Courses – via Zoom and Email

Second semester sessions, 2020 

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Music we grew up with

Delivered via Zoom
Previously held at Rohini Village, Turramurra
Leader: Howard Ferrer

  • 3 September  We’re back to the 60’s with solo female singers of the 1960’s. They were the most melodious of all the sixties
  • 17 September  Music of 1966 and 1967. How the pop seen progressed after the British invasion of the US in 1964/1965.
  • 1 October   Music of 1968 to 1969. The pop world has started to be influenced by the the likes of the Beatles, Stones and the like and the music blossomed
  • 15 October   Music of 1968 to 1969  part 2.  As before this was bountiful supply of good pop. Melody and rock comes of age.
  • 29 October  Music of 1968 to 1969  part 3  and The Beatles story, part 1. We look at the greatest pop group in history
  • 12 November The Beatles story continues, part 2
  • 26 November The Beatles story continues, part 3 

To register, email Ros Markham (roslyn.markham@bigpond.com) to book. You will, in due course receive a Zoom invitation to attend the meetings


Science and Technology, Glimpses of our past, present and future

Delivered via Zoom
Previously held at St Ives Uniting Church
Leader is Howard Ferrer

Alternate Wednesdays, starting 29 July, 10-12 noon via Zoom

  • 29 July – Digital distruption in medicine. Punchi Dassanayke
  • 12 August The geologist’s guide to life, Luke Steller
  • 26 August Humanists, Ian Bryce
  • 9 September, Industrial Revolutions Pt. 1, Professor Don Napper
  • 23 September, Mossies, Ian Thompson
  • 7 October, Industrial Revolutions Pt. 2, Professor Don Napper
  • 21 October, TBA
  • 4 November, Illicit Drugs, part.1, Rosemarie Einstein
  • 18 November Illicit Drugs part 2, Rosemarie Einstein
  • 2 December, TBA

To register, contact Andrew Bean on andrewrosbean@bigpond.com


Russian Advanced Conversation

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at Lindfield Senior Citizens Resource Centre
  • Leader is Dr Richard Brettell
  • Alternate Mondays. 10-12 noon, commencing 13 July and continuing to end of second semester
  • October session: 5 October
  • Limited vacancies

To register, contact Dr Richard Brettell 0423 488 023, richardbrettell@hotmail.com


Mind body philosophy

Delivered via Zoom

  • Formerly at Turramurra Rohini Village
  • Leader: Jock Buselli
  • Alternative Mondays from 6 July at 10-12 noon and continuing through to the end of second semester.
  • October session 12 October

To register, contact Jock Buselli, 9484 7041, jock.buselli@tpg.com.au


 More big moments in science – Epping Science Group

Now delivered via zoom

Alt Wednesdays 1-3 pm.
Sessions begin on 9 September and alt. Wednesday from that date

9 September, D–Day weather forecasting, Dick Whitaker
23 September, Time travel, Laurie Wilson
7 October, Introduction to sensory science, Greg Organ
21 October,  The inconvenient truth revisited, Jackie Wilson and Joan Scott
4th November, Quackery medicine, Ian Thompson
!8th November, Mysteries of the deep sea,  Das Punchi

 

To register for the zoom sessions, .please contact David Malone on 0418440828 or dymalone@bigpond.net.au to make a booking,
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL.


 Modern and classic novels

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at Lindfield Senior Citizens Centre
  • Leader is Maurice O’Donovan
  • Alternate Thursdays 10:30 a.m. (approximately 2 hours)
  • Commencing 9 July and continuing until end of second semester

Contact Maurice on 9411 8717,  odonovan.1@ bigpond.com for details on Zoom sessions


 India: The Inclusive Civilisation

Delivered via Zoom

“India turns all things into itself”: beginning with the Indus Civilisation of 3300 BC; its ‘ Classical age’; the Mughals, Mahrattas and Sikhs; the Europeans; the Raj imperium; and the Indian Republic’s “Tryst with destiny”

  • Leader Ian de Mellow.
  • Alternate Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, starting 15 July
  • Emailed Powerpoint and lecture notes
  • Vacancies in this course

To register, contact Ian for more details 9487 1908, ian.mellow@bigpond.com


Poetry Appreciation

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally at Waitara Girl Guides Hall
  • Leader: Robert Plumbe
  • Alternate Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, starting 8 July

Contact Robert on 0407 160 835  robert.plumbe@gmail.com

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME


Fun problem solving to keep our minds active

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally at Turramurra Uniting Church
  • Alternate. Tuesdays, 9.30-11.30 am starting 7 July continuing through Semester 2

To register, contact Sandra Sadler 9484 5513   spsadler@dodo.com.au

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME


French Conversation

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at Turramurra Uniting Church
  • Leader Mary Lambert
  • Alt. Fridays 2-4 pm
  • Course started on 10 July and alt. Fridays from that date
  • Contact Mary Lambert 9440 2531 for more information on the zoom sessions

Issues and ideas

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at Castle Hill, Warrina Village ARV
  • Leaders: Jim Gray and John Brockman
  • Alternate Tuesdays from 7 July 10-12 noon and continuing through to end of second semester

To register, contact Jim Gray jcgray01@optusnet.com.au, 9680 2873


Tuesday Wordsmiths

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at Fernbank Retirement Village
  • Leader: Liz Laslett
  • Sessions continue until end of second semester

Contact Liz Laslett on 0410 498 621 for the latest updates on Zoom sessions.

CLASS FULL AT PRESENT


Truth in history

Delivered via Zoom

Join Phil Pryor in discovering some fascinating facts as we explore historical topics and discuss new revelations. This is a light-hearted course backed by solid research.

  • Originally at Turramurra Uniting Church
  • Leader: Phil Pryor
  • Alternate Thursdays starting 13 August
  • Next session 8 October
  • Zoom meeting number 476 952 5107, password 240639

For more information, contact Marilyn Pryor on 0414493415, 9449 3415, marilynpryor7@gmail.com

LIMITED VACANCIES AVAILABLE


Balkans, Baltic and Central Europe: an introduction

Delivered via Email/Powerpoint Presentation

  1. Slovenia
  2. Croatia
  3. Other Balkan states
  4. Austria
  5. Hungary,
  6. Czech Republic, Slovakia
  7. Poland
  8. Lithuania, Latvia
  9. Estonia, Helsinki and St Petersburg

 (9 sessions, 21 Oct cancelled)

  • Alternate Wednesdays from 15 Jul 1:00 – 2:45 pm
  • Leader and presenter:  Graeme Aplin
  • The presenter has travelled in sections of the Balkans and in the Baltic States, and Central Europe. These well illustrated sessions will be based on his memories and photographic records with background information on the complex and often unpleasant histories of these European regions

Contact: graemeaplin@optusnet.com.au Phone: 94871839

THERE ARE VACANCIES IN THIS COURSE


German beginners (continuing)

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at Turramurra Uniting Church
  • Leader: Michael Hummel
  • Each Monday 10-12 noon

Contact Michael Hummel, 9869 1023 updates on Zoom sessions michael.hummel48@gmail.com

CLASS FULL AT PRESENT


The world of classical music

Delivered via email and YouTube until face-to-face sessions resume

Continuing an excursion into the world of classical music in all its forms.

  • Originally held at Gordon Library
  • Leader: John Yates,
  • Continuing without a break until end of second semester

 


French, intermediate/advanced

Delivered via email and Zoom

  • Originally at Turramurra South Uniting Church
  • Each Wednesday 10-12 noon starting on 22 July through to end of next semester

For more details on vacancies and zoom sessions contact Ethleen Low at ethlow@bigpond.net.au or mobile 0418161706


Ukulele for fun

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at St Ives Uniting Chuch
  • Every Wednesday and continuing on through to end of second semester
  • Leader: Dennis Simmons

Contact:  Dennis Simmons email /phone   0429 987 842,   dosimmons41@gmail.com for the latest on zoom sessions

Barrie Heath on foxv217@gmail.com


Current affairs two

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at St Ives Uniting Church
  • Alt.Thursdays 10-12 noon
  • Contact Leader Michael Branagan. Phone; 9440 3003. Email; michaelbranagan@hotmail.com.
CLASSES ARE CURRENTLY FULL

Medium to advanced recorder group

Delivered via Zoom

  • Originally held at Hornsby Leisure and Learning Centre
  • Alternate Wednesdays 10-12.30

Contact Annette Salt, 0407 873 455

CLASSES ARE CURRENTLY FULL


German advanced

Delivered via Zoom and PowerPoint

  • Originally held at Lindfield Senior Citizens Resource Centre
  • Each Friday 9.30-11 am

Leader and bookings Marika McLachlan 9988 3199 or 0411 151 722

CLASS FULL, CURRENTLY NOT TAKING STUDENTS


German intermediate 

Delivered via Zoom and PowerPoint

  • Each Friday 11.00-12.30

Leader and bookings Marika McLachlan 9988 3199 or 0411 151 722

CLASS FULL, CURRENTLY NOT TAKING STUDENTS


Spanish conversation

Delivered via Zoom

  • Formerly held at Lindfield
  • Leader: Maria Criado
  • Alternate Tuesdays 2-4 pm

Spanish is spoken 90 per cent of the time.

Contact: Maria Criado, mhc.criado@gmail.com or  Phone 0424 939 767

CLASS FULL. CURRENTLY NOT TAKING STUDENTS


German Intermediate

Delivered via Zoom

  • Each Monday 10-12 noon
  • Leader and bookings Dorothee Schifter, 9487 2578, dorothee.schifter@bigpond.net.au