School holiday activities

School holidays can be fun. One morning the youth team and young people spent the morning watching the movie “Moana’, made masquerade masks, and made pancakes!  
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Your Space

Your Space is a safe place for students in years 7-10 to drop in and hang out. Youth friendly activities are held every Thursday during school terms between 3:15pm – 4:45pm. For more information, phone or text Jane on 0408 001 882 or Amy on 0408 005 771.
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Art Therapy

Picabeen is holding Free Group Art Therapy Workshops for Adults. This is a 6 week program beginning Tuesday 1st August from 10 am to 12 pm. 6 places available only, booking essential. No art skills necessary as everyone can be creative. Fun, hands on and productive,...
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It’s in the Bag

“It’s in the bag” is a campaign by Share The Dignity. People are asked to donate a handbag and fill it with items that will make a women feel special and cared for. Women will often put their children before themselves thereby missing out on basic...
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New Kitchen

Picabeen has had an recent exciting addition to our upstairs facilities – a new renovated and much improved kitchen. Thanks to Brisbane City Councils’ Access and Inclusion Grant we have a beautiful and practical new kitchen. Our old one was gutted and...
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Bowling

The weather wasn’t very nice so we went bowling instead and had a blast! Got a few strikes and spares. Think we may have some professional bowlers on our hands!
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Cooking classes at Nutrition Australia

Our first school holiday activity: healthy cooking classes at Nutrition Australia. Did you know that your taste buds change every 21...
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The Picabeen Computer Class and what it means to me

Denis says: I’ve been attending Bill’s Computer Class at Picabeen for over two years and have found it very valuable. I have the problem of a bad memory and periodic chronic fatigue.  The computer class has been great for keeping my grey matter active. I have learnt a...
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Picabeen’s Scrabblers

“I’ve played Scrabble most of my life,” Bill says. “I went to friends’ houses in my early 20s and played for six months before I won my first game.” “Our game is NOT cutthroat,” Marla says. “It’s for everybody.” The club is more socially oriented. Dictionaries are...
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International Women’s Day

Along with about another 60 women and their guests I had the pleasure of celebrating International Women’s Day at the Piccabeen Community Centre, Mitchelton. It was my first visit to the centre and the warm welcome and obvious effort that had gone into organising this...
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