What’s On In Beechworth

Welcome to the Beechworth Community Calendar for all community events happening in Beechworth!

If you have an event happening within the 3747 postcode, please click on the Post Your Event button (below right). If you have any questions or would like help using the Calendar, please Contact Us

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BE CONNECTED – Everyone Australian online! 1:30 pm
BE CONNECTED – Everyone Australian online!
Aug 21 2019 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 25 2020 @ 3:30 pm
BE CONNECTED - Everyone Australian online! @ Quercus Beechworth
Be Connected is a free Australian Government initiative helping you to get the most out of going online, so you can add new skills and experiences to your life. Learn the basics and realise the full potential of going online Keep up-to-date with what’s happening in your Community and around the world Find new or old friends who share your interests and hobbies Be safe while you’re online Talk to family and friends who live far away, more often Learn how to shop online, safely and securely, without leaving home …and that’s just the start! Be Connected runs for 6 weeks from Wednesday 21 August 2019 from 1.30pm to 3.30pm for 6 weeks   Come along and see what it’s all about
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Garden Walk with Devonshire Tea, Garage Sale & Sausage Sizzle 1:00 pm
Garden Walk with Devonshire Tea, Garage Sale & Sausage Sizzle
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Garden Walk with Devonshire Tea, Garage Sale & Sausage Sizzle @ Hillsborough Village
1 PM – Join Clare and Hillsborough residents on a garden tour of the village. Clare will answer your questions regarding plants, pruning, etc. and how she plans her programme around the variable seasons and weather conditions. 2 PM – Meet up with Robert (resident) who will show you his collection of Dioscoria (Elelphant type) plants. Robert has one of the largest and oldest collections in Australia. A garage sale of collectables will also be happening , along with Devonshire Tea and a Sausage Sizzle from 12.30 PM at a minimal cost. Come and join the residents and management for a relaxed afternoon. Natalie from UPA will also be available to answer and of your questions in regard to Retirement Village living. If you would like to make an appointment please contact her on: 0448 660 041
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Quercus Flea market 9:00 am
Quercus Flea market
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Quercus Flea market @ Quercus Beechworth
Quercus Flea market happens on the 1st Saturday of each month (Oct-May) from 9am-1pm on the Quercus Beechworth grounds Come and browse the bric-a-brac, crafts, books etc Stallholders welcome. Reasonable rates Contact us on 5728 2386 for more information
No Flies on Us! Expo and Workshop 10:00 am
No Flies on Us! Expo and Workshop
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
No Flies on Us! Expo and Workshop @ Memorial Hall, 10am - 1:30pm, 29 Wood Street, 2 - 3pm
Home gardeners, commercial growers, community groups and interested community members are invited along to the “No Flies on Us” Fruit Fly Expo and Workshop and hear first-hand from guest speaker and industry experts of the value of working together to stop the spread of the Queensland fruit Fly. Beechworth Lions Club urges the community to get attend the Expo to learn more about the simple steps home gardeners and the broader community can take to protect against this pest. As part of the Expo, there will be home gardener and grower forums, trap making sessions and opportunities to better understand the more technical aspects about how we control fruit fly. The trap making session will be hands on. Traps made can be taken home and placed in the community member’s garden.
No Flies on Us! Expo and Workshop 10:00 am
No Flies on Us! Expo and Workshop
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
No Flies on Us! Expo and Workshop @ Venue 1 - Memorial Hall Beechworth, Venue 2 – 29 Wood Street
Hear first-hand from guest speaker and industry experts of the value of working together to stop the spread of the Queensland fruit Fly. Venue 1 – Memorial Hall Beechworth 10 am – 12 pm: Community Forum and Information Session (information pack), Lions Workshop – QFF trap building activity. 12.30 pm – 1.30 pm: Free Community Lunch – provided by Lions Club (all welcome). Venue 2 – 29 Wood Street, Beechworth – rear garden 2.00 pm – 3.30 pm: Practical Garden Workshop in a home garden on fruit trees by a commercial grower covering such items as: pruning, trapping, netting, spraying, fruit disposal etc.
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Skills and Jobs (9/10/19) 9:00 am
Skills and Jobs (9/10/19)
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Skills and Jobs (9/10/19) @ Quercus Beechworth
SKILLS AND JOBS – FREE Advice   Are you looking for work? Need a career change? Recently left school? Thinking about study? Book in for an appointment at Quercus Beechworth. You will receive free, impartial career and employment advice. We can assist with:  Professional career advice and planning  Local jobs information Recognition of prior learning (RPL) Work readiness programs Job seeking skills Workforce development Referral to additional service providers   FREE advice from fully qualified Careers Practitioners every second Wednesday of each month – 9am to 12 noon   Contact Jo at Quercus on 5728 2386 or Wodonga TAFE on 1300 698 233.  Bookings essential
Curator’s Tour – Burke Museum 10:30 am
Curator’s Tour – Burke Museum
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am
Curator's Tour - Burke Museum @ The Burke Museum
For the 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival join Burke Museum staff for this free behind-the-scenes and interactive tour through the Burke Museum, followed by morning tea. Bring along your stories as memory sharing from participants will be welcomed and encouraged.
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Come and Try with BEAT Inc 2:00 pm
Come and Try with BEAT Inc
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Come and Try with BEAT Inc @ Beechworth Senior Citizens Centre
Come and try one of the following activities: Table Tennis – Increase your fitness, co-ordination and concentration in a relaxed friendly environment. Or Tai Chi – This is an ideal activity to improve your balance, core strength and relaxation. 3 pm – Afternoon tea will be provided for both groups at which time a video showing excerpts from the regular BEAT training sessions (Aerobic/Weights/Strength & Balance) which run on Monday and Wednesday mornings.
Gemstones Talk 6:00 pm
Gemstones Talk
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm
Gemstones Talk @ Burke Museum
Dermot Henry is the Head of Sciences at Museums Victoria and co-author of Gemstones of Victoria. Join us at the Burke Museum for his presentation on the significance of gems and minerals in Beechworth and Victoria. Bring a long your own gem or rock specimen for Dermot to look at and discuss. Includes wine & canapes. Book your place now! Tickets available at Burke Museum, phone (03) 5728 8067, and online.
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Embracing Wellness 2:00 pm
Embracing Wellness
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Embracing Wellness @ Beechworth Senior Citizen Centre
Get involved in this interactive session and learn more about what you can do to embrace your own wellness. Ed Tyrie will guide you through the basics of meditation, Lee and Rob Whamond show you how to incorporate Tai Chi into your life and Anni Turnbull will explain the benefits of eating a plant based diet. Dr Remo Parente will provide a selection of nutritious treats and will discuss how you can take charge of your habits for increased health with lifestyle medicine.
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Repair Cafe 10:00 am
Repair Cafe
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Repair Cafe @ Quercus Beechworth
Do you have items such as broken toys, mechanical items, tools that need sharpening, clothing repairs? then bring them up to Quercus for our generous repairers to fix. They love having a variety of things to repair!!! Wander down to the Quercus Oregon hall for this months Repair cafe from 10am to 12pm.  
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ITALIAN FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS 6:00 pm
ITALIAN FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS
Oct 14 2019 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 13 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ITALIAN FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS @ Quercus bookshop
12 week course commencing Monday 14th October 6pm – 7:30pm. Learn Italian in Beechworth.  From meeting people to ordering gelato, asking directions and tucking into that spaghetti bolognese. This course offers you the opportunity to learn Italian to travel, help communicate in your workplace or to use with family and friends. Completing this beginner course will give you a good base and confidence in the language. (Excludes 23 & 30 December 2019)
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Creating a Destination Business with Lucy Given from LUC Design Hobart 7:00 pm
Creating a Destination Business with Lucy Given from LUC Design Hobart
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Creating a Destination Business with Lucy Given from LUC Design Hobart @ Hive Kitchen a Beechworth Honey
Lucy Given who owns the store LUC. Design in Hobart, Tasmania will be our first speaker at the new innovative Bee Connected Speaker Series. Lucy’s store LUC. Design is recognised as one of the best concept stores in Australia (Life Instyle – 2018). In 2017 LUC. was a finalist in the Retailer of the Year GALA LIfe INstyle Awards and then went on to win Retailer of the Year in 2018. This year Lucy won the Small Business Category – Telstra Business Woman of the Year in Tasmania. Lucy regularly speaks at Reed Gift Fairs and Life INstyle on store design, visual merchandising and Destination Retailing.
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Plantbased Nutrition Seminar 10:00 am
Plantbased Nutrition Seminar
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Plantbased Nutrition Seminar @ Beechworth Senior Citizens Club
This seminar touches on the why and how of whole food plant-based nutrition and includes evidence-based principles for optimal health. It provides a good overview for those new to a plant-based diet or to those already plant-based who are trying to optimise their health through diet. Jenny and Malcolm are both qualified nutritionists (Deakin Uni) and have completed the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from eCornell. Malcolm is a practising GP and Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner. Jenny is also a qualified wellness coach.
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FREE WODONGA TAFE INFORMATION SESSION (22/10/19) 3:00 pm
FREE WODONGA TAFE INFORMATION SESSION (22/10/19)
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
FREE WODONGA TAFE INFORMATION SESSION (22/10/19) @ Quercus Beechworth
HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FREE TAFE FOR PRIORITY COURSES INITIATIVE? Let us answer them at our information evening!
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Quercus Beechworth Volunteering Expo 3:00 pm
Quercus Beechworth Volunteering Expo
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Quercus Beechworth Volunteering Expo @ Quercus Beechworth
Want to share and build your skills, contribute to your community, all while having a great time? Volunteering may be for you, come and see for yourself. Come along and find out about volunteering opportunities at Quercus Beechworth. 
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ITALIAN FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS – Thursdays 1:00 pm
ITALIAN FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS – Thursdays
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ITALIAN FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS - Thursdays @ Oregon hall Quercus
10 week course commencing Thursday 24th October, 1 pm – 3pm  Learn Italian in Beechworth.  From meeting people to ordering gelato, asking directions and tucking into that spaghetti bolognese. This course offers you the opportunity to learn Italian to travel, help communicate in your workplace or to use with family and friends. Completing this beginner course will give you a good base and confidence in the language.
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Rainbow Fair 8:30 am
Rainbow Fair
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Rainbow Fair @ Beechworth Uniting Church
Annual Fair including Morning Teas & BBQ, Cake Stall, Garden Stall, Second-hand goods, Children’s stall, Produce, Handcrafted items. Something for everyone.
Conversazione con un Caffe’ 6:00 pm
Conversazione con un Caffe’
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Conversazione con un Caffe' @ to be announced
Do you speak some basic Italian? Maybe you have taken part in the Beechworth Italian for Beginners classes and would like to continue practicing? Well, this fun hour will give you the opportunity to continue practicing, push your learning a bit further and enjoy a coffee with fellow Italian learners. The Conversazione is open to all Italian learners, you don’t have to have attended classes at Quercus Beechworth, but if in doubt give the organiser a call.. Venue changes from session to session depending on where the mood takes us!
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FLORAL FUN 6:00 pm
FLORAL FUN
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FLORAL FUN @ Oregon hall Quercus
Wednesday 30th October 6pm – 8pm Have you ever wanted to learn more about floral design? Come and join Gina from Beechworth Floral Designs and learn some handy tips to construct a great design from your own garden. Bring along a bucket of botanical goodies from your garden, a vase or two, as well as cutters or secateurs.
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