Today | Friday 25th April 2014..
Events listed below are happening in Melbourne today..
On ANZAC Day, ceremonies are held in towns and cities across the nation to acknowledge and remember the service of our veterans.
Most of the funds are raised through the sale of ANZAC badges. The badges are available in different denominations fro..
|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..
|Home Lottery | Royal Melbourne Hospital|
The Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lottery is inviting you to Go BIG and Win Big!
This is your opportunity to win a $2.2 million Grand Prize Showhome in Kew, His & Hers Porsche and Mercedes for the Early Bird Prize, fantastic holidays, amazing veh..
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|Acting, Drama & Public Speaking Classes|
Super Speak run weekly drama skills classes for children aged 6 - 17 years.
Our classes combine a structured and fun mix of practical drama skills (such role playing, script work, improvisation & characterisation) and speaking skills (such as voi..
|Art Classes for Children | Coburg|
ART CLASSES FOR KIDS
Art classes for children on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays for kids aged 3 to 12.
Children learn basic drawing and painting skills as well as develop an understanding of sculpture. Ages 3-5 have a separa..
|Easter Bunny Trail | Cooks' Cottage|
The bunnies are on the loose at Cooks' Cottage and need your help to find their way home this Easter!
Hop on down to Cooks' Cottage during the autumn school holidays and take part in the 'Easter Bunny Trail'. This is a fun, self-guided activity fo..
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|Circus Latino | Caulfield|
Circus Latino is a dynamic and exciting show that thrills and captivates audiences of all ages.
Featuring talented performers from Argentina and Australia, you will be amazed at our daring aerial acts, marvel at the tricks performed with fire, ho..
|Circus Royale | Hoppers Crossing|
An International Daredevil and Multimillion Dollar Circus and Animal Spectacular under the Mighty Big Top!!
Every seat a comfortable chair. Limited VIP and Ringside Chairs.
Damian Syred’s All New 2014 Circus Royale!!
Aerial Daredevil John..
|Eroni's Circus | Mill Park|
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 an..
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|Chris Taylor & Andrew Hansen: One Man Show|
The Chaser’s War On Everything made Andrew Hansen and Chris Taylor household names, in half a dozen houses belonging to people who already knew them beforehand. Everyone else knows them as ‘those Chaser guys’, or simply ‘those pricks’.
Now Chris a..
|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 ..
|LOL Comedy ft. Fiona O'Loughlin |
The amazingly talented Fiona O'Loughlin and MC Micah D Higbed will be performing live for LOL Comedy this April at The Hawthorn!
Fiona has been seen on Sunrise, GNW, Spicks and Specks, Dirty Laundry Live and Celebrity Apprentice. She has also tour..
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|RSG 2014 Open Art Prize|
Raglan Street Gallery
2014 Open Art Prize
Entries now open for the 2014 RSG Open Art Prize!
Please fill out and submit this form if you wish to enter.
All works submitted will be shown for the duration of the exhibition.
|Win Your Dream Holiday|
Where would you go if you won a Dream Holiday to the value of $8,000?
Enter now and let Melbourne Public Bar & Restaurant in South Wharf make your holiday dreams a reality.
|A Concert of Tom Waits Songs|
After a sell-out run in Manhattan, Arts Centre Melbourne presents Stewart D’Arrietta’s acclaimed cabaret celebrating the music of Tom Waits.
Described as “electrifying” by Variety, with “rock solid emotion” by The New York Times and “rollicking” ..
|ANZAC Weekend Music Festival|
A line up of live and local Melbourne artists performing from 2pm each day!
Watch the annual Collingwood v Essendon ANZAC clash live on the screens.
Free Entry | Riverside Location | $25 Budweiser Buckets | Shared Bites Menu
For full artist li..
|Diesel | Live|
Let it Fly Album Launch | After 25 years in rock n roll, the artist otherwise known as Mark Lizotte has delivered an album that melds together all the varied sides of his musical personality (and reveals a few new ones).
Let It Fly is his eleventh..
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Conferences | Conventions
|Monash Art Design & Architecture Seminar | Free|
MADA (Monash Art, Design and Architecture) is throwing open its doors to the public for a range of informative and free discussions around art, design and architecture.
At Monash seminar attendees will gain insight into courses and careers across..
|Anzac Day at Mitchelton Winery|
Over at Mitchelton, visitors can cruise in by river on the Goulburn Explorer, enjoy award winning food and wine, listen to live music or enter the inaugural Plonk and Petanque Challenge.
There’s certainly something for everyone, at one of the mo..
|Anzac Day at Rocky Passes Estate|
Over at Rocky Passes Estate, they’re going Argentinian on Anzac Day (Friday 25 April) with a wood-fired Argentinian BBQ and live music from True Lies.
Tickets are only $40 and the price includes food and music – dished up with some Latin flair –..
|ANZAC Day at The Vincent|
Join us on Friday 25th April as we take a moment to remember and 'Raise a Glass' for the diggers this ANZAC Day.
The bar and restaurant will be open from 12pm for a la carte dining and bar snacks. Why not enjoy a scrumptious steak and pot of beer..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo
|A Celebration of All Things Bright and Wonderful|
A Celebration of All Things Bright and Wonderful
Manyung at Sorrento
19 April - 11 May, 2014
113A Ocean Beach Rd Sorrento
|Aboriginal Art Exhibition and Sale|
After weeks of negotiations, we are delighted to announce The Sandpit's first exhibition – selected artworks from the Aboriginal and Modern Art Gallery of Australia’s (AMAGOA) extensive collection.
As well as representing over 60 artists from Cent..
22 March 2014 - 26 April 2014
Venue: Arts Project Australia
Opening: 22 March 2014, from 3-5pm
Animals can serve as a reminder to us of our primal beginnings; they remain elusive, mysterious and belong to a different world.
People have long ..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
|A Conspiracy of Cartographers|
A conspiracy of cartographers: a series of book sculptures
Leading book sculptor Nicholas Jones created a fantastic new body of sculptural works inspired by the groundbreaking atlas Terrarum Orbis Theatrum by Abraham Ortelius (1574), as part of hi..
|A walk through French cinema|
Photo exhibition of French cinema's biggest icons.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Alliance Française French Film Festival, the Alliance Francaise de Melbourne is delighted to present a series of twenty-four portraits of some of the..
|Animal Art Studio|
THE COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO PRESENT THE ANIMAL ART STUDIO EXHIBITION
Eastland is proud to announce that it will be the exclusive location for the Animal Art Studio Exhibition. The Animal Art Studio is an exhibition of life-size animals that ha..
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|Bright Autumn Festival 2014|
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 April and the first week of May, the highlight is Gala Weekend with a street market and..
|Daylesford Macedon Harvest Festival|
A great time to visit and help celebrate the best growers, provedores, chefs, restaurateurs and vignerons of the Daylesford Macedon Ranges region.
Enjoy a showcase of unique product from Daylesford Macedon Produce. Taste your way around the regio..
|Koroit Irish Festival 2014|
Join us from Friday 25th April to Sunday 27th April 2014
Koroit comes alive when the Irish Festival comes to town with entertainment and activities for the wee people and the old. Join the friendly folk of Koroit for some traditional and not-so-tr..
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Films Festivals & Showing
|Bendigo Queer Film Festival|
11th Bendigo Queer Film Festival
Out of the blue, the Bendigo Queer Film Festival has risen from the ashes.
Film - La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, 121 View Street, Bendigo
Visual Art - Dudley House, 60 View Street, Be..
|What's Showing @ IMAX|
IMAX at Melbourne Museum provides you with the ultimate movie going experience on the world's 3rd largest screen.
IMAX has reopened with a new screen, sound system and twin IMAX digital projectors.
What's showing at IMAX this week
|Corporate Challenge | Lunchtime Sports|
Want to incorporate fun, fitness and team building into your working week?
These are only a handful of benefits that teams experience in the lunchtime sports competition, the Corporate Challenge.
Sports on offer include netball, soccer, baske..
|Fitness at Fed Square|
Get active with free fitness classes at Fed Square.
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 activities include circuit based e..
|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..
Historical Locations & Tours
Cooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia.
James Cook was born on the 27th October 1728 in a thatched cottage at Marton-in-Cleveland which was demolished ..
Coolart Homestead is a magnificent late Victorian mansion situated on the shores of Westernport. In the superb grounds are ever-changing wetlands that you can view from the observatory, and a lagoon where thousands of Australian white ibis nest every..
Cooper's Settlement is located in the largest park in the Northern suburbs, Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When you visit the Settlement you can experience a variety of activities that children will want to revisit and fa..
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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..
We are a community market located in Chelsea, a southern bayside suburb of Melbourne that offers a wide variety of items for sale.
We have a variety of goods on offer, including jewellery, bric a brac, handmade cards, fruit & veg, handmade knitte..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
|Camberwell Fresh Food Market|
Produce 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'..
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 ..
|Little Saigon Market|
FROM 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..
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Motor Sports | Auto Events
|Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum|
The Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum in Maffra has an outstanding rotating display of interesting vehicles, including veteran, classic, transport and auto memorabilia.
Every four months Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum hold a spe..
|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, ..
|Australian Football Hall of Fame|
The 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..
|Australian National Aviation Museum|
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 Austral..
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|What's On in Yarra Valley|
Browse all the fabulous things you can see and do while in the Yarra Valley
wineries and breweries, beautiful natural scenery and walks, and great attractions!
Presented by Visit Yarra Valley and the Yarra Valley Visitor Information ..
Resident DJs Damion De Silva, K Dee, Durmy & guests spinning the best rnb, old skool & commercial anthems
Complimentary fingerfood included with entry 9:30pm – 11:30pm
weekly drink specials b4 11pm | 2 for 1 basic spirits & $5 wet pussy shots..
|Korporate Fridays | Evening|
Need to let your hair down? Excited about the weekend? Catching up with friends or work colleagues? Taking out important clients? Celebrating a birthday or special occasion? or just heading out for a drink! “Korporate Fridays“ at Khokolat Bar has you..
|Mezzanine - Lounge Bar & Back Room|
Friday 25th April
Mezzanine - Lounge Bar & Back Room
Mezzanine offers you the freedom to enjoy the alternative and relaxed opulence any way you like it!
Socialise with friends or meet new ones in the intimately..
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Performing Arts | Theatre | Opera
|Burlesque Cabaret @ Bohemia Club|
At 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!
|Erotic Alleluia |
An erotic lace-paper valentine in a prologue and three scenes
After a successful run with The Toothbrush in 2013, The Spanish Theatre Company will be staging its second theatre production, Erotic Alleluia, at The Mechanics Institute in Brunswick i..
|Happy Hula Time|
HAPPY HULA TIME!
Every Friday from 5pm
In the Island Village at The LuWOW.
Enjoy our famous Mai-Tai for only $10
plus our great Tiki Food menu. Tropical Asian dishes to share or to make a meal of.
Exotica music while you eat from
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|3000 Melbourne Magazine | April|
With monthly issues distributed free to the public across Melbourne's CBD & Docklands 3000 Melbourne Magazine covers a diverse range of local news events high profile interviews as well as regular business and wellbeing sections.
3000 Melbourne M..
|Anzac Day | Public Holiday | Victoria 2014|
The next Public Holiday in Victoria is..
Anzac Day - Friday 25 April 2014 | Public Holiday
In 2014 Victoria celebrates the following holidays and long weekends:
All public holidays are accurate at the time of publishing but are subje..
The delightful Federation Bells are located in Birrarung Marr park behind Federation Square in Melbourne.
Federation Bells comprise 39 upturned bells cast in bronze alloys and range from 500 grams to 1.2 tonnes.
Following a recent refurbishme..
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|Critical Mass | Melbourne Bike Ride|
Critical Mass is a monthly bicycle ride to celebrate cycling and to assert cyclists' right to the road.
Critical Mass is a monthly celebration of non-motorised transport in Melbourne and simultaneously in hundreds of cities around the world. Cyc..
The 2014 ANZAC Day Dawn Service, marches and remembrance parade takes place on Friday 25th April 2014.
ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The soldiers in those forces quickly became known as ANZACs, and the pride they soon too..
|Tea Leaves | Half Price Tea Special|
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 your chance! This fortnig..
|AFL Premiership Games | 2014|
Next round.. Round 6 of the AFL Premiership season.
Games in Melbourne..
Friday, April 25
Collingwood vs. Essendon (MCG)
Saturday, April 26
Carlton vs. West Coast Eagles (ES) (T)
Melbourne vs. Sydney Swans (MCG) (N)
Sunday, April 27
|ANZAC Day feat. VRC St Leger 2014|
Join us on ANZAC Day for our traditional tribute to the courageous men and women who have served our nation.
The eight-race program is highlighted by the running of the $151,500 VRC St. Leger (2800m).
There will be a moving Mounting Yard cere..
|Anzac Eve & Day at Wharf Hotel|
ANZAC DAY EVE - 24th April
Start your public holiday early with live music from 4:30pm and an Aussie BBQ from 6:30pm
ANZAC DAY - 25th April
Watch the Essendon vs Collingwood game live on all the big screens.
Grab a 'Wharf Classics' pub ..
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|Audience Required | TV Shows|
Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - Spicks and Specks - Join in the musical madness.
Channel 7 - not at present
Channel 9 - Millionaire Hot Seat | *FREE* T..
|The Project | Audience|
It's the news – but not as you know it. Guaranteeing no miracle diets, no stories that ‘no parent can afford to miss’, and virtually no dodgy plumbers, The Project is a TV show joining in the conversations going on in living rooms around the country...
|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 ..
|African Food Tour|
AFRICAN 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..
|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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|Original Trivia Nights|
Original Bingo & Trivia Company
Trivia, Bingo & Karaoke
The Rose Hotel - Trivia
Starts - 8pm
406 Napier St, Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 9417 3626
Hosted by Simon
Eureka Hotel Richmond - Trivia
Workshops | Classes & Clinics
|Awakening The Soul|
Awakening The Soul, Intuitive and Spiritual Development classes where 'The journey of the Soul begins with a circle of Light'.
The Soul emerges when we awaken from the sleep of our daily life and look beyond our five senses to discover a richer an..
|Tribal & Sacred Bellydance Classes|
Want to connect with other like-minded women, learn bellydance movements and techniques and hone your flexibility, strength, coordination and fitness in a fun, nourishing, supportive environment.
Tribal is a modern form of dance incorporating trad..
|Ballarat Wildlife Park|
The 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..
|Collingwood Children's Farm|
Situated on 7 hectares of land just 4 kms from Melbourne’s CBD, the Collingwood Children’s Farm provides a unique, educational and fun country experience for city folk.
The Farm provides inner city children and their families access to animals, a..
|Healesville Sanctuary |
Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary, just one hour from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley wine region.
Wander through the tranquil tracks and meet some iconic Australian animals like Koalas, Kangaroos, Pl..
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