Today | Sunday 3rd May 2015..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
|65 Roses Day 2015|
65 Roses Day is celebrated throughout May each year and raises money to help people with Cystic Fibrosis live longer.
Since the 1980’s the average life expectancy has increased from 17 to 37.
But it’s still only 37. Give people with CF a chan..
|Australia's Biggest Morning Tea 2015|
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea offers the opportunity to come together and share a cuppa, whilst helping those affected by cancer.
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is one of Australia’s most well-loved fundraising events, and plays a vital role in..
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|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..
|Bulla Hill Railway | 1st Sunday|
Bulla Hill Railway run by the Tullamarine Live steam Society.
Miniature train rides for all the family and friends and a club for those enthusiasts interested in model engineering.
You can ride on our 7 ¼” gauge steam or diesel locomotives, and..
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|Zirka Circus | Send in the Clowns|
Enter the Big Top and be spellbound by the sensation of Zirka Circus as it tours Australia for the first time! - "Send in the Clowns!"
Watch in amazement as world class artistes astound you!
See 20 plus top world class performers showcase death..
|Comedy at 24 Moons|
Comedy at 24 Moons is the funniest way to spend your Sunday Night!
With incredible headliners and some of the best local comedians you'll ever see!..
|Comedy Festival Roadshow | Frankston Arts Centre|
It’s that time of year again - the ultimate comedy roadtrip returns!
We’ve let the superstars of Australia’s biggest comedy festival off the leash and on to the road. From Hobart to Hong Kong and back, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival R..
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|Bellbrae Primary School May Fair 2015|
Sunday 3 May, 10am-4pm
The whole school gets behind the Fair to offer a sampling of the best in the region – great coffees, cakes, stalls, homemade and home grown produce, activities and rides...
Competitions | Challenges & Games
|Lazarus | Zombie Apocalypse Survival Game|
Oz Apocalypse LAZARUS and BATTLE APOCALYPSE
The ‘in real life’ Zombie Apocalypse survival experiences LAZARUS and BATTLE APOCALYPSE have landed at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
For a strictly limited season – Thursday 16 April to Sunday 10 May – ..
|Win a Trip to Ireland | P.J.O’Brien’s|
Exclusive to P.J's in April and May every time you visit your favourite P.J.O’Brien’s Irish Pub you will have the chance to Win a Trip to Ireland!
Together with our good friends at Guinness we are pleased to be able to offer our loyal and wonderf..
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|Elwood Blues Club|
Every Sunday the front bar of the GH is transformed into Melbourne's newest Blues hangout.
The Greyhound (or GH as it's now known) hosts our weekly Elwood Blues Club.
And the best news.. its FREE Entry!
|Live @ Northcote Social Club|
Northcote Social Club presents the very best of live music and has become one of Melbourne's premier and favourite music venues.
What's On this week..
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|Cider Slider Sundays | Fitzroy Beer Garden|
Head down to us on a Sunday for our awesome Cider Slider Sundays where you can grab a Pulled Pork Slider and a Pot for only $8, every Sunday 12-9pm.
|Colonial Tramcar Restaurant | Melbourne|
Dining on culinary delights and touring scenic streets surrounded by all the sights, the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is a historic and iconic part of any experience in the city.
Dining in Melbourne can be a fabulous experience, especially aboard o..
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|KAZKA - A fairytale|
Lehenda Ukrainian Dance Company's International Tour of its new dance production - KAZKA.
A fairytale of love, loss and a mysterious blue fox.
KAZKA is an original folk ballet inspired by Ukrainian fairy tales, with an original score by Nichola..
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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|Swing Into Winter at The Glen|
Local shoppers are invited to celebrate the arrival of winter - in swinging style - with the unveiling of a sky-high, fashion installation at The Glen Shopping Centre.
Debuting on Monday 27 April for a limited six-week appearance, the stylish sh..
A Melbourne-wide Festival of art exhibitions forums and talks seeking to harness the creative power of the Arts to inform engage and inspire action on climate change.
ABOUT ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2015
Art, culture, and environment are vital areas o..
|Bright Autumn Festival 2015|
2015 Dates | Friday 24th April to Sunday 3rd of May.
Gala Day is the 2nd of May
The Bright Autumn Festival celebrates two weeks of Autumn’s vibrant colours and produce in the valleys of the Victorian High Country.
Held in the last week of Apr..
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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..
|Spanish Film Festival 2015|
This year’s Spanish Film Festival program exclusive to Palace Cinemas around Australia boasts 38 features from across Spain, Latin-America and beyond, as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece!
The line-up packs a saucy punch laden wit..
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|Great Train Race 2015|
The Great Train Race is one of the longest running 'Fun Runs' on the Australian running calendar.
The race isn’t simply a race amongst the competitors…the exciting challenge is competing against the steam locomotive, Puffing Billy, over 13.2 kilo..
Garage Sales | Car Boot Sales
|Garage Sales on Today|
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Laughter Clubs Victoria Inc
Invite You to come and laugh with us on the 1st Sunday of every month,
Yes, 12 months of the year
To the Laughter Club Federation Square
There is a laughter club near you, so come along for a FREE 30 minute laughter ..
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..
|Devonshire Tea | Altona Homestead|
The Altona Homestead was the first Homestead in this area.
Devonshire Tea is served on the 1st Sunday of the month.
Entry is free however any donation is greatly appreciated
Address: 128 Queen Street Altona [situated on Logan Reserve] – Melwa..
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Historical Locations & Tours
|Abbotsford Convent Guided Tours|
Fascinating guided tours of the Abbotsford Convent arts, cultural, and education precinct occur every Sunday afternoon at 2pm.
The Abbotsford Convent is steeped in history and interest. For over a century, the precinct housed a closed order of Goo..
|Ambleside Park | Local History Museum|
The Ambleside Park Museum is open on Sundays 1pm - 4pm and at other times by appointment.
Ambleside Park Museum is a local history museum housed in a century old farmhouse. Two of the rooms contain displays depicting a parlor and a bedroom early i..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
|Akoonah Park Market|
Come along and grab a bargain a the Akoonah Park market which comes alive every Sunday for produce, craft and variety market.
The Akoonah Park Committee of Management conduct a very popular weekly market from their main buildings and surrounds at..
|Baby & Kids Market | Croydon|
The Baby & Kids Market provides excellent quality preloved goods by great brands at bargain prices.
It's the perfect place to stock up on furniture, prams, toys, clothes, books and just about anything imaginable for babies and children.
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|Castlemaine Farmers' Market|
Over 50 stalls offering the best produce Central Victoria has to offer.
Castlemaine Farmers' Market is set in beautiful Victory Park in the heart of Castlemaine.
This is a great place to meet friends, buy fresh produce.
Over 40 stalls offer..
|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..
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Motor Sports | Auto Events
|Car Torque @ Hobsons Bay Mens Shed|
MOTORING GROUP of the HOBSONS BAY MEN’S SHED
280 Queen St, Altona VIC 3018
Every 1st Sunday of the month, all year round.
The Hobsons Bay Mens Shed Motoring Group will open the Shed between 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, 280 Queen Street, ..
|Keilor Rotary Car & Bike Show|
The Keilor Rotary Club is holding its 9th annual Car & Vintage Bike Show on Sunday the 3th May 2015 in the grounds of the historic Keilor Hotel (Cnr Old Calder HWY & Arabin Street, Keilor).
The show continues to be extremely popular offering ..
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|Australian National Aviation Museum | Open|
The Australian National Aviation Museum contains the finest collection of Australian made and designed aircraft as well as the broadest collection with representative types covering the development of air travel and military aviation within Australia..
|Champions | Thoroughbred Racing Gallery|
National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) have launched a new gallery to celebrate the rich history of Australian thoroughbred racing.
Champions marks the completion of the third phase of the National Sports Museum and features ..
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|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..
|Black Rock House | Open Day|
Every Sunday between 2.00pm and 4.00pm, historic Black Rock House situated at 34 Ebden Avenue, Black Rock is open for public inspection.
Built in 1856 by Victoria's first Auditor-General, Charles Hotson Ebden as a seaside holiday residence, Black ..
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Performing Arts | Theatre
|Adult Fairy Party|
How come kids always know what they wanna be when they 'grow up'?
After years of being a professional fairy, Natasha York (These Things Take Wine, Impromptunes) doesn’t know who’s in control anymore – the fairy or her. In this outrageous show wher..
|As You Like It - Bell Shakespeare|
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done for love?
As You Like It is an adventure of the heart, a journey through a forest of poetry (and lions), and a tale of a love so grand all the rules are broken to win the heart of a boy.
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|Dog Shows & Trials|
Dogs Victoria presents dog show and trials every weekend throughout Victoria..
All Breeds Show
For further events or to learn more about any of the listed disciplines or venues, please visit www.do..
|Feline Control Council | Open Show|
FCCV Open Show
Central Ringwood Community Centre
Bedford Road, Ringwood.
Sue Fitzgerald 5783 1564
Feline Control Council (Victoria) Inc. Open Show
3 Ring Show – Australian Bay Style Judging Format
Open to all..
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|World Laughter Day 2015|
World Laughter day is celebrated in grand style at the Federation Square main stage by the Laughter Clubs of Victoria for World Peace and to bring positivity en masse to all and to share the gift of laughter.
No bookings are necessary, just look f..
|Yellow Ribbon | National Road Safety Week 2015|
The Fourth National Yellow Ribbon National Road Safety Week – Sunday 3 to Sunday 10 May 2015.
Safer Australian Roads and Highways (SARAH) Inc is a not-for-profit incorporated association that aims to improve Australian road safety by emphasizing o..
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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..
|Fishing World Warehouse Sale|
On the first Sunday of every month Fishing World will be holding its monthly warehouse sale at Factory 15/43-47 Riverside Avenue Werribee 3030. We will be opening at 8am and closing at 4pm.
We have items starting from $1.80. Our prices are unbeat..
|Kilmore Antique Auction|
We have been commissioned to sell by auction a large consignment of antiques and collectables, paintings, lithographs, rugs, Edison & HMV gramophones and records, stunning ornamental bronzes, china porcelain, large bronze & stone garden ornaments, fu..
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|Speakers Forum | Soapbox Oratory|
Every Sunday afternoon, soapbox orators take turns speaking on various topics from differing viewpoints on the State Library Lawns.
Questions, comments, heckling and interjections are welcome. Participation is free, and would-be speakers are en..
|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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|Come & Try Crew Rowing|
Come & Try Rowing at the Y Rowing Centre on beautiful Albert Park Lake.
Just turn up and have fun getting basic tuition in olympic-stype shells [boats]. You dont need to bring your own crew as there are always lots of beginners, like yourself, r..
|Round 5 | AFL Premiership Games 2015|
Week by week games of the 2015 AFL Premiership season.
23 home and away rounds of Australian rules football followed by an electric finals series culminating in the 2015 Grand Final decider.
Friday, May 1
Carlton vs. Collingwood (MCG..
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|Melton Swap Meet|
Swap Meets, Antique & Collectables Fairs, Markets & Rallies this weekend...
Apr 11 2015 Horsham Swap Meet Horsham
Apr 12 2015 Castlemaine Swap Meet Castlemaine
Apr 12 2015 Drouin Swap Meet Lardner Park, 155 Burnt Store Road, Lardn..
|Renegade Hot Rod & Custom Swap Meet|
The Renegade Hot Rod and Custom Club Inc.
Are holding their annual A.S.R.F. sanctioned Swap Meet Sunday the 3rd May 2015 at the Werribee Race Course ( Mel ways ref. 205 E9)
This large event with the em..
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|Art Behind the Wire | Curator's Talk|
As part of the 2015 National Trust Heritage Festival, Melinda Mockridge, curator of the award-winning 'Art Behind the Wire' exhibition, will be giving a curator’s talk at the Duldig Studio on 21 and 23 April and 5 and 7 May from 2.30pm- 4pm. Booking..
|Curatorial Floor Talk | Miss Fisher's Costume Exhibition|
Curatorial Floor Talk
Join the National Trust curators for a guided tour of the exhibition. Find out how the exhibition was developed, what happens behind the scenes and ask as many questions as you can think of!
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|AFL Footy @ Channel 7|
Seven is your complete online destination for Australian Rules Football.
Seven coverage includes games on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.
An impressive range of commentators and specialists promising 'there will be more live football than ev..
|AFL Footy @ Channel 9|
Channel 9 coverage of the 2015 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Monday),
--> Footy Show (Thursday)
--> The Sunday Footy Show (Sunday) Luke Ball will be joining the panel this year.
--> TAC Cup: Fut..
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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 ..
|Backstage Tour | Arts Centre Melbourne|
Arts Centre Melbourne presents
We reveal the secrets of the theatre in this guided tour through backstage rooms, hidden passageways and technical contraptions that are unknown to most visitors.
Trace the footsteps of famous perf..
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|Melbourne Trivia | Quiz|
Melbourne Trivia Co host Melbourne's most popular trivia quiz events.
Melbourne Trivia has a reputation for presenting funny and enjoyable trivia events around Victoria. We’re proud that the most frequent comment we hear about our events is how pr..
|Quiz Meisters Trivia|
Quiz Meisters run entertaining trivia nights at various venues..
259 Brighton Rd,Elwood
(03) 9531 3218
with Conor Gallagher
North Fitzroy Arms
296 Rae St,Fitzroy North
(03) 9489 8519
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Awaken Your Heart & Soul | Yoga + Music Tour|
AWAKEN YOUR HEART AND SOUL YOGA with Daphne Tse and Cristi Christensen
Flying Masters are an independent workshop and event management company.
Awaken your Chakra Connection Special Yoga Class with Cristi Christensen (USA) and live music by Dap..
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.
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
Stretch 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..
|What's On @ ArtPlay|
ArtPlay is designed for children aged between 5 and 12 years with programs for school groups on weekdays as well as weekend and holiday workshops.
ArtPlay is easy to find in Birrarung Marr, the park directly behind Federation Square along the Yarr..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
|Eckankar Worship Service|
Each ECK Worship Service focuses on an aspect of Eckankar. They feature a reading from the ECK works, singing HU, a love song to God, talks and panel or group discussions of spiritual principles at work in everyday life.
The service lasts about an..
Soul Food is hosted at the State Library of Victoria. It provides an opportunity to unite in a tranquil environment and reflect on inspiring themes and common threads that tie us all together.
It features live music, audio-visual pieces and r..
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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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