Calendar of local events

 

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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 1 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jun 1 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Set up and maintain a worm farm 15:00
Set up and maintain a worm farm @ Edendale
Jun 1 @ 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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Hurstbridge Market 08:30
Hurstbridge Market @ Hurstbridge Farmers Market
Jun 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
Jun 2 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Olive preserving workshop 10:30
Olive preserving workshop
Jun 2 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Join Maria Ciavarella as she goes over several different ways of curing and preserving green and black olives, along with tastings. This workshop, organised by North East Ranges Permaculture (NERP), will take the mystery out [...]
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 2 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Jun 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
Jun 4 @ 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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Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 5 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Jun 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
Jun 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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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 8 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Jun 8 @ 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.
Cooking seasonal produce with Julie French 11:30
Cooking seasonal produce with Julie French @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 8 @ 11:30 – 12:30
Join Julie French as she shows you how to best use the produce in your garden to reduce food waste, save money and enjoy the tasty food that she prepares in the library’s kitchen garden.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jun 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
Jun 9 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 9 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
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Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 12 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Jun 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
Jun 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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Cook Indian by the creek 18:15
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Jun 14 @ 18:15 – 19:45
Menu: Chicken methi masala. Tender pieces of chicken cooked with yogurt and fenugreek leaves. Gluten free. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 15 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 15 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 15th and 16th of June. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jun 15 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.
Backyard chooks for beginners 14:00
Backyard chooks for beginners @ Edendale
Jun 15 @ 14:00 – 16:00
This workshop will cover the characteristics of different breeds (in order to make a selection that suits your setting and needs) as well as the housing and care of chickens. Participants will leave with the [...]
Thrive Food Swap 14:00
Thrive Food Swap @ Thrive Community Garden
Jun 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
Jun 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
Jun 16 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Jun 16 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 16 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills 11:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 16 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Open Cellars of the Artisan Hills @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
On both 15th and 16th of June. Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the [...]
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Cheese making class 19:00
Cheese making class @ Organic Fix
Jun 19 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Learn how to make ricotta, mozzarella, mascarpone and bocconcini. Stretch mozzarella. Taste vegan haloumi. Sauerkraut tips and tastings. Includes a $43 cheese making kit so that you can get started as soon as you are [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Jun 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
Jun 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 [...]
Kombucha tea making 11:00
Kombucha tea making @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 20 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Join Katherine Barling to learn how to make kombucha tea. Enjoy a demonstration of how to prepare, build and harvest the finished kombucha drink and (perhaps) enjoy some samples.
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:15
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Jun 21 @ 18:15 – 20:00
Menu (vegan): aloo gobi and aubergine masala. Cauliflower with potatoes and aubergine baked with spices and cooked with tomatoes. Gluten free. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the [...]
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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 22 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jun 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
Jun 22 @ 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 [...]
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Eltham Farmers’ Market 09:00
Eltham Farmers’ Market @ Eltham Mall
Jun 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Winter fruit tree pruning workshop 09:00
Winter fruit tree pruning workshop @ Edendale
Jun 23 @ 09:00 – 13:00
Winter is the best time to prune most fruit trees. Join Justin Calverley and learn how to best care for your fruit trees for health and to maximise your yield for next season. Bring your [...]
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Jun 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 [...]
Flavor Full cooking class 11:00
Flavor Full cooking class
Jun 23 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Take advantage of the spices and herbs found in your local grocery store and warm up your food with natural flavours. You will be shown how to use spices in simple ways, alongside a variety [...]
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Jun 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
Jun 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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St Andrews Market 08:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Jun 29 @ 08:00 – 14:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Jun 29 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Regular working bee. Everyone welcome. Click here to read about the garden.