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Term 2 - 2018 Courses:  April  16th - June 29th 

 

MONDAY

 

 

MAH JONG CLUB

Coordinator: Carol Cox

Weekly, 1:30-4:30 @ Garden Room

Ideal for anyone who has, or wants to develop an interest or a passion for this ancient game of strategies, probabilities and luck. Beginners and more experienced players are welcome to join in.

MONDAY BOOK GROUP

Coordinator

 Felicia DI Stefano

Mthly (last Monday)

2:00-4:00, Mawson Hut

A variety of books and authors will be read and discussed.

WRITING GROUP

Tutor: Shirley Buckley

Weekly, 10:00-12:00
@Garden Room

Story writing (or poetry) with some creative embellishments using various skills and ideas for getting started. Simply writing and sharing with positive criticism from the group. 

YOGA & MOVEMENT

Tutors:  Dot Charles

Ken MacKenzie

 

Weekly, 10:0011:00

@ Cape Paterson Hall

This course blends yoga with other forms of physical activity to help us combat ageing. We flex the joints, stretch the muscles and improve coordination. Requirements: a yoga mat and a water bottle.

TUESDAY

 

 

GARDEN CLUB

Tutor: Lorraine Carroll

Weekly, 9:30-11:00

@ Garden Room

After gardening at home it is great to sit and chat with others about it all. There is always something happening in our gardens to share, and new and old gardening tips to pass around. Our group watches DVD's to see how it's done, swaps plants and produce.  We occasionally visit gardens.

COMPUTER GROUP

Tutors: Steve White & Robert Butler

Weekly 9:30-11:00

@ Mawson Hut

In term 1 2018 will work with Digital Photographs. Items covered includes: Editing, Cropping, removing Red Eyes, adding a title. Downloading a free program via the internet, Saving the final result.

MUSIC AS A MIRROR OF HISTORY

Tutor: Graham Charles

Weekly 11.15-12.45

@Mawson Hut

Based on a Great Courses program the program will explore music. Music is a treasure chest of social, cultural, historical

and philosophical aspects of composers lives and the society in which they lived 

HERES LOOKING AT YOU

Tutor Jo Hinliffe

Website johinchliffe.com

Weekly 1.30-3.00

@ Garden Room

Course combines personal poetry writing and art in fun, informative, non-threatening ways. Explore a range of poetry forms and a variety of artistic presentations. Eg. a haiku poem for a miniature picture frame. You dont have to be a writer or artist to enjoy this course! All materials provided. My blog: noteasy-beinggreen.blogspot.com.au

A PROFILE OF CONTEMPORARY CHINA

Tutor Bronwyn Miller

Weekly 1.30-3.00

@Mawson Hut

Historical and Cultural roots of China . China s political structure and the role of the President. China s macro-economics and relationships with China over the past 30 years, China s global policies and International relationships

WEDNESDAY

 

 

FITNESS, FUN & OCCASIONALLY FOOD

Tutor: Graeme Charles

 

Fortnightly

8:30-finish

@ U3A carpark

This group is for active walkers wishing to explore South Gippsland . Walking time will be generally of 2 hours duration, followed by lunch when possible. Some walks might require driving for 30 mins to access the start; we can car pool for these journey. Routes will be negotiated with group members.

ITALIAN
Tutor: Lia Pavic

Contact: Peta Campton

Weekly 9:3012:30
@ Garden Room

Learn to speak, read and write a little Italian in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  Beginners from 9:30 to 11:00.  More Advanced from 11:00 to 12.30.


CRYPTIC CROSSWORDS
Convenor: Janeen McLachlan

Weekly, 11:15-12:45
@ Mawson Hut

Do you like puzzles or playing detective? If you love thinking laterally & enjoy a good laugh with friends, this self-directed group is for you! Class size limited to 18 persons

TAI CHI   

Tutor Mary Schoonerveldt

Weekly 12.45-1.45

Goat Island Gallery

 

Thai Chi originated as a Chinese Martial Art and apparently was great training for wrestlers. However, it has evolved over the years and is has become popular as a low stress form of exercise for seniors.

PHILOSOPHY

Tutor: Maddy Harford

Weekly 1.30 3.00

@ Mawson Hut

 

Utilising a Great Course DVD (video), this course in 36 sessions will explore the Philosophies and Philosophers of the 20th Century

RIBBON EMBROIDERY

Tutor: Carol Price

Weekly 1.30-3.00

The Garden Room

 

A delightful opportunity to learn the art of ribbon embroidery. Beautiful floral motifs and decorative stitch patterns by hand on garments or accessories.

THURSDAY

 

 

CRAFTAHOLICS
Tutor: Marion Kerry

Weekly 12:303:00
@ Mawson Hut

Drop in, bring your current project, swap expertise, and help each other. This is for those people with twitchy fingers, who love to create. 

HISTORY OF EUROPEAN ART

Tutor Rob Vertigan

Weekly 11.00-12.45 

@ garden Room     

Explore the many artists and styles that enriched European Art over the years.

PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOURS

Convenor: Lyn Goodwin

Weekly 12:30-3:00
@ Mawson Hut

A self-support group that gets together to share their interest in, and enthusiasm for, painting with watercolours.

RECORDER CONSORT
Tutor: Harry Freeman

Weekly 9:30-11:00
@ Mawson Hut

A dedicated group who have been together for 10 years. If you can already play and would like to make music with others, you will be most welcome. We perform for local nursing homes and at other venues.

WALKING GROUP

Guide: Robert Butler

Weekly 9:30-10.45
@ U3A Wonthaggi carpark

Want some gentle exercise along the local byways? Our friendly band of walkers enjoys good fellowship plus the benefit of regular gentle exercise.  A range of walks plus the occasional cup of coffee or tea. Meet at the U3A carpark.

WORDS
Tutor: Lyn Street

Fortnightly 1:00-2:30

1st & 3rd Thurs

@ Garden Room

Learn about the history and development of language from olden times to the present day.

FRIDAY

 

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS
Convenor: Fred Allen

Weekly 9:30-11:00
@ Garden Room

This is an open forum in which members attending are free to listen or to express personal opinions on topics selected from local, national and international news media.

SHAKESPEARE
Tutor: Lyn Street

Weekly 11:15-1:30
@ Garden Room

Read & discuss the many and varied plays of this most famous of dramatists. Term 1: Much ado about Nothing followed by Richard 111.

CIVILISATIONS OF THE WORLD

Convenor: David Holmes

Fortnightly

10.00-12.00

@Mawson Hut

An illustrated presentation of the various civilisations around the world ( Egypt , South America, Asia, Europe ) over the past 5000 years

YOU TOO CAN DRAW & PAINT

Tutor: Faye Seaton

Weekly 1:00-3:30

@ Mawson Hut

In this class we explore pencil and charcoal techniques, basic drawing subjects, pastels, acrylic and mixed-media.

CHOIR

Convenor: Janet Allen

Weekly 2:00-3:30 @ Anglican Church, Inverloch

We sing together and also perform for local nursing homes and at other venues.  No auditions, we just enjoy singing. Conductor: Christine Ross

SATURDAY

 

 

SATURDAY BOOK CLUB

 

Monthly @ Inverloch

 

       

 We also have a large Library of Books and Music CD's for members to enjoy. 

Plus a free NBN internet service available for all members.

 

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