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Crows Nest Branch

MONDAY

CROWS NEST - GERMAN ELEMENTARY     1.30pm - 3.00pm
The course is best suited to participants who have had some exposure to
German language and are looking to extend their language skills. The program uses a variety of course materials, supplemented by authentic texts including songs as well as information on current affairs. Emphasis is placed on the development of reading and listening skills. Please discuss with Tutor before enrolling.

CROWS NEST - COMPUTER SKILLS MADE EASY.     9.30am - 11.30am

Discussions, information, tips & tricks to get the most out of the services,

instructions, promotions and facilities available using devices (computers,

phones, tablets, etc.) in the on-line world.

CROWS NEST - PLEIN AIR DRAWING AND PAINTING     4.00pm till dark     Term 1 & 4

A jovial meeting of artists in the outdoors - "plein air". Any skill level: beginners onwards. Bring your own art equipment, afternoon tea and a folding chair.

CROWS NEST - WRITE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS - FORTNIGHTLY     9.00am - 12.00noon

Navigate the world of writing (fiction and non-fiction) and become an independent author. With expert help in writing, editing, producing and marketing your book, you could become a famous author. Come with a blank canvas or completed manuscript. We will cover all aspects - from planning to published author.

TUESDAY

CROWS NEST - SILK PAINTING     9.30am - 11.30am      Term 1 & 2
My paints will fix to silk, cotton, wool, feathers, pottery, bark, leaves, animal hide, paper and card. Our main use will be with silk, but we will have fun
experimenting with other materials. During the course there will also be opportunity to create cards, cushion cover panels and silk scarves.

CROWS NEST - AMIGURUMI FOR BEGINNERS - Fortnightly      1.30pm - 3.00pm     Term 1 & 2

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting stuffed toys. Using mostly single crochet stitches on a 25mm hook to achieve best results. In this course you will

crochet your very own Amigurumi Toy. A basic knowledge of crocheting is required.

CROWS NEST - PAPER TOLE FOR BEGINNERS - Fortnightly      9.30am - 11.30am     Term 1 & 2

Paper Tole is the art of 3D paper craft. It involves cutting out sections from identical prints and layering them up using silicone. In this course you will create

your very own three dimensional picture. No experience required

WEDNESDAY

CROWS NEST - CELTIC SPIRITUALITY - ALTERNATE WEDNESDAYS     9.30am - 11.30am    Term 1 & 2
This course looks at the early history of Britain and Ireland, including Roman Britain. It also examines in depth the spirituality of the sixth century Irish monks and how Celtic Spirituality is relevant to us today.

CROWS NEST - FOOD AND HERBS AS MEDICINE. FORTNIGHTLY      10.30am - 11.30am      Term 2

Using food and herbs to nourish, support and heal your body. Workshops included. Lyn is a qualified nutritionist and herbalist.

CROWS NEST - MEDIEVAL WOMEN MYSTICS - ALTERNATE WEDNESDAYS     9.30am - 11.30am     Term 3 & 4

This course includes medieval social history, warfare and plague in the Middle Ages, attitude to women, women in medieval art and the beguines. We will

also study in depth the lives and legacies of medieval women mystics, including Julian of Norwich, Hildegard of Bingen, Joan of Arc, Catherine of Sienna and

many more.

CROWS NEST - PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS - FORTNIGHTLY   10.30am       Term 2

This course is for the beginner who wants to learn about digital cameras and start taking photos which will develop into their own style. A digital camera

with manual control is required.

THURSDAY

CROWS NEST - FOLK DANCING FUN     5.30pm - 7.00pm      Term1 & 2
If you can walk - you can Dance! Easy and fun dance lessons using a variety of traditional folk dances from around the world.

CROWS NEST - MOSAICS (FORTNIGHTLY)      9.30am - 1.00pm

Creating art - using tiles and old china - to make mosaics

CROWS NEST - SYMPHONIC SOUNDS     10.00am - 12.00noon

Listening to Classical music. One major work - coffee - music brought in by participants

 

CROWS NETS - BIRDING - MONTHLY    6.30am
Educate people interested in the birdlife of the Crows Nest/Toowoomba region.
Suitable for beginners & veterans alike. Requirements: binoculars, walking
shoes, hat, water bottle etc.
Term 1 & 4 6:30am start
Term 2 & 3 7.30am start

FRIDAY

CROWS NEST - UKULELE FOR FUN - ADVANCED     1.00pm - 2.00pm
A course for students who can play and want to continue having fun playing the ukulele.

CROWS NEST - CROSSWORDS/CRYPTIC CROSSWORDS/SUDOKU -FORTNIGHTLY     9.30am - 11.00am      Term 1 & 2

Enjoy a social time learning clues and tricks to solve these puzzles

CROWS NEST - GERMAN & ENGLISH CONVERSATION - FORTNIGHTLY - MORNING COFFEE GROUP     10.00am - 11.30am

This course is for people who know some German and would like to further their knowledge by making conversation in that language.

CROWS NEST - UKULELE FOR FUN - BEGINNERS      2.15pm - 3.15pm

A beginner's course for those who want to have fun playing the ukulele

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