BRISBANE U3A LOGAN DISTRICT


LOGAN DISTRICT of U3A BRISBANE.

The University of the Third Age
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Learning for Pleasure in the age of Leisure. Classes, Groups and Activities for seniors.

CLASSES & GROUPS - Term 2 - 2017

LOGAN DISTRICT

 Monday 

A67 PAINTING TOGETHER IS FUN    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Karla Henry 
Email: paintingisfun0@gmail.com
Beginners to Masters. For novices and for those willing to help novices. Runs continuously Feb to Dec. Members of the class can paint with watercolour or acrylic paints. Please note the class room is not suitable for oil painting. The class time is 9.00am to 12.30pm except the 4th Monday each month which is from 1.00pm to 4.00pm. Contact tutor to join any time.
Logan North Library
Monday 9.00am - 12.30pm   Classes start 24th April.

H36 HISTORY    

Tutor: Michael Willmer 3808 3349
Email: mikemarg17@bigpond.com
Discussion covering the broad spectrum of history. Alternative contacts: Bryan 3273 8791 or Shirley 3341 0401.
Logan North Library
Monday 9.15am - 10.45am   Classes start 24th April.

F54 MAH JONG FOR BEGINNERS    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Rosa Bird 3272 0321 (After 5 pm)
Email: rossibird@hotmail.com
Learn this intriguing game the western way. Come and go as you wish within timeframe. Class full.
Logan North Library
Monday 10.00am - 2.00pm   Classes start 24th April.

P01 CAMERA CLUB    

Tutor: Bill Bohlen 3119 7970
Email: u3acameraclub@gmail.com
At our meetings, we discuss topics pertaining to photography or cameras. Check out our blog: www.u3acameraclub.blogspot.com to find out about our activities and club program.
Logan North Library
Monday 11.00am - 12.45pm   2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Classes start 24th April.

X83 TRAVELLERS GROUP    

Tutor: Michael Yip 0410 085 099
Assistant Bill Bohlen 3208 3729
A friendly, informal group where we share memories and tips. Occasionally speakers from outside give travel advice or talk of their experiences.
Logan North Library
Monday 11.00am - 12.30pm   1st and 3rd Mondays of each month Classes start 15th May.

J165 SPANISH BASIC CONTINUING    

Tutor: Hilda Cranston 
Continue learning the language in a friendly group.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Monday 11.00am - 12.30pm   Classes start 24th April.

A77 DRAWING AND PAINTING GROUP    

Tutor: Julie Parkinson 
Email: the2jparkos@bigpond.com
Painting and Drawing together in a relaxed group. For novices and those willing to help the novices.
Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre
Monday 12.00pm - 2.00pm   Classes start 24th April.
Cost: $2.

J195 SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS   NEW    

Tutor: Hilda Cranston 
Come and learn to speak Spanish in a friendly group.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Monday 12.30pm - 2.00pm   Classes start 24th April.

P23 LIGHTROOM GROUP    

Tutor: Janice Kazakoff 0488 229 788
Email: jkazakof@bigpond.net.au
Bill Bohlen Assistant Tutor 3208 3729
Learning and sharing a tool to enhance digital photography. Jan will be away for Term 2, please contact Bill Bohlen.
Logan North Library
Monday 12.45pm - 2.15pm   2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Classes start 24th April.

X119 BIRDS UP CLOSE    

Tutor: Trixie Benbrook 3208 3512 (7am to 8pm)
Email: crowsinoz@yahoo.com.au
A wildlife carer with 25 years experience shares her knowledge of birds and how to attract, understand, appreciate and live with these mysterious creatures.
Logan North Library
Monday 12.45pm - 2.15pm   1st and 3rd Mondays of each month Classes start 15th May.

J161 ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS CONTINUING    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Anne Santangeli 3200 8012 0400 476 676 (Daytime)
Email: santangelia@gmail.com
Learn basic Italian language, its culture and history in a fun environment.
Marsden Library
Monday 1.00pm - 3.00pm   Classes start 24th April.

J162 FRENCH INTERMEDIATE    

Tutor: Cherie Ng 3299 1833 (after 7pm weekdays)
Email: cherieng@bigpond.net.au
Take your French language skills to the next level.
Contact tutor for details.
Monday 1.00pm - 2.30pm   Classes start 24th April.

B96 GENTLE WATER EXERCISES   NEW    

Tutor: Zuzana Tirdil 0406 899 724
Email: zuzibox@gmail.com
Gentle water exercises for health and wellbeing. Note: chlorine may cause breathing difficulties for asthmatics.
Springwood Aquatic Centre
Monday 2.00pm - 3.00pm   Classes start 24th April.
Cost: $3

Y08 PHILOSOPHY ANCIENT AND MODERN    

Tutor: David Anderson 3396 9036
Email: david_anderson8@bigpond.com
Discussion of ideas from Ancient Greece to the 21st Century. How philosophy is relevant and ideas through the ages still apply to issues of today.
Logan North Library
Monday 2.30pm - 4.00pm   Classes start 24th April.

 Tuesday 

M29 GUITAR LESSONS    

Tutor: Terry O'Connor 3805 4986
Email: hogwashbendart@bigpond.com
Enjoy learning to play guitar in a relaxed group.
Logan North Library
Tuesday 9.15am - 10.45am   Classes start 18th April.

Y13 PHILOSOPHICAL DISCUSSION GROUP    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Margaret Morris 3290 0498
Email: margmorris@icloud.com
The group discusses the moral, logical and ethical aspects of interesting current topics over coffee at the Springwood Towers Hotel.
Contact tutor for details.
Tuesday 9.30am - 11.30am   Classes start 18th April.

B87 PREPARING FOR TAI CHI    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Marcel Miltenburg 0427 134 162 (8am-8pm)
Email: marcel108@outlook.com
Yang style Tai Chi 13 warmups and foundation exercises for new students and those who attended terms 3 and 4 in 2016.
Contact tutor for details.
Tuesday 10.00am - 11.00am   Classes start 18th April.

L66 CREATIVE WRITING FOR BEGINNERS    

Tutor: Eileen Sullivan 0432 644 486 (anytime)
Email: eileen8allthepies@hotmail.com
Come and enjoy learning how to put your stories and ideas down in print, whether they are fictional or part of your family history.
Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre
Tuesday 10.00am - 11.30am   Classes start 18th April.

P14 VIDEO MAKERS CLUB    

Tutor: Bill Bohlen 3119 7970
Email: u3acameraclub@gmail.com
Will Landmann
A club for people who are interested in producing videos and home movies. Check out our blog: 
http://u3a-videographers-workshop.blogspot.com.au. Assistant tutor Will Landmann - w.landmann@bigpond.com
Logan North Library
Tuesday 11.00am - 12.30pm   1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month Classes start 18th April.

B91 ADVANCING IN TAI CHI    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Marcel Miltenburg 0427 134 162 (8am-8pm)
Email: marcel108@outlook.com
Advancing further into the principles and philosophy of authentic Yang Style 85 Tai Chi by detailed practice of the soft open and relaxed postures within this form. (only for students who have attended "Preparing for Tai Chi" in terms 3 and 4 2016, or at the tutors discretion).
Contact tutor for details.
Tuesday 11.00am - 12.00pm   Classes start 18th April.

X120 THE ART OF BONSAI    

Tutor: Geoffrey Curtis 0421 376 097 (Business Hours)
Email: gfjcurtis@gmail.com
Learn the theory and history of bonsai. This is a 2 weeks course to be held on 2nd May and 9th May.
Logan North Library
Tuesday 11.00am - 12.30pm   Classes start 2nd May.

A75 HANDICRAFTS    

Tutor: Dawn Noe 3200 2246
Email: dawnlynette@outlook.com
Learn knitting, crochet, patchwork, quilting and how to sew handbags from recycled jeans. Email Address: dawnlynette@outlook.com
Browns Plains Library
Tuesday 11.30am - 1.30pm   1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month Classes start 18th April.

M32 SINGING GROUP   NEW    

Tutor: Sheridan Sawarde 3349 8464
Email: shermoz@yahoo.com.au
A capella singing group pre-Beatles and Broadway. Rounds, folk songs, negro spirituals, campfire songs, Australian bush ballads, sea shanties. No auditions. Have fun!
Logan Hyperdome Library
Tuesday 12.00pm - 1.00pm   Classes start 18th April.

F61 MAH JONG    

Tutor: Lea King 0402 515 922
Email: kinglea@hotmail.com
Learn and play this game the western way. Experienced players are welcome.
Marsden Library
Tuesday 1.00pm - 3.00pm   Classes start 18th April.

J182 GERMAN FOR TRAVELLERS - LEVELS 1,2,3    

Tutor: Annie Steinorth 0401 538 919
Email: anniestein12@gmail.com
Innovative and interactive fun with German.
Elements Living 224 Dennis Road
Tuesday 1.00pm - 2.30pm   Classes start 18th April.
Cost: $3

J194 INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN   NEW    

CLASS FULL - No further enrolments can be accepted.
Tutor: Anne Santangeli 3200 8012 0400 476 676 (Daytime)
Email: santangelia@gmail.com
Learn Italian in a fun environment - the language, the history and its culture. This class is suitable for those planning to travel or those who are just interested in everything Italian. It is specially designed for those with no prior knowledge of the language.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Tuesday 1.30pm - 3.00pm   Classes start 18th April.

A66 EXPLORING ART AND PAINTING    

Tutor: Monika Picton 3800 6789 0408 742 024
Email: gmgpicton@gmail.com
Exploring art and introduction to painting for fun. Learn from the very beginning of becoming an artist - from preparing your canvas and caring for brushes to producing your very own piece of art.
Browns Plains Library
Tuesday 2.00pm - 4.00pm   Except the first Tuesday of each month Classes start 18th April.

J110 INTERMEDIATE INDONESIAN    

Tutor: Raymond Jenkins 
For students who completed the previous course or who have basic knowledge of the language. Students will develop further conversational fluency and aural comprehension, and will develop journalistic and literary style reading and writing skills using everyday printed matter.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Tuesday 4.00pm - 5.30pm   Classes start 18th April.

 Wednesday 

B12 WALKING FOR FITNESS IN DAISY HILL CONSERVATION PARK    

Tutor: Kevin Woodward 3208 4807
Email: ssmudge1@optusnet.com.au
Two-hour walks. Meet at the car park on the right just before the gate.
Contact tutor for details.
Wednesday 6.30am onwards.   Classes start 19th April.

M23 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC    

Tutor: Howard Newell 0499 570 990
Email: newell_howard@yahoo.com.au
Open the exciting panorama of music possibilities first by learning to play the recorder, a cheap and easy instrument, and progress to ensemble playing and composition. Music is good for the brain.
Contact tutor for details.
Wednesday 9.30am - 11.00am   Classes start 19th April.

J18 GERMAN - CONTINUING    

Tutor: Erika Meerwald 3341 7847
Alternative contact Judith 3349 3625, Email: jbbarltrop@outlook.com
Continuing course on the German language and culture.
Logan Central Library
Wednesday 10.00am onwards.   Classes start 19th April.

L08 BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP    

Tutor: Dawn Davis 3807 3661
Relaxed small group discussion of interesting books. At the back of the main Library area. New members welcome.
Beenleigh Library
Wednesday 10.00am - 12.00pm   2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. Classes start 26th April.

A19 WATERCOLOURS FOR PLEASURE    

Tutor: Judith Barltrop 
Painting for pleasure, helping each other. Ability to draw and a knowledge of watercolour techniques an advantage. This is not strictly a teaching class.
Logan Central Library
Wednesday 12.30pm - 2.00pm   Classes start 19th April.

F18 MAH JONG THE WESTERN WAY    

Tutor: Julie Henderson 3804 6749
Email: jhendojulie@gmail.com
Alternate contact: 3397 7571; gwen.ledger@gmail.com
Beginners and experienced players welcome. Weekly sessions all year.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Wednesday 1.00pm - 3.30pm   Classes start 19th April.

E13 ECONOMICS FOR EVERYONE    

Tutor: David Anderson 3396 9036
Email: david_anderson8@bigpond.com
Understanding economics and how it affects our day to day life, looking at current local and international events, the changes which are occurring, and those which may be required in future. Fortnightly class.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Wednesday 1.00pm - 3.00pm   Fortnightly beginning on 19th April Classes start 19th April.

B89 GENTLE WATER EXERCISES    

Tutor: Zuzana Tirdil 0406 899 724
Email: zuzibox@gmail.com
Gentle water exercises for health and wellbeing. Note: chlorine may cause breathing difficulties for asthmatics.
Logan West Aquatic Centre
Wednesday 1.00pm onwards.   Classes start 19th April.
Cost: $3

H43 HISTORY    

Tutor: Michael Willmer 3808 3349
Email: mikemarg17@bigpond.com
Assistant tutor Jan Harris - janjohn.harris@gmail.com
Discussion covering the broad spectrum of history.
Elements Living 224 Dennis Road
Wednesday 1.00pm - 2.30pm   Fortnightly beginning on 19th April Classes start 19th April.
Cost: $3

 Thursday 

A53 BEADING    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Celia Kennedy 3200 6570
Phone after 5 or contact Monika 3800 6789, 0408 742 024, gmgpicton@gmail.com. Simple or complex, beading is an art to be learned. Inexpensive basic packs will be available costing from $ 2.50 to $5.00 per kit depending on the materials needed for the lesson.
Marsden Library
Thursday 9.30am - 11.30am   Classes start 20th April.

M08 UKULELE SINGALONG    

Tutor: Kevin Ross 3341 6391
Email: juke122@smartchat.net.au
Bill Morris 3290 0498
For those who have some experience and want to play or just sing along with the players. Everyone has a great time.
Contact tutor for details.
Thursday 10.00am - 12.00pm   Classes start 20th April.

X118 CURTAIN UP - AN INTRODUCTION TO ACTING    

Tutor: Nerida Day 0448 840 937
Email: nerida.day@gmail.com
We will explore the elements of drama through games, readings, play building and performing. No prior acting experience needed. Research shows that participating in drama activities has a positive effect on mental health, and it is a great way to meet people and have fun. We are working towards a performance. This is a continuing class but new members are welcome.
Claremont Resort
Thursday 10.30am - 12.30pm   Classes start 20th April.

J66 FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Peter Clark 3161 7635
Email: sabre8643@yahoo.com
French for complete beginners. This is a structured 12 month course.
Marsden Library
Thursday 11.30am - 1.00pm   Classes start 20th April.

B13 YOGA    

Tutor: Sharon Uren 3200 3996 0438 407 896
Email: kclehubmarsden@bigpond.com
Individual attention for people of all ages. Beneficial for those with arthritis and disabilities. Class goes every Thursday for one hour.
Browns Plains Library
Thursday 1.15pm - 2.30pm   Classes start 20th April.

B92 ISRAELI FOLK DANCING    

Tutor: Miriam Green 0413 695 125
Email: lafeather@outlook.com
Circle dance with simple steps, modified for advanced or beginners. No partner needed. Excellent way to keep fit for men and women.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Thursday 4.00pm - 5.30pm   Classes start 20th April.

 Friday 

J172 SPANISH ADVANCED    

Tutor: Graham Anderson 3458 0674
Email: graham.d.anderson@gmail.com
Mastering the finer points of Spanish in reading and conversation.
Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre
Friday 9.00am - 10.30am   Classes start 21st April.

C21 PHOTOSHOP ADVANCED    

Tutor: Jean Townsend 0400 787 298
Email: jeantownsend4042@gmail.com
A friendly group for PS Elements users.
Logan North Library
Friday 9.15am - 10.45am   Classes start 21st April.

K14 CREATIVE WRITING - LEVEL 2    

Tutor: Eileen Sullivan 0432 644 486 (anytime)
Email: eileen8allthepies@hotmail.com
This class is now full. Come and enjoy learning how to put your stories and ideas down in print, whether they are fictional or part of your family history.
Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre
Friday 10.00am - 11.30am   Classes start 21st April.

J167 SPANISH BEGINNERS CONTINUING    

Tutor: Ae Sook Mankiewicz 5546 3722
Email: aesookm@gmail.com
Are you interested in another language? If the answer is yes, why don't you join our Spanish class? It is a class for beginners in a very friendly environment.
Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre
Friday 11.00am - 1.00pm   Classes start 21st April.

J173 SPANISH - INTERMEDIATE    

Tutor: Graham Anderson 3458 0674
Email: graham.d.anderson@gmail.com
Going beyond the present tense in reading and conversation.
Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre
Friday 11.00am - 12.30pm   Classes start 21st April.

X09 EXPERIENCING CHINA    

Tutor: Bryan Iles 3343 3141
Email: bryaniles@bigpond.com
This program provides the opportunity to study various aspects of China including special topics such as Chinese New Year; its legend, its importance and its impact on China. Other topics include a study of the social and political structure of China including the 4 forms of local government. Within each local government region time is spent looking at the geography, location, economy and any other important features. Topics such as infrastructure development; roads, railways, fast speed train network, airports and water resources; living standards and lifestyle are discussed with a particular emphasis on the rapidity of change.
Logan North Library
Friday 11.15am - 12.45pm   Classes start 21st April.

C155 ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC/CS    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
Tutor: Sheila Radcliffe 0404 799 939
Email: sheelz@live.com.au
The full Adobe CC/CSS allows you to enhance your skills using Layers, Masks, Blending, Blurring, producing Altered Reality pictures and much more! Students must have working knowledge of Photoshop CC or CS and laptops. Bring your own laptop to use in class. This is a friendly self help group.
Logan North Library
Friday 1.00pm - 2.30pm   Classes start 21st April.

L29 SHAKESPEARE AND HIS WORLD    

Tutor: Lynne Whitehouse 0419 680 011 (any time)
Email: whitehoc@onthenet.com.au
The plays, the wider world of London and the burgeoning of European culture. New students welcome.
Contact tutor for details.
Friday 1.30pm - 3.00pm   Classes start 21st April.

J70 FRENCH CLASS    

Tutor: Joan Mooney 3397 2018 0405 673 380
Email: mooneyjm@optusnet.com.au
A class for those who have some knowledge of French or who have completed beginners French. Alternative contact - Margaret Ortiz ph 33453589
Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre
Friday 1.30pm - 3.30pm   Classes start 21st April.