Calendar of local events

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, some of these events might not actually be happening.

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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 tours   Garden clubs

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Learn olive preserving 10:30
Learn olive preserving @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 2 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Join Michelle to help preserve theur olive harvest and learn the art of preserving these little green delights. Workshop by donation.
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Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 3 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 3 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
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Vietnamese cooking master class 14:00
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 4 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: nuoc cham, goi du du, pho ga, [...]
Thai cooking master class 18:30
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 4 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: phrik nam plaa, kaeng khiao wan, kaeng [...]
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Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Jun 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Jun 5 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap 10:30
Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap @ Smith Reserve
Jun 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Open Table, Carlton North 13:00
Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 5 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Jun 5 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 5 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary winer. The menu: makizushi, dashi, ramen and okonomiyaki.
Korean cooking master class 18:30
Korean cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 5 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary beer and wine. The menu: kimchi, Korean style spicy chicken, [...]
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Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Jam making workshop 13:30
Jam making workshop @ Studio 1 Community Hub
Jun 6 @ 13:30 – 16:30
Learn how to make jam the old fashioned way. Bring a clean jar with a metal lid.
Mexican cooking master class 14:00
Mexican cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 6 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine and beer. The menu: tacos de guisado, tortillas, guacamole, [...]
Spanish cooking master class 18:30
Spanish cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 6 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine and beer. The menu: tortilla de patatas, calmares y [...]
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Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 10 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 10 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
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Street food of Asia 14:00
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 11 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Prepare and cook a varied menu, utilising a wide range of techniques along the way. Finish the class by tasting all of your creations [...]
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Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Jun 12 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Jun 12 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Jun 12 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Indian cooking master class 14:00
Indian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 12 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine or beer. The menu: chicken tikka masala, prawn curry [...]
Indonesian cooking master class 18:30
Indonesian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 12 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on Indonesian Bali cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary beer and wine. The menu: bumbu merah, kecap [...]
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Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 17 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Cook and dine – pasta with Nick 18:00
Cook and dine – pasta with Nick @ The Hive Collingwood
Jun 17 @ 18:00 – 21:00
The class will start off with tasting bocconcini, tomato and basil skewers before splitting into groups of three to create one of the following three recipes: pumpkin ravioli; fettuccine with a three-cheese sauce; and gnocchi [...]
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 17 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
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Pizza making party 14:00
Pizza making party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 18 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn to craft your own pizza dough from scratch. Taste a variety of topping combinations. Eat together at the end with a couple of glasses of wine.
Indian cooking master class 18:30
Indian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 18 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine or beer. The menu: chicken tikka masala, prawn curry [...]
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The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Jun 19 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Jun 19 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Chinese cooking master class 14:00
Chinese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 19 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary beer and wine. The menu: chao shuo, ganbian sijidou, mapo [...]
Going native Australia 18:30
Going native Australia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 19 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Make a 3 course meal using local and native ingredients, including ,learning their health benefits, and then enjoy with complimentary wine or beer. The [...]
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Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
Jun 20 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Vegan cooking master class 18:30
Vegan cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 20 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine or beer. The menu will include dishes from Japan, [...]
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Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 24 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
Whiskeys of the world 18:00
Whiskeys of the world @ The Fitz Cafe & Rooftop
Jun 24 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Taste the following whiskeys from around the world: Nikka Japanese Whiskey, Starward Australian Whiskey, Makers Mark American Whiskey, Laphroaig Scotch and Fireball Canadian Whiskey. Then make three Whiskey based cocktails.
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 24 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
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Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 25 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary winer. The menu: makizushi, dashi, ramen and okonomiyaki.
Mould – a cheese festival 16:30
Mould – a cheese festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Jun 25 @ 16:30 – 20:00
The festival is on at 4.30-8.30pm on Friday, 25th June and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 26th June. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
Chinese cooking master class 18:30
Chinese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 25 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary beer and wine. The menu: chao shuo, ganbian sijidou, mapo [...]
Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 25 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary winer. The menu: makizushi, dashi, ramen and okonomiyaki.
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Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Jun 26 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Jun 26 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Balam-Balam Community Garden working bee (Carlton North) 10:30
Balam-Balam Community Garden working bee (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Jun 26 @ 10:30 – 13:30
Volunteer with others to keep the Balam-Balam community garden healthy and take home some produce with you! Stay to enjoy a free hot lunch provided by Open Table.
Collingwood Food Swap 10:30
Collingwood Food Swap @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Jun 26 @ 10:30 – 11:30
No swap in December.
Mould – a cheese festival 11:00
Mould – a cheese festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Jun 26 @ 11:00 – 15:00
The festival is on at 4.30-8.30pm on Friday, 25th June and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 26th June. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Jun 26 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”. It appears that there [...]
Thai cooking master class 14:00
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 26 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: phrik nam plaa, kaeng khiao wan, kaeng [...]
Mould – a cheese festival 16:30
Mould – a cheese festival @ Abbotsford Convent
Jun 26 @ 16:30 – 20:00
The festival is on at 4.30-8.30pm on Friday, 25th June and 11am-8pm on Saturday, 26th June. This festival will see Australia’s best cheesemakers together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations and drinks. Your ticket includes all cheese [...]
Street food of Asia 18:30
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 26 @ 18:30 – 21:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Prepare and cook a varied menu, utilising a wide range of techniques along the way. Finish the class by tasting all of your creations [...]
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Artisan bread making 08:00
Artisan bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Jun 27 @ 08:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: Experimenting with bread. The bread baking process with each step explained. How to replicate the process at home. What you will get: 1 kilo of organic flour to take home. Savory [...]
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Vietnamese cooking master class 14:00
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 27 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: nuoc cham, goi du du, pho ga, [...]
Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jun 27 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary winer. The menu: makizushi, dashi, ramen and okonomiyaki.
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The mighty booch – DIY kombucha 18:30
The mighty booch – DIY kombucha @ Work-Shop Melbourne
Jun 29 @ 18:30 – 20:30
The Fermented Mumma will discuss the process and benefits of fermentation, the problems with pre-packaged kombucha, and the endless flavour combinations for your custom booch. She will introduce you to a scoby (which stands for [...]
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Sourdough basics 18:30
Sourdough basics @ Work-Shop Melbourne
Jun 30 @ 18:30 – 21:30
In this class for beginners, The Fermented Mumma will teach you how to create your own tough-crusted and dense sourdough. Introduce yourself to a sourdough starter and explore its mechanics and proper care. This workshop [...]

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