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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.
27 May 2017, Glamp Cocktail Bar
Looking for something a little bit different? How about a circus-themed party with music, acrobats, bodypainters and clowns?
Self-Made: Zines and Artist Books
11 Aug 2017 - 12 Nov 2017, State Library of Victoria
Delve into do-it-yourself culture - from limited-run artist books to cut-and-paste photocopy fanzines, explore these radical publishing alternatives.
Alma Doepel Art Show and Open Day
7 May 2017, Docklands Ocean Education Centre
Come to an exhibition of paintings and photographs depicting the historic three-mast schooner currently under restoration in Docklands.
Live Life Get Active
17 Apr 2017 - 29 Sep 2017, Park at Yarra's Edge
Live Life Get Active is back for another year of free fitness classes, aiming to building a fitter, healthier and happier Australia.
Gumbadik (Soft Tree Fern)
10 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017, Tasma Terrace
In Gumbadik (Soft Tree Fern), Baluk Arts connects a diverse range of Indigenous artists with the National Trust of Australia's Endeavour Fern Gully.
High Life Expo
20 May 2017, Melbourne Town Hall
At High Life Expo, owners and renters alike can hear from experts and start-ups on radical retrofits, neighbours, recycling and more.
5 May 2017 - 1 Jul 2017, RMIT Gallery
This international exhibition considers how reflections on the ocean are aesthetically reconfigured when viewed from a contemporary urban perspective.
The Making of 'Our Corka Bubs
10 May 2017, ArtPlay
Our Corka Bubs presents an artist-learning session discussing the development and significance of the show.
Melbourne Knowledge Week: Designing with Kids and Tech
2 May 2017, ArtPlay
In this artist learning session Mosster Studios talk about how technology, art and children come together to make The Art of Invisible Gardening.
New Sculptures by Geoff Bonney
28 Apr 2017 - 7 May 2017, Anvil Studio
Painter and sculptor Geoff Bonney returns to Melbourne with a tribe of carved and painted people, including jazz man, preacher man and family man.
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