What's on at gannawarra

The Gannawarra Centre hosts a wide range of professional and community-based functions, conferences and activities. 

From private birthday gatherings, corporate business meetings, school discos, health & wellbeings seminars & dance groups, to jazz concerts and film evenings,
Gannawarra sure is the venue for YOUR next function.

We are proud to currently feature…

Lunch With Friends - Weekly

Once a week the Gannawarra Centre holds a luncheon for elderly patrons. Its purpose is purely social and for enjoyment. A six week, three-course rotating menu is provided to guests, alongside hot beverages to end. It’s always fun to celebrate various holidays with this group and a pleasure to see so many familiar faces. At affordable prices, with excellent service, how could you not?  
Please reserve your place by 3pm the Monday prior by calling 9379 5954.

Every Thursday           12:30 pm – 1:30 pm           Ph: 9379 5954  (Sarah)

Gannawarra Centre Lunch With Friends - Weekly
Gannawarra Centre Lunch With Friends - Weekly
Gannawarra Centre Lunch With Friends - Weekly

Co Health (Essendon Adult Day Centre Program) - Daily

Co Health’s, Essendon Adults Day Centre engaging elderly participants in meaningful group social activities and a shared lunch. Activities aim to draw upon personal strengths, build on personal capacity, encourage independence, fun and involve the elderly in their community. The program provides a range of out of home activities designed to enhance the physical, emotional, psychological and social wellbeing of participants. Planned activity groups provide the opportunity for people to remain independent, participate in activities they enjoy and develop friendships in a supportive and caring environment.

Our service is available to people who reside in Moonee Valley and are frail aged, older people with a disability or carers. Participants are provided with return transport, morning tea and a nutritious three course mid-day meal.

A referral from a health professional or service provider is required for someone to attend the Day Centre.  For enquiries or more information, please call 9379 5806

Mon – Thurs                8:00 am – 4:00 pm            Ph: 9379 5806  (Raylene)
(& every second Sat)

Gannawarra Centre Co Health (Essendon Adult Day Centre Program) - Daily

Wingate Avenue - Language Class - Daily

This program seeks to improve clients English Language, literacy and or numeracy skills with the expectation that improvement may enable participants to participate more effectively in their everyday life activities, such as study, work and the like.

Mon – Thurs 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Ph: 9376 5344 (Lisa)

Scottish Country Dancing - Weekly

Weekly dance classes - Each Thursday 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

New members and onlookers always welcome

Ph: 9337 4384 (David) Ph: 0403 431 942 (Helen)


Norwest Tax Discussion Group (Daley & Co)

Co-Health (Carers Lunch Meeting)

Gannawarra (Board of Management Meeting)

Alcoholics Anonymous Discussion Meetings

Please feel free to contact the Gannawarra Centre on Ph: 9379 5954  for more information regarding the above events.

North Essendon Uniting Church (NEUC)

NEUC - Church Craft Group  (1st and 3rd Monday of Each Month)

NEUC - Exercise Ladies Church Group 

NEUC - Film Nights (approx. 5 per year) 
*screenings movies such as 'Look Both Ways' and ' Joyeux Noel' there is something for everyone*

Pancake Evening Fundraiser for the Share Appeal

Christmas in July Celebration

For More information about the North Essendon Uniting Church events, please click on the link below

North Essendon Uniting Church Website

Alternatively, Please call Ph: 9379 3974

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132 Keilor Road
North Essendon VIC 3041

(03) 9379 5954
0447 271 166
Opening Hours
Monday–Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 pm – 9 pm
Saturday: 11 am – 9 pm
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