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What's On | Monday 20th May 2013..
|65 Roses Day|
65 Roses Day is celebrated throughout May each year and raises money to help people with Cystic Fibrosis live longer. Since the 1980’s the average life expectancy has increased from 17 to 37. But it’s still only 37. Give people with CF a chan.. More..
|Australia's Biggest Morning Tea|
The official date for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea 2013 is Thursday 23rd May. Help tip the balance in the fight against cancer by taking part in Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea this May. Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is a fun and easy wa.. More..
|Cook for a Cure|
Cook for a Cure is a nationwide community event running for throughout May. By cooking and sharing a meal or treat, Australians will be able to choose and support a research area that they are passionate about to find new cures and treatments. .. More..
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|Carnival of Science|
Scienceworks’ new exhibition Carnival of Science explores theme park and carnival attractions and gives a glimpse into the science that makes them work. Carnival of Science shows the physics, psychology, mathematics and biology behind the favourit.. More..
|Enchanted Maze Garden|
Everyone from kids to kids-at-heart are invited to discover The Enchanted Maze Garden. The Enchanted Maze Garden is an award winning natural attraction nestled in the beautiful hinterland of Arthurs Seat. From humble beginnings, the Enchanted Maze.. More..
|Kerrisdale Mountain Railway Timetable|
Kerrisdale Mountain Railway & Museum Inc. an exercise in railway excellence' The KMR is a unique railway built to two-foot (610 mm) gauge on a zig-zag formation. To gain the maximum height within the shortest distance, steep grades and tight c.. More..
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|Silvers Grand Magic Circus|
Silvers Extravaganza is suitable for all ages includes the Phoenix Riders in the Globe of Death, the Wheel of Steel, aerial acts, clowns and the latest in Los Vegas illusions. Established in 1976, Silver's Circus still travels Australia and provid.. More..
|Comedy @ Spleen | Monday's FREE!|
Every Monday, Spleen Bar is the city's free weekly comedy hotspot, with a packed room every week! In the last year we've had drop in spots from Wil Anderson, Charlie Pickering, Adam Hills, Josh Thomas, Lehmo, Fiona O'Loghlin, Jimeoin, Frank Woodle.. More..
|Exploding Heads Impro|
Want an evening when you REALLY don’t know what’s going on? Welcome to Exploding Heads Impro! Every show is completely different and anything is possible with Melbourne’s newest, youngest and most vibrant Improvisation Comedy & Theatre group! .. More..
|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 .. More..
|Photo Caption Competition | Melbourne Heart|
Melbourne Heart FC is giving away two GoPro HERO3 video cameras to two people in their Facebook photo caption competition. Winners will also get Melbourne Heart prize packs that include home jerseys signed by the whole team, football, backpack, ja.. More..
|Australian Art Orchestra|
Australia’s premier large ensemble for improvising musicians, the Australian Art Orchestra (AAO) has undertaken an extraordinary array of projects since 1994 and features a range of remarkable ensemble members, guest soloists and composers. For H.. More..
|Hard Core on the Fly|
Stonnington Jazz Festival 2013 - Australian Art Orchestra: Hard Core on the Fly This exciting performance of instrumental improvisation will feature four members of the Australian Art Orchestra alongside four of Melbourne’s most interesting improv.. More..
|Live & Acoustic @ Veludo|
Live acoustic music every Monday & Tuesday night. Downstairs at Veludo Bar and Restaurant from 8.30pm. Full a la carte menu available Members specials $4 house wines | $5 selected beers | $6 selected ciders .. More..
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|Grand Afternoon Tea|
A traditional Grand Afternoon Tea is served daily at Grand Hyatt Melbourne a la carte on Monday – Thursday (2.30pm – 5pm) at $35pp. Grand Afternoon Tea (PDF) On Friday and the weekends, an extended dessert buffet with an incredible array of pa.. More..
|Happy Hours @ Veludo|
Not just 1 but 3 hours of drink specials! Monday-Friday 4pm-7pm $4 Wines, $5 Boags, $6 Ciders PLUS Sign up as a Veludo I love 3182 member and receive these deals over the weekend too! Head to www.veludo.com.au to sign up as a member and .. More..
|High Tea @ Park Hyatt Melbourne|
If you are wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of our busy city centre, take a leisurely stroll up through the Paris End of Melbourne to the luxurious Park Hyatt for their delicious High Tea. The Park Hyatt boasts the largest hotel room accommod.. More..
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|1953 and beyond, Beaumaris Art Group|
From 18 May – 16 June 2013, The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre presents 1953 & Beyond, as part of its Access Gallery Program. The exhibition features a selection of works representative of the breadth of talent developed through the Beaumar.. More..
|Art Town | Public Art Project & Exhibition|
Art Town Public Art Project & Exhibition 18 Apr – 26 May In the Chapel St Precinct, creativity is a way of life, reinvented every day. Chapel Street Precinct presents Art Town, bringing live art to the streets again in 2013. Art Town invi.. More..
|Back to Nature Scene|
Siri Hayes: Back to Nature Scene 23 March - 28 July 2013 Melbourne photographer Siri Hayes responds to the gardens at Heide in a group of new works that reflect on our relationship with nature. Recently Hayes has embellished the surfaces of he.. More..
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|A Creative Decade: 10 years of Creative Fellows|
A creative decade: 10 years of Creative Fellows Wednesday 20 March 2013 - Sunday 17 November 2013 Cost Free Domed reading room Level 3 This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Library’s annual Creative Fellowships program. Reflecting its.. More..
|Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures|
Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul 22 Mar - 28 Jul 2013 A remarkable exhibition of stunning artefacts revealing Afghanistan’s rich culture. Afghanistan was at the heart of the Silk Road, the trading route travelled .. More..
|Ben and Gracie Art Adventure|
Inside the World of Tom Roberts : Ben and Gracie Art Adventure. The paintings of iconic Australian artists are brought to life in this exciting Picture Book series by Mark Wilson about a young boy and girl Ben and Gracie. In this second book by.. More..
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|Bayside Literary Festival 2013|
2013 Bayside Literary Festival 'Let your creative juices flow' Friday 10 May - Sunday 2 June The 2013 Bayside Literary Festival celebrates its sixth birthday with the theme 'Let your creative juices flow'. Many events will be held throu.. More..
|Dandenong Ranges Writers Festival|
The Autumn Authors Festival is a series of events for writers and readers throughout the month of May in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne. Cate Kennedy Award winning author Cate Kennedy will run two one-day workshops at Pirianda Gardens.. More..
|Good Beer Week 2013|
Good Beer Week is back from 18th - 26th May with over 140 events listed and 115 venues taking part across Melbourne and regional Victoria. We're back!!!!! And if the early buzz is anything to go by the third Good Beer Week is set to be another c.. More..
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|Croydon Film Society|
Croydon Film Society screens quality films at the Reading Cinemas, Chirnside Park on Monday nights from 7:15pm. Annual membership gives you access to all screenings, a regular newsletter, end of year party and a poster/calendar. Croydon Fil.. More..
|Human Rights Arts and Film Festival 2013|
The 2013 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival is on May 9 - 23. In its 6th year, HRAFF continues to provide a shared site whereby artists, human rights organisations and the Australian public are united in their desire to contribute to social change... More..
|Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2013|
The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne is a celebration of the biggest film industry on the planet. After last year's barnstorming launch we are back with another mouth-watering masala of movie magic from the world's biggest, and often craziest, fi.. More..
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|Australian Delphi User Group|
The Melbourne meetings of the Australian Delphi User Group are held on the third Monday of each month at the Royal Society's hall at 8 La Trobe Street, Melbourne. The Delphi programming environment is one of Borland's most successful products, wit.. More..
|Clearskincare $10 Mini-Facials+Skin Analysis!|
Clearskincare Clinics are offering $10 Mini-Facials + Skin Analysis! Valued at $70, this Mini-Facial includes a Skin Scrub, Exfoliation and Skin Analysis. Available at our Balmain, Chatswood, Canberra and Doncaster Clinics Only. Shop G032, .. More..
Cook's Cottage is a cottage rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia. Cook's Cottage was originally built in 1755 in Great Ayton Yorkshire England and purchased in 1933 by.. More..
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.. More..
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.. More..
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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.. More..
|Chapel Street Bazaar|
The Chapel Street Bazaar is a retail icon among locals. Open seven days. The bazaar is a shop filled with bizarre bits and bobs from years past. It's got basically a cross-section of articles for sale from at least the last 80 to 90 years, from t.. More..
|Whittlesea Monday Market|
Whittlesea Market operating every Monday. Lots of stallholders Great bargains Operating from Whittlesea Showgrounds Plenty of parking The Whittlesea Monday Market replaces the Mernda Market which was held in the car park of the nearby .. More..
|Atherton Gardens Vegetable Market|
The Atherton Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Market runs every Monday, rain, hail or shine, behind the Atherton Gardens Old Milk Bar. An innovative idea to set up two Community Food Markets has brought fresh fruit and vegetables to the residents of hou.. More..
|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.. More..
|Maffra Motor Museum | Chrysler|
The Maffra Motor Museum is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum has an outstanding rotating display of interesting vehicles, including veteran, classic, transport and auto memorabilia. .. More..
|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, .. More..
|Champions | Thoroughbred Racing Gallery|
National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) have launched a new gallery to celebrate the rich history of Australian thoroughbred racing. Champions marks the completion of the third phase of the National Sports Museum and features .. More..
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s Chinatown, the Chinese Museum comprises five floors of priceless artworks, artefacts, fashion, books, photographs and jade. A living part of Melbourne's modern Chinatown, the Chinese Museum was established in .. More..
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|What's On in Yarra Valley | Today|
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! What's On in Yarra Valley Presented by Visit Yarra Valley and the Yarra Valley Visi.. More..
|Tablemates | Melbourne's Premier Dinner Club|
Tablemates, Melbourne’s Premier Dinner Club has been established since 1994. Our successful dinner club has been the secret behind many success stories of our members meeting new friends or their life partner. We organise quality group dinn.. More..
|flowerchildren | the Mamas and Papas story|
flowerchildren - the Mamas and Papas story 18th May – 23rd June 2013 'All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey', 'Monday, Monday - so good to me' 'Birds singing in the sycamore tree… dream a little dream of me' You know the songs a.. More..
|Legally Blonde The Musical|
The international award-winning hit LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL is coming to the Princess Theatre, Melbourne in May 2013 for a strictly limited season (tickets on sale 17 December). It was a smash hit musical in New York for 2 years and for 3 years in.. More..
|Neon Festival of Independent Theatre |
NEON sees us open our doors for the first time to the independent theatre community. We are excited to invite five of Melbourne’s top independent companies to stage their work, their way. NEON features original works from Daniel Schlusser Ens.. More..
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|3000 Melbourne Magazine|
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 Melbourn.. More..
|Exclusive World First: The Most Powerful Arm |
SIGN FOR THOSE WHO CAN’T. You have the power to save kids with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Introducing the Most Powerful Arm Ever Invented; a self-writing bionic arm on a mission to help the 1 in 3,500 Australian children affected by the debil.. More..
|Melbourne Awards | Melburnian of the Year|
Nominations for the 2013 Melbourne Awards open Wednesday 1 May. The Melbourne Awards provides the City of Melbourne with a platform to recognise and reward those who dedicate their time selflessly for the benefit of the city in the areas of sustai.. More..
|Saying the Four Things that Matter Most|
Saying the Four Things that Matter Most for Living and Dying Well PUBLIC SEMINAR Palliative Care Victoria is delighted to present DR IRA BYOCK during Palliative Care Week 2013. Dr Ira Byock, an international leader in palliative care, uses h.. More..
|Cycling Victoria | Weekly Club Racing|
Cycling Victoria have clubs all around the state and local Melbourne suburbs holding weekly training and racing meets. Some of the clubs and meets are listed below but please check web links before attending... SUNDAY Ballarat Sebastopol Cyc.. More..
|Melbourne Storm v Manly | NRL|
Come and support the reigning National Rugby League champions, Melbourne Storm as they take on all-comers in the 2013 NRL season Melbourne Storm next 'home' game Round 10 Storm v Manly 20 May, 7:00 PM 2013 Melbourne Storm Draw N.. More..
|AFL Footy @ Channel 9|
In 2013 Nine is back in the game with.. -:- Footy Classified (Monday 10:30pm), -:- AFL Footy Show (Thursdays | 8:30pm), with Sam's Mailbag, Street Talk and Almost Footy Legends -:- The Sunday Footy Show -:- TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday) .. More..
|Audience Required | TV Shows|
Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne... Join the audience of the following television shows: ABC - Dirty Laundry | Live to air Thursdays at 9.30pm on ABC2. Bookings for Dirty Laundry Live are now open! Channel 7 - Deal or .. More..
|Coxy's Big Break|
Coxy's Big Break on Channel 7 is a travel show where you can find great things to do from the comfort of your armchair. Take a break around Australia and beyond with Coxy. Classified: G Genre: Travel Geoff 'Coxy' Cox is best known as the drum.. More..
|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.. More..
|Carlton & United Brewery Tour|
Join us for a fun and interactive behind the scenes tour of Australia’s iconic and famous Carlton & United Brewery, home of your favourite beers – VB, Carlton Draught, Foster’s, Pure Blonde and more… See where over 2 million litres of beer is brew.. More..
|Dome to Dungeons Tour|
See a different side of the State Library during Library and Information Week, moving from Level 6 of the dome to basement storage areas that are not usually open to the public. Cost:Free Venue: Meet in front foyer Bookings: Tel 03 8664 7099 |.. More..
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FAME Trivia runs trivia nights Monday through Thursday full of questions, music and audience participation that creates a competitive and fun-filled environment. Mondays All Seasons Hotel, Bendigo 7:30 PM | Host: Ritchie Hewett Arcadia Hotel, S.. More..
|Funky Bunch Trivia|
Funky Bunch Trivia nights spread far and wide, from Cranbourne to Brunswick and everywhere in between. With over 7 years experience in the pub trivia game we know what you want. Monday night trivia The Joint Bar – 8pm pub trivia 35.. More..
|Funky Bunch Trivia Night|
Funky Bunch trivia nights in Melbourne... Check out all the current venues running weekly pub trivia nights in Melbourne. Monday night trivia The Joint Bar – 8pm pub trivia 35 Elizabeth St, City (03) 9620 5100 The Hawt.. More..
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|Creativity Australia | With One Voice|
We deliver creative programs that result in positive social and economic outcomes for individuals, organisations and communities. Our main activity focuses around the With One Voice social inclusion and community wellbeing programs. These choirs a.. More..
|Eating Disorders Recovery Session|
The Eating Disorders Family & Friends Group support people with an eating disorder (18+). Glen Iris Eating Disorders Family & Friends Group First Monday of every month. A support group for family & friends of those suffering an eating disorder... More..
|Meditation Group at SpellBox|
Meditation Group every second Monday A guided meditation group that will help empower and unblock emotions that hold us back. Meditation is a form of relaxation to help you find your true self and direction in life. With Sandrah 6.30pm-8.00pm.. More..
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|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.. More..
|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.. More..
|La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary|
The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1967 as a project in the restoration and management of indigenous flora and fauna. La Trobe University is the caretaker of more than 100 hectares divided into four areas: The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuar.. More..
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