Do you want an active, stimulating retirement? At our U3A members provide each other with interest groups, courses and activities. Topics cater to a wide range of interests ... Computing, Languages, Exercise, History, Arts and Crafts, Philosophy, Writing, Dance, Science, Games, Cycling ... to name just a few of the sixty and more groups offered each term. Events include guest speakers and social gatherings and it all happens in a welcoming and friendly environment.
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PMHU3A COURSES - TERM 3, 2018

ENROLMENTS: ON LINE enrolments will be available from midnight Sunday July 15th.

PORT MACQUARIE OFFICE: 9:30am - 3:30pm Monday July 16th to Friday July 20th.

LAURIETON: 10:30 - 12 noon Monday Monday July 16th

COURSES VENUE: PMHU3A Centre, Lochinvar Place PM unless otherwise stated: Phone: 6584-4192

Please Note: PORT MACQUARIE COURSES are in black text. LAURIETON in blue textHoliday Courses shaded in yellow

PAY BY CASH, CHEQUE, BANK TRANSFER (BSB: 721-000, A/C 75592).  WE DO NOT TAKE DEBIT OR CREDIT CARDS

Copy of Term 3 program is $1 at U3A Office


Monday
Aspects of Elder Law - Retirement Villages

4 weeks $11
Places: 30 max ( 17 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13

With:
Brian Winship (0408 655 361)


Explore the rights of residents in retirement villages, on entry, during redsidence and on exit. Note, this is a different course from terms 1 and 2. Cost includes handouts.

Monday
Australian History - Monday

8 weeks $16
Places: 50 max ( 11 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 11:00 AM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Doug Emanuel (6582 0077)
Bryan Stewart (6582 0347)


Explore the facts, mysteries, romance and uniqueness of Australia’s history, as presented by a variety of great speakers and class members.

 

Monday
Book Club at Laurieton

At: 3 Wattle Close
2 weeks $4
Places: 9 max

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Aug 13, Sep 10

With:
Pat Trood (6559 6442, 0427 596 442)


Casual, friendly group meeting to a discuss common novel once a month. Books and questions accessed through local library. Class full, no vacancies. Continuing students only. No online bookings.

Monday
Computer 1: Windows 10 - Transferring photos and videos from IPhone or Android Phone

1 week $5
Places: 8 max ( 3 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 23

With:
Sue Whitby (0409 955 920)


Transferring photos and videos from your mobile phone into the computer, then back them up to usb stick. Bring transfer cable for phone and fully charged phone. Bring usb stick. $2 for notes.

Monday
Computer 2: Windows 10 - How to rip music from cd’s and put them on a usb

1 week $5
Places: 8 max ( 4 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Aug 06

With:
Sue Whitby (0409 955 920)


Rip a music cd, transfer music to usb and play in your car or on stereo at home. Put over 1,000 songs on a usb. Bring usb stick. $2 for notes.

Monday
Computer 3: Windows 10 - Making Greeting Cards for that Special Person and Event

1 week $5
Places: 8 max ( 7 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Aug 20

With:
Sue Whitby (0409 955 920)


Start making greeting cards today for that special person. It is not expensive. You will be working with Word Document in your computer. Making greeting cards is fun.  Bring usb stick.  $2 for notes.

Monday
Computer 4: Windows 10 - Photo Editing

1 week $5
Places: 8 max ( 3 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Sep 03

With:
Sue Whitby (0409 955 920)


This simple editing program is great for editing photos, resizing, adding frames and text, removing red eye, straightening, crop. Design the way you want. Bring usb stick. $2 for notes.

Monday
German Conversation

8 weeks $16
Places: 11 max

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Horst Andjelic (6584 3861)


This informal group is intended for those who have enough grasp of German to contribute to a normal conversation on any topic.

Monday
Intermediate French

8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 4 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:30 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Simone Livian (0420 296 820)


Focus on pronunciation, French songs, basic grammar, conversational themes in a relaxed atmosphere. $1 for notes.

 

Monday
Italian Language, Laurieton

At: Laurieton Public Library
8 weeks $16
Places: 8 max ( 3 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Marie Addario (6559 6289)


Need basic knowledge of Italian grammar, understanding basic texts and taking part in basic conversation and writing sentences. Only a few vacancies so ring the convener if you would like to join the class.

Monday
Laurieton Learning Circle

At: Whiddon Group Retirement Village
8 weeks $16
Places: 15 max ( 11 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Jennifer Clive (0407 921 034)


Express an opinion, discuss current affairs, relate own experiences, and learn about topics set by the group. Research is encouraged to create discussion points, knowledge and interest.

Monday
Mahjong for Beginners

7 weeks $14
Places: 12 max ( 1 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Jul 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Bridget Earle (0412 923 232)


No experience necessary. A prepared booklet showing all hands played can be bought from convener for $6. 

Monday
Meditation

8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 16 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Maggie Jones (0434 081 924)


Begin with gentle yoga stretches, then learn and practise meditation techniques such as breathing exercises, focussing attention within, using mantras and visualisation.

Monday
Multicultural Dances - Beginners

At: 16 Kingfisher Road
8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 9 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Christine Battisson (6581 5760)


Experience music and rhythms from around the world in a relaxed atmosphere. No partner necessary. Please bring jazz or ballet shoes without a black sole (to prevent scuffing).

Monday
Rhythm Moves to Music

8 weeks $16
Places: 25 max ( 11 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 3:00 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Simone Livian (0420 296 820)


Moving to music, we use a lighthearted and fun approach while practising gentle cardio-stretching to gain balance, co-ordination, gross motor skills. Safety first so pace your own self. Wear sports clothes. Empty stomach essential. 

Monday
Textile Art, Felting with Shirley Capon

8 weeks $32
Places: 10 max ( 1 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 2:30 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Sue Martin (6585 2721)
Marilyn Ferguson (0409 314 131)


Working with wool and silk dyes, making pre felts, designs and projects. New members welcome but an extra cost for materials. Must have knowledge of garment/patchwork construction, how to use sewing machine and do free motion sewing.

Monday
World Geography - Germany Part 1

8 weeks $16
Places: 50 max ( 19 vacant)

From 11:15 AM To 1:15 PM
On: Jul 23, 30, Aug 06, 13, 20, 27, Sep 03, 10

With:
Brian Tolagson (0478 729 322)


The economy, history, culture and regions of Germany will be examined over 2 terms.


Tuesday
Art and Culture Appreciation

8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 10 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Deane Hardwick (0401 297 110)


Australian and International paintings, photographs and architecture presented within historical and cultural contexts by different speakers using images, DVD, film. Off-site visits to exhibitions at local galleries may be included.

Tuesday
Astronomical Impacts

8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 18 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Rodney Neasbey (6584 4368, 0437 760 035)


A basic introduction to amateur astronomy. Look at constellations and bright navigational stars, history of space exploration and rocketry.

Tuesday
Balance 'n' Bones

8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 2 vacant)

From 12:15 PM To 1:00 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Yvonne Carrick-Allan (0414 734 570)


A DVD exercise program developed especially for U3A members to improve strength, coordination and balance. Small hand weights used. Can be done seated.

Tuesday
Basic Computers and Microsoft Programs

5 weeks $10
Places: 6 max ( 1 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04

With:
David Burr (6583 1814, 0412 831 814)


"Things they are a changing.” Let us go back to basics and do some revision centred on Windows 10, with any specific assistance you may require.

 

 

Tuesday
Broadway Musical Treasures

6 weeks $12
Places: 30 max ( 16 vacant)

From 1:15 PM To 3:15 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
David Thomson (6584 4086)


Be part of the audience and watch actual live ON-STAGE recordings of some of Broadway’s greatest musicals. ‘GYPSY’,  ‘SOUTH PACIFIC’, ‘KISS ME KATE’,  ‘SHE LOVES ME’ and more. N.B. some exceed 2 hours.

Tuesday
Computer and Technology Workshop

8 weeks $16
Places: 11 max ( 3 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Harry Bryant (6582 4036)


Covers computers, tablets and mobile phones. Involves formal presentations with topics selected by participants plus open question and answer session. This is NOT a course for beginners and does not provide intensive individual support.

Tuesday
Cryptic Crosswords, Advanced

8 weeks $16
Places: 10 max ( 5 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Dick Engel (6583 6663)


Intended for experienced solvers from previous groups.

Tuesday
Dramatic Fun

8 weeks $16
Places: 15 max ( 2 vacant)

From 1:15 PM To 3:15 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Julie Millar (6582 2205, 0407 296 858)


Drama! Drama! Drama! Enjoy some fun with play and skit readings in a happy and friendly environment. No experience necessary. We emphasise fun! $5 for term's photocopying.

Tuesday
Exercise for Seniors: Tuesdays at the Beach, Mature and Motivated

At: Town Beach,
8 weeks $16
Places: 25 max ( 10 vacant)

From 8:00 AM To 8:45 AM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
John Harlow (0407 456 168)


Advanced exercise for seniors. Towels and light dumbbells required. Note: the class continues during the holidays. A further fee is payable for the holiday classes.

Tuesday
Fabric Colouration

At: 7 North Court
7 weeks $14
Places: 12 max ( 7 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04

With:
Shirley Capon (0423 314 510)


Come and have fun, colouring fabric with a unique product called, ‘Liquid Radiance’. Learn techniques to create beautiful coloured fabric for scarves, patchwork, cushions and clothing. Starter kit available for $15 (use of all colours and range of fabrics). Or, supply own fabrics and purchase use of colours for $10.

Tuesday
Holiday Exercise Class on Tuesdays - At the Beach for Mature and Motivated

At: Town Beach,
4 weeks $8
Places: 25 max ( 22 vacant)

From 8:30 AM To 9:15 AM
On: Sep 18, 25, Oct 02, 09

With:
John Harlow (0407 456 168)


Advanced exercise for seniors. Towels and light dumbbells required.

Tuesday
Petanque

At: Woods St Petanque Piste
7 weeks $14
Places: 20 max ( 11 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 11:00 AM
On: Jul 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Bruce Wyatt (0409 206 971)
Celeste Rowlands (0406 378 187)


Petanque (or Boules) is French bowls. Beginners are welcome and will be coached. The course will introduce basic rules. Then we use skills, tactics, luck and good humour to have fun.

Tuesday
Philosophy

8 weeks $16
Places: 50 max ( 26 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
David Smith (6582 0370)
Brian Tolagson (0478 729 322)


Presentations on various aspects of philosophy designed to engage and entertain the minds of members.

Tuesday
Photography for Beginners

8 weeks $16
Places: 12 max ( 8 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Gary Brettell (6582 2565, 0429 030 523)


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

Tuesday
Singalong with Flo on Tuesdays

8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 27 vacant)

From 11:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04, 11

With:
Simone Livian (0420 296 820)


Guys and gals welcome to Singalong. Using lyric sheets and YouTube we sing, hum, tap it, mime it or just listen to variety of popular hits. $1 for photocopying.

Tuesday
The Story of Gold

7 weeks $14
Places: 30 max ( 24 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 24, 31, Aug 07, 14, 21, 28, Sep 04

With:
Virginia Oakley (6582 0760, 0407 123 047)


Pharaohs and Fort Knox, treasures and technology, gold rushes and greed; this course will explore the importance of gold in shaping human history.


Wednesday
Advanced Acrylic Painting

8 weeks $16
Places: 12 max ( 3 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Jul 25, Aug 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Sep 05, 12

With:
Adele Lingard (6582 4368, 0418 733 946)


No new enrolments. Contining members only. NO beginners.

Wednesday
Australian History  - Wednesday

8 weeks $16
Places: 65 max ( 7 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 25, Aug 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Sep 05, 12

With:
Tony Dawson (6584 7648, 0424 616 026)


Takes a broad look at the people, places and events that have contributed to Australia's rich history from European discovery of the southern continent to the present day.

Wednesday
Basic Italian

8 weeks $16
Places: 13 max

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jul 25, Aug 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Sep 05, 12

With:
John Thompson (6583 8156)


A basic course for those who already have a small amount of Italian pronunciation, grammar and word use, following a text, 'Beginners Italian' by Victoria Bowles.

Wednesday
Card Making Techniques

At: 1/185 Lake Road
8 weeks $16
Places: 12 max ( 3 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 25, Aug 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Sep 05, 12

With:
Alice Totonjian (6581 5663)


Learn to make exquisite-looking cards by learning the fundamentals of card making, including stamping, die cutting, embossing and more.  $3 weekly fee paid to convener for materials supplied. Email:  

Wednesday
Don't Be Late for Dinner

At: Restaurants
2 weeks $4
Places: 12 max

From 6:30 PM To 9:30 PM
On: Aug 01, Sep 05

With:
Julie Millar (6582 2205, 0407 296 858)


This is an uplifting and stimulating group. Join us for dinner at various Port Macquarie restaurants.

Wednesday
Flowing French Conversation with Flo

8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 4 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 25, Aug 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Sep 05, 12

With:
Simone Livian (0420 296 820)


Intermediate level conversation and French practice for fun and travel. $1 for photocopying classwork.

Wednesday
Improve Your Writing with Bessie and Tom

8 weeks $16
Places: 9 max ( 1 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Jul 25, Aug 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Sep 05, 12

With:
Bessie Jennings (6583 5255, 0419 482 828)
Tom Meakin (6583 1985, 0439 198 751)


Members have a chance each week to submit something they’ve written and to receive helpful feedback; also to give feedback to others.

Wednesday
Travellers' Tales

6 weeks $12
Places: 15 max ( 14 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 25, Aug 01, 08, 15, 22, 29

With:
Jim Meldrum (6582 1324)


Relax and be regaled by other members recounting their stories of travel to far-off destinations. Perhaps you have a tale to share.

Wednesday
U3A Photography Group

At: Various
6 weeks $12
Places: 20 max ( 9 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Aug 01, 15, 29, Sep 12, 26, Oct 10

With:
Brian Tolagson (0478 729 322)


Meeting fortnightly on alternate Wednesdays in a social environment, we photograph interesting places from the Manning to Macleay.  Beginners with SLR, point-and-shoot or phones welcome.  Members communicate by e-mail and FaceBook.


Thursday
Bridge to Bridge River Walk Camden Haven

At: Apex Park Car park
1 week $2
Places: 10 max ( 10 vacant)

From 8:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Aug 09

With:
Michael Dodkin (6559 9105, 0429 992 074)


Meet Apex Carpark next to Laurieton-Dunbogan Bridge. Casual walk exploring nature and local history along river between North Haven and Laurieton, over Stingray Creek Bridge. Bring comfortable clothing, footwear, water, hat, blockout, camera. Contact Michael if you want to organise a group for another date or time that suits you better.

Thursday
Cycle the Hastings

At: TBA
10 weeks $20
Places: 30 max ( 4 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 12:30 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13, 20, 27

With:
Virginia Oakley (6582 0760, 0407 123 047)


Cycling to improve and maintain fitness. Rides Level 1 (flat) to Level 4 (hilly and/or long). Av 25km ride at 17-22 kph av speed. We follow 3 Cs – chat, coffee, cardio. NO BEGINNERS. Please phone convener to join. NO online enrolments. Conditions apply.

Thursday
French for Travellers (Intermediate - no beginners)

8 weeks $16
Places: 22 max ( 3 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Tom Meakin (6583 1985, 0439 198 751)


French conversation to use in French speaking countries. Grammar explained but not always in depth. A fun course, for those with considerable knowledge of the language. NO BEGINNERS.

Thursday
How to Create the Life You Are Meant to Live

8 weeks $16
Places: 12 max ( 8 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Dale Symons (6582 3545, 0402 006 287)


Through focused exercises and meditations you’re guided to change mind-sets bringing you in alignment with your spiritual nature (Soul’s Purpose), which is unlimited. Bring journal, pen, folder for handouts. $5 for photocopying.

Thursday
Improve Your Writing

8 weeks $16
Places: 10 max ( 6 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 3:00 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Pamela Brewer (6584 0294, 0420 349 497)


Join this friendly group, and share a piece of your own creative writing, poem, story, article and/or memoir. Members of the class then give suggestions for improving your writing.

Thursday
Mahjong

8 weeks $16
Places: 36 max ( 9 vacant)

From 12:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Audrey Bryant (6582 4036)


Mahjong for experienced players only. Western style play. A prepared booklet, showing all hands played, may be bought from convener for $6.

Thursday
Multicultural Dances - Intermediate

At: 16 Kingfisher Road
8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 19 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Christine Battisson (6581 5760)


Experience music and rhythms from around the world in a relaxed atmosphere. No partner necessary. Please bring jazz or ballet shoes – no black soles (to prevent scuffing).

Thursday
Newswatch

8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 3 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
John Jones (6584 1242, 0418 240 561)


Discuss current events in a meaningful, thoughtful, friendly environment. Topics include politics and society, environment and energy, business and economy, health and medicine, science and technology, arts and culture, education.

 

Thursday
Planet Earth

8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 6 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Rodney Neasbey (6584 4368, 0437 760 035)


Formation of earth/moon system, tectonic plates, earth's crust and volcanism, erosion, transportation and deposition, stratification of the earth's crust.

Thursday
Scrabble at Port

8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 3 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Christina Brooks (0438 490 843)
Celia Eastman (6583 5131, 0473 612 439)


For those interested in, or learning to play Scrabble, in an enjoyable and friendly atmosphere. Please bring your own boards.

Thursday
Singalong with Flo on Thursdays

8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 30 vacant)

From 12:00 PM To 1:00 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Simone Livian (0420 296 820)


Guys and gals welcome to Singalong. Using lyric sheets and YouTube we sing, hum, tap it, mime it or just listen to variety of popular hits. $1 for photocopying."

Thursday
Tai Chi and Qigong

4 weeks $8
Places: 20 max ( 13 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 10:30 AM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16

With:
Connie Gentleman (6584 5487, 0408 853 509)


Tai Chi for good health, balance and relaxation. NO BEGINNERS. 

Thursday
Tai Chi and Qigong with Beginners

4 weeks $8
Places: 20 max ( 8 vacant)

From 11:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16

With:
Connie Gentleman (6584 5487, 0408 853 509)


Tai Chi for good health, balance and relaxation. Beginners welcome.

Thursday
Trails of Evidence. How Forensic Science Works

3 weeks $6
Places: 30 max ( 6 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Aug 09, 16, 23

With:
Pamela Hudson (6584 3827, 0458 770 060)


Continuing course. DVD presentation covering evidence collection, crime scene investigation and laboratory analysis. Cases presented are discussed.

Thursday
Ukulele for Beginners

8 weeks $16
Places: 14 max ( 13 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 26, Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Sep 06, 13

With:
Jean-Louis Cochennec (6582 5235, 0468 401 187)


Beginners welcome. You need your own ukulele (PMH Library in Grant St have a limited number for borrowing on a 3-weekly loan). Get in early to secure one.


Friday
Being Human: Lessons from Neuroscience

6 weeks $12
Places: 30 max ( 11 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 3:00 PM
On: Aug 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Carol Baker (6582 0370)


A Great Course Video Course by Prof R Sapolsky (a fantastic lecturer.)  Some amazing insights from neuroscience in what it means to be human.

Friday
Chair Yoga Plus

8 weeks $16
Places: 15 max ( 2 vacant)

From 10:45 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Karen Roberts (6582 0573, 0422 409 624)


Modified yoga and exercises sitting on chairs, or standing with chairs for support. For those with physical limitations or restricted mobility to improve strength, flexibility, mobility. Please bring light hand weights. Classes in weeks 4, 5, 6 will be via DVD.

Friday
Choir: Laurieton Voices

At: School of Arts
8 weeks $16
Places: 100 max ( 61 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Sue Bartholomew (6559 6129)


Sing for fun, friendship, fitness. With musical director, James Hannah, learn a block of well-known, popular songs. Concert end of each term. No auditions. No need to read music.  Includes holidays. $5 a week extra for conductor and pianist. Guest conductor term 3 is Iain Pole.

Friday
Contract Bridge for Experienced Players

8 weeks $16
Places: 16 max ( 1 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Bob Morgan (6584 9455)


Friendly, relaxed group. Refine bridge playing skills through practice, discussion and tuition. To enjoy participating, it is essential you have prior knowledge of contract bridge and/or playing experience.

Friday
Exercise for Seniors: Fridays at the Beach, Mature and Motivated

At: Town Beach,
8 weeks $16
Places: 25 max ( 13 vacant)

From 8:00 AM To 8:45 AM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
John Harlow (0407 456 168)


Advanced exercise for seniors. Towels and light dumbbells required. Note: the class continues during the holidays. A further fee is payable for the holiday classes.

Friday
Holiday Exercise Class on Fridays - At the Beach for Mature and Motivated

At: Town Beach,
4 weeks $8
Places: 25 max ( 22 vacant)

From 8:30 AM To 9:15 AM
On: Sep 21, 28, Oct 05, 12

With:
John Harlow (0407 456 168)


Advanced exercise for seniors. Towels and light dumbbells required.

Friday
Laurieton Lunch Bunch

At: Various
2 weeks $4
Places: 15 max ( 10 vacant)

From 12:30 PM To 2:00 PM
On: Aug 17, Sep 14

With:
Ida Bruno (6559 6656, 0438 234 818)


Join us once a month for a delightful lunch in various local restaurants.

Friday
Learn to Meditate - MBSM

8 weeks $16
Places: 15 max ( 6 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Kate Forrest (0437 509 195)


Mindfulness-Based Stillness Meditation is a simple 3-point technique developed at the Gawler Foundation, promoting both mental and physical wellbeing. Ideal for beginners and beyond.

Friday
Meditation in Easy, Short Steps

8 weeks $16
Places: 12 max ( 2 vacant)

From 11:45 AM To 12:45 PM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Simone Livian (0420 296 820)


Curious about the uses of meditation for resting the mind? Easy, simple steps to help our sleep, avoid falls, encourage our peacefulness and our alertness.

Friday
Music Appreciation

8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 10 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Michael de Groot (6581 5773)


Introducing less familiar music and works by composers no longer in the limelight.

Friday
Qigong for Health and Vitality

5 weeks $10
Places: 19 max ( 2 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 10:30 AM
On: Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31

With:
Jaye Roberts (6582 1788)


Benefits of practising Qigong include improved circulation, digestion, energy, mindfulness. Especially good for relieving back and neck pain, arthritis and insomnia. Can be done sitting or standing and includes meditation.

Friday
Samsung and Other Non iPads

6 weeks $12
Places: 6 max ( 1 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07

With:
David Burr (6583 1814, 0412 831 814)


This course is NOT for iPads Introduction, Controls, Settings, Home Screens. Downloading and using Apps. Course notes available. Charge your Tablet and come along.

 

 

Friday
Spanish Vocabulary

7 weeks $14
Places: 15 max ( 9 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07

With:
Colleen Carmody (0419 255 350)


Learn and practise basic vocabulary, including verbs, to enable you to travel around Spanish speaking countries and be understood by locals.

Friday
Think Tank

8 weeks $16
Places: 15 max ( 4 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Hazel Holt (6583 9016, 0409 578 422)


An informal, friendly setting in which to share opinions, ideas and research on local, national and international issues and topics.

Friday
Yogalates

8 weeks $16
Places: 25 max

From 1:00 PM To 2:30 PM
On: Jul 27, Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sep 07, 14

With:
Karen Roberts (6582 0573, 0422 409 624)
Colleen Carmody (0419 255 350)


Yoga and Pilates for strength, flexibility and general wellbeing. Includes breathing practices, meditation and relaxation. Bring mat/towel, cushion and scarf/blanket for relaxation. No experience necessary. Note, Wks 4, 5, 6 are gentle yoga via DVD.

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