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Term Program guide2018 Term 1
PROGRAM GUIDE

Check out Term 1! See all of the great courses available! For all enquiries and bookings please call Christine 9751 1264



PROGRAM GUIDE - Term 1 2018



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

 




ART & CRAFT |

BUSINESS | CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES | COOKING | COMPUTERS | DANCING | FITNESS | HEALTH AND WELLBEING |

LANGUAGE | 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:



Download our 2018 Term 1 Program Guide.

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 2nd Feb 9.30am – 11.30am
8 weeks for $160.00

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• CROCHET

Learn how to crochet basic stitches, increase/decrease, decipher symbols and follow patterns. For beginner and experienced crocheters.

Fri 9th Feb 9.30am – 11.30am OR
1pm – 3pm
7 weeks for $84.00

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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. Materials provided.

Thurs 8th Feb 10.30am – 12.30pm
8 weeks $160.00 including materials

WOOL DYEING

Learn how to dye your own wool using Landscape dyes. You will mix your own dyes and apply them to light coloured hanks of wool (preferably white or cream) to create beautiful variegated balls of wool to apply to any creative knitting or crocheting project. BYO Lunch.

Sat 3rd March 10am – 3pm
$50.00

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WATERCOLOURS with ANTOINETTE BLYTH

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

Tues 6th Feb 9.30am – 11.30am
8 weeks for $120.00

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Children's Activities

MAGIC WORKSHOP WITH MAGIC TONY FOR 7 – 14 YEARS

Learn about the origin of the oldest magic effect in the world and watch a live performance. Build your own magic wand. Build and learn to perform a modern version of the oldest magic in the world. Introduction on coin magic and card magic. Preparation for the show. Presenting Magic Show.

Thurs 15th Feb 5pm – 6.30pm
7 weeks for $170.00 or $29.00 for each independent class

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MOUNTAIN TOP TOY LIBRARY

Saturday mornings 9am – 10am at Olinda Hall. All enquiries:
mountaintoptoylibrary@fastmail.fm
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TAI CHI FOR KIDS – Gentle Exercise that calms

For further details please see under Health and Wellbeing section
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Cooking



BREAD MAKING FOR FEAST OR FAMINE

Learn to make sour dough, with or without yeast. Exploring variations including multigrain, olive and rosemary, spiced raisin bread and dinner rolls. Note: We will be using wheat and rye flour. This course is not adaptable for gluten free.

Sat 17th March 10am – 1pm
$40.00 plus
$10.00 for ingredients

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CAMEMBERT, GOURMET FETA, SOUR CREAM AND RICOTTA

Cheese can be made using Cow, Goat or Sheep’s milk if you wish to bring your own; this will need to be pasteurized on the day. You will take home your own 3 products. We will make and eat Ricotta on the day. BYO lunch to share.

Sat 24th Feb 9am – 4pm
$110.00
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TURKISH COOKING

Join Arzu to taste something different, simple and healthy. Arzu will teach you yummy dishes you can easily try at home and will talk about her culture.

Mon 26th Feb 11am – 1pm OR
Fri 16th March 7pm – 9pm
$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 2nd and 16th Feb, 2nd and 16th March 10am – 1.30pm
4 sessions $10.00 per session Total $40.00 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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WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT ADVANCED

This course will extend learner’s ability to further advanced levels of design, creation, upload/updating of Web pages and websites utilising HTML coding and various software packages including the web components available in MS word, MS Published and Notepad. Prerequisite: Intro to Web Design.

Tues 20th Feb 1.30pm – 4pm
6 weeks for $40.00 (conc) or $100.00 full fee0

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INTRODUCTION TO WORD DOCS (ACL17WORD)

Confidently navigate the Microsoft Word program to create, save and modify a standard document presentation. You will recognise the different business templates available in Word and their different uses. Skills to enhance your resume or current abilities.

Thurs 8thMarch 9.30am – 11.15am
4 weeks for $40.00 conc. or $60.00 full fee

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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. No Experience required.

Thurs 15th Feb 9.30am – 11.45am
3 weeks for $40.00 conc. or $60.00 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 15th Feb 7pm – 8pm
7 weeks for $87.50
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BELLY DANCING

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

Tues 6th 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 1st Feb 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 5th Feb 9.30am – 10.30am
7 classes for $63.00 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 31st Jan Beginners 6pm – 7pm
Intermediate 7pm – 8pm
9 weeks for $100.00
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TAI CHI FOR KIDS – Gentle Exercise that calms

Are your kids uninterested in the traditional after school sports? Tai Chi is a great slower, less strenuous exercise, while still being physically and mentally challenging. Come and try this new class..

Wed 7th Feb 4.30pm – 5.30pm
8 weeks for $88.00
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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 5th Feb 6.30pm – 7.45pm
7 weeks for $140.00
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VISION BOARD WORKSHOP

Manifest the life you want with a visual reminder every day of everything you would love to create for your ideal future. A vision board has been proven to have empowering effects on the lives of the people who use them for a positive change. Join my workshop – meet other like minded people over a cuppa and have time for yourself having fun and creating a vision of the life you would love! Facilitated by Ann King – Certified Wellbeing Coach

Mon 19th Feb 9.30am – 12.30pm
$30.00

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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.

Monday DTBA 12noon – 1pm
4 weeks $50.00
Please call 9751 1931 with your expression of interest.

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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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MUSIC FOR ADULTS WITH JAN WOOD

Learn to play piano or keyboard. Beginners welcome. Bring keyboard if you have one.

Thurs 15th Feb 1pm – 2pm
7 weeks for $105.00

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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 5th Feb 7pm – 8pm OR
8.15pm – 9.15pm
7 weeks for $70.00

 

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UKULELE for those with basic Ukulele compentance

So – you’ve learned a few chords on the ukulele and can strum along to some favourite tunes. But now you’re looking to add to your chords, enhance your rhythms – and to build on your musical knowledge.

Thurs 22nd Feb 7pm – 8.15pm
5 weeks for $75.00
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Organics and Gardening

• COMMUNITY HOUSE GARDEN


Summer is over. Let’s do the next thing in our garden.

Sun 25th March 12noon – 1pm $10.00
Please call 9751 1931 with your expression of interest.

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ALL ABOUT ESPALIERS

Selecting the right trees, what espalier shapes to use for which species, creating and maintaining them. Prune for fruit or for new growth this depends on when you do it, reduce workload by 90%. BYO Lunch.

Sun 25th Feb 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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MAKING BD COMPOST AND SOILS FOR FRUIT TREES

Fruit trees need certain compost, this will supply all nutrients plus aid pest and disease reduction. We will learn about and MAKE a BD compost heap for fruit or for the veggie patch and talk BD. BYO Lunch

Sun 18th March 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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Special Services



 

D2DL

Supports people managing a mental illness to participate in our programs. Please contact John Rickard – John Rickard for further information.

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EASTERN RECHARGE PROGRAM

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

HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

 

- HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation FIRST AID

If you have a current qualification you can update your training in this one day course.

Wed 7th March 9am – 5pm
$130.00
HLLC RTO 3851

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CPR

Do you require just CPR or a CPR refresher? Join us in the morning to gain your quality accreditation.
Wed 7th March 9am – 1pm
$75.00
HLLC RTO 3851

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BEEKEEPING INFO SESSION – for those wanting to get into bees

Learn what’s necessary, time requirements and 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
Ring 9751 1264 with expression of interest
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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 12th Feb 5.45pm – 6.45pm
6 weeks for $60.00

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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 21st Feb 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 5th 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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Language



 

JAPANESE FOR TRAVEL

Enjoy learning about basic greetings, useful expressions for travel purposes, etiquette, food, accommodation, transport, tourist attractions, Japanese gardens, architecture and activities for the more adventurous.

Tues 13th Feb 10am – 11.30am OR
Wed 14th Feb 7pm – 8.30pm
7 weeks for $105 plus $20.00 for materials/ingredients payable to tutor

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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.
AGM – Tuesday 17th October at 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 Neilma on 0414 506 036

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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