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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 1 & 2, 2016  [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!

 

 

 

BUSHFIRE READY  meeting

 

This meeting could save your life!

 

TOPICS INCLUDE :

bushfire behaviour & warnings
property preparation
keeping safe
where to go and when
your bushfire plan

 

FREE info session at the Aberfoyle Community Centre

TIME:  7.30 – 8.30pm

Thursday 18 February 2016

 

FREE SAUSAGE SIZZLE from 7pm

 

BOOKINGS WITH THE COMMUNITY CENTRE :  8270 5377

 

for further information please contact

CFS Community Engagement Officer Laura Gemmell  0457 103 471 or email Laura.Gemmell2@sa.gov.au

 

 

Active Bodies  –  New class

 

First class commences Tuesday March 1st, 2016

 

Time : 5.45 – 6.30pm

 

High-intensity interval training (MIIT)

  • have fun and meet new friends
  • burn calories and fat
  • boost metabolism
  • improve cardiovascular fitness
  • build lean muscle
  • suitable for all age groups and fitness levels

Only 15 spots available, call Alli now to reserve your place   0414 785 704

 

 

 

Wednesday Wanderers  –  New Social Group  –  4th Wednesday each month – 2016

A chat and cuppa get-together will be held at the Centre on 3 February 2016, at 1.30pm.

If you are interested in joining this group, please contact the Centre to register your interest and leave your contact details. 8270 5377

 

 

 

Professional and friendly counselling services now available at the Aberfoyle Community Centre

 

  • Relationship Counselling
  • Before “I Do”
  • Family Bliss
  • Family Mediation
  • Personal development

 

Contact : Ian Richards (MA BA)

www.fpam.com.au    or ring  08 8270 5260

 

 

Play is the Way  –  Family fun day  –  Saturday 21 May 2016

 

10am – 2.00pm at the Aberfoyle Community Centre  FREE

Join us for hours of fun in our “recycled junk-yard” style nature playground in the Centre’s car-park.

Imaginative and interactive learning through play for families with a love of the outdoors.

Enjoy performances, face painting, competitions, activities and food.

Contact the Centre for further details.

 

 

Lunch Box Ideas  –  Taking expressions of interest ONLY

Food Preparation Classes For Mums, Dads and carers.

3 x 2 hour workshops

This course is designed to help families learn how to prepare quick, healthy and nutritional lunch boxes / snacks that everyone will enjoy.

 

Cooking with Kids  – taking expressions of interest  ONLY

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.

 

 

 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)

Terms 1 & 2

Dates :  16 Feb, 15 Mar, 19 April, 17 May, 14 June

Join us from 11.30am   $7.00 per person

Lunch served at midday. Hot meal and great company, bring a friend, meet other local residents  ALL welcome. To secure your place 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 www.lotusstar.com.au

 

Writers Hub

Monthly   – Mondays

Terms 1 & 2    :    8 Feb, 7 Mar, 4 Apr, 9 May, 6 June & 4 July 2016

Time :   7 – 8.30pm

Cost :    $6.00 per evening. Meeting monthly 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 Terms 1 & 2 :  14 & 28 Jan, 11 & 25 Feb, 10 & 24 Mar, 14 & 28 Apr, 12 & 26 May, 9 & 23 June  

Cost  :  $5.00 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$7.00

Term 1 & 2 dates : 17 Feb, 16 March, 20 April, 18 May, 15 June 2016

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   –  waiting list at present

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  –  Energize and Balance

A beautiful class that is nourishing for heart, body, mind and soul. The practice is gentle yet dynamic and helps promote flexibility, strength, inner balance, energy and holistic wellbeing. Includes breath awareness, asana, flow movements, meditation, energy balancing and relaxation. A general class suitable for beginners and all abilities. Comfortable ambient environment.

Contact Gaynor  :  0413 348 187  or facebook.com/yogaandenergymovers    

 

 

 

Immunisation    @ Hub Library , Aberfoyle Park

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


The Centre has a Hall/rooms, kitchen, playground 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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Sat 10am - 3pm,
Sun 2pm - 5pm,
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Community room available during opening hours - 35 chairs, 5 large tables, tea making facilities, air conditioned, carpet, whiteboard