Hooray!! We are back at the Hills Hub with face-to-face classes for 2022!
(Please note that you will need to be fully vaccinated to participate in our classes.)
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.
Thu 11th Aug, starting at: 09:30 AM
Leader: Ray Schmidt, Venue: Hills Hub MP 3
Yoga is an old discipline from India. It is both spiritual and physical. Yoga uses breathing techniques, exercise, and meditation. It claims to improve health and happiness.
22ART007: The Private Life of a Masterpiece
Thu 11th Aug, starting at: 10:00 AM
Leader: Helen Waring, Venue: Hills Hub T 1 2
Using the BBC Series "The Private Life of a Masterpiece" and ranging from the Renaissance to the 20th Century, this course will uncover the whole history of the making of masterpieces such as Botticelli's "Primavera", Vermeer's "The Art of Painting", Edward Munch's "The Scream", Van Gogh's "The Sunflowers" and Gustav Klint's "The Kiss".
22MUS004: Music Jamming
Thu 11th Aug, starting at: 02:00 PM
Leader: Paul Bianco, Venue: Hills Hub Foyer
This activity is an opportunity to give like-minded members an opportunity to get together, jam and have fun. It is to be an informal gathering around the grand piano at the Hub, with a few guitars, a ukulele or two and who knows, sharing songs selected by the members of the group.
The group will meet from 2pm to approximately 4pm on the 2nd Thursday each month.
Emerald Police and Cardinia Council invite you to come join us at the Emerald Hub for a free Sausage Sizzle.Cooked up by the members of the Emerald Men’s Shed. Monday 18th July. 10.00 am. Come chat, ask questions and eat with your local Police and Council staff.