Calendar

 

Sep
29
Thu
Grief, loss and dementia @ healthAbility
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This session will be focused on the carer. It will provide an overview of the grief, loss and emotional impact of the changes caused by dementia. It will provide information about the kinds of change and loss experienced with dementia, the ways people may experience and express their grief, and emotional coping strategies for family carers of someone living with dementia.

You will gain knowledge in: your own responses to grief and loss; tools to help with support; networking; and stress managment strategies you can put in place to support your wellbeing.

Heal with food – heart health @ Edendale Farm
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Organised by Vasundhara Kandpal from Green Karma, who is also Nillumbik U3A’s yoga tutor.

Dr Malcolm Mackay will discuss the role of nutrition in pulmonary heart diseases. A healthy meal box will be provided during the event.

Oct
1
Sat
North of the Yarra Quilters quilt show @ Eltham Community and Reception Centre
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Around 100 patchwork quilts made by members of the North of the Yarra Quilters Guild will be on display.

Oct
2
Sun
North of the Yarra Quilters quilt show @ Eltham Community and Reception Centre
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Around 100 patchwork quilts made by members of the North of the Yarra Quilters Guild will be on display.

Oct
4
Tue
Seniors social lunch @ Eltham Community and Reception Centre
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Enjoy a 2 course meal with friends and neighbours with live entertainment from the band Spectrum, featuring Mike Rudd.

Oct
8
Sat
Nillumbik repair cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Repair cafes are places where, at zero cost, you can take your broken stuff to receive a new lease on life. You sit with the volunteer repairer while they talk you through what they’re doing.

Nillumbik climate and environment networking afternoon @ Edendale Farm
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a networking, discussion and workshop opportunity to consider Nillumbikians community might work together to support, educate and inspire our community to act on climate and protect our environment. Speakers: Matt Ruchel (Victorian National Parks Association) and Ben Ramcharan (Nillumbik Councillor). Includes afternoon tea.

Oct
9
Sun
Open day at the Yarrambat Heritage Museum @ Yarrambat Park
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

At 11am, see the only operational Gold Battery in our area, visit the 150+ year old Len Young Woolshed and check out the re-located first classroom from the Yarrambat Primary School – plus numerous vehicles and displays of historical interest.

At 1pm, watch short presentations from several Grade 6 students at Yarrambat Primary School talking about local historical events of special interest to them and their families.

Oct
10
Mon
Smart gardening for Seniors @ Thrive Community Garden
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Learn some tips and tricks for how you can continue enjoying your garden for longer.

Diabetes education @ Diamond Valley Library
Oct 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Vanessa will discuss all things regarding lifestyle disease and healthy living tips regarding diet, exercise, stress and sleep.

Presenter: Vanessa.

Oct
11
Tue
The work of prison chaplains @ St Margaret's Anglican Church
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cathrine Muston of the Anglican Criminal Justice Ministry will talk about the work of prison chaplains, as well as opportunities for community connection post-release. Cathrine coordinates the Get out for Good program, which provides volunteer mentors for people leaving prison.

Register with St Margaret’s Anglican Church by either phone (9439 9238) or email (parishoffice@stmargaretseltham.org.au).

Oct
13
Thu
Osteoarthritis information session @ Eltham Library
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

There are good, research-based ways to manage and improve pain levels and function with osteoarthritis.

Presenters: Back In Motion Eltham’s physios Sean and Maddy.

Oct
18
Tue
Smart gardening for Seniors @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Learn some tips and tricks for how you can continue enjoying your garden for longer.

Oct
20
Thu
Cinema Nova monthly matinee @ Cinema Nova
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cinema Nova has started a monthly matinee program: a morning tea screening of a newly released film with complimentary tea or coffee and an in-cinema conversation with their resident film critic. The program is geared toward an older audience.

Bone health seminar @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

One of the key components of maintaining good bone health and preventing injury in individuals with osteopenia/osteoporosis is exercise. Onero is an osteoporosis treatment, based on exercise designed specifically to prevent osteoporotic fracture by stimulating bone development and preventing falls in at-risk individuals.

Presenter: Gabby.

Oct
23
Sun
Green wedge public lectures @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

These are free monthly lectures open to everyone. The cover topics such as environmental issues, mental health and spirituality.

Oct
24
Mon
Moving together – chair-based exercise session @ healthAbility
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

The Moving Together group helps people to build their balance and strength, while remaining seated in a chair. The program supports people who may not be suited for our other exercise programs due to balance instability on their feet. The group is led by a physiotherapist.

Oct
25
Tue
Women’s health session @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This will be an interactive session on all aspects of continence and pelvic floor.

Presenter: Cherie.

Oct
28
Fri
Morning melody with Duo Varie @ Diamond Creek Uniting Church
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Robert Schubert (clarinet) and Akemi Schubert (pianoforte) will present a program of classical music for clarinet and pianoforte.

Nov
12
Sat
Nillumbik repair cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Repair cafes are places where, at zero cost, you can take your broken stuff to receive a new lease on life. You sit with the volunteer repairer while they talk you through what they’re doing.

Rotary Eltham Festival
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This annual festival is a celebration of the Nillumbik community including its education, arts, music, sports and community scenes. It includes live music, food, more than 100 stalls, fireworks and much more.

Nov
13
Sun
Rotary Eltham Festival
Nov 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This annual festival is a celebration of the Nillumbik community including its education, arts, music, sports and community scenes. It includes live music, food, more than 100 stalls, fireworks and much more.

Nov
17
Thu
Cinema Nova monthly matinee @ Cinema Nova
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cinema Nova has started a monthly matinee program: a morning tea screening of a newly released film with complimentary tea or coffee and an in-cinema conversation with their resident film critic. The program is geared toward an older audience.

Nov
23
Wed
Memory concerns, dementia risk factors and prevention strategies @ Eltham Community and Reception Centre
Nov 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

There are many services that can help you maintain a good quality of life as you get older.

This session will answer all of your questions about My Aged Care, the services that are available and how to access them.

Nov
27
Sun
Green wedge public lectures @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

These are free monthly lectures open to everyone. The cover topics such as environmental issues, mental health and spirituality.

Dec
10
Sat
Nillumbik repair cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Repair cafes are places where, at zero cost, you can take your broken stuff to receive a new lease on life. You sit with the volunteer repairer while they talk you through what they’re doing.

Dec
15
Thu
Cinema Nova monthly matinee @ Cinema Nova
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cinema Nova has started a monthly matinee program: a morning tea screening of a newly released film with complimentary tea or coffee and an in-cinema conversation with their resident film critic. The program is geared toward an older audience.

Dec
25
Sun
Green wedge public lectures @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Dec 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

These are free monthly lectures open to everyone. The cover topics such as environmental issues, mental health and spirituality.

Jan
14
Sat
Nillumbik repair cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Repair cafes are places where, at zero cost, you can take your broken stuff to receive a new lease on life. You sit with the volunteer repairer while they talk you through what they’re doing.

Jan
19
Thu
Cinema Nova monthly matinee @ Cinema Nova
Jan 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cinema Nova has started a monthly matinee program: a morning tea screening of a newly released film with complimentary tea or coffee and an in-cinema conversation with their resident film critic. The program is geared toward an older audience.