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 2, 2018

ENROLMENTS: ON LINE enrolments will be available from midnight Sunday 22nd April.

PORT MACQUARIE OFFICE: 9:30am - 3:30pm Monday April 23rd to Friday April 27th (closed Wednesday April 25th)

LAURIETON: 10:30 - 12 noon Monday Monday April 23rd

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


Monday
Aspects of Elder Law

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

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21

With: Brian Winship (0408 655 361)


Making Wills, Legal Capacity, Estate Administration and Dying Without a Will. Cost includes handouts. The PMQ Manager of the Public Trustees and Guardian's Office will attend week 4.

Monday
Australian History - Monday

8 weeks $16
Places: 55 max ( 23 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 11:00 AM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18

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
Basic MS Computers and Programs

3 weeks $15
Places: 6 max

From 9:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 21, 28, Jun 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.

 

 

Monday
Book Club at Laurieton

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

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 07, Jun 04

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
Chair Dancing

4 weeks $8
Places: 10 max ( 9 vacant)

From 12:15 PM To 1:00 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21

With: Karen Roberts (6582 0573 0422 409 624)


Fun, low impact seated movements based on the music and style of ballroom, latin and modern dancing. For those with limited mobility.

Monday
Computer 1: Windows 10 - eBay

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

From 9:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Apr 30

With: Sue Whitby (0409 955 920)


 eBay is the world's online marketplace. Today's class covers everything needed to get started - registering your account, finding and paying for items. It's easy and fun. You'll never know what you can find. Bring usb stick to class. $2 for notes.

Monday
Computer 2: Windows 10 - Maintenance

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

From 9:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 07

With: Sue Whitby (0409 955 920)


Computer maintenance is the practice of keeping computers in a good state of repair. Disk clean-up, Disk defragmentation, Computer security, Windows updates. Delete temporary Internet files like cookies and more.  Bring usb stick to class. $2 for notes.

Monday
Computer 3: Windows 10 - Emails

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

From 9:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 14

With: Sue Whitby (0409 955 920)


Windows 10 comes with a built-in Mail app, for accessing all your different email accounts (like Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo!,Bigpond and Hotmail) in one single app. Send and receive photos and documents. Save them into the computer. Bring usb stick to class. $2 for notes.

Monday
Confusional States in the Elderly

1 week $2
Places: 30 max ( 22 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Jun 04

With: Colin Crighton (0427 853 238)


Disease issues that can lead to states of confusion as you age.

Monday
German Conversation

7 weeks $14
Places: 10 max ( 7 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 18

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. No class June 11th.

Monday
Intermediate French

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

From 10:00 AM To 12:30 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18

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 ( 7 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18

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 ( 8 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18

With: Jennifer Clive (0407 921 034) Fay Pickering (6559 8548 )


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: 16 max ( 6 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 3:30 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 18

With: Bridget Earle (0412 923 232)


No experience necessary in this introduction to Mahjong. A prepared booklet showing all hands played can be bought from convener for $6. No class June 11th.

Monday
Multicultural Dances - Beginners

At: 16 Kingfisher Road
7 weeks $14
Places: 30 max ( 18 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 18

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). No class June 11th.

Monday
Rhythm Moves to Music

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

From 2:00 PM To 3:00 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18

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, Slow Sewing

7 weeks $28
Places: 12 max ( 6 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 2:30 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 18

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


Exploring use of traditional embroidery stitches, adapting them and using in 'mix media'. NOT a course for beginners as skills in free machining needed. See requirement list at U3A office or phone Sue or Marilyn. No class June 11th.

Monday
World Geography, (Man in Place) - Central Europe

8 weeks $16
Places: 50 max ( 30 vacant)

From 11:15 AM To 1:15 PM
On: Apr 30, May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18

With: Brian Tolagson (0478 729 322)


The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary are the nations examined this term where the emphasis is on the golden age of European magnificence and the culture that remains from that time.


Tuesday
Art and Culture Appreciation

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

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: May 01, 08, 15, Jun 05, 12, 19

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

6 weeks $12
Places: 30 max ( 22 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 3:00 PM
On: May 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 12, 19

With: Rodney Neasbey (6584 4368 0437 760 035)


Astronomy in prehistory, astronomers in history, gunpowder and rockets, USSR vs USA in space exploration, spinoffs from astronomy and the space industry, solar system bodies.

Tuesday
Balance 'n' Bones

4 weeks $8
Places: 20 max ( 12 vacant)

From 12:15 PM To 1:00 PM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22

With: Dale Symons (6582 3545 0402 006 287) 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
Big History of Civilisations - continued

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

From 1:00 PM To 3:00 PM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

With: John Peasley (0409 369 882) John Jones (6584 1242 0418 240 561)


The history of civilisation started in term 1 continues. It is an astonishing story of migration, innovation and social development.

Tuesday
Computer and Technology Workshop

8 weeks $16
Places: 10 max ( 2 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

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 ( 7 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 11:30 AM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

With: Dick Engel (6583 6663 )


Intended for experienced solvers from previous groups.

Tuesday
Cryptic Crosswords, Introductory

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

From 10:00 AM To 11:30 AM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

With: Dick Engel (6583 6663 )


Intended for beginners or people new to these groups. Learn new ways to tackle easy cryptics.

Tuesday
Exercise for Seniors: In House for Mobility Plus

8 weeks $16
Places: 25 max ( 22 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 10:45 AM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

With: John Harlow (0407 456 168)


Group exercise program for seniors - to maintain fitness and to try to prevent falls. Resistance bands and light dumbbells required. (Contact convener for details of where you can purchase these items).

Tuesday
Exercise for Seniors: Tuesdays 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: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

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

From 1:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 01, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

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 ( 18 vacant)

From 8:30 AM To 9:15 AM
On: Jun 26, Jul 03, 10, 17

With: John Harlow (0407 456 168)


Advanced exercise for seniors. Towels and light dumbbells required.

Tuesday
Petanque

At: Woods St Petanque Piste
8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 15 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 11:00 AM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

With: Bruce Wyatt (0409 206 971)


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: 30 max ( 3 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

With: Brian Tolagson (0478 729 322) Reg Millar (6582 2205 0478 909 491)


Presentations on various aspects of philosophy designed to engage and entertain the minds of members in their “Tribal Elder” phase of life.

Tuesday
Photography for Beginners

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

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

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
Stage Fun

8 weeks $16
Places: 14 max ( 2 vacant)

From 1:15 PM To 3:15 PM
On: May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

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
Walk that Dance

4 weeks $8
Places: 15 max ( 9 vacant)

From 12:15 PM To 1:00 PM
On: May 29, Jun 05, 12, 19

With: Karen Roberts (6582 0573 0422 409 624)


Notch up 5,000 steps in this class that combines your favourite dance moves with easy, low impact walking. Light hand weights used. Wear supportive shoes.


Wednesday
Advanced Acrylic Painting

8 weeks $16
Places: 8 max

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

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 ( 14 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

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
Beginner Italian

8 weeks $16
Places: 13 max

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

With: John Thompson (6583 8156 )


A basic knowledge of rudimentary Italian would be an advantage, but beginners should contact the convenor to discuss their suitability prior to enrolling.

Wednesday
Beginners Acrylic Painting

8 weeks $16
Places: 6 max

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

With: Adele Lingard (6582 4368 0418 733 946)


BEGINNERS ONLY. Painting still life on canvas using acrylic paint. Starter kit (brushes, paint, canvas) provided for $20.00. Bring apron, old towel, notebook, pencil, old china plate.

Wednesday
Card Making Techniques

At: 1/185 Lake Road
8 weeks $16
Places: 12 max ( 5 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

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 ( 4 vacant)

From 6:30 PM To 9:30 PM
On: May 09, Jun 13

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
France for Travellers

5 weeks $10
Places: 12 max ( 7 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: May 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

With: Sue Moll (6582 2785 )


Learn basic skills to travel in France including greetings, finding your way, understanding and ordering from menus. Minimal grammar presented in fun environment with participation encouraged. Enjoy videos of France and French culture.

Wednesday
French for Beginners

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

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

With: Simone Livian (0420 296 820)


Beginners learn automatic phrases by heart. Using various learning styles you will practise the French you need for your goals and purposes: for travel, fun or curiosity. $1 for photocopies.

Wednesday
Health Forum

8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 21 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 3:00 PM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

With: Karen Roberts (6582 0573 0422 409 624)


Presentations on a variety of topics related to the broad subject of "Health" given by different U3A members each week. Program is on display at the U3A office.

Wednesday
Improve Your Writing with Bessie and Tom

8 weeks $16
Places: 8 max

From 1:00 PM To 3:30 PM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

With: Bessie Jennings (6583 5255 0419 482 828) Tom Meakin (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
Indigenous Issues

8 weeks $16
Places: 35 max ( 31 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 13, 20

With: John Brownsberger (0448 509 754)


Current indigenous issues and ideas from Aboriginal elders and TV shows coming from Aboriginal producers and actors.

Wednesday
Singer/Songwriters and Their Poetry

5 weeks $10
Places: 20 max ( 17 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: May 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06

With: John Lavis (0432 381 694)


We will watch and listen to some popular songs, past and current, and take a look at their lyrics and the songwriter.

Wednesday
Travellers' Tales

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

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, Jun 06, 20

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 ( 12 vacant)

From 10:15 AM To 12:15 PM
On: May 09, 23, Jun 06, 20, Jul 04, 18

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 ( 7 vacant)

From 8:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: Jun 21

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 ( 7 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 12:30 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14, 21, 28, Jul 05

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 ( 8 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14, 21

With: Tom Meakin (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

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

From 1:30 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24

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 ( 7 vacant)

From 1:00 PM To 3:00 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Mar 09, Jun 14, 21

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
Joy of Reading

3 weeks $6
Places: 14 max ( 13 vacant)

From 1:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: May 10, 31, Jun 21

With: Rita Spencer (6582 2086 0428 656 271)


Tell us about what you are reading now or once enjoyed - intriguing stories, artful writing, fresh imaginings. Get ideas from each other. Discuss what's next. No specified reading required.

Thursday
Mahjong

8 weeks $16
Places: 36 max ( 13 vacant)

From 12:30 PM To 3:30 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14, 21

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 ( 23 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14, 21

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: 25 max ( 6 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 11:30 AM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14, 21

With: John Jones (6584 1242 0418 240 561) John Peasley (0409 369 882)


Dissect and discuss current news. Swearing and character assassinations not permitted, only deep, meaningful and thoughtful sharing in a very friendful environment.

Thursday
Planet Earth

8 weeks $16
Places: 8 max

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14, 21

With: Rodney Neasbey (6584 4368 0437 760 035)


Covers a basic introduction to geology, palaeontology, how the earth works, tectonic forces, volcanism.

Thursday
Scrabble at Port

8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 7 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14, 21

With: Christina Brooks (0438 490 843)


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

Thursday
Tai Chi and Qigong

7 weeks $14
Places: 20 max ( 13 vacant)

From 9:30 AM To 10:30 AM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14

With: Connie Gentleman (6584 5487 0408 853 509) Margaret Carroll (6582 5478 0447 627 443)


Tai Chi for good health and relaxation. NO BEGINNERS. 

Thursday
Tai Chi and Qigong with Beginners

7 weeks $14
Places: 20 max ( 15 vacant)

From 11:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14

With: Connie Gentleman (6584 5487 0408 853 509) Michael Walter (6583 3254 0410 625 957) Pamela Walter (6583 3254 0414 125 395)


Tai Chi for good health and relaxation. Beginners welcome.

Thursday
Trails of Evidence. How Forensic Science Works

4 weeks $8
Places: 30 max ( 12 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 03, 17, 31, Jun 14

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 ( 8 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 14, 21

With: Jean-Louis Cochennec (0468 481 187)


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
Android Tablets

5 weeks $25
Places: 6 max ( 6 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01

With: David Burr (6583 1814 0412 831 814)


This NOT a course for iPads. Introduction, Controls, Settings, Home Screens. Downloading and Using Apps. Course Notes available. Charge your Tablet and come along.

Friday
Chair Yoga Plus

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

From 11:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With: Karen Roberts (6582 0573 0422 409 624)


Modified yoga + other exercises sitting on chairs, or standing with chairs for support. For those with physical limitations or restricted mobility to improve strength, flexibility, mobility. No yoga experience necessary. 

Friday
Choir: Laurieton Voices

At: School of Arts
8 weeks $16
Places: 100 max ( 71 vacant)

From 2:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 29

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.

Friday
Contract Bridge

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

From 1:00 PM To 4:00 PM
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With: Bob Morgan (6584 9455 )


Improve your play in a friendly, non-competitive environment. Our goal is to learn by playing with some tuition and analysis. NOT a program for beginners.

Friday
Drawing Techniques

8 weeks $16
Places: 10 max ( 1 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With: Stephen Murray (6583 6219 )


Continuing course for those who have completed at least one term of basic drawing techniques. No Beginners. Please contact convener for list of equipment.

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

At: Town Beach,
8 weeks $16
Places: 25 max ( 14 vacant)

From 8:00 AM To 8:45 AM
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

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 ( 19 vacant)

From 8:30 AM To 9:15 AM
On: Jun 29, Jul 06, 13, 20

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: May 25, Jun 22

With: Jennifer Clive (0407 921 034)


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

Friday
Meditation in Easy, Short Steps

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

From 12:00 PM To 1:00 PM
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

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 ( 12 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:00 PM
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

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

6 weeks $12
Places: 20 max ( 2 vacant)

From 9:00 AM To 10:30 AM
On: May 04, 11, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

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
Spanish Vocabulary

7 weeks $14
Places: 15 max ( 8 vacant)

From 10:00 AM To 12:30 PM
On: May 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

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: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

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

7 weeks $14
Places: 26 max

From 1:00 PM To 2:30 PM
On: May 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With: Karen Roberts (6582 0573 0422 409 624)


Yoga and Pilates blended for strength, flexibility and general wellbeing. Includes breathing practices, meditation and relaxation. Bring yoga mat/large towel, small towel/cushion and light scarf/blanket for relaxation. No experience necessary.

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