Calendar of local events

 

Given the current coronavirus crisis, it is unlikely that many, if any, of these events will actually be happening.

View calendars for specific Council areas:
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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 clubs

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 1 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Mar 1 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Triple cream brie cheese 10:00
Triple cream brie cheese @ CERES
Mar 1 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make your own triple cream brie and gourmet feta cheeses. How to make ricotta cheese. About different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden seed savers meetup
Mar 1 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
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SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 2 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 4 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
5
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
The herbal apprentice (7 sessions) 10:00
The herbal apprentice (7 sessions) @ CERES
Mar 5 @ 10:00 – 15:30
On 7 consecutive Thursdays from 5th March to 16th April, each 10am-3.30pm. Presenters: The Perma Pixie and Willow Herb-nerd. You will learn essential gardening practices, techniques of germination and cultivation, harvesting, drying and storing plant [...]
Sourdough workshop – yeasted breads 19:00
Sourdough workshop – yeasted breads @ East Coburg Neighbourhood House
Mar 5 @ 19:00 – 21:00
This session is an easy introduction to making bread at home. It will look at making basic yeasted breads, including white, wholemeal and multigrain sandwich loaves. It will include a demonstration, samples to taste, and [...]
6
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Mar 6 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Mar 6 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Mar 6 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
7
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 7 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) 09:00
Complete urban farmer (14 sessions) @ CERES
Mar 7 @ 09:00 – 15:00
Each course is 14 sessions over a period of a few months. Presenters: Justin Calverley and Donna Livermore. The topics to be covered will include: permaculture, chook care, bee keeping, propagating, seed saving and community [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 7 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Mar 7 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. 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 [...]
9
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 9 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 11 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
12
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
13
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Mar 13 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Mar 13 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Mar 13 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
14
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 14 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Food for mind and gut 10:00
Food for mind and gut @ CERES
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Foods which make your brain brighter. How to incorporate brain powering foods easily into your daily diet. Foods that can build and protect your gut microbiome and clear brain fog. Presenter: [...]
Growing and cooking with bushfoods 10:00
Growing and cooking with bushfoods @ CERES
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to identify and harvest bush foods. How to grow and maintain bush foods in the home garden. How to incorporate bush foods into everyday recipes. What you will get: Handouts [...]
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 14 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
SEEDs Garden Food Swap 11:00
SEEDs Garden Food Swap @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 14 @ 11:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it.
Passata making workshop 13:00
Passata making workshop @ Reynard Street Neighbourhood House
Mar 14 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Learn to make passata, a staple in Mediterranian cuisine. Book by phone (9386 7128) or email (admin@rsnh.org.au).
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Mar 14 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
15
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 15 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Mar 15 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee 14:00
Reynard Street Community Garden (Coburg) working bee @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Mar 15 @ 14:00 – 16:00
One of the volunteers, John, runs this monthly working bee.
16
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 16 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 18 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
19
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
Cooking for one 10:30
Cooking for one @ Coburg Library
Mar 19 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Paris Jay will show you basic skills on reading food labels and deciphering confusing marketing messages to make the best choice for you. You will learn simple ideas and tips for cooking for one person [...]
Open Table, Brunswick 12:30
Open Table, Brunswick @ Brunswick Neighbourhood House
Mar 19 @ 12:30 – 13:30
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 [...]
Sourdough workshop – sourdough bread 19:00
Sourdough workshop – sourdough bread @ East Coburg Neighbourhood House
Mar 19 @ 19:00 – 21:00
This session will talk about making and maintaining a starter. It will include a demonstration, samples to taste, and notes to take home. It is intended for the home cook using a domestic oven.
20
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Mar 20 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Mar 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Mar 20 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
21
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 21 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Kevin Heinze GROW Autumn Fair and Open Day (Coburg) 09:00
Kevin Heinze GROW Autumn Fair and Open Day (Coburg) @ Peppertree Place
Mar 21 @ 09:00 – 15:00
This event will showcase their nursery, where a wide variety of perennials, succulents, herbs, fruit trees and vegetable seedlings will be available for purchase. The open day is also an opportunity for prospective participants, their [...]
North Coburg Food Swap 10:00
North Coburg Food Swap @ Parker Reserve
Mar 21 @ 10:00 – 12:30
 
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 21 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Vegan cheese making 10:00
Vegan cheese making @ CERES
Mar 21 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: How to make your own vegan cheese. How to make vegan milks, creamy spreads and dairy-free desserts. Presenter: Nase Supplitt.
Open Table, Fawkner 13:00
Open Table, Fawkner @ Fawkner Senior Citizens Centre
Mar 21 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Every other Saturday. 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 [...]
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Mar 21 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
22
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 22 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Pentridge straw and manure fundraiser 09:00
Pentridge straw and manure fundraiser @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 22 @ 09:00 – 16:00
Pentridge Community Garden is hosting a straw and manure sale, with all profits going back into the garden. Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Mar 22 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising.
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather 11:00
West Brunswick Community Garden garden and gather
Mar 22 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 12:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Mar 22 @ 12:00 – 14:30
What you will learn: How to coagulate milk using acid and rennet. How to stretch and shape mozzarella. How to make whole milk ricotta. What you will get: Recipes and the essential techniques of cheesemaking. [...]
23
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
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Food Not Bombs, Coburg 19:00
Food Not Bombs, Coburg @ outside of Coburg Library
Mar 25 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Food Not Bombs Melbourne is part of a worldwide movement that cooks and distributes vegan organic food to anyone and everyone, without restriction. It bases itself in Brunswick, gathers leftover organic fruit and vegetables from [...]
26
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Everyone welcome. Help them continue to transform their garden into an edible, beautiful and educational sanctuary for all who pass through their gates. Click here to read about the garden.
27
Introduction to therapeutic horticulture workshop 09:30
Introduction to therapeutic horticulture workshop @ PepperTree Place
Mar 27 @ 09:30 – 13:00
This workshop will cover the history and rationale of therapeutic horticulture, the importance of nature for our well-being, some practical tips and how to design a program using therapeutic horticulture principles. The workshop will be [...]
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch 10:00
Reynard Street Community Garden working bee and lunch @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Mar 27 @ 10:00 – 12:30
A small group of gardening volunteers meets every Friday at 10 am and works until 12:30 pm when they break for a free community lunch! They incorporate produce from the garden into these weekly community [...]
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup 10:00
West Brunswick Community Garden weekly meetup
Mar 27 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 14:30
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Mar 27 @ 14:30 – 15:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
28
Coburg Farmers’ Market 08:00
Coburg Farmers’ Market @ Coburg Primary School
Mar 28 @ 08:00 – 13:00
 
Feta, halloumi and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 09:00
Feta, halloumi and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Mar 28 @ 09:00 – 12:30
What you will learn: The fundamentals of fermenting milk. Coagulating milk using both starter cultures and rennet. Cutting, draining and moulding curds. What you will get: Recipes and notes. A tasting of the cheeses made. [...]
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee 10:00
Lygon Street Community Garden (Brunswick East) working bee @ Lygon Street Community Garden
Mar 28 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Click here to read about the garden.
Urban Orchard Food Swap 10:00
Urban Orchard Food Swap @ CERES
Mar 28 @ 10:00 – 13:00
 
Coburg Food Swap 11:00
Coburg Food Swap @ Reynard Street Community Garden, Robinson Reserve
Mar 28 @ 11:00 – 12:00
 
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour 13:00
Ratio Cocoa Roasters behind the scenes chocolate factory tour @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Mar 28 @ 13:00 – 14:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Tasting plate can be adapted to non dairy / vegan, please advise on arrival.
29
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) 09:00
Pentridge Community Garden open session (Coburg) @ Pentridge Community Garden
Mar 29 @ 09:00 – 12:30
Click here to read about the garden.
Fawkner Food Bowls get together 10:00
Fawkner Food Bowls get together @ Fawkner Food Bowls
Mar 29 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Working bee, market stall and socialising. Click here to read about the garden.
30
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee 10:00
SEEDs Garden Club (Brunswick) working bee @ SEEDs Communal Garden
Mar 30 @ 10:00 – 12:00
SEEDs is a communal garden, that grows natural networks, skills, mutual opportunities, friendships, organic food and community for all who are involved in it. Join them to give a hand and help their garden grow [...]
31
Waste, organic recycling and life cycle analysis 10:00
Waste, organic recycling and life cycle analysis @ CERES
Mar 31 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Presenter: Lauren Kaszubski. Topics to be covered will include: how to reduce your waste, 4Rs; e-waste & life cycle analysis; organic recycling & food waste; simple actions, big impacts; litter and plastics; waste campaigns and [...]

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