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Chinese New Year
Our Monday Tai ChiGong Group will put on a demonstration at Bristol Museum for the Lunar New Year Celebration on Sunday 2nd of February at 2pm. Everyone welcome!
Climate Change Workshop 24th February and Nutrition As We Age 14th May
We have some extra talks/events coming up in the next few months at Broadmead Baptist Church where we hold our monthly meetings. Details are on the Talks page. They are open to all Bristol U3A members and refreshments will be available as usual. PLEASE NOTE that although the Nutrition talk on 14th May is free Judy Parker would like to have an idea of numbers in advance so if you intend to go along please let her know if possible.
Are you looking for a new group to join in 2020?
Here are just a couple of groups looking for new members:
Environment Matters - a new discussion group exploring all aspects of the natural environment. It aims to explore options and challenge preconceived ideas within a topic. Discussion topics, announced ahead of the meetings, will be chosen from the news or public discourse, and nominated by group members. Meetings will be based, in the first instance, at the convenor’s home in Bishopsworth, and will meet from 2pm - 4pm, on the second Monday of each month, commencing on 13th January.
From Plot to Plate - a group dedicated to growing your own vegetables and fruit, then preparing or preserving your produce and finally cooking it to maximise the benefits of all your hard work. This group is aimed at enthusiastic amateur vegetable and/or fruit growers who want to learn from each other by sharing their knowledge, tips and experiences. Meetings are based at a home with a medium-sized garden in Bishopsworth, growing a wide range of vegetables, fruit bushes and trees. The group will meet at 10:30 every 2nd Monday of the month,
commencing 10th February.
Learn to Play Bridge
The Bristol Bridge Club (not a U3A group) is starting new bridge lessons from 21 January for 8 weeks, Tuesdays 10:30 am - 12:45 pm. Relaxed and friendly, no partner needed. Learn a new skill for 2020 and develop a hobby that lasts a lifetime! Course fee £96, includes Club membership to March 2021. At Bristol Bridge Club, 99 Oldfield Place, Bristol BS8 4QQ - bus stops and car parking nearby. For more information, contact Maggie on 0117 329 6482 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bristol U3A has moved another step into the age of social media!
We now have a Facebook page. Take a look and if you are a member you will also be able to access a page where you can comment, add ideas and share news about your groups.
There are many ways you can help the Bristol U3A - if you have time or skills you can offer please do get in touch with a member of the Committee. However, if you STILL have spare time, or are looking for something else, there are many reputable organisations looking for help. The Volunteering Opportunities page lists some organisations which have specifically asked for help.
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