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Term 3 program guide is now available! Download it or visit our program page!

 







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PROGRAM GUIDE - Term 3 2019



Check out Term 3 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 | WRITING | SPORT | YOUTH| 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 3 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 19th July 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.

Wed 24th July 10am – 12noon OR Fri 26th July 9.30am – 11.30am OR 1pm – 3pm
9 weeks for $108.00

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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. Advanced or beginners welcome.

Mon 15th July 10am – 12noon
10 weeks for $200.00

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. Advanced or beginners welcome.

Mon 22nd July 1pm – 3pm
9 weeks for $180.00

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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 17th Aug 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 31st Aug 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 16th July 9.30am – 11.30am
10 weeks for $150.00

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Children's Activities



• 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 19th July, 2nd, 16th and 30th Aug and 13th Sept 10am – 1.30pm

5 sessions $15.00 per session Total $75.00 to cover ingredients payable on 1st session

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• CHEESE CLASS

Make your own Feta, Cheese, Mascarpone, Pot set Yogurts, Ricotta and take home 3 products on the day. All organic milk, cultures and ingredients, notes and samples are supplied. This class shows how to make dairy products ready to eat next day with very little equipment to buy. Bring your own lunch to share.

Sat 20th July 9am – 4pm
$120.00

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• INDIAN COOKING

Learn authentic Indian cooking from an Indian cook. Learn how to make Dough and Roti, Indian cheese, Shahi Paneer, and Dal Makhani

Sun 4th Aug 11am – 2pm OR
Learn how to make Dough and different Panatha’s, Boondi Raita (Indian Yogurt) and Indian Chai
Sun 18th Aug 11am – 2pm OR
Learn how to make Dough and Roti, Cream Chicken, Rajma (Kidney Bean Curry)
Sun 8th Sept 11am – 2pm
$55.00 plus $15.00 for ingredients PER CLASS

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• TURKISH COOKING WITH ARZU BAKLAVA CLASS, TURKISH DELIGHT AND GOZLEME WORKSHOP with TURKISH COFFEE

Learn how to make Turkish delight, Baklava and an easy way of doing Gozleme from scratch. Finishing with Turkish coffee.

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

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• 5 TEA IN A TYPICAL TURKISH HOME

Join Arzu to taste something different, simple and healthy. You will learn 4 dishes. This is a cooking and cultural lesson. Arzu will talk about her experiences of being Turkish and influenced by Mediteranian and Middle Eastern atmosphere and how this culture being in the middle of the West and the East effects flavour of food in Turkey.

Fri 6th Sept 7pm – 9pm
$55.00 plus
$15.00 for ingredients

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• VEGAN MEDITERANEAN COOKING

You will just love this class! Mediteranean Diet is one of the best as there is olive oil, garlic, lemon and lots of herbs. You will see how easy it is to make such great dishes.

Fri 9th Aug 7pm – 9pm
$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 30th July 1.30pm – 3.45pm
8 weeks for $50.00 conc. or $90.00 full fee
Manual $45.00 extra

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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 1st Aug 7pm – 8pm
6 weeks for $75.00
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• COME AND JOIN DANI FOR TWINKLE TOES TUESDAYS! BALLET SUPERSTARS

Ever felt as though there’s a Prima Ballerina lurking inside you? Now’s your chance to set him or her free. More artistry than technique, this class is about exercising your soul as well as your feet. Join us for an hour of plies, tendues and tippee-toe-turns. Designed for adults who want to live their childhood dreams, or just get lost in the beauty of ballet. All skill levels welcome.

Tues 30th July 5pm – 6pm
8 weeks for $80.00
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• POPSTAR JAZZ

This is for all the Britney’s out there who want to dance like nobody’s watching them. This class is about getting your attitude boots on and strutting as though you own the dancefloor. Yes, we will be doing warm ups to get our bodies toned and terrific, but a weekly routine will have you feeling as though you’re the star of your own video clip.

Tues 30th July 6.15pm – 7.15pm
8 weeks for $80.00
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• DANCEFLOOR BOGIE DOWN

If you love getting down on the dancefloor, but are not so keen on the clubs and pubs, put your dancing shoes on and join as we transform the Olinda Community House into our very own nightclub, without the pretentiousness, late nights, sore feet, crowds and drunk people. Find your own dance space, and just boogie for an hour to the very best dance tunes of all time. You will get super-fit have super-fun! Disco lights and fog machine included. No judgements allowed. Drop-ins welcome.

Tues 30th July 7.30pm – 8.30pm
8 weeks for $60.00 or $10.00 per week casually
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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 18th July 9am – 10am
$15.00 per session

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Health and Wellbeing



• YOGA

Yoga with a twist: a bit of Yoga, a dash of Pilates and a splash of Feldenkrais, this is a movement class with the lot… including meditation.

Mon 29th July 6.30pm – 7.45pm OR
Wed 31st July 2pm – 3pm
8 weeks for $160.00

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• FELDENKRAIS: AWARENESS THRU MOVEMENT

Use your body and brain to feel younger, stronger and fitter. Reverse or slow the effects of aging and learn to move easily and well. Intelligent exercise with cognitively stimulating movements maintains brain function and promotes brain plasticity. Be in control of your ageing. Move gracefully and in comfort.

Mon 5th Aug 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, intermediate and advanced levels.

Wed 17th July
Beginners 5pm – 6pm Intermediate 6pm – 7pm
Advanced 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 5th Aug 1.00pm – 2.30pm
$25

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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 27th July 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.

Tues 30th July 7pm – 9pm OR Thurs 1st Aug 12.30pm – 2.30pm
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 29th July Beginners 7.10pm – 8.10pm OR Intermediate 8.20pm – 9.20pm
8 weeks for $80.00

 

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Organics and Gardening

• GROWING BERRIES AND SUB-TROPICALS AND CITRUS IN COOL CLIMATES

How come we can grow avo, 8 macas, 8 sapotes, guavas, banana and many more in Olinda without a glass house, how to grow berries and vines, it’s all about placement and the essentials for citrus growing. BYO lunch

Sun 21st July 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• HERITAGE FRUIT TREES CLASS “The Basics”


Learn the BASICS about Heritage Fruit trees. Tour 1000+ varieties here onsite. Receive a FREE copy of fruit tree BOOK. BYO Lunch

Sun 11th Aug 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• HOW TO PROPAGATE ROOTSTOCKS NEWE 2019


Learn how to propagate rootstocks for home or commercially for apple, pear, cherry, plum and many more. BYO lunch

Sun 15th Sept 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• WINTER vs SUMMER PRUNING


Core-base class. Tips and tricks to reduce workload, reduce disease entry and create fruit or rejuvenate old trees. Focus on the advantages of pruning at the correct time to control disease, fruit and tree size. BYO lunch.

Sun 25th Aug 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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Practical Skills

 

•CONFLICT RESOLUTION


Strategies for diffusing a situation before it escalates. This workshop will help you to have on hand strategies for any of those difficult or seeming hard to get out of situations. Knowing simple strategies on how to communicate differently can lead to a chat with a resolution rather than a reactive confrontation.

Thurs 8TH Aug 7pm – 8.30pm
$20.00

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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 29th July 6pm – 7pm
8 weeks for $80.00

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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 7th Aug OR Wed 4th Sept
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 15th July 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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Youth



• DANDENONG RANGES YOUTH



Interested in creating your own Youth Group? Making new friends? Having Fun? Helping the Community? If this is something of interest to you, please make contact! rangesyouth@outlook.com OR 0484 648 880

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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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