Tai Chi (Continuing)

$130 / 10 lessons
19 Oct 2017 Thursday, 05:45 PM - 07:15 PM

Tai Chi uses slow moving exercises and breathing to concentrate the mind, relax nerves, tone muscles and improve balance. Originally developed as a martial art, Tai Chi is now more popular for improving general health and scientific studies show that regular practice benefits a range of conditions. Tai Chi is a proven way of coordinating mind, body and breathing to focus attention and give clarity of mind. Type: Yang. If you are new to Tai Chi, please enrol in the Introductory Workshop.

Tutor: Les Dearden

Stretch & Strengthen

$130 / 10 lessons
17 Oct 2017 Tuesday, 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

The Stretch & Strengthen class is a mix of Chinese chi-kung (qigong) exercise and yoga style postures. It uses a mind-body approach to relax the mind and develop whole body strength and flexibility by working the bands of muscles that activate body movement. The class routine includes basic warm-up, joint rotations, aerobic strengthening, stretching and meditative breathing.

Tutor: Les Dearden

Tai Chi - Introductory Workshop

$60 / 4 lessons
23 Oct 2017 Monday, 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

Always wanted to try Tai Chi but don't know where to start? Join the Milligan crew for a 4 week introduction to Tai Chi. With an experienced instructor and reduced class numbers, this short course will introduce you to the fundamentals of Tai Chi. You'll gain a solid basis for furthering your Tai Chi practice and be on your way to coordinating mind, body and breathing. Please wear comfortable clothes & bring a water bottle.

Tutor: Les Dearden

No Kids Allowed: Playdough for Grown Ups

FREE / 1 lessons
23 Nov 2017 Thursday, 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM

Bring your lunch and play at Milligan Common! Join us for our free lunchtime playgroup just for grown ups, Thursday, 12.10-12.50pm. This week's session we will be making playdough - we'll even add some essential oils to make it a little more grown up! Free session. Registrations via Eventbrite are appreciated.

Creative Kickstart

FREE / 2 lessons
31 Oct 2017 Tuesday, 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM

Kickstart your creativity with our new Lunchtime Learning series @ Milligan Common. The first sessions will focus on using writing prompts to boost your creativity and finding ways to encourage and sustain your daily writing practice. Bring your favourite pen and notebook.

Tutor: Sash Milne

Cryptic Crosswords for Beginners

FREE / 1 lessons
16 Nov 2017 Thursday, 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM

Have you tried your hand at cryptic crosswords, only to find them too cryptic? This workshop covers the basics of how to start on a cryptic crossword grid, and you’ll also learn some handy explanations for spotting certain clues. Bring your lunch. Tickets are FREE. Registrations via Eventbrite are appreciated :)

Tutor:  Janice Mason

How to Get Your Book Published

$25 / 1 lessons
11 Nov 2017 Saturday, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Working out how to get your book published can be confusing and extremely daunting. In this informative workshop you’ll get a broad overview on how the publishing industry works and what it takes to get your manuscript in front of a publisher. Topics covered will include: How the publishing industry works; Traditional vs Self-Publishing vs Vanity publishing; Publisher or Agent?; How to pitch to a publisher; The author bio; Author Platforms; How much do you get paid?

Repair Cafe

FREE / 1 lessons
18 Nov 2017 Saturday, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Got something broken that's too good to throw out? Visit Milligan's Repair Café to see if the volunteers can help you to fix it. Our Repair Café is a free meeting place and it's all about repairing things together. Nothing broken? Come in for a coffee or lend a hand.

Creative Kickstart

FREE / 1 lessons
21 Nov 2017 Tuesday, 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM

Kickstart your creativity with our new Lunchtime Learning series @ Milligan Common. Today's session is hosted by Josh Langley, author of 6 books, illustrator and award-winning advertising copywriter. The workshop will help you define your creative project; explore how important it is to express yourself creatively; and discuss ways to overcome procrastination, perfectionism and fear. Bring your favourite pen and notebook.

Secret Supper

$25 / 1 lessons
01 Dec 2017 Friday, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Secret Supper... where everything is unknown. Join us for Secret Supper and you'll get more than you bargained for. Dinner, new friends and plenty of surprises are in store at our secret venue. ***PRE-PURCHASED TICKETS ARE ESSENTIAL***

Wire Jewellery Workshop

$20 / 1 lessons
14 Dec 2017 Thursday, 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Design and create unique pieces! Learn the twist, coil and link techniques that will produce complete pieces to take home with you ... perfect for Christmas gifts! Some tools will be available to borrow; however, we highly recommend bringing your own pliers if you have them.

Gin Alchemy

$50 / 1 lessons
06 Dec 2017 Wednesday, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Discover the unique and wonderful world of Gin Alchemy! In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn about the history of gin, how to use botanicals in gin making and you'll create your very own blend to take home. You must be at least 18 years of age to attend this event | Responsible service of alcohol rules apply. Tickets are limited, Book now or miss out!

Intro to Swing Dance

$15 / 1 lessons
07 Dec 2017 Thursday, 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Let's swing! Are you a vintage fanatic? Dust off your glad rags and come along to learn the basics of swing dance. This intro workshop will be a blast! And the best part? The class is suitable for complete beginners and no partner is required. Vintage fashion optional.

MYO Smoothie Garden Planter!

$20 / 1 lessons
09 Dec 2017 Saturday, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Make your own garden planter with all your green smoothie essentials! You'll learn all about green smoothies, their health benefits and how to make them. Plus you'll construct your very own portable smoothie garden to enjoy at home. All materials supplied.

Repair Cafe

FREE / 1 lessons
09 Dec 2017 Saturday, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Got something broken that's too good to throw out? Visit Milligan's Repair Café to see if the volunteers can help you to fix it. Our Repair Café is a free meeting place and it's all about repairing things together. Nothing broken? Come in for a coffee or lend a hand.