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Chainsaw operation and fire ready workshop: 8 November

chainsawA full one-day course to improve your ability to use and maintain your chainsaw safely. The training will encompass minor servicing, sharpening and of course basic techniques. Cost: $85 (full) $75 (concession). More details.

Food for Thought – Gardening with Soul: Sunday 2 November

Gardening with Soul (2013) is a year’s seasons in the New Zealand gardening life of 90-year-old Sister Loyola. An award winning documentary by Jess Feast.  Love, faith and compost: a film which will make you smile! Sunday 2 November, 4pm at Castlemaine Community House, 65 Templeton Street.  Plus soup and bread – so please book so we know how many to cater for! Entry by donation, $5. Phone 5472 4842 to book or book online. More details.






Edible Weeds and Wicking Bed Workshops

Edible weedsTwo great workshops coming up! Discover the world of edible weeds in your own backyard and beyond. Find out what grows locally that can be used in the kitchen and thrown into a summer salad. This workshop is this weekend so get a move on and book in! More Details. Nows the time to learn about the principles and practices of making a Wicking Bed – a low water garden bed for all your herbs and veggies! Bookings essential for this one. More Details.





Sourdough Breadmaking back by popular demand!

slices of breadBe your own baker! This popular workshop on 25 October is fully booked. We have started a waiting list for a course provisionally booked for 29 November. Come learn how to make scrumptious bread that you will be able to make in your own home, in your own time. There will be limited places for this one so book in early! More Details.






Term Four program

Cover of the 2014 Spring Program at Castlemaine Community HouseThe Community House Spring Program for term four is still available. You can pick up a copy from the Community House or the library – or download a copy here.






Community House Spring Ball: 22 November

Blues Brothers imageDon’t worry – you haven’t missed the Spring Ball! Because the Town Hall out of use we’ve moved it to Campbell’s Creek Community Centre – and it will be on Saturday 22 November from 8pm. Tickets will be $40, with a concession price of $30, and we’ll let you know as soon as they are available. Or get in early and buy them online at www.trybooking.com/FXDQ. The spring ball is a major fundraiser for the Community House – but it’s so much more than that! Want to know the theme so you can start sewing your costumes and learning new dance moves?  Think Blues Brothers!





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