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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.

Please consider others

PAYMENT METHODS:


Wednesday

Acrylic Art for Beginners Tutor: Adele Lingard

For8 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 19-Jun  Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 06  Places: 7 max (7 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

This course is for those who have always wanted to learn how to paint and it is held in a relaxed environment within a small group. PLEASE NOTE: There are no new enrolments available for this course for term 2 ... it is only open to existing students.

Australian History - Wednesday Tutor: Tony Dawson

For8 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 19-Jun  Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 10  Places: 50 max (50 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

A broad look at people places and events that have contributed to our rich history from pre-colonial days to the present.

Balance n Bones Wednesday Tutor: Yvonne Carrick-Allan

For8 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 19-Jun  Time: 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 10  Places: 16 max (16 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Based on a DVD exercise program made especially for NSW U3A. For strength, coordination and balance. Bring hand weights. Can be done seated.

Card Making Techniques Tutor: Alice Totonjian

For8 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 19-Jun  Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Location: 1/185 Lake Road  Places: 12 max (12 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Create exquisite cards. Learn fundamentals including stamping, die cutting, embossing. Pay convener $7 weekly for materials. A minimum of 5 enrolments is required for the course to proceed.

Croquet Tutor: Bridget Earle & Jill Drury

For4 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
08-May to 29-May  Time: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM 

Location: Croquet Club  Places: 8 max (8 vacant)  Fee: $10.00

Introduction to Croquet. Learn the basic skills of croquet and how to play Golf Croquet. Introduction to Croquet and Association Croquet. ALL EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED AT THE CROQUET CLUB. Please note that there is a green fee of $8 for each session, payable at the croquet club.

This is a new course.

Mathematics Puzzles and Peculiarities Tutor: Julian Lawson

For8 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 19-Jun  Time: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 08  Places: 20 max (20 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Interesting puzzles that can use Mathematics and logic. A wide range of puzzles for all problem-solvers. Any Mathematics required is just arithmetic plus some simple geometry.

Photography - U3A Photography Group Tutor: Brian Tolagson

For6 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
08-May to 17-Jul  Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Location: Various  Places: 15 max (15 vacant)  Fee: $15.00

Meeting fortnightly, we photograph interesting places. Beginners with SLR, point-and-shoot or phones welcome. We communicate by e-mail. NOTE First outing is 8th MAY.

Scientific Guide to Health and Happiness Tutor: Carol Baker

For4 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 22-May  Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 08  Places: 20 max (20 vacant)  Fee: $10.00

We all want to be healthy and happy, but how do we get there? In this video course Dr Robin Miller MD discusses what the latest scientific research tells us we can do to maximise both our mental and physical health. PLEASE NOTE: Although this course is a continuation from Term 1, new enrolments are welcome and will find plenty of interest. The course will run for the first four weeks of term only.

Tai Chi Tutor: Deborah Flynn

For8 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 19-Jun  Time: 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 10  Places: 20 max (20 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Yang style Tai Chi is the most popular and widely practised style of Tai Chi in the world. You will learn a short set of Tai Chi plus the history, principles and benefits of this wonderful moving meditation. Suitable for beginners as well as those who have some experience. Wear loose clothing, comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle.

The Art Class Tutor: Lorraine Watson

For8 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 19-Jun  Time: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 06  Places: 14 max (14 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

Do you enjoy doing acrylic or watercolour painting, drawing, pastels, charcoal or any other medium? Then why not join a group of like-minded people and have 2 hours of lovely company while working on your art. (Please note that there is no tutor for this course).

Thinking critically about misinformation Tutor: Catherine Settle

For8 weeks  OnWednesday 
From:
01-May to 19-Jun  Time: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM 

Location: U3A Centre - Room 05  Places: 20 max (20 vacant)  Fee: $20.00

This course offers timely insights into online misinformation. Classes will draw on a variety of sources and activities to develop skills and critical thinking to help manage the impact of online misinformation. Please also see/use the extended course description.