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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May 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
11:30 am
Life with Diabetes: Cooking for health Join us to prepare and share a tasty lunch run by Beechworth Health Service’s Accredited Practicing Dietician. Health recipe ideas and tips on substituting and using healthy ingredients in meals. 
Quercus Beechworth
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
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 garden (behind the bookshop) for this months Repair cafe from 10am to 12pm
Quercus Beechworth
2:00 pm
“The Celebrated Bucolic Farce” by Sig Gaetano Donizetti – a sparkling comedy performed by GBD Productions from Melbourne in the way opera was done in the Colonial days. Don’t miss your chance to see this incredible performance in our intimate and magnificent venue!
The Old Priory
May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
5:30 pm
Indigo FM presents a fundraising night of MUSIC TRIVIA! Hosted by Greg Morrison (Yeehaa Trivia), the event will give you a chance to test your music knowledge and win great prizes. Come along to the function room at George Kerferd Hotel in Mayday Hills Village, Beechworth, and enjoy dinner and drinks while you play. It’s just $15 entry (kids free; food/drinks not included in entry cost), with doors opening from 5:30pm, meals starting from 6pm and trivia from 7pm. Book in advance through Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/music-trivia-fundraiser-for-indigo-fm-tickets-58781666547) or by calling GK Hotel at 03 5728 2618.
George Kerferd Hotel
12:00 pm
Changing our eating patterns to include just one plant based meal a day can make measurable improvements to our health and wellbeing.  Those eating healthy vegan or vegetarian diets fare better than those eating even a healthy omnivorous diet. This series of Workshops show how to make the change to a more plant-based diet with simple and delicious recipes, shopping tips and support, to improve your diet for health and longevity. Anni Turnbull is a passionate advocate for the health benefits of plants, having completed a Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition through E-Cornell University. Over the next 4 Workshops (second Saturday of each month), Anni will entice you with the delicious flavours and textures plant based cooking offers.  Workshop No.2: “POWERFOODS” for heart health and healthy eating at any age. Sunday 12 May 2019 from 12pm to 2pm Enjoy eating what you’ve created!
Quercus Kitchen
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Hear about Indigo Shire Council’s ageing well programs and tell us what you think. Morning tea is provided!
Old Post Office
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
EVENT CANCELLED Quercus Beechworth believes sharing a meal helps bring people in our community together. Meals are prepared and served in the spirit of co-operation by community volunteers with people coming together to share a meal and engage in conversation. The Community Sharing Feast is a way for residents, both young and old or new to the area to meet up with people they know or make new friends. Take the night off from cooking to enjoy a free and nutritious meal open to all the community. We use produce from the community food garden and donated food from the Albury/Wodonga Regional FoodShare for the feast. Community Sharing Feast is an alcohol free event.  Bookings are essential so make sure you book early to avoid missing out. Dates are available on our Online Calendar, at the Quercus Community Bookshop. Bookings are essential by calling us on 03 5728 2386 or clicking here for bookings
Quercus Beechworth
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Want to know what services and activities are available in Beechworth? Join us for morning tea on Tues 28th May at 10am and chat with local service providers.
Quercus Beechworth
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
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. This month we will be checking ski bindings and tuning skis just in time for the ski season!
Quercus Beechworth
12:00 pm
There is compelling evidence that dietary patterns that include processed foods and animal products, even in moderation, are the leading cause of modern diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The evidence that plant based diets are health supporting is consistent across all types of research, particularly in regard to whole plant foods.  Changing our eating patterns to include just one plant based meal a day can make measurable improvements to our health and wellbeing.  Those eating healthy vegan or vegetarian diets fare better than those eating even a healthy omnivorous diet. This series of Workshops show how to make the change to a more plant-based diet with simple and delicious recipes, shopping tips and support, to improve your diet for health and longevity. Anni Turnbull is a passionate advocate for the health benefits of plants, having completed a Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition through E-Cornell University. Over the next 4 Workshops (second Saturday of each month), Anni Turnbull will entice you with the delicious flavours and textures plant based cooking offers.  Workshop No.3: “DINNERS DONE EASILY” – How to lose weight and thrive.  Starches and Proteins; Energy density for Weightloss; thriving with Diabetes Sunday 9 June 2019 from 12pm to 2pm Enjoy eating what you’ve created!
Quercus Kitchen
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
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     If you are unable to make the Wednesday Sessions,  contact Wodonga TAFE direct.  They can arrange another time or chat over the phone.
Quercus Beechworth
Jun 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
10:45 am
In this forum, you’ll learn about how to protect your rights and prevent elder abuse as you age. Morning tea provided – everyone welcome! RSVP 7 June to Kate O’Toole, Ageing Well Officer
Beechworth Senior Citizen Centre
8:30 am
This nationally recognised CPR program will teach you the current techniques and methods required to achieve your Statement of Attainment in CPR. The First Aid Group (RTO 32268 ) 2 hr Workshop – in house HLTAID001 – CPR only Cost: $50 pp Friday 14 June 2019 – 8.30 am to 10.30 am
Quercus Beechworth
8:30 am
This Workshop covers all the skill and required knowledge to provide first responses in an emergency, life threatening incident, and casualty management.  Upon successful completion of this course, the candidate will be issued a Statement of Attainment HLTAID003-PFA. The First Aid Group (RTO 32268) 8 hr Workshop (5.5 hrs in house, and up to 3 hrs online pre-course) HLTAID003 – CPR and First Aid Cost:  $145 pp Friday 14 June 2019 – 8.30 am to 2.30pm The pre-course must be completed, signed, and printed before attending the in-house Workshop. Each Student will be assigned their own U.S.I. (unique student identifier)
Quercus Beechworth
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
Connecting Beechworth is happening tomorrow morning at Quercus Beechworth. Drop in for a cuppa and find out about local activities and services
Quercus Beechworth
2:00 pm
During his career the Paediatric Urologist Dr Paddy Dewan has promoted quality work, research as a core part of surgical practice,and the concept of the jigsaw puzzle approach to problem solving in medical and surgical care. Paddy will speak to Indigo U3A about his work treating children with surgical problems, both in Australia and in developing countries (with organisations such as Medicins Sans Frontieres). Hear about the charity www.kindcutsforkids.net which he founded and which supports his work. Non-U3A guests welcome. Please register by emailing courses.indigo.u3a@gmail.com or call 0431834309.
Indigo U3A
11:30 am
Opera Scholars Australia welcome the community to come and observe Australian Soprano Tiffany Speight deliver an open masterclass with 3 young rising opera stars. Tiffany is also the Program and Vocal Director of OSA. Discover some astounding insights into the craft of classical and opera singing and observe a gifted artist share her experience and wealth of knowledge.
Christ Church Anglican Church
9:00 am
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
Quercus Beechworth
12:30 pm
John Bolton Wood is one of Australia’s best loved baritones. He still makes regular appearances with Opera Australia. He is a character actor, singer and ractonteur to great acclaim. John is visiting Beechworth as Guest Vocal Coach for the Opera Scholars Australia Winter School. Come and hear his anecdotes about his life as an opera singer and the extraordinary roles he has played from Dr Bartolo in the Barber of Seville to Old Deuteronomy in Cats! You will also be treated to a few of John’s favourite songs. This is a free concert open to all.
Memorial Hall
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Join us for a magical morning of song, play and discovery of opera. Lead by the rising opera stars from Opera Scholars Australia, enjoy this free workshop as part of the Opera Winter School. Suitable for Pre-Primary and Primary aged students.
Memorial Hall
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Do you have a broken household item you’d like fixed but need a hand to do so? Then this is your opportunity. This month we’re featuring mending, tuning skis and checking bindings, sharpening knives and garden tools and bike repairs. Our Repair Café is a free meeting place to bring along broken household items such as furniture, clothing, battery-operated appliances, scratched CDs-DVDs and bikes and learn how to fix them with the help of experienced, volunteer repairers. You can also bring along small, blunt garden tools like secateurs and we’ll show you how to sharpen them.  
Quercus Beechworth
Jul 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
Opera Scholars Australia presents a winter opera twilight concert being the culmination of the week long Winter Opera School held in Beechworth. 23 rising opera stars will sing music by Bizet, Beethoven, Puccini, Verdi, Sondheim and more. Up till now, this has always been a sell-out summer event, much loved by opera lovers from far and wide. Voices in the Twilight has now moved to July! We invite you to indulge in the winter experience and be warmed by the beauty you will behold.
Christ Church Anglican Church
12:00 pm
There is compelling evidence that dietary patterns that include processed foods and animal products, even in moderation, are the leading cause of modern diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The evidence that plant based diets are health supporting is consistent across all types of research, particularly in regard to whole plant foods.  There is compelling evidence that dietary patterns that include processed foods and animal products, even in moderation, are the leading cause of modern diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The evidence that plant based diets are health supporting is consistent across all types of research, particularly in regard to whole plant foods.  Changing our eating patterns to include just one plant based meal a day can make measurable improvements to our health and wellbeing.  Those eating healthy vegan or vegetarian diets fare better than those eating even a healthy omnivorous diet. This series of Workshops show how to make the change to a more plant-based diet with simple and delicious recipes, shopping tips and support, to improve your diet for health and longevity. Anni Turnbull is a passionate advocate for the health benefits of plants, having completed a Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition through E-Cornell University. Over the next 4 Workshops (second Saturday of each month), Anni will entice you with the delicious flavours and textures plant based cooking offers.  Workshop No.4: “SNACKS FOR SATIETY” – Filling and Healthy veggies, dips and sweet treats.   Sunday 14 July 2019 from 12pm to 2pm Enjoy eating what you’ve created!
Quercus Kitchen
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
Flex your brain power at our Trivia Afternoon. Bring a team or join a table. See if you can answer our trivia questions – some will be easy and some will be difficult! Cost is $5 per person for 4 rounds of questions. Followed by afternoon tea. All welcome
Beechworth Senior Citizens Hall
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
Quercus Beechworth invites you to the Official reopening of the Oregon hall. Friday August 2nd from 5.30pm for nibbles, drinks and the official opening. RSVP by 31st July on 5728 2386 
Quercus Beechworth
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Indigo Shire Council are supporting Dying to Know Day 2019 by hosting a Death Cafe. Nicole Stephens, End of Life Doula, from Stepping Beyond will facilitate the cafe over morning tea generously supplied by local businesses. A Death Cafe provides a safe space for all people to come together to talk an ask questions about planning for end of life. There will also be representatives from NE Funerals, The Beechworth Cemetery Trust, Helen McGowan – Will specialist and End of Life Planner, Cynthia Bird – Changeworks, Health professionals specialising in advanced care directorates and many more who will be available to talk to.
Quercus Hall
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Thinking about a new tool kit? Have things at home you need fixed? Come and chat to our very clever ‘repairers’ who will be able to assist. Sat morning 10th Aug from 10am-12 noon at the Quercus Hall
Quercus Hall
Aug 21 2019 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 25 2020 @ 3:30 pm
1:30 pm
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
Quercus Beechworth
9:30 am
Alongside our Playgroup activities, our Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden teachers and students will facilitate a cooking experience.
Everton Primary School
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Saturday 24th  August, 9am – 1pm Want to learn the secrets of making your own lingerie? It’s really not as difficult or “secretive” as you might think. In one day, we can show you how to make pretty undies that fit you perfectly, out of just about any fabric you choose! You don’t need an overlocker or special machines. You just need to know your way around an ordinary sewing machine. You’ll need to bring your lunch and own sewing machine.
Oregon hall Quercus