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Get fit for free

Don't have any spare change for a gym membership? No money floating around to pay for a personal trainer? No worries! These are great ways to keep fit for free; that's right. No money! Nada! Bendigo Parkrun Race against yourself and try to beat the clock. Every Saturday from 8am at Kennington Reservoir you can

The Wine Science Show

An exciting addition to the inaugural Bendigo Comedy Festival, a comedy and educational talk about all things wine. Join Luke Morris as he explains the origins of Champagne, explains how alcohol affects the body, and answers questions about how much you can drink and why you drink. The event will be held at local comedy hot

Dining with a four-legged friend

Does your pup look longingly at the door wondering where his invite is when you leave for your Saturday brunch? We have done some on-the-ground research to find the best dog-friendly dining spots in Bendigo for you and your furry friend. Wallys Dog Café Bendigo Off Leash Dog Park, Strathdale This mobile café is not

Best Fish and Chips in Bendigo

We thought that in the lead up to Easter, 'The People of Bendigo' would need to know where to go to get their fill. We do suggest that you may want to ring and order to avoid long delays on Good Friday though - you can even call the day before. Our pick! Mick's Fish 

Indoor Play Centres in Bendigo

Baby, it's cold outside; let's play indoors today. Where does one go in this fine city? Well you have a few options: Discovery Science & Technology Centre 5444 4400 7 Railway Place Over 100 fascinating exhibits to explore, including a planetarium, vertical slide, kaleidescope and The Lab. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am-4pm during school terms. Open daily from 10am-4pm

Fresh ready-made meals

Not much of a cook, or your resident chef needs a break? Looking for a freshly-prepared meal (not-frozen) for dinner at home? There are some fairly cheap options out there; here are the quality ones: Fresh 5 Bendigo 0419 960 712 Started by two passionate local foodies who love to eat healthily but don't always have

Music Classes for Children

Bendigo Library Goldfields Libraries hosts a wide range of free children’s activities during the school term throughout the year, as well as special activities in the school holidays. Bendigo Library 5449 2700 259 Hargreaves Street Kangaroo Flat Library 5447 8344 267 High Street  Storytime Read-aloud stories, songs, finger plays, action rhymes and a craft activity to suit children

Where can you learn to swim? Swimming Schools in Bendigo

Learning to swim; it's a rite of passage in Australia isn't it? Probably the hardest part in Bendigo, is working out where to go. Sooo many places and so many wonderful, caring teachers. It is all subjective and you may prefer a different teaching style to others. Here are your choices: Paul Sadler Swimland

Yoga in Bendigo

There are a number of fantastic places in Bendigo to practice your pranayama and asanas; these studios all offer different kinds and styles. Have a chat to the staff, or check them out to find a style and teacher that suits you. Vitality Yoga 5442 2081 Rear 404 Hargreaves Street  Vitality Yoga is predominately classical yoga, incorporating

Women in leadership

The Australian Women’s Leadership Forum is coming to Bendigo this October. The event is for women who are looking to increase awareness of their leadership style, as well as practical strategies to help them overcome challenges within their work and personal life. The event provides a relaxed and supportive atmosphere that is perfect for networking