What's on around Boroondara

Celebrate the reopening of Balwyn Community Centre

Join us at the upgraded Balwyn Community Centre at 412 Whitehorse Rd, Surrey Hills on Saturday 1 May between 10:30am and 1pm to celebrate its reopening. Check out the centre’s new features while enjoying food, coffee, live music, activities and interactive programs for all ages.

For details and more information visit the Balwyn Community Centre upgrade page or phone 9278 4794.

Photograph Competition

This year's theme is My Boroondara and entries are open until Friday 30 April. Submit your photographs showcasing Boroondara’s places and people to be in the running for cash prizes. Entries still open for the Boroondara Photograph Competition.

For details, visit Boroondara Photo Competition.

What’s on at your neighbourhood house

If there’s an interest or a passion you’d like to pursue, your local Neighbourhood House has a range of courses, classes and workshops to explore. Nurture a creative talent, learn a language, develop your skills or join a social group. We have options for children and teens through to the senior members of our community. Get in contact with your local house and find out what’s on offer. 

Download a copy of the full Short Course Guide.

Structured playgroup

Weekly games, stories, music and play activities for toddlers and preschoolers,
led by a childhood educator

Tuesdays 9:30am to 11:30am.

Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre
Call: 9830 4214
Cost: $20 per session

SARA: Financial wellbeing for women

Learn about managing money, debt, budgeting, saving and support services.

Tuesdays 10am to 12:30pm from 20 April

Alamein Neighbourhood and Learning Centre
Call: 9885 9401
Cost: $10 (ten sessions)


Beginners welcome. Free Come and Try session using our Ukes.

Thursdays 9:15am to 10:15am from 22 April.

Trentwood at the Hub
Call: 9006 6590
Cost: $135 (ten weeks)

Language conversation

Would you like to be able to hold a conversation in French, Italian or Spanish? Various times available.

Thursdays from 22 April.

Bowen Street Community Centre
Call: 9889 0791
Cost: $20 (ten sessions)

Build your own website

Design a basic website for your small business.

Fridays 10am to 12pm from 23 April.

Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Call: 9853 3126
Cost: $180 (3 sessions)

Yoga for families

A gentle yoga class for parents and their baby or toddler (0-5 years).

Fridays 9:15am to 10am from 23 April.

Ashburton Community Centre
Call: 9885 7952
Cost: $160 (eight weeks)


Learn to rest – a yoga workshop

A beginner-level workshop to relax your body and quiet your mind through the practice of yoga, on and off the mat.

2pm to 3:30pm, Sunday 25 April.

Hawthorn Community House
Call: 9819 2629
Cost $30

Movies, Musicals & Popstars!
(Grade 4-6)

Learn the fundamentals of acting, singing and movement. Develop the confidence
to sing out loud and perform! Mondays 

5:30pm to 6:30pm from 26 April.

Craig Family Centre
Call: 9885 7789
Cost: $160 (eight weeks)

New Camberwell Centre - Open house week

Visit our new centre and enjoy free taster classes, centre tours, artist talks and other surprises. Registration

From Tuesday 27 April.

Camberwell Community Centre
Call: 9882 2611
Cost: Free

Sourdough breadmaking workshop

Learn step-by-step, ask questions and receive notes to take home.

10am to 1pm, Wednesday 28 April.

Balwyn Community Centre
Call: 9836 7942
Cost: $90 (one session)

Sashiko stitching

Learn the relaxing art of hand stitching in decorative Japanese style.

7pm to 9pm, Friday 7 May.

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Call: 9890 2467
Cost: $80 ($70 members)