Posts Categorized: RCLC Blog

Global Pandemic, Local Voices – No Guidebook for this Territory

In our first of hopefully several personal pieces, our long-time volunteer and Richmond local, Andrea Harper, has put down in words her feelings and thoughts from the past few months. Her words resonated with us and we believe that many of you would feel the same. Andrea’s daughter, Laura, took the photos dotted in between… Read more »

A TASTE OF RCLC – THE CUBBY HOUSE

On your first encounter with the Cubby House at Lord Street, one thing you are likely to notice is the generous outdoor area with its relaxed, backyard feel. On closer inspection, you will see a sandpit where a couple of pre-schoolers might be busily occupied, a cubby house, swings and a sizeable grassed space where… Read more »

A TASTE OF RCLC – Gardening Together

There are few greater pleasures than planting a seed and watching it grow to maturity. Many people love to garden, and the residents of Richmond and its surrounding suburbs are no exception. A short stroll around our streets will demonstrate this with the variety of shrubs, trees, flowering plants and even vegetables that can be… Read more »

A TASTE OF RCLC – The Yarra Songbirds

‘It is a great feeling when you say out loud that you belong somewhere.’ Roxanne, the Yarra Songbirds.   If you are lucky enough to walk past The Community Hub, Studio 1, 15 Barnet Way on a Tuesday evening, you may be treated to the harmonies of the Yarra Songbirds as their leader gently and… Read more »

A TASTE OF RCLC – Creative Community

Our March ‘Taste of RCLC’ focus is on Community Art and Crafts which meets every Friday at the Burnley Backyard between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. This is a friendly and relaxed group where participants enjoy a morning cuppa, swap ideas and stories, work on current projects and help one another. You can BYO craft… Read more »

A TASTE OF RCLC – Beginner’s Yoga

Welcome to a New Year at A Taste of RCLC! In 2019, we will continue to introduce a range of programs, activities and people that help to make the Centre the diverse and busy place that it is. Our February focus is on Beginner’s Yoga, a class which runs by our very dedicated volunteer Mia… Read more »

A TASTE OF RCLC – Cheeky Chook Crew

Welcome to our final ‘A Taste of RCLC’ for 2019. This month we take a look the Cheeky Chook Crew, a willing band of local volunteers who care for the hens living at Burnley Backyard. Individuals, families and community groups visit the chooks on a rotating roster to see if any eggs have been laid,… Read more »

A TASTE OF RCLC – BYO Bubs Playgroup

This month, we would like to focus on BYO Bubs Playgroup which is held every Monday of the school term at The Cubby House, a fun and welcoming home right on your doorstep, in Lord Street. There you will find great outdoor spaces to run and play, toys, activities, and other parents to talk to.    … Read more »