Current Term

Term 2 2018

MONDAY SESSION 1 9.30 – 10.25 AM

GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS KARIN WIDER

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

YOGA AND MEDITATION (first 6 weeks) SWAMI CHITI ANANDA

Covering: historical background of yoga theory and learn to relax, meditate and stretch using breathing, visualisation and specific yoga techniques.

RUNE MAKING (last 4 weeks from 30 July 2018) PETER SEEKING

This course will look at the making of runes from clay, including the runic symbols.

MOTHER TONGUE CAROL ROSSENDELL

The English language is a fascinating paradox – the complexity and variety are balanced against the comparative simplicity of its grammar. Come and explore the byways and side roads of my mother tongue. Look at the things which make it great and those that are just perverse.

PAINTING FACILITATOR: MARGARET DILGER

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

HOUSES AND PEOPLE OF EARLY HOBART PAT JEFFERY

This is an expansion of a course given in 2012 and looks at some houses still existing in Hobart and the people who lived in them.

MONDAY SESSION 2 10.50 – 11.50 AM
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.

Britain on film: the 1930s and 1940s PAUL BYWATER

A fascinating collection of short films made in Britain in the 1930s and 1940s – documentaries and public information films which explore life, work and culture in the years before and during the Second World War.

A VIRTUAL WALK ALONG THE MIDLAND HIGHWAY CAMPBELL TOWN WAYNE SMITH

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

PAINTING FACILITATOR: MARGARET DILGER

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

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.

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.

MONDAY SESSION 3 12.00 – 1.00 PM

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.

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.

 

18/6/18

Dr Edward Swarbreck Hall

Stephen Petrow & Dr Carey Denholm

 

 

25/6/18

The Challenge of Development and Historical Hobart

Prof Robert Morris-Nunn

2/7/18

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Community Concerns

Holyoake

9/7/18

Fire Safety in the Home

TFS

16/7/18

Project 365

Campbell Remiss

23/7/18

Royal Guide Dogs of Tasmania

TBA

30/7/18

Baroque Violin and Historically Informed Performances

Frances The

6/8/18

Peace Education

Helen Hussey

13/8/18

Protecting your Finances

Keree Rose & Annette Horsley COTA

20/8/18

Veterinary Pathology

Dr John Bothman

 

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.

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

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.

MONDAY SESSION 4 1.15 – 2.15 PM

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.

WEDNESDAY SESSION 1 9.30 – 10.25 AM

JANE AUSTEN ANNA MELTON

HISTORY’S GREATEST STRATEGISTS II CHRIS BISHOP

This course continues you on the journey through history and profiles some of history’s greatest strategists. We will finish looking at the people and events which have shaped history in the military, politics and economics. See what these people have taught us from the likes of Alexander the Great to Mark Zuckerberg. This course is about you being the judge of who you think deserves the title “History’s Greatest Strategist”.

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.

MAH JONG JAN CHIPMAN

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

WEDNESDAY SESSION 2 10.50 – 11.50 AM

SINGING FOR PLEASURE BEV CHANDLER

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

SECRET TASMANIA PART 2 (first 5 weeks) JANE HALL

Taken from a book with the same title. There are interesting and little known “secrets” or facts about many things Tasmanian. For example, did you know that during the 1967 bushfires the school children from Sorell shared the causeway with a circus and its frightened animals?

MIND MAPPING (last 5 weeks from 25 July 2018) ROBYN GOTTSCHALK

FRENCH CLUB DES COOPER

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

SPANISH SELF DIRECTED

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

TAI CHI SELF-DIRECTED

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

MAH JONG – CONTINUATION FROM SESSION 1

WEDNESDAY SESSION 3 12.00 – 1.00 PM

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.

 

20/6/18

TBA

27/6/18

Jude Mudaliar

TBA

4/7/18

Ian and Trish Mills

TBA

11/7/18

TBA

 

 

18/7/18

Gerry Freed

Malta

25/7/18

TBA

1/8/18

TBA

8/8/18

TBA

15/8/18

Pat Olding

La Perouse

22/8/18

TBA

 

GIVING YOUR PRESENTATIONS SPARKLE CAROL ROSSENDELL

Learn practical skills in presentations and PowerPoint. We will look at backgrounds, fonts and font sizes, using colour, using graphics, adding videos and sound, animations and transitions. Where possible participants are asked to provide their own laptops with PowerPoint software loaded.

PLAY READING TONY MANLEY

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.

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.

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.

LA CUISINE FRANCAISE GERRY AND YO FREED

In this we will drool between traditional and contemporary French cooking. There will be some samples provided, plenty of recipes and broader instructions on cooking (and eating) the French way but unfortunately, no cooking on the premises.  No knowledge of French is needed, just an appreciation of the finer things of life. The text book will be Yo’s book of 75 years of collected recipes for home meals and grander dinner parties.

WEDNESDAY SESSION 4 1.15 – 2.15 PM

LINE DANCING FOR BEGINNERS 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.

Mon Session 1 9:30 – 10:25

None

M211 German for Beginners

M212 Yoga and Meditation (1st 6 weeks)

M213 Rune Making (2nd 4 weeks from 30 July)

M214 Updates of Astronomy and Cosmology Science

M215 Painting (CLASS FULL – CURRENT PARTICIPANTS ONLY)

M216 Houses and People of Early Hobart

Mon Session 2 10:50 – 11:50

None

M221 The Writers

M222 Britain on Film: The 1930s and 1940s

M223 A Virtual Walk along the Midland Highway Campbell Town

M224 Painting

M225 Line Dancing – Continuing (CLASS FULL – CURRENT PARTICIPANTS ONLY)

M226 Seated (Chair-based) Tai Chi/Shibashi

Mon Session 3 12:00 – 1:00

None

M231 Poetry Reading

M232 Kaleidoscope

M233 Mother Tongue

M234 Painting

M235 Continuation Tai Chi/Shibashi

M236 German Conversation

Mon Session 4 1:15 – 2:15

None

M241 Line Dancing – Continuing 2 (CLASS FULL – CURRENT PARTICIPANTS ONLY)

Wed Session 1 9:30 – 10:25

None

W211 Jane Austen

W212 History’s Greatest Strategists II

W213 Traditional Chinese Painting

W214 Mah Jong

Wed Session 2 10:50 – 11:50

None

W221 Singing for Pleasure

W222 Secret Tasmania Part 2 (1st 5 weeks)

W223 Mind Mapping (2nd 5 weeks from 25 July)

W214 French Club

W225 Spanish

W226 Tai Chi

W227 Mah Jong – Continuation from Session 1

Wed Session 3 12:00 – 1:00

None

W231 Armchair Travel

W232 Giving your Presentations Sparkle

W233 Play Reading

W234 Circle Dancing

W235 Chess

W236 La Cuisine Francaise

Wed Session 4 1:15 – 2:15

None

W241 Line Dancing – Continuing 3 (CLASS FULL – CURRENT PARTICIPANTS ONLY)

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