Calendar of local events

 

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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Apr 1 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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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Healthy eating and nutrition 10:00
Healthy eating and nutrition @ Eltham Living & Learning Centre
Apr 3 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Aimed at supporting people over 55 to live and age well. Presented by Bolton Clark. Learn about nutrition and how to get the most out of every day, plus receive a free booklet of Maggie [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Apr 4 @ 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 4 @ 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 [...]
Eltham twilight market 16:00
Eltham twilight market
Apr 4 @ 16:00 – 20:00
 
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Apr 5 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Menu: chicken biryani with mixed veg raita (spiced yogurt) and chicken. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Apr 6 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Bee hive tour 10:30
Bee hive tour @ Rivers of Yarrambat
Apr 6 @ 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 [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 6 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Farmers’ Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Apr 7 @ 08:30 – 13:00
Entry is $2 and all proceeds go to the CFA, the market’s community partner. Stallholder enquiries: 0414 703186 General enquiries: 9433 3315
Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Apr 7 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Open Farm Day 10:00
Open Farm Day @ Various farms around Nillumbik and beyond
Apr 7 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Open Farm Day is your chance to visit working farms and meet local farmers. The activities will include farm tours, live demonstrations, farm animals and product tastings. The farms participating in 2019 include: Apted’s Orchards: [...]
A touch of Thai (vegan cooking class) 12:00
A touch of Thai (vegan cooking class) @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 7 @ 12:00 – 16:00
A selection of Thai inspired dishes will be demonstrated, plus practical staples – 5-8 dishes in total. Everything will be vegan, based around the core staples of fruit, veg, starches, whole grains, legumes, nuts and [...]
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Eltham planter boxes working bee 10:00
Eltham planter boxes working bee @ Eltham railway station
Apr 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
They will be meeting at the edible garden at the railway station at 10am to start the planting and then moving on to the bed on Main Road outside healthAbility later in the morning. They [...]
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Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 10 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Apr 11 @ 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 11 @ 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 [...]
Kids in the kitchen 11:00
Kids in the kitchen @ Under the Pickle Tree
Apr 11 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Facilitated by Kerry Meredith from Under The Pickle Tree. Get your kids cooking these school holidays. On the menu is a dish everyone loves that is actually quite time-consuming and intense to cook. But don’t [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Apr 13 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Apr 13 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Contact either of the co-organisers: Glenn Mansfield by phone (0488 192198) or email or Margot Meredith by phone (0415 926642) or email.
Native plant and book sale 10:00
Native plant and book sale @ Eltham Senior Citizens
Apr 13 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Organised by Australian Plants Society – Yarra Yarra, there will be sales of native and indigenous plants plus books. The plant sellers will include: APS Yarra Yarra growers; La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary nursery; Natural Plantscape [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 13 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Apr 14 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Meet the farmer tour (Eltham Farmers’ Market) 09:00
Meet the farmer tour (Eltham Farmers’ Market) @ Eltham Farmers' Market
Apr 14 @ 09:00 – 09:45
Explore the hidden treasures of Eltham Farmers’ Market on an insider’s tour with local farmer Isy from Sugarloaf Produce. Meet some of the stallholders, hear the story of the farms, how their produce is grown [...]
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Apr 14 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 14 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
Meet the farmer tour (Eltham Farmers’ Market) 11:00
Meet the farmer tour (Eltham Farmers’ Market) @ Eltham Farmers' Market
Apr 14 @ 11:00 – 11:45
Explore the hidden treasures of Eltham Farmers’ Market on an insider’s tour with local farmer Isy from Sugarloaf Produce. Meet some of the stallholders, hear the story of the farms, how their produce is grown [...]
Thai inspired vegan cooking class 12:00
Thai inspired vegan cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 14 @ 12:00 – 16:00
A selection of Thai inspired dishes will be demonstrated, plus practical staples, including cashew yoghurt, plant-based milk and nut parmesan sprinkle. Everything will be vegan, based around the core staples of fruit, veg, starches, whole [...]
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Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 17 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Apr 18 @ 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 18 @ 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 [...]
Beeswax wraps 11:00
Beeswax wraps @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 18 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join Ben, from Ben’s Bees, as he shows us how to make beautiful beeswax wraps – a natural and reusable alternative to plastic wrap.
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Apr 20 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 20 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 20 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 21 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Vegan brunch cooking class 11:00
Vegan brunch cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 22 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste. It will include such dishes as plant-based milks, creamy lemon dream porridge, waffles, pancakes, scrambled tofu, chia puddings and [...]
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Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 24 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Apr 25 @ 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.
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee 10:00
Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) working bee @ Diamond Valley Library
Apr 25 @ 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 [...]
Vegan brunch cooking class 11:00
Vegan brunch cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 25 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste. It will include such dishes as plant-based milks, creamy lemon dream porridge, waffles, pancakes, scrambled tofu, chia puddings and [...]
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Apr 26 @ 18:00 – 19:45
Menu (vegan savoury): onion bhaji and chick peas pancake + chutney. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Apr 27 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Apr 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome.
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Apr 28 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Apr 28 @ 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 [...]
Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 28 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Make sense of food labels 09:30
Make sense of food labels @ Customer Service Desk, Woolworths Supermarket
Apr 29 @ 09:30 – 11:30
Tour a supermarket and learn how to accurately read and understand food labels and choose healthy foods that are suitable for the whole family. You will also receive a healthy shopping guide booklet. The tours [...]
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