May Activities

Neighbourhood House week begins April 30 - May 6, extra activities and participant Lucky Draws! Be there!

1st - Sewing project Day from 9.30am
- Line Dancing - Masonic Centre 9.30am (weekly)
2nd - Aqua Exercises - 8-9am Mulleraterong Pool
- Quilting Quarters from 10am (weekly)
- Bus trip to Glenafton Goats & Parupa Metal Art with 
picnic lunch - $20 pp - departs 9am
- Mixed Palette Community Art - 12 noon at Guide Hall (fortnightly)
- Time for Yarn- byo yarn projects, 7.30pm & supper night (fortnightly)
4th - Hallam Close ‘Out & About’ bus trip to Casterton -
departs 9.15am
5th - Laughter Yoga - HIRL 9.30am (weekly except Market day)
- Sat. Quilt & Craft from 10am
6th - We’ll be at site 56 at the Lions Autumn Market - come & see what you can do! Lucky dips, books, plants, Team 48 Pedal car, raffle and information
7th - Monday Craft & Chat from 10am (weekly)
8th - Euchre, 7.30pm + supper to share (fortnightly)
9th - Mary Kay Consultants 6.15pm
10th - Due to a change of date - ‘Intro to Auslan’ - starts today, 
for 4 wks, Morning tea available from 10 am - sessions are from 10.30am - 12.30 pm
- Hackerspace - 7.30pm (fortnightly)
16th - Time for Yarn - byo yarn project, 7.30pm
17/18 - Neighbourhood Hous Vic Conference
19th - Laughter Yoga birthday morning tea - Woody’s 10.45am
- ‘Royal Reception’ - afternoon tea at 3-4pm -bring/wear something fit for a wedding! 
21st - Biggest Morning Tea - for the Cancer Council 10.30am - international theme, donation box, raffle
22nd - Euchre, 7.30pm + supper to share
24th - Hackerspace, 7.30pm
26th - Hirl Farmer & Craft Market - children’s activities.
28th - Lunch day - book by 11 am $7 pp, 2 courses
30th - Mixed Palette Community Art - 12 noon Guide Hall
- Time for Yarn - byo yarn project, 7.30,

Community Shed open for Woodwork - Mon, Tues & Thurs 10am - 4pm.

Hamilton Walkers - May 7 - Church of Christ Hall - walk area
                                      14 - Portland RD Bridge Carpark
                                      21 - Pocket garden behind NAB, enter IGA carpark
                                      28 - Old Village Drive in site near Metaland - Cavendish Rd.


.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, find us oFacebook, or mail PO Box 544, Hamilton 3300


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.