Today | Saturday 18th April 2015..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
|ANZAC Projections |
Moving and powerful symbols of Anzac remembrance will be illuminated by projections on the bluestone facade of NGV International on St Kilda Road.
Paintings and photographs representing the 1915 Anzac Day events and Gallipoli campaigns will featur..
|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..
|Glow for Good Challenge|
Hampton Rotary in collaboration with a number of Bayside Rotary Clubs will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record to have the most people lighting glowsticks simultaneously on Saturday April 18th, 2015
The record is currently held in th..
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|Adventure Kids Festival | Lake Mountain|
Following the success of the standalone event in April 2014, the Adventure Kids Festival returns in 2015 as a series of four events, offering children from the ages of four to 12 nature-based adventure activities across a multi-day getaway.
|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..
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|2 Brown Sugars: Trying to Get It White (Right)|
A thick and fast interracial tag-team that’s sure to split your sides – 2 Brown Sugars, will be the taste on everyone’s lips this Comedy Fest.
Balinese-born Wayan ‘Kurly’ Keenan and Kenyan-born Vincent ‘Tshaka’ Tshaks may hail from developing coun..
|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 ..
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|Fete and Car Boot Sale | St Lukes Frankston|
St Lukes Frankston is having a car boot sale and fete on Saturday 18th April from 8am to 2pm.
As well as the car boot sale there will be a craft & treasure market, plant sale, Devonshire teas, international foods, jumping castle, face painting, l..
|St Patricks School Car Boot Sale|
SCHOOL FUNDRAISER CAR BOOT SALE 18th APRIL
HUGE HUGE Car Boot Sale
St Patricks School - 16 Childers Street Mentone
Lots of 2nd hand and brand new items including:
Toys, household items, arts and crafts, plants, antiques, clothes,
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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 – ..
|Back To The Eighties @ Vivo|
If you want to relive your ‘80s roots and party like it’s 1985, slide into some spandex, slather on the mascara, and dig out the industrial strength hair products, because VIVO is taking you BACK TO THE EIGHTIES!
This will be the biggest retro party..
EUPHORIA every Saturday night at HIGH FIDELITY BAR is set to become the best night life experience Melbourne has to offer.
Where music, style & atmosphere blend together to create your new party destination.
WHERE : HIGH FIDELITY BAR - 461 B..
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|A Dinner to Die For|
Back for its 6th run in the Melbourne International Comedy festival -
Not molecular gastronomy, but a wickedly funny Melbourne based Musical, Murder Mystery Show and Dinner.
Set in 1928, Lord Daventry hosts his party bash. Rumour in social cir..
|Dinner & Dance Train|
The 'Dinner & Dance Train' departs from Puffing Billy's Belgrave Station on selected Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year.
Join family, friends and/or work colleagues for a unique dining experience!
Share this unique dinner and dance exper..
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|Le Noir | The Dark Side of Cirque|
Arts Centre Melbourne, Tim Lawson, Simon Painter & Red Live present
The Dark Side of Cirque
Following on from a world tour, Le Noir - The Dark Side of Cirque finally comes to Melbourne this April. For the first time ever, the State The..
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..
|8 Shades of Play|
James Anthony Ford creates playful artworks that explore childhood identity and role play; the iconic attributes perceived as a child, such as the role of power, respect, discipline and masculinity.
“8 Shades of Play” is a series of shadow and ass..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
|125 Years of Kingswood College|
To celebrate its 125-year history, Kingswood College has opened its extensive archives to put together an exhibition of what schooling was like at the college from the 1890s to today.
Kingswood College traces back to New College, which opened on 4..
|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..
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|Compass Club 2015 | True North Arts Festival|
The Compass Club is the delightfully unfixed festival hub of True North: Reservoir Arts Festival.
Audiences will be treated to a host of hub events at different locations across Reservoir.
All events are free.
SPECIAL EVENT: LIVING STATUES GA..
|PAVE Festival 2015|
Saturday 9th April – Sunday 18th April 2015
Two Full Weekends and the Week in Between!
You may notice a bit of a buzz around PAVE this year as our 2015 program represents 10 years of celebrating this rich cultural event in our town. In tribute to..
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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..
|Bendigo Queer Film Festival|
The Bendigo Queer Film Festival was founded in 2004 by Chris Walters in collaboration with the Melbourne Queer Film Festival - (who have been major supporters of the BQFF since its inception)
In its inaugural year, the Bendigo Queer Film Festival ..
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|parkrun | Albert Park|
Albert parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 8am in Albert Park.
It is not a race against other runners, but a 5k timed run and it can really be whatever you want it to be, whether tha..
|parkrun | Diamond Creek|
Diamond Creek parkrun takes place
It is not a race against other runners but a 5k timed run and it can really be whatever you want it to be whether that's for fun or as part of a training plan.
It offers an opportunit..
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Garage Sales | Car Boot Sales
|Garage Sales on Today|
Use Gazza's Garage Sales list of Garage Sales to build a list of sales to visit.
Gazza's Garage Sales is Australia's best known list of garage sales showing adverts in every Australian state.
View Garage Sales in Melbourne - PC Web Site
|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..
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..
|Grand Afternoon Tea|
A traditional Grand weekend Afternoon Tea served every Saturday & Sunday complete with an extended dessert buffet at Grand Hyatt Melbourne
To make a reservation at Collins Kitchen, please telephone +613 9653 4831.
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Historical Locations & Tours
|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..
|Cooks' Cottage | Open & Tours|
Cooks' 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
|Apollo Bay Market|
Every Saturday morning showcasing art, craft and produce of the Otways
The Apollo Bay Market is on most Saturdays throughout the year and provides and excellent opportunity for a pleasant morning with quality handmade wares, conversation, coffee f..
|Bairnsdale Uniting Church Car Boot Market|
A boot market on the third Saturday of the month with a variety of odds and ends for sale!
BAIRNSDALE UNITING CHURCH
8.00am First Sunday of the Month:
This is a small and intimate servi..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|Altona Farmers' Market|
Into Your Hand Straight From The Land...
Whether it has been picked, plucked, brewed or stewed you simply cannot get it fresher than fresh at a Farm Fresh Certified Farmers' Market. Altona Farmers' Market is an authentic market allowing you to mee..
|Bayside Farmers' Market|
Some people call it the Bayside Farmers' Market while others call it the Sandringham Farmers' Market, but either way it has over 50 stalls of the 'very best' in local fresh food.
Run with the assistance of the Rotary Club of Hampton this will..
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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..
|Australian Railway Historical Society Museum | Open|
The Australian Railway Historical Society Museum in Williamstown North is open on Saturdays between 12 noon till 5pm.
Entry is $6.00 for Adults and $3.00 for children. Children under the age of 4 will be admitted Free.
Phone the Museum on (03) 93..
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|Linden Open Garden Weekend|
Just eight kilometres from Melbourne lies Linden, a historic 1890 Alphington farmhouse and garden.
On 18 and 19 April, garden lovers have a rare opportunity to view the garden and see how the current owners brought it back to life over the 12 year..
|Open Gardens | Weekend|
Australia's Open Garden Scheme opens over 8,000 of Australia's best private gardens every weekend along with special gardening events.
There are open private gardens of every size, style and description. Old and young, large and small, from inner..
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Poof Doof is Melbourne's Gay Dancefloor.
A gay club open Saturday nights with a big dance floor and bar.
Gets busy after midnight with great music, great vibe, great crowd!
The music is a fusion of underground house, and a few scattered cam..
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..
|All Shook Up | The Musical|
ALL SHOOK UP is a jukebox musical comedy inspired by the songs of the King of Rock and Roll: Elvis Presley. Set in a small town in Middle America in the 1950s the quiet community is turned on its head when a leather-jacketed roustabout rides into tow..
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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..
|Australian Heritage Week 2015|
Australian Heritage Week is an annual national celebration of Australia’s unique heritage. It is an opportunity for all Australians to join together to celebrate our shared and special heritage.
In 2014, Australian Heritage Week will run from Satu..
|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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|Poetry at Fed Square|
Join a free program of poetry, music and performance at Fed Square.
Each month different poets present their works in a public setting to an ever-changing audience. It is an opportunity to hear new words and voices.
Readers and presenters com..
|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..
|Hawkeye Vintage Fall Clearance Sale|
We are hosting an incredible one day sale, all stock must clear!!!
There will be $5 and $10 racks, and up to 70% EVERYTHING (including premium stock)! This amazing ONE DAY SALE will include items by Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton, Comme..
|St Helens 7 Acres | Land For Sale|
Option to Purchase 7 Acres for Only $2,000 Deposit in St Helens Tasmania
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks
|The Grand Tour: Cities Shaped by Art|
20 April, 18 May, 15 June, 13 July, 17 Aug, 21 Sept, 19 Oct
Got itchy feet? Hankering to visit the world? Then book your seat now! ACCA’s highly acclaimed lecture series will do some major globe trotting in 2015. Expect Venice wi..
|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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|All Abilities Soccer at Ringwood|
Do you want to play soccer?!
Football Federation Victoria have partnered with Ringwood City Soccer Club and Special Olympics Victoria to launch a new All Abilities Soccer Team.
This is an exciting opportunity for people with a disability to c..
|Greyhound Racing @ The Meadows|
The Meadows races every Saturday night and is a multi-purpose function venue that hosts a range of raceday and non-raceday events throughout the year.
With the capacity to provide function and conference facilities for up to 600 people, The Meadow..
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|Echuca 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..
|Whitehorse Urban Harvest Swap Meet|
The Whitehorse Urban Harvest Swap Meet are held on the 3rd Saturday from 10am to 12noon in the open space near the community gardens, Forest Hill.
A place to bring your excess homegrown produce to swap with other local food gardeners.
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|Robin Ince - Happiness Through Science|
Science enthusiast Robin Ince will be in Melbourne for one show only on Saturday, 18 April 2015.
In Happiness Through Science Robin asks whether you can be happy and rational at the same time … covering Schrödinger cats, multiverses and evolutio..
|AFL Footy @ Channel 7|
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 ever before''.
Seven’s AFL match coverage includes Bruce McAvaney, Dennis C..
|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..
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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 ..
|Aradale Ghost Tour|
Aradale is Australia's largest abandoned lunatic asylum. Opened in 1867 as Ararat Lunatic Asylum, this building housed tens of thousands of people described as "Lunatics", "idiots" and "imbeciles" - some of them described as the worst lunatics in the..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Christian Capurro Masterclass at CCP|
Very soon we have Christian Capurro’s Masterclass examining ‘the image’, discussing the liberties, constraints and the sometimes-productive clashes of media, purpose, skill and critical imagination that mysteriously and not, constitute the working li..
|Drumming Meditation and Mindfulness|
Drumming meditation or mindfulness music-making is tapping into the present moment, exploring self-expression through rhythm, becoming aware of stillness and bringing clarity to harness your creative inner power.
Explore a place within of peace, c..
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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..
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..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
|Buddhist Class | Free|
FREE Buddhist Class every Saturday afternoon
This friendly and welcoming Buddhist class offers teachings, Dharma discussion and meditation to suit all levels and cultural backgrounds.
Drawing inspiration from the major Buddhist schools, this..
|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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