Bringing people together at Neighbourhood House Week

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

Walking Group

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

Yoga

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)

Get Active

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

Pottery

Wednesday 8 May, 10-11.30am

Try your hand at wheel throwing or hand building. Make a simple (unfired) pot to take home

Drawing

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

Bookings required

 

Westvale Community Centre, 9249 4665

Open Day

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.

 

Next review date: 
26 April 2019