WEDNESDAY TALKS PROGRAM – TERM 2 2023
Meets at the Excelsior Hall, Thirroul Community Centre, Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul
Wednesdays at 9.30 am – 12 noon, with morning tea at 10.30 – 11am
Please do not attend if you feel unwell with Covid-like symptoms.
Note – The timetable may change on occasion. The best way to stay up to date is by checking this page.
Last updated 12/4/2023
U3A Northern Illawarra Term 2 2023 Wednesday Talks Program (published form with bios and extended topic descriptions) Update 12th April 2023
|April 26||9:30||Sarah Rowan – Artist||Unlocking Your Creativity|
|11:00||Josh Saunders – Operations Manager W’gong Memorial Gardens & Cemeteries||Conversations Around Death & Dying|
|May 3||9:30||John Watson*||This Crazy Language English: Consistently Inconsistent|
|11:00||Ron Browne* and Ainslie Lamb*||U3A An International Movement|
|May 10||9:30||Martin Arrowsmith*||Star Wars. In 1977 the first Star Wars movie opened in America and changed the way movies were made and marketed. This presentation will
look at the phenomena which is Star Wars.
|11:00||Frank Nolan*||Nineteenth Century Australian Colonial History|
|May 17||9:30||Harvey Newman||Teaching Thinking for Oneself|
|11:00||Lyndall Dawson *||Portable Magic: NIU3A Book Clubs|
|May 24||9:30||Jacki Johnson. Greater Cities Commission.||Cities Plans|
|11:00||Graham Thwaite||“Hillcrest” – Black Coal to Diamond|
|May 31||9:30||TBA – Further details will be notified on the website.||Reconciliation Week – A time to learn about our shared history, cultures and achievements.|
|11:00||Tania Reay||Stroke Seminar|
|June 7||9:30||Barbara Cranfield*||The Second Mrs Alexander Kerensky|
|11:00||Facilitator TBA: Port Kembla Community Project||Tender Funerals : U tube Aust Story 28 mins + discussion|
|June 14||9:30||Patrick Heaven||A History of South Africa: White Intruders|
|11:00||Helen Wilson. National Parks Association of NSW.||Illawarra Escarpment.|
|Jun 21||9:30||Martin Arrowsmith *||The Breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. This presentation looks at the history of the Balkan region and details some of the horrific events of the war which occurred.|
|11:00||David Roach – Clifton School of Arts||The Gentle Project|
Co-ordination of the Wednesday Talks Program – The Term 2 program has been co-ordinated by David Muscio (firstname.lastname@example.org) – Contact David if you would like to make a presentation or can suggest some good speakers and how to contact them.