MECHRR is currently closed
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
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
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
Join Fairy Mary online and celebrate Children’s week!
Maintaining your independence and wellbeing. Join Matthew from Focal Allied Health for this FREE session on Zoom.
Beginners Dot Art (Morning)
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.
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
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
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 His debut novel, Nikolai the Perfect, was runner-up in the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Unpublished Manuscript.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 helps co-ordination, balance, relaxation, posture and muscle tone. It is beneficial for all ages and abilities.
Children's First Aid
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
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
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
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
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
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 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.
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
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 is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians over the age of 50 to thrive in a digital world.
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.
Full Term Program