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Connect, discover or create with a winter course at CWEA

Wednesday, July 03, 2019   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: Community development, seminar, arts, Courses, workshop, technology, Sleep, waste

The Term 3 programme at the Canterbury WEA is out and packed with exciting, affordable courses and events to keep us busy and energized through the winter months. There are more than 50 different courses, talks and events so enrol now!

Book or check out these and other great opportunities on the CWEA website.

  • 25 percent discount for Community Services Card holders.
  • Opportunities to volunteer and be part of this wonderful long standing organisation.
  • Classes during the day, evening and weekends - something for everyone!
  • Free tea and coffee on site for all students.

Let’s Write!

Dates: 6 Mondays starting 29th July 2019.
Time: 10am to noon.
Cost: $57 per person.

Suitable for anyone wanting to further their own writing journey. This is a supportive and safe environment for all aspiring writers. You will explore a variety of techniques under the guidance of Linda Hart, for successfully pulling your ideas, thoughts and/or memories out and on to the page!

Get Better Sleep!

Dates: 5 Mondays starting 29th July 2019.
Time: 6.30 to 8pm.
Cost: $34 per person.

Difficulties with sleep are increasingly common and can have a big impact on your quality of life. Join professional councilor and social worker Veronika Gabel for a course that will encourage reflection and equip you with practical solutions.

Waste Not! DIY ways to reduce your household rubbish

Dates: 4 Wednesdays starting 31st July 2019.
Time: 12.30 to 2.30pm.
Cost: Attend the first session and then pick and mix 3 other sessions - all for $5 for members, or $26 for non-members.

Join a variety of passionate sustainability advocates for this course that will equip you with knowledge and motivation to do your bit to reduce waste. This is a course for both your mind and your creative side, from making beeswax wraps to exploring the darker, waste filled side of the fashion industry.

Machine World

Dates: 8 Thursdays starting 1st August 2019.
Time: 12.30 to 2.30pm.
Cost: $76 per person.

Technology is changing our world faster and faster. Join Dr Anne Scott to explore the social, economic and political implications of this transforming technology on our world today and on the future of humankind.

Kids and Their Grown Ups: Kite Making

Date and Time: Saturday 10th August 2019, from 10.30am to noon.
Cost: $7 per person.

Whether you are a grandparent, parent, aunt, uncle or caregiver – connect with this great activity that you can enjoy together. All materials supplied for you to make your own kites and learn how to make more from materials you will have at home.

Painting: Getting Rid of Conventional Expectations

Dates: 6 Fridays starting 16th August 2019.
Time: 10am to noon.
Cost: $53 per person.

Explore your creative side with this course suitable for both novice and experienced painters. This course will encourage you to play with composition and use different strategies to create quite varied and unique results.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch