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Feb
22
Thu
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 22 @ 18:00 – 20:00

They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.

Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Feb 22 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Feb
23
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Feb 23 @ 12:00 – 13:30

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

Community dinner (Eltham) @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 23 @ 18:00 – 19:30

The SALT Foundation and Southern Cross Church invite you to a free community dinner. Arrive at 6pm for dinner at 6.30pm. No booking required.

Feb
24
Sat
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 24 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Go and and enjoy a meal with them. Welcoming the homeless, people with dependencies, struggling families, asylum seekers, refugees, people with disabilities and anyone who just wants a good meal and a chat.

Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 24 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their website calendar before going.

Feb
25
Sun
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Thornbury Church of Christ
Feb 25 @ 12:00 – 13:00

A choice between roast meat or vegetarian. They like people to pre-order as it helps with numbers.

Community dinner (Mitcham)
Feb 25 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Feb
27
Tue
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 27 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The cook provides a home style, two course meal.

Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 27 @ 17:30 – 19:00

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

Food Not Bombs, Richmond
Feb 27 @ 19:15 – 21:15

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Melbourne.

They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts at 4pm at Collingwood Neighbourhood House, 253 Hoddle Street.

Feb
28
Wed
Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Feb 28 @ 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.

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ Catalyst Social Centre
Feb 28 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Melbourne. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts 2 hours before the serving times.

Feb
29
Thu
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 29 @ 18:00 – 20:00

They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.

Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Feb 29 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Mar
1
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Mar 1 @ 12:00 – 13:30

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

Mar
2
Sat
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Mar 2 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Go and and enjoy a meal with them. Welcoming the homeless, people with dependencies, struggling families, asylum seekers, refugees, people with disabilities and anyone who just wants a good meal and a chat.

Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Mar 2 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their website calendar before going.

Mar
3
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Mar 3 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Mar
5
Tue
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Mar 5 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The cook provides a home style, two course meal.

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

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

Food Not Bombs, Richmond
Mar 5 @ 19:15 – 21:15

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Melbourne.

They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts at 4pm at Collingwood Neighbourhood House, 253 Hoddle Street.

Mar
6
Wed
Community lunch (Rosanna) @ Rosanna Fire Station Community House
Mar 6 @ 12:30 – 13:15

First Wednesday of every month, during school terms only.

Bookings are essential for catering purposes.

Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Mar 6 @ 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.

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ Catalyst Social Centre
Mar 6 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Melbourne. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts 2 hours before the serving times.

Mar
7
Thu
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Mar 7 @ 18:00 – 20:00

They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.

Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Mar 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Mar
8
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Mar 8 @ 12:00 – 13:30

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

Mar
9
Sat
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Mar 9 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Go and and enjoy a meal with them. Welcoming the homeless, people with dependencies, struggling families, asylum seekers, refugees, people with disabilities and anyone who just wants a good meal and a chat.

Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Mar 9 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their website calendar before going.

Mar
10
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Mar 10 @ 17:30 – 19:30

Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.

Mar
12
Tue
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Mar 12 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The cook provides a home style, two course meal.

Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Mar 12 @ 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.

Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Mar 12 @ 17:30 – 19:00

Guests can enjoy a substantial nutritious two-course meal.

Food Not Bombs, Richmond
Mar 12 @ 19:15 – 21:15

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Melbourne.

They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts at 4pm at Collingwood Neighbourhood House, 253 Hoddle Street.

Mar
13
Wed
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Mar 13 @ 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.

Community dinner (Croydon) @ St John the Divine Anglican Church
Mar 13 @ 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.

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ Catalyst Social Centre
Mar 13 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It gathers leftover fruit and vegetables from Queen Victoria Market and elsewhere, gives some to worthy causes, then cooks up the rest and serves it on the streets of Melbourne. They would welcome more people to help them cook the meals (you can cook what you like or help someone else cook). The cooking starts 2 hours before the serving times.

Mar
14
Thu
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 14 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The Open Table crew collects surplus food and it is used to create a hearty, vegetarian meal. This event is for everyone, from those who don’t have much to those who have plenty. It’s a celebration aimed at connecting diverse people in the area of Brunswick.

Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Mar 14 @ 18:00 – 20:00

They provide a safe, welcoming space where food is eaten and friendships are made.

Community dinner (Lilydale) @ Lilydale Showgrounds, Main Street(mid Sep to mid May); The Chapel,42-44 Castella Street (mid May to mid Sep).
Mar 14 @ 19:00 – 21:00

FoodStop creates a safe and positive environment for those needing a meal and/or social interaction.

Whilst FoodStop is usually located at the entrance to the Lilydale Showgrounds, in the colder months (mid May to mid September), it is in The Chapel at 42-44 Castella Street, Lilydale.

Mar
15
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Mar 15 @ 12:00 – 13:30

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

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