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U3A Redlands District inc.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Date:             Monday 3 December 2018, commencing at 9.30am

Venue:          Cleveland Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland  

Please note the change of venue from previous years. The Donald Simpson Centre auditorium is not available due to renovations being carried out from the beginning of December.

Important:  Following is a Notice of Motion that will be proposed at the AGM

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NOTICE OF MOTION

The membership fees for U3A Redlands District Inc. have not been increased since 1998. After reviewing our administrative costs, the Committee has unanimously agreed that the following motion to increase fees be proposed at the AGM on 3 December 2018. This increase would be effective from 1 January 2019.

Motion:  That the membership fees be increased for 2019 to $30 a single member and $55 for a couple with a membership for a half year of $25 for a single member and $45 for a couple. 

Should you have any questions, please contact a Committee Member.

New and renewing members who pay by 31 December 2018 can pay the current 2018 membership fee of $20 for a single and $35 for a couple.

 
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Mythbusters "Making Sense of our Crazy World" continues in Term 4

Venue: Cleveland Library.

Time: Thursdays from 1:30 - 3:00pm

Tutor: Greg Cudmore

 

 
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Life in Australia 

Life in Australia is held every Monday at 9.30 in the Donald Simpson Community Centre.

October 8 (first session of Term 4) - What's Happening to the Great Barrier Reef? presented by Captain Roger Rusling, retired Chief Pilot.

Please check the September Newsletter for weekly topics.

n.b. The last session for Term 3 on Monday 17th Sept is Contemporary Education with Eloise Beveridge of Faith Lutheran College

 

 

Term 1 dates for 2019

Monday 29th January - Friday 5th April 2019

 

U3A Rambling in the Redlands

Walks are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 6.30am in summer and 7am in winter. The first walk in Term 4 is at 6.30am on October 11th on Eddie Santaguiliana Way, Cleveland.

Please check September Newsletter for further details.

 
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Computing - Everything and Anything You Need to Know

We are taking enrolments for a new Computer Class commencing 8th October for 10 weeks.

Venue: Room T1, Cleveland District State High School

Time:   Mondays from 3 - 5pm.

Cost:   $10 for the course payable at first lesson

Tutor:  Tom Eves

Please contact our office on 3821 3888 if you are interested in participating in this new course.

 

 

Learn to Play Lawn Bowls - Capalaba

Starts September 5th

Beginners Only

6 weeks duration 

For more info ph: Graeme Wilson 0459 222 1000

 

 
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Caravan Club

U3A Redlands are compiling a list of interested members to consider forming a Caravan Club. 

We have several members who have suggested this new lifestyle program and our co-ordinators will contact those interested with details of a venue and time very soon to discuss ideas. Please call the office on 3821 3888 to add your details to our "Interest List"

More details to follow.

 
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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.

 
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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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GETTING STARTED WITH LINUX 2019

Due to lack of interest for Term 4, we will offer this course again in the First Term of 2019.

This new computer course will be an introduction to the exciting world of a different operating system - Linux and open source software. Venue is - TBA  Running for six weeks from 2019 Term 1 - dates to be confirmed. To book your space please contact the office. Classes will only run if sufficient class numbers are reached. Class fee of $40 will need to be paid prior to commencing class.

 
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Know Yourself - An Astrology Conversation

venue and time confirmed: Cleveland Library 11:15 - 12:45

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

Intending participants need to be willing to provide date of birth; place of birth; time of birth (if possible) 

 
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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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20th Anniversary Book

Our 20th Anniversary Book 'Learning for Pleasure' is now available for sale from the U3A Redlands Office, F5, Cleveland District State High School.  Our office hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 12 noon during school terms.  Cost $15.

 
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Redlands U3A Singers Christmas Concert

Venue: St Paul's Anglican Church, Cnr. Cross and North Streets, Cleveland

Date:    Friday 14th December 2018 at 7.30pm

Tickets: $10.00 available from the U3A Office from mid November, or at the door.

Proceeds to aid the Bush Ministry Fund

 
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.