For a full list of activities and programs available during the term, please download a copy of our Term 1 2020 brochure.

Or alternatively, check out our new 4 page A3 brochure here

Programs at Burwood Neighbourhood House

Community Lunches

Every Second Tuesday


Meals for the community, by the community. Come and enjoy a sit-down, home-cooked lunch and a great conversation!


Vegan Cooking
 Tuesdays 12:30pm 

August 4 - 18th


Enjoy the cooking classes, learn to make healthy vegan meals, and enjoy tastings and take home recipies.


Daffodil Day Luncheon
 Friday 12:00pm  

August 28th


Come for a luncheon and meet new friends! The money raised will help to support the Cancer Council.


Zumba for over 40s

Fridays 9.30am - 10.30am

17th July - 18th September

10 weeks $160 Early Bird $130

Come and join the party.

Fun & fitness!!

Kids Chess Club
Tuesdays and Thursdays
13th July - 18th September

$15 per session

Come along and socialize while playing and enjoying one of the oldest and most played games. Beginners and advanced classes are available.

Children's Art Class

 Saturdays 9:30am - 10:30am

Come along and learn how to create a magnificent masterpiece.


Hearing Checks   

August 5th


Book a free hearing check with Hearing Australia. Call us to book your session!

A reminder to all students to please DO NOT attend classes if you have been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case, or if you are suffering from any cold or flu-like symptoms.

Hatha Yoga

   Mondays  9:05am - 10:05am  

13th July - 14th September

10 wks $175 Early Bird: $120

Stretches focusing on the spine to help with flexibility. Includes breathing techniques, meditation and relaxation.  

Mat Pilates (all levels)

  Mondays 7:00pm - 8:00pm    

13th July - 14th September

10 weeks $185 Early Bird $130

Improve flexibility, build strength and develop core control.

What Google can do for you

   Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm    

21st August


Come along and learn what you can do using Google! Learn about searching, how to set up a Gmail account, using Google Maps for directions and more!

Computers for Beginners

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 10:00am - 12:00pm   

From $15/h (Small classes min 3)

Individual Sessions from $40 p/h

Learn all the basics to get you started using a computer. Individual sessions are also available to suit your time and needs.


Tai Chi

Thursdays 11.30am - 12.30pm 

6th February - 26th March

8 weeks $88 Early Bird: $76

Improve balance, flexibility and coordiantion.

Social Walking

Wednesdays 10.30am - 11.30am 

15th July– 16th September

$2 per session

Come and get fit! Enjoy a local walk in a group and come back to the house for tea/coffee/cold drink.

All ages welcome.

Social Scrabble

Wednesdays 10:00am - 1:00pm 

15th July – 16th September

10 weeks $60   Early Bird $40

Yes we do have scrabble dictionaries.

Come for the challenge.

Community Bus Trips

10:00am Sharp

3rd Thurs of the month

See more of Melbourne and our community with the convenience of a bus trip!

From $25

16th July: Olinda Only Mine Choc Factory
21st August: Daffodil Day at house
17th September: Hop on Hop off Sight Seeing Tour

Ladies Social Group 

12:30pm - 2:00pm

First Monday of the Month

$3 per session (or $15 p/a)

Meet new friends while while sharing a plate of your favourite food over lunch. Go out to new coffee trips movies, shopping trips, etc. 

Cards Social Group

Fridays 1:00pm - 3:00pm
17th July - 18th September

$4 per Session

Come along, make new friends, and show us your favourite card game!

Contact office for details

Getting the best from Gmail

Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm

28th August - 4th September


Learn to set up and use a Gmail account. We will cover everything from account creation and setup, to writing and filing emails.

Exercise for Falls Prevention

14th July – 15th September

Tuesdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm 10 weeks $155 Early Bird $105

Recommended exercises by GPs to reduces the rate and risk of falls. Maintain your function, mobility and independence.

Swap, Shuffle & Share

 From 10am

1st Saturday of every month.

Home grown, home made.

Meet up with other gardeners and share your knowledge, ideas, inspirations and excess produce.

Strength Training

Thursdays 10am - 11am

16th July - 17th September

10 Wks $145 Early Bird $95

Improve your body strength - fight osteoporosis.

Weights are provided.

Book Club 

2nd Monday of the month   
Monday 10:00am - 11:00am

$3.50 per session

Come along and discuss great books with like minded friends! Our book club provides a relaxed atmosphere to meet like minded people over a cup of tea and share a common passion 

Chit and Chatter

   Fridays 1:30pm - 2:30pm   

17th July - 18th September

$3 per session

Come along and socialize with other members of the community. Have a chat about current events, entertainment, or anything that interests you, over afternoon tea or coffee.

Boroondara Toastmasters


1st & 3rd Thurs in month

Separate fees apply

Become the Speaker & Leader you want to be. 

Learn new skills for your personal development.

Speak confidently with Toastmasters

ph 9808 6292


Mondays 10:15am - 11:15am

Tuesdays 7:30pm - 8:30pm

13th July - 14th September
$3.50 Per session

Relax & refresh the body, mind & soul.

MYOB Intro or Quickbooks Intro

5th August - 9th September
7:00pm - 9:00pm


Learn data entry with this home/office accounting program.

Social Craft

Every 1st Monday


Do you love crafting and getting together with friends? Why not do both at the same time and join our Social Craft Club? Bring your own craft project, or do one of ours on behalf of local charities.

Introduction to Excel

Fridays 10:00am - 12:00pm

4th - 18th August

3 weeks, 2 hours per week


Learn how to set up your budget on a spreadsheet and much more.


Ebay/Gumtree Workshop

1:00am - 3:00pm

26th August


Learn how to create an account, how to buy items and list items for sale. Declutter the house and get some extra cash for yourself, or buy gifts for family and friends!

Introduction to Excel

Fridays 10:00am - 12:00pm

17th - 31st July

3 weeks, 2 hours per week


Learn how to set up your budget on a spreadsheet and much more.

Bookings essential!

Unfortunately, due to the return to COVID-19 stage three restrictions we have to close our doors again.

Stay safe, stay healthy and we will be able to see each other again soon.

In the meantime, we still have things available for you:

Daffodil Day


Daffodil day is scheduled for August 28th, and if we are permitted to open by that date, it will go ahead.


However, if you don't feel confident to go out at that time, please email us and we will arrange a Zoom Link.

Home Cooked


If you're in need for a home cooked meal,

please contact the house by phone or email and we will arrange a time to come and pick up your meal.

Pot it Forward


Know you're adding some colour to someone's day. Take a pot, plant it, deliver it to the house and we will sell it.




Have an Occasion that is coming up that you need a card for, why not make one and post it on our Facebook page for others to get inspiration from.   

If you need a hand, we have a very talented tutor that could show you how to make one.

Knitting Volunteers

We need some volunteers for a community care project to sew up hygiene bags for the End Trachoma Project. Ring us or email us for further information.

Share your
Jigsaws and DVDs


Do you have any Jigsaws, or DVDs that you no longer require? Then why not drop them off, on our Veranda. Feel free to take one to do for yourself, once completed return to our swap box.

Homemade Jams

  We are so sorry that you have not seen us at Forest Hill Chase during this time. If you have a favorite jam, or you if you would just want a homemade jam.  Just simply email us and we will deliver one to you

Walking during Lockdown


While we still can’t get together and walk at this time. We would still love to hear about the great walking trails, or streets you have found!

Please contact the house if you want to enquire about any of the above activities, or simply to have a chat.