Computer, Tablet & Phone Classes For Beginners
Jan
13
to Dec 22

Computer, Tablet & Phone Classes For Beginners

  • Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course is for absolute beginners. The lessons are one-on-one, which means you will have the undivided attention of the tutor. Lessons cover sending emails, visiting notable websites, and using the searchengine Google. The tutor will set you up with an email address if you don’t already have one. You don’t even need to have a computer at home. You will be able to practise on the KNC computers dedicated to BFS users.

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Chinese Seniors Group
Jan
29
to Dec 17

Chinese Seniors Group

  • Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ACCA is a non-political, non-religious, and a not-for-profit organisation that was specifically formed to serve the Chinese-Australian community in New South Wales. At The Kirribilli Centre ACCA provides Social Respite activities to support the physical and mental wellbeing of local Chinese seniors.

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SENIORS STRENGTH & BALANCE
Nov
14
to Dec 5

SENIORS STRENGTH & BALANCE

From 14th November we have our new Strength & Balance class, for Seniors. It will run for four
weeks and commence again in the New Year. The four week class is $20 (for four weeks) and starts at 2pm. The class teaches proven exercises to increase your strength, balance, core stability and overall physical capability. If you need a chair four this class, they will be available - this class is for any senior wanting to build or improve on their current balance and strength. It is ideal for helping with everyday activities. Please call us on 9922 4428 to book. We'd love to hear from you. A very big thank you to North Sydney Council for contributing to the cost of this course.

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Creative Writing
Aug
26
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Writing

Do you love books? Do you read a lot? Have you always wanted to write creatively but not sure how to start? This course will guide you through the basics of creative writing for short stories, novels and memoir. We will cover the basics: the difference between plot and story, story structure, bringing settings to life, creating engaging characters, writing realistic dialogue and crafting a unique writer’s voice. The workshop will also cover the basics of rewriting, editing, publishing and submitting work.

The workshop will be highly interactive with writing exercises to practice what students are being taught. Students will be able to share what they’ve if they wish to, there will be no pressure to share.

Competency in reading and writing English.

Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop students will, at an introductory level:

Understand the difference between plot and story

Know what story structure is and how it works

Have learnt how to creatively describe settings

Have learnt what an engaging character is and the basics of developing one

Know how to write dialogue

Understand the process of developing their writers voice

Understand the 3 types of editing

Know how to submit pieces to magazines

Date: Sunday, 26 August

Cost: $135.00

Time: 10am - 4pm (with one hour for lunch)

Contact: Linda Bell on bell.writer@gmail.com or call 0413 842175

Bookings essential

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