Calendar of local events

 

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

View calendars for specific Council areas:
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View calendars for specific types of event (and the key to the colour coding):
All events    All once-off events (Cooking, Everything else, Free)    Community gardens    Food swaps    Free meals    Markets    Farmers’ markets    Garden tours   Garden clubs

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Attracting pollinators to your garden 18:30
Attracting pollinators to your garden @ Parkview Room, Boroondara Council Offices
Aug 5 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Join Katrina Forstner from Buzz and Dig to explore the world of our native bees. Learn why native bees are so important and find out how to create your own bee-friendly garden. Katrina will talk [...]
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Sri Lankan cooking class 18:00
Sri Lankan cooking class @ Balwyn Community Centre
Aug 6 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Experience the tastes, smells and sounds of Sri Lankan cooking. You will make two different curries, coconut sambal and a side dish. Afterwards, you’ll sit down and enjoy a Sri Lankan feast.
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The art of fermenting 14:00
The art of fermenting @ Hawthorn Community House
Aug 8 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This class will focus on obtaining great gut health through fermented foods. You will learn how to make sauerkraut and other fermented produce. You will also look at ways to make it healthier and more [...]
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Camberwell Morning Garden Club 10:00
Camberwell Morning Garden Club @ Camberwell Petanque Club rooms
Aug 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Second Thursday of every month except for January and December. 2020 Speakers and topics 13 Feb: Jane Tonkin on tonkin bulbs. 12 Mar: Penny Woodward on growing garlic. 9 Apr: Jo Reitz on painting your [...]
Italian kids cooking class 16:30
Italian kids cooking class @ Balwyn Community Centre
Aug 12 @ 16:30 – 18:30
Your child will learn how to make Italian pasta from scratch. When they are finished cooking, the group will sit down to enjoy their home-cooked dinner. The class is taught by Carmela.
Beekeeping for beginners 18:30
Beekeeping for beginners @ Parkview Room, Boroondara Council Offices
Aug 12 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Jane Dyer from Backyard Honey will talk about what’s involved in establishing a honeybee hive in an urban backyard and producing your own honey. You will learn about choice of bee species, colony dynamics, hive [...]
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French cooking workshop 18:30
French cooking workshop @ Trentwood at the Hub
Aug 17 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Have fun and become a French chef during this cooking class with Marie-Emilie. Menu: pissaladiere.
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Italian cooking: a main meal made with love 18:00
Italian cooking: a main meal made with love @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Aug 18 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Lucia Silverii will teach the time-honoured techniques of southern Italian cooking. More specifically, you will cook polpetone (traditional cheese stuffed meatballs in a rich sauce).
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Beekeeping – beyond the basics 18:30
Beekeeping – beyond the basics @ Parkview Room, Boroondara Council Offices
Aug 19 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Jane Dyer from Backyard Honey will talk you through how to manage your beehive for success. You will learn about seasons in the beehive, re-queening, pest control and harvesting your honey. You will see a [...]
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Italian cooking: antipasto and dessert to die for 18:00
Italian cooking: antipasto and dessert to die for @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Aug 25 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Lucia Silverii will teach how to make stuffed peppers and tiramisu. You will also be treated to antipasto before eating the dessert.
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Introduction to growing vegetables 10:00
Introduction to growing vegetables @ Balwyn Community Centre
Aug 28 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn all the requirements for establishing a productive veggie plot at home including all the information needed to prepare your soil, plant the right vegetables, care for them accordingly and manage pest and disease issues [...]
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Gozleme and baklava 18:30
Gozleme and baklava @ Trentwood at the Hub
Aug 31 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Arzu will teach you how to make gozleme and baklava from scratch. Turkish coffee will be served. Includes ingredients. BYO some containers (you will be going home with what you cook, usually about 1.2 kg [...]

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