Life-Long Learning

Writing Wills and Power of Attorney

Supported by a local solicitor from Robertson Hyetts

Understand how to write a will & what to include in it.

Time: Wed 7 August, 1.30pm – 3pm

Understand what a power of attorney is and when to have one.

Time: Wed 14 August, 1.30pm – 3pm

Cost: $5 per workshop

Simple Woodwork: Part 1

Make your own Adirondak chair in just 4 weeks. Learn simple woodwork skills like wood preparation, cutting and measuring.  Starts Tuesday 30 July, Materials included.

Time: Tuesday 6.30 - 9.30pm

Cost: $55/$40 concession

Venue: Maldon Men’s Shed.

Woodwork Projects: Part 2

Bring your own project ideas to fruition with support from experienced Men’s Shed members. This course is suitable for learners who have completed an         Adirondak Chair or equivalent. 4 week course, materials NOT included. Starts Tuesday 27 August

Time: Tuesday 6.30 - 9.30pm

Cost: $55/$40 concession

Venue: Maldon Men’s Shed

Marine Licence Training

Get on the water and enjoy all that recreational boating has to offer – with training by Seaton Training Pty Ltd A.B.N. 60 133 645 100. This course covers:

Carrying out trip preparation and planning, safely operating a small mechanically powered vessel, responding to boating emergencies and incidents and Personal Watercraft (PWC) Jetski endorsement

(licence subject to application to VicRoads)

Time: Thursday 8 August 6 – 10pm

Cost: $120 per person

Venue: Maldon Neighbourhood Centre

Event Management .... it's no party! 

Intro to Event Management by Pamela Jewson of Maxim PR & Marketing covering the basics; preparation, planning, paperwork and the de-brief.

Time: Thursday 29 Aug – 12 Sept, 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Cost: $55/35 concession

Free for community group representatives

Venue: Maldon Neighbourhood Centre

Sew Good:
Beginners sewing course

Completely new to sewing? Or want to go back and start from the basics? This beginners course will introduce you to the sewing machine, its parts and functions, sewing terminology and have you using patterns and sewing cool stuff in no time!

8 x 3 hour classes, begins Friday 26 July

Time: Thursdays 6.30 - 9.30pm

Cost: $340*

Venue: Julie Red projects Studio, Workspace Castlemaine

Sew Much Better: Intermediate sewing course

Nine week intermediate sewing course to take your skills soaring to new heights! Work at your own pace while learning different sewing techniques. Project 1 is a semi-fitted shirt. Then you can choose your own projects from commercial patterns, learning how to read patterns and make small pattern adjustments.

9 x 3 hr classes, begins  Thurs 25 July – 19 Sept

Time:  Thursdays 6.30 – 9.30pm 

Cost: $385*

Venue: Julie Red Projects Studio, Castlemaine

*discounted price on application

To Book: 0401 534 502 or

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TV Anytime 

Learn how to catch up on your favourite TV shows using your tablet, smart phone, laptop or computer.

Supported by Be Connected  FREE!

Time: Friday 30 August, 1 - 3pm

Venue: Maldon Neighbourhood Centre Hall

Money sense for women

Learn how to understand and manage your financial well-being, over 8 weeks starting 2 August.

Child minding available, download the brochure Money Sense for Women

Time: Fridays from 9.30 to 12.30pm

Cost: $40/$15 concession

Venue: Castlemaine Community House

Repeated in Maldon from 14 October on Mondays

From composition to content

This class will focus on composition as a way into meaning. Run by local artist Heather Ellyard originally of Boston, USA. Ellyard has held 30 solo shows within Australia and participated in over 50 group shows. In addition, Ellyard has taught at Art Schools in ACT, SA & Vic. and was art reviewer on ABC radio for 3 years.

Time: Saturday 3 August 10.00 to 3.00pm

Cost: $105/$90 concession

To Book: Maldon Neighbourhood Centre 5475 2093 or

Computing Support  

Volunteers are available to help with your computing needs and digital learning. Bring in a question, schedule an appointment or check out and discover how being online can add new skills and experiences to your life. 


Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am - 12.30pm

Cost: free


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