Newsletter | #378 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #378 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #378 | What's On this Week
Tuesday 1st April to Monday 7th April 2014

Hey, its April Fools Day, or as some like to call it Poisson d'Avril. Read More

The autumn school holidays start this weekend so we are launching our guide of over 500 things to do with the kids this week, so mums and dads can start planning.

Daylight Saving ends on the weekend, so don't forget to turn your clocks BACK one hour on Sunday 6th April 2014 after 2am. Read More

Enjoy Melbourne with a mobile salute!
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Get Framed to Win at Eastland


Eastland Shopping Centre have thousands of prizes to win including Gift Cards, Movie Tickets, Country Road Tote Bags, Celebrity Cook Books, Pandora Charms and loads more!

Step up to the Sanctuary Photo Booth for your chance to win.

Thousands of instant prizes up for grabs including $20 Gift Cards, Hoyts Movie Tickets, Country Road Tote Bags, Celebrity Cook Books, Pandora Charms and loads more!

Simply step up to the photo booth and submit your photo. Your photo will then be automatically uploaded to the 'Get Framed To Win' album on Eastland's Facebook page. Check to see if your photo has a frame - if so, you're a lucky winner!

When: 18 March - 14 April 2014
Where: Eastland Shopping Centre
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School Holiday Guide



School Holiday GuideCheck out our School Holiday Guide for some of the latest highlights on what to do with the kids during Autumn Holidays. The holiday guide offers a great range of activities for the young and young at heart with events, workshops, concerts, holiday programs and much more.. all in marvellous Melbourne!


--> School Holiday Guide | April 5 to 21

Barbie Live! The Musical


Barbie Live! The Musical follows Barbie and her best friend Teresa on the set of their new movie in Hollywood.

Bringing together a cast of nineteen talented singers and dancers, dazzling costumes and choreography, contemporary music, spectacular lighting and incredible sets, Barbie Live! The Musical is a must-see for Barbie and music theatre fans of all ages. Don't miss your chance to sing and dance along with this spectacular production.

When: Saturday 5th of April 2014 To Monday 7th of April 2014
Where: Palais Theatre
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Australian Fitness And Health Expo


The Australian Fitness & Health Expo will be held at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. The expo is open from 9.30am - 5.30pm daily.

In addition to the launch of the latest fitness equipment, fashion and classes, there will be fitness challenges and opportunities to participate along with new, high profile national and international sporting competitions that will run live at the Expo.

When: April 4-6
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
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Baby & Toddler Show 2014


At The Baby & Toddler Show, you'll find everything you need to get ready for your new arrival and guide you through the early weeks and years of parenting.

Enjoy a special day out with fabulous shopping from over 200 brands, leading parenting experts offering advice on a range of topics, and first- class entertainment for the whole family including LIVE shows!

The Baby & Toddler Show is THE event for your pregnancy, baby and toddler.
When: April 4-6
Where: Royal Exhibition Building
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TarraWarra Festival



A blend of fine art, live music and rolling hills, this weekend-long music festival in the Yarra Valley features intimate concerts led by Richard Tognetti for just 200 guests.

The Festival includes three concerts in the stunning TarraWarra Museum of Art, a masterclass, a gala dinner and guided tours of the current art exhibition.

When: 5 April 2014 - 6 April 2014
Where: TarraWarra Museum of Art
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Melbourne Latin Festival


The 6th International Melbourne Latin Festival is a celebration of Latin Dance.

The theme for 2014 is SUPERHERO'S & VILLAINS - who's your favorite Superhero or Villain?

Featuring international and local Latin Dance Artists

3 EVENING OF LATIN DANCE SHOWS & PARTIES, OVER 150 LATIN DANCERS, 10 LATIN DJ'S, LIVE LATIN BAND 40 DANCE WORSKSHOPS OVER 3 DAYS OF FUN!

When: 4, 5 & 6 April 2014
Where: Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre
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Ballarat Collectables Fair


Ballarat Collectables Fair caters for all collectors including stamps, coins, bank notes, tin toys, model cars, ceramics, small items of furniture and all manner of memorabilia.

A good day trip for all collectors.



When: April 5
Where: 8 Lydiard St Ballarat
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Essendon Gemstone Show


The Essendon Gemstone and Lapidary Club is having a show with something for everyone:

Displays, Workshop Tours and Demonstrations, Trade and Club Stalls, Minerals, Jewellery, Opals, Bargin Table (50c - $5),

When: Saturday 5th of April 2014 To Sindau 6th of April 2014
Where: Cross Keys Reserve, Bridge Street. Essendon
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Melbourne Comedy Festival


Weekn 2 of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Do check out its huge program of performances from every corner of Australia and from overseas.

Check Out the top comedians and shows.

When: Wednesday 26th March to Sunday 20 April 2014
Where: Multiple Venues
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Comedy & Illusion Show


Gentlemen of Deceit

Back for their fourth year at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival A Modern Deception's Vyom Sharma Alex de la Rambelje and Luke Hocking present their most unbelievable show yet.

Showcasing a brand new array of digital dexterity and psychological chicanery the gentlemen of deceit invite you to be bamboozled again. Using their signature blend of classy magic and disarming humour Vyom Alex and Luke will have you giggling while they mess with your mind.

When: April 3rd - 5th, 10th - 12th and 19th
Where: Spring Street Conference Centre
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Emerald FunFest


A street party to kick off the PAVE Festival. Enjoy the rides, market stalls, listen to live music, watch the dance, experience the street performances and taste the flavours of our international food court.

Check out the demonstrations, dog competitions and much more.

When: Sunday April 6th
Where: Kilvington Drive, Emerald
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Ice Hockey: Australia v Victoria's Best


Australia to take on Victoria's best.. your only chance to see 'The Mighty Roos' 2014 National Team play in Oz.

Medibank Icehouse is thrilled to host the Australian Ice Hockey team in two exhibition matches ahead of the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championships in Serbia.

The Mighty Roos are currently 32nd in the world rankings and will face off against Belgium, Estonia, Iceland, Israel and Serbia in the Division 2, Group A competition in April.

Australia V Melbourne Mustangs
When: Thursday, April 3, 2014
Where: Medibank Icehouse
Puck drop: 7.15pm
Cost: $15

Australia V Melbourne Ice
When: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Where: Medibank Icehouse
Puck drop: 7pm
Cost: $15

Where: Medibank Icehouse
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A.F.L. Football


Round 3 Melbourne games of the A.F.L. Premiership the 2014 season

Friday, April 4
Hawthorn vs. Fremantle (MCG)

Saturday, April 5
Western Bulldogs vs. Richmond (ES)
Collingwood vs. Geelong Cats (MCG)

Sunday, April 6
North Melbourne vs. Port Adelaide (ES)
Essendon vs. Carlton (MCG)

Event Listing: More..

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potshot of the month


Each month we take a potshot at something..

MOBILE USE WHILE DRIVING


Yes, idiots who think its ok to use a mobile phone while driving. If you make calls, receive calls, text or do anything else with your mobile phone while driving you are a bloody idiot and breaking the law, not forgetting:

--> Risking your own life
--> Risking the lives of your passengers
--> Risking everyone around you

Its dumb, stupid, selfish and ridiculous behaviour that is breaking the law. Penalties include the loss of 4 demerit points and a $433 fine.

Gauging by the number of drivers flouting the law, the message is not getting through. As John Faine on 774 Radio put it, we need a visual message from one driver to another that it is unacceptable. Well, here it is..

Mobile Salute


Let Melbourne be the first city in the world to stamp out illegal handset use in cars.

Drivers, if you see another driver with a handset, give them the salute.

Ask your friends and family if they do it, and if they do give them the salute... embarrass them.

Web Link: Mobile Handset Salute

Come on Melbourne!

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