Calendar

 

May
30
Thu
Climate cafe @ Platform 3095 Cafe
May 30 @ 7:30 pm – Jun 27 @ 9:30 pm

On the last Thursday of each month.

Discuss the issues of climate change with other like-minded locals.

Jun
16
Sun
Electric Vehicle Expo @ Edendale Community Environment Farm,
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

There will be a range of different electric cars together with their owners for you to chat with. ​There will also be a number of presentations which, although free, you need to register for:

Open Cellars of Nillumbik @ Various wineries in Nillumbik
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

On both 15th and 16th of June.

Visit any or all of the family-owned wineries in Nillumbik, each with an individual style, where the grapes are hand-picked and hand-crushed by family and friends in the traditional style, with wines developed on site. This is a chance to sample wines at wineries not always open to the public. You will also find food to complement the wine, as well as live music and artworks from local artists at some venues. There is no entry fee, or tasting fee, at any of the venues.

The participating wineries usually include: Buttermans Track, Easthill Estate, Hildebrand Ridge Organic Vineyard, Kings of Kangaroo Ground, Nillumbik Estate, Panton Hill Vineyard & Winery, Punch Wines, Shaws Road Winery, Swipers Gully Vineyard, Watson’s Creek Wines, Wedgetail Estate and Yarrambat Estate Vineyard.

Jun
17
Mon
Yoga at the Hurstbridge Hub @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 17 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Every Monday morning and Tuesday evening.

These free classes are aimed at making fitness and wellness classes more accessible to people living in rural Nillumbik.

Book by calling Diamond Creek Community Centre on 9438 5299.

Meditation at the Hurstbridge Hub @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Every Monday.

Join this free weekly session for beginners and those who like to meditate with others.

Just turn up.

Hurstbridge Memory Care Cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Monday.

The Memory Care Cafe is a place where people with memory loss or impairment and their carers can come together for afternoon tea and connection in a welcoming place.

Protecting your rights @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

This session will provide an overview of elder abuse (different types), risks, prevention and support through Seniors Rights Victoria and other key agencies as well as the importance of having a Power of Attorney in place.

To book your place, contact the Council’s Positive Ageing Officer by phone (0437 676 617) or email (positive.ageing@nillumbik.vic.gov.au).

Basic tech help @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Every Monday.

Do you have a question about accessing the library’s Digital Library, formatting a document or how to send an email on your tablet? They are there to help.

Book by calling Eltham Library on 9439 9266.

Jun
18
Tue
Strong people stay young Hurstbridge @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Every Tuesday and Friday.

This is a strength training program designed to increase people’s muscle strength. It is focused on the model developed by Dr Miriam Nelson for the prevention of osteoporosis, diabetes and improving your general health and wellbeing. The group is supervised by volunteers who have been trained by physiotherapists.

Yoga at the Hurstbridge Hub @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Monday morning and Tuesday evening.

These free classes are aimed at making fitness and wellness classes more accessible to people living in rural Nillumbik.

Book by calling Diamond Creek Community Centre on 9438 5299.

Jun
19
Wed
Money, ageing and family @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

This session will cover what you should consider when moving in with children, children moving back home, lending money to family and the importance of having a Power of Attorney in place. There will also be an opportunity to participate in the ‘warm safe home’ art project.

To book your place, contact the Council’s Positive Ageing Officer by phone (0437 676 617) or email (positive.ageing@nillumbik.vic.gov.au).

Jun
20
Thu
Aged Care drop-in information sessions – Hurstbridge @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 20 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Every Thursday.

Go along and find out more about: government-subsidised aged care supports and services; support to access services; and advocacy and service linkage. For people over 65, their carers and families.

Just turn up.

Jun
21
Fri
Strong people stay young Hurstbridge @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Every Tuesday and Friday.

This is a strength training program designed to increase people’s muscle strength. It is focused on the model developed by Dr Miriam Nelson for the prevention of osteoporosis, diabetes and improving your general health and wellbeing. The group is supervised by volunteers who have been trained by physiotherapists.

Friday folkies (guitar playing) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Every Friday.

‘Friday folkies’ are a guitar group who meet weekly. Drop ins welcome.

A cabaret evening of big band music @ Eltham Community and Reception Centre
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Enjoy a relaxed musical evening with your friends at a table with BYO supper, drinks and glassware (they will provide coffee and tea). Listen to the Nillumbik U3A Diamond Valley Big Band, including vocalists Angeline Thompson, Belinda Coco, Richard Desmond and James Maddocks. There will be plenty of dance floor for those who like to dance.

Take some small denomination cash to participate in the raffle.

Tickets can be booked individually or in groups. The preferred method of payment is online but if you would prefer to pay by cash or card at the door, email the Office (office@nillumbiku3a.org.au) so that they can reserve a place for you.

Jun
24
Mon
Yoga at the Hurstbridge Hub @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 24 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Every Monday morning and Tuesday evening.

These free classes are aimed at making fitness and wellness classes more accessible to people living in rural Nillumbik.

Book by calling Diamond Creek Community Centre on 9438 5299.

Meditation at the Hurstbridge Hub @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Every Monday.

Join this free weekly session for beginners and those who like to meditate with others.

Just turn up.

Hurstbridge Memory Care Cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Monday.

The Memory Care Cafe is a place where people with memory loss or impairment and their carers can come together for afternoon tea and connection in a welcoming place.

Basic tech help @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Every Monday.

Do you have a question about accessing the library’s Digital Library, formatting a document or how to send an email on your tablet? They are there to help.

Book by calling Eltham Library on 9439 9266.

Jun
25
Tue
Strong people stay young Hurstbridge @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Every Tuesday and Friday.

This is a strength training program designed to increase people’s muscle strength. It is focused on the model developed by Dr Miriam Nelson for the prevention of osteoporosis, diabetes and improving your general health and wellbeing. The group is supervised by volunteers who have been trained by physiotherapists.

Yoga at the Hurstbridge Hub @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Monday morning and Tuesday evening.

These free classes are aimed at making fitness and wellness classes more accessible to people living in rural Nillumbik.

Book by calling Diamond Creek Community Centre on 9438 5299.

Jun
27
Thu
Aged Care drop-in information sessions – Hurstbridge @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 27 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Every Thursday.

Go along and find out more about: government-subsidised aged care supports and services; support to access services; and advocacy and service linkage. For people over 65, their carers and families.

Just turn up.

Mudbrick cafe @ Diamond Valley Baptist Church
Jun 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month.

The Mudbrick cafe is a local social group for people living with dementia and their family/support person.

Go along for afternoon tea, mutual support, exchanging of stories, laughter, interesting activities and new friendships.

Climate cafe @ Platform 3095 Cafe
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 25 @ 9:30 pm

On the last Thursday of each month.

Discuss the issues of climate change with other like-minded locals.

Jun
28
Fri
Strong people stay young Hurstbridge @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Every Tuesday and Friday.

This is a strength training program designed to increase people’s muscle strength. It is focused on the model developed by Dr Miriam Nelson for the prevention of osteoporosis, diabetes and improving your general health and wellbeing. The group is supervised by volunteers who have been trained by physiotherapists.

Friday folkies (guitar playing) @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Every Friday.

‘Friday folkies’ are a guitar group who meet weekly. Drop ins welcome.

healthAbility’s Care Finder program @ Allwood House
Jun 28 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Meet Michelle, your local healthAbility service connector, to learn about healthAbility’s free Care Finder program and enjoy some hot soup made by Sheree from Hurstbridge Deli & Larder.

Michelle can potentially help you with: talking to My Aged Care on their behalf and arranging an assessment; attending and providing support at the assessment; finding and short-listing aged care providers in their area; completing forms and understanding aged care service agreements; checking-in once services are up and running to make sure everything is OK; and discussing other challenges and connecting to support in the community.

Book your place by calling 0414 272 411.

Term 2 ends
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

Free community meal @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

On the last Friday of each month.

The SALT Foundation and Southern Cross Church invite you to a free community dinner. Arrive at 6pm for dinner at 6.30pm. No booking required.

Jul
1
Mon
Yoga at the Hurstbridge Hub @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jul 1 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Every Monday morning and Tuesday evening.

These free classes are aimed at making fitness and wellness classes more accessible to people living in rural Nillumbik.

Book by calling Diamond Creek Community Centre on 9438 5299.