Darebin calendar of events

 

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

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Apr
8
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Apr 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
9
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Apr 9 @ 09:00 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
10
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Apr 10 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

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

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
12
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Apr 12 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Compost for beginners @ Alphington Food Hub
Apr 12 @ 09:00 – 10:30

Want to compost but not sure how? Confused about what can and can’t be composted? Put off by concerns about the smell of food waste? Not sure there is a solution for you because you are renting? Go to this workshop for all the answers.

Donations welcome.

Apr
15
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Apr 15 @ 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 15 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
16
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Apr 16 @ 09:00 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
17
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Apr 17 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

Apr
18
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Apr 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Apr 18 @ 10:00 – 11:00

In front of Reservoir Library.

Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Apr 18 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Apr 18 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
19
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Apr 19 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Apr 19 @ 09:00 – 12:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Small space composting @ Alphington Food Hub
Apr 19 @ 09:30 – 11:00

They will show you some ideas for managing your food scraps when space is a premium. They even have some low budget options that you can make yourself if cash supply is restricted.

Donations welcome.

Apr
22
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 22 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Preston Garden Club @ Preston Shire Hall
Apr 22 @ 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.

Apr
23
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Apr 23 @ 09:00 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
24
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Apr 24 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

Apr
25
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Apr 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Apr 25 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Apr 25 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
26
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Apr 26 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Apr
29
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Apr 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
Apr 29 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Apr
30
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Apr 30 @ 09:00 – 12:00

A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend.

Click here to read about the garden.

Nonna & Mum’s homestyle cooking class @ Furlan Club
Apr 30 @ 19:30 – 22:30
May
1
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
May 1 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

May
2
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
May 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 2 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

May
3
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
May 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
May 3 @ 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.

May
6
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
May 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
May 6 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.