Archive for August, 2010

September Outing

September 14, 2010
9:00 amto12:00 pm

September Outing

On Tuesday 14 September Hilary Allen’s daughter, Jennifer Laws, will  take us on a tour of the 43rd Squadron air base just outside Port Alfred where she is a helicopter instructor and she will tell us about its history.

August General Meeting

August 26, 2010
10:00 amto11:00 am

August General Meeting

On Thursday 26 August 2010 Malcolm Hacksley will entertain us with a talk entitled ‘How “not” to translate a book’. Please meet at the Library Hall at 10.00 am.

PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION

August 3, 2010
10:00 amto11:00 am
August 10, 2010
10:00 amto11:00 am
August 17, 2010
10:00 amto11:00 am
August 24, 2010
10:00 amto11:00 am

This course is being run by Francis Williamson who gave us such an interesting course on Ethics last year. This 4 week course will start on Tuesday 3rd August 10-11 am. The venue is the ISER Annex

COMPUTER SKILLS

August 12, 2010
5:00 pmto6:00 pm

Seventeen members put their names down for the Computer course. We have now arranged for Andrew from Imaginet to take 7 members at a time from 5-6pm on a Monday and Thursday for a Beginners course and then, later he will run an Intermediate course. If you are still interested in doing the course please join us on Thursday 12th August at 5pm at the Imaginet Office, 16a Henry Street, where Andrew will be giving an Introductory Presentation giving the details of the courses he will be running.

August Outing

August 18, 2010
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Our outing for August will take place on Wednesday 18th at 10.00 am in the Albany Museum where palaeontologist, Dr Billy de Klerk, will give us a fascinating insight into one hundred and ten million years of mammal ancestry in the Karroo basin.

Art History

August 25, 2010
10:00 amto11:00 am
September 1, 2010
10:00 amto11:00 am
September 8, 2010
10:00 amto11:00 am

Marijke Lewis is offering a three week course on Art History.  This will take place in the Rennie Lecture Theatre at the Museum from 10 am to 11 am on Wednesday 25 August, Wednesday 1 September and Wednesday 8 September.

The topic for the course is ‘Following the path of Light through Art History’.