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NBN Awareness Initiative

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:

  • What is NBN™ & How to get connected
  • How the NBN™ will affect your existing Home Phone
  • Medical alarms & Power outages 
  • Information about scams, amongst other things

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.

Thursday, 6 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Drysdale Library

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Bethany Saver Plus Program

Learn how to earn $500 towards you or your children’s education with the Bethany’s Saver Plus program.  Visit a pop-up information booth to find out if you are eligible for the program. Don't miss this opportunity to become more financially savvy while supporting your child’s education.

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Multiple Locations

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TaLKING DADS: THE DAD MINDSET SHOW

Rich Bolus (creator of "The Dad Mindset" podcasts), together with Andy McNeilly (parent, author, teacher and educator) will host a panel of local dads to talk about the struggles and successes of being a father.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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TEA TALKS WITH TRACEY

Tea is a central component of many cultures and despite differences in the variety of tea and its preparation, it is a global symbol for hospitality, friendship and welcome. Join Tracey for a little taste of the diverse and fascinating world of tea - to show just how far this little plant has travelled and how it has come to mean so much to so many.

Saturday, 29 February 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Drysdale Library

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MEND IT MARCH – SEWING MAKERSPACE

Become part of the Corio creative collective and use the sewing machines in the makerspace to take your projects to the next level. Bring in your current project or start a new one.

Multiple Times
Corio Library

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GENTLE YOGA

When we read and use our devices we employ our eyes, neck, shoulders, back, arms, and hands. In this session you'll learn some simple stretches and techniques to release physical and mental tension, and develop good posture and habits to help take care of your body. Stretches are done either seated on a chair or standing.

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Lara Library

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MEND IT MARCH: THE ART OF VISIBLE MENDING

Learn how to give their clothes a new life with visible mending. The session will focus on the Japanese techniques of boro and sashiko; using fine hand-stitching to patch and strengthen clothing. Bring in jeans or other items of clothing in need of repair for this hands-on workshop.

Thursday, 12 March 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Corio Library

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QUEENSCLIFF LIBRARY OVER TIME

Geelong Regional Libraries' oldest continuously-used library building is going to be refitted and become part of the Queenscliffe Hub. Come along and hear local historian Bill Brown tell you the history of this lovely old building.

Thursday, 12 March 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Queenscliff Library

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A CRAFTERNOON OF CARD MAKING

Join us for an afternoon of chat, craft and good company. Learn the art of card making and take home your handmade card.

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Drysdale Library

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AGED CARE AND THE COUNCIL

This session is presented by a representative from City of Greater Geelong and will look at accessing support from council and other providers via My Aged Care. You will learn about the levels of support, and kinds of support available to support individuals staying in their home including home care, personal care, respite, shopping support and home modifications.

Multiple Times
Drysdale Library

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Autumn Crafting with the Brother DesignNCut

Be inspired by the colours of Autumn and create a whimsical Autumn-themed item using the Brother DesignNCut cutting machine. Learn how to use the cloud-based design platform, Canvas Workspace, to take your creation from digital file to 2D decoration.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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RECYCLING 2020

What happens with our recycling? Come along and hear from Mat Dickens, Director and CEO of Corio Waste, about what happens with the material we put in our recycling bins and why it is more important than ever to reduce our waste.

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Newcomb Library