Guest Speakers Group and Theatre Club

Guest Speakers Group

 

 

 

 

 

GUEST SPEAKER PROGRAM 2020   – TERM 1

When:  Tuesdays from 11.00am to 12.00pm.

Venue: EastlakesU3A Headquarters  -   7 Glover St. Belmont

11/02/20  Peter Cook   Peter will speak about his experiences from his early days as a deer hunter through to his career as a Westpac helicopter rescue pilot

18/02/20  Jennifer Quirk   Jennifer will speak on a topic close to our hearts ‘Saving our Koalas’, specifically in the Port Stephens region.   

25/02/20  Garry Smith (talked once on caving)   Garry’s topic is “Back Country skiing accesses the true beauty of Australia’s high country, but there are dangers for the unprepared. See sights that downhill skiers don’t see and hear stories of survival in severe blizzards”

03/03/20  Greg Powell   Greg, the author of many “bushranger’ books will entertain and speak to us about the ‘Bushrangers of the Hunter’

10/03/20  Nichole Lenton   Nichole from Hearing Australia will give us valuable information about Hearing Health, Hearing devices and available services.

17/03/20  Jim Raine    Jim and John, members of the Fort Scratchley Historical Society will discuss ‘The Ins and outs” of Fort Scratchley: an historical overview.

24/03/20  Ralph and Trish Carlier   Ralph and Trish will bring two of their golden retrievers – Delta Therapy Dogs and talk to us about the Delta Society and the programs they provide; the benefits a TD can bring, what therapy teams can achieve and their personal experiences as DTD volunteers.

31/03/20  Annette McEwan   Annette will discuss the ‘History and Highlights’ of the McEwan Pipe Band and hopefully play us a tune to finish our term 1 program.

Course Leader Rhonda contact (Mobile 0435360881) 

11.00am to 12.00pm on Tuesday at the Belmont Senior Citizens Centre, 7 Glover Street, Belmont.     Will run for Terms 1, 2 and 3

COME ALONG AND GIVE THESE GENEROUS PEOPLE A GOOD AUDIENCE.    JUST NEED TO BE A PAID UP MEMBER OF U3A AND BRING A FRIEND.      THE MORE THE MERRIER! ALL THE BEST.

 

 

Theatre Club

Theatre Club Program for 2020 Season

Theatre Club Dates

February— Sun 9th 2.00pm  ‘A Comedy of Tenors’

March— Sun 1st 1.30pm      ‘She Loves Me’

April— Sun 5th 2.00pm      ‘Orchestral Music ’

May— Sun 3rd 2.00pm ‘Glorious’

May— Sat 23rd 6.30pm ‘TBA’

June— Sun 14th 2.00pm ‘Murder on the Nile’

June— Sun 28th 2.00pm ‘Orchestral Music’

June—                      TBC        ‘ La Traviata’

For more information contact Jeff Bishop 49461552   email: j-wbishop2@bigpond.com or visit our website

The Theatre Club arranges bookings at local amateur theatres and venues and is available to Eastlakes U3A members and guests.
All bookings must be made by contacting Jeff, either by phone or email. Matinees are popular, however we try to include some evening dinner shows as well.   It’s a good opportunity to socialise and meet other members in a friendly setting.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

Please do not make any ticket payments into the U3A account until you are advised to do so

To book for a play or request further information (regarding cost, payment and location), please

contact Jeff on 49461552 or  email: j-wbishop2@bigpond.com

The Theatre club supports local amateur groups.

  • Most of the plays selected are comedies.
  • Plays marked with an (M) are 2pm matinees.
  • The cost varies, depending on the numbers attending.
  • Play only is usually between $17 and $25.
  • Where dinner is included the cost will be around $45 to $55.
  • We mainly use:  DAPA theatre – Hamilton;  Newcastle Theatre Company – Lambton; Gilbert and Sullivan Players – Georgetown, and Brunker Road Theatre – Adamstown.

Please note: We receive a discount for group bookings. For this reason you must contact Jeff Bishop to book your attendance.
As mentioned Jeff will respond to your email or phone call with the details of the method of payment for your tickets