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Virtual Reality – Come & Play at Cannonvale Library

Cannonvale Library QLD CANNNONVALE

Monday September 2nd
Tuesday September 3rd
Digital skills ,  General education

Celebrate Adult Learners Week at Cannonvale Library.

Virtual Reality- VR lets you immerse yourself in a computer-simulated reality which replaces the real world with a 3D digital world.

Explore VR environment using State Library of Queensland’s VIVE VR equipment and Google Cardboard Goggles.

Bookings not required.  For more information, call 07 4846 9400.

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Dates

  • Monday September 2nd
  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

9:00 AM - 12 NOON
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Venue: Cannonvale Library

Location: Shop C1 Whitsunday Plaza, 8 Galbraith Park Drive, CANNNONVALE QLD 4802

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Organiser: Whitsunday Regional Council

Phone: 07 4946 9400

Website: https://www.whitsunday.qld.gov.au/

Email: kerry.dorman@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

Communication well

EPIC Assist QLD Caboolture

Thursday September 5th
General education ,  Job skills ,  Life skills

A training session to introduce people to adult learning – Learn about communication in the workplace and explore your communication skills.

This training course covers:

  • What is communication?
  • Speaking well
  • Planning a telephone call
  • The best way to communicate
  • Styles of communication
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Dates

  • Thursday September 5th

Times

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Venue: EPIC Assist

Location: Suite 19-20 42-44 King Street, Caboolture QLD 4510

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Organiser: EPIC Assist

Resume writing

Gin Gin Library QLD Gin Gin

Friday September 6th
Digital skills ,  General education ,  Job skills

Visit Gin Gin Library and discover how to create a great resume and speak about your strengths and skills.

Learn something new in Adult Learners’ Week.
All welcome – Bookings essential.

For more information call Gin Gin Library (07) 4130 4620

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Dates

  • Friday September 6th

Times

10am - 12pm

Venue: Gin Gin Library

Location: 4 Dear St, Gin Gin QLD 4671

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Organiser: Bundaberg Regional Libraries

Phone: 074130 4620

Website: https://library.bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Email: library@bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Be Connected: Young mentors program

Bundaberg Library QLD Bundaberg

Tuesday September 3rd
Digital skills ,  General education ,  Job skills ,  Life skills

Need some assistance with your smartphone, tablet or other technology?

You are invited to bring your device in to the library during this workshop to receive free support and have your questions answered by ICT students.

For more information contact Bundaberg Library on (07) 4130 4140.

• Bookings required

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

1.15pm - 2.15pm

Venue: Bundaberg Library

Location: 49 Woondooma Street , Bundaberg QLD 4670

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Organiser: Bundaberg Regional Libraries

Phone: 0741304140

Website: https://library.bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Email: library@bundaberg.qld.gov.au

3D printing and design workshop

Bundaberg Library QLD Bundaberg

Tuesday September 3rd
Digital skills

Interested in 3D printing?

This free introductory workshop covers basic 3D printing concepts and introduces participants to 3D object design using Tinkercad. For absolute beginners!

For more information phone Bundaberg Library on: (07)4130 4140.

Bookings required.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

9.30am - 10.30am

Venue: Bundaberg Library

Location: 49 Woondooma Street, Bundaberg QLD 4670

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Organiser: Bundaberg Regional Libraries

Phone: 0741304140

Website: https://library.bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Email: library@bundaberg.qld.gov.au

City midday toastmasters meeting

Master Builders House QLD Townsville City

Tuesday August 27th
Tuesday September 10th
Life skills

Whether you’re a professional, a student (18+), a parent, or a retiree, Toastmasters is a sure way to develop your communication skills.

In as little time as over your lunch break once every fortnight, you will gain the confidence you need to effectively express yourself and lead in any situation (e.g., listen well and think fast, successfully present ideas, give and receive constructive feedback).

Toastmasters is a wise move for your career or personal development (e.g., efficiently conduct meetings, hone management skills, expand social network, make new friends). And if you already have many of these skills, Toastmasters will help you enhance them, all in a friendly and supportive environment.

Everyone is welcome to visit us to see if Toastmasters suits and there’s no obligation to join.

Visit our website to see the upcoming meeting agenda.

 

Cost = free

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Dates

  • Tuesday August 27th
  • Tuesday September 10th

Times

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Please arrive by 12:15 pm for a 12:30 pm start.

Venue: Master Builders House

Location: 316 Sturt Street, Townsville City QLD 4810

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Organiser: CITY MIDDAY TOASTMASTERS – TOWNSVILLE

Phone: 0747894999

Website: https://citymiddaytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org/calendar.html

Email: jagmcarthur@gmail.com

Composting workshop

Rocks Riverside Park QLD Seventeen Mile Rocks

Sunday August 25th
Community and food ,  Outdoor activities

Find out how to turn kitchen scraps into rich nutrients for your garden. Brisbane City Council is committed to keeping Brisbane clean, green and sustainable and providers free compost and worm farm workshops to help residents learn more about organic recycling.

Participants will receive a Composting Discount Voucher.

 

Cost = free

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Dates

  • Sunday August 25th

Times

8:00 am – 11:00 am

Venue: Rocks Riverside Park

Location: 531 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Seventeen Mile Rocks QLD 4073

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Organiser: Brisbane City Council

Phone: 07 3403 8888

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/composting-workshop-tickets-65157698430

Be Connected: All about apps and online hobbies

State Library of Queensland QLD South Brisbane

Wednesday September 4th
Friday September 6th
Friday September 13th
Digital skills

Be Connected is a free Australian Government initiative helping older adults to get the most out going online.

All about apps and online Hobbies

Come along to our early September sessions to get some great ideas on “apps”, where to get them and how to make the most of them. We then look at possible online resources for hobbies, fun and education, and suggest some apps and sites which may fit your interests. These include the Google suite of products: Maps, Earth and Arts and Culture, resources for the aspiring online blogger, and online learning. Morning tea is included.

Be Connected gives older adults an opportunity to participate in fun, free learning sessions that will increasing their confidence, skills, and knowledge to get online using everyday technology such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers.

There is a broad range of topics on offer from learning the absolute basics, getting to know your devices and how to get started online, to connecting with family, online hobbies such as researching your family history and most importantly, how to stay safe online.

State Library of Queensland is part of the Be Connected network and will deliver Be Connected learning session’s onsite Wednesdays and Fridays from 10.00am till 12.30pm, morning tea will be included. Each month we will focus on different learning topics (listed below) and you can book into as many sessions as you like.

Be Connected Learning Program can help you learn:

  • the basics and realise the full potential of going online
  • to be safe while you’re online
  • how you can use technology to talk to or see family and friends who live far away
  • how you can find new or old friends who share your interests and hobbies
  • to keep up-to-date with what’s happening in your community and around the world
  • how to shop online, safely and securely, without leaving home.

If you would like to find out more please contact (07) 3842 9058 or ic@slq.qld.gov.au

Meet on the Ground floor, training room (meet at main entrance)

Cost = free

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Dates

  • Wednesday September 4th
  • Friday September 6th
  • Friday September 13th

Times

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Venue: State Library of Queensland

Location: Stanley Place , South Brisbane QLD 4101

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Organiser: State Library of Queensland

Phone: (07) 3842 9058

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/be-connected-6-all-about-apps-and-online-hobbies-tickets-57574825854

Email: ic@slq.qld.gov.au