2021 DISCOUNTED MEMBERSHIP FEES
We want to thank our members for their ongoing support in 2020. In recognition of this the Committee is offering discounted memberships in 2021 for new and renewing members.
Special Only available 1 January – 31 January
From 1 February 2021 membership will revert to
2021 NEW MEMBERSHIPS & RENEWALS - OPEN 1 JANUARY 2021
Discount memberships available the month of January ONLY
Renewals and new memberships will NOT be available in November and December 2020
Members are encouraged to renew and join online (Preferred Method). Get ready to click on the “Join and Renew online” button from 1 January 2021.
Our office will be open between 9am -12 noon from January 19-22 to take payments in person.
Online Payment Options
Pay at Office
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"How to Take Amazing Photos with your Camera in 2021". If you have a small or mayby an instamatic camera, then this is for you. Here is an opportunity to learn and master your camera as well as improve your skills in taking photos... and have fun at the same time.
Classes will be held 9am - 11am fortnightly on Mondays from 1st Feb 2021. Term time only.
Please call Roy for a chat on 0429 988 684.
Feb 11 Capalaba Regional Park
Feb 25 Cascade Gardens, Victoria Point
Mar 11 Hilliards Creek, Ormiston
Mar 25 Roma St. Parklands
Notice to U3A Redlands members
Our Annual General Meeting is being held in the auditorium of the Donald Simpson Community Centre on Monday 30 November 2020.
The DSC's Covid-Safe regulations allocate a capacity quota for the auditorium.
Acceptances for the AGM have reached this quota so no further requests for attendance can be accepted.
26 November 6.30am Crystal Waters. Turn at the lights, forner of Cleveland Redland Bay Road and Island Outlok Avenue. Park at the rear of IGA shopping Centre. Bring money for morning tea at local cafe.
10 December 6.30am Break Up: Capalaba Regional Park. Parking near Bunnings, Pittwin Rd North, Capalaba. We will take a shortened stroll followed by BYO breakfast/morning tea. BBQ facilities and toilets available.
Our Sunday morning Breakfast Group has resumed their meetings.
29 November 8.00am Lighthouse Cafe, 237 Shore St North, Cleveland
BYO Coffee and Discussion - Tuesdays 9.30 - 11.00
01 December – An onsite Walk & Talk tour at the Redland Research Facility in Delancey Street, Cleveland hosted by Shane Holborn, Facility Manager.
Please note this Walk and Talk is fully booked. Those already registered will receive detail of times and meeting place closer to the event.
Around the World Virtual Tour - every second Friday 9.30 – 11.00
27 November – Jennifer Brew - Travels in Western Queensland from Morven to Longreach, visiting Augathella, Blackall, Jericho, Alpha, Barcaldine, and Muttaburra
26 November – George Chapman invites new members to join the group. We meet to read and discuss poets and poetry - some of which they have penned themselves. Serious, moving, dramatic, hilarious - if you love poetry this is the class for you.
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.
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.
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.
For more information on joining U3A Redlands and attending classes, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.