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    February 2020

    Ballarat Produce Swap

    February 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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    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
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    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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    Victorian Bushfire Recovery – Nesting Box for Habitat Workshop

    February 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Delacombe Bunnings, 307 Smythes Rd
    Delacombe, 3356 Australia
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    Free

    Do you make things & care about wildlife? Are you a handy person with a saw or a hammer? The wildlife of Australia need you! Come join The Bush Pixies, Men's Shed and Sebastopol Scouts again at Delacome Bunnings where we will be taking pre-cut (Thanks Bunnings Trade Team and Scarsdale and Sebastopol Men's Shed!) pieces to assemble and paint in store on Saturday 1st February from 10:30am to 1:30pm. We've had two workshops so far where we have organised…

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    Green Drinks

    February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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    Feb - Dec
    The Lake View Hotel, 22 Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, 3350
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    Free

    Green drinks is a non political "get together" of like minded people from a variety of backgrounds. It is a way for people interested in sustainability and the environment to meet socially. Ballarat Green Drinks is a subsidiary of the world wide “Green Drinks” movement https://www.greendrinks.org We meet on the second Wednesday, at The Lake View hotel, 22 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree. February to December. From about 6:15 meals and drinks are ordered and consumed, and then an interesting speaker…

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    Ballarat Events - Creswick Market

    Creswick Farmers Market

    February 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until 29 February 2020

    Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
    Creswick, Vic 3363 Australia
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    Located in the picturesque and historic township of Creswick, just 20 minutes to either Ballarat or Daylesford. The Creswick Market is open 9am till 1pm, on the third Saturday of every month. The market is a great day out for the whole family – Bring the kids and your four-footed friends – you’re all welcome. Free live music and over 90 specialist boutique sites, offering a variety of unique locally made goods ranging from arts and crafts to freshly made…

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    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    February 15 @ 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
    + Google Map
    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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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    February 22 @ 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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    Smart Building and Living Expo

    February 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
    1101 Warrenheip Street, Buninyong, 1101 Warrenheip Street
    Buninyong, 3357
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    Free

    Now in its seventh year, the Smart Building and Living Expo to be held in Buninyong on the 23rd of February 2020, is an established feature of Australia’s biggest Sustainable Living Festival. Come along to be inspired and empowered - "Dare to Change" Find the ideas and tools for changing to a more sustainable way of living - we will have leading solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face.

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    March 2020

    Ballarat Produce Swap

    March 7 @ 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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    Green Drinks

    March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Feb - Dec
    The Lake View Hotel, 22 Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, 3350
    + Google Map
    Free

    Green drinks is a non political "get together" of like minded people from a variety of backgrounds. It is a way for people interested in sustainability and the environment to meet socially. Ballarat Green Drinks is a subsidiary of the world wide “Green Drinks” movement https://www.greendrinks.org We meet on the second Wednesday, at The Lake View hotel, 22 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree. February to December. From about 6:15 meals and drinks are ordered and consumed, and then an interesting speaker…

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    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    March 21 @ 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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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    March 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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    April 2020

    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…

    Find out more »

    Green Drinks

    April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Feb - Dec
    The Lake View Hotel, 22 Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, 3350
    + Google Map
    Free

    Green drinks is a non political "get together" of like minded people from a variety of backgrounds. It is a way for people interested in sustainability and the environment to meet socially. Ballarat Green Drinks is a subsidiary of the world wide “Green Drinks” movement https://www.greendrinks.org We meet on the second Wednesday, at The Lake View hotel, 22 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree. February to December. From about 6:15 meals and drinks are ordered and consumed, and then an interesting speaker…

    Find out more »

    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.

    Find out more »

    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…

    Find out more »

    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 »

    Green Drinks

    May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Feb - Dec
    The Lake View Hotel, 22 Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, 3350
    + Google Map
    Free

    Green drinks is a non political "get together" of like minded people from a variety of backgrounds. It is a way for people interested in sustainability and the environment to meet socially. Ballarat Green Drinks is a subsidiary of the world wide “Green Drinks” movement https://www.greendrinks.org We meet on the second Wednesday, at The Lake View hotel, 22 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree. February to December. From about 6:15 meals and drinks are ordered and consumed, and then an interesting speaker…

    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 »

    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 »

    June 2020

    Ballarat Produce Swap

    June 6 @ 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 »
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