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News and Upcoming Events...

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Cook's Night Off meet on the first Wednesday of the month dining at a local Cleveland Restaurant.

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The Tuesday Mahjong Group are looking for more players, the group meets at the Cleveland Manor, Grant Street, Cleveland each Tuesday from 8.30am - 11.30am.  We are also looking for more players for our Capalaba Library Mahjong Group that also meet on a Tuesday morning.  Contact the office if you are interested in going along.

Paper Quilling is a new group that meet each Friday at the Capalaba Library 1.30am - 4.00pm with John Yanni.  This group is looking for more participants, if you wish to join or want to know more about the group please contact our office on 3821 3888.

The Redland City Council is proud to provide $920.00 for the purchase of four new three drawer cabinets for the U3A Redlands District Inc. office as part of the Community Grants Program in Assisting the Redlands Community.
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U3A Life in Australia meets Monday 29 May at 9.30am to the Donald Simpson Community Centre our guest speaker Peter Jordan (Retired Counsellor and Social Worker) will be talking on 'Reflections of a Family Law Court Counsellor'.  All welcome cost $4 including morning tea.

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The U3A Redlands Choir Annual Concert will be on Saturday 3 June 2017 at 2.00pm.

At the Star of the Sea Church Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland

Cost is $10 including afternoon tea.  Tickets at the Door.

Come along and support our inspiring singers.

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The newly formed RUMT presents

"SS Shipenshore" Shows

on Sunday 4th and Sunday 11 June at 2.00pm

The Thornlands State School Hall, South Street, Thornlands

Tickets $10 at the door or from the U3A Redlands Office

Afternoon Tea is included.

Come along and meet the noble Captain, the stellar crew, the rich widow, the young lovers, the jewel thieves, the Starlite dancers, the girls from Brandywine Creek and also, PIRATES !!

 

Our Monday Afternoon Book Appreciation Group are looking for more participants, if you would like to come along please contact the office.  The group meets at the Cleveland Library every 3rd Monday of the month 2.00 - 3.30pm. 

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The U3A Coin and Stamp Group next gather on the 15 June. They meet  on the 3rd Thursday of the month in the small hall of the Uniting Church, Passage Street, Cleveland from 2.00pm.  The topic for June is Sculptures.

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Armchair Travel will meet again on Thursday 1st of June at 9.30am in the Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street to hear of Julie's travels to Burma.  All welcome.

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Congratulations to Madeleine Mionnet our U3A Redlands Computer Class Co-ordinator on becoming a Queensland Community Digital Champion - connecting Queenslanders to our digital future.  Well Done !

Over the last 10 years, Madeleine has taught computer skills to more than 700 U3A Redlands members assisting them to connect to the age of technology.  Well done Madeleine on being recognised as a Community Digital Champion ! 

A new class starting for Term 3 will be Creative Fun for Unbelievers.  Michele will be running each session from 1pm - 4pm at the St. Pauls Anglican Church Hall, Cross Street, Cleveland on Wedneday July 12, 19 and 26 and then September 13, 20 and 27. 

This short course will challenge your own long held negative beliefs about your creative ability.  Basic creative, fun exercises that could lead on to other classes e.g. drawing/painting.  Not suitable for artists.  This process will lead to a completed framable paining on quality art paper. 

Term 3 - The Discussion and Critical Thinking Group will hold an 8 week course

8 week course starting 20 July - 7 September on a Thursday afternoon 1.30pm - 3.00pm with Dave Frampton at the RSL Moreton Shores Bay Club Rooms.    

The group is for those interested in the free and open discussion of a wide range of topics and in examining at the same time how we think and reason as we do.  This dual focus addresses both the 'what' and the 'how' of discussion, argument and reasoning.

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The U3A Breakfast Club gather this coming Sunday 28th May meeting at the Wishing Well, Colburn Avenue, Victoria Point for 8.30am. 

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Choir Practice

After the Concert on the 3rd of June, Choir will not practise for the rest of June and will resume again on the 1st of July.  See you all there, enjoy the break. 

The U3A Office is open 9am – 12noon Monday to Friday during school terms, call 3821 3888 with enquiries.

Overview

U3A, short for the University of the Third Age, provides members with affordable education and the opportunity to study and learn in a relaxed environment. The U3A approach to instruction is informal and study groups are attended by an experienced tutor. There are no prerequisites required to join classes and no exams or formal assessments of students. Redlands U3A provides activities and classes covering a range of different subjects. Peruse our list of courses and find that subject that has always interested you but you never had the time to do.

How do I join?

You can apply for membership by completing our online form and then paying your application fee by EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer).

Alternatively, you can download and print our membership application form and bring the completed form and payment to our office during office hours.

 Membership application form (print version)

For more information on joining U3A Redlands and attending classes, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.