The courses for term 1 of 2021 can be viewed by downloading the:
- Course Information Sheet
- Course Timetable
- Breakdown of your fees
- The Monday Afternoon Show
- Changes to rooms used by our courses at Panthers
There are a few modifications to the course information which was recently distributed:
– Carla Archer’s Invisible Roma is on Tuesday from 2-3pm
– Jennifer Edmonson’s Art Attack has added an extra class – on Wednesdays 1-4pm at the Bridge Club
– Judith Henderson’s Mah Jong is on Monday 10am-1pm at the Girl Guides Hall.
The 2021 Calendar is also available for download.
The Monday Afternoon Show
For various reasons the Monday Morning Show has changed its name and time and its venue in 2021, Term 1.
THE MONDAY AFTERNOON SHOW WILL BE HELD AT 1.00 PM ON MONDAYS
IN THE PANTHERS CLUB (MACQUARIE ROOM) IN 2021 (TERM 1)
The talks will typically last for about 45-50 minutes with a questions period afterwards. There is no need to enrol for the Monday Show, and the general public are also welcome. The talks are as follows
February 1 “What do you know about Lifeline?” Speaker: Stephanie Robertson, CEO Lifeline, Central West.
She will describe the work they do supporting the national 13 11 14 crisis line, helping resilient communities support each other through tough times. She will also discuss the history, present and future work, particularly around mental health and well being and suicide prevention.
Feb 8 “BMEC Programming”. Speaker: Stephen Champion, General Manager, Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre.
The talk will describe the impact of Covid19 on theatre programming and general trends for regional theatres like BMEC.
Feb 15 ‘The Pillars of Bathurst”. Speaker: Janet Bingham. Manager, Strategic Planning, Bathurst Regional Council
The Pillars is a cultural heritage garden at Macquarie Park. They commemorate past Bathurstians who have added something special to the story of the Bathurst Region and in doing so ideally offer inspiration to living and future Bathurstians.
Feb 22 “Mindfulness”. Speaker: Lucinda Cummings
Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focussing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly achieving and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.
March 1 “The Sikh community in Central West NSW. ” Speaker: Arsh Nat
This will be an introduction to the Sikh religion. Each Sikh temple provides a Langar which is a kitchen which provides meals for anyone who needs one. He will also describe significant celebrations and special days.
March 8 “Museums Bathurst”. Speaker: Janelle Middleton, Manager Museums, Bathurst Regional Council
Bathurst is becoming recognised as a city with a significant number and variety of museums. This talk will give information and some details about the many Bathurst museums operated by Bathurst Regional Council now open to locals and tourists .
March 15 “Drug and alcohol problems in the Central West” Speaker: Tracy Allen
This talk will look at the problems of drugs and alcohol use in our local community and will explore some of the ways we are trying to address these issues. We can also answer questions about specific drugs, safe use of alcohol and how to help someone you are concerned about
March 22 Yet to be finalised
Changes to rooms used at Panthers
The courses at Panthers will now be held in the following rooms:
[Note that the committee has had to move very quickly in arranging these rooms, and apologise to the course’s facilitators for not having had the time to contact you directly previously.]
|Conversational Spanish||Wednesday.||10:00 – 11||Piper Rm|
|Cryptic Crosswords||Monday .||2:00- 3:30||Piper Rm|
|Cryptic Crosswords||Thursday||2:00-3:30||Piper Rm|
|Current Affairs||Monday||10:15 –11:45||Macquarie Rm.|
|Economic Adaptation Post Pandemic||Monday||2:30 -3:30||Bridal Rm|
|First Aid & Health for Seniors||Thursday||10:30-12:00||Piper Rm|
|Just Write||Wednesday.||10:00 –12:00||Bridal Rm.|
|Memorable Movies||Friday||1:45pm – 4:00||Macquarie Rm|
|Metaphysics & Mysteries||Friday||10:15 – 11:45||Macquarie Rm.|
|Monday Afternoon Show||Monday||1:00-2:00||Macquarie Rm.|
|Spanish Speaking Club||Wednesday.||11:00 –12:00||Piper Rm.|
|Stitch ‘n Chat||Friday||10:00 – 12:00||Piper Rm.|
|Writing your Own Story||Friday||11:00 -1:00||Bridal Rm.|
Note that with class numbers still being determined, the above rooms may need to change. Panthers have been very kind in accommodating the many classes that we run at the club.