Recent Events


Annual General Meeting and Election of Committee 2017/18

Wednesday 20 September 2017 at 10 a.m.

The Monthly Meeting followed, when we were delighted to have one of our own members as Guest Speaker.  Olga has been a member of our Creative Writing group since 2004 and has just had her first book published - “The Man from Talalaivka”which is both a political and personal story. Our members were enthralled by Olga’s talk and were eager to purchase a copy of her book.


Monthly General Meeting

Wednesday 16 August 2017 at 10 a.m.

At this meeting, we had a speaker from the Department of Fair Trading, with a topic of great interest to our members...

“Scams and Shopper’s Rights”

The talk centred mainly on Shopper’s Rights, however the information passed on to our members, would be of benefit if it became necessary to make a stand about goods purchased or other services.


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.


  






 













 

 






  











Coming Events

Monthly General Meeting

WEDNESDAY 18 October 2017 at 10 a.m.

The speaker for this meeting will be Paul Storm and his topic  will be “The Letters of Rachel Henning”

Rachel Henning moved to Australia from England in 1861 after  initially moving here and returning to England earlier due to  homesickness.  Living in Queensland on a property and later on  the south coast of NSW, Rachel’s descriptive letters provide a  detailed account of nearly 30 years of pionering life in  Australia.                                                                       

 Creative Writers’ Group

MONDAY 16 October 2017 at 10.00 a.m.

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

The Creative Writers’ Group is not held during term breaks.


Digital Photography Interest Group

MONDAY 16 October at 1.30 p.m.

The topic: “Travel/Journalism”. Please bring along your photos on a flash drive.

The Digital Photography Interest Group is not held during
term breaks.


iPad/iPhone Interest Group

TUESDAY 7 November 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 14 November 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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