Monday 31st

New Years Eve!
Couturing has picked the best New Year’s Eve celebrations around Melbourne to help you get wild. Whether you’re celebrating at a festival, at an event or even a house party, Couturing has you covered.

For some no frills fun head to Lucky Coq, a night of no hassles, no lines, no fuss. FREE BBQ and FREE entry.

Location: Lucky Coq, cnr Chapel St and High St, Windsor
Dates: 31st December -1st January
Price: FREE

Tuesday 1st


Take the time to cook up breakfast and make a detox smoothie to cure that pounding headache, for other hangover remedies check this out.

Here’s a quick DIY smoothie you can whip up in seconds that’ll help combat that headache and it’s guilt free!

Orange-Berry Smoothie
– 2 navel oranges, peel and pith removed, cut into chunks
– 1 cup frozen blueberries
– 1 cup frozen raspberries

Combine all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth.

Serves 2. Per serving: 132 calories;
0 g saturated fat;
0 g unsaturated fat;
34 g carbs;
2 mg sodium;
2 g protein;
3 g fibre


Wednesday 2nd

State Library- Mirror of the World

The State Library of Victoria is holding an exhibition where you can view many of Australia’s historically significant books that have been passed through generations. The exhibition features five major themes: ‘books and ideas’, ‘the book and the imagination’, ‘exploring the world’, ‘art and nature’ and ‘the artist and the book’.

Location: Dome Galleries, State Library of Victoria, Swanston St,
Dates: 1st – 31st Jan, 2013
Price: FREE


Thursday 3rd

After the influx of celebrations with Christmas and New Years just passing, you may be a bit money conscious or just plain exhausted, a night in could be just what you need. Whether you choose to rent a movie, watch the tv, or just do your laundry, bask in the comfort of your tracksuit pants. If you’re still feeling a little bit social put those cook books you got for Christmas to good use and invite your friends over for dinner.


Friday 4th

Meditate in Melbourne

Buddhist Nun and International Spiritual Teacher Gen-La Kelsang Dekyong will be helping Melbournians find their inner peace at Federation Square from 7pm. We’re all invited to experience spiritual enlightenment through an hour of free meditation. A great way to perhaps tick off one of those new year’s resolutions and pursue a new hobby, but remember to BYO cushion. You’d hate to try and relax on a cold, hard surface. 

Location: Federation Square
Dates: 4th January, 2013, 7-8pm
Price: FREE

Saturday 5th

Rooftop Honey
Dozens of local businesses are embracing the new concept of beekeeping right on their very own rooftops. Café owners and staff are learning to extract, keep and use their very own honey. Not only superb for their business and the environment, but absolutely delicious. Check out their website to see the list of cafes and businesses who are taking part in this delightfully green initiative.

Location: various cafes and restaurants in Melbourne


Sunday 6th

Freshly Baked Gallery
Freshly Baked Gallery is revolutionising the way we look at and purchase art. Freshly Baked Gallery is based in Fitzroy and showcases artists from all over the world, displaying their art all online through a virtual gallery. A very cool concept that I think galleries will be embracing more in this digital age we live in. 

Location: online
Price: FREE



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