Bellarine Women’s Workshop
Next workshop Thursday November 23, 10am-1pm: focus on all things Christmas. Final workshop Thursday December 7, 10am-1pm: Christmas break up.
Portarlington Girl Guides Hall. Meets every second Thursday, and second Saturday of the month.
■ Facebook: Bellarine Women’s Workshop for further details
Leopold Hall, 805-809 Bellarine Hwy. Admission $10 includes supper. Saturday November 18, 7.30pm-11pm, music Ben Costanzo.
■ 0400-500 402
Bareena Bowling Club, Newtown, Friday twilight starting 6pm. $15 covers bowls and BBQ. Drinks at Crackerjack bar prices.
■ John 0419-563 199
Grovedale Marshall Probus
Meets second Thursday of the month, 10am, Grovedale Neighbourhood House, 45 Heyers Rd.
■ Viv 0458-288 504, email@example.com
Grovedale East Ladies Probus
Fourth Monday of each month, 10am, Waurn Ponds Hotel.
■ Sally Nelson 0402-450 610, firstname.lastname@example.org
Belmont Central Combined Probus
Second Wednesday of each month, 10am, Waurn Ponds Hotel.
■ 0417-555 547
Waurn Ponds Combined Probus
Fourth Wednesday of the month, 10am. Maximum 100 members.
Combined Probus Club of Geelong East
Meets every third Monday of the month, 10am, East Geelong Uniting Church, cnr Boundary and Ormond Rds.
■ Malcolm 0419-376 380
Geelong Scout Heritage Centre
Meets third Sunday of the month, 56 Russell St, Newtown, 10am-3pm.
■ 0419-591 432, email@example.com
Belmont Combined Probus
First Monday of the month, 10am, Geelong RSL.
■ Pamela 5243 4042, firstname.lastname@example.org
Barwon Valley Belmont Probus
First Thursday of the month, 10am, Waurn Ponds Hotel.
■ membership officer 0407-333 263, email@example.com
Hamlyn Heights Probus
Second Thursday of the month, 10am, Geelong Cement Bowls Club, 200 McCurdy Rd, Herne Hill.
■ Noel 0425-706 339
Geelong Central Probus
Third Friday of the month, 9.45 am, Geelong RSL.
Third Wednesday of each month, 10am, East Geelong Uniting Church, corner Boundary and Ormond Roads.
■ Gary 0407 320 735
Polish language for kids
Fortnightly Polish language classes for kids aged 7-11 at one of Geelong’s libraries.
■ Dorota 5224 1105
Music for preschoolers
Mainly Music is a music and movement program for babies to preschoolers at St Albans-St Andrews Uniting Church, 276 Wilsons Rd, Whittington, Tuesdays 10am during school terms.
■ Rhonda 0437-241 345
Geelong Rostrum Public Speaking Club Inc meets each Monday.
■ Andrew 0408-369 446, Jan 0407-296 958
Sing Out Geelong
Community singing for fun at Geelong West Neighbourhood House, 7.30pm-9pm every second Thursday in school term times. $10.
Art lectures each month, morning and evening, Newcomb Hall, Wilsons Rd.
Lighthearted discussion on all the great works. Grovedale Neighbourhood Centre, Heyers Rd. Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm.
■ Tracey 0418-320 537
Geelong Jukebox Rockers
Monday social nights, Club Italia, Moolap, 7pm-9pm, $5.
Monthly dance nights, Club Italia, Moolap, first Saturday of month, live band, trybooking.com.
■ 0432-503 997, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wanted: card sharp partners to play the game of Bolivia on Thursday evenings. For venue email Ingrid.
Scrabble, chess, board games or cards. Thursdays 2pm to 4.30pm at All Saints’ Parish Hall, Newtown. Afternoon tea provided.
■ Dinah 0418-547 753
Leopold CAE book club meets second Tuesday of each month 6.30pm.
■ Shirley 0488-055 969
Sing Australia Geelong Choir
Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm at Senior Citizens Centre, 52 Thomson St, Belmont. No auditions needed.
■ Mary 0419-278 456
Mindfulness & meditation
Wednesdays 11am at U3A Geelong, Thursdays 10am U3A Torquay.
■ Jean 5264 7484
Ocean Grove Seniors
Ocean Grove Seniors play 500 every Thursday at 1.15pm. Cost $20 annually and coffee included. At 102 The Terrace, Ocean Grove.
■ Lyn 5256 2540
Scribes Writers Group
South Barwon Community Centre, Mondays 9.30am-noon. Welcoming new members who wish to refine their skills.
■ email@example.com, 5243 8388
Group lessons for children aged three to six years; 7-10 years; and 10+ years at St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall, 171a Latrobe Tce, Geelong, first Sunday of the month during school term, 10.30-11.30am.
■ Suzie 0402-963 855, Althea 0403-005 449
Geelong Dragon Boat Club
Paddle at Barwon River. Training Wednesdays 5pm, Saturdays 9am. Free one-month trial.
Zonta Club of Geelong
Meets monthly for dinner first Wednesday of the month between February and December at 6.30pm for a 6.45pm start. RSVP essential.
Community Centre, 84 Barrabool Rd, Highton. Cards Wednesday 12.30-3pm.
■ Joy 0428-145 138
Kardinia Seniors Club, beginners class from 12.30pm every Wednesday, at 450 Moorabool St, South Geelong.
■ Dianne 0410-039 063
Geelong Prostate Support Group
Meets last Friday of the month (except December), 10am-noon, Belmont Park Pavilion, 162 Barrabool Rd, Belmont.
■ Bill 0414 524 155, firstname.lastname@example.org
St Paul’s Choir rehearses Wednesdays from 7.45pm to 8.45pm and 9.30am Sunday for 10.30am service. Choral scholarships available. Occasional choir for those unable to make commitment to main choir. Children’s choir soon.
■ Dr Terry Norman 0411-875 033, email@example.com
Geelong ballroom dancing
Saturdays 7.30pm to 10.15pm, cnr Bayview Pde and Carey St, Hamlyn Heights. Entry: $10. BYO drinks and a plate.
■ 5278 9740, geelongballroomdc.com.au
Corio Bay Lions Club Meetings
First and third Thursday of each month at 6.30pm.
Ballroom dancing Wednesdays 7.30pm-10.30pm, Leopold Hall, Bellarine Hwy. Cost: $6, includes light supper.
■ Russ 5250 1937
Elliminyt ballroom dancing
Elliminyt Hall, 168 Main St, Elliminyt. Third Saturday of the month, 8pm-11.30pm. Entry: $10 and a plate. Music by CD.
■ John 0403 903 809 to confirm dance is on
Geelong Harmony Chorus
Women’s four-part harmony singing. All ages encouraged. Rehearsals Mondays 6.45pm in Herne Hill.
■ firstname.lastname@example.org, 0406-666 737
Geelong Welsh Ladies Choir
Small ladies choir who require no knowledge of the Welsh language. Meet Wednesdays 7pm at St Luke’s, Highton to help each other sing in Welsh and English.
■ 0413-406 433, welshladieschoir.com.au
Ocean Grove, Tuesdays at 1.30pm at 101 The Terrace, Ocean Grove; Portarlington, Mondays at 9.30am, Parks Hall, 87 Newcombe St, Portarlington; and St Leonards, Thursdays at 9.30am, unit 2 1375-1377 Murradoc Rd (on Blanche St), St Leonards.
■ Ralph 0431-458 100 (Ocean Grove), Rob 5259 2290 (Portarlington), Lyn 5292 2162 (St Leonards)
Leopold Hall, 805-809 Bellarine Hwy, Wednesday and Friday each week, 1pm to 3.15pm. $4 Admission and includes afternoon tea.
■ 0400-500 402
Older men new ideas men’s friendly informal chat group, South Barwon Community Centre, 33 Mt Pleasant Rd, Belmont, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 10.30am.
■ Allan 0409665608
Lara Community Market
Run by Rotary Club of Lara District every second Sunday of the month at Lara RSL from 9am to 1pm.
Geelong Breakfast Lions Club
Meets first Tuesday of each month, 8am at The Eastern Hub, East Geelong.
Geelong Amateur Radio Club
Storrer Street Clubhouse, Geelong, Wednesdays 1.30pm to 4pm and Fridays at 6.30pm.
■ Robert 0438 409 979, vk3atl.org
Geelong’s Soroptimist International
Service club for women and girls, every second Tuesday of the month from 6pm at Belmont RSL.
■ 0455-835 691, email@example.com
Geelong Sports & Game Fishing
Meets first and third Monday of the month at Belmont Park Pavilion, 7.30pm.
■ John 0409-234 307
Geelong Anglers Club
Meets fourth Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm, 9 Yuille St, Geelong West. Monthly fishing competitions.
■ Brian 0417-190 092, Ian 0470-114 787
Every second Tuesday at 1pm and crafts every third Tuesday at 11.30am of each month at Drysdale RSL Club.
■ Jenny 0452-258 333
Scottish country dancing classes
GOG Scottish Country Dance classes 7.30pm Tuesdays at Leopold Hill Hall, $5. No partner needed.
■ Jane 0481-126 022, Barbara 0419-511 781
Geelong Philatelic Society, meets 7pm first Saturday of the month (except January), Virginia Todd Community Hall, Geelong West and 1pm third Monday of the month (except December), Belmont Library.
■ Julie 0438-270 549, geelongps.org.au
Afternoon tea dance
Life Activities Club [Geelong Inc] afternoon tea dance Thursdays, 2-4pm, at Belmont Park Pavilion. Entry: $5.
■ 5251 3529
First steps in music
Babies, toddlers and preschoolers welcome with parent/carer. Thursdays Northern Bay College, Tallis, and Fridays at Northern Bay College, Peacock. Free if living in 3214 postcode, bookings essential.
Music and art playgroup where babies, toddlers and preschoolers learn together with their parent/carer. Wednesdays St Thomas Aquinas Primary School, Norlane. Free if living in 3214 postcode, bookings essential.
Community organisation offering practical steps and peer support to help recover and maintain mental health through free face to face and online groups. Mondays 7pm, 195 Ormond Rd, East Geelong, Fridays 12.45pm, Vines Rd Community Centre, Hamlyn Heights, Zoom group 7pm Tuesdays.
■ grow.org.au, 1800 558 268
Geelong Philatelic Society Inc meets 7pm first Saturday of the month at Virginia Todd Community Hall, 9-15 Clarence St, Geelong West and 1pm third Monday of the month at Belmont Library, 163 High St, Belmont.
■ Julie 0438-270 549
Indoor bowls Monday 1-3 pm; gentle exercise Tuesday 9-9.45 am; cards (Euchre) Tuesday 1-3pm; bingo Thursday 1-3pm. Grovedale Community Hub, 45 Heyers Rd.
■ Julie 0419-549 521
Laughter Club Geelong
Saturdays 9am, Eastern Beach in front of the swimming enclosure. 30-minutes free laughter yoga done standing or seated.
■ 0418-521 265
Drysdale Day VIEW
Fourth Friday of each month at Portarlington Golf Club for lunch.
■ Margaret 0431-636 090
Geelong Day VIEW
First Monday monthly from 11am at Eastern Hub, East Geelong.
Second Tuesday of each month at Leopold Sportsmans’ Club at 10.30am.
■ leopold.viewclub@gmail com
Geelong Evening VIEW
Third Monday of the month, 6pm at Waurn Ponds Hotel.
■ Von 0414-930 259, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lions Club International
Enjoy meeting great people and help out your community at the same time. Clubs all over Geelong & District – see which one is right for you.
■ Les 0428-466 446
Grovedale Marshall Probus
Second Thursday of the month,10am at The Grovedale Hub, 45 Heyers Rd, Grovedale.
■ Anne 0425-356 973
Ocean Grove Men’s Probus
First Monday of each month, 10am, except January, at Surf Life Saving Club.
■ Barry 0409-161 129