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 to explore.
Nurture a creative talent, learn a language, develop your skills or join a social group. There are options for children and teens through to the senior members of our community. Get in contact with your local house and find out what they offer.
Coding and robotics workshop
Discover the world of coding and robotics. Learn to do basic coding for a mini robot (Sphero) and race it.
When: 10am to 3pm, Monday 7 December 2020
Cost: $10 (one session)
Join us online for an upbeat movie and after-movie social chat.
When: 3pm to 5.30pm, Wednesday 11 November 2020
Colour mixing masterclass
This workshop will cover colour theory and a simple three-step approach to colour mixing.
When: 1pm to 4pm, Saturday 21 November 2020.
Cost: $85 (one session)
Recycled paper Christmas angels
Learn to make angelic Christmas ornaments from old book pages.
When: 9.30am to 2.30pm, Friday 27 November 2020
Cost: $25 (one session)
Try a new and exciting technique to create landscapes by flooding water on, and interacting with, paint scraped on to a dry surface area.
When: 10am to 2.30pm, Friday 27 November 2020
Cost: $100 (one session)
Bright brains: Homework Club
Free homework and study tuition. For school years one to 10. Literacy, mathematics, science and more.
When: 4pm to 5pm, Wednesdays
DIY Christmas wreath
Join our local florist in this popular workshop making your own wreath. All materials provided.
When: 7.30pm to 8.30pm, Tuesday 8 December or Tuesday 15 December 2020.
Lively discussion of books and films.
When: First, second or third Tuesday of the month.
Cost: free for members, non-members $15
Ukulele via Zoom
Learn simple cords and strums, or explore more complex music in our intermediate class.
When: beginners (6pm to 7pm), intermediate (7pm to 8pm), Mondays from 2 November 2020.
Cost: $100 (seven sessions)
Dumpling making party via Zoom
Learn to make dumplings from scratch for dinner with the family. Ingredients supplied.
When: 2pm to 4pm, Saturday 7 November 2020
Explore a variety of subjects including still life, landscapes and portraits. Suitable for all levels.
When: 10am to 12noon, Fridays from 6 November 2020
Cost: $15 per class