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News and Upcoming Events...

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Cook's Night Off meet on the first Wednesday of the month dining at a local Cleveland Restaurant.

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New "Learn to Play Bocce" Course is now up and running - seeking more participants for Term 1 2017

Come along and Learn to play Bocce, we have a new group that is meeting each Tuesday at the Redlands Sporting Club (around the back at the Bocce Club), Wellington Point. 

From 10.00am - 12 noon.  Morning Tea included, free entry.

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Armchair Travel will next gather on Thursday the 2 February 2017 to hear Lorraine talk about cruising the River Seine from Paris.  Meeting at the Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street for 9.30am.  All more than welcome.

U3A Redlands Dance Group is in need of a jazz instructor to take the group each Wednesday.  For more information please contact the office.

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The Breakfast Club will next meet in 2017 on Sunday 26 February at Sizzlers, Cleveland for 8.00am. 

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A volunteer Tutor is required for the 2017 year French Conversation Classes.  If you feel this could be you, please contact the U3A Redlands Office in the first instance.  Thank you.

NEW CLASSES COMMENCING IN TERM 1 2017 

New classes include, Astrology Basics, Belly Dancing, Computer Kindy - for Absolute Beginners, Cooking for Absolute Beginners, Create an Extraordinary Life, Creative Fun for Unbelievers, Law - Introduction to the Legal System, Law - Sue me if you can - the law of tort, Lawn Bowls - Beginners, Lawn Bowls - Advanced Skills, Meditation, Paper Quilling and last but not least, Introduction to Seed Beading for Beginners.

IMPORTANT NOTICE - THE U3A REDLANDS OFFICE RE-OPENS ON MONDAY 23 JANUARY 2017 AT 9.00AM.  

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Belly Dancing for Beginners commencing in Term 1 2017

A fun introduction to the world of Middle Eastern dance.  We will master core foundation moves and learn an elegant and graceful choreography.  Belly dance is a low impact exercise perfect for toning core muscles which in turn can reduce back pain and improve flexibility and posture.  Petra brings a joyful and enthusiastic energy to her classes.  Please join her in 2017 at the Thornlands Dance Palais, 9.30 - 11.00am Tuesdays from the 7 February 2017. 

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Cooking for Absolute Beginners - New Course for Term 1 2017

A course in basic cookery for absolute beginners for those who wish to develop some useful skills in the kitchen.  The course will progress from simple dishes to those that are more challenging.  Using the Cleveland State High School kitchens G2  -  commencing early 2017 each Tuesday from 3.30pm - 5.30pm. 

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New Course for Term 1 2017 - Creative Fun for Unbelievers - 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

A new course for people who have always wanted to express themselves using the Arts, but who believe that they are not creative.  The course involves individual and interactive work with music, some mild movement (ok if you use a walker) meditation, relaxation, writing, crayon and paint work.  At the end of the course you will have an art work of your own on quality paper than can be framed ! Limited to 8 participants per course.  Commences Wednedsay, 8 February, 1.00 - 4.00pm at the Anglican Church Hall, 4 Cross Street, Cleveland. 

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Congratulations to our Enrolment Day Raffle Prize winner Deb Barker on winning a holiday break on the Sunshine Coast kindly donated by Dr. Andrew Laming MP. Such a great way for Deb and husband John to celebrate their upcoming 40th Wedding Anniversary !  

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Our newly revamped Redlands U3A Musical Theatre Group (RUMT) will have their first gathering of the year on Thursday 2 February 11 - 2.00pm at their new venue of The Memorial Hall, Smith Street, Cleveland.

We are looking for a new Stage Manager - if you feel you fit the bill, contact the U3A Redlands Office in the first instance.

The U3A Office is open 9am – 12noon Monday to Friday during school terms, call 3821 3888 with enquiries.

Overview

U3A, short for the University of the Third Age, provides members with affordable education and the opportunity to study and learn in a relaxed environment. The U3A approach to instruction is informal and study groups are attended by an experienced tutor. There are no prerequisites required to join classes and no exams or formal assessments of students. Redlands U3A provides activities and classes covering a range of different subjects. Peruse our list of courses and find that subject that has always interested you but you never had the time to do.

How do I join?

You can apply for membership by completing our online form and then paying your application fee by EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer).

Alternatively, you can download and print our membership application form and bring the completed form and payment to our office during office hours.

 Membership application form (print version)

For more information on joining U3A Redlands and attending classes, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.