FUN, LAUGHTER, FRIENDSHIP & LEARNING
FUN, FRIENDSHIP, LAUGHER & LEARNING
A SAFE AND COOPERATIVE PLACE
The Girgarre Community Cottage (GCC) is a safe space that has been providing fun, laughter, friendship and learning for 30 years and is looking forward to the next 30 and more! Join classes, learn skills & access holiday activities.
The Community Centre exists to help, support and encourage people of this rural area to enrich their lives by developing friendships and new learning skills.
OUR CHILD SAFE COMMITMENT
GCC are committed to creating an environment for children and young people to be safe and feel safe. We commit to using best practice standards in the recruitment, screening, and employment of GCC employees and volunteers so they will not harm, abuse or exploit children and young people who are involved in our programs, services and facilities.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
If you would like to help out at the Cottage, raise funds for worthy causes, teach a class, or be on our Committee of Management, please drop in and see Kezia to find out more. Your commitment can be short or long-term, whatever suits you!
Come in and join us; you’ll be glad you did!
ITEMS FOR HIRE
Including mobility and nursery/baby related items at affordable rates
Toiletries, old phones, spectacles, bras & overseas aid items - please enquire
Access Campaspe Regional Library Services books, magazines & DVD's.
Book Swap also available.
Book use of the Girgarre Community Vehicle
Receive assistance with shire, community or personal issues
FREE use of computers, Wifi & internet PLUS training & assistance if required
Access to print, fax & copy services at a small fee for personal/business use
Take a variety of training courses in a safe and supportive environment
FOOD & MEALS
Assist to prepare community meals and access
& FOLK THAT MEET AT THE COTTAGE
UKELELE MATES (GUM)
This fun group comes together and fills the area with beautiful music.
The group is suited to both new and experienced players of ukulele and would love to include you in their next get together. GUM also supports the running of the community car
WHEN: 1st & 3rd Wed 1.30pm
Lyn +613 5859 0297
GREEN THUMBS NURSERY
If you have a passion for plants we would love you to drop in on Sale Days. Green Thumbs also sell Biomix, available at Girgarre Market.
WHEN: Mon & Wed 10am - 1pm
Lorraine 0438 546 237
All Seniors welcome. Activities include in-house games & puzzles.
WHEN: Tue 10.45am - 2.pm
Join them for lunch on the 1st Tue of the month, then fortnightly.
Guest speakers, music & cultural excursions, bowling, movies and eatery outings are also facilitated.
+613 5854 6482
WORDS ON WHEELS
Words on Wheels (WOW) get together for a meal and activities.
WHEN: 3rd Tue evening every month from 6pm
$5 donation towards cost appreciated.
+613 5854 6482
QUILTERS & PATCHWORKERS
Now in their 30th year, the Quilters have around 35 regular members who meet in the Girgarre Memorial Hall Supper Room
Every Friday from 9.30am
Nola Marke +613 5854 8226
Carpet Bowls is a fun, friendly and accessible activity for all ages.
This group meets in the Girgarre Memorial Hall for both casual and competiton Bowls.
Theo George 0428 740 976
Girgarre Playgroup is free for the community. It is run by the
Community Cottage and held at
the Kindergarten premises.
All preschool children (and their parents) are encouraged to attend.
+613 5854 6482
A great social activity that keeps you moving! Held at the Girgarre Memorial Hall.
WHEN: Thursdays 2pm
Gloria Atkins 0400 539 778
The Girgarre Gazette
~ essential reading for every resident ~
is delivered to over 400 people and is published at The Cottage to keep us all up-to-date with all that is happening in our vibrant little town.
The gazette is published electronically on Issuu and is available from the following vendors:
Girgarre Post Office
Corop Post Office
Nanneela Post Office
Kyabram Craft Shop
Stanhope Business Centre & Supermarket
Girgarre Community Cottage
...and on Girgarre Market Days
If you have news of coming events or reports of events just passed we would love to hear from you.
JOIN OUR MAILING LIST
We welcome all to join the Girgarre Gazette mailing list and keep up to date with all the latest news and events.
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Quarter Page $15/mth, $80/6mth, $160 p/a
Half Page $30/mth, $160/6mth, $330 p/a
Full Page $50/mth, $280/6mth, $560 p/a
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