Darebin calendar of events

 

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

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Jun
23
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jun 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 20:00 – 22:00

Fourth Wednesday of every month except for December.

2021 speakers and topics
27 Jan: No Meeting.
24 Feb: Kathleen Tants on weeds and pests.
24 Mar: John Pinniger – Heritage Fruit Society.
28 Apr: Pollinator Alliance on attracting pollinators to your garden.
26 May: Maria Mitchell on flower arranging.
23 Jun: Kathleen Tants on soil preparation.
28 Jul: AGM.
25 Aug: Chris Clarke on Victorian alpine flora.
22 Sep: Geoff Crowhurst on autumn bulbs and gardens in Greece.
27 Oct: To be confirmed.
24 Nov: Christmas breakup.

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
24
Thu
Nonna & Mum’s cooking class @ The Thorn 3071
Jun 24 @ 19:30 – 22:00

 

Jun
26
Sat
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Jun 26 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jun 26 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jun
27
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jun 27 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Jun
30
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jun 30 @ 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.

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

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
4
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 4 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Jul 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.

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

Jul
10
Sat
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 10 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
11
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 11 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Jul
13
Tue
Farmers market workshop series: the A-Z overview of food labelling @ Alphington Farmers' Market
Jul 13 @ 10:00 – 11:30

They will talk about some of the traps for new players like food laws, compliant processing, retail and wholesale pricing, distribution and logistics, and open up more avenues to get your produce to more customers.

This is one of a series of workshops for those involved in farmers’ markets.

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

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

In front of Reservoir Library.

Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Jul 17 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 17 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
18
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 18 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jul 18 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
21
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 21 @ 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.

Jul
22
Thu
Nonna & Mum’s cooking class @ The Thorn 3071
Jul 22 @ 19:30 – 22:00

 

Jul
24
Sat
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Jul 24 @ 11:00 – 12:00

 

Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 24 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Jul
25
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Jul 25 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Jul
27
Tue
Farmers market workshop series: pricing for profit @ Alphington Farmers' Market
Jul 27 @ 10:00 – 11:30

They will talk about some of the traps for new players like food laws, compliant processing, retail and wholesale pricing, distribution and logistics, and open up more avenues to get your produce to more customers.

This is one of a series of workshops for those involved in farmers’ markets.

Jul
28
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 20:00 – 22:00

Fourth Wednesday of every month except for December.

2021 speakers and topics
27 Jan: No Meeting.
24 Feb: Kathleen Tants on weeds and pests.
24 Mar: John Pinniger – Heritage Fruit Society.
28 Apr: Pollinator Alliance on attracting pollinators to your garden.
26 May: Maria Mitchell on flower arranging.
23 Jun: Kathleen Tants on soil preparation.
28 Jul: AGM.
25 Aug: Chris Clarke on Victorian alpine flora.
22 Sep: Geoff Crowhurst on autumn bulbs and gardens in Greece.
27 Oct: To be confirmed.
24 Nov: Christmas breakup.

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.

Jul
31
Sat
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 31 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Aug
1
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Aug 1 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Aug 1 @ 10:00 – 13:00

Click here to read about the garden.

Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Aug 1 @ 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.

Aug
4
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Aug 4 @ 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.

Aug
7
Sat
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Aug 7 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Members meet at the garden every Saturday.

Click here to read about the garden.

Aug
8
Sun
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Aug 8 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Aug
10
Tue
Farmers market workshop series: planning for growth @ Alphington Farmers' Market
Aug 10 @ 10:00 – 11:30

They will talk about some of the traps for new players like food laws, compliant processing, retail and wholesale pricing, distribution and logistics, and open up more avenues to get your produce to more customers.

This is one of a series of workshops for those involved in farmers’ markets.

Aug
11
Wed
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 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.