Contact Us

Phone

(03) 9899 0062

Email

admin@clotacottage.org.au

Address

31 Clota Ave

Box Hill

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Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday 9.00am -3.00pm

Fridays 10.00am - 12.30pm

(Close School Holidays)

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Community Courses

Get into Computers, Phones and Tablets

 

This course will cover the basics of Windows & Office. It includes email, internet, file management, Word, Excel, Digital Imaging and virus protection. Learn to use phones and tablets, access goods and services online.

Students may bring their own laptops or devices but please advise the Office beforehand.

 

Tuesdays 12.30pm -3.00pm

 

Cost is $3 per week for eligible particiants (60+)or Concession Card holders

$10 per week full fee

 

  

 Conversational English for Mandarin speakers

 

This course will run on Fridays  from 11.30am to 12.30 and includes morning tea.

 

This is a social class, led by a bilingual teacher, that will give participants opportunities to practise their English and meet new people in a relaxed and friendly environment.

 

Fridays during school Terms 

Cost: Gold coin donation

   

Wiser Driver, Wiser Traveller and Wiser Walker

  

 In conjunction with RoadSafe Eastern Metro and Whitehorse City Council, Clota Cottage will be offering these fantastic free programs for people aged over 60.

 

 Wiser Driver 

This course is a friendly informal course running over 4 weeks.

The 2 hour sessions use trained presenters and cover topics

including

  • Driver confidence and awareness
  • Changes in the road rules
  • Inproving your skills
  • Planning for the future

The Wiser Walker, Wiser Traveller program will cover getting around without a car, safe use of public transport, using Myki with confidence, tips for taxi use, what community transport and support services are available, travel planning, being a safe pedestrian and practical outings using public transport.

  Dates to be advised for 2018

 

 Learn to Crochet

 Cost: Course Fee $40         Kit $5

Mondays 10am – 12 noon   February 12 – March 5

 

About the tutor 

Beth is a local artist with who has run a small local business, Carmah Designs, for over 8 years. Beth has over run several beginners crochet classes and workshops and has been

crocheting herself for 35 years. For more information about Beth you can like her Facebook page:-

 www.facebook.com/MyCarmahDesigns

 You can also find her on Instagram carmah designs and Twitter @beth turley

 

Bookings essential

  

Learn to Meditate

Mondays 6.00pm - 7.00pm February 12 - March 5

Cost $40

 Learn to Meditate is a 4 week course which teaches meditation, deep relaxation and controlled breathing techniques to assist in developing a home practice.

 About the Tutor

 Judy has many yers expericence teaching Yoga and Meditation at community houses as well as for government departments. Judy is a qualified Yoga, Meditation and Pre and Post Natal Yoga teacher.