Daylesford Community Diary, May 16

TRIVIA TIME

WHAT: Friends of the Avenue trivia night. No bookings required. $10 for adults; under 16 free. 

WHEN: Wednesday, June 6. 

WHERE: Farmers Arms Hotel, Creswick. 

INQUIRIES: Clare, 0458 835 493.

END OF LIFE FORMS

WHAT: Doing the Dying paperwork. An opportunity to get forms and some help to get started or keep going on essential paperwork for the end of life. Free workshop.

WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 2-4pm.

WHERE: The Woodshed, Raglan Street (across from the Sunday market). 

INQUIRIES: Mary-Faeth, 0428 481 754.

MINDFULNESS

WHAT: Basic short course. Relax a worrying or anxious mind, relieve tension, manage stress, sleep better and improve focus. 

WHEN: Sunday, May 13 to June 3, 4pm weekly. 

WHERE: Creswick Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: 5345 2356 or Jane, 0417 037 320.

FASHION PARTY

WHAT: Blumes Fashions and Coffee Party. A great opportunity to purchase your autumn and winter fashions. $10.

WHERE: St Andrew’s Uniting Church Hall, Creswick.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 10am.

INQUIRIES: Beth 5345 2432 or Margaret 5345 2165.

5000 CLUB LUNCH

WHAT: Volunteers needed. Free, hot three-course meal.

WHEN: Friday, noon to 1.30pm.

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

INQUIRIES: 5348 4193.

BUSHWALKING 

WHAT: Morning walks in the Daylesford district. Reasonable level of fitness required. U3A membership or gold coin donation.

WHEN:  Fridays at 9am. 

WHERE: Assemble outside the Bowling Club. 

INQUIRIES: Ian, 5348 4283.

BUS TRIPS

WHAT: Op shopping tours and social outings. Cost: $2-$5 depending on destination.

WHEN: Every Wednesday, 9.30am-3pm.

WHERE: Departs and returns from Clunes Neighbourhood House, 70 Bailey Street.

INQUIRIES: Bookings essential, 5345 4078.

COFFEE & COMPANY

WHAT: Trentham Life Activity Club invites the community to attend a free morning tea.

WHEN: Wednesdays, 10-11.30am.

WHERE: Trentham Uniting Church hall, corner Market Street and Camp Street, Trentham.

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: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 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.

COMMUNITY YOGA

WHAT: Community Yoga. Classes are suited to all levels of experience. Payment by donation and at least 50 per cent of proceeds go to local and international aide projects.

WHEN: Each Wednesday, 9.30-11am (during school terms).

WHERE: Hepburn Springs.

INQUIRIES: Call Chitra for info on 5427 4895.

COUNTRY MARKET

WHAT: Leonards Hill Country Market.

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

WHERE: Leonards Hill Hall.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3351.

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.

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: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 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.

FARMERS MARKET

WHAT: Fresh local produce.

WHEN: Every Sunday, 9am-1pm. 

WHERE: The Woodshed, 21A Raglan Street, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: 0490 332 025.

FITNESS FOR SENIORS

WHAT: Improve your fitness, strength and balance with group fitness classes. 

WHEN: Monday 8am, Tuesday & Thursday, 8am & 9.15am.

WHERE: Daylesford Table Tennis Association Building, Victoria Park.

INQUIRIES: Beth, 0407 429 820.

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.

FOOD HELP

WHAT: Daylesford Food Assistance Program.

WHEN: Tuesdays 8am-1pm, Thursdays 10am-4pm.

WHERE: Daylesford RSL.

INQUIRIES: 0499 057 398.

GENTLE MOVEMENT

WHAT: Somatic exercise.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 7-8pm.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

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.

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: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 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.

LIFE DRAWING

WHAT: Explore your mark making through experimental and traditional drawing techniques.

WHEN: Sundays, 1pm-3.30pm

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

MEDITATION

WHAT: Personal Growth.

WHEN: Tuesday guided meditation, 10.30-11.30am; Wednesday Wu Tao fortnightly 11-noon; Wednesday, restorative yoga 6-7.30pm; Thursday guided meditation 9-10am; Saturday Guided Meditation 9.30-10.30am.

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

INQUIRIES: 5348 1099.

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.

MEDITATION GROUP

WHAT: Christian Meditation Group.

WHEN: Mondays, 6.30pm.

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

INQUIRIES: Yvonne, 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.

MEN’S SHED

WHAT: Clunes Men’s Shed.

WHEN: Wednesdays, 10am-12.30pm.

WHERE: Clunes Community Garden, 18 Alliance Street, Clunes.

INQUIRIES: Vaughan Brown, 0419 430 250.

PASTELS FOR BEGINNERS

WHAT: Explore the use of Pastels and texture on a variety of surfaces.

WHEN: Thursdays, 1-2pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

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.

PLAYGROUP

WHAT: Fun & friendship for babies, toddlers & pre-schoolers & their parents/caregivers.

WHEN: Wednesdays 10am-12pm during school term.

WHERE: Clunes Community Health Centre.

INQUIRIES: Catherine Rhodes, 0431 908 212.

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 or info@creswicknc.org.au.

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.

POETRY GROUP

WHAT: Bring any poems for discussion and/or your own poems for workshopping. Friendly and supportive atmosphere.

WHEN: Mondays 7-9pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Ross Gillett, 0408 440 270.

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.

PROBUS MEETING

WHAT: Daylesford Probus Club.

WHERE: Daylesford Bowling Club, Camp Street.

WHEN: Third Tuesday of month, 10am.

INQUIRIES: Ted Goodwin, 5348 2955.

SOMATIC EXERCISE

WHAT: Move your way out of muscle pain & tension through slow gentle yet powerful exercises & mindfulness techniques.

WHEN: Mondays 10-11am; Tuesdays 7-8pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

SPA QUILTERS

WHAT: Quilting.

WHEN: Thursdays, 11am-5pm.

WHERE: St Peters Church Hall,13 Duke Street, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: 5348 5591.

SPEAK FRENCH

WHAT: French conversation.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 4.45-5.45pm.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

STAYING STRONG

WHAT: Improve balance and agility, increase joint flexibility, and general fitness for health. Wear comfortable clothing. $3.

WHERE: Creswick Neighbourhood Centre.

WHEN: Mondays, 3-4pm; Wednesdays, 2.30-3.30pm.

INQUIRIES: 5345 2356.

TABLE TENNIS

WHAT: Like to learn (or brush-up on your) table tennis?

WHEN: Register your interest now.

WHERE: Creswick Neighbourhood Centre's Hall, Victoria Street.

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

TABLE TENNIS

WHAT: Table Tennis; coaching, social and competition. Beginners welcome.

WHEN: Wednesday, coaching 6.30pm, competition 7.30pm; Friday, social 1-3pm.

WHERE: Vic Park, Ballan Road, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: Peter, 5348 2093 or 0427 482 093.

THE NATURAL WAY TO DRAW

WHAT: Learn to draw naturally from the right side of the brain, in a relaxed & supportive environment. Open to all abilities.

WHEN: Tuesdays 6-8pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

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.

WU STYLE TAI CHI

WHAT: Beginners 7.15-8.15pm. Advanced 6-7pm.

WHEN: Mondays.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, 5348 3569.

YOGA CLASS

WHAT: Open yoga class.

WHEN: Mondays, 11am.

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

INQUIRIES: Shayna, 0412 123 821.