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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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LIFE IN AUSTRALIA at the Donald Simpson Community Centre 9.30am

Monday 29 August - Guest speaker will be Col Sutcliffe giving a talk on the "Education of Children in Queensland's Back Country". 

Monday 5 September - Guest speakers will be Anne-Marie Priestley and Peter Paine talking on "Serving in Remote Areas". 

Cost $4 including Morning Tea, all more than welcome.

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The Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement classes will next run on 5 October at the Donald Simpson Community Centre. Please call the office for more information.

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Footlites is recruiting and is looking for male and female singers, actors, back stage helpers to be part of its next production to be performed in October. Contact the office to be put in contact with the group.

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The French Conversation group have spaces available this term.  The group meet at the Victoria Point Library on a Wednesday 1 - 2pm, contact the office if you are interested in going along.

The U3A Redland Italian Classes are unfortunately without a Tutor, our Level 3 (Intermediate) and Advanced Groups are extremely keen to continue learning and meeting each week.  If you feel you would like to volunteer as the new Class Tutor we would love to hear from you.  Please contact the office directly on 3821 3888 and we will put you in touch with our Tutor Liaison Officer.  Thank you.

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The next Armchair Travel meeting will be on Thursday 1st of September.  Please note there will be a change of speaker.  This week Diana will be talking on the Canada Rockies and an Alaskan Cruise.  Starting at 9.30am at the Uniting Church Hall, Passage Street, Cleveland.   All welcome to attend.

Calling for Volunteer for the Legacy Badge Week Collection

Week of 28 August - 2 September

If you have a spare few hours please consider volunteering for the Legacy Badge Week which will be collecting from the week of 28th August - September 2nd.  One of our U3A Redland Tutors, Randolph Story is this years Victoria Point Legacy Coordinator.   Randolph is looking for individuals who are able to assist either 9am - 12 noon or 12.30 - 4.00pm at the local shopping centres in Victoria Point. Please contact the office if you would like to help.  More than 40 folks are needed, so any assistance would be appreciated.   

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           Redland U3A Choir - Spring Concert

Saturday 10 September at 2.00pm

At the Star of the Sea Parish Centre, Passage Street, Cleveland

The Choir will present a selection of songs for your enjoyment. 

Cost $10 which includes afternoon tea.

Conductor Margaret Ward and Accompanist Judith Johnson

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BUS TRIP TO TAMBORINE MT.  - LIMITED TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

U3A Life in Australia have arranged a day out to Tamborine Mountain on Monday 12 September leaving the Donald Simpson Centre at 8.15am and returning 4.00pm.  We have limited tickets still available, call into the office if you would like to purchase one.  Cost $40 The group will be visiting the Gallery Walk and Botanic Gardens.

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THE CURRENT AFFAIR DISCUSSION GROUP WILL RETURN FOR TERM 4

The very popular Current Affair Discussion Group is returning for Term 4 starting on Thursday 6 October 1.30 - 3.00pm with Tutor David Frampton at the small meeting room, RSL Moreton Shores Village, King Street, Thornlands.  The class will run for Term 4 (10 week).  Please contact the office for more details.

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The Pedal for Pleasure group meet Saturday 3rd September at the Cleveland Railway Station 7.00 to catch the 7.09am train.  This week the group will cycle through the Kedron Brook, Toombul, Gateway Bridge to Murarrie then return by train.  

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The Coin and Stamp Group meet 15 September at the small hall, Uniting Church, 36 Passage Street for 2.00pm.  Come along and enjoy the various facets of Philately and Numismatics.  All welcome.

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.