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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 2016

Groups and Classes offered each day through the JNC
MONDAYS
Group or ClassVenueDay/TimeContact Person/DetailsDetails & Eligibility
Broadband For SeniorsJNC MaroubraVarious times, by appointment onlyAnna A:
9349 8200
Free one on one tutoring to assist older people to use computers and the internet.
Knitting GroupLevel 3,
Bowen Library
669-673 Anzac Pde
Maroubra
12.00pm to 2.30pmAnna A:
9349 8200
Participants 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 203610.00am 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.
Discussion GroupJNC Bondi Junction10.00am to 12.00pmFasina:
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.
Computer TutoringJNC Bondi Junction10.30am to 11.30amAnna H:
9349 8200
Free one on one computer tutoring for beginners. NO word, excel or powerpoint.
Community Afternoon TeaJNC Bondi Junction1.30pm to 3.30pmAnna H:
9349 8200
All welcome and please feel free to bring a friend or neighbour who is new to the area or wanting to make new friends.
TUESDAYS
Circles of Learning Garden GroupWaverley Community Garden10.00am to 12.00pm
Anna H:
9349 8200
For children up to 5 years and their carers to learn about healthy eating and gardening.
English Conversation JNC Bondi Junction10:30am & 12.30pmAnna H:
9349 8200
Friendly social groups for people wanting the opportunity to practise speaking English. Gold coin donation.
WEDNESDAYS
Gentle Exercise GroupJNC Bondi Junction10.30am to 12.30pmUnyoung:
9349 8200
Gentle Exercise Group for Seniors
Harmony GroupJNC Maroubra2.00pm to 4.00pmMarie:
9349 8200

An open social group providing a safe and friendly place for people who experience anxiety to get support from other people in similar situations.
Randwick Walking GroupJNC Randwick10.00am to 12.00pm (last wed of every month)Shellie:
9349 8200
Join this friendly walking group on trips to local parks, tracks and coastal walks. We enjoy having a cuppa too!
Book ClubJNC Randwick2.00pm to 4.00pm
Monthly
Shellie:
9349 8200
Join in the discussion over a cuppa. Second Wednesday of each month.
Community Kitchen for Parents & CarersLa Perouse Public School10.00am to 12.00pm
Weekly 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
THURSDAYS
English ConversationJNC Maroubra10:30am and 11.30amMarie:
9349 8200
Friendly social groups for people over 55 years wanting the opportunity to practise speaking English.
Games ClubJNC Randwick1.30pm to 3.00pmShellie:
9349 8200
Come and join in a variety of board games, card games, guessing games, puzzles, word games and conversation games .
Beaded JewelleryJNC Bondi Junction10.30am to 12.30pm Each fortnightAnna H:
9349 8200
Learn the basic techniques for making beaded jewellery – necklaces, bracelets and ear rings. Tools and some beads are provided. $3 per session.
Let's Get DigitalJNC Bondi Junction10.00am to 12.00pm
fortnightly
Anna H:
9349 8200
If 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.
FRIDAYS
Justice of the PeaceJNC Maroubra10.00am to 12.00pm Anna:
9349 8200
Justice of the peace services with Kevin. Speaks English, Cantonese & Mandarin.
Job Club for Parents and CarersJNC Maroubra10.30 to 11.30 by appointment onlyFamily Programs: 9349 8200A free service for parents and carers ;resume writing and job application help
Gentle Exercise GroupGallop Court Housing10.00am to 12.00pmUnyoung:
9349 8200
A gentle excercise group for seniors living in Gallop Court Housing, Maroubra.
Little Leaps PlaygroupLa Perouse Public School. Cnr Yarra Rd and Bunnerong Rd, La Perouse
10.00 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.

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.