Daylesford Community News, March 8

EQUINOX FAIR

WHAT: Daylesford Dharma School's annual Autumn Equinox Fair. All-day workshops including woodwork, Yoga, Buddhist teaching/meditation, raw food demonstrations, drumming, clay, craft and more. Vegan barbecue, dumplings, cake, chai. Roving performers and entertainers. Gold coin donation.

WHERE: 11 Perrins Street, Daylesford. 

WHEN: Sunday, March 19, 11am-4pm.

INQUIRIES: www.dharmaschool.com.au.

LUNCHEON

WHAT: Creswick Hospital Auxiliary summer luncheon. Proceeds to purchase $2000 sofa bed for palliative room. Cost: $18.

WHEN: Noon, Thursday, March 9.

WHERE: Senior Citizens Clubrooms, Creswick. 

INQUIRES: Margaret 5345 2165 or Joan 5338 2584.

ROTARY BENEFIT

WHAT: Athol Guy Seekers Tribute. $20 (proceeds to Daylesford Rotary Club). Finger food and wine. 

WHERE: Hepburn House. 

WHEN: Sunday, March 12, 1.30-3pm.

INQUIRIES:  5348 8100.

BUDDHIST LESSON

WHAT: Dromtonpa Buddhist teachings by Gyatso.

WHERE: Daylesford Dharma School.

WHEN: Thursday, 7-8.30pm.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3112.

5000 CLUB LUNCH

WHAT: 5000 Club Friday lunch. Volunteers needed. Free, hot three-course meal.

WHEN: Friday, noon to 1.30pm.

WHERE: Stanbridge Hall, Christ Church, Central Springs Road, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: Loretta, 5348 4193.

ART SPACE

WHAT: Community Art Space.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

WHEN: 2-4.30pm, Thursdays.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3569.

BUSHWALKING

WHAT: Morning walks in Daylesford district. Reasonable level of fitness required. No charge.

WHEN: Fridays, 9am.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Ian, 5348 4283.

CANCER SUPPORT

WHAT: Hepburn Shire Women’s Cancer Support Group

INQUIRIES: Gai Hovey, 5424 1655.

COMMUNITY YOGA

WHAT: Daylesford Community Yoga.

WHEN: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9.20-10.45am. No bookings required.

WHERE: 5 Ninth Street, Hepburn, enter via Church Avenue.

COST: By donation. All proceeds to charity

INQUIRIES: 5476 4350.

FOOD HELP

WHAT: Daylesford Food Assistance Program.

WHEN: Hot breakfast and food parcels, 8am-1pm every Tuesday, 8am-1pm; hot lunch and food parcels, 12-4pm every Thursday.

WHERE: Senior Citizens Centre (behind Daylesford Town Hall).

INQUIRIES: Annette, 0447 186 228.

GENTLE MOVEMENT

WHAT: Somatic exercise.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 7-8pm.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

KINDER PLAYGROUP

​WHAT: Hepburn Kindergarten playgroup.

WHEN: Friday 10am-noon.

WHERE: Hepburn Kindergarten.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3750.

LEARN FRENCH

WHAT: French grammar.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 3.30-4.30pm.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

MEDITATION

WHAT: Weekly guided meditation with Danielle-France.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 10.30am; Saturdays, 9.30am.

WHERE: Massage Healing Centre, 5/11 Howe Street, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: 5348 1099.

MEN'S SHED

WHAT: Daylesford Men’s Shed.

WHEN: Mondays and Thursdays, 9am-3pm.

WHERE: Victoria Park, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: 0429 134 136.

FRIENDSHIP SHED

WHAT: A space for men to socialise, learn new skills and undertake projects to benefit community.

WHERE: Lake Road, Creswick.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 10am-3pm.

INQUIRIES: Shane Richardson, Hepburn Health, 5321 6578.

PLAYGROUP

WHAT: Fun and socialising for littlies and their grown-ups.

WHEN: Thursdays, 9.30-11.30am during school terms.

WHERE: Creswick Neighbourhood Centre's Playscape Garden.

INQUIRIES: 5345 2356.

QI GONG

WHAT: Eight Silken Movements.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

WHEN: Mondays, 11.15-noon.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

SPA QUILTERS

WHAT: Spa Quilters.

WHEN: Thursdays, 11am-5pm.

WHERE: Holy Cross Hall, Daly Street, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3365.

TAI CHI

WHAT: Wu Style Tai Chi.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

WHEN: Mondays, 10-11am and 6-7pm.

INQUIRIES: Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

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