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Port Fairy Community House offers a range of courses, workshops & events. There is something for everyone! We are always looking for new ideas and trainers. Let us know if you can help out.

All term courses & workshops must be paid in full, prior to the start of the event. Please click here for our Refund Policy.

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    Sourdough Baking for Beginners (Fri 17 May)

    with Patrick Pavitt of ‘Just Loafing Around, Port Fairy’

    Come in and have a go at the basics of traditional sourdough bread making.  The course includes a combination of discussion and practical breadmaking skills including:

    • Care and feeding of sourdough starter
    • Preparation and Baking of sourdough bread

    What you need to bring:

    • Paper and Pen/Pencil
    • A small glass jar/lid (if you want …
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    Soft Pastel Workshop (20 May and 3, 17, 24 June)

    with Ricky Schembri

    Ricky Schembri resides in Killarney and specializes in soft pastels. His work consists of landscapes, and more recently, street scenes of Melbourne and New York. He has won many awards in Australia and America. Ricky’s latest overseas adventure was five weeks travelling through Italy with his artist partner Alexandra. These classes are ideal for any artist who wants …

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    School Holiday Program – Create with Clay for Kids

    Create with Clay for Kids

    with Fiona Hampson

    Thursday 11 April

    10:30 am to 11:30 am

    Unleash your creativity and join this craft workshop using polymer clay which can be shaped into whatever your brain can imagine, from funky earrings to scary creatures, <span data-contrast="none" xml:lang="EN-US" lang="EN-US" class="TextRun SCXW4664644 ...

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    Monday Meditation

    with Adi Tayler

    Come and share a gentle meditation, a positive and healing way to begin your week.
    Please bring a blanket/wrap and, if you wish to lie down for your meditation, a yoga mat and pillow.

    Mondays 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

    15, 22 and 29 April, 13, 20, 27 May, 3, 17, 24 June (no class 6 May and 10 June)

    $10 per …

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    Healthy Eating on a Budget

     with Wendy Lane

    Would you like to make your food dollars go further while eating real meals?  Wendy from Stirring the Pot with Wendy will share tips and ideas to stretch your budget while still eating healthy.  Help Wendy cook some delicious dishes that will become regular menu staples without all the nasties that seem to be in the prepackaged foods …

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    Introduction to Sewing

    Introduction to Sewing

     with Sinéad Conlan

    In this half-day workshop, you will learn the skills to begin sewing successfully at home, covering machine basics, using a sewing pattern and fabric fundamentals. Participants must bring fabric scissors and their own sewing machine in good working condition.

    Sinéad has been sewing for 25 years, has an associate diploma in fashion design and technology and has …

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    Chair Yoga

    with Donella Mulraney

    This class is suitable for anyone with less mobility or recovering from injury. Lots of different ways we will stretch and practice yoga with a chair. Very relaxing incorporating breath work and mindfulness into our practice.

    Thursdays 9, 16, 23, 30 May and 6, 13 June

    4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    $90 for 6 sessions

    All participants must be members of the …

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    School Holiday Program- Zumba Fun

    Zumba Fun for Kids

    with Judy Lumsden

    Wednesday 10 April

    10:30 am to 11:30 am

    Join this Latin inspired Zumba session and learn how to break down steps used in Zumba Latin rhythms to a particular rhythm. You do not need to know any salsa moves to be able to join in. It will be …

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    Chatty Cafe

    Chatty Café

    Join us for a social chat and brighten up your day at our new Chatty Café!
    Chatty Cafes aim to help people stay connected to their community, reduce
    social isolation and improve mental health.

    Everyone welcome, so come and have a chat, a cuppa and some cake on us!

    No booking required. FREE EVENT with cake!

    Thursday May 23, 10.30-11.30 (Biggest Morning Tea Cancer …

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    The Harp Circle

    with Merran Moir

    For those wanting to continue their harp lessons and play and learn together weekly.

    22, 29 April, 6, 13, 20, 27 May and 3, 17, 24 June 2024 (no class 10 June)

    Mondays 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    $135 (9 sessions)

    All participants must be members of the Community House. Please click here for memberships

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    Playgroup (Tuesdays)

    Every Tuesday during school term
    $10 per term

    Join us for our Tuesday playgroup. Lots of messy fun, toys and outdoor area for busy toddlers. 0-5yrs. Parents to accompany children.

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    Seaside Singers

    with Lynda Beekhof 

    For anyone who loves to sing (especially those shower divas!) A fun 90 minutes of rounds, popular & classic songs with lots of laughter. Come along and add your voice to a cacophony of sound.  Everyone is welcome!

    Mondays 7.30pm – 9.00pm 

    Term 2 dates: 15 April to 24 June 

    $10 per person / $110 for 11 sessions

    All participants must be …

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    Repair Cafe

    Repair Cafe

    Located at the Port Fairy Community House, visitors are given the opportunity to bring their broken item from home. Together with the volunteer ‘fixer’, they start making their repairs. It’s an ongoing learning process fostering concepts of sustainability, community and skill-sharing. 10am – 12pm in our Outdoor Room. See Repair Cafe Facebook Page for more details.

    Usually 3rd Saturday …

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    Belfast Bookers – Book Club

    7:30pm on the second Tuesday of the month (except Jan)

    Belfast Bookers is a CAE* Book group. Members enjoy reading and are interested in discussion of novels as an adult group

    *Council of Adult Education – fee required

    All participants must be members of Port Fairy Community House. Please click here for memberships.

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    Poga & Povitation

    (Pove’s Yoga & Pove’s Meditation) with Neil Povey

    Neil has practiced yoga and meditation for 40 years and has designed this course to motivate and support others by incorporating both mediums together. Each workshop begins with meditative poses to enable focus, helping you to learn about your body and your mind, then moves onto POGA (Yoga) using belts, blocks, chairs …

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    Italian – Advanced

    Advanced Italian
    Jill Oppermann

    For those with some knowledge wanting to continue development in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Italian. The group enjoy communicating in Italian through conversation, activities and games.

    Wednesdays 11.30 – 12.30pm

    Term 2: 17 April, 1, 15, 29 May and 12, 26 June


    All participants must be members of the Community House. Please click here for memberships.