Recent Events


Monthly General Meeting

Wednesday, 16th August 2017 at 10.00 a.m.

Kate Goodacre, along with colleague, Yvette Boniardian from the Department of Fair Trading, was our Speaker at this Meeting.  Her topic of “Shopper’s Rights” gave us plenty of information about all aspects of shopping and resulted in many questions from our members.


Monthly General Meeting

Wednesday 19 July 2017 at 10 a.m.

 The speaker for this meeting was Carolyn Hatchwell, the   Community Liason Officer, Community and Engagement for   Sydney Metro. The subject of her talk was:

The North-West Rail Link.

“Overview and Update on Sydney Metro”

Her presentation was informative.  She had a powerpoint  presentation, and also several short videos showing the  construction process of various aspects of the railway. A  number of questions were asked, and answered by Carolyn and  she was well received by our members.


Monthly General Meeting

Wednesday 21 June 2017 at 10 a.m.

At this meeting our speaker was Andrew Rogers who told us his wonderful story of how he came to go in a submersible pod and spend 11 hours descending nearly 4000 metres to the ocean floor, where he viewed and filmed the Titanic and then ascended back to the surface again. It made such an impression on him that he has spent 20 years since, researching all things Titanic.

   

Monthly General Meeting

Wednesday 17 May 2017 at 10 a.m.

 AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST MORNING TEA  is held across   Australia in May each year organised by the Cancer Council of   Australia as a fund raiser.  Each year, our Computer Club has   supported this event and we again hosted our own BMT at this   meeting.

 We enjoyed out speaker Patrick Dodd’s presentation on “John   Macarthur Visionary or Villain” and the wonderful morning tea   supplied by our volunteers.  We raised a total of$640 for the   cancer council which they were happy to receive from us.   THANK   YOU to all our generous members who contributed to   this fantastic amount.


  Monthly General Meeting

Wednesday 19 April 2017 at 10 a.m.

 This meeting was our Anzac Day commemoration.  Our speaker   was Noel Phelan and his Talk was about....

“Heroic Men and Fighting Ships”

Monthly General Meeting

Wednesday 15 March 2017 at 10 a.m.

Michael McFadyen was our speaker at this meeting with the subject of “Shipwrecks Beneath Sydney Waters.” Michael has been scuba diving for over 30 years, and had some interesting stories and slides to share.







 













 

 






  











Coming Events

Annual General Meeting & Election of Commitee for 2017/18

Wednesday 20 September 2017 at 10 a.m.

The speaker for this meeting will be Olga Chaplin, one of our own members and a member of the Creative Writing Group since 2004. She will tell us about her just published book “The Man from Talalaivka” which is based on a true Story.                                                                       

 Creative Writers’ Group

MONDAY 4 September 2017 at 10.00 a.m.

The subject for today “A Favourite Possession”. You don’t need a story, come along to listen and enjoy the company!

The Creative Writers’ Group is not held during school holidays.


Digital Photography Interest Group

MONDAY 4 September at 1.30 p.m.

The topic: “Framed”. Please bring along your photos on a flash drive.

The Digital Photography Interest Group is not held during

school holidays.


iPad/iPhone Interest Group

TUESDAY 5 September 2017 at 10 a.m.

This group deals with iPads, iPhones and even Apple Mac computers. There is no need to own an iPad as the club has a couple for use at our meeting.  If you are considering buying an iPad and are confused about which one to buy, come along and see the different styles and sizes.  All questions and problems welcome and our tutors will endeavour to help you out.  Interested iPad spectators welcome.


Android Tablet Interest Group

TUESDAY 12 September 2017 at 9.30 a.m.

This group will be looking at the iPad alternative namely the Android Tablets. If you own an Android Tablet bring it along with you. Interested spectators also welcome.

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