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Courses & Activities Term 2 2017

OMG Oh My Google Introduction to Tablets


M.A.P.S. Pre-School


Little da Vincis Bells and Beats Move, Groove and Sing! Music and Movement Accredited Training


Certificate IV in Education Support Diploma of Early Education & Care

OMG Oh My Google! Google is far more than a search engine for the internet. Google has it’s own suite of applications which operate on Apple and Android devices and computers. Why buy expensive software for documents, photography, spreadsheets or presentations when it’s free? This new five week course with tutor Paul Jones introduces both Android, Apple and computer users to the full suite of Google applications including Google photos, Calendar, Slides, Docs, Sheets and Gmail. BYO computer or device and go OMG! Cost: $105 When | Thursdays 10am-12 noon starting June 1 (5 weeks)




Budgeting for Beginners Rice Paper Rolls Wontons/Dumplings Zumba & Zumba Gold Yoga for Wholeness Meditation Classes Chair Yoga Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) Adult Vocal Ensemble

Computers & Technology Free Tech Help iPad for Beginners Introduction to Mac

Introduction to Tablets This new course with tutor Jonathan Harris is designed to help you understand your tablet environment plus show you how to use the standard apps/features and how to install other apps. The course is aimed at Samsung devices but is equally applicable to any android based device. Cost: $105 When | Tuesdays starts 9th May 1pm-3pm for 5 weeks Contact | 5261 2583 to enrol


Children / Youth


Guitar 4 Kids The Lab Young Wolves

Arts & Craft


Finger Puppets Quirky Craft Sit and Sew Studio 14 Painting with Parkinson’s

Little da Vincis: Mondays 9.30-10.00am for 3-5 yrs - Painting, drawing, cutting and pasting. Lots of fun craft activities, prepare to get messy! Bells & Beats: Tuesdays 9.30-10am and 10.30am-11am for 0-5 yrs Songs, music, movement, dance & fun with instruments Move, Groove and Sing!: Wednesdays 9.30-10am for 0-5 yrs - Packed full of fun and energetic action songs and activities to get your little ones singing, moving and grooving! Music and Movement: Thursdays 9.30-10am for 0-5 yrs - A creative movement program in which children sing, dance and explore fun ways of moving to music All sessions are $3 per child—just turn up! Term time only. PRAMS OUTSIDE PLEASE UNLESS YOU HAVE A SLEEPING BABY. We are taking Expressions of Interest for the following courses and programs;


Women’s Self Defence

Finances for Women

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Diploma in Community Services

RSA/Food Handling/White Card

Contact 5261 2583

Accredited Training Certificate IV in Education Support CHC40213 This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of education settings, including public and independent schools and community education settings, who provide assistance and support to teachers and students under broad based supervisions as integration aides or teachers’ aides. Pathways may include Diploma of Education Support. Some units of this qualification may be used as credit transfer into Bachelor of Education. When | 12 hours per week, 18 weeks duration plus school based placement Cost | Funded $950 Concession $588 Unfunded $3697

Diploma of Early Education and Care CHC50113 This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteer or other staff. A Victorian Police and Working With Children Checks are required within this industry. When | 12 hrs per week, 36 six weeks duration plus 240 hour placement Cost | $1050 Funded $5000 unfunded Contact OGNC 5255 4294 to enrol

Lifestyle Budgeting for Beginners (Free Course) Come and join our MoneyMinded trained facilitator and learn over four weeks how to build your financial skills, knowledge and confidence in the areas of Planning & Budgeting, Saving & Spending, Everyday Banking and Planning for the Future. These workshops offer unbiased general education, information and resources (not advice). When | Wednesdays 1pm3pm starting 10th May 4 weeks Cost

| Free

Registration: 5261 2583

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Zumba & Zumba Gold Zumba is a fusion of Latin dance, music and rhythm with a full body aerobic workout which burns calories and gets you fit without even realising it! When | Mondays 5pm-5.45pm Zumba Gold (lower intensity class) and Zumba 6pm-7pm Cost | $10 per class, 6 class pre-paid card $50, 10 class pre-paid card $80 No booking required

Yoga for Wholeness Classes combine a balance of Asana (postures), Pranayama (breath), Meditation and Relaxation. Drawing together the aspects of Body, Mind and Spirit. For new and current Yoga practitioners. When | Fridays 9.15am-10.30am term time Cost

| $12 casual

Rice Paper Rolls

Enquiries Bryan 0457 911 563

Learn how to prepare fillings and make rice paper rolls. This will be a hands on session for participants. All food is provided to make the rolls. Please bring a clean tea towel (not fluffy) and a take away container. $15 per

Surf Coast Meditation Community


When | Monday 8th May 1.30pm-3.30pm

Wontons/Dumplings Prepare both a chicken and vegetarian filling and learn to fold and cook wontons. Please bring 2x take away containers $15 per class.

When | Monday 19th June 1.30pm-3.30pm

Enrolments 5261 2583

Each term we welcome a variety of local therapists/professionals to facilitate a meditation. This allows us to offer a wide variety of styles and methods. Please bring a cushion and blanket, All profits donated to charity. No need to book. When | Tuesdays 7.30-8.30pm Cost

| $5 on door

Dzogchen Meditation The ancient art of Dzogchen meditation allows the mind, body and energy to rest all at once. Attendees will be taken through guided mindfulness and Shamatha meditation practices to help focus and calm the mind. When | Fortnightly on Sundays between 10am and 11am Cost

| $10 per session

Contact: Alex 0407 018 498

SPRING CREEK COMMUNITY HOUSE - Office Hours 9am-2pm Mon-Fri

14 Price Street Torqua

Living and Learning Locally

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Chair Yoga A yoga class that is suitable for absolutely everybody. A perfect class for seniors who are new to yoga, or for those with limited mobility due to injury or illness. Modifications of traditional yoga poses (asana) are offered in the chair, along with the full expression of each pose for those who are curious and able to explore. Meditation and mindfulness techniques are also visited. A well rounded class to leave the body and mind strong and flexible. When | Fridays 11.30am12.30pm Cost

| $12

Enquiries: Bridget 0432698730

Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T) An 8 week intensive program that teaches proven communication skills designed to create more confident, skilled parents and more peaceful, nuturing families. Facilitated by an accredited trainer & psychologist. When | Mondays 6.30pm-9.30pm starting 24th April (8 weeks) Cost: $395 incl book/manual Registrations: Regina Sawyer 0402260757

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Sunday Community Meditation Group Learn how to heal your body and still your mind for health and wellbeing. Beginners welcome. When | Every Sunday 10am to 11am. Term time only 23/4 - 25/6 Cost

| Gold coin donation

Registration: Call or text Nikki on 0400 497 024

Computers & Technology Do you need help with your phone/laptop? When | Wednesdays; (Windows/Android) 9.30am-1pm Cost | Free Register for a 40 minute one on one appointment 5261 2583 (maximum 2 appointments per term) 5261 2583

This singing group is open to anyone, beginner or experienced, who loves to sing. Teaching basic singing technique and part-singing skills through a variety of musical styles. When | Tuesdays 5.30-7.00 pm term time returns 18th April Cost | $10 per week Enrolment essential 5261 2583

Tel: 5261 2583

Lessons are aimed at introducing your child to music basics and playing guitar in a fun and easy going way. Sarah is a qualified music teacher with over fifteen years experience. When | Mondays,Wednesdays and Thursdays Cost | $12.50 for half hour Contact Sarah 0466 113 138

The Lab welcomes ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) children between the ages of 9 and 17 with a knack for all things technological! With a great social atmosphere for budding programmers, digital artists and general techno-geeks looking for a safe place to learn or just have fun playing Minecraft or dungeons and dragons style gaming. When | Mondays 4.30-6.30pm Cost | $20 per session

iPad for Beginners Learn to navigate through screens, control the settings and make the best use of contacts, maps, email, calendar and key apps with our tutor Paul Jones. When | Thursdays 10am-12pm starting April 27th for five weeks Cost | $105

Introduction to Mac

Adult Vocal Ensemble

Guitar 4 Kids

The Lab

Free Tech Help


Children / Youth

This six week course will enable you to find your way round the Mac, personalise the settings, organise your files and enhance your use of it’s calendar, address book, the web and email. Bring along your own laptop or even your desktop! When | Thursdays 1.30pm3.30pm starting April 27th for 6 weeks Cost | $120 incl comprehensive book/manual Also Photo Apps-June 8, Travel Apps June 15, Music Apps June 22 (1.30-3.30, $25 per class) Contact 5261 2583 to enrol

Contact to enrol and for further details

Young Wolves: Tutoring Maths and Literacy Grades 5 & 6, free 40 minute tutoring sessions in Maths and Literacy. When | Tuesdays and Thursdays (Term Time) 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm Cost | Free Registration and enquiries 5261 2583 (ask for Fiona)

Arts & Crafts Finger Puppets Have fun knitting finger puppets—basic knitting skills required (purl, plain). All materials provided $5 per head. When | Wednesday 10th May 10.30am-12pm


Advertised commencement dates are subject to change (postponing rather than cancelling) Whilst every effort is made to advise clients of variations, always enquire with us to establish the current situation Telephone: 5261 2583 Office Hours: 9am to 3.30pm Monday to Thursday Email:

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Community Groups, Support and Referral Services Available at SCCH Arts & Crafts Quirky Craft Come and join our group; bring your craft, work on projects together and take part in special workshops. Every Wednesday 10.30am-12pm



Cancellations will incur a 10% administration fee and no refund is payable if cancellation is received less than 5 working days prior to the commencement date. Special circumstances may be taken into consideration. If Spring Creek Community House deems it necessary to cancel the course, a full refund will be payable.


This newly established group welcomes all who would like to get together for a sew and a chat! When | 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month 1.303.30pm Cost | $3 per session

Studio 14 Join this friendly & informal group with Acrylics with Jan Dick on Tuesdays and Watercolours on Thursdays with Pat McKenzie 1.00pm 3.30 $20 membership each term (per class) and tutor fee per session.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Sundays 5pm-6.30pm A.A. (Alcoholics Anonymous) Wednesdays 8:00pm - 9:00pm SURF COAST LEGAL AID By appointment only 5261 2583 FOOD AID DROP OFF POINT SPRING CREEK COUNSELLING BOOK CLUB 3rd Tuesday of month 7.30- 9pm JUSTICE OF THE PEACE Every Friday 10am - 11am (term time) BOOK EXCHANGE & JIGSAW LIBRARY Monday to Friday 9am-1pm Enquiries 5261 2583 COMMUNITY KITCHEN Mondays 10am-1pm, 5261 2583 MORNING ACTIVITY PROGRAM STUDIO 14

Painting with Parkinson’s


This art therapy program is fun, therapeutic and social and with art activities designed to help people living with conditions like Parkinson’s, MS, Early Onset Dementia and Acquired Brain Injury. This session is led by Art Therapists.


When | Mondays weekly term Time 10.45am-12.45pm Cost | $10 per session all materials included

FARMGATE FOODS U3A SURFCOAST TAX HELP FREE TECH HELP Please be advised that anyone who requires mobility assistance on a visit to the house will need to have their carers remain with them.

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