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BREAKING NEWS

TEN PIN BOWLING AT THE FUN BARN

Following on from our successful Afternoon Tea in the Glen, our next proposed event is a Ten Pin Bowling session at the Fun Barn on the Whitebridge Road, on the right going North (just before the old Liverpool Arms) on Tuesday 19th October at 10am. The cost is £6.50 for 1 session or £11 for 2 sessions and a demonstration will be given at the start, just in case you’re a bit rusty! Also available are refreshments - tea/coffee and cakes for £3.50. So why don’t you channel your inner “Dude” and give it a go….!

If you are interested, please contact Evelyn Corrin on evelyncorrin@manx.net so that she can book the numbers. You pay on the day (he takes card payments).

QUIZ

By way of a reminder, this is one of those months when the Quiz Group meeting is the week before the Network Meeting, so see you for some grey matter exercise on Friday 15th AT THE Highwayman in Peel. Gill Lockett has agreed to set the quiz.

OTHER NEWS – we have had a request for more members for the Philosophy Group (enquiries to Gill on 453649) and the Rummikub Group (enquiries to Mona on 673686). Or Tony our Group Co-ordinator on 263496? Why not challenge yourself and try something new?

ADVANCED FRENCH GROUP

we have had a proposal from an experienced French speaker for starting this group to complement the existing French Conversation Groups. If you are interested, please contact our Group Co-ordinator Tony at gurevitch@outlook.com

BASIC GERMAN CONVERSATION

This is a brand new group which has just started and the venue, time and frequency of meeting have not yet been finalised.

Contact Caron Harrison on 898082 for details.

CHRISTMAS LUNCH

Lunch has been booked to take place on the 9th of December at Pulrose Golf Club. Would you please email the Treasurer (to be found on the Contact Page) to express your interest to attend.The price for the 3 course lunch is £22.00 plus £1.00 for tea or coffee. Names to Margaret Marsland by email (contacts page) and payment at the Network Meeting or by bank transfer.

OCTOBER NETWORK MEETING

21st October Out of Africa - Graham Harvey

KNOCKALOE VISITS

I'm sorry, but we haven't had enough take up to arrange a private visit, on either date. For anyone who said they'd like to visit, according to their Facebook page the Centre is open Wednesdays and Saturdays between 10.00 and 17.00. Their telephone number is 648484 if you want to confirm that.

German conversation – we now have someone willing to act as caretaker for this proposed group. Anyone interested, please contact Tony on 07624 263496.

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MISCELLANEOUS

Our National u3a website is permanently linked to our site here by the end tab at the top of the page (next to Gallery). Clicking on this will take you straight through. It has a whole range of things to keep you interested and occupied.

How about keeping your grey matter stimulated with online learning? Check out what's free and available on the Future Learn website

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