Calendar of local events

 

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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Nov 1 @ 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
Nov 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 2 @ 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
Nov 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Urban Garden Collective Sunday funday 10:00
Urban Garden Collective Sunday funday
Nov 3 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Spendg time with like minded souls, connect with nature, practice yoga or just relax. You might even do some gardening! There will be a vegan ‘pot luck’ lunch with rescued food from Food Without Borders [...]
Knockout gnocchi 11:00
Knockout gnocchi @ Kitchen Warehouse
Nov 3 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Time to broaden your culinary expertise and meet pasta’s famous pillowy brother: gnocchi! They will show you how to make gnocchi at home through simple ingredients. From traditional potato to creamy ricotta and spinach, learn [...]
Northcote Community Gardens working bee 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Nov 3 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 8 @ 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
Nov 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Nov 9 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Preserve my harvest 14:00
Preserve my harvest @ Darebin Arts Centre, Kitchen
Nov 9 @ 14:00 – 17:00
They will teach you how to preserve, pickle and or ferment your fresh produce. Learn how to create a range of pickles, jams, tomato sauces, relishes and ferments. They will provide all the equipment. Bring [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 9 @ 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
Nov 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Chooks in the city 10:00
Chooks in the city @ Chooks in the City
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – 11:00
The tour will take place twice, at 10am and 12.30pm. Led by Jessamy Miller, this workshop will explain all about keeping well-nourished, safe and happy chooks in an urban garden.
Urban Garden Collective Sunday funday 10:00
Urban Garden Collective Sunday funday
Nov 10 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Spendg time with like minded souls, connect with nature, practice yoga or just relax. You might even do some gardening! There will be a vegan ‘pot luck’ lunch with rescued food from Food Without Borders [...]
Chooks in the city 12:30
Chooks in the city @ Chooks in the City
Nov 10 @ 12:30 – 13:30
The tour will take place twice, at 10am and 12.30pm. Led by Jessamy Miller, this workshop will explain all about keeping well-nourished, safe and happy chooks in an urban garden.
BarterJar 14:00
BarterJar @ SPAN Community House
Nov 10 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Are you a seasoned or newbie maker of home produce and homewares inspired by sustainability and zero waste and want to share your story with others? If so, then take your creations along and, for [...]
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 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 [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 18:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 14 @ 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
Nov 15 @ 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
Nov 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Nov 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In front of Reservoir Library.
Fairfield Food Swap 11:00
Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Nov 16 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 16 @ 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
Nov 17 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Bee Shed launch party 10:00
Bee Shed launch party @ Melbourne Innovation Centre
Nov 17 @ 10:00 – 13:00
This is the launch of the Bee Shed and Bee School project funded through the Pick My Project program. Celebrate the open of this new community space where you can learn about bees, pollinators and [...]
Urban Garden Collective Sunday funday 10:00
Urban Garden Collective Sunday funday
Nov 17 @ 10:00 – 17:00
Spendg time with like minded souls, connect with nature, practice yoga or just relax. You might even do some gardening! There will be a vegan ‘pot luck’ lunch with rescued food from Food Without Borders [...]
Christmas baking and desserts with Charlotte Ree 11:00
Christmas baking and desserts with Charlotte Ree @ Kitchen Warehouse
Nov 17 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Charlotte Ree wants to teach you that decadent desserts are easy to make and that baking isn’t a scary science – it’s fun, creative and intuitive. Learn Charlotte’s tips and tricks for making delicious cakes, [...]
Bee a pollinator! Native bee hotel workshop by Buzz and Dig. 11:30
Bee a pollinator! Native bee hotel workshop by Buzz and Dig. @ Private address
Nov 17 @ 11:30 – 12:30
This workshop, by Katrina Forstner from Buzz and Dig, will introduce you to our native bees, how to spot a native bee, nesting types, buzz pollination, what materials are great to get you started with [...]
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 19:30 – 22:30
 
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Nov 22 @ 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
Nov 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Nov 23 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 23 @ 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
Nov 24 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 28 @ 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
Nov 29 @ 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
Nov 30 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Amazake making and cooking 11:00
Amazake making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Nov 30 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Amazake (aka ama koji) is a traditional Japanese fermented energy drink. Rich in digestive enzymes and nutrition, amazake is also a seasoning for cooking. Learn about amazake and enjoy the flavour, beauty and health benefits. [...]
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Nov 30 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Members meet at the garden every Saturday. Click here to read about the garden.