Benalla and District University of the Third Age, or U3A, provides opportunities for learning and social interaction to help older people no longer in full time employment keep physically & mentally alert.
36 courses and activities are being offered in Benalla 2018. To find out more about a particular group, click on Groups on the menu at the top of the page.
There are no prerequisites or exams!
Our monthly newsletter is produced towards the end of the month The website's home page, group pages, daily calendar & monthly calendar are updated at this time.
From June 2018 the Newsletter is being dated the month of issue. You won't miss out as there will be a December newsletter,
The newsletter deadline is the 25th day of the month at midday - email to firstname.lastname@example.org
It's Mid-Winter and members that are home continue to enjoy what we have to offer. I think it’s good to have place to be on a miserable day and friends to share it with. We continue to welcome new members and are closing in on 300.
At our July Meet and Mingle, members were greatly entertained by our guest speaker, Tim Bowtell, and now we all wish we could paint a portrait upside-down.
On Thursday 25th October, for Seniors Month, we are holding a morning tea. More about this later.
We now have a microwave oven in the kitchen beside the fridge.
Tech Savvy 'Be Connected' 1st & 3rd Wed 1.30-3.30pm Short Course for Android users Wednesday 29 August; 5 & 19 September. 'Drop in' sessions - Be Connected@Tech Savvy Projects 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 3pm to 4.30pm.
Armchair History Terry Case returned on August 10 with 'The War of the Roses - Next session this Friday 24th August at 1.30 pm.
Games - Do you enjoy Board Games? Join in on Wednesday 22nd at 10 am.
'Painless Pop Up'
An open pain management forum for anyone living with and/or managing pain.
August 30, 4.30 to 6.30 pm.
Community Rehabilitation, Samaria Road Download flier.
“After a good bout of recorder-playing, a cuppa at NEA's café is just the thing. Well earned!” Andrea Stevenson
See also our Monthly Calendar
'Around the Traps'
Congratulations to U3A members who entered their work in recent art exhibitions, including - SCRAP (Swanpool) - Pauline Bailey; Charlie Corser; Honeysuckle Art Show (Violet Town) Charlie Corser, Helen Ray
'Wisdom and Experience' - An art exhibition is to be held at NEA during Seniors Week 19th to 30th October. The theme - 'Wisdom and Experience'. Watch this space for more detail.