Wednesdays October 14th – December 16th 2015
Providing opportunities for women at home with young children. Come along at 9.30am* for sessions from 10am to 12 noon Wednesdays at Downer Community Centre. Low cost childcare available. New members are always welcome at any session.
*Sessions commence at 10am. Arrival at 9.30am allows time for settling your child(ren) into childcare, and for assisting with setting up. Packing up & cleaning at the end of the session is also a shared responsibility.
14th October 9:30am for 10am start: Games Day
Remember when you used to hang out with friends, chatting and having fun? Take some time out to relax and laugh with us! Bring a favourite game or come and try something new. All welcome!
21st October 9:30am for 10am start: Parent Effectiveness Training (PET)
PET is a very popular and helpful course designed to give some skills and confidence as we embark on the journey of parenthood. Todays’ session will be a discussion lead by Larissa, who is trained in presenting the full PET course. All welcome!
28th October 9:30am for 10am start: Bracelet making and Women’s Health talk
Cute ‘no experience needed’ bracelet kits. A good present for one of the hard to buy for people in your life. Thread beads and chat. All welcome!
A committee meeting will be held after this session.
4th November 9:30am for 10am start: Calligraphy
Come and try your hand at calligraphy, create a small project with a Christmas-y flavour. Led by members of the Canberra Calligraphic Society. All welcome!
11th November 9:30am for 10am start: Sewing
We will be sewing ‘pillow case dresses’ for donation to an African charity. All welcome!
18th November 9:30am for 10am start: Christmas cards
We will be making from a ‘card buffet’. Choose your own designs from the samples made available to us. All welcome!
25th November 9:30am for 10am start: Felting
We will be using fibre and the process of wet felting to make some beads and flowers. Please bring along a towel to go under your work. All welcome!
2nd December 9:30am for 10am start: Gingerbread houses
Always one of our most popular sessions of the year. Decorate your gingerbread house, and see how long it will last as a holiday decoration at home! All welcome!
9th December 9:30am for 10am start: Floristry
Hazel teaches floristry at CIT and will teach us how to make a stunning floral centre piece for your home over the holiday season. All welcome!
16th December 9:30am for 10am start: Paint it up
For our last session of the year we will be doing a guided painting. The people from paint it up take us through step by step to create our own version of their design: ‘The women dancing under the moon’. All welcome!