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.
The Newsletter deadline is the 25th day of the month at midday - email to email@example.com
Garden Appreciation - Goorambat and Devenish - photographs
Lifeball Banner Launch and Fun and Friendship Day
Stock and Land - May - Excursion to Toland Merino Stud, Violet Town
Collectors - April - 'From the Shed' May - 'Bedroom and Bathroom'
Travel Group - Kangaroo Island Trip and Eildon Day Trip
Swanpool Art Festival including the Swanpool Community Recycled Art Prize August 4 to 19
The Annual Network Presidents' Briefing Day was held on 16th May. My thanks go to Margaret Jenkins for attending in my absence. Some points that came out of this meeting are:-
New courses in Semester 2
Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative to help people make the most out of being online. 1st & 3rd Wed 1.30-3.30 pm.
Registration/Orientation Wed 4th July
Short Course for Apple users:
Wednesday 18 July; 1 & 15th August
Short Course for Android users:
Wednesday 29 August; 5 & 19 September
'Drop in' October/November
Contact Jenny 0409545182
Hot Topics Do you enjoy discussing current affairs? Topics will be wide ranging, but there will always be a topic set for a chaired discussion & time to prepare your thoughts. Come along, it will be great to get things ‘off your chest’. 3rd Frid 1.30 to 3.30pm. Contact Carole 5762 6165 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lorraine Knox would like to thank her many friends in U3A for their support, cards messages and phone calls on the passing of her husband Henry. “It was really appreciated and meant a lot to us all. Many, many thanks. Lorraine.”
Newsletter With the advent of the What’s On page and a later newsletter deadline for reports, it has been decided to update the heading to the month of issue. The deadline for the newsletter has moved from the 28th to the 25th day of the month at midday.
Investment and Tech Savvy Talks will be taking a winter break in July.
See also our Monthly Calendar