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Waurn Ponds Library

Pioneer Rd

Grovedale, Victoria 3216

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The ukulele is a four-stringed musical instrument made from wood that resembles a small classical guitar.

In this workshop you’ll learn all the s techniques to make your own wooden Uke from a kit, to take home. This class is perfect for beginners; if you’ve always wanted to start a craft and felt unsure, this is a fun one to try. Or for more experienced students this is a perfect way to stretch your creativity in a new direction. You’ll soon become addicted to this special craft.

In this 3 hour workshop participants will learn how to put the kit together, and decorate it. You may even get time to learn a few chords and take up playing this wonderful instrument of your own making.

Who is @GeelongYouth?

The Youth Development Unit is @GeelongYouth at the City of Greater Geelong, your local government. They support various youth committees, workshops, events and groups in the Geelong region free. These help build community spirit amongst young people and offer an environment of support.

Some programs are excursion based where young people can join in a range of activities, pastimes, and workshops; while others are volunteer groups that organise events for other young people.

All activities are supported by qualified Youth Workers who assist young people in developing their skills and experience in order for young people to achieve.

Find out more at www.geelongaustralia.com.au/youth

What you will learn

  • How to put together a ukulele kit
  • Use a glue gun
  • Decorate your Ukulele with paint pens
  • Sand your instrument
  • String the Ukulele
  • learn a chord or two

What you will take home

  • A soprano Ukulele


What to bring

All materials provided

What to wear

Casual – ink is NOT water based, we advise you to wear old clothes or bring an apron

Appropriate for

Age 12- 25 only! No sexism, homophobia, racism tolerated.


About the locationWaurn Ponds Library

230 Pioneer Road

Grovedale VIC 3216Waurn Ponds Library was officially opened on 3 February 2012 by Cr John MItchell, Mayor of the City of Greater Geelong, Darren Cheeseman MP, Member for Corangamite and David Morris MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government. Waurn Ponds Library has a prime position beside the Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre and Leisurelink aquatic and fitness centre, and is well serviced by public transport. Free car-parking areas extend on two sides of the library, which is open seven days a week. The award-winning two-storey building was designed by Whitefield McQueen Irwin Alsop, and opened in December 2011. A children’s area on the ground floor features Play & Learn computers, a semi-outdoor reading deck, and a family room. The first floor offers flexible areas for reading and study, and large non-fiction and young adult collections.



Cancellation & Refund Policy

Please understand that though we offer our workshops free to you, they still cost us to hold. If you are unable to attend, please let us know so we can offer your place to another person. If you don’t let us know, we may ask you not to book your access maybe restricted in the future.

By purchasing this class you agree to these terms and conditions. However, if you’re unable to attend please feel free to send someone else in your place. Bookings can be transferred to other young people who meet our criteria, please email us to do this before your booking.

Bookings are strictly not transferable to other dates. Please double check the date of the workshop before booking.


Terms & Conditions

PHOTOGRAPHY CONSENT

We often take photographs during our workshops and events to share through our facebook @GeelongYouth or with our community. Our photographs often contain your hands while you work but may also show your face. If you do not consent to have your (or your child's) photograph taken and shared on our social media platforms and/or website please let us know before the workshop begins.

You can send us an email prior to class at mhirst@geelongcity.vic.gov.au or just give us a heads up at the start of class.

We want to make sure you feel comfortable and at home!

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