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House Histories

Queensland QLD

event Thursday September 3rd
General education

Have you ever wondered about an old house you live in?

Join us during Adult Learners Week for a live Q&A with Rochelle, our local history officer, on researching your house history in this region. Learn about resources available, where to start and when you may need to go to find out more.

Where: online
When: Thursday 3 September
Time: 10am

Bookings essential: click here to book via Eventbrite

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Dates

  • event Thursday September 3rd

Times

10am-11am

Venue: Queensland

Location: , QLD

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: 07 5481 0859

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Quilling

Queensland QLD

event Tuesday September 1st
Arts and crafts

The creative art of quilling has been around since the 15th century. Join Felicia during Adult Learners Week as she shows you how to get started, what resources you need and how to create your own masterpiece.

Where: online
When: Tuesday 1 September
Time: 11am

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Dates

  • event Tuesday September 1st

Times

11am-12pm

Venue: Queensland

Location: , QLD

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: (07) 5481 0859

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au /library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Job Interview Techniques

Queensland QLD

event Wednesday September 2nd
Job skills

You have gotten the job interview now you need to make sure you get the job.
During Adult Learners Week, join us as we take you through hints and ideas to help you succeed at a job interview.

Where: online
When: Wednesday 2 September
Time: 10am

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Dates

  • event Wednesday September 2nd

Times

10am-11am

Venue: Queensland

Location: , QLD

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: (07) 5481 0859

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au /library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Naturally GC Bush Tucker Workshop

Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens QLD Benowa

event Sunday September 6th
Community and food ,  Outdoor activities

Dura, yaga, jar means grow, cook, eat! Learn to grow, cook and eat a local variety of native Yugambeh country flavours in this inspiring one-hour bush tucker workshop. As we tour the Botanic Gardens, identify a range of local bushfood plants, discover ways to incorporate the flavours into everyday cooking and pick up tips to grow bush foods in your home garden.

This workshop is tailored for adult learning and is suitable for ages 15 and above.

Presented by Paula Nihot. Supported by Division 8 Councillor Bob La Castra.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/naturallygc-bush-tucker-tickets-111895552610

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Dates

  • event Sunday September 6th

Times

10am - 11:30am

Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

Location: 230 Ashmore Rd, Benowa QLD 4217

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Organiser: City of Gold Coast

Phone: 07 5582 8211

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

Email: mail@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Camera Basics for Beginners

Ted’s Cameras Maroochydore QLD Maroochydore

event Saturday September 5th
Digital skills

Just bought a new camera? Congratulations! Come in to our Ted’s Academy for a FREE Camera Basics workshop to get you started!Our knowledgeable Ted’s Academy trainers will show you the basics of your camera settings to get you shooting beautiful pictures fast!

Topics Covered:

  • Camera Handling & Care
  • Memory Cards & Formatting
  • Shooting Ratio
  • Image Quality & File types (Raw vs Jpeg)
  • Post Processing Programs
  • Basic Filters (UV & Cir Pol)
  • Introduction of the Exposure Triangle (ISO, Aperture & Shutter)
  • Basic Composition
  • Scene modes
  • Shooting in P mode
  • Basic White Balance
  • Exposure Compensation

What to Bring:

  • Camera with a CHARGED Battery
  • Memory Cards
  • Lenses
  • Notebook & pen

This course runs for approximately 1 HOUR.The trainers will provide hands-on guidance for setting up your camera and locating the functions discussed.

This is an interactive workshop and questions are encouraged for you to get the most out of the session.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/camera-basics-maroochydore-beginner-registration-86461634075

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Dates

  • event Saturday September 5th

Times

10:15am - 11:15am

Venue: Ted’s Cameras Maroochydore

Location: 50 Plaza Parade, Maroochydore QLD 4558

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Organiser: Ted’s Academy Maroochydore

Phone: 07 5479 2844

Website: https://www.teds.com.au/stores/maroochydore

Email: maroochydore@teds.com.au

Learn to Meditate Workshop

Australian School of Meditation and Yoga QLD West End

event Sunday September 6th
Health and wellbeing

Are you craving a deeper connection with yourself and others? Maybe you are someone who needs to learn how to manage stress? Or perhaps you’re looking for ways to develop your spirituality? Our Transform Your Life with Meditation course can assist you in tapping in to all these things with simple, effective and practical techniques that can easily be added to your daily routine. This practical, hands-on workshop will give you the tools you need to transform your life with meditation. Including face to face time with your meditation mentor and 21 days of online support, you’ll establish a firm foundation for adding this ancient practice to your life in a way that is sustainable for your unique situation. A time tested and globally recognised process, meditation has been proven to enhance you life in many ways, such as:

– Stress reduction

– Increased mental focus

– Improve your ability to make better life decisions

– Increase confidence

– Increase your ability to be self-disciplined

– Develop positive personality traits, such as compassion, forgiveness and inner peace

This course is suitable for absolute beginners to advanced practitioners, and consists of guided meditations, yoga philosophy talks, kirtan and Q & A time. All of our meditation teachers are warm, friendly and have had 10+ years experience in teaching meditation.

Ticket includes meditation beads and afternoon tea.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/learn-to-meditate-workshop-tickets-115825287553

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Dates

  • event Sunday September 6th

Times

2pm - 3:30pm

Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga

Location: 320 Montague Road, West End QLD 4101

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Organiser: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga – Brisbane

Phone: 07 3844 8441

Website: https://asmy.org.au/west-end/

Email: brisbane@asmy.org.au

Learn to Sew

The Nest Community Inc. QLD Everton Park

event Saturday August 29th
event Saturday September 5th
event Saturday September 12th
Arts and crafts

Our experienced instructors will teach you the basics of threading, adjusting and maintaining a sewing machine. If you continue to attend on a weekly basis, you will be able to progressively develop your sewing skills as we show you more and more advanced skills.

We believe anyone can start sewing however we would recommend this workshop is suitable for ages 14+yrs.

If you are joining us for the first time you will learn how to:

  • Fill the bobbin and fit it into the sewing machine
  • Thread your machine
  • Take up of bobbin thread
  • Sewing straight stitching and vary stitch length
  • Change stitch selection and vary stitch width
  • Sew curves

As you gain confidence and return to our weekly classes we can continue to extend your skills with various projects such as:

  • How to do buttonholes
  • How to put in a zip
  • How to make samples such as a vegetable produce bag or patchwork cushion cover.

What’s included:

We provide sewing machines and materials, however if you would like to bring your own machine you are welcome (please make sure that you bring all the electric parts e.g. cord and foot control, and presser feet).

Tea and coffee facilities available.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/learn-to-sew-tickets-113037809130

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Dates

  • event Saturday August 29th
  • event Saturday September 5th
  • event Saturday September 12th

Times

10am - 12pm

Venue: The Nest Community Inc.

Location: 720 South Pine Road, Everton Park QLD 4053

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Teen Mental Health First Aid

Mackay Regional Council QLD Mirani

event Wednesday August 26th
event Wednesday September 2nd
Health and wellbeing

Learn Skills and gain confidence to assist young people experiencing mental health problems. Valley District Youth Council, Mackay Region.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teen-mental-health-first-aid-grades-10-12-tickets-115948032687

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Dates

  • event Wednesday August 26th
  • event Wednesday September 2nd

Times

3:15pm - 4:30pm

Venue: Mackay Regional Council

Location: 20 Victoria St, Mirani QLD 4754

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Organiser: Mackay Regional Council Libraries

Phone: 1300 622 529

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

Email: council@mackay.qld.gov.au