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Port Macquarie Hastings U3A Inc.
PO Box 1210
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
email:office@pmhu3a.org.au
phone:02 6584 4192
web:www.pmhu3a.org.au

PMHU3A Courses Term 2 2021

  • ENROLMENTS
    :   ON LINE from 6:00 am on Tuesday 27 Apr 2021.  OFFICE from Tuesday 27 Apr 2021 to Thursday 29 Apr 2021
  • OFFICE HOURS
    : Monday 03 May 2021 to Friday 25 Jun 2021 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.
  • COURSES & VENUE
    :  PMHU3A Centre, Lochinvar Place PMQ unless otherwise stated. Phone: 02 6584 4192
  • PAY BY
    • BANK TRANSFER: Account PMHU3A BSB 932-000; Bank A/C No. 500072357.
      You MUST quote your reservation number.
    • CASH, CHEQUE: We do not take debit or credit cards.
  • COURSE REFUNDS
    : Refunds are only given if a course is cancelled. Those refunds are by EFT.
  • A copy of the course program is available on our web site

PLEASE NOTE, we have a COVID-Safe Plan in place and need all those coming to the centre to follow the rules below:

  • One way system - Follow the direction of arrows. Enter via the front door. Exit through back door near Room 10. 
  • On arrival, use the QR code to sign in. If you cannot use the QR Code, speak with one of the office volunteers. Once signed in, go straight to your class room.
  • Follow social distancing room plans and hand sanitising. Wear face masks if appropriate.
  • Leave promptly at the end of class. Do not stand around in the room or corridors speaking with other members.
  • Bring your own mug. Tea, coffee, milk and biscuits are provided at a cost of $2. Hot water will be available in the urns. 
  • These rules are for the safety of all involved and must be followed. 
  • PLEASE do not come to the centre if you are unwell.

 


 

Monday
Android Tablets

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
6 weeks $12
Places: 7 max ( 6 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 11:00 am
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07

With:
David Burr 0412831814

Things have changed with our Tablets and Apps. Let us go back to basics and then explore some of the changes and potential benefits. Notes will be available.

Monday
Australian History - Monday

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
7 weeks $14
Places: 50 max ( 6 vacant)

From 10:00 am To 12:00 pm
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 21

With:
Doug Emanuel 65820077

Modern Australian History classes began when PMHU3A started in 2005 and remain a very popular class. We did not learn a great deal of Australian History at school, so this course is an opportunity to catch up on our unique, interesting and rich past from pre-colonial days until the present. 

Monday
Circle and Line Dances from Around the World

At: 16 Kingfisher Road
7 weeks $14
Places: 30 max ( 8 vacant)

From 09:30 am To 11:30 am
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 21

With:
Christine Battisson 65815760

Non-partner dances from around the world. Wear jazz or ballet shoes without black soles (to prevent scuffing).

Monday
Earth at the Crossroads

At: U3A Centre - Room 05
6 weeks $12
Places: 16 max ( 12 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 11:00 am
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07

With:
Andrew Moll 65822785

A Great Courses DVD series exploring the fascinating interconnected web of life on Earth. Includes reference to climate change, habitat destruction, population growth, endangered species, alternative energy sources. This is part 2 of 2 of the course. New students are welcome

Monday
Rhythm Moves to Music

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
7 weeks $14
Places: 25 max ( 21 vacant)

From 02:00 pm To 03:00 pm
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 21

With:
Simone Livian 0420296820

Well structured, active moves to music. Mainly empty stomach. Have doctors' go ahead. Qualified coach.

Monday
Textile and Fibre Art

At: U3A Centre - Room 06
7 weeks $21
Places: 12 max ( 3 vacant)

From 09:30 am To 02:30 pm
On: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 07, 21

With:
Sue Martin 65852721
Marilyn Ferguson 0409314131

Must have completed a 1st term class, continuing with advance techniques. Experienced textile artists welcomed, please ring either Sue or Marilyn.

Monday
Women's Health Talk

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
1 week $0
Places: 50 max ( 37 vacant)

From 12:30 pm To 01:30 pm
On: May 17

With:
Karen Roberts 0422409624

This talk is for WOMEN ONLY. It will be presented by Jane Newman, Women's Health Nurse from Mid North Coast Health. Topics to be covered are related to health issues for women over 50 years.   

Tuesday
Chess on Tuesdays

At: U3A Centre - Room 05
8 weeks $16
Places: 10 max ( 5 vacant)

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

With:
Michael Powazuk 0419293206

Chess for beginners as well as experienced players. A good opportunity to improve your chess playing skills

Tuesday
Crime Prevention for Seniors

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
1 week $0
Places: 25 max ( 18 vacant)

From 11:30 am To 12:30 pm
On: May 04

With:
Karen Roberts 0422409624

Presentation by Senior Constable Ruth Handley, Aged Crime Prevention Officer, Mid North Coast Police District. The presentation will cover home safety, personal safety, elder abuse and scams. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 11 May Session 1

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max (FULL)

From 09:00 am To 10:00 am
On: May 11

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 11th May Session 2

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max (FULL)

From 10:15 am To 11:15 am
On: May 11

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 11th May Session 3

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max (FULL)

From 11:30 am To 12:30 pm
On: May 11

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 18th May Session 1

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max ( 2 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 10:00 am
On: May 18

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 18th May Session 2

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max (FULL)

From 10:15 am To 11:15 am
On: May 18

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 18th May Session 3

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max (FULL)

From 11:30 am To 12:30 pm
On: May 18

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 25th May, Session 1

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max (FULL)

From 09:00 am To 10:00 am
On: May 25

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 25th May, Session 2

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max (FULL)

From 10:15 am To 11:15 am
On: May 25

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
CST Helpshop, 25th May, Session 3

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
1 week $2
Places: 3 max (FULL)

From 11:30 am To 12:30 pm
On: May 25

With:
John Peasley 0409369882

Members of the U3A Convener Support Team are offering help with problems you are having with your Apple, Android and Windows devices at a charge of $2 per hour. Select and book your time in the same way as other courses. Note, there will be no equipment repairs. 

Tuesday
Dramatic Fun

At: U3A Centre - Room 08
4 weeks $8
Places: 12 max ( 1 vacant)

From 01:30 pm To 03:30 pm
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Julie Millar 0407296858

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

Tuesday
Exercise for Seniors - Tuesdays at Town Beach, Mature and Motivated

At: Town Beach,
8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 3 vacant)

From 07:45 am To 08:30 am
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With:
Rob McCluskey 0412014849

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.

Tuesday
French for Travellers

At: U3A Centre - Room 08
8 weeks $16
Places: 10 max (FULL)

From 09:45 am To 11:45 am
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With:
Sue Moll 0420921459

Class members should have some very basic knowledge of French.  Those who have not studied a language in the past may find it very difficult. This term class members will be required to purchase two text books on which the course will be based. These are "Easy French Step by Step" and "Easy French Reader".  Readily available on the internet. 

Tuesday
History of Countries

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
8 weeks $16
Places: 18 max ( 10 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 11:00 am
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With:
Frank Urban 65846693

Enthusiasts and expats will use vibrant powerpoint illustrations to present the history of South Africa, Kenya, the Holy Land, Norway, Venice, Italy, Cornwall and the Formation of Germany. 

Tuesday
Older and Wiser

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
4 weeks $8
Places: 12 max ( 12 vacant)

From 01:30 pm To 03:30 pm
On: May 11, 18, 25, Jun 01

With:
Rita Spencer 0428656271

We’ll light-heartedly share our own thoughts on what it takes to be wise, explore ideas from various ‘sages’ (and comedians) and the field of psychology.  Then we’ll all be all the wiser?

Tuesday
Petanque - Tuesdays

At: Woods St Petanque Piste
8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 6 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 11:00 am
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With:
Bruce Wyatt 0409206971
Celeste Rowlands 0406378187

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

Tuesday
Philosophy - History of Western Philosophy, c1880-1960

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 30 max ( 20 vacant)

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

With:
David Smith 65820793
Carol Baker 65820793
Reg Millar 0478909491
Brian Tolagson 0478729322

This was a time, historically, of significant scientific and political revolutions as well as two world wars. There was a flurry of new philosophical movements such as existentialism, pragmatism, phenomenology, analytic philosophy and more.  A fascinating period of philosophical thought.

Tuesday
Photography for Beginners

At: U3A Centre - Room 05
8 weeks $16
Places: 12 max (FULL)

From 01:30 pm To 03:30 pm
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With:
Garry Brettell 0429030523

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

Tuesday
Preventing Dementia Online Course

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
5 weeks $10
Places: 10 max ( 10 vacant)

From 12:00 pm To 01:00 pm
On: May 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08

With:
Karen Roberts 0422409624

Using a University of Tasmania FREE online course. Do background reading at home. Meet in class to share. Learn about causes, symptoms, how to keep a healthy and active mind, what interventions are currently available. Enrol asap at https://mooc.utas.edu.au/wicking/preventing-dementia  Note, you can still enrol online but not do the U3A class. 

Tuesday
Steps to Relaxation

At: U3A Centre - Room 08
8 weeks $16
Places: 18 max ( 7 vacant)

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

With:
Simone Livian 0420296820

Use mindfulness techniques as a way to manage stress, anxiety and strong emotions. Learn to relax, appreciate what works in your life rather than focusing on what doesn't.

Tuesday
Tai Chi

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max (FULL)

From 12:30 pm To 01:30 pm
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15, 22

With:
Eleanor Pinkerton 0405026847

Tai Chi is a gentle exercise program to improve mind/body balance. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. It also provides stress relief.

Tuesday
The 'Dark Ages' in Medieval England

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
7 weeks $14
Places: 40 max ( 5 vacant)

From 02:00 pm To 04:00 pm
On: May 04, 11, 18, 25, Jun 01, 08, 15

With:
Virginia Oakley 0407123047
Mike Oakley 0402390066

The Italian scholar Petrarch regarded the post Roman centuries as ‘dark’ compared to the ‘light’ of classic antiquity. A study of Medieval England between the end of the 5th Century and 1485 will attempt to throw light on the subject.

Wednesday
Australian History  - Wednesday

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 50 max ( 11 vacant)

From 10:00 am To 12:00 pm
On: May 05, 12, 19, 26, Jun 02, 09, 16, 23

With:
Tony Dawson 0424616026

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

Wednesday
Balance 'n' Bones

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 15 max ( 9 vacant)

From 12:30 pm To 01:30 pm
On: May 05, 12, 19, 26, Jun 02, 09, 16, 23

With:
Yvonne Carrick-Allan 0414734570

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

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: May 05, 12, 19, 26, Jun 02, 09, 16, 23

With:
Alice Totonjian 65815663

Create exquisite cards. Learn fundamentals including stamping, die cutting, embossing. Pay convener $6 weekly for materials.

Wednesday
French - Intermediate Conversation with Sim

At: U3A Centre - Room 08
8 weeks $16
Places: 18 max ( 11 vacant)

From 01:30 pm To 03:30 pm
On: May 05, 12, 19, 26, Jun 02, 09, 16, 23

With:
Simone Livian 0420296820

Intermediate level conversational practice for fun and travel in a relaxed atmosphere with qualified, French native speaker. Uses "Berlitz Confident French". $1 for notes covers whole term.

Wednesday
Latin for Beginners

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
4 weeks $8
Places: 16 max ( 10 vacant)

From 01:30 pm To 03:30 pm
On: Jun 02, 09, 16, 23

With:
Therese Freeman 0418424971

Get started learning or re-familiarising yourself with the Latin language. The textbook we will use is "Get Started in Latin" by G. Sharpley.

Wednesday
Photography - U3A Photography Group

At: Various
6 weeks $12
Places: 20 max ( 4 vacant)

From 10:00 am To 12:00 pm
On: May 12, 26, Jun 09, 23, Jul 07, 21

With:
Brian Tolagson 0478729322

Meeting fortnightly, we photograph interesting places from Forster to Kempsey.  Beginners with SLR, point-and-shoot or phones welcome.  Members communicate by e-mail and FaceBook.

Wednesday
Remarkable Women

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
6 weeks $12
Places: 20 max ( 20 vacant)

From 12:30 pm To 02:30 pm
On: May 19, 26, Jun 02, 09, 16, 23

With:
Hazel Holt 0409578422

Note, this course was originally advertised for Mondays. Monday class has been cancelled. Members wishing to now enrol on Wednesdays, please do so asap.

Remarkable women’s voices have long been ignored/muffled, despite their amazing contributions to every facet of life. Their history is human history. Hear their stories.

Wednesday
Writing with Melanie

At: U3A Centre - Room 05
8 weeks $12
Places: 15 max ( 4 vacant)

From 01:00 pm To 03:30 pm
On: May 05, 12, 19, 26, Jun 02, 09, 16, 23

With:
Melanie Wass 0419988303

Have a go at writing - for BEGINNERS. Explore writing through a number of safe and fun activities and exercises to get the creative juices flowing. Bring pen and paper.

Wednesday
Yin Yoga

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
6 weeks $12
Places: 15 max (FULL)

From 02:00 pm To 03:30 pm
On: May 19, 26, Jun 02, 09, 16, 23

With:
Karen Roberts 0422409624

A slow paced and meditative style of yoga. Nurtures the deep connective tissues around joints releasing tension and pain. Bring yoga mat/towel and firm cushion. Beginners welcome.

Thursday
"500" Card Game

At: U3A Centre - Room 05
8 weeks $16
Places: 16 max ( 4 vacant)

From 02:00 pm To 04:00 pm
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Jane Stevenson 0404050349

"500" is a popular card game played by four players. It involves trumps and the taking of tricks. Both beginners and experienced players are welcome.

Thursday
Art, Design and Culture

At: U3A Centre - Room 08
8 weeks $16
Places: 18 max ( 6 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 11:00 am
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Peter Buckley 0427234938
Michael Rogers 0409072873

View Australian and international cultures presented through painting, photography, sculpture and architecture - the beautiful, ugly, provocative and thoughtful.  Presentations by a range of speakers. 

Thursday
Chess on Thursdays

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
8 weeks $16
Places: 8 max ( 1 vacant)

From 10:00 am To 12:00 pm
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Louis Richardson 65827148

For both beginners and experienced players. Please bring a chess set if you have one.

Thursday
Circle and Line Dances from Around the World - Performance Group

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

From 12:30 pm To 02:30 pm
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Christine Battisson 65815760

Practice non-partner dances for performance. 

Thursday
Mahjong

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 36 max ( 23 vacant)

From 12:30 pm To 03:30 pm
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Audrey Bryant 65824036

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

Thursday
Newswatch

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 40 max ( 22 vacant)

From 09:30 am To 11:30 am
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Bob Pearson 0402092529

Discuss a wide range of news in a friendly, meaningful and thoughtful environment, including politics, environment, energy, economy, health, science, technology, art, education and important regional news.  

Thursday
Painting and Drawing

At: U3A Centre - Room 06
8 weeks $16
Places: 8 max ( 3 vacant)

From 12:30 pm To 02:30 pm
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Raymond Evans 0421452983

 For those who can draw or paint and improving learners, a workshop without lessons. Come, work and be inspired by like-minded people. 

 

Thursday
Planet Earth

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
8 weeks $16
Places: 17 max ( 14 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 11:00 am
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Jim Meldrum 65821324

We've come a long way since the 'Big Bang Theory'! Many mysteries have yet to be resolved so let's take a look at some of them. What about climate change?

Thursday
Scrabble at Port

At: U3A Centre - Room 05
8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 6 vacant)

From 09:30 am To 12:00 pm
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Lorraine Beukers 0411468689

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

Thursday
STROKE Foundation Presentation

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
1 week $0
Places: 20 max ( 17 vacant)

From 12:30 pm To 01:30 pm
On: Jun 10

With:
Karen Roberts 0422409624

Learn about the different types of strokes, their signs, treatments, after effects. Presenter is from the STROKE Foundation, NSW.

Thursday
The World of Gemstones

At: U3A Centre - Room 08
8 weeks $16
Places: 15 max ( 9 vacant)

From 01:00 pm To 03:00 pm
On: May 06, 13, 20, 27, Jun 03, 10, 17, 24

With:
Gayle Sutherland 

This course offers an explanation and appreciation of gemstones against a background of their scientific and natural origins.  Gems of all kinds will be discussed and illustrated.

Friday
Astrology

At: U3A Centre - Room 04
8 weeks $16
Places: 8 max ( 8 vacant)

From 10:00 am To 12:00 pm
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Diane Smith 0432302832

This course is suitable for beginners. Includes a brief history of Astrology, its progression, planets, constellations, houses and meanings. Diane is the author of ‘How Astrology Cured Others … Aided by Runes’. 

Friday
Bridge

At: U3A Centre - Room 05
8 weeks $16
Places: 15 max ( 9 vacant)

From 01:00 pm To 04:00 pm
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Louis Richardson 65827148

Members are invited to play Standard American 5 Card bridge in a friendly social, but still competitive game. 

Friday
Chair Yoga Plus

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max (FULL)

From 11:30 am To 12:30 pm
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Karen Roberts 0422409624

Modified yoga and dance moves sitting on chairs, or standing with chairs for support. For those with physical limitations or restricted mobility. Improve strength, flexibility, mobility.

Friday
Drawing Techniques

At: U3A Centre - Room 06
8 weeks $16
Places: 10 max ( 6 vacant)

From 09:30 am To 11:30 am
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Stephen Murray 65836219

To improve your techniques for landscapes, portraits and composition. All levels welcome..

Friday
Exercise for Seniors - Fridays at Town Beach, Mature and Motivated

At: Town Beach,
8 weeks $16
Places: 20 max ( 5 vacant)

From 07:45 am To 08:30 am
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Rob McCluskey 0412014849

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.

Friday
Great World Religions

At: U3A Centre - Room 05
8 weeks $16
Places: 16 max ( 10 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 11:00 am
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Karen Roberts 0422409624

Uses DVDs from The Great Courses Company. Explores key ideas, beliefs, practices and organisation of the world's major religions. This term will mainly focus on Judaism. 

Friday
Laurieton Voices Choir

At: Community Arts Hall (off Oxley Lane)
8 weeks $16
Places: 38 max ( 10 vacant)

From 02:00 pm To 04:00 pm
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Sue Bartholomew 65596129

Sing for fun, friendship, fitness and learn well-known, popular songs. End of term concert. No auditions. No need to read music. Extra $5 weekly for conductor and pianist. Musical director/conductor is Iain Pole, 

Friday
Magic of Movies

At: U3A Centre - Room 09
8 weeks $16
Places: 17 max (FULL)

From 09:30 am To 12:00 pm
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Florence Gibbons 65833573

"Magic of Movies" is back! For movie lovers  and people who enjoy the adventures and the wonders of film making or for someone who just wants to escape. 

Friday
Music - Classical Music Appreciation

At: U3A Centre - Room 08
8 weeks $16
Places: 18 max ( 11 vacant)

From 09:30 am To 11:30 am
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
David Friederich 65823005

Relax and enjoy music from the world's greatest composers plus some magnificent ballet and opera highlights.

Friday
Qigong for Health and Vitality

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 25 max ( 2 vacant)

From 09:00 am To 10:30 am
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Jaye Roberts 0414898262

Improve circulation, digestion, energy, mindfulness. Especially good for relieving back and neck pain, arthritis, insomnia. Done sitting or standing. Includes meditation.

Friday
Think Tank

At: U3A Centre - Room 08
8 weeks $16
Places: 24 max ( 5 vacant)

From 01:30 pm To 03:30 pm
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Theo Van Der Veen 0417246398
Ross Brindley 0407452862

Open, informative, thought provoking and challenging discussions about local and social issues, politics, current world and every day events in a relaxed, very friendly atmosphere.

Friday
Yogalates

At: U3A Centre - Room 10
8 weeks $16
Places: 21 max (FULL)

From 01:00 pm To 02:30 pm
On: May 07, 14, 21, 28, Jun 04, 11, 18, 25

With:
Karen Roberts 0422409624

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

Saturday
U3A Seniors' Concert 1

At: Tenison Woods Centre, Lochinvar Place
1 week $5
Places: 35 max ( 20 vacant)

From 09:30 am To 10:30 am
On: May 29

With:
Christine Battisson 65815760

Come along and enjoy performances by the U3A International Dancers, U3A Laurieton Voices Choir, singing duo David Smith and Carol Baker and pianist, Rosanna Vanderley. Seat reservations and prepayment are essential as there is limited seating due to COVID. Members can book into the concert and pay online or at the U3A Office in the usual manner. If you want guests to attend who are not members, please phone the office on 65844192 or visit our office in Lochinvar Place. Note, Concert 1 and Concert 2 will have the same performance items.

Saturday
U3A Seniors' Concert 2

At: Tenison Woods Centre, Lochinvar Place
1 week $5
Places: 35 max ( 5 vacant)

From 11:00 am To 12:00 pm
On: May 29

With:
Christine Battisson 65815760

Come along and enjoy performances by the U3A International Dancers, U3A Laurieton Voices Choir, singing duo David Smith and Carol Baker and pianist, Rosanna Vanderley. Seat reservations and prepayment are essential as there is limited seating due to COVID. Members can book into the concert and pay online or at the U3A Office in the usual manner. If you want guests to attend who are not members, please phone the office on 65844192 or visit our office in Lochinvar Place. Note, Concert 1 and Concert 2 will have the same performance items.

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