Northern Beaches Courses

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face to face courses

Northern Beaches Courses

Courses re-opening for face to face meetings
(pre-booking is essential):

We’re very pleased to announce that we’re up and running again!

A number of established courses, continuing from when the COVID-19 restrictions forced shutdown, are open but are mainly accessible for existing participants only. For information, these are listed on a spreadsheet which can be viewed here.

The following lecture series are also open for members to attend and pre-booking is required for each session. Please be assured that all COVID-19 requirements will be met.

FRENCHS FOREST: Lionel Watts Community Centre
Fridays at the Forest (28 attendees)
Last Friday each month, 10.00am-12.00noon, from 31 July.
The full program can be viewed here.

NARRABEEN: Tramshed Arts and Community Centre (Lakeview Hall)
Full details of all these courses can be found here

Opera and Ballet on Sundays (27 attendees)
Fortnightly sessions from 2 August, 11.00am-3.00pm.

Tuesdays at the Tramshed (27 attendees)
First Tuesday each month from 4 August, 11.00am-1.00pm.

Music of London (27 attendees)
Various Tuesday dates from 11 August, 11.00am-1.00pm.

NEWPORT: Community Centre
Topics of Interest at Newport (32 attendees)
First Wednesday and Last Tuesday each month from 2 September, 1.30-3.30pm.
(No school holidays)

The full program can be viewed here.

NORTH CURL CURL: Community Centre
Full details of all these courses can be found here

Balance n Bones (20 attendees)
Mondays and Fridays each week from Monday 3 August.
Two sessions each day – 9.30am and 10.30am.

Cryptic Crossword Course (Basic Introduction) (20 attendees)
Six consecutive weeks, 1.30-3.30pm, commences Thursday 6 August.

History of the Middle East (40 attendees)
A series of presentations by Peter Nixon – Thursdays from 6 August, 10.00am-12.00noon.

Past Pandemics (40 attendees)
A series of presentations by Jim Murray – Fortnightly Tuesdays from 4 August, 1.30-3.30pm

Sydney’s Gardens of Stone (40 attendees)
Janine Kitson’s talks and films – Two Thursdays, 10 and 17 September, 10.00am-12.00noon

Drama and Theatre (40 attendees)
A series of presentations by Diana Pheils
Thursdays from 24 September, 10.00am-12.00noon.

Garden Insects and Bugs (40 attendees)
Speaker: Ian Thompson
Thursday 29 October, 10.00-12.00noon

The First Million Years of Human Communication (40 attendees)
Speaker: Laurie Wilson
Thursday 5 November, 10.00-12.00noon

Garden Insects Friend and Foe (40 attendees)
Speaker: Ian Thompson
Thursday 12 November, 10.00-12.00noon

Starring at the Stadium, Session 2 (40 attendees)
Speaker: John Watt
Thursday 19 November, 10.00-12.00noon

Mike Williams and his Quartet: Live Music (40 attendees)
Thursday 26 November 10.00-12.00noon

Christmas Morning Tea with Eve Lane: Music (40 attendees)
Thursday 3 December 10.00-12.00noon

Monthly walk: Strolling for Pleasure
(No need to book, just turn up)
Details can be found in our latest newsletter, available on our Newsletters page.

ZOOM Presentations

Additional to the face to face meetings mentioned above, ZOOM presentations will be continuing on a fortnightly basis until 3 December – Thursdays from 10.00-12.00noon.
The full program can be viewed here.

Please help by keeping everyone informed. We have nearly 100 members in our region who don’t have access to the internet. Please check with your contacts and be responsible for passing on any up to date news.