Friday classes

Bird Watching

Rhonda Forrest 0412 746 575
6:45 – 10:30 am 2nd and 4th Friday of the month
Cost $2.00

Meet in the carpark opposite Redcliffe Police Station at 6:45 to sign in and carpool to leave for our chosen venue at 7.00am.  BYO morning tea, binoculars, water, sunscreen and insect repellent.

Dates 15 & 29 July, 12 & 26 August, 9 September.

For information and to let us know you are coming, contact Rhonda by phone, text or email.

Singing for Pleasure

Tutor Eunice Rienecker 0428 202 722
Pianist Joan Wilkie
Co-ordinators: Sandra Fleming 0417 636 420
Helen Flanagan 0417 499 081
8:45—11:00 am Fri (W) (MBR Nth & Sth)
Cost $2.00

This class meets weekly to learn four-part songs (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass) covering a wide variety of styles. You should be able to sing in tune.

Note: there is an additional charge of $10.00 per term, to cover the cost of printed music.

Latin: Level III

Jane Standerwick 0490 189 860
9:00 – 10:30 am (W) (R4)
Cost $2.00

The class provides a more challenging approach to learning the Latin language. Grammar, syntax and translations are complemented by background information on Roman culture and history. New class members are welcome. However, an extensive knowledge of Latin Grammar is essential.


Ray Chapman 0477 047 793
9:00 – 11:00 (W) (R6)
Cost $2.00

An overview of photography history, camera settings, getting better results for various forms of photography. A look at post processing and photo presentation methods. Plus, each alternate session will be in the field for photo shoots, followed by a review of your photos.

Shakespeare Revisited

Dan Stalker 0437 348 112
9.00—10.30 am Fri (W) (R 1 & R2)
Cost $2.00

Did you love/hate Shakespeare at school? Now you have a second chance to discover why he is considered a literary giant.

Though written 400 years ago, his works are still relevant today—covering such topics as politics, murder, greed, lust, and envy etc., etc.

Come see some of the finest British actors bring his works to life. You need no prior knowledge of Shakespeare.

Sudoku Beginners:Levels 3 and 4

Trish Yann 0414 454 741 text message please
9:00 – 10:30 am (W) (R5)
Cost $2.00

Students need to bring a pencil and rubber.

This class is to cater to students with previous experience, who may have attended my other beginners class and have moved beyond the Level 1 and 2 ability. (Using approx. 28 to 30 numbers).

Latin: Level II

Jane Standerwick 0490 189 860
10:45 – 12:15 pm (W) (R4)
Cost $2.00

The class goes beyond the basics, whilst still providing an enjoyable and carefully paced approach to learning the Latin language. It is complemented by background information on Roman culture and history. New class members are welcome. However, a firm grounding in Latin grammar is essential.

Turn Back Time (New Topic)

Dan Stalker 0437 348 112
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Fri (W) (R1 & R2)
Cost $2.00

Come meander along little known byways of history, poking your head into cul-de-sacs along the way.

This term we shall investigate

  • Go dancing;
  • Go to the movie you saw 60 years ago;
  • Dispell some myths; and
  • Look into obscure corners of British history.

Our guide will be the erudite and entertaining Lucy Worsley.

Sudoku Beginners: Levels 1 and 2

Trish Yann 0414 454 741 text message please
11:00 – 12:30 pm (W) (R5)
Cost $2.00

Students need to bring a pencil and rubber.

Aimed at people with little or no prior experience with Sudoku. Enjoying but not stressful learning. If you can count to 9 you can have a go at Sudoku. It requires no real math skill but a bit of logic and seeing patterns. I was introduced to this at Griffith University in a program training the ‘aged’ brain, to help maintain and possibly improve brain plasticity. (Using approximately 36–40 numbers).

Mah Jong Advanced

Cynthia Pugh 3203 8055, Pat Watson 3880 4282
11:30 am—1:45 pm Fri (W) (MBR Nth and Sth)
Cost $2.00

A fascinating ancient Chinese game. U3A Mah Jong School plays by the Max Robertson set of rules outlining the most correct and popular method of play.

Vacancy for experienced players in this class.

Please note the time.


Co-tutors Anne Burton 0431 695 161 and Heather Grebert 0434 929 015
12:30—2:30 pm (W) (R1)
Cost $2.00 each class

Please note: Anne tutors in drawing and pastel technique and Heather advises on art issues, not pastels.


Annette Kitzelmann 0419 728 884 or 3283 7342
1:00—3:30 pm Fri (W) (R2)
Cost $2.00

This is a class for those who have some crochet skills. We meet every Friday and spend time working on various stitches and patterns. We are a very friendly group. 

You will need to bring a No.4 crochet hook and either 4 or 8 ply cotton or 8 ply wool.

String Instruments

Enid Cole 0417 360 668, Marcia Bateman 3092 0393
1:00—3:00 pm (W) (R6)
Cost $2.00

String music group for people with basic skills who enjoy playing with others. Students will need to bring their own instruments.

Ukulele Beginners

Nev Cole 0417 353 600
1:00 – 2:30 pm (W) (R5)
Cost: $2.00

Ukulele for beginners to get started playing—learn basic chords, and easy strum as well as sing-along.

Indoor Bowls

Rob Wilmot 0439 321 714
2:00—4:15 pm
Fri (W) (MBR Sth & Nth)
Cost $2.00

Come along and join in the fun as we learn to master the rules of this popular game. Rob and Carol will teach members the finer points of the game.

Ukulele Continuing

Nev Cole 0417 353 600
2:45 – 4:15 pm (W) (R5)
Cost: $2.00
Introduce strum patterns. Fingerpicking, reading tabs. Chord shapes, barr chords, 2nd and 3rd position.