Connection Club - Enjoy a Coffee & Connect With Others

We want you to try new things, meet new people, look after yourself and have a great time.
The Connection Club is all about connecting with others through a series of FREE events and activities throughout the year.

The last Thursday of the month we will be hosting a FREE cuppa morning. All we ask in return is that you enjoy your cuppa whilst having a chat with someone if you aren’t a big talker we also have board games and live acoustic music to enjoy.

Dates:
Thursday, July 25th
Thursday, August 29th
Thursday, September 26th
Thursday, October 31st
Thursday, November 28th

Location: Bendigo Marketplace Food Court

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Cost: FREE

Bendigo Marketplace Food Court
54416906

Connection Club - Marketplays Preschool Yoga

In partnership with YogaEarthLove, we bring you a special Marketplays Preschool Session with Preschool Yoga. 

“Preschool Yoga”  is an opportunity for you and your kid(s) to explore, play, move, breath and relax. Using yoga techniques and practices that allow you and your child to develop a connection to your breath and movement, to each other and yourselves. Lots of fun and a great way to support kids to self regulate…breathe and relax.

Location: Bendigo Marketplace in front of OPSM

Cost: FREE

Date: Tuesday 5th November

Time:
Session 1: 9:30am – 10:30am
Session 2: 10:30am – 11:30am

Make Booking
Bendigo Marketplace in front of OPSM
Contact: Centre Management
54416906

Connection Club - Free Pilates Class or Group Walk

YMCA Bendigo invites you to come along to the Peter Krenz Leisure Centre in Eaglehawk and join our Pilates class, or if you prefer our volunteer-led group walk. Both activities are fantastic for physical and mental wellbeing, and of course fun!

Location: Peter Krenz Leisure Centre in Eaglehawk

Cost: FREE

Date: Tuesday 8th October

Time: 9:30am

Peter Krenz Leisure Centre in Eaglehawk
Contact: YMCA Bendigo
54416906

Connection Club - Bike Riding Essentials

Bike Bendigo is a not-for-profit community organisation working to make bike riding an easy and attractive choice for people of all ages and bike riding ability. 

Brush up on your bike riding skills in this riding workshop with our qualified instructor. Have fun in a supportive, traffic-free environment. 

Visit our Facebook page for workshop details and to register: www.facebook.com/BikeBendigo/ 

Location: Chinese Museum Dai Gum San near the lotus flower

Cost: FREE

Date: Saturday 5th October

Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Chinese Museum Dai Gum San near the lotus flower
Contact: Bike Bendigo
54416906

Connection Club - R U OK DAY

Join us at the Bendigo Marketplace for R U OK DAY. 

Free Activities: 

  • Sugar Station
  • goodie bags
  • Puppy therapy
  • headspace, Bendigo Community Health, YMCA, Bike Bendigo and Yoga Earth Love will be in centre running activities, providing free information and resources to customers

Location: Find us in front of Katies

Cost: FREE

Date: Thursday 12th September

Time: From 10:30am

In front of Katies
Contact: Centre Management
54416906

Connection Club - Youth 5 Ways to Wellbeing

headspace Bendigo will have an information stall set up and provide brochures about the services they offer. headspace will have some planned activities promoting good mental health with a focus on the 5 Ways to Wellbeing.

Be Active, Connect, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give.

Come along and meet some of the headspace Team members and find out more about headspace Bendigo.

Location: Find us in the food court

Cost: FREE

Dates:
Thursday, July 25th
Thursday, November 28th

Location: Bendigo Marketplace Food Court

Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Cost: FREE

Bendigo Marketplace Food Court
54416906

Connection Club - Youth Yoga

Grab your mates and try out some yoga moves, an opportunity to connect & breath to movement, to support you in developing your ability to chill out, relax and also strengthen your entire being, body, heart, and mind.

Our western culture can be a little hectic at times…yoga supports you to balance out the busyness and to be able to move through your world with a little more ease, connection and love for yourself and others….

Cost: FREE

Dates: Tuesday 13th August

Time: 4:00pm – 4:45pm

Location: Discovery Centre Auditorium

 

Discovery Centre Auditorium
Contact: Centre Management
54416906
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Connection Club - Community Bike Rides

We want you to try new things, meet new people, look after yourself and have a great time.
The Connection Club is all about connecting with others through a series of FREE events and activities throughout the year.

Bike Bendigo is a not-for-profit community organisation working to make bike riding an easy and attractive choice for people of all ages and bike riding ability. 

Bike Bendigo welcome people of all ages to join their free community rides. Bike Bendigo’s rides are smooth rides away from traffic exploring Bendigo’s bike paths. Rides are held on the second Sunday of every month, and every Sunday during Bike Palooza Bendigo (October).

Like Bike Bendigo on Facebook to stay in touch: www.facebook.com/BikeBendigo/

 

Cost: FREE

Dates & Locations:
Sunday 11th August – Meeting Place: Hargreaves street Golden Square (start of the bike path to Kangaroo Flat)
Sunday 8th September – Meeting Place: Eaglehawk playspace (Mulga Bill Playground, Lake Neangar)
Sunday 6th October – Meeting Place: Rosalind Park Piazza (opposite the fountain)
Sunday 13th October Meeting Place: Long Gully Splash Park
Sunday 10th November – Meeting Place: O’Keefe trail at Bobs street

Time: All Sunday Bike rides commence at 10:00 am from the above meeting points

Cost: FREE

Various Meeting Points
Contact: Bike Bendigo
54416906
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Marketplays Pre-school - The Very Busy Spider

Marketplays Pre-School presents – The Very Busy Spider

Formerly Toddler Time, Now Marketplays Preschool, we know that it’s not only Toddlers who attend our fantastic sessions but children of all ages prior to going to primary school.

We hope you love the new name as much as we do <3

Storytime: Sessions will begin with a reading of  ‘The Very Busy Spider’ by Eric Carle.

Song & Rhyme Time: Following our story time, we will sing a range of songs including Incy Whincy Spider, The Wiggly Woo & Old MacDonald Had a Farm before children will be invited to choose one of the many craft, sensory and other ‘The Very Busy Spider’ themed activities on offer.

Date: Wednesday July 31st

Time:
Session 1: 9:30am – 10:30am
Session 2: 10:30am – 11:30am

Location: In front of OPSM

Make Booking
In front of OPSM
54416906

Marketplays Preschool - Ten Tricky Dinosaurs

Marketplays Preschool presents – Ten Tricky Dinosaurs 

Formerly Toddler Time, Now Marketplays Preschool, we know that it’s not only Toddlers who attend our fantastic sessions but children of all ages prior to going to primary school.

We hope you love the new name as much as we do <3

Our first Marketplays Preschool session is themed “Ten Tricky Dinosaurs”

Storytime: Sessions will begin with a reading of  ‘Ten Tricky Dinosaurs” by Amanda Tarlau

Song & Rhyme Time: Following our story time, we will sing a range of songs including Dinosaur, Dinosaur Turn Around, Dino Stomp plus all our usual favourites.

Date: Friday 26th July

Time:
Session 1: 9:30am – 10:30am
Session 2: 10:30am – 11:30am

Location: In front of OPSM

Make Booking
In front of OPSM
54416906

 

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