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TUESDAY FORUMS
A new range of Tuesday forums and courses will commence in Term 1 2021. If you wish to join any of these classes (where places are available), please seek to enrol online (click the MEMBERSHIP button above to log-in) or contact us at u3ayarracity@gmail.com).

VENUE: Zoom online by invitation once enrolled.
DAY: Tuesday
TIME: 10.30-11.30
2/3/2021 Do children still play the way they used to? This talk, given by Gwenda and based on her research carried out over a number of years. There will be a PowerPoint of photos to show.
9/3/2021 Gardens of the Italian Lakes 1 This is the first of two sessions, by Suzanna Collings, that will look at the gardens around Lake Como and Lake Maggiore in the north of Italy. These gardens are affected by the climate and topography of the region, and the close proximity to the large bodies of water which are close by. For each of the gardens some detail of their history is included. 

16/3/21 Gardens of the Italian Lakes 2 This is the second of two sessions, by Suzanna Collings, that will look at the gardens around Lake Como and Lake Maggiore in the north of Italy. These gardens are affected by the climate and topography of the region, and the close proximity to the large bodies of water which are close by. For each of the gardens some detail of their history is included. 

23/3/21 A Journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway As recent travellers on the Trans-Siberian Railway, Susannah Dax and Marion will provide a talk about their experiences on the journey.

30/3/21 The Mosaics of Italy – from Crypta Baibi (Rome) to San Marco (Venice)  Some of the earliest mosaics we can see today are fragments of hardwearing floors of homes from the early Roman Empire.

This very well illustrated presentation will show how, over the next 1500 years, this utilitarian domestic construction technique evolved into a highly decorative art form capable of demonstrating the most opulent civic and religious power and magnificence

PLEASE CHECK YOUR COURSE FOR FURTHER DETAILS BY CLICKING THE ‘COURSES’ BUTTON NEAR THE TOP OF THIS HOMEPAGE.

U3A - the University of the Third Age - is an international movement that encourages people to take part in lifelong learning for pleasure. U3A allows people to enjoy educational, creative, social and leisure activities in a relaxed environment at low cost. There are no prior qualifications, no exams and no degrees awarded.

U3A Yarra City aims to

  • Provide opportunities for seniors for lifelong learning and social activity
  • Harness the cultural diversity, life experience and knowledge of older people
  • Provide affordable self-help educational and recreational programs for mature adults
  • Foster relationships with other community organisations which have complementary or compatible aims

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Intrigued by what a University of the Third Age does? Who can be involved?

Interested in bicycling, or looking for bike paths suitable for over 50’s? See the new web site built by the On Yer Bike group from U3A Yarra City: onyerbike-u3a.org.au

Due to circumstances beyond our control, TUESDAY FORUMS will NOT be held at the Collingwood Library for the next few months. Please check this page regularly for information.

 

To renew membership or join U3A Yarra City, go to Membership Page and view Payment Options.
Read instructions for payment, then renew or join.

2021 course enrolments are now open.

 

SEMESTER DATES 2021
Semester 1: Thursday, January 28th to Friday June 25th.
Autumn holidays: including Easter: Saturday, 3rd April to Sunday 18th April
Midyear break: Saturday, June 26th to Sunday, July 11th.
Semester 2: Monday, July 12th to Friday, December 17th.
Spring holidays: Saturday, September 18th to Sunday, October 3 rd .
Address
17 Stanton Street
Abbotsford, Victoria
Australia 3067
Phone
03 9416 3443
u3ayarracity@gmail.com
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U3A Yarra City office will be open from January 25th, 2021.

Office Hours:
Monday, 1pm to 3pm
Friday, 10am to noon.