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Trivia Afternoon. Thursday 8th August   $10

 We will be holding our popular Trivia Afternoon on Thursday August 8th at the Howrah Recreational Centre from 1 to 3 pm.  The cost is still only $10 per person. Make up a table with friends or come alone you are sure to be welcomed by a team short of members. Enjoy a fun filled afternoon, a laugh or groan or two, a prize for the winners and afternoon tea.  As usual there will be a list for attendees on the notice board in room 6.  Please place your $10 in an envelope with your name, the function and amount on the outside and give it to Beth Jeffrey our social coordinator or any committee member. Final payments by Wednesday, 30th July

 

Baroque talk and performance by Frances The.   Thursday 15th August   $2

 The event will be held at he Howrah Recreational Centre from 1to 3 pm.  Please arrive in plenty of time from 12 45 so we can be seated and quiet for her presentation.  Frances is returning to Tasmania for a visit and has agreed to give us the benefit of her knowledge by giving us a talk and performance about and on the Baroque Violin. Similar to the very well attended Kaleidoscope demonstration event last year.  Frances is a violinist with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta. She has appeared with the Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra in Sydney and Melbourne in 2018.  The instruments she uses are reproductions of instruments that were in use at the time of the original composition and which usually have different timbre and temperament to present day instruments.  There will be a list for attendees on the notice board in room 6.  Please place your $2 in an envelope with your name, the function and amount on the outside and give it to Beth Jeffrey, any committee member or Jane Hall. Final payments by Wednesday, 7 August

 

New courses

Our course programmer Carol Rossendell would appreciate some more tutors to present lectures to fill the spaces she has in the next few terms.  If you have expertise or a subject you would like to explore in discussion with our members please get in touch with her by phone on 0409 698 198 or email cros4256@bigpond.net.au .  Alternatively if you know of someone with expertise or knowledge or any speciality, serious or amusing, please let Carol know their names and contact details and she will get in touch with them.

 

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