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Selwyn Times: January 31, 2018

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38 Wednesday January 31 2018 Latest Christchurch news at continuing education SELWYN TIMES New programmes at the Christchurch School of Music The Christchurch School of Music has introduced some great new programmes in 2018. Recorder is a wonderful way to begin a musical journey and this year a beginner recorder player can learn for just $1 a week!! For $52 the student will get a group class for 34 weeks, a good quality recorder and a tutor book!! For players of wind, brass and percussion there will be a big band in 2018 and we are launching it with a weekend workshop run by big band legend, Rodger Fox. The workshop will be held from 23-25 February and is being held in the Catholic Cathedral College Hall. For singers there will be two new choirs, the Christchurch Children’s Choir, an allcomers choir for 8-12 year olds and the Christchurch Girls’ Choir, an auditioned choir for girls aged 10-15. Auditions for the Piano Raewyn Clegg Registered Teacher of Piano and Theory of Music. 29 Lancewood Drive Halswell Ph 322-9377 Girls’ Choir will be held on Wednesday 7 March and audition packs are now available. The Christchurch School of Music is a family-oriented community aimed at providing quality music education in and around Christchurch. On a Saturday morning the whole family can find something to suit. Children from 2-7 years old can join in our experiential “Take Off with Music” while older children and adults may opt for group or individual lessons on a specific instrument (including voice). Weekday lessons are also available. Those who already play are welcome to join in one of the great ensembles which all take part in regular concerts. Please contact us via our website www. and let us start you on a musical journey that will bring pleasure for a lifetime. Papanui High School Term 1 2018 night classes It is nearly time to make those New Year resolutions so why not begin 2018 by taking some time for yourself and joining one of the wide range of nightclasses that are on offer at Papanui High School. The start of a new year is the ideal opportunity to get inspired to get out and learn something new and meet some new people. Classes for Term 1 begin from Monday 12 February and the options are extensive from Art to Yoga and everything in between we are sure regardless of your age or interest you will find something to tempt you. Classes at Papanui High School are held in a warm, friendly relaxed environment and our tutors are supportive and well qualified in their chosen fields. We have a range of new courses on offer for Term 1, if you are particularly interested in crafts then you will be spoilt for choice as we offer Mosiacs, Crochet at both beginners and a more advanced level, Paverpol Sculpture, Quilting, Silk Embroidery, Soy Candle Making, Furniture Restoration and Polishing, Upholstery, Cake Design and Cheese Making. For further information and enrolment in any of our courses please visit our website or telephone our office on 3520701. LESSONS, ENSEMBLE, AND INSTRUMENT HIRE FOR ALL AGES ENROL NOW FOR LESSONS AND ENSEMBLES IN 2018! ALSO: • FUN FOUNDATION CLASSES FOR 2–7 YEAR OLDS • GROUP BEGINNER RECORDER LESSONS FOR $1 A WEEK! (INCLUDES RECORDER AND TUTOR BOOK) Enrol now for 2018 | 03 366 1711

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Wednesday January 31 2018 39 continuing education adult and community education at Risingholme community centre Risingholme Community Centre wish everyone a very Happy New Year! We also would like to remind you that now is a good time to enrol in one of our exciting 2018 classes. There are still spaces available and we are pleased to have some new classes for 2018. The term starts on Monday 12 February 2018 and all class information is available via our website. www.risingholme. Our new classes include Print Making, Art of Motion and Dance, Art of Creativity and Motion, Coding and Electronics using Arduino, Zentangle and Drawing and Sketching . We are continually developing new courses based on the information that we gather from the community, so please check our website regularly for updates. Risingholme’s traditional base of art and craft courses continues to flourish with a full range available at a number of venues. They include fabrics, woodwork skills, cake decorating, health & fitness and well-being, computing, guitar and photography, cooking as well as many others. Have you ever considered learning a new Language we have a number of these that will run throughout the year including NZ Sign, Te Reo Maori, ESOL, Russian Italian, Arabic, German, Spanish and Italian. Language classes run at a variety of levels from Beginners to more advanced. If you can’t find what you are looking for – “Tell us what you would like to learn” For more information on classes at Risingholme, Riccarton High School, Christchurch Girls High School, Shirley Boys High School and Hornby High School, contact Risingholme Community Centre at 332 7359 or email The full programme for Term 1 is on our website at New classes at Canterbury WEA (Workers Educational Association) The Canterbury WEA may be over one hundred years old and be based in a character building in the city but that does not mean it has old ways of thinking or that the courses it offers are old fashioned. This term we are offering a number of new classes to tweak your minds and bodies. Belly dancing for beginners is a cultural experience as well as a gentle form of exercise and it is not just for women. Men are very welcome. The Nordic walking course begins a bit later in the term and will be making the most of Hagley Park and the gardens which are so close. Kazuko is a multi-talented addition to our tutor list and her Japanese Culture course will include music, drums and harp included, food, Ikebana, calligraphy etc. the music theory class is for beginners but is also for those who think they may need a refresher to help then regain skills and confidence in reading music. The Social issues soapbox is a series of one off sessions with speakers on the Environment, Housing, new Science, Politics, Economics etc and speakers we have include Sam Mahon, Dr’s Sylvia Nissen, Susannah Finlay, Libby Caygill and others. People who know what they are talking about and want to be involved in discussion. Check our website at and enroll online or call or email us. Adult and Community Education Term 1, 2018 Come learn with us Risingholme Community Centre offers a wide range of short courses, each term, at a range of venues. Risingholme Community Centre Art (Create with Pastels & Paints, Mixed Media, Watercolour, Painting with Acrylics), Mindfulness, Cake Decorating, Drawing & Sketching, Embroidery, ESOL, Fabric & Craft Skills, Guitar, Pottery, Sewing Skills, Upholstery, Using your Overlocker, Weekend Sewing classes, Yoga, Wood Sculpture, Woodwork, Woodwork for Women, Zentangle, Weaving, Printmaking. Christchurch Girls’ High School Dressmaking, Embroidery, Te Reo Maori, Watercolour Painting, Drawing & Sketching, Preserving Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs. Hornby High School Sewing Skills, Thai Cooking. Riccarton High School Calligraphy, Level 3 ESOL IELTS, ESOL Business English Intermediate. Indian Cooking, Italian Language, NZ Sign Language (a range of levels), Russian Language, Sewing Skills, Spanish Language, Te Reo Maori, Arabic, A taste of Egyptian cooking, Picture Framing. Shirley Boys’ High School Painting with Acrylics, German Language, Photoshop, Reiki Level 1, Spanish Language Level 3, Te Reo Maori, Thai Cooking, Website Design, Woodwork, Yoga (range of classes). Art of Creativity & Expression, Intro to Coding & Electronics using Arduino, Art of Motion & Dance. Full details available on Risingholme office at 99 Hawford Road Phone 332 7359 | Email