Course changes

In Semester 2, changes to courses will be noted here.

Current Affairs Forum Two which is advertised in the 2nd semester course book as meeting face-to-face at St Ives Uniting Church is now to stay on Zoom until otherwise advised. Please contact Michael Branagan 0417 452 100. (Class currently full)


More Great Moments in Science is returning to Zoom

  • 21 July  –    100 years of science presented by Dr Laurie Wilson
  • 4 August –   Sydney Astronomical Beginnings presented by Dr Richard de Grijs
  • 18 August – Sir Howard Florey; a biography and history of penicillin presented by Punchi Dassanayake

Leader and bookings: David Malone 0418 440 828, dymalone@bigpond.net.au


Fun Problem Solving to Keep our Minds Active is returning to Zoom in the short term.

Alt. Tuesdays from 20 July 10 am to 12 noon.

Leader and bookings Sandra Sadler 9484 5513, spsadler@dodo.com.au


Tuesday Wordsmiths is returning to Zoom in the short term.

Alt. Tuesday from 6 July 10 am to 12 noon

Bookings: Liz Laslett 0410 498 621


Ukulele for Fun is returning to Zoom in the short term

Every Wednesday from 7 July, 9 am to 12 noon

Leader Dennis Simmons, bookings Barrie Heath, 0450 405 526, foxv217@gmail.com


Poetry Appreciation is returning to Zoom in the short term

Alt. Wednesday from 14 July 1 pm to 3pm

Leader and bookings Robert Plumbe, 0407 160 835, robert.plumbe@gmail.com


The Shaping of Europe which was to be held at Epping Community Centre will resume on email until the Covid-19 crisis has eased. If you wish to join the group, just email Ian on ian.mellow@bigpond.com

Ian advises that Lecture Notes are available for the whole Semester 2 course, which is only Volume 1 of a long and fascinating history of Europe. Contact Ian if you would like a copy (cost is nominal: printing + postage).


German Intermediate which was which was being held at Lindfield Senior Citizens Centre every Friday from 16 July 11-12 is now on Zoom. Leader and bookings Marika McLachlan 9988 319,0411 151 722.

German Advanced which was being held at Lindfield Senior Citizens Centre every Friday from 16 July 9.30-11 is now on Zoom. Leader and bookings Marika McLachlan 9988 3199, 0411 151 722


Philosophy course: Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How They Know It.  This course was to be held at Gordon Library, but is now being presented on Zoom until otherwise advised.

Alternate Mondays, starting from August 30, 10:00 am.

Leader: Jock Buselli. Bookings: Stanis Osterly, 9487 6634


German Beginners which was being held Turramurra Uniting Church every Monday 10-12 is now on Zoom. Leader and bookings Michael Hummel 9869 1023 michael.hummel48@gmail.com