Non-U3A local upcoming events

 
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
22
Sat
St Andrews Festival @ Wadambuk St Andrews Community Centre
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

There will be an art show, live music, children’s activities, food trucks, activities with the local CFA and the Men’s Shed, a Devonshire tea and roving entertainment. See the program.

Oct
23
Sun
Arthurs Creek Mechanics Institute’s annual garden walk @ Arthurs Creek Mechanics Institute Hall
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

7 gardens to visit. Light lunches and Devonshire teas available. Various art/craft items to see including Jane Annois pottery, Tara Stubley paintings and Melissa Thomas garden sculpture. Plants also available for purchase.

Purchase tickets at the hall on the day. All proceeds will go towards the upkeep and restoration of the hall.

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.

Heal with food – bone health @ Saint Margaret's Anglican Church
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Dr Gavin Levy will discuss the role of nutrition in bone diseases and how changes in your diet may help you with back pain and arthritis.

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
19
Sat
Artists Open Studios @ Various around
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

28 studios will be open to the public, displaying a wide range of techniques and art forms. Download the studio guide and map.

Nov
20
Sun
Artists Open Studios @ Various around
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

28 studios will be open to the public, displaying a wide range of techniques and art forms. Download the studio guide and map.

Nov
23
Wed
Understanding the Aged Care system @ 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
26
Sat
Artists Open Studios @ Various around
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

28 studios will be open to the public, displaying a wide range of techniques and art forms. Download the studio guide and map.

Nov
27
Sun
Artists Open Studios @ Various around
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

28 studios will be open to the public, displaying a wide range of techniques and art forms. Download the studio guide and map.

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.