Boroondara calendar of events

 

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Aug
31
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Aug 31 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sep
1
Sun
Supermarket tour @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Sep 1 @ 10:00 – 11:15

This tour is happening three times on Monday 12th August at 10-11.15am, Monday 19th August at 4-5.15pm and Sunday 1st September at 10-11.15am.

Presenter: Joel Feren, who is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist with a background in biomedical sciences.

Joel will provide you with the skills to read and interpret complex nutritional labels and identify how you can prepare quick and nourishing meals that will allow you to work smarter not harder in the kitchen.

Sep
10
Tue
Vegetarian cooking @ Hawthorn Community House
Sep 10 @ 19:00 – 20:30

Learn new ways with vegetables and create fresh recipes inspired from various cuisines around the globe. At the end of the class, you will sit and enjoy the fruits of your labour in a relaxed friendly environment. The class is designed for people who want to learn more about vegetarian cooking. All dishes will be made with fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Sep
12
Thu
Camberwell Morning Garden Club @ Camberwell Petanque Club rooms
Sep 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Second Thursday of every month except for January and December.

2019 Speakers and topics
14 Feb: Liz Caspar on wicking beds.
14 Mar: Peter Allan on permaculture.
11 Apr: Ken Smithies on bee hotels.
09 May: Melissa King on gardening in pots.
13 Jun: Luke Peterson on how to bend without breaking.
11 Jul: Don Rickerby on 40th birthday celebration.
08 Aug: AGM and members’ lunch.
12 Sep: Anne Vale on heriscapes and heritage gardens.
10 Oct: Helen Lovel on Neutrog.
14 Nov: Katrina Forstner on smart composting.

Sep
15
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Sep 15 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Sep
21
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Sep 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sep
22
Sun
Getting a harvest – Summer vegetables @ Hawthorn Community House
Sep 22 @ 09:00 – 11:00

This event is also happening at 11.30am (with different booking details).

Learn all you need to know to grow fresh produce at home in Summer. What you will learn: planning your Summer veggie garden – what to plant and when; soil maintenance in the Summer months; smart watering and managing hot weather; feeding and maintaining the patch for a great harvest; mulching; introducing sustainable ways to improve productivity – crop rotation and companion planting; starting with seeds and seedlings; tips for sustainably avoiding and managing pests and diseases; and harvesting.

Getting a harvest – Summer vegetables @ Hawthorn Community House
Sep 22 @ 11:30 – 13:30

This event is also happening at 11.30am (with different booking details).

Learn all you need to know to grow fresh produce at home in Summer. What you will learn: planning your Summer veggie garden – what to plant and when; soil maintenance in the Summer months; smart watering and managing hot weather; feeding and maintaining the patch for a great harvest; mulching; introducing sustainable ways to improve productivity – crop rotation and companion planting; starting with seeds and seedlings; tips for sustainably avoiding and managing pests and diseases; and harvesting.

Oct
10
Thu
Camberwell Morning Garden Club @ Camberwell Petanque Club rooms
Oct 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Second Thursday of every month except for January and December.

2019 Speakers and topics
14 Feb: Liz Caspar on wicking beds.
14 Mar: Peter Allan on permaculture.
11 Apr: Ken Smithies on bee hotels.
09 May: Melissa King on gardening in pots.
13 Jun: Luke Peterson on how to bend without breaking.
11 Jul: Don Rickerby on 40th birthday celebration.
08 Aug: AGM and members’ lunch.
12 Sep: Anne Vale on heriscapes and heritage gardens.
10 Oct: Helen Lovel on Neutrog.
14 Nov: Katrina Forstner on smart composting.

Oct
15
Tue
Diabetes and diet @ Hawthorn Community House
Oct 15 @ 19:00 – 20:30

Join their resident dietitian for increased knowledge, awareness and understanding about diabetes, the resources and tools to help prevent type 2 diabetes, and how to manage diabetes well.

Oct
19
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Oct 19 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Oct
20
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Oct 20 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Nov
12
Tue
kefir and yoghurt making @ Hawthorn Community House
Nov 12 @ 19:00 – 20:30

Yoghurt and kefir can be a healthy part of our everyday diet. Learn how to make your own fresh yoghurt and kefir, how use it in smoothies, ice-cream, dips or to make kefir cheese. There will be a yoghurt and milk kefir starter to purchase on the day (cost $10 for the yoghurt and $15 for the milk kefir).

Nov
13
Wed
Beeswax wrap workshop @ Balwyn Community Centre
Nov 13 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Learn how to make eco-friendly beeswax wraps. The wraps are made with all-natural ingredients and can be used instead of plastic bags or cling wrap. You will make 4 wraps on the day (2 x small, 1 x medium, 1 x large) and learn how to make more at home. Notes will be provided.

Nov
14
Thu
Camberwell Morning Garden Club @ Camberwell Petanque Club rooms
Nov 14 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Second Thursday of every month except for January and December.

2019 Speakers and topics
14 Feb: Liz Caspar on wicking beds.
14 Mar: Peter Allan on permaculture.
11 Apr: Ken Smithies on bee hotels.
09 May: Melissa King on gardening in pots.
13 Jun: Luke Peterson on how to bend without breaking.
11 Jul: Don Rickerby on 40th birthday celebration.
08 Aug: AGM and members’ lunch.
12 Sep: Anne Vale on heriscapes and heritage gardens.
10 Oct: Helen Lovel on Neutrog.
14 Nov: Katrina Forstner on smart composting.

Nov
16
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Nov 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Nov
17
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Nov 17 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Nov
30
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Nov 30 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Dec
15
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Dec 15 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Dec
21
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Dec 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jan
18
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jan 18 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jan
19
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Jan 19 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Feb
15
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Feb 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Feb
16
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Feb
29
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Feb 29 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Mar
15
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Mar 15 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Mar
21
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Mar 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Apr
18
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Apr 18 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Apr
19
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Apr 19 @ 09:00 – 10:00
May
16
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
May 16 @ 08:00 – 13:00
May
17
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
May 17 @ 09:00 – 10:00
May
30
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
May 30 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jun
20
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jun 20 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jun
21
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Jun 21 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Jul
18
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Jul 18 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Jul
19
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Jul 19 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Aug
15
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Aug 15 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Aug
16
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Aug 16 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Aug
29
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Aug 29 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sep
19
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Sep 19 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Sep
20
Sun
Surrey Hills / Balwyn Produce Swap
Sep 20 @ 09:00 – 10:00
Oct
17
Sat
Boroondara Farmers’ Market @ Patterson Reserve
Oct 17 @ 08:00 – 13:00