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SummerFest 13 - 19 March

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    • Summer Fiesta

      A bright international food and family fun night kicks things off for SummerFest 2017! From 4 to 9pm, we'll have food trucks and stalls, carnival rides, an arts and culture precinct, a fun zone, roving entertainment and more at Northern Plaza, Clayton campus. Our free event is open to the public. Sign up to let us know you're coming!

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    • Full Moon Party

      Time to party under the stars at the Northern Plaza and Lemon Scented Lawns from 9pm to 1am, with sets from three up-and-coming Monash DJs. The ever-popular gigantic inflatable water slide returns, plus glow-in-the-dark face painting, bars, food vans and chill-out sections for everyone to enjoy. Tickets sell out fast, so get them quick! Tickets are $20 via the MSA website, Sir John's Bar, or at the MSA reception desk.

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    • Dive In Cinema

      Our ever-popular aquatic cinema experience is back! We'll have the Doug Ellis Swimming Pool at Monash Sport all to ourselves from 8.45 to 11pm for Finding Dory! Bring bathers, a towel, and inflatables, or relax poolside. Tickets $5 via Eventbrite,  includes a complimentary scoop of gourmet ice cream.

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    • Culture Carnival

      This free midweek lunchtime festival (12-2pm) is Caulfield campus' day in the SummerFest sun for the Monash community. Come relax on the Caufield Green with live music, food trucks and our Summertime pop-ups. Check the SummerFest Facebook event for updates.

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    • MAX - Monash Arcade Expo

      Game on!  Play your favourite games, learn new ones, and try a hand at games development as we convert Northern Plaza into a game haven. Festivities kick off at 11am, ending 10pm. League of Legends Tournament starts 5pm. Register for miniature-painting and games development workshops via Eventbrite. All events are free.

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    • Parkville Picnic

      Good food, music and cinema are just some of the SummerFest treats in store for our Parkville crew at the Parkville Picnic. Festivities start at 4pm with Zumba. 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' will be on the big screen from 6.30pm. Check the SummerFest Facebook event for updates.

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    • Picnic on the Green

      Did someone say "free ice cream and cupcakes" ? Join us for a lunchtime Picnic on the Green at Caulfield, 11.30am - 2.30pm! There'll be live music, boutique sweets from Short Batch Ice Cream Co and The Cupcake Queens, and a BBQ run by Volunteering at Monash! Pop-up bars  provided by the Monash Marketing Students Society and Business and Commerce Students' Society. First 150 ice creams and 250 cupcakes are free!

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    • Peninsula LuWOW party

      Coconuts, leis, hulas skirts, ukeleles – there's no better place than our Peninsula campus for a Hawaiian-inspired party, hosted by MONSU Peninsula from 12pm Friday. Everyone's welcome! This is a free event

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    Campus and community events

    • Twilight Cinema

      Gather round the Northern Plaza big screen at Clayton campus from 8 - 11pm for an evening of outdoor cinema, with heaps of hammocks and beanbags to lie in, and plenty of food options at the Campus Centre to choose from.

    • College Clash

      Come and compete for your hall in a range of fun activities, win prizes and boasting rights for the year! The competition is open to all MRS residents and Non Residential College members, but anyone can come and watch!

    • Global Innovation Challenge

      The power to change the world starts with just one idea. Watch Monash minds spark new ways to solve challenges in the real world. Follow the link to register. Student login required.

    • Rang Barse Festival of Colours

      Together with the City of Monash and Sankat Mochan Samiti, Monash Sport hosts the Rang Barse Festival of Colours at the Monash Oval. This is a free event.

    • Live at Warrawee

      It's a Soul Explosion at Warrawee Park in Oakleigh, featuring Vika and Linda Bull, The Bamboos and The Meltdown among headline acts. Presented in partnership with the City of Monash and Caravan Music Club. This is a free event.

    Summertime Pop-ups (daily from 9am)

    Full program (by campus)

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