Daylesford Community News, March 15

MEDITATION

WHAT: Dromtonpa Buddhist teachings by Gyatso.

WHERE: Daylesford Dharma School.

WHEN: Thursday, 7-8pm. 

INQUIRIES: 5348 3112.

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.

BUSH PLAYGROUP

WHAT: Nature-based play, songs, stories, morning tea and a leisurely walk through the bush. Babies to pre-school age.

WHEN: Fridays, 9.30-11.30am.

WHERE: Wombat Forest (call for directions).

INQUIRIES: Jen Bray, 0428 330 640.

CANCER SUPPORT

WHAT: Hepburn Shire Womens Cancer Support Group

INQUIRIES: Gai Hovey, 5424 1655.

PRAMS ON PARADE

WHAT: Parents and Carers pram walking group.

WHERE: Clunes Neighbourhood House.

WHEN: Every Tuesday, 10am (weather permitting).

INQUIRIES: Hepburn Health Maternal & Child Health, 5321 6550.

COMMUNITY CHOIR

WHAT: Sweet Justice Community Choir.

WHEN: Monday, 3pm during school terms.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Anni, 0418 358 075.

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.

CRESWICK GARDEN

WHAT: A place to meet Norm and other locals and grow your own vegies, herbs, flowers.

WHEN: Every Saturday, 8am.

WHERE: Creswick Neighbourhood Centre's community garden.

INQUIRIES: 5345 2356 or email info@creswicknc.org.au.

DEMENTIA SUPPORT

WHAT: A support group for carers of people living with dementia within Hepburn shire.

WHERE: Daylesford.

WHEN: First Tuesday of month, 10.30am-midday.

CONTACT: Gabrielle Kirby, Hepburn Health 5321 6595.

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.

GIRL GUIDES

WHAT: Daylesford Girl Guides.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 6-9 year olds, 5.45-7pm, girls 10+ 6.30-8pm.

WHERE: Guide Hall, Duke Street.

INQUIRIES: Nerida, 5423 9398.

HEALTHY LEG CLUB

WHAT: Community-based program for leg-related issues treatment and management.

WHERE: 79 Raglan Street, Daylesford.

WHEN: Wednesdays, 1-3pm.

INQUIRIES: Patty McKibbin, Hepburn Health, 5321 6570.

MEDITATION GROUP

WHAT: Christian Meditation Group.

WHEN: Mondays, 6.30pm.

WHERE: Parish Centre, St Peter’s Catholic Church Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3699.

PLAYGROUP

WHAT: Dharma School playgroup, a nurturing, creative and inspiring space for children and families.

WHEN: Wednesdays, 11.30am-1pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Dharma School.

INQUIRIES: 0484 579 900.

POLE WALKING

WHAT: Low-impact social exercise program for improved health and wellbeing

WHERE: Creswick and Daylesford.

WHEN: Creswick, Tuesdays 8-9:30am; Daylesford, Wednesday 8-9am; Thursdays, 11–11.45am.

INQUIRIES: Eliz Rhook, Hepburn Health, 5345 9150.

PROBUS MEETING

WHAT: Daylesford Probus Club.

WHERE: Daylesford Bowling Club, Camp Street.

WHEN: Third Tuesday of month, 10am.

INQUIRIES: 5348 2955.

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: Janet Blain, 5348 3365.

YOGA CLASS

WHAT: Restorative Yoga.

WHEN: Wednesdays 6-7.30pm (except school holidays).

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

COST: $18/$15 concession.

INQUIRIES: 0417 753 670.

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