End of Term 1

It has been great first term and we will be back for Term 2 on Wednesday 29th April.

We will be posting the new term program soon.

Stay Tuned…

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Parentline Counselling Service

Parentline has an opportunity to offer face to face counselling on Thursday’s at their office in Weston Creek.

The counselling sessions will be with a student counsellor who has community sector experience and is building up experience of face to face counselling. The student counsellor receives regular professional supervision.

If you feel you would be interested in this service, contact the office and speak to one of our Parentline ACT counsellors to arrange booking in a time.

The counselling offered is a free service.

Counselling is client centred, re-spectful and in line with Parentline ACT’s values.

Please contact Parentline ACT for more details 6287 3833  www.parentlineact.org.au

Please see our page for more resources and contacts. http://www.majurawomensgroup.net/resources/

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Term 1 Program 2015

Majura Women’s Group

Program – Term 1: Wednesdays

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 4 Feb 9.30am for 10am start*

Ω Term Project- Quilt making.
Lead by our own award winning quilter- Melissa. Come and contribute to our group wall hanging. No sewing experince required. All Welcome

11 Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

Ω – Callanetics
This is a low impact exercise, designed to tone deep muscle tissue and still leave you feeling refreashed and energised! Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. All welcome

18 Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

Ω Term Project- Quilt making.
Lead by our own award winning quilter- Melissa. Come and contribute to our group wall hanging. No sewing experince required. All Welcome
A committee meeting will be held after the session

25 Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

! Motivational Speaker and discussion session
A session to inspire us to stay focused on what is important to us and make the most of our lives. All welcome.

4 March

9.30am for 10am start*

Ω Term Project- Quilt making. And Program ideas day
What would you love to do if you had the time and money? Let us know your ideas and we will plan this year’s program to reflect the interests of everyone in the group! All Welcome

11 March

9.30am for 10am start*

Ω Fun and games
Come with a funny story and your favourite game. Lets relax and have a good laugh All welcome.

18 March

9.30am for 10am start*

Ω Term Project- Quilt making.
Lead by our own award winning quilter- Melissa. Come and contribute to our group wall hanging. No sewing experince required. All Welcome

25 March

9.30am for 10am start*

! First Aid: Caring for children
This is a workshop with certificate of attendance, very thorough and practical, make your home a safer place or put it in your resume.
Committee meeting will be held after the session. All Welcome

1 April

9.30am for 10am start*

Ω Term Project- Quilt making.
If our quilt is already completed we will book an alternative activity for this session. All Welcome

8 April

9.30am for 10am start*

Ω Active session- Swing dancing TBC
The teachers from Swingcatz will teach us a short routine as an introduction to this fun style of dance

*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.

Ω Supported by the ACT Government
! Supported by the ACT Government Family Support Program

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Term 4 Newsletter 2014

MWG term 4 2014 newsletter

 

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Term 4 Program 2014

Majura Women’s Group 

Program – Term 4: Wednesday’s 

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

15 October

9.30am for 10am start*

 Term Project- Quilting.

A collaborative quilting project, to replace the wall hanging that has been donated to the Children’s Trauma Centre. This will be a great opportunity to discuss themes about being a woman, mother and discovering individuality. (W)

All welcome

22 October

9.30am for 10am start*

 African Drumming

Loosen up through the exuberance of African music and find your rhythm. (W)

All Welcome

A committee meeting will be held after the session,

29 October

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project- Quilting

Create a square to contribute to our group wall hanging. (W)

5 November

9.30am for 10am start*

W Craft for a CauseA chance to give something back.   All welcome.
12 November

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project- Quilting

Contribute to our group project and develop quilitng skills, with award winning MWG member, Melissa (W)

All welcome.

19 November

9.30am for 10am start*

Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Learn how to care for yourself and exercise safely. Group discussion and interactive session. ê 

All welcome.

26 November

9.30am for 10am start*

Term Project- QuiltingContribute to our group project and develop quilting skills, with award winning MWG member, Melissa. (W)

All welcome.

3 December

9.30am for 10am start*

 Heartmoves- a program from the heart foundation

Gentle exercise, take some time out to care for yourself before the end of the year hits. Please wear loose clothes and training shoes. (ê)

 A committee meeting will be held after the session.

All Welcome

10 December

9.30am for 10am start*

Floristry Make a centrepiece for your Christmas Celebrations (W)

All welcome.

17 December

9.30am for 10am start*

Gingerbread House

Make a gingerbread house for Christmas (also makes a great present!) (W)

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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Term 3 Program 2014

Majura Women’s Group

Program – Term Three: Held every Wednesday during school term 

Providing opportunities for women to meet new friends, learn new skills, grow and have fun. Aimed for women at home with young children but, everyone is welcome.

Come along at 9.30am* for sessions from 10am to 12 noon Wednesdays at Downer Community Centre. Gold coin donation childcare available with qualified Northside Community Centre carers. New members are always welcome.

Wednesdays23 July9.30am for 10am start* ê Sing and grow– a workshop for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and carers to introduce the joy of music and rhythm.  All welcome
30 July9.30am for 10am start* W Term Project- Cardmaking and Scrapbooking. Lead by the talented ladies from Craftiyas, Queanbeyan. Chose from cardmaking or scrapbooking kits, and learn some new techniques and take home something beautiful  All Welcome
6 August9.30am for 10am start* W  Metal Stamping with member, Melissa RoweA committee meeting will be held in the evening. Venue Neridda’s house, all welcome.
13 August9.30am for 10am start* W Term Project- Cardmaking and Scrapbooking. Lead by the talented ladies from Craftiyas, Queanbeyan. Chose from cardmaking or scrapbooking kits  All welcome.
19 August9.30am for 10am start* W Clothing swap and beauty dayLet’s get creative on a different canvas- ouselves! Bring some clothes to swap, have your hair, make up and nails done, and take home a whole new look        All welcome.
26 August9.30am for 10am start* W  Term Project- Cardmaking and Scrapbooking. Lead by the talented ladies from Craftiyas, Queanbeyan. Chose from cardmaking or scrapbooking kits All welcome.
3 September9.30am for 10am start* W  Term Project- Cardmaking and Scrapbooking. Lead by the talented ladies from Craftiyas, Queanbeyan. Chose from cardmaking or scrapbooking kits All welcome.
10 September9.30amfor 10am star ê   First Aid:  fully accredited course, “Provide CPR”with St John’s Ambulance  all attendee’s will receive a recognised first aid certificate, It could save a life
17 September9.30am for 10am start* ê  First Aid: A fully accredited course, “Provide CPR” with St John’s ambulance.  all attendee’s will receive a recognised first aid certificate, useful for volunteer and paid positions.  All welcome.
24 September9.30am for 10am start* W  Majura Women’s Group AGM and Party Please come to the Annual General Meeting to have your say in how you would like to see the group proceed into the future. All roles will be The roles of Secretary and Treasurer are becoming open. You are encouraged to join our committee and learn some fantastic skills. When the official business is completed, we will party!Please also come to collect your first aid certificate

*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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Term Two Program 2014

Majura Women’s Group

Program – Term    2: Wedesdays 

Providing opportunities for women at home with young children, however we welcome everyone. 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.

Wednesdays30 April9.30am for 10am start* ê Building RelationshipsFacilitated discussion on building life and relational skillsAll welcome
7 May 9.30am for 10am start* Term Project- Bollywood DancingGet moving and have some fun to some funky music. We will build our skills and cofidence over the termAll Welcome
14 May9.30am for 10am start*   Drawing An informal session aimed at reconnecting with your creative side with member Anna Lee who has been a practicing artist for many years.Committee meeting will be held after the session. Venue to be advised. All welcome.
21 May9.30am for 10am start* Term Project- Bollywood Dancing All welcome.
28 May9.30am for 10am start* W    Bring your own craft/Get to know you session
4 June9.30am for 10am start* Term Project- Bollywood Dancing All welcome.
11 June9.30am for 10am start* W  Metal stampingMake your own metal jewelry with MWG member MelissaA committee meeting will be held after this session.Venue TBA All welcome.
18 June9.30am for 10am start* Term Project- Bollywood DancingAll Welcome
25 June9.30am for 10am start* Baby SignsLearn how to use baby signs to build a foundation for language learning and reduce frustration for your pre-verbal child. An information session for mums followed by an interactive session for mums and bubs All welcome.
2 July9.30am for 10am start*  Sing and Grow A music workshop for parents and kids. This session is ideal for preschool kids however all children are welcome to attend or welcome to use the childcare provided..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

  • § Committee meeting will be held after the session. All welcome. Venue to be advised.
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Well Being Pamper Day

WELL BEING PAMPER DAY 

We invite you to come and join us for a well being pamper day DATE TO BE ADVISED *STAY TUNED Cost is $10 per person with a group discount.

It will be held at Om Shanti at Griffith Shops with a day of meditation, yoga, reflexology, massage and stress free management. Plus a catered healthy lunch where we can all get to know each other better and forge the way for a positive year ahead for Majura Women’s Group.

Feel free to bring a friend to enjoy the experience with. This is a great opportunity for interested members to come and and enjoy a day with us.

 

If you have any questions please call Anna Lee on 0415894188

 

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Term 1 Projects 2014

 

Majura Women’s Group

Program – Term  1  2014    

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

5 Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

Back to work information session ê

An information session on how to transition back to the workforce after time at home raising children.

All welcome

12 Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Hat making

Dress like HRH Kate Middleton! Following on from the very popular facinator workshops of previous years, experienced milliner Christine will help us to make our very own hats. If you have an outfit you would like to match your creation to please bring it along.  

All Welcome

19 Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

Jane Austen era Dancing (this session is booked, date tbc)

Come and dance like Jane and Elizabeth! Lots of fun, led by the organizers of the Jane Austen festival which takes place in April. A committee meeting will be held after this session. Venue TBA

All welcome.

26 Feb

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Hat making

Hat making session 2

All welcome.

5 March

9.30am for 10am start*

BYO Craft and Planning day

Bring along a project from home as well as all your ideas for what you would like to see happen in the group this year. We will chat, craft and brainstorm our program for the year.

All welcome.

12 March

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Hat making

Hat making session 3

All welcome.

19 March

9.30am for 10am start*

Jane Austen era Dancing (this session is booked, date tbc)

Come and dance like Jane and Elizabeth Bennett! Lots of fun, led by the organizers of the Jane Austen festival which takes place in April.

All welcome.

26 March

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Hat making

Hat making final session

All Welcome

2 April

9.30am for 10am start*

Parents and Schools  ê

A discussion facilitated by a trained teacher on how to partner with your child’s school to help make your child’s education a positive experience

Committee meeting will be held after the session. Venue TBA.

All welcome.

9 April

9.30am for 10am start*

Watercolour Painting

MWG member and artist, Kristen, will share her skills with us and help us learn the art of watercolour painting

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.

WSupported by the ACT Government
êSupported by the ACT Government Family Support Program
§ Committee meeting will be held after the session. All welcome. Venue to be advised.

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END OF 2013 CHRISTMAS PARTY

This Wednesday is our MWG Christmas Party and last session for 2013! Dress up and wear your Fascinator or anything you have made over the year.

We have a platter of morning tea and other refreshments and a CAKE! Please feel free to bring something sweet/savoury to share.
We will have a couple of games and there will also be a couple of lucky prizes to be had!!!

We also need to have a brief mini committee meeting to tie up some important loose ends for the year. We have two positions on the committee that we need to fill. Those roles are Vice President position as well as the position of Assistant Treasurer – a new role. Have a think about joining our happy committee

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