Darebin calendar of events

 

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

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Mar
10
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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.

Mar
13
Sat
Northcote Food Swap @ Northcote Library
Mar 13 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 13 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Mar
14
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 14 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Mar 14 @ 09:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Miso making and katsuobushi shaving workshop @ Melbourne Farmers Market Kitchen
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 13:00

What is included:

  • A presentation on ‘koji fermentation’.
  • A presentation on katsuobushi making process.
  • Make your own miso and take home.
  • Katsuobushi shaving.
  • Tasting katsuo-dashi and various kinds of miso.
  • Omusubi rice balls for lunch.
  • Miso recipe suggestions.
Lets make dumplings @ The Humble Dumpling
Mar 14 @ 11:00 – 15:00

What you will learn:

  • How to make a range of dumplings including the dough.
  • About Asian ingredients and how to use them.
  • Some of the secrets of an Asian Kitchen.

You will learn how to make 3 types of filling (meat, seafood and vegetarian) plus how to fold, pleat and cook dumplings.

Mar
17
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 17 @ 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.

Mar
20
Sat
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Mar 20 @ 10:00 – 11:00

In front of Reservoir Library.

Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Mar 20 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 20 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Mar
21
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 21 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Mar
24
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 24 @ 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 (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Mar 24 @ 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.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 24 @ 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.

Preston Garden Club @ Preston Shire Hall
Mar 24 @ 20:00 – 22:00

Fourth Wednesday of every month except for December.

2019 speakers and topics
23 Jan: Plant/flower ID quiz.
27 Feb: Maria from Ivanhoe Garden Club on flower arranging.
27 Mar: Janine Kay on geraniums and pelargoniums.
24 Apr: Ian Banks-Smith on roses.
22 May: Rebecca from Holman Industries Irrigation Systems.
26 Jun: Vince from Bunnings.
24 Jul: AGM.
28 Aug: Andrew from Richgro Garden Products.
25 Sep: Kirsten Macleod from Compost Depot on compost.
23 Oct: Angelo from BAAG on permaculture.
27 Nov: Christmas Breakup.

Mar
27
Sat
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Mar 27 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Mar 27 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Mar
28
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Mar 28 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Mar 28 @ 09:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Lets make dumplings @ The Humble Dumpling
Mar 28 @ 11:00 – 15:00

What you will learn:

  • How to make a range of dumplings including the dough.
  • About Asian ingredients and how to use them.
  • Some of the secrets of an Asian Kitchen.

You will learn how to make 3 types of filling (meat, seafood and vegetarian) plus how to fold, pleat and cook dumplings.

Mar
31
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 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.

Apr
3
Sat
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Apr 3 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
4
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Apr 4 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Apr 4 @ 13:00 – 16:00

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.

Apr
7
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 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.

Apr
10
Sat
Northcote Food Swap @ Northcote Library
Apr 10 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Apr 10 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
11
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Apr 11 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Apr 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Lets make dumplings @ The Humble Dumpling
Apr 11 @ 11:00 – 15:00

What you will learn:

  • How to make a range of dumplings including the dough.
  • About Asian ingredients and how to use them.
  • Some of the secrets of an Asian Kitchen.

You will learn how to make 3 types of filling (meat, seafood and vegetarian) plus how to fold, pleat and cook dumplings.

Apr
14
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 14 @ 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.

Apr
17
Sat
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Apr 17 @ 10:00 – 11:00

In front of Reservoir Library.

Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Apr 17 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Apr 17 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.