February Dates

Early bird notice - Morning Market will be held SAT March 17, 9am -12 noon

1st - ‘Art in a Park’ (x 6 wks) between 5.30-7.30pm, we’ll have the art supplies for you to explore your artistic talent, byo chair and maybe a picnic to enjoy and capture a different park environment each week. This week, meet at the Rotunda, Botanic Gardens, $3 pp. Subject to weather - if wet or over 35c at 5pm, session, will be cancelled.
- Hackerspace at 7.30pm, 19 Sedgewick St, gold coin (fortnightly)
3rd - Laughter Yoga is back at HIRL from 9.30am, gold coin (weekly, except for HIRL market days)
- Sat Quilt & Craft from 10am, $3 pp
5th - Monday Craft & Chat commences weekly from 10am-3pm, $3pp
6th - Line Dancing at Masonic Centre from 9.30am (weekly)
7th - Quilting Quarters from 10am $3 pp (weekly)
- Aqua Exercises, 8-9am Mulleraterong Pool, $4 pp (weekly)
- Mixed Palette Community Art group - Guide hall, Foster St from 12 noon. (weekly)
- Time for Yarn, 7.30 - 9pm, bring knit, crochet or yarn projects, gold coin. (fortnightly)
8th - ‘Art in a Park’ -5.30-7.30pm, art supplies available, $3 pp, byo chair/picnic, meet at Lake Boatshed, subject to weather.
11th - Hamilton & Disrict RAR meeting - 2pm. 
13th - Euchre - 7.30 pm, bring supper to share, $3 pp
14th - House closed at 2.45pm for exam session.
- Mary Kay consultants meet from 6.15pm.
15th - ‘Art in a Park’ - 5.30-7.30 pm, Art supplies available, byo chair/picnic, meet at Pocket Garden (behind NAB), $3 pp, subject to weather.
21st - Time for Yarn - 7.30-9pm bring knit, crochet or yarn projects, gold coin.
22nd - ‘Art in a Park’ - 5.30-7.30pm, art supplies available, byo chair /picnic, $3 pp - meet at Lake Adventure Playground. Subject to weather.

- iPads for Beginners to Intermediate. BYO iPad. $5 pp, must book. 

24th - HIRL Farmer & Craft market from 9am - Children’s activities with a focus on Pets, their care in a fire or emergency and other pet events
- Music at Hallam Close 2.30pm and afternoon tea.
26th - Lunch Day, 12 noon. 
27th - Sewing project Day from 9.30am
- Euchre, 7.30pm $3 pp plus supper to share

Community shed open for woodwork, repairs etc, each Mon, Tues & Thurs 10-4pm.

Hamilton Walkers Group (9.30am) -
5th - Croquet Club, Kennedy St
12th - Lake H’ton Boat Shed to walk Leura lane- BYO friend!
19th - Apex Park, Steam Train
26th - Eventide, Ballarat Road.

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.