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Free events in Melbourne
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.

STEM Classrooms to Careers - Friday 05 May 2017, 10am to noon, 1pm to 3pm - Talks & workshops

STEM Classrooms to Careers

5 May 2017, Library at The Dock
Meet with STEM experts, get some hands-on experience and discover the innovations of tomorrow at Melbourne's premier high school STEM event.
NGV Festival of Photography - Friday 31 March 2017 to Monday 31 July 2017 - Exhibitions

NGV Festival of Photography

31 Mar 2017 - 31 Jul 2017, NGV International
The NGV presents a suite of contemporary photography exhibitions.
The (Very) Big Laugh Out - Friday 31 March 2017 to Sunday 23 April 2017 - Performing arts

The (Very) Big Laugh Out

31 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017, Federation Square
The (Very) Big Laugh Out brings the world's most wacky and wonderful street performers to Fed Square. It's free-flowing fun for the whole family!
One Last Call - Wednesday 12 April 2017 to Sunday 14 May 2017 - Exhibitions

One Last Call

12 Apr 2017 - 14 May 2017, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
View the exhibition 'One Last Call', which considers the environmental impact of manufacturing mobile phones.
ANZAC Day Commemorations - Tuesday 25 April 2017, 5am to 2pm - Community events & fundraisers

ANZAC Day Commemorations

25 Apr 2017, Shrine of Remembrance Reserve
Pay tribute on this Anzac Day with the dawn service, gunfire breakfast and commemoration march.
Festival of Steve - Saturday 03 June 2017, 11am to 6pm - Festivals

Festival of Steve

3 Jun 2017, Kelvin Club
The Festival of Steve gathers designers, retailers, purveyors of classic merchandise, stylists and outfitters tailored to the thoroughly modern man.
Just Art - Friday 28 July 2017 to Tuesday 01 August 2017 - Exhibitions

Just Art

28 Jul 2017 - 1 Aug 2017, The Stables
An exhibition of the artworks from the second annual St Vincent de Paul Society's advocacy through art competition.
Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival 2017 - Saturday 20 May 2017 to Sunday 21 May 2017 - Festivals

Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival 2017

20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017, Federation Square
Buddha's Day and Multicultural Festival 2017 commemorates the Buddha's birthday and celebrates the City of Melbourne’s multicultural society.
Mother’s Day Craft Morning at Library at The Dock - Thursday 11 May 2017, 11am to 1pm - Kids & family

Mother’s Day Craft Morning at Library at The Dock

11 May 2017, Library at The Dock
Come and make a present for someone special in time for Mother's Day.
I Am MUJI  - Thursday 06 April 2017 to Wednesday 10 May 2017 - Exhibitions


6 Apr 2017 - 10 May 2017, MUJI Emporium - In Store
I Am MUJI is a photo exhibition that captures people who find their own styles, free from the influence of labels.

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