October Activities

October Announcements

  • Watch out for Seniors Festival and community events in October!
  • ATO Tax Help appointments available with accredited volunteer 
    ending October 31st - ATO eligibility criteria applies.
  • Sunday Oct 7 at 2 pm - Hamilton PAC, 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.followed by a/tea. All welcome - entry by donation.

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

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


October Activities

Please book with Deb, 55719780

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1 - Monday Craft & Chat - weekly from 10am
2 - Line dancing - 9.30am-12 noon - Masonic Centre
3 - Quilting quarters - from 10am weekly
- Mixed Palette Community Art group - 12 noon Guide Hall, Foster St
- Time for Yarn - 7.30pm, fortnightly
6 - Sat Quilt & craft - 10am
- Laughter Yoga - 9.30 at HIRL weekly except Market and public holiday weekends
- Go Team 48 Bluebirds in the Australian Pedal Car GP, Coleraine!
7 - Commemorative performance of ‘THE GLASS SOLDIER’ featuring the Melbourne Villers-Bretonneaux Brass Ensemble, and the narrated story of WW1 returned serviceman Nelson Ferguson, of Ballarat. Entry by
donation, Hamilton PAC, 2pm , followed by afternoon tea. (Seniors Festival event).
9 - Volunteer available for computer support in the digital world, weekly during October - 1.30-2.30pm
- Euchre, 7.30pm fortnightly
11 - Sewing project day - 9.30am
- Hackerspace - 7.30pm fortnightly
13 - Hamilton Racing Cup Lego & Crazy Nails 1-4pm
17 - Time for Yarn, 7.30pm
18 - ‘RIGHT OF WAY’ SENIORS DAY, Hamilton Exhibition Centre,10am - 3.30pm, Seniors short talks and lunch, health/lifestyle community expo all day.
Free Seniors Event - morning tea from 10am, then 10.30am - 11.30am "RACV - Senior Years", driving and mobility talk. Then after lunch1.30-2.30pm- "Seniors Rights" - presentation on elder abuse, followed by afternoon tea.
Lucky entry draws, raffle, fun, fantastic and fulfilling!
20 - No Laughter Yoga today - we’re off to Canberra to see the poppy installation!
23 - Euchre , 7.30pm
24 - Hallam Close Seniors lunch/presentation
25 - Hackerspace, 7.30pm
27 - HIRL Market Children’s Activity
28 - ‘Drop In” Afternoon tea - for anyone who has attended, volunteered or is connected to HCH Inc. in some way during the past 30 years - call in to 19 Sedgewick St anytime between 2-4pm
29 - House Lunch day
31 - Time for Yarn, 7.30pm

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

Remember you can hire HCH Inc. (if available) for small meetings, self help or interest groups. Low cost accessible venue.

Hamilton Walkers Group -
Oct 1 - Parklands Gold, Nth Boundary Rd. 8 - 6.20am Seniors Week Bus, train, tram to Port Melbourne
15 - Church Hall - Annual meeting
22 -13 Horner St, tin kettling!
29 - Botanic Gardens, Martin St gate

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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.