Life-long learning

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 8th October, 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 12 November.

Time: Tuesday 6.30 - 9.30pm

Cost: $55/$40 concession

Venue: Maldon Men’s Shed

Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

Applied First aid workshop, including CPR updates led by Castlemaine District Community Health under the auspices of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 and the Asthma Foundation Victoria RTO4987.

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

Time: Thursday 3 November 9am – 4pm

Cost: $130 per person (includes workbooks and certificates)

Venue: Maldon Neighbourhood Centre

Sewing to suit everyone ...

julie reds studio

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 6 October.

Time: Saturdays 10.00 - 1pm

Cost: $340*

Venue: Julie Red projects Studio, Barkers Creek.

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  October 16

Time:  Wednesdays 12 noon - 3pm

Cost: $385*

Venue: Julie Red Projects Studio, Barkers Creek

Sew Stretch: Stretch Sewing and Overlocker

Do you want confidence to be the boss of your overlocker? Learn to rethread your overlocker, troubleshooting techniques and tricks of the trade. You'll learn about the different types of stretch fabric, how to lay it out and cut it, and different techniques of how to finish your garments.

8 x 3 hr classes, begins  October 26

Time:  Wednesdays 12 noon - 3pm

Cost: $350*

Venue: Julie Red Projects Studio, Barkers Creek

*discounted price on application

To Book: 0401 534 502 or

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Money sense for women

Let's talk about money!

Our attitudes to it, our understanding of it, our skills with it, and our hopes when it comes to managing money and making it work for us.

Learn how to understand and manage your financial well-being, over 8 weeks starting 14 October.

Child are available for a fee, download the brochure Money Sense for Women.

Time: Mondays from 9.30 to 12.30pm

Cost: $40/$15 concession

Venue: Maldon Neighbourhood Centre

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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