Essential Oils Workshops

Tutor: Andrea Cosentino 0466 696 622 Dates: Saturdays 15th & 29th Feb, 14th & 28th March Time: 2 – 3.30pm (Free Workshops)
Join Andrea from `The Joyful Project’ as we explore how to better support your health and wellbeing using Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils.
With a different topic each session, you’ll learn how to incorporate these amazing oils into your life, as well as receive a sample oil of your choice and handouts on each topic.
1. Essential Oils – Top 10

2. Essential Oils for Emotional Wellbeing

3. Essential Oils for use in First Aid

4. Essential Oils for Cooking and Teas

An Introductory Talk on Permaculture

Facilitator: Helen Bateman
Date: Saturday 22nd February 2- 3.30pm
Cost: $10.00
Come along and learn the basics of Permaculture (permanent agriculture).
We will be discussing techniques for living on the land. Whether it be a large or small garden, there are a multitude of methods to make living sustainably an enjoyable and beneficial experience.
During the summer heat, we will discuss ways to tame the sun, making shade covers for small beds and mulching techniques for water conservation.
If there is sufficient interest we may establish an ongoing permaculture group.
All Welcome.


Date: Saturday 29th February
Time: 11am – 4pm (lunch provided)
Our large Platypus Puppet needs your help!
A veteran of the Welcome Platypus Festival days and now in need of some hand stitching to cover the cane structure with beautiful new velvet.
Come and sew in a friendly group and bring our community Platypus back to life!

Allwood Library

Sustainability & Aboriginal Culture
Dates: Monday 3rd / 17th February 1 – 4pm
Monday 2nd & 16th March 1 – 4pm
1st Sunday of the month – 11am – 2pm
Do you love books? Are you interested in living a sustainable lifestyle?
Want to know about indigenous Australians, their history and culture?
The Allwood Library aims to be a conduit for ideas and to create awareness of living sustainably with nature and to honor the First Australians lives & culture.
Join Hurstbridge’s new Library, with over 500 books on Gardening, Health, Self Sufficiency, Alternative Living and more.
Come in and browse on Mondays or the 1st Sunday of the month, memberships are free. Volunteers are needed, if you have some time to spare during the week to support the library, we would love you to join our friendly team.
Our Library is ready for new members!
Library QR code – see our booklist using a QR Application on your smart phone.

Wills and Power of Attorney

Wills and Power of Attorney 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Facilitator: Solicitor – Thomas Flitner
Date: Wednesday 26th February 1 – 3pm
Bookings via Office: 9718 2717
(A Free Community Session)
We will be exploring personal Wills and general financial and medical Power of Attorney.
Have you thought of what you will do in case an illness or other unforeseen change affects your present way of life.
Join us for this free informal session, that will be looking at these difficult but necessary plans.
Allwood House

Welcome to Term 1

Courses and Workshops

Please inquire about any of our courses and Workshops at Allwood House.  For Bookings please contact the tutor number provided, or contact Allwood House on 9718 2717

Term 1  2020
29th January – 27th March
Phone: 9718 2717

Office Hours: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday ~ Thursday)


Tutors Wanted!

If you have a skill to share with
the community, we can help you
get started as a tutor.
Please contact the office staff
and discuss your ideas.