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Term 1 program guide is now available! Download it or visit our program page!

 

 

 

 

 


PROGRAM GUIDE - Term 1 2019



Check out Term 1 program! For all enquiries and bookings please call Christine 9751 1264.

 




ART & CRAFT |

BUSINESS | CAREERS | 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

MEETINGS: OLINDA COMMUNITY HOUSE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT | OLINDA PROBUS CLUB INC. | OLINDA SENIOR CITIZENS




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Please Note:




Download
our 2019 Term 1 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 8th Feb 9.30am – 11.30am
9 weeks for $180.00

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• CROCHET

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

Fri 1st Feb 9.30am – 11.30am OR
1pm – 3pm
10 weeks for $120.00

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• OIL PAINTING WITH TERESA SCHIPANO

Learn how to create your own artwork using oil paints, canvas, brushes and palette knife. Introduction to mixing colours using primary colours and using oil mediums. Subjects explored are faces, still life, landscapes, seascapes and flowers. Advanced or beginners welcome.

Mon 18th Feb 10am – 12noon
6 weeks for $120.00

SOFT PASTEL CLASS WITH TERESA SCHIPOANO

Soft Pastel is a versatile medium that assists you to express and create great artworks, using a different approach. Learn to use your soft pastels with a variety of tools and implements. Subjects explored are faces, still life, landscapes, seascapes and flowers. Advanced or beginners welcome.
Mon 18th Feb 1pm – 3pm
6 weeks for $120.00

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WOOL DYEING

Learn how to dye your own wool using Landscape dyes. Mix your own dyes and apply them to light coloured hanks of wool to create beautiful variegated balls of wool. BYO Lunch.

Sat 2nd March 10am – 3pm
$50.00

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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 2nd March 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 5th Feb 9.30am – 11.30am
9 weeks for $135.00

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Careers



CAREER DIRECTION WORKSHOP – For Parents and Teens – Year 7 up

Are you overwhelmed by choice? Not sure which direction to take? OR Just scared of getting it wrong?
This workshop is an introduction into how parents can support their teens throughout this most important time and for teens that need some clarity and strategies into how to plan their future and have strategies into career self-management. For teens or young adults in study, moving from study into employment, choosing a career path congruent with who they are or to increase their satisfaction and fulfilment.

Sat 30th March 10.30am – noon
$20.00

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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!

Tues 19th Feb 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



• COMMUNITY KITCHEN

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

Fri’s 1st and 15th Feb, 1st and 29th March 10am – 1.30pm
4 sessions $15.00 per session Total $60.00 to cover ingredients payable on 1st session

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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 4th March 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 25th March 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 25th Feb 11am – 1pm
$55.00 plus
$15.00 for ingredients

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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 12th Feb 1.30pm – 3.45pm
8 weeks for $50.00 conc. or $90.00 full fee
Manual $45.00 extra

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IPAD BASICS (17ESIPADS)

FThis course is for those new to or wanting to develop iPad fluency skills and gain knowledge to use the fundamental aspects of your iPad or tablet.

Wed 13th Feb 1.30pm – 3.15pm
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 14th Feb 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 12th Feb 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 7th Feb 9am – 10am
$15.00 per session

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• ABS BLAST

Develop core strength and conditioning. Target your upper, lower abs and obliques. Meet new people and learn fun core exercises to music. All Ages and fitness levels welcome.

Sat 9th Feb 9.20am – 9.50am
8 weeks for $56.00

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• STRENGTH AND TONE

Strengthen and tone your body. This class uses weights, resistance bands and body weight exercises to sculpt and define arms, shoulders, triceps, legs, back and glutes.
All ages and fitness levels welcome.

Sat 9th Feb 8.30am – 9.15am
8 weeks $80.00

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Health and Wellbeing



• 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 25th Feb, 4th, 18th and 25th March 11am – 12noon
4 weeks $50.00

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• 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 30th Jan 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 4th March 1.00pm – 2.30pm
$25

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• YOGA with KRISTINA

A classical practice that focuses on the fundamentals of yoga. Incorporating functional movement, strength and flexibility through a safe progression of movement and asana holds. Suitable for beginners as well as more experiences yogi’s. Pregnant participants welcome. Please bring a mat and blanket.

Mon 4th Feb 6.30pm – 7.45pm
8 weeks for $160.00
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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 16th Feb 1pm – 3.30pm
$25.00

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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.

Thurs 21st Feb 12.30pm – 2.30pm
5 weeks for $85.00
OR
Tues 26th Feb 7pm – 9pm
4 weeks for $65.00

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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 4th Feb Beginners 7.10pm – 8.10pm OR Intermediate 8.20pm – 9.20pm
8 weeks for $80.00

 

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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 10th Feb 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• MAKING HOT COMPOST OR BD COMPOST FOR FRUIT TREES


We will build a heap ready for winter
With recipes to suit different species of fruit and nut trees vs vegetable. BYO lunch.

Sunday 10th March 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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• 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 18th March 1pm – 3pm
$60.00 plus $5.00 for materials

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Singing



• FREE YOUR VOICE


Do you want to learn to sing or learn how to take you singing to the next level? In these group sessions which include individual coaching, you will receive instruction on vocal technique (including warm-ups), voice placement, repertoire selection, development and stagecraft.

Mon 18th Feb 6pm – 7pm
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 27th Feb OR
Wed 20th March 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 4th Feb 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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