U3A Redcliffe Inc.The Sutton Centre 1st Floor157-159 Sutton StRedcliffe QLD 4020
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Week 1 - Term 3
U3A Diary (a summary - details further down)
Presidents Perspective Term 3 is off to a good start with several new classes including Laughing Yoga, History of Railways, a second discussion group “What on Earth? No 2 and next Thursday 20th Stephanie Mann will commence Book Making (the physical making of books). We continue to attract new members and the office has been busy enrolling these and taking care of the other bits and pieces. Again, many thanks to our office volunteers without whom we could not function.
We had our first Guest Speaker on Thursday from “Centrelink” on Digital Education. From my perspective, not quite what I thought it would be, but we did learn a few things. For one, if your first encounter with Centrelink is “Go on line,” you can say NO, I want to speak to someone, and they have to make an appointment for you.
Our next Guest Speaker will be on Thursday 10th August at 1.00PM in the MBR with a representative from the Transport Department with advice on Road Rules including Mobility Scooters and Cycles.
Tony Nobbs - President
Senior's Week Activities
125 tickets for the Concert will be on sale from MONDAY 17TH JULY. They are $10 per ticket, and will include a light lunch at the conclusion of the Concert. Payment at time of select
Our Art students will have an exhibition on display in the Foyer of the Redcliffe Cultural Centre from 15th August to the 25th August. Support your fellow members.
A new class that will be starting from Thursday 20th July and continue for the rest of this term:
Book MakingStudents will discover how simple and inexpensive it is to make a book. You will be assisted in making a range of books, from folded and glued booklets to a complete hard cover book. Phone or text Stephanie Mann (tutor) for details – 0410 254 667
U3A BOOK CLUBA second Book Club has commenced and there are several vacancies. Maximum number is 10 as this is the limit of the Book Club Sets provided by Redcliffe Library.The class is held on the Second Tuesday of the month in Room 2. Time is 9.30 to 10.30.The first book is “The Girl on the Train”. Next class will be TUESDAY 8TH AUGUST.If you enjoy reading come along and join us. Call at the Office put your name on the list and collect your copy of the book. Margaret, the Tutor is away at present but will be back in time for the next class.
The class will not be on next Monday 17th July, due to the Tutor having a previous commitment, but will be on again Monday 24th July in MBR West.
The Ebook classes are changing from weekly to fortnightly classes, effective immediately. The next class will be held on Thursday 27th July. Anyone interested in this class should the tutor Vlady Peters by email. firstname.lastname@example.org
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