Activities and Events

Garden Group

Alma Road Community House gardenA beautiful addition to Te-Arai are raised community garden beds, tended by the ARCH garden group. The group has holds monthly working bee and meetings. They are a great opportunity to tend the garden together, catch up and have some planning discussions. The working bees are generally held on the second week of the month at 10.30am. New members are welcome. Enquiries: 9525 8746 or


Alma Road Community House playgroupsLocal and special interest playgroups make use of the main room to meet regularly. This includes a Czech speaking group, craft activities for pre-schoolers and a Down Syndrome Victoria group. Contact to find out more. Mothers’ Groups are organised and facilitated by the Council’s Maternal Health Nurse for new born parents. Enquiries to City of Port Phillip.

Rummy Tiles

Play this traditional board game and share afternoon tea. Alternate Sundays 1.30pm-5pm. Fee applies. Contact Sunny Acreman 9525 4220 or

Yoga and Mindfulness

Yoga Me Well offers a program of gentle exercise and relaxation courses. Yoga classes are on a Thursday during school terms and mindfulness and relaxation courses are offered at different times through the year. Fees apply. Enquiries for fees, class times and dates to Lisa at Yoga Me Well. Contact: 0409 473 or

Dad’s in Distress

Peer support for men going through family breakdown and separation from their children. Contact 1300 853 437 or

St Kilda Islamic Society

Friday prayers. Contact: Mahmood 0402 796 555 or

All Ages Chess Club

All ages and levels welcome for a friendly game of chess on Tuesdays during school term. Enquiries on fees, session times for age groups contact St Kilda Chess Contact: Michael 0425 887 218 or

What’s on

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Adult education courses are held at ARCH during Victorian school terms. Classes are government subsidised with a focus on developing skills, building confidence and increasing social participation as a pathway to more learning, work and community involvement. KickstART – visual art course Tuesday 2pm to 4pm Enquiries: or 8598 6633

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