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Keep your Brain in Shape

 Expressions of Interest are called for the following Zoom sessions :

 

Presentation - Butterfly Host Plants Monday 

Monday 01 June, 9.30 – 10.30 – Dr John Moss. Butterfly Host Plants of SE Queensland.

The butterflies of this region and the plants on which they depend, will be discussed.

BYO Coffee and Discussion

Tuesday 02 June, 9.30 - 11.00 – hosted by Julie Porteous 

The aim is to share discussion on everyday issues so we can learn from each other and better understand what "Everyday Australians" really think.   

*** New ***   TED Talks Plus 

Monday 08 June, 9.30 - 10.30 - What makes a good life? - hosted by Iris Murray

The first talk by Dr Robert Waldinger, is on a lengthy study by Harvard University; the second is a lighter piece from Jane Fonda and friends on Lifelong friendship 

BYO Coffee and Discussion

Tuesday 09 June, 9.30 - 11.00 - hosted by Julie Porteous 

The aim is to share discussion on everyday issues so we can learn from each other and better understand what "Everyday Australians" really think.   

Around the World Virtual Tour - Myanmar

Friday 12 June, 9.30 - 11.00 - Myanmar (formerly Burma), hosted by Julie Porteous

Visit a former British Hill Station - Pynoolwin; explore beautiful Inle Lake; and cruise the Irrawaddy River from Mandalay to Yangon, during this presentation.

BYO Coffee and Discussion

Tuesday 16 June, 9.30 - 11.00hosted by Julie Porteous 

The aim is to share discussion on everyday issues so we can learn from each other and better understand what "Everyday Australians" really think.   

BYO Coffee and Discussion

Tuesday 23 June, 9.30 - 11.00 - hosted by Julie Porteous 

The aim is to share discussion on everyday issues so we can learn from each other and better understand what "Everyday Australians" really think.   

Around the World Virtual Tour - Antarctica

Friday 26 June, 9.30 - 11.00 - Antarcticahosted by Janese Lowe

This Antartctic adventure visits the Falklands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.

 Please advise expression of interest to: vicepresident(at)u3aredlands.com.au

at least 24 hours prior to the session you wish to join.

 

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Floral Art

Shahin Master and her flower arranging group are keeping in touch doing their classes online and with flowers from their own gardens.  Here are two beautiful arrangements by Judith Carter titled Easter Arrangement and April Showers.  

 

Here is a little something to lighten the day - for all the fans of The Sound of Music 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMBh-eo3tvE

Well worth watching, enjoy 

Times of Adversity - Southlakes U3A are fortunate to have a retired couple who lived through the African pandemic and they have graciously agreed to share their story & learning from this experience. Checkout their story by clicking Times of Adversity on the U3A Southlakes, NSW website.  https://southlakes.u3anet.org.au/ so they may know there is hope & kindness in times like these.   Enjoy.

COVID-19 updates and news from Redland City Council

Keep up-to-date with Redland City Council's evolving response at the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page on their website. 


 

Office Closure Notice

Due to the current global COVID-19 situation the U3A Redlands Office has now closed. Emails will continued to be monitored please direct all enquiries to admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au.   Our website will also be updated on a regular basis.     

 

U3A REDLANDS NEWSFLASH

SUSPENSION OF CLASSES AND EVENTS UNTIL TERM 3 

All classes and events have been cancelled from Tuesday, 17 March 2020.
Suspension of classes is a purely precautionary measure with our members’ well-being of utmost importance.

Classes will resume once medical advice confirms that it is safe. 

Our website will be updated with further information from time to time, so please monitor it regularly.

We are hopeful that we can start afresh in Term 3 (July 13) and will look forward to welcoming you all back when it becomes possible.

Please also note that the U3A Redlands Office will be closed for general business.  Any enquiries please email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au.  If your enquiry is regarding the Corona Virus please email enquiries+mar2020(at)u3aredlands.com.au 

 

SIMPLE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID19)

1. Wash hands regularly with appropriate sanitisers or soap and water.  Carry a personal sanitiser pack, and avoid touching your face if possible.

2. Members who have travelled recently from China or other countries with infection outbreaks, should self-isolate at home for two weeks afterwards.

3. People with upper respiratory systems - fever, cough, sneezing, sore throat - should avoid classes until the nature of their illness is clear and they no longer have such symptoms.  Please also read these advisory documents:

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCov), Qld Government

Coronavirus (COVID-19), Australian Government

Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Ovel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The global situation is still evolving and we will update this advice if the circumstances warrant. 

 

Call Out for Tutors

Do you have a skill, specific knowledge or passion you are willing to share?

Becoming a tutor of a course at U3A can open the door to a whole new world: not just for the participants but the tutor as well. If you wish further information about becoming a tutor and joining our enthusiastic band, please contact the office on 3821 3888 admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au or one of our tutor liaison officers Nahn Shimmons tutorliaisonacademic(at)u3aredlands.com.au or Karen Buhmann tutorliaisonleisure(at)u3aredlands.com.au

 
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. 

U3A Redlands acknowledges the services provided by MyU3A and Design Bordello. 

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.