Today | Wednesday 27th May 2015..
What's happening today..
Change a life by collecting and donating your five-cent coins throughout the month of May.
115 five-cent coins can change a life. That’s just a handful of coins to give someone access to education, health care, a good home or a good job.
|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..
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|Bundoora Park | Open|
Bundoora Park is Melbourne’s most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and experiences for the whole family.
Cooper's Settlement is located in Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When yo..
|Celebrate Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary|
This autumn join us for Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary - our biggest celebration of Indigenous people and culture.
Launching on 28 March, visitors to the Sanctuary can see first-hand how Australia’s first culture is being protected, celebrate..
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|Eroni's Circus | Wheelers Hill |
Melbourne's favourite family circus!!
Eroni's Circus is a high quality, traditional, touring circus. We aim to bring a show with a difference, with inspiration drawn from old world, vintage style of circus presentation.
We feature gorgeous and ..
|Amelia Ryan is Lady Liberty|
Having played to SOLD OUT houses throughout Australia and New York City with her hit show, A STORM IN A D-CUP, multi award-winning cabaret darling, Amelia Ryan, returns with LADY LIBERTY! In a brand new hour of entertainment, Ryan takes us on her per..
|Live Comedy @ Comic's Lounge|
Live 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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Competitions | Challenges & Games
|ACYA VIC Bilingual Language Competition 2015|
Registrations are now open for the 2015 Bilingual Language Competition.
The inaugural ACYA VIC Bilingual Language Competition (BLC) will provide a platform for Victorian tertiary students to showcase their language ability and cultural understandi..
|Rush Escape Game|
Rush Escape in South Yarra is Melbourne's top destination for escape room.
Our goal for every player of the game is to feel the RUSH of escaping - others would refer to this experience as "being in the zone" while researchers call it "flow".
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|Crocodile Rocket: | A Tribute to Sir Elton John|
Wednesday 27th May
Brenton Edgecombe has spent many years travelling the world on cruise ships with his wonderful show, Crocodile Rocket: A Tribute to Sir Elton John.
Accompanied by his very talented partner Jacquie on cello and vocals, t..
|Live @ The Toff|
Live 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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|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..
|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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Opera Australia presents
Elijah Moshinsky returns to Australia with his lavish production of Don Carlos, a sumptuous affair, rich in detail like a Velázquez painting.
Light gleams off dark marble monuments and the terror of the Span..
Opera Australia presents
The serial seducer is on the loose again, in a new production from one of the most provocative minds in opera today, David McVicar.
Teddy Tahu Rhodes’ Don is mad, he’s bad, he’s dangerous..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
|1915 Revisited — A Collection in Residence|
1915 Revisited — A Collection in Residence
16 May 2015 to 16 August 2015
In May 1915, almost twenty years after its founding, the Geelong Art Gallery opened the doors of its permanent home in Johnstone Park: a purpose-built gallery for the displa..
|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..
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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..
|Warm up for winter at Highpoint Shopping Day|
It’s time to break out the boots and stock up on winter woollies with a day of exclusive retail offers at Highpoint Shopping Day on Wednesday 27 May 2015.
With trading hours extended until 10:00pm, customers will have more time to shop over 250 r..
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|Neon Festival of Independent Theatre 2015|
EON returns for its third year, celebrating Melbourne’s dynamic independent theatre scene as five companies present their work, their way.
MKA's Double Feature
by Tobias Manderson-Galvin & Morgan Rose
14-24 May 2015
Yes Way, We Made Australia..
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..
|Audi Festival of German Films 2015|
4th AUDI FESTIVAL OF GERMAN FILMS: 13-31 May 2015
A Journey into the Heart of German Cinema
The Audi Festival of German Films is bringing fifty new German-language films to Australia this May, sure to thrill audiences with an exhilarating program..
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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 - Hopetoun Tea Rooms|
High Tea is served in Victorian splendour 7 days a week. Nowhere else in Melbourne's City Business District can you find a more charming setting and atmosphere than the Hopetoun Tea Rooms.
Our High Tea is served on a 3-tiered stand & is prepared..
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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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|Glen Eira | May Small Business Month|
In May, Glen Eira City Council presents a range of workshops and events for small business owners.
May Small Business Month aims to be an opportunity for learning and exposure to an expanded view on what is possible in today’s market and ongoing. ..
|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
|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..
Australia’s hottest new creative team, Helpmann Award winning Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth stage a brand new production of Cole Porter’s de-lightful and de-lovely musical ANYTHING GOES.
This smash hit musical comedy, ANYTHING GOES sets sail..
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|Library and Information Week 2015|
The week aims to raise the profile of libraries and information service professionals in Australia and gives libraries and information services the opportunity to showcase their resources, facilities, events, contacts and services through different p..
|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..
|Super Amart Stocktake Sale|
Bag yourself a bargain at Super Amart’s massive Stocktake Sale!
There’s serious savings to be had right across some of our most popular products for every room in your home!
Looking to update your living room? Save up to 35% off lounges and so..
|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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|Australian Gymnastics Championships 2015|
18th - 30th May 2015
1300 athletes, 600 officials, 32 sessions, more than 6000 routines, and that’s just the beginning…
Gymnastics Australia is excited to stage the 2015 Australian Championships at Hisense Arena, Melbourne from 18 – 30 May.
|State of Origin @ The Wharf|
Maroons V Blues
Live over 6 big screens
$12 pizzas available from 5pm
Group bookings welcome. Book your spot now on 03 8680 6000 or email@example.com
Game One: 8pm Wednesday 27th May 2015
Game Two: 8pm Wednesday 17th June 2015
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|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!
|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..
|Audience Required | TV Shows|
Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - not at present
Deal Or No Deal - 7 have started showing it again but have not announced audience call-outs.
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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
|Craft Reclaimed Workshops|
Craft Reclaimed workshops
Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Held in conjunction with the Craft Reclaimed exhibition, Barb Porter is running a series of craft workshops, leading you through a wide range of skills.
2 one hour workshops daily, un..
|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..
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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|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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