Today | Monday 1st September 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Back 2 School Day 2014Back 2 School Day is The Smith Family’s fundraising event for the big kid in
all of us… and it’s as easy as 1… 2… 3…
Celebrate your past, change a child’s future.
Grab an old-school tie, break out the fairy bread and let the fun and games begi..
Legacy Week 2014Sunday 31 August to Saturday 6 September 2014
Legacy Week is Australia’s iconic fundraising campaign which began in 1942. It is also known for its Badge Day and the iconic badges offered as a token of appreciation for the donation made by the publ..
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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..
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 ..
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Silvers Grand Magic Circus | NunawadingSilvers 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..
Comedy @ Spleen | Monday's FREE!Every Monday, Spleen Bar is the city's free weekly comedy hotspot, with a packed room every week!
In the last year we've had drop in spots from Wil Anderson, Charlie Pickering, Adam Hills, Josh Thomas, Lehmo, Fiona O'Loghlin, Jimeoin, Frank Woodle..
Live Comedy @ Comic's LoungeLive comedy six nights per week.
The Comic's Lounge has live comedy Monday to Saturday with dinner before the show at 7pm and the laughs kick off at 8pm.
The Comic's Lounge is Australia's only 6 night a week live stand up comedy venue hosting ..
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CLICK 14 Art Prize | Open CallOpen call photography exhibition
All themes, framed or unframed. Must be photographic (but can be manipulated).
All work must be 80x80cm or less (including frame).
Enter up to 8 entries, all will be hung.
Interstate and International Arti..
FECK:ART Competition: Call For EntriesMelbourne’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..
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Intimate Letters | ACOMOZART Divertimento in F, K.138
SMETANA String Quartet No.1 “From My Life” (arr. for string orchestra)
JANÁČEK String Quartet No.2 “Intimate Letters” (arr. for string orchestra)
Gordan Nikolic, Guest Director & Violin
Peter Evans, Co-Arti..
Live @ The ToffLive entertainment every night
@ The Toff,
Swanston St Walk,
The Toff’s stage room hosts the full spectrum of Australian performing arts including music (from pop to country to ensembles), dance, comedy, and theatre, as well as to..
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Conferences | Conventions
Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference 2014World opinion leaders are coming together to bring their depth of knowledge and experience to the Australian industry, discussing all facets of prostate cancer management, treatment and scientific advance in the discipline.
For more information pl..
Food Trucks @ The Emerald PeacockThe Emerald Peacock is thrilled to announce a new culinary concept and collaboration.
Experience the food truck phenomenon in our cocktail lounge or on the rooftop!
It’s fair to say that some of Melbourne’s best grub now comes on wheels an..
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I Knew These People Contemporary dance, physical theatre, drama, cabaret and comedy collide in RAWcollective’s I Knew These People to create an exciting, colourful tapas of evocative live performance.
This site specific work promises to surprise, delight and intrigue..
La BayadèreThe Australian Ballet presents
Vengeful love, deadly snakes, opium dreams and graceful wraiths
La Bayadère has it all: a heady mix of temple dancers, angry gods and scheming villains, with a ballet blanc interlude showing classical..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
A B S T R A C TA B S T R A C T
18th Jul 2014 - 26th Oct 2014
Abstraction is one of modernism’s most profound and innovative concepts. The term indicates a departure from reality into a world of thoughts and ideas expressed through a visual la..
Andrew McQualter | Drawings 1997-2014Andrew McQualter’s drawings, installations and collaborative projects are concerned with making the connection between things visible.
He is interested in the act of conversation as a metaphor for the relationships that we create and maintain wit..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | OpenOpen 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..
Adornment | ExhibitionAdornment, ‘the act or process of making someone or something attractive by decorating’, is the theme for the latest collection on display at Lord Coconut.
For as long as human beings have existed, we have sought to adorn ourselves to display stat..
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Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014Melbourne Spring Fashion Week is proudly presented by the City of Melbourne. 30 August to 7 September 2014
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) is one of the City’s premier events, supporting and promoting the retail, fashion and design industries..
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week at SouthgateFrom 29 August-7 September, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) arrives at Southgate with an eclectic range of free exhibitions and displays showcasing innovative emerging designers and the creative process behind some of Melbourne’s most celebrated..
Anywhere Theatre Festival | Frankston Please select your preferred genre:
Cabaret & Music - Circus & Physical Theatre - Comedy -
Dance - Drama - Free Events - Interactive - Poetry - Youth & Kids
The very first Anywhere Theatre Festival is a festival of performance anywhere but a the..
Crown CubaExperience 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..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
AICE Israeli Film Festival 2014Australia Israel Cultural Exchange and Palace Cinemas present
FILM FESTIVAL 2014
From riveting, political documentaries to hot-blooded romance, from rollicking comedies to sensitive dramas the AICE Israeli Film Festival presents th..
The Hunt | Croydon Film SocietyCroydon Film Society screens quality films at the Reading Cinemas, Chirnside Park on selected Monday nights from 7:15pm.
Annual membership gives you access to all screenings, a regular newsletter, end of year party and a poster/calendar.
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FREE Fitness @ Fed SquareGet Active with a FREE Fun Group Circuit-Based Workout
Federation Square Amphitheatre
Join workouts led by health coaches and fitness instructors from Healthy Lifestyle Lounge. These classes aim to help city workers keep fit and healthy. Fitness..
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..
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..
Whittlesea Monday MarketWhittlesea Market operating every Monday.
Find around 100 stalls offering a large variety of trash and treasure fare, great bargains as well as fruit, vegetables and a weekly poultry auction.
Lots of stallholders
Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
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..
Little Saigon MarketFROM the freshly pressed sugar cane juice to the still-crawling crabs, Footscray’s Little Saigon Market (pictured) delivers an energising, distinctively Vietnamese shopping experience. You will find mountains of produce, with some stalls offering tas..
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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Performing Arts | Theatre
ActivateFive full length shows take place in performance venues at the La Trobe Uni Bundoora campus.
ACTIVATE is our exciting new second semester theatrical season from La Trobe Student Theatre and Film! The season includes five striking plays that have g..
Alan Smithee's Screen TestScreen 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 ..
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Melbourne's Nike Tech Pack StudioTo celebrate the anniversary of Nike Tech Pack, a new and innovative apparel range launched in August 2013, and to coincide with Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW), Nike is launching the Nike Tech Pack Studio in Melbourne - a custom designed pop up..
Pop It | Melbourne Designer Pop Up ShopPOP IT Melbourne Designer Pop Up Shop
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week
Designers Spring Summer
ELandTINO x Stella Blanche
Lauren Nicholson x Skye Williams x Aki Nonowe
Experience Melbourne's up and coming designers as they preview ..
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Food for ThoughtFood for Thought is Opportunity International Australia’s annual campaign to raise awareness and funds for people living in poverty.
For the month of September, Food for Thought asks individuals and businesses to host an event, take on a personal..
National Wattle DayThis year, National Wattle Day - 1st September 2014 - falls on a Monday.
Wattle Day History
The first known use of wattle as a meaningful emblem in the Australian colonies dates back to the early days of Tasmania (1838), when the wearing of silve..
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National Wattle Day | Victoria 2014National Wattle Day - Monday 1 September 2014
The next Public Holiday in Victoria is..
Melbourne Cup Day
Tuesday 4 November 2014
2014 Victorian Public Holidays
In 2014 Victoria celebrates the following holidays and long weekends:
Chapel Street Precinct Winter EscapeStay 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..
Seminars | Lectures | Talks
ICONS: Barbara Kruger | I shop therefore I amWhat’s in a word? Plenty, or as Barbara Kruger would write later – ‘Plenty Should be Enough!’ Before that, Kruger reformulated René Descartes’ philosophical proposition of cognitive existence, ‘I think therefore I am’, into a motto for the hyper-ve..
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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Crowd funding for fashion industry talkAs part of the official Melbourne Spring Fashion Week curated program, StageLabel will be hosting a Crowd funding for fashion industry talk.
StageLabel is a crowd-funding platform helping fashion brands and labels to develop their customer base, v..
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 t..
AFL Footy @ FoxtelWith 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..
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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 @ The HawthornEvery Monday night at The Hawthorn Hotel.
Who said Monday nights had to be boring? Come and test your knowledge while having a drink with friends!
Monday’s also mean Parmageddon - a choice of 10 different Parma toppings every Monday from 6-9pm ..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
African Drumming ClassesExperience the heart of West African culture through traditional drumming with Mohamed Camara from Guinea!
DJEMBE / DUN DUN CLASSES:
Term 3 course dates (casual participants welcome, so come anytime!):
Monday 21st July - 8th September
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..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
Bentleigh Calisthenics EnrolmentsBentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2014 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..
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..
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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