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Melbourne has so much to offer - and hundreds of events are free! You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.

New Year's Eve at Federation Square - Wednesday 31 December 2014, 8pm till late - Music

New Year's Eve at Federation Square

31 Dec 2014, Federation Square
Light up and shine this New Year’s Eve with a colourful spectacle at Federation Square.
Rotary Docklands Festival of Giving - Sunday 30 November 2014, 10am to 6:30pm - Festivals

Rotary Docklands Festival of Giving

30 Nov 2014, New Quay Docklands
Docklands New Quay Promenade will showcase a fantastic free event for all ages, with multicultural food, entertainment, a Zoombathon and a car show!
Building the Future: New Manufacturing Business Breakfast - Thursday 30 October 2014, 7:30am to 9am - Talks & workshops

Building the Future: New Manufacturing Business Breakfast

30 Oct 2014, RMIT Advanced Manufacturing Precinct
SOLD OUT. Hear about rapid product design and state-of-the-art prototyping at this breakfast talk, as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.
Visual Arts in Health Education  - Wednesday 29 October 2014, 12:30pm to 1:30pm - Talks & workshops

Visual Arts in Health Education

29 Oct 2014, The Ian Potter Museum of Art
A panel discussion on innovative engagements between the Potter gallery and health and veterinary science students, part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.
Vic International Research Scholarships Knowledge Exchange - Thursday 30 October 2014, 5:30pm to 7:30pm - Talks & workshops

Vic International Research Scholarships Knowledge Exchange

30 Oct 2014, Dept of State Development, Business and Innovation
Come along and hear Victorian International Research Scholarship holders discuss their doctoral research, as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.
MPavilion  - Tuesday 07 October 2014 to Sunday 01 February 2015 - Exhibitions

MPavilion

7 Oct 2014 - 1 Feb 2015, Queen Victoria Gardens
MPavilion a new kind of clubhouse - a commissioned space and a meeting place where you can enjoy free talks, workshops and performances.
BioBlitz Flora Fitzroy Gardens - Friday 14 November 2014, 10am to 3pm - Talks & workshops

BioBlitz Flora Fitzroy Gardens

14 Nov 2014, Fitzroy Gardens
Come along on a walking tour of Fitzroy Gardens and help record the different types of vegetation.
Dock on Foot - Saturday 08 November 2014, noon to 2pm - Tours & cruises

Dock on Foot

8 Nov 2014, The Front Art Space
Take a free guided tour of Docklands' galleries and creative spaces on foot, with artist and art blogger Chantal Wynter.
Christmas Decorations - Friday 28 November 2014 to Thursday 25 December 2014 - Kids & family

Christmas Decorations

28 Nov 2014 - 25 Dec 2014, Melbourne Town Hall
See the city come alive during the festive season with the City of Melbourne's Christmas decorations.
Official Launch of the Christmas Festival 2014 - Friday 28 November 2014, 7:30pm to 9pm - Kids & family

Official Launch of the Christmas Festival 2014

28 Nov 2014, City Square
Come to City Square – renamed Christmas Square during December – for the launch of the 2014 Christmas Festival.

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