Green living events

Our program of free workshops and events for adults and children will help you live green all year long.

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Green living autumn/winter calendar

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When  Event Where

Thursday 14 June, 6pm-8pm 

Big food, small spaces

Put your courtyard or balcony to good use and grow some organic herbs, vegetables and fruit! Learn about suitable containers, plant varieties and sunshine requirements for growing plants in small spaces. 


Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre,
69-79 Military Road, Avondale Heights  

Thursday 21 June, 6pm-8pm


Business workshop: save with solar and LED

Future-proof your business from rising energy costs and save money with LED lighting and solar. Don’t forget to bring your businesses’ energy bills for a personal assessment. Light dinner provided.


Civic Centre, 
9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds  

Wednesday 11 July, 12.30pm-2.30pm

Waste Wise Parenting

Concerned about your growing family's impact on the planet? Learn how to reduce your family waste and plastic use with handy tips and tricks from zero waste blogger, Erin Rhoads. Good for you, your family and the planet.


Sam Merrifield Library, 762 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds

Wednesday 18 July,6.30pm-8pm

Declutter for a simpler life without costing the earth - The 10 R's

How much money and time do you waste buying things only to find you already have it? An organised homes saves time, space, money and helps reduce our carbon footprint. Eco Organiser, Tanya Lewis, will show you how to organise, declutter and reduce waste to live the life you want


Moonee Valley Council Chambers, 9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Sunday 26 July, 10am-1pm  

National Tree Day

Do something for the environment, meet your neighbours and reconnect with nature. There’ll be tree planting, fun children’s activities, free bicycle safety checks from Wocle and Crepes for Change.


Travancore Park

62 Mount Alexander Road, Travancore

Monday 13 August, 6.30pm-7.45pm

Solar and batteries - Is now the time?

Clarify some of the questions and confusion around solar panels and battery storage with an expert who is not trying to sell you a product.

Find out when is the right time for you to invest in solar and batteries and gain better understanding of the issues.


Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre.

69 Military Road, Avondale Heights

Sunday 2 September, 11am-1pm

Edible Weeds Walk and Talk

Join Adam Grubb from Very Edible Gardens to learn about our nutritious and curative urban weeds.


Rose Creek Estate Winery

2 Craig Street, East Keilor


Monday 24 September, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Sustainable Home Renovation

Sustainability is critical to good design and building.

Hear from sustainable design and building expert, about low cost, high impact actions you can take to make your renovation more sustainable. 


Council Chambers

9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Monday 15 October, 7pm-8.30pm

Sustainable Home Decorating 

Interior decorator Teresa Day will show you how to ‘future furnish’ your space with authentic, handcrafted and sustainable new and pre-loved pieces.


Sam Merrifield Library

762 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds

Monday 5 November, 12.30pm-2.30pm

Sustainable Christmas Table 

Wow your guests with an ethical celebration as co-founder of Sustainable Table, Cassie Duncan, covers everything from ethical menus, to unconventional trees, and avoiding waste.


Sam Merrifield Library

762 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds

Wednesday 14 November, 7pm-9pm

Preserving for beginners

Learn basic preserving techniques to make and decorate jars of tasty preserves you can gift at Christmas or keep for yourself!


Flemington Community Centre

25 Mount Alexander Road, Flemington

Last updated: Thursday, 31 May 2018, 1:09 AM