News

Finishing the year with much gratitude!

Recognising over 140 years of service!  It was a wonderful way to finish 2022, bringing together all our staff, volunteers and committee members to celebrate the end of a challenging year together! We celebrated with lots of delicious food from Dial & Graze and...

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Join us for the Lalor Refresh Project!

Great News! The Lalor Refresh Project has started Join us to transform our little part of Lalor with Murals, Mosaics, Community Gardens, outdoor activities, art exhibitions and environment programs. If you love making things, creating art, gardening, food, caring for...

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Final Thursday Community Lunch for the year!

It has been so lovely to have Helen and Faye back at the centre providing delicious community lunches every Thursday including the food pantry with the support of St Vincent de Paul and Second Bite produce. You are welcome to join us! 12 noon Thursday 15 December to...

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Join us! New Community Development Position available!

- We are excited to announce that we looking for an experienced Community Development Coordinator for a new 2 day a week 12 month position starting in mid-January 2023 to help coordinate our fabulous new Lalor Refresh Project! The Lalor Refresh Project Coordinator...

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Counselling now available at Lalor!

TELL ME YOUR STORY  A Counsellor for our Community  Benita Murray is a Therapy Counsellor and will be at the Centre each week on Mondays from 11 to 3 for sessions on any topic you need to unpack within your life. We will unpack your thoughts together and work on...

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Delicious home cooked community lunches are back!

It was great to see a good crowd of people attending our community lunch this week! Our incredible cook, Helen, serves up a wonderful meal, sometimes, created with vegetables from her own garden and Halal meat or fish! Served up every Thursday from 11.30 am onwards....

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Thanks for contributing to our AGM!

We had a lovely AGM on Monday 17 October with some wonderful reflections from the executive and great presentations from Bronwyn Halfpenny, MP for Thomastown, and from Carmela Garcia who has taught with LLLC for 24 years. Carmela gave a lovely historical perspective...

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Living Local Suburban Grant Success!

We are so excited to announce that we have been awarded a Victorian Government Living Local Suburban Grant which will enable us to transform the Lalor Living & Learning Centre and surrounds into a beautiful arts and permaculture precinct! It is exciting times...

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New Craft Group starts this week

Bring your unfinished or new projects and share your skills, or learn a new one! - Our group meets every Wednesday from 2pm - Everyone of all abilities and craft talents is welcome - All craft projects are welcome, no matter the size or scale! - Tea and coffee is...

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Sustainability Victoria Grant awarded to LLLC

We are very excited to announce that we have been awarded a Circular Economy Grant from Sustainability Victoria! it is for our Lalor Interactive Arts, Permaculture and Waste Reduction Precinct Project, known as 'Lalor Refresh' for short! The project will include:...

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Wednesday Morning Art Classes are so popular!

Wednesday Morning Art Classes are so popular!

Ildiko and Atalia’s art class is so popular that the participants didn’t want to break for the school holidays! And their art skills are blossoming as a result! The group meet from 9.30 to 11am on Wednesdays. Just $30 to cover art materials – so why not think about joining us!

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AGM: 11am – 12pm Monday 17th October

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on Monday 17 October at 11am – 12 noon.   Please RSVP via the Eventbrite link here.  We hope to see you in person here at 47A French St, Lalor. A delicious morning tea will be on offer! Members, please check your emails...

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Occasional Childcare Garden activities!

Transforming our outdoor areas for the children! Wonderful outcomes thanks to a grant from Andrew Giles MP's office and particularly our Melbourne Polytechnic community services students in partnership with our Childcare team and the Community Facilitation course...

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New Craft Exchange Group starting in Term 4

Do you have a craft you'd love to teach others, or is there something you would like to learn! Or just bring your knitting or craft materials along and enjoy some company and cuppa while you create together. We are thinking of meeting around 2pm on Wednesdays from 19...

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Grupo Della Amicizia

Since May this year, a wonderful group of Italian speaking women (and some men, sometimes) have been meeting over coffee, to play games, share stories and memories and simply enjoy each other's company. And now the program will include a monthly Italian luncheon!...

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Fabulous afternoon with Zara Al Hasany

We have a wonderful group of people who form our Committee of Governance. Zara Al Hasany is a great member of the committee and a highly skilled community facilitator - so we were very grateful that she volunteered her time to run a fabulous communication and...

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