April Activities

School Holiday activities - 6-12 years
• Go Fish! - Tuesday Apr 10, 1.30 - 3.30 pm with the Angling club, rods supplied. 
Meet at the Lake boatshed - fishing subject to weather and lake conditions. However if wet, still meet at the boatshed for the afternoon.

• ‘Slime, goo and gunk!’ - Thursday Apr 12, 1.30-3.30 pm - we need would-be scientists and could- be chefs to make and test our slime, goo and gunk from a range of recipes - even some you can eat!

Each session is $5 per child, including refreshments, and must be booked with Debra on 55719780 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3rd - Community shed open 10 am - 4 pm for woodwork - Mon, Tues & Thurs
4th - Time for Yarn - byo knitting, crochet and yarn projects from 7.30 pm, gold coin 
- Quilting Quarters from10 am - weekly
- Aqua Exercises at Mull Pool 8 am - weekly
- Mixed Palette Art Group commences and meets fortnightly 
at 12 - Guide Hall, Lonsdale St. until further notice. 
7th - Quilt & Craft from 10 am
8th - Team 270 & Murray to Moyne to Port Fairy again
- Ham & Dist RAR - meet at 2 pm
9th - Monday craft & chat resumes from 10 am
10th - Euchre, 7.30pm + supper to share
11th - MK consultants meet 6.15 pm
12th - Hackerspace - 7.30 pm
17th - Line Dancing - Masonic Centre 9.30am
18th - Time for yarn from 7.30 pm - byo knit, crochet or yarn project 
21st - 1.30 pm - Postie Fashion Party - $5 entry includes afternoon tea& lucky number. Proceeds towards supplies for Foster children activity bags.
24th - Euchre, 7.30 pm + supper to share
25th - Closed for Anzac Day -" Lest we forget"
26th - Introduction to Auslan - 4 weekly free sessions, morning tea from 10am, session held 10.30 am-12.30 pm.
28th - HIRL Farmer and Craft Market - Children’s activities from 9am all morning
30th - Lunch day approx. 12 noon, marking the start of Neighbourhood House week 2018, CFA - presentation 1.30 pm.

Hamilton Walkers Group - 
2nd - Easter Monday - Beach area Lake Hamilton 
9th - South Hamilton Cemetery, Chatsworth Rd
16th - Ansett Museum tour & DVD - $5
23rd - Good Shepherd College - Mt Napier Rd
30th - Walk park /King St next to Tina K’s old home



For  booking and activity details, contact the Coordinator, Debra King, at 19 Sedgewick St. Drop in or Phone/fax 5571 9780,  9.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday, or find us oFacebook


See below for further details of our regular activities.


Regular Activity Details


Art Group, every Wednesday 12 noon at the Guide Hall, Lonsdale St. $3 per person. We have paints, pastels, charcoals and some paper and some canvases but if you want to bring knitting or drawing or any form of art and craft you're working on, feel free. Everyone welcome, cuppa available and it is a small group of relaxed happy people, no teachers, no stress, but advice given if asked for. 


Quilting Quarters 

Enjoy a group setting and quilt at your own pace with your own project.

Wednesday 10.00am - 3.00pm

Cost $3.00 per session, some materials can be purchased


Saturday Quilt 'n' Craft

Wind down at the end of the week with a leisurely quilt and/or craft session. BYO projects and lunch, Beginners welcome. T/C provided.

Dates - 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from February through to December.

Cost $3 per session


Community Shed

Woodwork equipment and tools available to assist you in making a project item eg. garden seat, bookcase, chopping board etc.

Dates - Every Tuesday 10am - 3.30pm and Thursday from 1pm - 3.30pm.

Venue: Community Shed, behind HCH

Cost $2.50 per session


Euchre Card nights 

Fortnightly on Tuesdays at 7.30pm

Cost $3.00 per person, please bring supper to share


Community Volunteers

Each Tuesday morning between 10am and 12 noon, be involved in a voluntary community service for other community organisations and groups. Morning tea provided


Community Lunch

The Community House usually has a luncheon on the last Monday of each month. A two course meal is available for $5.00 per person.

Bookings are essential


Line dancing

Get your feet tapping and your boots scooting at our weekly line dancing classes.

Tuesday 9.30am - 12 noon except during school holidays.

Beginners and children's classes also offered.

Leader - Linda Rook

Cost - $6 per session

Venue - Masonic Lodge, Lonsdale St.


Aqua Exercise

Enjoy the benefits of light exercise in the comfort of a heated pool. Great for those with arthritis.

Wednesdays 8.00am -9.00am

Leader - Pat Polack

Cost - $4.00 per session

Venue - Mulleraterong Pool, Alexandra Parade


Laughter Yoga


Each Saturday 9.30am

Venue - HIRL, North Boundary Road

Gold coin donation


Check the Spectator Public Notices section each term for upcoming course details.


For more information about courses and bookings, contact the Coordinator, Debra King, phone/fax 5571 9780 from 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Thursday

House is closed on Public Holidays.


Community members are welcome to discuss becoming a registered volunteer with Debra.


Please note, classes will not proceed if there are insufficient numbers. Fees will be refunded in full if HCH cancels a course. There will be no refunds after a course has commenced.