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The historical Allwood Neighbourhood House in the heart of Hurstbridge township is one of our best community resources. Established in 1985, Allwood House has been operating as a Neighbourhood House with assistance from the Shire of Nillumbik and with Neighbourhood House Co-ordination Program funding from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Allwood’s superb garden setting and Victorian old-world charm is relaxed and welcoming, creating a wonderful environment for learning. It is an excellent venue for trainers, facilitators and ‘home grown experts’ to share their talents, skills and knowledge.
Rooms can be hired at very reasonable rates to enable affordable practical courses and workshops that add value to participant’s lives and to the spirit of community. Allwood House staff and committee are open to all ideas, suggestions and feedback on courses and other activities.

 

 

"If we want to live wider and deeper lives, not just faster ones, we have to practice patience — patience with ourselves, with other people, and with the big and small circumstances of life itself.”
M.J. Ryan
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Allwood - Nature Art Project
Thank you to everyone who sent in their art works.
We have had fantastic feedback about the project and are happy to hear you had fun creating with natural materials and found objects. Allwood will certainly be running more art projects in the near future. Congratulations to all!
Photos feature the artworks that will receive an Arty Prize.
Emily - Echidna
Caelan - Pluto (Perfect Prince of Peacocks)
Bodhi - Forest
Olivia - Pink blossom - Fairy dress design studio
Ingrid - Leafy chickens
Jordan - Flower garden
Paradise - Landscape
James - Spring Sun
Melissa - Peacock
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A Spring Planting guide for our area.
Happy Gardening!
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Allwood House Inc.

presents an “Online”

“NATURE ART PROJECT”

Nature is all around us -let’s make Art-

You are invited to express your imagination using art materials supplied by nature. Look around! Nature is the art box, select items that inspire you and create, create, create.Artworks can be made from found objects,anything in nature can be used, they may be designed on the ground, a 3D nature sculpture, or a work on paper.

Take a picture of your artwork and send it to the “Nature Art Project”

Age categories: Toddlers, Children, Teens and Adults Enter now to win one of many ‘Art Supply Kit’ prizes.

 

Entries close 11th September (1 per artist)Prizes announced on 16th September HOW TO ENTER SMS a photo of your artwork to mobile no: 0438 596 344

Provide details: Artwork Title, name and age of artist Email address or mobile number for notifications of prizes.

 

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