Calendar of local events

 

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Bee a pollinator! 10:00
Bee a pollinator! @ Batman Park Kindergarten - North Room
Jul 1 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In this school holiday workshop, families will be introduced to native bees, pollination and increasing urban biodiversity. Children will make a bee-friendly hotel with natural and recycled materials to take home. 4+ ages recommended. Parents [...]
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 3 @ 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 [...]
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Newton Street Community Garden 10:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 4 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 5 @ 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
Jul 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 6 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Community Gardens working bee 13:00
Northcote Community Gardens working bee @ Northcote Community Gardens
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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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Newton Street Community Garden 10:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 11 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Foolproof French macarons 10:00
Foolproof French macarons @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jul 13 @ 10:00 – 11:30
These delicate patisserie cookies have a reputation for being finicky. But worry not – they will help you to get the technique down pat, from the fundamental techniques to creating flavour combinations to troubleshooting.
Northcote Food Swap 11:00
Northcote Food Swap @ Chalice Garden
Jul 13 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Profiterole basics 12:15
Profiterole basics @ Kitchen Warehouse
Jul 13 @ 12:15 – 13:45
Learn the steps in making light and crisp profiteroles. Also, learn how to add crunchy sablage on top, filling them with pastry cream, and dipping them in chocolate or caramel.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 13 @ 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
Jul 14 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jul 14 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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Cooking for healthy minds (10 sessions) 13:30
Cooking for healthy minds (10 sessions) @ Span Community House
Jul 16 @ 13:30 – 15:30
On Tuesdays from 16th July to 17th September April (10 weeks), 1.30-3.30pm. Mid-term enrolment is available. Low cost social inclusion activity. Experience and enjoy demonstration and hands-on cooking, sharing recipes and using seasonal produce. This [...]
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 17 @ 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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Newton Street Community Garden 10:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 18 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Reservoir Food Swap 10:00
Reservoir Food Swap @ In front of Reservoir Library
Jul 20 @ 10:00 – 11:00
In front of Reservoir Library
Fairfield Food Swap 11:00
Fairfield Food Swap @ St. Andrews Church, side garden
Jul 20 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
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Rezza cook’s club 10:00
Rezza cook’s club @ Reservoir Neighbourhood House
Jul 23 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Go along and help choose a new recipe for each class. Teach or be taught how to cook the food you’ve always wanted to know how to cook. Call to confirm attendance (9462 4611).
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Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) 10:00
Span Community House Community Garden group (Thornbury) @ Span Community House
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 24 @ 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 10:00
Newton Street Community Garden @ Newton Street Community Garden
Jul 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
A drop-in gardening session which everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to read about the garden.
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 17:30
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 25 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Take something to share at their communal meal. Click here to read about the garden.
Nonna & Mum’s homestyle cooking class 19:30
Nonna & Mum’s homestyle cooking class @ Furlan Club
Jul 25 @ 19:30 – 22:30
 
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Community lunch (Preston) 12:00
Community lunch (Preston) @ The Bridge
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
 
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap 11:00
Preston/Thornbury Food Swap
Jul 27 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) 14:00
Sylvester Hive Community Garden (Preston) @ Pavilion School grounds
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee 10:00
Northcote Library Food Garden working bee @ Northcote Library
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00
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
Jul 31 @ 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 [...]