September Activities

September Announcements


• ATO Tax Help appointments available with accredited volunteer 
July 31-Oct 31 - ATO eligibility criteria applies.

• AGM will be held Sept 18 at 5.30pm, all welcome - 2018/19 membership and committee nomination forms available


School holiday activities - 6-12 yrs

  • Thurs Sept 27 - ‘Tasty Bakes’ - make, bake & taste savoury foods, 1.30-3.30pm
  • Tues Oct 2 - ‘Nature trails’ meet at HIRL Art Room, 333 Nth Boundary RD, 1.30-3.30pm - fun & games exploring the natural environment of HIRL.

$5 per child per activity, incl snacks, staff/volunteers - Police & WWC checked and places must be booked.


Commemorative performance of ‘The Glass Soldier’ featuring the Melbourne Villers-Bretonneaux Brass Ensemble, narrated by Derek Guille, tells the story of returned WW1 serviceman Nelson Ferguson, of Ballarat.

Sunday Oct 7 at 2 pm - Hamilton PAC, followed by a/tea. All welcome - entry by donation.

This special event in recognition of the Centenary of Armistice and is a SGSC Seniors festival event.

Phone Debra - 55719780 (Mon-Thurs 9.30-5pm)


September Activities

Please book with Deb, 55719780

1st - Saturday Quilt & craft from 10am

      - Laughter Yoga at HIRL, 9.30am (weekly except market days and long weekends)

3rd - Craft & chat 10am - 3pm (weekly)

4th - Line Dancing, Masonic Centre 9.30am(weekly)

     - Need assistance with the Digital World? Drop in between1.30- 2.30pm - Volunteer available to help you to be connected.

5th - Aqua Exercises - 8am Mulleraterong Centre Hydrotherapy Pool (weekly)

      - Quilting Quarters - from 10am (weekly)

      - ( & 19th) Mixed Palette Community Art group - Guide Hall 12 noon(fortnightly)

      - (& 19th) Time for Yarn - 7.30pm, byo yarn project - supper night! (fortnightly)

6th - ‘Selfies with a Twist’ - wk3, last session - 'Gratitude journals’ 1.30-3.30pm

11th - Need assistance with the Digital World? Drop in between 1.30-2.30pm - Volunteer available to help you be connected.

        - ( & 25th) Euchre, 7.30pm + supper to share - ‘Celebrating Spring’

12th - MK consultants meet 6.15pm

13th & 27th - Hackerspace - electronics, computing and inventing, 7.30pm (fortnightly)

16th - SW Naval Assoc meet 11am

18th - Need assistance with the Digital World? Drop in between 1.30-2.30pm - Volunteer available to help you be connected.

        - AGM 5.30pm

24th - Lunch Day & wear footy colours theme day

27th - School Holiday activity 6-12 yrs - ‘Tasty bakes’ - cooking yummy savoury food - Taste & Take, 1.30-3.30pm, $5 p child.

29th - HIRL Market free childrens' activity


• TAX Help - free assistance available until Oct 31st - ATO eligibility criteria applies

Ph 55719780 for an appointment


• Community shed open for woodwork - 10am -4pm Mon, Tues & Thurs.


Hamilton Walking Group -

3rd - Railway Station

10th - Hamilton Racecourse, Cavendish Rd

17th - Tour of Hamilton Spectator

24th - Mitchell Park walk Mt Napier/Rifle Rd


Watch out for Seniors Festival and community events in October!


Forgotten where we are? - 19 Sedgewick St,

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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.