Newsletter | #326 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #326 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #326 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 2nd April to Monday 8th April 2013

This week the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital celebrates 150 years with a free street party for young and old, one of Australia's most loved poems is brought to life with The Man from Snowy River Bush Festival and the Melbourne Latin Festival returns with a celebration of Salsa, while those plagued by two left feet can enjoy the ongoing Comedy Festival.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

Special Reminder

Day Light Saving Ends - Sunday April 7 Day Light Savings Ends - Sunday April 7

Day Light Saving ends this Sunday, so be sure to set your clocks ONE HOUR BACK. Daylight Saving ends at 3am so be sure to change all clocks - and pack a book for when you turn up early to work!
Day Light Saving Ends - Sunday April 7

School Holiday Guide

Check out our School Holiday Guide Check 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 | March 29 to April 14

There Was Salsa at the Station...

The Man from Snowy River Bush Festival The Man from Snowy River Bush Festival, taking place in Corryong, brings together a grand spectacle of mountain riders, poets, artists and lovers of Australia's High Country with highlights such as live Rodeo competitions, art, bush poetry and music and an exciting re-enactment of Banjo Paterson's famous poem.
When: Thursday to Sunday, April 4 to 7

Melbourne Latin Festival Melbourne Latin Festival offers a program of exciting and entertainment filled attractions with a lively showcase of Latin dance genres featuring over 150 dancers drawn from Italy, Dominican Republic, USA, New Zealand and Australia, Latin dance workshops with salsa lessons and much more across three evenings.
When: Friday to Sunday, April 5 to 7

Autumn Fest Autumn Fest, held at Wachter Reserve in Keysborough, is a free event for people of all ages with attractions that include live performances with headline guests Diamonds of Neptune, family entertainment and fun activities for kids with a rock climbing wall, giant zorb balls, sports, arts and crafts, food and market stalls and more.
When: Sunday April 7 - 12pm to 5pm

Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital's 150th Anniversary Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital's 150th Anniversary will be celebrated with a Community Street Party. Free to attend, the grand day out in East Melbourne offers fun for people of all ages with a variety of delicious food and fun family entertainment along with some furry guests from Guide Dogs Victoria.
When: Sunday April 7 - 11am to 3pm

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Melbourne International Comedy Festival returns to present some of the best and newest entertainers drawn from Australia and overseas. With shows for people of all ages held at various venues in Melbourne, the festival offers comedy, circus, burlesque theatre and much more along with many free public events.
When: March 27 to April 21

Breakfast at Maxim's

Lunchtime Organ Recitals Lunchtime Organ Recitals, held at St Michael's Uniting Church on Collins Street, feature organists from across the Globe. Free to attend, resident organist Rhys Boak performs music from some of the greatest composers in history with this week's performance also featuring very special guest, soprano She-Cheen Yu.
When: Thursday April 4 - 1pm to 1:30pm

The Merry Widow The Merry Widow, performed by Melbourne Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre in Ballarat, features an all-star cast in a new production directed by Hugh Halliday. A renowned opera since its introduction in 1904, the story of a widow and her mysterious fortune features a brilliant score that includes the much loved aria, Vilia.
When: Saturday April 6

Daisy... I am... Your Driver

Driving Miss Daisy Driving Miss Daisy, appearing for a strictly limited time at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre, features the extraordinary award-winning talents of Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones in the smash-hit production that has dazzled audiences and critics alike, bringing to life Alfred Uhry's timeless Pulitzer Prize-winning classic.
When: April 5 to 28

A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange will be performed at Southbank's Malthouse Theatre to mark the 50th anniversary of Anthony Burgess' literary cult masterpiece. The high octane, muscular and arresting production is performed by the cast of Action to the Word's physical theatre with Martin McCreadie as the unforgettable Alex.
When: April 6 to 14

Fond of Clouds Much?

Melanie Horsnell Melanie Horsnell, an APRA nominated performer who has worked with the likes of Bernard Fanning, Sarah Blasko, Jason Mraz, Josh Pyke and Glen Hansard and The Frames, will be performing at the Wesley Anne in Northcote where she'll be launching her new album of bittersweet songs, The Cloud Appreciation Society.
When: Saturday April 6 - 8pm

Velcro & A Man Called Son Velcro & A Man Called Son will perform at The Workers Club in Fitzroy. With local popsters Velcro releasing their new single, 'Bottle Shop' and atmospheric songsmiths A Man Called Son launching their own single, 'Never Far From the Surface/Electric People', they're joined by Ciggie Witch and King Tears Mortuary.
When: Sunday April 7 - 7:30pm

Swells on Parade

Southgate Cinema Southgate Cinema screens a program of popular releases, art house films, documentaries and more right in the heart of Southgate. Free to attend, viewers enjoy an outdoor cinema experience while still undercover with screenings held under the open atrium. This week they'll be screening the films Hop and Easter Parade.
When: Tuesday & Wednesday, April 2 & 3 - 7:30pm

Melbourne Cinemathèque Melbourne Cinemathèque, dedicated to rare, significant films from the history of international cinema, hold regular screenings at ACMI Cinema with admission by monthly or yearly membership. They'll next screen the French film Vivre Sa Vie by Jean-Luc Godard, along with his documentary short, Operation Beton'.
When: Wednesday April 3 - 7pm

E-lim-in-ate! E-lim-in-aaaaate!

Hyundai A-League | Elimination Final Hyundai A-League | Elimination Final

Melbourne Victory v Perth Glory

Friday April 5 - 7:30pm
Marvel Stadium, Docklands

AFL Premiership | Round 2 AFL Premiership | Round 2
St Kilda v Richmond
Friday April 5, 7.50pm - MCG, Jolimont
Western Bulldogs v Fremantle
Saturday April 6, 2.10pm - Marvel Stadium, Docklands
Essendon v Melbourne
Saturday April 6, 7.40pm - MCG, Jolimont
Geelong v North Melbourne
Sunday April 7, 1.10pm - Marvel Stadium, Docklands
Collingwood v Carlton
Sunday April 7, 3.15pm - MCG, Jolimont

NRL Premiership | Round 1NRL Premiership | Round 5

Melbourne Storm Home Game

Melbourne Storm v Tigers
Monday 8th April 7pm
AAMI Park, Melbourne

ANZ Championships | Round 3 ANZ Championships | Round 3

Melbourne Vixens Home Game
Melbourne Vixens v Tactix

Monday April 8 - 7:40pm
Hisense Arena, Melbourne

More Sports Events HERE

Good for What Ails Ya!

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