13 June 2017

What about our Community Centres?

Annual Statistics
2016/2017 approximate annual statistics for the 3 Council run Centres combined.

Visitations: approximately 225,000
Bookings:approximately 12,500
Number of Programs:                    231
Number of Events:                           77
Number of Regular Hirers:            70
Number of Volunteers:                  72
Number of Volunteer Hours:     7499.25

New Initiatives and highlights
Fullarton Park Community Centre
·         Hughes Gallery held 12 very successful exhibitions with an increase in visitations and sales
·         Held 7 Parenting seminars with over 400 people attending
·         Centre Forum held with some great ideas being shared
·         The art studio at Fullarton Park is now booked 6 days per week and 2 nights
·         29 School holiday workshops held with 95% fully booked
Clarence Park Community Centre
·         Over 800 children and families attended the April School Holiday program, with The Scientific Bubble Show being an enormous success, attracting 70 children.
·         The Cultural Cooking programs are proving popular with all programs booked out. To date classes have included Japanese, Mexican , Spanish, Middle Eastern cooking, these are a great way to increase cultural understanding and celebratethe diversity in Unley.  More classes are being planned for 2017/18

 Unley Community Centre
·         New weekly watercolour painting class fully booked
·         International Yoga day Yoga session June 17 – Free for all community members
·         Working on 50th Anniversary cookbook for publication
·         Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea approximately 80 people attended raising over $250.00
·         Harmony day multicultural meal. All individual dishes made by staff and volunteers shared and enjoyed by all patrons.
·         Successful Active Ageing workshops each month on a variety of health and wellbeing topics
·         60 people attended the German Fun band concert

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