Term 1 Classes

Tuesday January 29th to Friday April 5th
Program Co-ordinator is  Marge Angelucci 0410 304 308 mangeluc1@gmail.com
- In her absence Helen Bell 0423 623 337  email: ihbell@bigpond.com

All Classes are listed on the Board in the Foyer Area.
Write in your name and phone no if Class has a current Waiting List

Rooms are:
   Entrance, Foyer, Notice Board and Trading Table area
1.    Computer Room
2.    Large room off Foyer 
3.    Craft room - room (entrance through Room 2)
4.    Library/Theatre, films and small classes
5.    New Discussion Room (separate entrance further down the corridor on the right)

updated Feb 7th

-----------Classes looking for more students --------------
The following classes would welcome more students
If a class is marked closed, you can put your name down if a vacancy arises.
Bridge – Friday 12.30 - 2.30pm (library)
Card making for Fun –  Thursday 1pm to 3pm
Cycling – Meets on Friday mornings at 8.30am
Folk Art – Monday 10.00am – noon
French - Wednesday 10am to noon 
Knitting - Click & Clack –  Tuesday 10am to noon
Mahjong –  Friday 12.30 to 2.30pm
Sewing and Patchwork - Monday 1.00 to 3.00pm
Singing for Fun –  first 3 Thursdays of every month  10.00am – 11.30am
Table Tennis –  Thursday 1.00 to 3.00pm
-----------Current Classes--------------
Armchair Movies
Tutor – Gail Catlow
Sit back in comfort & watch DVD’s. Film details will be emailed to all members. Will only be showing films - not travelogues.
Tuesday 10am to noon (in our library at U3A) 
Art Painting
For anyone who would like to learn or to improve their painting abilities. Specifically for those who love to paint or draw and be part of a friendly group. Various mediums used
Tutor:   Monday – Adriana Sbisa   
PortraitureMonday 1.00pm – 3.00pm  
Tutor: Friday - Pam Thoonen
General ArtFriday 10.00am - noon  
Book Group - meeting held in NEW Room (full - waiting list in foyer)
Tutor – Margaret Rogan
Members read one book a month & then discuss it
Members must have a current Library card.
3rd Tuesday of month 10am to noon - February to November
Interested members must book through U3A Cranbourne Office - limited  to 10 in class
Bridge Class
Tutor - Yvonne Daniel
Friday 12.30 - 2.30pm (library)
Tutor – Anne Thompson
This class starts with foundational script and moves on to uncial, gothic, pointed gothic, italic and copperplate. Once the standard scripts have been completed you work more on your own and discover additional scripts.No experience required. Regular attendance is preferred.  2 Classes.
Tuesday 1.00pm - 3.15pm        
Thursday 10.00am - 12.30pm
-  Calligraphy Class website: www.u3acalligraphy.wordpress.com
Card Making and Papercraft
Tutor - Kathy Smullen
Learn different techniques to make a card, tips on using equipment and basic tools. The aim is to complete a new card each week. The course is designed to last the full year and regular attendance is preferred.
Wednesday 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Card Making for Fun (not playing card games)
Tutor - Margaret Bourke-Finn
Thursday 1pm to 3pm
Chess - introduction and playing
Tutor - Roy Dass
Monday 11am to 1 pm

Computers, Tablets and Phones
Basic Computers
Tutor –  Michael Thompson 
Tuesday – 10.00am to noon
PC devices - Ipads, smart phones
Tutor – Sue Adam
Tuesday 10.30am  to 11.30am
Computer Club
Tutor – Sue Adam
Tuesday noon to 2.00pm
Bring computer problems etc-

Cycling Group
Tutor - Marge Angelucci
Rides cover 20 to 30 kms depending upon conditions and participants' abilities. Cycle many enjoyable bike paths in Casey and along the extensive Dandenong Creek Trail. 
Meets Friday mornings - at 8.30am but check with Marge  on 0410 304 308 to find out starting point.
Tutor - Roy Dass
Meets on Wednesdays fortnightly - meets at 11am in Foyer- ring Roy on 0403 650 261 for more details
Folk Art
Tutor – Gloria Graham
Here you learn the basic paint strokes and then put this into practice. You can decide what you would like to paint and what type of surface you would like to paint on e.g. glass, plastic, wood, vinyl or textiles. Make wonderful gifts.
Monday 10.00am – noon
Tutor – John Coombs
Learn all things French in a fun and enjoyable way. From beginners to advanced.
Wednesday 10.00am – noon 
This class is not being continued with.
Guitar  for Beginners
Tutor - Maurie Richardson 
Monday 10am to 11am (Room 3)
Learn all things Italian in a fun and enjoyable way. From beginners to advanced.
Tutor – Marcella
Advanced Italian    Thursday  1.00pm – 3.00pm
Beginners language translation   Thursday  10.00am to noon 
Tutor – Adriana Sbisa
Learning to play your Portable Electronic Keyboard
Tutor - Ed Price (ring 0418 125 346 or 5990 9185 to discuss)
Learn the easy-to-play "Fake Book Technique". For any level of expertise
Individual tuition is available by appointment..
Line Dancing
Our new class is suitable for beginners and led by an experienced tutor. A healthy and fun exercise to start the week. No partner required. Please contact our office before commencing.
Monday 10.30am to 11.30am
Knitting (Click Clack & Chat)
Tutor - Lesley Mullineaux
Tuesday 10am to noon
Mahjong Class
Tutor - Barbara Ballenden
Friday 12.30 to 2.30pm
Parchment Craft (full - waiting list on foyer board)
Tutor – Viv Dillimore
Parchment Craft (Pergamano) is the art of embellishing and decorating parchment paper through the use of techniques such as embossing, perforating, stippling, cutting and colouring. Create many items such as beautiful cards, gift tags, scrapbook pages, delicate invitation cards, boxes etc.
Wednesday 10.00 am – noon
Sewing and Patchwork
Tutor - Sylvia Dass
Monday 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Singing for Fun
Tutor – Ed Price
A fun group for anyone who sings in the shower ! No singing skill or voice quality checks. Mainly group karaoke style of songs from the past 50 years. Aim is to have fun while exploring old and new songs. Anyone is welcome to just pop in,
Thursday 10.00am – 11.30am  First 3 Thursdays each month (inc holidays) in NEW Discussion Room
Stitching on Cards (full - waiting list on foyer board)
Tutor – Elsa Thoonen
Learn to utilize various cottons, patterns and designs to create very pretty cards
Wednesday 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Table Tennis
Tutor – Marge Angelucci
Social table tennis in the Conference Room (opposite toilets)
Thursday 1.00pm to 3.00pm