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Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. Orange Morning Tea

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Welcome to Australian Breastfeeding Association Morning Tea Friday’s in Orange for 2020!

Every second Friday, join our local ABA group for a free morning tea catch-up, including a hot cuppa and discussion about breastfeeding and parenting (see Facebook or below for topic listing). We normally have a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor available so bring along any questions for a confidential discussion if you wish.

October, November and December 2020 topics:

  • 2nd October – Breastfeeding in the Early Days
  • 16th October – Baby Wearing
  • 30th October – Expressing and Storing Breastmilk
  • 13th November – Baby’s Development: What You Need to Know
  • 27th November – Breastfeeding and Alcohol
  • 11th December – Baby Clothing Swap! Bring your secondhand baby goods

We open at 10 am and our discussion starts at 10.30, but we understand that little people don’t run on a schedule, so please come and leave when you need to. Bring along the kids, both big and small, our toddler area helps to entertain busy little people.

As we are volunteer based, any help to bring some light morning tea is much appreciated, but certainly not expected (no nuts please).

Please note that if you are attending the Bowling Club just for the ABA morning tea you do not need to be a member of the Bowling Club.

Orange Toastmasters

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Are you looking to …

Improve your communication skills? Build your confidence? Grow as a leader?

If so, Orange Toastmasters is the place for you. At Orange Toastmasters you’ll find a supportive, learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace. Our mission is to provide a friendly, warm and supportive environment to enable all members to develop their public speaking and leadership skills.

Orange Toastmasters meets every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 7-9pm at the Senior Citizens Centre at the back of the Woolworths carpark. Visitors are very welcome so come along and join us at our next meeting!

Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. Orange Morning Tea

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Welcome to Australian Breastfeeding Association Morning Tea Friday’s in Orange for 2020!

Every second Friday, join our local ABA group for a free morning tea catch-up, including a hot cuppa and discussion about breastfeeding and parenting (see Facebook or below for topic listing). We normally have a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor available so bring along any questions for a confidential discussion if you wish.

July, August & September 2020 topics:

  • 24th July – All About Toddlers
  • 7th August – World Breastfeeding Week Event (see our Facebook page for details)
  • 21st August – Introducing Solids & Weaning
  • 4th September – Breastfeeding & Supply
  • 18th September – Antenatal & Postnatal Exercise

We open at 10 am and our discussion starts at 10.30, but we understand that little people don’t run on a schedule, so please come and leave when you need to. Bring along the kids, both big and small, our toddler area helps to entertain busy little people.

As we are volunteer based, any help to bring some light morning tea is much appreciated, but certainly not expected (no nuts please).

Please note that if you are attending the Bowling Club just for the ABA morning tea you do not need to be a member of the Bowling Club.

Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. Orange Morning Tea

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Welcome to Australian Breastfeeding Association Morning Tea Friday’s in Orange for 2019!

Every second Friday, join our local ABA group for a free morning tea catch-up, including a hot cuppa and discussion about breastfeeding and parenting (see Facebook or below for topic listing). We normally have a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor available so bring along any questions for a confidential discussion if you wish.

May & June 2020 topics:

  • 1st May – Breastfeeding & Relationships
  • 15th May – Communicating With Your Baby: Patterns, Rhythms & Feeding Cues
  • 29th May – Breastfeeding With Food Allergies & Intolerances
  • 12th June – Unsettled Babies
  • 26th June – Blocked Ducts & Mastitis

We open at 10 am and our discussion starts at 10.30, but we understand that little people don’t run on a schedule, so please come and leave when you need to. Bring along the kids, both big and small, our toddler area helps to entertain busy little people.

As we are volunteer based, any help to bring some light morning tea is much appreciated, but certainly not expected (no nuts please).

Please note that if you are attending the Bowling Club just for the ABA morning tea you do not need to be a member of the Bowling Club.

Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. Orange Morning Tea

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Welcome to Australian Breastfeeding Association Morning Tea Friday’s in Orange for 2019!

Every second Friday, join our local ABA group for a free morning tea catch-up, including a hot cuppa and discussion about breastfeeding and parenting (see Facebook or below for topic listing). We normally have a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor available so bring along any questions for a confidential discussion if you wish.

 

February, March and April 2020 topics:

  • 7th February – Welcome to 2020 – Return to Work or Study
  • 21st February – Breastfeeding, Nighttime Parenting, and Sleep
  • 6th March – Introducing Family Foods
  • 20th March – Breastfeeding and Medication
  • 3rd April – Breastfeeding Myths and Realities

 

We open at 10 am and our discussion starts at 10.30, but we understand that little people don’t run on a schedule, so please come and leave when you need to. Bring along the kids, both big and small, our toddler area helps to entertain busy little people.

As we are volunteer based, any help to bring some light morning tea is much appreciated, but certainly not expected (no nuts please).

Orange Running Festival 2020

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This is a community running event for all abilities and for any age or fitness level. Held on traffic free. Safe locations in Orange. Commencing Saturday afternoon  with the junior events held at Gosling Creek Reserve, Then Sunday all running events commencing at Bloomfield  with the Marathon (42.195km) Half marathon (21.1km) 10km and 5km events.

For more details please refer to website link.

This is a community events conducted by volunteers with all monies going back to local community organisations.

GALLERY SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP – THE FOREST, Drop-in Family Workshop

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Families are invited to drop into our activity space and explore the theme of The Forest through hands-on art-making activities. Make a brilliant bug, a fantastic fungi or a curious creature to add to our collaborative forest installation. Stay for five minutes or fifty – it’s up to you! Please note that this is a self-guided activity. An art educator will be available to assist during session times but all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday 16 and Friday 17 January
Session 1 – 10am – 12pm
Session 2 – 1pm – 3pm

All Ages
FREE

 

GALLERY SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP – DAYS OF SUMMER – Lino with Laretta Goodacre

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Taking inspiration from Salvatore Zofrea’s lively lino print exhibition Days of Summer young artists will learn to prepare, cut and print lino blocks of their own. Students will experiment with different techniques to add colour and texture to their work and create their own set of limited edition prints to take home. This workshop includes a mini tour of Salvatore Zofrea: Days of Summer.

Ages: 10+

Carols by Candlelight

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Come and join in the festive fun at the annual Carols by Candlelight at the Northcourt. Bring your favourite blanket or chair and settle in for a special evening under the stars as you sing along to traditional favourites and a few joyful surprises. Activities for little elves and elvettes are available from 5.30pm, with the merry melodies to commence at 7.00pm and a rumoured appearance from the jolly man in red – All happening at the Orange Civic Centre Northcourt.