Friday Classes

Friday Tennis
Tennis continues throughout the year, weather permitting. No term breaks.
Time: 8.00 am
Venue: Goonellabah Tennis Club, Reserve Street, Goonellabah
Conveners: Ed Bennett 0431 205 770
Phil Luckie 6624 2653
If you wish to join this group, please contact either Ed or Phil.

Friday Forum
Time: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Lismore Heights Sports & Community Club, High Street, Lismore Heights
Convener: Shirley Beaver 0434 905 364
Lively weekly discussion. New members and visitors welcome. No need to enrol. Please bring a 50¢ coin and a mug for morning tea.

Friday Forum Program

Is Australia still a colony? Jonathan Chance & Geoff Walker
When should we disobey? Nick Mosey & Reg Timbrell
Is there life out there? Jonathan Chance & George Pick
Why are so many people so angry? Joan Pickup & Richard Swinton
Can the U.K. survive Brexit? Michael Wheeler & Diana Sharpe
Why don't people ask for help? Nick Mosey & Des Ball
Is everyone entitled to privacy? Philippa Cutter & Quendy Young
Are we over-diagnosed and over-medicated? Lindsay Aitken & June Creed
How hard is it to “change your mind”? Geoff Walker & Richard Swinton
Can Universal Basic Income (UBI) work? Neil Pidcock & Geoff Manning

Preview: Term III — 2019

Will we ever colonise space? Geoff Walker & David Angus
Are current levels of tourism sustainable? Chris Rolfe & Lindsay Aitken
Is prison for revenge, deterrence or rehabilitation? Richard Swinton & Pat MacLaren-Smith
Can we excuse the bigotry of great historical figures? Nick Mosey & Tim Challis
Does democracy need to evolve? Chris Rolfe & Richard Swinton
What is a proper job? Geoff Walker & Diana Sharpe
How can we break our bad habits? Joan Pickup & Quendy Young
Is killing ever justifiable? Nick Mosey & Ian Tarrant
Does humanity deserve to survive? Philippa Cutter & Pritam Sekhon
Is the motorcar our servant or our master? Richard Swinton & Shirley Beaver

La Fontanella Recorder Ensemble
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: SDA Church Hall, Pearces Creek Road, Alstonville
Conveners: Don Halliday 6628 7808
Robert Dingle 6624 8125
La Fontanella recorder ensemble was 20 years old last year and still going strong. We are happy to welcome new members, especially if they are already familiar with recorders. But if you are not certain of your ability or are just a beginner, Robert (6624 8125) or Don (6628 7808) will be happy to coach you privately at no cost at a mutually agreeable time.

Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Lismore Workers' Club, Keen St.
Convener: Merilyn Teasdale 6625 2256 or 0428 459 368 This class is for instruction, hands-on participation and social fun. Members learn about photography, better picture-taking and editing techniques. They have the opportunity to engage in friendly competitions and have their pictures appraised by an experienced teacher.
New members welcome.
There will be one or two non-compulsory outings per term.

Investment Discussion
Meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month during school terms.
Dates: 10 & 24 May, 14 & 28 June Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
New Venue: Lismore Worker's Club, Keen St., Lismore
Convener: Brian Sykes 6624 3264
A very informal discussion group. We share general information about all aspects of retirement income and investment.
Everyone is welcome.

500 Card Group
Continues throughout the year including school holidays.
Time: 1.45 to 4.15 pm
Venue: Lismore Workers' Club, Keen St., Mezzanine Level 2
Convener: Judy Mason 6624 1549
Everyone welcome. Just turn up on time and you will be included. The draw for teams happens promptly at 1.45 pm. No cards on Public Holidays.

Book Group
Starts: 17 May — meets on the 3rd Friday of each month
Time: 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: Lismore Library
Convener: Delyce Rowe 6621 3438 This group is full but please contact Delyce if you would like more information or would like to go on the waiting list.

U3A Choir
Time: 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: Presbyterian Church Hall, Keen St., Lismore
Tutors: Helen Davison 6624 4537 and
Joan Pickup
Our choir is off to a good start. Helen is having a great time with a keen group who are sounding pretty good! Joan takes the choir on the 3rd Friday and says: “Come along and enjoy singing like no-one is listening. Chat with some new friends over a coffee or tea and let those endorphins go rampant.” All welcome!

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