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    July 2019

    Ballarat Parkrun

    July 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Victoria Park, Cnr Sturt Street and Gillies Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Ballarat 5km run

    What is Ballarat parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am Where is it? The event takes place at Victoria Park, Sturt Street, Ballarat, Vic, 3350. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get…

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    Smythesdale Country Market

    July 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until 28 February 2021

    Woady Yaloak Historical Society Inc., 19 Heales St
    Smythesdale, Victoria 3351 Australia
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    Free

    A small country market in the country with free parking, free entry and free smiles. The Historical hosts the market in the Historic Precinct at Smythesdale. We run the Sausage Sizzle as well as a small cafe where you can sit and relax with a coffee and scone. Also sell second hand books at bargain prices. All profits go towards maintaning the Historic buildings and grounds

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    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    July 20 @ 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
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    Free
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    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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    50th Anniversary of the First Human to Walk on the Moon

    July 21 @ 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
    Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum, 439 Cobden Street
    Mt Pleasant, 3350
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    $2 – $10

    Come and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and future human space exploration, with a photography exhibition, original moon landing footage, children’s activities, astronomical exhibits, live music, talks, food trucks and more! PROGRAM 11.00am – Children’s activities 12.00pm to 12.15pm – Opening of the “Capturing the Moon Competition” and Exhibition of Finalists Images – Awarding of Prizes More info – http://observatory.ballarat.net/events/event/capturing-the-moon-photographic-competition/ 12.45pm – JF Kennedy Speech followed by Houston Clip of the Apollo 11 landing. The first step…

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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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 Parkrun

    July 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Victoria Park, Cnr Sturt Street and Gillies Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat 5km run

    What is Ballarat parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am Where is it? The event takes place at Victoria Park, Sturt Street, Ballarat, Vic, 3350. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get…

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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    July 27 @ 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
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    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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    Avoca Riverside Market

    July 28 @ 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 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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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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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    August 2019

    Ballarat Parkrun

    August 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Victoria Park, Cnr Sturt Street and Gillies Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat 5km run

    What is Ballarat parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am Where is it? The event takes place at Victoria Park, Sturt Street, Ballarat, Vic, 3350. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get…

    Find out more »

    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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 Parkrun

    August 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Victoria Park, Cnr Sturt Street and Gillies Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat 5km run

    What is Ballarat parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am Where is it? The event takes place at Victoria Park, Sturt Street, Ballarat, Vic, 3350. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get…

    Find out more »

    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Parkrun

    August 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Victoria Park, Cnr Sturt Street and Gillies Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat 5km run

    What is Ballarat parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am Where is it? The event takes place at Victoria Park, Sturt Street, Ballarat, Vic, 3350. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get…

    Find out more »

    Smythesdale Country Market

    August 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until 28 February 2021

    Woady Yaloak Historical Society Inc., 19 Heales St
    Smythesdale, Victoria 3351 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    A small country market in the country with free parking, free entry and free smiles. The Historical hosts the market in the Historic Precinct at Smythesdale. We run the Sausage Sizzle as well as a small cafe where you can sit and relax with a coffee and scone. Also sell second hand books at bargain prices. All profits go towards maintaning the Historic buildings and grounds

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    August 17 @ 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 »

    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Parkrun

    August 24 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Victoria Park, Cnr Sturt Street and Gillies Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat 5km run

    What is Ballarat parkrun? It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock. When is it? Every Saturday at 8:00am Where is it? The event takes place at Victoria Park, Sturt Street, Ballarat, Vic, 3350. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get…

    Find out more »

    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    August 24 @ 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 »

    Avoca Riverside Market

    August 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 27 June 2021

    Avoca River, Cambridge Street
    Avoca, Victoria 3467 Australia
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »
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