Around the City
Senior Smart Travel Volunteer Workshop
Tuesday 7 November, 9.00am – 3.00pm Connolly Community Centre 5 Glenelg Place, Connolly Free Would you like to volunteer to help seniors learn how to use buses and trains? The Public Transport Authority and the Cities of Joondalup, Wanneroo and Stirling are running training workshops on how to navigate your way through the public transport system and share your knowledge with seniors. For further information call 9400 4315.
Digital Disruption – are you prepared and how can you take advantage?
Wednesday 8 November, 5.30pm – 7.30pm sixty27, North Metro TAFE, cnr Lakeside Drive and Shoveler Tce, Joondalup Free Connect with the City of Joondalup business community at sixty27’s next Industry Engagement and Networking event featuring keynote speaker Charlie Gunningham. Hear more about industries that have been torn apart by digital disruption and find out where future opportunities are. For further information visit sixty27.com.au
Introduction to Poetry: Poetry of The Senses with Vivienne Glance
Saturday 11 November, 1.30pm – 4.30pm Peter Cowan Writers Centre Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Cost: Members $38.00, Non-members $48.00 The most common of the five senses writers engage with is the visual one. This workshop is aimed at encouraging writers to explore their other senses too, as well as extend their visual sense. Using a series of prompts or triggers, from three different ‘areas’, poets will be encouraged to engage their imagination and their senses. For further information and to register visit pcwc.org.au
Selling Skills: Workshop – Business
Wednesday 15 November, 2.15pm – 4.30pm sixty27, North Metro TAFE, cnr Lakeside Drive and Shoveler Tce, Joondalup Free In this small work group session learn selling skills to enhance your knowledge around starting a business. This workshop will cover how to ethically communicate with potential clients, make the closing part of selling so much easier and retain customers for the long term. To register visit eventbrite.com.au
ECU Careers in Sport Expo
Wednesday 15 November, 5.30pm – 8.00pm Building 32, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Free ECU’s Careers in Sport Expo is for anyone who may be interested in pursuing or furthering a career in sport and recreation, or for those that just want to know more about these industries. With come-and-try fun activities, it will be a great opportunity to visit ECU’s Joondalup campus and meet friendly teaching and support staff. To register visit eventbrite.com.au
Figurative Language: Style and Point of View with Marcella Polain
Sunday 19 November, 1.30pm – 4.30pm Peter Cowan Writers Centre Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Cost: Members $38.00, Non-members $48.00 In this time of Twitter, Snap Chat, sound bytes and single-slide presentations, where quick, short and fleeting is mandatory, does figurative language still have a place? Take a little time to look at ways poets use the figurative to deepen communication and experience. For further details and to register visit pcwc.org.au
The West Australian ECU Lecture Series –
Changing the game? Policy development, inclusion and gender equity in education, sport and health Wednesday 22 November, 4.00pm – 6.00pm Building 32, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Free Across education, sport and health, many initiatives and campaigns seek to encourage girls and women to maintain active lifestyles. This lecture looks behind the headlines, explores sustained patterns of inequity and presents a case for fresh approaches to advance gender equity, starting with Health and Physical Education in schools. For further information and to register for the event visit lecture series dawn penney. eventbrite.com.au or call 6304 2011.
Joondalup Supplier Development Program
Thursday 23 November, 4.00pm – 6.00pm ECU Business and Innovation Centre 15 Barron Parade, Joondalup Free Would you like to improve your knowledge on how to effectively quote and tender for contracts with the City of Joondalup or other government entities? For further information about this event, supported and funded by the City of Joondalup, contact 9301 8000 or visit businessstation.com.au