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We love our community school and feel very privileged to be an integral part of our Willagee community too.  Here you will find links for you and your family to enjoy activities and events close by.

Things to do at your local Willagee Community Centre
Willagee Community Centre hosts several ongoing programs and groups where you can meet others in your community and learn new skills.  For more, visit https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/community-centres/willagee-community-centre.  You can also subscribe to our Community Centres enewsletter here.

Chair Yoga Class at the Willagee Community Centre
Improve your flexibility, strength and lift your mood in these refreshing chair yoga sessions with Chiara Shanti.  For more, visit https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/events/whats-on/chair-yoga-class-at-willagee-community-centre

Sing for Fun at the Willagee Community Centre (1 Nov - 6 Dec 2022)
Learn new songs and make new friends in this fun and social six week singing sessions (1 Nov - 6 Dec).  Bookings essential https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/events/whats-on/sing-for-fun

Willagee - History Memorabilia Fundraising Event (26 Nov 2022)
Strong Past Strong Future.  Fundraising Event Sat, 26 Nov 2022 12 noon-6pm, Willagee Rugby League Club, Webber Reserve.  Gold Coin Donation to view and purchase items.  EFTPOS available.  Great door prizes,  Food and drink available.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/willagee/

WAAPA Summer School 2023
Join us at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in January 2023 for fun, new friends and lots of performing!  This summer, WAAPA is offering a range of performing arts courses as part of our school holiday program for secondary school students. Classes for young people from Year 7 to 12 in Acting, Dance, Screen performance, Jazz and Music Theatre means there is something for everyone with a passion for the arts. Our wonderful staff cater for all abilities and experience levels. For information about the many courses on offer please visit Summer School 2023 or contact Gabrielle Metcalf at explore.waapa@ecu.edu.au or 9370 6775.

Join Little Athletics at Melville Roar
Little Athletics is a fun, social and active program for girls and boys aged 5 to 16.  There are a wide range of events inlcuding running, jumping, throwing and walking.  Events are modified to suit the age and ability of the children and promotes that it is important to "Be your Best".  The empasis is on fun, participation, technique, performance and getting involved with your family and friends in physical activity.  For information, please see our website at https://melvilleroar.com/

Perth Goju Karate 
A special offer for the school’s students - 4 WEEKS FREE beginners karate lessons!  Classes are held after school and are a great way for children of all ages to learn self-defense in a fun and safe environment.  We also teach classes for teens and adults and they are fantastic for fitness, wellbeing and of course, self-defense.  Classes continue over the school holidays (with a short break over the Christmas period) which makes it perfect for the kids who are looking to try something on the holidays.  Karate has many benefits which include confidence, respect, discipline and fitness.  Call now to take advantage of this 4 week trial.  Sensei Johnny Moran - 0402 830 402

Join us 1st Sunday of Every Month at 'Willagee Connect'
A Sunday morning gathering for all ages, kids games, a cuppa and a chat.  Wander down to the Yarning Circle, Archibald St, Willagee, 10.30am to 11.30am on the 1st Sunday of every month.  For more information, see The Common Church FLYER.

Seton Twilight College Tour - Wed, 2 Nov 2022 (5.30pm)
Seton's final tour for 2022 will include an introductory welcome, a 40 minute tour of the campus and a viewing of our annual Brother Francis Exhibition which is a cumulation of our student's Visual Arts works for 2022.  At the conclusion of the tour, there will be some light refreshments and an opportunity to mingle with staff and students to ask further questions.

Please visit https://www.seton.wa.edu.au/ to register your attendance. 

Master Mind Australia - Year 7 2023 Jump Start Program 
This is a wonderful introduction of what Year 6 students can expect before commencing high school.  The programs will be held at Christ Church Grammar School and Hale School, Monday 16 January to Saturday 21 January and offer students superior school holiday programs for revision and exam preparation.  More information at Tutor | Tuition | Tutoring Perth | High School Tutors | Revision Courses | Study Skill Courses - Mastermind Australia

Murdoch University After School Program
Murdoch University After School Program in Mathematics and Physical Sciences provides classes three times each week 4:30 – 6:30 pm. We provide classes with physical distancing in place, and our classes begin in the second week of each school term for Physics (Mon), Chemistry (Thu) and Maths (Fri).  Please email Afterschoolprogram@murdoch.edu.au for more information.

Online Health Program for 2-6 Year Olds
Wanting to prepare your young child for a healthy future for FREE
Active8 is here to help! Over 8 weeks you’ll learn about healthy eating and physical activity.  This online program is completed from home and comes with free resources, interactive activities and professional coaching. To find out more, visit theactive8.org, then click 'Sign Up' to activate your child's program today!

Better Health Program for 7-13 Year Olds
The WA Department of Health is funding the Better Health Program in the Perth metropolitan region. The ten week program is available to families both face-to-face and online.

The Better Health Program is a free, healthy lifestyle program for families.The program is evidence-based and is developed and delivered by qualified health professionals to support families with making sustainable health changes. Children (and their families) are eligible to participate in the program if they are:
  • Aged 7-13 years
  • Above a healthy weight

To find out more, click HERE or visit their website Better Health Program

eSafety's Guide to Parental Controls - FREE live webinar
Register for the free webinar, eSafety's guide to parental controls, for parents and carers from the eSafety Commissioner.  The webinar will look at how parents and carers can set up devices and apps to help kids and young people stay safe online. 

It will cover:

  • the benefits and limitations of parental controls
  • how to set up iOS and Android devices for safety
  • how to set up popular games and apps like YouTube and Roblox for safety
  • using family tech agreements and other parenting strategies to manage online risks
  • how eSafety can help when things go wrong.

This webinar will include practical tips, demonstrations and advice. To register, visit: esafety.gov.au/parents.

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)
FREE Triple P seminars give you simple, practical strategies to help you raise a happy confident child.  For more information, visit https://www.education.wa.edu.au/triple-p.

City of Melville - Activities and Events for Children
The City of Melville offers many children's activities and events at a variety of venues.  Find out more at https://www.melvillecity.com.au/our-community/families-children-and-youth/activities-and-events-for-children

City of Melville - What's On
For things to do and events around town, click https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/events/whats-on