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Wyndham Learning Festival

City of Wyndham - various locations Wyndham

The Wyndham Learning Festival is an annual series of events, brought to you by the community for the community. It provides opportunities for FREE learning activities across the City of Wyndham. The festival has activities for all ages and interests, promoting lifelong learning for all and welcoming new events, sponsors and participants to reflect this...

Free

Writing competition

Smithton Library 134-140 Nelson Street, Smithton

Calling all writers! Enter your work in the Circular Head Arts Festival Adult Learners Week writing competition! Prizes: OPEN - all ages $100 Conditions: Entries must be the authors own work and created within the last 24 months. Where any work is a result of collaboration, all contributing parties must be named. Copyright is retained...

Free

QLD financial resilience program

Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd now offers a local service committed to providing support to individuals and families to engage with and improve their financial wellbeing and resilience. Key benefits include: access to building financial literacy to better manage your finances understanding safe credit and how to avoid predatory lending that can turn financial hardship into a long-term...

Skills and careers your way

Are you interested in learning about your unique strengths and skills, connecting with industry, and exploring how you can develop your career opportunities? Victoria University (VU) Polytechnic’s Skills and Careers: Your Way program is a free, 3-week program designed to build skills awareness, networks, and a better understanding of career and training opportunities for women...

Free

Spreadsheets

Devonport Online Level 1, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport

Learn the basics of how to creating simple spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel, or go more in depth with graphs and formulas, etc. Come armed with a list of things you want to learn, or let our staff guide you. Bookings are encouraged.

$5
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Tai Chi for Health

Spillett House 65 Smith Street, Darwin

Join a Tai Chi for Health class lead by qualified Sifu Tom Rees. Tai Chi is a combination of meditation, controlled breathing and martial art techniques. It is characterized by contrasting and complimentary movements which are slow and low impact while practicing breathing exercises. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your own water bottle $5 for...

$7
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U3A Wollongong

Salvation Army Ausitorium 13 Burelli St, Wollongong

U3As offer retired people low-cost educational opportunities which operate in a pleasant, supportive social setting. 1-Sep-22 9:30am "Hydrogen and Green Steel - is it for Real?" 11:00am "Craving for Cornwall and Yearning for Yorkshire" 5-Sep-22 9:30am "Life after Graduation as a Lawyer Now – Estates Administrator" 11:00am "Conversation with UOW Chinese Overseas Students" 8-Sep-22 9:30am...

Free

ALW 2022 Celebration at Navitas Skilled Futures Fairfield College

Navitas Skilled Futures Fairfield College 6-8 Alan St, Fairfield

AMEP and SEE clients will celebrate this year's Adult Learners Week by interacting with NSW Fire and Police through interactive information sessions and visits to their vehicle at Navitas Skilled Futures Fairfield College. They will be connected to these essential emergency services with meaningful learning activities.

Adult Learners Week – ‘The power of numbers’

Navitas Skilled Future Canberra College Saraton, Building Level 1/34 E Row, ACT 2601, Canberra

The most motivational learning stories! Share your learning story! The Power of Numbers is a project to engage all adult learners to share their learning stories with the public – encouraging people to keep learning throughout their lives. Participants can write one thing they learnt. It can anything – big or small. They should include...

Free
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Connect with Learning @ Kingston Library Tasmania

Kingston Library Tasmania 11 Hutchins Street, Kingston

Join us in celebrating Adult Learners' Week at Kingston Library, Tasmania. We have a huge range of opportunities for you to participate in during Adult Learner's Week including: English Conversation Classes, Thursdays 10am - 11am Chess Club, Thursdays, 4 - 6pm Family History Group, Fridays 1.30 - 4.30pm Individual support to help you with Literacy,...

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FREE Tai Chi and Qigong in Hampton

Hampton Uniting Church 17 Service Street, Hampton

Join us to experience these ancient Chinese Arts developed as a tranquil way of keeping fit and improving your health. Tai Chi (Taijiquan in Chinese) is literally an internal Chinese Martial Art that has been practiced in China since the 16th Century. Qigong is “Energy/Breath Work” that dates back thousands of years. They are a...

Free
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Armchair Travel

Port Stephens Library 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay

Virtual reality armchair travel. Open your mind to a new world. Travel to far away locations from the comfort of your armchair. Sessions running at Tomaree and Raymond Terrace Branches. Please contact to book are spaces are limited Raymond Terrace: 4988 0111 Tomaree: 4988 0670

Free

Tour the CAWRA Materials Recovery Facility by City of West Torrens

Hamra Centre Library 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

Tour the Central Adelaide Waste & Recycling Authority Materials Recovery Facility Join us for the unique, close-up opportunity to view the entire recycling process at SA's newest recycling facility. Time: 9.45am - 12.45pm, Meet at the - Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton. SA’s newest recycling facility is able to process 50,000 tonnes of...

Free

Word Processing

Devonport Online Level 1, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport

Learn the basics of how to type and format documents using Microsoft Word, or get a bit fancier with pictures, tables columns, etc. Come armed with a list of things you want to learn, or let our staff guide you. Bookings are encouraged.

$5

Volunteering – Why Would You Consider Volunteering?

Bayswater Library Shop 26, Mountain High Shopping Centre, 7-13 High St, Bayswater

Are you looking at getting back into the workforce, transitioning to a new career or looking for something post retirement? There are many reasons why people volunteer, this session from Swinburne Skills and Job Centre will offer an overview of the benefits of volunteering and how and where to look for volunteering opportunities. This event...

Free

Webinar: A business owners guide to search engines – Next steps

Zoom Online via Zoom, Warragul

Getting found online can have advantages for your Campbelltown business. But did you know there are several ways to get discovered? You will be shown an overview of the different options available to you. Next steps, is slightly more advanced than the beginners guide. In this webinar you will learn What is Google Shopping and...

Free
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Creating a Healthy, Nutritious and Budget Conscious Eating Plan(Nutrition)

Riverton Library 67 Riley Road, Riverton

Learn about optimising your health through good nutrition! About this event Join us for these FREE nutrition workshops centred around how you can take charge of your health with good nutrition! This Weeks Workshop: We often hear that eating in a healthy way can be time consuming and expensive. In fact, the opposite can be...

Absolute Basics – Computers for Beginners

Campbelltown Library 171 Montacute Road, Newton

Learn the digital basics at your Library! We will teach you the basic functions of a computer, keyboard, and mouse, and also touch on tablets, smartphones, and the internet. Perfect for beginners or those who need to gain confidence in navigating technology and the online world. Enrol anytime! Contact the Campbelltown Library for assistance or...

Free

Fun with iPads for Beginners

Learn how to play trivia on an iPad, how to download games and how to navigate this digital device. Win some prizes and learn more about tablets and how to use them. Proudly presented by LEEP. To book for this free session, call 4732 7891.

Free
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Traditional Painting Workshop – Injalak Arts and Crafts

Ubirr Border Store Kakadu National Park, East Alligator

Come participate in weekly painting demonstrations by Injalak Artists at the border store as they impart their expertise on traditional arts Injalak Arts is an Aboriginal owned and governed non-profit association that has operated an art centre since 1998. The centre is located in Gunbalanya an aboriginal community of around 1,200 residents situated in West...

Free
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Tech Help at your pace

Cobram Library 14 Punt Road, Cobram

Need help with your smart phone? Family gave you an iPad and you don't know how it works? Want to send a photo to someone via text? Want to learn how to download an app? Give us a call and make a time to sit down with a friendly staff member to learn some of...

Free

Bracelet Making

Tatura Library 12-16 Casey Street, Tatura

Learn a new skill or join us just for fun! Using a combination of knots and beads create a bracelet. Once you have learned the technique you'll have the skills to make and create, limited only by your imagination. Keep your brain and fingers active. All welcome. All materials supplied, morning tea included and all...

Free

French for beginners at the Nathalia Library

Nathalia Library 75 Blake Street, Nathalia

Come along and join us at the Nathalia Library for a taste of the French language. Doesn't matter if you're planning to travel, love languages or are just curious. Perfect for beginners.

Free

Brain Training – Sessions – Moree

MOREE COMMUNITY LIBRARY 36 Balo Street, Moree

A free program targeting the improvement of mental function, memory, and concentration whilst in a fun, social setting! Suitable for adults of all ages. All materials provided. *

Free

Urban Plant Collective: Start a Veggie Patch

Castle Hill Library Cnr Castle and Pennant Streets, Castle Hill

Organised in collaboration with The Hills Shire Council's Environment Officer More people than ever are wanting to start a vegetable garden at home and grow their own vegies, and now is the perfect time of year to start preparing your veggie garden for planting. Join us for great tips from our guest speakers Chris Jones...

Free
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Makers and Menders

Brunswick NH 43A De Carle Street, Brunswick

Come along for a cuppa and a chat with other crafters – bring whatever you’re making or fixing, and spend a couple of hours sharing ideas and tips and focusing on whatever is at hand – might be knitting, crocheting, darning, or sewing. There will be a sewing machine and an overlocker available if you...

$3

Term 3 2022| Women’s Weaving and Connection

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre 78 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown

Blacktown Arts invites everyone to join our Women’s Weaving and Connections. Blacktown Arts welcomes everyone to join Women’s Weaving and Connection every Thursday morning. Weave with Ngiyampaa and Guringai artist Tarni Eastwood as she passes down her knowledge on traditional and contemporary Aboriginal weaving techniques. Then throughout the term, hear from guest facilitators, Aunty Roz Webb, Aunty Jules Christian, and Jayne Christian. Have...

Free

Scanning and Emailing

Devonport Online Level 1, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport

Learn how to scan photos and documents and attach them to email messages. For those who are interested, we can show you how to scan your old negatives and slides (this scanner is also available for hire). Bookings are encouraged.

$5
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Digital Skills Help at Glenorchy Library

Glenorchy Library 4 Terry Street, Glenorchy

If you need help with your digital skills, our knowledgeable staff can help you with things like; using your phone or tablet, setting up and using email, using Facebook and other social media platforms and more!

Free

Adult Literacy – What, Why, Who And How?

Realm Library Ringwood Town Square 179 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood

Join Adult literacy expert, Linno Rhodes as she unpacks adult literacy, including exploring some of the challenges, why they exist, who is affected and how we can address some of those issues. This event will kick off our Adult Literacy Month at Realm - visit our website for more exciting and informative events that will...

Free
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Armchair Travel

Port Stephens Library 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay

Virtual reality armchair travel. Open your mind to a new world. Travel to far away locations from the comfort of your armchair. Sessions running at Tomaree and Raymond Terrace Branches. Please contact to book are spaces are limited Raymond Terrace: 4988 0111 Tomaree: 4988 0670

Free

Introduction to Auslan

Mooroopna Library 9-11 Morrell Street, Mooroopna

Are you curious about Auslan? Come along and learn the basics of Australian Sign Language. This session will give you a taste of Auslan including some basic signs. We will also discuss the origins of Auslan and some aspects of deaf culture.

Free

Vile Villains of Literature to Get Us Reading

WEA Sydney 72 Bathurst Street, SYDNEY

WEA Sydney is a a not-for-profit adult learners educational provider and have been operating continuously since 1913. This event is part of a special program for Adult Learners’ Week Prices vary depending on time and class but roughly they start at $39 for a one hour class.

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Lunch and Launch

Burnie Library 30 Alexander Street, Burnie

Brendan Murray is our local community 'Second chance learning' champion (as he says). He will be presenting from the Library and also present IRL at the event. Burnie Community House will cater and bring their men's group down for the event. Members of the local branch of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre will wander down to...

Mobile Phones and Apps

Devonport Online Level 1, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport

Come armed with your mobile phone and a list of things you want to learn, or let our staff guide you. Learn how to find, download and use apps, remove unwanted apps and much more. Bookings are encouraged.

$5
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Tech help at Inglewood Library

Inglewood Library 895 Beaufort Street, WA

Do you need help using a device, creating an email account or searching the Internet? Book a one-on-one appointment with a Digital Mentor. Bring your own device (smartphone / iPad / tablet / laptop) or learn on one of the library computers. Digital Mentors can assist adults with learning basic digital skills, including: Basic device...

Chair Yoga – Relax and reconnect your mind and body

Yarraville Community Centre - Footscray 9 Victoria St, Footscray

In this workshop you will gain an understanding of chair yoga under the guidance of experienced Yogi Laura Sabini. Chair yoga can improve your flexibility, concentration and strength, while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. Keep your body moving in Spring and focus on relaxation, body awareness and peace of mind with...

Free
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English conversation class with Barbara

Ron Williams Community Centre 5–11 Kepos Street, Redfern

Join this free English conversation class for beginners in a friendly and supportive environment. The class is led by our experienced volunteer Barbara and focusses on English pronunciation and basic everyday English conversation skills. Bookings are recommended. Call Ron Williams Community Centre on 02 9288 5601 to book. Covid-safe information The health and safety of...

Free
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Korean Conversation Group

Chatswood Library 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood

Practice your Korean skills. Are you learning Korean and wish to practice your new skills in a relaxed friendly environment? Join our Korean Conversation Group to improve your Korean skills...

Free

Email Training and Support

Devonport Online Level 1, paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport

Do you need help to setup an email address and learn the basics? Would you like to learn how to send photos or how to file emails into folders? Come armed with a list of things you want to learn, or let our staff guide you. Bookings are encouraged.

$5

What’s for Tea? – With Tracey

Ferntree Gully Library 1010 Burwood Hwy, Ferntree Gully

Mango Chicken Curry. Do you want to learn some basic cooking skills? Do you love food and want to try something new? Due to popular demand Tracey is taking her much loved lockdown cooking demonstration videos on tour live this Adult Learners Week. Join her at Ferntree Gully Library as she whips up a batch...

Free
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Armchair Travel

Port Stephens Library 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay

Virtual reality armchair travel. Open your mind to a new world. Travel to far away locations from the comfort of your armchair. Sessions running at Tomaree and Raymond Terrace Branches. Please contact to book are spaces are limited Raymond Terrace: 4988 0111 Tomaree: 4988 0670

Free

Terrariums – how to create a living work of art

Yarraville Community Centre - Footscray 9 Victoria St, Footscray

Equally adored by adults and children alike, this hands-on workshop will make a green thumb out of anyone. Start with the basics of plant care and selection, then move onto...

Free
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Clare Library Adult Learners Week

Clare Library 33 Old North Road, CLARE

Cooking Basics- Thursday 1st Sept 2-4pm For those that may live alone, may be new to cooking, or for those who may just be after some new recipes- library staff will demonstrate 3 simple and thrifty recipes in a fun and hands-on class. Participants will also be able to take home their efforts and recipes....

Free

Virtual space; virtual place

Zeehan Library 74 Main Street, Zeehan

Libraries Tasmania - Zeehan Library is providing an opportunity for community members to learn about new technologies especially Virtual Reality and how this technology can be used to gain additional skills to become either work ready or build skills in existing workplaces. Residents of Zeehan, Granville Harbour and Trial Harbour and surrounds will have the...

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Tech Time – Blacktown

Max Webber Library, Blacktown Cnr. Flushcombe Road & Alpha Street, Blacktown

Do you need help with using your smart phone or tablet device? Come along to one of these technology sessions to improve your digital skills! Get help and support on technology questions such as: using your device connecting to Wi-Fi searching the internet using Blacktown City Library’s online resources, including databases, e-books and more. Bring...

Free
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Turkish Digital Literacy

Brunswick NH 43A De Carle Street, Brunswick

Learn how to use your phone for a range of tasks. Delivered in Turkish

Free

Emerging Writers Co-operative

Fremantle library 70 Parry Street, Fremantle

A free drop-in creative space for young emerging Fremantle poets, creatives and writers. Make the time to sit and write, be inspired by creative prompts, and seek feedback with an invitation to share at the end of each session. We are hoping to build a community for a mostly solo artistic practice, while the Emerging...

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The purpose of art

Karrinyup Library Davenport Street, Karrinyup

Local artist Monia Allegre will be presenting a series of talks on the history of western art at Stirling Libraries. This season of talks will run across six sessions and will cover the birth of Renaissance Art up to Contemporary Art in the present day. Monia Allegre Bekcic is a visual artist, who creates sculptural...

GEALC Movie and Barbeque Night

Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre 260 Booran Road, Ormond

Join us in celebrating Adult Learners Week from 1-8 September 2022. GEALC will be hosting a Movie & Barbeque Night (at 260 Booran Road, Ormond) on Thursday 1 Sept from 5.30-7.30pm! Entry is FREE! BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – please let us know if you have any dietary requirements

Become a confident public speaker

Byford Toastmasters Dôme Café - Byford 829 South Western Highway, Byford

Scared of Public Speaking? Want to improve your communication skills and increase your self-confidence? Be involved in presenting prepared speeches, impromptu speeches and other activities. Learn how to overcome the fear and challenges of public speaking, develop your presentation and communication skills and take on leadership opportunities, in a friendly non-judgmental environment.

Tai Chi at Libraries After Dark

Shepparton Library 41-43 Marungi Street, Shepparton

Learn the basic concepts of Tai Chi: posture, relaxed deep breathing, flowing movements and the mind-body connection. A gentle exercise that is suitable for beginners. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. Bookings essential. Phone 1300 374 765 to book your place.

Free

RePurpose, Create and Embellish Workshops (Libraries after dark)

Sunshine Library 301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine

Every year hundreds of unused, unwanted clothing are discarded. Come along to these workshops facilitated by a fitting connection to learn new ways of giving textiles destined for landfill a new lease of life as practical and creative items. Mending by Hand : learn basic skills to extend garments life - visible mending - alternations...

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