MONDAY JULY 8TH
Extra Terrestrials: What does Science say?
This class isn’t just for alien adorers and those still cherishing X-Files ambitions. The talk explores what the laws of physics have to say about the existence of extra-terrestrials. In addition, it offers a ‘hypothetical’ discussion of what we could do to prevent/protect ourselves from an invasion.
36 Manchester Lane
Time: 6.15 pm – 7.30 pm (must register)
TUESDAY JULY 9TH
Bon Scott’s Birthday at Cherry Bar
Feel the need to celebrate the life of this musical hero and all his dirty deeds (done dirt cheap)? With live bands and Jaegerbombs, Melbourne classic bar offers you the chance to shake it all night long in his honour.
Time: 8pm – late
WEDNESDAY JULY 10TH
Art of China Exhibition
The recently refurbished Asian Art exhibition traces the history and cultural evolution of China and South East Asia. Over two thousand years of history and knowledge are laid open to visitors, compiled in a collection that’s been built over the last century.
Level 1, 180 St Kilda Rd
Time: 10am – 5 pm
THURSDAY JULY 11TH
Life on Earth with David Attenborough
A modern masterpiece of a man who reveals the inner workings of nature to the rest of the world. Naturalist David Attenborough delivers his latest talk, on his latest series of documentaries. Limited tickets, but probably your last chance to be in the same room as the voice itself.
The Plenary, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre
Price: up to $195
FRIDAY JULY 12TH
Finishing School at the Bella Union
Every second Friday night the Bella Union offers a different twist on clubbing, with a mix of indie rock and old soul. Come for the music, stay all night.
The Bella Union
Time: 9.30 pm – late
SATURDAY JULY 13TH
Wild Nights at Werribee Zoo
Head out west to experience the magic of the Werribee Open Range Zoo after dark. Creep around the rare species in the Noctornal Creatures of the Night house. Ride the classic African trail where animals move alongside the buses before winding down with toasted marshmallows and fireshows.
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Time: From 5.30 pm
Price: $20- $27
SUNDAY JULY 14TH
High Tea at Mamor
Finishing this week’s theme of high class and high expenses, Mamor’s offers a high tea on Sundays that will have you lifting pinkies and licking lips. Set in a boudoir styled room, there’s savoury snacks, a load of sweets and sparkling champagne. Can seat up to 65, but maybe just bring a friend or two to sweeten and soothe the end of the weekend blues.
153 Johnston St, Collingwood