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    August 2019

    COOKING BASICS FOR FAMILIES

    August 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $8.00

    Trying to feed a family healthy food on a budget can be difficult. Join this course to learn how to cook easy, healthy meals the kids will love. Each session you will cook a meal to take home. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 Terms Cost: $8 per weekly 2.5 hr session

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    Ballarat Business Women Networking Breakfast

    August 29 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
    Eclectic Tastes Cafe, 2 Burnbank Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    BBW Breakfast

    Join us for a delicious breakfast at Eclectic Tastes Cafe, 2 Burnbank St, Ballarat. Please RSVP and book your FREE seat. All registrations close strictly before 5PM Tuesday 27th August, thank you! Meet with other local businesswomen in a relaxed and informal environment. Catch up on what’s happening in business around town, network with friends and make new connections. Discover how you and your business can support other women along their professional journey. Feel free to bring a guest. Breakfast…

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    Cooking Basics

    August 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $50.00

    Learn basic cooking skills and how to plan and prepare healthy meals on a budget. Each session you will cook simple, delicious food to enjoy as a group. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 School Terms with a break over the School Holidays Starting: Thursday, 1st August 9:30am to 12:00pm Cost: $50 per Term

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    Cafe Skills

    August 29 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 10 October 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $50

    Considering a career in the Hospitality Industry? Or looking for entry level job such as kitchen hand, sandwich hand or cook? Discover what it takes to become part of the local food industry, exploring work in Cafes and the fast food industries. Includes completion of the “Do Food Safely” Program. Starting: Thursday 22 Aug (8 Sessions) 12:30pm - 3:30pm Cost: $50 (FREE with Conc.)

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    Cafe Skills

    August 29 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 3 October 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    Free

    Considering a career in hospitality or food service? Focusing on hospitality settings such as hospitals and nursing homes, canteens, business meetings and community events. Develop the skills required to work in these larger scale food service operations - where staff are currently in high demand. Course will cover practical topics including using a tea-trolley, cleaning routines, event set-up, bulk food prep and food hygiene. Includes completion of the ‘Do Food Safely’ Program. LENGTH: 7 Sessions COST: FREE

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    Spring Art Soiree for members and friends

    August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    The Printers Room, 58-60 Lydiard Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free

    Celebrate the coming of Spring AND the Ballarat International Foto Biennale at our August Soiree at The Printer's Room, underneath Sebastiaan's - thanks to Nigel the owner for his unconditional support! Entry via Mair Street through the arch of lights. It's on Thursday the 29th 7pm for a 7:30 start. We are excited to have some fabulous, talented local artist/photographers presenting short talks on their work in the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. Check out their pages on the Foto biennale…

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    Australian Native Flower Arrangement Winter Class

    August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    $150

    Do you love Australian Native Flowers? Or always had a desire to learn how to arrange the beauty of flowers in their element? You're in luck! Get your gang together and make a night of it. Local florist, Fiori Arte Florist, are excited to bring you their "Winter Class" (in our venue! By the fire, yaaasss!). The class will focus on the ever beautiful Australian Native flowers, with their florists by your side to demonstrate a number of arrangements, giving…

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    September 2019

    Canberra Hotel September High Tea

    September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Canberra Hotel, 812 Macarthur Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $60

    Join us for a delightful afternoon tea served in the Parlour at Ballarat's Canberra Hotel. Sip on a glass of bubbles and soak up the atmosphere of 1927. Enjoy traditional home made delights that will tantalise your taste buds, made to old fashioned family recipes. Served on tiered stands with the best antique English bone china and fresh leaf tea. Bookings essential - 0421 160 797

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    COOKING BASICS FOR FAMILIES

    September 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $8.00

    Trying to feed a family healthy food on a budget can be difficult. Join this course to learn how to cook easy, healthy meals the kids will love. Each session you will cook a meal to take home. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 Terms Cost: $8 per weekly 2.5 hr session

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    Ballarat Race Meeting | Ballarat Trotting Club

    September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Ballarat & District Trotting Club Inc., Bray Raceway Bell St
    Ballarat, 3350
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    $35

    The Terrace Restaurant offers the ultimate racing and dining experience with unparalleled track views from your seat whilst enjoying your expertly prepared meal. On race nights, why not treat yourself to a Dining Package in the comfort of the trackside Terrace Restaurant. The Terrace Restaurant stands adjacent to the main function room with large glass windows for unobstructed race viewing and can comfortably accommodate 270 restaurant patrons. The Terrace Restaurant is open on race nights and offers you a first…

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    Cooking Basics

    September 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $50.00

    Learn basic cooking skills and how to plan and prepare healthy meals on a budget. Each session you will cook simple, delicious food to enjoy as a group. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 School Terms with a break over the School Holidays Starting: Thursday, 1st August 9:30am to 12:00pm Cost: $50 per Term

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    Cafe Skills

    September 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 10 October 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $50

    Considering a career in the Hospitality Industry? Or looking for entry level job such as kitchen hand, sandwich hand or cook? Discover what it takes to become part of the local food industry, exploring work in Cafes and the fast food industries. Includes completion of the “Do Food Safely” Program. Starting: Thursday 22 Aug (8 Sessions) 12:30pm - 3:30pm Cost: $50 (FREE with Conc.)

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    Cafe Skills

    September 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 3 October 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    Free

    Considering a career in hospitality or food service? Focusing on hospitality settings such as hospitals and nursing homes, canteens, business meetings and community events. Develop the skills required to work in these larger scale food service operations - where staff are currently in high demand. Course will cover practical topics including using a tea-trolley, cleaning routines, event set-up, bulk food prep and food hygiene. Includes completion of the ‘Do Food Safely’ Program. LENGTH: 7 Sessions COST: FREE

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    Bridge Mall Farmers Market

    September 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 31 January 2021

    Bridge Mall, Bridge Mall
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Bridge Mall Farmers Market

    Buy direct from the farmers, bakers, growers and makers. Sample fabulous food and wine, enjoy a coffee and a tasty bite to eat while listening to local artists playing live in the Mall. Free Animal Farm, and enjoy the Face painting, Jumping Castle or the Playground throughout the day. The market offers a fun and vibrant community hub with stacks of activities, local music, community events and bagfuls of information. Speaking of which, please bring your own bags because we like to minimise our…

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    Daylesford Farmers Market

    September 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 25 April 2021

    Daylesford Primary School, 102 Vincent St
    Daylesford, Victoria 3460 Australia
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    Free
    Ballarat Events - Daylesford Farmers Market

    The farmer's market offers fair exchange for the time and energy put in by farmers and producers to grow and make top quality foods, which will feed and nourish their customers. There is an opportunity to talk with producers and learn more about the various products, nutrients and uses, etc on offer. The Daylesford Farmers Market offers true value to consumers and the farmers who produce and grow the food.

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    Clunes Farmers Market

    September 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 25 April 2021

    Collins Place, Collins Place
    Clunes, Victoria 3370 Australia
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    Free
    Ballarat Events - Clunes Market
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    COOKING BASICS FOR FAMILIES

    September 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $8.00

    Trying to feed a family healthy food on a budget can be difficult. Join this course to learn how to cook easy, healthy meals the kids will love. Each session you will cook a meal to take home. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 Terms Cost: $8 per weekly 2.5 hr session

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    Cooking Basics

    September 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $50.00

    Learn basic cooking skills and how to plan and prepare healthy meals on a budget. Each session you will cook simple, delicious food to enjoy as a group. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 School Terms with a break over the School Holidays Starting: Thursday, 1st August 9:30am to 12:00pm Cost: $50 per Term

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    Cafe Skills

    September 12 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 10 October 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $50

    Considering a career in the Hospitality Industry? Or looking for entry level job such as kitchen hand, sandwich hand or cook? Discover what it takes to become part of the local food industry, exploring work in Cafes and the fast food industries. Includes completion of the “Do Food Safely” Program. Starting: Thursday 22 Aug (8 Sessions) 12:30pm - 3:30pm Cost: $50 (FREE with Conc.)

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    Cafe Skills

    September 12 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 3 October 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    Free

    Considering a career in hospitality or food service? Focusing on hospitality settings such as hospitals and nursing homes, canteens, business meetings and community events. Develop the skills required to work in these larger scale food service operations - where staff are currently in high demand. Course will cover practical topics including using a tea-trolley, cleaning routines, event set-up, bulk food prep and food hygiene. Includes completion of the ‘Do Food Safely’ Program. LENGTH: 7 Sessions COST: FREE

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