classes/groups

Subject

Date/Time

Venue

 
Tutor/Contact

 

Description

MONDAY YEARLY CLASSES

 Bush Walking

 

2nd & 4th Monday of each month 9am – 11am Behind the
INFO Centre
 Helen Cossenas

helen44@southernphone.com.au
Join the group for a moderate walk around various Creswick locations, and then enjoy a cuppa & chat.
 Creswick History

 

 2nd & 4th Monday of each month 10am – 12 noon  Creswick Neighbourhood Centre  Geoff Fiddian

gpfid7@gmail.com

Explore Creswick’s rich & fascinating history as you uncover truths or challenge inaccuracies.

Book Club

1st Monday of each month

 

 Creswick Neighbourhood Centre   Helen Cossenas

helen44@southernphone.com.au
 If you like diverse tastes in books join us for a stimulating discussion 

Mah-jong

Weekly 1pm – 3pm John Curtin Hostel  Gail Ryan

u3a3363@gmail.com

 A game which originated in China is played with small tiles & is a combination of skill & luck.
 

Cryptic Crosswords

1st & 3rd Monday of eachmonth 1pm – 3pm

 Creswick Neighbourhood Centre  Malcolm Mitchell

malcolm@mitchell.cx

 

Join an enthusiastic group who delight in taking on the challenge issued by devious compilers.

TUESDAY YEARLY CLASSES

MOSAICS

3rd Tuesday of each month 11am – 3pm

 

Railway Workshops

 Elaine Clark

remclark@netconnect.com.au

Even if you are not ‘arty’ you can still create items of beauty, so join our friendly group & try your hand at this ancient art form – Mosaics.

 BACK IN THE GAME  Weekly 3.30 – 4.30pm

 

Creswick Neighbourhood Centre Hall

 

 
Bill Morrison
u3a3363@gmail.com
 

 

Exercise activities which vary & are tailored for the needs of seniors. Low impact activity with high impact fun!
 TAI CHI

Weekly 4.40 – 6.10pm Creswick Neighbourhood Centre Hall

  

Eva Mitchell

eva@mitchell.cx

 Tai Chi is a low impact, peaceful exercise program, ideal for seniors. Suitable for beginners to advanced.

 

SCRABBLE

Weekly 1pm – 3pm

 

 John Curtin Hostel

 

 Carol Hoffmann

u3a3363@gmail.com.au

 These classes cater for experienced players or beginners. So why not join us for an afternoon of fun and challenge

 

BALLROOM

DANCING

 Weekly 9.00-11.00am  

Neighbourhood Centre Hall

  

Elizabeth Howard. elizabethhoward@outlook.com

 Join an enthusiastic group learning the steps and having lots of fun.

 

WEDNESDAY YEARLY CLASSES

 POKER

 

 Weekly 10.00 – 12 noon

 

 Creswick Neighbourhood Centre

 

 Andrew Cossenas

heland44@southernphone.com.au



Why not enjoy a game of Poker without breaking the budget? $2 buys you $1000 of chips to have fun with while trying to win a game.

 

500 CARD GAME

 

Weekly 1.00 – 3.00 pm

 Creswick Neighbourhood Centre

 

 Andrew Cossenas

heland44@southernphone.com.au

 Why not enjoy a Wednesday afternoon playing 500, together with a chat and laughter.

 

 KNITTING GROUP

 

 Weekly 1.00 – 3.00 pm

 

Creswick Neighbourhood Centre

 

 Tracey O’Brien

scribes@westnet.com.au

 Our Knitters enjoy a congenial and uninterrupted two hours on a Wednesday each week. Bring your own projects or learn new skills and techniques. Popular projects have included toe-up socks, magic loop using circular needles, knitting in the round, pattern adaptations and use of texture. Those interested in Crochet are also welcome.
CROQUET

 

Weekly 10.00 – 12 noon

 Doug Lindsay Reserve

 

 Geoff Rawson

geoffrws1@gmailgmail.com

 

We welcome U3A Members regardless of their croquet skills. We are very happy to help newcomers learn the basic skills required. Contact Geoff to come along on play day in flat shoes and be prepared to have fun.

 

YOGA FOR SENIORS

 Weekly 4.00 – 5.00 Pm

 

Creswick Neighbourhood Centre Hall

 

 Kate Bindu

atmabindu108@gmail.com

The Yoga for Seniors is low impact gentle, relaxing exercise, which can include chair yoga for the less mobile.

THURSDAY YEARLY CLASSES

 Exploring International Cinema

 

1st & 2nd Thursday of each month 1.00 – 3.00 pm

Creswick Neighbourhood Centre

 

  Earl Ingleby
earl@earlssite.com

 

Take a look at some of the world’s best movies.From the start of cinema in the late 1890’s to the blockbusters of today (and perhaps a glance into the future) as different cultures and times try to reflect their society through the art of the moving image.

MEDITATION

 

Weekly 2.00 – 3.00 pm

 

 Contact Tutor

 

 Paul Ford paulmeg@initialsolutions.com.au

 

Feeling the strain of modern living? Learn to block it all out & relax completely, while learning techniques to help you face problems and cope more easily

 

PHILOSOPHY

 

4th Thursday of each month 1.00 – 3.00 pm

 

Creswick Neighbourhood Centre

  

Geoff Rawson 

geoffrws1@gmail.com

 

Looking for the deepest study of Ancient, Modern & European philosophers? This group is NOT for you. Looking for a pleasant couple of hours where you leave with something to think about? Then give it a try

FRIDAY YEARLY CLASSES

 COFFEE & CURRENT AFFAIRS

 

Weekly 9.30 am – 11.00 am

Red Fox, Albert St, Creswick

 

  Helen Cossenas
heland44@southernphone.com.au

 

Why not join a few friends & chat about all kinds of topics, on Friday morning, while enjoying a cuppa & maybe something sweet to eat.

 

 TABLE TENNIS

 

 Weekly 2.00 – 4.00 pm

 

Creswick Neighbourhood Centre Hall

 

  Andrew Cossenas heland44@southernphone.com.au

 

Try out our new tables and enjoy a couple of hours of exercise and fun.

Haven’t played for a while? Don’t worry, all standards catered for, beginners are welcome

 

.

 LINE DANCING

 

 Weekly 2.00-3.30 p.m

.

 Creswick Town Hall

 

 Sue Cleveland
sue.cleveland@bigpond.com

 

Dancing to music without requiring a partner.

Increasing your mental and physical awareness and keeping you healthy, active and alert while having fun.

 

CROQUET

 

Weekly 9.00 – 11.00 am

 

Doug Lindsay Reserve

 

 Geoff Rawson

geoffrws1@gmail.com

 

We welcome U3A Members regardless of their croquet skills. We are very happy to help newcomers learn the basic skills required. Contact Geoff to come along on play day in flat shoes and be prepared to have fun.

 

SATURDAY LUNCHES

 LEISURELY LUNCHES

 

 1st Saturday of each month 11.30 am at the Information Centre Car Park Creswick

 

 Various

 

Helen Cossenas heland44@southernphone.com.au

Throughout the year, we lunch at a variety of cafés, restaurants and hotels, within a radius of Creswick of up to 45 minutes’ drive. Join us on the 1st Saturday and enjoy a leisurely afternoon among friends. Details of venues are in the newsletters and online at our website also Helen sends an e-mail a week before to those members who have signed up to go along.

 

You only need to ENROL ONCE for the yearly classes.

NO CLASSES on PUBLIC HOLIDAYS unless the class makes other arrangements. Remember on CODE RED days all classes are cancelled.

If you plan to be absent for holidays, etc , please let the tutor know so another member can take advantage of your absence.

SHORT COURSES are held throughout the year. Keep an eye on your Newsletter, Email or Website for any changes to the Timetable.

Contact: website : www.creswicku3a.com Email: u3a3363@gmail.com U3A. P.O.Box 434 Creswick 3363 mobile: 0459 981 06