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Castlemaine Community Lunch starts again

After a break during school term 2 due to lack of availability of the Town Hall, Castlemaine Community Lunch will be back every Tuesday in Term 3.  From Tuesday the 17th of July until Tuesday the 18th of September we will once again be offering wonderful 2 course vegetarian meals at 12:30 pm at the Town Hall.  If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for this ever-popular Community House program, please contact us on:, or talk to one of our staff when you drop in to 65 Templeton St, Castlemaine.

Let’s Act Now

There is only one vacancy left in the Hobo Playhouse Scene Study Acting Course.
The course is run by Jeff Jones at Castlemaine Community House on Monday nights. The next term starts on July 16 and runs for 10 weeks. The cost is $150 (full) or $130 (concession) for the term.
Scene Study is where students are given a scene or a monologue and they work on it until they nail it.  Jeff teaches the Method Acting technique and students who enrol in the Scene Study Acting Course will be invited to attend a complimentary Introduction to Method Acting Session on Monday, June 9.  More information here.

Pruning Garden Fruit Trees Workshop

Learn the basics for new and established fruit trees in your garden, and some more advanced techniques.

How to sharpen and choose tools, when where and how to cut, winter versus summer pruning.

Some theory, and plenty of hands on experience in a garden in Castlemaine.

For more information and links to online booking Click Here.

Life Drawing classes available

We are now offering daytime and evening Life Drawing classes in the Continuing Education building, 30 Templeton St Castlemaine.
Using both traditional and experimental drawing techniques and a variety of mediums, each session takes you on a different road of discovery that not only gets you drawing the human figure more confidently but brings forth possibilities for dynamic and exciting drawing.  This course is suitable for all levels of ability.
For more information and bookings click here.

Bookings open for next Permaculture course

Bookings are now open for the next round of enrollments in our ever-popular Permaculture Design course.

The course starts Wednesday the 25th of July and runs until the 21st of November. – Wednesdays – 9.15 – 3.00pm

For more information, and a link to our online booking page click here.

More Art Courses to Come….

More art courses to come later in the year.
If you have an interest in life drawing, life painting, or any other art classes, please contact us to let us know what you would like to do, and when.  We are currently taking Expressions of Interest for more art classes in terms 3 and 4.  You can come into the office in person, call us on 03 5472 4842, or email us at

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