U3A MANDURAH PROGRAM
VENUE: Mandurah Seniors and Community Centre, 41 Ormsby Terrace, Mandurah.
TIME: All presentations commence at 1.30 pm and finish at 3.30 pm, unless otherwise stated.
COST: Members $2 Visitors $3
2017 STUDY GUIDE
|01/09/17||Coffee morning: Nino’s||Chris Baker|
|05/09/17||Current Events||John Loveridge|
|06/09/17||Science and Engineering
London Sewers and Cesspits
During the 1800s London became awash with sewage, smells and disease. Bazalgette built an extensive system to pipe away waste which is still being used today.
|07/09/17||People and Places
Elizabeth Gould – wife of the famed botanist and probably the person behind most of the work.
|12/09/17||Committee Meeting: 1.30 pm Craft Room|
Hubert Wilkins – Australia’s forgotten explorer, wartime photographer, long distance flyer and Arctic submariner.
The music and life of Jacques Offenbach
Middlemarch by George Elliot
A favourite place you have lived.
Felicity Aston – English explorer and former climate scientist. This intrepid woman walked alone across Antarctica pulling a sledge with all her supplies.
‘A Memorable Journey to Melbourne in 1992’.
The West Coast Eagles won the AFL premiership and Maria travelled back with the team and proudly held the cup.
|26/09/17||General Meeting: “Age is just a number”||Dr. Trina Awyan|
The American Civil War – a look at the fascinating history of this decidedly “un”- Civil War
|28/09/17||Literature and Poetry
Learn how to write your own poetry, with award-winning poet, Roger Palmer.
|03/10/17||Current events||John Loveridge|
|04/10/17||The British Empire: Decline and Legacy||Jim and June Barns|
|05/10/17||People and Places
Joan of Arc: medical and historical matters concerning the Maid of Orleans
Cecil Rhodes and the Rhodesias (North and South): his legacy
Dr. Jim Leavesley
|06/10/17||Coffee morning: Nino’s||Chris Baker|
|10/10/17||Committee meeting: 1.30 pm Craft Room|
Sir Douglas Mawson and Antarctic exploration
“I can’t talk but I can still learn”
Successful methods in WA schools for children with special needs
The music, life and times of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
recalling the male and female robbers of the sea, from the Romans to the present
|18/10/17||Recollections: A travel story||Dee Squires|
The U3A trip to Prague
Sarawak:the country and its history
|24/10/17||General meeting: “Vulcan bomber to the Falklands”||Adrian Lambourne|
The Berlin Airlift: The why and how
The Astonishing “Amber Room” in St. Petersburg
|26/10/17||Literature and poetry:
Learn to write your own poetry, with award-winning poet, Roger Palmer.
|31/10/17||Current events replacing November 7th, Melbourne Cup Day||John Loveridge|