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Term three, 2014
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Courses at Belgrade Ave Community Centre term three 2014
Spring into
your garden
Learn about the different varieties of tomatoes and other vegies to plant
for spring and when to plant them. Come along and let Milton share with
you an easy, no-fuss approach to your own spring garden. Also learn about
fertilising, what to do and how to do it ensuring you get the best results.
Date: Friday, September 12
Time: 1pm to 3pm
Cost: $25
Contact: (02) 6043 4550
Belgrade
Avenue
walking
group
Walking groups are a great way of keeping active as well as socialising and
meeting new people in your local community. The Belgrade Ave Community
Centre is calling on community members to meet at the centre on Monday
and/or Tuesday mornings to go for a walk and get some fresh air and
exercise.
Dates: Mondays and Tuesdays (ongoing)
Time: 9.30am to 10am
Cost: Free
Contact: 0427 860 084
Belgrade
Avenue
playgroups
Come along to playgroup where you and your children can make new
friends, develop children’s social skills and, of course, have fun. A great
opportunity for parents and carers to have a cuppa and meet others
in an informal setting. Playgroup is held twice a week at Belgrade Ave
Community Centre. There is potential for a Tuesday class group to start.
Dates: Thursday and Fridays during
school terms
Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Cost: To be confirmed
Contact: (02) 6059 7023 or
[email protected]
smalltalk
playgroup
Wodonga Council provides four supported playgroups across the city. To
take part, children need to be between one and three years. A playgroup
leader will be present at each playgroup. The smalltalk program is to assist
with parenting skills.
Dates: Mondays during school terms
Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Cost: Free
Contact: 0411 989 205
Afternoons at
Belgrade
A great opportunity to have a cuppa or bring your lunch and meet others
in an informal setting. Children will meet new friends and develop social
skills. Planned children’s activities are provided. This term we will also be
incorporating some workshops about gardening, cooking and art.
Dates: Mondays during school terms
Time: 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Cost: Free
Contact: (02) 6022 9289
- with Milton
‘Gumboots’
Kimball
Courses at Baranduda Community Centre term three 2014
Baranduda
Youth Group
The Baranduda Youth Group is a program designed for the 11 to 14 age
group in Baranduda and surrounds. The group will have a different activity
each Friday that is designed to develop skills and knowledge, as well as
being fun and a social event. Some of the activities for term three include
movie and popcorn nights, pool and air hockey competitions, sports games
and board games. This is a chance for young people to come together in a
healthy and supervised environment.
Dates: Every Friday during school term
(July 18 to September 19)
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Cost: $5 per session (includes activity
and snack)
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
Baranduda
Bootcamp
Are you looking to increase your activity level and overall fitness?
Bootcamp might be just what you are looking for. The aim of Bootcamps
Australia is to help people move and function better in the things they
do every day. This is called functional fitness, and involves building core
strength and cardio-respiratory fitness, all over strength and conditioning
as well as flexibility.
Dates: Tuesdays during school term
commencing Tuesday, July 22
Time: 6pm to 7pm (Baranduda oval)
Cost: $120 (covers nine sessions)
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
Cake
decorating
Come and learn how to create beautiful masterpieces with cakes. Learn the
tricks of the trade from Nicole McMaster, the proprietor of Nicky’s Cakes.
She will show you how to turn plain cakes and cupcakes into stunning and
delicious iced wonders.
Dates: Sunday, July 20
Time: 10am to 12.30pm
Cost: $40 (includes materials and
ingredients)
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
Italian winter
soups
Do you need some warming up this winter? Come and learn the art of
Italian soup-making with Roman native, Letizia Gavioli. Leti will show
you how to make the traditional Italian soups, Minestra di pasta e patate
(Potato soup) and Minestra di pasta e fagioli (Bean soup). These soups use
simple ingredients, but are tasty and quick to cook.
Dates: Sunday, August 3
Time: 10.30am to 1.30pm
Cost: $35
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
Bec’s
Bouquets
Calling all brides-to-be! Would you like to learn how to create your own
brooch bouquet for your special day? Look no further than the Baranduda
Community Centre where we will be hosting Bec Busby of Keepsake
Bouquets to show you how to create your very own bouquet to treasure.
Dates: Sunday, August 10 and Sunday,
August 17
Time: 11am to 1pm
Cost: $60 for two sessions (materials
extra)
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
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Moving on
with your
memoir
Ever thought of writing the stories of your life, either as a personal journey,
a keepsake for your family or perhaps for a wider readership? This friendly
and encouraging group will help you with your project. Whether your
memoir is well under way, or in its early stages, please join us for some
fresh inspiration. Kate Rotherham is an award-winning short story writer
and creative writing tutor.
Date: Saturday, August 23
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Cost: $40
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
Holiday
program Lets’s get
beady
If you’re looking for something for the kids to do these holidays, bring them
to the Baranduda Community Centre for some beady fun. Using lots of
colour and crafty ideas, the children will be able to make their own little
masterpieces. Suitable for the 5 to 8 age group. Includes a healthy snack
and all materials.
Date: Tuesday, September 23
Time: 10am to noon
Cost: $12
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
Pool, air
hockey and
board games
play-offs
Keep the young ones entertained these holidays and bring them to the
centre for some fun and games! We will be hosting air hockey, pool and
board game play-offs. There should be a game to suit everyone’s tastes.
The session includes some healthy food and all materials. Suitable for 9 to
13 age group.
Date: Thursday, September 25
Time: 11am to 1pm
Cost: $10
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
Baranduda
playgroup
Come along to the Baranduda community playgroup where you and your
children can make new friends, develop children’s social skills and, of
course, have fun.
Dates: Mondays during school terms
Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Cost: $30 per family annual registration
(insurance), then $4 per session
Contact: (02) 6020 8643
Courses at Felltimber Community Centre term three 2014
Holiday
program - Fun
at the centre
For children aged six to 12 who want to have some fun with other children
during the school holidays. Come and join us at the Felltimber Centre for a
couple of hours fun each day for a week and join in the following activities.
Monday, June 30: Cooking
Tuesday, July 1: Wii games
Wednesday, July 2: How to be a Fisherman
Thursday, July 3: Bicycle awareness
Friday, July 4: Music for you
Dates: Monday, June 30 to Friday, July 4
Time: 10am to noon
Cost: $10 per session
Contact: (02) 6043 4550
Grandparents’
playgroup
If you are looking after your grandchildren and want to socialise with
others, then join this new group especially for grandparents. The grounds
are secure and fenced, and toys are available. Tea and coffee provided.
Dates: Wednesday, July 16 then
Wednesday fortnightly. Last session for
term 3 Wednesday, September 10
Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Cost: $3 per session
Contact: (02) 6043 4550
Closing
the gap on
information
technology
(IT)
Older people often express their concerns and inability to understand or
use new technology including mobile phones, iPads, computers, internet,
Facebook, digital televisions, cameras, microwaves, GPS and even changing
radio stations in their cars. Fear of new technology can limit one’s ability
to maintain family contact and be informed about current affairs and
local events. Bring along your own device and learn some tips from Year
11 students from Catholic College Wodonga. Funded by your Learn Local
provider.
Date: Term three: Seven Wednesdays
from July 23 to September 3
Term four: Seven Wednesdays from
October 15 to November 26
Time: 12.30pm to 2pm
Cost: $2 per session
Contact: (02) 6043 4550
Nepali English
- with
Lok Guragai
Sessions will be held to assist Nepali speakers learn English in a relaxed
and social setting. The sessions will focus on literacy and numeracy skills
that will help with further study and employment opportunities. Supported
by your Learn Local provider.
Dates: Term three: Eight Saturdays from
July 26 to September 13
Term four: Six Saturdays from October
18 to November 22
Time: 9am to noon
Cost: $2 per session
Venue: Masonic Hall, Elgin St, Wodonga
Contact: (02) 6043 4550
Felltimber’s
‘Hook Line and
Sinker’ - with
Learn some tips and tricks about fishing on Wednesday afternoons at
the Felltimber Lake. Five sessions will be held, culminating in a Saturday
morning fishing event allowing participants to put into practice what they
have learnt. Bring your own rod and reel if you have one, otherwise these
can be provided. This course is run in partnership with North East Anglers
Association and Vietnam Veterans. Ages six to 12 years.
Dates: Wednesday, August 20 information session with ‘The Hook’
Four Wednesdays from August 27 to
September 17 and Saturday,
September 20
Times: Wednesdays, 4pm to 5pm and
Saturday, 10am to 1pm
Cost: Free
Contact: (02) 6043 4550
North East Anglers
Association and
Vietnam Veterans
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Laughter Yoga
- with Colleen
Templeman
Come and join in the fun with the laughter yoga group each Thursday. A
great opportunity to de-stress and laugh with others. A daily chuckle is
known to relieve stress. Unconditional laughter is something people do not
get enough of, so come along and learn how. You will feel so much lighter
for the experience.
Dates: Every Thursday during school
terms
Time: 9.30am to 10.30am
Cost: Gold coin donation
Contact: (02) 6043 4550
Playgroups at
Felltimber
Come along to playgroup where you and your children can make new
friends, develop children’s social skills and, of course, have fun! A great
opportunity for parents and carers to have a cuppa and meet others in an
informal setting.
Dates and times: Fridays from 9.30am
to 11.30am (vacancies available)
Cost: To be confirmed
Contact: (02) 6043 4550
smalltalk
playgroup
Wodonga Council provides four supported playgroups across the city. To
take part, children need to be between one and three years. A playgroup
leader will be present at each playgroup. The Smalltalk program is to assist
with parenting skills.
Dates: Tuesdays during school terms
Time: 9.30am to 11.30am
Cost: Free
Contact: 0411 989 205
Albury
Wodonga
Multiple Birth
Association
(AWMBA)
playgroup
AWMBA is for families with twins, triplets or higher order multiples. The
group offers an environment to openly share the special experiences,
joys and challenges associated with being part of a multiple birth family.
AWMBA is an affiliated member of the Australian Multiple Birth Association
(see amba.org.au) which provides access to a wider range of resources and
services.
Any parents/guardian with multiple birth children or multiples themselves
are eligible for membership with the AWMBA.
Dates: Wednesday fortnightly, from July
23
Time: 10am to noon
Cost: $35 (annual subscription April to
March)
Contact: April on 0407 551 967
Walking
groups at
Felltimber
Walking groups are held for people of various levels of fitness. For more
information, please phone the centre on (02) 6043 4550
Felltimber
Community
Centre
Advisory
Committee
The committee represents the Felltimber and surrounding community, and
has a direct link to Wodonga Council. The committee meets on the second
Monday of the month. Community members are encouraged to attend as
observers or nominate for a committee position. For more information,
please phone the centre on (02) 6043 4550 or email
[email protected]
Enrolments
Bookings are essential for all activities. Courses will be held only if sufficient numbers enrol. Enrolment forms are
available by contacting the Baranduda and Felltimber community centres in person, by phoning the number below,
emailing or from the Wodonga Council website at wodonga.vic.gov.au. All Belgrade Avenue Community Centre courses
must be booked through Felltimber Community Centre.
Enrolments and payments must be received at least one week prior to course commencement.
For more information, contact:
Baranduda Community Centre
Belgrade Ave Community Centre
Felltimber Community Centre
3 Sage Crt,
Baranduda, VIC 3691
Phone: (02) 6020 8643
Fax: (02) 6020 8026
Email: [email protected]
12 Belgrade Ave,
Wodonga, VIC 3690
Phone: (02) 6043 4550
Fax: (02) 6043 4551
Email: [email protected]
Cnr Melrose Dr and Felltimber Creek Rd,
Wodonga, VIC 3690
Phone: (02) 6043 4550
Fax: (02) 6043 4551
Email: [email protected]
Wodonga community centres are supported and funded by:
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