Program

You can see videos of some of our activities on the Events page.

Current Courses Semester 2, 2021:

Book Club (Afternoon)

Course Leader: Keith Ellis (8566 2789) Meeting Place: Home of Geoff Sclare & Trish Simpson.
29 Whittaker St, Kapunda
Time/Frequency: Third Monday of each month
From 3-5pm.
Cost : Nil
This course is currently almost fully subscribed.
Anyone wishing to join please contact Keith Ellis.

Tai Chi

Course leader: Sandy Lucas (0438 662 315)
Email: kirabin02@gmail.com
Meeting Place: Institute, Hill St, Kapunda
Dates/times: Mondays 9am to 11.00am.
Commences Monday 5th July 2021
Cost: $2.00 per session
Brief Synopsis: For beginners and those who wish to continue from previous classes.

Balance And Bones

Course leader: Jillian May (0418114263)
Email: jcmay1430@gmail.com
Meeting Place: Institute 7 Hill St, Kapunda
Date/Time: Thursdays at 9 am till 9.55 am
Commencing Thursday 8th July 2021
Cost $2 per Session.
Brief Synopsis: Video especially designed by U3A to improve bone density and balance, so easily learned and beneficial for health.

Walking for Fun and Fitness

Course leader: Kath O’Connor ( 8566 3121)
Meeting Place: Outside the Library/ Tourist Office
(Thomson Bldg.) Cnr. Main & Hill Sts, Kapunda
Time/Frequency: Monday to Friday at 8:00am.
Cost: Nil
Brief Synopsis: Walking in a group is safer and more fun. We are all told that walking is a good form of exercise, but it is often hard to get motivated. See if walking with others helps. The pace will be moderate and we walk around Kapunda for about 30-40 minutes. Wear comfortable shoes and casual clothes. Check with your doctor if you have any doubts about your fitness and let me know of any health problems.

Petanque – Beginners onward

Course Leader: David MacKinnon (0466 689 128)
Meeting Place: Community Garden Kapunda
Corner Nash & Main Streets
Date/Time: Weekly 11.00 am Thursdays Continues: July 8th 2021
Cost: S 2 Session
Brief Synopsis: Held outdoors, on a specially prepared petanque area. Dress appropriately for weather.
Equipment is supplied by U3A.
As this is an outdoor pursuit, severe weather conditions
could impact at short notice, however if not attending, please advise co-ordinator as they travel here to attend!

Beginners Felting (New)

Being offered in two segments for 6 Persons
(requires some working with hot/cold water & rolling)
Course Leader: Jan Harman (8566 3405)
Meeting Place: CWA Rooms, Cnr Clare Rd and
Main St, Kapunda
Cost : Limited to six persons each time it will cost $15 head for materials & $3 session to cover cost of hall hire.
(This will be available at the venue on the first day)
Time/Frequency: A morning or afternoon option.
EITHER:
2n & 3rd Mon mornings in July/Aug, – 9.30 to Noon
OR:
2nd &3rd Thurs afternoons in Sept/Oct—1.00 – 3.30 pm
Brief Synopsis To learn the technique of felting fabric from Merino Wool – a small neck scarf to show for your effort plus the knowledge to continue to create felt in the future.
Wool obtained online from ‘Felting Ewe’.
Two methods of decorating demonstrated.

KaDenCe (Choir Group)

Contact: Marilynn Lewis (8562 8658)
Meeting Place: Lutheran Hall
South Terrace Kapunda
Date/Time: Mondays at 7:00pm
Commencing Monday 5th July 2021 (Public Holidays excepted)
Brief Synopsis: The choir sings in four parts—SATB.

Craft Group

Course Leader: Cynthia Mattchoss (8566 2443)
Meeting Place: SA CWA Hall
Date / Time: Meeting first and third =Mondays of each month, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Cost: $3 per session
Commences: 1st February 2021
Brief Synopsis: Formerly known as Patchwork and Quilting, this group has evolved to include all kinds of handicrafts and has a high social content.

Ukulele – ‘The Ukupundas’

Course Leader: Sandra Heath (0473 559 783)
Meeting Place: St John’s Lutheran Church Hall
23 South Tce, Kapunda
Dates: Wednesdays during School Terms From 21st July 2021 Time: 10.00 am to 12 noon Cost:$2 per session paid in advance for term
(total cost varies due to length of terms)
Brief Synopsis: Do you already play the ukulele and Wish to perk up your skills by going beyond the basics? Then ‘The Ukupundas’ are for you. Learn new strumming patterns/picking techniques and add new chords and unique arrangements to your bag of tricks. Have fun jamming along with The Ukupundas and as a member of the ‘band’, go out and entertain various community and social groups.
Covid Safe Plan. Restrictions & guidelines apply.

Ukulele Fingerstyle – ‘Pickulele’

Course Leader: Sandra Heath (0473 559 783)
Meeting Place: St John’s Lutheran Church Hall
23 South Tce, Kapunda
Dates: Wednesdays during School Terms From 21st July 2021 Time: 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm Cost:$2 per session paid in advance for term.

Brief Synopsis:
Take your ukulele playing to the next level by learn-ing a variety of fingerpicking techniques, musical terms and knowledge. Using music/tablature nota-tion, play instrumental pieces ranging from pop to classical. As an ensemble, we play an array of parts inter-weaving melody, harmony and rhythm to produce delightful music.

Sing-along with the ukes

Course Leader: Sandra Heath (0473 559 783)
Meeting Place: St John’s Lutheran Church Hall
23 South Tce, Kapunda
Dates: Wednesdays Commencing 21st July .
Time: 10:00 am to 12 noon
Brief Synopsis: Come and have a fun time singing songs from all eras and musical genres. Led by the ukes, sing songs from pop to rock, traditional to swing, calypso to ragtime and country.
Covid Safe Plan. Restrictions & guidelines apply.

U3A Community Garden

This Garden is open to the General Community, and is not subject to Age considerations.
Various Functions may be arranged throughout the year,
it is also the venue for Petanque.
Course Leader: David MacKinnon (0466 689 128)
Meeting Place: Community Garden Kapunda
Corner Nash & Main Streets
Date/Time: Weekly 12.00 noon Wednesdays Continues: July 7th 2021
Cost: S 2 Session
Brief Synopsis: Outdoors, subject to weather policy. A particu-larly safe Covid environment – relaxed community setting.

Registration and Enrolment Form

You can fill out our on line Registration Form.