Groups, Activities and Classes Term 1: 3 Feb – 28 Mar

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Mondays

Philosophy Club

1st Mon of the month 5.30-7pm: 2nd Oct, 6th Nov and 4th Dec
Guest speakers covering a range of philosophical topics, followed by a group discussion. Gold coin donation. Contact Tegan 0401580920 bendigophilosophicalsociety@gmail.com

Tuesdays

Old Church Wardrobe

10am-1pm
Pre-loved clothes shop, women’s fashion. Find beautiful, quality, affordable pieces. Contact Jess: jess@collective.org.au 0499795321.

Old Church Pantry

10am-1pm
Fill your containers with locally sourced pantry staples! Become a member to get a discount! Contact: Tan 0412919488 pantry@collective.org.au go to https://portal.theoldchurch.org.au/pantry

Village Lunch

12.30-1.30pm
Share lunch with your neighbours, cooked by your neighbours. Free lunch, donations towards the meal gratefully accepted. Contact Colleen: 0409441347

Yoga with Nicole

6-7pm
All abilities, BYO mat
$15 casual, discount for full term
Contact Nicole: 0411051184

Cloggers

6-8pm
Traditional American Folk dancing that mixes the step dances of the British Isles with traditional Native American and African American dancing styles. No experience needed. $10/session. Contact Peter: 0418991274

Wednesdays

Old Church Playgroup

9.30-11.30am every second Wednesday
For parents, carers and children aged 0-5. Gentle activities and play time for babies and children. Gold coin donation. BYO snacks and drink bottle. Contact: Jess 0499795321 jess@collective.org.au.

Craft Group

12.30-3pm
Bring a craft project or your mending, or come along if you’d like to learn to knit or crochet! Gold coin donation. Contact: Marg 0408829535.

Bendigo Ukulele Group- Eclectic Ukelectic

6-7pm
For Advanced beginners, intermediates through to awesome! A bit more interesting than a strum group, our orchestrations need varying skill levels.
$20/session or cheaper for the whole term. Contact: Pete petegav@gmail.com 0409551980

Thursdays

Multicultural Carers Group

Thursdays 10-12pm
A time for carers from migrant and refugee backgrounds to connect, make new friends and do a range of activities such as art, craft and gardening. No cost. Contact Contact Anu: 042075768

Kinship Carer Catch-up

10-11.45 am once a month
For both formal and informal kinship carers, including grandparents, aunts, uncles and others caring for kids. An opportunity to connect and share. Run by Anglicare. Contact Giselle 0418 699 320 Giselle.Lawler@anglicarevic.org.au

Indoor Carpet Bowls

1.30–3.30pm
Gentle indoor exercise and good company, no experience needed. Gold coin donation. Contact Anne 0411127925 villiers.anne.j@gmail.com.

Fencing

6-8pm
Come along and try the exciting Olympic sport of saber fencing. It’s a game of whit, speed and tactics. Students $120 per term
$180 for adults. Contact Greg 0422899684 info@egprod.com.au.

MacCapella Singers

6.30-8pm
MaCapella is a relaxed group where mums and women get together to sing. Children are welcome, the repertoire is modern and fun! First session free. After that pay per term or fortnight, $34 per fortnight or $27.20 concession. Contact: Tara 0418 718 471 info@macapella.com.

Creatives on the Hill

7.15-9pm
Welcoming craft group with access to sewing machines and overlockers. Gold coin donation.
Contact: Penny pkgriffin@gmail.com 0421313820

Fridays

Old Church Wardrobe

10am-1pm
Pre-loved clothes shop, women’s fashion. Find beautiful, quality, affordable pieces. Contact Jess: jess@collective.org.au 0499795321.

Old Church Pantry

10am-1pm
Fill your containers with locally sourced pantry staples! Become a member to get a discount! Contact: Tan 0412919488 pantry@collective.org.au go to https://portal.theoldchurch.org.au/pantry

The Living Room

10am-12pm
Come have a coffee and some morning tea with you neighbours! Donations towards coffees welcomed. Bring a friend or make a new one. Contact: Rose 0458 290 402 rose@collective.org.au

Stretch and balance

10–11am
Gentle standing exercise, fun movement to music. All ages and abilities No cost. Contact Jane: 0408463766.

Sharing Table

10.30am-11.30am
Free fruit, vegetables and pantry staples. Give what you don’t need or come and pick up some extra groceries for the week. Contact: Linto linto@collective.org.au 0401397129.

Mother Tongue Storytime

10.45-11.30am
Come listen to stories, rhymes and songs in different languages. No cost. Contact Po Tu Tu 0447326009 or Kate 0402383058. kate@mothertonguestories.org

CWA Catch Up

3rd Fri of the month 1-3pm: 16 Feb, 15 Mar
Meet other women and get involved in different events and activities. Contact Pam 0417354363

Jazz Club

1st Fri of the month 7-9pm: 1 Feb, 2 Mar
Players and listeners welcome. Tunes to be worked on in advance and emailed/posted on Facebook, but you’re also welcome to just turn up! Bar will be open. Gold coin donation. Contact: Cristina cmfinch@19@gmail.com.

Saturdays

Old Church Café

9.30am-12.30pm
Bring your friends for coffee, cake and brunch. To volunteer contact Jess: 0499795321

Old Church Growers’ Market

9.30am-12.30pm
Come and buy locally grown, freshly harvested and delicious produce, as well as eggs, milk, honey and olive oil, direct from the grower to you. Supporting backyard and micro farmers in our region.

Yoga with Nicole

9.30-10.30am
All abilities, BYO mat
$15 casual, discount for full term
Contact Nicole: 0411 051 184

Chess On the Hill

10am-12pm
Come and play chess with us! Lots of boards and new friends to play with. No experience needed, all ages. Contact: Andre 0409848829 andre@andresardone.com.

Old Church Wardrobe

10am-1pm
Pre-loved clothes shop, women’s fashion. Find beautiful, quality, affordable pieces. Contact Jess: jess@collective.org.au 0499795321.

Old Church Pantry

10am-1pm
Fill your containers with locally sourced pantry staples! Become a member to get a discount! Contact: Tan 0412919488 pantry@collective.org.au go to https://portal.theoldchurch.org.au/pantry

Garden Working Bee

1st Sat of the month 10-12pm: 3 Feb, 2 Mar
Come and help plan, plant and care for our community garden. Both beginners and experienced gardeners welcome! Contact Ainslie 0458280402 ainslie@cornerstone.edu.au.

Seed Savers

3rd Sat of the month, 10-11am: 16 Feb, 15 Mar
We save, we swap, we learn and share! Gold coin donation. Contact Nicole 0439841607