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News and Upcoming Events...

The Financial Literacy for the Over 50's

The Financial Literacy for the Over 50's course will commence again in Term 4 for a 9 week course starting Thursday 10 October through to Thursday 5 December.

Class will take place at the Cleveland District SHS, Room T1,  3.30pm - 5.30pm

Cost is $10 plus $2.50 on the first night and then $2.50 for the second night.

To add your name to our interest list please contact the office on 3821 3888 or email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au  

 

U3A Redlands Theatre Group presents

"DIZZY DAMES ON BROADWAY"

Featuring the Starlite Dancers

Based on the cartoon strips of the 1950s featuring Dottie and Denise

Sunday 22nd September 2019 2pm

Sunday 29th September 2019 2pm

Thornlands State School Hall, South Street, Thornlands. 

Tickets $12 available at U3A Office, Cleveland District SHS and at the door.

 

Water Exercise (mixed)

We have spaces available for Gentle Water Exercise - Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

 

Scrabble

We now have a couple of vacancies for Scrabble which is held at Victoria Point  on Tuesdays

1.00 - 4.00pm

 

Cycling - Pedal for Pleasure

We are adding a second ride each month: Now cycling 1st and 3rd Saturdays.

 
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YOGA CANCELLED FOR TERM 3

The Monday morning Yoga with Annette at the Cleveland Uniting Church small hall has unfortunately been cancelled for the rest of Term 3 and hopes to return for Term 4.

 

Fathers' Day 1 September 

Wishing all Dads a Happy Day. Time to nominate that special person, father, grandfather, spouse, neighbour or ?? who might enjoy a $50 Bunnings voucher. Just send your nomination to the Office - admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au with reference to Fathers' Day, before 16 August. Add a brief comment about the person you consider worthy.

 

Beginners Piano Lessons - Spaces available

Wednesday mornings - If you would like to re-engage with playing the piano and theory lessons,  please contact the office for more details 

 

Seniors Week Activity

Back to School on Friday 23 August 2019 - limited tickets

Time :             9.00am - 3.30pm 

Location  :      Lions Club Hall, Shore Street, Cleveland

Cost :             $20.00 including little lunch, big lunch and after school social time

Speakers including Judith and Mike Ryan, speaking on the Role of the SES in the Redlands.  Elizabeth Jeffs, The Pen is Mightier ......., Dr Robert Lingard, Emeritus Professor on Testing Times for the Global Education Reform Movement, Dr James Cuskelly OAM, on Kodaly Method of Music Instruction and Cleveland District SHS team of students re their participation in a recent STEMing from Asia Youth Forum.

Tickets available from the U3A Redlands Office or Life in Australia, limited number available and selling fast.

 

Limited spaces available for CPR Awareness Training Sessions on Monday 19 August 

If you would like to attend please contact the U3A Redlands office via email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au or call the office on 3821 3888 to secure your spot.  

Arrival time 4.00pm for a Class Start Time of 4.15pm - finish by 5.45pm

Location will be R Block at the Cleveland District State High School 

Cost is $5 to be paid before hand please.

 

Meditation - new class - Fridays

Please contact the office for tutor contact details.

Classes will be held at Birkdale with arrival 9.15am for a 9.30am start - 10.45am finish

 

Cinema Appreciation - price change

Please note there has been a slight increase in cinema prices - $5.00 pensioners, $5.50 others.

 

Lawn Bowls - Beginners

Capalaba Bowls Club - please contact the office if any interest

 

Feldenkrais classes

Feldenkrais classes will start again in September at the Donald Simpson Centre.

Time:   9.15 - 11.30am

Dates: Wednesdays - 18th and 25th September and 2nd October 

 

Looking for a New Accompanist for our U3A Redland Singers 

The U3A Singers are looking for a new accompanist for July onwards.  The group rehearses on a Saturday morning from 9am - 11.00am at the Star of the Sea Parish Centre, Passage Street, Cleveland.  If you would like to know more please contact our office on 3821 3888 to be put in touch with Margaret Ward our Music Director. 

 

                            Camera Club 

21 Aug      Meeting at Hall - Speaker tba

18 Sep      Field Trip - Beth Boyd Park, Thorneside. Leader: Doug McVicar

** Please check monthly newsletter for updates.

 

New Class for Term 4 - Dead Poets Society

Bringing Poetry Alive 

Venue:                 Aveo Freedom Aged Care, Cinema Room

                            88 Swansea Circuit, Redland Bay

Time :                   9.30 am - 11.30 am 

Dates:                  15, 29 October, 12, 26 November, 10 December 

Cost:                    $5, including light morning tea

Tutors:                 George Chapman and Anne McBurnie

An interest list is being created in the U3A office, so please call and add your name or email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au 

 

TED talks plus - Food for Thought

Venue       :          AVEO Freedom Age Care, Cinema Room

                            88 Swansea Circuit, Redland Bay

Cost          :          $5, including light morning tea

Time          :          9.30 am - 11.30 am

Tutors        :         Debra Barker and George Chapman

TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a nonprofit global community devoted to spreading ideas.  TED videos are short talks given by expert speakers on education, business, science, technology and creativity.

Thursday 22 August : Gene editing with CRISPR

The possibilities for curing genetic diseases are almost endless, but what are the downsides ?

Thursday 5 September : Sleep is your superpower

Do you feel guilty when you get too much sleep ? What does the research say ?

Thursday 19 September

Subject to be determined by the participants

To add your name to the interest list please contact the office 

 

U3A Redland Ramblers

August 22   7.00am   Greater Glider Reserve, Alexandra Hills. Meet in Wimbourne Street, opposite Chipping Drive. Moderate, recommend hiking pole. Bring money for morning tea at nearby shopping centre.

 

U3A Redlands - Breakfast Group Venues

25 Aug    08.30am    Cafe Arabica, 187 Middle St, Cleveland

29 Sep    08.00am     Hogan's Hotel, 381 Main Road, Wellington Point

 
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.

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