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20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION &

BOOK LAUNCH EVENT

Come and join us

Friday 17 August 2018  4pm - 6pm, Lions Club Hall, Shore Street, Cleveland

Speaker - Kim English, Cleveland Branch Librarian

Musical entertainment by Graeme Tait 

Tickets on sale from the office and from Life in Australia $10 including wine, cheese and nibbles.

Anniversary Book will be on sale on the night for $15 - pre-order through the U3A Redlands Office.

 

Back to School Day

(A Seniors' Week Activity)

Held On :     Wednesday 22 August,

Where :        Lions Club Hall, Shore Street North, Cleveland 

Time :          9am - 3.30pm

Cost :           $20 Tickets are available from U3A Redlands Office and from Life in Australia

Connecting Seniors to life-long learning, U3A Redlands is celebrating learning for fun.  Spend the day with fellow students and guest speakers who will present a variety of topics of interest.

Yes to entertainment & enlightenment, to good company, to quizzes with great prizes, to morning tea, lunch and nibbles after school.

This activity is open to members of U3A Redlands and non members - All welcome.

Tickets are limited so get in quick to secure your place.

 

 
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A Brief History of DNA - a series of 6 talks by Dr George Chapman

19 July - Cracking the Genetic Code

26 July - The Genetic Engineers Toolbox

2 August - Harvesting the Gene

9 August - Designing Magic Bullets

16 August - Its all in our DNA

23 August - Brave New World

The talks are being held 9.30am until 11.30am on 6 successive Thursdays in Term 3 at TAFE Alexandra Hills Campus, Block Ca. Entry $4, tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.

To register your interest please contact the U3A Redlands Office on 3821 3888 or email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au  Places still available.    This is a U3A Redlands District Inc. activity

 
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Beginners Lawn Bowls at Cleveland for Term 3 

Come along and learn how to play Lawn Bowls commencing Tuesday 17 July 1.00 - 2.30pm at the Cleveland Bowls Club.  Contact the office for more details. Spaces are still available.

 
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The U3A Breakfast Group will next meet on Sunday 26 August at Cafe Arabica 187 Middle Street, Cleveland for 8.30am.  All welcome.

 
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BIRDS OF THE WORLD 
Come Fly with Us

Venue :  TAFE Alexandra Hills  Block Ca

Cost  :    $5 including light morning tea

Time  :    9.30am - 11.00am

Tutor :    Dr. George Chapman

Thursday 13 September  - Finding the relatives

The strange story of the evolution of the birds from dinosaurs is illustrated by George's photos of beautiful and exotic birds from around the world.

Thursday 20 September - Snout, Sugar, Song and Sex

Beaks, feeding habits, vocal virtuosity, male seduction strategies and the mystery of why so many birds are so beautiful.  

For more details and to book your place contact the U3A Redlands Office on 3821 3888 or email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au 

This is a U3A Redlands Activity.

 
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GETTING STARTED WITH LINUX

This new computer course will be an introduction to the exciting world of a different operating system - Linux and open source software. Venue is - The Nook at the Redland Museum on Tuesday from 1.00 - 3.00pm.  Running for six weeks from early Term 4 - dates to be confirmed. To book your space please contact the office, class fee of $40 will need to be paid prior to commencing class.

 
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New Course coming soon 

Know Yourself - An Astrology Conversation

This series of six classes will be starting in the week beginning 8 October.  For details on the course, contact the Tutor, Sylvia McGarry via our office on 3821 3888 or email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au

 
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Maritime History - News Series of Lectures coming in Term 4

Set the Sails and Catch the Wind

Venue : Redland Museum, The Nook, 60 Smith Street, Cleveland 

Cost :    $5.00 includes light afternoon tea

Dates :    Oct 12  Rogues of the South Pacific

               Oct 19  Great Sea Mysteries

               Oct 26   Explorers of the South Pacific

               Nov 2   Evolution of Sea Travel - 1800's to today

Time and day :    Fridays  2.00 - 3.30pm

For more details and to book your space contact the U3A Redlands Office on 3821 3888 or email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au 

 
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Reminder - The Yoga for Seniors Beginners to Intermediate Group has      re-commenced.  Spaces are available.

Come along to the Faith Lutheran College, T1 Building on a Monday 10.00am - 11.00am - call the U3A Redlands Office for more details.

 
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.