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Jun
19
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jun 19 @ 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.

Jun
20
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jun 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 20 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jun
21
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jun 21 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

Jun
22
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Knockout gnocchi @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 22 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Time to broaden your culinary expertise and meet pasta’s famous pillowy brother: gnocchi! They will show you how to make gnocchi at home through simple ingredients. From traditional potato to creamy ricotta and spinach, learn every nook and cranny that makes this classic Italian dish a favourite.

Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Jun 22 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Handmade pasta workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 22 @ 12:00 – 13:30

They will show you how to make pasta dough by hand and turn it into a variety of pasta types. They may even throw in sauce-making secrets for good measure.

Malt master class and mid-winter feast @ 3 Ravens Brewery
Jun 22 @ 12:30 – 14:30

What you will learn:

  • Taste your way through dark beers from The 3 Ravens under the expert guidance of one of their brewery team.
  • See behind the scenes of a fully functioning craft brewery.
  • Learn The 3 Ravens approach to dark beers.

What you will get:

  • Brewery tour.
  • Sharing style feast from CookShop Rotisserie.
  • A guided tasting of dark beers.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 22 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jun
23
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jun 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Fresh cheesemaking workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 23 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Sasha, from Mad Millie, will show you how to make halloumi and ricotta while teaching you how you can incorporate homemade cheeses into everyday cooking. Take home your own Mad Millie fresh cheese making kit valued at $65.

Italian cheesemaking workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 23 @ 13:30 – 15:30

Learn to use homemade cheese to create a combination of mozzarella stuffed with creamy mascarpone as well as other delectable cheesy delights. Take home your own Mad Millie Italian cheese making kit valued at $40.

Sylvester Hive Winter solstice celebration @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
Jun 23 @ 15:00 – 18:00

Family-friendly get together. Toasted marshmallows, hot chocolate and afternoon tea.

Click here to read about the garden.

Winter solstice celebration @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
Jun 23 @ 15:00 – 18:00

Family-friendly get together. Go along and socialise the afternoon with neighbours. Toasted marshmallows, hot chocolate, and afternoon tea.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jun
25
Tue
Rezza cook’s club @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Jun 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Go along and help choose a new recipe for each class. Teach or be taught how to cook the food you’ve always wanted to know how to cook.

Call to confirm attendance (9462 4611).

Jun
26
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun 26 @ 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.

Preston Garden Club @ Preston Shire Hall
Jun 26 @ 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.

Jun
27
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jun 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 27 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jun
28
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jun 28 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

Community lunch (Alphington) @ Alphington Community Centre
Jun 28 @ 12:30 – 14:00

A great place to meet old and new friends and enjoy delicious food. Everyone welcome, including children and babies!

Jun
29
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 29 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Pickling basics and techniques @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 29 @ 10:00 – 11:30

They will show you food preservation, canning, and brine making. Save on food costs while adding new layers of flavour to your dishes with tips and tricks from this workshop.

Homemade preserves and jams @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jun 29 @ 12:30 – 14:00

Learn the fundamental canning techniques you need to master to make homemade jams, pastes, and jellies you can enjoy year-round.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 29 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jun
30
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jun 30 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jun 30 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
3
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 3 @ 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.

Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Jul 3 @ 17:00 – 22:00

The food trucks offering vegan food who sometimes attend include: Bomba Wood Fired Pizza; Curry Up Now; Lady Rawsome; Paper Plains Food Truck; Pierogi Pierogi; Super Taco;Taitas Falafels; The Real Jerk Food Truck; Vegilicious; Von’s Vegan Bake House; Woking Amazing; and YAY foods. See their Facebook page for the specific list of trucks on a particular day.

Jul
4
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 4 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
5
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 5 @ 12:00 – 13:00

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

Jul
6
Sat
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Jul 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 6 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
7
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 7 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Jul
10
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 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
Jul 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.

Jul
11
Thu
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00

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

Click here to read about the garden.

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 11 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Take something to share at their communal meal.

Click here to read about the garden.

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

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