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Community Connections and Participation for Seniors

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 of 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 the 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.

REQUIREMENTS: General craft supplies including Cardstock, Scissors. Double Sided Tape & Glue

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 your own equipment.

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.

REQUIREMENTS: Require crochet hook and 4 ply wool

Paper Craft Self Help

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

The class runs on 1st, 3rd & 5th Monday

LOCATION: Nick Ascenzo Community Centre, 2 Boronia Avenue, Thomastown

DESCRIPTION: 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. Need to bring all your own equipment.

Card Making-Instructional & Self Help

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Nick Ascenzo Community Centre, 2 Boronia
Avenue, Thomastown

COST: $3.00 as Tutor Provides the design, the die-cuts, patterns, templates. Cost might be lower if members do one instructional card As the class is Self Help as well, members need to bring their own materials. NO NEED TO PAY $3.00 if you do your own thing

REQUIREMENTS: Participants need to bring along their card making essentials

Busy Hands Circle

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

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

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

Origami 3D (Golden Ventures folding)

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus, 34 Robert St, Lalor 3075

Origami is the art of paper cutting and folding.

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)

DESCRIPTION: 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 open for all members who are keen on this folding paper art and challenge their patience.