2022

Majura Women’s Group Program

Providing opportunities for friendship and creative outlet for women with young children. Come along on Wednesdays during school term from 9.30am to 12:30. We meet at the Downer Community Centre. Low cost childcare provided. New members are always welcome.

Please note that presently due to Social Distancing regulations, our numbers may be capped. Spots will be given on a first come first served basis each week. Please ensure you follow ACT Health recommendations if planning to attend. You are required to check in using the Check In CBR app.

Term 1 2022

Please note: In addition to our presencial program, we will be running a virtual "Majura Women's Group Check In Sessions" program throughout the term. In these sessions, we will be able to meet via Zoom for a casual chat and craft. This term we will be working on an individual "Term-long" project. Please head to our Facebook group for more details.

Wednesdays

2nd Feb

9:30am

Board Games

Welcome new mums joining us this year, and welcome back to everyone else!  Today we sit down and catch up over a range of board games and a cuppa.  Feel free to bring in your favourites to play with the group.

All welcome.

9th Feb

9:30am

 Papercraft

Get those creative juices flowing as Anne Patterson from Close to My Heart brings us her mobile craft studio for a morning of papercraft.

All welcome

16th Feb

9.30am

Menopause Talk

Join us as Dr Clare Holberton and Angela Rule, Community Education and Health Promotion Officer from Secual Health and Family Planning ACT, talk with us about menopause.   

All welcome

23rd Feb

9.30am

Mosaic Planning Session

*To Be Confirmed

Last year Majura Womens Group celebrated it's 40th Anniversary.  Yay us!  To comemmorate this event, we are working with a local artist to design and construct a mosaic which will be permenantly displayed in the courtyard outside the Downer community centre.  Bring your ideas  for a collaborative planning session. 

 All welcome

2nd March

9.30am

 Tie Dye

Groovy man!  Brighten up your kid's wardrobes as we get messy with fun tie dye shirts.  Some shirts will be provided in sizes 1-5, or feel free to bring your own. Due to the messy nature of this activity we will be switching rooms with the childcare this week.

All welcome

9th March

9.30am

 African Drumming

African drumming is an absolute blast. Immerse yourself in a group of drummers, learning to play rythms in unison.  Facilitated by Yvette from Drum Effect.

 All welcome

16th March

9.30am

Mosaic Making Part 1

*To Be Confirmed

This week we start working on fabricating our 40 Years mosaic with the help of local artist Tina van Raay.  Please bring along any ceramics or unusual items you have collected that you would like to incorporate into the mosaic.   

All welcome

23rd March

9.30am

 Visible Mending

Today MWG member Kerensa will be running a workshop on visible mending.  A very handy skill when you have young kids!  We will be learning some basic clothing repair techniques to make your old clothes look better than new.

All  Welcome

30th March

9.30am

Mosaic Making Part 2

*To Be Confirmed

This week we continue fabrication of our 40 years mosaic with the help of local artist Tina van Raay.  Please bring along any ceramics or unusual items you have collected that you would like to incorporate into the mosaic.    

All welcome

6th April

9.30am

Zumba

Don your active wear and let's get this party started!  We welcome back the ever popular Naomi to lead us in some energetic Zumba dancing.

All Welcome