Outlook Community Centre offers access to various support groups. If you have a need, would like to see a group started, or are looking for somewhere for your group to meet, please contact Outlook Community Centre to discuss.
The following support groups currently run from the Outlook Community Centre:
Over 60s Women's Friendship Group
Join other over 60s women for fun, friendship and support. Enjoy coffee, chatting, excursions, guest speakers and other activities. Come along and get to know other members of your community.
Tuesdays, 10.00am – 12.00pm. Cost: $3 per session.
Come along to enjoy guest speakers, information sharing, problem solving and swapping cuttings. Have a cuppa, meet other avid gardeners and have an input into the future activities of the group.
First Friday of the month, 10.30am - 12.00pm. Cost: $3 per session.
For those who like to get out and about and visit gardens (both public and private), there is also the option of excursions on the third Friday of the month.
Card Games Social Group
Bridge, 500, Canasta, Euchre, Solo
Do you enjoy playing card games? Looking to exercise your brain and have fun doing so? Join this group and gather with others who love playing card games of all types. Informal, friendly and non-competitive.
Every Tuesday, 1.00pm – 4.00pm. Cost: $3 per session.
Mahjong is a fun and popular puzzle game in Asia. Learn the meaning behind each tile and how to properly organise the tiles to play.
The group is relaxed and informal.
Every Tuesday (Except Public Holidays), 1.00pm – 4.00pm. Cost: $3 per session
Market Place Marchers
Don't let the rain, wind or heat stop you from staying fit and healthy. This group walks in air-conditioned comfort inside the shopping centre. Join us in this safe and comfortable physical activity.
Where: Pakenham Central Marketplace, 20 - 54 John St Pakenham
Every Friday (except public holidays), 8.00am - 9.00am. Cost: Free
Toomuc Valley Walking Group
Our Heart Foundation Walking Group caters for walkers of all levels. Enjoy a walk through parklands, enjoy the fresh air and come back invigorated. A great way to stay fit and healthy and to meet other community members.
Meet at Outlook Community Centre Reception
Every Tuesday, 9.30am – 10.30am. No cost.
Are you looking for a walk that is a bit more challenging and longer in distance?
Get some exercise whilst enjoying fresh air and exploring different places each week. Look after your health and well being whilst making new friends along the way. These walks are over 5km.
Wednesdays – Leave Outlook at 12.30pm
A community group that meets to share craft ideas. Phone Margaret on (03) 5629 5403 for more information.
Every second Saturday of the month, 10.00am – 3.00pm.
Refer to the Community Centre course guide for more details.
Knit and Knatter
Learn how to knit or crochet, or pass your skills on to others. New and more experienced knitters welcome. Come and try this relaxing pastime.
1st Saturday of the month
10.00am – 2.00pm
Cost: $4 per session
Book Club Discussion Group
Get lost in a good book. Meet with other readers to discuss plots and characters of selected books. We supply the books so all you need is enthusiasm. Coffee, conversation and books. Perfect!
First Wednesday of the month
7.00pm – 9.00pm
Cost: $5 per session
Men’s Discussion Group
A relaxed and informal gathering for men. It’s a group of blokes over 50 who meet for a coffee and a chat, discussing issues of interest and concerns, with plenty of laughs. Come along to one of our chat groups, meet new people in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and see if it is for you.
2nd Wednesday of the month
9.15am – 12.00pm
Cost: $4 per session