After Dark

International Movie Night

Travel the world while watching international films. We will explore other countries’ cultures and traditions in a social environment.New sign

First Friday of each month at 7pm
Gold coin donation            

Fab Flicks

with Lyn Pedersen

Have a nice evening out, watching a movie with us. Stay afterwards to have a chat about the film.

First Wednesday of each month 6.30pm
Gold coin donation

Classic Games Night
Revisit the world of games by joining us to play Monopoly, Backgammon, Scrabble, Mastermind and more. 
Light snacks provided.
Third Wednesday of the month 6.30pm 

Holden Street Singers          

with Ruth Kennedy

Develop your voice, learn how to sing in harmony, connect with others and have fun.
No experience is necessary.

Thursdays 7pm - 8.30pm

7 Feb - 11 April (10 weeks)
9 May - 11 July (10 weeks)
$150 / Conc. $125 per term

Evening Art            

with Suyin Lam 

Designed to give participants a four-week glimpse into various art techniques, such as printmaking, painting, and drawing. Suitable for all levels and experience.

Tuesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm

5 February -26 February
5 March - 26 March
7 May - 28 May
$100 per term

Materials included, please bring an apron or old t-shirt for painting classes.

Creative Writing
It was a dark and stormy knight           
with Margaret Geddes               
This 10-week program covers research, non-fiction and editing your own writing. Participants should be keen to develop their research skills and clarify their meaning through format, style, tone and language appropriate to the intended audience. You may work on a current project or plan and create new projects during the term.
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Wednesday 6.30pm - 8.30pm
6 February - 10 April
$250 / Conc. $200
And then what happened?

with Rachel Flynn         

This 10-week program covers fiction writing, personal narrative, poetry and picture books. Participants should be enthusiastic readers and have an interest in writing fiction. Each class will include some instruction on aspects of fiction and form, a writing exercise and workshopping of your writing in progress. New sign

Monday 6.30pm - 8.30pm
4 February - 15 April (no class 11 March)
$250 / Conc. $200

Click here to see Creative Writing's tutors profile.

Brochure and Flyers

Download our current brochure:

Brochure for January 2019 - July 2019 

Timetable Semester 2


Sustainable Living Festival

Movie in the Park

Gather in the park with friends and neighbours for our outdoor cinema to watch acclaimed Australian film The Song Keepers.

Come early for pre-movie activities: live entertainment, food for purchase, and a celebration of sustainability with various workshops and activities for all ages.

Saturday 23 February
From 3pm
Film to screen at dusk
Free entrance

See event program here

#Update: See photos of the event on our Facebook Page: 


Seed Saving
with Kat Lavers

Learn how to save seeds is a wise move for any gardener. You will save a fortune on seed packets and seeding of course, but over time you will also develop stronger plants that are perfectly adapted to your garden’s microclimate. You will also have plenty to share with friends and family. We will cover all the basics of plant selection, pollination, harvesting, drying, cleaning and storing seeds for common vegetable varieties.

Tuesday 19 February 6.30pm - 8.30pm
No prior knowledge or experience required

Growing your own veggies
with Kat Lavers

Learn how to grow your own food. Be guided through the basics including soil and plant nutrition, pest control, traditional and no-dig veggie patches, and easy grow herbs and veggies to ensure first time success. We will emphasise low or no-cost organic methods and discuss growing in pots for renters and people with courtyards or balconies.

Tuesday 26 February 6.30pm - 8.30pm
No prior knowledge or experience required.


Special Events


Holden Street Open Day

Come along to our special Open Day to celebrate Holden Street’s 40th anniversary.
Stop by for some food, entertainment, information and workshops. Meet staff,
volunteers, tutors and committee members.

Sunday 10 February 10am


Open Day Program:

Program Feb 2019 

International Women’s Day

Women are invited to come along for a special day to celebrate the International Women’s Day with us.

Friday 8 March

Activities and time TBA. Please contact the office for more information