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  • Social Walk & Talk around Tomato Lake

    Tomato Lake

    It's always a great time to get out in the beautiful outdoors for some fresh air and exercise for a healthy mind and healthy body. Tomato Lake is an easy walk on concreted pathways the whole way around. People of all abilities very welcome. Walk at your own pace, and make new friends or renew acquaintances. Meet at 4pm in the Oats Street Car park near the children's playground. We are often sitting near the BBQ and picnic table areas. Walk will commence by 4:15pm. I will be there with the Yellow Befriend flag. My mobile number is[masked] in case you can't find me.

  • Manning Park Walk Group

    Manning Park

    Meet each week for an easy to mid level walk around the beautiful parkland of Manning Park. Length of walk can be between 2-4 Km depending on what people want to do on the day. Walk can include beautiful ocean views from the bushland ridge and a stroll past the historic Azelia Ley homestead. Meet on the grass area at the bottom of the car park near the "Manning Stairs" (see map). Look for the Befriend Flag. Group will be observing Social distancing practices.

  • Alkimos Beach Sewing and Crafts

    Alkimos Pop-up Library

    Join us as we reuse old sheets, duvets, pilowcases, tablecloths and even reluv old projects. We make funky material bags to take shopping instead of plastic bags as Boomerang Bags. But we also make joey pouches, Uthanda dolls, premmie baby clothes for WA hospitals. We support local community needs by getting together over a cuppa and have a small imprint locally, within our state and Australia wide plus an international presence. So far our Alkimos group has made over 3000 bags, saved manchester from landfill, responded passionately to wildife injured by bushfires, sending 5 sachels of pouches & medical supplies to NSW, then toasted our achievements with a good coffee and a tiny (in my opinion) piece of cake. We meet weekly on a Wednesday at Alkimos pop up library from 9.30am to 11.30pm. Please come & join us

  • Mums + Bubs Fitness (Online)

    Online event

    Come join a lively fitness session for mothers and their gorgeous babies! Joanna, a mother of 3 boys, decided to support those impacted by COVID19. Through her role as trainer with Kanga training, Joanna has championed community spirit and committed to supporting vulnerable mums and bubs throughout this time by offering free, weekly post-natal safe 'mums and bubs fitness programs' delivered through live online Zoom classes. Kanga training is a fitness class designed for postnatal women to help them safely return to exercise, strengthen their core muscles and pelvic floor while listening to awesome music and having a dance. Babies are worn in carriers so mums can enjoy their fun workout ‘hands-free’ and they are usually covered by sleepy dust at the end of the session! ______ During these online fitness sessions you will enjoy working out from the comfort of your own home. This is not a one-on-one session but rather an opportunity to explore healthy living as a mum. Each attendee will need to complete an online health questionnaire prior to their first fitness session. This will be sent to you via your Meetup Inbox. If you would like in-person sessions or more tailored sessions where you can ask questions, please head to Joanna’s page : https://www.facebook.com/kangatrainingcanning/ _____ Each session lasts for a full one hour. We begin with a gentle aerobic warm up exercise while holding baby in our arms, then we move on to floor exercises, where baby is either part of the exercise or lying on the mat next to Mum. Next we place babies in the carriers for choreographed cardio dance, arm & bar work ending with repeaters. The session concludes with pelvic floor exercises and gentle stretching. Things to prepare before class: - Water bottle - Baby Carrier (if you have one that is suitable) - Non-stretchy scarf (for floor work) - Yoga mat _____ Our digital fitness space will be on Zoom. Simply click on the link, enter your password (this will be provided to anyone the RSVPs via direct message) + join the fitness session If you haven't downloaded Zoom, click on the link and you will be prompted to download Zoom on your phone or laptop. If you run into any issues, contact me at [masked] or call[masked] Please try to download Zoom one day before our digital social gathering See you soon 🌿 ______ Befriend is a mission-driven social enterprise that focuses on creating a movement of togetherness. We exist to spark human connection between people from diverse backgrounds, to grow inclusive communities in which all people are valued and belong. If you would like to nurture connections within your local community or online, please feel free to contact me at [masked] ______ First time in an online meeting? Don’t worry, we’re here to support you Read up on some great tips: Befriend blog post about online "chattiquette" https://befriend.org.au/resources/friendship-tips-blog/hosting-online-video-events-top-tips/ Watch this video on how to join a Zoom meeting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIkCmbvAHQQ Watch this video on joining and configuring your audio and video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s76QHshQnY&t=6s

  • Befriend Coffee Group at Cranked Coffee Leederville

    Cranked Coffee

    DUE TO COVID-19 no hugging, kissing, or shaking hands. If you're interested in good food, a nice coffee and interesting conversation, then come on down to Cranked Coffee Leederville. We will be there every Wednesday from 11.30am until 12.30pm and look forward to getting to know you. Look out for the yellow Befriend flag on the tables out front or the back area of the cafe under the umbrella's next to the grassed area.

  • Befriend Bowling @ Rosemount Bowl North Perth

    464 Fitzgerald St

    Due to COVID19, have your covid safe app on your phone, stay home if you feel unwell, no hand shaking, hugs, or hi five, bring your hand sanitizer and 1.5 meter social distancing---Come join us for 10 Pin Bowling at Rosemount Bowl in North Perth every Wednesday from 1:30pm. The cost is $8 per person for x1 game. The group meets just up stairs at ROSEMOUNT bowl at 1:20pm ,Shayne will be waiting with the Befriend yellow flag. Please join us for a afternoon of fun!! Please note this is a alcohol free group, and first timers go half price and a free coffee, please be on time

  • Befriend Peel Ukulele Group

    111 Anstruther Rd

    Bring your Ukelele and join in the fun at this social music group that welcomes people of all skill levels. Meets weekly Wednesdays 3.30pm to 5pm. Gold coin donation appreciated.

  • Butler Book Club

    Location visible to members

    Butler Book Club is back up and running Come along and join a very friendly group New book decided each month Nice and relaxed Cost of book and coffee and snacks if you would like to purchase Contact Caroline Chard[masked]

  • Crafty Well - Social Art and Craft in Wellard

    John Wellard Community Centre

    Come and join in at our Wednesday evening social art and craft group in Wellard. Put your creative skills to work in a friendly environment and enjoy a catch up and craft with like minded people. What to bring: • A project to start or one you'd like to finish • Craft materials and any equipment • BYO hand sanitiser • And a friendly smile Every Wednesday 7pm - 9pm during school term. Please be prepared to help wipe down chairs, tables and surfaces before and after the session as per our community centre requirements. Cleaning equipment will be supplied. Enter through the rear car park and press the doorbell for entry. Please observe social distancing guidelines: - 1.5m distance - BYO wipes/sanitiser - Clean or sanitise your hands often - Cough or sneeze into your elbow - No sharing equipment - Follow additional advice from the venue staff Take care and looking forward to seeing you there!