Events Archive

Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions -- motion, speech, self-awareness -- shut down one by one. An astonishing story. We prefer that you book online so that we know how many to expect, but you can pay cash at door.

Event Date Thursday, 16 April 2015
Event End Date Thursday, 16 April 2015
Cut off date Thursday, 16 April 2015
Individual Price 20.00

Learn what is available now in housing for seniors, as well as the financial considerations.

Event Date Saturday, 18 April 2015
Event End Date Saturday, 18 April 2015
Cut off date Friday, 17 April 2015
Individual Price 80.00

Two evening sessions of two hours each

Make the most of your digital memories! Picasa is a free photo management tool from Google.  It has some really useful features for managing, classifying, browsing and sharing your digital photo collection. The following video will give you a sense of why Picasa is a must for your digital photo collection.

Event Date Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Event End Date Thursday, 30 April 2015
Cut off date Monday, 27 April 2015
Individual Price 300.00

Two evening sessions of two hours each

Please click on image to enlarge   Windows 8 is a huge departure from Windows 7 and all previous versions.  Many users have a hard time making the transition.  In this practical session, Brendon will show you how to understand Windows 8 and provide you with updated skills to do things in Windows 8 that you used to be able to do in Windows XP and Windows 7!   

 

Prerequisites: Participants must bring their own laptops with Windows 8 installed. 

Event Date Wednesday, 06 May 2015
Event End Date Wednesday, 06 May 2015
Cut off date Tuesday, 05 May 2015
Individual Price 300.00

Enjoy a stimulating talk on key Hebrew words and concepts in some of the Psalms. This will be given by Dr Issy Fisher, who was the Head of the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UKZN.  He is retired now with over 60 years’ experience in teaching Hebrew. Bring your Bibles and your questions. Refreshments will be served. For catering purposes please RSVP Rochelle 073 725 73 81

 

Event Date Friday, 15 May 2015
Event End Date Friday, 15 May 2015
Cut off date Friday, 15 May 2015
Individual Price 30.00

Don’t be scared of dementia, prepare for it, says global health expert and TED Fellow Alanna Shaikh, who is taking specific steps to ready herself.  There are 35 million people globally living with some sort of dementia and by 2030 that number is expected to double to 70 million. Dementia scares us so we tend to react by either denying that it’s happening or fighting to prevent it happening. She is taking a third way.

This is a video recording of her TED Talk.  Ring Rochelle 073 725 73 81

Event Date Thursday, 21 May 2015
Event End Date Thursday, 21 May 2015
Cut off date Thursday, 21 May 2015
Individual Price 20.00

The death of a loved one can be very emotional and traumatic. We need to prepare ourselves. Don’t be an ostrich. Come and hear two experts speak on various aspects on how to cope.

 

Vicky Ireland author of a book on her topic will speak on the legal aspects of dying.

 

Nivedita Dayanand, a social worker at Tafta, will speak on its social aspects.

 

Bring your questions.

 

Refreshments will be served

 

Please ring Rochelle on 073 725 73 81 for further information.

Event Date Saturday, 23 May 2015
Event End Date Saturday, 23 May 2015
Cut off date Friday, 22 May 2015
Individual Price 80.00

Join Stuart on Pentecost Sunday to walk around the top part of town. See the many faces of faith and worship that this unique sector of the city shows. Meet at the PLAZA opposite the Emmanual Cathedral near the Victoria Fish Market in Bertha Mkhize Street.  Ring Rochelle 073 725 7381

Bring your curiosity, walking shoes, hat and WATER. Wear something RED for fun

 

Event Date Sunday, 24 May 2015
Event End Date Sunday, 24 May 2015
Cut off date Saturday, 23 May 2015
Individual Price 160.00

We invite you to visit the historical sites and spectacular landscapes of Armenia with Alan Miller, deputy headmaster of Westville Boys' High. See Mount Ararat where Noah's Ark beached after the Flood as well as historic churches of the world's "oldest Christian nation".  Since the days of Greater Armenia (1st centry BCE) Armenia has been part of various Empires: Roman, Byzantine, Persian, Ottaoman and Russian.  In 1915 Ottoman Western suffered a devastating genocide. With the break-up of the Soviet Union Eastern Armenia regained its independence.

FREE to St Mary's Parishioners and full-time Students

For more info ring Rochelle on 073 725 7381.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Date Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Event End Date Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Cut off date Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Individual Price 80.00

Dr George Devenish, Professor Emeritus of Public Law and a past Head of the Department of Law at the University of Natal, will speak about the Magna Carta, the 800th anniversary to be commemorated in June 2015. He will discuss the making of the Interim Constitution (1992-1994) which he assisted in drafting and on which the final Constitution is based. He will also discuss, inter alia, Codesa, the Multi-party negotiation process and related issues.

FREE to ALL. For info ring Rochelle on 073 725 7381

Event Date Monday, 01 June 2015
Event End Date Monday, 01 June 2015
Cut off date Monday, 01 June 2015

This is a Video Recording

Every day we use materials from the earth without thinking, for FREE. But what if we had to pay for their true value?

Pavan Sudkev of the Deutsche Bank, Chair of  the Global Agenda Council on Biodiversity & Ecosystems for the WEF and Head of UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative “proves”  the global economic benefits of biodiversity; that "green" can grow wealth and create employment.

You will think differently about the cost of air, water, trees

For more info call Rochelle: 073 725 7381

Event Date Thursday, 18 June 2015
Event End Date Thursday, 18 June 2015
Cut off date Thursday, 18 June 2015
Individual Price 20.00

Prof Mike Kahn will discuss the art of bonsai,  styles of bonsai, and how to grow bonsai.

Professionally a Town and Regional Planner Mike's passion is growing bonsai. 

A bonsai is a carefully styled miniature replica of a tree with aesthetic appeal. Created from a normal plant species, it is grown in a special bonsai container. It remains small through special pruning.

To book just CLICK on "Register".  Only R40 each for a group of 2 people or more

Ring Rochelle 073 725 7381

 

 

Event Date Wednesday, 24 June 2015
Event End Date Wednesday, 24 June 2015
Cut off date Wednesday, 24 June 2015
Individual Price 50.00

Why is it important to stay safe and secure when you are online? What are the dangers?

Think of words like viruses, secure, firewall, password, access, links, download, spam, emails ~

The list goes on!

Brendon Hatcher will give you professional advice and guide you through the dangers.

 

To book just CLICK on "Register". For more info ring Rochelle 073 725 7381

Event Date Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Event End Date Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Cut off date Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Individual Price 120.00

The last few years have seen a powerful evolution of the humble cellphone.... Smartphones are here ~ what are they and why should you have one.

Brendon Hatcher will advise you on what is the best Smartphone for YOU to buy. If you already have one - how to use it effectively.

 

To book just CLICK on "Register".  For more info ring Rochelle 073 725 7381  

Event Date Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Event End Date Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Cut off date Monday, 17 August 2015
Individual Price 160.00

Why is it important to stay safe online? Think of words like viruses, secure, firewall, password, access, links, download, spam, emails ~ the list goes on! 

Event Date Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Event End Date Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Cut off date Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Individual Price 160.00

TED talks by Ramanan Laxminarayan, "The coming crisis in anti-biotics",  and Maryn McKenna, "What do we do when antibiotics don’t work any more?"

Event Date Thursday, 20 August 2015
Event End Date Thursday, 20 August 2015
Cut off date Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Individual Price 20.00

There are 4 films in the series to be run over 4 weeks

British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa's most important kingdoms.

Refreshments will be served.

Early bird rate: R30 save R10

Please register on our website www.lllkzn.net

Ring Rochelle for more information - 073 725 7381

Trailer

Event Date Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Event End Date Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Cut off date Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Individual Price 40.00

eBooks offer compelling advantages over printed books.  In this presentation, Brendon will cover:

  • The advantages and disadvantages of eBooks
  • eBook formats
  • Types of readers, from Kindle to smartphone and tablet apps
  • How to obtain eBooks
  • How to manage your eBook library

Please register on our website www.lllkzn.net

Early bird payment only R120 - SAVE R40

Ring Rochelle on 073 725 7381 for more info

Event Date Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Event End Date Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Cut off date Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Individual Price 160.00

This is a Video recording of the BBC series

Join art historian Gus Casely-Hayford explore the pre-colonial history of Ethiopia.

 He will look at the Judeo-Christian influences in the land's art, language and architecture. We will view some elaborate paintings found inside church structures. A question he considers: Did the emperors of Ethiopia really descend from the biblical King Soloman and the Queen of Sheba?

Early Bird  SAVE R10 by pre-registering. Just CLICK the word "register" below or call Rochelle

073 725 7381

Address: Within the grounds of the Berea Bowling Club Glenwood.

Entrance off Fergusen Road; corner of 175 Brand Road

We look forward to seeing you

Event Date Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Event End Date Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Cut off date Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Individual Price 40.00

Please note date change

Google Calendar is an excellent scheduling tool.  In this practical workshop, learn how to set up one or more calendars, how to add simple and complex schedules, how to share your schedule with family members and colleagues, and how to view and manage your schedule on your smartphone.

Note:

If you don’t have a Google Account, you will be sent instructions on how to set one up before the course.
Please come to the course with your Google Account login details, as we will be using the computers in the computer lab.

Please register - Click the word "register" below  

Early Bird Payment R120 - SAVE R40

For more info ring Rochelle 073 725 7381

Event Date Tuesday, 08 September 2015
Event End Date Tuesday, 08 September 2015
Cut off date Monday, 07 September 2015
Individual Price 160.00

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