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The Aberfoyle Community Centre Incorporated is all about meeting the needs of residents, local groups and community members.

The Centre is a central meeting place for community activities for local residents.

Newsletter Terms 3 & 4, 2015  [Download Section] printable.

Take a video Tour of our Centre (6.5MB) [view]   Vision Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc. – A Welcoming Place to Engage and Grow.   Mission The Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc responds to individual and community needs by facilitating a diverse and accessible range of social, leisure, recreational and educational activities that develop personal growth, encourage well-being and a sense of identity.   Aims & Objectives We endeavour to:

  • Plan and implement quality and affordable programs in response to community needs.
  • Provide a welcoming environment that fosters participation and community spirit.
  • Encourage, acknowledge, support and train volunteers within the Centre.
  • Develop working partnerships, network with other agencies and professional bodies to continue to create positive pathways for local residents.

Several local groups meet at the Centre. They provide a wide range of activities for residents. From arts and craft to computing or general interest to adult education. Group activities are listed on the Centre Calendar page.   Groups can even have their own page on this site to explain what they have to offer to the community. Readers can view the groups page here. To see computing courses being run at the Centre, see schedule here.   For activities and courses not listed in the calendar or groups try our activities page here.   The Centre is a vibrant, living and evolving part of the local community and continues to aim to meet the needs of the residents.

Come in for a visit today!

 

 

COLOUR MAGIC  –  Colouring for Adults : try and share workshop

 

When : Saturday 12 September

Time : 1 – 3.30pm

Cost :  $12.00  All materials and afternoon tea provided.  Repeat attendees – $7.00

BYO is preferred. Children welcome with supervision

 

Colouring books are not just for kids anymore!  Colouring for adults is a way to relax, unwind the mind and de-stress.

 

Bookings essential :  Contact Elizabeth on 0474 197 707.   Email  elizabeth@lotusstar.com.au   or visit

www.lotusstar.com.au/contact

 

 

 

Lunch Box Ideas  –  Taking expressions of interest ONLY

Food Preparation Classes For Mums, Dads and carers.

3 x 2 hour workshops

Cost $24.00

This course is designed to help families learn how to prepare quick, healthy and nutritional lunch boxes / snacks that everyone will enjoy. Payment required at the time of booking

 

Cooking with Kids  –  FULL, TAKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

3 x 2 hour workshops

Thursdays  9.30 – 11.30am

October 15, 22 & 29.  Cost $24.00 Free Crèche provided on site.

For Mums, Dad and carers.   This course is designed for parents with kids aged 3 – 5 years of age, to cook together, create simple, healthy and nutritious food to share with the whole family. There will be a focus on the kids to be as hands on as possible so they can learn the skills to help in the kitchen and develop a healthy relationship with food.

Payment required at the time of booking

 

 

 JP at the Community Centre   We offer a JP at the Centre every Tuesday during school term from 11.30am – 12 noon by appointment only Book at Reception or ring 8270 5377

 

Aberfoyle Community Centre and BankSA have joined together in an Alliance to raise funds for the Centre to purchase equipment When you take out a New Home Loan or move your Existing Home Loan to BankSA, mention the Community Centre and BankSA will give an agreed % of the settled loan amount as a commission to help fundraise for the Centre. Visit your local branch in the Hub Shopping Centre  or  Phone (08) 8370 5145  or  Email : knuckeyv@banksa.com.au

 

Tuesday Community Lunch   (Tasty Tuesday)

Dates :     18 August, 15 September, 20 October, 17 November, 8 December

Join us  from 11.30am $6.00 per person

Lunch served at midday Hot meal and great company, bring a friend, meet other local residents  ALL welcome to assist us with catering please pay at the time of making your booking Community Transport may be available – call the City of Onkaparinga Council 8384 0750

 

Mindful Meditation  with Elizabeth James

1st & 3rd Tuesday each month Tuesday evenings  :  7.30 – 9.00pm

Commencing  :   7 July 2015

Cost :  $12/session payable in advance : $60 for 5 weeks;  $15 / pay as you go. Concessions available.

Rebalance Mind Body and Soul as you are gently guided on a meditation journey. Enter a state of deep peace and calmness. No prior experience needed. Sessions include body relaxation techniques, simple breathing exercises, colour and crystal visualisations and chakra realignment. Bookings essential. Contact  :  Elizabeth –  0474 197 707    or    go to facebook.com/lotusstartherapies or lotussta.com.au

 

Writers Hub

Monthly 

Term 3 & 4   :   27 July,  24 August,  21 September, 26 October,  23 November

Time :   7 – 8.30pm

Cost :    $5.00 per evening Meeting fortnightly during school term   Meet with a growing group of keen local writers and authors to share ideas and writing. Learn skills that assist with writing development and effective critiquing. Keep up-to-date with current trends in literature, publishing  opportunities and competitions. Whether you are just beginning your writing journey or well on your way, the group welcomes writers of any genre.   Contact the Centre to join this group.     Phone  :  8270 5377

 

Singing for Fun  –  come and join us

When : every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month

Dates Term 3 & 4 :  23 July, 13 & 27 August, 10 & 24 September,8 & 22 October, 12 & 26 November

Cost : $3.00 per session Contact the Centre on 8270 5377 to enrol

 

Active @ Aberfoyle Social Group  –  waiting list at present   This social group meets every 2nd Friday of the month for outings and friendship. Please contact the Centre if you would like to join. Cost :   depending upon the activity

 

Men’s Breakfast  –  waiting list for new members – contact the Centre

When : Third Wednesday of each month

Time : 8.00 – 10.00am

Cost$6.00 Dates :  Terms 3 & 4  :   19 August, 16 September, 21 October, 18 November, 9 December   Men’s Breakfast offers an opportunity to socialise and connect with other men. Includes guest speakers and trips to places of interest.

 

Aberfoyle Explorers”  –  Social Group  This group meets on the 1st Friday of the month. A social group which enjoys outings and friendship. ALL welcome. Please ring the Centre on 8270 5377 to register your interest.

Yoga  –  Energise and Balance

Tuesdays  :  7 – 8.30pm Cost  :  $15.00,  $12  concession A beautiful class that is nourishing for heart, body, mind and soul. Classes are gentle yet dynamic and help promote flexibility, strength, inner balance, energy and holistic wellbeing. Includes breath awareness, asana, flow movements, meditation, energy balancing and relaxation. Comfortable, ambient environment. Suits all abilities.

Contact Gaynor  :  0413 348 187    

 

GO FOR A RIDE   Friday 9 October  10am – 1pm   We welcome you to join us for this free community event to explore and learn about different travel options available in our community. Have a go on a mobility scooter or learn more about walking groups, ccycling, public transport, community transport and seniors cards. Please contact 1300 365 729 or email   transport@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au  for more information.

 

Immunisation   –    At the Centre  –  every Thursday during school term only,  2 – 6pm  

No appointment necessary NO cash payments. Payment –  you can pre-pay at the Council Office (Hub) and bring your receipt, pay with credit card or Immunisation will invoice you. Immunisation Accredited Registered Nurses are available at all clinics for advice on immunisation and administration of vaccines and other fee for service programs.

For further information contact Council’s Immunisation Services Department 8384 0666


The Centre has a Hall/rooms available for hire for private parties, corporate functions, educational seminars and regular activities. Any questions regarding hiring of a venue can be answered by Anne.

Please phone to make an appointment with her 8270 5377.   Mondays –  Wednesdays & Fridays :  9am – 4.00pm.

 

We look forward to seeing you here soon.

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Hub Dr Aberfoyle Park,
SA 5159 Australia

08 8384 0100
08 8384 0111

libraries@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au
www.onkaparingacity.com/libraries

Parent Body:
City of Onkaparinga

Hours:
Mon, Tues, Fri 9.30am - 6pm,
Wed, Thurs 9.30am - 8pm,
Sat 10am - 3pm,
Sun 2pm - 5pm,
after hours returns chute available

Access:
Wheelchair access, Disability toilets, Disability parking

Venue hire
Community room available during opening hours - 35 chairs, 5 large tables, tea making facilities, air conditioned, carpet, whiteboard