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Winning Walking Football team (Special edition)

This post is dedicated to the winning Walking Football Team. Here they are at the medal and trophy presentation/closing ceremony. The team members are; Michael Murray, Domenic Marino, Sam Cusimano, Mary Ann Lim, Mark Finlayson, Angela petrucci and Gerry Fay. Angela and Gerry who kindly stepped in to make up the team numbers. Mark Finlayson […]

Walking Football /Young at heart games Continues…

Congratulations to the Whittlesea U3A Walking Football team who won the trophy at the Young at Heart Games. We also congratulate Elaine Hamlet for winning the Silver trophy in the mini -golf category. To view more photos of the event, go to the Photo Gallery. Due to the success of the Walking Football at the […]

Medal winning archer

Helen Campbell has been a member of Whittlesea I3A since 2002. Over those years, she has been both a tutor and a committee member. However, Helen’s first love (other than her family), is archery. Helen has been a keen field archer since 1982, competing in numerous events throughout Australia and the rest of the world. […]

Christmas Party 7th December 2016

HO HO HO! HARD TO BELIEVE IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN – Bookings will be taken for the 2016 U3A Christmas Party from July 1st. A 3 course meal will be provided once again. Music by Horizon Isobel and Rory. Bookings are to be made with Dianne Germaine 9436 9174 or gdgermaine@bigpond.com Payments to be made […]

An expedition into the city (continued…)

“When the First Fleet was sent to New South Wales in 1787, Richard Johnson of the Church of England was licensed as chaplain to the fleet and the settlement. In 1825, Thomas Scott was appointed Archdeacon of Australia under the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Calcutta. William Grant Broughton, who succeeded Scott in 1829, was […]

An expedition into the city

“Despite the many hardships and obstacles faced by the early Catholics in Australia, Catholicism was able to take root and survive. This was largely due to the courage, strength and faith of the pioneering people, the laity, priests, sisters and brothers who kept the faith alive and set up parishes, schools, hospitals and religious communities. […]

Trip to Geelong

Shop ’till you drop. Calling all bargain hunters – On Wednesday 13th July 2016 Richard and Pam are inviting you to grab a bargain for the next planned excursion. The coach trip is to the Op shops in Geelong. Regardless of what you call them Op Shops, Opportunity Shops, Bargain Centres, Thrift Shops or Charity […]

Walking Football (soccer) Program

Walking football is a modified version of football, that is keeping aged people over 50 involved with sport. As we age, the lack of mobility or for other reasons, we are not able to play the traditional fast game. Though based on association football, the key difference in the rules, from standard football, is that […]

Young at Heart Games

Ignite your passion for sports and exercise and be ready to put your training gear on since this year we have the opportunity to celebrate the Olympics in our own way. These Young at Heart Games are presented by the LEAP Program.(Let Everyone Actively Participate) The activities are open to all people over 50 years […]

Betty Harvey’s book launch

On the 10th April 2016, a large crowd of friends, family from Bendigo and Whittlesea U3A members gathered at Mill Park library to see the launch of Betty Harvey’s third book in the Edward’s adventure series. In total, there are approximately sixty stories that Edward has had with his risk-taking sister and friends. The books […]