Calendar of local events

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, it is unlikely that many, if any, of these events will actually be happening.

View calendars for specific Council areas:
All areas    Banyule    Boroondara    City of Yarra    Darebin    Manningham    Maroondah    Moreland    Nillumbik    Whitehorse    Whittlesea    Yarra Ranges

View calendars for specific types of event (and the key to the colour coding):
All events    All once-off events (Cooking, Everything else, Free)      Community gardens      Food swaps      Free meals      Markets      Farmers’ markets      Garden clubs

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Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 1 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 1 @ 11:00 – 11:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 1 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
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Cheese making 10:00
Cheese making @ Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House
Apr 4 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Learn how to make ricotta, feta and halloumi cheese. You will make enough to take some home, and also to taste test at lunch. Take along an apron, a glass jar, and several plastic containers [...]
No Waste Cook Club 10:00
No Waste Cook Club @ North Fitzroy Library
Apr 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will help you to reduce food waste at home. You will cook a vegetarian lunch together and learn to save money, get creative with veggies, be more adaptable in the kitchen, and learn [...]
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters 10:30
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Apr 4 @ 10:30 – 12:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Then make your own milk or dark truffles with a selection of toppings.
Chocolate workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters 13:00
Chocolate workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Apr 4 @ 13:00 – 16:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Then make your own milk or dark truffles with a selection of toppings. Then learn [...]
Danish dark rye bread workshop 14:00
Danish dark rye bread workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Apr 4 @ 14:00 – 16:30
What you will learn: How to make a Danish dark rye wholegrain loaf of bread. Understand the timeline and stages to create the bread with minimal effort. How to make and care for an authentic [...]
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Feta and haloumi cheese 10:00
Feta and haloumi cheese @ CERES
Apr 5 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make your own fetta and haloumi cheese. How to make ricotta cheese. About different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
Indian cooking 10:00
Indian cooking @ CERES
Apr 5 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Indian cooking. Improved culinary skills. What you will get: An Indian feast Recipes to take home. Presenter: Aditi Daware.
Banh my workshop (vegetarian and carnivore) 10:30
Banh my workshop (vegetarian and carnivore) @ Under the Pickle Tree
Apr 5 @ 10:30 – 15:00
Facilitated by Kelly Meredith from Under The Pickle Tree. Learn the art of braising pork in coconut juice and steeped in spices; how to pickle Vietnamese vegetables; and how to crisp pork crackle to add [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 7 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 7 @ 11:00 – 11:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Apr 7 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
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Easter bunny cake decorating with Norma Rose Cakes 19:00
Easter bunny cake decorating with Norma Rose Cakes @ Chirnside Park Community Hub
Apr 9 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Jess, from Norma Rose Cakes, will teach how to make buttercream icing, buttercream decorating techniques, and fondant detailing.
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Blokes in the kitchen 08:00
Blokes in the kitchen @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Apr 17 @ 08:00 – 12:00
Learn to prepare simple meals with other blokes under Pieter’s guidance. Enjoy a shared meal and conversation to finish the session.
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Sourdough bread baking 09:00
Sourdough bread baking @ CERES
Apr 18 @ 09:00 – 17:00
What you will learn: How to make your own bread. How to make your own handmade pizzas. More about sourdough. What you will learn: Handmade pizzas for lunch. Your own bread to take home and [...]
Wild fermentation class (pickling and sauerkraut) 10:00
Wild fermentation class (pickling and sauerkraut) @ Edible Forest Yarra Valley Estate
Apr 18 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Louise will lead you through the techniques and importance of incorporating good gut health into your diet. You will sample and learn how to make fermented foods such as pickling, exploring the art of fermenting [...]
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Blue cheese making 10:00
Blue cheese making @ CERES
Apr 19 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make blue cheese. How to make sour cream. How to make your own ricotta cheese. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
Feta, halloumi and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 12:00
Feta, halloumi and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Apr 19 @ 12:00 – 15:30
What you will learn: The fundamentals of fermenting milk. Coagulating milk using both starter cultures and rennet. Cutting, draining and moulding curds. What you will get: Recipes and notes. A tasting of the cheeses made. [...]
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Kids cooking club – pasta salad 16:00
Kids cooking club – pasta salad @ Thomastown Library
Apr 21 @ 16:00 – 17:00
To celebrate their new kitchen garden, they will be teaching kids how to make pasta salad and salad dressing. Kids must be aged 7+ and parents must be present.
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Gluten free kitchen skills 10:00
Gluten free kitchen skills @ CERES
Apr 26 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Presenter: Melanie Leeson, from Mettle + Grace. After an introduction to gluten-free flours and their texture, taste and how to use them, you will have the opportunity to cook a collection of recipes, including: a [...]
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Asian flavours in your thermomix 19:30
Asian flavours in your thermomix @ Chirnside Park Community Hub
Apr 28 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Their demonstrations will include spring rolls and laksa. Tastings will be available.
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