Hawthorn, short story book club

Short Story Book Club

This group is for older people to meet and discuss short stories, discover new authors and share a love of reading and exploring literature. 

 

Tuesdays, fortnightly

10.30am-12.30pm

starting 13/7 (5wk) $106*

5/10 (5wk) $106*

Location: Level 1, 584 Glenferrie Rd

*Concession rate available with My Aged Care referral

Hawthorn, Cinema, Chat

 Cinema & Chat

A fortnightly event where our host Maree will select a movie to watch from the extensive SBS On Demand catalogue. It’s a great opportunity to connect with others and participate in engaging discussions. Maree has run our Short Story Book Club for many years and is well versed in finding interesting angles for conversation. It’s so simple, first watch the film at home, then join us for a discussion in person. 

 

Mondays, fortnightly 11am-12pm

starting 19/7 (5wk) $53*

4/10 (5wk) $53*

Location: Level 1, 584 Glenferrie Rd

*Concession rate available with My Aged Care referral

Old Man Sitting

Lifelong Learning Meetings 

For older people who are keen to learn, share stories and make new friends. Includes armchair travel to faraway places, Melbourne's lost  architecture and much more. 

 

Thursdays, 1.30pm-3.30pm

starting 15/7 (10wk) $40*

7/10 (11wk) $40*

Location: Level 1, 584 Glenferrie Rd

Fridays, (fortnightly) 1.30pm-3.30pm

starting 16/7 (5wk) $20*

8/10 (5wk) $20*

Location: Ashburton Community Hub 

* Concession rate available with My Aged Care referral

Hawthorn, iPad learning

Thursday Connect iPads at Your Pace

A group for older people to explore the variety of opportunities and functions of an iPad. Practise various iPad functions to enable you to get the most out it. Progress at your pace in a relaxed and friendly environment. BYO iPad.

 

Thursdays, 10.30am-12.30pm

starting 15/7 (10wk) $120*

7/10 (11wk) $132*

Location: Level 1, 584 Glenferrie Rd​

*Concession rate available with My Aged Care referral

Hawthorn, life writing

Life Writing

For people who are elderly, isolated or housebound but not thought-bound. The Life Writing Program offers a broad range of imaginative topics to make it easy and fun to start your writing journey. Writers are individually linked to an encourager, who reads the writer’s work and offers constructive feedback. Contact us for details.

Cost: $40

Hawthorn, OMNI, older men new ideas

Men’s OM:NI group

OM:NI is a small and lively men-only discussion group where men chat and share their knowledge and experience in a supportive environment. The group fosters a strong sense of belonging.

1st & 3rd Fridays every month

10am-12pm

Gold coin donation

Location: 32 Henry Street

Hawthorn, rendezvous to write

Rendezvous to Write

A program for older people interested in life writing skills. Explore your personal history to share with your family and develop your writing skills. Fortnightly sessions ensure you make a permanent writing appointment in your diary. New participants always welcome!

 

Tuesdays, fortnightly 1pm-3pm

starting 13/7 $40

15/10 $40 

Location: Level 1, 584 Glenferrie Rd