Community Centres & Activities

Alamein Neighbourhood & Learning Centre, Ashburton
49 Ashburn Grove, Ashburton.  Basic Home Maintenance and Introduction to Carpentry, ESL classes, Yoga, Pilates, Meditation, Mosaics, Fitball. Introductory courses to Event Management, Garden Design and Computing. Career and Pathways to Employment Workshops, Excel & MS Word. Learn how to use an iPad or Tablet and understand what Social Media is about. Men’s Shed meets Tuesday and Thursday. Shopping bus and excursions for seniors. Email: admin@alameinnlc.com.au.  Phone 9885 9401.

Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre, Chadstone
34 Amaroo Street, Chadstone. Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre contributes to a vibrant, inclusive and caring society by providing a safe and happy place that encourages learning and sharing.  Programs and activities:  Kids’ Karate & Kids’ Art & Craft, Women’s Self Defence, Zumba, Line Dancing, Senior Strength, English, Cooking, Art Therapy Groups, Painting, Mosaics, Beading, Meditation, Men’s Group, Fruit & Veg Market, Community Lunch and Community Garden. Op Shop. Volunteering opportunities. Hall Hire. Phone 9807 2625.  Email: office@amaroonc.org.au www.amaroonc.org.au

Ashburton Community Centre
160 High Street, Ashburton. Variety of Classes: Bobbin Lace, Chinese Painting, Drawing and Thinking, Floral Art, French Beginners, French Polishing Introduction and Continuing, Italian Beginners & Level 1, Upholstery, Water colour, Yoga Beginners & Continuing, Your Healthy Spine. Groups: mahjong (western), Exercises & Keep Fit, Wednesday Walkers. Contact Centre for information. Phone 9885 7952.  www.ashburtoncc.org.au 

Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley
87 Eley Road, Blackburn South. Our warm & welcoming centre offers social & recreational classes including Latin dance, crochet, mahjong, self-defence, writing, yoga, computers, Bollywood dance, poetry, gentle exercise, ukulele, iPads, meditation, Line dancing, scrabble, colouring-in, smart phones, social cards, sketching & Pilates. Weekly cafe (Fridays), variety of accredited programs for people with special needs and Refresh program for teens.  Phone 9808 2000.
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Bao Lin Chan (Zen) Monastery, Glen Iris
94A High Street, Glen Iris. Phone 9813 8922. Free Zen Meditation Classes for those interested in meditation & Zen Buddhism. Other classes: Teens, children’s meditation and vegetarian cooking. All classes are free but please register. w: Chung Tai Chan Monastery

Bennettswood Neighbourhood House
7 Greenwood Street, Burwood.  Low cost courses and activities: Computer/Internet Tuition, Mobile Phones, Strength Training, Gentle Exercises, Yoga, Tai Chi for Arthritis, English Country Dancing, Singing, Drawing & Painting, Dressmaking, Card Making, Balloon Twisting, Knitting/Crochet, Mahjong, Solo, Community Lunch, Asian Cooking Demo. Also Room Hire. Phone 9888 0234.  Email: info@bennettswoodnh.org.au.  www.bennettswoodnh.org.au

Bowen Street Community Centre, Camberwell
102 Bowen Street, Camberwell. Adult Education: Conversation classes on Thursday at various times: Spanish, Italian, French. Technology: Laptops, PCs, iPads, iPhones, MACs. General: Cooking, floral art, first aid. Sessional/ casual  childcare in Camberwell: Qualified educators in line with the Early Years framework. 3 and 5 hour Tuesdays ,Wednesdays and Thursdays. Grandparents/new families playgroup: Mondays and Thursdays various times. Gold coin donation. School holiday activities for children. Pre-school music. Party and meeting rooms for hire. Phone 9889 0791. Email: info@bowenstreet.org.au.  www.bowenstreet.org.au

Box Hill South Neighbourhood House
47 Kitchener Street, Box Hill South.  Days: Weight exercises, water colour, eBay, computers, cryptic crosswords, digital camera, English as Second Language, gardening, slow walking, lunches. Friday morning playgroup.  Nights: Pilates, Spanish, water colour, book club, yoga, yoga 50+, French, Oil Painting, Folk Art.  Weekend: Pilates, writers’ group, Sun. excursions. 9am–2pm school terms. Room hire available. Phone 9898 8270.  http://bhsnh.org.au  Email: bhsnh@netspace.net.au.

Burwood Neighbourhood House
1 Church Street, Burwood. Home of Knitted Knockers Australia – communities helping women. Community information sessions.  Playgroups and Mothers’ Groups: Low cost sessions mornings and afternoons.  Health & well-being: Walking with Sue Wednesdays 10:15am; meditation, Pilates, yoga, Tai Chi for arthritis, balance/flex, strength training, zumba gold.  Computers: Beginners, Word, Excel, Internet, emails, MYOB, iPad, tablets. Social activities: Bus trips, ladies’ social group, craft group. Phone 9808 6292. www.burwoodneighbourhoodhouse.org.au
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Camberwell Community Centre
33 Fairholm Grove, Camberwell. Watercolour, Drawing, Mandalas, French, German, Art History, Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Latin Dance, Strength & Stretching, Walking group, Book Club, Bridge, Solo, 500, Scrabble, Mahjong, Knit & Stitch, Youth Art. Phone 9882 2611. www.camberwellcommunitycentre.org.au
Email: contact@camberwellcommunitycentre.org.au

Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre
2 Rochester Road. Monday–Thursday 9am–3pm, Friday 9am–12:30pm. We welcome all enquiries and interest. Contact us for a detailed program guide and further information. Phone 9830 4214. Email: office@canterburynh.org.auwww.canterburynh.org.au

Craig Community Centre
7 Samarinda Avenue, Ashburton. Occasional Care & Kindergarten programs, Cultural Support Groups, Disability & Youth empowerment programs, Yoga, Facilitated Playgroups, Primary and Secondary homework support, Seniors activities, Volunteer Opportunities, Hall Hire. Phone 9885 7789. Email: enquires@craigfc.org.au  www.craigfc.org.au

Kerrimuir Neighbourhood House
57 Linda Avenue Box Hill North. We provide a range of classes and activities to suit all ages, from Art Classes to Strength and Fitness Classes. Phone: 9899-7660. Go to our website for more details: kerrimuirhouse.org.au
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Louise Multicultural Community Centre, Box Hill
Suite 8, Town Hall Hub, 27 Bank Street, Box Hill. We encourage and provide for all nationalities to participate and share their life in a safe, friendly environment. Classes and activities include ESL (beginners, intermediate, advanced classes), Mandarin, Computer, iPad, Book Buddies, English Conversation Cafe, Quilting, Korean Drumming. Room hire.  www.louise.org.au  Email: ckung@aanet.com.au  Phone 9285 4850.

Mount Street Neighbourhood House, Glen Waverley
6 Mount Street, Glen Waverley. Drawing/Painting, Mosaics, Paper Tole, Decoupage, Patchwork/Quilting, Strength Training, Pilates, Yoga, Gentle Exercise, Tai Chi, Fitness Dance, Diabetes Cardio, Seniors IT – basic and advanced Computer Skills, Digital Photography, iPad/ Android Tablet.  Phone 9803 8706.  Email: mountst@msnh.org.au. www.msnh.org.au

Phoenix Park Neighbourhood House
22 Rob Roy Rd Malvern East. Walking groups, Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, HeartFIT, Zumba gold. iPad /Tablets classes. Art classes adults/children. Writers, Discussion, Film & photography groups. Mahjong, Singers, Art & Craft. Hrs 9-4.30/3pm Fri) Ph. 9530 4397 w:.phoenixparknh.org.au

Power Neighbourhood House, Ashwood
54 Power Avenue, Ashwood. Toddlers Yoga, speech therapist-led playgroups, English conversation, Council Library Book Group, Line Dancing, Art & craft groups, Saturday Support Group for parents of children with ASD, Connecting Teens social group, Women, Yoga for adults & Tai Chi. We are wheel chair friendly.  All welcome. Phone 98073589. Email: office@powernh.org.au  www.powernh.org.au

Samarinda Ashburton Aged Services
296 High St Ashburton. Fun Food and Friendship for seniors. Bus Trips, Lunches, Gentle exercise, Line dancing, Zumba Gold, Meals on Wheels, Art and knitting, cards, scrabble, Bingo, darts, billiards, indoor bowls, Vietnamese and Chinese social groups, Friday morning Men’s Group, Coffee Club Café, Tai Chi, concerts and more. Friendly groups – the more the merrier. Free mailing list. Come and try us out! Phone Fay 9885 3815.  www.ashburtonsupport.org.au

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
157 Union Road, Surrey Hills.  Room Hire: children’s parties, afternoon teas, workshops. Activities: Drop in Morning Tea, Men’s Discussion Group, Men’s Cooking, Laughter Club. Playgroups, Creative Dance. Art, Knitting, Cooking. Active Living 55+ Fitness, Bike Riding, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Walking, Yoga, Stress Management.  Phone 9890 2467. Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.   www.surreyhillsnc.org.au Email: enquiries@surreyhillsnc.org.au

Waverley Community Learning Centre, Mount Waverley
5 Fleet Street, Mount Waverley.  Art, Creative Writing, CPR, First Aid, English for Migrants, Intro to Computers, Spanish, French, German. Pottery, Latin Limba, Dressmaking, Digital Photography, Literature Studies, Calligraphy, Crochet, Gentle Exercise, Pilates, Yoga. Office Hours 9am–4pm, Phone 9807 6011. Waverley Community Learning Centre  Email: enquiries at Waverley Community Learning Centre

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