Available courses

Course Image Beginner's Art Class

Over eight weeks, 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. All materials provided. 


THURSDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 14 Feb - 4 April

Cost: $70.00 per 8 week term or casual $10.00 per class 


Course Image Dandenong U3A Painting Class


A popular painting group run by U3A (University of the Third Age). Cost is membership to U3A plus materials. For more information and to become a member of U3A phone 9546 2997. 


THURSDAY 12.00pm-2.00pm 


Course Image Cake and Craft Friendship Group
Bring your own project, eg. knitting, art, card making, scrapbooking, patchwork and come along to share ideas, chat and have a cuppa.


First Friday of the month: 1 Feb, 1 Mar, 5 Apr.

Times: 9am - 2:30pm

Cost: $6 per session

Course Image Coffee and Cards

A friendship group for people interested in card making or papercraft. Bring along your own materials/projects and craft the afternoon away with company and a cuppa. 


TUESDAY 12.00pm-2.30pm 29 Jan - 2 Apr (10 weeks)

Cost: $3.00 per week 


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. 

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Stampin! Up! With Michelle 

WEDNESDAY 10.30am-12.30pm 20 Feb Cost: $20.00 

Kaszazz with Lisa 

THURSDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 28 Mar Cost: $20.00 


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 12.30pm-3.00pm 4 Feb - 1 Apr (8 weeks)

Cost: $3.00 per week No class 11 Mar


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 30 Jan - 3 Apr (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 9.00am-12.00noon 29 Jan - 2 Apr (10 weeks)

Cost: $3.00 per week 


Course Image Embroidery or Patchwork


Students choose and work on their own projects (whether it is patchwork or embroidery) with help and advice from the tutor. For the beginner the tutor can help select a suitable design and give suggestions on colour combinations. 


WEDNESDAY 12.45pm-2.45pm 6 Feb - 27 Mar (8 weeks) 

or THURSDAY 9.30am-12.00noon 7 Feb - 28 Mar (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 22 Feb, 29 Mar

Second MONDAY of the month 11 Feb, 18 Mar

Time: 9.30am-2.30pm Cost: $3.00 per session 


Course Image Card making / Quilling Workshop


Quilling is a much easier than it looks and with a little guidance participants will be amazed at how quickly they learn the technique. Make quilled flowers and other designs and mount them on cards. All materials and tools provided for the class. 


FRIDAY 10.00am-12.00pm 15 Mar (1 week) 

Cost: $10.00 


Course Image Zumba


Zumba combines hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to cre-ate 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 7.00pm-8.00pm Starting from 4 Feb.

WEDNESDAY 7.00pm-8.00pm 

Cost: $12.00 per class


Course Image Pilates Mat Beginner Course


Come and join us for beginner / intermediate Pilates mat classes, suitable for all ages and fitness levels. This class focuses on core stability, flexibility, postural control, breathing, alignment and rehabilitation. Please bring a drink bottle, mat and towel. For bookings and enquiries phone Leigh on 0422 438 774 or 9792 4238. 


THURSDAY 7.30pm-8.30pm 31 Jan - 4 Apr (10 weeks) 

Cost: $18.00 per class—pay in advance for term; 

or casual rate of $25.00 per class 


Course Image Gentle exercise with Tai Chi


For people aiming to improve their level of fitness through gentle exercise. Especially suitable for people who wish to improve and maintain their level of fitness. The class includes weight-bearing exercises for strength, exercises for flexibility, co-ordination, balance, controlled breathing, and circulation. For bookings and enquiries phone Sandra 0402 739 702. 


FRIDAY 10.15am-11.15am 1 Feb - 5 Apr (10 weeks) 

Cost: $8.00 per class; No concession. 


Course Image Tai Chi


Promotes harmony of mind and body. Tai Chi is meditation in motion, movements are slow and gentle. Classes include muscle stretching and relaxation. Suitable for all ages. For bookings and enquiries phone Sandra 0402 739 702. 

MONDAY 2.00pm-3.00pm (beginners) 4 Feb - 1 Apr (8 weeks) No class 11 Mar

TUESDAY 6.30pm-7.30pm (beginners) 5 Feb - 2 Apr (9 weeks) 

WEDNESDAY 1.30pm-2.30pm (beginners) 6 Feb - 3 Apr (9 weeks)

FRIDAY 11.15am-12.15pm (advanced) 1 Feb - 5 Apr (10 weeks)


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 call Sharon 0419 308 475. 


TUESDAY 1.45pm-2.45pm 29 Jan - 2 Apr (10 weeks)


WEDNESDAY 5:30pm - 6:30pm 6 Feb - 27 Mar (8 weeks) 


Course Image AMES English Classes


AMES Australia delivers English Language programs at Endeavour Hills Neighbourhood Centre. English Language Skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing and developing computer skills will be taught. Classes are held Monday 9am-1.15pm, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am-12.15pm. 

For enquiries call AMES Australia Dandenong on 8791 2401 or go to Level 4, 280 Thomas St Dandenong. 


Course Image Interactive Conversational English

Learn English using specially designed computer0based English programs, online activities and exercises and develop the use of everyday Australian English conversation, appropriate for everyday and work situations. 

You will improve your English, reading and spelling skills while also learning to use a computer. Improving communication skills gives students access to more choices in learning areas, the workforce, further education and students are better prepared for everyday living. 


MONDAY 9.30am - 12.30pm 4 Feb - 1 Apr (8 weeks) 

No class 11 Mar

Cost: *$25.00; 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, banking 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. 


TUESDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 29 Jan - 2 Apr (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 No class 6 Nov 

WEDNESDAY 9.00am-12.30pm 30 Jan - 3 Apr (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$37.00; Concession: $15.00 

THURSDAY 9.00am-1.00pm 31 Jan - 4 Apr (10 weeks) 

Cost: *$43.00; Concession: $15.00 *Government funded rate 



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 completed one of our computer classes or have some computer experience. 


THURSDAY 9.45am-11.45am 31 Jan - 4 Apr (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 5 Feb - 2 Apr (9 weeks)

Cost: $3.00 per week 


Course Image Word for Beginners


Get started in Microsoft Word, learn how to create, save and change documents, formatting text, paragraphs and pages 


TUESDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 12 Mar - 26 Mar (3 weeks) 

Cost: $30.00; Concession: $25.00 


Course Image Excel for Beginners or Intermediate


The basics of Excel explained and you will learn how to create spread-sheets and how to customize them to use for a wide variety of purposes. 

If you have completed the beginners module, learn more about excel functionality by doing the intermediate level. 

TUESDAY 12.30pm-2.30pm 18 Mar - 1 Apr (3 weeks) 

Cost: $30.00; Concession: $25.00 


Course Image Children's Art Class

For primary school age children, your child will learn a wide range of art making skills including drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, sculpture and canvas. We provide a fun and creative space to learn and experiment with different mediums including pencil, watercolours and acrylics. Class activities are age appropriate and include a mix of theory and hands on practice and will develop children’s skills and creative thinking. 


FRIDAY 4.00pm-5.00pm 4.30pm - 5.30pm 8 Feb - 29 Mar (8 weeks)

Cost: $96.00 ($12.00 per class) 

Bookings: Phone 9700 3789 or contact Seema on 0432 940 297 


Course Image SingIt Music School


Singing, guitar and piano lessons. Singit Music School has over 15 years of experience in the music industry and their singing techniques are worl renowned. Singing lessons improve pitch, tonal quality, vocal range, vocal power/projection, vocal placement, breathing technique and pronunciation. Guitar and piano lessons are also available. Phone Ash on 0431 206 266 for all enquiries and bookings. Classes held on various days and times at the Centre. 


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 4 Feb - 1 Apr (8 weeks)

Bookings: Phone 9796 8779 No class 11 Mar


Course Image Counselling with Manini


Counselling provided for grief and loss, criticism, fear, guilt, anger, abuse, low self-esteem, abandonment, loneliness and other issues. Manini’s (the counsellor) qualifications are a B.A., a Diploma of Holistic Counselling and she is a member of HTA and AHHCA. Counselling is free for all members of the community over 21 years of age. All client information and data is strictly confidential. Bookings essential—phone Manini on 0430 511 832 or email belief.hope@hotmail.com 


THURSDAY by appointment (between 9.00am-3.00pm) 7 Mar - 4 Apr (5 weeks)


Course Image Employment Skills - Practical skills for life, work and study

This course will focus on the key employability areas of 

Communication

Teamwork

Problem solving

Initiative and Enterprise

Planning and organising

Self-management

Learning

and

Technology.

The course will include a range of activities including creative problem solving, designing and implementing a project, using job seeking techniques, interactive excursions which require planning and work experience opportunities and interaction with business owners. Participants will develop confidence and abilities to go on further training and/or employment in their chosen field.


Dates and times to be advised. 

Phone 9700 3789 to register your interest in this course.

Course Image Max Employment's Job Success Program

The Job Success Program aims to prepare jobseekers in finding employment as well as developing vocational skill sets to excel in garnered employment. The session will focus on four main components of communication, innovation, workplace procedures and sustaining a work/life balance. The session will present practical strategies to finding work amongst the current labour market and develop techniques such as resume building and employer engagement. Time will be allocated at the end of the session for questions and answers. The session is presented by MAX Employment Narre Warren.


Tuesday 10am - 11am 26 Feb 

Cost: FREE

For bookings, call 9700 3789

Course Image Job Ready

Looking for work? Update, refresh and learn skills to help you get a job. Learn how to develop your skills in job searching, resume writing, cover letters and interview skills. This course covers a range of topics including goal setting, further study options, seeking a job which is suitable for the job seekers abilities, qualifications and likes. The course offers valuable employability skills—planning, problem solving, self-management and provides a clear pathway into paid employment. 


Dates and Times to be advised.

Phone 9700 3789 to register your interest in this course.

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Course Image Occasional Child Care


Do you need some time out? Do you have appointments to attend, shopping to do or would just like some time for yourself? Our qualified and experienced staff can care for your children but bookings are essential as places are limited. Bookings can be made by phoning 9700 3789


TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS Time: 9.30am-12.30pm 

Cost: $180.00 per term or $20.00 per session 

Plus $10.00 yearly enrolment fee 


Course Image Junior Activity Group (JAG)


3 & 4-YEAR-OLD PRE-KINDER 

These pre-kinder sessions help to prepare children for their kindergarten year while having lots of fun. We offer a varied program that encourages socialisation and caters for the needs of your child. There is structured activities such as singing, outdoor play, stories, painting, play dough, puzzles and more. 


MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY and FRIDAYS 

All session times: 9.30am-12.30pm 

Term Fee: $180.00 (1 session/week); 

$340.00 (2 sessions/week) 

$500.00 (3 sessions/week) 

Plus $10.00 yearly enrolment fee. 

* Please note fee structure/session times subject to change dependent on progress of Childcare Subsidy System application.

Course Image Book Sale

Friday 22 February 2019

12pm - 2.30pm


In conjunction with the Endeavour Hills Library, we are holding a book sale - come along and grab a bargain! Heaps of books and lots of variety.

Everybody welcome!

Course Image School Holiday Special Activity for Families - Art Diversity Wall

Monday 14 January 10.30am - 12.30pm

Wednesday 23 January 10.30am - 12.30pm

Bring the kids and come along to the Endeavour Hills Town Square (in front of the Library) for a FREE fun painting activity contributing to our collaborative Diversity Wall project. No experience or skill is required. All materials included. 

For more information, or to book, email publicity@ehillsnc.org.au 

Course Image My Journey with the NDIS

Do you receive the NDIS, are you in the process of trying to apply for the NDIS, or are you caring for someone who is? Join us for this special five-week creative program designed to explore the difficulties faced through the process and to find your unique voice to express your journey in a safe environment. Our special carers' workshop focuses on using creative processes for self-care in the midst of the challenging experiences of caring for a person living with chronic disability or illness.


Friday 10.30am - 12.30pm

Participants: 22 Feb - 15 Mar (4 weeks)

Carers only: 22 Mar (1 week)

Cost: $10 per session (all materials included)

Places are limited so call 9700 3789 to book.

Course Image Pancake Day

Join us to celebrate Pancake Day on Shrove Tuesday. We will be flipping pancakes for you to enjoy with yummy toppings. All money raised goes to Uniting, who help Australians living in crisis, including those experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, addictions and financial hardship. All welcome.

Phone 9700 3789 to let us know you're coming.

Tuesday 10.30am - 12.30pm 5 March

Donations for pancakes gladly accepted.

Course Image Discover Free Online Books, Magazines and Movies

A whole new world is at your fingertips! Presented by Endeavour Hills Library, come along to these information sessions and find out how easy it is to use the Library's digital resources, such as books, magazines and movies. In this hands-on session, you will be shown how to download, checkout and read or watch content that you have downloaded. Bring along your library card - if you are not yet a member, you can join at the Library for a free membership any time prior to the first session.

12 Feb: ebooks and eAudiobooks

19 Feb: eMagazines, Choice Magazine and back copies

26 Feb: Movies and documentaries

Session times are 1.30pm - 2.30pm

Don't let the unknown or the terminology deter you from exploring the online world, it is not as scary or as hard as you may think.

Bookings either at the Centre on 9700 3789 or through the Library on 8287 3400.

Course Image Power of Attorney Information Session

Plan for your future and make your own decisions now, in case there is a time in the future when you cannot. Also applicable for those caring for elderly relatives or friends. Presented by the Office of the Public Advocate, this session covers what is a Power of Attorney, the importance of choosing the right Power of Attorney and how to make your wishes known. 

Thursday 10am - 11am 28 March

Cost: Free

Bookings are essential, phone 9700 3789

Course Image Harmony Day

Harmony Day celebrates the values of multiculturalism, diversity, welcoming and belonging. Join us for cultural entertainment and a light lunch to celebrate Harmony Day.

Bookings essential. Phone 9700 3789

Wednesday 20 March 10am - 12pm

Course Image Art Diversity Wall

We are running a community project! Workshops will give participants the opportunity to design and paint a ceramic tile which will be included in the beautiful Diversity Wall that will be erected at the centre.

Each workshop will focus on different parts of life in our community, and provides the participants with the opportunity to creatively communicate their unique perspective as part of our community. Examples of topics your group could explore include: family, community, hope, learning, ageing, and mateship.

Workshops will generally run for 2 hours, either in our Centre or at your venue. Participants will be provided with a ceramic tile and paint and encouraged to think about ways to demonstrate their experiences and feelings about the topic. 

No experience or skill level is required. Participants from a diverse range of abilities, experiences and level son engagement are welcome. If you would like to participate, or have a community group that you would like to run a workshop with, please contact us on 9700 3789 to register your interest.


Proudly supported by City of Casey Community Grant. 


Course Image Boomerang Bags Sewing Bees

Boomerang Bags is a community initiaitive 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 sewing bees. All ages welcome and no experience required. Free event. No bookings needed. Enquiries - Amanda on 0422 529 573 or BBEndeavourhills@gmail.com.


6-9pm, 2nd Wednesday of every month

1-5pm, 4th Saturday of every month. (no group 26 Jan)