Enrolments can be made in person, over the phone during office hours

or by sending a cheque/money order to Rye Community House P.O Box 237 Rye 3941.

Payment also by direct deposit to: Rye Community House BSB: 633 108  Acc: 1129 09999 

Please phone us first to check that places are available for your course/class.

Membership is $10 per annum and is payable by everyone who participates in our House activities.

CLASSES ARE NOT OPERATING AT THIS TIME BUT DO STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Monday

Rye Icebergs

Embraces the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual and you can enjoy our beautiful beach.  Leave from Freaky Tiki (where you can change into your cossie) and stay for a coffee afterwards if you like.  Call Marcus on 0414 486 344 or check Facebook group - ryeatsunrise.  

Running from December 2019 FREE

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Rye Kidz Playgroup with Gina

A facilitated playgroup for mums, dads and grandparents to spend time in play with the children.  Great activities, lots of fun.  Bookings essential.

9.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.

3/2/20 - 23/3/20

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Rye Readers' Book Club

A social gathering to read and discuss the book of the month.  Must be a Mornington Peninsula library member.  Held on the second Monday of the month.

10 a.m. to 12 noon $3 per class

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Botanical Drawing and Painting with Susie

Participants will develop observational skills and learn about composition, tonal values, pencil, ink rendering and colour.  We sill also explore and develop a variety of techniques in drawing and painting to create your own detailed botanical studies.  Everything will be supplied for the first three weeks including notes in a book form, eqipment and morning tea!

9.30 a.m. to 12 noon Beginning on 3/2/20 $175 for eight week course

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The Garden Party

Community gardening in the Grow and Play gardens in Lyons Street - everyone meets there.  We have guest speakers, planting days, excursions and share stories and tips.  If the weather is inclement, come along to the House!

10 a.m. onwards 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month FREE

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Great Art Expectations with Trish

This art class welcomes all levels and explores all mediums. including acrylics, pastels and oils, guided by our talented tutor.  This class is full so please register for the waiting list.

12.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. 3/2/30 to 23/3/20 $50 per term

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Tuesday

Yoga with Laura

A great one for beginners, gentle and focussing on  breathing and well being.   Call Laura on 5986 5207 with any questions or to talk about your level.

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. $12 per class Begins 7 January, 2020

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'Be Connected' with Lyn

This great government run initiative aims to have every Australian on line.  These are free classes for the over 50s and we offer to mentor you on laptops, 'phones, tablets and iPads - a maximum of six people.

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. FREE commencing on 14 February 2020

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'Dig Well' Outreach Program (out of house)

Do you or someone you know need a hand in the front garden?  Partnering with Pt Nepean Men's Shed, we have an enthusiastic group of volunteers who are offering to weed and tidy your front yard if you are unable to do so.  Register your interest as we prepare to launch this great program.  More details on this great initiative to come.

Once a month - please register your interest

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Hatha Yoga - with Annie

BYO mat and stretch and strengthen your way to a healthy body.  '

Phone Annie for further details on 0414 599 455.

6.15 p.m. to 7.15 p.m.

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Beyond the Basics in French

This is a great conversational class - join in!

4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Beginning 28 January - $110 per term

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Pencils at the Ready

Social drawing run by the group for the group.  Each week someone chooses a subject to draw.  For those with more experience than a beginner.

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. beginning 28 January $5 per class

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Wednesday

Walk for a good life (out of house)

Meet here at the House. Partnering with the Heart Foundation, we invite you all to go for a great walk around our beautiful township and beyond.  Looking for volunteer leaders, would you be one?

9 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. All year. FREE

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The Chatty Crafters

Self guided group exploring fun techniques and different crafts while enjoying the company of like-minded crafters.  Knitting, card-making, decorate sewing and more.

9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. 29/1/20 to 25/3/20 $5 per class

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Seated Pilates with Jill

Form and correct exercise for those needing a little more support. All welcome.

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY THE BENDIGO BANK

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 29/1/20 - 25/3/20 FREE

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Tai Chi for Good Health with Rod - Ongoing students only

Learn this gentle discipline for a healthy mind and body.

9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. Begins 29 January 2020 $3 per class

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Men in the Kitchen with Coral and Maxine

This is a social mens cooking group to help them learn techniques and create delicious meals with flavour, with the help of our tutor. 

so please register for the waiting list.

11 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Begins 5 February 2020 $40 per week

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Point Nepean Genealogy with Maggie

Discover more about your family history in a social environment where everyone has a story to research and share.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 5/2/20 to 25/3/20 $5 per class

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Drawing for Beginners with Janet

With just a pencil and paper you can learn to draw brilliantly in this structured class with our talented tutor.

12 noon to 2 p.m. Begins 29 January, 2020 $10 per class

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Thursday

Functional Fitness with Jill

Functional form and correct exercise - mindfulness of connecting.  A variety of exercise.

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY THE BENDIGO BANK

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Begins 30 January, 2020 FREE

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Awash with Watercolours with Beatrice

Get creative with Watercolour paints. Come along and be guided by our talented tutor, Beatrice as she shows you how fun and easy it can be.  Class is full so please register for waiting list.

9.30 a.m. to 12 noon Begins 30 January, 2020 $145 per term

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Learn French with Movies with Simo

This course will include firstly watching a French short movie with subtitles, followed by a discussion about the film's dialogue and context.   Later in the class we will re-watch the movie without subtitles to fully immerse in understanding the language.

10 a.m. to 12 noon 13, 20 and 27 February and 5 March $50 for four sessions

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Thai Chi with Rod - Beginners only please

Learn this gentle discipline for a healthy mind and body.

11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. 30/1/20 to 26/3/20 $3 per class

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French - Absolute Beginners

No experience needed in this language - we will help you learn the basics.

4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 30/1/20 to 26/3/20 $110 per term

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Sewing Bee for Boomerang Bags

Calling all volunteers to make bags for the wider community - make a difference for our community by reducing the need for plastic bags.  There is a job for everyone from cutting to sewing and ironing.

1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. 30/1/20 to 26/3/20 FREE

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Line Dancing with Dani and Norm

Peninsula Rockers will teach you the art of line dancing.  Fun steps and great exercise.  Bring water, wear comfortable clothes and shoes with a smooth surface if you can.  

4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 30/1/20 to 26/3/20 $10 per class

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Friday 

Pilates for Beginners - with Jill

Pilates for strength and structure in your body. Stay youthful.  

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Upholstery - Beginners and Beyond - with John

Come and learn everything you ever wanted to know about upholstering.

10 a.m. to 12 noon Beginning 31/1/20 FREE

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'Be Connected' with Lyn

This great government run initiative aims to have every Australian on line.  These are free classes for the over 50s and we offer to mentor you on laptops, 'phones, tablets and iPads - a maximum of six people.

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. FREE commencing on 14 February 2020

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Intermediate Pilates with Jill

Pilates for strength and structure in your body. Stay youthful.  BYO mat and fitball.  All welcome

10.15 a.m. to 11.15 a.m. 31/1/20 to 27/3/20 $10 per class

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Pilates - Beginners Plus - with Jill

Pilates for strength and structure in your body. Stay youthful.  BYO mat and fitball. All welcome.

11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. 31/1/20 to 27/3/20 $10 per class

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Saturday 
 Sunday

Sustainable Sunday

Crop Swap Rye, the Repair Cafe and Boomerang Bags are all part of this great day, taking care of our environment and our way of life.  Come and have a cuppa and enjoy.  Lots of exciting sustainable products available.  NOTE CANCELLED ON 15 MARCH - STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month (beginning 15 March) FREE

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