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News and Upcoming Events...

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Christmas Concert

Our Choir is having their Christmas Concert at 7.30pm on Friday 6 December at St Paul's Anglican Church, cnr North and Cross Streets, Cleveland

Proceeds will go to the "Archbishop's Emergency Relief Fund"

Admission $20


Cycling - Friday Freewheelers

Next ride will be on October 18 - details to be advised

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New in Term 4

Law Subject - Our Constitution

Beginning on Thursday 7 November at the Cleveland Library 1.30pm - 3.00pm, running for 5 weeks.  Please contact the office to be put in touch with the Tutor, Greg Cudmore.

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New Course starting in Term 4 - Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors with Annette Pike

This will be an 8 week course commencing on Monday 14 October from 10.00 - 11.00am at the Cleveland Uniting Church, Small Hall, Passage Street.  Please contact the office to be put in touch with the Class Tutor.


U3A Redlands Ramblers

Walks are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, except school holidays.

Sept 12   Eddie Santagiuliana Way, Cleveland (behind Henry Ziegenfusz Park)  at 7.00am. Meet at the end of Island Street. Mostly pathway, easy to moderate. Bring money for morning tea at a local cafe. 

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CPR Awareness Sessions

Spaces available for Term 4 on Monday 14 October and Wednesday 16 October.  Spaces are limited, please register your interest with our office or via email to admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au.

Where  :  To be held in R Block of the Cleveland District SHS 

Time     :   4.00pm - 5.45pm

Cost      :   $5 to be paid in advance either at the office or via EFT (contact the office for our banking details please)


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 17 October through to Thursday 12 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


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.


Cycling - Pedal for Pleasure

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


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 

16 Oct       Hall meeting - speaker Pia Jessen - Travel Photography

20 Nov       Field Trip - Wellington Point sunset. Leaders:  Elaine and Phil Bevis

18 Dec       Christmas break-up lunch at a local restaurant - TBA


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 19 September: The human family tree

How the twin studies of fossils and DNA have unravelled the evolution of modern humans

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

TED Talks for Term 4 - on hold.


U3A Redlands - Breakfast Group Venues

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

27 Oct     08.00am     Noci, Shop 25A, Raby Bay Esplanade, Cleveland

24 Nov    08.00am     Lighthouse Cafe, 237 Shore St North, Cleveland

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The U3A Redlands Canasta Group are looking for more players, spaces available.  

The group meets each Thursday from 12 noon to 4.00pm at the Donald Simpson Centre, Cleveland.

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Armchair Travel meet on the first Thurdays of the month for a 9.30am start at the Cleveland Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland.   

Thursday 3rd October - Norway speaker Jennifer Brew

Thursday 7th Nov - South America speaker Kaye Aldous


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.


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.