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Whittlesea U3A Writers’ Group Anthology

Throwing Caution to the Wind. You may be aware from our latest magazine and the February morning tea that we have now published our Writers Group collection of works – ‘Throwing Caution to the Wind’. Containing In excess of fifty pieces of writing from twelve members. The book includes short stories, memoirs, poetry and much […]

Update from February morning tea

Glen Wall, the president, opened the meeting by welcoming everyone to our February morning tea; the first for 2020, the first day of the term and meeting in a new place. French street Hall is our new meeting place for this year. He greeted everyone a Happy New Year as well as acknowledge the Chinese […]

Morning tea at new venue – French street

Whittlesea U3A would like to invite you to our first monthly morning tea of the year. It is held on 3rd February 2020 at 10.00 am New members, who have not been before we really do hope to see you there, come and see what we are all about.  Bring a friend if you wish. Check […]

The Animal Rescue Craft Guild needs you

https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/09/volunteers-around-the-world-are-sewing-pouches-for-animals-affected-by-australian-bushfires-12028206/ Can you knit, sew or crochet? The Animal Rescue Craft Guild is in urgent need of pouches, blankets, nests etc for wildlife injured in the bushfires throughout Australia. They have website and Facebook sites which give patterns for various items. There is also a link to find out where the nearest drop off point […]

 CFA Community Safety

_ A Message From The President, Glen Wall — The Country Fire Authority will be holding an important information session to discuss the recent fire within the Plenty Gorge Parklands. Disaster dodged as crews keep dangerous Plenty Gorge blaze away from homes This is an important message notifying all active 2020 members of Whittlesea U3A […]

Seasons Greetings

Merry Christmas to all our Whittlesea U3A members and their families and a Prosperous New Year – 2020 The office is now closed and will reopen on 3rd February 2020

Christmas Lunch 2019

The afternoon at the Manor on High was enjoyed by all. Many memories were made and we thank the guests who attended. Cr Mary Lalios representing Mayor Cr Emilia Lisa Sterjova Catherine Simcox Ageing Planner City of Whittlesea Dr Dawood Sammour’ President Whittlesea Community Leadership Network Merina Ashdown  Retirement and Ageing – Brotherhood of St […]

Update on the last monthly morning tea

The last of the monthly morning teas started off as a noisy affair and soon Glen Wall, the president calmed everyone down. There were lots to mention before the year ended Two new policies were uploaded onto the website and were discussed; selling of goods and raffles. It is good practice for all organisations to […]

December birthdays

Happy Birthday to all our December members; especially Kathy Lizio who will be turning a big 80 at the end of this month 3 cheers Hip hip hooray!               Left to right;- Kathy Lizio, Lorraine Knaflec, Janice Boswell, Margaret Ashley, Anne Heafield, Debbie Ferguson, Heather Vella, and Bev Moore

Prepare for extreme heat this summer

The Department of Health and Human Services contacted Network Office with advice about preparing for extreme heat this Summer.  Summer is fast approaching and the Bureau of Meteorology is warning of increased odds of warmer than average days, coupled with a very dry landscape and a likely late start to the northern wet season, which […]

November Birthday

Happy Birthday to our November members Left to right: Norma Campbell, Don Clarke, Louise Lowe, Liz McKendrick, Ian McKendrick       Charlie Delia sings “Happy Birthday”

MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL – “WE ARE ONE”

  A reminder that the MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL – “WE ARE ONE” is being presented at: Saturday 9th November 2019 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm City of Whittlesea Grand Hall Civic Centre 25 Ferres Blvd South Morang The event is part of the Whittlesea U3A Multi culture program.

Enrolments 2020

Enrolment process FAQ – click here Membership Renewal for 2020 Prepare for membership renewal / re-enrolment View the 2020 Course Summary in the November Newsletter, or View the courses online via our website from 19 November Make a note of your Course/Activity selection/s for enrolment day Enrolment Period 2020 – 5 December till 10 December […]