Back by popular demand, Chef Tamaki is returning in the September school holidays to Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre to share one of her other skills, origami paper craft! 

Discover the ancient art of paper folding.  Learn basic folding techniques used to create an endless variety of origami models such as paper cranes and paper planes.

Chef Tamaki also runs adult cooking classes at the Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre. Upcoming workshops include Vegetarian japanese cooking and sushi.

Other school holiday programs at Surrey Hills NC: Lego Robo Champs on Wednesday 28 September and a Cartooning & Writing Workshop on Thursday 29 September.

Class Booking Conditions

Bookings are considered final once payment is made, no refunds will be given for nonattendances. However, if at least 7 days notice is given of inability to attend, a transfer to an available class of equivalent value may be organised, with a $10 administration fee applicable.

Class Cancellations

If there are insufficient numbers for a class it may be cancelled or postponed. In this case, you will be notified as soon as possible and given the option of a full refund or a transfer to a class of equivalent value.

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Class Schedule

Tuesday 27 September, 9.30am - 12.00pm

What you will learn
  • An introduction to the history of origami
  • Basic origami folding skills
  • Folding of animals and vessels such as a paper crane and paper plane
What you will get
  • An exciting, creative morning!

What to bring
  • Water bottle and a snack for morning tea
What to wear

Casual clothes

Appropriate for

Primary school aged children, aged over 6 years.

Activities for everyone: health and wellbeing, leisure and learning, social activities and volunteer opportunities and children's programs.

The Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre Inc (the Centre) was founded in 1978 at the initiative of local residents and was registered as an Incorporated Association in 1996. The Centre is located at 157 Union Road and an adjoining property at 1 Bedford Avenue. All our facilities are leased from the City of Boroondara.

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre was founded in 1978 as a friendly, inclusive and welcoming meeting place where people could come together to share experiences and skills.The Centre offers a wide range of programs and activities run by friendly and knowledgeable teachers, at affordable prices.

The Centre is a overseen by a Committee of Management, and receives funding support from the City of Boroondara, the Department of Planning and Community Development with the remainder of the Centre’s income generated by fees from programs and venue hire.

We have many active volunteers supporting the activities of the Centre and social activities to help you connect with your local community. Call 9890 2467 or email: to find out more.

The Surrey Hills Heritage Collection at the Centre, is open for viewing on Mondays.

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