Events

Community Events and Workshop Calendar

< August 2019 >
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      1Saturday YogaSaturday YogaTime: 10:00 am - 11:15 am
SATURDAY YOGA
Tutor: Jessica Richards 0409 727 741
Time: Saturdays 10 - 11.15am
Commences: 20th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $150/100 Conc.
Come and try the first week for free!
Step into a nourishing space where we will be slowing down in this Hatha Vinyasa Yoga class. Focusing on deep connection, flexibility and openness, we will be exploring the connections between mind, body, breath and movement to create peaceful and healing states.
All welcome, please BYO mat and blanket.
UkuleleUkuleleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Authentic Movement
Allwood House
2Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Allwood House
3Kinesiology ClinicKinesiology ClinicFacilitator: Nadine Kennedy 0420 767 475
Dates: Saturdays 3rd August & 7th Sept
Cost: $40.00 (community rate)
Time: 9am - 2pm (bookings essential)
Kinesiology identifies factors which block the body's natural healing process. These dysfunctions are rectified by attention to reflex and acupressure points, the use of specific body movements and nutritional support.
It can relieve pain, stress, muscular and nervous disorders: detect allergies and nutri-tional deficiencies: assist with psychological and learning problems, stimulate energies and release untapped potential.
It can be useful for addictions, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, grief and loss, goal setting, headaches/migraines, hormone balancing, lack of energy, learning difficulties, pain management, post traumatic stress, relationship issues, sleep issues and uncertainty in any area.
Allwood House
Saturday YogaSaturday YogaTime: 10:00 am - 11:15 am
SATURDAY YOGA
Tutor: Jessica Richards 0409 727 741
Time: Saturdays 10 - 11.15am
Commences: 20th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $150/100 Conc.
Come and try the first week for free!
Step into a nourishing space where we will be slowing down in this Hatha Vinyasa Yoga class. Focusing on deep connection, flexibility and openness, we will be exploring the connections between mind, body, breath and movement to create peaceful and healing states.
All welcome, please BYO mat and blanket.
4Allwood Knowledge CentreAllwood Knowledge CentreTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainability & Aboriginal Culture Library
Opening hours: Tuesdays 1 - 4 pm
2nd & 4th Sunday of the month 1 - 4 pm
The 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.
Come and see what the Library has to offer. Memberships available.
Allwood House
Belly DanceBelly DanceTime: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
BELLY DANCE
Open class (Beginners - Intermediate)
Tutor: Eliza 0409 160 007
Dates: Sundays 4.30 - 5.30pm
Commences: 28th July (8 weeks)
Cost: $120.00
No class on Wattle Festival, 25th of August
hurstbridgebellydance@gmail.com
Join a dancing community! Move, laugh and exercise with a group of like-minded women. Learn belly dance techniques such as shimmies, Egyptian walk and snake arms. Learn to use layering techniques to create beautiful movements. Apply these movements to both improvisation and a short group choreography to alluring melodies of the Middle East.
Best suited to older teenagers and adults.
Shimmy belts provided.
Allwood House
5YogaYogaTutor: Sarah Bedggood 0409 419 383
Dates: Wednesdays 9-10.30am (10 weeks)
Commences: 17th July Cost: $150.00
Dates: Mondays 7- 8.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: $150.00
A range of postures and breathing exercises.
Feel your mind-body-breath connection and find meditation in movement.
Please bring a non-stick mat and blanket.
Allwood House
Community Singing GroupCommunity Singing GroupTime: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Community Singing Group
Chocolate Lilies
Tutor: Nerida Kirov 9439 4816
Dates: Mondays 9.30 - 11.30am
Commences: 15th July (10 weeks)
Cost : $100.00 / $90.00 Concession
Come and discover that you can sing!
Enjoy lots of beautiful songs from all over the world, Africa to Australia, from rounds to 3/4 part harmonies, original songs and lots of improvisation to free up the voice.
All Welcome
Allwood House
Saturday YogaSaturday YogaTime: 10:00 am - 11:15 am
SATURDAY YOGA
Tutor: Jessica Richards 0409 727 741
Time: Saturdays 10 - 11.15am
Commences: 20th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $150/100 Conc.
Come and try the first week for free!
Step into a nourishing space where we will be slowing down in this Hatha Vinyasa Yoga class. Focusing on deep connection, flexibility and openness, we will be exploring the connections between mind, body, breath and movement to create peaceful and healing states.
All welcome, please BYO mat and blanket.
Reiki Group/ExchangeReiki Group/ExchangeTime: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Reiki Group/Exchange
Tutor: Julie 0431 159 179
Dates: Mondays 12 - 2.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: Donation
We are a group of Reiki practitioners who love to give & receive Reiki.
Do you feel stressed? Would you like to increase your vitality? Are you curious?
Visit us and sample the Reiki experience.
Those who have Reiki Level I, II, & III can deepen their skills and healing and are welcome to practice in our group share.
Please wear loose comfortable clothes.
Allwood House
6Meditation CircleMeditation CircleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dates: Tuesdays 10 - 11am 9718 2717
Cost: $13.00 a session / $11 Conc.
Commences: 16th July (10 weeks)
We create a beautiful group energy that encompasses and empowers both planetary and personal Healing.
As we journey through the Medicine wheel noting the directions, elements, moon and earth cycles increasing our awareness of the big picture.
We use aromatherapy herbs, flowers, creative visualization, stretching and safe breathing techniques to enhance our journey, ending with fresh herbal tea and discussion
(Casuals are welcome)
Allwood House
Authentic MovementAuthentic MovementTime: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Authentic Movement
Tutor: Nicola Eddington 0488 521 667
Dates: Tuesdays 1pm - 2pm
Commences: 23rd July (8 weeks)
Cost: $12 a session
Authentic Movement is a simple and empowering practise of self-directed movement. It is usually done with eyes closed and attention directed inward, in the presence of a witness. Nicola is an experienced witness and holds a safe, open hearted space to explore improvised movements, spontaneous gestures and stillness. We begin the session with a simple somatic warm up.
Following the practise there is space to share one's experience. All welcome.
Allwood House
Allwood Knowledge CentreAllwood Knowledge CentreTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainability & Aboriginal Culture Library
Opening hours: Tuesdays 1 - 4 pm
2nd & 4th Sunday of the month 1 - 4 pm
The 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.
Come and see what the Library has to offer. Memberships available.
Allwood House
UkululeUkululeTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
7Digital Agora ProjectDigital Agora ProjectTime: 12:00 am
Digital Agora – Neon Painting Workshop
Thursday 8 August
4:00 – 6:00pm (drop in)
Allwood House
FREE FOR KIDS
Did you know that some birds and insects can see UV light, allowing them to see more colours than we can?
Join artist, Christie Widiarto, to explore the hidden world of colour and light by painting your own neon plant or insect.
The artworks will form part of 'The Bower’ display for the Digital Agora Projection Festival at Allwood House (30 Aug – 1 Sep).
Allwood House Map
YogaYogaTime: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Tutor: Sarah Bedggood 0409 419 383
Dates: Wednesdays 9-10.30am (10 weeks)
Commences: 17th July Cost: $150.00
Dates: Mondays 7- 8.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: $150.00
A range of postures and breathing exercises.
Feel your mind-body-breath connection and find meditation in movement.
Please bring a non-stick mat and blanket.
Allwood House
Saturday YogaSaturday YogaTime: 10:00 am - 11:15 am
SATURDAY YOGA
Tutor: Jessica Richards 0409 727 741
Time: Saturdays 10 - 11.15am
Commences: 20th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $150/100 Conc.
Come and try the first week for free!
Step into a nourishing space where we will be slowing down in this Hatha Vinyasa Yoga class. Focusing on deep connection, flexibility and openness, we will be exploring the connections between mind, body, breath and movement to create peaceful and healing states.
All welcome, please BYO mat and blanket.
Kids Art GroupKids Art GroupTime: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Kids Art Group
Tutor: Lisa May 0407 708 759
Time: Wednesdays 4 - 5:15pm
Commences: 24th July (7 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 per child
An Art Class for Kids aged 9-11 years. For dedicated young artists who are looking to develop their drawing and painting skills with an experienced artist and teacher. Projects include still life, portraits, figure drawing, land-scape, and abstract art. Each student will receive individual attention and instruction.
All materials provided
Bookings made through www.mayart.com.au
Allwood House
The Creative WriterThe Creative WriterTime: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Creative Writer
Tutor: Dr Gary Smith 0402 614 899
email: gsmith.1@iinet.net.au
Dates: Wednesdays 6 - 8 pm
Commences: 17th July (8 weeks)
Cost: $155.00 ($150 Concession)
For beginning and developing writers!
Come and experience a variety of creative writing genres, including: short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and personal essay? This stimulating course is taught by experi-enced university writing teacher, award-winning poet, journalist and short story writer Gary Smith. So, come try your hand at these different genres and see which one is suited to your talents in the friendly, supportive company of fellow writers.
Allwood House
8Digital Agora ProjectDigital Agora ProjectTime: 12:00 am
Digital Agora – Neon Painting Workshop
Thursday 8 August
4:00 – 6:00pm (drop in)
Allwood House
FREE FOR KIDS
Did you know that some birds and insects can see UV light, allowing them to see more colours than we can?
Join artist, Christie Widiarto, to explore the hidden world of colour and light by painting your own neon plant or insect.
The artworks will form part of 'The Bower’ display for the Digital Agora Projection Festival at Allwood House (30 Aug – 1 Sep).
Allwood House Map
UkuleleUkuleleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
Community FeltingCommunity FeltingTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dates: Thursdays 1 - 4pm 9718 2717
Commences: 8th August (10 weeks)
Join us and help to create decorative art pieces for Allwood House.
You will learn the wet & dry felting techniques in a friendly and supportive group.
Suitable beginners & experienced felters.
All materials are supplied.
Allwood House
Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Authentic Movement
Allwood House
9The Great Tree ProjectThe Great Tree ProjectTime: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
THE GREAT TREE PROJECT
Contact: Karena 0428 352 822
Dates: Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month - 10am - 5pm
Commences: Friday 12th July Cost: gold coin donation
Bring: any natural fibres, fabric you have to dye and plant materials to dye with. Contact us with any questions. BYO food to share for lunch and afternoon tea.
The Great Tree Project is celebrating our forests by making a textile tree out of natural fibres and plant dyes. We wish to raise awareness of the need to protect
Australia's native forests.
Allwood House is our home base and will be meeting every 2nd and 4th Friday to experiment with new techniques, make panels and catch up.
Come and see our work (it's rather lovely) and have a go at the techniques we're using (eco dyeing) they're simple and effective as well as gorgeous!
Allwood House
Saturday YogaSaturday YogaTime: 10:00 am - 11:15 am
SATURDAY YOGA
Tutor: Jessica Richards 0409 727 741
Time: Saturdays 10 - 11.15am
Commences: 20th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $150/100 Conc.
Come and try the first week for free!
Step into a nourishing space where we will be slowing down in this Hatha Vinyasa Yoga class. Focusing on deep connection, flexibility and openness, we will be exploring the connections between mind, body, breath and movement to create peaceful and healing states.
All welcome, please BYO mat and blanket.
Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Allwood House
10 11Wicking BedsWicking BedsTime: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WICKING BEDS
Tutor: Ravi - Greenheart Trust
Date: Sunday 11th August 1 - 3pm
Ph: 0431 952 552
(Free Workshop)
In this workshop learn the basics of creating wicking beds, lots of Information provided. Wicking beds are a unique way to grow your vegetables. They are self contained raised beds with built-in reservoirs that supply water from the bottom up – changing how, and how much, you water your beds.
Happier, healthier and more productive, veggies love wicking beds because they provide a low-stress environment.
Allwood House
Chakra RhythmsChakra RhythmsTime: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tutor: Nicola Eddington 0488 521 667
Date: Sunday 11th August 2 - 3.30pm
Cost: $10.00
Join us on the dance floor to free your unique expression and awaken your chakras whilst consciously moving in your own way to music and sound with some simple chakra guidance.
It doesn't matter if you can dance or have two left feet. Have fun, connect with others, ignite your inner joy, feel happiness and inspire your creativity!
All welcome
Allwood House
Belly DanceBelly DanceTime: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
BELLY DANCE
Open class (Beginners - Intermediate)
Tutor: Eliza 0409 160 007
Dates: Sundays 4.30 - 5.30pm
Commences: 28th July (8 weeks)
Cost: $120.00
No class on Wattle Festival, 25th of August
hurstbridgebellydance@gmail.com
Join a dancing community! Move, laugh and exercise with a group of like-minded women. Learn belly dance techniques such as shimmies, Egyptian walk and snake arms. Learn to use layering techniques to create beautiful movements. Apply these movements to both improvisation and a short group choreography to alluring melodies of the Middle East.
Best suited to older teenagers and adults.
Shimmy belts provided.
Allwood House
12YogaYogaTutor: Sarah Bedggood 0409 419 383
Dates: Wednesdays 9-10.30am (10 weeks)
Commences: 17th July Cost: $150.00
Dates: Mondays 7- 8.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: $150.00
A range of postures and breathing exercises.
Feel your mind-body-breath connection and find meditation in movement.
Please bring a non-stick mat and blanket.
Allwood House
Community Singing GroupCommunity Singing GroupTime: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Community Singing Group
Chocolate Lilies
Tutor: Nerida Kirov 9439 4816
Dates: Mondays 9.30 - 11.30am
Commences: 15th July (10 weeks)
Cost : $100.00 / $90.00 Concession
Come and discover that you can sing!
Enjoy lots of beautiful songs from all over the world, Africa to Australia, from rounds to 3/4 part harmonies, original songs and lots of improvisation to free up the voice.
All Welcome
Allwood House
Reiki Group/ExchangeReiki Group/ExchangeTime: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Reiki Group/Exchange
Tutor: Julie 0431 159 179
Dates: Mondays 12 - 2.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: Donation
We are a group of Reiki practitioners who love to give & receive Reiki.
Do you feel stressed? Would you like to increase your vitality? Are you curious?
Visit us and sample the Reiki experience.
Those who have Reiki Level I, II, & III can deepen their skills and healing and are welcome to practice in our group share.
Please wear loose comfortable clothes.
Allwood House
13Meditation CircleMeditation CircleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dates: Tuesdays 10 - 11am 9718 2717
Cost: $13.00 a session / $11 Conc.
Commences: 16th July (10 weeks)
We create a beautiful group energy that encompasses and empowers both planetary and personal Healing.
As we journey through the Medicine wheel noting the directions, elements, moon and earth cycles increasing our awareness of the big picture.
We use aromatherapy herbs, flowers, creative visualization, stretching and safe breathing techniques to enhance our journey, ending with fresh herbal tea and discussion
(Casuals are welcome)
Allwood House
Authentic MovementAuthentic MovementTime: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Authentic Movement
Tutor: Nicola Eddington 0488 521 667
Dates: Tuesdays 1pm - 2pm
Commences: 23rd July (8 weeks)
Cost: $12 a session
Authentic Movement is a simple and empowering practise of self-directed movement. It is usually done with eyes closed and attention directed inward, in the presence of a witness. Nicola is an experienced witness and holds a safe, open hearted space to explore improvised movements, spontaneous gestures and stillness. We begin the session with a simple somatic warm up.
Following the practise there is space to share one's experience. All welcome.
Allwood House
Allwood Knowledge CentreAllwood Knowledge CentreTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainability & Aboriginal Culture Library
Opening hours: Tuesdays 1 - 4 pm
2nd & 4th Sunday of the month 1 - 4 pm
The 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.
Come and see what the Library has to offer. Memberships available.
Allwood House
UkululeUkululeTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
14YogaYogaTime: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Tutor: Sarah Bedggood 0409 419 383
Dates: Wednesdays 9-10.30am (10 weeks)
Commences: 17th July Cost: $150.00
Dates: Mondays 7- 8.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: $150.00
A range of postures and breathing exercises.
Feel your mind-body-breath connection and find meditation in movement.
Please bring a non-stick mat and blanket.
Allwood House
Kids Art GroupKids Art GroupTime: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Kids Art Group
Tutor: Lisa May 0407 708 759
Time: Wednesdays 4 - 5:15pm
Commences: 24th July (7 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 per child
An Art Class for Kids aged 9-11 years. For dedicated young artists who are looking to develop their drawing and painting skills with an experienced artist and teacher. Projects include still life, portraits, figure drawing, land-scape, and abstract art. Each student will receive individual attention and instruction.
All materials provided
Bookings made through www.mayart.com.au
Allwood House
The Creative WriterThe Creative WriterTime: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Creative Writer
Tutor: Dr Gary Smith 0402 614 899
email: gsmith.1@iinet.net.au
Dates: Wednesdays 6 - 8 pm
Commences: 17th July (8 weeks)
Cost: $155.00 ($150 Concession)
For beginning and developing writers!
Come and experience a variety of creative writing genres, including: short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and personal essay? This stimulating course is taught by experi-enced university writing teacher, award-winning poet, journalist and short story writer Gary Smith. So, come try your hand at these different genres and see which one is suited to your talents in the friendly, supportive company of fellow writers.
Allwood House
15UkuleleUkuleleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
Community FeltingCommunity FeltingTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dates: Thursdays 1 - 4pm 9718 2717
Commences: 8th August (10 weeks)
Join us and help to create decorative art pieces for Allwood House.
You will learn the wet & dry felting techniques in a friendly and supportive group.
Suitable beginners & experienced felters.
All materials are supplied.
Allwood House
Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Authentic Movement
Allwood House
16Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Allwood House
17Counselling with Jenny StoryCounselling with Jenny StoryTime: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Psychologist
Appointments: Jenny 0428 397 219
Dates: 3rd Saturday of each month 2 - 8pm
(20th July, 17th August, 21st September)
(Appointments are essential)
Jenny is a experienced psychologist,
registered with the Psychology Board of Australia since 1983.
Her approach combines psychology with skilled use of hypnotherapy and medication awareness.
(Medicare rebates available)
Jenny's professional activities include:
Individual counselling, Couples therapy
Hypnotherapy for – Smoking cessation, Weight loss, Anxiety, Phobias,
Depression and Pain management.
Allwood House
18Fermenting MasterclassFermenting Masterclasstim@reallyawesomewholefoods.com.au
Date: Sunday 18th August (book via email)
Cost: $230.00 (Full Day) / $145.00 (Half Day)
Join us for these workshops, that will cover the making of;
9.30am - 12.30pm: Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Caspian Sea yoghurt, Milk kefir/Milk kefir cheese, Carrot/Ginger.
(A jar of ferments & Yoghurt starter provided)
1.30 - 4.30pm: Kombucha, Coconut kefir, Water kefir, Beetroot kvass, Pear/apple cider. Ginger ferment, Turmeric/honey ferment.
(Kombucha Scoby/Water Kefir grains provided)
You will receive lots of information on the importance of probiotics and health, with plenty of tastings of the ferments covered.
Allwood House
Allwood Knowledge CentreAllwood Knowledge CentreTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainability & Aboriginal Culture Library
Opening hours: Tuesdays 1 - 4 pm
2nd & 4th Sunday of the month 1 - 4 pm
The 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.
Come and see what the Library has to offer. Memberships available.
Allwood House
Belly DanceBelly DanceTime: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
BELLY DANCE
Open class (Beginners - Intermediate)
Tutor: Eliza 0409 160 007
Dates: Sundays 4.30 - 5.30pm
Commences: 28th July (8 weeks)
Cost: $120.00
No class on Wattle Festival, 25th of August
hurstbridgebellydance@gmail.com
Join a dancing community! Move, laugh and exercise with a group of like-minded women. Learn belly dance techniques such as shimmies, Egyptian walk and snake arms. Learn to use layering techniques to create beautiful movements. Apply these movements to both improvisation and a short group choreography to alluring melodies of the Middle East.
Best suited to older teenagers and adults.
Shimmy belts provided.
Allwood House
19YogaYogaTutor: Sarah Bedggood 0409 419 383
Dates: Wednesdays 9-10.30am (10 weeks)
Commences: 17th July Cost: $150.00
Dates: Mondays 7- 8.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: $150.00
A range of postures and breathing exercises.
Feel your mind-body-breath connection and find meditation in movement.
Please bring a non-stick mat and blanket.
Allwood House
Community Singing GroupCommunity Singing GroupTime: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Community Singing Group
Chocolate Lilies
Tutor: Nerida Kirov 9439 4816
Dates: Mondays 9.30 - 11.30am
Commences: 15th July (10 weeks)
Cost : $100.00 / $90.00 Concession
Come and discover that you can sing!
Enjoy lots of beautiful songs from all over the world, Africa to Australia, from rounds to 3/4 part harmonies, original songs and lots of improvisation to free up the voice.
All Welcome
Allwood House
Reiki Group/ExchangeReiki Group/ExchangeTime: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Reiki Group/Exchange
Tutor: Julie 0431 159 179
Dates: Mondays 12 - 2.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: Donation
We are a group of Reiki practitioners who love to give & receive Reiki.
Do you feel stressed? Would you like to increase your vitality? Are you curious?
Visit us and sample the Reiki experience.
Those who have Reiki Level I, II, & III can deepen their skills and healing and are welcome to practice in our group share.
Please wear loose comfortable clothes.
Allwood House
20Meditation CircleMeditation CircleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dates: Tuesdays 10 - 11am 9718 2717
Cost: $13.00 a session / $11 Conc.
Commences: 16th July (10 weeks)
We create a beautiful group energy that encompasses and empowers both planetary and personal Healing.
As we journey through the Medicine wheel noting the directions, elements, moon and earth cycles increasing our awareness of the big picture.
We use aromatherapy herbs, flowers, creative visualization, stretching and safe breathing techniques to enhance our journey, ending with fresh herbal tea and discussion
(Casuals are welcome)
Allwood House
Authentic MovementAuthentic MovementTime: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Authentic Movement
Tutor: Nicola Eddington 0488 521 667
Dates: Tuesdays 1pm - 2pm
Commences: 23rd July (8 weeks)
Cost: $12 a session
Authentic Movement is a simple and empowering practise of self-directed movement. It is usually done with eyes closed and attention directed inward, in the presence of a witness. Nicola is an experienced witness and holds a safe, open hearted space to explore improvised movements, spontaneous gestures and stillness. We begin the session with a simple somatic warm up.
Following the practise there is space to share one's experience. All welcome.
Allwood House
Allwood Knowledge CentreAllwood Knowledge CentreTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainability & Aboriginal Culture Library
Opening hours: Tuesdays 1 - 4 pm
2nd & 4th Sunday of the month 1 - 4 pm
The 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.
Come and see what the Library has to offer. Memberships available.
Allwood House
UkululeUkululeTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
21YogaYogaTime: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Tutor: Sarah Bedggood 0409 419 383
Dates: Wednesdays 9-10.30am (10 weeks)
Commences: 17th July Cost: $150.00
Dates: Mondays 7- 8.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: $150.00
A range of postures and breathing exercises.
Feel your mind-body-breath connection and find meditation in movement.
Please bring a non-stick mat and blanket.
Allwood House
Kids Art GroupKids Art GroupTime: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Kids Art Group
Tutor: Lisa May 0407 708 759
Time: Wednesdays 4 - 5:15pm
Commences: 24th July (7 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 per child
An Art Class for Kids aged 9-11 years. For dedicated young artists who are looking to develop their drawing and painting skills with an experienced artist and teacher. Projects include still life, portraits, figure drawing, land-scape, and abstract art. Each student will receive individual attention and instruction.
All materials provided
Bookings made through www.mayart.com.au
Allwood House
The Creative WriterThe Creative WriterTime: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Creative Writer
Tutor: Dr Gary Smith 0402 614 899
email: gsmith.1@iinet.net.au
Dates: Wednesdays 6 - 8 pm
Commences: 17th July (8 weeks)
Cost: $155.00 ($150 Concession)
For beginning and developing writers!
Come and experience a variety of creative writing genres, including: short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and personal essay? This stimulating course is taught by experi-enced university writing teacher, award-winning poet, journalist and short story writer Gary Smith. So, come try your hand at these different genres and see which one is suited to your talents in the friendly, supportive company of fellow writers.
Allwood House
22UkuleleUkuleleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
Community FeltingCommunity FeltingTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dates: Thursdays 1 - 4pm 9718 2717
Commences: 8th August (10 weeks)
Join us and help to create decorative art pieces for Allwood House.
You will learn the wet & dry felting techniques in a friendly and supportive group.
Suitable beginners & experienced felters.
All materials are supplied.
Allwood House
Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Authentic Movement
Allwood House
23The Great Tree ProjectThe Great Tree ProjectTime: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
THE GREAT TREE PROJECT
Contact: Karena 0428 352 822
Dates: Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month - 10am - 5pm
Commences: Friday 12th July Cost: gold coin donation
Bring: any natural fibres, fabric you have to dye and plant materials to dye with. Contact us with any questions. BYO food to share for lunch and afternoon tea.
The Great Tree Project is celebrating our forests by making a textile tree out of natural fibres and plant dyes. We wish to raise awareness of the need to protect
Australia's native forests.
Allwood House is our home base and will be meeting every 2nd and 4th Friday to experiment with new techniques, make panels and catch up.
Come and see our work (it's rather lovely) and have a go at the techniques we're using (eco dyeing) they're simple and effective as well as gorgeous!
Allwood House
Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Allwood House
24 25Wattle Festival (Environment Zone)Wattle Festival (Environment Zone)Environmental stalls and information in the Allwood House garden. Allwood House Hurstbridge Map Belly DanceBelly DanceTime: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
BELLY DANCE
Open class (Beginners - Intermediate)
Tutor: Eliza 0409 160 007
Dates: Sundays 4.30 - 5.30pm
Commences: 28th July (8 weeks)
Cost: $120.00
No class on Wattle Festival, 25th of August
hurstbridgebellydance@gmail.com
Join a dancing community! Move, laugh and exercise with a group of like-minded women. Learn belly dance techniques such as shimmies, Egyptian walk and snake arms. Learn to use layering techniques to create beautiful movements. Apply these movements to both improvisation and a short group choreography to alluring melodies of the Middle East.
Best suited to older teenagers and adults.
Shimmy belts provided.
Allwood House
26YogaYogaTutor: Sarah Bedggood 0409 419 383
Dates: Wednesdays 9-10.30am (10 weeks)
Commences: 17th July Cost: $150.00
Dates: Mondays 7- 8.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: $150.00
A range of postures and breathing exercises.
Feel your mind-body-breath connection and find meditation in movement.
Please bring a non-stick mat and blanket.
Allwood House
Community Singing GroupCommunity Singing GroupTime: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Community Singing Group
Chocolate Lilies
Tutor: Nerida Kirov 9439 4816
Dates: Mondays 9.30 - 11.30am
Commences: 15th July (10 weeks)
Cost : $100.00 / $90.00 Concession
Come and discover that you can sing!
Enjoy lots of beautiful songs from all over the world, Africa to Australia, from rounds to 3/4 part harmonies, original songs and lots of improvisation to free up the voice.
All Welcome
Allwood House
Reiki Group/ExchangeReiki Group/ExchangeTime: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Reiki Group/Exchange
Tutor: Julie 0431 159 179
Dates: Mondays 12 - 2.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: Donation
We are a group of Reiki practitioners who love to give & receive Reiki.
Do you feel stressed? Would you like to increase your vitality? Are you curious?
Visit us and sample the Reiki experience.
Those who have Reiki Level I, II, & III can deepen their skills and healing and are welcome to practice in our group share.
Please wear loose comfortable clothes.
Allwood House
27Meditation CircleMeditation CircleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dates: Tuesdays 10 - 11am 9718 2717
Cost: $13.00 a session / $11 Conc.
Commences: 16th July (10 weeks)
We create a beautiful group energy that encompasses and empowers both planetary and personal Healing.
As we journey through the Medicine wheel noting the directions, elements, moon and earth cycles increasing our awareness of the big picture.
We use aromatherapy herbs, flowers, creative visualization, stretching and safe breathing techniques to enhance our journey, ending with fresh herbal tea and discussion
(Casuals are welcome)
Allwood House
Authentic MovementAuthentic MovementTime: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Authentic Movement
Tutor: Nicola Eddington 0488 521 667
Dates: Tuesdays 1pm - 2pm
Commences: 23rd July (8 weeks)
Cost: $12 a session
Authentic Movement is a simple and empowering practise of self-directed movement. It is usually done with eyes closed and attention directed inward, in the presence of a witness. Nicola is an experienced witness and holds a safe, open hearted space to explore improvised movements, spontaneous gestures and stillness. We begin the session with a simple somatic warm up.
Following the practise there is space to share one's experience. All welcome.
Allwood House
Allwood Knowledge CentreAllwood Knowledge CentreTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainability & Aboriginal Culture Library
Opening hours: Tuesdays 1 - 4 pm
2nd & 4th Sunday of the month 1 - 4 pm
The 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.
Come and see what the Library has to offer. Memberships available.
Allwood House
UkululeUkululeTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
28YogaYogaTime: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Tutor: Sarah Bedggood 0409 419 383
Dates: Wednesdays 9-10.30am (10 weeks)
Commences: 17th July Cost: $150.00
Dates: Mondays 7- 8.30pm (10 weeks)
Commences: 15th July Cost: $150.00
A range of postures and breathing exercises.
Feel your mind-body-breath connection and find meditation in movement.
Please bring a non-stick mat and blanket.
Allwood House
Kids Art GroupKids Art GroupTime: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Kids Art Group
Tutor: Lisa May 0407 708 759
Time: Wednesdays 4 - 5:15pm
Commences: 24th July (7 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 per child
An Art Class for Kids aged 9-11 years. For dedicated young artists who are looking to develop their drawing and painting skills with an experienced artist and teacher. Projects include still life, portraits, figure drawing, land-scape, and abstract art. Each student will receive individual attention and instruction.
All materials provided
Bookings made through www.mayart.com.au
Allwood House
The Creative WriterThe Creative WriterTime: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Creative Writer
Tutor: Dr Gary Smith 0402 614 899
email: gsmith.1@iinet.net.au
Dates: Wednesdays 6 - 8 pm
Commences: 17th July (8 weeks)
Cost: $155.00 ($150 Concession)
For beginning and developing writers!
Come and experience a variety of creative writing genres, including: short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and personal essay? This stimulating course is taught by experi-enced university writing teacher, award-winning poet, journalist and short story writer Gary Smith. So, come try your hand at these different genres and see which one is suited to your talents in the friendly, supportive company of fellow writers.
Allwood House
29UkuleleUkuleleTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
GROUP CLASS AND SING-A-LONG
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Miss Wattle 0409 790 319
Dates: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm (10 weeks)Commences: 16th July
Dates: Thursdays 10 -11.30 am
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Cost: $140.00 ($120.00 Concession)
Ukulele is fun, like a holiday, and it’s easy to learn ~ you got ten minutes?
Miss Wattle will have you playing jazz, pop and calypso in the first lesson ~ even if you've never played music before!
For the newies or those who just want to enjoy the music and ukulele camaraderie, there’s the sweet sounds of simple strums.
For those who enjoy a challenge there are beautiful picking parts and rhythms to learn.
Beginners Welcome
Allwood House
Community FeltingCommunity FeltingTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dates: Thursdays 1 - 4pm 9718 2717
Commences: 8th August (10 weeks)
Join us and help to create decorative art pieces for Allwood House.
You will learn the wet & dry felting techniques in a friendly and supportive group.
Suitable beginners & experienced felters.
All materials are supplied.
Allwood House
Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Authentic Movement
Allwood House
30Drum ConnectionDrum ConnectionTime: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free come and try session in week 1
Tutor: Annie Fletcher 0407 102 578
Dates: Thursdays Level 1: 7.30 - 8.30pm
Commences: 18th July (10 weeks)
Dates: Fridays Level 1: 2.30 - 3.30pm
Commences: 19th July (10 weeks)
Cost for level 1: $130 / $110 Conc
Level 2 & 3 courses also available.
Learn the basic techniques of African and Arabic hand drumming and great group rhythms in a fun and supportive circle.
Djembe and Darabuka drums are supplied for new participants.
Students will be given opportunities to perform at community events with the student ensemble 'DOOWLLA', currently celebrating 14 years of drumming.
Total beginners are welcome!
Allwood House
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