Spanish for Beginners have spaces available for Term 3. The group meets on a Friday 11.00am - 12.30pm at the Victoria Point Library, Eprapah Room. Please contact the office to be put in touch with the Tutor, Beverley Ross.
Commencing Term 3, Thursdays 1.30pm - 3.00pm at Cleveland Library
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.
If you would like to join this class please contact the office to be put in touch with the Tutor, Greg Cudmore. Class will run from Term 3, 18 July at the Cleveland Library, each Thursday 11.00am - 12.30pm.
17 July Field Trip - Brisbane River Ferry, Southbank to Hamilton. Leader: Frances Speck
21 Aug Meeting at Hall - Speaker tba
18 Sep Field Trip - Beth Boyd Park, Thorneside. Leader: Doug McVicar
** Please check monthly newsletter for updates.
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
Morning Tea: $5 per person
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
Venue : AVEO Freedom Age Care, Cinema Room
88 Swansea Circuit, Redland Bay
Cost : $5.00 including light morning tea
Time : 9.30 am - 11.30 am
Tutors : Debra Barker and George Chapman
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Thursday 25 July : A Helicobacter history
How two doctors in Perth changed medical practice worldwide and won a Nobel prize.
Thursday 8 August : Direct Democracy
Is it the way of the future ? Do you feel you have a voice in the democratic process ?
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
(This is a non U3A Redlands activity being held in the Redlands that may be of interest to you)
being held at the Tranquil Waters Retirement Village, 31 Thompson Street, Victoria Point
on the 15 July 2019 at 9.30am - Refreshments will be provided after the Forum
Invited Speakers talking on Preventing Dementia
RSVP by Monday 13 July to John Butler -
30 June 08.30am Barcella Restaurant, Lakeside, Victoria Point
28 July 08.30am Little Bloomfield Cafe, Near Cleveland Library
25 Aug 08.30am Cafe Arabica, 187 Middle St, Cleveland
June 27 07.00am Venman Bushland National Park, West Mt Cotton Rd. Mt Cotton. Meet at car park inside. Hard - hilly, rough, need hiking pole. Bring morning tea.
Venue : Star of the Sea Parish Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland
(Off Longland St)
Admission : $10 at the door including Afternoon Tea
Conductor : Margaret Ward
Accompanist : Judith Johnson
Due to popular demand Financial Literacy for the over 50's class will be offered in Term 3 from Thursday 18 July through to 19 September - 9 weeks. Please emailto be added to the attendance list or call 07 3821 3888. Places will be limited.
The group meets each Thursday from 12 noon to 4.00pm at the Donald Simpson Centre, Cleveland.
Thursday 4th July - Mongolia, Nepal. Presenter: Steve Poppewell
Thursday 1st August - Trans-Siberian Rail. Presenter: Gary Moore
Thursday 5th September - Douro River, Portugal. Presenter: Laraine Moore
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 3888or one of our tutor liaison officers Nahn Shimmons or Karen Buhmann
Life in Australia is held during school terms on a Monday, 9.30am in the Donald Simpson Community Centre, Cleveland.
July 15 Sand Mining Stradbroke - Angela Puata, Redland Libraries Local Historian
July 22 : Moreton Bay Shipwrecks - Keith Boulton, Member, Queensland Maritime Museum
July 29 : Narendra Modi's India and the Australia-India Partnership - Professor Ian Hall, Professor of International Relations and Deputy Director (Research) of the Griffith Asia Institute
Aug 5 : Warning Signs of a Heart Attack: Know your Heart Disease Risk - Kara Gerritsen, Co-ordinator Heart Health (Qld)
Aug 12 : Redlands Holiday for RNA Show
The next adventures have been arranged -
Friday 28th June to Monday 1st July to Boonah Showground
This park has amenities block, dump point, power, camp kitchen, laundry and is pet friendly. The town is 3 minutes walk away.
July 2019 - to be arranged
August 2019 Barambah Bush Camp. 6km outside of Murgon. Caravans and Cabins. This is a winter month venue. Pets ok. Free wifi plus camp kitchen, gas and wood fire BBQs, camp oven. There is a 9 hole golf course locally.
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.