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Who We Are

Glyde-In Community Learning Centre, 42 Glyde Street, East Fremantle, offers courses, talks and activities that we hope will enrich your enjoyment and knowledge, and foster a healthy community life.

We aim to be a source of learning that doesn't cost the earth, that doesn't need prior knowledge or qualifications, and doesn't ask for a huge commitment of your time. Our courses are non-competitive and informal. Tutors are from all walks of life, and we welcome more! Glyde-In is committed to the inclusion and recognition of all members. The premises are wheelchair accessible. The Centre is run by a volunteer Management Committee, and four part-time staff members. We generate much of our funding through membership and course fees, and are also supported greatly by the Town of East Fremantle, who provides our building and its maintenance, and very substantial funding. For a copy of the Chair's 2020 report, please click HERE.

Glyde-In gratefully acknowledges the support of staff and councillors of East Fremantle Council.

Enrolments for Summer School are open.

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...Click on an activity below for details or, visit our programme page for a complete list and to enrol into multiple activities.
 

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Date Saturday 28-Nov-2020
Single session
Time 10:30am (0 hr, 45 min)
Venue Glyde-In Front room
Full (Full)
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Date Saturday 5-Dec-2020
Single session
Time 10:30am (0 hr, 45 min)
Venue Glyde-In Front room
Full (Full)
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Date Saturday 12-Dec-2020
Single session
Time 10:30am (0 hr, 45 min)
Venue Glyde-In Front room
(Closed)

Feeling sad, troubled, out of sorts? Like someone to talk to? Sometimes getting things off your chest can help you feel lighter. Marianna Garaboni is a qualified psychologist and counsellor and a mindfulness teacher. She will listen with compassion and non-judgment. She is impartial, respects your confidentiality and helps you develop insights on how to overcome a difficult situation. Sessions are individual. One of four Saturdays, 10.30 - 11.15am.

Cost $25, $20 for Members

Date Monday 30-Nov-2020
Single session
Time 2:30pm (0 hr, 30 min)
Full (Full)
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Date Monday 7-Dec-2020
Single session
Time 1:00pm (0 hr, 30 min)
1 place remaining (Open)
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A one-on-one 30-minute session for help with a problem or project of your choice. Android devices / Smartphones / Windows.

Cost $17, $12 for Members, $8 Concession
Date Tuesday 1-Dec-2020
Single session
Time 9:00am (1 hr, 30 min)
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
Full (Full)

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The shogun, or Japans hereditary commander-in-chief, was the real ruler of Japan until feudalism was abolished in 1867. The shogun capital was Edo, a sleepy little town that gradually transformed into a political city known from 1868 as Tokyo. Takeshi takes us on a street view of old Tokyo as drawn by artists of the 1800s and offers glimpse into the culture and society of the time.

Cost $17, $12 for Members, $8 Concession
Date Wednesday 2-Dec-2020
Single session
Time 2:00pm (1 hr)
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
(Open)

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Lelia is part of an international research project working with 3000 families to explore impacts of digital media on childrens social, educational and physical development. Lelia has information and ideas on how grandparents, parents and children (0-8 years) themselves can manage their digital reliance. Insights, ideas and lots to talk about.

Membership is required

Cost $16, $13 Concession
Date Thursday 3-Dec-2020
Single session
Time 10:00am (2 hr)
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
(Open)

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Sandra is back with her iconic petits fours, made with fruits and rich choc: simple, no-cook, ah-inspiring gifts. You`ll make about 30 to take home, if they get that far (bring a flat container). These classes always book out early, so be quick. Things to bring.

Cost $21, $16 for Members, $13 Concession
Date Friday 4-Dec-2020
Single session
Time 12:45pm (2 hr)
Venue Glyde-In Front room
1 place remaining (Open)

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Kindle, iBooks, Ebook Reader, Scribd ... the choices for e-books seem endless. Or use library apps like BorrowBox to borrow and read ebooks. Isobel explains how they differ and what you might look for.

Cost $17, $12 for Members, $8 Concession
Date Thursday 10-Dec-2020
Single session
Time 10:00am (1 hr, 30 min)
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
Full (Full)

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Saleh's Persian forebears employed their passion and skills to create buildings with natural air conditioning and effective water transfer and storage systems - and they're still doing it so they must be effective. They look fabulous too, as you'll see from Saleh's films and photos from his most recent trip home with friends from Fremantle. Iran is a wonderland of clever architecture.

Cost $48, $38 Concession
Date Monday 4-Jan-2021
,,, for 1 weeks
Time 9:00am (2 hr)
Venue Glyde-In Garden Room
Full (Full)

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4 sessions: DNA profiling has revolutionised the way we identify perpetrators of serious crimes. And now theres phenomics and forensic genetic genealogy too. Bob will apply these methods to four cold cases. Together we will develop phenotypical profiles and build family trees to identify the perpetrator, decades later. Well identify a child from bodily remains, resolve a 32-year-old double homicide, and identify the killer of a police clerk.

Cost $16, $13 Concession
Date Monday 4-Jan-2021
Single session
Time 10:00am (2 hr)
Venue Glyde-In Front room
2 places remaining (Open)

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Learn to use your map app so it becomes a firm friend. Suitable for iPhones and androids. Bring your device, fully charged, and logon details.