There’s a lot on during Neighbourhood House Week so let’s get together and embrace this year’s theme ‘Bringing people together – from your neighbourhood to your nation’ from 10-17 May.
Brimbank’s Neighbourhood Houses offer a range of programs including activities and classes for all life stages. They are friendly and welcoming places where you can drop-in to make new friends, gain new skills and share ideas and experiences in a supportive and informal environment.
Community members are invited to take part in a range of exciting activities, at no charge, across the Brimbank Neighbourhood House network during May at the following locations:
Cairnlea Community Hub, 9249 4800
Come and Try session
Monday 6 May, 10-11.30am
Join walkers for a ‘walk and talk’ or fast walking session around Cairnlea and come back to Cairnlea community Hub to enjoy morning tea together
Delahey Community Centre, 9249 4900
Come and Try Sessions
Monday 6 May, 10-11am
Try a yoga class to improve your health and wellbeing with a focus on stretching, posture and breathing (beginners to intermediate)
Thursday 9 May, 2-3pm
A gentle and low impact exercise class suitable for seniors, beginners and all abilities
Hunt Club and Community Arts Centre, 9249 4800
Come and Try Sessions
Wednesday 8 May, 10-11.30am
Try your hand at wheel throwing or hand building. Make a simple (unfired) pot to take home
Thursday 9 May, 7-8.30pm
Learn techniques of drawing still life
Play with Clay
Saturday 11 May – 1-2.30pm
Have fun sculpturing with clay. All ages welcome.
Keilor Community Hub, 9249 4900 or 9249 4224
Mandala - Sequins and Beads Workshop
Thursday 9 May, 10.30am-12.30pm
Create a Mandala art work using sequins and beads on canvas
Sydenham Neighbourhood House, 9249 4224
Bee Loving Plant Workshop
Tuesday 7 May, 10.30am-12noon
Learn about why bees are so important and what you can plant to help save them
West Sunshine Community Centre, 9249 4555
Social event - light lunch and guest presenter
Tuesday 7 May, 12noon-1.30pm
Westvale Community Centre, 9249 4665
Friday 10 May, 10am-3pm
Join a fun filled day of ‘come and try’ activities. Keep an eye out for the schedule of activities on the Centre’s Facebook page
Places are limited and bookings are essential and can be made by contacting the individual houses and centres directly.
There are 12 neighbourhood houses and community centres in Brimbank which deliver a range of social health and wellbeing, learning, social engagement and other community development opportunities for all members of the community.
Neighbourhood House Week runs in Victoria from Friday 10 to Friday 17 May 2019.
For details including how to make a booking, visit our website at www.brimbank.vic.gov.au.