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    November 2019

    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    November 19 @ 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 Parkrun

    November 23 @ 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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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    November 23 @ 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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    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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    Women’s Big Bash League at Eastern Oval

    November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Eastern Oval, 1 Ebden Street, 1 Ebden Street, Ballarat East
    Ballarat, 3350
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    Free
    Women's Big Bash

    The Women’s Big Bash will return to Ballarat’s Eastern Oval in November for the league’s first standalone season. The Renegades will host the Melbourne Stars! The City of Ballarat and our Sport and Active Living team are proud to secure another Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) match to the region through our collaboration with Cricket Victoria and the Melbourne Renegades. The Eastern Oval represents everything WBBL wants for its upcoming fixture – it’s the perfect venue to create a family…

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    Avoca Riverside Market

    November 24 @ 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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    SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday

    November 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Springfest Ballarat, Lake Wendouree
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    SpringFest

    Visit Ballarat’s famous annual Springtime event. There’s something for the whole family! If you enjoy your retail therapy with a side of fresh air and picturesque surroundings, SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday is well worth a visit. Proudly presented by Optus – SpringFest Ballarat is a project of the Rotary Club of Ballarat and a must-do for the whole family. The annual market spans the entire six kilometres of the Lake Wendouree foreshore and features over 530 market stalls, serving…

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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    November 26 @ 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

    November 30 @ 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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    December 2019

    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    December 3 @ 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

    December 7 @ 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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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    December 10 @ 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

    December 14 @ 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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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    December 17 @ 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

    December 21 @ 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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    Smythesdale Country Market

    December 21 @ 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

    December 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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    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
    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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    Avoca Riverside Market

    December 22 @ 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…

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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    December 24 @ 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

    December 28 @ 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)

    December 28 @ 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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