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Community Connections and Participation for Seniors

Jewellery Making

LOCATION: Mill Park Community House, Cnr Blamey Ave Mill Park Dve. Mill Park

DESCRIPTION: Learn to make simple jewellery using both natural material, cord, bought beads, elastic, and pearls. Tutor will discuss with participants the tools needed for the activity. There may be a small cost involved depending on materials used. The jewellery made will include bracelets, necklaces, earrings and rings.

REQUIREMENTS: Some tools may be needed. This will be discussed at the beginning of the session

Paper Quilling Arts

LOCATION: Peter Lalor College 34 Robert St opp. Ryder Street, Lalor

DESCRIPTION: Learn the art of quilling. Use strips of coloured paper to create shapes, designs and pictures.

REQUIREMENTS: Come to the lesson and get requirements from the tutor.

Beginners Card Making

LOCATION: TO BE ADVISED

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS CLASS PLEASE CONTACT THE COURSE COORDINATOR ON 0412230561

DESCRIPTION: This class is for members who have little or no experience in making cards.
Cost will be $2 per session to make 2 cards. All materials will be provided for the cards including the cardstock and envelope.
Types of cards : Iris and various folding cards, layering papers, birthday, Christmas etc

Card Making-Instructional & Self Hel

LOCATION: Nick Ascenzo Community Centre 2 Boronia Avenue Thomastown

DESCRIPTION: This class is for members who have experience in making cards.
Cost $4.00 as Tutor provides the design, die-cuts, patterns and templates. Cost will be lower if you do one instructional card. As the class is also Self Help you need to bring your own materials. NO NEED TO PAY $4.00 if you do your own thing. Two greeting cards are designed by leader for each 2 hour session and instructions are provided.
Types of cards : Iris and various folding cards, layering papers, birthday, Christmas etc.

Busy Hands Circle

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus 34 Robert St opp. Ryder St Lalor 3075

DESCRIPTION: In this class we finish our unfinished projects (sewing quilting patchwork embroidery knitting crochet) and we have fun as well

Hand Sewing for Unfinished Projects

LOCATION: Janefield Community Centre 2 Manchester Cres. Bundoora

DESCRIPTION: Bring your unfinished objects/projects of sewing to complete them in a friendly and inclusive social environment

Origami 3D (Golden Ventures folding)

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus 34 Robert St opp. Ryder St Lalor 3075

DESCRIPTION: Origami is the art of paper cutting and folding. 3D Origami or Golden Venture Folding also known as Chinese Paper Folding is a type of modular origami. Models are made by folding hundreds of small triangles from different colours of paper and interlocking them together. Class is open for all members who are keen on this folding paper art and challenge their patience.

REQUIREMENTS: A4 sheets of paper 2 different colours eg: Black and white or colour of choice Small knife eg: Stanley knife or retractable blade knife scissors glue and cutting board (size of a bread board)

Knitters Group

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus 34 Robert St opp. Ryder St Lalor 3075

DESCRIPTION: This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday mornings of the month. The group is for knitters (experienced and learners). Come along and join a group who knit for charity. We send our knits to KOGO Group (Knit One Give One) who then pass it weekly onto 300 charities. We also knit for any group who needs special items. Tea and coffee supplied. Donations of wool would be appreciated. Some wool will be supplied for charity knitting or bring your own requirements if knitting for yourself.

Self Help Card Making

LOCATION: Nick Ascenzo Community Centre, 2 Boronia Avenue Thomastown

DESCRIPTION This class runs the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. The participants work at their own pace to complete craft based tasks including card making, scrapbooking etc. All members need to supply their own materials such as cards, trims, embellishments and instructions.

Paper Craft Self Help

LOCATION: Nick Ascenzo Community Centre 2 Boronia Avenue Thomastown

DESCRIPTION: The class runs on 1st 3rd & 5th Monday. This is a self help group involving card making quilling, scrap booking etc. Everyone works on their own activities at their own pace. No specific task will be organized. Everyone needs to bring all their own equipment.