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Drum Circle For Mental Health & Wellbeing

The Place: Charlestown Community Centre NSW Charlestown

Health and wellbeing

As part of our Health My Way Program The Place is hosting FREE drum circles for mental health & wellbeing led by the amazing Earthen Rhythms African Drumming.

Earthen Rhythms will be bringing their vibrant drumming energy and expertise to help you to let go and find your rhythm! Their talented facilitators teach rhythm in a safe, upbeat and easy way and they bring joy and laughter to the community through the infectious rhythms of West Africa.

This is a wonderful opportunity to have fun, connect with your community and experience the many benefits of drumming. As part of the workshop we’ll also be sharing some valuable online resources for managing your mental health and wellbeing.

Sanitised drums and refreshments will be provided, just bring yourself! Social distancing practices will be followed and numbers are strictly limited so get your FREE ticket today to secure your spot.

If you would like more information you can contact us on (02) 4032 5500 or via email at programs@theplacecharlestown.org.au

We hope you can join us for this fun event!

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6:00pm - 7:15pm

Venue: The Place: Charlestown Community Centre

Location: Frederick St & Pearson St, Charlestown NSW 2290

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Organiser: Charleston Community Centre

Phone: (02) 4032 5500

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/free-drum-circle-for-mental-health-wellbeing-tickets-117162689759?aff=erelpanelorg

Email: programs@theplacecharlestown.org.au

Chair Yoga – Over 55s – Online

New South Wales NSW

Health and wellbeing

In partnership with Active Parramatta, funded by Sports Australia, the over 55s Leisure and Learning Service will be running free activities online via Zoom in Term 3 (from 20 July)!

This is a restorative and recovery program designed to aid the body and mind using Yoga & Pilates Foundations. Learn simple breathing techniques, gaining flexibility, strengthening the mind and body, improving range of motion with guided relaxation

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a new participant, a registration form must be completed via the link below and return it to the office for processing – this is required to be filled in so you can register with your online booking.

https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/sites/council/files/2020-06/D07229229%20%202020%20Community%20Care%20Application%20Form.pdf

Important Information:

  • Spots are limited
  • Registration is essential
  • An email with zoom link details will be sent by the tutors prior to commencement
  • Requirements to access this mode of delivery: internet access, a tablet OR smartphone OR computer screen with a webcam & working audio
  • It is the responsibility of the participant to communicate all medical issues and injuries with the facilitator prior to facilitation
  • Participants do so at their own risk and will be required to complete a pre-activity questionnaire
  • As a requirement for the Sports Australia funding, an online survey will be required to complete in the beginning and end of the term.

For any further information, please contact 02 9806 5121 during business hours or email communitycareadmin@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

We look forward to seeing you online and hope you enjoy the class.

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9:00am - 10:00am

Venue: New South Wales

Location: , NSW

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Organiser: City of Parramatta – Community Care

Phone: 02 9806 5121

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/chair-yoga-term-3-2020-over-55s-leisure-and-learning-online-tickets-111061491912

Email: communitycareadmin@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

English Conversation Classes LIVE ONLINE – Elementary level

New South Wales NSW

Life skills

Weekly online conversational English lessons for students of elementary level. The classes will be delivered online using Zoom.

To join this class, participants need to:

  • Be a current member of Randwick City Library. Library membership is free and you can join online.
  • Be a resident of Australia, aged 18 years and over and from a background where English is not the first language spoken.
  • Have access to a computer, a tablet/iPad, or a smartphone, as well as a reasonably reliable internet connection.
  • Know basic computer skills (we will not be able to provide technical support during the class).
  • Have an email address for receiving the invitation link before the class starts.
  • Register through Eventbrite in advance (only one registration is required for each term).

Once you have registered, you will receive an automatic confirmation email containing further information for the classes. We will send you a link to join the class 2 hours prior and another reminder 15 minutes prior to the first session so please check your email inbox. Use the same link to join all sessions of this recurring event.

If you’re not familiar with Zoom we recommend you visit our website for answers to the most common questions about joining our online events and further details on how to join: https://www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/library/library-events/library-webinar-faqs

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11:00am - 12:30pm

Venue: New South Wales

Location: , NSW

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Tax Talk Webinar

New South Wales NSW

Learn about the new 2020 tax updates for individuals in this webinar (information session), presented online by the Australian Taxation Office.
Topics covered include:
• What’s new in 2020
• Do you need to lodge a tax return?
• Income – JobKeeper and JobSeeker
• COVID-19 Work-related expenses and early release of super
• Online services
• Scams

Book now and we’ll send you a Zoom invitation with all the information you’ll need to join the talk

You won’t be seen by the speakers or the other participants, so you can relax in your most comfortable clothes and enjoy your favourite beverage while you watch

Participants can submit questions via the Q&A function on zoom.

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6:00pm

Venue: New South Wales

Location: , NSW

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Organiser: Wollondilly Library

Phone: (02) 4677 8300

Website: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=648610

Email: library@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au

Wellbeing And You

Community College Gunnedah NSW Gunnedah

Health and wellbeing

This one hour session will provide you with information about and insight into mental health, wellbeing and stress and strategies to help take care of yourself

 

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10:30am - 11:30am

Venue: Community College Gunnedah

Location: 39 Chandos Street, Gunnedah NSW 2380

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Organiser: Community College Northern Inland

Phone: (02) 6782 1662

Website: https://www.communitycollegeni.nsw.edu.au/courses/community+services+and+health

Email: info@communitycollegeni.nsw.edu.au

Learner Driver Knowledge Course

Community College Bingara NSW Bingara

Life skills

Join our interactive course sessions, which aim to help you gain your Learner’s licence with confidence. Receive driver education in literacy, language and numeracy to assist with the Driver Knowledge Test.
The last lesson will include a group booking at the RMS to sit the test to gain your learner’s permit. You will also receive access to computers to practice the RMS Learner Driver Knowledge Test. At the completion of the program you will receive a Letter of Exemption from the Learner Driver Knowledge Test fee.

  • Anyone who identifies as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is eligible for a fully subsidised position.
  • Anyone who is in receipt of a Centrelink benefit is eligible for a fully funded position.
  • Full fee $200 for ineligible applicants.

You must be at least 16 years old and no longer enrolled at school or equivalent to participate in this course.

 

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9:00am - 3:00pm

Venue: Community College Bingara

Location: 6 Riddell Street, Bingara NSW 2404

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Organiser: Community College Northern Inland

Phone: (02) 6782 1662

Website: https://www.communitycollegeni.nsw.edu.au/course/LDrive

Email: info@communitycollegeni.nsw.edu.au

English Conversations for Beginners

Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre NSW Kirribilli

Life skills

If you are looking to increase your basic conversational skills (hello, where is the bus stop, where is the local library, where can I get food etc) our lovely volunteer Audrey will be holding a four week class. This class will be basic conversation skills and is perfect for someone who is just learning English.

Please feel free to call us if you would like more information, or would like to book someone into the class. It is also a great way to meet people.

Class will be a maximum of six people plus our tutor

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2:00pm - 3:00pm

Venue: Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre

Location: 16 - 18 Fitzroy St, Kirribilli NSW 2061

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Organiser: Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre

Phone: (02)9922 4428

Website: http://www.thekirribillicentre.org/seniors/2019/11/18/english-conversations-for-beginners

Email: info@kirribilli.org.au

Pilates with Deborah

Health and wellbeing

Pilates is a physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates, after whom it was named. Pilates called his method “Contrology”. It is practiced worldwide, especially in Western countries such as Australia, Canada, the US and the UK.

Please make sure you have a clear area to move. The video can be paused at any time to get a drink of water or to have a breather. Exercise within your physical limits to stay safe and injury free. If during exercising, you become injured or exhibit signs of distress such as chest pains, you should stop exercising immediately and call 000 emergency services for assistance.

Health and medical concerns

We encourage you to seek appropriate medical advice or assistance before participating in any online fitness classes, especially if you not been physically active and, or are aged 60 years and above.

You may check your health clearance prior to starting or using our fitness classes on this online pre-exercise form. If you answered yes to any of the health conditions listed on the page, it is recommended that you seek medical clearance before participating in any online classes. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 02- 8374 6323

There are no fees to participate in our online fitness classes but please register your interest here

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12:00pm - 12:45pm

Organiser: City of Sydney Community Centres

Phone: 02 8374 6323

Website: https://events.humanitix.com/pilates-with-deborah

Email: council@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au