Term 4 2017

Providing opportunities for friendship and creative outlet for women, especially those with young children. Come along on Wednesdays during school term from 9.30am to 12:30. We meet at the Downer Community Centre. Low cost childcare provided. New members are always welcome.

Wednesdays

11th 0ct

9.30am

Ω Pilates

Take time to tone up, build strength and reenergise. Exercise is so important to manage stress and maintain a positive outlook on life. If you are not able to participate in the exercises we invite you to attend and perhaps bring an alternate activity. All welcome

18th Oct

9.30am

Ω  Pandsi and free craft

An informal chat about strategies for maintaining balanced mental health in motherhood, and the range of support systems available. We will set up a selection of “mindful” activities to help you rex.   All welcome.

25th Oct

9.30am

 Macrame

Remember the days when every house had a knotted owl or a pot plant hanger? We are bringing the good stuff back, rediscover this relaxing and attractive craft

A committee meeting will be held after this session.  All welcome.

1st Nov

9.30am

Ω Budgeting

Managing the household budget gets trickier when children arrive bringing extra costs and reduced income. Our experienced financial life coach will provide tips and advice to help you navigate the childhood years.  All welcome.

8th Nov

9.30am

Bunnings DIY wood work project and AGM

Cheapest therapy you’ll ever find- come hit something really hard… as we make a cute wooden garden project with the lovely Jenny from Bunnings.

We will also hold our AGM. Please give a few minutes of your time to help us with these important house keeping matters that ensure the group is able to continue to operate.

All welcome.

15th Nov

9.30am

Silver Jewellery

Create your own unique piece of jewellery with talented local artist and teacher Lex Sorrento. The silver metal comes as a soft clay that is easy to shape. It is then dried, fired and finished next week

All welcome

22nd Nov

9.30am

Silver Jewellery

Your silver jewellery from last week will be transformed from a brittle dull grey into a beautiful silver metal. It will need to be sanded and assembled into the finished piece. If you couldn’t come last week please come anyway and we will find something for you too

The MWG AGM will be held after this session. 

All Welcome

29th Nov

9.30am

Ω Dancing

Have some fun, get your heart pumping and laugh the worries away. All welcome, whether you want to dance or just provide moral support and encouragement.

All welcome.

6th Dec

9.30am

 Christmas Countdown- Cards and more

Our very talented Anne Patterson from Close to My Heart will provide a range of fun Christmas themed crafts, including card making and decorations for the home. Come early to make sure you get a seat!

All welcome.

13th Dec

9.30am

Gingerbread Houses- Make your own!

We provide everything you need to make your own traditional gingerbread house. Lots of fun, keep it or give away. A great way to build excitement for the holidays and close out the year. Merry Christmas and hope to see you in the new year!  All welcome.

*Sessions commence at 9.30am this 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

Ω Supported by the Act Government Family Support Program