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U3A Redlands Welcome to New Members Event

from 3.00pm - 5.00pm on Friday 15 March 2019

Lions Club Hall, Cleveland, 122 Shore Street Nth

Free Entry and Lucky Door Prize RSVP by 8 March 2019 to admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au 

You are now part of a wordlwide organisation

 
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Appreciation Celebration for Julie Porteous

March 8, 2.00 - 5.00pm 

Canapes and Drinks

Lions Club Hall, Cleveland

122 Shore Street North

All past and present U3A Redlands members are invited to attend a thank you function to recognise the long term commitment by ourgoing President, Julie Porteous.  

Cost is $30 per person to be prepaid.  Please contact the office at admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au for further payment information.  

 

New Class - Scottish Country Dancing for Beginners

This new class will commence on Monday 4th March from noon to 1pm at the St James Church Hall, Wellington Point. 

 

New Class - Financial Literacy for Over 50's - Interest List for Term 2

The Term 1 class is currently full, good news due to popularity a new course will be offered in Term 2. 

Please get in contact the U3A Redlands Office at admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au to be added to the interest list. 

Subjects to include Budgeting Basics, Managing Debt, Centrelink, Superannuation and Pensions, Property, Retirement Villages, Aged Care, Estate Planning and more.

Classes to be held at Cleveland State High School on Thursdays 3.30 - 5.30pm.

 

Astrology, Know Yourself - An Astrology Conversation - Part I

This course is for beginners in astrology and participants will receive their birth charts and learn to understand planets, signs and houses as they relate to themselves.

Course will run for 5 weeks on Friday from Feb 1 - Mar 1 at Cleveland Library 12.30pm - 2.00pm

Astrology, Know Yourself - An Astrology Conversation - Part II

This is a new course only for those participants who have completed Part I. It will provide a more in-depth examination of the birth chart and will include Aspects (i.e. relationships between planets)

This course will also run at Cleveland Library, time and start date yet to be determined but probably in March / April.  Contact the office to be put in touch with the Tutor, Sylvia McGarry.

 

New Class -  Computing - Getting Started With Linux

We have a new computing course starting in Term 1, 2019. First term classes will be held for 6 - 8 weeks on Tuesdays at 3-5pm. Venue will be Cleveland District State High School.

 Please contact the U3A office at admin(at)u3aredlands.com to be put in touch with the Tutor.

 

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

 

Critical Thinking - Commencing Term 1, 2019

Critical thinking is about sound reasoning and logical argument. We investigate what it is that makes opinions, beliefs and decisions rational or irrational, and the hidden biases and fallacies that can distract us. Every session includes a discussion on a topic chosen by a group member.

This new course is offered on Tuesday afternoons over 24 weeks running from Week 1 to Week 8 in each of Terms 1, 2 and 3 in 2019.  Contact the office on admin(at)u3aredlands.com to be put in touch with the Tutor, David Frampton.  

 
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Our Life in Australia program has returned to the Donald Simpson Community Centre. 

Life in Australia is held during school terms on a Monday, 9.30am in the Donald Simpson Community Centre, Cleveland. 

On February 18, 2019 we will have Neville Knott as our guest speaker, talking on Pilgrimage and the Tourist Industry.  All welcome to come along, morning tea included.  Cost $5.

 
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Caravan, Cabin & Camping Club - Update

The next adventure has been arranged - 

Friday 22nd - Monday 25th February 2019 to Kenilworth Showground. Phone the Caretakers on  0438 849 947. This site has no cabins. 

Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April to Boyde Bay, Tweed Cost Holiday Park.  To book or inquire phone the Caretakers Shane and Angela on 07 5524 3306 or 1800 234 121.  Or check out their website at boydsbay(at)tchp.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.

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.