Class short descriptions


Armchair Movies
On Tuesday mornings a film is shown in our own "Theatre/Library". A monthly email is sent to all on the email list.
Art Painting - General
For anyone who would like to learn or improve their painting abiities. Specifically for those who love to paint and draw and be part of a friendly group. Various mediums used.
Art Painting - Portraiture & Design for Beginners
Learn to paint and draw portraits from a leading Artist.
Book Club
Limited to 10 members who read one book per month and discuss it. Required to be a member in any City of Casey Book Library, who supply the books. Must book through our Office.
Bridge Class
Learn to play Bridge - includes beginners.
Calligraphy
This course starts with foundational script and moves on to uncial, gothic, pointed gothic, italic and copperplate. Once the standard scripts have been completed you work more on your own and discover other scripts.No experience required. Regular attendance is preferred.
Card Making & Papercraft
Learn different techniques to make a card, tips on using equipment and basic tools. The aim is to complete a new card each week. This course is designed to last the full year and regular attendance is vital.
Computer Classes - General information
All computer classes require the use of computers, internet and a workbook. To cover these additional costs a small fee of $10 per term is charged. The fee covers all classes in each term and access to a one on one session on a Wedneday morning (booking required) - when  this is available..
Computers for Beginners
This is a course for those with no or limited computer experience. It introduces the member to the skills required to operate a computer, use the internet and email. Word processing, computer security and other software are also covered.
Computers - Intermediate
This course is for those with some level of computer skills. It allows the member to learn new skills and expand on what they already know. These can include the use of specific software programs such as MS Word, MS Excel etc.
Computers - Photo-editing
Learn how to transfer photos to your computer from various sources and then edit and if necessary repair those photos to achieve the best possible result. Thus course uses a free program called GMP to easily edit photos and graphics.
Cycling
Rides cover 20 to 30 kms depending upon conditions and participants' abilities. Cycle many enjoyable bike paths in Casey and along the extensive Dandenong Creek Trail. Contact Marge Angelucci on 0410 304 308 to find out starting point.
Discussion Group
 Meets to disccuss any issues of interest. Steers clear of religion and politics. Maximum number of 8 in group.
Folk Art
Here you learn the basic paint strokes and then put this into practice. You can decide what you would like to paint and what type of surface you would like to paint on e.g. glass, plastic, wood, vinyl or textiles. Make wonderful gifts.
French
Learning all things French in a fun and enjoyable way. From beginners to advanced. 
Guitar for beginners
Learn the guitar and play with a group - beginners and more advanced players.
Italian
Learning all things Italian in a fun and enjoyable way. From beginners to advanced. Currently full - with a waiting list.
Knitting (Click Clack and Chat)
Have fun talking and working on your hobby at the same time.
Learning to Play your Portable Electronic Keyboard
For beginners to those who can read music and have played the piano. Must bring your own keyboard and headphones. The "Fake Book Technique" consisting of playing the melody with the right hand and chord accompaniments  with the left hand - helped by the keyboard's abilty to add rhythm and colour.
Line Dancing
Our new class is suitable for beginners and led by an experienced tutor. A healthy and fun exercise to start the week. No partner required. Please contact our office before commencing.
Parchment Craft
Parchment craft (Pergamano) is the art of embellishing and decorating parchment paper through the use of techniques such as embossing, perforating, stippling, cutting and colouring. Create many items such as beautiful cards, gift tags, scrapbook pages, delicate invitation cards and boxes.
Patchwork/Sewing 
Great class to keep learning some new techniques in craft and patchwork. Create cushions, quilts and other craft items.
Playing a Portable Keyboard
Learn to read music and play your keyboard using a simple system and fakebook music style. Individual tuition at your own speed. Contact Ed Price on 0418 125 346.
Singing for Fun and Enjoyment.
No singing ability or voice quality checks. If you can sing in the shower, you are welcome. Mainly group karaoke-style songs from the past 50 years. It is not intended to be a choir and perform. Our aim to have fun while exploring old and new songs.
Stitching on Cards
Learn to utilise various cottons, patterns and design very pretty cards.
.Table Tennis
Get some exercise and fun at the same time with a small happy group. No experience necessary - all equipment supplied.