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.
See below for some highlights, download a copy of the full Short Course Guide or get in touch with your local house to find out what else is happening in your neighbourhood.
Pilates Short Course
Alamein Neighbourhood and Learning Centre
Strengthen your core muscles, giving you a better posture and flexibility.
7pm to 8pm, Tuesdays from 9 April 2019
Kids yoga and movement
Ashburton Community Centre
A mixture of dance, acrobatics, yoga and mindfulness suitable for 6 to 12 years.
4pm to 5pm, Tuesdays, term-based class
Cost: free trials available
Creative journaling workshop
Balwyn Community Centre
Explore your creative self by making your own creative journal! This workshop is taught by a qualified art therapist and held on Wednesday evenings.
13, 20, 27 March and 3 April 2019
Cost: $140 (eight sessions)
Bowen Street Community Centre
Ages 2.5-3 and 3-6 years.
Various times, Mondays
Cost: $75 (seven sessions)
Introduction to drawing
Camberwell Community Centre
Renowned artist It Hao Pheh is taking enrolments for Introductory Drawing classes.
1pm to 3pm, Mondays from 25 March 2019
Cost: $88 (four sessions)
Kinder kids yoga
Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre
Your little one will discover balance, calm, movement and fun.
10am to 10.40am, Fridays
Cost: $120 (eight sessions)
Mums and bubs yoga and meditation
The Craig Family Centre
As well as feeling stretched and strong you and baby will be soothed and relaxed by this session.
10am to 11am, Mondays
Cost: $23 (per session)
Creative Easter decorations
Hawthorn Community House
Join us in this hands-on workshop creating unique and colourful Easter decorations for your home.
7pm to 8.30pm, Tuesday 2 April 2019
Mixed media art class for 8 to 11 years
Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Develop fundamental art skills.
4pm to 5.30pm, Wednesdays from 6 March 2019
Cost: $90 (five sessions)
Mixed media for beginners
Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Release your inner creativity and explore new mediums including watercolour, drawing, collage and abstract.
2pm to 4pm, Fridays
Cost: $180 (10 sessions)
Trentwood at the Hub
A group of older people who are keen to learn and make new friends through conversation, guest presentations and activities.
1.30pm and 3.30pm, Fridays (fortnightly)
Cost: $40 (10 sessions)