Calendar of local events

 

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

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Nonna’s comfort food (Italian) 18:30
Nonna’s comfort food (Italian) @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 2 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to incorporate Australian ingredients into classic Italian dishes. How to update traditional Italian dishes for modern living. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, [...]
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Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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 [...]
La cucina della Puglia 18:30
La cucina della Puglia @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 4 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: Discover fish, pulses and greens cooked in a way you have never tasted before. Learn about one of the most interesting and diverse cuisine in Italy. What you will get: A [...]
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Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 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.
Chinese cooking master class 18:30
Chinese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 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: chao shuo, ganbian sijidou, mapo [...]
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Carlton Farmers’ Market 08:00
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Mar 6 @ 08:00 – 13:00
Enter via O’Grady Street.
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 6 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 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 [...]
Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap 10:30
Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap @ Smith Reserve
Mar 6 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Open Table, Carlton North 13:00
Open Table, Carlton North @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 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. The menu: phrik nam plaa, kaeng khiao wan, kaeng [...]
Street food of Asia 18:30
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 6 @ 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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Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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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Sicilian food 18:30
Sicilian food @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 9 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare authentic Italian food from Sicily. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, plus finger food before the meal. A full set of [...]
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Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 11 @ 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
Mar 11 @ 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 [...]
Sicilian food 18:30
Sicilian food @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 11 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare authentic Italian food from Sicily. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, plus finger food before the meal. A full set of [...]
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Thai cooking master class 18:30
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 12 @ 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 [...]
The cuisine of Central Italy 18:30
The cuisine of Central Italy @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 12 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: Discover the food of Abruzzo. How to prepare authentic Italian food from the Abruzzo region. How to adapt Australian produce to Italian dishes. What you will get: A three-course meal with [...]
Vietnamese cooking master class 18:30
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 12 @ 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: nuoc cham, goi du du, pho ga, [...]
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Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market 08:00
Collingwood Childrens Farm Farmers’ Market @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Mar 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 13 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 13 @ 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 [...]
Collingwood Food Swap 10:30
Collingwood Food Swap @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Mar 13 @ 10:30 – 11:30
No swap in December.
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Mar 13 @ 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 [...]
Korean cooking master class 18:30
Korean cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 13 @ 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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Beginners bread making 08:00
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Mar 14 @ 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. Pizza [...]
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 14 @ 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 [...]
Mexican cooking master class 14:00
Mexican cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 14 @ 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, [...]
Vegan handmade pasta class 17:00
Vegan handmade pasta class @ The Fitz Cafe & Rooftop
Mar 14 @ 17:00 – 19:00
Nadia Fragnito will teach you how to make tofu ricotta filled ravioli using the recipe from her cookbook Discovering Vegan Italian. You will make the pasta dough from scratch and you will also learn how [...]
Spanish cooking master class 18:30
Spanish cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 14 @ 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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A seafood feast 18:30
A seafood feast @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 16 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare seafood as an entrée, main course or as finger food. Techniques for cooking seafood successfully. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, [...]
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Sourdough basics 18:30
Sourdough basics @ Work-Shop Melbourne
Mar 17 @ 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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Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 18 @ 12:45 – 13:45
Share a healthy home-cooked lunch and chat with fellow community members and Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre staff.
A night in Rome 18:30
A night in Rome @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 18 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare authentic authentic Roman dishes. How to adapt Australian ingredients to Italian dishes. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, plus finger food [...]
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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 [...]
Hotham Street Ladies workshop 18:00
Hotham Street Ladies workshop @ Abbotsford Convent, Magdalen Laundries
Mar 19 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Join the Hotham Street Ladies in an icing sugar workshop to master the art of making your own lady parts! The Hotham Street Ladies are a group of five women who make food-related work, including [...]
Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 19 @ 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 Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 20 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 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 North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Mar 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 [...]
Indian cooking master class 14:00
Indian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 20 @ 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
Mar 20 @ 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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Beginners bread making 08:00
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Mar 21 @ 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. Pizza [...]
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 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 [...]
Italian cooking master class 14:00
Italian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 21 @ 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: insalata, pappardelle, ragu al Genovese [...]
Pizza making party 18:30
Pizza making party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 21 @ 18:30 – 20:30
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.
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Naples and the Amalfi Coast 18:30
Naples and the Amalfi Coast @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 23 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare authentic Italian food from Naples and the Amalfi Coast. How to cook fish and seafood like they do in Naples. What you will get: A three-course meal with [...]
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Community lunch (Carlton North) 12:45
Community lunch (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 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 [...]
Gin tasting and cocktail making experience 18:30
Gin tasting and cocktail making experience @ The Fitz Cafe & Rooftop
Mar 25 @ 18:30 – 20:00
You will start by tasting a selection of The Australian Distilling Co’s gins. You will then learn how to make some gin-based cocktails whilst being given some fun facts behind the history of the gin, [...]
La cucina Toscana 18:30
La cucina Toscana @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 25 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare authentic Italian food from Tuscany. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, plus finger food before the meal. A full set of [...]
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Pizza making party 14:00
Pizza making party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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 [...]
Nonna’s comfort food (Italian) 18:30
Nonna’s comfort food (Italian) @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 26 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to incorporate Australian ingredients into classic Italian dishes. How to update traditional Italian dishes for modern living. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, [...]
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Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market 08:00
Abbotsford Convent Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Mar 27 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
The Fitzroy Mills Market 09:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Mar 27 @ 09:00 – 14:00
Every Saturday except during January.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 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 [...]
Balam-Balam Community Garden working bee (Carlton North) 10:30
Balam-Balam Community Garden working bee (Carlton North) @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Mar 27 @ 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.
Open Table, Fitzroy North 13:00
Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Mar 27 @ 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
Mar 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 beer and wine. The menu: chao shuo, ganbian sijidou, mapo [...]
Going native Australia 18:30
Going native Australia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 27 @ 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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Artisan bread making 08:00
Artisan bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 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 [...]
Vegan cooking master class 18:30
Vegan cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Mar 28 @ 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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Gnocchi in tutta l’Italia 18:30
Gnocchi in tutta l’Italia @ La Cucina di Sandra
Mar 30 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: Explore the less known varieties of gnocchi. Make gnocchi of different kinds, not just from potatoes. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, plus finger [...]
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The mighty booch – DIY kombucha 18:30
The mighty booch – DIY kombucha @ Work-Shop Melbourne
Mar 31 @ 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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