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16 February, 2018
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Billions of people will be celebrating the Lunar New Year over the next couple of weeks. But what is the Lunar New Year and why is 2018 the Year of the Dog? Here's what you need to know about this celebration.
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19 January, 2018
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Don't delay in achieving your New Year's resolutions. Use our helpful planner to kick start your goals today!
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3 December, 2017
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Take a short introductory course in crochet at Macquarie Community College. You will soon discover a beautiful handicraft and why crochet has been called the new 'mental yoga'.
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21 July, 2017
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Being a Super mum has taken its toll, according to local Life Coach, Lisa Stallard. Marriages are failing, anti-depressants are on the rise and we’re experiencing an increase in childhood mental illness. Lisa’s observations are backed by statistics.
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21 July, 2017
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“I have always had a passion for genealogy and love helping people,” says Cheryl Venables from Create Your Family Tree short course at Macquarie Community College. “I can show you how to start your own family tree or add to current research where you may have hit a brick wall. Join me in an exploration and adventure to find and acquaint yourself with your ancestors!”
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4 July, 2017
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When you take part in a tea ceremony, you will see that everything has meaning — the way the tea is prepared, the fluidity of movement when it is served, and the way it is delivered to you.
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24 May, 2017
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Creativity is not as big a deal as most people make it out to be. You don’t have to ‘be creative’ to be creative. It’s not a ‘talent’ that you must possess before you’re allowed to practice it.
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18 May, 2017
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Home reno show House Rules makes DIY look pretty dramatic. There are paint-roller showdowns, couples breaking up, clique warfare, and snarky comments from judges. A tip we should all learn from the show is this: DRAMA and DIY should never go hand in hand. At least, not that kind of drama.
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16 May, 2017
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Is there a better way to capture for all time the beauty, conflict and contrast of the world than through a camera lens? The best photography has deeply shocked, inspired action, struck awe, moved to tears, influenced policy, halted wars, summed up unforgettable moments.
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11 May, 2017
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Macquarie Community College also offers other outdoor fitness and sport like tennis, croquet and one of our most popular activities, bushwalking. A range of outdoor leisure courses such as photography, animal care, and house and garden DIY also provide a much needed break from the indoors.
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