What's on in 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 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.

Alamein Neighbourhood and Learning Centre

When: 10am to 3pm, Monday 7 December 2020
Cost: $10 (one session)

Feel-good flicks

Join us online for an upbeat movie and after-movie social chat.

Ashburton Community Centre

When: 3pm to 5.30pm, Wednesday 11 November 2020
Cost: free

Colour mixing masterclass

This workshop will cover colour theory and a simple three-step approach to colour mixing.

Balwyn Community Centre

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.

Bowen Street Community Centre

When: 9.30am to 2.30pm, Friday 27 November 2020
Cost: $25 (one session)

Aquascapes masterclass

Try a new and exciting technique to create landscapes by flooding water on, and interacting with, paint scraped on to a dry surface area.

Camberwell Community Centre

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.

The Craig Family Centre

When: 4pm to 5pm, Wednesdays
Cost: free

DIY Christmas wreath

Join our local florist in this popular workshop making your own wreath. All materials provided. 

Hawthorn Community House

When: 7.30pm to 8.30pm, Tuesday 8 December or Tuesday 15 December 2020.
Cost: $30

A woman performs a yoga position on an exercise mat

Book groups

Lively discussion of books and films.

Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre

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.

Kew Neighbourhood and Learning Centre

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.

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre

When: 2pm to 4pm, Saturday 7 November 2020
Cost: $95

Acrylic painting

Explore a variety of subjects including still life, landscapes and portraits. Suitable for all levels.

Trentwood at the Hub

When: 10am to 12noon, Fridays from 6 November 2020
Cost: $15 per class

For more information, visit our Neighbourhood and Community Centres page