Senior Friendship Group

The Senior Friendship Group meet every Friday and do a range of activities from Bingo to Morning Tea to Lunch. If you would like to join this group or have any queries please phone (07) 4957 2626

World Café

World Café is a free culture-sharing group which meets every Tuesday (between February and November) from 10:30 am to 12 pm. Activities include cooking, art and craft, conversational games;  small projects, workshops, information sessions and local excursions. World café meets at 4 George Street (the Annex).

For more information please phone (07) 4957 7222

English Conversation Group

Takes place every Wednesday 1:00 – 2:30pm at Dudley Denny City Library during school terms. Program is Free to public.

Please call (07) 4957 7222 for more information.

Beginners English (Small Group) for low-level English learners

 Takes place every Tuesday from 1:00 – 3:00pm at  4 George Street (the Annexe) during school terms. Program is Free to public.

Please call (07) 4957 7222 for more information.

The Neighbourhood Get Together – Thursdays at 4 George Street

Every Thursday morning 10am – 12pm The Neighbourhood Hub at 4 George Street has the following services available for the community:

  • Free sausage sizzle
  • Orange Sky – Free laundry washing and drying service. Free hot showers – clean towels provided.
  • Centrelink service (11am – 12pm)

Please call (07) 4957 7222 for more information.

Prep-Ready Kids

The Prep-Ready Kids Program is part of the Multicultural Community Program and is run at Shakespeare Child and Family Centre every Monday from 9.15 am to 11 am (during school term). It is designed for families with kids aged between 2-5 and focuses on helping parents help their under 5’s develop essential skill sets to set them up for prep-school. Please call (07) 4957 7222 to register your child.



  • 9:30 am to 11:30 am
    Cost $3.00 (this covers cost for tea, coffee and a light morning tea)


  • 9 am to 11 am
    Cost: $3.00 (This covers cost for tea, coffee and a light morning tea)

Dads Play Group

1st Saturday on the month at 10.30am to 12pm, location is 43 Shakespeare Street (no cost)

CALD Women’s Club

CALD Women’s Club is a free social group for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) women of Mackay to connect, support each other, build confidence and learn new skills. The Club provides information sessions on a variety of topics from women’s health and skills for getting employment to art and craft workshops and social outings.

The Club meets every Friday, 9.30am – 11.30am at Mackay Women’s Centre, 418 Shakespeare street.

For more information please contact Valeriya – email: vale@tnhub.org.au or phone 07 4957 2626, mob: 0400 788 218

Please call (07) 4957 7222 for more information.

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