Calendar of local events

 

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East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
How to build a bee hive 13:00
How to build a bee hive @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 1 @ 13:00 – 16:30
Unpack the mysteries of hive architecture, lean to build your own equipment, and get expert advice on using beekeeping tools. The topics to be covered will include: The pros and cons of different hive styles [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 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
Feb 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Community Gardens working bee 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Feb 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
Feb 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 [...]
Vegan vegout 17:00
Vegan vegout @ Welcome To Thornbury
Feb 5 @ 17:00 – 22:00
The food trucks offering vegan food who sometimes attend include: Bomba Wood Fired Pizza; Curry Up Now; Lady Rawsome; Paper Plains Food Truck; Pierogi Pierogi; Super Taco;Taitas Falafels; The Real Jerk Food Truck; Vegilicious; Von’s [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 5 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Newton Street Community Garden 09:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 6 @ 09:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Feb 7 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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Become a backyard beekeeper 09:30
Become a backyard beekeeper @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Feb 8 @ 09:30 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to get started with backyard beekeeping. How to maintain a healthy hive, the wonders of swarms and how to keep them in check. Led by Benedict Hughes. Topics to be [...]
Celebration Dumplings with Elley Chan 10:00
Celebration Dumplings with Elley Chan @ Kitchen Warehouse
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Join Elley Chan as she takes you through the process of making dumplings, including creating delicate dumpling dough, flavourful fillings and how to pleat & fold.
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Northcote Library
Feb 8 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 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
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 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
Feb 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 [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 12 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Newton Street Community Garden 09:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 13 @ 09:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Feb 14 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In front of Reservoir Library.
Fairfield Food Swap 11:00
Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Feb 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 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
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 09:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 12:00
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
Feb 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 [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 19 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Newton Street Community Garden 09:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 20 @ 09:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Feb 21 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
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Moon Rabbit bulk-buy launch party 09:30
Moon Rabbit bulk-buy launch party @ Moon Rabbit
Feb 22 @ 09:30 – 14:00
Low-waste cafe, Moon Rabbit, is launching a bulk-buy co-op and will be celebrating with a zero-waste party, free babyccinos and a day full of activities. The co-op will offer affordable, everyday pantry items in bulk [...]
East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 22 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Feb 22 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Buzz and Dig workshop 14:00
Buzz and Dig workshop @ Sylvester Hive Community Garden
Feb 23 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Katrina Forstner, from Buzz and Dig, will introduce you to the amazing world of native bees and how to attract them into your garden as valuable pollinators for flowers and edibles. You’ll learn about the [...]
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Feb 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
Feb 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.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 26 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Preston Garden Club 20:00
Preston Garden Club @ Preston Shire Hall
Feb 26 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Fourth Wednesday of every month except for December. 2019 speakers and topics 23 Jan: Plant/flower ID quiz. 27 Feb: Maria from Ivanhoe Garden Club on flower arranging. 27 Mar: Janine Kay on geraniums and pelargoniums. [...]
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Newton Street Community Garden 09:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Feb 27 @ 09:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Nonna & Mum’s homestyle cooking class 19:30
Nonna & Mum’s homestyle cooking class @ Furlan Club
Feb 27 @ 19:30 – 22:30
 
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Feb 28 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Go for a lunch and stay for the conversation and activities.
Sausage making workshop 17:30
Sausage making workshop @ Kitchen Warehouse
Feb 28 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Italian, German, Polish, Hungarian – so many European cuisines have their own take on the humble sausage. Discover the secrets behind making the best-tasting gourmet sausages with the right ingredient ratio, casing and flavour combos.
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East Reservoir Community Garden 10:00
East Reservoir Community Garden @ East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre
Feb 29 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Feb 29 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.

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