2015

Term 1

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 experience 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 refreshed and energized! 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 experience 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 experience 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

Term 2

29 April

9.30am for 10am start*

W Fun and Games. 

We really had a fantastic time playing games last term, come with a funny story and your favourite game. Lets relax and have a good laugh   All welcome.

6 May 

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Story telling- creative writing

 Creative writing facilitated by a published author. Have you always wanted to write a book? We will create a collaborative book

All Welcome

13 May

 9.30am for 10am start*

W Active session- Swing dancing

 The teachers from SwingKatz were so much fun, we had to have them back again! Swing is often considered a partner dance but is just as fun danced individually A committee meeting will be held after the session

20 May 

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Story telling- creative writing 

Creative writing facilitated by a published author. Have you always wanted to write a book? An opportunity to put some of your creative ideas on paper, and contribute to our collaborative book     All Welcome

27 May 

9.30am for 10am start*

W Cake Decorating Learn some classic skills including how to make piped flowers and decorations, use your creations to decorate cupcakes. All welcome
3 June

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Story telling- Illustrating. 

A picture is worth a thousand words… use your preferred medium (digital, collage, watercolor etc.) to create illustrations for our collaborative book

Committee meeting to be held after the session   All Welcome

10 June 

9.30am for 10am start*

W Candle making 

Make a beautiful soy candle. All welcome.

17 June 

9.30am for 10am start*

W Term Project- Story telling- Illustrating

Use your preferred medium (digital, collage, watercolour etc.) to create illustrations for our collaborative book   All Welcome

24 June 

9.30am for 10am start*

WJewelry making & PANDSI

 Create a beautiful piece of jewelry and an opportunity to chat about mental health and the support services available

All Welcome

1 July 

9.30am for 10am start*

W 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.

Term 3

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

Term 4

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

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!

W Supported by the ACT Government

ê Supported by the ACT Government Family Support Program