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October 2019

Community Playgroups

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October 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Melton Council Community Venues, Council Venues Team
Melton, Victoria Australia
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Playgroups offer opportunities for children from birth until school age to develop and practise new skills, make new friends, gain self-confidence and develop physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually, while with their parents or carers. Parents and carers also have opportunities to build friendships with other families within the community. Community playgroups are run by parents and carers who decide the day, time, venue, equipment and playgroup style. Families are responsible in running the playgroup. Community playgroups take place in council buildings, schools, and…

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Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)

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October 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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AMEP classes are offered both within and outside of business hours and a variety of part time options are available. Students can join an AMEP class at any time. There are no set start and finish dates. Classes do not run during school holidays.
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services, 239 Station Road
Melton, Victoria 3337
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The Adult Migrant Education program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government and provides up to 510 hours of FREE English language lessons to eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants. In an AMEP class you will learn English language skills and information about Australian society.

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FREE

Open House – Learn Connect Grow English

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 25, 2019

Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services, 239 Station Road
Melton, Victoria 3337
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Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services is opening its doors so people can come and experience our English classes. Watch our students at work as they study the English language and get more information about how to join future classes for yourself. This event is proudly part of the Lifelong Learning Festival hosted by Melton City Council. No bookings required for this event. https://meltonlearning.com.au/festival/  

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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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FREE

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

Thriving 3’s and 4’s

October 24 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Sports Buzz, 65 Reserve Road
Melton, Victoria Australia
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Thriving 3's and 4's focuses on a basic grounding of sport and physical fitness skills. This is a very busy stage of the program where a wide variety of gross and locomotor skills are introduced and applied. These sessions cater towards 3 year old kinder children and are 45 minutes in duration. Children must be aged between 3 and 4 years to attend. This event is part of the Lifelong Learning Festival proudly 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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FREE

A Sound Walk

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Friends of the Melton Botanic Garden, 21 William Street
Melton, Victoria 3337 Australia
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A Sound Walk is a listening exercise that helps us become aware of our immediate acoustic environment. It is also about the aesthetic pleasures of listening. Listening to sounds we might otherwise have missed; listening to the rhythm of sounds; listening for the unique ‘voice’ of a city. It’s about enjoying the sensual beauty and sheer surprise of sound. Join Anthony from the Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology for this unique experience being offered in the City of Melton for…

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Free

English Conversation Class

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

Come along and improve your English speaking, reading and writing skills.

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FREE

Make your own Sauerkraut

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kurunjang Community Hub, 33-35 Mowbray Crescent
Kurunjang, Victoria 3337 Australia
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Learn about the process of fermenting and how this probiotic is an essential for good gut health assisting in the prevention of many illnesses. With benefits including good bone and brain health, improved digestion and a boosted immune system this superfood is something to incorporate in your weekly meals. Please bring your own sterilized jar. Bookings open 7am on 1 October. This event is proudly part of the 2019 Melton Lifelong Learning Festival

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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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Melton City Much More App

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

Melton City Much More App, Online from App Store
Melton, Victoria 3337 Australia
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Do you want to learn more about what is happening in the City of Melton? Download the Melton City Much More from your App Store today and Discover great things to see and do in our wonderful City.

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Little Feet Music, Steps to Learning

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Arnolds Creek Community Centre, 19 Claret Ash Blvd
Melton West, Victoria 3337
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The playgroups of Arnolds Creek are celebrating learning for Children's Week. Performer Rachel from 'Little Feet Music' will be entertaining both parents and children with some movement, music and song. Join in and learn some tips on how to extend this activity at home and add  some of your own creativity. Share a simple, healthy morning tea and take the opportunity to make friends.  If you are interested in joining one of our four playgroups at Arnolds Creek or our…

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$108.00

BOOKED OUT – Sewing for Everyone

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 13, 2019

Stevenson House, 10 Stevenson Crescent
Caroline Springs, Victoria 3023
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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.

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Melton South Costume Makers Group

October 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 22, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Social costume-making group for all ages and levels of experience. Gold coin donation.

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$95 or $90 Concession

Acoustic Guitar for Beginners

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October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 13, 2019

Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Come and learn the basics of playing the Acoustic Guitar!
Designed for beginners, your tutor is patient and experienced with 20+ years live and recording experience.

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FREE

Art Show, School Tour, BBQ and Outdoor Cinema

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Burnside Primary School, 35 Lexington Drive
Burnside, VIC Australia
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You’re invited to come and visit Burnside Primary School and discover what kids are learning everyday on campus. An art show showcasing student work and a school tour that features student learning are two wonderful opportunities to see how children learn. Burnside Primary will also host a sausage sizzle and an outdoor cinema event screening of The Lego Movie. This event is part of the Lifelong Learning Festival hosted by Melton City Council.

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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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$81 for 9 sessions

Yoga for Men & Women

October 26 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2019

Diggers Rest Family Services Centre, Plumpton Road
Diggers Rest, Victoria 3427
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Increase suppleness, improve concentration, tone up your muscles and relieve stress in this yoga group.

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FREE

Hand Embroidery – Intermediate to Advanced

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive
Taylors Hill, Victoria 3037
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Hand embroidery for intermediate to advanced sewers is an introduction to some more complicated sewing techniques including: 1. Herringbone 2. Long and short 3. Blanket 4. Double knot. Create a handkerchief to take home. This event is part of the Melton Lifelong Learning Festival hosted by Melton City Council.

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FREE

Fluid Art Coaster

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Come along to this free Melton Learning Festival event and make your very own works of art using the fluid art technique.

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Cupcake Decorating

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Melton South Community Centre, 41 Exford Road
Melton South, Victoria 3338
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Free event for the Melton Learning Festival - come along and decorate some delicious cupcakes.

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Free

Diwali Celebration

October 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 11:30 am

Join us for a non-religious celebration, open to everyone. Activities include a family-friendly Bollywood dance workshop, a henna tattooist and a special food-themed morning tea.

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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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