Calendar of local events

 

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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 1 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Pickle making workshop 10:00
Pickle making workshop @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Learn the fundamentals of preserving vegetables as pickles or lactoferments. Michelle Hegarty will guide you through the fundamentals of pickle making whilst making pickles for the Home Harvest Picnic. Marina Bistrin will teach you about [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Feb 3 @ 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
Feb 4 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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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Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course 09:30
Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course @ Edendale Community Environment Farm
Feb 7 @ 09:30 – 14:30
Every Friday for 9 weeks. This 9-week hands-on course is ideal for people considering a career in horticulture. No prior experience is necessary. Working as a team with fellow participants, you will gain a broad [...]
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 8 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Learn how to monitor for pests in your garden 10:00
Learn how to monitor for pests in your garden @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 8 @ 10:00 – 16:00
This workshop will dicuss issues that might pose a risk to your veggie patch or garden plot. You will learn how to monitor for pests of concern and how to look out for the ‘good [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Summertime Asian salads 10:30
Summertime Asian salads @ Under the Pickle Tree
Feb 9 @ 10:30 – 15:00
Facilitated by Kelly Meredith from Under The Pickle Tree. Learn how to make and store homemade roasted rice powder, essential in Thai salads; how to make Thai chilli jam from scratch; and how to smoke [...]
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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
Feb 11 @ 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.
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) 18:30
Indian cooking – Punjabi (two sessions) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 11 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a two-session workshop, with the two sessions being on Tuesday, 11th February and Tuesday, 18th February, 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Summer fruit tree pruning 09:00
Summer fruit tree pruning @ Edendale
Feb 15 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Facilitated by Justin Calverley. Many of us focus on winter as the best time to prune our fruit trees but some fruit trees benefit much more from summer pruning (e.g. stonefruit). Learn how to best [...]
Start your own veg seedlings for Winter harvest 10:00
Start your own veg seedlings for Winter harvest @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 15 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Starting your own seedlings from seed saves money and lets you access varieties that won’t be available at the nursery. Learn how to start seedlings of winter crops like kale, broccoli, lettuce, spinach, chard, cabbage, [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food and Plant Swap @ A Local Baker
Feb 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
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Queensland fruit fly community workshop 19:00
Queensland fruit fly community workshop @ Nillumbik Shire Council
Feb 17 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Nillumbik and Banyule Councils invite you to learn more about this horticultural pest and help develop a community approach to prevention, control, surveillance and eradication. Working together, Nillumbik and Banyule residents can prevent the Queensland [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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 [...]
Worm farm workshop 11:00
Worm farm workshop @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 20 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join Naomi and learn how to reinvigorate your worm farm or start from scratch in this hands-on presentation.
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 22 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 14:00 – 16:30
Presenter: Dianne Gordon. 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 [...]
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Feb 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Feb 23 @ 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 [...]
Lucinda’s permaculture garden 10:00
Lucinda’s permaculture garden @ Private address
Feb 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Set on 1/3 acre block. Lucinda’s garden shows how a large and chaotic array of veggies, fruits, water plants and herbs can thrive in a small space alongside gum trees, using a combination of above-ground [...]
Food photography 14:00
Food photography @ Eltham Living and Learning Centre
Feb 23 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This class is for food bloggers, bakers or restaurant/cafe owners. It will focus on taking great images of food using your own, or easily obtainable, equipment. It will cover such aspects as: the right equipment; [...]
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Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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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Behind the bar – Rob Dolan Wines 17:30
Behind the bar – Rob Dolan Wines @ Nillumbik Cellars
Feb 28 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Rob Dolan Wines are a winery in brewery in Warrandyte South. Free to attend, free to taste, and no bookings required.
Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Feb 28 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Menu: chicken saagwala / palak paneer. 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 [...]
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Feb 29 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Vegan cooking with Concetta La Marchesina 11:00
Vegan cooking with Concetta La Marchesina @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
Feb 29 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Learn how to prepare nutritious, healthy and balanced vegan meals with naturopath Conchetta La Marchesina. Click here to read about the garden.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Feb 29 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.

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