Category Archives : Courses

Card Craft Workshop

FREE and FUN card craft workshop taking place at the Carers Centre on Tuesday 15th March 2016, 1.30pm – 3.00pm. You can design your own Easter, Birthday or Greetings Card. All materials supplied. Come along and give yourself a break – have a cup of tea or coffee and a slice of cake and relax in […]

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FREE classes – Gentle Exercise and Relaxation

Beat the winter blues! Feel fitter and more relaxed – Gentle Exercise and Relaxation classes are being held every Friday at Thimblemill Library, Smethwick,1.30pm – 3.00pm. All abilities welcome! Gentle exercise, relaxation and breathing techniques can help maintain overall good health. The classes are FREE for carers and their family members. Come along and join […]

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Celebrate this year’s Family Learning Festival

To celebrate Family Learning Fortnight we are holding a special ‘Make and Bake’ for the kids! (All children must be accompanies by an adult) We’ll be making some fun and tasty recipes for you to take home and share with the whole family! There is a small charge of £1.00 per person to cover the […]

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Dazzle Creative Writing Course

We are offering a new 6 week course in Creative Writing. No previous experience required! Why not come and join in a fun, interactive course in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The course starts on Tuesday 6th October 20145 10.30am – 12.30pm at CARES, 2 Bearwood Road, Smethwick. Be part of it! Contact Jill at CARES […]

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Building Resilience to Stress & Disease

A Course that offers a really different approach to good health! This 8 week course starts on Wednesday 21 October 2015 10.30am – 12.30pm at CARES, 2 Bearwood Road, Smethwick. The course will offer: Undertanding stress and depression Using breathing techniques to manage emotional states the connection between food and mood recognising and changing unhelpful […]

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Christmas Cabaret

Fancy a fun night out for all the family? Come and join us at CARES’ Christmas Cabaret evening! CARES in partnership with Creative Black Country and Thimblemill Library are holding an evening of entertainment for unpaid family Carers in Sandwell. There will be singers, dancers and comedy acts. There will also be entertainment for the […]

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Summer Workshops

Whether you are in need of a little break from your day to day routine or want to enjoy the company of other carers for a couple of hours, CARES Summer Workshops could just fit the bill! “Dazzle” Creative Writing Workshops Two Dazzle workshops are on offer : *Tuesday 18th August, and * Tuesday 25th August Both […]

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Adventures in Bookmaking

Would you like to know how to create your own book? Come and join our 4 week Bookmaking Project – facilitated by experienced Bookmaker Patricia Crummay and Creative Writer Julie Callcott. You will get some amazing and unique ideas about how to create your own book and fill the pages with stories, poems or pictures […]

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Indian Head Message Workshop- 22nd April

Photo of an Indian Head Message at CARES

Would you like to attend an Indian Head Massage Workshop? This is your opportunity to find out how to do a simple Indian head massage routine for your friends and family.  Why not bring a friend so they can return the favour and give you a massage too. What will you learn? Basic Massage Skills […]

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