Term Program

Term 2 2021 Program is now available to download.

Term 2 2021 Program

 

Term Programs and Classes

 

Programs Activities & Classes

Art

Artful Dabblers — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

Drawing Skills & Techniques

Monthly Activity Night — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

Pastel/Oil/Acrylics with Bill Kerr — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

On Location Sketching with Nancy — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

Social Painting Group — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

Visual Art Together

Visual Art Together - NDIS

Watercolour & Acrylics with Caroline Brett — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

Watercolour with Ted Dansey — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

 

Textiles

Introduction to Sewing

Monday Patchwork Classes

Sit 'n' Sew

 

Writing

Creative Writing Workshops

Peer Powered Gaming

 

Languages

French for Francophiles

 

Children

Kumon

Werkz Theatre Dramawerkz

 

Clubs

Leos

 

Community Groups

Big Heart Church

 

Fitness & Recreation

Taekwondo — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

Western — Hobsons Bay Arts Society

 

Health & Well Being

Creative Arts Therapy

Peer Powered Gaming

 

Mens Group

B.O.B Group — Boys Only Barbecue

Kings of the Kitchen

 

 

 

 

ART

  Artful Dabblers

Wednesday 7.15 pm - 9.15 pm

BYO art/craft to create in a friendly group environment.

Contact: Kirsten 0417 056 762 or Natalie: 0402 226 458

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Drawing Skills and Techniques

Wednesdays 1pm-3pm | $2 per session

Join local artist Gaye Periera-Jackson as she shares her vast knowledge of drawing skills and techniques.  

Contact Gaye Pereira-Jackson on p: 0415 469 225

 

 Monthly Activity Night 

 4th Monday of the month at 7pm.

The Hobsons Bay Arts Society presents a series of monthly workshops by a guest artist. Workshops are open to all members and visitors looking to learn a new skill or technique.

Email Hobsons Bay Arts Society for more information: hbas@y7mail.com

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On Location Sketching with Nancy 

Tuesdays 1pm | Cost $5 casual or $15 for term.

Nancy Belyea hosts this popular outdoor sketching group that concentrates on capturing the likeness of local people and scenes. The group learns new techniques in an informal setting. Meet in foyer at Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre.

Phone Nancy Belyea for more information on 0411 350 435.

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Pastel/Oil/Acrylics with Bill Kerr 

Tuesday 10.00am–12.00pm | $15 per session

Oil, pastel and acrylic painter Bill Kerr teaches this art class. Bill has been painting most of his life and is a member of the Victorian Artists Society and the Pastel Society of Victoria. Bill has won many awards for his work.

Phone Bill Kerr for more information on 9398 3271.

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Social Painting Group

Wednesday 10am - 12pm | $2 per session

Hobsons Bay Arts Society

This friendly group comes together to create in a social setting. Facilitated by local artist Gaye Bolton. 

Phone Gaye Boltong on 0415 469 225 to book or for more information. See her profile at: www.artmegallery.com.au/artists/seller/profile/gayeboltong

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Visual Art Together

Thursday 10.30am–12.30pm

An inclusive arts program for older adults to explore and create art in a social setting. 

Contact Vincenza via email at visualartstogether@gmail.com



Visual Arts Together — NDIS

Thursdays 12.45pm-2.45pm

A weekly arts program for NDIS participants.  

Contact Vincenza via email at visualartstogether@gmail.com 

 

Watercolour & Acrylics with Caroline Brett 

Mondays 10am – 12pm 

Learn watercolour and acrylics with Caroline Brett. Caroline has 50 years of experience as an artist and teacher. Sought after for private commissions, she has been honoured with awards throughout her extensive career. Caroline is an artist experienced in all aspects and mediums.

Contact Caroline Brett on 0439 893 721 for further information.

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Watercolour with Ted Dansey 

Monday 12.30pm | $20 per session

Join highly regarded artist Ted Dansey for this watercolour class.  Ted has exhibited in numerous solo shows as well as a number of group shows. He is a multi-award winning artist who’s latest wins include Best Watercolour 2017 Hobsons Bay Rotary Art show and ANL Maritime Art Award 2017.

Contact Ted Dansey on 0417 322 970 for more information.  

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 TEXTILES

Introduction to Sewing

Tuesdays Evenings coming soon 

Email admin@ljac.com.au or phone 9398 2511 for bookings.  

 

 Patchwork Classes

Mondays 10 am – 12 noon

Start your patchwork and quilting adventure with a friendly group of quilters. All skill levels welcome. In this class you will learn the basics of quilting and create and finish your very own quilt by end of term. It's a great way to learn a new activity and sit, sew and enjoy sharing and exchanging ideas with like minded quilters.

Email admin@ljac.com.au or phone 9398 2511 for bookings.  

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 Sit 'n' Sew

Tuesday 12.30pm – 3.00pm

Bring your knitting, hand sewing or bring any craft you have and join us for an afternoon of intense crafting activity. Phone 9398 2511 for more details.

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WRITING

Creative Writing Workshops

Mondays 7pm-9pm | Starts 8 February | Cost $105 or $70 conc. (7 weeks)

Looking to join a writing group? be inspired in a supportive, freindly workshop. Suitable for new and emerging writers of fiction, non-fiction and peotry.
Workshop convener Anna Fern has worked as a professional editor and is a published author of books for children. She is also an award-winning performance poet.

Bookings essential: p: 9398 2511 or e: admin@ljac.com.au

 

LANGUAGES

French for Francophiles

Tuesdays 6.30pm-8pm | Starts Tuesday 9 February | $105 term or $80.50 conc.

A fun introduction to French in a relaxed environment. Learn to speak everyday French language with a small group over a glass of wine.

Bookings essential: p: 9398 2511 or e: admin@ljac.com.au

 

 

CHILDREN

 Kumon

Monday, Thursday and Friday 3pm – 7pm

'The Kumon Method is an individualised learning method. The starting point for each Kumon student is determined individually. Students start with the level where they can attain a perfect score by studying on their own.

The worksheets have been designed in a way that allows students to figure out how to solve problems on their own. If students continue to study at their own pace, they will catch up with their school grade level and eventually advance far beyond it.'

Phone Patience Quist on 0404 898 765 for more information.  

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 Werkz Theatre Dramawerkz

Stimulate creativity, spontaneity & imagination while building performing skills.

Saturdays 10am - 12pm — 13-17 year olds

Contact Lisa on 1300 964 776 or visit dramawerkz.com.au   

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 CLUBS

 Leos

2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 6.30pm

Men and Women aged 12-30. Leo stands for Leadership, Experience & Opportunity. With the guidance of the Lions Clubs of Altona and Williamstown, the Leos organise events that serve the community and create awareness of local issues. For anyone who is interested in joining their club, or if you have any queries, feel free to contact them via: email: leoclub.hobsonsbay@gmail.com facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LeosclubHobsonsBay/

 

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COMMUNITY GROUPS

Big Heart Church

Sunday 10am - 1pm

A great opportunity to connect with your community, make some new friends and catch up with some old ones.

bigheartchurch@gmail.com
inspiredlifechurch.com
Doug Townsend
Mob: 0403049316

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FITNESS & RECREATION

 Taekwondo

Wednesday, 4pm

We invite The Altona community to share our love for this material art which enhanced discipline, self-awareness, self-esteem, increase fitness and
builds are healthy mind and body. Look forward to you joining our team at Ahn Yang Taekwondo.

For bookings & enquiries contact: Jason 0410 329 000 or Tania 0411 371 639

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 Western Flickers Table Football

1st Friday of the month, 7pm

A group for Subbuteo table football fans. Everyone, including beginners, warmly invited to join for a friendly flick or to have a look.

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 HEALTH & WELLBEING

 Creative Arts Therapy

Wednesday 7.15pm – 9pm

Art Therapy can enable true values, choices and blocked emotions to arise and be explored while providing anxiety and stress relief. Supportive! Insightful! Contemplative! Mairead is a professional Adult Counsellor, Art Therapist & Animal Assisted Psychotherapist.

Drop-ins welcome.

Contact Mairead 0401 649 967.

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 Peer Powered Gaming – Gamers Group NDIS

Tuesday 2pm-5pm

Come together with other members of the community and enjoy playing video games, board games and card games in a fun, safe and relaxed environment facilitated by a Community Mental Health Peer Practitioner. Our games range from classics to modern and probably some you've never heard of before! 

If you have an NDIS plan and want to get involved, please contact peerpoweredgaming@gmail.com 

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MENS GROUPS

B.O.B Group — Boys Only Barbecue

Join Doug  in cooking a barbecue lunch with this friendly & inclusive group. All men welcome; no booking needed.

Monday 12pm. Fortnightly starting 12 February. Cost: $5

Please phone 9398 2511 for information.

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Kings of the Kitchen

A cooking program for men of all ages. Join our volunteers in the kitchen at the Altona Senior Citizens Centre and learn, experiment, play, taste and take home what you cook.

Wednesday 10am – 12pm. Cost: $6 per week

Please phone 9398 2511 to book.

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