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Castlemaine Community House

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30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
(03) 5472 4842 www.cch.org.au

September 2019

Art Pathways 2019

September 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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The Watering Hole

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

A friendly, welcoming and safe space for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to simply hang, chat, do activities, read books, whatever. Named after the book by Graeme Base, The Watering Hole is a gathering point, a time and space for families, free-form and open to interpretation by those who enjoy and frequent it.   When: 9am - 12pm, Thursdays,  (all year except for public holidays) Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Fee: FREE (donations for coffee/tea gladly accepted)…

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Art Pathways 2019

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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E-Bike Information Session

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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E-bikes are a terrific way to get around! But what is it you need to know when purchasing one? Join this informative session with Sue, to learn about the in's and out's of e-bikes, what to look for, what's important for you individually, what's the bling you don't really need to be paying for and how to really get the most out of your e-bike! Sue is a highly experienced "e-biker" and loves to share her passion for it. Thanks…

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October 2019

Permaculture Design Course

October 1 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Our course in Permaculture Design has been running for several years with very appreciative students. Tutor Beck Lowe (with support from  Ian Lillington and Joel Meadows) will guide the group through a 16-week course (96 hours in total) that will change your life! Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will focus on solutions for creating sustainable human settlements – it will covers area such as design, systems thinking, food growing, building design and community strategies as well as small scale agricultural practices, animal husbandry,…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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The Watering Hole

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

A friendly, welcoming and safe space for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to simply hang, chat, do activities, read books, whatever. Named after the book by Graeme Base, The Watering Hole is a gathering point, a time and space for families, free-form and open to interpretation by those who enjoy and frequent it.   When: 9am - 12pm, Thursdays,  (all year except for public holidays) Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Fee: FREE (donations for coffee/tea gladly accepted)…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Natural Building Course

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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A great accompaniment to the Permaculture Design Course, this is a through and highly practical introduction to the world of natural building. Learn resourceful and ecologically-centered construction through fun building projects around the community garden and get some more tools under your belt for resilience and self-sufficiency. Develop a confidence in building that you can apply to any backyard sustainability project or incorporate into permaculture design systems. Such projects are many and varied and may include earth pizza ovens and…

Find out more »

Permaculture Design Course

October 8 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Our course in Permaculture Design has been running for several years with very appreciative students. Tutor Beck Lowe (with support from  Ian Lillington and Joel Meadows) will guide the group through a 16-week course (96 hours in total) that will change your life! Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will focus on solutions for creating sustainable human settlements – it will covers area such as design, systems thinking, food growing, building design and community strategies as well as small scale agricultural practices, animal husbandry,…

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Tuesday Studio

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Community House Castlemaine is offering a unique 10-week program called Tuesday Studio. The program offers emerging/beginning artists an opportunity to develop their ideas, themes and techniques in a studio environment with emerging artists and established and practicing artists acting as tutors. The program will have a mentoring quality tailored to individual student needs. Students will have the opportunity to develop a cohesive body of work through extending their ideas and technical resolve. Classes will involve thematic based lessons, discussion and…

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Life Drawing

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Using both traditional and experimental techniques and a variety of mediums, learn how to draw the human figure confidently and open up possibilities for dynamic drawings. Suitable for all levels of ability and beginners are most welcome. Tutors: Tobias Richardson, Ana Radovcich and Zoe Amor A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 25th September to secure a place in this course. Date: Tuesdays, 8th October - 26th November (7 weeks, excluding Melbourne Cup Day) Time: 6pm - 9pm…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Belly Dancing

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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An ancient and beautiful style of dance for women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Anita will teach the traditional basic movements, add a bit of veil dancing & talk about its origins, traditions & costumes. Experience Dancers also welcome! Date: Wednesdays, 9th October – 18th December (11 weeks) Time: 10.00am – 11.00am Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $165 (Full) or $135 (Conc. or Early Bird Discount. EDB available until 1st July) Tutor: Anita Anita has been teaching…

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Young Artist Program

October 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Our art teacher, Tobias, believes in the importance of supporting all kids as unique creative artists, encouraging them to value their artistic vision. The lessons are surprisingly different and wide-ranging including; sculpture, puppet making, drawing and painting. Toby has been a practicing artist and educator for over thirty years. Don’t ask what they’re going to be doing in this art course, just sign up and enjoy your kids enjoying the process… Ages: 9 - 13 years A minimum deposit of…

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The Watering Hole

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

A friendly, welcoming and safe space for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to simply hang, chat, do activities, read books, whatever. Named after the book by Graeme Base, The Watering Hole is a gathering point, a time and space for families, free-form and open to interpretation by those who enjoy and frequent it.   When: 9am - 12pm, Thursdays,  (all year except for public holidays) Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Fee: FREE (donations for coffee/tea gladly accepted)…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Creative Community Cooking

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 21 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Have fun creating some of your favourite Community Lunch meals with some special fancy extras! If you would like to gain confidence in the kitchen and acquire a repertoire of delicious recipes made from a wide range of herbs and spices then this is the course for you. Learn in a super FUN friendly atmosphere and take your yummy creations home to share... A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before Wednesday 2nd October to secure a place in…

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Qigong 4 Men

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 15 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“Qigong is an ancient Chinese system of exercise that will help you combat stress, prevent disease and promote fitness and relaxation.” Quote from ‘Secrets of Qigong’ by Angus Clark. Darling Kindersley Books 2001 Men of the community, do you have old niggles or sports injuries that impact your quality of life? Why not give Qigong a try! A low impact form of physical exercise that can help improve balance and equilibrium and flexibility in the muscles and joints through gentle…

Find out more »

Natural Building Course

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

A great accompaniment to the Permaculture Design Course, this is a through and highly practical introduction to the world of natural building. Learn resourceful and ecologically-centered construction through fun building projects around the community garden and get some more tools under your belt for resilience and self-sufficiency. Develop a confidence in building that you can apply to any backyard sustainability project or incorporate into permaculture design systems. Such projects are many and varied and may include earth pizza ovens and…

Find out more »

Permaculture Design Course

October 15 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Our course in Permaculture Design has been running for several years with very appreciative students. Tutor Beck Lowe (with support from  Ian Lillington and Joel Meadows) will guide the group through a 16-week course (96 hours in total) that will change your life! Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will focus on solutions for creating sustainable human settlements – it will covers area such as design, systems thinking, food growing, building design and community strategies as well as small scale agricultural practices, animal husbandry,…

Find out more »

Tuesday Studio

October 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Community House Castlemaine is offering a unique 10-week program called Tuesday Studio. The program offers emerging/beginning artists an opportunity to develop their ideas, themes and techniques in a studio environment with emerging artists and established and practicing artists acting as tutors. The program will have a mentoring quality tailored to individual student needs. Students will have the opportunity to develop a cohesive body of work through extending their ideas and technical resolve. Classes will involve thematic based lessons, discussion and…

Find out more »

Life Drawing

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Using both traditional and experimental techniques and a variety of mediums, learn how to draw the human figure confidently and open up possibilities for dynamic drawings. Suitable for all levels of ability and beginners are most welcome. Tutors: Tobias Richardson, Ana Radovcich and Zoe Amor A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 25th September to secure a place in this course. Date: Tuesdays, 8th October - 26th November (7 weeks, excluding Melbourne Cup Day) Time: 6pm - 9pm…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Introduction to Watercolour

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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This workshop will start by covering the traditional techniques such as gradated and variegated washes, wet-into-wet, wet-on-dry, glazes, hard and soft edges, blending, dry-brush, masking … and much more! To have an understanding of these techniques will give you a good foundation to go on and express your creative self in watercolour. In this course you will have the opportunity to explore: • The fundamentals of watercolour painting • How to build a clear and translucent painting from start to…

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Belly Dancing

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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An ancient and beautiful style of dance for women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Anita will teach the traditional basic movements, add a bit of veil dancing & talk about its origins, traditions & costumes. Experience Dancers also welcome! Date: Wednesdays, 9th October – 18th December (11 weeks) Time: 10.00am – 11.00am Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $165 (Full) or $135 (Conc. or Early Bird Discount. EDB available until 1st July) Tutor: Anita Anita has been teaching…

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The Great Escape: Intensive Journal Writing (Afternoon)

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“I looked at other journals, notably those of Dostoevsky and Anaïs Nin, and I could see that, for them, the journal was a vehicle that led to greater creativity. But I found that a good many other journals were just diaries: without a project to be done, people’s diaries just went around in circles.” – Ira Progoff Everyone has a life and that life must be his or her great work of art. Within each of us is an underground…

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Young Artist Program

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Our art teacher, Tobias, believes in the importance of supporting all kids as unique creative artists, encouraging them to value their artistic vision. The lessons are surprisingly different and wide-ranging including; sculpture, puppet making, drawing and painting. Toby has been a practicing artist and educator for over thirty years. Don’t ask what they’re going to be doing in this art course, just sign up and enjoy your kids enjoying the process… Ages: 9 - 13 years A minimum deposit of…

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The Great Escape: Intensive Journal Writing (Evening)

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“I looked at other journals, notably those of Dostoevsky and Anaïs Nin, and I could see that, for them, the journal was a vehicle that led to greater creativity. But I found that a good many other journals were just diaries: without a project to be done, people’s diaries just went around in circles.” – Ira Progoff Everyone has a life and that life must be his or her great work of art. Within each of us is an underground…

Find out more »

The Watering Hole

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

A friendly, welcoming and safe space for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to simply hang, chat, do activities, read books, whatever. Named after the book by Graeme Base, The Watering Hole is a gathering point, a time and space for families, free-form and open to interpretation by those who enjoy and frequent it.   When: 9am - 12pm, Thursdays,  (all year except for public holidays) Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Fee: FREE (donations for coffee/tea gladly accepted)…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

Find out more »

Creative Community Cooking

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 21 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Have fun creating some of your favourite Community Lunch meals with some special fancy extras! If you would like to gain confidence in the kitchen and acquire a repertoire of delicious recipes made from a wide range of herbs and spices then this is the course for you. Learn in a super FUN friendly atmosphere and take your yummy creations home to share... A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before Wednesday 2nd October to secure a place in…

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Advanced Sourdough Bread Making

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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You’ve mastered the basics of sourdough bread making…now expand your knowledge and skills with the advanced class! Ken returns to follow up on what was learnt in the first workshop, and experiences with sourdough making since it. Must have completed previous Sourdough Workshop. A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 16th October to secure a place in this workshop Date: Sunday 20th October. Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Fee: $175 Full Price…

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Qigong 4 Men

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 15 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

“Qigong is an ancient Chinese system of exercise that will help you combat stress, prevent disease and promote fitness and relaxation.” Quote from ‘Secrets of Qigong’ by Angus Clark. Darling Kindersley Books 2001 Men of the community, do you have old niggles or sports injuries that impact your quality of life? Why not give Qigong a try! A low impact form of physical exercise that can help improve balance and equilibrium and flexibility in the muscles and joints through gentle…

Find out more »

French Beginners Level 1

October 21 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 am on Monday, repeating until 9 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

For those with no French experience.                     Class is taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Time: 5.00pm-6.00pm Dates: Mondays, 21st October – 9th December (8 weeks) Bookings Essential! Click on the ‘book now’ button to secure your place now!

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Natural Building Course

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

A great accompaniment to the Permaculture Design Course, this is a through and highly practical introduction to the world of natural building. Learn resourceful and ecologically-centered construction through fun building projects around the community garden and get some more tools under your belt for resilience and self-sufficiency. Develop a confidence in building that you can apply to any backyard sustainability project or incorporate into permaculture design systems. Such projects are many and varied and may include earth pizza ovens and…

Find out more »

Self Expression Through Art

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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This 6-week course guides participants in exploring, expressing and connecting… with your self, your art, your range of expression through art. Catherine invites interested participants of all levels, skills and techniques to engage with this journey of artistic self-expression. A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 15th October to secure a place in this course Date: Mondays, 21st October – 25th November (6 weeks) Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $240 (Full)…

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French Intermediate

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until 9 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Graduate from the Beginner Level classes into the Intermediate Course. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Intermediate students will need to purchase: ‘Complete French Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio’ by Gaelle Graham. ISBN 9781444177299 available at Angus and Robertson for $55.00.  Link to purchase page below. https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/complete-french-beginner-to-intermediate-book-and-audio-course-gaelle-graham/p/9781444177299 Time: 7.00pm – 8.00pm Dates: Mondays,…

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Permaculture Design Course

October 22 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Our course in Permaculture Design has been running for several years with very appreciative students. Tutor Beck Lowe (with support from  Ian Lillington and Joel Meadows) will guide the group through a 16-week course (96 hours in total) that will change your life! Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will focus on solutions for creating sustainable human settlements – it will covers area such as design, systems thinking, food growing, building design and community strategies as well as small scale agricultural practices, animal husbandry,…

Find out more »

Tuesday Studio

October 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Community House Castlemaine is offering a unique 10-week program called Tuesday Studio. The program offers emerging/beginning artists an opportunity to develop their ideas, themes and techniques in a studio environment with emerging artists and established and practicing artists acting as tutors. The program will have a mentoring quality tailored to individual student needs. Students will have the opportunity to develop a cohesive body of work through extending their ideas and technical resolve. Classes will involve thematic based lessons, discussion and…

Find out more »

French Advanced

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 10 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Explore and enhance your skills with the subtler nuances of the French Language. Must have completed previous classes and be able to hold a conversation. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm Dates: Tuesdays, 22nd October – 10th December (8 weeks) Bookings essential! Click on the ‘book now’ button…

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Life Drawing

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Using both traditional and experimental techniques and a variety of mediums, learn how to draw the human figure confidently and open up possibilities for dynamic drawings. Suitable for all levels of ability and beginners are most welcome. Tutors: Tobias Richardson, Ana Radovcich and Zoe Amor A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 25th September to secure a place in this course. Date: Tuesdays, 8th October - 26th November (7 weeks, excluding Melbourne Cup Day) Time: 6pm - 9pm…

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Snake & Spider Bite First Aid

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Topics and Discussions covered in this introductory (non credited) workshop is designed for those seeking basic knowledge about 1st aid and includes: Safety in and around the home/farm in Spring and Summer. What to do if bitten by a snake or Spider. Calling for help in remote areas. Successful management until 000 on scene. Latest AVRU Recommendations. Other Bites and Stings and their treatment. Animal Envenomation Vet recommendations. When: Tuesday, 22nd October. Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm Where: Community House –…

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French Beginners Level 2

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 10 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

For those who have completed a previous Beginners course and would like to develop their French language skills further. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. New Text: “Basic French, Premium, Second Edition” by Elaine Kurbegov. ISBN 978-1-259-83639-8 – Cost $25.95 at Dymocks Bookshop Time: 7.00pm-8.00pm Dates: Tuesdays, 22nd October – 10th December…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Contemporary Watercolour

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 13 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Classes are relaxed and informal yet aim to provide a strong foundation in watercolour techniques that can be used to enhance further creativity. By using a variety of approaches, find new ways to get in touch with your creative spontaneity and to translate this onto paper. All levels very welcome! In this course you will have the opportunity to: • Learn watercolour techniques such as washes, wet in wet, drybrush • Discover new ways to create light-filled, transparent paintings •…

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Belly Dancing

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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An ancient and beautiful style of dance for women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Anita will teach the traditional basic movements, add a bit of veil dancing & talk about its origins, traditions & costumes. Experience Dancers also welcome! Date: Wednesdays, 9th October – 18th December (11 weeks) Time: 10.00am – 11.00am Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $165 (Full) or $135 (Conc. or Early Bird Discount. EDB available until 1st July) Tutor: Anita Anita has been teaching…

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The Great Escape: Intensive Journal Writing (Afternoon)

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“I looked at other journals, notably those of Dostoevsky and Anaïs Nin, and I could see that, for them, the journal was a vehicle that led to greater creativity. But I found that a good many other journals were just diaries: without a project to be done, people’s diaries just went around in circles.” – Ira Progoff Everyone has a life and that life must be his or her great work of art. Within each of us is an underground…

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Young Artist Program

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Our art teacher, Tobias, believes in the importance of supporting all kids as unique creative artists, encouraging them to value their artistic vision. The lessons are surprisingly different and wide-ranging including; sculpture, puppet making, drawing and painting. Toby has been a practicing artist and educator for over thirty years. Don’t ask what they’re going to be doing in this art course, just sign up and enjoy your kids enjoying the process… Ages: 9 - 13 years A minimum deposit of…

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The Great Escape: Intensive Journal Writing (Evening)

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“I looked at other journals, notably those of Dostoevsky and Anaïs Nin, and I could see that, for them, the journal was a vehicle that led to greater creativity. But I found that a good many other journals were just diaries: without a project to be done, people’s diaries just went around in circles.” – Ira Progoff Everyone has a life and that life must be his or her great work of art. Within each of us is an underground…

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The Watering Hole

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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A friendly, welcoming and safe space for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to simply hang, chat, do activities, read books, whatever. Named after the book by Graeme Base, The Watering Hole is a gathering point, a time and space for families, free-form and open to interpretation by those who enjoy and frequent it.   When: 9am - 12pm, Thursdays,  (all year except for public holidays) Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Fee: FREE (donations for coffee/tea gladly accepted)…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Creative Community Cooking

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 21 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Have fun creating some of your favourite Community Lunch meals with some special fancy extras! If you would like to gain confidence in the kitchen and acquire a repertoire of delicious recipes made from a wide range of herbs and spices then this is the course for you. Learn in a super FUN friendly atmosphere and take your yummy creations home to share... A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before Wednesday 2nd October to secure a place in…

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Qigong 4 Men

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 15 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“Qigong is an ancient Chinese system of exercise that will help you combat stress, prevent disease and promote fitness and relaxation.” Quote from ‘Secrets of Qigong’ by Angus Clark. Darling Kindersley Books 2001 Men of the community, do you have old niggles or sports injuries that impact your quality of life? Why not give Qigong a try! A low impact form of physical exercise that can help improve balance and equilibrium and flexibility in the muscles and joints through gentle…

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Fermentation for Beginners

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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During this workshop, delve into the wonderful world of fermentation, you will learn how to get started by making a basic brine, sauerkraut and tasty carrot sticks. The class will be a mixture of demonstrations and hands on cooking, with lots of tips, talking and tasting. you will leave the class with a jar of prepared cabbage with a water airlock and jar of carrots sticks made by yourself ready to ferment at home. A minimum deposit of 25% must…

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French Beginners Level 1

October 28 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 am on Monday, repeating until 9 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

For those with no French experience.                     Class is taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Time: 5.00pm-6.00pm Dates: Mondays, 21st October – 9th December (8 weeks) Bookings Essential! Click on the ‘book now’ button to secure your place now!

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Natural Building Course

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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A great accompaniment to the Permaculture Design Course, this is a through and highly practical introduction to the world of natural building. Learn resourceful and ecologically-centered construction through fun building projects around the community garden and get some more tools under your belt for resilience and self-sufficiency. Develop a confidence in building that you can apply to any backyard sustainability project or incorporate into permaculture design systems. Such projects are many and varied and may include earth pizza ovens and…

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Self Expression Through Art

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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This 6-week course guides participants in exploring, expressing and connecting… with your self, your art, your range of expression through art. Catherine invites interested participants of all levels, skills and techniques to engage with this journey of artistic self-expression. A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 15th October to secure a place in this course Date: Mondays, 21st October – 25th November (6 weeks) Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $240 (Full)…

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French Intermediate

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until 9 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Graduate from the Beginner Level classes into the Intermediate Course. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Intermediate students will need to purchase: ‘Complete French Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio’ by Gaelle Graham. ISBN 9781444177299 available at Angus and Robertson for $55.00.  Link to purchase page below. https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/complete-french-beginner-to-intermediate-book-and-audio-course-gaelle-graham/p/9781444177299 Time: 7.00pm – 8.00pm Dates: Mondays,…

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Permaculture Design Course

October 29 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Our course in Permaculture Design has been running for several years with very appreciative students. Tutor Beck Lowe (with support from  Ian Lillington and Joel Meadows) will guide the group through a 16-week course (96 hours in total) that will change your life! Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will focus on solutions for creating sustainable human settlements – it will covers area such as design, systems thinking, food growing, building design and community strategies as well as small scale agricultural practices, animal husbandry,…

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Tuesday Studio

October 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Community House Castlemaine is offering a unique 10-week program called Tuesday Studio. The program offers emerging/beginning artists an opportunity to develop their ideas, themes and techniques in a studio environment with emerging artists and established and practicing artists acting as tutors. The program will have a mentoring quality tailored to individual student needs. Students will have the opportunity to develop a cohesive body of work through extending their ideas and technical resolve. Classes will involve thematic based lessons, discussion and…

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French Advanced

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 10 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Explore and enhance your skills with the subtler nuances of the French Language. Must have completed previous classes and be able to hold a conversation. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm Dates: Tuesdays, 22nd October – 10th December (8 weeks) Bookings essential! Click on the ‘book now’ button…

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Life Drawing

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Using both traditional and experimental techniques and a variety of mediums, learn how to draw the human figure confidently and open up possibilities for dynamic drawings. Suitable for all levels of ability and beginners are most welcome. Tutors: Tobias Richardson, Ana Radovcich and Zoe Amor A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 25th September to secure a place in this course. Date: Tuesdays, 8th October - 26th November (7 weeks, excluding Melbourne Cup Day) Time: 6pm - 9pm…

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French Beginners Level 2

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 10 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

For those who have completed a previous Beginners course and would like to develop their French language skills further. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. New Text: “Basic French, Premium, Second Edition” by Elaine Kurbegov. ISBN 978-1-259-83639-8 – Cost $25.95 at Dymocks Bookshop Time: 7.00pm-8.00pm Dates: Tuesdays, 22nd October – 10th December…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 30 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Contemporary Watercolour

October 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 13 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Classes are relaxed and informal yet aim to provide a strong foundation in watercolour techniques that can be used to enhance further creativity. By using a variety of approaches, find new ways to get in touch with your creative spontaneity and to translate this onto paper. All levels very welcome! In this course you will have the opportunity to: • Learn watercolour techniques such as washes, wet in wet, drybrush • Discover new ways to create light-filled, transparent paintings •…

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Belly Dancing

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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An ancient and beautiful style of dance for women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Anita will teach the traditional basic movements, add a bit of veil dancing & talk about its origins, traditions & costumes. Experience Dancers also welcome! Date: Wednesdays, 9th October – 18th December (11 weeks) Time: 10.00am – 11.00am Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $165 (Full) or $135 (Conc. or Early Bird Discount. EDB available until 1st July) Tutor: Anita Anita has been teaching…

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The Great Escape: Intensive Journal Writing (Afternoon)

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“I looked at other journals, notably those of Dostoevsky and Anaïs Nin, and I could see that, for them, the journal was a vehicle that led to greater creativity. But I found that a good many other journals were just diaries: without a project to be done, people’s diaries just went around in circles.” – Ira Progoff Everyone has a life and that life must be his or her great work of art. Within each of us is an underground…

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Young Artist Program

October 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Our art teacher, Tobias, believes in the importance of supporting all kids as unique creative artists, encouraging them to value their artistic vision. The lessons are surprisingly different and wide-ranging including; sculpture, puppet making, drawing and painting. Toby has been a practicing artist and educator for over thirty years. Don’t ask what they’re going to be doing in this art course, just sign up and enjoy your kids enjoying the process… Ages: 9 - 13 years A minimum deposit of…

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The Great Escape: Intensive Journal Writing (Evening)

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“I looked at other journals, notably those of Dostoevsky and Anaïs Nin, and I could see that, for them, the journal was a vehicle that led to greater creativity. But I found that a good many other journals were just diaries: without a project to be done, people’s diaries just went around in circles.” – Ira Progoff Everyone has a life and that life must be his or her great work of art. Within each of us is an underground…

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The Watering Hole

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

A friendly, welcoming and safe space for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to simply hang, chat, do activities, read books, whatever. Named after the book by Graeme Base, The Watering Hole is a gathering point, a time and space for families, free-form and open to interpretation by those who enjoy and frequent it.   When: 9am - 12pm, Thursdays,  (all year except for public holidays) Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Fee: FREE (donations for coffee/tea gladly accepted)…

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Art Pathways 2019

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Creative Community Cooking

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 21 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Have fun creating some of your favourite Community Lunch meals with some special fancy extras! If you would like to gain confidence in the kitchen and acquire a repertoire of delicious recipes made from a wide range of herbs and spices then this is the course for you. Learn in a super FUN friendly atmosphere and take your yummy creations home to share... A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before Wednesday 2nd October to secure a place in…

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November 2019

Life Drawing for Absolute Beginners

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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This is a fun, one-day introductory workshop in which the techniques of life drawing are revealed.  Using both traditional and experimental methods, students will come away with tangible useful ‘tools’, refreshing insight and some great drawings. Art is in Everyone! A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before Monday 28th October to secure a place in this course. Date: Saturday 2nd November Time: 9.30am - 5.00pm Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $150 (full) or $135 (Concession…

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Sterling Silver Ring Making

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Rings… can symbolise love, commitment, friendship or simply an expression of “this is what I like!”… And one that’s been made personally by you is even more special… This workshop offers you an opportunity to create your own sterling silver ring, under the experienced guidance of Gold and Silversmithing professional, Rachel Grose. If you are looking for an outlet for your creativity, jewellery making can be a rewarding choice. This workshop aims to provide a practical beginners approach to jewellery…

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Qigong 4 Men

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 15 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

“Qigong is an ancient Chinese system of exercise that will help you combat stress, prevent disease and promote fitness and relaxation.” Quote from ‘Secrets of Qigong’ by Angus Clark. Darling Kindersley Books 2001 Men of the community, do you have old niggles or sports injuries that impact your quality of life? Why not give Qigong a try! A low impact form of physical exercise that can help improve balance and equilibrium and flexibility in the muscles and joints through gentle…

Find out more »

French Beginners Level 1

November 4 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 am on Monday, repeating until 9 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

For those with no French experience.                     Class is taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Time: 5.00pm-6.00pm Dates: Mondays, 21st October – 9th December (8 weeks) Bookings Essential! Click on the ‘book now’ button to secure your place now!

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Natural Building Course

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

A great accompaniment to the Permaculture Design Course, this is a through and highly practical introduction to the world of natural building. Learn resourceful and ecologically-centered construction through fun building projects around the community garden and get some more tools under your belt for resilience and self-sufficiency. Develop a confidence in building that you can apply to any backyard sustainability project or incorporate into permaculture design systems. Such projects are many and varied and may include earth pizza ovens and…

Find out more »

Self Expression Through Art

November 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

This 6-week course guides participants in exploring, expressing and connecting… with your self, your art, your range of expression through art. Catherine invites interested participants of all levels, skills and techniques to engage with this journey of artistic self-expression. A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 15th October to secure a place in this course Date: Mondays, 21st October – 25th November (6 weeks) Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $240 (Full)…

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French Intermediate

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until 9 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Graduate from the Beginner Level classes into the Intermediate Course. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Intermediate students will need to purchase: ‘Complete French Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio’ by Gaelle Graham. ISBN 9781444177299 available at Angus and Robertson for $55.00.  Link to purchase page below. https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/complete-french-beginner-to-intermediate-book-and-audio-course-gaelle-graham/p/9781444177299 Time: 7.00pm – 8.00pm Dates: Mondays,…

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Permaculture Design Course

November 5 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
+ Google Map

Our course in Permaculture Design has been running for several years with very appreciative students. Tutor Beck Lowe (with support from  Ian Lillington and Joel Meadows) will guide the group through a 16-week course (96 hours in total) that will change your life! Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will focus on solutions for creating sustainable human settlements – it will covers area such as design, systems thinking, food growing, building design and community strategies as well as small scale agricultural practices, animal husbandry,…

Find out more »

French Advanced

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 10 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Explore and enhance your skills with the subtler nuances of the French Language. Must have completed previous classes and be able to hold a conversation. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm Dates: Tuesdays, 22nd October – 10th December (8 weeks) Bookings essential! Click on the ‘book now’ button…

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French Beginners Level 2

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 10 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

For those who have completed a previous Beginners course and would like to develop their French language skills further. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. New Text: “Basic French, Premium, Second Edition” by Elaine Kurbegov. ISBN 978-1-259-83639-8 – Cost $25.95 at Dymocks Bookshop Time: 7.00pm-8.00pm Dates: Tuesdays, 22nd October – 10th December…

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Art Pathways 2019

November 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Contemporary Watercolour

November 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 13 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Classes are relaxed and informal yet aim to provide a strong foundation in watercolour techniques that can be used to enhance further creativity. By using a variety of approaches, find new ways to get in touch with your creative spontaneity and to translate this onto paper. All levels very welcome! In this course you will have the opportunity to: • Learn watercolour techniques such as washes, wet in wet, drybrush • Discover new ways to create light-filled, transparent paintings •…

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Belly Dancing

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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An ancient and beautiful style of dance for women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Anita will teach the traditional basic movements, add a bit of veil dancing & talk about its origins, traditions & costumes. Experience Dancers also welcome! Date: Wednesdays, 9th October – 18th December (11 weeks) Time: 10.00am – 11.00am Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $165 (Full) or $135 (Conc. or Early Bird Discount. EDB available until 1st July) Tutor: Anita Anita has been teaching…

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The Great Escape: Intensive Journal Writing (Afternoon)

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“I looked at other journals, notably those of Dostoevsky and Anaïs Nin, and I could see that, for them, the journal was a vehicle that led to greater creativity. But I found that a good many other journals were just diaries: without a project to be done, people’s diaries just went around in circles.” – Ira Progoff Everyone has a life and that life must be his or her great work of art. Within each of us is an underground…

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Young Artist Program

November 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Our art teacher, Tobias, believes in the importance of supporting all kids as unique creative artists, encouraging them to value their artistic vision. The lessons are surprisingly different and wide-ranging including; sculpture, puppet making, drawing and painting. Toby has been a practicing artist and educator for over thirty years. Don’t ask what they’re going to be doing in this art course, just sign up and enjoy your kids enjoying the process… Ages: 9 - 13 years A minimum deposit of…

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The Great Escape: Intensive Journal Writing (Evening)

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“I looked at other journals, notably those of Dostoevsky and Anaïs Nin, and I could see that, for them, the journal was a vehicle that led to greater creativity. But I found that a good many other journals were just diaries: without a project to be done, people’s diaries just went around in circles.” – Ira Progoff Everyone has a life and that life must be his or her great work of art. Within each of us is an underground…

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The Watering Hole

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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A friendly, welcoming and safe space for parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to simply hang, chat, do activities, read books, whatever. Named after the book by Graeme Base, The Watering Hole is a gathering point, a time and space for families, free-form and open to interpretation by those who enjoy and frequent it.   When: 9am - 12pm, Thursdays,  (all year except for public holidays) Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Fee: FREE (donations for coffee/tea gladly accepted)…

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Art Pathways 2019

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 28 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Art Pathways is back in 2019!! The Art Pathways course is a path to: community social connectivity personal development a career in visual art discovering your unique talent healthy creativity   Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program. It is particularly beneficial for students who wish to prepare a folio for entry into tertiary studies. Core Units: drawing painting printmaking sculpture exhibition Subject Descriptions for 2019   Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums,…

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Creative Community Cooking

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 21 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Have fun creating some of your favourite Community Lunch meals with some special fancy extras! If you would like to gain confidence in the kitchen and acquire a repertoire of delicious recipes made from a wide range of herbs and spices then this is the course for you. Learn in a super FUN friendly atmosphere and take your yummy creations home to share... A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before Wednesday 2nd October to secure a place in…

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Qigong 4 Men

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 15 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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“Qigong is an ancient Chinese system of exercise that will help you combat stress, prevent disease and promote fitness and relaxation.” Quote from ‘Secrets of Qigong’ by Angus Clark. Darling Kindersley Books 2001 Men of the community, do you have old niggles or sports injuries that impact your quality of life? Why not give Qigong a try! A low impact form of physical exercise that can help improve balance and equilibrium and flexibility in the muscles and joints through gentle…

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French Beginners Level 1

November 11 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 am on Monday, repeating until 9 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

For those with no French experience.                     Class is taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Time: 5.00pm-6.00pm Dates: Mondays, 21st October – 9th December (8 weeks) Bookings Essential! Click on the ‘book now’ button to secure your place now!

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Natural Building Course

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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A great accompaniment to the Permaculture Design Course, this is a through and highly practical introduction to the world of natural building. Learn resourceful and ecologically-centered construction through fun building projects around the community garden and get some more tools under your belt for resilience and self-sufficiency. Develop a confidence in building that you can apply to any backyard sustainability project or incorporate into permaculture design systems. Such projects are many and varied and may include earth pizza ovens and…

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Self Expression Through Art

November 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until 25 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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This 6-week course guides participants in exploring, expressing and connecting… with your self, your art, your range of expression through art. Catherine invites interested participants of all levels, skills and techniques to engage with this journey of artistic self-expression. A minimum deposit of 25% must be paid before 15th October to secure a place in this course Date: Mondays, 21st October – 25th November (6 weeks) Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm Where: Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street. Cost: $240 (Full)…

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French Intermediate

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until 9 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Graduate from the Beginner Level classes into the Intermediate Course. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Intermediate students will need to purchase: ‘Complete French Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio’ by Gaelle Graham. ISBN 9781444177299 available at Angus and Robertson for $55.00.  Link to purchase page below. https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/books/complete-french-beginner-to-intermediate-book-and-audio-course-gaelle-graham/p/9781444177299 Time: 7.00pm – 8.00pm Dates: Mondays,…

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Permaculture Design Course

November 12 @ 9:15 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Our course in Permaculture Design has been running for several years with very appreciative students. Tutor Beck Lowe (with support from  Ian Lillington and Joel Meadows) will guide the group through a 16-week course (96 hours in total) that will change your life! Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will focus on solutions for creating sustainable human settlements – it will covers area such as design, systems thinking, food growing, building design and community strategies as well as small scale agricultural practices, animal husbandry,…

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Tuesday Studio

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Community House Castlemaine is offering a unique 10-week program called Tuesday Studio. The program offers emerging/beginning artists an opportunity to develop their ideas, themes and techniques in a studio environment with emerging artists and established and practicing artists acting as tutors. The program will have a mentoring quality tailored to individual student needs. Students will have the opportunity to develop a cohesive body of work through extending their ideas and technical resolve. Classes will involve thematic based lessons, discussion and…

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French Advanced

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 10 December, 2019

Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia

Explore and enhance your skills with the subtler nuances of the French Language. Must have completed previous classes and be able to hold a conversation. Classes are taught by experienced French teacher Emma Dubuc. Emma is a native French speaker, very passionate about her culture and language and will bring a fun and interactive approach to all her classes. Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm Dates: Tuesdays, 22nd October – 10th December (8 weeks) Bookings essential! Click on the ‘book now’ button…

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