Events Calendar

Events for the week beginning 28th May, 2017

  • Victorian Tech Savvy Seniors Program in Macedonian

    Victorian Tech Savvy Seniors Program in Macedonian

    When: From 10:00 AM on 24 Apr 2017, to 12:00 PM on 26 Jun 2017
    Location: Merrilands Community Centre (Wk1-4) 35 Sturdee Street, Reservoir and Reservoir Library (Wk5-10) 23 Edwardes St, Reservoir

    Victorian Tech Savvy Seniors program in Macedonian

    This free program for seniors will get you started with the basics of using technology. Reserve your place in the rogram by calling 1300 655 355 or visiting a branch of Darebin Libraries.

    Free and fun technology training sessions for seniors 
    Victorian Tech Savvy Seniors is a Seniors Card Age Friendly Partners Program with Telstra.
    Classes
    All classes will be held from 10am–12pm, details as
    follows.
    Monday 24 April Introduction to Computers
    Monday 1 May Introduction to Tablets
    Monday 8 May Introduction to the Internet – Part 1.1
    Monday 15 May Introduction to the Internet – Part 1.2
    Monday 22 May Introduction to the Internet – Part 2.1
    Monday 29 May Introduction to the Internet – Part 2.2
    Monday 5 June Introduction to Email – Part 1
    Tuesday 13 June Introduction to Email – Part 2 & 3
    Monday 19 June Introduction to Social Media – Part 1
    Monday 26 June Introduction to Social Media – Part 2 & 3
    Where?
    Weeks 1–4
    Merrilands Community Centre
    35 Sturdee Street, Reservoir 3073

    Weeks 5–10
    Reservoir Community and Learning Centre
    23 Edwardes St, Reservoir

    Each week:
    An interpreter will be present at each session. The class will be interpreted into Macedonian, and your questions will be translated to English.
    Computers and/or iPads will be provided for you to use during this session, however if you have your own device please bring it with you.
    This program is aimed at seniors (60 years & over). This program is a partnership between the Victorian Seniors Card Program and Telstra.

    This free program for seniors will get you started with the basics of using technology. 

    Book online  or call 1300 655 355.
  • Sea of Hands

    Sea of Hands

    When: From 10:00 AM on 22 May 2017, to 8:00 PM on 5 Jun 2017
    Location: Preston Library
    Visit the Sea of Hands at Preston Library during National Reconciliation Week.  Planting a Sea of Hands is an act of recognition – of identities, cultures and history. The first Sea of Hands was held in 1997 in front of Parliament House, Canberra. It was created as a powerful physical representation of the Citizen’s Statement on Native Title.

    Take a few moments for contemplation in the library courtyard and add your own message of support for reconciliation, rights and respect. Sea of Hands is an ANTaR campaign.
     
    Monday 22 May to Monday 5 June
  • Chess Club

    Chess Club

    When: Occurs from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM every week on Thursday, from 4 May 2017 until 22 Jun 2017
    Location: Preston Library

    Always wanted to play chess but never had someone to teach you?   Or do you just want to play a social game of chess with a friend? 

    From Thursday 4 May Preston Library will be hosting a weekly chess club.   No bookings are necessary, just come along and join a game.

    Kids aged 6 years plus welcome too

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • The Art of Perfect Roti

    The Art of Perfect Roti

    When: 2 Jun 2017, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Come and learn the secret to making the perfect soft roti while learning about Indian food traditions and spices.  In this food demonstration, Himanshi from Foodie Trails will show you how to make your own roti while sharing her love of everyday Indian food.

    Born and brought up in Mumbai, Himanshi brings a wealth of knowledge passed down through the family kitchen. At the end of the session enjoy a tasting portion of delicious potato curry and rice prepared by Himanshi.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Film Screening - Minimalism

    Film Screening - Minimalism

    When: 3 Jun 2017, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Missed the #1 indie documentary of 2016? With World Environment Day in June, it’s the perfect time to see what everyone has been talking about and consider the question, how might your life be better with less?  Minimalism: A Documentary about the Important Things examines the many flavours of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less. The screening will be followed by a short post-film reflection.

    Book online call 1300 655 355.

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