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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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U3A Life in Australia, at the Donald Simpson Community Centre 9.30am on Monday 24 July.  To entertain you will be our guests Anita Reed and John Best of the North Pine Bush Poets Group. All welcome. Cost from Term 3 onwards is $5 including morning tea.

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The U3A Coin and Stamp Group next gather on the Thursday 20 July. They meet  on the 3rd Thursday of the month in the small hall of the Uniting Church, Passage Street, Cleveland from 2.00pm.  The topic for July is Myths and Legends.

Term 3 - The Discussion and Critical Thinking Group will hold an 8 week course

8 week course starting 20 July - 7 September on a Thursday afternoon 1.30pm - 3.00pm with Dave Frampton at the RSL Moreton Shores Bay Club Rooms.    

The group is for those interested in the free and open discussion of a wide range of topics and in examining at the same time how we think and reason as we do.  This dual focus addresses both the 'what' and the 'how' of discussion, argument and reasoning.

The Writing for Pleasure and For the Joy of Writing Groups would welcome new members for Term 3.  If you are interested in going along, please contact the office to enquire.

Term 3 -  Cookery Classes continue .....

Class participants are enjoying the class and dishes they are preparing - simple recipes such as apple crumble, chicken and almonds.  New members are most welcome.  Group meets for Term 3, each Tuesday 3.30p - 5.30pm at the Cleveland State High School, G5 Kitchens.  Contact the office in the first instance to be put in touch with the Class Tutor Jill Allen. 

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Redlands U3A Musical Theatre

After two successful performances of SS Shipenshore, RUMT is looking forward to its next production to be staged later this year.  We are always looking for new cast members and welcome anyone who would like to join the group.

Previous theatrical experience is not needed as we accept that each group member will bring his/her special talents.  Theatre has a vast number of different positions that need filling before a show is performance-ready and these include back stage crew, stage manager, scribe, prompt, props people, wardrobe as well as actors and singers.

Rehearsals are on a Thursday 11.00am - 3.00pm at the Christian Faith Church Hall, Ormiston.  For more information contact the office in the first instance to be put in touch with RUMT.

Maritime Battles, Mysteries and Shipwrecks - a series of three lectures - coming soon

Come on a journey to visit the world of Naval battles, Unsolved Mysteries and Famous Shipwrecks on Australias West Coast

Lectures will run on Friday 25 August, Fridays the 1st and 8th of September

1.00pm - 2.30pm at The Redland Museum, Nook Room, Smith Street, Cleveland

Cost $3.00 including light refreshment at the conclusion.  Contact the office to register your interest.

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BACK TO SCHOOL FOR A DAY - WEDNESDAY 23 AUGUST 

Cost  :   $20 to include Little Lunch, Big Lunch and after School Social

Tickets :  Available from Life in Australia and the U3A Redlands Office - selling fast !

Where :  Lions Club Hut, Shore Street North Cleveland from 9.00am - 3.30pm

Speakers will include Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex (on the subject of Australian English), Roger Rusling - retired Ships Captain - Marine Science Icebreaker - (Our Fragile World), Emeritus Professor Neville Marsh (Wikipedia) Dr David Hughes with his space design team from Sheldon College, Mr Patrick Pickett, Conductor, Qld Pops Orchestra and more .....

A Seniors Week Activity with U3A Redlands, members and friends more than welcome.

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Seniors Week Golf Day is on again - Monday 21 August 2017 at the Carbrook Golf Club. 

Why not come along and enjoy a fun filled day - open to U3A Redland members and non members.

11.30am start, total cost to Non Carbrook Members of $45,includes shared cart, Burger Lunch and 18 Holes of Golf !  Carbrook Members $35.

Burger Lunch commences 11.30am then first tee off at 12.15pm and subsequent groups every 7 minutes.  Nominations should be in to the Field Manager by August 15.  Contact the U3A Redlands Office to be put in contact with Randolph Story - event organiser.

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.