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New Craft Exchange Group starting in Term 4

Do you have a craft you'd love to teach others, or is there something you would like to learn! Or just bring your knitting or craft materials along and enjoy some company and cuppa while you create together. We are thinking of meeting around 2pm on either Monday,...

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Grupo Della Amicizia

Since May this year, a wonderful group of Italian speaking women (and some men, sometimes) have been meeting over coffee, to play games, share stories and memories and simply enjoy each other's company. And now the program will include a monthly Italian luncheon!...

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Fabulous afternoon with Zara Al Hasany

We have a wonderful group of people who form our Committee of Governance. Zara Al Hasany is a great member of the committee and a highly skilled community facilitator - so we were very grateful that she volunteered her time to run a fabulous communication and...

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Wonderful visit from Andrew Giles

We had a lovely visit from Andrew Giles, the Federal Member for Scullin and Minister for Immigration last Thursday. It was a wonderful afternoon where members of our Italian Social group, LLLC committee members and our tertiary students were all able to join with...

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We welcome your ideas – 2 min survey

We had a lovely afternoon collecting ideas from our local community about how to improve and change our programs and environment to better cater for the local community. We'd love your ideas too! Please click this link or scan the QR code to provide your answers. It...

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What a great Adult Learners’ Week we had!

Huge thanks to our teachers, Sheryl, Mahe, Carmela, Shruti and Paula who created two wonderful events for Adult Learner's week! Tuesday was great fun with a round robin of fun English learning activities and on Wednesday our art teachers Ildiko and Atalia who ran some...

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Help us transform Lalor Living & Learning Centre

Free coffee, snacks and kids activities plus fun ways to tell us what you think we need to change, improve, start at Lalor Living & Learning Centre to better meet the needs of the community. Hope to see you there! Drop in for a few minutes between 2pm and 4pm...

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Small, tailored English & literacy classes

Whether you are recently arrived or have been in Australia for decades but need to improve your spoken English, or your ability to read and write, or simply to deal with online forms, we have the right English class for you. Even learn how to use the internet, pay...

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Adult Learners Week – come join us!

We have a fun program lined up for Adult Learners week:  Tuesday 6 September 10-12noon: Combined classes enjoying a fun morning tea, activities and a chance to meet our local State representative Bronwyn Halfpenny!  Wednesday 7 September:  9.30 - 11am - come paint...

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Come and tell us how to transform Lalor LLC!

Wednesday 14 September, 2-4pm. Join us for a FREE café latte, cappuccino, long black or a teapot cuppa and tell us what you would like to see change around the Lalor Living & Learning Centre.  Things we are thinking of: Changing our name to Lalor Neighbourhood...

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Busy Monday mornings!

So much happening on Monday mornings. Our Learning from Nonna became Learning from Nonnu with Sandro teaching everyone how to make pasta! Fun morning! Meanwhile, Maria was in and out of the pasta class and supporting the Amicizia Italian Friendship group to contribute...

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Having fun learning community facilitation skills!

Day 2 of our Community Facilitation course and we are dreaming about transforming Lalor.  We are using great ABCD principles by starting small as we build towards our bigger dreams! And you can join in too! We will be holding a fun community consultation out the front...

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Transforming our Childcare garden

We have started! Our wonderful students from VU, RMIT and Melbourne Polytechnic are joining forces to help us transform our outdoor spaces - in both childcare and around the LLLC building. We are hoping to introduce murals and gardens that will transform our centre...

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Making our little part of Lalor beautiful!

Thanks to a grant from Andrew Giles Office -  we are taking our first steps towards our bigger dream to transform the tired, littered and neglected corridor between the Lalor Library and Lalor Living & Learning Centre into a beautiful arts and permaculture garden...

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Learning From Nonna – fabulous start!

We had a great start to our Learning from Nonna program with Year 11 Mill Park students joining us at LLLC to learn about traditional food preservation methods from our Italian senior community. After a short introduction from Maria, and a great discussion about our...

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Learn how to motivate your community group!

Brand new course for anyone interested in establishing a community group or local activity; to gather your neighbours together to create an exciting new project; or to advocate for change to address a local community issue! 10 weeks course, Wednesday from the 10th...

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Welcome Indeed!

Welcome Indeed!

Thanks to our wonderful Volunteer Artists, Ildiko Kormanos and Fatin Fahad, we can welcome you to our centre in practically every language! I promise you it looks even more amazing in real life! Come check it out and see if your language is included! Drop in, say...

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First steps to our community garden

First steps to our community garden

Another great initiative, thanks to our wonderful Victoria Uni Social Work Students! Bring a cutting, take a plant, share some seeds. We are working towards a community garden out the front and lots of other great fun activities indoor and outdoor designed with and...

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Wonderful collaboration with BSL!

Wonderful collaboration with BSL!

We had a wonderful morning with the Brotherhood's  Multicultural Communities Team, Family Services crew who ran a great range of fun holiday activities with families from the local area. Thanks to our students Brittany and Tiffany for making it happen! And check out...

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Great resources at the Lalor Library

Great resources at the Lalor Library

Your local Lalor Library is one of nine Yarra Plenty Regional Library branches where you can access a large range of resources! It’s free to join and free to borrow and you can become a member today by visiting them at the back of the Lalor shops. Check out the cool...

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Going green!

Going green!

We are very pleased to be improving our recycling and waste reduction efforts at LLLC. Thanks to the City of Whittlesea, we now have a large green food waste bin  to complete our bin set. Meanwhile, inside the centre, we have red, yellow and green bins with stickers...

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Give Us A Call

You can phone us on 03 9465 6409

Drop In

Visit us at the French Street Hall at 47A French St (just behind the Lalor Library)

Email Us

You can reach us at [email protected]