Welcome to KNLC

We provide courses for everyone in the community

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  • KNLC welcomes new ideas and activities

    If you have a program that meets the vision and philosophy of KNLC and you would like to volunteer your time, please complete this form.

  • Our Home Our Friends
    Sunday 28th August

    Come along and see our Cultures Together Choir perform at the Hawthorn Arts Centre.

    Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre presents our “Cultures Together Choir” A diverse group of individuals featuring nationalities from across the globe. The songs originate from the shores of China, Russia, Indonesia, and Italy and tap into some of the dynamic cultures that live within the City of Boroondara.  This heart warming performance promotes acceptance, harmony and understanding of different cultures.  Music and song have no barriers and this concert is a true representation of this!

    All proceeds from this event will go directly back to the Sparechair  Cafe  at Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre.  Our Sparechair Cafe is a social enterprise project which provides suspended meals for the needy in our community.

    Tickets: $15.00  can be purchased directly via the Hawthorn Centre Arts website http://www.hawthornartscentre.com.au/ or KNLC Reception



  • Digital Photography

    From beginners to more experienced photographers, using compact or DSLR cameras, there is something for everyone in this course. Guide by experienced photographers and teachers, this six course is designed to help you achieve the best possible photos with your own equipment.  You will need to bring your own camera along with the suppliers manual.

    The course covers;

    • technical aspects of your camera
    • the creative components of composition and lighting
    • weekly practical assignments


    Cost:  $150.00

    This course does NOT include editing programs such as Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom



  • NEW: Barista Skills Workshop @ Kew NLC
    Monday 20th June

    Love coffee or hoping to secure a café job, well join us at our Sparechair Café for a Barista Skills Workshop. We will be running a number of workshops throughout term 3 starting from  Monday 20th June.

    These Government funded ACFE workshops have two parts

    • Part 1 – 3 hour practical Barista Skills Workshop
    • Part 2 – 17 hours Work Experience in the Sparechair Café

    The workshops will give you solid foundations in coffee making skills, valuable work experience and inform you about securing employment in Melbourne’s coffee scene.

    Cost: $80 for 1 session

    Places are limited, so enrol on-line or phone reception on 98533126

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