Havilah's residential care celebrates a vibrant and active community where the calendar is always full!
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There is an abundance of food, wine and beautiful scenery on offer in central Victoria. Amongst the activities on offer are visits to international exhibitions, tours of public gardens and historic homesteads in the region, lunches at vineyards in the Pyrenees, dining on delicious gourmet treats in restaurants, cafes and pubs in Avoca, Castlemaine, Creswick, Daylesford, Hepburn, and enjoying scenic delights at tourist destinations such as Tuki Trout Farm, gold prospecting, boating, tennis, bowling, golf, theatre, Avoca races, local markets, festivals and events. Yet there is so much more to explore and so much to look forward to.
When residents are not traveling all over the country side there are plenty of activities enjoyed within their comfortable home from bowling to cross-words, craft, art, cooking, dancing, musical entertainment and significant events such as Melbourne Cup day and spring racing events, Easter, Mother’s Day, ANZAC day, Halloween and more. Our annual Christmas BBQs are enjoyed by residents and families past and present from far and wide.
Indoor bowling, cooking and exercises are among the many activities enjoyed daily by the residents at Havilah.
Fundraising through the work and selflessness of volunteers provides the means for Havilah to purchase the best equipment and supply the best facilities for our residents. We are indeed fortunate to have your assistance and dedication.
We honour their outstanding contribution at the annual volunteer dinner. Approximately 100 kind people provide some 200 hours per week in volunteer hours.
Heath House dances have attracted residents and families from near and far.
Creative and entertaining activity programs have endless possibilities.
The Christmas BBQ at Havilah on Harkness is a grand day out for residents and families.