Strengthening the Darebin community since 1982.

Bridge Darebin is an innovative, not-for-profit organisation and certified social enterprise based in Preston and Thornbury.
Our mission: to strengthen our community by providing social and educational services to empower those who need it most.
Our services: include adult education, child care, community programs, venue hire, Moon Rabbit café, Moon Rabbit On the Hop mobile café and Heart Of Thornbury.
Keep in the loop and find out What’s On at Bridge Darebin.

Bridge Darebin -  Adult Education

Learning is fun with our courses & short courses – from art to Zumba and everything in between.

Bridge Darebin - Child Care

Exceptional occasional care led by passionate supportive educators.

Bridge Darebin - Community Programs

Supporting people facing barriers such as social isolation, disability & homelessness

Preston and Thornbury Venue hire

Modern meeting & training rooms, large halls & commercial kitchens for hire in Preston & Thornbury

Moon Rabbit Cafe - Bridge Darebin

Our award-winning and environmentally innovative cafe now offers catering & bulk foods.

Makers market Thornbury - Bridge Darebin

Our market showcases the best handmade goods four times a year in Thornbury.

Bridge Darebin - Our impact in the Preston and Thornbury community

Established in 1982, we’re proud of the difference we’ve made to the lives of people in Darebin.

Get involved

Help us increase our impact by donating your money or time to support our programs.

What’s On at Bridge Darebin

BD Event Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tuesday 01/11
Wednesday 02/11
Thursday 03/11
Friday 04/11
Saturday 05/11
Sunday 06/11
Monday 07/11
Tuesday 08/11
Wednesday 09/11
Thursday 10/11
Friday 11/11
Saturday 12/11
Sunday 13/11
Monday 14/11
Tuesday 15/11
Wednesday 16/11
Thursday 17/11
Friday 18/11
Saturday 19/11
Sunday 20/11
Monday 21/11
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Food Relief Distribution
    Food Relief Distribution
    9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

    Bridge Darebin acts as a collection and distribution point for FareShare meals to other organisations. Volunteers assist with unloading and sorting.
    Bridge Darebin does not provide food relief to individuals.

    Recurs weekly
  • 9:15 AM – 12:15 PM Beginner Computers
    Beginner Computers
    9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Tai Chi Beginners 1
    Tai Chi Beginners 1
    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Tai Chi Intermediate
    Tai Chi Intermediate
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Tai Chi Beginners 2
    Tai Chi Beginners 2
    1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM Down Town Dance Academy
    Down Town Dance Academy
    4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

    Contact Naomi, 0429 402 934

    Recurs weekly
  • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Greek Women of the Northern Suburbs Anenomes Dance Group
    Greek Women of the Northern Suburbs Anenomes Dance Group
    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

    Contact Faye, 0431 727 161

    Recurs weekly
Tuesday 22/11
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Advanced English Conversation
    Advanced English Conversation
    9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Intermediate Computers
    Intermediate Computers
    9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Computer support
    Computer support
    10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    come and get help with getting your powersaving bonus
    https://bridgedarebin.org.au/assisting-our-community-with-the-250-power-saving-bonus/
    This program ends for the year on 6 December, and will recommence 7 February 2023

    Recurs weekly
  • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Advanced Word & Excel - Melbourne Polytechnic
    Advanced Word & Excel - Melbourne Polytechnic
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Free for Melbourne Polytechnic students

    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Intro to Sewing
    Intro to Sewing
    6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Japan Karate Association
    Japan Karate Association
    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

    Contact Ciaran, chorgan@internode.on.net

    Recurs weekly
  • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:35 PM – 7:50 PM Yoga
    Yoga
    6:35 PM – 7:50 PM
    Recurs weekly
Wednesday 23/11
Thursday 24/11
Friday 25/11
Saturday 26/11
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Japan Karate Association
    Japan Karate Association
    10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

    Contact Ciaran, chorgan@internode.on.net

    Recurs weekly
  • 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Congregation of Christians in Australia
    Congregation of Christians in Australia
    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Roberto Catena 0411 161 019
    r.catena@outlook.com

    Recurs weekly
Sunday 27/11
  • 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Hand of God Church
    Hand of God Church
    9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    Contact Vignes, 0435 034 697

    Recurs weekly
Monday 28/11
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Food Relief Distribution
    Food Relief Distribution
    9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

    Bridge Darebin acts as a collection and distribution point for FareShare meals to other organisations. Volunteers assist with unloading and sorting.
    Bridge Darebin does not provide food relief to individuals.

    Recurs weekly
  • 9:15 AM – 12:15 PM Beginner Computers
    Beginner Computers
    9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Tai Chi Beginners 1
    Tai Chi Beginners 1
    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Tai Chi Intermediate
    Tai Chi Intermediate
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Tai Chi Beginners 2
    Tai Chi Beginners 2
    1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM Down Town Dance Academy
    Down Town Dance Academy
    4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

    Contact Naomi, 0429 402 934

    Recurs weekly
  • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Greek Women of the Northern Suburbs Anenomes Dance Group
    Greek Women of the Northern Suburbs Anenomes Dance Group
    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

    Contact Faye, 0431 727 161

    Recurs weekly
Tuesday 29/11
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Advanced English Conversation
    Advanced English Conversation
    9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Intermediate Computers
    Intermediate Computers
    9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Computer support
    Computer support
    10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    come and get help with getting your powersaving bonus
    https://bridgedarebin.org.au/assisting-our-community-with-the-250-power-saving-bonus/
    This program ends for the year on 6 December, and will recommence 7 February 2023

    Recurs weekly
  • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Advanced Word & Excel - Melbourne Polytechnic
    Advanced Word & Excel - Melbourne Polytechnic
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Free for Melbourne Polytechnic students

    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Intro to Sewing
    Intro to Sewing
    6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Japan Karate Association
    Japan Karate Association
    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

    Contact Ciaran, chorgan@internode.on.net

    Recurs weekly
  • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:35 PM – 7:50 PM Yoga
    Yoga
    6:35 PM – 7:50 PM
    Recurs weekly
Wednesday 30/11
Thursday 01/12
Friday 02/12
Saturday 03/12
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Japan Karate Association
    Japan Karate Association
    10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

    Contact Ciaran, chorgan@internode.on.net

    Recurs weekly
  • 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Congregation of Christians in Australia
    Congregation of Christians in Australia
    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Roberto Catena 0411 161 019
    r.catena@outlook.com

    Recurs weekly
Sunday 04/12
  • 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Hand of God Church
    Hand of God Church
    9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    Contact Vignes, 0435 034 697

    Recurs weekly
Monday 05/12
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Food Relief Distribution
    Food Relief Distribution
    9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

    Bridge Darebin acts as a collection and distribution point for FareShare meals to other organisations. Volunteers assist with unloading and sorting.
    Bridge Darebin does not provide food relief to individuals.

    Recurs weekly
  • 9:15 AM – 12:15 PM Beginner Computers
    Beginner Computers
    9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Tai Chi Beginners 1
    Tai Chi Beginners 1
    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Tai Chi Intermediate
    Tai Chi Intermediate
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Tai Chi Beginners 2
    Tai Chi Beginners 2
    1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

    Call Tara on 0407 941 101 or email info@jinli.com.au to enrol

    Recurs weekly
  • 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM Down Town Dance Academy
    Down Town Dance Academy
    4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

    Contact Naomi, 0429 402 934

    Recurs weekly
  • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Greek Women of the Northern Suburbs Anenomes Dance Group
    Greek Women of the Northern Suburbs Anenomes Dance Group
    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

    Contact Faye, 0431 727 161

    Recurs weekly
Tuesday 06/12
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Advanced English Conversation
    Advanced English Conversation
    9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Intermediate Computers
    Intermediate Computers
    9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Computer support
    Computer support
    10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    come and get help with getting your powersaving bonus
    https://bridgedarebin.org.au/assisting-our-community-with-the-250-power-saving-bonus/
    This program ends for the year on 6 December, and will recommence 7 February 2023

    Recurs weekly
  • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Advanced Word & Excel - Melbourne Polytechnic
    Advanced Word & Excel - Melbourne Polytechnic
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Free for Melbourne Polytechnic students

    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Intro to Sewing
    Intro to Sewing
    6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Japan Karate Association
    Japan Karate Association
    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

    Contact Ciaran, chorgan@internode.on.net

    Recurs weekly
  • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:35 PM – 7:50 PM Yoga
    Yoga
    6:35 PM – 7:50 PM
    Recurs weekly
Wednesday 07/12
Thursday 08/12
Friday 09/12
Saturday 10/12
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM HOT Christmas Market
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Japan Karate Association
    Japan Karate Association
    10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

    Contact Ciaran, chorgan@internode.on.net

    Recurs weekly
  • 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pottery
    Pottery
    10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Recurs weekly
  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Congregation of Christians in Australia
    Congregation of Christians in Australia
    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Roberto Catena 0411 161 019
    r.catena@outlook.com

    Recurs weekly
Sunday 11/12
  • 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Hand of God Church
    Hand of God Church
    9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    Contact Vignes, 0435 034 697

    Recurs weekly
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