News & events

Position Available: Administration Officer

Application close March 31, 2019 Family friendly, part time, job-share role (initially 15 hours per week for the first 6 months) Ideal live-and-work local, based in busy High Street, Ashburton Integral part of small, dynamic and committed team The Ashburton Community Centre in High Street Ashburton offers a range of popular courses, classes & activities, […]

Centre Closed for Term 1 Due to Flooding

Feb 7, 2019 Over the Australia Day long weekend (January 26 – 28), a pipe burst in the wall of the Copland Room. While the maintenance team worked furiously to remove as much water from the Centre as fast as possible, it was clear that the damage to the Centre would be extensive. In addition […]

Seeking: Acrylics Teacher

Ashburton Community Centre is located in vibrant High St, Ashburton, next to the library at 160 High St, Ashburton.  We offer a range of classes, courses and activities to the local community. We are currently seeking an Acrylics teacher to teach a 2-hour painting class on Mondays 10:30am – 12:30pm to replace a long-standing teacher […]

WhatsApp Groups are now available for our members

Thank you to everyone who came along to our recent WhatsApp sessions during Get Online Week. We hope that you find WhatsApp as a valuable way for your group to share thoughts and ideas relating to your  groups’ activities. For those who were unable to attend, below are some notes on the use of WhatsApp at […]

Women’s Group Ideas Session

Hello! The Ashburton Community Centre (ACC) would like to offer more opportunities for women to connect. We want to hear from you, so we’ve organised a meet up where we can discuss what your dream women’s groups would look like. We already have some ideas but are keen to hear your thoughts on what we […]

The Foreign Film Group – ‘Les Vacance de Monsieur Hulot’ (France, 1953)

About the film When the ever-hapless Monsieur Hulot decides to vacation at a beautiful seaside resort, rest and relaxation don’t last long, given the gangly gent’s penchant for ridiculous antics. While simply out to enjoy himself, the well-meaning Hulot inevitably stumbles into numerous misadventures, including an utterly disastrous attempt at playing tennis, as he encounters […]

Seeking: Film Night Coordinator

The Foreign Film Group was started 4 years ago by two passionate film buffs who are members at the Ashburton Community Centre. It runs the first Wednesday night (from 7pm to 10pm) of every month between March and November screening a foreign film followed by a discussion and light refreshments. There is a loyal following […]

School Holidays: Get Growing at the Green Deck

These school holidays visit the Green Deck at the Ashburton Community Centre! Pot up a sunflower or tomato seed to take home, learn about what to grow now for a summer harvest and check out what we have growing in on the Green Deck. Drop in on Monday October 1st between 11.30am – 1pm. FREE […]

The Foreign Film Group – ‘La Vie en Rose’ (France, 2007)

About the film Born into poverty and raised in a brothel, Édith Piaf (Marion Cotillard) manages to achieve worldwide fame. Though her extraordinary voice and charisma open many doors that lead to friendships and romances, she experiences great personal loss, drug addiction and an early death. Rating: M for Moderate themes, Infrequent moderate coarse language. […]

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The President and Committee of Management of Ashburton Community Centre invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting Tuesday, 28 August 2018 Ashburton Community Centre 160 High Street, Ashburton Special Guest Presentation by Greenlink Please arrive at 10.45am for a 11.00am start. The AGM will run until 12pm. Everyone welcome. Morning tea supplied. RSVP by […]