What happens here

What happens here

Having an event or gathering at the centre that is open to the public? Feel free to request your event to be added to the what’s happening. Email communityconnect@manninghamuc.org

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1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

The Nappy Collective

Donate your unused nappies here that are no longer needed in your household.
1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Community Shared Garden

Accessible from the Atikinson St side of the Church and Community Centre, you will find a well established shared garden built in amongst the blue stone garden beds. As you head down towards the Historic Church and CS6 you will find more garden beds. The community shared garden is there for all – take what you need, and weed when you can. It is there for all to share. For more shared garden opportunities and information – contact Helen 9846…
1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Art Club

Discover a world of creativity and expression at our art classes. we’re more than just a studio; we’re a thriving community of individuals who share a passion for creativity and self-expression.
1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Level Playgroup

Monday Mornings 10am-11:30am Level Playgroup is a free playgroup for Chinese families with children aged 0-6 living in Manningham. This playgroup will explore weekly topics around gender stereotypes, childhood development, healthy relationships and supporting children’s individuality. An interpreter will be present at each session and morning tea will be provided. Register your interest here
1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Reading Bees Kinder program

Tuesday, Wednesdays and Fridays during the school term – 9am -12noon Reading Bees Kinder program is for 3-5 year olds. We will prepare your child for school and give them a headstart on reading, spelling and maths.  Our students learn more than letters; they build listening, social and emotional skills and understand how to blend sounds to learn to read. Fun weekly lessons systematically reinforce concepts, so students develop the tools to master reading and spelling successfully. We aim to…
1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Babies Playgroup

Meets as pre-arranged to suit the needs of the group For babies and their caregivers. A place to meet new people with babies and make new friends. A time to share tips, concerns, ideas and experiences. A space for your baby to explore and develop. These group meet as prearranged through the Maternal Health Nurses and Manningham Uniting Church’s playgroup coordinator. Arranged through the Maternal Health nurses new Mums and Bubs are connected with each other to develop relationships, support…
1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Book Crossing Meetup

First Thursday each month Bookcrossing is a simple idea, established 21 years ago in the USA by a couple of Vets who thought it might be a bit of fun!! Not for profit, it is run and managed by volunteers throughout the world. Bookcrossers enjoy it in so many different ways including purely an interest in literature, those of us who like to play with books, on line chat forums, enjoy attending worldwide conventions annually (onhold for the past two…
1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Chinese painting Class with CASS (age over 55)

Every Monday (not including Public Holidays) Learn the unique art of Chinese painting with our experienced teachers, this Chinese Painting class is run by CASS CARE , CASS CARE is a non-profit organisation and providing aged care services in Sydney & Melbourne. In this Chinese painting class you will learn basic brush strokes, brush loading techniques and use of Chinese ink and colours on rice paper through a series practical exercises before completing small paintings on three main subjects of…
1 Jan 2023 – 12 Dec 2023

GenConnect: Cultural Cooking

What: Join for a series of cooking workshops, where we explore differentcultural cuisines, with experienced facilitators. The series will feature: Japanese,West African, Indonesian, Mexican and a Gluten Free session with a few littlegifts on the way. Who: Young people (12-17) Older Community Members (65+) When: Every Tuesday 3:45 pm-5:15 pm for five weeks starting November 14th and finishing December 12th Where: Manningham Uniting Church and Community Centre, 109 Wood Street, Templestowe . Why: MYS GenConnect aims to create an opportunity…
21 Jul 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Donation of Hearing Aids

MUC has partnered with EARS Inc. for many years providing much neededsupport to educate and equip hearing health workers for a better tomorrow inmany parts of the world. EARS Inc. welcomes donations of hearing aids to recycle and send to projects inlow and middle income countries such as Malawi, PNG, Fiji and more. Please share this message with family and friends who no longer use the hearingaids or have upgraded to newer models. This is an opportunity to extendhearing help…
25 Sep 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Carenet Satellite Food Pantry

Manningham Uniting Church is working together with Carenet to provide food relief from multiple locations, using a number of different models. The CareNet team works hard to provide food that is nutritious, culturally appropriate and generous. Located in middle entrance, accessible from the driveway you will find a pantry. This satellite pantry will aid those in the community that have food insecurity and will be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week As part of our on-going support…
22 Oct 2023 – 9 Aug 2024

English Speaking Classes

An opportunity for those to engage in conversations and themes to enhance your english skills
8 Dec 2023


Fantastic opportunity for you and your children to play and gather and connect with other local families