Term 3 Program 2014

Majura Women’s Group

Program – Term    3: Wedesdays 

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.

Wednesdays23 July

9.30am 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  African DrummingA 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 September9.30am for 10am start* ê   First Aid: A fully accredited course, “Provide CPR” all attendee’s will receive a recognised first aid certificate, useful for volunteer and paid positions.Committee meeting will be held in the evening at Neridda’s house. Please ask for directions if you wish to attend  All Welcome
17 September9.30am for 10am start* ê  First Aid: A fully accredited course, “Provide CPR” 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 PartyThis 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 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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Welcome to Term 4 2013

Majura Women’s Group

Program – Term   4: 

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.

Wednesdays16th Oct

9.30am for 10am start*

Returning to the workforce ê Come and get some tips on returning back to the workforce and have the chance to ask questions.

All welcome

23rd Oct 9.30am for 10am start* Term Project Icing Biscuits with (Xmas Theme)Come along and have a go at Icing some some delecious biscuits, maybe something to do with Christmas??

All Welcome

30thOct9.30am for 10am start* Button Hairclips with Karen HubbardLearn how to make some beautiful hairclips using Buttons and your imagination

A committee meeting will be held after this session.

Venue TBA

All welcome. Committee Meeting TBC

6th Nov9.30am for 10am start* Felting with Irene WhitingIntroduction to Felting and begin your creation, something that can also be completed at home…Another Christmas theme maybe??

All welcome.

13th Nov9.30am for 10am start* Dru Yoga with Robyn HarrisStretch, relax and feel the stresses of the week melt away with Dru Yoga. Please bring mats and a blanket/towel and a small pillow.

All welcome.

20th Nov9.30am for 10am start* Term Project Stampin’ Up with Chris (Xmas Theme)We will be making some Christmas themed cards & Gift boxes/Bags. Come along with your xmas themed imagination.

All welcome.

27th Nov9.30am for 10am start* Tasty Treats workshop êCome and get some great tips on healthy treats for the whole family and there will be some tasting going on too!!

All welcome.

4th Dec9.30am for 10am start* Term Project Stampin’UP with Chris (Xmas Theme)We will be making some Christmas themed cards & Gift boxes/Bags. Come along with your xmas themed imagination

All Welcome  Committee Meeting TBC

11th Dec9.30am for 10am start* Term Project Crochet Xmas Decorations with KristenLearn to make some great Christmas Decorations with that personal touch. All levels of Crochet will be able to take part.

Committee meeting will be held after the session. Venue to be advised.

All welcome.

18th Dec9.30am for 10am start* TBCThis may be Zumba or Come dressed in your best with your Facinators, bring a plate to share for a Christmas morning tea party.

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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Welcome to Term 3 2013

 

24th July9.30am for 10am start*ê Q&A on Womens Services in Canberra Heather from Health Care Consumers’ Association ACT is coming to discuss Womens Health Infrastructure and Health Status. She is a great source of information regarding services for women in Canberra and ready to answer any questions we may have.

All welcome

31st July9.30am for 10am start*W W Term Project – Silk PaintingWe will be learning how to apply gutta and the techniques required to make our own cushion covers. The silk painting will be done in stages to allow the gutta and paint to dry to give the best finish.

All Welcome

7th August9.30am for 10am start*W MillineryChristine is coming to help us craft our own fascinators in time for the Spring Racing Season.

 

A committee meeting will be held after this session.

Venue TBA

All welcome.

14th August9.30am for 10am start*W W Term Project – Silk PaintingWe will be continuing on with creating a silk cushion cover. We will learn how to apply the paints and how they can create spectacular patterns.

All welcome.

21st August9.30am for 10am start*W SingingDo you struggle to sing audibly anywhere other than your shower? This is the session for you – Lisa Richards is returning to work with us on mastering our vocal chords.

All welcome.

28th August9.30am for 10am start*W W Term Project – Silk PaintingToday we will continue the finishing touches on our silk cushion covers with the expert guidance of Kaye.

All welcome.

4th September9.30am for 10am start*W YogaYoga mats or towels and comfortable clothes are the essential ingredients for an enjoyable yoga session.

All welcome.

11th September9.30am for 10am start*W W Term Project – Silk PaintingIn our final session we can continue working on our cushions or move on to making a canvas with the silk painting techniques we have perfected in previous weeks.

All Welcome

18th September9.30am for 10am start*W Session to be advised 

The AGM will be held during the session and you are cordially invited to consider attending and standing for a role. J

All welcome.

25th September9.30am for 10am start*ê NaturopathToday we are having a Naturopath visit to share her knowledge with us. Anita is a former member of MWG , who is  passionate about sharing the benefits of achieving better health naturally and ready to share simple remedies to common ailments.

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.
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Welcome to Term 2 2013

Welcome to Term 2 2013

Wednesday mornings during school terms, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Downer Community Centre, Frencham Place, Downer.
Annual membership: $5
Sessions: gold coin donation

New members are always welcome.
Quality childcare provided. Babies and children can also stay with their mothers
More information: Victoria on 0407914022

Reminder: Facebook fans – stay updated with last minute information, timetable reminders and member comments. Look up the Majura Women’s Group page on Facebook and consider ‘Liking’ the page.

Term 2 Program

Wednesday May 1st – July 3rd 2013

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.

Wednesdays1stMay 9.30am for 10am start*  Nutrition – With Tiffany PeddleTiffany is coming along to share with us tips and ideas for creating healthy snacks and meal plans for our familiesAll welcome
8thMay 9.30am for 10am start* Term Project  BASKETRY  Our term project is basketry with artist Ann McMahon. Today will involve further development of basket making skills, including revision and developing individual projects. Please bring materials of your own choice.All welcome.
15th May 9.30am for 10am start*  Relaxation –With Marie Ray Feeling stressed? Need to unwind butnot sure how? Come along and learn the secrets to relaxation.Bring along a pillow, blanket or towel to keep warm and comfortable.A committee meeting will be held after this session.All welcome.
22nd May 9.30am for 10am start* Term Project BASKETRY Our term project is basketry with artist Ann McMahon. Today will involve further development of basket making skills, including revision and developing individual projects. Please bring materials of your own choice.All welcome.
29th May 9.30am for 10am start* Family Secrets / Show & TellBring along your home secrets/tricks that work for your family ie: best kiddy craft, Home recipe that never fails, getting kids to bed on time. Your (kids) favourite story etc…All welcome.
5th June 9.30am for 10am start* Term Project  BASKETRY Our term project is basketry with artist Ann McMahon. Today will involve further development of basket making skills, including revision and developing individual projects. Please bring materials of your own choice.All welcome.
12th June 9.30am for 10am start* Game of Cricket.Come along for a fun game of cricket. We will run through the rules, divide into two teams and then have a fun morning outside on the oval playing a game or two.All welcome.
19th June 9.30am for 10am start* Term Project BASKETRY Our term project is basketry with artist Ann McMahon. Today will involve further development of basket making skills, including revision and developing individual projects. Please bring materials of your own choice.All welcome.
26th June 9.30am for 10am start Street Artist – Art by Walrus 
Come along to this special session with our guest street artist ”Walrus”  He will show us some innovative techniques with  spray paint to create dynamic and colourful backgrounds on individual canvas boards. Then with markers and posca pens to create visual intensity in our own unique style with guidance.  It will be great for some fun expressive creativity by a up and coming Canberran artist.https://www.facebook.com/artby.walrus check out some of his work here to get a sneak peak of what we are in store for.

  •  Committee meeting will be held after the session. Venue to be advised

All welcome.

3rd July 9.30am for 10am start* Jewellery Making– with Jacinta

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.
  • Supported by the ACT Government
  • 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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Welcome to Term 1 2013

Wednesday mornings during school terms, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Downer Community Centre, Frencham Place, Downer.
Annual membership: $5
Sessions: gold coin donation

New members are always welcome.
Quality childcare provided. Babies and children can also stay with their mothers
More information: Victoria on 0407914022

Reminder: Facebook fans – stay updated with last minute information, timetable reminders and member comments. Look up the Majura Women’s Group page on Facebook and consider ‘Liking’ the page.

Majura Women’s Group Program

Program – Term    1: Wedesdays  6th of February – 10th of April

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.

Wednesdays6th February9.30am for 10am start* The Circle of SecuritySonia Costello, from Marymead, will tell us about the Circle of Security program. It is an early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.All welcome
13February9.30am for 10am start* Term ProjectAfter enjoying a session last year so much we have invited Louise to run a series of 4 Personal Safety Workshops for us. This will encompass aspects of safety from defusing a verbal confrontation to escaping a physical conflict. We will be role playing situations, so wear comfortable clothes. All Welcome
20 February9.30am for 10am start* Pilates Come and strength your pelvic floor, there are a lot of reasons why you should do it. Your body will thank you.Please wear comfortable clothes.A committee meeting will be held after this session.

Venue TBA

 

All welcome.

27 February9.30am for 10am start* Term Project Louise will  be taking us for our second Personal Safety Workshop. This will encompass aspects of safety from defusing a verbal confrontation to escaping a physical conflict. We will be role playing a variety of situations to practice our new skills, so wear comfortable clothes. All welcome.
6 March9.30am for 10am start* Cup Cake Decorating Floss Aitchison will teach us how to decorate cupcakes. The best part? You can eat your own creation at the end of the session, yummy! All welcome.
13 March9.30am for 10am start* Term Project Louise will  be taking us for our third Personal Safety Workshop. This will encompass aspects of safety from defusing a verbal confrontation to escaping a physical conflict. We will be role playing situations, so wear comfortable clothes. All welcome.
20 March9.30am for 10am start* Financial PlanningDo you struggle with your finances? Don’t worry, Scott Malcolm from Money Mechanics is here to give us some advice in financial planning. Come and join us for a very interesting and useful session.All welcome.
27 March9.30am for 10am start* Term Project This will be our final Personal Safety Workshop to refine all the difference techniques we have learned. We will be practicing our new safety skills and role playing a variety of different scenarios we may encounter in our lives. Please wear comfortable clothes.All Welcome
3 April9.30am for 10am start* Yoga Fellow member Jen Brown will lead a yoga session geared towards relieving tension in the hips and lower back. The routine can be altered for different abilities, including women who are pregnant or recovering from pregnancy. In addition to your yoga mat, wear loose clothing, and bring any props you may have such as yoga blocks, belts and dense blankets (pressed wool works well).Committee meeting will be held after the session. Venue to be advised. 

All welcome.

10 April9.30am for 10am start* Singing Have you ever sung in the shower? Now it’s the time to do it outside. Come and sing with us. No experience required. 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 Sessions

Wednesday mornings during school terms, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Downer Community Centre, Frencham Place, Downer.
Annual membership: $5
Sessions: gold coin donation

New members are always welcome.
Quality childcare provided. Babies and children can also stay with their mothers
More information: Victoria on 0407914022

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