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29 September, 2024
30 September, 2024
1 October, 2024(1 event)

8:00 am: Nature Walkers


1 October, 2024

Hosted by group members

We love to stroll through the many walks around the Tablelands, weather permitting, but nothing too strenuous.  We enjoy the social experience of sharing nature, followed by a chat over coffee at a local cafe. You can enrol and you will be notified of our next meeting place.

When you enrol you will be informed of the venue in case we need to cancel or make last minute changes. Details for each walk will be emailed out prior to the date.

Around the Tablelands
42 Mabel Street
Room 22
Atherton, Qld 4883
Australia
2 October, 2024(3 events)

7:30 am: Walking Group


2 October, 2024

Hosted by Mary Mahoney 

A walking group meets at 7.30am every Wednesday at the Platypus Park carpark, rain, hail or shine!  The walk will take from 40 minutes to 1hour, depending on your preference.

Glyn Davies Room (Room 22)
42 Mabel Street
Room 22
Atherton, Qld 4883
Australia

10:00 am: Forum - Friends of Wisdom


2 October, 2024

Hosted by David Turnbull

A quote from the Introduction to a book called "The Human Condition" by Hannah Arendt 
"What I propose in the following is a reconsideration of the human condition from the vantage point of our newest experiences and our most recent fears. This, obviously, is a matter of thought, and thoughtlessness - the heedless recklessness or hopeless confusion or complacent repetition of “truths” which have become trivial and empty - seems to me among the outstanding characteristics of our time. What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing ( p.5)."
I would like to take this quotation, very explicitly, as our overarching theme. The aim of our group is to articulate thoughts that exemplify having thought long and hard about topics that have been rendered trivial and empty, either by the media or in everyday life. The way we will do this is to start by writing down some of these thoughts.
What I propose for the group is that each of us bring along a page of around 300 words, on any topic you like, so long as it shows that you are thinking. This might be a synopsis of a potentially much longer piece, or an actual piece you have already written.
What I want us to investigate are topics that are hard. This may mean hard even to put into words. You may feel like you are up against "the limits of my language" (Wittgenstein). So this group will be a challenge.
The role of each of us in the group will be to ask questions. By doing this it may stimulate more thinking and promote a philosophical conversation amongst ourselves.
Glyn Davies Room (Room 22)
42 Mabel Street
Room 22
Atherton, Qld 4883
Australia

5:00 pm: Healthy Lifestyle Group


2 October, 2024

Hosted by Debs Kerr

Meets at Room 22 at 5pm each Wednesday, walk for 20 minutes, followed by discussion, support and tips and tricks, or just come to Room 22 at 5.30pm.

Glyn Davies Room (Room 22)
42 Mabel Street
Room 22
Atherton, Qld 4883
Australia
3 October, 2024(1 event)

9:30 am: Qigong Tai Chi with Lesley Jenkins


3 October, 2024

Lesley will teach Tai Chi classes on Thursday mornings at 9.30am at Halloran's Hill, starting on Thursday 1st Feb and continuing weekly.  Please enrol under Exercise and Healthy Lifestyle. Gold Coin donation.

Halloran's Hill
Atherton, Qld 4883
Australia
4 October, 2024(1 event)

10:00 am: Friday Forum - Discussion Group


4 October, 2024

Hosted by Barbara Whybird

Barb hosts a lively discussion about a different topic on the first Friday each month at 10am in Glyn Davies Room (Room 22).  The discussion topic are as follows for the next three months.

April - "Green Washing"

May - "Amazing Animal Stories"

June - "We Are Not All in the Same Boat"

Glyn Davies Room (Room 22)
42 Mabel Street
Room 22
Atherton, Qld 4883
Australia
5 October, 2024