Available courses

Reflect on your experience practicing mindfulness. Join in the discussion facilitated by mindfulness expert Professor Craig Hassed. This is an op-portunity for those who participated in the Mindfulness workshop on 7th June to share their observations and ask questions. 

Presenter: Professor Craig Hassed OAM, Director of Education at the Monash Centre for Consciousness and Contemplative Studies (M3CS) 

Tuesday 5 July 6.00pm-7.00pm
Zoom session: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86723228319
This workshop is free

Please RSVP to let us know you're coming: http://evite.me/wBHFpjxyyr

Learn about the general challenges you may face as you move towards retirement and discuss strategies to over-come them. Ask any questions you may have. This session is for the prospective and already retirees. 

Presenter: Jodie Eastough, Senior Financial Planner, Eclipse Financial Management 

Tuesday 12 July 11.00am-12.00pm
Face-to-face or Zoom session: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86723228319
This workshop is free 

Please RSVP to let us know you're coming: http://evite.me/wBHFpjxyyr

Surround yourself by sound and vibration and enter a deep state of relaxation. Focus attention, and connection to yourself and your spirit through being in brain wave states that induce rejuvenation. Join us for this experience! 

Note: It is best for attendees to bring their own mats or blanket to lay on, they may also like to bring a small pillow and/or scarf to cover their eyes, however not compulsory. 

Presenter: Nicole Sultana, Spiritual Carer, Royal Melbourne Hospital and North Western Mental Health 

Wednesday 20 July 6.00pm-7.00pm 
Face-to-face or Zoom session: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86723228319
This workshop is free

Book now. Places are limited: http://evite.me/wBHFpjxyyr

Come and join us to learn the tips and tricks on how to make a delicious passionfruit sponge cake. Enjoy tasting the cake with a cuppa. 

TUESDAY 30 August 2022, 10.30am-11.30am 

Phone 9700 3789 to RSVP. 

In collaboration with the Endeavour Hills Library, join us for a spring planting information session. Information will be available on our Community Garden and seed library. 

TUESDAY 6 September 2022, 10.00am-11.30am 

Venue: Endeavour Hills Town Square—outside the Library 

Over 3 weeks create a fabulous mosaic tile that you can use for decoration in the home or garden. You will learn the tips and techniques of mosaics, such as design, cutting glass, tiling and grouting. 

WEDNESDAY 9.30am-12.00pm 12 Oct—26 Oct (3 weeks) 

Cost: Free. 

Proudly supported by City of Casey Ageing Positively Festival. 

Course Image Creative Art Class

Experiment with different art techniques and mediums including acrylic paint, watercolour paint, print making, charcoal and pastel, mixed media art and fabric art. Produce an interesting new piece of art each week and learn some new art skills. Suitable for all levels. All materials provided.  

THURSDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm

14 July - 15 September (10 weeks)
Cost: $80.00 for 10 weeks or casual $10.00 per class 

Course Image Art for Mindfulness

An all abilities series of art workshops where participants will use mindful, reflective and sensory activities to create expressive art. A great way to relax and de-stress and be in the moment. Art practices may include journalling, poetry, collage, painting and drawing. All materials provided. Bookings essential—phone 9700 3789.

WEDNESDAY 10.30am-1.30pm
17 August - 7 September (4 weeks)
Cost: Free 

 Proudly supported by City of Casey. 

Our Community garden is one of two local community gardens that is involved in Food From Home’s Seed Library Project. This will see our garden have the opportunity to create a great bank of seeds for local community gardeners to use for years to come. Stay tuned for seed swap dates. This is a time you can come up to the garden and swap seeds or even seedlings so you have a range of flowers and produce growing in your garden. 

Course Image Garden Workshops

Discover ways to increase your harvest, garden organically, ensure your soil is bountiful, share information and have fun. Bookings required—phone 9700 3789 or email community_garden@ehillsnc.org.au 

Garden Maintenance—Getting ready for Spring 

Tuesday 26 July 10.00-11.30am 

It may be cold outside and unless you’ve got a Winter Garden going you might think you’ll wait until the sun comes our again but now is the time to act. Find out what you can do to not only maintain that Winter Garden but get ready for Spring. The efforts you put in now will bring the big harvest. 

Want to start a garden? 

Tuesday 16 August 10.00-11.30am 

The price of fresh produce has gone up so you think you’d like to grow your own but don’t know where to start? Learn about gardening on a budget, companion planting, attracting good bugs to the garden, how to limit pests and much more. 

Course Image Individual or Communal Plots

Individual or Communal plots 

Don’t have enough room in your own garden or would like to grow some vegetables, herbs, fruits or flowers but would like to do so with someone else? Contact Kim at community_garden@ehillsnc.org.au for more details on how you can get involved in a plot. 

Course Image Garden Group

Garden Group: Tuesday 9.30-11.30am 

Like to know more about gardening or wish to share your experience with others? Come along to Garden Group and you’ll get all this and more. 

Held at our Community Gardens at 11 Hellyer Way (located just behind the Uniting Church), the group runs from 9.30-11.30am. 

Bring your garden gloves, to enjoy a morning of gardening, sharing of ide-as and a well deserved cuppa. 

Rest assured, if you need a little respite from the weather be it too warm or cold, we can still gather in the comfort of our adjoining portable room. 

Course Image Internet Computer Club

Get together with other people who share your interest in computers and the Internet. This is an informal group for people who have basic computer knowledge, and would like to socialise while exploring new computer programs and functions and to extend their computer knowhow. 

THURSDAY 9.45am-11.45am 

14 Jul—15 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Internet Basics and Beyond

In a small group setting, learn how to set up an email, browse the internet, use Facebook and Skype, get tips about online safety and much more. Suitable for people who have completed one of our computer classes or have some computer experience. 

TUESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 

12 Jul—13 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

1pm-5pm, 4th Saturday of every month 

Boomerang Bags is a community initiative where volunteers make reusable bags from recycled fabric and provide them to the community as a sustainable alternative to plastic bags. Help make bags at the fortnightly sew-ing bees. Tasks include cutting materials, ironing, screen printing and sewing. All ages welcome and no experience required. Free event. No bookings need-ed. Enquiries - Amanda on 0422 529 573 or BBEndeavourHills@gmail.com

Craft and chat the night away with like-minded people. Join in if you would like some company, just Zoom in on your phone or device. Sessions are free, zoom link will be sent upon enrolment. 

FRIDAY 7.00pm-10.00pm 

15 Jul—16 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: Free (Annual enrolment fee payable $10.00 or $5.00 conc.) 

Course Image Card Making Workshops

Don’t miss these fabulous card-making workshops. Try out different techniques using inks, stamps, dies, and more. Includes materials. 

BYO basic tool kit, eg scissors, glue, tape. 

Stampin’ Up! With Michelle 

WEDNESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 3 Aug Cost: $20.00 

WEDNESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 14 Sep Cost: $20.00 

Course Image Beginners Cardmaking with Maria

Discover the world of papercraft and enjoy making handmade greeting cards. You will be shown the basics and learn techniques to make cards with fellow crafters. 

FRIDAY 10.00am-12.00pm
5 August - 19 August (3 weeks)
Cost: $20.00 (includes all materials)

Course Image Coffee and Cards

A friendship group for people interested in card making or papercraft. BYO materials/projects and craft with company and a cuppa. 

TUESDAY 12.00pm-2.30pm 

12 Jul—13 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Card making and Scrapbooking Friendship Group

This group is for card making or scrapbooking enthusiasts. Set aside time to get together with other crafty people to share ideas or to complete those unfinished paper projects. BYO own materials. 

MONDAY 12.15pm-2.45pm 

11 Jul—12 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Knitting and Crochet

A friendly group for all levels, from beginners to advanced (our friendly volunteer can show beginners how to get started). Enjoy some company and a chat while you knit or crochet. You can either knit a project for yourself or you may like to knit for charity. BYO needles and wool. 

WEDNESDAY 1.00pm-3.00pm 

13 Jul—14 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Patchwork Friendship Group

For anyone who loves patchwork and quilting and enjoys sharing ideas. New members must have basic skills in patchwork and quilting as there is no tutor. BYO projects and equipment. 

TUESDAY 9.30am-12.00noon 

12 Jul—13 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: $3.00 per week 

Course Image Embroidery or Patchwork

Choose and work on your own projects (whether it is patchwork or embroidery) with help and advice from the tutor. For the beginner the tutor can help select designs, teach techniques and give suggestions on colours. 

WEDNESDAY 12.45pm-2.45pm
20 Jul—7 Sep (8 weeks) 

or THURSDAY 9.30am-12.00noon
21 Jul—8 Sep (8 weeks) 

Cost: $80.00 plus materials 

Course Image Made with Love Quilters

Made with Love Quilters are a dedicated group of ladies who make quilts for charity. They would love anyone who is interested to come along and help out, all materials are supplied to make the quilts. Come for a few hours or stay all day - BYO lunch. 

Last FRIDAY of the month 29 Jul, 26 Aug, 16 Sep 

Second MONDAY of the month 11 Jul, 8 Aug 

Time: 9.30am-2.30pm 

Cost: $3.00 per session 

This class focuses on general English and learning skills to help you with everyday living. A mixed level class suitable for all levels. This is a Learn Local endorsed course. 

MONDAY 9.00am-1.00pm
11 Jul - 12 Sep (10 weeks)
Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00  

THURSDAY 9.00am-1.00pm
14 Jul—15 Sep (10 weeks)
Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 

*Government funded rate 

Course Image English as an Additional Language

Improve your reading, writing and speaking skills in this small and friendly class. Practise your conversation skills to assist you with shopping, bank-ing and other everyday tasks. Gain the confidence to go on to further study or get a job. Suitable for beginners to intermediate. 

Students must be permanent residents or Australian citizens to be eligible for this government funded class. 

This is a Learn Local endorsed course. 

TUESDAY 9.00am-1.00pm
12 Jul—13 Sep (10 weeks)
Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 

WEDNESDAY 9.00am-1.00pm
13 Jul—14 Sep (10 weeks)
Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 

THURSDAY (ZOOM) 9.00am-1.00pm
14 Jul—15 Sep (10 weeks)
Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 

*Government funded rate 

Release stress & anxiety by starting your day off the right way. A low im-pact gentle core strengthening workout that will strengthen and tone your whole body, lengthen your spine, improve your posture and leave you energised for the day ahead. BYO fitness mat. Term payment discounted. 

WEDNESDAY 9.30am-10.30am 

Cost: $10 casual 

Contact Simone on 0409 688 279 for bookings 

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) $60.00 

This course will teach you CPR, the most common life-saving measure used in first-response treatments. 

HLTAID003 Reaccreditation—Provide First Aid $70.00 

Reaccreditation keeps your skills current (without the need to re-sit the full course every three years), and is for people who have completed their First Aid Training in the last 12-18 months. Includes annual CPR update. 

TUESDAY 2 August 12.30pm-2.30pm 

All training provided by Healthguard First Aid Training Services. 

For bookings phone 9700 3789. 

Introducing Yoga classes for everyone. Learn Yoga, relaxation and meditation. Dress comfortably and bring your own yoga mat along. 

Phone Sharon on 0419 308 475 for bookings and enquiries. 

TUESDAY 3.00pm-4.00pm 

Classes to resume Term 4 

Cost: $45.00 for the term or $5.00 per class 

Course Image Zumba

Zumba combines hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a unique fitness program that is so much fun you won’t even count it as hard work. Phone Claudia on 0481 170 788 for bookings and enquiries. 

MONDAY and WEDNESDAY 7.00pm-8.00pm 

Cost: $15.00 per class or prepaid 10 class pass $120.00 

Course Image Pilates

Strengthen, lengthen, trim and tone with this low impact core strengthen-ing Pilates workout. Improve back health, posture, core strength and trim and tone those butts and abs. A progressive workout suitable for all ages and most fitness abilities. BYO fitness mat. Term payment discounted. 

TUESDAY 6.00pm-7.00pm 

Cost: $10 casual 

Contact Simone on 0409 688 279 for bookings 

Course Image Gentle Exercise with Simone

Stretch away your stresses and re-energise your body. A gentle low impact functional fitness class suitable for all ages and abilities. The gentle stretch and tone class that will improve your daily movement and leave you feeling great. The class is a seated and standing class. 

TUESDAY 1.30pm-2.30pm 12 Jul—13 Sep (10 weeks) 

FRIDAY 11.00am-12.00pm 15 Jul—16 Sep (10 weeks) 

COST: $45.00 (Tues); $45.00 (Fri) per term or $5.00 per class 

Special: Do both Tuesday and Friday and term fee is $85.00 

Course Image Tai Chi

Promotes harmony of mind and body. Tai Chi is meditation in motion, movements are slow and gentle. Promotes strength, flexibility, coordina-tion, relaxation and cognitive function. Suitable for all ages. ll classes are inclusive and suitable for beginners and intermediate. 

For bookings and enquiries phone Sandra 0402 739 702. 

MONDAY 2.00pm-3.00pm 

11 Jul—12 Sep (7 weeks) 

No classes 18 Jul, 25 Jul and 1 Aug 

Cost: $100.00 per 10 week term or $12.00 per class 

Concession: $80.00 per 10 week term or $10.00 per class 

Course Image Meditation - Free classes

Learn meditation on the inner light. A simple but effective method to bring out your innermost qualities, enhance your powers of concentration and benefit you at the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual levels. For bookings & enquiries phone 9700 3789. 

TUESDAY 12.00pm-1.00pm 

12 Jul—13 Sep (10 weeks) 

Cost: Free 

Note: Sessions for Term 3 will be via Zoom 

Course Image Lynn's Learning

English and Maths tuition for Prep to Year 10 students. Individualised extension and remedial programs, mathematical skills, creative writing techniques, ICAS, NAPLAN & scholarship preparation. Call to book your free assessment. Find out more at http://www.lynnslearning.com 

MONDAY 3.45pm-6.45pm 

11 Jul—12 Sep (10 weeks) 

Bookings: Phone 9796 8779 

Course Image Justice of the Peace Service

No appointment necessary, just drop in during the hours below. You are required to bring your own black pen and the original document plus a photocopy of it. 

THURSDAYS 9.00am-1.00pm (during school terms) 

Note: Photocopying services are available at Reception. 

Course Image Data Literacy

Data is everywhere. We expect it on our computers and in science labs, but it’s also in things like the food we eat, the websites we surf, and the cars we drive. We use it at work, school, or even just scrolling through YouTube. Data is useful; it informs important decisions. 

In this 9 week course, you will learn: how to read data; use reliable data sources; mind map projects; data collection and privacy. You will use Excel to import data, summarise data and to create data charts, and learn how to read and interpret the data results. 

This is a Learn Local endorsed course. 

MONDAY 9.30am-12.30pm 

22 Aug—31 Oct (9 weeks) 

No classes 19 and 26 Sep 

Cost: $20.00 

The Deaf Hub in collaboration with Deaf Victoria, Casey Deaf Club, En-deavour Hills Neighbourhood Centre and Endeavour Hills Leisure Centre brings the deaf and hard of hearing back together through offering various sport, recreation, community and social development programs and will provide a ‘return to community’ initiative. Programs may include communi-ty information workshops, advocacy awareness training, social and com-munity meetings, personal development workshops, computer literacy training, and ‘drop-in’ programs. 

Casey Deaf Club: Function night every 3rd Saturday of the month, 

Time 6.30pm-10.30pm 

Deaf Drop-In Centre: Coffee and chat 23 June and then every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 

Time 1.00pm-4.00pm 

NDIS Workshop (for Deaf Hub participants): Thursday 7 July 

Time 1.30pm-2.30pm 

For further information please contact vic@deafsports.org.au 

A social cultural women's group providing a welcoming meeting place open to all women to talk, laugh and share their stories with each other. This friendly group will empower women through information sessions, supportive advice, community connections and help them in the various fields of life, especially those who recently came from their homeland. 

FRIDAY 12.00pm-2.00pm 

15 Jul—16 Sep (10 weeks) 

Course Image Photography for Beginners

Includes topics such as getting to know your camera; understanding the main controls on your camera (DSLR) and their functions; changing the settings and shooting in different modes; and basic photography terms such as aperture, shutter and ISO setting. What to bring: Notepad and pen, fully charged camera, and instruction manual. 

TUESDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 

9 Aug—30 Aug (4 weeks) 

Cost: $20.00