Rockingham Community

In 2018, Rockingham Centre will continue to build strong and close relationships with the Rockingham Community.

We hope to be able to engage and connect Rockingham as a community and strengthen community bonds.

Check out what's happening around Rockingham here!

 

Are you ready to start your journey in Nursing?

This qualification provides participants with the skills and knowledge that will assist them in any future studies e. Diploma of Nursing HLT54115. During this course you will learn about anatomy and physiology, mathematics in nursing, microbiology, physics, chemistry and medical terminology. 

Schedule of Delivery

  • Two days on campus over 20 week
  • Some additional study is required from home
  • Other flexible delivery options are available. Contact us for more details

Admissions Requirements

  • Sound level of English
  • Basic Mathematics skills
  • Sounds computing skills

How to Apply

For more information or to apply now, email consultant@vetis.net.au or call 6188 8120

www.vetis.net.au

The RAD Walkers (Rockingham Alzheimer’s and Dementia Walking Group) is a fortnightly walking group for people living with dementia and their carers. The group meets fortnightly on the first and third Friday of each month, from 10am-11am at the Village Green, Flinders Lane, Rockingham.

Come along and make new friends while keeping active in a welcoming and supportive environment.

RAD Walkers is a partnership between the City, Alzheimer's WA and Rockingham and Districts Alzheimer's Inc.

Contact the City on 9528 0333 or customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au for more information.

Details

Event date Friday 19 October 2018
Event time 10am to 11am
Event location: Village Green, Flinders Lane Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Price Free

Art on the Move' comes to the Rockingham Arts Centre with 'Creations from the Man Cave', an exhibition of sculptures created by Neil Elliott. Finding inspiration from found objects, Neil gives them a new lease on life - reimagining the everyday to reflect happiness and positive experiences.

​For more information, contact the Rockingham Arts Centre on 9527 0734 between 10am and 3pm, or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Friday 19 October 2018 to Friday 2 November 2018
Event time 10am to 3pm
Event location: Rockingham Arts Centre, Kent Street, Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Suitable for All ages
Price Free

Do you have a story to tell and share? This series of eight workshops will help seniors to reminisce, show them how to write their life story and share their memories. The workshops will be happening on Tuesdays beginning 16 October through to 4 December, 10am–12pm, at Gary Holland Community Centre.

Places are limited and bookings are essential. Please contact Rockingham Writers Centre to register on 0438 916 001 or email rockinghamwriterscentre@gmail.com, or contact the City for more information on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Tuesday 23 October 2018
Event time 10am to 12pm
Event location: Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent Street, Rockingham WA 6168 
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Seniors
Price Free

Louise Snook will guide you through the process of creating your own floral arrangement in a cup. No experience necessary, creative flare essential. To book or to find out more information, please contact 9528 8683 or email rclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au

Details

Event date Thursday 25 October 2018
Event time 5pm to 7pm
Event location: Rockingham Central Library, Dixon Road Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Adults, Seniors
Price Free

Rockingham Gemstone Club Gemstone Exhibition

27th October 2018

9.00am-2.00pm

Rockingham Districts Gem & Rock Hunting Club 

Bungaree Oval

3 Crater Place

Rockingham

  • Demonstration of Jewellery Making
  • Lucky Dip for Children
  • Specimens for Sale
  • Refreshments & Sausage Sizzle
  • Demonstrations:
  • Rock Cutting & Polishing
  • Faceting - See how the gems in your jewellery are cut
  • Silver Smithing Demonstration
  • Members Display Cases - vote for your favourite. See members making rubber moulds to cast their own design for jewellery
  • Raffle - 3 prizes - Jewellery made by members

The RAD Walkers (Rockingham Alzheimer’s and Dementia Walking Group) is a fortnightly walking group for people living with dementia and their carers. The group meets fortnightly on the first and third Friday of each month, from 10am-11am at the Village Green, Flinders Lane, Rockingham.

Come along and make new friends while keeping active in a welcoming and supportive environment.

RAD Walkers is a partnership between the City, Alzheimer's WA and Rockingham and Districts Alzheimer's Inc.

Contact the City on 9528 0333 or customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au for more information.

Details

Event date Friday 2 November 2018
Event time 10am to 11am
Event location: Village Green, Flinders Lane Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Price Free

Do you have a story to tell and share? This series of eight workshops will help seniors to reminisce, show them how to write their life story and share their memories. The workshops will be happening on Tuesdays beginning 16 October through to 4 December, 10am– 12pm, at Gary Holland Community Centre.

Places are limited and bookings are essential. Please contact Rockingham Writers Centre to register on 0438 916 001 or email rockinghamwriterscentre@gmail.com, or contact the City for more information on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Tuesday 6 November 2018
Event time 10am to 12pm
Event location: Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent Street, Rockingham WA 6168 
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Seniors
Price Free

People living with dementia and their carers are invited to participate in one of two workshops to learn how to create a life story book to share with family and friends. A life story book is a wonderful way to bring back memories for a person living with dementia, and at the same time provide useful information to caregivers about that person. Places are limited and bookings are essential.

The two workshops will be happening on Wednesday 7 November 2018 at different times:

  • 10am–12pm
  • 1pm–3pm

For more information and to book, please contact the City on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Wednesday 7 November 2018
Event time 10am to 3pm
Event location: Rockingham Arts Centre, Kent Street, Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Seniors
Price Free

Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are essential.

To book or to find out more information, please contact Rockingham Central Library on 9528 8683 or email rclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Thursday 8 November 2018
Event time 11am to 12.20pm
Event location: Rockingham Central Library, Dixon Road Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Adults, Seniors
Price Free

Not sure how to access home care to ensure you receive the support required to enable you to live longer at home? Come along to this free session to hear from and interact with key organisations. To book or to find out more information, please call 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Monday 12 November 2018
Event time 9am to 11am
Event location: Autumn Centre, 32 McNicholl Street Rockingham
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Seniors
Price Free

Chef Dale will be showcasing a selection of sweet and savoury treats which participants will learn how to make, and then enjoy tasting afterwards.

Bookings are required. To book or find out more information, please contact the library on 9528 8683 or email rclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au

See event flyer.

Details

Event date Wednesday 14 November 2018
Event time 10.30am to 12pm
Event location: Rockingham Central Library, Dixon Road Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Seniors

People living with dementia and their carers are invited to attend the monthly A Drop In The Ocean Memory Café. The Memory Café is an opportunity for people living with dementia and their carers to join others for a friendly cuppa, to share experiences and memories, and make new friends.
 
The Memory Café takes place on the third Monday of each month from 10am-12pm at The Clipper Café, 20-30 Patterson Road, Rockingham.
 
Contact the City on 9528 0333 or customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au for more information.
 

Details

Event date Monday 19 November 2018
Event time 10am to 12pm
Event location: The Clipper Café, 20-30 Patterson Road, Rockingham
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Adults, Seniors
Price Free

Do you have a story to tell and share? This series of eight workshops will help seniors to reminisce, show them how to write their life story and share their memories. The workshops will be happening on Tuesdays beginning 16 October through to 4 December, 10am–12pm, at Gary Holland Community Centre.

Places are limited and bookings are essential. Please contact Rockingham Writers Centre to register on 0438 916 001 or email rockinghamwriterscentre@gmail.com, or contact the City for more information on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Tuesday 20 November 2018
Event time 10am to 12pm
Event location: Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent Street, Rockingham WA 6168 
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Seniors
Price Free

Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are essential.

To book or to find out more information, please contact Rockingham Central Library on 9528 8683 or email rclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Thursday 22 November 2018
Event time 11am to 12.20pm
Event location: Rockingham Central Library, Dixon Road Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Adults, Seniors
Price Free

Do you have a story to tell and share? This series of eight workshops will help seniors to reminisce, show them how to write their life story and share their memories. The workshops will be happening on Tuesdays beginning 16 October through to 4 December, 10am–12pm, at Gary Holland Community Centre.

Places are limited and bookings are essential. Please contact Rockingham Writers Centre to register on 0438 916 001 or email rockinghamwriterscentre@gmail.com, or contact the City for more information on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Tuesday 27 November 2018
Event time 10am to 12pm
Event location: Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent Street, Rockingham WA 6168 
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Seniors
Price Free

Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are essential.

To book or to find out more information, please contact the Rockingham Central Library on 9528 8683 or email rclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Thursday 29 November 2018
Event time 11am to 12.20pm
Event location: Rockingham Central Library, Dixon Road Rockingham WA 6168
Event category City Presented
Suitable for Adults, Seniors
Price Free

Celebrate Ability is a free community event being held on Thursday 29 November 2018 to celebrate International Day of People with Disability.

The event will be held at the Gary Holland Community Centre, from 10.30am to 1.30pm, and will provide community members of all abilities with an opportunity to take part in a range of fun activities and enjoy live entertainment.

For more information, please contact the City on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Details

Event date Thursday 29 November 2018
Event time 10.30am to 1.30pm
Event location: Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent Street, Rockingham WA 6168 
Event category City Presented
Suitable for All ages