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Do You Have Green Fingers?

The U3A Highvale Gardens & Gardening course is for passionate gardeners interested in gardening activities.  You’ll have the opportunity to get your hands dirty (in company), by planting, caring for and propagating a range of plants and vegetables.   As well outdoor activities, there will be indoor meetings which allow members to exchange information/ideas about […]

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Stop Singing in the Bathroom!

Come and join the U3A Highvale Singing Group. Our Friday weekly singing class has been dormant for two years due to the pandemic. It is now recommencing on 3 June 2022 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Classes will be held in the lounge of the Manor Lodge. If you enjoy singing a variety of songs with […]

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Your Chance to Understand Chinese Values Through Modern History of China

A new course on Understanding Chinese Values Through Modern History of China commenced on 12 May 2022.  Zoom classes are held weekly on Thursdays from 11.30am to 12.30pm. This is a short 7-week course, with the intention of giving you some understanding of the trait of Chineseness as a whole. Topic by topic, you are […]

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Karaoke Anyone?

Come and have some fun, singing your favourite songs solo or with other members. There is a choice of songs in many languages streamed directly from YouTube. Singing karaoke helps the brain to access its short-term memory and improves our cognitive functions. It is an entertaining activity that contributes to health, social benefits, stress relief, the improvement of breathing and […]

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Status of Classes

2022 Term 2 Class Status The new timetable for 2022 is available online. The Line Dancing (Upper Beginners) and Line Dancing (Improver) classes are now held in larger premises with increased capacity. The new Karaoke class commenced which on 4 February — is open for enrolment. Another new class started on 12 May. It is […]

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COVIDSafe Plan

Community services organisations have a role to play in helping to minimise the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. It is mandatory for services with on-site operations to have a COVIDSafe Plan. U3A Highvale developed a COVIDSafe Plan in compliance with Victoria State Government directives. All U3A members should refer to the Plan for recommended actions […]

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Mandatory Vaccinations

In living with COVID-19, the focus now is on mandatory vaccinations. In this context, for entry into the premises where our classes are held, it is mandatory for members or visitors to be fully vaccinated. It is U3A Highvale’s policy to adhere to the rules set by our ‘landlords’. It is recommended that members wear […]

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Online Health Qigong Class

U3A Highvale recently introduced an online course — Health Qigong on Zoom. The course aimed at health improvement, focuses on mind body exercise (MBE) and is hosted by a Singapore-based club daily at 11.55am AEST, Mondays to Saturdays. There are two 40min sessions each day — attend all or as many as you choose. Although […]

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Online Yoga Class

The tutor of the Wednesday Online Yoga (Pranayana) course offered additional Tuesday classes. This course teaches yoga breathing exercises and techniques via Google Meet. You will need a yoga mat. The Tuesday class which started in May 2021 is held weekly at AEST 3.00pm. As the tutor resides in India, the timing could vary depending […]

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