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    CAE 70th Anniversary

    Tue. 24 October, 2017
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Federation Square
    Melbourne
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    Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
    • The iconic Centre for Adult Education (CAE) has proudly been part of Melbourne for decades. It is a leading centre for creativity and adult learning.

      Come and join us celebrate the CAE’s 70th Anniversary.

      There will be lots of FREE activities* including:

      - Workshops

      - Demonstrations

      - Smartphone photography walking tours

      - Food tastings

      - Pre-loved Book Group titles give-away (gold coin donation)

      - Entertainment and more!

      *Some activities have limited numbers and can be pre-booked below

      Information about our accredited and pre-accredited courses, including VCE will also be available.

      Plus, if you need help deciding what direction your career should take, or what to study to achieve your goals, come and talk to the team from the Skills and Jobs Centre.

    • Thinking about returning to study in 2018? Come and speak to us at the Information marquee and find out what your study options are at the CAE.

      We offer courses in:

      • VCE
      • Adult Learning Programs

      Box Hill Institute also offers the following courses at the CAE:

      • Visual Arts (Certificate III & IV, Diploma)
      • Professional Writing & Editing (Certificate IV)
      • Commerce
      • Fashion & Fashion Merchandising
      • Hospitality Management
      • Library & Information Management
      • Animal Studies
      • Nursing

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      Make your own paint brushes from materials found in your own backyard. In this activity you will make bespoke brushes using supplied organic and recycled materials.


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      Cartooning – It's for adults as much as kids so give it a go! Try basic drawing techniques or discover your own cartooning style.


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      This is a wonderful opportunity for you to join renowned artist, Patrick Lam and learn how to paint traditional landscapes using Chinese ink on rice paper.


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      This is a wonderful opportunity for you to join renowned artist, Patrick Lam and learn how to paint simple flowers and birds using Chinese ink on rice paper.


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      Are you keen to develop your language skills but unsure of your level? Come along and have a free 15 minute one-on-one session with Ewelina Zyla to gauge your level.


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      Learn how to make versatile squares that may be used for a variety of craft projects - from colourful blankets to quirky containers. It's fast, it's colourful and it's creative!


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      Learn how to beat nerves that hold you back from achieving what you want.


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      Are you keen to develop your language skills but unsure of your level? Come along and have a free 15 minute one-on-one session with Amy Bastiaansen to gauge your level.


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      Perhaps you are heading overseas soon and keen to learn some basic Dutch words or phrases. Join our free 25 minute classes at Federation Square with Amy Bastiaansen.


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      Perhaps you are heading overseas soon and keen to learn some basic Spanish words or phrases. Join our free 25 minute classes at Federation Square with Tamara Pena-Porras.


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      Decorate your desk with a Flower Cup. Learn how to design, decorate and arrange flowers in a coffee mug for you to take away.


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      In this demonstration, our creative floristry tutor shows you how to make a decorative flower ring using a selection of fresh flowers and foliage.


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      Here's an opportunity for you to put into practice the techniques taught in the Flower Ring demonstration. Make your very own decorative take-away ring to wear on your finger.


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    • Workshop

      How you can capture a business contact's full attention and interest in 20 seconds.


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      SMART goals don't work because they're missing the X factor. Here's what you need to do to succeed.


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      Leading African Dance teacher and choreographer, Suzie Mzuri Watts, will bring Federation Square to life with an interactive stage workshop that's sure to shake off those cobwebs and bring out the exhibitionist in you!


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      Grab one of our iPads and learn how you too can turn your iPad into your very own studio using apps and simple finger sketching techniques.


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      Create your own attractive iPhone cover using a combination of felt, thread and simple hand-stitching techniques.


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      Are you keen to develop your language skills but unsure of your level? Come along and have a free 15 minute one-on-one session with Anna Stewart to gauge your level.


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      Are you keen to develop your language skills but unsure of your level? Come along and have a free 15 minute one-on-one session with Kyungok Cho to gauge your level.


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      Our resident magician will soon have you mastering a variety of illusionary tricks to baffle family, friends and work-colleagues .


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      Your camera or smart phone allows the creativity in you to capture that special image. However, you will benefit from some basic technical skills. What better than to join photographer George Poulakis on this practical photo shoot / walking tour within Melbourne's CBD. George will encourage you to interpret your subject through the use of creative composition techniques.


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      Are you keen to develop your language skills but unsure of your level? Come along and have a free 15 minute one-on-one session with Ewelina Zyla to gauge your level.


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      Discover how to recognise and control threatening situations and practice a variety of defensive and protective techniques to use against attackers. No experience necessary.


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      Are you keen to develop your language skills but unsure of your level? Come along and have a free 15 minute one-on-one session with Tamara Pena-Porras and Luis Gonzalez to gauge your level.


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      How to look good in front of the boss, colleagues and clients - when you really don't know what to say.


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      Start your day with calming mindfulness exercises. Gain awareness of the motions of muscles and joints, breathing and movement.


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