Please note: We have begun this year back at the Emerald Hub with face -to-face classes! As far as possible we will continue hybrid classes using technology such as Zoom video conferencing wherever possible.
(Also a reminder that if you have paid your annual subscription for 2020, you won't have to pay again this year.)
Are you 50+ and retired or semi-retired?
Want to keep your brain and body active?
Want to develop new social networks?
Want to share your views on current affairs with others?
Membership is open to anyone who is 50+ and retired or no longer working full time, and interested in participating in any of our social, creative, educational, physical and leisure activities. Together we explore ideas and develop new interests and skills in a sociable and supportive environment.
For details about our current offerings and timetable, please feel free to explore our Courses. You can view our courses without having to join.
If you have an idea for another course, or wish to share your expertise or hobby by presenting one, our Course Coordinator would love to hear from you!
Prospective members Find out how to join U3A Emerald and enrol in courses via our Membership page.
Existing members Member login: enrol in a course or update your details.
Our tutors and course leaders, who are all volunteers, offer a wide-ranging program so there is sure to be something that attracts your interest. Our classes generally run from the beginning of February through to the end of November each year. One low annual membership fee of $40 entitles you to participate in as many of these courses as your time and interests allow.
Note: You must enrol in a course before attending.
21EXE004: Table Tennis
Tue 15th Jun, starting at: 09:30 AM
Leader: Norma Pugh, Venue: Hills Hub MP 1 2 3
We are a very enthusiastic group of players whose aims are fitness and fun. We laugh as hard as we play. You don't have to play at Olympic standard to join us. Classes are held every Tuesday 9:30am-12:00 Noon & Friday 9:30am-12:00 Noon.
21MUS001: Musicians Sharing Group
Tue 15th Jun, starting at: 10:30 AM
Leader: Gaye Dunstan, Venue: Hills Hub Arts Space
Do you delight in the making of music? This weekly gathering aims to give musicians a chance to perform for and with each other in a non-threatening environment. Both individual and small group performances will be encouraged. Whether you have recently started playing for the first time or are picking up after a long break this may be what you have been looking for.
21DIS004: Genealogy (advanced)
Tue 15th Jun, starting at: 01:00 PM
Leader: Hilary Thomas, Venue: Hills Hub T 1 2
Advanced Genealogy is for those with research experience, including an understanding of Civil Registration, Census, Parish Registers, Probate etc. Participants must be computer literate. This is a friendly discussion group, aiming to share research problems, to learn how to access new records and releases, and to learn how to handle DNA results. The class focusses on helping each other. The course aims to visit Record Offices and Libraries, time permitting.
21LAN002: German for Beginners
Tue 15th Jun, starting at: 05:00 PM
Leader: John Maguire, Venue: Hills Hub T 1 2
Make your next European trip so much more enjoyable! Learn basic German conversation in a friendly, supportive and relaxed atmosphere! As a component of the course, you will also discover aspects of German culture and history. Whether you are completely new to German, the first language of over a hundred million Europeans, or have some previous knowledge, you will feel 'Willkommen' (welcome) in this class!
Looking to express your inner child or fulfill a lifelong dream? This might be an opportunity with a 5 week drumming course. Hills Hub, Emerald, Tuesday 25 May-22 June, 7.30pm-8.30pm Info/Bookingswww.positivemusic.com.au
We have now (Wednesday 5th May) completed the collection of survey responses to the Survey. Many thanks to all the members who took the time to submit their responses.We have what might be called a “statistically relevant” number of responses – now we move on to a review of those responses, along with analysis and