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Music & Theatre

Mozart Festival

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Experience the reworks of the renowned and loved musical talent, Mozart at Hamer Hall this July. His techniques in composing will be honoured through some of his most famous pieces, including the Requiem, Symphony No. 40, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik and Amadeus Live, to name a few. Check on their website for ticket pricing!

 When: 14 July – 23 July 2017

Where: Hamer Hall, 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank VIC 3006

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The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

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80+ documentary films will be showcased at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival this July. Get ready for movies produced directly from Hot Docs, SXSW, Doc NYC, Doc Edge, Doxa, Sundance and more!

When: 15 July – 16 July 2017

Where: Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton VIC 3053

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Stand-Up Comedy and Vaudeville Headliners

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Who doesn’t love to laugh? Head on town to the Apollo Theatre for some family-friendly fun. The theatre will host a show featuring a collection of the most outstanding stand-up comedians, musical comedians and local street performers. It is their chance to shine and your chance to be in awe! You won’t want to miss it. 

When: Until 25th August 2017

Where: Speakeasy HQ, Apollo Theatre, 522 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 

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Art & Culture

Rei Inoue: Mother and Son, Our Collective Works

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Get an exclusive look at the works of Rei Inoue, famous Japanese artist during the East Japan Earthquake. During this time, she had been pregnant, and her midwife had informed her “When you lose your way you should ask for guidance from your child in the womb, because an unborn baby is the existence that is closest to God”. Using this knowledge, she decided to collaborate with her son on this artistic journey, to produce a beautiful series of works which will be showcased at the City Library this July.

 When: 3 July – 30 July 2017

Where: City Library, 253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

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The National Geographic Photo Ark

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The National Geographic Photo Ark debuts this summer at the Melbourne Zoo, where images of planet earth’s finest specimen will be showcased to the public. The purpose of the exhibition is to raise awareness regarding animal treatment and their conservation, to work towards saving the wildlife that inhabits our world. The inspiring and educational photography collection is one you should definitely see! 

When: 1 July – 1 Oct 2017

Where: Melbourne Zoo, Elliot Avenue, Parkville VIC 3052 

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Just Art

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The St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria presents its new theme of the year, ‘First Australians – Stories of Humanity’ through their art exhibition, “Just Art”. This exhibition will showcase stories of the First Australians, with an exclusive look at their struggles and challenges. 

When: 28 July – 1 August 2017

Where: The Stables, Cnr Wreckyn and Courtney Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051

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Food & Dining

Barossa: Be Consumed

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Also held at the famous Meat Market in North Melbourne, Barossa: Be Consumed is a daylong showcase of the area’s finest wines, paired with delectable treats that will have you beyond satisfied. Along with the opportunity for food, you will be exposed to an insight into the Barossa culture and history!

 When: 22 July 2017

Where: Meat Market, 5 Blackwood Street, Melbourne VIC 3051

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Bastille Day French Festival

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Experience French Culture to the fullest at North Melbourne’s Meat Market, where you will be offered the best French delicacies you could think of! With French pastries and croissants laid out in front of you, along with the entertainment you will feel as if you are really in Paris!

 When: 15 July – 16 July 2017

Where: Meat Market, 5 Blackwood Street, Melbourne VIC 3051

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Dinner on the Ice Pop-Up

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This coming winter, to dine in the most extravagant way, buy a ticket to “Dinner on the Ice Pop-Up”, a table spread that will be served on South Wharf’s very own ice rink. Canapés will be served followed by a three course meal and special wines and cocktails to taste.

 When: 29 July & 5 Aug 2017

Where: Common Man, 39 Dukes Walk, South Wharf VIC 3006

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Sports

AFL Round 17: Carlton v Western Bulldogs

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Calling all Football fans to watch the game of a lifetime! Only on July 16th, the two teams, Carlton and the Western Bulldogs will meet for a Sunday afternoon match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. It will be a fun event you won’t want to miss! 

When: 16 July 2017

Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground, 120 Brunton Avenue Jolimont VIC 3002

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Run Melbourne Friendship Dash

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For a fun, family-friendly event head over to Birrarung Marr on July 29th. There you will be presented with swarms of families just like yours, all competing in the race along the Yarra River. Come join!

 When: 29 July 2017

Where: Birrarung Marr, Batman Avenue, Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Netball Get Active Day

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On July 14th, head over to The Hub at the Docklands for an exclusive Netball coaching experience where you will be taught by the finest players in the Melbourne Vixens. There are classes for all ages throughout the day and they are all completely free! Registration however is essential – only on their website.

 When: 14 July 2017

Where: The Hub @ Docklands, 80 Harbour Espalande, Docklands, Melbourne VIC 3008

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