TERM 3 PROGRAM: MONDAY SESSION 1: 9.30-10.25

M311

GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS KARIN WIDER

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

M312

Britain on film: the 1940s and 1950s PAUL BYWATER

We will look at public information films and docu-dramas made during the 1940s and early 1950s for screening in cinemas by government departments and private producers. These will provide an insight into British life and attitudes during the war years and up to the Festival of Britain in 1951.

M313

INDIAN CUISINE (first 5 weeks) GERRY & YO FREED

Enjoy the styles and flavours of one of the great cuisines of the world. Learn to cook different dishes, and get wonderful recipes.

M314

TURNING POINTS IN THE HISTORY OF ART (last 5 weeks from 22 Oct) ANNA MELTON

A look at Art History from earliest art to contemporary. In particular, how is it affected by the historical and social context to which it belongs, what major changes take place in and why. The content will be similar to last year’s course, but taken at a more leisurely pace allowing for more audience participation and some extra content. To be continued Term 1, 2019.

M315

PAINTING FACILITATOR: MARG DILGER

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

M316

CRAFTY CHRISTMAS (first 5 weeks) GAYE HYND

Sharing decorating ideas for Christmas.

M317

GHOSTLY TALES OF TASMANIA (last 5 weeks from 22 Oct) JANE HALL

This is a look at Tasmanian folklore and facts about spooks, spectres and things that go bump in the night. Believe in these or not, this will look at Tasmania’s past and how the tales grew in the first place. The past 200 years are well documented and the stories are relatively intact.

TERM 3 PROGRAM: MONDAY SESSION 2: 10.50-11.50

M321

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.

M322

HISTORY OF CLIMATE CHANGE ALBERT GOEDE

This course will look at the history of climate change.

M323

A VIRTUAL WALK ALONG THE MIDLAND HIGHWAY WAYNE SMITH

A virtual walk through the history of Campbell Town, Cleveland and Perth incorporating biographies of pioneers, photos of heritage properties, the first settlers, later property owners and district folklore including bushranger raids and local scandals.

M324

PAINTING MARGARET DILGER

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

M325

LINE DANCING – CONTINUING BEV CHANDLER

This course is for people who have been line dancing here or elsewhere. It is NOT for beginners. We dance to a variety of music, the emphasis being on socialising and having fun while being physically active. This course is full.

M326

SEATED (CHAIR-BASED) TAI CHI/SHIBASHI EILEEN LEVETT

Chair-based Tai Chi/Shibashi (one of the many branches of Tai Chi) aims to encourage overall health and a feeling of well-being and mindfulness.

TERM 3 PROGRAM: MONDAY SESSION 3: 12.00-1.00

M331

POETRY READING CHRIS BISHOP

Read poems you like and ones you remember. Recite any verses that tickle your fancy, or maybe a song or rhyme that you’ve written.

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.

M332

 

17/9/18

Discussion on Research

Tony Cook

24/9/18

How to Deconstruct a Newspaper

Sheila Allison

1/10/18

Share the Dignity”

Tania

8/10/18

Towards Zero Tasmanian Safety Strategy 2017-2026

Craig Hoey

15/10/18

The Healthy Brain Project Report

Menzies Centre

22/10/18

A Musician’s Journey in Time and Place

Michael Fortescue

29/10/18

Discussion of Intergenerational Research Findings

Peta Cook

5/11/18

Collecting

Lauren Carpenter (ABC Collectors)

12/11/18

A Guide Dog’s Journey to Helping People with Low Vision

Kristy Wright and Dexter (RGT)

19/11/18

Protecting your Finances

Kerri Rose and Annette Horsley (COTA)

 

M333

UPDATES OF THE FRONTIERS OF ASTRONOMY AND COSMOLOGY

SCIENCE PETER TAYLOR

We will look at new developments in astronomy, the discoveries and how they are continually changing and updating our views on the universe.

M334

CONTINUATION TAI CHI/SHIBASHI EILEEN LEVETT

Tai Chi/Shibashi (one of the many branches of Tai Chi) will aim to:

  1. refine current technique

  2. introduce Yi Jin Jing – 12 new ‘Energy Postures’

  3. encourage continuing health, a feeling of well-being and mindfulness

M335

SPANISH SELF DIRECTED

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

M336

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

M341

LINE DANCING – CONTINUING BEV CHANDLER

Line dancing for seniors or beginners. We dance to a variety of music, the emphasis being on socialising and having fun while being physically active.

TERM 3 PROGRAM: WEDNESDAY SESSION 1: 9.30-10.25

W311

EXTREME GEOLOGY PETER STEVENSON

W312

THE THUCYDIDES TRAP: IS WAR BETWEEN CHINA & AMERICA STEVE TOLBERT

INEVITABLE? (first 5 weeks)

Thucydides Trap: when a rising power threatens to displace a ruling one, the most likely outcome is war. This has happened 16 times in the last 500 years: 12 ended in war. How likely is a 13th?

W313

TRAVELLING THE SEVEN SEAS WITH BRADSHAW’S MICKEY BENEFIEL

(last 5 weeks from 24 Oct)

A continuation of a course presented in 2017. The European tourist attractions as they were, using Bradshaw’s Tourist Guide to Europe, published in March 1913. A period that would be the last of its kind. You will see the world through the eyes of people of the time, and European kings, emperors and other leaders approaching the advent of war in 1914.

W314

CHAUCER’S PEOPLE MARGARET ROSE & ROWENA MACKEOWN

The Middle Ages were turbulent times. In the fourteenth century alone, England was ravaged by war, plague, revolt and the overthrow of a king. Among the surviving records, the poetry of Geoffrey Chaucer is the most vivid. But what can it tell us about the everyday lives of medieval men and women?

W315

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.

W316

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

W321

SINGING FOR FUN BEV CHANDLER & REGAN LOVE

Choral work involving male and female singers- with a varied range of work from shows, gospel, comedy, formal etc. with performances if suitable.

W322

WHAT MAKES WESTERN MUSIC SO UNIQUE? NINA THOMAS

Why do we like some musical works and dislike others? This course looks at how Western music evolved from Egyptian through to the 20th century, and why it speaks to us logically and emotionally. We delve into the elements of music looking at melody, harmony, rhythm, texture, dynamics and how they affect us.

W323

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.

W324

SKETCHING/DRAWING SELF DIRECTED

W325

TAI CHI SELF-DIRECTED

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

W326

MAH JONG – CONTINUATION FROM SESSION 1

TERM 3 PROGRAM: WEDNESDAY SESSION 3: 12.00-1.00

W321

DNA AND YOU (A rerun) JOHN COLL

The course looks at the development of genetics and the vital role of DNA in our present and past self-images.

W332

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.

 

19/9/18

Unseen Italy and Slovenia

John Bothman

26/9/18

Wilds of Scotland

Pat Olding

3/10/18

China

Maggie McKerrbreher

10/10/18

South America

Sally O’May

17/10/18

TBA

Genevieve Atkins

24/10/18

Brazil and Colombia

Warwick Moore

31/10/18

Finland

Peter Sands

7/11/18

Norway

Pat Jeffery

14/11/18

Italy

Jude Mudaliar

21/11/18

TBA

 

W333

FELLOW AUSTRALIANS WHO LEAD INTERESTING AND DIFFERENT PATRICIA CORBY

LIVES

People are so interesting. I love meeting and learning about them. This term we have 10 new people to get to know – an Ashley boy turned altar boy, a migrant ABC reporter, a Tasmanian gardener and indigenous rights activist, a celebrated artist, a youth outreach worker and numerous others I have found on my discovery path. Come along and meet them!

W334

PLAY READING MICKEY BENEFIEL

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 for you to choose from. Something to suit every kind of capability.

W335

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.

W336

CHESS SELF DIRECTED

The aim of this course is to introduce the game to beginners and assist in the improvement of skills for those wishing to improve their game. Above all, the aim is to enjoy this ancient game.

TERM 3 PROGRAM: WEDNESDAY SESSION 4: 1.15-2.15

W341

LINE DANCING – CONTINUING 2 BEV CHANDLER

This course is for people who have been line dancing here or elsewhere. This course is NOT for beginners. We dance to a variety of music, the emphasis being on socialising and having fun while being physically active. This course is full.