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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.

Wilder Beasts: The Global Scary and Supernatural - Tuesday 13 September 2016, 6:15pm to 7:15pm - Talks & workshops

Wilder Beasts: The Global Scary and Supernatural

13 Sep 2016, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
Join Sami Shah and a panel of speakers for a broader, spookier discussion of genre fiction from across the world.
Split Attention - Wednesday 27 July 2016 to Saturday 06 August 2016 - Exhibitions

Split Attention

27 Jul 2016 - 6 Aug 2016, The Carlton Club
Deakin University School of Art and Performance are taking over the fourth floor of the Carlton Club for their program, Split Attention.
Code in the Cinema - Friday 12 August 2016, noon to 3pm - Talks & workshops

Code in the Cinema

12 Aug 2016, Comedy Theatre
Code in the Cinema is about inspiring everyone to learn the basics of coding and acquire a new digital skill for the future.
Let the Games Begin: Storytelling Extended - Wednesday 14 September 2016, 6:15pm to 7:15pm - Talks & workshops

Let the Games Begin: Storytelling Extended

14 Sep 2016, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
Look at the ways writers can seize on the creative and collaborative potential of games. Can great games rival great works of literature?
Watch It!: Writing for TV, Then and Now - Wednesday 07 September 2016, 6:15pm to 7:15pm - Talks & workshops

Watch It!: Writing for TV, Then and Now

7 Sep 2016, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
Look contemporary small-screen culture square in the eye – and ask what's changed, who's doing its best work and what's in it for writers.
How to Motivate Yourself and Begin to Love Your Life Again - Tuesday 26 July 2016, 7pm to 8:30pm - Talks & workshops

How to Motivate Yourself and Begin to Love Your Life Again

26 Jul 2016, Jasper Hotel
At this motivational workshop, you'll learn how to change your habits and take control of your life and your happiness - right now.
2016 Jewellery Auction - Wednesday 03 August 2016, 6pm to 11pm - Exhibitions

2016 Jewellery Auction

3 Aug 2016, Trades Hall
Join the 2016 RMIT Gold and Silversmithing graduating class for their annual jewellery auction.
Women's Parkour Jam - Tuesday 26 July 2016 to Tuesday 30 August 2016 - Sport

Women's Parkour Jam

26 Jul 2016 - 30 Aug 2016, Southbank
Women of all ages, abilities, levels of fitness and confidence are invited to a free parkour training session. Learn how to run, jump, roll, vault!
NotFair 2016 - Tuesday 16 August 2016 to Sunday 21 August 2016 - Exhibitions

NotFair 2016

16 Aug 2016 - 21 Aug 2016, 524 Flinders
NotFair 2016 is a curated exhibition of work by some of Australia's best and most interesting emerging, unrepresented and independent artists.
South East Asia Fair - Sunday 28 August 2016, 9am to 4pm - Festivals

South East Asia Fair

28 Aug 2016, Queen Victoria Market
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Australian and South East Asian relations at this festival of food, culture, music and family activities.

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