Tuesday Classes

NEW - Create your own Website Starts: 23 October
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Lismore Workers' Club, Keen Street, Lismore
Tutor: Michael Smith koonorigan@gmail.com 0474 644 704
Share your life's work with the world. Learn how to create your website, upload it to the internet and maintain it. No coding, free domain name, free hosting.
Some people should have their website created and up on the web by the end of the first two hours.

Opera
Starts: 16 October
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: St. Matthew's Community Centre, 3 Jubilee Avenue, Goonellabah
Convener: Lindsay Aitkin 0402 003 453 lindsayaitkin@dodo.com.au
Alison Siliakus 6628 8108 or 0401 346 607
We continue our study of opera and will examine in detail four major operas of the 19th century and one from the 20th century.

Language Miscellany
Starts: 16 October
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Presbyterian Church Hall, Keen Street, Lismore
Contact: Shirley Beaver 0434 905 364 beaver121@optusnet.com.au
An interactive course for language lovers. We'll be looking at some of the peculiarities of language in general and the English language in particular. Are there word usages that annoy you? Phrases and idioms that puzzle you? Sentences that you have to read ten times, but still can't understand? We'll try to find answers to some of your questions, and to others that you haven't even thought of.

Yoga
Starts: 16 October
Time: 8.30 am to 9.45 am
Venue: Silvercloud Studios, 14 Foleys Road, Lismore
Tutor: Connie Sporne 0413 519 775
“Hatha yoga” is the style I teach which is suitable for everyone, or, “Yoga for Health”. Expect a slower-paced stretching-focused class with some basic breathing exercises.
Hatha classes are a good place to work on your alignment, learn relaxation techniques and become comfortable with doing yoga while building strength and flexibility.

Qigong and Tai Chi
Resumes: 16 October
Time: 10.00 to 11.30 am
Venue: Silvercloud Studios, 14 Foleys Road, Lismore
Convener: Narelle Evans 6628 0858
A gentle series of exercises for the body and mind. This is a continuing class. Newcomers are welcome but please contact Narelle before attending.
See also Thursday's class

Hand Embroidery
Resumes: 16 October
Time: 9.15 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Uniting Church Hall, 14 Bugden Avenue, Alstonville
Convener: Sue Beacroft 6621 7348
This term we will be making beaded Christmas Bells and working on unfinished projects. New members are always welcome, no experience or expertise needed. Come and try!

Tuesdays With U3A
Resumes: 16 October
Time: 1.40 for 2.00 to 4.00 pm
Venue: Lismore Workers' Club, Keen Street
Contact: Pat MacLaren-Smith 6622 7408
Tuesdays with U3A offers a variety of educational presentations. Topics may include travel, history, science, nature, music etc. All members welcome.
No need to enrol.
Program for Term IV prepared by Pat MacLaren-Smith assisted by Gina Murray.
Special thanks to equipment people Brian Sykes Jim Hindmarsh and Eric Davison. Photos taken on Tuesdays by Robyn Hardy.

October 16: Travels in the National Parks of Montana, Wyoming and Utah in Autumn.
Presenter: U3A member Chris Rolfe.
This will be a pictorial presentation of Glacier, Yellowstone and Grand Tetons. Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reefs, Canyon land and Arches National Parks as well as several National Monuments and State Parks.
October 23: A Walk across France.
Presenter: Russell Barker.
In 2016 Clunes bookseller Russell Barker and his wife Kath walked 1700 km across France from the English Channel to the Mediterranean Sea via Paris, the Alps and Provence. Russell will talk about the trip including preparation, equipment, route, food accommodation and some of the highlights of the 10 week trek.
October 30: Spirits in the Rocks Trees and Mountains of Bundjalung Country, Ceremonial and Story sites around Lismore.
Presenter: U3A member Michael Smith.
Reader: U3A member Bette Guy.
One man's view of the aboriginal stories from North - Eastern NSW told to European settlers in the period 1840-1940 by aboriginal men of the Bundjalung nation.
November 6: Melbourne Cup (No Tuesday with U3A this week.)
November 13: Norway during Winter.
Presenters: U3A members Stephen and Anne Jones.
Stephen and Anne will take you on a journey to experience Norway during winter. See snow and more snow, coastal villages, dog sled rides, the Northern lights and the truly beautiful landscape.
November 20: A helping hand adventure in Tanzania.
Presenters: Wendy Watson and Narelle Higgins.
In 2005 Wendy and Narelle toured Africa. After hiring a bus they travelled to the central highlands where they stayed for a week in a humble home with local people from Iringa, witnessing their poor conditions and isolation.
They donated $1000 to financially assist with secondary education for the children. Returning home, they began 10 years of fund-raising, making delicious jams and pickles to sell at local markets.
Friends say that what they have done in the last 10 years has been absolutely marvellous. Don't miss the opportunity to hear their story… and stock up on jams and pickles for Christmas.
November 27: Christmas Lunch at the Lismore Workers' Club.
Bookings essential … must be made by November 20.
Bookings and payments may be made with any of the following people:
  • Jan at Tuesday with U3A
  • John at Friday Forum
  • Heather at Photography
  • Pat at CUG.
Post cheques for payment to:
U3ANR Christmas Co-Ordinator
PO Box 4291
Goonellabah 2480

Please advise when booking if a special meal is needed (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free or any other special dietary requirement).
Please bring a small gift suitable for an adult (preferably in a gift bag.)
These will be donated to the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal.

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