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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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:
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.
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Easy Asian Cooking
3 workshops : Tuesday 25 Aug, 1 & 8 September
Time : 9.30 – 11.30am
Maximum number – 8. FREE crèche available
Cost : $24.00 for the 3 sessions, payment required at time of booking, cheque or cash
Easy Asian cooking using fresh food without the fuss, learn and enjoy – stir fries, sushi, fried rice & more
Adult Learner Pathway Course
Certificate III in General Education for Adults Semester 2
Begins 20 July – enrol now
Contact : Dana Case 8201 7883 firstname.lastname@example.org OR Jane Brzezinski 8201 7881 jane.Brzezinski@flinders.edu.au
Flinders University, in partnership with Aberfoyle Park, Hackham West and Glandore Community Centres and TAFE SA are excited to announce a new initiative engaging adult learners in the community. This part – time 18 week preparation course aims to provide people with the skills, knowledge and confidence should they wish to continue their pathway onto higher education. Through the provision of individual case management support, participants are encourage to identify their own goals and aspirations.
Crèche facilities provided.
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. Payment required at the time of booking
Cooking with Kids
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
Beginners Introductory Photographic Retouching Course
Wednesday – 4 weeks
Dates : September 2, 9, 16 & 23
Time : 1 – 3pm
Cost : $24.00 – to be paid at time of booking your place
Learn how digital images are captured on a cameras, file types used for images and loading images from a card to a computer
Digital Cameras, holding techniques, photocomposition techniques explained. Practical exercises for students.
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 : email@example.com
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.