Please note: While there are many events on in our region, cancellations, venue and time changes due to COVID-19 might occur.
The Bendigo Advertiser recommends people stay informed and updated on all details by:
We will continue to keep the community informed of events while they are still operating.
Please contact your council or the Department of Health and Human Services for any further information required.
The Golden Square Croquet Club is a small club looking for new members to join in with the sport.
Croquet is a social game played with a heavy mallet and balls.
It can be competitive but is fun and a good way for older people to keep active.
The first six lessons are free to attend, with the group meeting Mondays and Fridays.
Please wear flat-soled shoes.
For more information, phone Don on 5449 6332 or Jenny on 0438 713 190.
Where: Wade Street, Golden Square.
When: Mondays and Fridays, from 9.30am.
Come together with the Kangaroo Flat Community Group and help out with their Garden Working Bee this weekend.
Bring your own gardening gloves, tools and a water bottle and help out your local community.
Where: Kangaroo Flat Community House, Woolcock Avenue, Kangaroo Flat.
When: Saturday, November 21, 10am to noon.
COME AND TRY
Join in with Bendigo Touch Football and head along to their Come and Try night.
Touch Football is fun, inclusive and encourages all to come and learn a new skill.
The event will have all COVID safe measures in place.
Where: Club Court, Strathfieldsaye.
When: Wednesday, November 25, from 6pm.
Celebrate summer and take a break from a stressful year at the Golden Square Pool re-opening.
Enjoy a local community atmosphere, swimming classes, ice creams and much more at this pool.
You can do laps for exercise, relaxing swims, learn a new skill in a class or just dip your feet, the Golden Square Pool has so much to offer.
COVID-safe protocols apply.
Where: Golden Square Pool, Maple Street, Golden Square.
When: Season starts Saturday, November 21, from 3pm.
BRENNAN PARK POOL
Enjoy the day out at the re-opening of Brennan Park Swimming Pool.
Invite your family and friends and go in the draw to win a $100 Zoggs swimwear pack. Enter at the kiosk.
COVID safety measures apply.
Where: Brennan Park Swimming Pool, Houlahan Street, Bendigo.
When: Saturday, November 21, from 2pm.
Explore graphic design to create an individual motif for a painting on tableware.
This workshop will have you using stencils, sponges, brushes and more to decorate plates and bowls which will be glazed and fired.
No experience necessary. Adult only workshop.
Bookings essential, click here.
Where: Bendigo Pottery, Midland Highway, Epsom.
When: Saturday, November 21, from 10am or from 1pm.
Wanting to know more about your family's history? Learn how to research online in this event.
There will be tips and tricks on how to get the most out of the internet and guides on creating your family tree.
Groups are small with follow up help provided.
Bookings required, for more information, click here.
Where: Online event - via Zoom.
When: Tuesday, November 24, from 2pm.
Join in with Bendigo Heritage Uncorked for The Unseen Series.
Order wines, grab your friends and enjoy a Friday night wine chat.
Each Friday for six weeks, there will be a live-streamed chat with local winemakers, filmed in an unseen corner of a historic Bendigo building.
Jump online, buy your wine and receive your link to the events.
You can attend one or multiple sessions, click here for more information and to book.
Where: Online event.
When: Every Friday until November 27, 6pm to 8pm.
PIINPI: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS FASHION
Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion is an exhibition showcasing garments and textiles by First Nations artists from all across Australia.
This exhibition celebrates Indigenous art, history and culture through fashion.
This exhibition will feature art fashion by Grace Lillian-Lee, Babbarra Women's Centre, Marree Clarke, Hopevale Arts and Cultural centre and many more.
Free exhibition but due to COVID-19, bookings are a must. Click here to book.
For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 03 5434 6088.
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery, View Street, Bendigo.
When: Until Sunday, January 17, 10am to 5pm.
OPEN SCULPTURE EXHIBITION
Each weekend until November 22, Mica Grange opens its garden gates for a sculpture exhibition.
Located at the foothills of Mount Alexander, Mica Grange is renowned for its garden walks, afternoon teas and lunches.
Each opening features a wide range of sculptures from all over Australia, along with plants and preserves for sale.
Group bookings can be arranged for weekday visits. Entry $7 - children under 18 free.
For more information, click here or phone 0499 897 242 or email email@example.com
Where: 373 Faraday Sutton Grange Road, Sutton Grange.
When: Until Sunday, November 22, 10am to 4pm.
Create Space is a time for people to meet up, bring along a project to work on (sewing, drawing, sculpting, etc) and just be together in a safe, supportive environment.
This free program will be facilitated by qualified and experienced Art Therapist, Marcela Olea, to help assist the group in its formation.
There will be a large box of equipment and materials for people to use in their projects. Contributions to the box are welcome.
Places are limited to just eight people.
You will need to bring your own project.
Free event. Click here to book
Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine.
When: Tuesday's, until December 15, 1pm to 3pm.
The Greater Bendigo region has a community of First Nations artists whose cultural histories span all throughout Australia.
Sharing Process invites a selection of these artists to reflect upon cultural influences and celebrate with a variety of their works.
For more information phone 5434 6060 or click here.
Where: Living Arts Space, Bendigo Visitor Information Centre, Pall Mall, Bendigo.
When: Until Monday, November 30, from 10am.
SUMMER BOOK SALE
Enjoy a Summer Book Sale with the Y Service Club of Bendigo. Find all the books that you've been looking for at absolute bargain prices. There are books for all ages and to suit all tastes, with thousands of pre-loved reads on offer.
Where: Lane beside YMCA - Tom Tweed Stadium, Mundy Street, Bendigo.
When: Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29, 9am - 4pm.
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