Daylesford community diary: October 18

FIRE PLANNING

WHAT: Free bushfire planning workshop and barbecue. 

WHEN: 10am-12pm, Saturday, October 21. 

WHERE: Daylesford Fire Station. 

INQUIRIES: West Regional Office, 5329 5510.

MINDFULNESS

WHAT: Simply Mindfulness course – relax a worrying or anxious mind, relieve tension, manage stress, improve focus, sleep better and other benefits.

WHEN: Sunday, October 29 to November 19, 4pm.

WHERE: Creswick Neighborhood Centre, 21 Victoria Street, Creswick. 

INQUIRIES: Jane 0417 037 320 or 5345 2356.

STALLS APLENTY

WHAT: Mini mart/coffee party. Stalls include Christmas cards, jewellery, scarves and gift ideas. Entry: $8.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 31 at 10am.

WHERE: St. Andrew’s Uniting Church,130 Ballarat Road, Creswick.

INQUIRIES: Beth 5345 2432 or Joan 5345 2806.

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.

CLAYSPACE

WHAT: Adults clay workshop, Tuesdays 1-3pm, kids 4-5pm.

WHAT: Kids clay workshop, Saturdays 10-11am, adults 11am-1pm.

CONTACT: Bookings essential, Kim 0428 726 966.

WHAT: Kids clay workshops Wednesdays, 4-5pm and 5-6pm; adults 6.30-8.30pm.

CONTACT: Bookings essential, Minna 0407 818 609.

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.

COUNTRY MARKET

WHAT: Leonards Hill Country Market.

WHEN: Third Saturday of every month, 9am-2pm.

WHERE: Leonards Hill Hall.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3351.

CRESWICK MARKET

WHAT: Local produce, plants, arts, music and kids entertainment.

WHEN: Third Saturday of the month, 9am-1pm.

WHERE: 19 Victoria Street, Creswick.

INQUIRIES: 5345 2356.

CURRENT AFFAIRS

WHAT: Lively group discussions of local & international issues. Facilitated by U3A. All welcome.

WHEN: First Thursday of every month. 10-11.30am.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3569.

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: Daylesford RSL, 20 Vincent Street.

INQUIRIES: Annette, 0447 186 228.

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, 5321 6570.

KINDER PLAYGROUP

​WHAT: Hepburn Kindergarten playgroup.

WHEN: Friday 10am-noon.

WHERE: Hepburn Kindergarten.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3750.

LEARN FRENCH

WHAT: French for Beginners 2-3pm. French Grammar 3.30-4.30pm. French Conversation 4.45-5.45pm.

WHEN: Tuesdays.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3569.

LEARNING SPACE

WHAT: Extra help with homework and school work for year 7-10 students. All welcome. Snacks provided.

WHEN: Wednesdays, 3.30-5.30pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3569.

MEDITATION GROUP

WHAT: Christian Meditation Group.

WHEN: Mondays, 6.30pm.

WHERE: St Peter’s Catholic Church, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3699.

MEN'S SHED

WHAT: Daylesford Men’s Shed.

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

WHERE: Victoria Park, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: David, 0429 134 136.

Personal Growth 

WHEN: Tuesday, Guided Meditation 10.30-11.30am; Wednesday, Wu Tao fortnightly 11am-noon; Thursday, Guided Meditation 9-10am; Saturday, Guided Meditation 9.30-10.30am.

WHERE: Daylesford Healing Massage, 11 Howe Street, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: 5348 1099.