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Wine Blending Experience at Clairault Streicker Wines

Delve deeper into the world of winemaking with an interactive Wine Blending Experience. The classes are $75 per person and include guided blending and a 750ML bottle to take home of your own blend.

  • Time(s):11am
  • Venue:Clairault Streicker Estate
  • Dates:Daily

Details

  • Interests:Wine
  • Audience:Adults

Description

Delve deeper into the world of winemaking with an interactive Wine Blending Experience. 
Take a seat in our Discovery Room where you will be guided through the wine blending process to help create your own estate-grown Margaret River wine.
Learn the theory behind why wines are blended then measure, mix and taste a wine perfectly suited to you – finish by bottling your own blend to take home. 
Wine Blending Experiences run daily at 11am. Booking is essential.
Please book your class through the Blending Experience page on our website.

Senior Geckos | Bunbury

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 11 to Apr 7
  • Time(s):4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Venue:Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation.

Junior Geckos (Home School) | Subiaco

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 12 to Apr 9
  • Time(s):10:30am to 12:00pm
  • Venue:Subiaco Arts Centre

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

 

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation.

 

Junior Geckos | Karratha

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 12 to Apr 8
  • Time(s):4:00pm to 5:30 pm
  • Venue:Red Earth Arts Precinct

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation. (Ages 8-10 from 10:30am to 12pm. Ages 10-12 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.)

Junior Geckos | Subiaco

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 6 to Apr 2
  • Time(s):4:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Venue:Subiaco arts centre

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation.

Junior Geckos | Bunbury

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

Details

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation.

Junior Geckos | Kununarra

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 7 to Apr 3
  • Time(s):2:20pm to 3:50pm
  • Venue:East Kimberly College

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation.

Senior Geckos | Nedlands

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 8 to Apr 4
  • Time(s):10:30am to 12:40pm
  • Venue:University of Western Australia

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

The Senior Gecko Ensemble is all about building drama skills and professional practice in an environment of imagination and possibility. Over the year this ensemble will explore acting fundamentals and a range of theatre devising techniques, in a playful, supportive and professional environment.

Junior Geckos | Nedlands

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 8 to Apr 4
  • Time(s):9:00am-10:30am/11:00am-12:30am
  • Venue:University of Western Australia

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation. (Ages 8-10 from 9:00am to 10:30am. Ages 10-12 from 11:00am to 12:30pm)

Junior Geckos | Thornlie

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 8 to Apr 4
  • Time(s):3:15pm to 4:45pm
  • Venue:Don Russell Performing Art Centre

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation.

Junior Geckos | Midland

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 8 to Apr 4
  • Time(s):10:30am to 12:30pm
  • Venue:Midland Junction Arts Centre

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation.

Senior Geckos | Kwinana

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 8 to Apr 4
  • Time(s):12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Venue:Koorliny Arts Centre

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

The Senior Gecko Ensemble is all about building drama skills and professional practice in an environment of imagination and possibility. Over the year this ensemble will explore acting fundamentals and a range of theatre devising techniques, in a playful, supportive and professional environment.

Junior Geckos | Kwinana

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 8 to Apr 4
  • Time(s):10:30am to 12:00pm / 2:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Venue:Koorliny Arts Centre

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Our Junior Gecko Ensemble is the perfect place for participants to have fun and lose themselves in the joy of drama, while also refining social, emotional and creative skills. Ensemble members enjoy extending themselves as they delve into the craft of acting, learning new drama skills, developing characters, play making and script interpretation. (Ages 8-10 from 10:30am to 12pm. Ages 10-12 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.)

Little Geckos | Nedlands

A space where young people can find their voice and explore their own creativity.

  • Dates:Feb 8 to Apr 4
  • Time(s):9:00am-10:30am
  • Venue:University of Western Australia

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

The Little Gecko Ensembles are all about learning through highly structured drama activities. Children develop confidence in their physical, vocal and imaginative expression through a series of exciting exercises in a creatively charged learning environment.

Sew Good: Sewing Classes for Beginners & Intermediates

Wanting to sew like a pro? Or never picked up a needle and thread? Whatever your skill level, we’re here to help!

  • Dates:Every Monday OR Thursday, Feb 3 - Apr 9
  • Time(s):6pm to 9pm
  • Venue:Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showgrounds

Details

  • Interests:Health,Self-development
  • Audience:Kids (4-12),Teens (13-17),Youths (18-25),Adults,Seniors,Parents

Description

Wanting to sew like a pro? Or never picked up a needle and thread?

Whatever your skill level, we’re here to help!

After classes filled last year, our expert trainer Marisa Valentino is back to make more seam dreams a reality.

BEGINNERS: 6-9pm THURSDAYS from February 6 til April 9

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sew-good-sewing-classes-for-beginners-tickets-88628667731

INTERMEDIATE: 6-9pm MONDAYS from February 3
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sew-good-sewing-classes-for-intermediates-tickets-88630190285


You'll need to bring your own sewing machine, but our teacher will be there to improve your skills, take your current projects to the next level, and guide you on new sewing adventures. Intermediate classes this Term will also be focusing on quilt and dress making.

TICKETS

Full term fees are $150 for 10 wks of classes, to be paid prior to commencement of classes, plus CAHRS membership of $25 (if not already a member).

Available via Eventbrite (links above)

Limited spaces available.
For more info or to register your interest, please contact 9451 1820 or email [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE:
This is another event by Canning Agricultural, Horticultural & Recreational Society Inc, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to enriching the lives of our community, from hosting community events in the Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showgrounds to organising our own events, workshops, programs and more.

Membership is a prerequisite to undertake these classes and entitles you to 2 free tickets to our key event Canning Show (which attendees are encouraged to enter the Exhibition!), reduced priced tickets to regular and special invite-only events (classes, social outings, dinners, awards, craft retreat etc), newsletters and more.
More info: http://cahrs.com.au/become-a-member/

Education Workshops

Discover a world of stories, history and information to support classroom learning.

  • Dates:Weekdays during 2020 school tern dates
  • Time(s):Weekdays 9:45am, 11:00am, 12:30pm
  • Venue:Education Centre, State Library of WA

Details

  • Audience:Adults

Description

Discover a world of stories, history and information to support classroom learning. The staff in the Education Program facilitate a diverse program of FREE guided and self-guided workshops suitable for school groups, from Kindergarten to Year 12. Students will explore the Library's collections, investigate Western Australian history and be creative with technology and storytelling, The workshops link directly to the Western Australia curriculum and run for an hour.

Weekdays during 2020 school terms dates: 9:45am, 11:00am and 12:30pm.

FREE. Bookings essential: slwa.info/educators

Hey Hey, Let’s Crochet!

After a debut year of classes that was off the hook, this fun, social series will bring out the best stitching in all, from complete crochet beginners to intermediates

  • Dates:Every Thursday, Feb 6 - Apr 9
  • Time(s):7pm to 9pm
  • Venue:Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showgrounds

Details

  • Interests:Health,Self-development
  • Audience:Kids (4-12),Teens (13-17),Youths (18-25),Adults,Seniors,Parents

Description

After a debut year of classes that was off the hook, ‘Hey Hey, Let’s Crochet’ returns for 2020!

Whether you have no idea what a magic circle is, let alone how to create one, or you’re looking for new challenges, inspiration or tips to improve, this fun, social series will bring out the best stitching in all, from beginners to intermediates.

WHEN & WHERE:
Running for the duration of TERM 1 2020 at Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showgrounds, sessions will be on Thursdays 7-9pm for 10 weeks, starting Thursday 6 February.

WHO:
Whether learning the art of crocheting to relax, to get your work exhibited and take out prizes at the Canning Show, or just to try something new, we look forward to gathering all types of yarners, from BEGINNERS to INTERMEDIATE!

INSTRUCTOR:
Pauline Greaves brings 40+ years of experience crocheting to her facilitator role, including as founder of a crochet club. Pauline will show you all the tricks of the crochet world, help with any projects, share her great ideas, and guide you to creating all sorts of wonderful woollies, beautiful blankets, or whatever your imagination may conjure.

HOW MUCH:
$100 for a full 10-week course, plus a CAHRS membership fee of $25 (if not already a member).

PLEASE BRING:
Your crochet hook and some yarn to get started. Also, your fees, if not paid beforehand.

REGISTRATIONS / MORE INFO:

TICKETS: Available online from https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/hey-hey-lets-crochet-classes-tickets-88634065877

For more info, to register your interest or arrange alternative payment via person/phone/transfer, please contact 9451 1820 or email [email protected]

Whether you’re already hooked or have no idea what a ripple stitch is, ewe would be a fwool to miss it...

PLEASE NOTE:
This is another event by Canning Agricultural, Horticultural & Recreational Society Inc, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to enriching the lives of our community, from hosting community events in the Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showgrounds to organising our own events, workshops, programs and more.

Membership is a prerequisite to undertake these classes and entitles you to 2 free tickets to our key event Canning Show (which attendees are encouraged to enter the Exhibition!), reduced priced tickets to regular and special invite-only events (classes, social outings, dinners, awards, craft retreat etc), newsletters and more.

More info: http://cahrs.com.au/become-a-member/

Gecko Ensemble Term 1

Join the Barking Gecko Theatre Company for acting fun during Term 1 2020!

  • Dates:Feb 6 - Apr 8
  • Time(s):Various times at various locations
  • Venue:various locations

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts,Acting
  • Audience:Toddlers (1-3),Kids (4-12),Teens (13-17)

Description

Barking Gecko Theatre Company offer a range of different theatre workshops for all different ages and in different locations! Every week for 9 weeks of the school term, groups of children come together in a supportive and guided environment to learn new skills. It’s a place where they can stretch their imaginations, play, create and discover.

Age groups include

- Little Geckos (age 5-7) 

- Junior Geckos (age 8-12)

- Senior Geckos (age 13-18) 

Locations include Nedlands, Subiaco, Kwinana, Karratha, Kununurra, Midland, Bunbury and Thornlie 

LETS - Learning English Through Story Time

Learning English Through Storytime (LETS) is a literacy program for families with children ages 3-4 years for whom English is not their first language.

  • Dates:Mondays from 17 February - 30 March
  • Time(s):10:00am - 11:00am
  • Venue:The Education Space

Details

  • Audience:Toddlers (1-3),Kids (4-12),Parents

Description

Learning English Through Storytime (LETS) is a literacy program for families with children ages 3-4 years for whom English is not their first language. The program aims to support parents and their children develop their English language skills and build positive home literacy practices in a supportive and friendly environment.

FREE. Bookings essential, as there are limited spaces.

To book please email: [email protected]

Propel Dance | WAAPA Short Courses

If a future in dance is your dream, WAAPA's part-time student dance course is a chance to elevate your skills.

  • Dates:Block One: 10 Feb - 6 Apr 2020; Block Two: 4 May - 29 Jun 2020; Block Three: 27 Jul - 18 Sep 2020; Block Four: 12 Oct - 4 Dec 2020
  • Time(s):Mondays and Fridays 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Venue:WAAPA

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts,Dance
  • Audience:Youths (18-25)
  • Hosted By:WAAPA

Description

This after-school part-time course is designed for young students who are either intending to pursue dance as a career or who simply love dance and would like to continue to improve their dance skills. Students are taught by WAAPA staff over eight week blocks throughout the year.

Classes are challenging and include classical ballet technique, contemporary technique, choreographic and composition skills, improvisation and duo.

Entry is by audition.

Audition details:

Date: Monday, 20 January 2020. If you are unable to attend this date, please contact us to arrange an alternative.
Time: 9.00am - 11.00am
Cost: $40

Course details:

Recommended age: 15 years
Dates:
Block One - Monday 10 February to Monday 6 April 2020
Block Two - Monday 4 May to Monday 29 June 2020
Block Three - Monday 27 July to Friday 18 September 2020
Block Four - Monday 12 October to Friday 4 December 2020
Time: Monday and Friday evenings, 5.30pm - 8.15pm
Course cost: $700 per block

Metro Writer's Group At Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company

Workshop your playwright skills with the Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company this Autumn.

  • Dates:Mar 7 - Apr 4
  • Time(s):Wednesday Evenings and Saturday Mornings
  • Venue:Blue Room Theatre, 53 James Street, Perth WA 6000

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts,Acting
  • Audience:Youths (18-25),Adults,Seniors

Description

Yirra Yaakin invites aspiring First Nations playwrights to participate in an intensive playwriting program that guides writers through craft and writing sessions aimed at turning ideas into scripts.

At the culmination of the workshop program, six writers are selected for one-on-one assistance to help them prepare their scripts for a public reading. The new works developed by these members of the Writers Group are read by professional actors at our annual NAIDOC Week event, Yirra Yaarnz.

The next Writers Group workshop sessions will be held on Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings, commencing on Saturday 7 March and concluding on Saturday 4 April.

Yirra Yaarnz 2020 will be held on Friday 10 July & Saturday 11 July at The Blue Room Theatre.

To express your interest in joining The Metro Writers Group, please email [email protected] or call 9380 3040.

Dr Doolittle Goes Bush

Walk 2km to a typical Bibbulmun Track campsite to meet the friendly native creatures from Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.

  • Dates:Apr 4
  • Venue:near Mundaring Weir
  • Time(s):3:30pm - 6:45pm

Details

  • Interests:Fitness,Self-development
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

Ideal for kids 5 – 12 yrs. Watch their faces light up as they interact and learn about our native animals.

Return following the Waugal trail markers at dusk.

Max 2 kids per adult. Max two adults per child. 1hr from Perth. Not suitable for pushchairs.

Don't forget your torch!

Get Lost with Steve

Do you have little or no direction in your life? Do you really know how to use a compass?

  • Dates:Apr 19
  • Venue:near Mundaring (details upon booking)
  • Time(s):8:30am - 5:00pm

Details

  • Interests:Self-development
  • Audience:Adults

Description

Steve will guide you through a series of practical and theoretical exercises on and near the Track in Mundaring.

Get Lost with Steve and you will have fun learning and perfecting basic map reading and compass skills.

Camp Cooking for Kids (Session A)

A 4km return walk to a typical Track campsite during the school holidays.

  • Dates:Wednesday 22 April
  • Venue:near Kalamunda (details upon booking)
  • Time(s):9:30am - 12:30pm

Details

  • Interests:Food
  • Audience:Kids (4-12)

Description

In a beautiful bush setting children will learn camp cooking through hands-on experience!

Just bring refreshments, snacks for kids and lunch for adults.

Max two kids per adult. Max 2 adults per child.1hr from Perth.

Ages 6 to 12yrs. Includes ingredients for cooking and experienced guides.

 

Camp Cooking for Kids (Session B)

School holiday fun! A return 4km walk to a typical Bibbulmun Track campsite.

  • Dates:Wednesday 22 April
  • Venue:near Kalamunda (details upon booking)
  • Time(s):12:30pm - 3:30pm

Details

  • Audience:Kids (4-12)
  • Interests:Food

Description

 There kids learn to make things like damper and pizza and get to eat their creations.

Kids will love the hands-on camp cooking experience.

Max two kids per adult. Max 2 adults per child. 1hr from Perth.

Choose from two sessions.

Ages 6 to 12yrs.

Includes ingredients for cooking and experienced guides. Just bring refreshments, snacks for kids and lunch for adults.

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