Courses/Classes

What’s on at Armadale Community Family Centre        Term 3 2017

Come along and try out a course or group…. don’t see anything you like?  We are always looking for new suggestions.  Come in and chat to a staff member and we’ll see what we can organise.


Monday

YOUNG PARENTS PLAYGROUP

9:30- 11:30am

Cost: Free just bring a piece of fruit for a snack

For parents aged up to 25 years with young children, to make friends and have fun doing playful craft and activities.

 

GET TOGETHER TIME

9:30- 11:30am. First date 17th July meets fortnightly

Cost: Gold coin donation

Support group for families who have children with special needs. The centre is wheelchair accessible and features a play area, so parents can have a chat and socialise with other parents in a similar situation, while their kids play.

ABOUT MONEY

12:30 – 2:00pm

Cost: Free

Do you want to control where your money will go and not wonder where it it went? Learn how to tighten your money belt but still have room to breathe and enjoy life. Come and have a chat and let us help you get an idea on where your money is going and how to manage it better. Friendly advice and tips for everyone.

Tuesday


PLAYAWAY PLAYGROUP

9:30- 11:30am.

Cost: Gold coin donation and bring a piece of fruit for morning tea.

This is a supportive, relaxed and friendly group for parents with young children. Children grow and develop through playful craft and activities run by an experienced play leader. Stories and songs, laughter and friendships to build.

Suitable for 0-5 years.

 

PATCH ADDICTS

9:00am – 12noon.

Cost: $5 per session. Includes Cuppa and Morning Tea.

Enjoy the art of traditional and contemporary patchwork. Meets weekly and has gentle guidance for those if required.

 

* CARER’S CUPPA & CHAT

 10:00am – 12noon starts 9th May

Cost: Gold coin donation

A supportive social  group that meets fortnightly to talk about the challenges caring for a family member.

 

ARMADALE TOY LIBRARY

1:00pm-4:00pm.

Located in the large green shed with easy access from the carpark.  Come and have a look around. It’s a great way to save money on kids toys. $75 per family per year with up to 3 items to be borrowed at a time for up to 2 weeks at a time.

Wednesday

YARN TIME

9:00am- 12noon.

Cost: Gold coin donation.

Come and join Diane and receive some friendly instruction on knitting or crochet. You just need to bring a ball of 8 ply yarn and some 4mm needles or crochet hook.

MOSAICS

11:45am- 3:00pm.

Cost: Gold coin donation.

Come and join Diane and this lovely group of people and ave some fun being creative with mosaic work. It is amazing what beautiful things you can make with some broken tiles and lots of imagination

COMPUTER CAFE

Book in for 1/2 hour block 1.00pm-3.00pm.

We have computers that you can use. We are here to offer guidance but this is not a fully instructed class.

Black & white printing – 10c per A4 copy, colour 20c per A4 copy.

 

 YOGA

6:15 – 7:45pm

Cost: $8 per session 

Join in with others to help de-stress and exercise the mind and body.

 

Thursday


PARIVAAR PLAYGROUP

9:30am—11:30am

Cost:  gold coin donation and bring a piece of fruit for morning tea.

This playgroup will be run by an English/Punjabi/Hindi/Urdu  speaking play group leader. This is a great opportunity to develop your child’s bi-lingual skills. Suitable for 0-5yrs.

 

CRAFT HELP DESK

12:30 – 2:30pm

Cost: Gold coin donation

Need some help with your craft project? Come on in and we’ll have a look and give you a hand.

HELP WITH ENGLISH

1:00pm-2:00pm

Need a little bit of help reading & writing?

Is English your second language? Need some help with conversation?

Come on in and let us help you. Classes will be matched to your needs.

COOKING WITH OSCAR 

6:30 -8:30pm

Cost: $5 for lessons and $5 for ingredients starts 27th July

Come and improve your cooking skillss with Oscar. Always wanted to try that dish but were afraid to?

Let Oscar show you how. Have a few laughs and giggles as you learn. Tasting the delights when the session is finished.

Friday


TIME OUT

9.30-11.30am.

Cost: $5 per session 

Come and spend some quality time with other people and have a go at some sort of craft or just relax and enjoy some company.  We have a creche for your little ones if you need it right in the next room. Morning tea included.

 

ARMADALE TOY LIBRARY

10am – 2pm.

Located in the large green shed with easy access from the carpark.  Come and have a look around. It’s a great way to save money on kids toys. $75 per family per year with up to 3 items to be borrowed at a time for up to 2 weeks at a time.

 

Saturday

 CIRCLE OF SECURITY

6:45pm-8:45pm

Cost: Free Starting on 23rd May for 8 weeks. Phone to book place.

Come and try the relationship based parenting program  that looks at how you and your child react to each other and help you understand what is happening for both you and your child to help your relationship blossom.