Newsletter | #340 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #340 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #340 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 9th July to Monday 15th July 2013

This week, the National Gallery of Victoria is serving up a great program of events to celebrate NAIDOC Week.

The Northern Exposure Visual Arts Festival brings a splash of colour and then some to Melbourne's North East, while deep in the heart of the CBD there's a call-out to the young and young at heart with Wintervalk inviting the public to dress-up for a free parade and picnic.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

3D Printing Workshop | Only $29!!

3D Printing Workshop at Southbank Library 3D Printing Workshop at Southbank Library, presented by The Robots Are Coming, is an introductory workshop that requires no advanced computer skills or experience with 3D printing. Teaching how you can take any imaginative idea and make it real, the workshop also reveals where this exciting new technology is headed.
When: Thursday July 11 - Bookings Advised

Women of Achievement Nominations Now Open!

Women of Achievement Award | Nominations Open! Women of Achievement Award | Nominations Open!
Do you know a family member, friend, colleague, neighbour or community member who has made a contribution to society around them? If so, nominate her for the 2013 BrainLink Women of Achievement Award. Nominations are open until Monday July 29.
Women of Achievement Award | Application Form

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 Winter 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 | June 28 to July 15

High Art on Northcote's High Street

Northern Exposure Visual Arts Festival Northern Exposure Visual Arts Festival, with the theme of Change this year, celebrates the creative community and arts culture entrenched in Northcote with a range of events and art exhibitions held in shop fronts throughout Northcote's High Street presenting a visual feast of artworks, projections, installations and performances.
When: July 12 to 28

Also See: Just People: Chalice Films for Change

Free City Picnic for Wild Things

Wintervalk: The Fantasy Parade and Picnic Wintervalk: The Fantasy Parade and Picnic is a free event that invites people of all ages to dress up and participate in a grand public procession of fantasy folk and mythical creatures. With the gathering beginning in Treasury Gardens, the parade to Fitzroy Gardens will end in a wonderful winter picnic.
When: Sunday July 14

NGV Celebrates Naidoc Week

NAIDOC Week Celebrations NAIDOC Week Celebrations at the NGV presents a vibrant program of special events to commemorate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. With guests that include renowned artist Treahna Hamm, there'll be artist demonstrations, floor talks, guided tours, film screenings and more.
When: Until Saturday July 13

Impressions of Australia

African Arts African Arts, held at Melbourne's Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery, is a unique solo exhibition by Nickel Mundabi Ngadwa. A vast and diverse collection of works created in Congo and Australia with a distinctly African texture, Ngadwa's series of paintings and sculptures capture the essence of Congolese design with a contemporary flair.
When: July 11 to 31 - Closed Sundays
Official Opening: Thursday July 11 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

My Backyard My Backyard is a solo show by Carole Foster, an artist who over the last 35 years has had numerous solo and group exhibitions, both nationally and abroad. With works that explore our visual relationship with the Australian landscape, the exhibition is held at Malvern's Manyung Gallery, one of Victoria's oldest contemporary art spaces.
When: July 13 to 27
Official Opening: Saturday July 13 - 1pm to 3pm

Best & Brightest Competing

Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition, a prestigious event held once every four years, attracts the finest young classical ensembles from the region to compete for coveted prizes and concert engagements. Public recitals will be held at Iwaki Auditorium ahead of the finals, which will be taking place at Melbourne Recital Centre.
When: Until Sunday July 14

Young Stars on Stage

Bravehearts 2.0 Twelfth Night Bravehearts 2.0 Twelfth Night features young actors who will showcase their talents in Shakespeare's beloved romantic comedy. Presented by The Australian Shakespeare Company, many graduates of their Bravehearts program go on to work professionally with them. This year's production is held at Williamstown's On Q Performing Arts Centre.
When: Wednesday to Saturday, July 10 to 13

Standard Double Standard Double is a unique performance in an actual suite at The Blackman Hotel. Showcasing two of Melbourne's most loved character comedians, they bring a hotel full of guests and staff to life with audiences invited to be a fly on the wall for this very special comedy about people misbehaving when they are away from home.
When: Until July 20 - Except Mondays


Thomas Dylan Thomas Dylan will celebrate the launch of his first ever EP with a performance at Northcote's Wesley Anne. Recorded half in a studio, half in a friend's home, his album is a musical journey of life, love and everything else. Joined by guests Meeko and Bryce Bronstein, the night will also support the social enterprise, STREAT.
When: Saturday July 13 - 8pm

Winter Warmers Winter Warmers, a series of free concerts presented at St Kilda's Acland Court Shopping Centre, will showcase diverse tunes every Sunday throughout July to warm local residents in need of a break from the cold this winter. From jazz to classical to blues, the concerts give local musicians a chance to showcase their talents.
When: Sundays Throughout July - 12pm to 2pm

Dolls on Display

Miniatures & Dollhouse Fair & Exhibition Miniatures & Dollhouse Fair & Exhibition, taking place at Mount Waverley's Community Centre, is the annual exhibition and trading show by the Victorian Association of Miniature Enthusiasts, where clubs and individual members will present stunning displays of miniatures with figurines, dollhouses, furniture and more.
When: Saturday & Sunday, July 13 & 14

Melbourne's Own Unique Auction

The Collector The Collector, with 30 years of experience in the antique and collectables industry, is the only auction house that holds auctions on a weekly basis with collectables of all varieties. Located in Murrumbeena, The Collector auction house also hosts a special auction each month with items that target a specific collectible genre.
Next Auction: Thursday July 11

Princess Markets Princess Markets, held at Melton Community Hall, features a wide range of stall holders with children's clothing and accessories, jewellery, body products, home wares, toys, candles, tarot readings and more. With proceeds also helping local charities, the market also has a sausage sizzle and fun activities for children on the day.
When: Sunday July 14 - 11am to 4pm

DIY Showcase

Build & Renovating Expo Build & Renovating Expo, formerly the Building & Home Improvement Expo, offers three days of demonstrations and seminars along with displays of the latest innovations for homebuilders and renovators. Held at Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, the expo is also a chance to meet existing and new industry suppliers.
When: Friday to Sunday, July 12 to 14

In Honour of Mr Football

EJ Whitten Legends Game EJ Whitten Legends Game, now celebrating its 18th year, brings together an honour roll of over 50 recently retired AFL superstars including Brendan Fevola, Matthew Lloyd, Mark McVeigh and Scotty West in the annual match at Marvel Stadium, which honours Mr Football, Teddy Whitten and also supports prostate cancer research.
When: Wednesday July 10 - Gates Open 6pm

AFL Premiership | Round 16 AFL Premiership | Round 16
Collingwood v Adelaide
Friday July 12, 7:50pm - MCG
Geelong v Melbourne
Saturday July 13, 2:10pm - Simonds Stadium
Carlton v St Kilda
Saturday July 13, 7:40pm - Marvel Stadium
Western Bulldogs v Essendon
Sunday July 14, 3:15pm - Marvel Stadium

Super Rugby Season | Round 20 Super Rugby Season | Round 20

Melbourne Rebels v Highlanders

Friday July 12 - 7:30pm

AAMI Park, Melbourne

More Sports Events HERE

Good for What Ails Ya!

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