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Community Connections and Participation for Seniors

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

Card Making-Instructional, Self Help

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.

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.

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.

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

Jewellery Making

LOCATION: Mill Park Community Centre Cnr Blamey Ave & Mill Park Drive 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

Crochet

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus 34 Robert St opp. Ryder St Lalor 3075 DESCRIPTION Hi my name is Freda and I’m the leader of the crochet class. The ladies who come to the class make a variety of things like baby blankets, scarves, granny squares and toys. Some of them make jackets and hats for charities. We all work at our own pace. It is a great group and we enjoy having a chat and a laugh together. The class runs on 1st 3rd & 5th Monday.

Jewellery Making

LOCATION: Private Home Bundoora, Please contact course coordinator once you enrol

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.