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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.

 

LAW - Our Rights

Commencing Term 3, Thursdays  1.30pm - 3.00pm at Cleveland Library

 

Feldenkrais classes

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. 

 
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New Absolute Beginners Italian Class to be offered in Term 3

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.  

 

                            Camera Club 

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.

 

New Class for Term 4 - Dead Poets Society

Bringing Poetry Alive 

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 admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au 

 

TED talks plus - Food for Thought

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

TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a nonprofit global community devoted to spreading ideas.  TED videos are short talks given by expert speakers on education, business, science, technology and creativity.

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 

 

Preventing Dementia Forum 

(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 - john.fayb(at)iinet.net.au 

 

U3A Redlands - Breakfast Group Venues

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

 

U3A Redland Ramblers

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.

 
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U3A Redlands Singers Annual Concert

Saturday 29 June at 2.00pm

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 

 
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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 will be offered in Term 3 from Thursday 18 July through to 19 September - 9 weeks.  Please email admin(at)u3aredlands.com.au to be added to the attendance list or call 07 3821 3888.  Places will be limited.

 
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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.

 
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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 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

 

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. 

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

 
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Caravan, Cabin & Camping Club - Update

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.