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    August 2020

    Quiz Night at Irish Murphy’s

    August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

    Irish Murphy’s, 36 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Indoor Health Walk

    August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 22 December 2020

    Ken Kay Ballarat Badminton Stadium, Dowling St Wendouree
    Ballarat, 3350
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    Badminton Stadium Indoor Walk Tuesdays 10am at 407 Dowling Street. Health walk with opportunity to rest also opportunity to walk further and faster. Cuppa after 45 minute walk.

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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

    Robert Clark Horticultural Centre, Gillies Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Ballarat gardening group - Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

    Growing Friends is an enthusiastic group of gardeners who are considerably knowledgeable about plants, especially those that thrive in the Ballarat environment. The group is friendly, relaxed and welcoming of new members wanting to share in the love of gardening. The Growing Friends meet in the Friends Nursery located behind the Robert Clark Centre, every Tuesday and every second Sunday of the month 1-4pm, no matter what the weather. Growing Friends ensures that a selection of plants is always available…

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    Heartbeat Ballarat: Information, Inspiration and Support Meeting

    August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until 18 November 2020

    RINK ROOM Midlands RSL Sports CLUB, 330 Heinz Lane, INVERMAY PARK,
    Ballarat, 3350
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    Heartbeat Ballarat get together and chat meetings start at 6.30pm. 3rd Wed of month Feb to Nov. Heartbeat Ballarat holds regular monthly meetings to chat, share stories, practice CPR and learn more about heart disease and treatments from each other and from occasional guest speakers. All welcome! Heartbeat Ballarat welcomes everybody and you do not have to have a membership or a heart problem to attend meetings. Meetings are free events. Meet in Rink Room at Midlands Ballarat RSL Sports…

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    Trivia Night at the Mallow

    August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

    The Mallow Hotel, 20 Skipton Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free Trivia. 7:30pm start. $18 burgers and $15 jugs of beer. Prizes and booze to be won.

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    Trivia at Freight

    August 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23 December 2020

    Freight Bar and Restaurant, 49 Mair Street East
    Ballarat Central, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Freight Trivia

    Trivia at Freight is on every Wednesday night from 7:30PM, and we have $15 Burgers and Happy Hour Beer prices all night to boot. To book a table, give us a buzz or call us.

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    Trivia at Brown Hill Pub

    August 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until 10 December 2020

    Brown Hill Hotel, 385 Humffray St N
    BALLARAT, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Every Thursday night the Brown Hill Hotel hosts a trivia night from 7:30PM. The trivia night features everything from music to science, geography to movies. There are drinks to be won throughout the night, and prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd (1 - $50 voucher, 2 - 2 Bottles of Wine, 3 - 6 Pack of Beer). This is a FREE event.

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    Lake Wendouree Outdoor Walk

    August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until 18 December 2020

    Lake Wendouree, 27A Lake Wendouree Foreshore
    Ballarat, 3350
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    Fridays 10am meet outside Boatshed Restaurant on Wendouree Parade. Health walk with opportunity to rest. 2 walk groups, short and supported (shorter walk at gentle pace, a 30 to 45 min walk) or faster and further (up to 6k full walk of Lake, a 60 to 70 min walk). Cuppa in Boatshed Restaurant after walk. Nice scones!

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    Ballarat: Peaceful demonstration

    August 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 18 December 2020

    Titanic Bandstand, Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Extinction Rebellion

    Every Friday evening, we will be conducting our weekly peaceful demonstration in Ballarat. Meet at the Titanic Bandstand in Sturt Street, opposite Camp Street at 5:00pm for a briefing. The action will commence at roughly 5:30pm. Signs and placards will be provided. The intention is to conduct a 'walk around' the intersections in Sturt Street, near the Town Hall, to raise awareness of Extinction Rebellion and draw attention to the Climate Emergency.

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    Beaufort Town Market – Easter Market

    August 22 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    4th Satuday of every month
    Beaufort Memorial Park,, Cnr Havelock and Livingstone Streets
    Beaufort, Victoria 3373 Australia
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    gold coin

    A new country town market, that will feature artisan produce, speciality foods, wine, fresh produce, arts, crafts, hand made gifts, collectibles, children's activities, old fashioned board games, pop up Devonshire tea room, DIY workshops, entertainment, food trucks, 4th Saturday of every month, 8am to 1pm at the Memorial Garden in the heart of Beaufort.

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    Ballarat Farmers Market

    August 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 28 November 2020

    Lake Wendouree, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    The market features fresh vegetables, including certified-organic, fruit, plants (including natives, edibles & succulents), bread, olive oil, cheese, jams, chutneys & sauces, coffee van, wide range of hot food cooked on the spot, clothing, fudge, gifts, health bars, eggs, honey, a massive range of dry goods (flours, grains, pulses, dried fruit, herbs, herbal teas, nuts & much more), wine, salami, donuts, mushrooms, eco-homewares, Cornish pasties, fresh ground coffee, yummy biscuits, hand-made jewellery, knife sharpening and much more... there really is…

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    Saturday 6K Lake Walk

    August 22 @ 9:20 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:20 am on Saturday, repeating until 19 December 2020

    Pleasant St Roundabout Lake Wendouree, 101 Pleasant Street
    Ballarat, 3350
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    Sat 6k Lake Walkers meet 9.20am weekly at Pleasant St Roundabout at Lake Wendouree. Gentle pace 70 minute walk of lake. Good conversation. Coffee opportunity after walk.

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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    August 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
    Creswick, Vic 3363 Australia
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    creswick events - produce swap - ballarat produce swap

    Homemade &​ Homegrown Food, Produce, Seeds & Skills to Swap & Share. No money changes hands. Bring your figs and take home some jam, swap your worm juice for a pumpkin, an hour of mowing for some sewing…. Norm's world famous wood fired pizza will be on offer & tea/ coffee by donation. A great social morning. All welcome at rear Creswick Neighbourhood Centre – co-hosted with Creswick Community Garden. If you don't have something to swap, just bring an…

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    Daylesford Sunday Market @ the Station

    August 23 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 28 February 2021

    Daylesford Railway Station, 18 Raglan Street
    Daylesford, Victoria 3460 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Daylesford Sunday Market

    Rain, hail or shine, the Daylesford Sunday Market operates every Sunday from 8.00 am until 3.00pm or 4.00pm at Daylesford Station. You’ll find stalls with everything from books to spare parts for the car, fresh local produce, clothing and collectables. Dogs on a leash are welcome. Plenty of free parking.

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    Avoca Riverside Market

    August 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 27 June 2021

    Avoca River, Cambridge Street
    Avoca, Victoria 3467 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Avoca Riverside Market

    The Avoca Riverside Market is held along the banks of the Avoca River and in Cambridge St. The tranquility of the venue adds to the enjoyment of meandering around the market. Between 50 and 70 stallholders provide a varied range of goods, including wine, crafts, fresh food, soaps, candles, plants, garden art, clothing, jewellery, lollies and more. Local community groups are encouraged to run the BBQ each month to raise funds for their organisation. The day starts with a bacon…

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    Quiz Night at Irish Murphy’s

    August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

    Irish Murphy’s, 36 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Guiding Friends

    August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

    George Longley Building, Gillies Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens - history and heritage events

    The Guiding Friends  are interested in learning and sharing their knowledge of these heritage gardens.  The guides pride themselves on their friendly and informative tours. Informal meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am in the George Longley Building. The meetings are more like workshops and a range of activities takes place – guest speakers, garden tours, excursions, preparing brochures and AV presentations to enhance visitors' experience of the gardens and opportunities to research topics…

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    Indoor Health Walk

    August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 22 December 2020

    Ken Kay Ballarat Badminton Stadium, Dowling St Wendouree
    Ballarat, 3350
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    Badminton Stadium Indoor Walk Tuesdays 10am at 407 Dowling Street. Health walk with opportunity to rest also opportunity to walk further and faster. Cuppa after 45 minute walk.

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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

    Robert Clark Horticultural Centre, Gillies Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Ballarat gardening group - Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

    Growing Friends is an enthusiastic group of gardeners who are considerably knowledgeable about plants, especially those that thrive in the Ballarat environment. The group is friendly, relaxed and welcoming of new members wanting to share in the love of gardening. The Growing Friends meet in the Friends Nursery located behind the Robert Clark Centre, every Tuesday and every second Sunday of the month 1-4pm, no matter what the weather. Growing Friends ensures that a selection of plants is always available…

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    Ballarat Genealogical Society monthly meeting

    August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Library, 178 Doveton Street North
    Ballarat, VIC 3353 Australia
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    ballarat and district genealogical society meetings

    4th Tuesday of each month (except Dec & Jan) 7:30pm, Meeting Room, Ballarat Central Library 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat This exciting program of subjects of interest to the genealogist has been arranged. Come along to the meetings and listen to those many and varied guest speakers, ask questions and find some answers to those hard to solve problems.

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