No coffee morning next Tuesday 23rd April
Practical Gardening Group
The next meeting of this group will be on Monday 13th May due to the previous Monday being a Bank Holiday
Danube Cruise September
A cabin remains available for this cruise – please contact Jane
Cornwall gardening trips holiday
There will be a meeting about this break on 30th April at 11.15 in the main room at MBC
Wednesday 18th April 2.30 to 4.30 at Kensington House. Topic: Aspects of Eastern Philosophy – all welcome
Last Wednesday Edna Harrison gave an excellent presentation on microbiology, with a fascinating look at the history and the folk behind the advances in the science. She included her background, with some anecdotes to lighten the topic. Well done Edna.
08 Lignite in the Latrobe valley
22 Rayon at British Enka, Aintree
Caligraphy this new group will meet on Wednesday afternoons once a venue has been found. Please put your name on the notice board list – or pass your name to Jackie in our coffee room kitchen (or Brenda McKenzie on group support).
Danube Cruise September – a cabin has become available for this holiday , unfortunately through illness. Please contact Jane Jones for more information
Garden visit to Biddulph Grange 10.4.19 – meet tomorrow at Maghull Square; the coach will leave at 9.15 prompt. Don’t forget to bring your National Trust card if you are a member
BBC Gardeners World trip 14 June – if you have booked on this trip please pay now if you haven’t already
Archaeology for Fun meet 12 April Kensington House 2.30 to 4.30
Theatre – new comedy at the Playhouse 7th June ‘Cooped.’ See theatre desk
Sponsored Marathon run to support Dementia Revolution – Wanda passed on her sincere thanks to our members who have now sponsored her daughter Maria by a total of £1020
Law for Fun
This group is now full
Two proposed new groups
Calligraphy and Guitar – let Brenda (McKenzie) know of your initial interest. We will have more information after renewals are completed
These are in the Sanctuary 2nd April and next Tuesday the 9th from 9:45 to 10:45 am. Cheques are preferred if possible, or if cash please use a £5 note and only one £1 coin to assist the Treasury team transporting the money to the bank.
Both out on Thursday this week. Easy walkers 5 mile walk on Wirral way. Meet at Maghull station to catch 9:46 train. (Please note trains are running early due to the National being on)
Ramblers: 8 miles in Douglas Valley. Meet at Baptist church car park to leave at 9:45. Appropriate footwear for both walks.
Full details are on the noticeboard.
Tuesday 2nd April 2pm to 4 pm Mr Stuart Harrison will give a talk on Moss Side Hospital and the war hospital using slides. The group meet at Lydiate Village Hall
‘Serving the Nation’ – This book was written by our member Cliff Duncan and relates Cliffs’ experience of National Service during the 1950s in England, Libya and Sudan. A copy of the book can be downloaded from the internet or a hard copy can be borrowed from Cliff (please see Cliff at coffee morning).
Subject dates for 2019
07 Jan Hobbies and games
21 Jan Kitchen scene
04 Feb Colourful
18 Feb Windows
04 Mar Pens and pencils
18 Mar Old
01 Apr Collections
15 Apr Technical
29 Apr Shadows and reflections
13 May Stone
03 Jun Countryside (changed from glass)
Collect your used stamps for RNIB this Christmas
and make a real difference to the lives of blind and partially sighted people across the UK.
See the RNIB poster here
A collection box will be provided at the New Years coffee morning.
Best wishes to all members for a very Happy Christmas. Hope you all enjoy the festive break and Father Christmas brings you much happiness and all you wish for.
Then into 2019 – let it be a good and happy year for all. Coffee morning at our usual venue (Maghull Baptist Church) resumes on Tuesday 8th January. I look forward to another great U3A year, sharing lots of fun and interesting activities together. See you then.
Much love Dot (Brannigan)
Our last meeting saw us examining The Philosophy of Education where we looked at the thinking behind policies that determine how, why and what children are taught in schools
We also looked at the Types of Intelligence using a very clear article by Mark Vital.
An excellent session.
This new group will be starting in the New Year so watch this space for details.
Contact Norman Stalford on 531 9354 for more.
Christmas concert – Dec 11th @ 9:45 Please make sure you get a program from the ‘book table’ at coffee morning so we can cater for everyone.
Book club – restarting the 1st Friday in January. Contact Brenda for more details.
History for fun – Starting soon. Please see Norman Stalford
Carol concert – In aid of Woodlands Hospice at the Old Roan Methodist church on Saturday 1st December. Doors open @ 7.30 pm.