Term 1, 2021 will see classes/activities resume at North Ringwood Community House.  Due to COVID-19 guidelines,  numbers will be capped in all classes/activities, and booking early will be essential. 

Policies and procedures around COVID-19 safety measures are in place. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us on 9876 3421

Fab 50's

Fab 50's

A friendly social morning for women over 50. Guest speakers, craft activities and outings. Join in the fun and friendship. Carpool to outings. New members most welcome.

Morning tea provided. Some excursions may require additional entry fee/cost.

Start date: Monday 1st Feb, 2021
Duration:  8 weeks (no walk Labour Day 8/3)
Time:  9.15am - 3.30pm
Cost:  $1.50 per session

 

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Quilting

Quilting

Informal social group, bring along your quilting project and enjoy socialising with like minded quilters  – new members welcome!

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Bush Nomads

Bush Nomads

Great social outing & walks of  8-10 kms with an experienced group leader. Discover new bush parks & walking locations. Moderate level of fitness required. B.Y.O. lunch & sturdy shoes. Car pooling & shared transport costs.

Meet in the NRCHi carpark.

Start date:  Monday 1st Feb, 2021
Duration: 8 weeks (no walk Labour Day 8/3)
Time:  9.15am - 3.30pm
Cost:  $1.50 per session

 

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Drawing and painting

Drawing and painting

Painting styles with acrylic, watercolour and pastel. The tutor will offer ways in which you can find your own artistic expression by guiding you to know what feels right for you through different techniques, mediums and approaches. Learn how to paint life as you see it and experience it. Learn by seeing, sensing and exploring colours, tones and textures. Discover your own innate style.

Requirements list on enrolment.

Start date:  Wednesday 3rd Feb, 2021
Duration: 9 weeks
Time:  10.00am - 12.00pm
Cost:  $153 (C $148)

 

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Watercolour painting (flora and fauna)

Watercolour painting (flora and fauna)

Explore your inhibited mind and show your artistic ability. Designed by the tutor for beginners. Your love for plants and flowers could translate into beautiful framed art to decorate your wall or give to friends on special occasions.

Materials list on enrolment or payment to tutor.

Start date:  Monday 1st Feb, 2021
Duration: 8 weeks (no class Labour Day 8/3)
Time:  1.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost:  $136 (C $131)

 

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Coffee and Craft

Coffee and Craft

Come along for a cuppa and enjoy the company of others while you work on your craft projects. Examples – crochet patterns, cross stitching, patchwork, knitting, colouring in, or any other craft. This social group is fun, social and welcoming and will create a space where you will feel supported and make new friends.

Morning tea provided. BYO Craft.

Start date:  Wednesday 3rd Feb, 2021 
Duration: 9 weeks
Time:  10.00am - 12.00pm
Cost:  $2 per session

 

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Porcelain dolls and figurines

Porcelain dolls and figurines

Annette will show you the art of hand painting beautiful ornaments, figurines, brooches, dolls or porcelain antique reproductions. Modern and traditional designs.

Beginners welcome.

Start date:  Monday 1st Feb, 2021
Duration: 8 weeks (no class Labour Day 8/3) 
Time:  10.00am - 12.00pm or 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Cost:  $136 (C $131)

 

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Zumba® Gold

Zumba® Gold

For active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love but at a lower intensity. Qualified Zumba Gold instructors.

Start date:  Tuesday 2nd Feb, 2021
Duration:  9 weeks
Time: 10.30am - 11.30am  
Cost:  $121.50 (C $116.50)

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Start date:  Friday 5th Feb, 2021
Duration:  8 weeks (no class Good Friday 2/4)
Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm  
Cost:  $108 (C $103)

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The best decision I made after I retired 16 years ago, was to join the Bush Nomads. I needed new friends, companionship, exercise, fresh air and something to look forward to on a weekly basis. Bush Nomads provided all of those needs. I was welcomed into the group by a very friendly collection of interesting people. New people are always made very welcome. During the 16 years I have been a member of the group, many people have moved on, mainly because of age, and many new people have joined, yet the ethos of the group remains the same. I would say that tis mainly because of the outstanding leadership of Shirley Deane. She is an experienced bush walker and is dedicated, inclusive, kind and supportive. In face everyone supports each other through good times and bad. Many firm and long lasting friendships have been formed through the group. Our walks are varied both in destination and level of difficulty, but everyone enjoys the day. I had no idea there were so many beautiful and interesting walking tracks within an easy drive from the Community Centre at North Ringwood. Our walk is always followed by coffee at various venues. Which adds to the social side of things. We end the day with a good chat and a laugh with great company. How we are missing our Bush Nomads outings during the COVID-19 restrictions and can’t wait for them to return!