Calendar of free meals

 

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Feb
4
Sat
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 4 @ 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 4 @ 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
5
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Feb 5 @ 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
7
Tue
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 7 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The cook provides a home style, two course meal.

Feb
8
Wed
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 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.

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Feb 8 @ 18:30 – 20:30

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic 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 Coburg and Collingwood. 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
9
Thu
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Feb 9 @ 12:30 – 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
Feb 9 @ 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 9 @ 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
10
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Feb 10 @ 12:00 – 13:30

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

Feb
11
Sat
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 11 @ 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 11 @ 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
12
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Feb 12 @ 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
14
Tue
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 14 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The cook provides a home style, two course meal.

Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Feb 14 @ 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.

Feb
15
Wed
Community lunch (Greensborough) @ All Saints Anglican Church
Feb 15 @ 12:00 – 13:30

Whether you are a local worker, live locally, are a church member or just looking for a place to have a meal – they welcome you to their monthly community meal. Their desire is to create a safe space for all people to connect, be encouraged and feel cared for as a valued member of our local community.

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Feb 15 @ 18:30 – 20:30

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic 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 Coburg and Collingwood. 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
16
Thu
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 16 @ 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 16 @ 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
17
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Feb 17 @ 12:00 – 13:30

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

Feb
18
Sat
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 18 @ 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 18 @ 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
19
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Feb 19 @ 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
21
Tue
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 21 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The cook provides a home style, two course meal.

Feb
22
Wed
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Feb 22 @ 18:30 – 20:30

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic 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 Coburg and Collingwood. 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
23
Thu
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Feb 23 @ 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 23 @ 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
24
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Feb 24 @ 12:00 – 13:30

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

Community dinner (Eltham) @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 24 @ 17:30 – 19:00

The SALT Foundation and Southern Cross Church invite you to a free community dinner. Arrive at 5.30pm for dinner at 6pm. No booking required.

Feb
25
Sat
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Feb 25 @ 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 25 @ 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
26
Sun
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Thornbury Church of Christ
Feb 26 @ 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 26 @ 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
28
Tue
Community lunch (Brunswick) @ Brunswick Uniting Church
Feb 28 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The cook provides a home style, two course meal.

Mar
1
Wed
Community lunch (Rosanna) @ Rosanna Fire Station Community House
Mar 1 @ 12:30 – 13:15

First Wednesday of every month, during school terms only.

Bookings are essential for catering purposes.

Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 1 @ 18:30 – 20:30

Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic 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 Coburg and Collingwood. 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
2
Thu
Community dinner (Fawkner) @ Hope Cafe, St Mark's Catholic Church
Mar 2 @ 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 2 @ 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
3
Fri
Community lunch (Preston) @ Bridge Darebin
Mar 3 @ 12:00 – 13:30

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

Mar
4
Sat
Community lunch (Mill Park) @ Mill Park Baptist Church
Mar 4 @ 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 4 @ 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
5
Sun
Community dinner (Mitcham)
Mar 5 @ 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.

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