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News and Upcoming Events...

CPR Awareness Training - Now Full

Due to the overwhelming response all three sessions are now full. 


When:    Wednesday 05 June, Wednesday 26 June and 24 June 

Where:    R Block Conference Room at Cleveland District SHS 
Time:       3.45 pm for 4 pm start, concluding 5.30 pm
Cost:       $5, which includes cost of the Handy Booklet 
Class Size:    Maximum of 13 in each class

To Enrol:    Contact the office, Monday - Friday: 9 am - 12 noon
Phone:  3821 3888   Email:  admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au

Payment of $5 is required prior to commencement of the training

 

U3A Redlands Presents

TRIVIA NIGHT

Saturday June 1, 2019

Have Fun and Tease Your Brain !

Redlands Memorial Hall, 46 Smith Street  Cleveland

Doors Open at 6.30 pm, Trivia Starts at 7.00 pm

Games, Prizes, Multi-Draw Raffle

Tickets $10 per person

Please pay in advance - Tables of 8

otherwise individuals will be allocated a table

BYO Nibbles and Drinks for your table of eight

Complimentary Tea, Coffee and Biscuits

Bookings Now Open - Email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au for payment options and details

 

Getting Started with Linux 

Expressions of interest to the U3A Redlands Office - class may run later in the year.

 
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FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR THE OVER 50'S - interest list for Term 3 

Due to popular demand Financial Literacy for the over 50's class has now commenced with a full class for Term 2.  However if you missed out, another class will run in Term 3, please email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au to be added to the interest list.

 
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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.

 

Redlands Ramblers

May 23 : 7.00am Hilliards Creek, Ormiston. Park in the Softball Club car park off the Delancey St roundabout. Bring money for morning tea at a local cafe.

 
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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 6 June - speaker Diana Webster giving a presentation on Southern Africa. 

All welcome.

 
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The Breakfast Group

Meet on Sunday 26 May for 8.30am at Elaine's on Gordon, 1/22 Bainbridge Street, Ormiston

Meet on Sunday 30 June for 8.30am at Barcella Restaurant, Lakeside Victoria Point

 

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

 
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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. 

May 27 : History of the Royal Brisbane Hospital - Dr Cliff Pollard.  

June 3  : Coins, Banknotes and Albert Schweitzer (A Great Humanitarian) - Dr Peter Lewis, a          retired medical doctor and member of the Australian Centre for Coins, Culture and Religious History.

June 10 : Peel Island - Peter Ludlow - Local historian and writer.

 
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Caravan, Cabin & Camping Club - Update

The next adventures have been arranged - 

Friday 24th to Monday 27th May to Kenilworth Showgrounds.

This site has no cabins for which we are sorry but there is a pub very nearby.  It is pet friendly. To book ring (new) onsite Caretakers Tony and Erin 7am - 6pm daily. When booking mention you are with U3A Redlands as they are keeping us together. Payment once set up. Have cash in case no Eftpos. * Please inform (stand-in co-ordinator)  Bob Woods.

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.

 
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.