Centres across Queensland celebrated Neighbourhood Centre Week last month, hosting a variety of different events and activities from open days, to cooking demonstrations and morning teas. The week was an opportunity to celebrate the amazing work achieved by Neighbourhood Centres across Queensland every single day.

North Townsville Community Hub (NOTCH) is hosted their Community Fun Day including sensory play, craft, cent sale, youth zone, sausage sizzle and more! They also ran  a relaxing Sound Immersion experience thanks to The Rhythm Connection.

Port Douglas Neighbourhood Centre ran their annual open day, including face painting, basket weaving, a cooking demonstration, beading and more.

Kingaroy Neighbourhood Centre held an open day, providing an opportunity to share some lunch, explore their facilities, see some of their groups in action and meet their friendly staff.

Graham House Community Centre in Murgon planned a CommUNITY DAY including a volunteer appreciation ceremony and information stall, sausage sizzle, live demonstrations, face painting, Mother’s Day card making, a range of stalls and more.

Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre hosted a free Devonshire Morning Tea at their Centre to celebrate the week.

Childers Neighbourhood Centre hosted an open day to share all the good stories that happen in their community, meet their wonderful staff and check out the events and workshops they have coming up.

New Farm Neighbourhood Centre celebrated with art activities, morning tea, lucky door prizes and more.

Hambledon House Community Centre in Edmonton celebrated their 25th birthday at their open day with music, games, balloon twisting, face painting, prizes, sausage sizzle and more.

The Community Place in Kalinga and Stafford ran a Family Fun Expo Day including games, freebies, entertainment, and stalls from their local emergency and disaster-related organisations! They also posed with the Neighbourhood Centre Week photo frame during their activities throughout the week.

Bowen Neighbourhood Centre handed out cupcakes at the Bowen Community Op Shop and spoke to the local community about programs and what’s on at the Centre.

Caloundra Community Centre held a Community Day including live music, fresh pizza, and an opportunity to learn about all the groups at the Centre.

Dysart Community Support Group hosted a Community BBQ Breakfast with support from local businesses and community members.

Community Plus West End Community House celebrated through inclusive programs at the shared space of the Kurilpa Kiosk where they enjoyed a BBQ, a community meeting and music from the Whoopee Do Crew.

Many Neighbourhood Centres also shared information about the week via their social media channels.