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 3 - 2017

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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 10th July.

H36 HISTORY    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
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 10th July.

F54 MAH JONG FOR BEGINNERS    

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 10th July.

P01 CAMERA CLUB    

Tutor: Bill Bohlen 3119 7970
Email: u3acameraclub@gmail.com.au
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 10th July.

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. Check out our blog http://u3atravelgroup-logandistrict.blogspot.com.au
Logan North Library
Monday 11.00am - 12.30pm   1st and 3rd Mondays of each month Classes start 17th July.

J165 SPANISH BASIC CONTINUING    

Tutor: Hilda Cranston 3341 7449
Email: hildacranston@gmail.com
Continue learning the language in a friendly group.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Monday 11.00am - 12.30pm   Classes start 10th July.

A77 DRAWING AND PAINTING GROUP    

Tutor: Julie Parkinson 0409 067 745
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 10th July.
Cost: $2.

J195 SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS    

Tutor: Hilda Cranston 3341 7449
Email: hildacranston@gmail.com
Come and learn to speak Spanish in a friendly group.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Monday 12.30pm - 2.00pm   Classes start 10th July.

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.
Logan North Library
Monday 12.45pm - 2.15pm   2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Classes start 10th July.

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 10th July.

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 10th July.

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 10th July.

B96 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
Monday 1.00pm - 2.00pm   Classes start 10th July.
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 10th July.

 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 11th July.

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 11th July.

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 11th July.
Cost: $2.

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 11th and 25th July.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Tuesday 11.00am - 12.30pm   2 weeks. Classes start 11th July.

C160 DIGITAL SCRAPBOOKING AND PHOTOBOOKS   NEW    

CLASS FULL - No further enrolments can be accepted.
Tutor: Trish Dixon 0418 772 460 (Any Time)
Email: trishdixon200@gmail.com
This course commences assuming all participants have intermediate knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. You will enhance your skills using layers, masks and blending, producing digital versions of Scrapbooks and Photo Books. Sample files will be provided and course notes using step by step instructions. Please bring your own laptop to use in class.
Logan North Library
Tuesday 11.00am - 12.30pm   2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesdays of the month Classes start 11th July.

P24 VIDEO MAKERS CLUB   

Tutor: William Landmann 0488 980 533
Email: w.landmann@bigpond.com
A club for people who are interested in producing videos and home movies. Check out our blog:
http://u3a-videographers-workshop.blogspot.com.au.
Logan North Library
Tuesday 11.00am - 12.30pm   1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month Classes start 18th July.

A75 HANDICRAFTS    

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

F61 MAH JONG    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
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 11th July.

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 1.30pm - 4.00pm   Except the first Tuesday of each month Classes start 11th July.

J194 INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
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 11th July.

J199 INDONESIAN CONVERSATION GROUP   NEW    

Tutor: Edie Kelly 3806 2462
Email: brykel@hotmail.com
Or contact Ann: 3206 6177 ann.huthwaite@gmail.com
Students learn or maintain spoken and written Indonesian via textbooks, CDs and oral group discussion. Presentations in Indonesian on students' own experiences or research into Indonesian culture, history, politics and travel, are also used. New students would need a knowledge of basic Indonesian as this group has been active for five years.
Logan Hyperdome Library
Tuesday 3.15pm - 4.45pm   Classes start 18th July.

 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 12th July.

M23 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC - RECORDER    

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 12th July.
Cost: $3

J18 GERMAN - CONTINUING    

Tutor: Erika Meerwald 3341 7847
Email: golden.cane@hotmail.com
Alternative contact Judith 3349 3625, Email: jbbarltrop@outlook.com
Continuing course on the German language and culture. Please note change of venue for Term 3
Logan Central McDonalds
Wednesday 10.00am onwards.   Classes start 12th July.

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   Every second Wednesday Classes start 12th July.

A19 WATERCOLOURS FOR PLEASURE    

CLASS FULL - Enrolments only open to existing class members.
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. Please note change of venue for Term 3.
Logan Central McDonalds
Wednesday 12.30pm - 2.00pm   Classes start 12th July.

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 12th July.

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 12th July Classes start 12th July.

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 12th July.
Cost: $3

H46 HISTORY    

Tutor: Janette Harris 3119 7950
Email: janjohn.harris@gmail.com
Discussion covering the broad spectrum of history.
Elements Living 224 Dennis Road
Wednesday 1.00pm - 2.30pm   Fortnightly beginning 12th July Classes start 12th July.

 Thursday 

M28 INTRODUCTION TO HAND BELL RINGING    

Tutor: Marian Elcock 3341 6533
Email: mvelcock@optusnet.com.au
No instrument or knowledge of music required for this team ringing class. Alternate contact - Jo 0413945377. Note - class starts 3rd August.
Rochedale Guide Hut
Thursday 9.15am - 10.30am   Classes start 3rd August.

A53 BEADING    

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 13th July.

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 13th July.

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 13th July.

M34 ADVANCED HAND BELL RINGING   NEW    

Advanced
Tutor: Marian Elcock 3341 6533
Email: mvelcock@optusnet.com.au
Students will be required to read music competently OR have been advanced from the Introduction to Handbell Ringing class. Alternate contact - Jo 0413945377. Note - class begins 3rd August.
Rochedale Guide Hut
Thursday 10.45am - 11.45am   Classes start 3rd August.

J66 FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS    

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 13th July.

 Thursday 

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 13th July.

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 13th July.

 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 14th July.
Cost: $2.

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
Sorry this class is now full.
Logan North Library
Friday 9.15am - 10.45am   Classes start 14th July.

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 14th July.
Cost: $2.

X09 EXPERIENCING CHINA    

Tutor: Bryan Iles 3343 3141
Email: bryaniles@bigpond.com
Learn about the history and geography of China, changes and development in the past 20 years. Within each local government region time is spent looking at the geography, location, economy and any other important features.
Logan North Library
Friday 11.00am - 12.30pm   Classes start 14th July.

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 14th July.
Cost: $2.

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 14th July.
Cost: $2.

C161 GIMP IMAGE EDITING   NEW    

Tutor: Jean Townsend 0400 787 298
Email: jeantownsend4042@gmail.com
Learn Photo Editing and Image Manipulation using this popular free software which is similar to Photoshop. More info at 
http://www.techradar.com/reviews/gimp Bring your laptop to class.
Logan North Library
Friday 1.00pm - 2.30pm   Classes start 14th July.

B99 GENTLE WATER EXERCISES   NEW    

Tutor: Zuzana Tirdil 0406 899 724
Email: zuzibox@gmail.com
Gentle exercise for health and wellbeing. Note: Chlorine may cause breathing difficulty for asthmatics.
Logan West Aquatic Centre
Friday 1.00pm - 2.15pm   Classes start 14th July.
Cost: $3

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 14th July.

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 14th July.
Cost: $2.