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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.

Zoofari: Circus - Saturday 27 May 2017, 10pm to 3am - Music

Zoofari: Circus

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  - Friday 11 August 2017 to Sunday 12 November 2017 - Exhibitions

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 - Sunday 07 May 2017, 10am to 4pm - Exhibitions

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 - Monday 17 April 2017 to Friday 29 September 2017 - Sport

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) - Wednesday 10 May 2017 to Saturday 03 June 2017 - Exhibitions

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 - Saturday 20 May 2017, noon to 5pm - Exhibitions

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.
Ocean Imaginaries  - Friday 05 May 2017 to Saturday 01 July 2017 - Exhibitions

Ocean Imaginaries

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' - Wednesday 10 May 2017, 5:30pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

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 - Tuesday 02 May 2017, 5:30pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

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 - Friday 28 April 2017 to Sunday 07 May 2017 - Exhibitions

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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