's Circus still travels Australia and provid..
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|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 ..
|Alex & Luke's Make Your Parents Disappear|
Make Your Parents Disappear weaves unbelievable illusions and hilarious interactive comedy routines into a fast-paced family magic show.
Luke Hocking and Alex de la Rambelje are two of Australia’s best young contemporary magicians. They are smart..
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|April Fools Folk and Blues|
An evening of folk, roots and blues showcasing a stellar line up.
Wednesday April 01, 2015 at The Grace Darling Hotel in Collingwood,
$10. 7pm doors.
“Luke Tooze’s vocals sound a little Thom York at times before he hits some high..
Festival Hall Melbourne, West Melbourne, VIC
Wed 1 Apr 2015, 08:00 PM..
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|Aperitivo Hour | High Society|
Drink in style at High Society
From Tuesday to Friday between 5pm and 7pm join us for a refreshing Aperitif and escape the after work rush. Enjoy our hidden charismatic bar overlooking Bourke Street with a meticulously crafted Ca..
|Synergy Salsa Wednesday's|
Synergy Salsa presents our new WEEKLY SALSA WEDNESDAY night CLUB 50:50 (SALSA & BACHATA) which will be in every Wednesday for the summer in St Kilda's Club London.
From 8.30pm till late $10 entry
Come along for some mid week fun and dance - 11..
Arts Centre Melbourne presents
A Sadler’s Wells production
Directed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Deeply rooted in Argentinean culture, tango has fascinated and captivated the world with its sexuality, power and beauty.
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
|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..
|Alice's Wonderland | A most curious adventure|
A most curious adventure
Alice's Wonderland Daily, 21 Mar - 1 Nov 2015
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Jump down the rabbit hole into a magical, bizarre and fascinating world of illusion and mystery!
Alice's Wonderland is an interactiv..
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|Best of Both Sides Festival|
Brunswick St vs Chapel St, beards vs bottle blondes and tatts vs tans – the north-south divide is a rivalry that runs deeper than the Yarra.
Pick your favourite and join us for the Best of Both Sides.
Now in its’ 6th year, the Best Of Both Sid..
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..
|Rooftop Cinema | Program|
The Rooftop Cinema screens Tuesday to Sunday (No films on Fridays).
Open every day from midday!
Tue 3rd Feb
God Help The Girl
Wed 4th Feb
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
Thu 5th Feb
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Sto..
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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..
|High Tea @ Park Hyatt Melbourne|
If you are wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of our busy city centre, take a leisurely stroll up through the Paris End of Melbourne to the luxurious Park Hyatt for their delicious High Tea. The Park Hyatt boasts the largest hotel room accommod..
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Historical Locations & Tours
|Barwon Park Mansion | Open|
Historic Barwon Park Mansion is an imposing bluestone mansion built in the 1860s for Thomas Austin its first owner. The property comprised 12000 hectares and was noted for its sheep and horses.
Open every Wednesday and Sunday 11am to 4pm.
|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..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
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..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|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..
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 ..
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|All in a Day's Work|
The 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 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, ..
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|Sustainability Drinks | Melbourne|
Sustainability Drinks emerged with a casual get together of ten people and now, 5 years on, offers an environment which nurtures and fosters the sharing of sustainability success stories and hosts up to 200 people each month.
In Melbourne, the ev..
|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 Racecourse Hotel 895 Dandenong Road East Malvern from 7 pm.
This social event has been every Wednesday for nea..
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..
|Avenue Q - adults-only puppet musical comedy|
Trifle Theatre Company presents
‘Winner of the Tony® TRIPLE CROWN for BEST MUSICAL, BEST SCORE and BEST BOOK, AVENUE Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart.
This laugh-out-loud, adults-only, Sesame Street parody* is definite..
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|April Fool's Day 2015|
We celebrate April Fool's Day on the 1st of April every year by playing pranks, practical jokes, and hoaxes on our friends, family and work mates.
The celebration known as April Fools' Day or All Fools' Day (aka Poisson d'Avril "April Fish" in Fra..
|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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|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..
|Shopping Tour Gift Certificates | Gift It Now|
What a great gift idea..
A gift certificate for a Melbourne Shopping Tour.
The recipient will enjoy a great day of bargain shopping, with up to 55% off retail prices.
Just choose the gift certificate value that you want to purchase and tel..
|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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|Rip Curl Pro 2015|
Witness legendary surfers carve it up at Victoria's famous Bells Beach, in the world's longest-running pro surfing contest.
The Rip Curl Pro celebrates its 53rd anniversary of the Bells Beach Easter Rally and the Rip Curl Pro in Australia's surfin..
|William Hill Park | Thoroughbred Racing|
William Hill Park midweek racing returns in 2014. Which trainer and jockey will reign supreme and win the championship this year?
Admission: FREE for all ages.
William Hill Park
William Hill Park hosts 27 race meetings with venue sharing the w..
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|Captain Cook and the Guugu Yimithirr|
CAPTAIN COOK AND THE GUUGU YIMITHIRR
THE GUUGU YIMITHIRR AND CAPTAIN COOK
WHAT REALLY HAPPENED AT THE ENDEAVOUR RIVER IN FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND
WHEN CAPTAIN COOK AND HIS CREW WERE THERE FOR 48 DAYS IN 1770
Bama [Aboriginal] Historian – M..
The Laborastory comes to tell the stories of science – the heroes, the egos, the breakthroughs and the mistakes of genius. From forgotten history and lonely laboratories, science and scientists quite literally take centre stage.
Each month, The La..
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|Audience Required | TV Shows|
Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - not at present
Channel 7 - not at present
Channel 9 - Millionaire Hot Seat | *FREE* Tickets
- 7pm The P..
|Family Feud | Live Studio Audience Tickets|
FREE AUDIENCE TICKETS FOR FAMILY FEUD
• Want a FUN day out with family & friends!
• Want to see how a game show is made!
• Want to do something for FREE!
Melbourne is home to Australia's favourite family game show, Family Feud, and the su..
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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 ..
|Carlton & United Brewery Tour|
Come behind the scenes at the home of Australia's favourite beers - Carlton Draught, VB, Pure Blonde, Foster's and more...
Join our friendly guides for a fun and interactive tour of the country's largest brewery, where you can see how over 2 mill..
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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
|Funky Bunch Trivia Night|
Funky Bunch trivia nights in Melbourne...
Check out all the venues running weekly pub trivia nights in Melbourne.
Many take a short break over Christmas and new year but will be back in January. Give the venue a call before going...
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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.
|Olympic Figure Skating Club Skate School|
Learn to ice skate at the Olympic Ice Skating Centre
Keep active! Stay healthy! Be happy!
Professional Accredited coaches
All levels from beginners to advanced
$17 including lesson, skate hire, rink entry and ice time
Cheaper multi-entry opt..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
|Bentleigh Calisthenics Enrolments|
Bentleigh 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..
|Box Hill Community Arts | April School Holidays|
Have fun at any age and ability with the fantastic range of art activities that will keep everyone creatively entertained during the upcoming March/April school holidays. The Box Hill Community Arts Centre’s range of programs are tailored for childre..
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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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