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: 18 October
Time: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Lismore Heights Sports Recreation & Community Club, High Street, Lismore Heights
Convener: Shirley Beaver 0434 905 364 beaver121@optusnet.com.au
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

18.10.2019
Is too much self-esteem bad for kids? Geoff Walker & Nick Mosey
25.10.2019
Is neo-liberalism good for us? Richard Swinton & Michael Wheeler
1.11.2019
How can we distinguish opinion from fact? Geoff Walker & Chris Rolfe
8.11.2019
Are social media damaging to our children? Diana Sharpe & Geoff Manning
15.11.2019
What is the purpose of school education? Richard Swinton & Joan Pickup
22.11.2019
What is the real value of music? Nick Mosey & Lindsay Aitkin
29.11.2019
How is globalisation affecting world cultures? Chris Rolfe & Margaret Bruce
6.12.2019
Can disobedience be a virtue? Philippa Cutter & Boyd McCurdy
13.12.2019
Should everyone live like the middle class? Reg Timbrell & Diana Sharpe

Preview: Term I — 2020

31.1.2020
Is it real important to talk proper? Nick Mosey & Diana Sharpe
7.2.2020
How should whistleblowers be treated? Chris Rolfe & Victor Bosnic
14.2.2020
How valid is alternative medicine? Joan Pickup & Philippa Cutter
21.2.2020
Were there ever any “good old days”? Geoff Walker & Richard Swinton
28.2.2020
Is “class” common to all cultures? Ian Tarrant & Diana Sharpe
6.3.2020
What are necessary qualities for leaders? Shirley Beaver & Chris Rolfe
13.3.2020
How do the PTB get away with it? Clara Hilscher & Pritam Sekhon
20.3.2020
Is space exploration a waste of resources? Geoff Walker & Tim Challis
27.3.2020
Are we slaves to our possessions? Nick Mosey & Lindsay Aitkin
3.4.2020
Is advertising a blessing or a curse? Richard Swinton & Reg Timbrell

La Fontanella Recorder Ensemble
Resumes: 18 October
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.

Photography
Resumes: 25 October
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: 25 October, 8 & 22 November, 13 December, 14 & 28 February, 13 & 27 March Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Lismore Worker's Club, Keen St., Lismore
Convener: Brian Sykes 6624 3264 bjsykes@westnet.com.au
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, except on Public Holidays and the lead up to Christmas and New Year.
Time: 1.45 to 4.15 pm
Venue: Lismore Workers' Club, Keen St., Mezzanine Level 2
Convener: Judy Mason 6624 1549 jumia_m@bigpond.com
Everyone welcome. Just turn up on time and you will be included. The draw for teams happens promptly at 1.45 pm. Contact Judy for further details.

Book Group
Starts: 18 October — 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.

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