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Thursday Activities

The courses page grew too long to be able to comfortably read it so the content has been divided up into individual days.

There is also a separate page for Woodbridge based activities.

A set of green ##### is a link to the expansion of a multiple presenter course. Click on them to see the extra information.

Use the links just below to jump directly to a day's program.


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Kingston


Start DateSessionsTimeLocationCourse TitlePresenter

22-Jun

10

00:30 - 02:00

A1

Dying To Learn - Doing Death Differently

Bec Lyons

Have you ever wondered what is possible when someone dies? Ever considered the alternatives or wanted to be more involved? Ever wondered about saving money? Over 10 weeks this course will look at everything from language of Dying and Death. Paperwork -ACD, enduring guardian, wills, power of attorney, End of Life Doulas and family Lead funerals, to body disposal options such as Natural Burial. If ever you wanted to know more about what goes on when someone dies, this is for you. If you want to be able to make informed choices around dying and death, this is for you. If you want to live well and fully, this is also for you.

22-Jun

10

09:30 - 11:00

A4

Advanced Cryptic Crosswords

Catharine Lewis

Long-term cryptic crossword fiend, Cathie Lewis, is back and will lead the group in solving cryptic clues in a collaborative group. In addition she is happy to give crosswords for "homework" and for the group to work through the solutions the following week. Bring a pen/pencil and paper.

22-Jun

10

09:30 - 10:30

A3

Balance Your Bones (Thursday)

Maureen Robinson

This exercise class is for the pre-lycra generation. You will need comfortable, loose clothing. Bring a water bottle. The class will be based around an exercise DVD produced by an experienced and qualified instructor from the Wollongong U3A.

22-Jun

10

10:00 - 11:15

C Block

Flower Arranging, Fresh & Dried

Helen Lindsay

Come and share the delight in displaying your flowers in a variety of decorative arrangements suitable for many occasions. Learn the importance of size, colour, and form. Explore the beauty of using bark, seed pods, succulents and any botanical material to enhance your arrangements.

22-Jun

10

10:00 - 11:15

A2

Latin (continuing from 2021)

Margaret Jacobs

This class is a continuation, based on the study done in 2021. If you have studied Latin previously and wanted to join, please first contact Margaret on seaglint7@gmail.com

22-Jun

10

10:00 - 11:00

A1

Homo Sapiens

John Pollard

From Africa 35,000 years ago to today in Australia via Oceania

22-Jun

10

11:00 - 12:00

A3

Fit For Life

Jeanette Ritter

During the class we will use bands and weights (provided), do stretching, balance and breathing exercises to increase our strength and mobility. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

22-Jun

10

11:30 - 12:30

A2

Calligraphy

Christine Farmer

We will work with a broad pen and ink on Italic, the script which was developed for speed and simplicity during the renaissance, and is still the most popular and versatile script in C21. We will also work on small projects suitable for beginners and continuers. Cost of basic materials will be about $30.

22-Jun

10

11:30 - 12:30

D Block

Simple Tai Chi & Qi Gong (Thursday)

Carol Bessell

Experience the differences and similarities of both these gentle styles of low impact exercise. Practise the short routines of Qi Gong and the longer flowing forms of Tai Chi, to discover why and how they improve flexibility, strength and balance.

22-Jun

10

13:00 - 14:00

A1

Our Pacific Neighbours

Peter Jones

The Pacific is in the news a lot these days as the US and China gear up over influence in this vast region, with Australia getting sucked in one way or the other. But who are these island states in the Pacific and the littoral states that are also getting involved: Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Viet Nam and the Philippines? This series will take us around these states and explore a little of their history and current politics.

22-Jun

10

13:00 - 15:00

A3

Bridge Club

Self Managed

Bridge players can come along and play a game and get assistance from each other. Newcomers with Bridge-playing experience are welcome.

22-Jun

10

13:30 - 14:30

A2

Poetry for Pleasure

Self Managed

Do you enjoy reading and listening to poetry? Then this might be for you. Lovers of poetry come together each week to read, hear and share their favourite poems in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Perhaps you might have an original piece that you might like to share with the group? Please bring along one or three shortish poems. They may be serious, funny or whimsical but do come and enjoy

 

Woodbridge


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