Non-U3A local upcoming events

 
May
28
Sat
Detox your home @ Nillumbik Recycling Centre
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Dispose of your toxic household chemicals, such as cleaning products, pool chemicals and pesticides, for free.

Jun
2
Thu
Reconciliation Week Flag Raising Ceremony @ Nillumbik Council Offices
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The event will include speeches by an Elder, Welcome to Country and a performance by Ganga Giri Aboriginal performers.

Jun
4
Sat
Pottery taster class for carers @ Eltham Living & Learning Centre
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel. You will also be given a quick tour of the clay studio in order to gain a basic understanding of the process for making pottery. You will then learn how to prepare your clay, centre it on the wheel and the basic steps for making a cylinder and bowls. Studio pottery tools will be available for use and clay will be provided. A basic set of tools will also be available for purchase if you wish.

Presenters: Tracey Hollis.

Jun
11
Sat
Nillumbik repair cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jun 11 @ 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.

Jun
12
Sun
The Christmas Hills Makers Exchange @ Christmas Hills Mechanics Institute Hall
Jun 12 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

This event will feature various musical instrument makers, painters, crafters, photographers, writers and musicians who live and/or work in Nillumbik.

Jun
15
Wed
Ageing disgracefully with Christine Lister @ Eltham Community and Reception Centre
Jun 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Christine Lister will provide a tongue-in-cheek look at the experience of ageing in today’s world, and will encourage you to think about your own journey.

A Seniors Rights Victoria’s advocate will be available to answer your questions about elder abuse and about their service.

Jun
16
Thu
Cinema Nova monthly matinee @ Cinema Nova
Jun 16 @ 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.

2022 program:
May: To Olivia.
Apr: Elizabeth: a Portrait in Parts.

Carers and Aged Care info session @ Eltham Living & Learning Centre
Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Hear about what supports and services you can access through the Carer Gateway or through the Aged Care system.

Presenters: Nicholas Colicchia, from Merri Health, and Stacie Synon, Aged Care Navigation and Advocacy Officer at Nillumbik Council.

Jun
22
Wed
Carers and NDIS info session @ Eltham Living & Learning Centre
Jun 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Hear about what supports and services you can access through the Carer Gateway or through the NDIS.

Presenters: Nicholas Colicchia, from Merri Health, and a representative from Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Jun
26
Sun
Green wedge public lectures @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Jun 26 @ 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.

2022 program:
May: Simple tips for managing prolonged pandemic stress.
Apr: Creative responses to combatting human trafficking.
Mar: Fast fashion – stories of hope from Bangkok.
Feb: Insects, biodiversity and what you can do in your own backyard.

Jun
27
Mon
Grief and bereavement @ Diamond Valley Library
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Learn more about grief, mourning and bereavement. Also hear some suggestions on how to support someone who is grieving.

Facilitated by a Bereavement Counsellor from The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement.

Jun
28
Tue
Craft and cuppa for carers and friends @ Diamond Creek Neighbourhood House
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Have a cuppa and connect with other local carers and parents. Feel free to bring along a friend with you. You can BYO a craft project that you are working on or go along and see what materials they have available for you to be inspired and start something new.

Jun
29
Wed
Get on with life @ Eltham Community & Reception Centre
Jun 29 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Three guest speakers will focus on strengthening social connections, along with physical and mental activities in our communities. They are: Gerard Mansour, Commission for Senior Victorians; Tony Shaw, ex-AFL player; and Carol O’Halloran, Channel C31 TV Presenter of Over 50 So What! program.

A light breakfast and beverages will be available at no charge to all attendees.

Jun
30
Thu
Carers coffee morning @ Panton Hill Neighbourhood House
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Go along and connect with other local unpaid carers over a cuppa to share stories and knowledge, socialise with others and be inspired.

Jul
9
Sat
Nillumbik repair cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Jul 9 @ 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.

Jul
21
Thu
Cinema Nova monthly matinee @ Cinema Nova
Jul 21 @ 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.

2022 program:
May: To Olivia.
Apr: Elizabeth: a Portrait in Parts.

Ageing well: a personal perspective @ Diamond Valley Library
Jul 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Janice Crosswhite, OAM, will share her personal perspective on how she has remained resilient throughout her life despite challenges faced on both a professional and personal level and will provide her suggestions and strategies for ageing well into the future.

Jul
24
Sun
Green wedge public lectures @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Jul 24 @ 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.

2022 program:
May: Simple tips for managing prolonged pandemic stress.
Apr: Creative responses to combatting human trafficking.
Mar: Fast fashion – stories of hope from Bangkok.
Feb: Insects, biodiversity and what you can do in your own backyard.

Jul
26
Tue
Craft and cuppa for carers and friends @ Diamond Creek Neighbourhood House
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Have a cuppa and connect with other local carers and parents. Feel free to bring along a friend with you. You can BYO a craft project that you are working on or go along and see what materials they have available for you to be inspired and start something new.

Aug
13
Sat
Nillumbik repair cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Aug 13 @ 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.

Aug
18
Thu
Cinema Nova monthly matinee @ Cinema Nova
Aug 18 @ 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.

2022 program:
May: To Olivia.
Apr: Elizabeth: a Portrait in Parts.

Aug
28
Sun
Green wedge public lectures @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Aug 28 @ 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.

2022 program:
May: Simple tips for managing prolonged pandemic stress.
Apr: Creative responses to combatting human trafficking.
Mar: Fast fashion – stories of hope from Bangkok.
Feb: Insects, biodiversity and what you can do in your own backyard.

Sep
10
Sat
Nillumbik repair cafe @ Hurstbridge Community Hub
Sep 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.

Sep
15
Thu
Cinema Nova monthly matinee @ Cinema Nova
Sep 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.

2022 program:
May: To Olivia.
Apr: Elizabeth: a Portrait in Parts.

Sep
25
Sun
Green wedge public lectures @ Eltham Senior Citizens Centre
Sep 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.

2022 program:
May: Simple tips for managing prolonged pandemic stress.
Apr: Creative responses to combatting human trafficking.
Mar: Fast fashion – stories of hope from Bangkok.
Feb: Insects, biodiversity and what you can do in your own backyard.

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.

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.

2022 program:
May: To Olivia.
Apr: Elizabeth: a Portrait in Parts.

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.

2022 program:
May: Simple tips for managing prolonged pandemic stress.
Apr: Creative responses to combatting human trafficking.
Mar: Fast fashion – stories of hope from Bangkok.
Feb: Insects, biodiversity and what you can do in your own backyard.

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.

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.

2022 program:
May: To Olivia.
Apr: Elizabeth: a Portrait in Parts.