These special sessions are being presented by the nbn™ Local Community Affairs team help you understand and answer questions about the nbn™ network.
Each session will cover:
The purpose of this initiative is to ensure communities have all the necessary information during the rollout of the NBN™ access network. It aims to give the community a forum to ask questions and troubleshoot any concerns they might have.
Macrame is the art of knotting string in patterns to make decorative articles. Come into Corio Library and get into the Christmas spirit and take a crash course in how to make snowflakes out of macramé cord.
Monday, 9 December 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This creative and fun session of crafting for adults utilises old books and other recycled materials to createan assortment of original Christmas trees.
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library
Ever wanted to deck your halls with handmade decorations? Well… join us here at the Torquay Library to find out how to recycle old books and magazines into beautiful Christmas decorations. This session is for children and adults.
Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Are you a writer and want to share your original writing with a group of locals? Come along and share a five minute piece of with a small audience at the Drysdale Library. This is a great opportunity to meet other writers and feel motivated to write.
Come along to see screenings of three classic films from the archives projected in the brand new Leopold Hub. Watch the film and then stay for a chat.
Enter into the spirit of the season and create beautiful handmadec cards for Christmas Day. Enjoy this social crafting session with our expert card maker.
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
You are invited for an afternoon of chat, craft and good company. Join us to learn the art of quilling and leave with some paper Christmas craft to adorn cards or your tree.
Thursday, 19 December 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
In this beginners session you will learn how to use online software to create files that can be turned into intriciate objects using the Laser Cutter at Leopold's Makerspace.Age 16+
Join with other participants to bring a play to life. This is your chance to be a star for a day. Scripts are provided: choose your character to read aloud with fellow cast members.
Have you heard of the Slow Flower Movement? It is all about taking the best care of your flowers and the environment by letting things grow at their own pace, in their true season, with the help of bees rather than chemicals and pesticides. Come along and meet local grower Simone McKenzie. Attendees will take away a sample of these wonderful and sustainably grown flowers. Image courtesy of Smellies Flowers.
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Bring in your repairs and share your visible mending progress with others. This session also provides an opportunity to learn some new techniques and look at some more helpful resources. Or if you're new to visible mending, learn about making a feature of clothing repair. Suitable for ages 12+ to adults.
Saturday, 18 January 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am