U3A Redlands District inc.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Date: Monday 3 December 2018, commencing at 9.30am
Venue: Cleveland Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland
Please note the change of venue from previous years. The Donald Simpson Centre auditorium is not available due to renovations being carried out from the beginning of December.
Important: Following is a Notice of Motion that will be proposed at the AGM
NOTICE OF MOTION
The membership fees for U3A Redlands District Inc. have not been increased since 1998. After reviewing our administrative costs, the Committee has unanimously agreed that the following motion to increase fees be proposed at the AGM on 3 December 2018. This increase would be effective from 1 January 2019.
Motion: That the membership fees be increased for 2019 to $30 a single member and $55 for a couple with a membership for a half year of $25 for a single member and $45 for a couple.
Should you have any questions, please contact a Committee Member.
New and renewing members who pay by 31 December 2018 can pay the current 2018 membership fee of $20 for a single and $35 for a couple.
Mythbusters "Making Sense of our Crazy World" continues in Term 4
Venue: Cleveland Library.
Time: Thursdays from 1:30 - 3:00pm
Tutor: Greg Cudmore
Life in Australia
Life in Australia is held every Monday at 9.30 in the Donald Simpson Community Centre.
October 8 (first session of Term 4) - What's Happening to the Great Barrier Reef? presented by Captain Roger Rusling, retired Chief Pilot.
Please check the September Newsletter for weekly topics.
n.b. The last session for Term 3 on Monday 17th Sept is Contemporary Education with Eloise Beveridge of Faith Lutheran College
Term 1 dates for 2019
Monday 29th January - Friday 5th April 2019
U3A Rambling in the Redlands
Walks are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 6.30am in summer and 7am in winter. The first walk in Term 4 is at 6.30am on October 11th on Eddie Santaguiliana Way, Cleveland.
Please check September Newsletter for further details.
Computing - Everything and Anything You Need to Know
We are taking enrolments for a new Computer Class commencing 8th October for 10 weeks.
Venue: Room T1, Cleveland District State High School
Time: Mondays from 3 - 5pm.
Cost: $10 for the course payable at first lesson
Tutor: Tom Eves
Please contact our office on 3821 3888 if you are interested in participating in this new course.
Learn to Play Lawn Bowls - Capalaba
Starts September 5th
6 weeks duration
For more info ph: Graeme Wilson 0459 222 1000
U3A Redlands are compiling a list of interested members to consider forming a Caravan Club.
We have several members who have suggested this new lifestyle program and our co-ordinators will contact those interested with details of a venue and time very soon to discuss ideas. Please call the office on 3821 3888 to add your details to our "Interest List"
More details to follow.
Reminder - The Yoga for Seniors Beginners to Intermediate Group has re-commenced. Spaces are available.
Come along to the Faith Lutheran College, T1 Building on a Monday 10.00am - 11.00am - call the U3A Redlands Office for more details.
Maritime History - News Series of Lectures coming in Term 4
Set the Sails and Catch the Wind
Venue : Redland Museum, The Nook, 60 Smith Street, Cleveland
Cost : $5.00 includes light afternoon tea
Dates : Oct 12 Rogues of the South Pacific
Oct 19 Great Sea Mysteries
Oct 26 Explorers of the South Pacific
Nov 2 Evolution of Sea Travel - 1800's to today
Time and day : Fridays 2.00 - 3.30pm
For more details and to book your space contact the U3A Redlands Office on 3821 3888 or email
GETTING STARTED WITH LINUX 2019
Due to lack of interest for Term 4, we will offer this course again in the First Term of 2019.
This new computer course will be an introduction to the exciting world of a different operating system - Linux and open source software. Venue is - TBA Running for six weeks from 2019 Term 1 - dates to be confirmed. To book your space please contact the office. Classes will only run if sufficient class numbers are reached. Class fee of $40 will need to be paid prior to commencing class.
Know Yourself - An Astrology Conversation
venue and time confirmed: Cleveland Library 11:15 - 12:45
This series of six classes will be starting in the week beginning 8 October. For details on the course, contact the Tutor, Sylvia McGarry via our office on 3821 3888 or email
Intending participants need to be willing to provide date of birth; place of birth; time of birth (if possible)
BIRDS OF THE WORLD
Come Fly with Us
Venue : TAFE Alexandra Hills Block Ca
Cost : $5 including light morning tea
Time : 9.30am - 11.00am
Tutor : Dr. George Chapman
Thursday 13 September - Finding the relatives
The strange story of the evolution of the birds from dinosaurs is illustrated by George's photos of beautiful and exotic birds from around the world.
Thursday 20 September - Snout, Sugar, Song and Sex
Beaks, feeding habits, vocal virtuosity, male seduction strategies and the mystery of why so many birds are so beautiful.
For more details and to book your place contact the U3A Redlands Office on 3821 3888 or email
This is a U3A Redlands Activity.
20th Anniversary Book
Our 20th Anniversary Book 'Learning for Pleasure' is now available for sale from the U3A Redlands Office, F5, Cleveland District State High School. Our office hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 12 noon during school terms. Cost $15.
Redlands U3A Singers Christmas Concert
Venue: St Paul's Anglican Church, Cnr. Cross and North Streets, Cleveland
Date: Friday 14th December 2018 at 7.30pm
Tickets: $10.00 available from the U3A Office from mid November, or at the door.
Proceeds to aid the Bush Ministry Fund