Friday Classes

Friday Tennis
Tennis continues throughout the year, weather permitting. No term breaks.
Time: 8.00 am
Venue: Goonellabah Tennis Club, Reserve Street, Goonellabah
Conveners: Ed Bennett 0431 205 770
Phil Luckie 6624 2653
If you wish to join this group, please contact either Ed or Phil.

Friday Forum
Resumes: 31 January
Time: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Lismore Heights Sports Recreation & Community Club, High Street, Lismore Heights
Convener: Shirley Beaver 0434 905 364
Lively weekly discussion. New members and visitors welcome. No need to enrol. Please bring a 50¢ coin and a mug for morning tea.

Friday Forum Program

Is it real important to talk proper? Nick Mosey & Diana Sharpe
How should whistleblowers be treated? Chris Rolfe & Victor Bosnic
How valid is alternative medicine? Joan Pickup & Philippa Cutter
Were there ever any “good old days”? Geoff Walker & Richard Swinton
Is “class” common to all cultures? Ian Tarrant & Diana Sharpe
What are necessary qualities for leaders? Shirley Beaver & Chris Rolfe
How do the PTB get away with it? Clara Hilscher & Pritam Sekhon
Is space exploration a waste of resources? Geoff Walker & Tim Challis
Are we slaves to our possessions? Nick Mosey & Lindsay Aitkin
Is advertising a blessing or a curse? Richard Swinton & Reg Timbrell

La Fontanella Recorder Ensemble
Resumes: 31 January
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: SDA Church Hall, Pearces Creek Road, Alstonville
Convener: Robert Dingle 6624 8125 0447 120 739 La Fontanella is the University of the Third Age Northern River' very own recorder ensemble. It began twenty years ago as a group of beginners, but its members are now all of at least intermediate standard, and some would fall into the advanced category.
We would like to start a beginners' class, either for beginners or for those who would like to start playing again after a break from the instrument. If you fall into any of these groups, please contact Robert Dingle.

Resumes: 31 January
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Lismore Workers' Club, Keen St.
Convener: Merilyn Teasdale 6625 2256 or 0428 459 368 This class is for instruction, hands-on participation and social fun. Members learn about photography, better picture-taking and editing techniques. They have the opportunity to engage in friendly competitions and have their pictures appraised by an experienced teacher.
New members welcome.
There will be one or two non-compulsory outings per term.

Investment Discussion
Meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month during school terms.
Dates: 14 & 28 February, 13 & 27 March Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Lismore Worker's Club, Keen St., Lismore
Convener: Brian Sykes 6624 3264
A very informal discussion group. We share general information about all aspects of retirement income and investment.
Everyone is welcome.

Philosophy Begins: 31 January
Time: 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: Presbyterian Church Hall, Keen St., Lismore
Tutors: Julie Pigdon
Victor Bosnic
The class will be lively discussion forums around universal themes — reality, truth, beauty, consciousness, morality — and a study on the different approaches to these themes, through different philosophers of the ages.
Please contact Julie for more information.

500 Card Group
Continues throughout the year including school holidays, except on Public Holidays.
Time: 1.45 to 4.15 pm
Venue: Lismore Workers' Club, Keen St., Mezzanine Level 2
Convener: Judy Mason 6624 1549
Everyone welcome. Just turn up on time and you will be included. The draw for teams happens promptly at 1.45 pm. Contact Judy for further details.

Book Group
Starts: Meets on the 3rd Friday of each month
Time: 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: Lismore Library
Convener: Delyce Rowe 6621 3438 This group is full but please contact Delyce if you would like more information or would like to go on the waiting list.

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