MECHRR is currently closed

MECHRR is currently closed

From 6 August 2021 .

In line with the State Government announcement on Thursday 5 August 2021 the Mt Evelyn Community House and Reading Room will be closed from Friday 6 August 2021.


Pathways for Carers Walk

Pathways for Carers Walk

FREE
First Thursday of the month 9:30 am

Opportunity for those who are carers of people with a disability to enjoy time out. Come on a walk on the Warburton Trail & connect with other carers and monthly guests. 7 October, 4 November, 2 December 2021


Kanopy Club

Kanopy Club

FREE
First Monday of the Month, 8 November 2021 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Love movies?  We are starting a monthly club, similar to a book club, where we all watch the same movie and get together on Zoom over a cuppa to discuss it.  The movies are all available through Kanopy, the libraries movie streaming service, so you can watch them for free with your library card.


Celebrate friendship stories, rhythm and rhyme with Fairy Mary

Celebrate friendship stories, rhythm and rhyme with Fairy Mary

FREE
Tuesday 26 October 10.45am

Join Fairy Mary online and celebrate Children’s week!


Falls Prevention

Falls Prevention

FREE
Friday 5 November 2021 10.30am to 11.30am

Maintaining your independence and wellbeing. Join Matthew from Focal Allied Health for this FREE session on Zoom.


Beginners Dot Art (Morning)

Beginners Dot Art (Morning)

$50
TBA 10am to 12pm

Join us in this beginners dot art painting workshop. You will be guided to create your own beautiful dot art rocks that you can use in your home or garden.


Jigsaw Club

Jigsaw Club

Gold coin
TBC 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Looking for a pleasant way to spend a Friday afternoon? Look no further, we are starting a jigsaw club! Focussing on 500 and 1,000 piece puzzles, come in and complete a puzzle from start to finish in an afternoon. You can work by yourself or in a group and stay as long as works for you, it’s very flexible. Puzzles, tea, coffee and a biscuit supplied.


Resin Art with Ink - Cheese Platter

Resin Art with Ink - Cheese Platter

$95
Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 October 7pm to 9pm and 7pm to 8pm

Create a one of kind cheese platter in a relaxed and laid back environment. Come along and join local artist Stephanie Anne from Sullcher Creative Design as demonstrates the fine art of resin and ink. Learn how to manipulate and blend ink within the resin medium. All workshops, events and classes are delivered in a Covid safe manner.


Author Talk with Jim McIntyre

Author Talk with Jim McIntyre

FREE
TBA 7pm

Join us for a talk with Melbourne writer Jim McIntyre. His debut novel, Nikolai the Perfect, was runner-up in the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Unpublished Manuscript. It was a further 5 years after this prestigious award that he found a publisher.


Tai Chi - Beginners

Tai Chi - Beginners

$14 per session
Wednesdays 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Tai Chi helps co-ordination, balance, relaxation, posture and muscle tone. It is beneficial for all ages and abilities.


Children's First Aid

Children's First Aid

$90
TBA 6pm to 8pm

Learn or refresh your skills with Imperial First Aid in this tailor-made course focussing on first aid for newborns, babies, toddlers and older kids.


Let's Start the Conversation About What's Important

Let's Start the Conversation About What's Important

FREE
TBA 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Be empowered to "Choose your last adventure", knowing that "all is well with the world". Come along to a light-hearted look at death and dying - but learn some super important things along the way.


Stitch & Craft Group

Stitch & Craft Group

$5 BYO Project
Wednesdays 11.15am - 2pm

Quilting, crochet, knitting, card making just a few of the projects worked on in this social group. Come along & join these fun like minded ladies who enjoy the designated weekly time, to work on their projects!


Pop up Masterpiece: Cheerful Tea Pots

Pop up Masterpiece: Cheerful Tea Pots

$60 Materials included
Friday 17 September 7pm to 9.30pm

Drawing from inspiration of your favourite tea pots from home or to match your own décor. You will be guided by Shirley to create a painting you will be proud to have hanging in your home.


Boomerang Bag Sewing Workshops

Boomerang Bag Sewing Workshops

FREE
1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month 11am to 2pm

Come along and help make reusable shopping bags, veggie sacks and heavy duty bags. No sewing skills required, we can teach you! Join our friendly, fun group.


Watercolour with Jodie Westall Art

Watercolour with Jodie Westall Art

$25 per session
FULL please let us know if you would like to go on a waiting list 9.30am to 11.30am

During this term class’s you will learn various Watercolour techniques, including colour blending/ shading, mixing and colour basics, the art of observing and let the medium take control to achieve beautiful soft results. A relaxed class where you can unwind and have fun while exploring the process of watercolour painting.


Dru Yoga with Angie

Dru Yoga with Angie

$19 per session
Mondays 6pm - 7.15pm

Dru Yoga is a graceful and soft flowing form of yoga, building on core and mind strength while building your fitness. A fun, beneficial and relaxing start to your week.


Bookaburra Storytime

Bookaburra Storytime

FREE
Tuesdays 9:30am to 10.30am

Join Anthea, Di and Betty our wonderful volunteer storytellers who provide engaging story time sessions.  Includes stories, singing, rhymes, a craft activity and lots of fun. Covid Safe practices in place.


Colourful Laughter and Craft

Colourful Laughter and Craft

$5
First Friday of the month 7pm

Come along for a fun Friday night out.  BYO colouring or craft project to work on.  2 July, 6 August, 3 September, 1 October, 5 November, 3 December 2021. Booking essential!


Be Connected

Be Connected

FREE
Ongoing Ongoing

Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians over the age of 50 to thrive in a digital world.


How to use Zoom

How to use Zoom

We will be using Zoom to offer online programs and keep you connected. Click More Information for instructions on how to use Zoom and join in online classes.


Term program

Term program

Various
2021 Various

Full Term Program