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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.

Mother’s Day Storytime with KereKere Green - Wednesday 10 May 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am - Kids & family

Mother’s Day Storytime with KereKere Green

10 May 2017, Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre
Celebrate Mother's Day in Fitzroy Gardens. Bring a blanket and settle in with a free hot beverage at this musical storytime for kids.
The History of Your House - Monday 08 May 2017 to Tuesday 23 May 2017 - Talks & workshops

The History of Your House

8 May 2017 - 23 May 2017, North Melbourne Library
Ever wondered about the history of your house? Discover some tips and resources for tracing the history of properties in the City of Melbourne.
Southbank Library Book Sale - Saturday 06 May 2017 to Sunday 05 November 2017 - Markets & pop-up shops

Southbank Library Book Sale

6 May 2017 - 5 Nov 2017, Southbank Library at Boyd
Southbank Library's storeroom is bursting with books to sell. Grab yourself a bargain and pick up some pre-loved library books.
Fiesta Malaysia: Bringing Malaysia to You - Saturday 06 May 2017, 11am to 5:30pm - Festivals

Fiesta Malaysia: Bringing Malaysia to You

6 May 2017, Federation Square
Fiesta Malaysia is Melbourne's biggest Malaysian cultural event, celebrating the diversity of Malaysian culture, cuisines, tourism and history.
John Young: None Living Knows - Thursday 01 June 2017 to Saturday 08 July 2017 - Exhibitions

John Young: None Living Knows

1 Jun 2017 - 8 Jul 2017, ARC ONE Gallery
None Living Knows is a new exhibition by John Young, one of Australia's most significant contemporary artists.
Meditation May - Monday 01 May 2017 to Monday 29 May 2017 - Talks & workshops

Meditation May

1 May 2017 - 29 May 2017, WTC Wharf
It's time to chill - come along and learn some amazing ways to be more calm, focused and clear.
Stencil Art Class - Thursday 06 April 2017 to Thursday 27 April 2017 - Talks & workshops

Stencil Art Class

6 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017, WTC Wharf
Get arty this April with WTC Wharf's free stencil art classes.
Melbourne Knowledge Week - Monday 01 May 2017 to Sunday 07 May 2017 - Festivals

Melbourne Knowledge Week

1 May 2017 - 7 May 2017, State Library of Victoria
More than 70 new-wave events have been designed merging art, technology, food, design, business and science to explore and co-create our future city.
The Melbourne Collective Design Market - Sunday 23 April 2017, 10am to 5pm - Markets & pop-up shops

The Melbourne Collective Design Market

23 Apr 2017, Federation Square
The Melbourne Collective is an alternative design market for emerging brands and independent designers.
Melbourne Design Market - Sunday 25 June 2017, 10am to 5am - Markets & pop-up shops

Melbourne Design Market

25 Jun 2017, Federation Square
Shop the latest design products from Australia and around the world, including fashion, jewellery, homewares, furniture, and textiles.

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