Aberdeen

Monthly Meeting Announcements

The following announcements posted on this page are for the benefit of those members who were unable to attend the meetings. Announcements for the past two months only will be shown.

Announcements for November monthly meeting

1. The next International Lunch will be held on Thursday, 28 November at Amore, 80 Huntly Street, at 12 noon for 12.30. The cost is £10.00 for 2 courses (inclusive of tip), and there is a sign-up sheet on the table at the back.

2. The Philosophy group has re-started and would welcome more members. The next meeting is on Wednesday, 27 November at 2pm, and any one interested in joining should sign up on the sheet on the table at the back.

3. The Spanish group is just beginning and will meet on Tuesday, 12 November to agree course materials and a lesson plan. Any one wishing to join should sign up on the sheet on the table at the back.

4. The November walk is on Saturday, 9 November, round the Ley Walk in the grounds of Crathes Castle. Walkers should meet at 10.00am at the car park at Milton of Crathes. There is a sign-up sheet on the table at the back.

5. The New Year lunch will be held in the Park Inn Hotel, Justice Mill Lane on Friday, 24 January 2020, at 12 for 12.30pm. The cost is £22, and you can pay and list your menu choices at any of the monthly meetings between now and January.

6. Registration is now open for the U3A in Scotland summer school, to be held in Stirling in August 2020. The details are on the notice board and on the U3A in Scotland website.

7. Used postage stamps – if you don't already have a home for your used stamps, why not bring them to a U3A meeting and they will be forwarded to Guide Dogs for the Blind.

8. Help is always needed for setting up and serving tea and coffee at our monthly meetings. If you can help out – even just once - there is sign-up list on the table at back.

Announcements for October monthly meeting

1. Membership and group fees -are now due and if not already submitted, should be sent to the treasurer as soon as possible.

2. The next Aberdeen U3A walk is on Saturday, 12 October, and is a linear walk of about 5 miles, from Inverbervie to Johnshaven. Walkers should meet at 10.30am at the car park on the north edge of Inverbervie. Full details are on the group's web page and there is a sign-up sheet on the table at the back.

3. Entries for our annual photography competition must be submitted by 31 October. There is no theme, and the photographs do not have to be recent, but they must have been taken by a current U3A member. Full rules and submission details are on the Aberdeen U3A website.

4. The New Year lunch will be held in the Park Inn Hotel, Justice Mill Lane on Friday, 24 January 2020, at 12 for 12.30pm. The cost for the three-course meal plus tea or coffee is £22, and you can pay and list your menu choices at any of the monthly meetings between now and January.

5. Help is always needed for setting up and serving tea and coffee at our monthly meetings. If you can help out – even just once - there is sign-up list on the table at back.

6.Victim Support Scotland are looking for people in Aberdeenshire to help support victims and witnesses of crime. For more information, contact Aberdeenshire Victim Support – telephone 01224 622478 or e-mail Victimsupport.aberdeenshire@victimsupportsco.org.uk