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The University of the Third Age (U3A) South Cost holds presentations at the Historic Motor Vehicles Club in Victor Harbor from 2pm to 4pm. Entry is $2.

Thursday, March 14: Music of Fable and Fairy Tale - by Colin MacDonald

Many delightful works in the classical repertoire are based on folk stories and fairy tales. Colin’s program will include excerpts from a number of well-known compositions including two of Tchaikovsky’s ballets, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Grieg’s Peer Gynt, and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Dukas. He will talk about the origins and significance of the tales which inspired the music.

Tuesday, March 19: Flying Under the Radar - by Patricia Marsland

This is a tale of the women artists who went to war and felt compelled to illustrate their thoughts and feelings about human conflict.

Through 100 years and more, women have painted, filmed, photographed, sketched and written about fellow human beings caught in sad and bloody conflicts. The results often sit uncomfortably beside the illustrations of war made by male artists.

Thursday, March 21: Where Does Our Waste Go? - by Joanne McPhee

Joanne will give a presentation on behalf of the Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority. She will cover the following topics: how waste has changed over the years; where does our waste go?; FRWA’s kerbside bin collection; which bin to put it in; reducing, reusing and recycling; increasing the amount of green waste in a green organics bin; and tricky waste and how to dispose of it.