What's on at your neighbourhood house

If there is an interest or a passion you’d like to pursue, your local neighbourhood house has a range of courses, classes and workshops for you 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 we have on offer. 

To find out what's happening in your neighbourhood download a copy of the full Short Course Guide. Printed copies are also available at Boroondara libraries.

Introduction to English as a second language

Alamein Neighbourhood and Learning Centre

Learn English as a Second Language teaching strategies, grammar, pronunciation rules and macro language approaches.
When: 12.30pm to 3pm, Wednesdays from 31 July 2019
Cost: $85 (10 sessions)

Mixed media and collage for women

Ashburton Community Centre

Create, chat and connect with other women while creating art.
When: 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Wednesdays from 17 July 2019
Cost: $160 (eight sessions)

Tapestry workgroup

Balwyn Community Centre

Join this friendly group and work on your needlework tapestry.
When: 10am to 12noon, Tuesdays from Tuesday 16 July 2019.
Cost: $5 (per session)

Childcare sessional

Bowen Street Community Centre

When: 9.15am to 12.15pm, Wednesday and Friday
Cost: $45 (per session)
When: 9.30am to 2.30pm, Wednesday and Friday
Cost: $75 (per session)

Saturday pottery

Camberwell Community Centre

Expert tuition from highly experienced ceramicist in hand building and wheel throwing. Maximum eight people.
When: 10am to 12noon, or 1pm to 3pm, Saturdays from 27 July 2019
Cost: $340 (eight sessions)

Artists in conversation

Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre

Prominent Melbourne artist talks.
When: 7pm to 8pm, Thursdays 8 and 22 August 2019
Cost: free 

Facilitated playgroup

The Craig Family Centre

Kindergarten teacher-facilitated playgroup session where families meet and children enjoy a variety of activities.
When: 9.30am to 11.30pm, Mondays
Cost: $185

Sauerkraut and gut health

Hawthorn Community House

A workshop around obtaining great gut health focusing on how to make sauerkraut.
When: 7pm to 8.30pm, Tuesday 13 August 2019
Cost: $25 (one session)

IT for office

Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Get up to date and improve your IT skills
When: 9am to 11.30am, Thursdays from 18 July 2019
Cost: $145 ($10 sessions)

Fermented foods workshops

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre

Make kombucha and sauerkraut with Dr Gondalia.
When: kombucha - 6pm to 8pm, Friday 9 August 2019 and sauerkraut - 6pm to 8pm, Friday 23 August 2019.
Cost: $70 non-members/ $60 members (per session)

Messy Play

Trentwood at the Hub

Fun creative art play suitable for 18 months to 5 years
When: 10am to 11am, Wednesdays from 24 July 2019.
Cost: $75 (six sessions)

More information

For more information, locations and contact details, see our Neighbourhood houses and community centres page.

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