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Social and Support Groups

Mackie Rd Neighbourhood House (MRNH) offers a range of social and support groups. New groups and members are always welcome.

Social Groups

Parents with Prams Walking Group
A short walk around the Mulgrave area, starting and ending at Mackie Rd Neighbourhood House in the Wellington Reserve Community Centre. All parents with prams are welcome, and participants will receive a free reusable cup as well as a free coffee at a local cafe situated on the walking route. Free morning tea will be provided after the walk at Mackie Rd Neighbourhood House.
Day Time Cost
*Once we reopen we will update TBC
 Mackie Rd Craft Group
The Mackie Rd Craft Group meets weekly (during school terms) to work on a variety of projects (beading, scrapbooking, crochet, knitting). Bring along your latest craft project and enjoy creating in the company of other, friendly makers. New members are always welcome
Day Time Cost
Mondays (school terms; excluding public holidays) 10.00am-12.00pm $3.00 per person/ session
Mackie Rd Walking Group
Looking for an opportunity to complete a gentle-moderate walk, in the company of other friendly walkers? Our group walks at a different location every week on Mondays 10am-11am (during school terms) and heads out for about 1 hour. Contact the office for more details about meeting locations
Day Time Cost
Monday (school terms; excluding public holidays) 10am-11am Free
 Mackie Rd Community Morning Tea
Each Tuesday (during school terms) the Mackie Rd Neighbourhood House staff host a morning tea for local residents. This provides a wonderful opportunity to get to know your local Neighbourhood House staff, neighbours and to make new friends. Everyone is welcome.
Day Time Cost
Tuesdays (school terms; excluding public holidays) 10.30am-11.30pm Gold coin donations welcome
Mackie Rd Armenian Playgroup
This group meets weekly on Thursdays (during school terms) from 10am-12pm. Make new friends and have fun! New members are always welcome (native speakers only).
Day Time Cost
Thursdays (school terms; excluding public holidays) 10am-12pm Free
 Mackie Rd Tatting Group
This group has been operating for more than 25 years, and we are a small group of enthusiasts of the art of making lace, using shuttles (nothing to do with tattoos!).  We share patterns, techniques, books and the latest in threads over a cuppa and a chat.  Tatting embraces not only treasured old patterns, but also jewellery, braids and motifs for clothing, Christmas ornaments and decorations, and much more.  We would welcome anyone who would like to join us on the first Monday of each month school- and public holidays excepted.
Day Time Cost
First Monday of the month during school terms (excluding public holidays) 10.00am-12.00pm $3.00 per person/ session