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Please view a list of events available to the general public within the Macarthur region.

FAMILIES IN CULTURAL TRANSITION PROGRAM

For newly arrived Arabic Families

STARTTS & MDSI invites newly arrived Arabic families to attend a 9 session series of workshops designed to provide information regarding various services.
 

The topics to be covered include:

  • Strengthening family and community relationships
  • Improve relationships with your children and teenagers
  • Understanding Australian culture and systems
  • Becoming self reliant
  • Facing challenges
  • Practical issues such as budgeting & using interpreters
     

Session Dates: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th of September and 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st of October 2014

LUNCH AND CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED

This program is funded by STARTTS (Service for the Treatment & Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors)

For further information please contact Fatin on 4627 1188

Event Details

  • Date: Friday, 12th September 2014
  • Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Location: MDSI, Head Office - Room 2, L3, 171 - 179 Queen Street Campbelltown
  • Cost: FREE

SATURDAY CAFE

From 23 August to 13 December 2014

Calling all coffee lovers.....

Would you like:

  • A subsidised cup of coffee/morning tea?
  • To support young people learning how to become Barissta's?

If yes, then please join us every Saturday between the 23rd of August and 13th of December 2014 at Cafe Kulcha.

Calling all previously trained young Baristas.....

Do you want to:

  • Refresh your skills?
  • Gain experience for your resume?
  • Practise your coffee art?
  • Get a certificate of attendance and volunteering?

If yes, then please call us for more details.

For further information please contact Jodi or Sue on 4627 1188

Event Details

  • Date: Saturday, 13th September 2014
  • Time: 8:30am to 1:00pm
  • Location: Cafe Kulcha, Level 1, 171 - 179 Queen Street, Campbelltown
  • Cost: $2.00 for all regular sized hot drinks. Limited food menu also available at Cafe prices.

SPRING CARNIVAL

MDSI Aged Care is celebrating Spring

This event is for MDSI's Spanish & Mauritian Groups

and

Neighbour Aid Social Support Participants

MORNING TEA AND LUNCH PROVIDED

For further information please contact Adriana or Michelle on 4627 1188

Event Details

  • Date: Monday, 15th September 2014
  • Time: 10:30am to 2:30pm
  • Location: MDSI Aged Care, 32 Lithgow Street, Campbelltown
  • Cost: N/A

OUTING TO KOSHIGAYA PARK & CAMPBELLTOWN ARTS CENTRE

This event is for participants of MDSI's english classes & social groups

Meeting at Koshigaya Park at 10:00am

Please bring your own lunch

For further information please contact Fatin on 4627 1188

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, 18th September 2014
  • Time: 10:00am to 3:30pm
  • Location: Koshigaya Park & Campbelltown Arts Centre
  • Cost: FREE

BOOT CAMP FITNESS

For all kids, mum's & dad's

PLEASE BRING A BOTTLE OF WATER AND HAT

Lunch Supplied

For further information please contact Jodi on 0419 222 175

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, 23rd September 2014
  • Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Davis Park, Claymore
  • Cost: $10.00 per family

ACSIHAG NETWORK MEETING

Hosted by MDSI's Links to Supportive & Healthy Ageing Program

at The Manse

For further information please contact Lynn Baker on P. 4627 1188 M. 0448 472 485 E. lynnbaker@mdsi.org.au

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, 24th September 2014
  • Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location: MDSI Aged Care Facility, The Manse, 32 Lithgow Street, Campbelltown
  • Cost: N/A

A PICNIC IN THE GARDENS

for MDSI's Playgroup Families

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITY FOR MDSI'S PLAYGROUP FAMILIES

Please join us for outdoor activies and lunch.

For further information please contact Margaret O'Dea on 4627 1188 or Sheree Agostino on 0417 439 610

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, 25th September 2014
  • Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm
  • Location: Mt Annan Botanical Gardens - "Wattle Garden"
  • Cost: Gold cold donation

FAMILY OUTING TO

Taronga Zoo

Please bring a packed lunch, hat and a bottle of water.

** This event is for families who have arrived in Australia on a humanitarian visa within the last 5 years**

For further information please contact Fatin on 0407 215 128 or Sherilyn on 0488 000 941

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, 25th September 2014
  • Time: 7:45am to 4:30pm
  • Location: Meeting at MDSI's office on Level 3
  • Cost: $5.00pp (inc. train travel and entry into the zoo)

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITY

Ice Skating or Mini Golf???

This activity is for participants of the Claymore Child & Family Connect program.

Your choice between activities. Lunch will be provided but please bring a bottle of water.

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE

For further information please contact Jodi on 0419 222 175

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, 30th September 2014
  • Time: Pick up time is 8:45am
  • Location: Pick up location is Claymore Community Centre
  • Cost: Ice Skating $10.00 - Mini Golf $8.00

MULTICULTURAL CARERS SOCIAL SUPPORT GROUP

Carers Week 2014 Celebration

PHYSICAL, SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL BEING DAY

  • Healthy Exercise & Living
  • Information on Healthy Ageing
  • Healthy Lunch
  • Hand Massages

RSVP by 09/10/2014

For further information please contact Marcela on 0419 982 813 or Michelle on 0499 717 407

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, 16th October 2014
  • Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Location: MDSI Aged Care Centre, 32 Lithgow Street, Campbelltown
  • Cost: N/A

CAMPBELLTOWN COUNCIL & MDSI SENIORS FORUM

Hosted by MDSI's Links to Supportive & Healthy Ageing Program

at Greg Percival Community Centre

For further information please contact Lynn Baker on P. 4627 1188 M. 0448 472 485 E. lynnbaker@mdsi.org.au

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
  • Time: 10:00am to 12:30pm
  • Location: Greg Percival Community Centre, Cnr Oxford and Cumberland Roads, Ingleburn
  • Cost: N/A

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