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Gifted Support Network Inc.

Supporting families with gifted children in Melbourne
Events

Monday, 2 July 2018
11:30am Lunch, 12:20pm Movie

The Incredibles 2
Age range: All
Village Southland, Cheltenham

An event for all ages in the school holidays. Come along to have lunch and see The Incredibles 2!

We'll meet from 11:30am at Grill'd Southland before heading into the 12:20pm session for The Incredibles 2 at Village Southland. Please purchase your tickets individually either online or when you arrive at Southland. This is not a group booking and no RSVP is formally required.

Parking at Southland is now ticketless but does charge. This event should last for under 4 hours so parking should be free (if you present your movie ticket to the parking booth machines).

Please note this movie has a warning for extreme strobe light effects: the effects are used with no warning, and involves the whole screen flashing between very dark and very light for over a minute.

NOTE: Parents are required to stay and supervise their child(ren) to meet Child Safe Standards. 

No RSVP required - Meet Samantha at Grill'd at 11:30am or at entrance to theatre at 12:15pm - she'll be wearing her rainbow hoodie!

TBA - Term 3 2018
​7:00pm onwards

Coffee evening
Parents and teachers
Brown Cow, 382 Hampton Street, Hampton

Join us for a coffee, drink or a meal at the Brown Cow in Hampton. Parents share experiences and learn from each other in a relaxed environment with no little ears nearby! A great opportunity to meet a small group of the GSN community and discover how wonderful it feels to know that "you're not alone".

A table has been booked under "Louise".

RSVP: Please text Louise on 0414 578 806 so we know to look out for you.

TBA - Term 3 2018
2:00 - 4:30pm

Minecraft Madness!
Age range: Primary / Tweens / Teens
Ormond - please rsvp for address

*** Due to popularity, this event is limited to GSN members *** 

Welcome to two and half hours of unlimited Minecraft on our secure home server! Children bring their creative best and cooperate to build amazing cities and structures. The children "play nicely" on our server by contributing to the world that other children have worked so hard to develop over many sessions. All levels of Minecraft players welcome.

BYO computer with Minecraft already installed. (The iPad version cannot connect to the shared world.) We have some spare laptops available if you don't have one - please request one when you RSVP.

Please also bring a nut-free snack to share with the group.   

NOTE: Parents are required to stay and supervise their child(ren) to meet Child Safe Standards. 

RSVP: Please text Louise on 0414 578 806 for the address.

TBA - Term 3 2018
​2:00 - 4:30pm

Tweens / Teens Board Games Afternoon
Age range: 10 - 15 years 
Mentone - please rsvp for address

Come along for an afternoon of board games for the children and a chance for a cuppa and a chat with like-minded parents. 

There will be many board games available, and you're also welcome to bring your own favourites. 

Please bring a nut-free snack to share with the group.   

NOTE: Parents are required to stay and supervise their child(ren) to meet Child Safe Standards.  

RSVP: Please text Sue on 0403 001 929 for the address.

TBA - Term 3 2018
​10:00am - 12:00pm

Coffee morning
Parents
Mocha Jo's - 87 Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Join us for a coffee or brunch at the Mocha Jo's in Glen Waverley . Parents share experiences and learn from each other in a relaxed environment with no little ears nearby! (Although pre-school children are welcome!)

A great opportunity to meet a small group of the GSN community and discover how wonderful it feels to know that "you're not alone".

A table has been booked under "Lex".

RSVP: Please text Lex on 0412 880 783 so we know to look out for you.


TBA - Term 3  2018
​2:00 - 5:00pm

Teens / Young Adults Board Games Afternoon
Age range: 16 - 26 years 
Ormond - please rsvp for address

An afternoon of board games for the older teens and young adults. 

There will be many board games available and you're also welcome to bring your own favourites. 

Please bring a nut-free snack to share with the group.   

NOTE: Parents are required to stay and supervise their under 18 child(ren) to meet Child Safe Standards.  

RSVP: Please text Samantha on 0415 333 607 to rsvp and for the address.

TBA - Term 3 2018
​2:00 - 4:00pm

GSN Chess Club
Age range: Primary / Tweens / Teens
Frankston South - please rsvp for address

GSN Chess Club is open to children aged 5 and over. We match the children with players at their chess skill level rather than players of their age. Some are beginners and we coach them, others have stronger skills.

We have two adults keeping an eye on the games and helping the children learn chess.

We have five chess boards and also appreciate it if families bring a board if possible. 

Please bring a nut-free snack to share with the group.   

NOTE: Parents are required to stay and supervise their child(ren) to meet Child Safe Standards. We have toys and games for younger children to play if they are not ready for chess yet. 

RSVP: Please text Lyndall on 0407 112 646 for the address.

TBA - Term 3 2018
​7:30pm

Dinner and Discussion
Parents, guardians, carers, teachers
Jasper's Pizza and Pasta, 248 Jasper Road, McKinnon

Starting topic: TBA

Parents and educators are invited to a relaxed dinner at Jaspers Pizza and Pasta .

RSVP: Please text Louise on 0414 578 806.

TBA - Term 3 2018
​2:00 - 4:00pm

MiniMinds / Primary Minds Games Afternoon
Age range: Preschool / Primary 
Malvern East - please rsvp for address

Come along for an afternoon of play for the young ones and a chance for a chat with like-minded parents. 

There will be a mix of toys and games for the little ones, and board games for the older children. 

Please bring a nut-free snack to share with the group.   

NOTE: Parents are required to stay and supervise their child(ren) to meet Child Safe Standards.  

RSVP: Please text Kathleen on 0411 019 555 for the address.

TBA - Term 3 2018

MineOnline - the Minecraft Event you Stay Home For!
Exclusively for children who have already attended Minecraft Madness IRL

Join your GSN whitelisted friends on our secure home server from the comfort of your own home! If you have any issues logging on, please text John for help. (If you've changed your username, you'll need to be whitelisted again with your new name.) Remember to bring your creative best and "play nicely"!!!

RSVP: Please text John if you have any issues logging on on 0414 973 416.

TBA - Term 3, 2018
​2:00 - 4:30pm

Tweens / Teens Board Games Afternoon
Age range: 10 - 15 years 
Mentone - please rsvp for address

Come along for an afternoon of board games for the children and a chance for a cuppa and a chat with like-minded parents. 

There will be many board games available, and you're also welcome to bring your own favourites. 

Please bring a nut-free snack to share with the group.   

NOTE: Parents are required to stay and supervise their child(ren) to meet Child Safe Standards.  

RSVP: Please text Sue on 0403 001 929 for the address.