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    April 2020

    Ballarat Parkrun

    April 4 @ 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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    Ballarat Parkrun

    April 11 @ 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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    Saturday 6K Lake Walk

    April 11 @ 9:20 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free

    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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    Lake Wendouree Outdoor Walk

    April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free

    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 Parkrun

    April 18 @ 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

    April 18 @ 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

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    Saturday 6K Lake Walk

    April 18 @ 9:20 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free

    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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    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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    Lake Wendouree Outdoor Walk

    April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free

    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 Parkrun

    April 25 @ 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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    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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    Saturday 6K Lake Walk

    April 25 @ 9:20 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free

    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)

    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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    Avoca Riverside Market

    April 26 @ 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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    May 2020

    Lake Wendouree Outdoor Walk

    May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free

    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 Parkrun

    May 2 @ 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 »

    Ballarat Parkrun

    May 9 @ 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 »

    Ballarat Parkrun

    May 16 @ 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

    May 16 @ 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

    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 »
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