Runnymede

Latest News Items

Here you will find the latest news about Runnymede U3A, its members and local events of note. These will often be highlighted by a short item under Notices on the About Us page.

WINTER COACH TRIP TO WINCHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET ON WEDNESDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2019
Jeannette Bell is organising this coach trip. As it is very short notice, please let Jeannette know as soon as possible if you are interested incoming. Details and a booking form are linked on the right.

NEW GROUP STARTING
A Rummikub Group will be starting on 15th January 2020 led by Jeannette Bell.
The Game - Rummikub can be played by two, three or four players.
It is played with 106 tiles including two jokers.
The tiles are numbered 1-13 in four different colours: usually black, red, blue and orange.You have a rack to place your tiles on and when you have a total of 30 points or more running consecutively you can start.
Jeannette can be contacted via the Contact page by using the 'Groups' option or see the latest Newsletter for her contact details (under Indoor Meetings).

You don't have to be an expert or even have played before. Come and join us and have some fun.

Yellow Sheet Sep19-Jan20
A link to this is available in the link area on this page.

Photos from the Tea Party on 1st July
These are displayed on the right and continued below.

Coach trip to Bath on 5th September 2019
Please follow the attached link to display the booking form. You will need the free Adobe Reader (available to download from the Adobe web site via the Links page) to access this PDF file.

The Constitution of Runnymede U3A as amended in September 2018
This can be viewed on the Links page of this web site. It is a PDF file so you will need Adobe Reader to view it. This can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe web site.

Group Leaders and Committee
Risk Assessment and Policy Documents are now available via Links on the Groups page.

ROYAL HOLLOWAY COLLEGE AND THE U3A
Citizens 800 Shared Learning Project
Interested in social history? A series of workshops will be held this year.
Any member in the SE region is invited to attend any of these half day workshops and get involved in guided research. No previous knowledge or equipment is required. There is parking on campus and directions are on the website.
Follow the Link on this page for full information.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2019-20
Renewal forms for this year can be found by using the Link from this page. Use the PDF version if your PC cannot handle Word files. You will need to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader if you do not have this on your PC already.

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS 2018 (GDPR)
Major changes to the data protection rules come into effect on Friday 25th May 2018. To comply with these the U3As are required to publish their Privacy and Data Protection policies. We would therefore like to inform you that those for Runnymede U3A can be found by using the Link on this page. These are based on, and are in line with, the policies issued by the National U3A.

SAILING WITH FLEET U3A - OPEN TO RUNNYMEDE U3A MEMBERS
Fleet U3A Sailing Group is open to members of any U3A branch and there are currently members from Wokingham, Bracknell Forest, Woking, Maidenhead and Hartley Wintney as well as Fleet. Please contact Fleet U3A for more information.

WALKING GROUP 3
A group formed for members who would like to combine a walk with a visit to a local place of interest. Walks will be on the 3rd Thursday of the month starting at 10.30. The length of the walk will vary but won't be longer than five miles' A lunch stop will be included as this will be a longer day out. See the Walking Group or Events page for walk details. If you are already in the Walking Group you do not need to register separately for this one. Contact Caroline Thomas via Contact page.

U3A SUMMER SCHOOLS IN SURREY AND THE SOUTHEAST
See the Events page for links to information on these.

MOTO (Member's On Their Own)
This group has expanded its membership and now meets regularly on the third Monday of each month for a coffee morning and to plan future events. See the programme sheet for further details or send a message to Serena Griffiths, Groups Co-ordinator for contact details (via 'Groups' on the Contact page).

Special Offers for U3A members
Use the Link to the national U3A at the right hand of the header strap. Login with your U3A user name and password (you can set one up if you do not already have one). Go into the Members' Area Homepage and then select the 'Offers for Members' icon. Here you will find a list of organisations that offer discounts to U3A members.

Volunteers needed
Don’t let your skills go to waste!
We always need members to support the great work your committee is doing, so please let us know if you would like to spend a few hours to make your U3A even better!

Current opportunities:
• “Meeters and Greeters” to support new members at monthly members' meetings.
• Extra support for committee work, taking part in temporary working groups.

For more information please contact Caroline Thomas, Chair, via the Contacts page

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