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Important COVID-19 Information:
Due to COVID 19 Stage 4 lockdown Olinda Community House will be closed from Thursday 6th August 2020. Olinda Community House will be closed until restrictions and lifted and government advice permits. When restrictions are lifted we look forward to welcoming you back.








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PROGRAM GUIDE - Term 3 2020



Due to COVID 19 Stage 3 Restrictions Olinda Community House will be closed to the public from Thursday 9th July. Term 3 programs will not be going ahead until the restrictions are lifted. We will be in touch with everyone who has enrolled in a Term 3 class. When the restrictions are lifted we look forward to welcoming you back. Olinda Community House Committee of Management and staff wish you well, take care and keep safe.

 


ART & CRAFT |

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES | COOKING | COMPUTERS | DANCING | FITNESS | HEALTH AND WELLBEING | MUSIC | SPECIAL SERVICES | ORGANICS AND GARDENING | PRACTICAL SKILLS | WRITING | SPORT |MEN’S SHED

MEETINGS: OLINDA COMMUNITY HOUSE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT | OLINDA PROBUS CLUB INC. | OLINDA SENIOR CITIZENS




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Please Note:




Download
our 2020 term 3 Program Guide.

There is a $5.00 annual membership fee



Download our Enrolment form.




Minimum numbers applies for courses to run. So bookings are essential



EFTPOS and Credit card facilities available with the following fees:


1.5% SURCHARGE FOR CREDIT CARDS AND
50 CENTS SURCHARGE FOR DEBIT CARD





Art & Craft

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• BOTANICAL ART

A style which focuses thoughtfully and closely on flowers, fruits and plants. An interest in plants is the essential factor.

Fri 17th July 9.30am – 11.30am
10 weeks for $200.00

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• CROCHET

Learn how to crochet basic stitches, increase/decrease, decipher symbols and follow patterns. For beginner and experienced crocheters.

Wed 15th July 10am – 12noon OR
Fri 17th July 9.30am – 11.30am OR
1pm – 3pm
10 weeks for $120.00

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• OIL PAINTING OR SOFT PASTEL WITH TERESA SCHIPANO

Learn to create your own artwork using oil paints or soft pastels. An introduction to mixing colours using primary colours with oil mediums or a variety of tools and implements using soft pastels to assist in creating expressive artwork. Subjects explored are faces, still life, landscapes, seascapes and flowers. Advanced or beginners welcome.

Mon 13th July 10am – 12.30pm
10 weeks for $200.00

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• PAINT YOUR OWN SILK SCARF With ANTOINETTE BLYTH

Enjoy a one day workshop in a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere and complete a beautiful scarf, approximately 1.8m long. Silk, patterns and materials provided.

Sat 5th Sept 9am – 4.30pm
$125.00

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PATCHWORK - BASIC

Would you like to learn the art of patchwork? These sessions three will teach you the basics of patchwork. How to use your equipment, how to use colour to make different patterns and how to make a lap quilt to keep your family warm during those cold nights in the hills!

Mon 3rd Aug 9.30am – 12.30pm
4 weeks for $100.00

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• WATERCOLOURS with ANTOINETTE BLYTH

Landscape, Floral and Still Life painting. Covering drawing, sketching, colour mixing, brushes and brush strokes.

Tues 14th July 9.00am for a 9.15am start – 11.15am
10 weeks for $150.00

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Children's Activities



• MOUNTAIN TOP TOY LIBRARY

Saturday mornings 9am – 10am at Olinda Hall. All enquiries:
Mountain Top Toy Library
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Cooking



• COMMUNITY KITCHEN

Seeking new participants interested in expanding cooking experiences in an informal setting, having fun and eating well – every 2nd Friday.

Fri’s 17th and 31st July, 14th and 28th August and 11th September 10am – 1.30pm

5 sessions $15.00 per session Total $75.00 to cover ingredients payable on 1st session

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• INDIAN COOKING

Learn authentic Indian cooking from an Indian cook. Learn how to make Dough and Roti, Indian cheese, Shahi Paneer, and Dal Makhani

Sun 30th Aug 11am – 3pm $55.00 plus $15.00 for ingredients

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Computers



• COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AND PHOTOCOPYING SERVICE FOR PUBLIC USE

Computer and Internet access and Photocopying service available.

Monday – Friday
Ring 9751 1264 to make a booking.
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Dance


• BALLROOM DANCING

Learn to dance Social Latin, Ballroom and Rock n’ Roll in a relaxed and comfortable environment. No partner necessary.

Thurs 6th Aug 7pm – 8pm
6 weeks for $75.00
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FITNESS FOR OVER 60's

Over 60 & looking to change your fitness? Weight training is the key to increased mobility, balance and strength. Join in Thursdays where we use weights and some cardio to get you moving again. We focus on the over 60’s!

Thurs 16th July 9am – 10am
$15.00 per session

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ZUMBA GOLD

Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower-intensity. The class introduces easy to follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.

Mon 20th July 1pm – 2pm
9 weeks for $135.00 or $15.00 per week

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Health and Wellbeing



• ART TO EXPLORE YOU

This is not a traditional art lesson, it is using simple are materials to relax, reconnect and rejuvenate yourself. Have some “me” time. All materials supplied.

Tues 21st July 10am – 11.30am
9 weeks for $90.00 plus $10.00 for materials

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• MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

Cultivate mindful awareness of your body, mind and self with traditional meditation practice. Be guided into deep inner peace in a warm, kind space for beginners to advanced students.

Thurs 6th Aug 10.30am – 11.45am
6 weeks for $90.00

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• FELDENKRAIS: AWARENESS THRU MOVEMENT

Use your body and brain to feel younger, stronger and fitter. Reverse or slow the effects of aging and learn to move easily and well. Intelligent exercise with cognitively stimulating movements maintains brain function and promotes brain plasticity. Be in control of your ageing. Move gracefully and in comfort. Please ring 9751 1264 with expression of interest.

DTBA 11am – noon
4 weeks $50.00

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• TAI CHI

Tai Chi is a gentle exercise combining movement and breathing to help co-ordination, balance, breathing and muscle tone. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.

Wed 15th July Beginners 5pm – 6pm
Intermediate 6pm – 7pm
Advanced 7pm – 8pm
10 weeks for $110.00
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• OVERCOME ANXIETY, STRESS AND DEPRESSION

Are you feeling lethargic, unmotivated, anxious, stressed or depressed? Recent research has found the problem is not actually from your mind, it is created in your body. You will learn why this happens and how you can fix it.

Mon 10th Aug 12.30pm – 2pm
$25.00

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• HOMEMADE PERFUMES AND SCENTS WITH MISS DEE LIGHT

Do it yourself session making perfumes and scents.

Tues 11th Aug 1pm – 3pm
$25.00

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• THE ART OF AGELESS BEAUTY WITH MISS DEE LIGHT

How to achieve a radiant natural make up look.

Tues 25th Aug 1pm – 3pm
$25.00

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• STRESS LESS HYPNOTHERAPY PROGRAM

Stress is known to be the cause of many health problems. Improve the quality of your life by learning how to manage stress using a range of coaching modalities, including Hypnosis and NLP. This exciting, informative and experiential 6 week program includes 6 full Conscious Hypnosis sessions, learnings on how hypnosis works and how to best benefit from this beautiful process, Neuro Linguistic Programming techniques to combat stress and install calm and rationale into your daily life. Get rid of old destructive habits and install new healthier habits to improve happiness, calm and peace in your life. For 18+ years old.

Wed 5th Aug 1pm – 2pm
6 weeks for $125.00

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• YOGA CLASSES

Come and enjoy slow, gentle movement with a focus on breathing and meditation in a welcoming friendly atmosphere. Build strength, increase flexibility and start to move easily and comfortable. Feel energised, revitalised and relaxed.

Mon 3rd August 11am – 12.15pm
7 weeks for $87.50

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Organics and Gardening



• DESIGN YOUR OWN FOOD FOREST OR EDIBLE FOOD FOREST IN BACKYARD OR ACRES

What is the difference here between these, use tools to build guilds within the food forest to help each tree with effects of wind, sun, pollination and reduce detrimental effects as well as fungal issues. BYO Lunch.

Sun 12th July 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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• GROWING AVOCADO TREES IN MELBOURNE AND VICTORIA SUCCESSFULLY

We have grown avo trees in Olinda/Monbulk since the 90’s. Why do so many get it wrong when we can grow 14 varieties here. Learn the few simple tricks to healthy fruiting avocadoes. BYO Lunch

Sun 28th June OR Sun 26th July
$95.00

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• HOW TO GROW GOURMET MUSHROOMS AT HOME

Mushrooms are nutritious, protein-packed products. Learn low-tech mushroom cultivation techniques. Covering low maintenance and high yield mushroom growing.

Sat 15th Aug 10am – 1pm
$65.00

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• GROWING BERRIES AND SUBTROPICALS AND CITRUS IN COOL CLIMATES

How come we can grow 14 avo, 8 macas, 8 sapotes, guavas, banana and many more in Olinda/Monbulk without a glass house, how to grow Berries & Vines, it’s all about placement, plus the essentials for Citrus growing. BYO Lunch

Sun 9th Aug 10am – 4pm
$95.00
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• WINTER vs SUMMER PRUNING Core-base class

Tips and tricks to reduce workload, reduce disease entry and create fruit or rejuvenate old trees. Focus on the advantages of pruning at the correct time to control disease, fruit and tree size. We also look at how to get the right tree first so reducing the workload for the next 50 years of fruiting. BYO Lunch

Sun 23rd Aug 10am – 4pm
$95.00

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Music



• BLUES HARMONICA

Beginners and Intermediate. Please ring 9751 1264 with your expression of interest

Wed DTBA 7pm – 8.30pm
6 weeks $100.00

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• GUITAR - BEGINNERS

It has been said that the guitar is one of the easiest musical instruments to learn but one of the most difficult to master. This course aims to help start you on a path to learning the basics of guitar. Learn to tune your guitar, play chords and learn techniques to be able to play your favourite songs. Please bring own Guitar. No experience necessary.

Mon 20th July 7pm – 8pm
9 weeks for $90.00

 

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• GUITAR – INTERMEDIATE

Build on the knowledge learned in the beginner’s course to learn how to play songs and begin to build your own technique on guitar. Explore different styles of music and the techniques required to play them. Learn basic music theory and techniques required to play them. Learn basic music theory and techniques to continue to improve. This course aims to help you play with others and communicate musical ideas. Some basic skills required. Please bring own Guitar.

Mon 20th July 8.10pm – 9.10pm
9 weeks for $90.00

 

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• JAM CLUB

Not making jam but music jamming. Calling musicians to come and jam with likeminded people to motivate each other and enjoy the experience of playing together. Doesn’t matter what instrument you play or what level you think you’re at.

Tues 14th July 7.30pm – 8.30pm
10 weeks $100.00

 

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PRACTICAL SKILLS

 

• BEESWAX FOOD WRAPS AND CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP


Beeswax wraps are a versatile food wrap system that keeps food fresh longer without using plastic. This is a stylish way to carry your food and ensure its freshness without costing the earth…literally. Make candles to start a fun new hobby or take it further to beginning a new business. Let Holly show you how easy it is.

Tues 28th July 7pm – 9pm OR
Sat 5th Sept 2pm – 4pm
$50.00

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• SOAP MAKING


Learn to make Cold Press and Coconut oil soap. All equipment and ingredients provided (you can bring your own essential oil if you wish) and take home the equivalent of 5 bars of soap $25.00 value) Vegan and Palm Oil free.

Mon 7th Sept 1pm – 3pm
$60.00 plus $5.00 for materials payable to tutor

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Special Services



• D2DL


Supports people managing a mental illness to participate in our programs. Contact John Rickard – jrickard@EACH.com.au for further information.

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• EASTERN RECHARGE PROGRAM


Recreational Respite program for adults with disabilities. Based at Olinda Community House, is held on one day of a weekend. For further details call Andy Sims at SCOPE on 9902 1077

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Writing



• CREATIVE WRITING


The world of imagination is unlimited. With practical exercises you will bring your imagination to life and let it flourish. Using pen and pad you will discover that you can write in an effortless way. For over 18 years.

Wed 12th Aug OR
Wed 9th Sept 2pm – 5pm
$25.00

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Sport

BADMINTON AT OLINDA HALL


$5.00 per session or $50.00 for six months. Ring Marcia Begg on 9728 4466
Waiting list may apply.

Mon 13th July 7.30pm – 9.30pm
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MEN'S SOCIAL BADMINTON


Wednesday nights – Please call Simon Bown 0439 309 144

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FENCING – AN OLYMPIC SPORT


Please call Lisa on 0450 556 330
www.whitehorse.riposte.com.au
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Men's Shed



Are you interested in knowing more about or joining Monbulk District Men’s Shed? Call Brian on 0430 380 379.

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Meetings

OLINDA COMMUNITY HOUSE COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT

3rd Tuesday of the month – 7pm.
Are you a person who has the vision, passion and commitment to make real differences for the benefits of our local community? If so, Olinda Community House is looking for new volunteer Committee members and would love to hear from you. 9751 1264
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OLINDA PROBUS CLUB INC.

New Members Welcome. Contact Sue Bosley on 0420 367 078

2nd Wed of the month – 9.30am - 12noon
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OLINDA SENIOR CITIZENS

New members welcome. Phone: Ron on 9756 6029 or 9751 1264

Tuesdays 11.45am – 3.00pm
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