Daylesford Community Diary, November 6

POETRY SLAM

WHAT: Original, two-minute poems incorporating the words "all in".

WHO: Amateurs welcome.

COST: Poets free; Audience $10.

WHEN: Saturday, 9 November, 8pm. (Poet registrations from 7 pm).

WHERE: Mollongghip Community Hall.

INQUIRIES: Mark 0411 321 610; Gib 0419 370 342.

TENNIS OPEN DAY

WHAT: Open day

WHO: Daylesford Lawn Tennis Club

WHEN: Sunday, November 10 from noon to 3pm

WHERE: Daylesford Lawn Tennis Club, West St

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

WHAT: Daylesford andDistrict Horticultural Society (HORTIS)

WHO: Talk by Keith White on Growing Sunflowers.

WHEN: November 12 at 7.30pm.

WHERE: John Mitchell Hall (behind Uniting Church) corner Duke St and Central Springs Rd. Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: John 5348 3748

CLUNE BOTTLE MUSEUM

WHAT: Not your ordinary glassware: an exhibition of the unusual weird, wacky and wonderful fantastic glass

WHEN: From Friday, November 1.

WHERE: 70 Bailey Street, Clunes. Museum open Thursday -Sunday, 11am -l 4pm or by appointment. $3 for adults. Children under 12 free. Special arrangements for large groups, bus tours or school groups.

INQUIRIES: 5345 3896

MEN'S BUSINESS

WHAT: Men's book club. Share ideas stimulated by literature, art, or just from personal inquiry. For better understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of life.

WHEN: Fortnightly on Monday evenings. BYO pizza from 6.30pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre, fortnightly, on Monday evenings.

INQUIRIES: Greg, 0466 339 287.

MEN'S SHED

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

WHERE: 15 Bridge Street, Creswick.

WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9.30am-2pm.

INQUIRIES: Taletha Rizio, Hepburn Health Service, 5321 6699.

MEN'S SHED

WHAT: Daylesford Men's Shed.

WHEN: Mondays and Thursdays 9am to 2pm.

WHERE: Victoria Park.

INQUIRIES: David, 0429134136.

NEW WRITERS GROUP

WHAT: Are you interested in forming a new writer's group? An experienced writer is willing to help set up and guide the group.

INQUIRIES: ampedeau@bigpond.com or 0417 081 611.

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: 5345 4078.

CLUNES MARKET

WHAT: Clunes Farmers Market. VFMA accredited. Live music event.

WHEN: Second Sunday of every Month. 9am-1pm.

WHERE: Fraser Street, Clunes.

INQUIRIES: 5476 6215.

COMMUNITY CHOIR

WHAT: Sweet Justice Community Choir.

WHEN: Monday, 3pm during school terms.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: Anni, 0418 358 075.

COUNTRY MARKET

WHAT: Leonards Hill Country Market.

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

WHERE: Leonards Hill Hall.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3351.

DEMENTIA SUPPORT

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

WHERE: Daylesford, first Tuesday of month; Clunes, third Wednesday.

CONTACT: Gabrielle Kirby, 5321 6595.

FREEMASONRY

WHAT: Mt Franklin-St.George Lodge.

WHEN: 4th Tuesday of each month, except December (2nd Tuesday), 7.30pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Masonic Centre, 16 Vincent Street, Daylesford

INQUIRIES: 5348 2955.

GIRL GUIDES

WHAT: Daylesford Girl Guides.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 6-9 year olds, 5.30-7pm, girls 10+ 5.30-7.30pm.

WHERE: Guide Hall, Duke Street.

INQUIRIES: Nerida, 0409 973 290.

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.

LET'S LUNCH

WHAT: Three-course lunch, $15.

WHEN: Every Wednesday.

WHERE: Daylesford Senior Citizens.

INQUIRIES: Betty Newmann, 5345 2434.

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.

LIFE DRAWING

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

WHEN: Sundays 1pm-3.30pm.

WHERE: Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

INQUIRIES: 5348 3569.

MEDITATION GROUP

WHAT: Christian Meditation Group.

WHEN: Mondays, 6pm.

WHERE: Parish Centre, St Peter's Catholic Church, Duke Street, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: Yvonne, 5348 3699.

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: 5348 3569.

PERSONAL GROWTH

Personal Growth

WHAT: Tuesday, Guided Mindful Meditation 10.30am - 11.30am, Thursday Guided Mindful Meditation 9.30am - 10.30am, Friday Guided Mindful Meditation 4pm -5pm, Saturday Guided Mindful Meditation 9.30am-10.30am.

WHERE: Daylesford Healing Massage, 11 Howe Street, Daylesford

INQUIRIES: 5348 1099

POLE WALKING

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

WHERE: Creswick and Daylesford.

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

INQUIRIES: Hepburn Health, 5345 9150.

PRAMS ON PARADE

WHAT: Parents and Carers pram walking group.

WHERE: Clunes Neighbourhood House.

WHEN: Every Tuesday, 10am.

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

PROBUS MEETING

WHAT: Daylesford Probus Club.

WHERE: Daylesford Bowling Club, Camp Street, Daylesford.

WHEN: Third Tuesday of month, 10am.

INQUIRIES: Ted Goodwin, 5348 2955.

STAYING STRONG

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

WHERE: Creswick Neighbourhood Centre.

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

INQUIRIES: 5345 2356.

SPA QUILTERS

WHAT: Quilting and Patchwork.

WHEN: Thursdays 11am-4pm.

WHERE: Parish Centre, St Peters Church, Duke Street, Daylesford.

INQUIRIES: Carol, 0407 668 938.

WHOLENESS

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

WHEN: Fridays, 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, 10am-3pm.

WHERE: Glenlyon Hall.

INQUIRIES: Isobel, 5348 1077.