Program Term 3 2016

Wednesday 20th  July-  21 September 2016

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.

Wednesdays

20th July

9.30am for 10am start*

BYO

Let’s start the term with a low key catch up on all the goss from the break.

All welcome

27th July

9.30am for 10am start*

Mindfulness

A quiet and reflective session, colouring, creating, relaxing.

All welcome.

3rd August

9.30am for 10am start*

Investing

Melissa from Milestone Financial will be leading an interactive workshop with information on ways to invest money and how to make your money work for you.

Committee meeting will be held after the session.

All welcome. 

10th August

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project – Charm School

Miss Chrissy from the Lindy charm school will teach us how to rekindle a bit of old time glamour by showing us some advanced hair styling techniques.

Healthy morning tea and coffee provided.

All welcome.

17th August

9.30am for 10am start*

Metal Stamping

Come and try your hand at Metal stamping. Hit some stuff really hard – very therapeutic.

All welcome.

24th August

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project – Charm School

Miss Chrissy will teach us how to perfect our look by advising us on make-up technique.

All welcome.

31st August

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project – Charm School

Every girl deserves to look and feel confident and glamorous, regardless of age, shape or dress size. Miss Chrissy will teach us how to have poise and good posture and how to pose for the perfect ‘pin up’ shot. Other essential habits of charm and good taste.

All welcome.

7th September

9.30am for 10am start*

Photography

Learn how to use your camera and take better photos, especially with such precious memories we all want to capture.

Committee meeting will be held after the session.

All welcome.

14th September

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project – Charm School

Graduation day! Time to put what we have learnt to good use, dress up, come get your hair and make up done and take a perfect pin up shot.

All welcome.

21st September

9.30am for 10am start*

AGM

Thank you to our hard working committee, with out you this group would not exist.

Today’s meeting is essential to ensure the group can function for another year. BYO project.

All welcome.

*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. All MWG activities are funded by ACT Mental Health and Community Services Directorate ACT.

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Majura Women’s Group Term 2 Program

Wednesday 27th  April-  29 June 2016

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.

Wednesdays

27 April

9.30am for 10am start*

W Finance workshop

Aaron from Milestone financial will present an interactive workshop to help us consolidate our knowledge of what is involved in managing personal finances

All welcome

4 May

9.30am for 10am start*

W Body and Soul

Steph is a physiotherapist and health coach, this session will include light exercises and tips on how to care for ourselves so we can keep caring for those who rely on us

All welcome.

11 May

9.30am for 10am start*

Term project – Stage Combat

Cant wait for this one! A chance to build trust and self confidence acting out powerful roles as we pull hair and pull punches!

A committee meeting will be held after this session.

All welcome. 

18 May

9.30am for 10am start*

Fimo Beads

This was a very fun session last term. If you have beads from last time we will string them up or those who couldn’t make the last session can make some beads of their own after admiring what we made last time

All welcome.

25 May

9.30am for 10am start*

Term project – Stage Combat

A chance to build trust and self confidence acting out powerful roles as we pull hair and pull punches!

 All welcome.

1 June

9.30am for 10am start*

Water colour painting (TBC)

Painting is relaxing, creative and restorative. Everyone will take home something beautiful

8 June

9.30am for 10am start*

Term project –  Improv

Putting some of our stage craft into some mock situations, role play and games to help us connect with our emotions. Very cathartic.

All welcome.

15 June

9.30am for 10am start*

W Mosaics

Member Jess will share her enjoyment and skills in mosaics with us. Come smash some plates and decorate a pot or tile.

 Committee meeting will be held after the session.

All welcome.

22 June

9.30am for 10am start*

Term project –  Improv

Putting some of our stage craft into some mock situations, role play and games to help us connect with our emotions. Very cathartic.

All welcome.

29 June

9.30am for 10am start*

Games Day

Break out the cards and board games and gather round the table for a little friendly completion, chit chat and laughter.

All welcome.

*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.

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Program Term 1 2016

Majura Women’s Group Term 2 Program

Wednesday 3rd Feb – 6th April 2016

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.

Wednesdays

3rd Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

W Games Day

Let’s start the year with a low key catch up  on all the goss from the Christmas break. Take some time out to relax and laugh with us! Bring a favourite game or come and try something new.

All welcome

10th Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

W Life Coaching

Get some help to get the most out of your relationships.

All welcome.

17th Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

Term project – Decoupage

Come and try your hand at Decoupage. Bring in an item you would like to upcycle or choose one of ours.

A committee meeting will be held after this session.

All welcome. 

24 Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

W Nutritionist

Providing meals that the family will eat every night is a challenge, let alone making sure they get adequate nutrition. Advice on healthy eating and how to plan meals to care for yourself, and your family

 All welcome. Term 2 Program planning session, have a vote for next term’s sessions.

2nd Mar

9.30am for 10am start*

Term project – Decoupage

Come and try your hand at Decoupage. Bring in an item you would like to upcycle or choose one of ours.

 All welcome.

9th Mar

9.30am for 10am start*

Dancing

Movement, music and a fun time

All welcome.

16 Mar

9.30am for 10am start*

TBC

All welcome.

23rd Mar

9.30am for 10am start*

Term project – Decoupage

Come and try your hand at Decoupage. Bring in an item you would like to upcycle or choose one of ours.

 Committee meeting will be held after the session. All welcome.

30th Mar

9.30am for 10am start*

Singing

All welcome.

6th Apr

9.30am for 10am start*

Term project – Decoupage

Come and try your hand at Decoupage. Bring in an item you would like to upcycle or choose one of ours.

All welcome.

*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.

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Majura Women’s Group Term 4 Program 2015

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!

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Term 4 Program 2015

Wednesdays October 14th – December 16th 2015

Please note we only have the first half of the term confirmed at the moment, the rest of the program will be published soon.

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: 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! 

Including term 1 Program planning session; have a vote for next term’s sessions.

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Term Three Program 2015

Program – Term 3:   Every Wednesday during term time

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.

22 July

9.30am for 10am start*

 W   Term Project- Beading and Jewelry making

Bead kits

All Welcome

29 July

9.30am for 10am start*

W  Christmas in July– cake decorating

Decorate your own mini Christmas cake and enjoy the festivities

All welcome

5 August

9.30am for 10am start*

ê Speech Pathologist – a fun and informative discussion session

A committee meeting will be held after the session.

All welcome

12 August

9.30am for 10am start*

 W   Term Project- Beading and Jewelry making

Create a silver pendant using Precious Metal Clay with guest artist Lex Sorrento.  Part 1

All Welcome

18 August

9.30am for 10am start*

W  Term Project- Beading and Jewelry making

Create a silver pendant using Precious Metal Clay with guest artist Lex Sorrento   Part 2

All welcome.

26 August

9.30am for 10am start*

Colouring in

Adult colouring (no, not that type…) has been taking the world by storm. Proponents claim it increases mindfulness and decreases stress. Come along, have a colour, and find out if it works for you!

All Welcome

2 September

9.30am for 10am start*

W  Father’s day Cardmaking 

Letting Dad know how much he is appreciated can be tricky. This year you’re all sorted. Come along and create something from you that he’ll love.

All welcome.

9 September

9.30am for 10am start*

W Fascinator workshop

Learn from a professional milliner. Make your own fascinator to wear on Cup day or to your next special occasion.

All welcome.

16 September 

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Beading and Jewelry making

Create a snap button bracelet using polymer clay.

Committee meeting will be held after the session

All Welcome

23 September

9.30am for 10am start*

W  Majura Women’s Group AGM and games day

This group is for YOUR benefit, please come to the AGM to have your say in how you would like to see the group proceed into the future and to ensure that we are able to continue to function. When the official business is completed, we will play!

All welcome

 

*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.

W Supported by the ACT Government

ê Supported by the ACT Government Family Support Program

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Updated Term Program

A few changes have been made to our program for the last few weeks of the term, as follows:

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, project sessions are open ended and is not necessary to have attended previous sessions.

 

17 June

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project- Story telling- creative writing   Creative writing facilitated by a published author. An opportunity to put some of your creative ideas on paper, and contribute to our collaborative book, based on the theme of ‘Family’. Please bring along anything you’ve written for this so far.

All Welcome

A committee meeting will be held after the session

24 June

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project- Story telling- Illustrating             Use your preferred medium (digital, collage, water colour etc.) to create illustrations for our collaborative book. Art materials supplied.
All Welcome
1 July

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project- Story telling- with puppets     Freshly arrived home from working on Sesame Street, the talented Marianne from PuppetOOdle will run a kid friendly workshop on puppet making and manipulating.All Welcome

*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.

W Supported by the ACT Government

ê Supported by the ACT Government Family Support Program

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Well Being Day Term 2 2015

Please see the attached document here: for the Wellbeing day program.

It will be on Saturday the 27th of June from 10am to 4pm. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the day.

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Term 1 2015 Newsletter

Please click here to read the Term 1 2015 Newsletter:  MWG term 1 2015 newsletter

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Well Being Day

Just a quick note to let people know that we are planning a well being day for Saturday the 27th of June. So pencil the date in your diary and we’ll be back to you soon with our exciting plans!

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