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Free events in Melbourne 
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.

Docklands Boating and Community Hub Open Day - Sunday 28 August 2016, 1pm to 5pm - Festivals

Docklands Boating and Community Hub Open Day

28 Aug 2016, Community Hub at the Dock
Visit the Docklands community boating clubs who open their doors to the public on Melbourne Regatta Day.
Junior Rangers – Snakes, Skinks and Sunlight - Monday 19 September 2016 to Friday 23 September 2016 - Kids & family

Junior Rangers – Snakes, Skinks and Sunlight

19 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016, Royal Park
Junior Rangers will explore the hidden world of Royal Park's reclusive reptiles and learn how sunlight and the changing seasons affect them.
Docklands Heritage Walk - Sunday 28 August 2016, 1pm to 1:45pm, 3:45pm to 4:30pm - Tours & cruises

Docklands Heritage Walk

28 Aug 2016, NAB Building
Join Dr Gary Presland, historian and archaeologist, on a heritage walk as he provides fascinating insights to the area where Docklands now stands.
Live Music at Highlander  - Thursday 18 August 2016 to Thursday 29 December 2016 - Music

Live Music at Highlander

18 Aug 2016 - 29 Dec 2016, Highlander Bar
Live Music at Highlander is a weekly showcase of Melbourne's amazing musical talent every Thursday night.
Ada Lovelace Day - Girls in STEM - Wednesday 12 October 2016, 6pm to 8:30pm - Talks & workshops

Ada Lovelace Day - Girls in STEM

12 Oct 2016, Royal Society of Victoria
Melbourne's first Ada Lovelace Day is a celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and maths aimed at high school girls in Year 8-11.
Wake Up for Peace - Wednesday 21 September 2016, 7:45am to 8:30am - Community events & fundraisers

Wake Up for Peace

21 Sep 2016, Federation Square
Join this event and create silent, powerful intentions of peace and goodwill on the UN International Day of Peace.
Malaysia Street Festival  - Sunday 09 October 2016, 9am to 4pm - Festivals

Malaysia Street Festival

9 Oct 2016, Queen Victoria Market
Enjoy tantalising Malaysian cuisine, cultural games and fun activities at the vibrant Malaysia Day Festival.
Two Homes, Another World - Saturday 24 September 2016, 1pm to 1:30pm - Talks & workshops

Two Homes, Another World

24 Sep 2016, The Ian Potter Museum of Art
In Two Homes, Another World, artists Kate Daw and Stewart Russell present a floor talk that uses the MCG to unite two remarkable stories.
Book Launch: The Legacies of Bernard Smith - Thursday 08 September 2016, 2pm to 3pm - Talks & workshops

Book Launch: The Legacies of Bernard Smith

8 Sep 2016, The Ian Potter Museum of Art
Join Professor Rex Butler for the Melbourne launch of The Legacies of Bernard Smith: Essays on Australian Art, History and Cultural Politics.
Millionaire Hot Seat Studio Audience - Tuesday 06 September 2016 to Thursday 27 October 2016 - Performing arts

Millionaire Hot Seat Studio Audience

6 Sep 2016 - 27 Oct 2016, Docklands Studios
Come along to a taping of 'Millionaire Hot Seat' and enjoy all the fun of being part of a live studio audience.

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