Calendar of local events

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, it is unlikely that many, if any, of these events will actually be happening.

View calendars for specific Council areas:
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View calendars for specific types of event (and the key to the colour coding):
All events    All once-off events (Cooking, Everything else, Free)      Community gardens      Food swaps      Free meals      Markets      Farmers’ markets      Garden clubs

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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Mar 1 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Home Harvest Picnic 2020 15:30
Home Harvest Picnic 2020 @ Edendale
Mar 1 @ 15:30 – 19:00
This will be the ninth annual home harvest picnic, where trained cooks produce a shared meal from homegrown produce. As well as the meal itself, there will be community stalls, music and family activities. You [...]
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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 19:15 – 21:15
First Tuesday of every month except for January. 2020 Speakers and topics 4 Feb: Fiona Williams on irises and scented pelagonia. 3 Mar: Robert Boyle on landscape design. 7 Apr: Al & Hazelk Veevers on [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Menu: malai kofta. 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 traditional [...]
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Preserving 09:00
Preserving @ Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House
Mar 7 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Explore the magic of preservation. You will create three different preserves on the day for you to take. The greatest advantage of preserving is the fact that you know where the raw ingredients came from [...]
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 10:00
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Mar 7 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Anyone is welcome to attend and no ongoing commitment to the garden is required. Click here to read about the garden.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Mar 7 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
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Kitchen garden after school at Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) 15:45
Kitchen garden after school at Garden of Plenty Community Garden (Greensborough) @ Diamond Valley Library
Mar 10 @ 15:45 – 17:00
Dig in the garden, pick fresh veggies and prepare dishes to share and enjoy. Part of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program. Click here to read about the garden.
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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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Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Mar 14 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
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Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market 08:30
Eltham Community Craft and Produce Market @ Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Composting/soil improvement workshop and garden tour 10:00
Composting/soil improvement workshop and garden tour @ Private garden (address provided on booking)
Mar 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Stuart and Christine Rodda’s one acre garden is the result of 40 years of planting and soil improvement. The land was previously an orchard so the soil had already been worked to some extent, but [...]
Introduction to permaculture (two sessions) 10:00
Introduction to permaculture (two sessions) @ Edendale
Mar 15 @ 10:00 – 16:00
A two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on the 15th and 22nd March, both 10am-4pm. Facilitator: Donna Livermore. Some of the topics covered will include: the ethics and design principles; energy and nutrient cycling; [...]
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap @ A Local Baker
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 20 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Menu: butter 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. In each session, they will share their traditional [...]
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Beginning beekeeping course 09:30
Beginning beekeeping course @ Edendale
Mar 21 @ 09:30 – 16:00
What you will learn: Getting started with backyard beekeeping. How to maintain a healthy hive, the wonders of swarms and how to keep them in check. The wonders of pure raw honey and an understanding [...]
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 10:00
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Mar 21 @ 10:00 – 11:00
Anyone is welcome to attend and no ongoing commitment to the garden is required. Click here to read about the garden.
Vegetarian Vietnamese 10:30
Vegetarian Vietnamese @ Under the Pickle Tree
Mar 21 @ 10:30 – 15:00
Facilitated by Kelly Meredith from Under The Pickle Tree. Learn how to make your own mushroom stock powder to add depth of flavour to vegetarian dishes; how to braise tofu in a master stock to [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Mar 21 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Mar 21 @ 14:00 – 15:00
 
Set up and maintain a worm farm 15:00
Set up and maintain a worm farm @ Edendale
Mar 21 @ 15:00 – 16:00
A worm farm can be one of the best ways to dispose of food scraps and, at the same time, produce vermi-juice (worm tea) and vermicast (worm castings) for use on the garden. Learn how [...]
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Mar 22 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Open Farm Day 10:00
Open Farm Day @ Various farms around Nillumbik and beyond
Mar 22 @ 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 participating farms include: Apted’s Orchards: 864 Cottles [...]
Incredible Edible Eltham – Winter vegetable planting workshop 14:00
Incredible Edible Eltham – Winter vegetable planting workshop @ Old Eltham Courthouse
Mar 22 @ 14:00 – 16:00
It’s time to think about your Winter veggie planting. As a prelude to the early April Winter planting at the Incredible Edible Eltham planter boxes at the railway station and outside healthAbility, presenters Guy Palmer [...]
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Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 27 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Menu: zucchii and pumpkin fritters with indian spices (starter) and vegetable korma (main dish). 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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Sourdough workshop 12:00
Sourdough workshop @ Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House
Mar 28 @ 12:00 – 16:00
The Fermented Mumma will break down this traditional bread making method into simple easy-to-follow steps. You will take home a ready-to-bake sourdough as well as instructions, electronic and hard copy, a jar of bubbly starter [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Mar 28 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
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