2017 calendar


Have you signed our ‘We deliver, will you?’ budget campaign postcard yet ?

To support our house and all 375 houses across Victoria, it is necessary for communities to send a message - call at the house or see us at any event this month to make your mark by signing a campaign card.

2nd - See us at St Mary’s Expo

       - Laughter Yoga 9.30 am at HIRL (weekly except for market days & public holiday weekends)

4th - Craft & chat from 10am 

5th - Euchre, 7.30 pm + supper to share - last night for 2017

6th - Mixed Palette Community Art Group - Christmas morning tea - Café Gray at 11 am

      - Quilting Quarters from 10 am

      - Aqua Exercises - 8-9 am at Mulleraterong Centre Pool

7th - Hackerspace at 7.30 pm

9th - Final for 2017 HIRL Farmers' Market from 9 am - free childrens’ activity Badge Making. 

11th - Hamilton Walkers group - Congratulations on celebrating your 25th Birthday and your 2017 Christmas lunch - 12 noon Alexandra House

12th - Mary Kay Consultants Christmas break-up

14th - HCH Community Shed Christmas lunch

16th - Laughter Yoga at HIRL, final for 2017, followed by Christmas Morning Tea at Lemon Myrtle

        - See HCH at the PAC amongst the Christmas festivities and Children’s activities until 3pm

18th - HCH Inc House Christmas lunch, must book!

21st - House and Community Shed close for our annual break!!!!

Community shed open Mon. Tues & Thurs 10am - 4pm.

Note - Tues Line Dancing has finished until 2018

Hamilton Walking Group -

Dec 4th - Botanic Gardens /Kennedy St gate

11th - 25th Birthday & Christmas Lunch

18th - Meet in park behind Argyle Shop- Gray St

25th - Merry Christmas! No walk, but welcome to join the Trimnell family at Church of Christ Hall (bring something to share for lunch)

Please phone or check times for activities, as some will finish at various times up until Dec 21 - reopening January 29, 2018.

Ph 55719780, call at 19 Sedgewick St, Po Box 544 Hamilton or email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



For  booking and activity details, contact the Coordinator, Debra King, at 19 Sedgewick St. Drop in or Phone/fax 5571 9780,  9.30am to 4.30pm 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.