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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.

 

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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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday Community Lunch

 

29th April 2014  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 phone 8270 5377 to make your booking

Community Transport may be available – call the City of Onkaparinga Council 8384 0750

 

Yoga Classes  -  NEW

 

Commencing :  Thursday 29th May 2014

Time  :  9.15 – 10.15am

 

Classes suitable for beginners or people who are familiar with Yoga.

Casual visits allowed or pay for the term upfront and receive a discount.

 

To make an enquiry or to reserve your place, please contact Yoga Instructor : Samanatha  8377 3717  or  0409 670 655

 

 

 

Free - Technology for the future

Operate a personal computer

Tuesday
9:30am – 11:30am (creche available)
or
12:30pm – 2:30pm
For 4 weeks during Term II
Commencing 6th – 27th May 2014

 

Free – Technology for the future

Use, communicate and search securely on the internet

Tuesday
9:30am – 11:30am (creche available)
or
12:30pm -  2:30pm
For 4 weeks during Term II
Commencing 3rd – 24th June 2014

 

Writers Hub

Alternate Mondays  :  Term 1  :   3/2,  17/2,  3/3,  17/3  &  31/3

Term 2 :   5/5,  19/5,  2/6,  16/6  &  30/6

Term 3 :  28/7,  11/8,  25/8,  8/9  &  22/9

Term 4 :  20/10, 3/11, 17/11  &  1/12

Time :   7 – 8.30pm

 

Meeting fortnightly during school term

Cost :    $5.00 per evening

 

Meet with local writiers to share ideas and stories. Learn processes to assist with writing and critiquing.

 

Volunteer leader and keen local writer Kelly Hibbert whose focus and speciality is children’s literature.

 

All writers welcome, contact the Centre to join this group

 

 

FREE  -  Photographic Retouching Course  -  non accredited training

“Technology for the Future”

4 week course  -    taking expressions of interest

Dates :    7th – 28th May 2014

Time :   1.00 – 3.00pm

Cost :    no charge

  •  cover the basic processes of Photo Editing
  • image resizing, rotation and cropping
  • adjustment of tone and colour
  • sharpening or softening of images
  • retouching to correct, repair or remove parts of an image
  • use of filters
  • develop foundation skills that reduce barriers to participating in further learning and work
  • search for possible volunteering and employment opportunities online
  • pathways to enrolling further education and formal IT qualifications
  • resources and referral services

 

Contact the Centre on 8270 5377 

 

 

Families Let’s Play

 

Interactive play and learning event for families and pre-school children

 

Date :  Thursday 15 May

Time :  9am – 12.30pm

CostFREE

 

Interactive activities will include ;

  • Creative Faces – parents paint their own children’s faces
  • Mini Chef – Cupcake decorating
  • Mr Forrests – little horticulturists’ planting session
  • ‘Splodge’ Kindercraft – make masks, puppets, sand pictures etc
  • The Amazing Drumming Monkeys Concert – a high energy and fun music experience

 

To register,  contact the Centre on 8270 5377.

 

 

 

 

Singing for Fun  -  come and join us

 

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

Cost : $3.00 per session

 

Contact the Centre on 8270 5377 to enrol

 

 

 

“Heartmoves”   -    Mondays and Thursdays

This is a gentle, physical weekly activity program

 

Times :      Monday  12.30 – 1.15pm

                     Thursdays 12.30 – 1.15pm

Cost  :  $5.00 per session

 

Suitable for anyone who hasn’t exercised for a while

Safe for people with stable long term health conditions  -  increase physical activity, maintain a healthy lifestyle, assist with lowering blood pressure and improve cholesterol control, manage weight, prevent falls and injuries from falls.

 

Sessions include :   warm up, cool down and stretching, Aerobic and resistance training,.

 

Further enquires and to book, please ring Kay  0409 677 405

 

 

Active @ Aberfoyle Social Group

 

 

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 :  $5.00

 

Dates :  February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18

 

Men’s Breakfast offers an opportunity to socialise and connect with other men.

Includes guest speakers and trips to places of interest.

 

 

 

 

Art @ Aberfoyle    -  Art class for Adults – VACANCIES

 

Term 2

When :     Wednesday      

Time :      12.30pm – 3.00pm

Cost  :      $80.00 full term or $40.00 half term

Please ring the Centre on 8270 5377 to register your interest in attending this class

 

 

 

Aberfoyle Explorers“  -  Social Group vacancies

 

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.

 

 

Physiofemme   -   Pilates Back & Neck Class

Reduce pain and stiffness, develop core stability.

Suitable for all adults, ideal for pregnancy and new mums

 

Thursday  :   6.30 – 8.15pm  -  2 sessions

Maximum of 10 participants

Run by Chandlers Hill Physiotherapy

Cost $23.00/class   or   $207.00 prepay for  10 classes

Private Health Fund Rebates apply  :  Bookings essential  Phone  8387 7047

 

 

 

Family Carer Program  -  Alzheimer’s Australia SA

A FREE program for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

Topics discussed in the workshop include :

  • understanding dementia
  • responding to changes in behaviour
  • effective communication
  • the caring role
  • planning for the future and legal issues
  • services and support available to you

When    Contact National Dementia Helpline :   1800 100 500          

Where :   at the Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc      

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. for further information or to register your attendance please contact  -  NATIONAL DEMENTIA HELPLINE :  1800 100 500

 

 

 

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

No appointment necessary

 

Recommencing  Thursday 16th January 2014

 

NO cash payments.

Payment -  you can pre-pay at the Council Office (Hub) and bring your receipt 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 – Fridays :  9am – 4.30pm.

 

We look forward to seeing you here soon.