Community activities

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This community noticeboard is provided to inform you about what is happening in and around your area. Content provided is supplied by community groups and supporting organisations. While care is taken, the City of Swan cannot be held accountable for the accuracy of the information below. If you have queries related to any of the information listed, please contact the relevant group.

Brockman Community House Term 4 Programs

Brockman Community House runs a variety of courses, including community support programs, leisure, fitness and wellbeing courses, and professional development workshops, as well as playgroups and out of school hours and vacation care.

The full Term 4 Program is now available on the Brockman Community House website.

Board Games Night - Free

Ellenbrook Games Night is a monthly community event where we gather to play a variety of board and other table top games at the GraceLife Community Centre (near the Woodlake Shopping Village). Variety of games are available, from beginner to enthusiast levels. Bring your own group or games, or join in ours.

Visit the Ellenbrook Games website for dates and more information.

Crobs' Coffee and Chess Club - Free

Crobs' Coffee and Chess is an initiative founded by local resident, Chris Roberton, that aims to connect community members through chess to reduce social isolation. Much like an artfully made cuppa, Crobs' Coffee and Chess offers participants the perfect blend of challenging and friendly social interaction, topped with a dash of fun, all served in a welcoming and inclusive environment. Suitable for all ages and experience levels. Chess instruction available if required.

When: Every Sunday, 10.00am - 12.00pm
Where: Dome Midland
Cost: Free
Contact: crobschess@gmail.com

Photography workshops

Two workshops aimed at those new to photography and wanting to learn more.

Workshop #1: Learn the basics of how your camera works and how to take great photos

When: Wednesday, October 17, 7.30pm
Where: The Grapevine, Cnr. Brookmount Drive and Arrowsmith Ave Ellenbrook
Cost: $15

Workshop #2: From camera to print. Learn how to process your images to produce stunning prints

When: Wednesday, November 21, 7.30pm
Where: The Grapevine Cnr. Brookmount Drive ;and Arrowsmith Ave Ellenbrook
Cost: $20

To register: enquiry@swanvalleycameraclub.com

Voices of the Valley

A community choir based in Guildford for 18 years. The choir is four part harmony (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) and sings a vast variety of music, from traditional choral music to contemporary arrangements - every musical taste is catered for! Each year the choir is involved in a number of performances. All levels of ability are welcome and there are no auditions. While effort is made to develop musical knowledge and skills and achieve high levels of performance, the primary goal is to have as much fun as possible.

When: Mondays during school term
Where: Guildford Primary School, 125 Helena Street, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Contact: Neil Simmonds on 0466 312 558, email swanvoicesofthevalley@gmail.com or visit the Choir website

The Shree Swaminarayan Temple

The Shree Swaminarayan Temple (Mandir) is located at 211 Marshall Road, Bennett Springs and officially opened in January 2013. The Temple community has grown and flourished holding cultural and religious activities, where people of all cultures are welcome to attend festival celebrations throughout the year. The Temple has become a focal point of gathering for the community of Hindus living nearby, providing a place where they can pray, meet people and find solace. Contact the Temple Secretary on info@sstperth.org or visit the Temple website

Even Keel Support Association

The Even Keel Support Association began in Midland over 30 years ago to support people with bi-polar disorder. In addition, we conduct support groups for a range of mental health conditions in the Perth Metro, Peel Region and Busselton.  We have moved back to Midland and are now located in Midland Junction Lotteries House. We offer a support group at the Women’s Health Centre on the last Saturday of each month. For more information, phone 9274 8200.