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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.

Christmas in July Weekend - Friday 20 July 2018 to Sunday 22 July 2018 - Food & wine

Christmas in July Weekend

20 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018, Hophaus Bier Bar Grill
Walk into a German Winter Wunderland at Hophaus at our Christmas in July weekend. Pull on your Winter woollies and head into Hophaus at Southgate.
Japanese Language Book Club - Tuesday 17 July 2018 to Tuesday 20 November 2018 - Community events & fundraisers

Japanese Language Book Club

17 Jul 2018 - 20 Nov 2018, City Library
Do you read and speak Japanese? Join the monthly Japanese Language Book Club at City Library.
Awakening: Sister Shivani Australian Tour  - Saturday 18 August 2018, 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Talks & workshops

Awakening: Sister Shivani Australian Tour

18 Aug 2018, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
Come and join Sister Shivan,international speaker,YouTube sensation and author for an evening of inspiration and personal empowerment.
Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories - Friday 08 June 2018 to Sunday 26 May 2019 - Exhibitions

Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories

8 Jun 2018 - 26 May 2019, Old Treasury Building
An exhibition presenting the turbulent tale of Victoria's gold rush through the individual stories of 20 objects.
Hophaus Annual Dachshund Race - Saturday 13 October 2018, 11am to 1pm - Festivals

Hophaus Annual Dachshund Race

13 Oct 2018, Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct
The Hophaus Annual Dachshund Race is a fun race that also raises money for Dachshund Rescue Australia.
Tuesday Lunchtime Meditation - Tuesday 10 April 2018 to Tuesday 16 October 2018 - Talks & workshops

Tuesday Lunchtime Meditation

10 Apr 2018 - 16 Oct 2018, Federation Square
Escape the stress and busyness of city life to discover the peace of meditation for yourself at this free, drop-in class.
Hindi Storytime at Library at The Dock - Friday 09 February 2018 to Friday 07 December 2018 - Kids & family

Hindi Storytime at Library at The Dock

9 Feb 2018 - 7 Dec 2018, Library at The Dock
Namaste! Come and enjoy Hindi Storytime and explore the love of books and language learning.
Chinese Storytime at Library at The Dock - Friday 23 March 2018 to Friday 16 November 2018 - Kids & family

Chinese Storytime at Library at The Dock

23 Mar 2018 - 16 Nov 2018, Library at The Dock
Ni hao! Come and enjoy Chinese Storytime and explore the love of books and language learning.
Free Thursday Lunchtime Meditation - Thursday 21 June 2018 to Thursday 18 October 2018 - Talks & workshops

Free Thursday Lunchtime Meditation

21 Jun 2018 - 18 Oct 2018, Kadampa Meditation Centre Melbourne
Be guided through simple meditations that relax the mind and body, leading to a deep experience of inner peace and contentment.
Music in the City - Saturday 07 July 2018, 11:30am to 12:10pm, 1:30pm to 2:10pm, 3pm to 4pm - Performing arts

Music in the City

7 Jul 2018, Parliament House
Music in the City is a free, day-long celebration of chamber music in iconic Melbourne venues.

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