International Women’s Day

Thursday 8 March 2pm                

Details to be announced.

Discovering Yarra

Half-day outings to enjoy with new friends and a chance to learn about local landmarks.

Fridays 11am - 3pm (times may vary)
9 February - Coburg Lake Reserve          
9 March - Port Melbourne                
11 May - Neighbourhood Houses            
8 June - to be decided                
$3 - $5 depending on entrance fees

Bookings open 2 weeks before outing

Fundraising dinners

New sign Look out for our themed fundraising dinners.
 
Term 1 - Malaysian                    
Term 2 - Brazilian
            
Dates to be advertised.

World Afternoon Teas

Join us celebrating our diverse cultures.
 
Mondays 2pm                  
     
19 February - Solomon Islands
19 March - Ireland
16 April - Sri Lanka
21 May - to be decided - maybe you?        
18 June - to be decided - maybe you?    
    
Let us know if you would like to take a turn and share your cultural heritage.       
Free

Foodcraft Lunches

New sign “Themed” community meals which will focus on a particular health need / condition. Includes presentation and demonstrations from Cohealth Dietitian.      
         
5 April - Allergies                    
11 July - Diabetes          
Free

Fab Flicks

with Lyn Pedersen

Take advantage of our later opening times and come and watch a movie with us. Stay for 10 minutes afterwards to have a chat about the movie. Popcorn provided!

1st Wednesday of the month at 6.30pm
Gold coin donation

Community Lunch Christmas in July

Back by popular demand!              

Wednesday 4 July 12pm                
Free

Friday Evening BBQ in the Park

Come and enjoy March evenings in Holden Street Reserve for a chance to catch up and socialise.
 
BYO picnic or something to cook on the barbecue. We provide salad and bread. Meet at 128 Holden Street.

Fridays in March (2, 9, 16, 23)
5:30pm
Free

Community Lunch

Come along for lunch and then join us for some Latino dancing to work off your meal!       

Thursday 12 April 12.30pm            
Free

Mid Term Morning Tea

A chance for participants of different groups and new visitors to get together for a relaxed ‘cuppa’.

Thursday 22 February                
Monday 26 February
Monday 28 May

11am
Free

Biggest Morning Tea

Fundraising morning tea for the Cancer Council

Thursday 17 May 11am            

Donation of all sizes will be collected

Talking Sense

Come along and hear speakers on a range of topics followed by discussion. Topics may include health, ageing, and current affairs. Light refreshment provided.  
 
13 February - Public Housing with Fiona Ross    
13 March - Living Well in Yarra with Fran Moloney             
10 April - SES - State Emergency Service with Lucy Accadia
8 May- Wiser Driver with Judi Kiraly                
12 June - Tell us what you think - please join us for our mid year program evaluation.        
10 July - to be decided
                       
11.30am                    
Light refreshments provided            
Free     

Foodcraft

This class will focus on cooking nutritious meals on a budget using seasonal produce and/or fruit and vegetables that are “less than perfect”. You wil learn how to shop within a budget, prepare and cook meals, and store food safely. The course is designed by Cohealth Dietitian. Priority given for residents of social housing.              New sign

Tuesday 9.30am - 12.30pm             
1 May - 19 June                    
$40

Repair and Share

Enjoy an afternoon of learning and sharing skills while recycling and reducing waste and household expenses. Bring your broken items for repair, learn how from skilled volunteers. No items to be repaired? Come along and enjoy a cuppa, or lend a hand with someone else’s repair job.

Fourth Monday of every month
12pm - 4pm
Free
 
Phone us or email us to express your interest.

Sing-a-long with Ruth

New sign Why do so many of us stop singing as we get older? You don’t have to be an expert to join in. Come along to have fun, laugh, smile, stretch your vocal chords and feel great! Join in to sing some old favourites in a range of different styles. There is nothing like a singing together to get that uplifting feeling.    

Monday 3pm
12 February
19 March
16 April
21 May
18 June                
$5

Wise Moves - gentle exercise class

with Ann-Marie Mercieca

Gentle exercise using chairs, resistance bands, balls and your own body weight.  

Wednesdays 1.15pm - 2.15pm                 
6 February - 27 March (8 weeks)            
$55                                       
17 April - 26 June (11 weeks)                
$75

Community Lunch Welcome to 2018

Celebrate the new year with us! Time for a catch up after the break, to meet old and new friends, and to find out what is happening at Holden Street in 2018.

Tuesday 9 January 12.30am
Free

Seniors Outings

A chance to get out of the city for the day.   
Suggestions for destinations welcome.
 
Fridays 9.15am - 4pm
19 January - Geelong
27 April - Hanging Rock
6 July - to be decided
 
Usually $8 per trip but may be more due to entrance fees.
 
Bookings open 2 weeks before outing

Moving Meditation

New sign with Nicole Feiber                
 
Moving Meditation sessions are multi-sensory. Various tools are used to stimulate and balance the senses. These include massage, breathing, movement, aromatherapy and sound healing.

Thursday 12.30pm - 1pm
1 February - 29 March (9 weeks)
$55
19 April - 28 June (11 weeks)
$69

Community Gym Memberships

If you hold a Healthcare Card, you can take advantage of heavily discounted off peak Community Gym Memberships, valid at all Yarra Leisure Centres.
Swim, sauna, gym, group fitness classes, and golf.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 9489 9929. Enrolments on Tuesdays only.

Conversation Group

with David Cayzer
 
Bring something to share with a group. It could be something you have made, an experience, a story you wrote or a story you like, a book, a picture, an idea or a drawing. What would you like other people to know about you? Let the group learn something new about you and learn something new about  others.
 
Thursday Fortnightly 11.15am - 12.15pm
12 October
26 October
9 November
23 November
7 December
Free

Weekly Walk

with Alison Longman            

A weekly walk to explore the local area and cafes. Meet at 128 Holden Street.

Tuesdays 9.30am - 11.30am
Free (bring $ for a cuppa)

Fab Flicks - Daytime Special

Come this school holidays and watch a movie with us in the afternoon. Stay for 10 minutes afterwards to have a chat about the movie. Popcorn provided!
 
Wednesday 2pm                    
17 January - Movie Groundhog Day        
24 January - Movie Love Actually
Gold coin donation

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