ALW Events

1 Sep

Pop Up Classes during Adult Learners’ Week in Ormond

Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre Inc VIC Ormond

Friday September 1st - Thursday September 7th

Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre (GEALC) will be holding FREE  pop up “come and try” classes during Adult Learners’ Week 2017. A range of classes will be held in a shop front in the Ormond shopping precinct to try to engage new learners and promote adult learning in the Glen Eira community.

People will be able to choose from the following activities:

  • Trial iPad session
  • Chi Yoga session
  • Laughter Wellness
  • Drawing & Painting.

GEALC will also have an information stand to deal with any inquiries and will be surveying attendees to find out what their future learning needs are.

GEALC will organise an excursion to the Royal Botanical Gardens for its current adult learners to find out more about Indigenous Plants

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Dates

  • Friday September 1st
  • Thursday September 7th

Times

Friday 1 September 10am-2pm Pop up Classes
Thursday 7 September 9am-3pm Excursion

Venue: Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre Inc

Location: 419 North Road, Ormond VIC 3402

Organiser: Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre Inc

Phone: (03) 9578-8996

Website: http://www.gealc.org.au

Email: info@gealc.org.au

1 Sep

Switch on Your Brain with Brain Gym

Coonalpyn Community Hub SA Coonalpyn

Friday September 1st

Learn at Coonalpyn Community Hub simple effective movements for improving communication, organisation, focus/comprehension and academic skills including reading, writing and maths.

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Dates

  • Friday September 1st

Times

9am-5pm

Venue: Coonalpyn Community Hub

Location: 2 Richards Tce, Coonalpyn SA 5265

Organiser: Coonalpyn Community Hub

Phone: 0885711018

Email: hub1@internode.on.net

1 Sep

Bring a friend and learn together

Pines Learning and Activity Centre VIC Doncaster East

Friday September 1st - Friday September 8th

Pines Learning is a not for profit community organisation offering classes in adult learning and education. During ALW we are offering our learners the opportunity to bring a friend for free to try a class and then have a coffee/tea on us.  New people will be eligible to try classes such as Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Strength Training, Get Fit and Tone, Computers and lots more.  See www.pineslearning.com.au for details for all the classes we offer. Accredited classes are not included.

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Dates

  • Friday September 1st
  • Saturday September 2nd
  • Monday September 4th
  • Tuesday September 5th
  • Wednesday September 6th
  • Thursday September 7th
  • Friday September 8th

Times

See www.pineslearning.com.au or ring 9842 6726 for times and availability

Venue: Pines Learning and Activity Centre

Location: 1/520 Blackburn Road, Doncaster East VIC 3130

Organiser: Pines Learning and Activity Centre

Phone: 9842 6726

Website: www.pineslearning.com.au

Email: info@pineslearning.com.au

1 Sep

Adult Learners Week Student Competition

Byron Community College NSW Mullumbimby

Friday August 25th - Friday September 8th

Byron Community College will be holding it’s annual ALW competition for past students of the college.

They are invited to “Tell us in 150 words or less about your experience of learning with Byron Community College and how the course you did with us affected/changed your life for the better. It doesn’t matter if you did the course a few years ago or a few months ago – it’s the experience of adult education that is important and we want to hear your local stories and pass them on.”

Winning entries receive vouchers at the college to continue their learning

1st Prize – Win a $200 Voucher
2nd Prize – Win a $100 Voucher
3rd Prize – Win a $50 Voucher

Email your story to admin@byroncollege.org.au

Closing Date: Entries close 5pm Friday the 8th September 2017

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Dates

  • Friday August 25th
  • Saturday August 26th
  • Sunday August 27th
  • Monday August 28th
  • Tuesday August 29th
  • Wednesday August 30th
  • Thursday August 31st
  • Friday September 1st
  • Saturday September 2nd
  • Sunday September 3rd
  • Monday September 4th
  • Tuesday September 5th
  • Wednesday September 6th
  • Thursday September 7th
  • Friday September 8th

Venue: Byron Community College

Location: Cnr Burringbar and Gordon Street, Mullumbimby NSW 2482

Organiser: Byron Community College

Phone: (02) 6684-3374

Website: http://www.byroncollege.org.au

Email: admin@byroncollege.org.au

1 Sep

Canasta, Cribbage and Other Card Games

Kondinin Community Resource Centre WA Kondinin

Friday September 1st

Do you remember watching your parents or grandparents play canasta or cribbage?  Maybe you were lucky enough to learn the rules or even have your own cribbage board? At our Canasta, Cribbage & Other Card Games Evening we will be reliving the good old days of playing cards.  We will switch off our electronic devices and remember how we use to be entertained.  Let’s dig out our decks of cards and enjoy a fun evening of great entertainment, learning and companionship.

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Dates

  • Friday September 1st

Venue: Kondinin Community Resource Centre

Location: 3-5 Gordon St, Kondinin WA 6367

Organiser: Kondinin Community Resource Centre

Phone: 08 98891117

Website: www.kondinincrc.net.au

Email: kondinin@crc.net.au

1 Sep

Leap Online

Upper Lachlan Shire – Gunning Library NSW GUNNING

Friday September 1st - Saturday September 9th

Leap into learning at Gunning Library with our free workshops on social media, email and life online. Come along Friday 2 or 9 September or Saturday 3 or 10 September for help with your existing profile or to join new sites (like Facebook, Instagram, What’s App, Snapchat and more).

Learn about:

  1. setting up email
  2. managing your contact list
  3. using online calendars
  4. cloud storage
  5. managing images
  6. security and privacy online
  7. tips and hints for managing passwords, profiles and your online image
  8. online shopping
  9. research and beating the filter bubble
  10. using multiple devices

Topics for each workshop will be detailed closer to the date.

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Dates

  • Friday September 1st
  • Saturday September 2nd
  • Sunday September 3rd
  • Monday September 4th
  • Tuesday September 5th
  • Wednesday September 6th
  • Thursday September 7th
  • Friday September 8th
  • Saturday September 9th

Venue: Upper Lachlan Shire – Gunning Library

Location: Yass Street, GUNNING NSW 2581

Organiser: Upper Lachlan Shire – Gunning Library

Phone: 02 4845 1231

Email: gunlibrary@upperlachlan.com

1 Sep

Trial Music Lessons

Maxx Music Lesson Central NSW Rouse Hill

Friday September 1st - Friday September 8th

@ Maxx Music Lessons Central

This year’s Adult Learners’ Week theme is Take the leap, rediscover learning.

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Dates

  • Friday September 1st
  • Saturday September 2nd
  • Sunday September 3rd
  • Monday September 4th
  • Tuesday September 5th
  • Wednesday September 6th
  • Thursday September 7th
  • Friday September 8th

Venue: Maxx Music Lesson Central

Location: 10-14 Market Lane, Rouse Hill NSW 2155

Organiser: Maxx Music

Phone: 0288829491

Website: www.maxxmusic.com.au

Email: sally@maxxmusic.com.au

1 Sep

The Wyndham Learning Festival

Friday September 1st - Friday September 8th

This is a community-wide event of lifelong learning across the municipality of Wyndham in Victoria from 1-8 September. There are 135 free learning activities this year ranging from arts, crafts, sports, games, cooking, dancing, music, story-telling, writing and more. This lifelong learning festival encourages learning of all ages and interests. Businesses, schools, clubs, groups, higher education providers and early childhood centres are all encouraged to run an activity and participate.

This year as part of the opening we have a Pop-Up School in the centre of Werribee in a small park, that will showcase local people running learning activities over the afternoon. Following on from last year’s success, Wyndham libraries will also hold a Rhyme Time session in the Werribee Zoo for families.

For more details:

Web: http://www.wynlearnfestival.org.au/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WynLearnFestival/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WynLearnFest

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Dates

  • Friday September 1st
  • Saturday September 2nd
  • Sunday September 3rd
  • Monday September 4th
  • Tuesday September 5th
  • Wednesday September 6th
  • Thursday September 7th
  • Friday September 8th

Organiser: City of Wyndham

Phone: 03 9742 4013

Website: www.wynlearnfestival.org.au

Email: contact@wynlearnfestival.org.au