Newsletter | #424 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #424 | What's On this Week

Tuesday 17th February 2015 to Monday 23rd February 2015

Chinese New Year's Day is on Thursday 19th February, with 2015 being the year of the Goat.

Happy days Melbourne

Night Festival

White Night Melbourne

Melbourne’s city streets, major cultural institutions, public spaces, gardens, landmark buildings and laneways will once again host White Night.

White Night Melbourne offers a mix of free and ticketed entertainment over 12 hours and feature local, national and international artists and works

Next: 7pm on Saturday 21 February through to 7am on Sunday 22 February 2015
Where: Melbourne
Event Listing: More..

Chinatown Celebrations

Chinese New Year

A Chinese dragon, lions, street performers and cultural activity will fill the streets of Chinatown on Chinese New Year Sunday.

During the Dragon’s Awakening Ceremony, the Dragon will parade through the streets of Melbourne starting in Little Bourke Street.

When: Sunday 22nd February 2015
Where: China Town, Little Bourke Street
Event Listing: More Details.. | Chinese New Year Celebrations

Community Fun

Moonee Valley Festival

Queens Park will once again come to life for our largest free community celebration, the Moonee Valley Festival.

Back for its 38th year, come and join us for a fun summer day full of excitement with market stalls, roving performers, entertainment stages, business expo sites, delectable food stalls, amusement rides and community activities and displays.

When: Sunday 22nd of February 2015
Where: Queens Park | Moonee Ponds
Event Listing: More Details..

sustainable living

Proud to be Yarra Festival

Proud to be Yarra is celebrating sustainable living in the City of Yarra and beyond.

On the day you can enjoy practical demonstrations, workshops, stalls and entertainment.

When: Sunday 22nd of February 2015
Where: Abbotsford Convent
Event Listing: More Details..

Ticket Give-Away

Melbourne Magic Show

Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Award-winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind reading.

Showcased in Melbourne's 5 Star Marriott Hotel, this is an entertainment experience like no other. Dinner & show package now available at

Best part is we are giving away 5 double passes to February shows!

Next: Friday 20th February 2015 | 7:30 - 9:30pm
Where: Marriott Melbourne Hotel
Bookings: Book Online
Event Listing: More..

Grand Opening

Rush Escape Game

Every player will feel the RUSH of escaping Melbourne's newest escape rooms, conveniently located in South Yarra.

You are invited to our GRAND OPENING MONTH.

Co-operation, critical thinking, pattern recognition and fast decision making will be required, and before you know it, your primal survival and problem solving instincts will surface to help solve unusual puzzles, uncover clues, keys and codes with the ultimate aim of escaping.

Next: 10am to 11pm - 7 days a week
Where: Suite 4 - 230 Toorak Road, South Yarra | 03 8395 4309
Details: Here..

kaleidoscopic extravaganza


THROTTLE makes for a powerful, physical and innovative show not quite like anything you have heard or seen before on Melbourne’s stages.

Set to tracks off “Muscle Drum Music “ Volumes 1 and 2…Throttle is a foot stomping ride put together with images from car racing, rocket launches, rollercoasters, dance footage, a touch of comedy and anything in between.


When: Saturday 28th February & Saturday 7th March 2015
Where: Shadow Electric Open-Air Cinema | Abbotsford Convent
Bookings: Online
Event Listing: More Details..

Designer Kids Sale

Melbourne Mamma's Market

Melbourne's BIGGEST Designer Label Sale

More than 100 designer labels all marked down by 50-80% off RRP. Clothing, shoes, toys, decor, accessories & more.

The sale will feature 40 of Melbourne's favourite children's retailers together in one convenient location for a not to be missed end of season sale!

When: Sunday 22nd of February 2015
Where: Williamstown Town Hall
Event Listing: More Details..

A pause for the better


Australia’s favourite hangover cure FebFast is an alcohol-free challenge and a choice to take a break from sugar caffeine or digital overload to raise money for young people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.

FebFast is the humble little campaign that achieves big things.

When: 1-28 February 2015
Register: Register online: form a team join a team or go solo.
Event Listing: More Details..

Day Tour Specialist

Leadbeater Tours

For a day out that’s a little off the beaten track with all the creature comforts.

These one day tours are run by people passionate about the wilderness who have a reputation for top quality customer care.

There are 3 tours to choose visiting the Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges.

When: Daily
Where: Abbotsford Convent
Event Listing: More Details..

wedding videography

Film My Wedding

An award-winning wedding videography business specialising in capturing the essence of your wedding day.

Contact us today for a free quote and consultation to discuss the big day.

Where: Melbourne | 03 9653 7436
Event Listing: More..

During The Week

Twilight Street Market - Friday | Werribee

Sydney Swans Fan Day | Friday

Sustainable Living Festival 2015 - 7th February 2015 To 1st of March 2015

Justice Crew | Friday @ Shoppingtown Hotel

Fifty Shades Of Grey - Miracle Babies | Friday @ Brighton

Ballarat Swap Meet | Feb 19-21 2015


ACCA Family Art Day | Southbank

Adventure Travel Expo | Royal Exhibition Building

Ballarat Swap Meet | Feb 19-21 2015

Bohemian Rhapsodies | MSO Free Concert @ Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Cornish College Country Carnival | Bangholme

Darebin Libraries Book Sale

Eltham Jazz Food & Wine Festival

Geelong Baby and Childrens Community Market

Maldon Antique & Collectables Fair

Melbourne Skyforce | Star Wars expo @ Parkville

Playing Card Collectors | Mini Fair @ Caulfield

Sisters' Market @ Brunswick

Vietnamese New Year Festival @ Sandown Racecourse

Soundwave 2015 @ Flemington Racecourse


A Plus Market | Preston

Adventure Travel Expo | Royal Exhibition Building

Ashburton Festival

Baby & Kids Market | Malvern

Bumble Bee Baby & Children's Market | Mornington

Eltham Jazz Food & Wine Festival

Flemington Racecourse Market

Maldon Antique & Collectables Fair

Melbourne Biathlon | Chelsea Beach

South Africa v India | Cricket World Cup

Teddy Bear's Picnic @ Rippon Lea House & Gardens

The Great Peninsula Paddle 2015 @ Sorrento

Vietnamese New Year Festival @ Sandown Racecourse

Soundwave 2015 @ Flemington Racecourse

Featured Business

Plainspeak Publishing - writers, editors and proofreaders

OneFive8 Technology - I.T. Web / Software & support

Imagination Play - playground equipment

Practical Care - Chemotherapy Gift Packs

YCG Construction Group - All home maintenance

What's On Topics

Art & Photo - Galleries and exhibitions

Calendar - select a date to see what's on

Comedy - where to laugh

Exhibitions - expo's exhibitions and fairs

Kids & Family - activities for children

Lunar New Year - Chinese New Year and Lunar New Year events

Markets - art community craft farmers' general and produce

Movies - check out the latest cinema

Music - heart of Australia's LIVE music scene

Shopping & Sales - grab a bargain

Sports - Sporting Capital of the World

Television - what's on the box

Theatre - Australia's Broadway

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