Community

Hewett Centre hosts many community based programs, training courses and groups on a regular basis from computing classes to yoga, school holiday programs to service groups. If you would like to join any of the groups below or are thinking about running a community program please explore below and contact the Hewett Centre reception for more information.

Computer Classes

  • Basic Computing
    • We offer Basic Computing classes from the very beginner to the person wishing to advance their computer skills
    • A suite of laptops are provided, presently with Window 7, Windows 10 and Office 2013.
    • Classes are small and guided by an instructor who is supportive.
  • Word Introduction
    • Is intended for people to develop or refresh their skills.
    • The course covers the basic functions.
    • A suite of laptops are provided, presently with Window 7, Windows 10 and Office 2013.
    • Classes are small with individual attention.
  • How to Use Your iPad
    • Suitable for Apple iPad
    • Small classes with one on one instruction.

Contact the Hewett Centre to register your interest and be notified of the next course

Digital Photography Classes

  • Basic Digital Photography
    • Learn the basics of photography
    • Understand how your camera works
    • Improve your composition
    • Get more creative results

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  • Creative Digital Photography
    • Extend your photography skills
    • Become more creative and confident with your camera

It is essential to have completed “Basic Digital Photography” to undertake this course.

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  • Travel Photography
    • Getting prepared for your journey
    • The art of photography
    • Different photography subjects e.g. landscape, urban, food, culture
    • Organising your pictures

Contact the Hewett Centre to register your interest and be notified of the next Travel Photography course

School Holiday Program

  • Creative Photography for Kids
  • Clay Animation and Lego Animation
  • Dance for Kids

Yoga

  • For beginners and more long term yoga participants
  • Every Tuesday and Thursday 6.45pm to 8pm
  • $12 per session paid to the instructor
  • Bring a mat and blanket
  • Instructor Elisabeth Whittaker

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Special Community Events

  • The Hewett Centre supports a number of special community events such as:
    • Biggest Morning Tea
    • Men’s Health Week
    • Wellbeing Community Forums

Funerals

  • Simplicity Funerals regularly use the Hewett Centre to hold funerals for families who desire a tranquil setting to celebrate the life of their loved one.
  • Many families use the Hewett Centre after the service to come together over tea and coffee or a meal.
  • A number of catering options are available to accommodate a range of family needs.

Volunteering at the Hewett Centre

  • The active involvement of volunteers contributing to the life of the Hewett Centre is life blood that supports our ongoing growth and development as vibrant community hub.
  • Opportunities for volunteering lie in the areas of:
    • Office and Administration
    • Function and Events
    • Garden and Building Maintenance
    • Community Events

Service Groups at the Hewett Centre

  • The Hewett Centre is proud to see that the following service groups use the Centre for their regular meetings.
    • Rotary Gawler/Light – every Tuesday 6.30pm to 8.30pm
    • Kiwanis Gawler – First and Third Tuesday of the Month
    • Kiwanis Hewett/Roseworthy – Second Tuesday of the Month
    • Toastmasters – Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month

Counselling Services

  • Qualified counsellors provide support in the areas of:
    • Relationships
    • Grief and Loss
    • Spiritual Formation

Basic Legal Advice

A free drop-in service offered at the Hewett Community Function Centre for community members to receive basic legal advice.

Hewett Community Church of Christ

  • The Hewett Centre is the home of the Hewett Community Church of Christ
  • Sunday Services are held weekly at 10am.
  • Children’s Church held during the church service.
  • Other programs include:
    • Blokes @ Hewett
    • Hewett Crafters and Modellers

Fruit and Vegetable Growing Course

Fruit and Vegetable Growing in Your Backyard is a course designed to give you the basic understanding required to grow a successful home garden patch.

This course is run by Neville Humphrys, known as “The Garden Man”. He has a wealth of knowledge from over 40 years farming experience, a Diploma in Agriculture, Certificate III in Horticulture and a fruit and vegetable retailer.

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