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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.
Winter Night Market at Queen Victoria Market
7 Jun 2017 - 30 Aug 2017, Queen Victoria Market
This year's Winter Night Market is themed around fire and lights - 30 food stalls, 50 market stalls, open fires and warm drinks.
Work in Progress 2017
1 May 2017, Immigration Museum
An annual forum on workers' rights, the labour market and career development for migrant workers and young professionals in Australia.
Snap Red for MS
7 May 2017, Melbourne Business School
A photography competition and awards event to increase awareness of multiple sclerosis and provide fundraising support for MS.
1 Jun 2017, The Wheeler Centre Books Writing Ideas
Leading US junior fiction and illustrated fiction author Kate DiCamillo and Sally Rippin discuss the importance of reading and writing for all ages.
Urban Ideas Playground - Melbourne Knowledge Week
2 May 2017 - 6 May 2017, MKW Festival Hub - Experimedia, State Library Victoria
Dream up and build out your bright ideas for the future of Melbourne.
Bazaar Tales Themed Storytelling
1 May 2017, Horse Bazaar
True tales told around a theme, sometimes funny, sometimes serious, but always good. This week's theme is Accidents & Disasters!
5 May 2017 - 5 Aug 2017, City Gallery
Curated by Kimberley Moulton, 'Recentre; sisters' presents the work of eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women artists.
Reconciliation Week at the Archives
2 Jun 2017, Victorian Archives Centre
The Victorian Archives Centre have two free events this Reconciliation Week - an archives tour and 'Bessy Flowers: No Longer a Wandering Spirit'.
Open House Melbourne Weekend
29 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017, Venues across Melbourne
Here's your chance to explore Melbourne's most exceptional buildings during the 2017 Open House Melbourne Weekend.
Docklands Harvest Festival
19 May 2017 - 20 May 2017, Buluk Park
Docklands Harvest offers food, live music and a range of hands-on activities, including lantern-making, pickling and gardening.
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