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Apr
20
Sat
Croydon Herbal Health Crop Swap @ Croydon Herbal Health
Apr 20 @ 09:30 – 12:00

The entrance is on Plymouth Road opposite The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School.

Apr
21
Sun
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Apr 21 @ 17:00 – 18:00

Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.

Apr
22
Mon
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Apr 22 @ 12:00 – 14:00

A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.

Apr
23
Tue
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Apr 23 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

Apr
24
Wed
Beginners compost, worm farm and bokashi @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Apr 24 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Book by phone (9703 5288).

Facilitated by the Maroondah Council Waste Education Team. By starting one of these organic recycling systems at home, you could reduce the amount of waste in your household garbage bin by 50%. This workshop will provide you with all the information you need to set up and maintain each of these systems at home.

All participants will receive a free home kitchen caddy to help with collecting kitchen food waste.

Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Apr 24 @ 17:30 – 19:00

The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually a selection of cakes). Tea and coffee is available through the night.

Apr
27
Sat
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
Apr 27 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Preserving workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Apr 27 @ 14:00 – 16:30

No need to book – just turn up.

You will prepare and bottle a jar of pears to take home, jar and all.

Apr
28
Sun
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Apr 28 @ 17:00 – 18:00

Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.

Apr
29
Mon
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Apr 29 @ 12:00 – 14:00

A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.

Apr
30
Tue
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Apr 30 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

May
1
Wed
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 1 @ 17:30 – 19:00

The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually a selection of cakes). Tea and coffee is available through the night.

May
4
Sat
Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
May 4 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

May
5
Sun
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
May 5 @ 17:00 – 18:00

Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.

May
6
Mon
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
May 6 @ 12:00 – 14:00

A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.

May
7
Tue
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 7 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

May
8
Wed
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 8 @ 17:30 – 19:00

The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually a selection of cakes). Tea and coffee is available through the night.

May
9
Thu
Cacao, cocoa and chocolate @ Sisko Chocolate Eastland, Shop 2126, Eastland Shopping Centre
May 9 @ 18:30 – 19:30

What you will learn:

  • The process of bean to bar chocolate making. Where does chocolate come from? How is it made?
  • What makes fine couverture so special.
  • Various flavour characteristics in single origin chocolates sourced from around the world.

What you will get:

  • 20 varieties of chocolate to taste and a box of your favourite chocolate to take home.

You will taste chocolate made with cacao beans grown in countries such as Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Madagascar, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Vietnam and even Australia. You will look at the process of turning cocoa beans into chocolate.

Retrosuburbia book club @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
May 9 @ 19:30 – 21:00

Are you looking to create a more sustainable life? Thinking about retrofitting your house but not sure where to start? Would you like to grow more food for your family? Go and join like-minded others to share information and ideas. They will base their discussions and learning on: information in the Retrosuburbia book and discussion notes; local people living and doping sustainability; and shared wisdom among the group.

Take a small contribution towards supper – some of your own produce would be great.

May
11
Sat
Croydon Farmers’ Market @ Croydon Park
May 11 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Tables Community Garden (Heathmont) get together @ Heathmont Baptist Church
May 11 @ 09:30 – 12:30

Tend to the garden together, learn new skills and share stories around the morning tea table. Anyone from the local community is welcome.

May
12
Sun
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
May 12 @ 17:00 – 18:00

Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.

May
13
Mon
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
May 13 @ 12:00 – 14:00

A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.

May
14
Tue
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 14 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

May
15
Wed
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 15 @ 17:30 – 19:00

The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually a selection of cakes). Tea and coffee is available through the night.

May
16
Thu
Ganache and truffles – let’s play! @ Sisko Chocolate Eastland, Shop 2126, Eastland Shopping Centre
May 16 @ 18:30 – 19:30

What you will learn:

  • How to temper chocolate to create a shine and crispy snap.
  • How to create ganache.
  • Let your creativity shine through as you decorate your truffles.

What you will get:

  • A box of truffles that you have handcrafted.
  • A starter pack – apron, dipping tool, chocolate, recipes.

Once you know how to temper and how to work with chocolate, your imagination will be your only limitation. They will make a ganache for the filling, revealing the small tricks that ensure a smooth outcome.

May
18
Sat
Croydon Herbal Health Crop Swap @ Croydon Herbal Health
May 18 @ 09:30 – 12:00

The entrance is on Plymouth Road opposite The Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School.

May
19
Sun
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
May 19 @ 17:00 – 18:00

Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.

May
20
Mon
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
May 20 @ 12:00 – 14:00

A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.

May
21
Tue
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 21 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

May
22
Wed
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 22 @ 17:30 – 19:00

The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually a selection of cakes). Tea and coffee is available through the night.

May
25
Sat
Heathmont Seed and Crop Swap @ Tables Community Garden, Heathmont Baptist Church
May 25 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

May
26
Sun
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
May 26 @ 17:00 – 18:00

Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.

May
27
Mon
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
May 27 @ 12:00 – 14:00

A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.

May
28
Tue
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 28 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

May
29
Wed
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
May 29 @ 17:30 – 19:00

The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually a selection of cakes). Tea and coffee is available through the night.

Jun
1
Sat
Bayswater North Food Swap @ Glen Park Oaks Community Garden
Jun 1 @ 10:00 – 11:30

Organised by Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap. For the latest updates, see their Facebook page.

Jun
2
Sun
Community dinner (Ringwood) @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jun 2 @ 17:00 – 18:00

Their team of 50 to 60 volunteers prepares a simple, healthy two-course meal for whoever walks through their doors.

Jun
3
Mon
Community lunch (Ringwood) @ St Paul's Anglican Church
Jun 3 @ 12:00 – 14:00

A team of volunteers provide a light lunch of soup and rolls. Food parcels are also given out from donations of food items from the parish.

Jun
4
Tue
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jun 4 @ 18:00 – 19:30

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

Jun
5
Wed
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Jun 5 @ 17:30 – 19:00

The meal is provided undercover at the front of the church by either New Community Ringwood Church or UrbanLife. It consists of soup, then BBQ hamburgers with bread rolls and salad, followed by dessert (usually a selection of cakes). Tea and coffee is available through the night.

Jun
6
Thu
Retrosuburbia book club @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Jun 6 @ 19:30 – 21:00

Are you looking to create a more sustainable life? Thinking about retrofitting your house but not sure where to start? Would you like to grow more food for your family? Go and join like-minded others to share information and ideas. They will base their discussions and learning on: information in the Retrosuburbia book and discussion notes; local people living and doping sustainability; and shared wisdom among the group.

Take a small contribution towards supper – some of your own produce would be great.