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Melbourne has so much going on, and there are always plenty of events that are free. You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.

The Rise of Documentary Photography - An Israeli Perspective - Thursday 23 June 2016, 7pm to 8:30pm - Talks & workshops

The Rise of Documentary Photography - An Israeli Perspective

23 Jun 2016, Photography Studies College
In an age when anyone can be a journalist by snapping a photo and sharing it, this seminar looks at the Israeli perspective on photojournalism.
Subodh Gupta: Everyday Divine - Friday 22 April 2016 to Saturday 01 October 2016 - Exhibitions

Subodh Gupta: Everyday Divine

22 Apr 2016 - 1 Oct 2016, NGV International
This solo exhibition of one of India's preeminent contemporary artists, Subodh Gupta, celebrates the vestiges of everyday life in India.
Every Bite Takes You Home - Wednesday 22 June 2016, 6pm to 7:30pm - Talks & workshops

Every Bite Takes You Home

22 Jun 2016, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
Meet the authors, publishers and cooks of Every Bite Takes You Home, a book of stories and recipes from sixteen asylum seekers.
Pop Up Patch Open Day - Sunday 05 June 2016, 1pm to 4pm - Community events & fundraisers

Pop Up Patch Open Day

5 Jun 2016, Pop Up Patch
Come to the Pop Up Patch Open Day, the Little Veggie Patch Co's city backyard. It's a must for anyone interested in community gardening.
'Walkin Country, Walkin Birrarung' Tours - Friday 27 May 2016 to Friday 03 June 2016 - Tours & cruises

'Walkin Country, Walkin Birrarung' Tours

27 May 2016 - 3 Jun 2016, Enterprize Park
Come on a leisurely two-hour Aboriginal cultural walk, 'Walkin Country, Walkin Birrarung'. Hear historical stories and see the city with new eyes.
Matt Welsh Speaker Series: Men's Health - Thursday 02 June 2016, noon to 1pm - Talks & workshops

Matt Welsh Speaker Series: Men's Health

2 Jun 2016, City Library
Join Matt Welsh, former Australian Olympic and world-champion swimmer with tips for men on looking after their own health.
Matt Welsh: Work/Life Balance - Thursday 23 June 2016, noon to 1pm - Talks & workshops

Matt Welsh: Work/Life Balance

23 Jun 2016, Library at The Dock
Join Matt Welsh, former Australian Olympic and world-champion swimmer, to learn what work/life balance is and how to achieve it.
The Other Place - Friday 03 June 2016, 7pm to 8:30pm - Performing arts

The Other Place

3 Jun 2016, State Library of Victoria
A moving and original play by Christopher Bryant, based on the lives of two influential women of theatre – Betty Burstall and Buzz Goodbody.
Uncovering the Shenandoah Diary - Thursday 09 June 2016, 6pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

Uncovering the Shenandoah Diary

9 Jun 2016, State Library of Victoria
See a recently discovered diary written in 1865 by Lt Dabney M Scales, crewman on the Confederate war ship CSS Shenandoah when it docked in Melbourne.
First Friday Dance Club - Friday 03 June 2016, 6pm to 7:30pm - Performing arts

First Friday Dance Club

3 Jun 2016, Queensbridge Square
Get your Greek dancing shoes on, pom poms and all, for June's First Friday Dance Club! This event is free, fun and open to all ages.

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