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Look at our new courses for Term 2, 2016 below.

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2016 U3A State Conference

U3A Sunshine Coast are hosting this year's conference at Sippy Downs University on Thursday 2nd - Friday 3rd June.

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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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LIFE IN AUSTRALIA - Term 2 9.30am at the Donald Simpson Centre

LIFE IN AUSTRALIA on MONDAY 30th May for those not going on the bus trip will be an  alternative programme of a DVD shown on "The Back of Beyond" featuring Tom Kruse in classic 1954 docudrama of mail delivery along the Birdsville Track will be shown.  Cost $4 including morning tea.  All welcome.

LIFE IN AUSTRALIA on MONDAY 6 June we have retired Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy and Toxicology from Griffith University Dr. Don Clegg will be speaking on What's in our food ? Our daily bread ..... Can we trust it ? Our daily food - safe or suspect ? We are what we eat - so what are we? What TV chefs can't (won't / don't ) tell you.  Cost $4 including morning tea.  All welcome.

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The Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement classes will run on Wednesday the 13 July and 5 October at the Donald Simpson Centre. Please call the office for more information.

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Footlites is recruiting and is looking for male and female singers, actors, back stage helpers to be part of its next production to be performed in October. Contact the office to be put in contact with the group.

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New Course Offered -  Introduction to Music

We have a Tutor ready to take the class if you would like to be added to the interest list please contact the office on 3821 3888 or email u3aredld(at)bigpond.net.au.  This new group will be for people wanting to learn about, enjoy and understand music in an easy way through learning to play the recorder.  This may lead to understanding music techniques and writing music.

Kingfisher Art Show - Salford Waters Retirement Village

Opening night Tuesday 12 July 2016.  Doors open at 6.30pm, official opening 7.30pm.  Tickets $10.00, including supper.  Ticket valid for duration of show. 

All paintings and art work by local and interstate artists.  Show continues from Wednesday 13 July until Sunday 17 July 10.00am till 4.00pm daily.  All welcome.

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The Coin and Stamp Group will next meet on Thursday the 16 June for 2.00pm.  The topic this week will be the famous people.  .  

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NEW - ANDROID TABLET BASICS (5 week course) STARTING SOON, SPACES AVAILABLE

We still have openings for students to join our new class from Tuesday 31st May, afternoons (2 hours) at the Volunteering Redlands Rooms, Raby Bay.  Course cost $10.  

Come along and learn the basics of using an Android Tablet (not an iPad or Windows 8 tablet).  Set up your tablet for emails, photos, internet browsing, reading eBooks, listening to music, connecting to Wi-fi and maybe Facebook.  Each session includes an overview of 'must have' apps for your tablet.  Call the office on 3821 3888 to be put in touch with the Class Tutor.  

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Cinema Appreciation - At the Movies has started up again meeting fortnightly at various local venues. Come along to review and discuss current and past movies.  Critical analyses will be encouraged.  Call the office on 3821 3888 or email u3aredld(at)bigpond.net.au for more information.

The next Genealogy Class is due to start on Wednesday 13th July from 9.00 - 11.00am at the RSL Community Centre, Passage Street, Cleveland, opposite the RSL.  Learn how to research your family history and know where to find the information.  Cost is $5 including morning tea.  Call the office for further information.

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Computer One on One Tuesday afternoons at Raby Bay - Cleveland will continue every Tuesday throughout the school break.  To book contact the office who will give you the coordinators contact details. 

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The Pedal for Pleasure cycling group will meet Saturday 4th June at the Cleveland Railway Station to catch the 7.09am train to Murarrie Station for a Bulimba Creek Bikeway ride and return via the Murarrie Station. 

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Armchair Travel meet on Thursday 2nd June for 9.30am at the Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland.  Jennifer will be giving a presentation on The Kimberley.  All welcome.

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The Breakfast Club group will meet for 8.30am at Noci, Raby Bay Esplanade, Cleveland on Sunday morning the 26 June. 

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.