Monday, January 15, 2018

Term 1 2018

Cowra U3A is looking forward to another terrific year. We meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Senior Citizens Club in Railway Lane. Activities start at 9.00am with Tai Chi, Morning tea at 10.30 am and courses commence at 11.00 am.


The program for Term 1 includes a new course on The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites. This looks at volcanoes, mountians, caves etc. This course will run over several terms as we look at two sites each term. Below is Santorini, a Greek Island with an active volcano.

We willcontinue with Archaeology and as with the Geological Wonders we will do a couple of sessions each term.
We began Women of Flowers in 2017 and this will continue as we look at the lives and works of 19 and 20th century women who collected and painted Australian native flowers.

Other series that will continue this term are Great Artists featuring Monet, and Australian Explorers.  Other activities are the Festival of International Understanding country - Nepal, visits to the Art Gallery, discussions on books we are reading, travel, painting and brain games. Anual membership is $30.00 per person over the age of 50 and we contribute $2.50 per morning to help with running costs. We encourage all our members to also join the Senior Citizens Club as we use their premises.

Friday, July 20, 2012

APOLOGIES Due to printing problems we were unable to present this topic so watch out for a future date.

Over the past few years Philomena has been presenting a seies on the History of Everyday Things. There are so many fabulous inventions that we use in our daily life without thinking about their origins. This time Phil is looking at Paper and Ink. If you would like to learn about the origins of Paper and Ink come along to the Senior Citizens Centre on the 24 July at 11.00. You will be very welcome.

Kim Core will be presenting a talk on the Teaching of Wisdom on Tuesday 31 July at the Cowra Senior Citizens Centre, Railway Lane Cowra, commencing at 11.00 am. Any one intersted is welcome to attend.

In 2011 we explored the Silk Road and now Beverley has discovered the Tea-Horse Road, and ancient trade rout between China and Tibet. We will explore this in three sessions on Tuesday 1 August, 21 August and the 4 September. Notes are available for the cost of printing. Please let Beverley know if you would like a copy of the notes. Sessions commence at 11.00 am at the Cowra Senior Citizens Centre in Railway Lane (next door to Woolworths) Cowra.

On Tuesday 14 August 2012, at the Cowra Senior Citizens Centre, Bob will be recounting his experiences on Christmas Island at the time of the British Nuclear Tests. This talk will commence at 11.00 am and visitors are welcome to attend.

On Tuesday 28 August and 18 September we will be looking at two more sessions on Cathederals. These talks run for approximately 30 mins on DVD. The course contains 24 of these talks that cover the history of Cathederals through the ages. Our courses are presented at 11.00 am on Tuesdays at the Cowra Senior Citizens Centre, Railway Lane (next door to Woolworths, Cowra. Visitors are always welcome.
On Tuesday 11 September 2012 at the Cowra Senior Citizens Centre in Railway Lane (next door to Woolworths) Cowra commencing at 11.00 am Katrine will be presenting a short course on the Portuguese Explorers. Visitors are welcome to attend. Notes are available for the cost of printing (around $3.00).