Advanced Creative Writing Workshops
Tuesday 16th October for 6 weeks | 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Do you want your characters to feel such strong emotions that the readers’ scalps prickle, their mouths go dry and their hearts thud like they are sharing an experience? Do you want to convey fear or happiness in ways that make the readers feel heat radiating through their chest or cold sweat trickling down their spine.
This Advanced Writing Course will teach you to pull them deeper into the story than the tired ‘he was afraid’ or ‘she felt happy’? It will show you professional techniques for creating and conveying emotions, flag mistakes to avoid and reveal tricks used by professional authors.
This 6-week course is not suitable for beginners. It assumes that you have mastered the basics of your craft and how to create characters and write dialogue.
Energy Compare Information session
Tuesday 23rd October | 1.00pm – 2.30pm
Energy retailers have hundreds of different offers, but because comparing them is complex and time consuming most people are not on the best plan for their household or business. As a result, seven out of ten Victorians can save money by using Victorian Energy Compare. Victorians can typically save $330 by switching their energy plan.
The purpose of this session is to:
– Show consumers how easy it is to use the Victorian Energy Compare website to compare energy offers, change energy company or plan, and save money.
– Increase customer’s energy literacy, including reading bills and understanding their energy use so they can make independent, informed decisions.
– Raise awareness of Victorian Energy Compare & the importance of shopping around.
Struggling looking for work?
Thursday 27th September | 10:00am – 12:00pm
Do you have an injury or health condition? Why not come and speak with the team from Octec on September 27/09/2018 at Balla Balla Community Centre and find out how Octec Australia the largest NOT-FOR-PROFIT Disability employment service provider can help you!
If you’re interested in this short session please give David a call on – 0412 761 724 to book in or send a text with Balla Balla and with your full name and receive a confirmation text to the mobile number.
Ipads / Tablets for Everyday Use
Monday 15th October for 4 weeks | 9.30am – 11.30am
Come and learn how to use your iPad or Android tablet. In this four week course, we will take you through your important settings, surfing the internet, sending emails, taking and sharing photos and using the calendar. Learn how to download apps to read books, listen to the radio, watch TV and use your tablet to enhance your hobbies. The course is relaxed and tailored to what you wish to learn and there is plenty of time to ask questions.
Be Well’ – Mental Health Wellness
Tuesday 22nd October | 1.00pm – 2.30pm
BE WELL is aimed at increasing people’s understanding about what ‘mental health’ really means and what are the most effective ways to maintain good mental health and wellbeing. The talk draws on the latest mental wellness research and will be presented by Troy Macris from the City of Casey Community Care team. The information content is presented in a simple, straightforward and entertaining way and is suitable for anyone in the community irrespective of their education level, cultural background and prior mental health knowledge. Come and ask questions and engage in discussion along the way. Afternoon tea provided.
My Gov Digital Session
Tuesday 16th October | 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Do you have a MyGov account? Do you have one but cannot link your services? Or, you just need help with MyGov. Come along to this interactive session to learn more. Have assistance with setting up your account or how to navigate around your account. To set up a MyGov account you will need to bring along
- If you already have a MyGov account bring along your username and password.
- If you don’t have a password bring along your mobile phone so one can be set up
- photo identification eg; drivers license, passport etc.
- Medicare or concession card if you wish to link these services to your existing MyGov account. Plus Mobile phone number and email address.
Parenting In Australia Today
Wednesday 17th October for 6 weeks | 10.00am – 12.00pm
A solution-focused parenting group for all parents.
Do you feel isolated or alone? Come along and discover you are not alone. Connect with other local parents to discuss being a parent in 2018 in Australia. How can we discipline children? Where do we go for advice? How can we ensure children use technology properly?
A Parentzone facilitator will help you answer these questions and more in a friendly, comfortable group setting. Light refreshments provided.
For bookings & Enquiries contact: Ariane Hahn at Parentzone on 5945 2000 or 0499 080 468 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s Discussion Group — OM:NI
Commencing 9th October
Second & fourth Tuesday of each month | 9.00am—12.00pm
Cost: $5 per session
A relaxed and informal gathering for men – a group of blokes (over 50) who meet for a coffee and a chat. Discuss issues of interest and concern, with a plenty of laughs. You are welcome to come along to our chat group, always interesting, informal and fun! A morning not to be missed.
New men always welcome.
Morning Melodies — Bookings Essential
9th October: Brent Parlane
13th November: Vicki Lee
11th December: Janette & Allan Middleton
10.30am – 11.45am | Session Cost: $5
Are you young at heart, and enjoy a great morning of live entertainment? At Morning Melodies, our featured entertainers will be singing the songs you know and love. Bring a friend, or get a group together to share a morning of music, a cuppa, scones with jam and cream and make new friends along the way!