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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.

Ned Kelly Tour - Wednesday 07 June 2017 to Saturday 22 December 2018 - Tours & cruises

Ned Kelly Tour

7 Jun 2017 - 22 Dec 2018, State Library of Victoria
Discover the story of Victoria's infamous bushranger Ned Kelly, read his letters and see photos and historic objects related to him.
East Melbourne Library Preschool Storytime - Tuesday 07 February 2017 to Wednesday 12 December 2018 - Kids & family

East Melbourne Library Preschool Storytime

7 Feb 2017 - 12 Dec 2018, East Melbourne Library
Share the wonder of books with your children at East Melbourne Library's Preschool Storytime.
The Community Grocer Carlton - Friday 28 July 2017 to Friday 27 July 2018 - Markets & pop-up shops

The Community Grocer Carlton

28 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2018, The Community Grocer Carlton
The Community Grocer Carlton is your local fresh produce market, selling fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices.
Arts for All Cultures - Wednesday 31 May 2017 to Tuesday 01 January 2019 - Talks & workshops

Arts for All Cultures

31 May 2017 - 1 Jan 2019, Jean McKendry Neighbourhood Centre
This program is hosted by Aboriginal artist Judith Young and the Melrose Art Group and unites elders from many cultures through art.
Agents of Change - Monday 31 July 2017 to Sunday 01 July 2018 - Exhibitions

Agents of Change

31 Jul 2017 - 1 Jul 2018, Victoria Police Museum
Explore a new exhibition celebrating 100 years of women in policing, at the Victoria Police Museum.
Nerves and Steel - Saturday 22 July 2017 to Sunday 29 July 2018 - Exhibitions

Nerves and Steel

22 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2018, Shrine of Remembrance
Examine this exhibition, a historical exploration of the war in the Pacific during the Second World War.
Apparatus for Transtemporal Occurrence of Impending Space - Tuesday 26 July 2016 to Monday 01 April 2019 - Exhibitions

Apparatus for Transtemporal Occurrence of Impending Space

26 Jul 2016 - 1 Apr 2019, Middle Promenade
See Russell Anderson's interactive and steampunk-inspired public artwork on the middle promenade of North Bank Wharf.
Raising the Rattler Pole – The Last of the Connies - Monday 28 October 2013 to Sunday 28 October 2018 - Exhibitions

Raising the Rattler Pole – The Last of the Connies

28 Oct 2013 - 28 Oct 2018, Corner Spencer and Flinders St
Raising the Rattler Pole, a public artwork by David Michael Bell, is a tribute to one of Melbourne’s iconic heroes – the W-class 'rattler' tram.
Fruition - Wednesday 20 November 2013 to Tuesday 20 November 2018 - Exhibitions


20 Nov 2013 - 20 Nov 2018, Royal Park
For art in the open, see Matthew Harding's fluted, pod-like forms, Fruition, located at the gateway to Royal Park in Parkville.

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