Decoupage on Glass Ornaments (May Wednesday 10am)

DECOUPAGE ART ON GLASS ORNAMENTS

A plain looking glass jar or plate can be transformed into something special and unique using decoupage! Bring out your creative flair by as you learn to compose designs beautifully with appropriate colours and different painting techniques – to make that perfect art piece for your home or for your loved ones.

About Ms Tang May Mey
May Mey is currently a Visual Arts Program Instructor with the Down Syndrome Association. Besides painting classes, she has also conducted various craft workshops such as Decoupage, Clay Art and Plaster-cast Sculpture for their members. May Mey has various experiences in conducting workshops at major events, outreach road shows, social and corporate events for organisations such as the Down Syndrome Association, Singapore Heart Foundation and Manulife Singapore. In addition, she also teaches art and craft for children aged 4 years to 7 years at Crestar.

Date : 3, 17 MAY 2017 (Wednesday) pls note 10 May Public Holiday
Time : 10.00AM TO 12.30PM
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $38 (includes a glass jar and glass plate for the 2 sessions, use of acrylic paints, glue and varnish)

Additional items to bring :
Apron
Hairdryer
Scissors
1 small container for water
2 small paintbrush (1/2 inch)
1 big paintbrush (1 inch)
1 sponge
Newspapers
Table Cloth/Rag
Bag to contain completed artwork

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/decoupage-on-glass-ornaments-wednesday-10am-tickets-33115307777

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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中国书法 – 提高班 Chinese Calligraphy – Progressive (Apr/May Wednesday 1.30pm)

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY – PROGRESSIVE

完成初学者班后,学员将能在导师周和顺的指导下,练习更多行书与楷书并提升书法技巧。

After completing the workshops for beginners, participants can now take their calligraphy skills to another level through this workshop. They will learn and practice more regular and cursive styles with the guidance of Mr Chew Ho Son.

Sessions will be conducted mainly in Mandarin, PowerPoint in English and Chinese. Participants should complete the beginner courses or have basic calligraphy techniques.

周和顺 Chew Ho Son
前南洋理工大学财务处处长。(1981-2009年任职于南洋理工大学) 。获北京清华大学书法艺术高级研究课程证书 。2010年开始为南洋理工大学孔子学院中华文化怡养研修课程及国际学生交流课程书法兼职导师;人民协会合格书法导师 (PA Trainer) 。曾参加新加坡及中国、韩国、法国等区域及国际书法比赛。作品曾在各地展出或被收藏。

Mr Chew Ho Son graduated from the Nanyang University. He worked at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) from 1981 – 2009 and was the former Director of Finance at NTU. Mr Chew received his professional calligraphy training at Tsing Hua University in Beijing. He has been sharing his passion for the Chinese culture and calligraphy through teaching at various communities.

Dates : 26 Apr, 3, 17, 24, 31 May 2017 (5 sessions due to 10 May PH)

Time : 1.30pm to 4pm (5 sessions x 2.5hrs for this intake only)

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $50.00 per participant
(optional $25 for a set of materials)
Additional items to bring :
Own set of materials including brush, ink, plate, cloth, xuan paper

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/-chinese-calligraphy-progressive-aprmay-wednesday-afternoons-130pm-tickets-32648273866

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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中国书法 (初级) Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners (Apr/May Tuesday Afternoon 2pm)

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY – BEGINNER

课程目标 Programme Outline
书法被认为是东亚的重要艺术和最优雅的写字形式。导师将介绍介绍有关汉字书写艺术、发展史、基本书写常识 (执笔与运笔方法、基本笔画、书写汉字规律)。学员将学习基本的技法。欣赏与练习书法字的简单结构。理论与实践,练习配合。

Calligraphy, the art of writing Chinese characters, is an highly regarded visual art form of Chinese culture. During the calligraphy workshop, you will be introduced to the Chinese calligraphy and its history. Participants will also learn the correct postures and skills of handling brush, the basic brush strokes and its fundamental rules, character structure/planning and more. At the end of the session, you will be able to appreciate the art of Chinese calligraphy and create your own meaningful artworks.

导师周和顺 Chew Ho Son
前南洋理工大学财务处处长。(1981-2009年任职于南洋理工大学) 。获北京清华大学书法艺术高级研究课程证书 。2010年开始为南洋理工大学孔子学院中华文化怡养研修课程及国际学生交流课程书法兼职导师;人民协会合格书法导师 (PA Trainer) 。曾参加新加坡及中国、韩国、法国等区域及国际书法比赛。作品曾在各地展出或被收藏。

Mr Chew Ho Son graduated from the Nanyang University. He worked at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) from 1981 – 2009 and was the former Director of Finance at NTU. Mr Chew received his professional calligraphy training at Tsing Hua University in Beijing. He has been sharing his passion for the Chinese culture and calligraphy through teaching at various communities.

Dates : 25 Apr, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 May 2017 (Tuesdays) 6 sessions

Time : 2pm to 4.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $60.00 per participant
(optional $25 for a set of materials)
Additional items to bring :
Own set of materials including brush, ink, plate, cloth, xuan paper

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/chinese-calligraphy-for-beginners-aprmay-tuesday-afternoons-2pm-tickets-32647725225

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Decorative Folk Art Painting (Apr/May Friday 1.30pm)

DECORATIVE FOLK ART PAINTING

Folk art was taught in a simple, systematic manner and was passed on from generation to generation. Painting is for everyone to express their creativity, and to paint beautiful gifts and items for homes, families and friends. During the 4 sessions, you will learn how to paint in acrylic, step-by-step basic strokes and different techniques which make learning easy, enjoyable and fun.

About Ms Jessie Lau
Ms Jessie Lau loves painting since young. She has learnt Chinese painting and Western art in Hong Kong and Singapore, and has been teaching art at home since 2013. She is interested to share her passion and to impart her skills of making expressive handmade art in everyday items to her students. She is also currently a part-time trainer in People’s Association since 2015.

Dates : 21, 28 APR, 5, 12 MAY 2017 (Friday)

Time : 1.30PM TO 4PM

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $62 (includes tote bag, porcelain cup and use of paint materials)

Additional items to bring :
Apron
Hairdryer
White T-shirt for session 3
Plant Pot (metal/clay) for session 4

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/decorative-folk-art-painting-friday-130pm-tickets-33114889526

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Decoupage Art I (Apr/May Friday 10am)

DECOUPAGE ART
Decoupage is a fun and easy way to decorate any objects such as household items, bags, furniture, with paper cut-outs or beautiful European style napkins. It is a perfect way of beautifying plain, dull items or giving old ones a new breath of life!

During the sessions, you will be introduced to the techniques and materials of decoupage; and encourage to think out-of-the-box as you enjoy the fun and satisfaction in creating art projects with any everyday items. At the end of the class, you would be able to make your own masterpieces – which make perfect gifts for your loved ones and friends.

About Ms Pearl Tang
Pearl Tang has great passion in arts and crafts. Her interests include crochet, knitting, decoupage, polymer clay sculpture and jewellery-making. Pearl is also a trained facilitator and had obtained WDA – ACTA certification. She has more than 10 years of experience in the training/education industry and is currently doing part-time teaching in English and Business Studies.

Dates : 21, 28 APR, 5, 12 MAY 2017 (Friday)

Time : 10am to 12.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $58.00 per participant include 2 mediums and materials* for all sessions
(*materials include use of glue, varnish, acrylic paint and one napkin design each session)
Participants are encouraged to bring something from home for Session 3 and 4 to decorate.

Additional items to bring :
Scissors
2 medium paint brush
Hair-dryer

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/decoupage-art-i-friday-10am-tickets-32912120037

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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Eco-Craft (Cobblestone Bag) – Apr Thursday 1.30pm

ECO-CRAFT (COBBLESTONE BAG)

Cobblestone weaving uses a different technique from traditional basket weaving. Join this class to learn how to make this fun, simple and stylish cobblestone design handbag. Use your own creativity to decide on the colors, handles and the overall appearance of your finished project. During the last session, you will also learn how you can design other cobblestone weaving projects. * Material used is made from paper pulp * Eco-friendly; lightweight; water resistant and softer than ratten

About Ms Janice Tay
Janice has always been passionate about crafts and has been pursuing it full-time since she retired. In recent years, she started to do craft weaving using only eco-friendly materials made from paper pulp and creates beautiful handbags, baskets and household items. She hopes to share her skills and interests with others who are equally passionate in learning crafts.

Dates : 6, 13, 20, 27 APR 2017 (THURSDAYS)
Time : 1.30PM TO 4.30PM
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10
Fee payable : $80.00 per participant includes materials for 1 bag

Additional items to bring :
Scissors
Measuring tape

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/eco-craft-cobblestone-bag-thursdays-130pm-tickets-32876042127

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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My Life Story through Guided Autobiography (GAB) – Thursday 1pm

My Life Story Through Guided Autobiography (GAB)

Guided Autobiography (GAB) is all about your life stories, life reviews, reminiscences, memoirs, and more. GAB is a powerful, holistic and informal process through reflective learning of our own experiences. It is also a reminiscence and review of our life journeys, where we learn to understand how and why past events occurred and how to live for the present moment. Recording of one’s life experience by GAB process is one way of ageing with dignity.

Theme 1 : Major Branching Points of Your Life
Theme 2 : History of Your Family
Theme 3 : Role of Money in Your Life
Theme 4 : History of Your Life & Career Work
Theme 5 : History of Your Body and Health
Theme 6 : Your Goals and Aspirations

About Thomas & Rafiz
Thomas Kuan is passionate about writing autobiographies and believes that seniors can share their experience and wisdom through their life stories. As a certified GAB Facilitator, he has been conducting Guided Autobiography (GAB) since 2010.

Rafiz M Hapipi is a certified Guided Autobiography Instructor, and holds a Master in Training and Development (with Distinction). He has many passions which include scuba diving, doing social voluntary work, repairs and builds guitars.

Dates : 6, 13, 20, 27 APR, 4, 11 MAY 2017 (Thursday) 6 sessions

Time : 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $62.00 per participant include folder with course notes

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/my-life-story-through-guided-autobiography-gab-thursday-1pm-tickets-33114630752

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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April Sharing Sessions

April Sharing Session 1 ~ Reminisce Your Life Story through Guided Autobiography 2pm

April Sharing Session 1

Guided Autobiography (GAB) is a powerful, holistic and informal process through reflective learning of our own experiences. Some benefits of GAB are:

  • Preserve life stories for family and friends;
  • New insights into one’s life;
  • More acceptance of the differences among people;
  • Formation of strong friendship; and
  • Achieve developmental learning through sharing.

During the session, participants will be exploring GAB themes in groups and also have the opportunity to share and reminisce their own life stories with others.

About Thomas & Rafiz

Thomas Kuan is passionate about writing autobiographies and believes that seniors can share their experience and wisdom through their life stories. As a certified GAB Facilitator, he has been conducting Guided Autobiography (GAB) since 2010.
Rafiz M Hapipi is a certified Guided Autobiography Instructor, and holds a Master in Training and Development (with Distinction). He has many passions which include scuba diving, doing social voluntary work, repairs and builds guitars.

Date : 6 April 2017 (Thursday)
Time : 2pm to 4pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 
(turn right after exit lift)

FREE ADMISSION. Feel free to invite your family and friends. 

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/april-sharing-session-1-reminisce-your-life-story-through-guided-autobiography-2pm-tickets-33418996117

 

April Sharing Session 2

Get Creative with Origami!

Learn about the Origami Culture and its benefits! Join two passionate senior volunteers Susan and Jennifer who will share their creative Origami journeys. This 1-hour session will include a simple origami demonstration and hands-on session for all participants to enjoy! Interested parties, please register at: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/april-sharing-session-2-get-creative-with-origami-tickets-33570720930

For those who wish to learn more challenging origami can sign up online to learn to make an Origami Doll! This mini workshop will cost $7(material fees) and is limited to 12 persons only. *Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/april-sharing-session-2-i-want-to-pay-7-to-join-make-an-origami-doll-tickets-33570809194

* participants to pay $7/person on site; do note that online registration is listed as FREE to avoid online service fees. Registration is based on first-come-first-serve basis.

About Susan Goh and Jennifer Lim
As a child, Susan has been passionate about origami. She conducts origami workshops at South Central Family Centre where she actively volunteers and shares her skills and knowledge in origami to the seniors and children.

Jennifer is an arts and crafts enthusiast. She has attended art appreciation classes at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and keeps herself abreast of all kinds of crafts.  Like Susan, she also volunteers at the South Central Family Centre and shares her passion with the seniors.

Date : 13 April 2017 (Thursday)
Time : 1pm to 2pm sharing session, 2pm to 4pm mini workshop @ $7/pax
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 
(turn right after exit lift)

FREE ADMISSION. Feel free to invite your family and friends. 

 

 

April Sharing Session 3 保健养生分享会

介绍拉筋基本功与传统太极拳
Stretching Exercises & Traditional Taijiquan

拉筋是日常生活的一项简单运动。其功效显著,使身体经络疏畅,达到健身作用。这分享会将介绍拉筋的好处,认识优良传统保健法:"八段锦"和"杨式太极拳"。 太极拳为中华文化遗产,动作自然,动静兼修,使到身心放松。通过有规范训练,使身体机能自我调节、气血畅通,增强体质。

周和顺 Chew Ho Son
前南洋理工大学财务处处长。(1981-2009年任职于南洋理工大学) 。获北京清华大学书法艺术高级研究课程证书。2010年开始为南洋理工大学孔子学院中华文化怡养研修课程及国际学生交流课程书法兼职导师;人民协会合格书法导师(PA Trainer) 。

Date : 28 April 2017 (Friday)
Time : 2pm to 4pm
Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10 
(turn right after exit lift)

FREE ADMISSION. Feel free to invite your family and friends. 

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/april-sharing-session-3-stretching-exercises-traditional-taijiquan-tickets-33570397964#

 

“Walk and Talk” at eco.me 2017 (5 March & 12 March Sunday)

‘Walk and Talk’ 
an eco•me activity held in conjunction with 
i Light Marina Bay 2017

U 3rd Age, which stands for University of the Third Age, will be organizing a leisurely walk-a-bout around Marina Bay for silver seniors whom are paired up with youths. A worldwide movement to encourage seniors to live more meaningful and happy lives, U 3rd Age hopes to spark more inter-generational conversations at eco.me!

‘Walk and Talk’
Date : 5 March 2017 (Sunday) 
Activity Time : 6pm to 8.15pm 
Meet up Venue : in front of U 3rd Age booth (further details will be disseminated via email)

‘Walk and Talk’
Date : 12 March 2017 (Sunday) 
Activity Time : 6pm to 8.15pm 
Meet up Venue : in front of U 3rd Age booth (further details will be disseminated via email)

Please click on the respective date link and register for the walk.
https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/participate-in-walk-and-talk-at-ecome-2017-sunday-tickets-31754106387

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Portrait Sketching for Beginners (April Tuesday Afternoon 2pm)

Portrait Sketching for Beginners

Learn the basics of drawing portraits in this structured 4-session workshop.

Topics covered :

  • Approach to Realistic Portrait Sketching
  • Blocking-in
  • Features and structuring
  • Keying the drawing and modelling forms
  • Refining and finishing

About Mr Alan Wong

Alan Wong picked up drawing as a hobby and mainly self-taught, while he was a young student. He enjoys Chinese calligraphy, water colour painting, oil painting and more, however, his personal favourite is portrait sketching. Prior to his retirement, he was a Facilities Manager for the Data Centres of several multinational companies handling electrical, cooling, fire and security systems and networks, etc. Now, retired at age 69, Alan actively volunteers in community services and provides free tuition to students from single parent family.

Dates :4, 11, 18, 25 April 2017 (Tuesdays)

Time : 2pm to 4.30pm

Venue : 10 Square @ Orchard Central Level 10

Fee payable : $58.00 per participant include drawing materials
Additional items to bring :
Bag to contain A3-size sketch pad and drawing materials

Class will start with minimum 8 participants

Click link below to register :

https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/portrait-sketching-for-beginners-april-tuesday-afternoons-2pm-tickets-32647520613

Please refer to the below flyer or contact us for more information.
For other payment modes, please send us an email u3a.carol@gmail.com

Please arrive 10 mins before class starts for registration.

Not eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
Ticket confirmation based on full payment received upon registration.
Please register under waitlist if the workshop is full so we can send the information for next intake on priority list.

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