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The Course Handbook for 2018 is currently being prepared for final editing and will be published as soon as possible.

In the meantime see the class list for Term 4. Intending members are reminded to contact tutors to check if vacancies exist in classes they are interested in joining.

Arts & Craft | CommunicationComputingDramaExercises for Body & MindHistoryLanguagesLiteratureMathematicsMusicPhilosophy & PsychologyPhotographyRecreationalScience

Arts & Crafts

Acrylic Painting (Bobbie Tavola)

Art (Lawson) (Eve Kennedy)

Drawing and Painting (Nance LeMerle)

Cooking: Mediterranean, Spanish & Italian

Creating and Learning About Art (Brenda Maccioni)

Decorating Cup Cakes (Continuing)

Decorating Cup Cakes

Drawing (Pencil)

Crafty Needles Group

European Cooking

Embroidery, Patchwork, Quilting: For Beginners – (Barbara Orth)

Friday Handicraft Circle

Gemstones to Jewellery

Creating Gemstone Wire Trees

Growing and Caring for Orchids

Knitting & Crochet

Men’s Shed

Scrapbooking: A Consolidation of Arts & Crafts

Sewing Class –

Washi-E Art

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Creative Talk

Creative Writing (Blaxland)

Discussion – Matters of Interest

Law for Seniors

Public Speaking

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Computers: First Contact

Basic Computing (Penrith & St Marys)

Computer Mechanics

Paint Shop Pro

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Exploring Shakespeare

Play-reading Shakespeare (1) (Mondays)

Play-reading Shakespeare (2) (Tuesdays)

Theatre Workshops

Movie Nights

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Exercises for Body & Mind

Ballroom Dancing –

Carpet Bowls

Darts –

Lawn Bowls: Introduction (Penrith)

Line Dancing (Fridays)

Line Dancing (Wednesdays)


Meditation & Mantra (Advanced)

Relaxation and Meditation

Table Tennis

Tai Chi For Arthritis and Falls Prevention (Beginners at Springwood)

Tai Chi: (Thursdays) – for Arthritis & Falls Prevention –

Tai Chi: Thursdays – Social Club, Yang Styles 24, 28 & 40, plus Sword Form

Tai Chi: (Tuesdays & Fridays)

Use It. Don’t Lose It.

Walking with a Touch of History – Out & About Snails Walking Group

Walking with a Touch of History – Hekarwe Walking Group

Yoga Exercises –


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History of the British Isles

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French Intermediate Continuing (at Blaxland)

Beginners/Intermediate French (at Blackheath)

Beginners French (at Penrith)

La Continuation

Intermediate French (Penrith)

La Causette 1 on Mondays (Penrith)

La Causette 2 on Thursdays (Penrith)


Conversational German

Intermediate German (Penrith) – for continuing students only

Intermediate German (Springwood)


Beginners Italian

Intermediate Italian

Italian Conversations

Italian Conversation – Advanced



Latin Advanced

Latin Continuers 2


Spanish for Beginners/Intermediate

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Book Group

English Literature (Lawson)

Poetry Reading

Poetry – Understanding the Art

Short Reading

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Mathematics Beyond Intermediate & School Certificate

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Easy Guitar for Fun at Penrith

Guitar and Ukulele Group (at Springwood)

Musical Memories (Penrith)

Musical Memories (Springwood)

Singing for Fun

Ukulele Group at Kingswood

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Philosophy & Psychology

Everyday Mind

Listen, Engage, Transform

Mindful Living

Practical Psychology for Relationships

Relational Psychology: Understanding Self and Others


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Better Photography

Introductory Photography

Photography at Penrith

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Canasta 5 (Mondays)

Canasta 5 (Fridays)

Chess at Penrith

Chess at Springwood

Culture Vultures

Mah Jong (Springwood)

Mah Jong (Penrith)

Scrabble (Penrith)

Scrabble (Katoomba)

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 What’s New in Science & Medicine

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