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5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Kate Bartels - 27 Nov 2017


The days are longer and the weather’s getting halfway decent. Melbourne, you've got no excuse not to be living it up during the week. Couch hibernation is no longer an option, not when there's this much going on. 

There’s plenty on this week to keep you fed, hydrated and up to date with all the happenings in our grand old city. Let’s tuck in. 

Monday 27 November 

Stories over Supper

Head down to Higher Ground tonight for a top-notch 3-course meal, while also doing your bit for the greater good. Your hosts for the evening are the guys behind the Social Food Project, an organisation that uses food that would've been thrown away to create yummy meals for people in need. Expect inspiring stories and (of course) the prettiest event space in the CBD. 

Where: Higher Ground, 650 Little Bourke St 
When: Monday 27 November, 6.30pm
For more info, click here.

Wednesday 29 November

Exploring Crime In Melbourne Today

There’s nothing cooler than knowing exactly what’s going on in your city. Get educated this Wednesday night on the crime problems in Melbourne with criminologist Michelle Noon. She's going to be chatting about all things prisons, community safety, and what’s really going on. 

Where: 1 Champ St, Coburg.
When: Wednesday 29 November, 6.30pm.
For more info, click here.

Raising the Bar

More knowledge for your week, people! Raising the Bar has 20 talks across 10 bars throughout Melbourne, all unpacking big-hitting social issues. There’s talks on everything you can imagine, from hacking to jury duty. Get smart over a beer, and leave with some seriously good icebreaker material for the work Christmas party.

Where: Various Locations
When: Wednesday 29 November
For more info, click here.

Thursday 30 November 

Bricktacular Adult-Night Event

Calling all lovers of LEGO. This event at LEGOLAND Chadstone gives the grown-ups a chance to explore the 4D cinema, rides, factory tour and the LEGO brick pits...without grubby fingers and whinging tots getting in the way. If you consider yourself a LEGO expert, there'll be master builder challenges on the night, plus a Christmas themed best-dressed competition. LEGO—it's not child's play. 

Where: Chadstone Shopping Centre
When: Thursday 30 November, 7-9pm.
For more info, click here.

Taste Of Melbourne

It's back, baby! Just in case you didn’t have enough trouble deciding where to eat, a ton of Melbourne’s hottest restaurants like the Press Club and Atlas Dining are joining forces in Yarra Park for Taste of Melbourne. The line-up this year is off the chain. Sit in on masterclasses from top chefs, check out a few cooking demonstrations and (of course) grab a cool, cool bevvy.

Where: Yarra Park, East Melbourne.
When: Thursday 30 November-Sunday 3 December.
For more info, click here.

Christmas is just around the corner, and we have the perfect gift. A big box of coriander. No joke. 

Image credit: Taste of Melbourne

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