Calendar of local events

 

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Tasting traditional beer styles brewed local 18:00
Tasting traditional beer styles brewed local @ Tallboy & Moose
Jun 1 @ 18:00 – 18:45
This event will be repeated at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. Tour the Tallboy & Moose brewhouse before settling in to enjoy a curated tasting paddle of locally-produced beer styles. You will learn about beer history, [...]
Tasting traditional beer styles brewed local 19:00
Tasting traditional beer styles brewed local @ Tallboy & Moose
Jun 1 @ 19:00 – 19:45
This event will be repeated at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. Tour the Tallboy & Moose brewhouse before settling in to enjoy a curated tasting paddle of locally-produced beer styles. You will learn about beer history, [...]
Tasting traditional beer styles brewed local 20:00
Tasting traditional beer styles brewed local @ Tallboy & Moose
Jun 1 @ 20:00 – 20:45
This event will be repeated at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. Tour the Tallboy & Moose brewhouse before settling in to enjoy a curated tasting paddle of locally-produced beer styles. You will learn about beer history, [...]
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Beekeeping workshop 10:00
Beekeeping workshop @ Kerrimuir Neighbourhood House
Jun 2 @ 10:00 – 11:00
If you are new to keeping bees, this information session will help answer some of the most important questions before you start. Book by phone (9899 7660).
Fish farm walkabout at Finns 10:00
Fish farm walkabout at Finns
Jun 2 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Take a tour of one of Manningham’s little known Aboriginal aquaculture areas on the Yarra, with local historian Jim Poulter and a local Wurundjeri man, Dale. Because Aboriginal technology was often invisible to European eyes, [...]
RetroSuburbia: Aussie Street with David Holmgren 10:00
RetroSuburbia: Aussie Street with David Holmgren @ Reservoir Community and Learning Centre
Jun 2 @ 10:00 – 11:30
David Holmgren’s new book, Retrosuburbia: the downshifter’s guide to a resilient future elevates the importance of household food growing into an empowering vision for the future of Australian suburbs. It uses permaculture thinking to create [...]
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Alphington Farmers’ Market tour and cooking demonstration 10:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market tour and cooking demonstration @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jun 3 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Take a guided tour through the Alphington Farmers’ Market. Along the way, you will collect seasonal Victorian produce to use in the Love Food Hate Waste cooking demonstration to follow. Learn how to shop waste [...]
Flavours and Stories from Iran, Iraq and Syria 16:00
Flavours and Stories from Iran, Iraq and Syria @ Free to Feed HQ
Jun 3 @ 16:00 – 20:00
Enjoy a sizzling Persian BBQ, a diverse range of Middle Eastern mezze, and an array of authentic Iraqi dishes. Listen to live traditional music and learn about the rich and colourful cultures of Iran, Iraq [...]
Market on Kulin Nation (indigenous market) 16:00
Market on Kulin Nation (indigenous market) @ Darebin Arts Centre
Jun 3 @ 16:00 – 20:00
Market on Kulin Nation is all about bringing the community together and celebrating what’s great about Indigenous culture through food, art and music. This free event will feature food stalls, art stalls and live entertainment [...]
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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Jun 4 @ 19:00 – 22:00
At all meetings, doors open 7pm for a 8pm start. There will be plants for sale, raffles, door prizes and supper. 2018 topics 5 Feb 2018: summer vegetables by Alan Richmond. 2017 topics 6 Feb [...]
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Hobby beekeeping 10:30
Hobby beekeeping @ Collingwood Library
Jun 5 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Christos Tonovich will draw on 20 years’ and 40 hives’ worth of experience to discuss how to set up a courtyard garden hive. A variety of honeys will be available to taste and purchase.
Beeswax wraps workshop 13:00
Beeswax wraps workshop @ Box Hill South Neighbourhood House
Jun 5 @ 13:00 – 14:00
If you want to stop using plastic cling wrap, then homemade beeswax wraps are a great alternative. Use them to cover food and keep it fresh, plus they’re reusable and can easily be refreshed if [...]
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 5 @ 19:15 – 21:15
2018 Speakers and topics 6 Feb 2018: Lydia Heap on re-creating Indigenous Panton Hill; Julie Temple on growing yam daisies. 6 Mar 2018: Michael Tanner on soils – pH and restoration. 3 Apr 2018: Paul [...]
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Herb basket workshop 13:00
Herb basket workshop @ Box Hill South Neighbourhood House
Jun 7 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Recycle an old basket into a herb garden. All materials supplied. Book by phone (9898 8270) or email.
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DIY water-wise wicking beds 10:00
DIY water-wise wicking beds @ Camberwell Library
Jun 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Wicking beds are a ‘fail safe’, low maintenance, water saving garden bed. Not only practical and sustainable, they can be used as a great teaching and learning tool. Join Richard Rowe from Worm Lovers for [...]
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Edible weeds of Melbourne 10:00
Edible weeds of Melbourne @ Joe’s Market Garden
Jun 16 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Learn the most common edible weeds of the season, how to prepare them and some of their medicinal properties. This workshop will teach you how to identify weeds that are local, edible, and/or medicinal in [...]
Good Earth Group presents eco-friendly beekeeping 10:30
Good Earth Group presents eco-friendly beekeeping @ Lilydale Library
Jun 16 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Jay, from Organicsway, Jay will talk about basic knowledge of honey bees, beekeeping, bee products and their benefits. Products from this eco-friendly business in Silvan will be available for tasting and purchase on the day.
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 16 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 16th and 17th of June. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
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Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 17 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 16th and 17th of June. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
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Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club 11:30
Diamond Valley Library Food Garden Club @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 19 @ 11:30 – 12:30
2018 events August 21 Microgreens Learn all about microgreens from KABUU, who are local aspiring ecological urban farmers committed to growing sustainably. Find out about their micro-nursery where they grow vegetables, herbs, baby salads and [...]
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Gut health with Lindy Cook 18:30
Gut health with Lindy Cook @ Doncaster Library
Jun 21 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Most of us have heard about gut health and maybe know the basics … but what’s all the fuss about? Gut health is not just about digestion; how happy our belly is affects everything, from [...]
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Vegetarian and vegan food truck event 17:00
Vegetarian and vegan food truck event @ Preston Food Truck Park
Jun 22 @ 17:00 – 22:00
This event is on: Friday, 22nd June, 5-10pm; Saturday, 23rd June, midday-10pm; and Sunday, 24th June, midday-9pm. Showcasing the best in meat-free and plant-based street food. The line up will be announced on Facebook.
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Hurstbridge community garden project 11:00
Hurstbridge community garden project @ Allwood Neighbourhood House
Jun 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00
The GreenHeart Trust is about to start a community garden project at Allwood Neighbourhood House in Hurstbridge. The purpose of this meeting is to get everyone that has an interest in the garden in the [...]
Medicinal herbs workshop 11:00
Medicinal herbs workshop @ Greenbrook Community House
Jun 23 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Do you like to grow your own herbs? Would you like to find out how you can use them for medicinal purposes? Then go along to this hands-on workshop, presented by Doris Pozzi, to learn [...]
Vegetarian and vegan food truck event 12:00
Vegetarian and vegan food truck event @ Preston Food Truck Park
Jun 23 @ 12:00 – 22:00
This event is on: Friday, 22nd June, 5-10pm; Saturday, 23rd June, midday-10pm; and Sunday, 24th June, midday-9pm. Showcasing the best in meat-free and plant-based street food. The line up will be announced on Facebook.
Malt beer masterclass 12:30
Malt beer masterclass @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jun 23 @ 12:30 – 14:30
What you will learn: See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery. Taste your way through the malt beers from The 3 Ravens range under the guidance of one of their brewery team. [...]
Blogger Cat Woods explores resources around plant-based living 14:00
Blogger Cat Woods explores resources around plant-based living @ Fitzroy Library
Jun 23 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Cat Woods will discuss blogs, websites and library resources dealing with plant-based diets and health.
3 Ravens Brewery tour and tasting 16:00
3 Ravens Brewery tour and tasting @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jun 23 @ 16:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery. Taste your way through the The 3 Ravens range under the guidance of one of their brewery team. Learn what goes [...]
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Fruit tree pruning 09:00
Fruit tree pruning @ Edendale
Jun 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Facilitated by Justin Calverley. Learn the why, when and how of deciduous fruit tree pruning. As well as the theory around pruning, some of this workshop will be spent in the Edendale orchard where there [...]
Eating green 10:00
Eating green @ Heide Museum of Modern Art (Sidney Myer Education Centre)
Jun 24 @ 10:00 – 13:00
John and Sunday Reed created Heide as a self-contained realm with an emphasis on holistic, sustainable living. Join Alexandra Pyke, founder of plant-based eatery The Alley, for a tour of Heide’s kitchen garden followed by [...]
Permablitz 208 (Rosanna) 10:00
Permablitz 208 (Rosanna) @ Precise address to be given upon booking
Jun 24 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Mala is a permablitz regular, and is finally having her own. She started gardening when her daughter was diagnosed with leukemia, and has found that it’s really helped her family through the difficult years. Mala [...]
SEEDs Winter Soup Festival 11:00
SEEDs Winter Soup Festival @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Jun 24 @ 11:00 – 16:00
SEEDs Winter Soup Festival @ SEEDs Communal Garden | Brunswick | Victoria | Australia
Join them in celebrating SEEDs Communal Garden at their annual ‘winter soup’ fundraiser – with live music and performers, food prepared using SEEDs-grown produce, chai, coffee and mulled kombucha, locally brewed craft beer, communal weaving, [...]
Vegetarian and vegan food truck event 12:00
Vegetarian and vegan food truck event @ Preston Food Truck Park
Jun 24 @ 12:00 – 21:00
This event is on: Friday, 22nd June, 5-10pm; Saturday, 23rd June, midday-10pm; and Sunday, 24th June, midday-9pm. Showcasing the best in meat-free and plant-based street food. The line up will be announced on Facebook.
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Heidi garden club 10:00
Heidi garden club @ Heide Museum of Modern Art (Heide I kitchen garden)
Jun 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A monthly (last Wednesday of the month) gathering of like-minded people who enjoy chatting about all things garden, in particular productive gardening. Set in the Heide I kitchen garden, join them for a chat and [...]
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Make sense of food labels 09:30
Make sense of food labels @ Customer Service Desk, Woolworths Supermarket
Jun 28 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Tour a supermarket and learn how to accurately read and understand food labels and choose healthy foods that are suitable for the whole family. You will also receive a show bag with information sheets and [...]
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Green at Kathleen: thrifty gardening 12:30
Green at Kathleen: thrifty gardening @ Kathleen Syme Library
Jun 30 @ 12:30 – 14:00
This workshop will demonstrate how you can get away with not spending a fortune on your garden by utilising things you may already have and by learning some clever techniques to save money.