Picabeen provides a range of activities which are all conducted by volunteers. The activities at Picabeen not only enhance people’s skills; they also serve to build interpersonal relationships and create a sense of belonging.
Current activities include:
Thursday Art & Craft Group
The Art & Craft Group hosted by Mark J has created some real masterpieces over time. Looking to learn a new craft skill or just enjoy the company of others while you create something new? Join them to learn or just to enjoy the creative atmosphere on Thursdays from 10 am to 12 noon – $5 charge
Friday Art Group – 1 to 3 pm
Painting pictures is enjoyable, satisfying, therapeutic, good for the soul, great for your social life, combats social isolation, and is good fun! – Beginners are welcome
A friendly group of people from many countries work with our tutors to improve their spoken and written English. Join this free activity from 9:30am -11:30am on Fridays except during school holidays. No need to book.
Join the lovers of words on Friday afternoons from 1pm as they challenge each other for the top score or just enjoy creating words. $5 per session.
Basic computer skills
You have bought a computer but now you want to use it. Join our Tutors on Thursday or Friday mornings when he will show you how to manage emails or simple Word documents. No one will laugh at you but there will be laughter as everyone enjoys these sessions. It’s free!
Join us for our playgroups on Fridays and Monday at Picabeen, 10am – 12pm Parents, grandparents and caregivers are welcome! We have arts and crafts, games, music and stories.
In addition Picabeen holds a number of community events throughout the year. Annual events include Harmony Day, Volunteer Recognition, Seniors Week activities and an End of Year celebration.