Available courses

There is always plenty to learn and problems to solve in the garden so join us when we look at areas of interest, Check out what is coming up this term and book your spot by calling the Centre on 9700 3789. 

What to make with our produce 

Tuesday 11th May 10.00-11.30am 

Once you have worked out how to grow your own produce, what do you do with it? Have you found that you are limited by the recipes you have? Join us as we discover ways to enjoy the rewards of our hard work in the garden. 

Graftings and cuttings 

Tuesday 15 June 10.00-11.30am 

Ever admired a friend’s garden and they’ve offered you a cutting however you do not know what to do next or had little success growing it? This workshop will explore the tips and tricks to ensure success. 

All workshops will be held at 11 Hellyer Way at the Community Garden site. Bookings for all activities at the Community Garden are essential. 

Phone bookings: 9700 3789 

Email bookings: community_garden@ehillsnc.org.au 

Course Image Individual Plots

Individual Plots 

Don’t have the room for a garden of your own or would just like some addi-tional space? 

If you would like a plot in our Community Garden contact Kim at community_garden@ehills.org.au for more details. 

Course Image Garden Group

Garden Group 

Come and be part of the Community Garden as Garen Group get together every Tuesday from 9.30—11.30am. Do some gardening, share some tips and enjoy giving some to you. Based at 11 Hellyer Way. Endeavour Hills. Contact Kim at community_garden@ehills.org.au or the centre on 97003789 for more details. 

Come along to this fun new class where you will learn how to make decorative items from recycled materials such as plastic bottles. Make ‘recycled art’ flowers and pot plant holders. Bring empty clean plastic bottles, all other materials provided. 

WEDNESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 12 May—26 May (3 weeks) 

Cost: $10.00 for 3 weeks or $5.00 per class

Course Image Creative Art Class

Experiment with different art techniques and mediums including acrylic paint, watercolour paint, print making, charcoal and pastel, mixed media art and fabric art. Produce an interesting new piece of art each week and learn some new art skills. Suitable for all levels. All materials provided. 

THURSDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 22 Apr—24 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: $80.00 for 10 weeks or casual $10.00 per class

1pm-5pm, 4th Saturday of every month 

Boomerang Bags is a community initiative where volunteers make reusable bags from recycled fabric and provide them to the community as a sustainable alternative to plastic bags. Help make bags at the fortnightly sew-ing bees. Tasks include cutting materials, ironing, screen printing and sewing. All ages welcome and no experience required. Free event. No bookings need-ed. 

Enquiries - Amanda on 0422 529 573 or BBEndeavourHills@gmail.com 

Do it yourself Book Folding. Join us for an introductory session for book folding. In this session you will learn to measure, mark and fold an old book into a work of art that can decorate your home, office or be given as personal handmade gifts. Books supplied. 

FRIDAY 10.00am-11.00am 18 Jun 

COST: Free 

CRAFT and CHAT—On site or on Zoom 

This friendly group is to open to all whatever your art/craft skill level. Space is available for you to spread out your equipment and materials to enjoy crafting the day away at the Centre or stay at home and Zoom in. Do your own project, eg knitting, art, card making, scrapbooking, patch-work, painting and come along to chat and share ideas. 

First FRIDAY of the month (at Centre) 9.30am-1.30pm 7 May, 4 Jun 

Zoom EVERY Friday 10.00am-12.00pm 

Cost: $3.00 per session


Craft and chat the night away with like-minded people. Open to anyone who would like some company, just Zoom in on your phone or device. Sessions are free, zoom link will be sent upon enrolment. 

FRIDAY 7.00-10.00pm 23 Apr—25 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: Free (Annual enrolment fee payable $10.00 or $5.00 conc.) 


A friendly welcoming group for anyone who feels not ready to venture out but would still like to make a social connection and have a chat using Zoom on your phone, tablet or computer. Sessions are free, just complete an online enrolment form and we will send you the zoom link. 

MONDAY 10.30am-11.30am 19 Apr—25 Jun (9 weeks) 

No group 14 Jun 

Cost: Free (Annual enrolment fee payable $10.00 or $5.00 conc.) 

Course Image Craft Workshops

Learn some basic crafting skills and make a felt brooch or an upcycled T-shirt plant holder. These sessions are hosted by SisterWorks, an organi-sation supporting women who are migrants, refugees or asylum seekers. The workshops will use craft as a medium to connect and share sense of purpose and welcome participants to the community. Bookings essential—phone 9700 3789. 

THURSDAY (Felt brooch) 10.00am-12.00pm 22 April 

TUESDAY (Plant Holder) 10.00am-12.00pm 11 May 

Cost: Free 

Course Image Cardmaking with Maria

Discover the world of papercraft and enjoy making handmade greeting cards. You will be shown the basics and learn techniques to make cards in a small friendly group environment. 

FRIDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 14 May—28 May (3 weeks) 

Cost: $20.00 (includes all materials) 

Course Image Coffee and Cards

A friendship group for people interested in card making or papercraft. BYO materials/projects and craft with company and a cuppa. 

TUESDAY 12.00pm-2.30pm 20 Apr—22 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Card Making Workshops

Don’t miss these fabulous card-making workshops. Try out different techniques using inks, stamps, dies, and more. Includes materials. 

BYO basic tool kit, eg scissors, glue, tape. 

Stampin! Up! With Michelle 

WEDNESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 19 May Cost: $20.00 

WEDNESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 16 Jun Cost: $20.00 

Course Image Card making and Scrapbooking Friendship Group

This group is for card making or scrapbooking enthusiasts. Set aside time to get together with other crafty people to share ideas or to complete those unfinished paper projects. BYO own materials. 

MONDAY 12.15pm-2.45pm 19 Apr—21 Jun (9 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week No group 14 Jun 

Course Image Knitting and Crochet

A friendly group for all levels, from beginners to advanced (our friendly volunteer can show beginners how to get started). Enjoy some company and a chat while you knit or crochet. You can either knit a project for yourself or you may like to knit for charity. BYO needles and wool. 

WEDNESDAY 1.00pm-3.00pm 21 Apr—23 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Patchwork Friendship Group

For anyone who loves patchwork and quilting and enjoys sharing ideas. New members must have basic skills in patchwork and quilting as there is no tutor. BYO projects and equipment. 

TUESDAY 9.30am-12.00noon 20 Apr—22 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Embroidery or Patchwork

Choose and work on your own projects (whether it is patchwork or embroidery) with help and advice from the tutor. For the beginner the tutor can help select designs, teach techniques and give suggestions on colours. 

WEDNESDAY 12.45pm-2.45pm 28 Apr—16 Jun (8 weeks) 

or THURSDAY 9.30am-12.00noon 29 Apr—17 Jun (8 weeks) 

Cost: $80.00 plus materials 

Course Image Made with Love Quilters

Made with Love Quilters are a dedicated group of ladies who make quilts for charity. They would love anyone who is interested to come along and help out, all materials are supplied to make the quilts. Come for a few hours or stay all day - BYO lunch. 

Last FRIDAY of the month 30 Apr, 28 May, 25 Jun 

Second MONDAY of the month 19 Apr, 10 May, 7 Jun 

Time: 9.30am-2.30pm Cost: $3.00 per session 

Course Image Boomerang Bags Sewing Bees

Boomerang Bags is a community initiaitive where volunteers make reusable bags from recycled fabric and provide them to the community as a sustainable alternative to plastic bags. Help make bags at the fortnightly sewing bees. All ages welcome and no experience required. Free event. No bookings needed. Enquiries - Amanda on 0422 529 573 or BBEndeavourhills@gmail.com.

6-9pm, 2nd Wednesday of every month

1-5pm, 4th Saturday of every month. 

Introducing Yoga classes for everyone. Learn Yoga, relaxation and meditation. Dress comfortably and bring your own yoga mat along. 

Phone Sharon on 0419 308 475 for bookings and enquiries. 

TUESDAY 3.00pm-4.00pm 20 Apr—22 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: $45.00 for the term or $5.00 per class 

Course Image Zumba

Zumba combines hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a unique fitness program that is so much fun you won’t even count it as hard work. 

Phone Claudia on 0481 170 788 for bookings and enquiries. 

MONDAY 7.00pm-8.00pm Cost: $12.00 per class 

WEDNESDAY 7.00pm-8.00pm Cost: $12.00 per class 

Course Image Pilates Mat Beginner Course

Come and join us for beginner / intermediate Pilates mat classes, suitable for all ages and fitness levels. This class focuses on core stability, flexibility, postural control, breathing, alignment and rehabilitation. Please bring a drink bottle, mat and towel. For bookings and enquiries phone Leigh on 0422 438 774 or 9792 4238. 

THURSDAY 7.30pm-8.30pm 22 Apr—24 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: $18.00 per class—pay in advance for term; 

or casual rate of $25.00 per class 

Course Image Gentle Exercise with Simone

Stretch away your stresses and re-energise your body. A gentle low im-pact functional fitness class suitable for all ages and abilities. The gentle stretch and tone class that will improve your daily movement and leave you feeling great. The class is a seated and standing class. 

TUESDAY 1.30pm-2.30pm 20 Apr—22 Jun (8 weeks) 

No class 27 Apr & 4 May 

FRIDAY 11.00am-12.00pm 23 Apr—25 Jun (8 weeks) 

No class 30 Apr & 7 May 

COST: $35.00 per term (8 weeks) or $5.00 per class 

Special: Do both Tuesday and Friday and term fee is $60.00 

Course Image Tai Chi

Promotes harmony of mind and body. Tai Chi is meditation in motion, movements are slow and gentle. Classes include muscle stretching and relaxation. Suitable for all ages. All classes are inclusive and suitable for beginners and intermediate. For bookings and enquiries phone Sandra 0402 739 702. 

TUESDAY 6.30pm-7.30pm 20 Apr—22 Jun (10 weeks) 

MONDAY 12.45pm-1.45pm 19 Apr—21 Jun (9 weeks) 

or 2.00pm-3.00pm No class 14 Jun 

Cost: $100.00 per 10 week term or $12.00 per class 

Concession: $80.00 per 10 week term or $10.00 per class 

Course Image Meditation - Free classes

Learn meditation on the inner light. A simple but effective method to bring out your innermost qualities, enhance your powers of concentration and benefit you at the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual levels. For bookings & enquiries call Sharon 0419 308 475. 

TUESDAY 1.45pm-2.45pm 20 Apr—22 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: Free 

This class focuses on general English and learning skills to help you with everyday living. A mixed level class suitable for all levels. This is a Learn Local endorsed course. 

MONDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 19 Apr—21 Jun (9 weeks) 

Cost: *$38.00; Concession: $15.00 No class 14 Jun 

THURSDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 22 Apr—24 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 *Government funded rate 

Course Image English as an Additional Language

Improve your reading, writing and speaking skills in this small and friendly class. Practise your conversation skills to assist you with shopping, banking and other everyday tasks. Gain the confidence to go on to further study or get a job. Suitable for beginners to intermediate. 

Students must be permanent residents or Australian citizens to be eligible for this government funded class. 

This is a Learn Local endorsed course. 

TUESDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 20 Apr—22 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 

WEDNESDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 21 Apr—23 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 

THURSDAY (ZOOM) 9.00am-1.00pm 22 Apr—24 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 *Government funded rate 

Course Image Be Connected - Smart Phones

Want to know more about your smart phone? These sessions are de-signed to help older people with any questions you may have about your smart phones and to help you engage with digital literacy. You will receive information on technical matters to help you get the most out of your smart phone. Learn about functions, settings, emailing, apps, what they do and how to keep safe online. 

Information Sessions 10.00pm-12.00pm Cost: Free 

Wednesday 12 May Phone settings, functions and apps 

Wednesday 19 May Emails, attachments and folders 

Wednesday 26 May Online safety and cybersecurity 

Half hour one on one appointments available: 

Wednesday 12 May—26 May (3 weeks) 

Times: 12.30pm; 1.00pm; 1.30pm 

Wednesday 2 Jun—9 Jun (2 weeks) 

Times: 9.30am; 10.00am; 10.30am; 11.00am; 11.30am 

Bookings essential—phone 9700 3789 

Course Image Internet Computer Club

Get together with other people who share your interest in computers and the Internet. This is an informal group for people who have basic computer knowledge, and would like to socialise while exploring new computer programs and functions and to extend their computer knowhow. 

THURSDAY 9.45am-11.45am 22 Apr—24 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Internet Basics and Beyond

In a small group setting, learn how to set up an email, browse the internet, use Facebook and Skype, get tips about online safety and much more. Suitable for people who have completed one of our computer classes or have some computer experience. 

TUESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 20 Apr—22 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Lynn's Learning

English and Maths tuition for Prep to Year 10 students. Individualised extension and remedial programs, mathematical skills, creative writing techniques, ICAS, NAPLAN & scholarship preparation. Call to book your free assessment. Find out more at http://www.lynnslearning.com 

MONDAY 3.45pm-6.45pm 19 Apr—21 Jun (10 weeks) 

Bookings: Phone 9796 8779 

Course Image Financial Counselling

Do you have trouble with managing money and financial matters? A financial counsellor will be available by appointment for free counselling advice. Phone 9700 3789 to book an appointment. 

Course Image Counselling

Counselling provided for grief and loss, criticism, fear, guilt, anger, abuse, low self-esteem, abandonment, loneliness and other issues. Manini’s (the counsellor) qualifications are a B.A., a Diploma of Holistic Counselling and she is a member of HTA and AHHCA. Counselling is free for all members of the community over 21 years of age. All client information and data is strictly confidential. Bookings essential—phone Manini on 0430 511 832 or email belief.hope@hotmail.com 

THURSDAY by appointment (between 9.00am-3.00pm) 22 Apr—3 Jun (7 weeks) 

Thursday 27 May 2021, 11.00am-12.00pm 

Join us to celebrate the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea. All money raised goes to the Cancer Council fundraising appeal. All welcome—phone 9700 3789 to let us know you are coming. 

Course Image WASEMA Friendship Cafe

All women welcome, kids too, at Wasema (Women’s Association SE Mel-bourne Australia). A place to meet new friends, chat, learn new things, do something together, and of course have a cup of tea! See you there, drop in to say ’Hello’. 

TUESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 20 Apr—22 Jun (10 weeks) 

Cost: Free 

Course Image Pancake Day

Join us to celebrate Pancake Day on Shrove Tuesday. We will be flipping pancakes for you to enjoy with yummy toppings. All money raised goes to Uniting, who help Australians living in crisis, including those experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, addictions and financial hardship. All welcome.

Phone 9700 3789 to let us know you're coming.

Tuesday 10.30am - 12.30pm 16 February

Donations for pancakes gladly accepted.

Course Image Harmony Day

Harmony Day celebrates the values of multiculturalism, diversity, welcoming and belonging. Join us for cultural entertainment and a light lunch to celebrate Harmony Day.

Bookings essential. Phone 9700 3789

Wednesday 24 March, 11am - 12pm

Term 2: 19 April - 25 June, 2021

IT—COMPUTER FOUNDATIONS - provides entry level knowledge and skills required and the confidence to operate a personal computer or in a work environment. 

BASIC ADMINISTRATION - for those entering the workforce, retraining and those who are changing their career path. 

DIGITAL PHOTOBOOKS - in collaboration with the Endeavour Hills Library we will be running two sessions in August at the Library. 

Register your interest now for these courses due by phoning 97003789 or email info@ehillsnc.org.au