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 (PDF, 486 KB). Printed copies are also available at Boroondara libraries.
Introduction to ESL Tutoring
Learn English as a Second Language teaching strategies, grammar, pronunciation rules and more.
When: 10am to 12.30pm, Wednesdays
Cost: $85/$20 (10 sessions)
Art for all abilities
A safe space to explore a range of tools and mediums to express yourself at your own pace.
When: 1pm to 3pm, Wednesdays
Cost: $200 (8 sessions)
Italian for beginners
Start your language journey! This new class is suitable for the absolute beginner.
When: 1pm to 3pm, Mondays
Cost: $200 (9 sessions)
Toilet training tips for parents of toddlers
Practical steps that will assist in helping your child achieve toileting independence.
When: 9am to 11am, Thursday 4 June
Bookings: 9889 0791
Love playing cards?
Join our social 500 card “drop-in” group. Suitable for experienced card players.
When: 1pm to 3pm, Fridays
Cost: $2 per session
Acting sustainably - how green is my garden?
Gardening without pesticides.
When: 6pm to 8pm, Wednesday 15 April 2020
Facilitated by qualified early childhood educators. Children enjoy a range of activities. Childcare subsidy available (CCS).
When: 9am to 2pm, Monday to Friday
Cost: $72 per session
Persian cooking workshop
A culinary journey through the wonders of the Persian cuisine.
When: 2pm to 5pm, Sunday 19 April 2020
An introduction to the world of floristry.
When: 7pm to 9pm, Thursdays
Cost: $350 (7 sessions)
Local conversations - Gabriel Gate
Join us for our second Local Conversations with guest speaker Gabriel Gate.
When: 6pm to 7.30pm, Friday 17 April 2020
Cost: $10 (including light refreshments)
Manga drawing for children
For children aged 12 plus. Learn to draw basic manga style faces.
When: 4pm to 5pm, Mondays
Cost: $90 (3 sessions)