Calendar of local events

 

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Behind the bar – Hargreaves Hill beer 17:30
Behind the bar – Hargreaves Hill beer @ Nillumbik Cellars
Nov 1 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Hargreaves Hill are a brewery in Lilydale. Taste their beers at Nillumbik Cellars – free to attend, free to taste, and no bookings required.
Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Nov 1 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Menu: aloo tikki (potato, peas and dahl plus spices); and vegetarian korma. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to [...]
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Nov 2 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Nov 2 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
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Hurstbridge Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Market @ Hurstbridge Market
Nov 3 @ 08:30 – 13:00
Entry is $2 and all proceeds go to the CFA, the market’s community partner.
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Nov 3 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Nov 4 @ 19:00 – 22:00
First Monday of every month except for January and December. At all meetings, doors open 7pm for a 8pm start. There will be plants for sale, raffles, door prizes and supper. 2018 topics 1 Oct: [...]
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Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club 19:15
Hurstbridge Sow & Grow Garden Club @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 5 @ 19:15 – 21:15
First Tuesday of every month except for January. 2019 Speakers and topics 5 Feb: John Ferris on edible landscapes. 5 Mar: Kathleen Tants on wees and weed control. 2 Apr: Brendan Curtis on zoo horticulture. [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Nov 7 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 7 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Nov 8 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Menu: chicken biryani with raita. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. In each session, they will share [...]
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Nov 9 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Nov 9 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Nov 9 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Nov 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Arthurs Creek Mechanics Institute’s 31st annual garden walk 09:30
Arthurs Creek Mechanics Institute’s 31st annual garden walk @ Arthurs Creek Mechanics Institute Hall
Nov 10 @ 09:30 – 17:30
5 gardens to visit. Light lunches and Devonshire teas available. Various art/craft items to purchase including Jane Annois pottery. Plants also available for purchase. Purchase tickets at the hall on the day. All proceeds will [...]
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Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) 18:30
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 12 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on Tuesday, 12th November and Tuesday, 26th November, both 6.30-8.30pm. Tutor Taariq Hassan. Learn how to cook a healthy North West Indian vegetarian meal from [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Nov 14 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 14 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Nov 15 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Menu: chicken methi masala. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. In each session, they will share their [...]
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Nov 16 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Bee hive tour 10:30
Bee hive tour @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Nov 16 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Your tour, led by Nathan Stewart, a professional Doreen-based beekeeper from Maya ‘Xala Honey, will include suiting up in protective gear, lighting a bee smoker, and spending two hours as real life beekeeper. Initially, Nathan [...]
Farm tour and garlic harvest 10:30
Farm tour and garlic harvest @ Sugarloaf Produce
Nov 16 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Sugarloaf Produce is a small non-certified organic farm located in Strathewen. Learn how they grow vegetables, fruit, mushrooms and eggs without the use of synthetic chemicals, and how they produce compost using a mixture of [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Nov 16 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Farm tour and Spring planting 14:00
Farm tour and Spring planting @ Sugarloaf Produce
Nov 16 @ 14:00 – 15:30
Sugarloaf Produce is a small non-certified organic farm located in Strathewen. Learn how they grow vegetables, fruit, mushrooms and eggs without the use of synthetic chemicals, and how they produce compost using a mixture of [...]
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Nov 16 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Nov 17 @ 08:30 – 12:30
Specialising in stallholders that produce quality homemade, homegrown and handcrafted products, or selling fresh and tantalising produce. The Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market is, and has been, a place where the local people can [...]
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Nov 17 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Introduction to permaculture (two sessions) 10:00
Introduction to permaculture (two sessions) @ Edendale
Nov 17 @ 10:00 – 16:00
A two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on the 17th and 24th November, each 10am-4pm. Facilitator: Donna Livermore. Developed by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, permaculture (permanent agriculture) is a whole system approach to [...]
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap @ A Local Baker
Nov 17 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Nov 21 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 21 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
Tomato planting 11:00
Tomato planting @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 21 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join Kathleen to learn how to plant and best care for your tomatoes to ensure a bumper crop.
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Nov 23 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Nov 23 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Home composting workshop 14:00
Home composting workshop @ Edendale
Nov 23 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Learn how composting, worm farming and the use of particular plants can naturally improve your soil. Discover how to compost and worm farm effectively for the best results. Understand how recycling your household and garden [...]
Eikellegimaa NGO evening and film screening 17:00
Eikellegimaa NGO evening and film screening @ Edendale
Nov 23 @ 17:00 – 20:00
Hear about life in the Estonian countryside, living close to nature. They will introduce their little NGO and their activities past and future in promoting sustainable living and environmental awareness. Food forests, organic seed banks, [...]
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Nov 24 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Nov 24 @ 09:30 – 10:30
Look for the large white ‘Local Food Connect’ marquee at the Farmers’ Market. Go along with your homegrown fruit and veggies, favourite seasonal recipes, spare jam jars, homemade labelled preserves, etc, and share and network [...]
Tomato training session at KABUU 13:00
Tomato training session at KABUU @ KABUU farm and nursery
Nov 24 @ 13:00 – 17:00
You are invited to a hands-on tomato training session at the KABUU urban farm. The session will include adding some additional purlins to the frames of the poly tunnels above each row of tomatoes, attaching [...]
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Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 28 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Anyone is welcome to attend and no ongoing commitment to the garden is required. Click here to read about the garden.
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Nov 28 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Feel free to drop by to have a look at the garden, to find out more and to meet the garden coordinator, Trevor. Click here to read about the garden.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Nov 28 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Are you a keen gardener but don’t have the space you need? Meet other volunteer gardeners to share tips and ideas, contributing to the maintenance of the community garden. Plant, harvest and dig to your [...]
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Nov 29 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Menu: chicken tikka / paneer tikka; chicken kebab / veg kebab; chick peas salad. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and [...]
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Nov 30 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Demonstrating effective blackberry control techniques 10:00
Demonstrating effective blackberry control techniques @ St Andrews Pony Club
Nov 30 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Nillumbik Council and the Victorian Blackberry Taskforce invite you to a demonstration of effective blackberry control techniques including mechanical, chemical and drone demonstrations, planning and resources. The event will be followed at midday by a [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Nov 30 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Sourdough bread and pumpkin damper making 13:30
Sourdough bread and pumpkin damper making @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Nov 30 @ 13:30 – 14:30
Terry Wesselink will demonstrate how to manage your sourdough starter and make bread using the pizza oven. Bring along a sterile jar, as for jam making, with a hole in the lid to take home [...]