Daylesford community diary: November 1

DAY OF THE DEAD

WHAT: Honouring life and death. A simple ceremony of gentle words, quiet reflection and inspiring sound. Non-denominational.

WHEN: 2-4pm, Sunday, November 12. 

WHERE: Castlemaine Botanical Gardens, northern end, near Froomes Road. 

INQUIRIES: Nic Aunger, 0402 195 514

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.

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 ART

WHAT: Explore your creativity in a non-tuition based, friendly space. BYO materials.

WHEN: Thursdays, 2-4.30pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3569.

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.

CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

WHEN: First Thursday of every month, 10am-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, Hepburn Health, 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.

MEN'S SHED

WHAT: Daylesford Men’s Shed.

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

WHERE: Victoria Park, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: David, 0429 134 136.

PLAYGROUP

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

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

WHERE: Creswick Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: 5345 2356.

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: Phone Eliz Rhook, Hepburn Health, 5345 9150.

WHOLENESS

WHAT: Healings, dream interpretation, spiritual blessings, divine encounters.

WHEN: Fridays and Saturdays, 1-3pm.

WHERE: 10 Vincent Street, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: Mark, 0448 490 680.

WOOL CRAFTERS

WHAT: Hepburn Wool Crafters. All skill levels.

WHEN: Second and fourth Friday of the month, 10am-3pm.

WHERE: Glenlyon Hall.

INQUIRIES: Isobel, 5348 1077.