Softwood Micrografting

When: Saturday 19th October
Time: 10am-1pm
Where: The Hut’s Platform Community Garden
Cost: $20
Book: Book Here

Learn the art of Micrografting in this hands on workshop. Graft a tomato and a potato to get a Tomtato plant – with Tony Herve

Life After Divorce

When: Saturday 19th October
Time: 2pm-4pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE
Book: Book Here

Divorce can be a traumatic and devastating experience for all people involved. How do we cope with the loss of a marriage?
How do we pick up the pieces and rebuild a positive life, with new connections. In this 2 hour workshop we look at some strategies to help recover from the loss of divorce and go on the live rich, meaningful lives.
This workshop is run by Lutheran Community Care and is free of charge.

Dry Stone Wall Workshop and Working Bee

When: Saturday 26th October
Time: 8.30am – 3pm
Where: Teetaka Ila Aldgate Platform Gardens
Cost: Free for your participation
Book: Book Here

Join experienced landscaper Craig from Piccadilly Landscapes for this practical workshop to learn how to build a dry stone wall.
This workshop and working bee will begin to transform the eastern end of the Teetaka Ila Platform Community Gardens into a purpose built Sensory Garden and Nature Play Area in response to community interest and need.
This event is free for your participation – BYO gloves, safety glasses & hat (essential) as well as picks, shovels & stone working hammers (if you have them). Please be aware that some heavy work is involved.
Simple morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided

Water Feature Design and Construction

When: 17, 24, 31st October
Time: 12.30-3.30pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre – Community Shed
Cost: Free for your participation
Book: Book Here

Work with Ceramic Artist Tania Kunze to design and construct water features for Teetaka Ila, The Platform Community Gardens.
This includes 3 workshops to be held on Thursday October 17, 24, 31st 12.30-3.30pm.
This is a special opportunity to be part of realising the vision for the design of Teetaka Ila, which includes 7 water features

Post Natal Yoga

When: Tuesday 22nd October-10th December
Time: 10-11am (8 sessions)
Where: Woorabinda Education Centre
Cost: $80 or $64 for healthcare card holders
Book: Book Here

Enjoy a baby friendly Post Natal yoga session with Bec Trethowan followed by a cup of tea.

Home Maintenance – Plastering

When: Sunday 27th October
Time: 1pm-3pm
Where: The Hut Community Shed
Cost: $10
Book Here

Learn how to fix and prepare plasterboard ready for painting. Holes in your plasterboard wall? Learn how to repair your walls.

Join the experienced and friendly team from The Hut Community Centre Shed for a course in the basics of plastering.

Blending Families

When: Thursday 31st October
Time: 7pm-9pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE
Book: Book Here

Embrace the differences and consider the elements which make a successful blended family.
Since many remarriages include children from previous relationships, blended families or step families are more common then ever.  In this 2 hour workshop we look at how to embrace the difference and consider some of the elements which make a blended family: such as a solid marriage/relationship, being civil, respectful relationships, compassion for everyone’s development and room for growth.
This workshop is run by Lutheran Community Care and is free of charge.

Recording Sessions

When: Friday 1st November
Time: 10-3.30pm by appointment
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: FREE for participating schools
Record your school choir, singing group, spoken word or poetry with an experienced sound engineer and music mentor.
The Aldgate Railway Platform Signal Box will be transformed into a recording studio for one day only to give students a real experience of preparing and recording music. Schools will receive the digital recording of their students to celebrate their musical achievements and participation in 2019!

BMX Sessions

When: Sunday 10th November
Time: 9.30am-2.30pm
Where: Pomona Rd Bike Track, Stirling
Cost: FREE – registration is required
Book: Book Here

Part of the Adelaide Hills BMX, Skate and Scooter Series, book in for a bike session at Pomona Road Bike Park, Stirling.

Join the crew from Roller All Day for a fun and safe program where kids can learn more about riding on the bike track and about dirt jump maintenance, goal setting, resilience.

In the morning coaching session times are dedicated to age groups with 10 participants per session – BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

9.30am-10.30am – 5-8 year olds
10.30am-11.30am – 9-12 year olds
11.30am-12.30pm – 13-15 year olds

In the afternoon join in a fun mentoring session with Tom to learn more about bike maintenance and jump building.

Registration forms will be emailed out prior to the event and must be signed by parent/guardian to participate.

Enjoy music and bring along some change for food and drink on sale.


Healthy Strong Families – Building Resilience

When: Tuesday 12th November
Time: 6.30pm-8.30pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre
Cost: $10 per person
Book: Book Here

Are you looking for ways to help your child handle life’s challenges? Do you have an anxious child? Do you worry about the impact screen time has on their developing minds? This practical 2 hour workshop will offer you the latest research and parenting strategies on:
*Building resilience
*Managing anxieties
*Screen time vs Green time
This workshop is run by Lutheran Community Care.

Repair Cafe

When: Saturday 23rd November
Time: 10am-2pm
Where: The Hut Community Shed
Cost: FREE

The Repair Cafe is a pop up event that invites people of all backgrounds to get household items repaired by volunteer repair experts for free. The Repair Cafe is a place for the community to come together, to recognise and share skills and to reduce unnecessary household waste. Volunteer repair expert will take the time to explain the repair process to participants, helping them to learn new skills and understand the benefits of repairing. The Repair Cafe ethos recognises that some items will be beyond repair and participants will be made aware of this before taking part.

Bush Foods Workshop and Working Bee

When: Saturday 23rd November
Time: 2pm-5pm
Where: The Old School Community Garden, 100 Old Mt Barker Rd, Stirling
Cost: $10
Book: Book Here

Come and discover the bush foods of the Adelaide Hills at this workshop and working bee presented by The Old School Community Garden in partnership with The Hut Community Centre.

Learn from Peramangk & Kaurna Elder, Ivan-Tiwu Copley about the historic and present use of local native plants in food, medicine and culture. Learn to identify these plants and discover how to grow them for yourself. Learn from and work with Jenny Deans, experienced Horticulturalist to create a bush foods trail within The Old School Community Garden that will provide information to school children and other garden visitors.

Children under 12 can participate for free but must be supervised at all times. Please let us know when you book in how many children under 12 you will be bringing so that we can plan accordingly.

Please wear sturdy shoes/boots and clothes suitable for gardening which are appropriate for the weather such as sun hat/rain jacket. Bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if possible.

Enjoy afternoon tea and bush treats at the cake stall (cash only) with all funds raised supporting the ongoing work of The Old School Community Garden. Plants will also be available to order for your own garden.

This event will proceed in inclement weather, but be deferred if there is a major storm or extreme or higher fire-risk weather.

Gingerbread Cookies

When: Saturday 7th December
Time: 1-3pm
Where: The Hut Community Room
Cost: $10 per session
Book: Book Here

Get in the Christmas spirit decorating gingerbread cookies. Each booking receives 12 cookies and all you need to decorate them! Join in as a family or an individual.

Lead Light Design

When: Each Sunday during School Term
Time: 6pm-8.30pm
Where: The Hut Community Centre – Community Shed, located in the carpark adjacent to The Hut
Cost: $15 per session, includes all materials and instruction, pay on the day
Book: Book Here

Weekly sessions to develop your lead lighting skills and work on your own projects.

Community Lunch

When: First Tuesday of each month,
Time: 12-2pm
Where: The Hut Community Room
Cost: Donation appreciated
Book: Book Here

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for a delicious 2 course meal, new connections and conversation.

Drawing with Jane Disher

When: Run weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Time: 12.30pm – 3.00pm
Where: Aldgate Valley Hall, Nation Ridge Road Aldgate
Cost: $5
Book: Book Here

Explore different techniques with drawing.

Computer Training 

When: Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays, and Fridays
Time: various times available
Where: The Hut
Cost: Donation appreciated
Book: Book Here

One-on-one computing, iPad, Tablet, internet tutoring and mobile phone.


When: Sessions are run weekly each Friday during school term, 9.30am-12.30
Where: The Hut Community Centre – Community Shed, located in the carpark adjacent to The Hut
Cost: $15 per session
Book: Book Here

Tutor assistance, glue, grout and tools are available to use, however limited tiles available so bring along your favourites!