Calendar of local events

 

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

View calendars for specific Council areas:
All areas    Banyule    Boroondara    City of Yarra    Darebin    Manningham    Maroondah    Moreland    Nillumbik    Whitehorse    Whittlesea    Yarra Ranges

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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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 1 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
May 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
May 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Northcote Community Gardens working bee 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
May 2 @ 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.
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
May 5 @ 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 [...]
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Avoiding and managing food waste 13:30
Avoiding and managing food waste @ Span Community House
May 8 @ 13:30 – 15:00
In this workshop, you will learn about: why it’s important to avoid food waste; how not to waste food at home; and what to do with food scraps.
Chai tea workshop 14:00
Chai tea workshop @ Alphington Community Centre
May 8 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Join Manu as she takes you through the basics of making chai tea. She will introduce you to all the ingredients you need and then in small groups you will experiment with different combinations. You’ll [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 8 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
May 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Lets make dumplings 11:00
Lets make dumplings @ The Humble Dumpling
May 9 @ 11:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to make a range of dumplings including the dough. About Asian ingredients and how to use them. Some of the secrets of an Asian Kitchen. You will learn how to [...]
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
May 12 @ 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 [...]
Community lunch (Thornbury) 12:30
Community lunch (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
May 12 @ 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 [...]
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Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
May 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In front of Reservoir Library.
Fairfield Food Swap 11:00
Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
May 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Winter gardening workshop 13:00
Winter gardening workshop @ Private garden (address provided on booking)
May 15 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Join Damian Curtain, long time anchor of the Reservoir Food Swap, on a tour of his home garden. He will show what he’s been doing to get the most out of his garden in the [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 15 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
May 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
May 16 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Worm farm workshop 14:00
Worm farm workshop @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
May 16 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Presented by Kaye Roberts-Palmer from Blue Bee Garden Design. Find out how to set up your own worm farm, how worm farms work, what to feed your worms and things to avoid. Click here to [...]
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
May 19 @ 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 [...]
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Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
May 22 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 22 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
An evening with a honey sommelier + beekeeper 18:30
An evening with a honey sommelier + beekeeper @ Alphington farmgate
May 22 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Certified honey sommelier Jessica Locarnini will lead a honey tasting session, including a discussion of flavour profiles, terroir, a blind tasting of honey varietes and interactive tasting notes for each guest. There will be a [...]
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
May 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
May 26 @ 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 [...]
Community lunch (Reservoir) 12:00
Community lunch (Reservoir) @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
May 26 @ 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 20:00
Preston Garden Club @ Preston Shire Hall
May 26 @ 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 [...]
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Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
May 29 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.
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Alphington Farmers’ Market 09:00
Alphington Farmers’ Market @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
May 30 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
May 30 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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