Upcoming Programs › Social Activities
Playgroups offer opportunities for children from birth until school age to develop and practise new skills, make new friends, gain self-confidence and develop physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually, while with their parents or carers. Parents and carers also have opportunities to build friendships with other families within the community. Community playgroups are run by parents and carers who decide the day, time, venue, equipment and playgroup style. Families are responsible in running the playgroup. Community playgroups take place in council buildings, schools, and…Find out more »
The Adult Migrant Education program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government and provides up to 510 hours of FREE English language lessons to eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants. In an AMEP class you will learn English language skills and information about Australian society.Find out more »
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services is opening its doors so people can come and experience our English classes. Watch our students at work as they study the English language and get more information about how to join future classes for yourself. This event is proudly part of the Lifelong Learning Festival hosted by Melton City Council. No bookings required for this event. https://meltonlearning.com.au/festival/Find out more »
Australian Federal Electoral Seats
Commencing in Term Three 2018 and continuing in 2019, the History Group will be investigating the names of Federal Electoral Seats in the states and territories of Australia.
There are currently 151 seats in the House of Representatives. There is a history behind each of their names and we are planning to explore them all.Find out more »
This workshop will equip you for the summer season ahead and ensure that you have a tasty crop of tomatoes to eat and share with your friends and family. You will learn: the difference between heirloom and hybrid seeds about the range of common and heirloom tomatoes and what ones are suited to a variety of growing situations. how to raise seeds into successful healthy seedlings how to best prepare your soil, including the option of vegan soil additives. This…Find out more »
Enjoy a morning of activities with other local seniors in your community. Come and join our friendly facilitator Ruby for social activities to improve your physical, mental and emotional well-being. Ruby will provide engaging social, educational and recreational experiences. This is a great opportunity to connect with other Seniors in your community while participating in fun activities. Classes run each fortnight on Thursdays. Each participant is required to pay the facilitator an amount of $5 at the commencement of each class.…Find out more »
The Gentle Exercise Classes are designed for elderly adults which can be chair based or for active adults.
The program is designed to help participants to stay active.Find out more »
Are you enthusiastic about craft? Stevenson House's craft group is a relaxed group of like-minded people with whom you can develop your natural talents. Led by Aml, a true creative talent, beginners will have the opportunity to learn a range of skills including crochet, punching needle, macramé and knitting with a loom, empowering you to continue creating crafts at home. Bring along your own materials for your chosen project and Aml will teach you the rest. This program is suitable…Find out more »
Thriving 3's and 4's focuses on a basic grounding of sport and physical fitness skills. This is a very busy stage of the program where a wide variety of gross and locomotor skills are introduced and applied. These sessions cater towards 3 year old kinder children and are 45 minutes in duration. Children must be aged between 3 and 4 years to attend. This event is part of the Lifelong Learning Festival proudly hosted by Melton City Council.Find out more »
Rummy-O is a variation of the card game Rummy, played with tiles instead of cards. Also known as Rummikub, Tile Rummy, Rummy Tiles, Rummy Cube, RummyKub, RummiCub, Rummicube and Rummycub, depending on the manufacturer, it was invented in the 1930s by Ephraim Hertzano. A game that requires both luck and strategic planning, it can provide hours of entertainment.Find out more »
A Sound Walk is a listening exercise that helps us become aware of our immediate acoustic environment. It is also about the aesthetic pleasures of listening. Listening to sounds we might otherwise have missed; listening to the rhythm of sounds; listening for the unique ‘voice’ of a city. It’s about enjoying the sensual beauty and sheer surprise of sound. Join Anthony from the Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology for this unique experience being offered in the City of Melton for…Find out more »
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019
An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019
Come along and improve your English speaking, reading and writing skills.Find out more »
Learn about the process of fermenting and how this probiotic is an essential for good gut health assisting in the prevention of many illnesses. With benefits including good bone and brain health, improved digestion and a boosted immune system this superfood is something to incorporate in your weekly meals. Please bring your own sterilized jar. Bookings open 7am on 1 October. This event is proudly part of the 2019 Melton Lifelong Learning FestivalFind out more »
Zumba Gold is for over 50's looking for a fun and interactive way to exercise.
This class provides modified, low impact moves with easy to follow steps for older adults who love a healthy, active lifestyle.Find out more »
Melton Bridge Club will be on hand in these sessions to develop your skills.Find out more »
Blossom into good mental, physical and emotional health in this group!Find out more »
Each week members of the group take it, in turn, to read for about 15 minutes from a book they have selected.
This means we hear many different books in serial form. Each reading often leads to much discussion about the story or some topic that arises through the reading. It is a very social way to experience a book one may not have chosen.Find out more »
Do you want to learn more about what is happening in the City of Melton? Download the Melton City Much More from your App Store today and Discover great things to see and do in our wonderful City.Find out more »
The playgroups of Arnolds Creek are celebrating learning for Children's Week. Performer Rachel from 'Little Feet Music' will be entertaining both parents and children with some movement, music and song. Join in and learn some tips on how to extend this activity at home and add some of your own creativity. Share a simple, healthy morning tea and take the opportunity to make friends. If you are interested in joining one of our four playgroups at Arnolds Creek or our…Find out more »
Learn how to read patterns, sew zips, button holes, hem items and gain confidence in other sewing techniques. whilst working on different projects tailored to your own skill level in a fun and friendly environment.Find out more »
One event on November 8, 2019 at 12:30 pm
One event on November 22, 2019 at 12:30 pm
One event on December 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm
One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Social costume-making group for all ages and levels of experience. Gold coin donation.Find out more »
Come and learn the basics of playing the Acoustic Guitar!
Designed for beginners, your tutor is patient and experienced with 20+ years live and recording experience.
You’re invited to come and visit Burnside Primary School and discover what kids are learning everyday on campus. An art show showcasing student work and a school tour that features student learning are two wonderful opportunities to see how children learn. Burnside Primary will also host a sausage sizzle and an outdoor cinema event screening of The Lego Movie. This event is part of the Lifelong Learning Festival hosted by Melton City Council.Find out more »
Combining seated yoga, breath work and guided meditation, Mind Flex is the perfect way to relax both body and mind.This 1-hour workshop will explore seated yoga positions that will release tension in your limbs, joints, neck and spine. Once your body is relaxed, you can enjoy a guided meditation to help calm your mind. As this is a seated program, Mind Flex is suitable for everyone and is great for people who work at desks and/or in front of the…Find out more »
Increase suppleness, improve concentration, tone up your muscles and relieve stress in this yoga group.Find out more »
Hand embroidery for intermediate to advanced sewers is an introduction to some more complicated sewing techniques including: 1. Herringbone 2. Long and short 3. Blanket 4. Double knot. Create a handkerchief to take home. This event is part of the Melton Lifelong Learning Festival hosted by Melton City Council.Find out more »
Join us for a non-religious celebration, open to everyone. Activities include a family-friendly Bollywood dance workshop, a henna tattooist and a special food-themed morning tea.Find out more »
Learn to Swim Open Days allow you to come for a free swimming assessment and view our facilities and programs. Come and try a variety of classes for ages ranging from 4 months to adult at Paul Sadler Swimland - Parkwood Green.Find out more »