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Learning to Play Bridge on 21st July cancelled (posted 16 July 2016)

We did not anybody interested in Bridge so session has been cancelled.


Botanical Gardens visit in Cairns (posted 16 July 2016)

We are no longer travelling from Atherton to Cairns by bus as we did not reach numbers to make the bus viable.  Therefore, we are now meeting at the gardens in Cairns.   For all you gardening enthusiasts and nature lovers, or those just wanting a nice day out in great company, please be at the Cairns Botanical Gardens by 10am.   You can take your own picnic lunch or buy at the garden cafe. An optional guided tour is also available for $5 and we need to know if you wish to do this when you enrol.  More details under the Gardens category.

Anyone wanting to go, please email Jane (click the following link) courses coordinator or phone 40 966 693, by the 10th August at the latest.

Being Smart with your Smartphone – Part 2 (posted 7 July 2016)

This is a refresher course for those still dazed and confused by the first one and those who missed out, plus some new information on taking photos and sharing and storing photos between your phone and computer.

There will also be some tips on using everyone’s saviour, Google! Hopefully this will be slower paced and more hands on than the first course, so please bring your smartphones.

See the Computers and Technology section under Courses for further details and to register.

The Getting of Wisdom – new dates (posted 19 June 2016)

We are cancelling 23rd & 30th June talks on Getting of Wisdom as a lot of the class are unable to make these dates.  We have a re-scheduled talk at 10am Thursday, 29th September.

Picnic In The Park (posted 25 April 16)

Bring a picnic lunch to share, something to drink and a chair.  As part of Seniors Week, U3AAT is organising a picnic lunch on Saturday, 13th August starting at 11am.    Come along, bring a friend, everyone is welcome.  Venue is Tinaroo, on boat ramp road, just past the pontoon and turn right.

OPEN DAY for 2nd semester – Friday 15th July at Room 22 between 9:30am and 12 noon (posted 25 April 16)

Come along to U3AAT’s 2nd semester social gathering.  Meet the new committee, some presenters and other members.      Find out about our talks & activities for the next six months and gather information you may need.   Perhaps you have some knowledge or hobby you would like to share with other members.   Please let us know.  Morning tea is provided.

Venue for Qigong Shibashi in Atherton on Thursday 18th August will change due to wedding function (posted 17 Apr 16)

Hallorans Hill venue is booked for a wedding on Thursday 18th August.  Lesley is endeavouring to find another venue for that day and will advise participants when this is resolved.

Mentoring of Atherton High students by U3AAT members (posted 8 Feb 2016)

We are working with the Atherton High School to foster not only learning support for students, but also we hope to enhance their life skills and provide extension activities.  An email was sent to all members seeking participation in this project. In case the email attachment couldn’t be opened, it is available in pdf format by clicking here. This document really says it all.

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