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Monthly Notices December

This is a list of notices from the Monthly Meeting at the Winston Churchill Hall on Monday 10th December 2018.

Chairman's Announcements:

The chairman welcomed the members and also any new members attending for the first time.
That Chairman also announced the sad news of the death of Harsha Gupte after a short illness. Her funeral service is to be held at the Shanti Temple in Harrow on Thursday 13 December at 1pm.

Group Notices:

Concerts (Sunday):
Harvey Butnick announced that the details of the Sunday concerts can be found in the current Newsletter and this web site. There are a few problems with transport at the moment but Harvey will keep everyone up to date on the situation.

Historic Bicycle Ride
The next bicycle ride will be a celebration of Christmas and is on Tuesday 11th December. Meet at 10:00am at the Civic Centre. We will cycle to Langley Park Country Park Tearoom for lunch at 12 noon, it serves simple, hearty meals and won’t be bothered by sweaty, muddy customers! For those who would like to join us but prefer to drive, there is a large Pay and Display car park. The address is Billet Lane, Iver, Buckinghamshire, SL0 0LS. For more details contact Tricia Creak (phone number in the last newsletter).

Future rides are hoped will take place in 2019 so watch the website for future news.

London Walk:
The next London Walk will be held on Thursday, 7th March 2019 and is entitled ‘Old London’. The cost remains £8 per person. Brian Carse will collect details of those interested.

Opera/Chamber Concerts
There are 3 seats available for the Guildhall Concert on Wednesday 12th Dec - price £46. Contact Elizabeth Douglas for full details.
Visits to Opera Holland Park on June 11th and 27th will cost £69. Details will be at the January meeting.

If your are interested then why not check the details on the Events page or Opera Appreciation 1 page.

Theatre Trips:
Jill Rhodes announced that the trip to see Chicago was enjoyed by all and the next theatre trip will be to Richmond Theatre on 17th April 2019 to see Glengarry Glen Ross. 30 seats are available. Full details in the New Year and on this web site.

Ukulele:
The Potential Ukelele Group will hold a preliminary meeting on Wednesday 9th January at St Giles Church Hall at 2pm when Ralph Samel, who runs 2 Ukelele groups for Barnet U3A will come and advise the group on instruments, sources of learning material etc.

General Group News:
Both Italian for beginners and Spanish for beginners have vacancies. Contact Group leader for details.

Visits:

Applications for Twickenham, Banqueting House and Kings Cross are being processed.

Other Announcements

Membership Renewal 2019 - 2020

Ann Lines of the membership team reiterated the new procedure for renewing the membership. Initially those members renewing via the email Newsletter will receive the renewal form already completed which will need checking and amending where necessary. Those members receiving paper Newsletter will complete the form and forward with the membership fee. £25 for e-mail and £33 for paper Newsletter. No action will be need to be taken until January 2019.
All members are again urged to read the Newsletter or the new page on this web site Membership 2019 so they understand the change in procedures.

Hillingdon U3A Help Needed
Do you have skills or interest in IT or Accountancy?

Specifically, the Newsletter Editorial team are looking for help from someone with basic Microsoft Word knowledge to help with Newsletter production. Contact Jim Hall for further details.

Anyone interested and willing to help with our U3A’s continued success, please contact the Chairman via the Contact page.