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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.
Volunteer Prints Photo Exhibition
10 Jun 2015, State Library of Victoria
Celebrate the unique experiences and achievements Australian Volunteers for International Development have on their volunteer assignments.
Guinness Oyster Festival
30 May 2015, The Last Jar
The Last Jar, in ode to the annual Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival, is hosting their own annual Guinness Oyster Festival.
The Big Breakfast
28 May 2015, Federation Square
Foodbank Victoria will be offering a healthy breakfast to commuters and passers-by to raise awareness of the benefits of breakfast for school kids.
Transmission: Legacies of the Television Age
15 May 2015 - 13 Sep 2015, NGV International
This new exhibition features more than 30 works which reveal the power and influence of television broadcasting on politics and society.
Journeys Through Italian Women’s Writings
14 May 2015, Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Egypt, Jerusalem, Libya: Journeys Through Italian Women's Writings, 1890s-1930s - a seminar in English by Dr Patrizia Sambuco.
Sydney Dance Company Artist Talk
6 May 2015, Southbank Theatre
Join Sydney Dance Company Artistic Director, Rafael Bonachela, in conversation with The Age's Philippa Hawker, for an up close and personal chat.
South East Asia Festival
3 Oct 2015 - 4 Oct 2015, Argyle Square
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Australian and ASEAN relations. This ten nation event hosts the best food, cultural, music and family activities.
Docklands Winter Festival – Fireworks
3 Jul 2015 - 28 Aug 2015, Piazza At Docklands
Enjoy winter entertainment and fireworks under the stars at Docklands.
The Red Cross RMIT Pop Up Shop
11 May 2015 - 5 Jun 2015, RMIT University Campus Store
Shopping on a budget? Enjoy some second-hand finds? Visit the Red Cross RMIT Pop-Up Shop to get some pre-loved items, handpicked from Red Cross shops.
Different Perspectives: the settlement of Melbourne
28 May 2015, City Library
Join authors Dr Gary Presland and Marguerita Stephens in conversation with Bruno Lettieri as they discuss the settlement of Melbourne.
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