Community Christmas Lunch


Come alone, with a friend or family, all are invited to join this free community event.

This year Castlemaine Community House, along with local groups, services and organisations, are working together to create a community event that is welcoming and inclusive for all.
The lunch includes a 2 course meal, prepared by Nikki Valentini and team of fabulous volunteers, as well as many activities for old and young.

COVID-19 safety measure will be in place

Date: Friday 25th December
Time: 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street.
Cost: Free (donations greatly appreciated)

To book your place at the table, click here or call Community House on 5472-4842.

Keen to contribute? Please contact Castlemaine Community House to check about times and dates for dropping off of donations.

We are seeking the following donations toward the 2020 Community Christmas Lunch:

  • small gifts for kids (big, small, all), handmade, homegrown, all is welcome and appreciated
  • produce and food: garden surplus of fruit and veg, a bag of rice, a bottle of olive oil, anything that will help add to the meals the fabulous Nikki Valentini will be creating for the lunch!
  • art / craft supplies: we’ll have craft activities happening on the day, any and all supplies (textas, craft paper/goods, etc) are welcomed
  • Dress-ups and props for our Christmas Photo Booth! Reindeer antlers, tinsel, red noses, anything that will spread a bit of laughter and cheer
  • Cash donations – also goes a big way with supporting this free community event. Tax deductible receipt is also possible by request.



The Community Christmas Lunch is supported by Castlemaine Community House, St Vincent de Paul, Salvation Army, CHIRP Community Health, Mount Alexander Shire Disability Advocacy Group and Mount Alexander Shire Council.