Calendar of local events

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, some of these events might not actually be happening.

View calendars for specific Council areas:
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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 tours   Garden clubs

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Autumn seasonal gardening 18:30
Autumn seasonal gardening @ Nunawading Library
Mar 10 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Seasonal garden maintenance helps your plants get the right care when they need it. Discover how to best prepare your beds and plants for the winter and spring months with composting, pruning and organic pest [...]
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Hurstbridge launch of a seed library and food is free table 10:00
Hurstbridge launch of a seed library and food is free table @ Edible Hub Hurstbridge
Mar 13 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Hear about two new initiatives being hosted at the Hurstbridge Community Hub, namely a ‘home harvest’ seed library and a ‘food is free’ table for sharing homegrown produce. They will be talking about how these [...]
Queensland Fruit Fly 10:00
Queensland Fruit Fly @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 13 @ 10:00 – 10:30
A talk by Angelo Eliades. No need to book – just turn up.
Food photography 14:00
Food photography @ Eltham Living and Learning Centre
Mar 13 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This class is for food bloggers, bakers or restaurant/cafe owners. It will focus on taking great images of food using your own, or easily obtainable, equipment. It will cover such aspects as: the right equipment; [...]
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Bees knees with Sam Harrison 10:00
Bees knees with Sam Harrison @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 14:00
View bees, their behaviour, wax comb, larvae, pollen and honey stores up close. The bees will be afely sealed in an observation frame. You can turn up any time to view the display and ask [...]
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Bee a pollinator 10:30
Bee a pollinator @ Whittlesea Community Garden, Whittlesea Community Activity Centre
Mar 18 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Join Katrina from ‘Buzz and Dig’ to learn all about native bees and build your own bee hotel. Registration by phone (9716 3361) or email.
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Diet, exercise and nutrition for emotional well-being 11:15
Diet, exercise and nutrition for emotional well-being @ Ganbu Gulinj Community Centre
Mar 20 @ 11:15 – 14:00
MANAS is about creating a healthy and positive environment amongst members of the Indian community. What you eat and how much you exercise directly affects the structure and functioning of your brain and, ultimately, your [...]
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Autumn veggie gardening for beginners 10:00
Autumn veggie gardening for beginners @ Nillumbik Nursery
Mar 21 @ 10:00 – 10:30
What’s can you plant now in Melbourne? Tips to set you up for success. Seeds or seedlings?
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Beginners composting, worm farming and bokashi workshop 10:30
Beginners composting, worm farming and bokashi workshop @ Glen Park Community Centre
Mar 27 @ 10:30 – 11:30
They will demonstrate how to use each system as well as ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting tips. Participants will also be given a tour of the adjacent community garden
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Local Sustainability Fair (Ringwood) 10:00
Local Sustainability Fair (Ringwood) @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Mar 28 @ 10:00 – 14:00
This fair is all about showcasing local businesses and community groups that support the residents to live more sustainable lives. There will be market stalls, plants for sale, live music, kids activities, food vans, guest [...]
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Community gardens: more than just growing food 19:00
Community gardens: more than just growing food @ Balwyn Library
Mar 31 @ 19:00 – 20:00
The social and recreational benefits that community gardening provides participants are of more importance than the food produced. Join Oscar Danvers from Community Gardens Australia, who will share his research, and learn how you can [...]

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