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
Resumes: 1 February
Time: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Lismore Heights Sports Club, High Street, Lismore Heights
Convener: Shirley Beaver 0434 905 364
New members and visitors welcome. No need to enrol.
Please bring a 50¢ coin and a mug for morning tea.

Friday Forum Program

Difference between populism & democracy? Nick Mosey & Reg Timbrell
Why are humans so irrational? Richard Swinton & Tim Challis
How can we retain magic in our lives? Chris Rolfe & Jonathan Chance
Can — should — the corporate media be controlled? Geoff Walker & Geoff Manning
Is sport a substitute for war? Philippa Cutter & Geoff Manning
Is work better for us than leisure? Quendy Young & Michael Wheeler
What are the primary virtues? Geoff Walker & John Corcoran
What's the attraction of reality TV? Joan Pickup & Reg Timbrell
What is patriotism? Nick Mosey & Lindsay Aitken
What is the purpose of life? Richard Swinton & Marg Bruce
Does everything have a “use-by date”? Chris Rolfe & Pat MacLaren-Smith

Preview: Term II — 2019

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

La Fontanella Recorder Ensemble
Resumes: 1 February
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. 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.

Resumes: 1 February
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.

Book Group
Starts: 1 February
Time: 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: Lismore Library
Convener: Annette O'Connor 6624 8812 Please contact Annette if you would like more information or would like to join the group.

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. No cards on Public Holidays or the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year.
Contact Judy for further details.

U3A Choir
Starts: 1 February
Time: 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: Presbyterian Church Hall, Keen St.
Contact: Liz Marshall 6624 2276
All welcome!

Investment Discussion
Meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month during school terms.
Dates: 8 & 22 February,
8 & 22 March,
12 April
Time: 10.30 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Church of Latter-Day Saints 3 Glen Court, Goonellabah
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.

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