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October 2019

Australian History

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

U3A Melton Campus Inc, Building 3A, 20-40 Rees Road
Melton South, Victoria 3337
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Australian Federal Electoral Seats

Commencing in Term Three 2018 and continuing in 2019, the History Group will be investigating the names of  Federal Electoral Seats in the states and territories of Australia.

There are currently 151 seats in the House of Representatives. There is a history behind each of their names and we are planning to explore them all.

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Tomato Growing workshop

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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This workshop will equip you for the summer season ahead and ensure that you have a tasty crop of tomatoes to eat and share with your friends and family. You will learn: the difference between heirloom and hybrid seeds about the range of common and heirloom tomatoes and what ones are suited to a variety of growing situations. how to raise seeds into successful healthy seedlings how to best prepare your soil, including the option of vegan soil additives. This…

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Senior’s Activity Group

October 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Enjoy a morning of activities with other local seniors in your community. Come and join our friendly facilitator Ruby for social activities to improve your physical, mental and emotional well-being. Ruby will provide engaging social, educational and recreational experiences. This is a great opportunity to connect with other Seniors in your community while participating in fun activities. Classes run each fortnight on Thursdays. Each participant is required to pay the facilitator an amount of $5 at the commencement of each class.…

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$40 per year. $20 term 3 & 4, $10 term 4

Thursday Gentle Exercise

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

U3A Melton Campus Inc, Building 3A, 20-40 Rees Road
Melton South, Victoria 3337
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The Gentle Exercise Classes are designed for elderly adults which can be chair based or for active adults.

The program is designed to help participants to stay active.

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$50

Crafting for Everyone

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Are you enthusiastic about craft? Stevenson House's craft group is a relaxed group of like-minded people with whom you can develop your natural talents. Led by Aml, a true creative talent, beginners will have the opportunity to learn a range of skills including crochet, punching needle, macramé and knitting with a loom, empowering you to continue creating crafts at home. Bring along your own materials for your chosen project and Aml will teach you the rest. This program is suitable…

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FREE

How to Fix a Leaking Tap

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Drop in to the Bunnings DIY Clinic at either the Caroline Springs or Melton stores, to learn how to change washes and other tips and tricks to prevent leaks and fix leaking taps. This event will take place at both the Caroline Springs and Melton Bunnings Warehouses at 1pm-2pm and 7pm-8pm. This event is part of the Lifelong Learning Festival hosted by Melton City Council.

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$40 per year. $20 term 3 & 4, $10 term 4

Rummy O

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

U3A Melton Campus Inc, Building 3A, 20-40 Rees Road
Melton South, Victoria 3337
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Rummy-O is a variation of the card game Rummy, played with tiles instead of cards. Also known as Rummikub, Tile Rummy, Rummy Tiles, Rummy Cube, RummyKub, RummiCub, Rummicube and Rummycub, depending on the manufacturer, it was invented in the 1930s by Ephraim Hertzano. A game that requires both luck and strategic planning, it can provide hours of entertainment.

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Tech SOS – One on One Session

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Get a free 30-minute one-on-one session to learn about your iPad, computer, smartphone or other device.

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Yoga for Seniors

Seniors Yoga
October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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This class is designed specially for seniors. The class size is small and allows each individual to increase their flexibility and strength at their own pace.

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Free

Gardening Talk with Vasili

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Gardening guru and TV star Vasili Kanidiadis is coming to Melton Library to share his wisdom on backyard gardening – just in time for Spring.

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$5 per class (paid each week)

Zumba Gold at Taylors Hill Neighbourhood House – 2019

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive
Taylors Hill, Victoria 3037
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Zumba Gold is for over 50's looking for a fun and interactive way to exercise.

This class provides modified, low impact moves with easy to follow steps for older adults who love a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Free

Lets Play Bridge

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie Street,
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Melton Bridge Club will be on hand in these sessions to develop your skills.

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$40 for 8 sessions

Aspire to Inspire

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

Timber Top Community Centre, Cr Fields St & Timber Top Pde Aintree
Melbourne, Victoria 3336 Australia
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Blossom into good mental, physical and emotional health in this group!

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$40 per year. $20 term 3 & 4, $10 term 4

Reading For Pleasure

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

U3A Melton Campus Inc, Building 3A, 20-40 Rees Road
Melton South, Victoria 3337
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Each week members of the group take it, in turn, to read for about 15 minutes from a book they have selected.

This means we hear many different books in serial form. Each reading often leads to much discussion about the story or some topic that arises through the reading. It is a very social way to experience a book one may not have chosen.

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FREE

Mind Flex

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive
Taylors Hill, Victoria 3037
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Combining seated yoga, breath work and guided meditation, Mind Flex is the perfect way to relax both body and mind.This 1-hour workshop will explore seated yoga positions that will release tension in your limbs, joints, neck and spine. Once your body is relaxed, you can enjoy a guided meditation to help calm your mind. As this is a seated program, Mind Flex is suitable for everyone and is great for people who work at desks and/or in front of the…

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FREE

Learn to Swim: Open Day

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Paul Sadler Swimland – Melton, 1a Raleighs Road
Melton, Victoria 3337 Australia
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Learn to Swim Open Days allow you to come for a free swimming assessment and view our facilities and programs. Come and try a variety of classes for ages ranging from 4 months to adult at Paul Sadler Swimland - Parkwood Green.

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Clay Flowers Workshop – New event date

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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This workshop will teach you how to make Thai Clay Flowers that are lifelike and handmade from moulding air dry clay. You too can join in the fun and make your very own clay flower to take home. The materials and tools required will also be provided.

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FREE

Acrylic Painting Workshop

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Springside Children’s and Community Centre, 25-50 Becca Way
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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In this workshop you will explore your own creative potential and style while creating your unique masterpiece. This relaxed, friendly and supportive class will teach you the practical methods and techniques required to paint a simple subject on canvas. Take home a finished painting and a new found confidence. No experience is necessary. All painting materials are included. This session is suitable for adults 18 years and over. This event is proudly part of the 2019 Melton Lifelong Learning Festival.…

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Mantra Meditation

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Take a leap and take a break from everyday stress factors. Join this guided meditation class and learn steps to assist relieve of life’s every stresses. Workshop includes a vegetarian/vegan snack. This session is suitable for adults aged 18 years and over. This event is proudly part of the 2019 Melton Lifelong Learning Festival. Bookings are required for this event and will be available from 7.00am Tuesday 1 October 2019.

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Creative Writing for Adults

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Caroline Springs Library, 193 ‐ 201 Caroline Springs Blvd
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Do you have an inner writer that needs to be set free? This creative writing group will provide a safe and inspiring environment to encourage you to write your own pieces. This session is suitable for adults 18 years and over. This event is proudly part of the 2019 Melton Lifelong Learning Festival. Bookings are not required for this event.

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$81 for 9 sessions

Yoga for Fitness

October 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 2, 2019

Diggers Rest Community Hall, 48 Plumpton Road
Diggers Rest, Victoria 3427 Australia
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Improve your health and well-being by toning your muscles, increasing suppleness, improving concentration and relieving stress.

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$40 per year. $20 term 3 & 4, $10 term 4

Monday Gentle Exercise

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

U3A Melton Campus Inc, Building 3A, 20-40 Rees Road
Melton South, Victoria 3337
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The Gentle Exercise Classes are designed for elderly adults which can be chair based or for active adults.

The program is designed to help participants to stay active.

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$30 for 8 sessions

Gentle Exercise for Seniors-Term 4 Diggers Rest

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

Diggers Rest Family Services Centre, Plumpton Road
Diggers Rest, Victoria 3427
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If you are looking to strengthen your bones and muscles and have greater body balance in an easy and gentle way, then this is the program for you!

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$108

Sewing for Everyone

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Have you ever wanted to learn how to sew? This class provides the opportunity for participants from beginners to the more experienced to learn new sewing skills with like minded people from our talented teacher Elizabeth. Learn how to read patterns, sew zips, button holes, hem items and gain confidence in other sewing techniques. whilst working on different projects tailored to your own skill level in a fun and friendly environment. Those new to sewing will be provided with a…

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Meditation and Energy Healing

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Experience the benefits of Meditation and Energy Healing. Pranic Healing is a non-touch energy healing system that can help alleviate physical and emotional ailments. This ancient art of healing uses Prana or life energy to heal the whole physical body. Benefits may include: • Decreased stress • Increased energy • Greater mental clarity • Sense of joy and peace • Improved overall wellbeing Sessions take place in a quiet space to allow participants to immerse themselves in this peaceful practice.…

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Seniors Strength Group -Term 4

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Timber Top Community Centre, Cr Fields St & Timber Top Pde Aintree
Melbourne, Victoria 3336 Australia
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Strengthen your bones and muscles and have greater body balance in an easy and gentle way.

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FREE

Stevenson House Walking Group

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Increase your daily steps in a friendly, social setting. The Stevenson House Walking Group gathers every Tuesday to start their day with a walk around the beautiful paths of Caroline Springs. Walking in a group is a great way to improve your physical and mental well-being, reduce stress, keep you active and get some vital fresh air whilst meeting new, like minded and local people. Put your runners on and join us for a walk and a chat. Enjoy a…

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$40 per year. $20 term 3 & 4, $10 term 4

Card Games

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

U3A Melton Campus Inc, Building 3A, 20-40 Rees Road
Melton South, Victoria 3337
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Come along and join in the fun and smarts of playing card games.

We offer many card game options and welcome new players.

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$40

Tai Chi

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

Brookside Children’s & Community Centre, 17 Federation Way
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Experience and learn Tai Chi with our experienced guide Siew. This ancient Chinese practice is a great way to relax your mind and body through gentle exercise and meditation, making it perfect for any fitness level. Our experienced teacher will guide you through some simple movements to assist with better balance, posture and overall wellness. One hour classes are held at Brookside Children's and Community Centre on Tuesdays from 1pm to 2pm, and Wednesdays from 9.30am to 10.30am during school…

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Free

Seniors Festival Music

October 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on October 29, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Victoria Stanborough sings popular songs by Doris Day, Bette Midler, Barbara Streisand.

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