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Scratch Art is new to Australia and you can discover this amazing art technique for yourself when you attend the Art class at the Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House. Janice Timmins is one of the few teachers in Australia teaching Scratch Art and the pictures she has produced are just amazing. Janice will also teach you to paint your favourite scenes, flowers, animals and abstracts in various mediums such as acrylics, watercolour, oils etc. No previous experience is required and you can work at your own pace and have fun. So if you would like to get in touch with your creative side and have some fun come and join in the Art class on Mondays or Fridays at Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House, 11-13 Breed Street. Phone us now on 51 746199 to register your interest now.

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FaeriesNEXT CLASS dates:  To Be Advised

Please see Rhonda’s website (www.faerieswithattitude.com.au) for pictures or ring us for more information. Class sizes are limited to 6 people only!

Faeries with Attitude regularly run classes at the Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House. As an accredited Powertex trainer, Rhonda will take you step by step through the process to create your own unique sculpture. These great pieces can be placed out doors in the weather for years. You can access Rhonda’s website on www.faerieswithattitude.com.au to see some of her fabulous work or phone the Neighbourhood House to book in for the next available date.

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A new Carers Support Group is now available for Carers in the community to meet in a friendly, safe and supportive environment. The group meets Tuesday mornings at the House, between 9.30 and 11.30am to share morning tea, have a chat and share information. A resource file of information is being created and guest speakers will also occasionally address the group, to assist carers become more aware of what assistance is available in the community. So if you are a carer drop in for a cuppa and a chat on a Tuesday morning.

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The Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House welcomes volunteers and values their input.

We are always looking for people who can make a positive contribution to the House, as a member of the Committee of Management, Tutor, as an advisory for future programs or someone who can contribute their skills in a specific project.

Please phone and register your interest or feel free to drop in and have a chat about how you may be able to contribute.

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Imagine a place with the atmosphere of your very own shed; tools, wood, metal, paint, half finished projects; with the benefit of having other people around who might just have an easier way to do something or some tips on how to do it if you are unsure. Lots of people with the same interests, classes where you can share your knowledge with others, space to sit and have some lunch or a cuppa and a chat. A place designed for a range of activities but one that has very specific times and activities exclusively for blokes.

The Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House is currently working on establishing a “Men’s Shed.” In reality it will probably be a multi purpose facility that many community organisations will have access to and offering an array of activities however the initial emphasis is on getting a shed happening.

The shed is a long term project for the Neighbourhood House and is in the process of forming a group of men who would be interested in helping to achieve the goal of having a shed.

In addition we are seeking input from any community members who feel they have something to contribute initially:

Are you interested in helping with:

  • sourcing funding
  • able to help financially
  • contribute to applications and submissions for funding
  • assist with networking assist with promotion
  • be involved in a working committee

When the shed is established you might like to:

  • volunteer time to supervise activities
  • involvement in running the facility
  • assist with ongoing networking
  • assist with ongoing promotion

Or you might like to use the facilities:

  • as an individual
  • to work on community projects
  • have skills to share with others
  • to hire the venue

What ever your interest we would welcome hearing from you.
You could contact the Neighbourhood House on 5174 6199, or email tnh@wideband.net.au