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Port Macquarie Hastings U3A Inc
2 Lochinvar Place
Port Macquarie
NSW 2444
phone:02 6584 4192
mail: office@pmhu3a.org.au
Web: pmhu3a.org.au or Courses

2024 Term 2

29-Apr-2024 to 21-Jun-2024


ENROLMENTS:



REFUND POLICY

Unless a course is cancelled members are not eligible for a refund of course fees except in exceptional circumstances. Members requesting a refund are required to fill in a “Refund Request” form which then goes to the executive for a decision. Refunds can only be made by bank transfer.

Membership fees are not refundable.


COURSES VENUE: PMHU3A Centre unless otherwise stated.

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PAYMENT METHODS:


Tuesday

Calligraphy 2, Flourished Italic Tutor: Christine Tapsell

For4 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
28-May to 18-Jun  Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 06  Places: 10 max (10 vacant)  Fee: $10.00

A 4-week course continuing on from the beginner's course in Italic style. It will include methods of flourishing letters for decoration, and a small project of choice, eg. the verse of a poem.

Chess on Tuesdays Tutor: Michael Powazuk

For8 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
30-Apr to 18-Jun  Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 05  Places: 10 max (10 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Some experience necessary. A good opportunity to improve your chess playing skills. Game sets provided. Perhaps this is the term for you to reignite your passion for Chess!

Dramatic Fun Tutor: Julie Millar

For6 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
07-May to 18-Jun  Time: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 08  Places: 10 max (10 vacant)  Fee: $15.00

Drama! Drama! Drama! Enjoy some fun play reading with different comedy plays and skits in a happy and friendly environment. No experience necessary. No learning of lines. We emphasise fun! $5 for the term's photocopying. Please note the course dates May 7, May 14 May 21, May 28, June 4 and June 18.

Exercise at the Beach - Tuesday Tutor: Rob McCluskey

For12 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
30-Apr to 16-Jul  Time: 07:45 AM to 08:30 AM 

Location: Town Beach  Places: 25 max (25 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Advanced exercise for seniors. Yoga mat or towel exercise band and light hand weights required. Plenty of social interaction and banter enjoyed by all. We are based at a picnic shelter just behind the sand at Town Beach. Course continues in term break.

Great Ideas in Western Philosophy Tutor: Reg Millar & Brian Tolagson

For8 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
30-Apr to 18-Jun  Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 09  Places: 20 max (20 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Great philosophic ideas stimulate societies and leaders. This interactive course examines 16 ideas and the debates that they spawned.

Mahjong Tutor: Giselle Brame

For8 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
30-Apr to 18-Jun  Time: 12:30 PM to 03:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 10  Places: 36 max (36 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Western style play. NEW PLAYERS are welcome to join the group but they must be EXPERIENCED players. A small handbook, prepared especially for all Port Macquarie U3A players, is available from the Tutor at a small cost of $6. AND A GREAT BIG THANK YOU to everyone who donated Mahjong sets, much appreciated by all!

Petanque Tuesday Tutor: Bruce Wyatt & Lynne Arjava

For12 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
30-Apr to 16-Jul  Time: 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM 

Location: Woods St Petanque Pi  Places: 40 max (40 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Pétanque (or Boules) is French bowls. Beginners are welcome and will be coached. We introduce basic rules. Then we use skills, tactics, luck and good humour to have fun. Occasional training drills are used to improve skills and tactics, and we aim to run one mini-tournament each Term. The Course continues through the holiday break.

Photography for Beginners Tutor: Garry Brettell

For8 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
30-Apr to 18-Jun  Time: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 05  Places: 16 max (16 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Covers composition, framing, rule of thirds, exposure, portraiture, action, travel, landscape, seascape, candid and macro photography. Lots of hands-on content.

Social History with Brian Oswell Tutor: Brian Oswell

For8 weeks  OnTuesday 
From:
30-Apr to 18-Jun  Time: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 09  Places: 30 max (30 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Social History ... The what - the who - the why. The story of where we have come from, what we have learned and what we can take to the future. The inventions and discoveries that have changed our lives. We will explore a great many subjects, all important, and all of great interest in our modern world.