After Dark

with Nicole Feiber                    
New sign

These classes are multisensory. Yoga practice is complemented by massage, aromatherapy, and sound healing. These will stimulate and balance the senses and participants will leave feeling balanced, present and invigorated.
Session difficulty will be tailored to suit the group’s needs.

Mondays 6.30pm - 8pm            
Term 1: 12 February - 26 March            
Term 2: 23 April - 21 May                
$75 per term
Holden Street Singers          
with Ruth Kennedy

Singing together is an ideal way to nurture your mind, body and spirit. Develop your voice, learn how to sing in harmony, connect with others and have fun. No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.

Thursdays 7pm - 8.30pm
8 February - 29 March                
$110 / $90 concession

Skills for Small Business
with Tim Beacham                    

Computer skills necessary for run a small business will be covered in the following areas: Excel, Presentation, Website and Social Media.

Tuesdays 7pm - 9pm                     
8 May - 12 June                    
Fitness and self defenceNew sign
with Mary Beacham             
Get a great workout in a fun, friendly Martial Arts oriented fitness classes for adults. Develop your fitness and conditioning through aerobic and anaerobic training, at your own pace and in your own time. Learn basic self defence while you build up your fitness.

Monday 10am - 11am                 
Term 1: 26 February - 26 March (4 weeks)            
(no class 12 March)                     
Term 2: 23 April - 28 May (6 weeks)                 
Web Design with WordpressNew sign
with Tim Beacham                
Is setting up and running your website too daunting? We will get you up and running with building and maintaining a WordPress site. Learn to add a free theme to your site, find and install plugins, use widgets, optimise photos, add documents and much more. We also cover updates, backups, and security. This course is ideal for upskilling or for those running their own business.

Tuesdays 7pm - 9pm                
20 February - 13 March            
Printmaking Hands-onNew sign
with Suyin Lam                     
Designed to give participants a glimpse into various printmaking techniques you can use at home to create your own edition of prints. Experiment and explore with hand painted and collage backgrounds and printing on a range of papers using water based inks. Suitable for all levels and experience.

Wednesday 6.30pm - 8.30pm
7 March - 28 March                
All materials included, bring an apron or old shirt.                  
Focus on Drawing            New sign
with Suyin Lam                
Extend and develop drawing skills so you can draw almost anything, anywhere. Covering both traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing with content ranging from still life, every-day objects, flowers and botanical subjects. Ideal for both those who want to commence drawing,and those who wish to continue their practice, this program will sharpen observation skills. Suitable for all levels and experience.             
Wednesday 6.30pm - 8pm              
9 May - 30 May                   
All materials included.  
Seed Saving New sign                
with Kat Lavers                
Learn how to save seeds in 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, and 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 20 March 6.30pm - 8.30pm         
No prior knowledge or experience required 

Sustainable Living Festival


Movie in the Park

Holden Street Neighbourhood House and Yarra Library invite you to our third annual Movie in the Park. A wonderful outdoor cinema set amongst the eucalyptus of Holden Street Reserve is the perfect place to watch this acclaimed and inspiring Australian film Lion.

Saturday 3 March

5.30pm - sustainability fair and family activities

7pm - live entertainment

8pm - Director of Lion Garth Davis.

8.30pm - film begins



Frequently Asked Questions: Click here for more information about the event.


Thank you to our major sponsors of the event:

National Sustainable Living Festival
Victoria State Government
Clifton Hill / North Fitzroy Community Bank Branch
Yarra City Council
Yarra Libraries
Neighbourhood Justice Centre
Piedimonte's Supermarket North Fitzroy
Collins Simms

And thank you to our community supporters:

Eureka Coffee and Growers Espresso
Munster Haus
The Butchers Block
Dimase Architects
Growing your own veggies

with Kat Laver

Learn how to grow your own food. Be guided through the basics including soil and plant nutrition, pest control, traditional and no-dig veggies patches, and easy 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 13 February 6pm - 9pm

Book and pay through Eventbrite

No prior knowledge or experience required.