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Food swap

The Keysborough Res School Community Swap meets on the fourth Saturday of the month. Members swap home-grown produce, jams, preserves, baked goodies, seedlings, seeds, cuttings, eggs, books, tools and more.

  • Keysborough Resurrection School’s productive gardens next to Keysborough Freedom Club. Enter via the driveway next to the retirement village at 414-418 Corrigan Road, Keysborough. Saturday 22 July, 10am to 11am. BYO mug for a free cuppa.


Insect-a-mania

This Me and My Dad workshop will introduce children to the mysterious world of invertebrates and mini beasts. It’s designed for kids aged seven to 11 and an accompanying parent or carer.

  • Dandenong Library, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong. Saturday 22 July, 3pm. Call 1300 630 920 for bookings or more information.


Indian Textiles Today

This exhibition features contemporary Indian textiles from small Indian design houses, generally handcrafted in their own studios.

  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, corner Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong. Tuesday 18 July to Saturday 26 August. Open 11am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 11am to 3pm Saturdays.


Vigil State

Artist Monica Ianculescu works primarily with drawing and watercolour and her work is focused on concepts including cycles and stages of life, flux and the passage of time.

  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, corner Walker and Robinson streets, Dandenong. Tuesday 18 July to Saturday 26 August. Open 11am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 11am to 3pm Saturdays.

 


Deck the halls

Walk into a winter wonderland at this Christmas in July event, complete with decorations, Christmas dishes, carolers and a visit from Santa.
Seventeen traders will serve up 20 special food and drink dishes just for the day. There’ll be the traditional roasts and puddings plus a modern spin on traditional fare, including turkey and cranberry pizza, seafood kebab and Christmas sushi.

  • Dandenong Market, corner Clow and Cleeland streets, Dandenong. Sunday 23 July, 10am to 3pm.

 

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