Calendar of local events

 

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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
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Nillumbik Garden Club 19:00
Nillumbik Garden Club @ Metzner Hall, St Vincent's Care Services
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 18:30 – 20:15
Menu: a few varieties of bhajis and 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. In each session, [...]
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KABUU working bee 09:00
KABUU working bee @ KABUU farm and nursery
Aug 10 @ 09:00 – 13:00
KABUU grow seedlings and microgreens. Richard Lee will give a tour of the farm and tell the story behind KABUU. Depending on the number of people attending, activities may include: moving soil to make new [...]
St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Aug 10 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Greensborough Food Swap 10:00
Greensborough Food Swap @ Diamond Valley Library - food garden
Aug 10 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Family friendly vegan cooking class 12:00
Family friendly vegan cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Aug 11 @ 12:00 – 16:00
There will be 5-8 dishes in total. Everything will be vegan, based around the core staples of fruit, veg, starches, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.
Wicking beds 13:00
Wicking beds @ Allwood Neighbourhood House
Aug 11 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Tutor: Ravi from the Greenheart Trust. Learn the basics of creating wicking beds.
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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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 [...]
Tea making 11:00
Tea making @ Diamond Valley Library
Aug 15 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Discover the healing benefits of tea using the herbs or produce in your garden including lemon balm, lemon verbena, rosemary, and a locally made chai.
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:30
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
St Andrews Food Swap 10:00
St Andrews Food Swap @ St Andrews Hall
Aug 18 @ 10:00 – 11:00
 
Family friendly vegan cooking class 12:00
Family friendly vegan cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Aug 18 @ 12:00 – 16:00
There will be 5-8 dishes in total. Everything will be vegan, based around the core staples of fruit, veg, starches, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.
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Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) 09:30
Edible Hub meetup (Hurstbridge) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Aug 22 @ 09:30 – 11:00
Anyone is welcome to attend and no ongoing commitment to the garden is required.
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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 – Oakridge Wines 17:30
Behind the bar – Oakridge Wines @ Nillumbik Cellars
Aug 23 @ 17:30 – 19:30
Oakridge Wines are a winery in Coldstream,. Taste their wines at Nillumbik Cellars – free to attend, free to taste, and no bookings required.
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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Aug 24 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 25 @ 09:00 – 13:00
 
Eltham Food Swap 09:30
Eltham Food Swap @ Car park, top of the Eltham Town Mall
Aug 25 @ 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 [...]
Vegan brunch cooking class 11:00
Vegan brunch cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Aug 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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Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden 09:30
Living & Learning Nillumbik Community Veggie Garden @ Nillumbik Living & Learning Centre
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 18:30 – 20:15
Menu: chicken vindaloo. 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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St Andrews Market 09:00
St Andrews Market @ Corner of Kangaroo Ground/St Andrews and Heidelberg/Kinglake Roads
Aug 31 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Dogs not permitted.
Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course 09:30
Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course @ Edendale Community Environment Farm
Aug 31 @ 09:30 – 15:00
Every Saturday for 9 weeks. Book by phone (9433 3744). 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, [...]
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) 13:00
Thrive working bee (Diamond Creek) @ Thrive Community Garden
Aug 31 @ 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
Aug 31 @ 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 [...]