Lesmurdie Hills

Welcome to the Lesmurdie Hills page

CONTACT
Heidi 0437 441 024
Kay 9453 1436 

Lesmurdie Hills branch meets from 10 am to 12 noon on the first and third Tuesday of the month.   

On the fourth Tuesday members meet for a Coffee Club.

In the months that have 5 Tuesdays, we organise an outing for the members.   Visitors are always welcome!

We meet at “Falls Farm”, 42 Cagney Way , Lesmurdie

Biggest Morning Tea

Our latest venture was on the 2nd of May “Biggest Morning Tea ” at our clubhouse . It was again organised by Bev Love , as she has done for 17 years! Kay Fleming made the lovely quilts for the raffle

Clive Walks the Bibilum Track

Clive Stubbington gave his account of walking to the end of the Bibilum Track from Denmark to Albany. He has now completed the whole journey from Kalamunda to Albany!! We’ll done Clive! 

The Perth Mint

On the 26th of March 15 of our U3A Lesmurdie Hills Branch had a very interesting visit to the Perth Mint . We started the day with a coffee at the Coffee Club on Hill str and made our way to the Mint. The highlight was seeing the 1 tonne gold coin, followed by watching pouring of a gold bullion! We had lunch at the Riverside cafe at the Barrack st jetty. A great outing.

The Tivoli Theatre

On the 23rd of April we had an enjoyable visit to the Tivoli Theatre in the old Applecrosse Hall. The  theme was “Las Vegas”. Sing along light entertainment! 

History of Tea

On Tues the 7th of March Terry Harvey told U3A Lesmurdie Hills Branch the story of the accidental discovery of tea by the emperor Shen Nung to our present time of us enjoying a “cuppa”. Very enjoyable presentation. Terry was thanked by our Club member Tim O’Brien.

Whiteman Park

Reg Woods visited our U3ALesmurdie Hills Branch on the 7th of February 2023. He talked full of enthusiasm and knowledge about “Whiteman Park”. How it all started, Lew Whiteman’s and the WA State Government’s involvement with it and how future development will impact on it! Quite an eye opener. Reg was thanked by our member Peter Falconer.

Israeli the Nation, from the Past to the Present

Bob Kucera AMP JP visited us on the 21st of February 2023. His topic was ” Israeli the Nation, from the Past to the Present “. He fascinated us with his insight into the problem over there. He also highlighted the numerous inventions that have come from Israel! Bob was thanked by our Club member Mike Salapak

Why West Australians don’t speak French

On Tuesday the 15th of November , Elton Brown made a very interesting presentation to the U3A Lesmurdie Hills Branch.  He gave us the explanation “Why West Australians don’t speak French”. Some enlightening reasons! He was thanked by Colin Pember.

Catching a Cold Case Killer

On Tuesday the 15th of November , Elton Brown made a very interesting presentation to the U3A Lesmurdie Hills Branch. He gave us the explanation “Why West Australians don’t speak French”. Some enlightening reasons! He was thanked by Colin Pember.

Climate Change

John Happs visited U3A Lesmurdie Hills Branch on Tuesday the 4th of Oct 2022. John has qualifications in hydrology, climate and paleoclimate . He gave us a very enlightening presentation about an alternative view on “Climate Change”.  The data he showed us made us question the news presented in the general Media regarding “Climate Change”. Very thought provoking.

He was thanked by our club member Colin Pember.

Vikings

On Tues the 20th of September Niels Dahl gave U3A Lesmurdie Hills Branch a very well researched presentation about the story of the Vikings! How they left their mark between 750AD and 1060AD on many parts of Europe. They even had a large settlement in the South of Greenland when it was warmer and green! Mike Salapak thanked Niels with a bottle of wine.

Two Years in the Antarctic

On Tues the 6th of September 2022 Morris Pavlinovich visited Lesmurdie Hills Branch and gave a very informative and entertaining presentation of his 2 years in the Antarctic.

He was Officer in Charge of Meteorology in 1995 and 2000. He showed us beautiful photos and amused and amazed us with his stories!

Morris was thanked by Peter Falconer .

Wireless Hill

On Tues the 30th of August 2022 , U3A Lesmurdie Hills Branch was on the road again! 15 of us were treated to tour the Wireless Hill complex in Ardross by John Paskulich! John has extensive knowledge of the old wireless station. He showed us the award-winning display of communication devices from Mores Code to modern mobile phones and Modem into our homes! Our next stop was The Round House in Fremantle. The oldest surviving building in Fremantle. Another old history worthwhile looking into! The exciting highlight was the firing of the Time Gun at exactly 1pm. Our members Bev and Elaine pushed the button followed by a big bang and puff of smoke out of the canon and the black ball dropped down from the Mast at the same time! Good fun! Again we had lunch at Kailis’s!