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Uncommon Places - Wednesday 17 September 2014 to Sunday 05 October 2014 - Festivals

Uncommon Places

17 Sep 2014 - 5 Oct 2014, City Square
Melbourne Fringe’s Keynote Project, Uncommon Places, runs for the duration of the Fringe Festival.
Mahler's Symphony No 2: The Resurrection Symphony - Saturday 23 August 2014, 6pm to 7:30pm - Music

Mahler's Symphony No 2: The Resurrection Symphony

23 Aug 2014, Federation Square
On Saturday 23 August, Federation Square’s Fed TV will broadcast a rare and special performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 2.
Science Makes Melbourne Cool: Astonishing Facts and Stories - Wednesday 20 August 2014, 6pm to 7:30pm - Talks & workshops

Science Makes Melbourne Cool: Astonishing Facts and Stories

20 Aug 2014, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne Conversations joins National Science Week to celebrate science/technology and tell the 'cool' stories of past achievements and future goals.
Farmers' Feed - Saturday 02 August 2014, 8am to 1pm - Markets & pop-up shops

Farmers' Feed

2 Aug 2014, Boyd Community Hub
Farmers’ Feed is an initiative inspired by a passion for fresh food, healthy seasonal eating and shopping at farmers’ markets.
2014 Brookes Oration - Wednesday 10 September 2014, 5:45pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

2014 Brookes Oration

10 Sep 2014, Federation Square
The 2014 Brookes Oration, presented by Ms Ita Buttrose, AO OBE, will talk about 'The Importance of Ethics – Making Business Good Business'.
Erecting the Modern Japanese Penis - Wednesday 13 August 2014, 6pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

Erecting the Modern Japanese Penis

13 Aug 2014, State Library of Victoria
This talk considers the emergence of a 'penis industry' in 20th-century Japan, focusing on commercial advertising and other cultural strategies.
Winter Nights at Victoria Harbour  - Friday 25 July 2014 to Friday 15 August 2014 - Community events & fundraisers

Winter Nights at Victoria Harbour

25 Jul 2014 - 15 Aug 2014, Victoria Harbour Promenade
Victoria Harbour Promenade lights up in a festival of music, entertainment and food to celebrate Docklands Fireworks.
Connect to Reading Bedtime Storytime at North Melbourne - Tuesday 19 August 2014, 6pm to 7pm - Kids & family

Connect to Reading Bedtime Storytime at North Melbourne

19 Aug 2014, North Melbourne Library
Celebrate Book Week and National Reading Hour with Connect to Reading Bedtime Storytimes.
Connect to Reading Bedtime Storytime at Southbank Melbourne - Tuesday 19 August 2014, 6pm to 7pm - Kids & family

Connect to Reading Bedtime Storytime at Southbank Melbourne

19 Aug 2014, Southbank Library at Boyd
Celebrate Book Week and National Reading Hour with a Connect to Reading Bedtime Storytime.
Love Story 4th Birthday at The Toff In Town - Thursday 07 August 2014 to Friday 08 August 2014 - Music

Love Story 4th Birthday at The Toff In Town

7 Aug 2014 - 8 Aug 2014, The Toff In Town
Celebrate Love Story's 4th Birthday with free entry, free bubbly, free cocktail bubblecups and confetti cannons.

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