A Spring Festival event to celebrate the end of winter. Full details on the flyer below and in the September newsletter
Regrettably this year’s SHOWCASE scheduled for Tuesday 7 February has been CANCELLED. This was not an easy decision by the committee, but in light of several set backs, including only a limited interest for tables advertising activities and with many Continue reading NB Showcase on 7 February is cancelled
If you requested a printed course book it is on the way … or you may have already received it. The online course book is now available – see the Northern Beaches pages only here. The full Sydney u3a course Continue reading The Semester 1 Course Book is now online
80+ members joined the Northern Beaches u3a committee on 4 January to farewell Rosemary McCulloch, our President for the last five years. Rosemary will be missed for her many courses and presentations as well as her strong commitment to keeping Continue reading Farewell to our President
With the announcement that Thursday 22 September will be a Public Holiday as a day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, all Northern Beaches venues will be closed and no courses will take place.
A new U3A Northern Beaches Facebook group has been set up; only a few posts so far but we’re looking forward to hearing from you about all things U3A – another way of communicating, sharing stories and pictures with members. Continue reading We now have a Facebook group
Mt Wilson Spring Tour and Picnic Wednesday 5 October A day trip taking in two gardens in Mt Wilson – Windyridge and Bebeah. Morning tea will be on the banks of the Hawkesbury River and a two course lunch at Continue reading Mt Wilson Spring Tour 5 October
Celebration Picnic at Clontarf Reserve – with Royal Connections Thursday 20 October from 12:00 to 3:00 A truly gorgeous picnic feast, including soft drinks, will be provided and all you have to do is sit, eat and enjoy the view. Continue reading Clontarf Reserve Celebration Picnic 20 October
Tunnels and Gunners Tour – Thursday 3 November starting at 10:30 – Managed by the Harbour Trust, this tour takes you through two sets of fortifications dating back to the 1870s. Hear about the role this commanding harbour location played Continue reading Tunnels and Gunners Tour 3 November
The Semester 2 Course Book is now available! Select this link for the full Sydney U3A book and this link for the Northern Beaches pages. Zoom courses are listed from Page 52 of the full course book and there is Continue reading The new course book is now available
We received late notice (on the day before Good Friday) from Northern Beaches Council that Beacon Hill War Memorial Hall will be closed from Tuesday 19 April to Friday 22 April inclusive so that the floor of the Sports Hall Continue reading Beacon Hill War Memorial Hall closed from 19-22 April inclusive
Our ‘yellow leaflet’ (a precis of all Semester 1 courses) has been printed and is available at most of our venues. Unfortunately an incorrect date was given for our AGM which is being held on Thursday 24 March at The Continue reading Our ‘yellow leaflet’
Our first Showcase in two years is taking place on Thursday 17 February from 10am-12pm at the Ted Blackwood Hall, Warriewood. Please come along and support your local U3A region. Bookings are essential, by email to Gaye Pringle or by Continue reading 2022 Showcase
Our Semester 1 Course Book is now available online with a wide variety of courses to choose from – we’re sure you’ll agree there’s something for everyone. Don’t forget that pre-booking is necessary due to limited numbers in all our Continue reading The new course book is now available!
We’re excited to announce that from today, 11 October, Northern Beaches U3A is up and running after the extended COVID lockdown. Reopening information can be found in the current newsletter and we’re looking forward to meeting up with all our Continue reading We’re open!
Updated 10 October: We will be out of lockdown from tomorrow, 11 October and shortly will be recommencing face to face courses. Updated 15 September: We are now in lockdown until 70% of the NSW population has been double vaccinated Continue reading Closed for face to face courses
Members who have elected to receive the Course Book by mail should receive their printed copy about the same time that it is posted online; on or about Friday 18 June. Update: We now know that the course book will Continue reading The Semester 2 Course Book will be available soon
Each year Northern Beaches Council holds a Seniors Festival, coordinating a program of activities focusing on health and mental stimulation, food and nutrition, multicultural and inter-generational relationships, technology, accommodation and local service options. The full program can be viewed here. Continue reading Northern Beaches Seniors Festival – 13-30 April
At the Sydney U3A AGM, held on 24 March, Ivy Edwards was awarded Honorary Life Membership for her work as a Northern Beaches region committee member, Newsletter Editor and Publicity Officer for a period of nine years. In her early Continue reading Ivy Edwards awarded Honorary Life Membership
TOPIC – Life Post COVID and the Future of Employment Dr Keith is one of Australia’s most influential global futurists and media commentators on national and foreign affairs. He appears frequently on Channel 7’s Sunrise program and is renowned for Continue reading A Special Presentation by Dr Keith Suter