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Monthly Notices July

This is a list of notices from the Monthly Meeting at the Winston Churchill Hall on Monday 9th July 2018.

Chairman's Announcements:

The chairman, welcomed all members and new members to the July meeting.

Group Notices:

Concerts (Sunday):
Harvey reminded the members of the concerts in question.
Details to be found on page 11 of the May Newsletter with Application Form on page 8.
He explained why a decision has to be made one month before each concert to verify that we have sufficient numbers to justify paying for a large coach. HU3A Sunday Concerts Webpage.

London Walk:
The next London walk is the Docklands and will take place on Wednesday 19th September, meeting at Canary Wharf underground station at 10.45am. The cost is £8 per person, cheques made payable to Hillingdon U3A. For further details contact Brian Carse.

Rambles:

Day/Date:Monday 16th July 2018
Time/Meet:11.00am at Amersham Station on the Metropolitan Line.
Walk:A 6 mile walk from Amersham Station to Chalfont St. Peter through open countryside and woods. Please wear appropriate footwear for this countryside walking.
Lunch:At Chalfont St Giles where there is a pub, cafes, or bring a picnic as there are plenty of benches nearby.
Transport:Outward Journey: Amersham Station take Metropolitan line. If travelling from Harrow on the Hill you can also use the Chiltern line train departing at 10.24. Return Journey: from Chalfont St. Peter bus 105 goes to Uxbridge
Queries:Phone Alan

Tarot: The first session of Tarot has commenced and will last 7 sessions. Please contact Janet Kent if you wish to attend the next session which will start on 13th August.

Theatre Visits:
Jill Rhodes announced that the next theatre trip being considered was to see ‘Chicago’, matinee performance on 21st November 2018. She has provisionally booked 50 tickets but needs sufficient interest before confirming the booking. If sufficient members are interested Jill will confirm the 50 tickets, which can then be applied for in the normal method – applications will be available in the next Newsletter.

Travel Experience: Judy Peddie announced that there would be no Travel experience group on the 19th July as this coincided with the U3A barbecue. Next meeting would be 16th August at 2pm in St Giles church hall

Visits:

General Group News:
Pam Smith is looking for new members for the groups she is leader of: The Book Group; The History Group and The Art Appreciation Group.

Rodney also recommended groups who were looking for more members may wish to consider taking the ‘Group of the Month’ table in the lounge at future meetings.

MOOC’s
Rodney also announced that a method of keeping mentally active was to take up an on-line course with MOOC’s which has a large variety of topics and length of courses

Other Announcements:

Barbecue: Rosemary Noyes announced it was last opportunity to buy tickets for the Barbecue on July 19th which commences at 12.30pm

HISTORICAL BIKE RIDE: The next historical bike ride will take place on 14th August – own bikes required, for further details contact Rodney Fox.