The Members Noticeboard is a new section on our website which will give members the opportunity to publicise non-U3A events that they have a keen interest in or to invite others to join them for something particular like a cinema trip or garden visit etc. It will not be used for 'selling' items. If you would like something posted to the Noticeboard please email full details to Hazel via the contacts page. Inclusion will at the discretion of the Committee.
Wyn's Bookshop in Greyfriars are desperately short of books for ages 1 to 6 and are appealing for stock so if you, your friends or family could help it would be a great help. Other paperbacks are also always needed and your continued support is very much appreciated. Posted by Hazel Taylor
The charity, SafeWise, who gave a talk to the club in February, are running 'Dorset Driver Gold'' courses to help people aged 65+ drive safely for longer by enhancing their driving skills and confidence. The 3 hour theory session costs £10 with breaks and refreshments included. Practical sessions cost £45 and last up to 90 minutes. Following receipt of booking form and payment you will be given details to arrange your drive directly with an approved driving instructor. For more info visit safewise.org/dorset-driver-gold, ring or text 0771 3499 777 (they will call you back) or leave a message at SafeWise on 01202 591330. Posted by Hazel Taylor
"Healthy Walks", lasting approximately 1 hour, often attended by several club members, take place on alternate Wednesdays commencing at 10.30am from the Tern Hide Car Park, Blashford Lakes. Bring binoculars if you have them to check out the bird life from the various hides. The next walk will be on 27th December. Posted by Hazel Taylor
Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust are running 'Natural Wellbeing' event at Blashford Lakes every Friday from 11am until 2.30pm to promote adult health and wellbeing. Participants can be involved in cooking and sharing an outdoor lunch, bird watching and outdoor craft activities. Contact Tracey on 01425 472760 or email BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk Posted by Hazel Taylor