Life-Long Learning

Everything is Story:   Join Josie Emery for her professional writing course which supports your writing development and finding your own authentic voice. Course is 10 weeks, starts 18 October

Time: Tuesdays 9.30-11.30am, Cost: $235/$185 concession



Simple Woodwork: Select from different projects, including the popular Adirondak chair and bird boxes designed to atract native bird species to your garden.  Learn simple woodwork skills like wood preparation, cutting and mesureing.  6 week course.  Stars Tuesday 24 October

Time: Tuesdays 6.30 - 9.30pm,  Cost:$95/$75 concession




Discover your Ancestry:  This 4 week course will introduce you to which can be used to research your family histroy, with a focus on immigration, convicts, military service and other resorces. is available for free at the Maldon Neighbourhood Centre.  Course will start 25 October --15 November.

Time: Wednesdays 1-3pm,  Cost: $125/$95 concession.   


Practical Guide to Landscaping Principles: Join experience landscaper Anthony Morrey to learn the art of landscaping, both theoretical and hands on.   This is an intensive 5 week course that will enable you to undertake your own projects at home or build skills for emplyment.  With a diploma and a degree form Burnely College under his belt, Anthony has spent the last thirty years as a landscape designer who has created over a thousand gardens  throuout Melbourne. Startys Tuesday 24 October, from 9.30am - 3.30pm, finished 28 November,

Time: Tuesdays  9.30am - 3.30pm, , Cost is $190/$165 concession,




 Mixed Media Plein Air with Mark Dober  Sunday 29 October, 10am - 3pm  $110 per person, all materials provided

Plein air drawing workshop using watercolour and oil pastel - two unlike but complementary media.  Starting at the MNC for an half hour presentation, then transport is provided to Butts Reserve.  This workship is suitable for all levels of experience, including artist who want to expand their drawing proctice in new and modern ways.  Maximum of 11 participants.  All materlials provided, includes morning tea.



Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) 

Nationally accredited first aid and CPR training in partnership and under the auspices of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 and the Asthma Foundation Victoria RTO4987 run by Castlemaine community District Health and held at Maldon Neibhbourhood Centre.

Time: Friday 10 November 9am - 4 pm  Cost: $125 (includes workbooks and certificates)

Booking: 5479 1000 or 



Backyard Chickens & Eggs  Sat 25 Nov, 10.30am - 12.30pm

Come along to the MNC and learn how to care for chickens and integrate them into highly productive and mutually benefical food systems.  To book call 5471 1700 or email



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