Darebin calendar of events

 

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Jun
29
Wed
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jun 29 @ 09:30 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do!

Click here to read about the garden.

Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jun 29 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 29 @ 19:00 – 21:00

During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email.

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
1
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 1 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Jul
3
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Gnocchi making masterclass @ 113Eatery
Jul 3 @ 11:00 – 13:30

Edoardo Nicita, from Shop 225, will show you have to make and shape gnocchi dough plus two accompanying sauces. At the end, you will eat the creations with your new found foodie friends!

Berries and vines with Angelo Eliades @ Oakhill Farm
Jul 3 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Learn how to grow a range of berries and vines in the garden and in pots, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries (and their hybrids), grapes, passionfruit, kiwifruit, goji berries, and some native bush foods. The session will cover: their growing and feeding requirements; harvesting, pruning/maintenance; and protection from pests. It will also include instructions on propagation.

Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Jul 3 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Next to the Northcote train station.

Please bring a plate of food to share for afternoon tea if you are able to.

Click here to read about the garden.

Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Jul 3 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Regent Produce and Plant Swap (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Jul 3 @ 14:00 – 15:00

 

Introduction into wine masterclass @ Northside Wines
Jul 3 @ 15:00 – 17:00

Broc will take you through the basics of wine, from how to taste to the processes behind your favourite drop. The class will include 6 different wines.

Jul
6
Wed
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 6 @ 09:30 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do!

Click here to read about the garden.

Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 6 @ 19:00 – 21:00

During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email.

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
8
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 8 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Jul
9
Sat
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Jul 9 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Next to the Northcote train station.

Please bring a plate of food to share for afternoon tea if you are able to.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
10
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
An artisan chocolate baking class @ Alphington Farmers' Market
Jul 10 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Nidhi, from Cocoa & Chili, will show you how to make ganache, hand rolled truffles, chocolate brownies and caramel sauce.

Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Jul 10 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
12
Tue
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Jul 12 @ 12:00 – 13:00

‘Jen the chef’ makes meals which always includes a main and dessert. Why not go down and join in, eat something, and have a chat with some new friends.

Jul
13
Wed
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 13 @ 09:30 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do!

Click here to read about the garden.

Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Click here to read about the garden.

Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 13 @ 12:30 – 14:30

A two course home-cooked meal is shared in their dining room with other friendly community members. Go along for company, conversation and support. A great opportunity to find out what’s available in the neighbourhood. RSVP Span Community House by phone (9480 1364) or email.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 13 @ 19:00 – 21:00

During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email.

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
15
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Jul
16
Sat
Growing mushrooms at home @ Sporadical City Mushrooms
Jul 16 @ 10:00 – 12:30

Presenter: Julia Laidlaw from Sporadical City Mushrooms.

This hands-on, beginners workshop will cover basic oyster mushroom growing. It is a skill sharing ‘tips and tricks’ lesson from an experienced commercial mushroom grower who started growing very basically at home in a small space with no technical equipment in the inner city. You will take home your own mushroom growing kit that you have prepared during the workshop, the materials and instructions needed to prepare a kit at home (re-purposed plastic bucket & lid, oyster mushroom grain spawn, enough straw for a grow kit, bag for pasteurising straw, small bottle of isopropyl alcohol for sterilisation).

Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Jul 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00

In front of Reservoir Library.

Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Jul 16 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Introduction into wine masterclass @ Northside Wines
Jul 16 @ 15:00 – 17:00

Broc will take you through the basics of wine, from how to taste to the processes behind your favourite drop. The class will include 6 different wines.

Jul
17
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 17 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Jul 17 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
20
Wed
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 20 @ 09:30 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do!

Click here to read about the garden.

Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 20 @ 19:00 – 21:00

During the year, the start time varies from 6pm to 7pm. Before going, therefore, check with them by email.

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
22
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 22 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.

Jul
23
Sat
The fungus amongst us @ Sporadical City Mushrooms
Jul 23 @ 10:00 – 12:30

Explore the Darebin park lands through a fungal lens. Participants will be guided to see and get close to the local world of fungi. The park adventure will be led by local ecologist Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher.

Founder of Sporadical City Mushrooms, Julia Laidlaw, will then share the world of zero waste mushroom farming at her farm on the edge of the park land.

Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Jul 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Jul
24
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Thornbury Church of Christ
Jul 24 @ 12:00 – 13:00

A choice between roast meat or vegetarian. They like people to pre-order as it helps with numbers.

Regent Community Garden (Reservoir) @ The Regent Centre
Jul 24 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
27
Wed
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 27 @ 09:30 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session, facilitated by the DIVRS Urban Food Program, which everyone is welcome to attend. There is always plenty of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting to do!

Click here to read about the garden.

Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00

No garden of your own? Would you like be able to share some fresh produce? Go along and join Span’s gardening team. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.

Click here to read about the garden.

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