TERM 1 PROGRAM: MONDAY SESSION 1: 9.30-10.25

REMINDER TO ALL MEMBERS INTERESTED IN EXPANDING THEIR HORIZONS IN ART

U3A Clarence has again been offered 8 places on the highly successful TMAG course “Creative Ageing” – which challenges you to think differently about art. This terms focus will be on drawing. The course runs at TMAG on Tuesday from 11.20 am till 1.00 pm, commencing 5 March and running until 14 May. If you are interested please contact Carol Rossendell on 0409 698 198 or at [email protected] as soon as possible.

M111 GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS                                                                                                                       KARIN WIDER

This course will mostly involve conversation, but there will also be some practice at writing and reading.

M112 WHODUNNIT?                                                                                                                                          BASIL SANSOM

A discussion of the emergence and nature of the world’s most popular literary genre with emphasis on the classic stories of the ‘Golden Age’ of the whodunnit from Edgar Alan Poe to Raymond Chandler.                                   

M113 GLOBAL WAR ON JOURNALISM                                                                                                         STEVE TOLBERT

Journalism is under siege. Has Orwell’s ‘1984; surveillance, propaganda and oppression arrived? Consider Jamal Khashoggi, Charlie Hebdo, Edward Snowden, internet disruption, the death of truth, the press as ‘the enemy of the people’ and more.

M114 PAINTING                                                                                                        FACILITATOR: MARG DILGER                                                                                                                                                                                                        

This is a self-directed course working predominantly in watercolour. This class is full.

M115 ART HISTORY                                                                                              ANNA MELTON

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  TERM 3 PROGRAM: MONDAY SESSION 2: 10.50-11.50
M121 THE WRITERS                                                                                                                                             COLIN PYEFINCH

An opportunity for those who enjoy writing (or would like to) to share their efforts in a friendly atmosphere of mutual support and encouragement.

M122  VOLCANIC EARTH                                                                                                                                       ALBERT GOEDE

The first three lectures will be dealing with the nature of volcanic landforms and processes. This will be followed by sessions dealing with historical eruptions such as Santorini, Vesuvius, Krakatoa, Mount Pelee and others.

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A VIRTUAL WALK ALONG THE MIDLAND HIGHWAY                                                                      WAYNE SMITH

The walk commences at Cleveland (bushranger capital) and proceeds through Epping Forest to Powranna, near Symmons Plains. The talks will provide pen sketches of all pioneer landowners recorded on the Land Commissioner’s map of 1828, photos where possible of pioneers, heritage houses, churches, schools, hotels etc. The origins of place names along the way will be provided. Details of bushranger and aboriginal attacks in the area, plus local history, scandals and interesting stories.

M124 PAINTING                                                                                                                                 MARGARET DILGER                                                                                                                                                                                                

This is a self-directed course working predominantly in watercolour. New members welcome.

M125 LINE DANCING – CONTINUING                                                                                                              BEV CHANDLER

Simple line dances to a variety of music. Suitable to people who just want to have fun in moving, singing, making plenty of mistakes and laughing at them! This course is full.

M126 SEATED TAI CHI                                                                                                                                              EILEEN LEVETT

This seated program has been modified to suit the needs of the less mobile individual and involves simple, gentle movements which, together with breathing techniques and guided meditation, can enhance overall fitness, health and improvement in inner well-being.

  TERM 3 PROGRAM: MONDAY SESSION 3: 12.00-1.00
M131 EXPLORING POETRY                                                                                               CHRIS BISHOP

Join Chris and other poetry enthusiasts in an exploration of poetry through the ages. The sessions include a range of poetry and poets, with some members bringing along and sharing their own contributions. No previous knowledge of poetry required.

M332 KALEIDOSCOPE                                                                             JANE HALL & JULIE BOTHMAN

A different speaker will speak on their own area of knowledge or interest. Subjects will be topical and presented at a readily understood level. The dates may vary for each speaker.

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4/3/19 A Gentle Introduction to the Baha’i Faith Martin Roberts
18/3/19 Interfaith Terry Sussmith
25/3/19 Rosny Library Jane McGregor
1/4/19 The Peter Underwood Centre Dr Becky Shelley
8/4/19 An Invisible Woman Anne Blythe-Cooper
15/4/19 Early Detection of Cancer Ella French                Cancer Council of Tasmania
29/4/19 Art and Aircraft WWI Mickey Benefiel
6/5/19 John Beattie – Photographer John Stevenson
13/5/19 The Man Who Painted Roses Pat Olding
20/5/19 Tasmanian Soldiers and WWI Stefan Petrow                          Professor of History           UTAS
M133 UPDATES ON ASTRONOMY AND COSMOLOGY SCIENCE FOR 2019                    PETER TAYLOR

Delving into the new science news for 2019 and updating older science and astronomy facts with the latest breakthroughs as a result of continuing research.

M134 CONTINUATION TAI CHI                                                                                        EILEEN LEVETT

Tai Chi/Shibashi/Yi Jin Jing – three of the many forms of Tai Chi aim to:

1.      continue the practice of Tai Chi

2.      refine current technique and

3.      encourage daily practice at home to continue a feeling of health, well-being and mindfulness.

M135 GERMAN CONVERSATION                                                                                    SELF DIRECTED

German conversation for German speakers wanting conversational practice. New members are welcome in the group but you need to have a reasonable grasp of the language.

  TERM 3 PROGRAM: MONDAY SESSION 4: 1.15-2.15
M141 LINE DANCING – CONTINUING 2                                                                         BEV CHANDLER

Simple line dances to a variety of music. Suitable to people who just want to have fun in moving, singing, making plenty of mistakes and laughing at them! This course is full.

 

 

 

 

  TERM 3 PROGRAM: WEDNESDAY SESSION 1: 9.30-10.25
W111 INSIDE THE ATOM                                                                                                        IAN DUFFY

In my last course we explored the electron, the subatomic particle found in the outer shells of atoms. This time we venture to the very core of the atom, the nucleus. We will examine the history, the science of particles, waves and forces, and enabled technology. The secrets of nuclear medicine, nuclear energy and nuclear weapons will be explored.

W112 PEACE EDUCATION PROGRAM                                                                             HELEN HUSSEY

Know yourself and be positively surprised. The Peace Education Program is a video-based program with talks by Peace Ambassador Prem Rawat, interspersed with music, cartoons and time for your reflection and comment. With both humour and seriousness, you have the opportunity to look at yourself. The focus is on the strengths and resources you already have, like inner strength, dignity, choice and hope. The program has proven popular in 74 countries.

W113 CALLIGRAPHY                                                                                                     PETER SEEKINGS

 

W114 TRADITIONAL CHINESE PAINTING                                                                          MICHAEL WU

This class is an opportunity to learn traditional Chinese painting from a Chinese artist who works in the field. Michael is visiting from China and is offering these sessions to Clarence U3A.

W115 MAH JONG                                                                                                             JAN CHIPMAN

Play and/or learn Mah Jong. Two hours for those who want to stay.

  TERM 3 PROGRAM: WEDNESDAY SESSION 2: 10.50-11.50
W121 U3A SINGALONG                                                                        BEV CHANDLER & REGAN LOVE

We enjoy singing and harmonising along with many current and popular selections pertinent to our age group. No auditions necessary, just the desire and ability to have fun and enjoy the music. $5 fee per term for music copying.

W122 A REFLECTION OF THE TIMES – AUSTEN’S MEN AND DICKENS’ WOMEN           EILEEN LEVETT

A course of contrasts comparing a male & female author, 2 vastly different eras, settings, styles and above all – themes! The rural upper to middle class of the Regency – obsessed with romance, love and marriage, and the poverty and squalor of Victorian London – where many struggled for survival.

W123 FRENCH CLUB                                                                                                        SELF DIRECTED

Continuing course for those participants from last term. Newcomers are welcome but some basic knowledge of the language would be preferable.

W124 SPANISH                                                                                                                 SELF DIRECTED

This is a continuing course so new students should have a basic knowledge of the language.

W125 TAI CHI                                                                                                                   SELF-DIRECTED

This class is self-directed and will be following a recently purchased DVD.

W126 MAH JONG – CONTINUATION FROM SESSION 1
  TERM 3 PROGRAM: WEDNESDAY SESSION 3: 12.00-1.00
W131 PLAY READING                                                                                                   NAOMI CONNOR

If you have ever attended a play that you really liked, come and join in re-creating the sometimes hilarious, sometimes mysterious but ALWAYS fascinating and fun masterpieces of the theatre. There will be plenty of parts to suit every kind of capability.

W132 ARMCHAIR TRAVEL                                                                   MARY BOLTON & SUE PAMPLIN

The course takes us to all corners of the world. We enjoy cruises, train trips, bus tours, walking adventures, all from the comfort of our chairs at LINC.

 

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W133 THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: IS PRISON FOR PUNISHMENT OR AS PUNISHMENT?                                                                                                                            CAROLINE DEAN

This course will examine the prison industrial complex and explore if particular groups of people are targeted for punishment and control over others, and if so, who are those people and what crimes have they committed. It will look at the idea of prison as a deterrent versus prison as a warehouse for containing ‘undesirables’. We will discuss the impact and ask in what way does prison affect prisoners, their families and their communities as well as examining the usefulness of rehabilitation. Lastly, we will explore the idea that if prison is designed to deter, why is the re-offending rate so high?

W134 MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS (SERIES 1)                                                     ANTHONY BODEN

What are the reasons for the Trojan War? Who exactly, was King Arthur? How accurate is the Old Testament in historical terms? The answers to these questions – and more besides – as we delve once again, into the realm of the mysterious and misunderstood. If you enjoy a good story, or a conundrum or two, then this course is definitely for you.

W135 CIRCLE DANCING                                                                   PETER SANDS & ANGELA TAMAYO

Circle dancing draws its roots from European folk dance traditions such as Balkan, Greek, Rom and Israeli dance. The music is incredibly varied, from traditional Gypsy to modern folk and classical. Circle dancing is exercise for the body and the soul, and the circle is open and welcoming. Angela will teach mainly traditional Balkan, and Peter mainly contemporary circle dances.

W136 LEARN TO PLAY CHESS                                                                                          SELF DIRECTED

The aim of this course is to introduce the game to new players and improve the playing strengths of longer term players.

  TERM 3 PROGRAM: WEDNESDAY SESSION 4: 1.15-2.15
W141 LINE DANCING – BEGINNERS                                                                               BEV CHANDLER

Simple line dances to a variety of music. Suitable to people who just want to have fun in moving, singing, making plenty of mistakes and laughing at them!