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Kat Theophanous, in recognition of Natio...

This week we received a small clip of our local member Kat Theophanous, addressing parliment and acknowledging National Volunteers Week. In Kat’s address she mentioned all the great work volunteers do, in particular within the Neighbourhood House sector…….yes SPAN did receive a mention! Dedicating your time and energy to helping those who are vulnerable or […]

Art for All Abilites – weekly update

Art for All Abilites – weekly update

Art for All Abilities were quick to flick back over to zoom classes, enabling them to continue their art classes during Melbourne’s lockdown 4.0 Below are some of the pieces they created in Monday’s session. Non-dominant hand drawing – a great way to loosen up and to have fun! Each person gets to nominate a […]

Span’s Reopening – Post Lockdown 4.0

Yes, that’s right………SPAN Community House @64 Clyde Street Thornbury will reopen next Tuesday! With the long awaited for announcement from the Victorian State Government yesterday and some CoVID safe planning overnight, Span will resume activities next week. Strict CoVID practises will be in place. QR codes to scan in on devices or a manual sign […]

Art for All Abilities reconnects on Zoom

Art for All Abilities jumped back on to Zoom with ease and humour on Monday. The activity for the session was Mandalas, using whatever colourful media was available to each of us. This is a great activity to do at home. A little bit of meditative music in the background. Check out the results. And […]

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) 27 M...

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. The dates for NRW remain the same each year; 27 May to 3 June. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the […]

Span’s doors are closed, although we are

As Melbourne Metro embarks in another 7 day lockdown, Span is forced to remain closed for another week If we did learn anything from our previous lockdowns, it is to be adaptable. Quickly, and with assistance of our wonderful manager, staff, tutors and participants we are back up and running our classes on zoom. All […]

Span – closed during lock down

With the new lockdown measures announced on Thursday morning, Span will be closed to the public from Friday 28th May to Friday 4th June inclusive, with all regular activities in this period impacted. If you are a regular participant, volunteer, tutor or room hire we will be in touch about specific arrangements as we seek to return […]