Members’ News

Talk: Wildlife Nesting Boxes

Tuesday 14 June, 9.30am-11.30amPresenter: Miles Geldard Miles will speak on the widespread need for nest boxes to help wildlife cope with habitat loss and species decline. He will draw on his extensive experience and research to detail the features important to successful nest boxes. Nest boxes will be available for sale on the day. Further […]

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Social Gathering – May

The MAY SOCIAL GATHERING will be held on Wednesday 25th May at 2.00 pm in St Mary’s Hall, Kangaroo Flat. Speaker: Ian Heriot, Friends of the ABC. Ian is an active member of the Friends of The ABC Group and he will be covering the purpose, need and importance of the ABC and the reason […]

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“Tuesday Talks”

Please note that “Tuesday Talks” now start at 9.30am. Waste: Sort it Out, Before you Throw It OutTuesday 8 February at 9.30am, Room 1, St Mary’s Presenter: Paul Macdonald, CoGB Education Officer Paul will review what waste goes into what bin (recycling, organics, and general waste), making sure we have an understanding about what is […]

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I’m No Oil Painting but ….

The Beginners Oil Painting group started it’s journey on Friday 4 Feb. This normally active bunch of 10, fell into deep silence whilst attempting their first oil painting, putting into practice as much wisdom and what they’d heard from Cheryl Hardie the Convenor. Our works of art were then critiqued by ourselves, with gentle suggestions […]

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Enrolment Day Modifications:

Renewing and new members will be asked to join online using U-MAS wherever possible.  An online HelpDesk is available to assist you with this, if you need. Email techgroup@u3abendigo.com for technology based questions. All other queries should be directed to activities@u3abendigo.com Please note the following changes: – U-MAS will now be open from 10:00 am […]

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Petanque

Petanque commenced weekly on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11.30 am at Palmerston Square Park, Olinda St, Quarry Hill (near the Quarry Hill Croquet Club). All being well, it will start again on Thursday 3 February 2022. Members interested in playing can contact the Convenor, Jill McArthur, then enrol on U-MAS or contact the office […]

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Social Gathering – Quiz a Success

Quiz Master, Wilf, excelled himself this year at the November Social Gathering. Having had to postpone the trivia afternoon planned for October, we tried again in November, and it was a great success. Thanks to all who made the day tick like clockwork and to members who made it fun.

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A Breath of Fresh Air

“Victorian health authorities recommend where possible that we avoid interactions in closed spaces and improve ventilation by opening windows and doors, as part of a broader COVID-safe plan. U3A Bendigo therefore encourages Convenors to open windows when using either of the rooms at St Mary’s and to make use of the pedestal fans located in both rooms […]

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