December Activities


Please book with Deb for all activities.
Wishing everyone a safe and happy Christmas!

• HCH Inc will close at 5pm on Thurs Dec 20 2018, to reopen on Tuesday Jan 29, 2019

2nd - Laughter Yoga AT HIRL, 9.30am
3rd - Monday craft & chat 10am-3pm - wear ‘bling’- anything shiny, glitzy or with sparkles
4th - Party with the Ponies - Crazy nails & Lego at the racing from 11am
- Interested in Genealogy? Come for chat and on-line assistance 1.30-3pm $5pp
- Euchre, 7.30pm Christmas & last night for 2018, + supper to share
5th - Aqua exercises 8-9am at Mulleraterong Centre Hydro Pool (weekly)
- Quilting Quarters - 10am-3pm (weekly)
6th - Hackerspace BBQ and last night for 2018
8th - HIRL Farmer & Craft market - free Children’s activity 9am-12noon - what else but Christmas theme! Lucky dip and wooden toys.
No Laughter yoga
11th - Genealogy from 1.30-3pm with online assistance, $5pp, Find the right relatives just in time for Christmas!
12th - Mixed Palette Community Art Group Christmas lunch - Café Gray
13th - Visiting student presentation -1.30pm with afternoon tea.
15th - Laughter Yoga, 9.30am at HIRL Last session for 2018 followed by Christmas Morning tea
16th - Naval Association meeting from 11am
- Free Children’s activities in conjunction with HRBA from 10am at The HUB
17th - HCH Inc Christmas Lunch from approx. 12 noon - contact house for details
19th - Hallam Close Christmas morning tea -10.30am
20th - HCH Community Shed BBQ lunch 12.15pm

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

Hamilton Walkers Group
3rd - 9.30am -Lake Hamilton weir carpark
10th - 9am Bus to Classic cars Coleraine, Christmas lunch in Casterton+ Kelpie Centre visit back, before 5pm ($40pp)
17th - IGA carpark, Pocket garden & shop displays
24th - Christmas Morning tea at Canon Julien Hall, Anglican Church
31st - Church of Christ Hall walk area

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or post to 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.