Today | Thursday 27th November 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
Combined Charities Christmas Card ShopCOMBINED CHARITIES CHRISTMAS CARD SHOP - ESSENDON
North Essendon Uniting Church will be offering a Combined Charities Christmas Card Shop where you'll find great cards to give to loved ones this year, along with helping support those in need..
FREE Networking Fundraiser | White Ribbon DayNetworking fundraiser for White Ribbon Day
What's in it for you
-An opportunity for you to meet other Women Friendly Businesses and those interested in marketing to women so that you can grow your network of like-minded businesses
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Adventure Park | OpenVictoria’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
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..
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Dreams from the Second FloorThe National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA)
Australia’s Centre of Excellence in Contemporary Circus Arts Training
Dreams from the Second Floor
A new circus work by Director Firenza Guidi featuring NICA’s graduating artists
The ClassicsFunny, playful, and like good wine, vintage is better!
Living legends of Australian Circus strut their stuff, proving the golden years are just the beginning of new adventures!
Laugh? Your teeth'll fall out.
Deb Batton and Sue Broadway, along ..
Chevrons | Open Mic ComedyWhere 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..
Commedia Dell Parte | Stand Up ComedyThursday 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 ..
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Creative CornerCommunity 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..
Balaclava Hotel Open MicOpen mic night every Thursday at Balaclava Hotel.
Every Thursday from 7:30pm!
Host: Erik Parker
Registration from 7pm
Feel free to come along even if you don't accompany yourself.
Spontaneous jams ..
Bessie's Blues BarCollingwood’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..
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Conferences | Conventions
Engineers Australia Convention 2014Melbourne will be the host to the largest engineering event ever held in the Southern Hemisphere, Convention 2014.
Organised by peak professional body Engineers Australia, delegates will hear from some of the world’s leading thinkers in the fields..
A Taste of Northern FranceThe Age Good Food Month Guide
Join us for a culinary journey through some of the most renowned regions of Northern France; from the coastal cliffs of Normandy to the rich wine country of Burgundy.
Delight in a two course dinner showcasing Victo..
Black Market Pop-Up CafeFitzroy's The Black Market pop up cafe on Smith Street is not what you are thinking.
The menu features fried-chicken sandwiches, tacos, shaker fries, and wings. Two beers on tap with more coming. The wine list has Australian and international wine..
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BrazoukaA true dance story born on the toughest streets of Brazil
"Brazouka" is a spectacular, true dance story born on the toughest streets of Brazil, created by Pamela Stephenson-Connolly and Arlene Phillips and performed by Brazil's most thrilling new ..
Exhibitions | Art & Photo
90 | Printmaker ExhibitionPort Jackson Press has a stable of over 90 contemporary printmakers, showcased all together for the first time in this exhibition.
Albert Tucker and the Mystery of H. D.13 September 2014 - 15 February 2015
After being told that the paintings had belonged to Professor Alfred Henry Tipper, Tucker traced Tipper’s last place of residence, where he found a further three paintings in the showman’s old cart in the back ..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
Australia Will Be There | BairnsdaleAustralia 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 fa..
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Bally On High 2014Come on down for a delightful array of events at the 2014 Bally on High festival! A colourful circus dome will pop up in front of Northcote Town Hall and host a selection of world-class live entertainment from 21 November – 7 December.
Step into a..
Earthcore | 201427 Nov - 1 Dec 2014
Pyalong - Victoria - Australia
music - lifestyle - arts - experience
Australia's pioneering outdoor music arts culture lifestyle experience celebrating 21 years in 2014.
5 days of solid fun!
Hello; our name is earthcor..
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Christmas at EastlandCHRISTMAS AT EASTLAND AND SANTA PHOTOS
Saturday 8 Nov to Wednesday 24 Dec
Location: Centre Court
Celebrate Christmas at Eastland, your destination for all things Christmas! Come and visit Santa's Magical Wonderland this Christmas, plus grab a ..
Christmas in Port | Port MelbourneThis event launches Port Melbourne's decorative Christmas windows, which are themed to the Twelve Days of Christmas.
Local schools were invited to create a Port Melbourne version of this popular carol, changing the lyrics to reflect life in this..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | OpenAustralian 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..
Free Monster Fest Happy Hour ScreeningsMonster Fest is excited to announce a series of free screenings as a part of the Monster Fest Film Festival. The screenings will take place at Yah Yah’s - 99 Little Smith St, Fitzroy – from the 24th to the 27th of November. Doors open at 5pm and entr..
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Belly Dance Class | Free - 4th ThursdayShimmy and shake at Fed Square with free Belly Dancing classes.
Led by professional instructor Trisnasari the gentle aerobic dance is perfect for toning and strengthening core muscles.
All ages and skill levels welcome.
Where: The Atrium..
Cheltenham Community ExerciseCommunity Exercise with us in Cheltenham, we have 2 locations.
Thursday evenings Cheltenham walking group 6pm Charman Rd Southern Community Centre
Friday morning Kingston Heath Reserve 9.30am Cheltenham
All levels of exercise welcome from beg..
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Alma Doepel Restoration SiteThe 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..
Rotary Club of CollingwoodRotary 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.
High Tea & Traditional Tea
Afternoon Tea at the WindsorThe 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 TeaA traditional Grand Afternoon Tea is served daily at Grand Hyatt Melbourne
a la carte on Monday – Thursday (2.30pm – 5pm) at $35pp.
Grand Afternoon Tea (PDF)
On Friday and the weekends, an extended dessert buffet with an incredible array of pa..
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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..
Clayton Campus MarketThe Clayton campus market takes place every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the courtyard at the northern end of the Campus Centre (building 10) at Clayton campus.
A wide variety of stalls and products encompassing everything from clothing, fru..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
Camberwell Fresh Food MarketProduce 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'..
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..
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All in a Day's WorkThe 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 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, ..
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B-24 Liberator Bomber RestorationYou 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..
Lucky Thursday's★ ★ GETTING LUCKY IN 2014 ★ ★
Brought to you by the well known agency Lucky Ent., the Thursday nights of 2014 will be jam packed full of your favourite Lucky Artists, not short of themes and crazy Thursday night antics - ge..
Melbourne Social Drinks NightEnd of Month Drinks Night | Come and enjoy a night of social drinks and networking usually held on the last Thursday of every month in Melbourne's CBD.
Join Fun, Food and Friendship, Melbourne's best social group for our end of month social drinks..
Performing Arts | Theatre
A Christmas TaleJennifer Monk, Sarah Plummer and Constance Washington are delighted to bring their newest Australian play A Christmas Tale, as presented by Girls Act Good (GAG), to The Butterfly Club.
This fresh, exciting work is inspired by real-life conversati..
Burlesque Cabaret @ Bohemia ClubAt Bohemia, there is something for every taste, from the sublime to the ridiculous, the base to the refined. Laughter and horror, joy and tears, sin and sensuality. Music, Dance, Cabaret, Burlesque, Circus and Art for Art’s sake!
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National Dogs in Cars Safety Week 2014PURINA is launching the first-ever National Dogs in Cars Safety Week November 24-30, 2014 to alert drivers to the dangers of driving with an unrestrained dog in the vehicle.
Essential dog-safe driving tips and a chance to win pet-friendly road tr..
Abbotsford Convent Pop Up ShopWith the full support of the The Abbotsford Convent Foundation, the Convent Pop Up Shop is an Artist Run Initiative to exclusively showcase the works of the amazing artists here at the Abbotsford Convent.
By shopping at the Abbotsford Convent P..
Pop Up's at St JamesFour designer retail brands have joined St James in the lead up to Christmas.
Sorry, Thanks I Love You
Situated on the corner of William and Bourke Streets, St James is a bustling food and retail com..
Heineken Chauffeur | Free ServiceHEINEKEN CHAUFFEUR OFFER FREE CITY EXPERIENCE
The Heineken Chauffeur enables Aussies to unlock their city by providing a free chauffeur service to surprise locations in Melbourne from now until 30 November.
A variety of free, surprise city expe..
Melbourne Pollen Count & ForecastThe School of Botany at the University of Melbourne is pleased to offer the Melbourne Pollen Count and forecast service to Melbourne's hay fever and asthma sufferers.
Each year the Melbourne Pollen Forecast Service provides daily information about..
Remembrance Services @ The ShrineRemembrance 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..
Christmas Trees For SaleGive your family the gift of a gorgeous fresh Christmas tree this festive season.
There is nothing like the scent and beauty of a live Christmas tree to get your entire family in the spirit of the season.
Melbourne (and Victoria) is lucky to h..
Tea Leaves: Birthday Giveaway & 50% Off Teas50% OFF TEA SPECIALS
At Tea Leaves, Sassafras, we have teas and infusions on special to pique your interest and whet your appetite, but we change our specials every two weeks, so if you want to stock up on your favourite blends at 50% off, now’s y..
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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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Bushrangers -vs- Western Warriors | Sheffield ShieldThe Victorian Commonwealth Bank Bushrangers are the Victorian team playing in the Bupa Sheffield Shield competition.. go bushrangers!
Our star players include CAPTAIN Matthew Wade, David Hussey, Glen Maxwell, Cameron White, James Muirhead, James (..
Melbourne United v Adelaide | NBL ChampionshipSupport our local team in the 2014 NBL Championship - Melbourne United.
Melbourne United Basketball Club
Round - Date - Tip off time-Local - Home Team - Away Team - Venue
1 - Fri 10 Oct - 07:30 PM - Wollongong - Townsvill..
Model Railways & Collectables | SwapmeetMelbourne's Premier Model Railway & Collectable Swap meets, Fairs, Sales & Exhibitions
Melbourne's Largest Monthly Swapmeet, 7.30pm (stallholders 6.45pm). Scout Hall, Mahoneys Reserve, Mahoneys Road, Forest Hill. Melways Map 62 C4. Admission: Buye..
BOLDtalks WomanBOLDtalks Woman: Game Changers & Risk Takers
ONE NIGHT ONLY: Nov 27th 2014
After a hugely successful launch in 2013, intellectual event series BOLDtalks is back with its next event BOLDtalks Woman: Game Changers & Risk Takers taking pla..
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 th..
Audience Required | TV ShowsTelevision 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..
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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 ..
Aboriginal Heritage WalkJourney into the ancestral lands of the Koolin nation and explore their rich and thriving culture on this walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
Experience a traditional smoking ceremony with an Indigenous Guide and discover traditional us..
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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 NightFunky 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
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
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..
Dance in the HillsFacilitated Movement Meditation & Freestyle Dance
Dance in the Hills brings freestyle dance to the Dandenong Ranges. With influences from dynamic movement and rhythm practices, Dance in the Hills creates a safe sacred space to move through emotion..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
Bentleigh Calisthenics EnrolmentsBentleigh 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..
Parent and Child Super SessionsJumpdeck Trampoline Park have introduced a $10 p/h entry for parents and children to have unlimited use of the trampoline park and brand new indoor Children s adventure play area for three hours.
Meet like minded people, exercise, have fun and tir..
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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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