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Term 2 program guide is now available! Download it or visit our program page!

 

 

 

 

 


PROGRAM GUIDE - Term 2 2019



Check out Term 2 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 | 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:




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our 2019 Term 2 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 26th April 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 April 10am – 12noon OR
Fri 26th April 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 29th April 10am – 12noon
8 weeks for $160.00

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 29th April 1pm – 3pm
8 weeks for $160.00

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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 18th May 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 18th May 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 23rd April 9.30am – 11.30am
10 weeks for $150.00

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Careers



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

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.

Thurs 23rd May 7pm – 8.30pm
$20.00

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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 26th April, 10th and 24th May, 7th and 21st June 10am – 1.30pm

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

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• ASSAM PEDAS (Spicy Tamarind Fish)

Traditional Peranakan dish- it is spicy, tangy, with a little sweetness and very appetizing. Served with steamed rice.

Mon 20th May 10am – 12noon
$25.00 plus
$12.00 for ingredients

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• TURKISH COOKING WITH ARZU GOZLEME & BAKLAVA CLASS with TURKISH COFFEE

Learn easy way of doing Gozleme from scratch and homemade baklava. Turkish music and coffee in the end.

Mon 3rd June 11am – 1pm
$55.00 plus
$15.00 for ingredients

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• MEDITERRANEAN WINTER COOKING

Are you ready to add beautiful recipes to your winter cooking?

Mon 24th June 11am – 1pm
$55.00 plus
$15.00 for ingredients

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• MEDITERRANEAN SOUP IDEAS

Very easy to make, very easy to finish! Starting with a cold soup for summer then learn lots of new tastes for winter soup.

Mon 27th May 11am – 1pm
$55.00 plus
$15.00 for ingredients

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• LONTONG

Lontong is a combination of Sayor Lodeh (an aromatic Vegetable coconut soup) served over a compressed rice cake, which you will learn to make. The dish is garnished with spicy dry coconut and sambal (optional) A scrumptious delight.

Mon 17th June 10am - noon
$25.00 plus
$12.00 for ingredients

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• INDIAN COOKING

Learn authentic Indian cooking from an Indian cook. Learn how to make Dough and Roti, Cream Chicken and Rajma (Kidney Bean Curry)

Sun 26th May 11am – 2pm OR
Learn how to make Dough and Roti, Indian Cheese, Shahi Paneer and Dal Makhani

Sun 16th June 11am – 2pm OR

Learn how to make Dough and different Paratha’s, Boondi Raita (Indian Yoghurt) And Indian Chai Sun 23rd June 11am – 2pm

$55.00 plus $15.00 for ingredients PER CLASS

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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 7th May 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)

This 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 8th May 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 2nd May 7pm – 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 2nd May 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 11th May 9.20am – 9.50am
$7.00 per session

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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 11th May 8.30am – 9.15am
$10.00 per session

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Health and Wellbeing



• GENTLE YOGA

Move in a gentle, comfortable way. Restore strength, flexibility, endurance and increase mobility. Relieve stress and develop clear mind and strong body while rebalancing your nervous system to balance out the bustle of everyday life with this gentle yoga practice.

Wed 8th May 2pm – 3pm
8 4 weeks $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 6th May 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 24th April 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 20th May 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 13th May 6.30pm – 7.45pm
6 weeks for $120.00
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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 25th May 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.

Tues 4th June 7pm – 9pm OR Thurs 6th June 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 April Beginners 7.10pm – 8.10pm OR Intermediate 8.20pm – 9.20pm
8 weeks for $80.00

 

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Organics and Gardening

• DESIGN YOUR OWN FOOD FOREST OR EDIBLE FOOD FOREST

Learn about designing your own food forest or edible food forest. BYO Lunch

Sun 23rd June 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• DESIGN YOUR OWN ORCHARD OR BACKYARD


Learn to design from a back yard, to an orchard. BYO Lunch

Mon 10th June 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• GROWING AVOCADO TREES


Learn the few simple tricks to healthy fruiting avocadoes. BYO Lunch

Sun 28th April 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 21st April 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• REPARE FOR THE BARE ROOT FRUIT TREE SEASON IN JUNE


Learn how to prepare for the bare root fruit tree season. BYO Lunch

Sun 26th May 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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• THE INTRIGUING WORLD OF PERFUME (an Introductory Session)


In this fun and hands on smell session you will discover: The origins of perfume, perfume throughout history, how odours effect our emotions, how perfume is created, the language of perfume, how to become better at scent identification and the perfume groups and the art of scent blending.

Tues 21st May 10am – 12noon
$15.00

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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 April 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 15th May OR Wed 26th June 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 29th April 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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