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MPavilion: February Round-up

When: 14 November 2019 - 22 March 2020
Where: MPavilion Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
How much: Free!
More info: MPavilion program

It’s time for our monthly round-up of the MPavilion line-up and, like January, the program is full of thought-provoking talks, workshops and performances – all free! Read on for our curated suggestion of activities to ease you through to the end of February.

Green Magazine Presents ‘Urban Farming: Gardening and Permaculture’

Sunday 2 February, 10 – 3pm

Have grand plans for your garden but not sure where to start? Speed date a garden expert at MPavilion’s Green Moves presented by Green Magazine. For more info and to make a booking, follow this link.

2020 National Sustainable Living Festival Launch

Monday 3 February, 6:15 – 7:15pm

The Sustainable Living Festival brings the vital message of sustainability to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness and aims to build Australia’s response to the climate crisis. The festival will kick off at MPavilion with a Welcome to Country followed by a discussion on addressing the history of colonisation within the environment movement. More info here.

MPavilion Book Club

Thursday 6 February, 7 – 8pm

The third and final session of MPavilion’s book club series will be run by The Conversation’s Arts and Culture editor Suzy Freeman-Greene. The discussion will be centred around the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner, Richard Powers’ grand novel The Overstory. Join in the book chat over a glass of wine in a beautiful setting! More info here.

Only as Healthy as Your Postcode

Friday 7 February 12:30 – 1:30pm

Your health is not usually the first consideration when choosing a new postcode, however where you live is increasingly recognised as a key determinant for your health and wellbeing.  MPavilion brings together an expert panel of planners, academics and designers to explore the link between planning systems and public health. More info here.

Friday Sunset Series – Jewel Box Presents ‘Meeting Place’

Friday 21 February, 6 – 9:30pm

Part of the reoccurring MMusic series, ‘Meeting Place’ has been curated by Melbourne based audio engineer and creative producer Daisy Nduta. The tunes will reflect a reconciliation of different cultures, nations, regions, people and sounds, and acknowledge our presence as settlers on Indigenous lands. Get on down for a boogie! More info here.

[Image: courtesy of MPavilion]