COMMUNITY EVENTS CALENDAR Sponsored by Community Bank • Balnarring & District Bittern Combined Probus is seeking active retirees to Join our club. If you would like to meet new people are willing to try some of our numerous activities and enjoy fun and fellowship, then why not give it a go. We meet on the second Thursday of the month at The Hub in Hastings. The meeting commences at 9.30 and is followed by lunch. For more information please contact Brian Pyne on 0419126684 Family History Melb PC Users Group, Mornington, Family History and DNA. We meet at the Mornington Information Centre every 3rd Monday for Family History and every last Wednesday for DNA (research), Q&A, Information, Presentations. www.melbpc.org.au/ sigs/mornington-peninsula-sig/family-history Contact Colin 0417 103 678 Relaxing Yoga and Qi Gong Every Tuesday 10.30am. Suitable for over 55s. Cost $7. Hastings Community House. 185 High St. Hastings. Call Dianna 0425 779 306 for more info. Hastings Bowls Club Every Wed starting 6pm. Everyone is welcome to try lawn bowls by starting with barefoot bowls, followed by a BBQ. Located at Marine Pde, Hastings. Ph 5979 1723 or 0448 023 287
JUNE Although some of these events and support groups may not be meeting due to current restrictions (COVID-19), this page still contains the email or phone contacts for these important services.
Somerville Saturday Market Sat 12 June, 8.30am- 12.30pm. St Andrew’s Church, Eramosa Rd West, Somerville. Variety of stalls, plants, crafts, morning tea, bric a brac and more, plus Op Shop. Ph Graeme 59776980 Somerville Probus Club Meet the 3rd Wed of the month at 9.30am in St Andrews Church Hall (by the Railway crossing). Our activities are varied and include Canasta afternoons, games nights, lunch at different venues,ten pin bowling, croquet, craft and lots more. Contact Marcia 0477708715 U3A Hastings U3A have moved to a new central location in Hastings. Check us out Cnr Herring and Salmon Streets, Hastings Office hrs Mon/Tues 10-1 and 1-4. Closed school and public holidays. Ph: 5979 8585. email email@example.com. New memberships welcome
Bittern Combined Probus meets on 2nd Thursday of the month, commencing at 9.30am Join us as we explore new challenges, expand friendships and generally enhance our enjoyment of retirement. We offer a range of activities for everyone to enjoy. Membership is open to any member of the community who is retired or semi - retired for further details please ring Brian Pyne on 0419126684 Somerville Senior Citizens Club Activities for Senior Citizens, including day trips. Indoor bowls and a movie or cards $2. Bingo and a movie or cards $2. BBQ followed by indoor bowls and a movie or cards $5. For further info contact Merna on 0447 333 966. 21 Black Camps Road, Somerville. Ph 5977 7759 Reclink Art Therapy Visual Arts course for adults Basic introduction to art making for health and wellbeing. During term times. Friday mornings 10am – noon. Wallaroo Community Centre, 6 Wallaroo Place, Hastings. Contact Gaye 0409174128 to book and enrol. OP SHOP St Andrew’s Church, Eramosa Road West, Somerville. Hours: 9am - 4 pm, Monday and Friday, 9 am - 1 pm, Saturday. Well worth a visit! Repair Cafe Hastings 3rd Sunday of each month, 12-3pm. A not-for-profit community group with skilled volunteer repairers to share their knowledge and help repair, reduce, reuse and repurpose household items for a donation. Cafe has light refreshments and activities for kids. Located at the Hastings Community Hub, 1973 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Hastings. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or ph: 0411517242
Petanque Come and enjoy the fun playing petanque on Wednesdays and Sundays at Moorooduc Recreation Reserve, Derril Road Moorooduc from 3pm - 5pm. Further info contact.Jim 0458548491 or Jan 0409132761 or email email@example.com Charity Sewing Every third Tues each month If you love sewing, you’d be most welcome to come to the next Sewing afternoon for the Dress-a-Girlaround-the-World project when we sew dresses for young girls living in poverty in third world countries. Bring your own machine but fabric, simple patterns, thread and trims are supplied. Venue is Hastings Uniting Church hall beginning at 1.30pm. Enquiries to Sandra 5979 1237. Mornington Dutch Australian Seniors Club Inviting you for a social get together, every Monday from 10.30am - 2pm. Join us in a Dutch card game, “Klaverjas” and a social game of Rummicub. Coffee and tea supplied. New members welcome. For more information ring Nel 59775680 or Elly 0432933292 Tyabb Hall - Frankston Flinders Rd, Tyabb. Free parking Epilepsy Support Group Meet every 2nd Saturday at St Francis Xavier Parish, 60 Davey St, Frankston from 1pm – 3pm. Further details phone Sue 0407 509 519 or Cris 0437 386 867 Combined Probus Club of Balnarring Third Friday of each month at 10am. Held at the Balnarring Community Hall Frankston-Flinders Rd, Balnarring. Guest speakers each month covering a wide range of subjects. The club has a diverse range of interest groups, outings and travel, Visitors and prospective new members are welcome. Contact Patsy Wilson on 5983 9949.
Are you a breast cancer survivor? Come and join us for a paddle in our Dragonboat. We paddle every Sunday at Patterson Lakes. You can have three “Come and try’s “ before deciding to join our special team. We provide paddles and PFD’s. For more info call Marilyn 0433 114 338 or Lyndsay 0425 743 455. For fun, fitness and friendship. Living with Autism Spectrum Resource support group, Monthly meetings Mondays, No cost. Phone for dates. Wallaroo Community Centre, Hastings. Contact: 5970 7000 IBS/FODMAP Sensitives Support and Self-Help Association Suffering bloat, pain, foggy-thinking. Chronic foodrelated gut dysfunction. Food sensitivities. Guidance through self-diagnosis of specific food intolerances, resolution, recipes. Face-face forums, individual, small group sessions. No cost. Sasha: 0422 918 074 or 0407 095 760 Dog Lovers Walking Group Join us for friendship, fun and exercise for dogs and owners. Baxter Park (Near Tennis Courts). Tuesdays at 8:30 am & 9:30 am & Thursdays at 9:30 am. Great for puppies. Regular social events as well. Contact Suzanne on 9789 8475 Holy Trinity Anglican Church Op Shop 2nd Saturday of each month Jumble sale inluding furniture, plants, larger items, along with bric a brac. The Op Shop (benhind Coles) in Churst St, Hastings. Any inquiries: Judy 0425 848 957 Frankston Parkinson’s Peer Support Group Meets in the Bridget Clancy room at St John of God hospital, from 10 am on the 3rd Monday of each month to listen to speakers, share information and socialise. More info available from Karen 0412 979 902 or Glenys 0437 956 305. Hastings Combined Probus Club Meetings held 1st Monday of each month starting at 10am at The Hastings Sports Club. All retirees welcome. Outstanding guest speakers at each meeting, day trips and cruises, morning tea and lunch outings at various venues. Visitors welcome. Contact Secretary – Dulcie on 0417130643 JP locations National & International documents inc affadavits, stat decs & cert copies signed FREE of charge at police stations on the Peninsula. Hastings: Wednesdays 5pm to 7pm or Google find a JP Victoria or Ph1300365567. Mornington Peninsula Writers Every 2nd and 4th Sat, 10am – 1pm Somerville Community House, Blacks Camp Road Somerville. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Balnarring Bowls & Social Club Come join us to maintain fitness & good health, make new friends and have a laugh, enjoy social days and compete if you like. Located at Bruce St Reserve, Balnarring. 5983 1655 or email@example.com Alcoholics Anonymous - Mornington Peninsula Do you need help to stop drinking? You’re not alone, contact us now on our 24 hour helpline 1300 880 390 or find a local meeting at www.aatimes.org.au/meetings
Frankston & District Stamp Club Not sure what to do with your old stamp collection? Come along and meet our friendly club members, always available for help and advice. We meet at 7.00 pm on the third Thursday each month at Belvedere Community Centre, 36 Belvedere Road, Seaford. Enquiries 5995 9783. Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society Public Stargazing Hear inspiring talks, view stars, planets, clusters and galaxies through our powerful telescopes every Friday in January, and then 8pm on the 1st Friday of every month at The Briars dark-sky observatory. Melways ref 151 E1. Bookings are essential. Small fee payable. Details www.mpas.asn.au or phone 0419 253 252. Find us on Facebook - www.facebook.com/mpas0/ Angling Club Snapper Point Angling Club is looking for new members. For a short time all joining fees will be waivered so why not come along to one of our monthly meetings, fishing comps or just an excursion. Experience the friendly comradery between like-minded fishos and swap some of those legendary stories. Website spac.org.au or call Russ on 0418320314 Boomerang Bags There are fifteen Boomerang Bags groups across the Peninsula. Volunteers repurpose fabric destined for landfill into reusable bags to replace plastic bags. The Balnarring group meets on Thursdays 1-3pm at BPS in Civic Crt. Cheryl 0438633971. Find other groups at Boomerangbags.org Polio Have you or do you know anyone who had polio or is now experiencing after effects of polio? Please come to our support group meeting held at 11am on the second Saturday of each month at the Information Centre, Main St, Mornington. Enquiries: 5981 2540 Hastings View Club Voice Interest Education of Women Raising funds for the Learning for Life Program. Meeting 3rd Friday of the month at 12noon at The Hastings Club, Marine Parade, Hastings. Contact Janet 0403 786 069.
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