Phillip Island Community and Learning Centre 
56-58 Church Street, Cowes  VIC  3922

5952 1131  admin@pical.org.au

Office open Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm

 

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Embrace time out as you learn something new

Why should the kids have all the fun this Summer?? We've put ogether a fabulous program to entertain the adults enjoying their Summer holidays on Phillip Island.

Cook up a storm and share a meal with friends, new and old, while sampling some of the world's finest culinary secrets and delights as well as some of Australia's classic favourites such as scones and bbq's.

Learn a new craft, or create a stunning piece of art with the help of our expert tutors in their field.

 

Bookings: All classes can be booked online or call into PICAL reception during office hours of Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 3.00pm.

Booking and Cancellation Policy

 

All classes have limited numbers so it is a first paid, first in, process.

No booking is confirmed until payment is received.

All classes will have a waiting list in place.

Cancellation with at least 72 hours notice will receive full refund.

Cancellation with less than 72 hours may not receive refund unless waiting list booking can fill your spot.

Children are welcome to participate in any of the classes, provided they are fully supervised by an accompanying parent or adult

CREATIVE COOKING CLASS EXPERIENCES

BBQ LIKE A BOSS 
with Frank Fazio

The great Aussie barbie is not just throwing a snag on the hotplate. It's basting and marinated meats, barbecued vegies, interesting and flavoursome salads to complement. Its summer time vibes and relaxed cooking on the deck at PICAL, dining with a bunch of friends and the food that you helped prepare.

Date: Tue 07 Jan | Thu 16 Jan | Mon 20 Jan

Time: 5pm to 9pm

Cost: $39 per person per session

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565489

PASTA MASTA CLASS
with Frank Fazio

Get hands on at our Pasta Making & Cooking Class and make multiple types of pasta. Create some Italian classics while you learn from an experienced chef who will teach you the tricks of how to roll, make sauces and gnocchi. After you learn how to cook it, sit down at the table and enjoy the food you have made from scratch! It doesn't get much better than that.

 

Date: Mon 06 Jan | Tue 14 Jan | Thu 23 Jan

Time: 5pm to 9pm

Cost: $39 per person per session

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565486

MEDITERRANEAN CUCINA
with Frank Fazio

Immerse your culinary senses into the smells and taste of the Mediterranean as learn how to cook a 2 or 3 course feast, then sit down to eat at the end of class. Savour the flavour of the sun-drenched cuisine of the Mediterranean while learning to balance sweet and sour flavours and spices in this small, hands-on cooking class.

 

Date: Thu 09 Jan | Mon 13 Jan | Tue 21 Jan

Time: 5pm to 9pm

Cost: $39 per person per session

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565490

SPICE UP YOUR LIFE WITH INDIAN 
with Charlene Raya

In this four-hour cooking class, learn to create some of India’s most famous dishes. Your dedicated chef will take you through the fundamentals of Indian ingredients, flavours and spices. Unlock and experience the flavours and aromas of India. At the end, enjoy tasting your efforts together as you share the meal that was made in class.

 

Date: Wed 08 Jan | Sat 18 Jan | Wed 22 Jan

Time: 5pm to 9pm

Cost: $39 per person per session

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565501

ASIAN FUSION
with Charlene Raya

In this hands on cooking class you'll learn how to make Asian food the authentic way. Asian cuisine has been around for thousands of years and is ingrained in Eastern culture and philosophy, with different foods often used to balance the body's yin and yang. In this social cooking class you will learn all about Asian cuisine and how to make some dishes yourself and then share a meal with your class mates.

 

Date: Sat 11 Jan | Wed 15 Jan | Wed 29 Jan

Time: 5pm to 9pm

Cost: $39 per person per session

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565502

ART AND CRAFT

POP UP ART EXHIBITION with ESPI (Exhibition Space Phillip Island)
 

This Exhibition will change weekly, and will feature unique and original pieces from local Phillip Island artists, all of which will be available for sale (and secure postage if required). Pieces will vary in medium including but not limited to: water-colours, oils and charcoal sketches. Themes will change too and will include indigenous artwork and there will be some 3-dimensional works. 

 

Daily: Saturday 28 Dec - Sunday 05 Feb 2020

Time: 10am to 6pm

Cost: FREE Entry (gold coin donation appreciated)

No bookings required - walk in anytime

MINDFUL ARTING
with Christine Clarke

It’s Fun, Easy and Relaxing Create your own fun landscape or favourite animal simply and easily using patterns and colour. Christine will get you started on your personal creative journey, all materials are supplied and you get to take home your very own artwork drawn by you!

 

Date: Monday 30 Dec 2019

Time: 10am to noon

Cost: $35 per person

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565492

FLOW ART

with Rebecca Pool

Have fun, get messy and create unique art work to adorn your walls at home or for the office. Flow art is an easy technique using paint and varying surface mediums including canvas, plyboard and furniture. You are not limited by your imagination or color choice. Rebecca will help you step by step to create your own piece of art. Fee includes all materials required to make 2 x A4 canvasses to take home with you.

 

Date: Saturday 04 Jan 2020

Time: 10am to noon

Cost: $45 per person

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565499

FANTASY CROWNS

with Rebecca Pool

Release your inner God or Goddess and embrace your creativity!  Personalise your very own headdress using beads, jewellery, shells,  sand, buttons and your imagination. All materials supplied but please
BYO scissors, stanley knife, hot glue gun if you have one and any additional decorations you might want to use in your uniquely individual crown.


Date: Wednesday 08 Jan 2020

Time: 10am to noon
Cost: $45 per person
Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565496

MACRAME PLANT HANGER
with Lynne Saunders

Macramé is always a popular class and this one will sellout fast so book early. Make your own plant hanger to take home with you. Your Macramé hanger will be made up of a number of different knots including larks knot, wrap knot, half square knot, square knot, crown knot. All materials supplied. BYO Tools: Scissors, small ruler & 5m tape measure.

 

Date: Tuesday 07 Jan 2020

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Cost: $55 per person

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565497

CROCHET
with Lynne Saunders

Crochet is one of those timeless crafts that is making a comeback. People of all ages are learning how to crochet as they find it a great way to keep their hands busy while creating beautful and practical rugs, clothing and toys. Lynne will start you off in this class with a granny square, flower or cotton dishcloth. These are all small and easy projects but include a lot of basic stitches and skills. All materials supplied.

 

Date: Tuesday 21 Jan 2020

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Cost: $35 per person

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565495

COOKING CLASSICS
WE'RE JAMMING

with CWA Cowes


Fresh fruit jam is so simple anyone can make it with a little preparation. In this class we'll demonstrate not only a basic recipe for homemade jam, but also some of the principles and theory behind turning fruit and
sugar into delicious preserves. Each participant will take home a jar of home made jam, prepared previously by the ladies of the CWA Cowes.

 

Date: Tuesday 14 Jan 2020

Time: 9am to 1pm
Cost: $15 per person

Online bookings: www.trybooking.com/565493

SCONES 2 WAYS

with CWA Cowes

Have you ever wanted to make the perfect scone?
The ladies from CWA Cowes are wanting to share their
secrets with you. Join them as they show you how to
make beautiful scones using 2 different methods. One
using cream and the other using lemonade. And the
best bit... you sit down afterwards, share a pot of tea
and a chat as you eat the delicious scones that have
been freshly baked before your eyes.

 

Date: Friday 10 Jan 2020

Time: 10am to noon
Cost: $15 per person
Online bookings:
www.trybooking.com/565494