U3A BRISBANE

University of the Third Age Brisbane


Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

University of the Third Age Brisbane


Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

Social Group

If you need to contact the Social Committee or have any suggestions for trips that may be of interest, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For bookings for social events contact the U3A office on 3236 3055, or visit the 97 Creek St office.

Bus Pick-up Point, Southside
Bus pick-ups on the southside often use Stop 59 at corner Kessels Rd and Springfield St Macgregor (outside Greencross Vets). This map and image will assist in locating the bus stop:
Stop 59 Kessels Rd Macgregor

Bus Pick-up Point, Southside
Bus pick-ups on the southside often use Stop 59 at corner Kessels Rd and Springfield St Macgregor (outside Greencross Vets). This map and image will assist in locating the bus stop:
Stop 59 Kessels Rd Macgregor
Stop 59 Kessels Rd Macgregor

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MARY VALLEY RATTLER, WEDNESDAY 30th OCTOBER 2019

Mary Valley Rattler

Experience Queensland’s scenic Mary Valley on the historic Rattler diesel steam locomotive. Admire the region’s gorgeous landscape of valleys and waterways, including the Yabba, Kandanga and Amamoor Creeks, and watch for a variety of birds in a lush forest reserve. Marvel at the restored Gympie Station and enjoy lunch at Platform No. 1 Cafe (alternate drop main meal with cake/slice for dessert plus tea/coffee.) Train ride on M.V.Rattler 1.30 – 2.30pm, with comfort stop on way home.

DATE:   Wednesday 30th October 2019
COST:   Senior $88, maximum 2 seats per person
DEPART:   7.30am from Kessels Rd - Translink Bus Stop 59, near corner of Kessels Rd and Springfield St, Macgregor
                  (the Kessels Rd Veterinary Clinic is behind the bus stop).
                  or 8.00am from Roma Street (Stop 125, outside Transit Centre – opposite Police Headquarters)
RETURN: 5.30 pm Roma St; 6:00 pm Kessels Rd.
CLOSING DATE: 23rd October 2019.

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CHICAGO, THE MUSICAL, THURSDAY EVENING 28TH NOVEMBER 2019, QPAC LYRIC THEATRE

Chicago

A true New York City Institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the slickest dancing in town. CHICAGO’s sexy, sassy score includes All That Jazz and Razzle Dazzle. No wonder CHICAGO has been honoured with six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations.
It would be a crime to miss it!

DATE:   7.30pm Thursday 28th November 2019, QPAC Lyric Theatre.
Duration: 2 hours and 30 min (includes interval, subject to change without notice)
COST:   Concession $90, Full $110
BOOKINGS CLOSE: 20th September 2019

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BRISBANE RIVER CRUISE TO LUNCH, MONDAY 25th NOVEMBER 2019

Brisbane City Cruise to Lunch

Cruise to John Oxley Landing, Newstead Park. Complementary morning tea, guided tour and complementary Drink on return trip included. Arrive approximately 11.15 then 5 minute walk and 10 stairs to Breakfast Creek Hotel for lunch. We have been requested to pre-order lunch. Please peruse the menu: River Cruise Lunch Menu and inform the Office staff of your choice when making your booking.

DATE:   Monday 25th November 2019
COST:   Seniors $55, maximum 2 seats per member
BOARDING:   10.15am from Jetty A, in front of Wheel of Brisbane, Southbank; departure 10.30 am
RETURN: Depart 1.15 pm from John Oxley Landing (and enjoy beverage on cruise back to Southbank, arrive 2.00 pm)
CLOSING DATE: 18th November 2019.

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SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2019, SATURDAY 21ST DECEMBER 2019, QPAC CONCERT HALL

Spirit of Christmas

Join in the celebration of the Spirit of Christmas and the festive season with QPAC’s traditional yuletide concert in the grandeur of the Concert Hall.

Spirit of Christmas features a stunning line up with a full orchestra, choirs, and two of Australia’s leading musical theatre performers. This concert is an occasion to enjoy uplifting songs, be inspired by Christmas' enduring message of love and peace, and sing-a-long to much-loved Christmas carols.

Maximum of 4 seats can be purchased per member.

DATE:   2.00pm Saturday 21st December 2019, QPAC Concert Hall.
Duration: 2 hours (includes interval, subject to change without notice)
COST:   Concession $49, Full $59
BOOKINGS CLOSE: 13th November 2019

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SENIOR MOMENTS 2: REMEMBER, REMEMBER, SATURDAY 7TH MARCH 2020, QPAC PLAYHOUSE THEATRE

Senior Moments 2

The smash hit Senior Moments is back in a sequel with no equal: Senior Moments 2! Australian showbiz legends Max Gillies, Tony Barber and Normie Rowe are having more Senior Moments in the senior sensation that’s sweeping the nation.

Senior Moments 2: Remember Remember is another seriously silly comedy revue, a brilliantly funny collection of comic sketches and songs performed by a cast who are old enough to know better! A classic comedy revue for slightly ‘old’ people. That’s you, isn’t it? Be honest.

DATE:   Saturday 7th March 2020, 2:00pm, QPAC – Playhouse Theatre
Duration: 1 hrs, 30 mins (no interval, subject to change without notice)
COST: $55.00 Maximum of 4 seats per member.
BOOKINGS CLOSE: 7th Feb, 2020

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SHREK THE MUSICAL, SUNDAY 10TH MAY 2020, QPAC LYRIC THEATRE

Shrek The Musical

This lavish multi-million dollar musical, stars Ben Mingay as Shrek, Lucy Durack as Princess Fiona, and a special guest appearance by Marcia Hines as the Dragon.

Shrek The Musical, based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favourite ogre to life on the stage. Join Shrek, our unlikely hero, and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from her tower, guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon. Add the vertically challenged Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got an irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance, guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages!

Shrek The Musical, part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone!

This event is being held on Mother’s Day, and would be a great way to spend that special day with your grandchildren and/or children. Maximum of 4 seats can be purchased per member.

DATE:   1.00pm Sunday 10th May 2020, QPAC Lyric Theatre.
Duration: 2 hours 30mins. (includes interval, subject to change without notice)
COST:   $90
BOOKINGS CLOSE: 1st May 2020

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