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    March 2020

    The Sustainability365 Program

    March 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 19 April 2020

    Phoenix Alternative, 107 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $247.00

    Save Money, Save Time, Save the Environment The Sustainability365 program has been designed to assist with implementing sustainable change, for busy people. It's a program that will help educate, inspire and motivate you to make long term sustainable change happen, in simple and manageable steps. This method has proven results. Remove the eco-anxiety and start implementing change - the easy way - with Sustainability365. The first session is on Sunday 15 March 2020. Monthly meetings thereafter, for the duration of…

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    ONLINE – Children’s School Holiday Pottery Workshop – pinch pot fish

    March 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $39.00

    Due to the Coronovirus ClayMotion's School Holiday Program will now be online! Simple enrol as per usual, state in the "order details" if you would like to pick up the materials or have them delivered touch free. Once you have enrolled a link will be sent to you for joining in on the day CHILDRENS SCHOOL HOLIDAY POTTERY WORKSHOP Tuesday 31st March 10.30-12.30pm - Pinch Pot Fish Tuesday 7th April 10.30-12.30pm - Coil Pot Pencil Holders parents are also welcome…

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    April 2020

    ONLINE – School Holidays Acrylic Pouring Workshop 

    April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $40.00

    Due to the Coronovirus ClayMotion's School Holiday Program will now be online! Simple enrol as per usual, state in the "order details" if you would like to pick up the materials or have them delivered touch free. Once you have enrolled a link will be sent to you for joining in on the day School Holiday Acrylic Painting Workshops Wednesday April 1st OR Wednesday April 8th 10.30 - 11.30pm Cost $40.00 each including all materials. During this School Holiday Acrylic…

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    ONLINE – Children’s School Holiday Mosaics Workshop – make a mosaic picture

    April 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $35.00

    Due to the Coronovirus ClayMotion's School Holiday Program will now be online! Simple enrol as per usual, state in the "order details" if you would like to pick up the materials or have them delivered touch free. Once you have enrolled a link will be sent to you for joining in on the day Childrens School Holiday Mosaics Workshop Thursday 2nd April 10.30-12.30pm - make a picture Thursday 9th April - mosaic a picture frame During this two hour Childrens…

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    Ballarat Produce Swap

    April 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    Regular monthly communal produce swap, where goods can be placed on the swap table, and whatever is needed is taken. Nothing is sold, although a donation to the host - the Ballarat Community Garden is always appreciated. Anything left at the end of the swap is taken to # Food is Free Laneway. While the focus of the swap is on produce, many other things are swapped - seeds, plants, baked goods, recycled items, books, knowledge and experience. The kettle…

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    ONLINE – Children’s School Holiday Pottery Workshop  – Pencil Holders

    April 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $39.00

    Due to the Coronovirus ClayMotion's School Holiday Program will now be online! Simple enrol as per usual, state in the "order details" if you would like to pick up the materials or have them delivered touch free. Once you have enrolled a link will be sent to you for joining in on the day CHILDRENS SCHOOL HOLIDAY POTTERY WORKSHOP Tuesday 7th April 10.30-12.30pm - Coil Pot Pencil Hoders parents are also welcome to enrol and join in! $39.00 including clay,…

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    ONLINE – School Holidays Acrylic Pouring Workshop

    April 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $40.00

    Due to the Coronovirus ClayMotion's School Holiday Program will now be online! Simple enrol as per usual, state in the "order details" if you would like to pick up the materials or have them delivered touch free. Once you have enrolled a link will be sent to you for joining in on the day School Holiday Acrylic Painting Workshops Wednesday April 8th 10.30 - 11.30pm Cost $40.00 each including all materials. During this School Holiday Acrylic Painting Workshop participants will…

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    ONLINE – Children’s School Holiday Mosaics Workshop – mosaic a picture frame

    April 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $35.00

    Due to the Coronovirus ClayMotion's School Holiday Program will now be online! Simple enrol as per usual, state in the "order details" if you would like to pick up the materials or have them delivered touch free. Once you have enrolled a link will be sent to you for joining in on the day Childrens School Holiday Mosaics Workshop Thursday 9th April - mosaic a picture frame During this two hour Childrens School Holiday Mosaics Workshop your children will learn…

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    Ballarat Farmers Market

    April 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12 December 2020

    Wendouree Pde, opposite the Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    The market features fresh vegetables, 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, Cornish pasties, fresh ground coffee, yummy biscuits, hand-made jewellery and much more... there really is something for everyone! FREE entry & free entertainment…

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    The Sustainability365 Program

    April 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 19 April 2020

    Phoenix Alternative, 107 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $247.00

    Save Money, Save Time, Save the Environment The Sustainability365 program has been designed to assist with implementing sustainable change, for busy people. It's a program that will help educate, inspire and motivate you to make long term sustainable change happen, in simple and manageable steps. This method has proven results. Remove the eco-anxiety and start implementing change - the easy way - with Sustainability365. The first session is on Sunday 15 March 2020. Monthly meetings thereafter, for the duration of…

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    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    April 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    ballarat events - ballarat community garden working bee

    Members and friends of the garden we need you! Come and help keep the garden in shape at our friendly bee and share a cuppa and some morning tea! Look forward to seeing you there.

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    Ballarat Farmers Market

    April 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map

    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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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    April 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free
    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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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Guiding Friends

    April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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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    May 2020

    Ballarat Produce Swap

    May 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    Regular monthly communal produce swap, where goods can be placed on the swap table, and whatever is needed is taken. Nothing is sold, although a donation to the host - the Ballarat Community Garden is always appreciated. Anything left at the end of the swap is taken to # Food is Free Laneway. While the focus of the swap is on produce, many other things are swapped - seeds, plants, baked goods, recycled items, books, knowledge and experience. The kettle…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Farmers Market

    May 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12 December 2020

    Wendouree Pde, opposite the Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map

    The market features fresh vegetables, 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, Cornish pasties, fresh ground coffee, yummy biscuits, hand-made jewellery and much more... there really is something for everyone! FREE entry & free entertainment…

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    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    May 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    ballarat events - ballarat community garden working bee

    Members and friends of the garden we need you! Come and help keep the garden in shape at our friendly bee and share a cuppa and some morning tea! Look forward to seeing you there.

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Farmers Market

    May 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map

    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…

    Find out more »

    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    May 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free
    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…

    Find out more »

    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Guiding Friends

    May 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »
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