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Social Inclusion Week Lunch and Activities
November 16, 2017November 16, 2017
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Social Inclusion Week Lunch and Activities

Come join us to celebrate Social Inclusion Week with a day of free fun activities and a yummy lunch!  From 10.30am we will offer activities including gentle exercise, gardening and a sing-a-long. A community bus pick-up and drop-off service is available. Please contact the House to book a place on the bus. Thursday 30 November...

A pathway to training and employment
October 5, 2017October 5, 2017
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A pathway to training and employment

The Kensington Neighbourhood House’s “Prepare for Work in Warehousing” program was a worthy finalist at this year’s Victorian Learn Local Awards in the “Outstanding Pathways Program” category.

Growing together
October 5, 2017October 5, 2017
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Growing together

A recent conversation with our English Language students has led us to develop a new garden to table project, Growing Together.

Never too old to learn
October 5, 2017October 5, 2017
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Never too old to learn

The average age of students in our new English class is 76! Proving that age is no barrier to learning, Chinese elders in our community have enthusiastically returned to “school” to build their English language confidence.

Combining smiles, laughs and healthy food
June 21, 2017June 22, 2017
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Combining smiles, laughs and healthy food

Each Thursday at the Kensington Housing Estate we’ve been having a lot of fun cooking, gardening and sharing a delicious meal together, as part of our Healthy Living & Learning for Seniors Project. More than 20 people attend each week and we’ve prepared a variety of cuisines. Most memorable have been our Arabic feast lead...

Meet Melina
June 21, 2017June 21, 2017
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Meet Melina

Why would one woman enrol in not one, not two, but SEVEN different courses at Kensington Neighbourhood House? Meet Melina Caccetta. Born and raised in Kensington, Melina is a well-known local and the powerhouse behind the monthly Kensington Market. We have been seeing a lot of Melina lately because she has so far enrolled in...

Arden Street Community Garden
June 21, 2017June 21, 2017
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Arden Street Community Garden

The Arden Street Verge Garden is in full bloom and ready for new members. If you’ve walked or cycled past Arden Street recently, you’ll have noticed the street looks unusually green.