Fundraising dinners

Taste of Brazil
Have a great night out with Tatiane Drigo who will create a special meal for you and talk about traditional Brazilian food. Famous Brazilian drink, Caipiroska, served on arrival.
The funds will help Holden Street Neighbourhood House to improve and expand its solar panel system installations as part of the sustainability plan.
Friday 8 May

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

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          

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.       

Community Lunch Christmas in July

Back by popular demand!              

Wednesday 4 July 12pm                

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

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

Thursday 12 April 12.30pm            

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


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
Light refreshments provided            


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                    

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
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                

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)            
17 April - 26 June (11 weeks)                

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

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)
19 April - 28 June (11 weeks)

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

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)

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