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PROGRAM GUIDE - Term 4 2018



Check out Term 4 program! For all enquiries and bookings please call Christine 9751 1264.

 




ART & CRAFT |

BUSINESS | CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES | COOKING | COMPUTERS | DANCING | FITNESS | HEALTH AND WELLBEING | MUSIC | ORGANICS AND GARDENING | SPECIAL SERVICES | PRACTICAL SKILLS | SINGING | PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | WRITING | SPORT | MEN’S SHED

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Please Note:




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our 2018 Term 4 Program Guide.

There is a $5.00 annual membership fee



Download our Enrolment form.




Minimum numbers applies for courses to run. So bookings are essential



EFTPOS and Credit card facilities available with the following fees:


1.5% SURCHARGE FOR CREDIT CARDS AND
50 CENTS SURCHARGE FOR DEBIT CARD





Art & Craft

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BOTANICAL ART

A style which focuses thoughtfully and closely on flowers, fruits and plants. An interest in plants is the essential factor.

Fri 12th Oct 9.30am – 11.30am
10 weeks for $200.00

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• CROCHET

Learn how to crochet basic stitches, increase/decrease, decipher symbols and follow patterns. For all levels.

Fri 12th Oct 9.30am – 11.30am OR
1pm – 3pm
10 weeks for $120.00

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FROM DRAWING TO PAINTING – A JOURNEY IN COMPOSITION AND FORM

Learn about pictorial composition, light and shade, with some collage involved.

Thurs 25th Oct 10.30am – 12.30pm
8 weeks $160.00 including some materials

LEARNING ABOUT CLAY

This class will concentrate on simple hand-building techniques; learning to express ideas in clay. Techniques include: coiling, slab-building and pinching; making vessels and sculptures; decorating and glazing.

Thurs 25th Oct 1pm – 3pm
5 weeks for $100.00 plus $15.00 for materials and firing

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LEARNING ABOUT CLAY

This class will concentrate on simple handbuilding techniques, learning to express ideas in clay. Techniques include: coiling, slab-building and pinching; making vessels and sculptures; decorating and glazing. Suitable for beginners and experienced.

Thurs 2nd Aug 1pm – 3pm
5 weeks for $100.00 plus $15.00 for materials and firing

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PAINT YOUR OWN SILK SCARF With ANTOINETTE BLYTH

Enjoy a one day workshop in a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere and complete a beautiful scarf, approximately 1.8m long. Silk, patterns and materials provided.

Sat 4th June 9am – 4.30pm
$125.00

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WATERCOLOURS with ANTOINETTE BLYTH

Landscape, Floral and Still Life painting. Covering drawing, sketching, colour mixing, brushes and brush strokes.

Tues 9th Oct 9.30am – 11.30am
8 weeks for $120.00

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Children's Activities



KIDS AFTERNOON ART STUDIO

Learn to draw and paint the subjects that you enjoy. Cartoon characters, birds and animals. A fun class for young artists!

Wed 24th Oct 4pm – 5.30pm
6 weeks for $90.00

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MOUNTAIN TOP TOY LIBRARY

Saturday mornings 9am – 10am at Olinda Hall. All enquiries:
mountaintoptoylibrary@fastmail.fm
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Cooking



A TASTE OF SRI LANKA (an introduction to Sri Lanka cooking)

Immerse yourself in the spice, aroma and flavours in this hands-on workshop where you will learn the basics. Learn to make your own curry powder, use spices and condiments to build tantalising curries and enjoy a shared meal together.

Sat DTBA 10am – 1pm
$60.00 plus
$20.00 for ingredients

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CHEESE MAKING CLASSES

Learn how to make cheese at home using Cow, Goat or Sheep’s milk. Learn to make both Feta and Camembert (choosing one cheese to take home), pot set yoghurts (Greek or ABY) and Quark. You will take home three products. We will also make Ricotta to eat on the day and discuss making others such as Brie, Cream cheese and Gourmet Feta. All materials are supplied and full class notes supplied cover all these products.

Sat 8th Dec 9am – 4pm $125.00

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CIDER, PERRY AND FRUIT WINE MAKING WORKSHOP

Looking at different methods of making Apple cider, Perry-Pear cider also apple cider vinegar – we will make a simple 5 day cider batch. What are proper cider varieties of apple or pear and how can you use what you have a home on your trees. Looking at ways to turn any kind of your excess fruit into a dessert wine, and make a batch. This day will also include tasting cider and home made wines and is strictly for over 18yr olds.

Sat 24th Nov 10am – 4.30pm
$125.00 including light lunch

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HAINANESE CHICKEN RICE

A complete meal in itself. With one recipe you have the soup, rice and chicken. A very tasty meal that everyone enjoys!

Mon 26th Nov 10am – noon
$25.00 plus $12.00 for ingredients

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SAN CHOY BOW

Favourite starter as well as a main meal, a good dish for entertaining. Appropriate for those into Ketogenic lifestyle.

Mon 22nd Oct 10am – noon
$25.00 plus $12.00 for ingredients

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TURKISH COOKING WITH ARZU 5 TEA IN A TYPICAL TURKISH HOME

Join Arzu to learn, cook and dine. Taste something different, simple and healthy. Arzu will teach you four dishes and talk about her experiences as an Istanbul girl.

Mon 19th Nov 11am – 1pm
$55.00 plus
$15.00 for ingredients

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SUMMER COOKING

Join Arzu to learn, cook and dine. Arzu will teach you light and healthy dishes from Turkey’s Mediterranean region, including cold soup.

Mon 12th Nov 11am – 1pm
$55.00 plus
$15.00 for ingredients

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COMMUNITY KITCHEN

Seeking new participants interested in expanding cooking experiences in an informal setting, having fun and eating well – every 2nd Friday.

Fri’s 12th Oct, 9thNov, 23rd Nov and
7th Dec 10am – 1.30pm
4 sessions $15.00 per session Total $60.00 to cover ingredients payable on 1st session

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Computers

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS, FAX AND PHOTOCOPYING SERVICE FOR PUBLIC USE

Computer and Internet access, Fax and Photocopying service available.

Monday – Friday
Ring 9751 1264 to make a booking.
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FLEXIBLE COMPUTER TRAINING (18ESITFLEXI)

Update your computer skills or start from the beginning, this course allows you to learn at YOUR own pace with tutor’s assistance. Choose from any Microsoft Office, Windows, QuickBooks, Zero or MYOB applications.

Tues 23rd Oct 1.30pm – 3.45pm
8 weeks for $50.00 conc. or $90.00 full fee

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INTRO TO MYOB (18MYOB0030)

For those with some bookkeeping Knowledge wanting to computerise their accounting methods and/or small business this is the course for you. You will complete this course confident in using the MYOB system. Manual approx. $45.00

Wed 24th Oct 1.30pm – 3.30pm
8 weeks for $50.00 conc. or $90.00 full fee

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Dance

BALLROOM DANCING

Learn to dance Social Latin, Ballroom and Rock n’ Roll in a relaxed and comfortable environment. No partner necessary.

Thurs 18th Oct 7pm – 8pm
8 weeks for $100.00
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BELLY DANCING

Intensive classes teaching basic isolated & combination movements. Fantastic for fitness, flexibility and all levels.

Tues 16th Oct 6.30pm – 8pm
8 weeks for $100.00
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FITNESS FOR OVER 40's

Improve your balance, co-ordination and
increase your strength and energy. Circuit
style exercise class. Suitable for women
and men, most ages and all fitness levels.
Each individual is monitored carefully.

Thurs 11th Oct 9am – 10am
$15.00 per session

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YOLANDA – YOGA/BALLET/DANCE

Much laughter, light, inspiration and fitness. An hour class with Lady Shaula. All enquiries please ring 0409 501 456

Mon 8th Oct 9.30am – 10.30am
10 classes for $90.00 or Casual $15.00 per person
First lesson FREE

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Health and Wellbeing

TAI CHI

Tai Chi is a gentle exercise combining movement and breathing to help co-ordination, balance, breathing and muscle tone. Beginners and intermediate levels.

Wed 10th Oct Beginners 6pm – 7pm
Intermediate 7pm – 8pm
10 weeks for $110.00
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OVERCOME ANXIETY, STRESS AND DEPRESSION

Are you feeling lethargic, unmotivated, anxious, stressed or depressed? Recent research has found the problem is not actually from your mind, it is created in your body. You will learn why this happens and how you can fix it.

Mon 22nd Oct 1.30pm – 3pm
Gold coin donation

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• YOGA with FRANK RYDER

This class introduces the fundamentals of yoga practice through a safe progression of soft rhythmic movements and accessible postures. Suitable both for beginners and more experienced yogis.

Mon 8th Oct 6.30pm – 7.45pm
10 weeks for $200.00
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INNER JOURNEY MEDITATION

One hour meditation sessions to still the mind and listen as stillness speaks. Inner healing journey work that will support and enhance your creativity, intuition, positivity and awareness for making the RIGHT decisions and choices in life at the RIGHT time. KNOW THYSELF!

Thurs 25th Oct 11am – 12noon
4 weeks $80.00

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PSYCHIC DEVELOPMENT GROUP

Learn to trust your intuition and enhance your psychic skills in a positive and supportive environment. Through meditation and mindful practices you will discover techniques to heighten your perception. Topics covered may include: Chakra balancing, Psychometry, Tarot, Healing, Colour and Flower readings.

Tues 23rd Oct 7pm – 9pm OR
Thurs 18th Oct 12.30pm – 2.30pm
6 weeks $100.00

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PSYCHIC DEVELOPMENT TASTER

Enhance your intuition and learn to fine tune your psychic skills in this introductory workshop. Discover what to pay attention to and how you can best interpret this information.

Sat 20th Oct 1pm – 3.30pm
25.00

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QIGONG ENERGY PRACTICES

medicine principles, encourages the use of simple practices which assist us to consciously Balance and strengthen our Energy bodies.

Mon 22nd Oct 1.30pm – 2.45pm
6 weeks for $120.00

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FELDENKRAIS: AWARENESS THRU MOVEMENT

Regardless of your age, you can learn easily to move your body – as you intend – to do what you want in life.

Mon 22nd and 29th Oct, 12th and 19th Nov 11am – 12noon
4 weeks $50.00

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Music

BLUES HARMONICA

Beginners and Intermediate. Please ring 9751 1264 with your expression of interest

Wed DTBA 7pm – 8.30pm
6 weeks $100.00

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GUITAR

In these group sessions, you will receive guitar tuition from beginner level and up to moderately advanced, covering what you need to get you playing songs or further expanding your skills or repertoire.

Mon 8th Oct Beginners 7pm – 8pm OR Intermediate 8.15pm – 9.15pm
9 weeks for $90.00

 

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Organics and Gardening

• ALL ABOUT ESPALIERS

How to select the right trees to use, what espalier shapes to use for which species, creating and maintaining. Prune for fruit or for new growth, reduce workload.

Sun 25th Nov 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• BUILD YOUR OWN NETTED STRUCTURE

How to select the right method to use
to cover your trees, protect fruit from possums, birds, bats and foxes. Full plans and costings to build your own or what help is available.

Sun 7th Oct 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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•DESIGN A CIDERY FRUIT CLASS (Not Making Cider)


What variety and rootstocks to use, how to maintain these and layout.

Sun 2nd Dec 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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Practical Skills

 

BEEKEEPING INFO SESSION

Learn how to start beekeeping. It isn’t a practical workshop involving live bees but a pathway to the next step in learning the craft. So “create a buzz in your backyard”

Sun DTBA 10am – 12noon
$25.00

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HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid


HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR

Do you require just CPR or a CPR refresher? Join us in the morning to gain your quality accreditation.

Sat 1st Dec 9am – 1pm $75.00
HLLC RTO 3851

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FIRST AID

Current qualification holders can keep their training current. New students or those who haven’t done the full course in three years will need to purchase a work book and manual $20.00. To be completed before the course starts.

Sat 1st Dec 9am – 5pm
$130.00
HLLC RTO 3851

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SOAP MAKING

Hands on experience of making soap, all equipment and ingredients provided (you can bring your own essential oils if you wish) and take home the equivalent of 5 bars of soap ($25.00 value). Palm Oil free.

Mon 29th Oct 1pm – 3pm
$60.00 plus $5.00 for materials

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Singing

FREE YOUR VOICE

In these group sessions, you will receive instruction on vocal technique (including warm-ups), voice placement and repertoire development.

Mon 6th Aug 5.45pm – 6.45pm
6 weeks for $60.00

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Special Services

D2DL

Supports people managing a mental illness to participate in our programs. Contact John Rickard – jrickard@EACH.com.au for further information.

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• EASTERN RECHARGE PROGRAM

Recreational Respite program for adults with disabilities. Based at Olinda Community House, is held on one day of a weekend. For further details call Andy Sims at SCOPE on 9902 1077

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Writing

CREATIVE WRITING

The world of imagination is unlimited. With practical exercises you will bring your imagination to life and let it flourish. Using pen and pad you will discover that you can write in an effortless way. For over 18 year olds.

Wed 31st Oct 2pm – 5pm
$25.00

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Sport

BADMINTON AT OLINDA HALL


$5.00 per session or $50.00 for six months. Ring Marcia Begg on 9728 4466
Waiting list may apply.

Mon 8th Oct 7.30pm – 9.30pm
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MEN'S SOCIAL BADMINTON


Wednesday nights – Please call Simon Bown 0439 309 144

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FENCING – AN OLYMPIC SPORT


Please call Lisa on 0450 556 330
www.whitehorse.riposte.com.au
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Men's Shed

Are you interested in knowing more about or joining Monbulk District Men’s Shed? Call Brian on 0430 380 379.

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Meetings

OLINDA COMMUNITY HOUSE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT

3rd Tuesday of the month – 7pm.
Are you a person who has the vision, passion and commitment to make real differences for the benefits of our local community? If so, Olinda Community House is looking for new volunteer Committee members and would love to hear from you. 9751 1264
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OLINDA PROBUS CLUB INC.

New Members Welcome. Contact Sue Bosley on 0420 367 078

2nd Wed of the month – 9.30am - 12noon
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OLINDA SENIOR CITIZENS

New members welcome. Phone: Ron on 9756 6029 or 9751 1264

Tuesdays 11.45am – 3.00pm
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