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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.

Andy Jones: What's the Joke? - Thursday 06 April 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Andy Jones: What's the Joke?

6 Apr 2017, City Library
Andy Jones, entertainer, and best-selling children's author presents a hilarious literacy and musical show about jokes and humour at City Library.
Mbots Balloon-Popping Challenge - Wednesday 05 April 2017, 3:30pm to 4:30pm - Kids & family

Mbots Balloon-Popping Challenge

5 Apr 2017, Library at The Dock
Engineer your own popping device, attach it to your Mbot and race to pop as many balloons as you can!
Wild Action Zoo at Library at The Dock - Thursday 13 April 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am - Talks & workshops

Wild Action Zoo at Library at The Dock

13 Apr 2017, Library at The Dock
Learn all about our amazing native animals with Wild Action Zoo at Library at The Dock.
Wild Action Zoo at Kathleen Syme Library - Wednesday 05 April 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am - Talks & workshops

Wild Action Zoo at Kathleen Syme Library

5 Apr 2017, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
Learn all about our amazing native animals with Wild Action Zoo at Kathleen Syme Library.
Recycled Craft Drop In - Wednesday 05 April 2017, 10am to 11am - Kids & family

Recycled Craft Drop In

5 Apr 2017, Southbank Library at Boyd
Drop by Southbank Library and turn recycled and found materials into treasure.
Circle Storytimes at the Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria - Thursday 06 April 2017 to Wednesday 12 April 2017 - Kids & family

Circle Storytimes at the Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria

6 Apr 2017 - 12 Apr 2017, Botanic Gardens of Victoria
Come on a journey and take a bird's eye view of award-winning author and artist Jeannie Baker's latest book, Circle.
Kensington Community Festival - Sunday 02 April 2017, 10am to 5pm - Festivals

Kensington Community Festival

2 Apr 2017, JJ Holland Park
Celebrate multicultural Kensington with music, entertainment, food, community stalls, free family activities and the AFL's youth comp, the Unity Cup.
Movie Screening: Trolls - Monday 03 April 2017, 10am to 12:30pm - Kids & family

Movie Screening: Trolls

3 Apr 2017, City Library
Come to the City Library for a special screening of Trolls - sing along with Poppy, or grump along with Branch!
Melbourne International Film Festival Shorts at Fed Square - Wednesday 15 March 2017 to Thursday 27 April 2017 - Films

Melbourne International Film Festival Shorts at Fed Square

15 Mar 2017 - 27 Apr 2017, Federation Square
See a specially programmed package of five shorts by local Melbourne filmmakers, that have recently screened at Melbourne International Film Festival.
Bunny and the UFO - Thursday 30 March 2017 to Sunday 07 May 2017 - Kids & family

Bunny and the UFO

30 Mar 2017 - 7 May 2017, ArtPlay
Explore playground clapping games in this interactive exhibition.

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