4. What's oN in Melbourne
Free Family Fun Day at Central Equity's ParkBrook
19 Nov 2011, 10am to 4pm ~ 215 Sneydes Road, Point Cook
Come down this Saturday for a fun packed family day at this new land estate in Point Cook. There will be a free BBQ & drinks, jumping castle, double decker bus rides, live music, face painting, mini golf and much more. Also on display will be a variety of stalls from leading builders, local community groups, schools and businesses.
New land at Parkbrook starts at just $179,000 and house & land packages are from $325,000.
The President's Cup
14 to 20 November 2011 ~ Royal Melbourne Gold Club
The Presidents Cup has grown to become one of the most eagerly awaited and highly watched events in the world of golf. Every two years top players from the United States and an International Team culled from the ranks of the finest golfers outside Europe clash on a global stage in four days of team match-play competition. The Presidents Cup will return to The Royal Melbourne Golf Club for the first time since 1998 when the International team scored its first and, to date, only win over the United States.
Melbourne Music Week
18 to 26 November 2011 ~ Various Venues
With over 65 events throughout the week, the 2011 program for Melbourne Music Week features high-quality, cutting-edge and diverse events staged at unique locations across the city. Events include live performances and DJ gigs, multidisciplinary projects, kids' programs, industry summits, workshops, seminars and much more...
Christmas family fun
19 November to 24 December 2012 ~ Various Venues
Children and adults alike will delight in this festive serving of Christmas events across the city. Whisper your Christmas wishes in Santa's ear as he visits Melbourne for some much needed relaxation before his busy Christmas rush. Don't forget to pencil in Friday 2 December, and be the first to witness the unveiling of the new Christmas tree and decorations at the official launch of the 2011 Christmas Festival.
Tjukurrtjanu: Origins of Western Desert Art
Until 12 February 2012 ~ NGV Australia
This important exhibition features 200 of the first paintings produced at Papunya in 1971 to 72 by the founding artists of the Western Desert art movement. These seminal works sparked the genesis of the Papunya Tula movement, now internationally recognised as one of the most important events in Australian art history. Tjukurrtjanu includes paintings, shields, spear throwers, stone knives, historical photographs, headbands and body ornaments.
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