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Community Physio Workshop
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Community Physio Workshop

Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road, Riverton WA 6148

Come and join us for this 5 week group class covering all things OSTEOPOROSIS

This is a weekly class running at the same time/day each week for a 5 week period.

Free, informative and delivered by qualified practitioners in our libraries -BOOK HERE.

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Go Digital LEARN
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Go Digital LEARN

Bentley Library

Get confident with digital skills at this friendly group workshop on all things about smart devices.


Eventbrite bookings essential - book here.

Learn about smart devices and how they transform everyday lives and improve quality of life.

If you have one, please bring along a laptop or tablet, charger and anything else that will help you get the best out of this workshop.

Eventbrite bookings essential - book here.

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Calling all music lovers!
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Calling all music lovers!

Lynwood Youth Centre - 11 Edgeware Street, Lynwood

Enjoy singing and playing music from around the world, with the WOWS Cultural Choir and Music Group that meets at on Thursdays from 7pm – 9pm at Lynwood Youth Centre.

Come along and share your voice and instrumental skills. You are welcome whether you are experienced or unexperienced, professional or not... as long as you love music.

You will be learning with our talented musical director, who can play 10 different instruments and has experience working with choirs, singers and musicians. We will be working towards performing at events, including holding our own music festival in 2022!

The group is hosted by Women of World Stage (though men can join in too!) and is supported by City of Canning.

First session free. Children aged 7+ welcome.

For more information about cost and other details, call:

Filiz on 0417 684 257 (speaks Turkish & English),
Aileen on 0421 780 510 (speaks Chinese, English), or
Angela on 0406 025 177 (speaks German & English).

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Resume Writing: An intro for teens
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Resume Writing: An intro for teens

Cannington Library - 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington, WA 6107

What do I put on my resume if I don’t have any experience?

Book your FREE ticket here.

This workshop aims to help you figure out how to set up your first resume.

In this session, you will cover.....

  • Creating the right resume
  • Creating tailored resumes
  • Filling the gaps
  • What are transferrable skills?

Participants are asked to bring along a laptop or tablet. If you do not have access to a device please let us know so we can arrange one for you.

This session is aimed at young people in years 10-12 looking for first time employment.

More information here.

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Noongar Language and Cultural Class for Adults
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Noongar Language and Cultural Class for Adults

Cannington Library - 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington, WA 6107

Take this fabulous opportunity to learn the beautiful language and culture of the Noongar people.

Book your FREE ticket here.

Continuing on from the success of the Noongar Language Classes in 2020 we are excited to announce that we shall be starting up classes again in 2021!

Classes are led by Marie Taylor, a Traditional Owner and Elder of Noongar Country.

Marie has a wealth of knowledge and is an emotive storyteller who brings the language of the Noongar people to life. The classes are designed to suit everyone from absolute beginners to people looking for an opportunity to practise and polish their Noongar language skills.

Anyone with a passion for languages, expanding their knowledge or connecting with local culture is invited to join these classes. This is an opportunity to learn the language of the first people of South Western Australia. You are welcome to attend these classes on an adhoc basis or attend each session throughout the year.

The classes will run from 10:00am at Cannington Library.
Please check the Library calendar and Facebook page for upcoming dates as the classes are run on a monthly basis.

Bookings Essential.


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Cover Letters: An intro for teens
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Cover Letters: An intro for teens

Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road Riverton, WA 6148

How do I sell myself in a cover letter when I don’t have any experience?

Book your FREE ticket here.

This workshop will give you all the tips and tricks when it comes to writing cover letters for job applications.

In this session, you will cover.....
•Creating a tailored cover letter
•What are transferrable skills
•How do I sell myself on paper

Participants are asked to bring along a laptop or tablet. If you do not have access to a device please let us know so we can arrange one for you.

This session is aimed at young people in years 10-12 looking for first time employment.

More information here.

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Board Game Fun!
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Board Game Fun!

Cannington Library - 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington, WA 6107

Monthly hosted afternoon of board games at Cannington Library - book your FREE ticket here.

Join us for this FUN and SOCIAL afternoon of Board Games at Cannington Library.

Hosted by members of the Canning Community, this drop-in session is a good way to meet people, learn and play new or old games and just relax and enjoy yourself in a friendly environment.

Occurring on the third Thursday of each month come on down to this drop-in session which is open to all.

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Reuse Market Open Day
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Reuse Market Open Day

City of Canning Waste Transfer Station - 81 Ranford Road, Canning Vale

Turn trash into treasure! Pick up a bargain at our Reuse Market Open Day and rescue items from landfill.

You can find everything from the weird to the wonderful, starting from just 50c.

Open Days will run from 8am to 12pm on the third Saturday of every second month.

The market is managed by Workpower, an organisation that promotes employment for people with disability.

All proceeds will be used for the market’s ongoing operation and other community waste related initiatives.

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Study Smart
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Study Smart

Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road Riverton, WA 6148

Learn how to STUDY SMART. Get a range of resources, ideas and advice for a successful transition into University.

Study Skills for University!

• Why you might feel like skipping lectures and why it’s a really bad idea

• Tips on managing anxiety and panic

Book your FREE ticket now!


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Winning Resumes
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Winning Resumes

Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road, Riverton WA 6148

Bookings are essential so register your place now

Join popular career coach and author, Alison Bannister, for this workshop focused on how to create a "winning" resume.

These session are part of the City of Canning’s Work Ready initiative

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Know Your Suburb: Riverton
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Know Your Suburb: Riverton

Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road, Riverton WA 6148

Register here.
Come along and learn about the history of Riverton.
Find out about the Sikh cremation site in Adenia Park, the history of the Riverton Bridge, and retrace the route of the Riverton Bus.
If you have stories of photos to share, we'd love you to share them!

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Food Sensations for Adults
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Food Sensations for Adults

Cannington Library - 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington, WA 6107

Free 4 week Food Sensations Nutrition & Cooking Program: Cannington Library

More information and bookings here.

This is a FREE hands-on nutrition and cooking experience. By completion of this program you will have a good understanding of healthy eating, meal planning and budgeting, label reading and food safety all to make healthy eating fun. This program is run by the friendly Foodbank WA dieticians and nutritionists.

This program is run weekly, for four weeks starting Tuesday April 20 and then weekly; April 27, May 4 and May 11, 3:30-6pm.

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Food Sensations for Adults
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Food Sensations for Adults

Bentley Hub Library - Hedley Pl & Manning Road, Bentley WA 6102

Free 4 week Food Sensations Nutrition & Cooking Program: Cannington Library

More information and bookings here.

This is a FREE hands-on nutrition and cooking experience. By completion of this program you will have a good understanding of healthy eating, meal planning and budgeting, label reading and food safety all to make healthy eating fun. This program is run by the friendly Foodbank WA dieticians and nutritionists.

This program is run weekly, for four weeks starting Tuesday April 20 and then weekly; April 27, May 4 and May 11, 3:30-6pm.

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Sewing Class: Sewing with Hoda
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Sewing Class: Sewing with Hoda

Cannington Library - 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington, WA 6107

Free Sewing Class
Register now for classes starting Weds 21 April: https://fb.me/e/4uLMdvtyi

Everything provided. Learn sewing or share your skills while you engage with your community. All levels.
With the help of a City of Canning Resilience Grant, United in Diversity is offering free sewing classes to the community

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Art in the Afternoons - Free Workshop
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Art in the Afternoons - Free Workshop

Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road, Riverton WA 6148

Art in the Afternoons is back again for Term 2!

Come and try something NEW, have some FUN, and RELEASE your stress and tension with our FREE mid- week art in the afternoon sessions

Bookings required- get in quick! Click here

Sessions are fun, skill based and cover a variety of art forms.

Just bring yourself and your imagination - All material is provided.

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Job searching tips and tricks
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Job searching tips and tricks

Bentley Hub Library - Hedley Pl & Manning Road, Bentley WA 6102


Join popular career coach and author, Alison Bannister, for this workshop focused on how you can secure employment in a crowded job market!

Bookings are essential so register your place now

These session are part of the City of Canning’s Work Ready initiative

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Canning CommuniTEA
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Canning CommuniTEA

Cannington Library - 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington, WA 6107

Every month people from around the City of Canning enjoy a free cup of tea and a chat.

The Canning CommuniTEA aims to foster social connection, and create a place for people to touch base with the community. It’s open to the entire community, and always a good time.

‘I enjoyed a lovely cuppa and biscuits with some friendly folk as we chatted about all sorts,’ attendee Clare said. ‘Nice to get out and about, ease social anxieties. I look forward to the next Meet Up.’ - Clare.

The next CommuniTEAs are:

Riverton Library, 10am April 1: https://www.meetup.com/Befriend-Inc-Social-Club/events/277081546/

Cannington Library, 10am April 22: https://www.meetup.com/Befriend-Inc-Social-Club/events/277005147/

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Family Finances
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Family Finances

Cannington Library - 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington, WA 6107

This FREE workshop is all about helping you make informed money decisions.

  • When you should start talking about money in your family, especially with children
  • What money decisions should be made as a family
  • Negotiating pocket money
  • Setting family goals
  • Some money activities and challenges that you can do as a family

Register your place now for this FREE, informative session!

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Women's Confidence Collective
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Women's Confidence Collective

Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road Riverton, WA 6148

These FREE sessions are for all women of any age or background. Bookings are essential

• Find support and inspiration in order to embrace setbacks

Repair and re-build confidence

• Learn to live authentically

• Discover tools for clarity and creating success in everyday life

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How to start a Food Business.
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How to start a Food Business.

Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road, Riverton WA 6148

This workshop will take you through all you need to know to get started and make your food business a success.

Places are limited so register here today!

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Dynamic Cover Letter Creation
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Dynamic Cover Letter Creation

Cannington Library - 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington, WA 6107

Bookings are essential so register your place now

  • Sample Cover Letters to take away, that can be tailored to your needs.
  • Addressing the tricky selection criteria.
  • Find out what an employer expects to see from your Cover Letter.
  • Learn about the Do’s and Don’ts of a what to include and what to leave out!
  • Removes some of the myths and offers realistic guidance and how to succeed in today’s market.

These session are part of the City of Canning’s Work Ready initiative

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