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January 2020

$10

Japanese Cartooning (Manga) Workshop for Kids – School Holiday Activity

January 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Springside Children’s and Community Centre, 25-50 Becca Way
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Kids are invited to explore their own creative potential and make new friends in the local area in our Japanese Cartooning Workshop these school holidays. In Japanese, ‘Manga’ refers to all kinds of cartooning, comics and animation. Our experienced art teacher Audrey will guide children to draw their own Manga sea creatures, creating a masterpiece using colour pencils and shading. Children can take home their creations to amaze friends and family. Class sizes are kept small to ensure Audrey is…

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$10

Fluid Art Workshop for Kids – School Holiday Activity

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Springside Children’s and Community Centre, 25-50 Becca Way
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Fluid Art Workshop for Kids – School Holiday Activity Get creative with us these school holidays in our Fluid Art Workshop for Kids! Whether you call it fluid art, acrylic pouring or liquid art there is nothing more satisfying than creating masterpieces by letting coloured paint run amok. This form of art uses acrylic paints with a runny consistency to create abstract masterpieces. Join our experienced art teacher Audrey as she guides children to experiment with colour while learning different…

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FREE

Thai Cooking Class

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sundowner Caravan Park Rockbank, 2057 – 2083 Western Hwy
Rockbank, Victoria 3335
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Learn traditional Thai cooking techniques, fundamentals of Thai ingredients and flavours required to make some of Thailand’s tastiest dishes.

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February 2020

Free

After Schooligans!

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until February 25, 2020

Hang out with us after school - there will be something different to do every week! It could be art, craft, games, literary or STEM related activities.

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$108

Sewing For Everyone

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 23, 2020

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn simple sewing techniques or an experienced seamstress, our ‘Sewing for Everyone classes are the perfect class for you. These sewing sessions provide the opportunity for participants ranging from beginners to the more experienced, to 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. New participants will be…

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FREE

Social Sewing Group

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 24, 2020

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Social Sewing Group Do you know how to sew, knit or are you working on a craft project but would love some company whilst you work? Stevenson House hosts a weekly social sewing group where participants are encouraged to get to know each other whilst indulging in patchwork, quilting, dressmaking, crocheting, knitting, cross stitching, general sewing or, just having a general chat with one another. This social sewing group is purely a social group, no instructor is provided. BYO craft…

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$96

Sewing Beyond Basics

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 24, 2020

Banchory Community Centre, 17 Banchory Avenue
Hillside, Victoria 3037
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Our Sewing Beyond Basics classes provide the opportunity for participants to gain confidence in new sewing techniques whilst working on different projects tailored to your own interests in a fun and friendly environment.

Suitable for intermediate to advanced sewers.

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$96

Patchwork Quilting- BOOKED OUT

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 24, 2020

Banchory Community Centre, 17 Banchory Avenue
Hillside, Victoria 3037
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Guided by our experienced teacher Bridget, participants will master both hand and machine quilting techniques including blanket stitch appliqué, foundation piecing, quilting the quilt and binding.

Beginners will work on a sampler quilt while those with more experience can choose their own projects to work through with the teachers support.

Suitable for adults of all abilities, no experience in quilting is necessary.

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$85

Creative Craft 4 Kids

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 24, 2020

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Creative Craft for Kids is a fun and interactive art class at Stevenson House on a Tuesday (during School Term), where children will learn a range of new and traditional crafting techniques to stimulate their creative minds. All crafting experiences have a textile focus and include activities such as macramé, crochet, weaving, looming, beading and much more. Our talented teacher Aml will guide your child through all of these amazing craft techniques. Engaging in art activities offers many benefits to…

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$140 or $100 Concession

Intro to Floristry

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 24, 2020

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Learn to work with a variety of flowers, foliages, accessories and wiring techniques and create boxed arrangements, corsages, centrepieces and more.

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FREE

Knit & Chat Social Group

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2020

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2020

Hillside Community Centre, Recreation Reserve Royal Crescent
Hillside, Victoria 3037
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Being part of a group is an important part of human nature. Social connections and increased communication help boost positive mood. Indeed, being part of a knitting group can give a sense of belonging, and gives you something else, besides your completed knitted items, of which to be proud. Knitting enforces mindfulness meditation by calming, relaxing, and keeping us centered because of its repetitive rhythmic movements, which can help prevent and manage stress, pain and depression, which in turn strengthens the body's immune system.…

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$108

Sewing For Everyone

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Sewing for Everyone Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn simple sewing techniques or an experienced seamstress, our ‘Sewing for Everyone classes are the perfect class for you. These sewing sessions provide the opportunity for participants ranging from beginners to the more experienced, to 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. New…

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$40

Crafting For Everyone

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

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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$25.00

Crafty Kids (ages 8‐12)

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February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Children will have fun developing their skills with hands-on activities including drawing and painting in an engaging and creative environment.

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$108

Sewing For Everyone

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn simple sewing techniques or an experienced seamstress, our ‘Sewing for Everyone classes are the perfect class for you. These sewing sessions provide the opportunity for participants ranging from beginners to the more experienced, to 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. New participants will be…

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$96

Patchwork Quilting

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Program (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Banchory Community Centre, 17 Banchory Avenue
Hillside, Victoria 3037
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Guided by our experienced teacher Bridget, participants will master both hand and machine quilting techniques including blanket stitch appliqué, foundation piecing, quilting the quilt and binding.

Beginners will work on a sampler quilt while those with more experience can choose their own projects to work through with the teachers support.

Suitable for adults of all abilities, no experience in quilting is necessary.

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$108

Sewing For Everyone

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn simple sewing techniques or an experienced seamstress, our ‘Sewing for Everyone classes are the perfect class for you. These sewing sessions provide the opportunity for participants ranging from beginners to the more experienced, to 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. New participants will be…

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Patchwork Quilting

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Banchory Community Centre, 17 Banchory Avenue
Hillside, Victoria 3037
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Guided by our experienced teacher Bridget, participants will master both hand and machine quilting techniques including blanket stitch appliqué, foundation piecing, quilting the quilt and binding.

Beginners will work on a sampler quilt while those with more experience can choose their own projects to work through with the teachers support.

Suitable for adults of all abilities, no experience in quilting is necessary.

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$108

Sewing 4 Teens

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Learn an invaluable life skill in our Sewing for Teens classes and become a sewing superstar! In these fun and friendly classes, teens will learn basic sewing techniques and develop the ability to make their own clothes that will suit and fit their body. Our highly skilled facilitator, Elizabeth, will guide teens through a range of projects relevant to their individual skill level. New participants will be provided with a list of essential items to bring to the first class.…

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95 or 90 Concession

Scrapbooking for Beginners

February 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until March 23, 2020

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Bring along your photos and learn the basics of preserving your precious memories in your first scrapbooking album.

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FREE

Diggers Rest Gardeners Give Away Day

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Diggers Rest Family Services Centre, Plumpton Road
Diggers Rest, Victoria 3427
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Swap your seeds and seedlings, take home exquisite plants and fruits and help expand the community garden with other local green thumbed people by planning, planting and harvesting.

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Social Crafters

February 10 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Eynesbury Discovery Centre, 479 Eynesbury Road
Eynesbury, Victoria 3338
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Do you have an interest in improving your crafting skills? Join our friendly group of crafters who gather together to have fun, learn and share their knowledge. Our friendly volunteer facilitator Carol is passionate about helping others to improve their skills and to try new things. Being part of a group is an important part of human nature. Social connections and increased communication help boost positive mood and a sense of belonging. Bring and work on your own projects, whilst…

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95 or 90 Concession

Scrapbooking – Intermediate

February 10 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Monday, repeating until March 23, 2020

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Learn more advanced tricks of scrapbooking and take your photo albums to the next level

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50 or 30 Concession

Intro to Sewing

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February 11 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 24, 2020

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Learn techniques in order to hand and machine sew. Includes laying and cutting out from patterns and making a small garment.
Covers seams, zips and finishes.

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$50.00 or $30.00 Concession

Sewing – Intermediate

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February 11 @ 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 24, 2020

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Learn components of garment construction including pleating, gathering, set in sleeves and much more.

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50 or 30 Concession

How to Be a YouTuber

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Learn how to produce, edit and upload your first video on YouTube.

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$50 or $30 Concession

Intro to Fashion Design

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February 12 @ 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Facilitated by a professional fashion designer, learn the skills to draw and stencil original designs.
Take measurements and turn the design into a garment. Ideal pathway to employment in the fashion Industry or Certificate IV Fashion Design.

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$60

Acrylic Painting Workshop

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2020

Springside Children’s and Community Centre, 25-50 Becca Way
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Explore your own creative potential and style while creating our own unique masterpiece. Bring your own canvas to work on and let your creativity run wild. Learn the basics of colour theory, blending and mixing while creating your very own piece of art that you can take home. This four week acrylic painting workshop is designed for adults and facilitated by our local artist Audrey Buttigieg Cardona who has designed a social yet structured class for all skill levels from…

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$60

Acrylic Painting Workshop

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 3, 2020

Springside Children’s and Community Centre, 25-50 Becca Way
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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Explore your own creative potential and style while creating our own unique masterpiece. Bring your own canvas to work on and let your creativity run wild. Learn the basics of colour theory, blending and mixing while creating your very own piece of art that you can take home. This four week acrylic painting workshop is designed for adults and facilitated by our local artist Audrey Buttigieg-Cardona who has designed a social yet structured class for all skill levels from beginners…

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$25

Learn the Art of Calligraphy

February 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

Hillside Community Centre, Recreation Reserve Royal Crescent
Hillside, Victoria 3037
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The word calligraphy literally means beautiful writing. Calligraphy is the art of forming beautiful symbols by hand and arranging them well. It's a set of skills and techniques for positioning and inscribing words so they show integrity, harmony, some sort of ancestry, rhythm and creative fire. Learning Calligraphy is good for your mental health, all ages can learn and you'll save money creating gifts for your big family events, impressing loved ones with special personal touches to personal stationary, invitations, place cards and greeting…

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