15th April 2019
Introduction to Silversmithing; Introduction to Japanese; Breastscreen Bus to Geelong
Introduction to Silversmithing
If you are looking for an outlet for your creativity, jewellery making can offer a rewarding choice. Creating a sterling silver ring is a great introduction to the joys of working with metal.
This workshop aims to provide a practical beginners approach to jewellery making. Participants will attend a workshop to learn how to craft in sterling silver and will be introduced to the following jewellery making techniques:
- Ring sizing and how to custom fit a ring
- How to create an individual design for a ring
- How to cut metal using a professional jewellers saw
- How to texture and stamp metal
- Soldering/annealing techniques with jewellers torch
- Finishing and polishing a completed piece
Included in the workshop:
- All base metal sheet and wire needed
- All tools and equipment needed to construct your ring
Date: Saturday 25th May
Date: Sunday 26th May
Introduction to Japanese
Learn simple conversations and study Japanese scripts. This course is suitable for beginners as well as those wanting to brush-up on skills from previous lessons. Hiroko Yamamura is an experienced teacher of Japanese and her classes carefully designed to build skills.
Dates: Wednesdays 1st May - 26th June
Time: 5.45-6.45pm at Marrar Woorn
Cost: 9 classes $90
Breastscreen Bus to Geelong
Join local women on the Breastscreen Bus as it takes you from Apollo Bay and Forrest to Breastscreen Victoria for your free screening in Geelong.
Date: Thursday 9th May 2019
Time: Bus departs at 9am from Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House in Apollo Bay and picks up at the Forrest Neighbourhood House at 9.30am. There is time for lunch in Geelong and returning around 5pm.
Cost: $15 for return travel
RSVP: Bookings required by Wednesday 24th April to allow for paperwork
6 Pengilley Ave, Apollo Bay
Phone (03) 5237 8590
For more information, contact Otway Health on (03) 5237 8500.