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News and Upcoming Events...

Photos are being compiled for our 20 Year Anniversary Book - Notice

We are compiling photos taken at various U3A classes and events over the last 20 years and these may be included in the 20 Year Anniversary Book being compiled at the moment.  If anyone of our members is concerned about this would they please notify the office to be put in contact with June Busfield.  Thank you.

 
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Learning and Thinking Styles (Gregorc)

A series of two talks that will explore our preferred learning and thinking styles based on the Gregorc Mind Styles model.  Further discussion will consider the implications for us in our own life.

Talk 1 : Friday 9 March 2018   1.30 - 3.30pm

Talk 2 : Friday 16 March 2018   1.30 - 3.30pm

To be held In The Nook Room, Redland Museum, Smith Street, Cleveland

$5 - including hand-outs, style delineator and light refreshments at the conclusion. Max Number of participants 25.  For bookings contact the office in the first instance.  This is a U3A Redlands Activity.

 
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Two courses will be offered in Term 2, 2018 -    Family Law on a Thursday 1.30 - 3.00pm in the Cleveland Library Meeting Room as well as Mythbusters (Law, Politics, Religion, Relationships, Education and Society) on a Thursday 11.00am - 12.30pm at the Redland Museum, Nook Room.  Please contact the U3A Redlands office to be added to the List of those wishing to attend.

 
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A new series of Maritime History Lectures will be presented by Russell Twomey in February and March

Come along and hear our very popular speaker entertain you with tales from Maritime History.  Lectures will be held in the airconditioned Nook Room at the Redland Museum on four Thursdays. Commencing on February 15, then 8 and 15 March and final lecture on March 22.

15 February        The First ANZAC Convey 1914

8 March              Great Maritime Explorers - Mapping Australia's Coastline

15 March             The Golden Age of Pirates

22 March             Famous Shipwrecks in History

Contact the office to add your name to the Interest List.  

Please note : Lectures 1.00pm - 3.00pm.  Cost will be $4 per session.

This is a U3A Redlands Activity.

 

A New Tai Chi Advanced Group will meet weekly from Thursday 1st of February 5.30 pm - 6.30pm at the Wellington Point State High School grounds.  To be put in touch with the Tutor contact the office in the first instance.  

 
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A New 5 week Beginners Lawn Bowls Course will be run at the Cleveland Bowls Club, Middle Street, Cleveland. 1.00pm - 2.30pm each Tuesday from 13 February - 13 March  Contact the office to be put in touch with the Tutor, Donald Blair.

 

U3A Redlands would like to acknowledge funding from the Redlands RSL for providing a height adjustable desk and chair for the office and also a digital piano and stool for our Choir, total value of $2480.  The office staff and Choir are delighted with their new acquisitions.

 

Thank you to the Gambling Community Benefit Fund for the recent grant received for $8628.00 to enable us to purchase a new height adjustable desk and office chair as well as four new computers and a digital piano to be used for beginner lessons.

 
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A new Italian Beginners Class will be offered in Term 2

If you would like to be added to the interest list please contact the office.  Further details on venue, day and time will be confirmed soon.

 

Discussion and Critical Thinking Group 8 week course for Term 1 has already commencing at the RSL Moreton Shores Retirement Living - Bay View Room 1.30 - 3.30pm on a Thursday.

Spaces are available if you would like to attend please contact the office to be put in touch with the Tutor, David Frampton.

 

The Paper Quilling group will recommence on Friday March 2 from 2.00 - 4.00pm at the Capalaba Library.  

Spaces are available - contact the office for more details.

 
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The Armchair Travel Group will be meeting on Thursday 1st of March at 9.30am to hear from Diana and Mandy Webster on an 'Around the World Cruise'.  Gathering at the Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland.  All welcome.

 
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The Coin and Stamp Group next meet on Thursday 15 March at the Cleveland Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland for a 2.00pm start.  This months topic is "Victoria"

 
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New One-On-One i-Pad Tutor available to teach

We have the availability of a new one on one i-Pad Tutor who is able to teach at Raby Bay Volunteering Redland Rooms on a Tuesday afternoon from 1.00 - 4.00pm.  If you are interested please contact the office in the first instance to be put in touch with the Computer One-on-one co-ordinator.

 
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Ferry Cruise Tickets Still Available 

Tickets still available on the Life In Australia South Stradbroke Island Cruise on Monday 26 March cost is $50 including morning tea and lunch.  This is a lovely day out and very popular so get in fast for the last few tickets. 

Purchase from Life in Australia on a Monday morning or also available at the U3A Redlands Office, F5, Cleveland State High School, Russell Street between 9am - 12 noon during school days.

 
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.