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Groups and Classes

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre offers a wide range of groups and classes to keep you active and socially connected to your local community.

Papercraft Club – held at Randwick JNC

Our staff and volunteers facilitate a wide range of groups and classes for members of our communities. These include walking groups, gardening, English classes, jewellery making, paper craft, knitting, writing, art and many more. Some groups and classes have eligibility criteria as included in the table below.

JNC Groups & Classes 2018

Groups and Classes offered by The JNC
Group or ClassVenueDay/TimeContact Person/DetailsDetails & Eligibility
Art ClassJNC MaroubraFriday 4 May for 8 weeks 10am-12pm9349 8200Free class
Knitting GroupLevel 3,
Lionel Bowen Library
669-673 Anzac Pde
Maroubra
Mondays 12.00pm to 2.30pm9349 8200Participants have access to a social and creative outlet where they can knit and crochet amongst a friendly group. Many participants knit squares for Wrapped With Love. Gold coin donation.
Transition to School PlaygroupChifley Public School, Mitchell St (enter via Macquarie St. gates) Malabar NSW 2036 Mondays (school term) 10.00am to 12.00pmFamily Programs: 9349 8200Supported Playgroups are a free service for families with children starting school next year. Parents, carers and their children including younger siblings are welcome to come along to a playgroup and register on arrival. Starts week 2 of each term
Discussion GroupJNC Bondi JunctionMondays10.00am to 12.00pmEmily:
9349 8200
Group for people 65 years and over. Participants share in conversation about current affairs and several topics of interest over morning tea. $5 fee each week +$8 for transport if needed.
Let's Get Digital Computer TutoringJNC Bondi JunctionTuesdays 10.00am to 12.00pmShellie:
9349 8200
Free one on one help with computers, phones and tablets. NO word, excel or powerpoint.
English Conversation ClassJNC Bondi JunctionMondays & Tuesdays 10.30am to 12.00pmShellie:
9349 8200
Friendly social groups for people wanting the opportunity to practise speaking English. Gold coin donation.
Garden Walk & TalkJNC Bondi JunctionMondays 1.30pm to 3.30pmShellie:
9349 8200
Afternoon tea + a walk to Waverley Community Garden.
Community Kitchen for Parents & CarersLa Perouse Public School10.00am to 12.00pm
Wednesdays during school term
Family Programs: 9349 8200Two facilitators will guide you through recipes that are easy, affordable, nutritious and family friendly! The cooking classes are a chance to learn about the nutritional value of the meals and gain tips for cooking in a fun and interactive way
English ConversationJNC MaroubraWednedays 10:30am Thursdays 10amMarie:
9349 8200
Friendly social groups for people over 55 years wanting the opportunity to practise speaking English.
Beaded Jewellery ClassJNC Bondi Junction10am to 12.30pm
Thursdays fortnightly
Shellie:
9349 8200
Learn the basic techniques for making beaded jewellery – necklaces, bracelets and ear rings. Tools and some beads are provided. $3 per session.
Computer tutoring one on one JNC Maroubraone-hour sessions Wednesday and Friday mornings9349 8200If you are over 55+ and live in the Randwick or Waverley LGAs, come along and learn how to use your devices including smart phone, tablets etc.
Justice of the PeaceJNC Maroubra10.00am to 12.00pm Fridays Anna:
9349 8200
Justice of the peace services with Kevin. Speaks English, Cantonese & Mandarin.
Resume WritingJNC Bondi JunctionWednesdays. Make an appointment.Family Programs: 9349 8200Resume writing and job application help
Little Leaps PlaygroupLa Perouse Public School. Cnr Yarra Rd and Bunnerong Rd, La Perouse
Fridays 10am to 11.30am
Family Programs: 9349 8200
A free service for families with children under five. Parents, carers and their children are welcome to come along to the playgroup and register on arrival.
Tax HelpMaroubra, Bondi Junction, GlebeAugust to October - make an appointment9349 8200 for an appointmentFree - but eligible only for people who earn $55,000 or less, and don't have an ABN

Click on the links below to find out more about other groups, social activities and outings on offer through The JNC:

Social Activities & Outings – open to the community in the Randwick and Waverley LGA’s.

Social Activity Groups –  available to the frail aged and people living with disabilities in the Randwick and Waverley LGA’s.

Social Outing Groups – available to the frail aged and people living with disabilities in the Randwick and Waverley LGA’s.