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PLEASE NOTE an amendment to the handbook - CREATIVE WRITING - should read THURSDAY MORNINGS 10 -12 in Toddington Library on the second Thursday of the month.
CREATIVE WRITING is on hold for the foreseeable future. For more details please use the contact button.

Needed a leader for the Computer Group, please contact the U3a if you could help to re-establish the computer group. Any general knowledge would help our members

Antiques
Next meetings

May 13th -Footwear. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE.

June 3rd - Flowers on Antiques

July 1st - Designed and Signed

August 5th - Tin - then and now

September 2nd - Tables

Art Appreciation
Held in members homes. For more information contact tu3a.chair@gmail.com

Book Groups
There are two Book Groups - 2nd Tuesday currently full and the 3rd Wednesday which is held in the Library
In the afternoon from 2.15 - 4.15 new members welcome.

Book suggestions

May. - Spying
June. - Author with the surname beginning with V, W or X
July. - Medical

Bridge
Next meetings are every 1st and 3rd Tuesday afternoons. All abilities are welcome.

Coach Trips
Sheila has been very busy organising trips for 2019.
Hot off the press:

Wed. 26th June. Kew Gardens. Cost £30 ( hop on hop off land train £4 extra )

Wed. 18th Sept. A day at the seaside- Whitstable, Kent. Cost £20 (no guide, free day).

Wed. 20th Nov. London Lights and supper. Cost £49 to include a carvery, Blue Badge Guide and gratuities.

Computer Workshop
We have a vacancy for a leader for this Group. Please contact the committee if you could help to run this group.
For further information about this group, please contact tu3a.chair@gmail.com

Creative Writing
This group is cancelled for the foreseeable future but will resume in Toddington Library on the 2nd Thursday. As soon as possible. Please contact 01234741106 for more information.

Discussion Group. Please note a change of venue. All further meetings will be held in TODDINGTON LIBRARY on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 2.15pm All welcome.

June 5th in Toddington Village Hall at 2.15 Art and Culture for all? All welcome.

July 3rd in Toddington Village Hall at 2.15 Women and Work all welcome.

FAMILY HISTORY has changed its day from the 4th Thursday of the month to the 4th Friday. In Toddington Library

Games
IF ANY BRIDGE PLAYERS WOULD LIKE TO COME AS A FOUR, THEY ARE VERY WELCOME
A variety of board games available. Every 2nd Tuesday 2-4 in Toddington Village Hall Lounge

Gardening
Meet in the Village Hall at 10am on the 4th Friday of the month
Next Meeting

29th May. Visit the William Ransom Physic Garden, Hitchin (note Wednesday Meeting)

24th June. Visit 10 Alder Wynd, Silsoe

22nd July. Visit Wood Farm, Harlington.

28th August. No meeting in August

23rd September. Visit Townsend Farmhouse, Steppingley

28th October. Talk by Felicity Brimblecombe of Bedfordshire Garden Trust

25th November. Christmas Meeting- TBA

History
Meet in Village Hall Lounge

An outing has been planned for

May 26th. Twinwood Airfield in North Bedford - a coach has been arranged cost £20 to include admission Please meet on the green at 10.15 for the coach.

Latin
For more information about this group please contact Roy Baker on 01582 280367 or royanthonybaker@gmail.com
Groups will now meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday's in the Village Hall Lounge 2-4 pm. Places available for new members, a basic knowledge of Latin is needed. If there is sufficient interest a further group can be started.

Line Dancing
Held every Monday morning at 10am in the Methodist Church Hall.

Munch Bunch

A social lunch at various venues in the area. Bookings taken at Open Meetings.

Music Appreciation
There are two groups which meet at members homes. For more information contact tu3a.chair@gmail.com

Needlecraft
This group is now held in a members home. There are spaces for newcomers, if you are interested, please contact Rosemary on 01525754471
.Please come along.

Open Meetings

Monday. May. 20th. AGM - All members welcome

Monday. June. 17th. Ian Keable. - 100 years of Deception; Hoaxes and Scoundrels in the 18th Century. All welcome.

Monday. July 15th. Ann Ledger. - A Tale About Tea. All welcome

There is no Open Meeting in August.

Painting for Pleasure
Meet on the 1st Friday of the month in the Village Hall Lounge. Themes vary monthly.
Dates for your diary

Poetry
Meet in members homes, contact tu3a.chair@gmail.com

13th May - Spring

Singing For Pleasure

Next Meeting is on Friday 18th January from 14.15 - 15.15 in Toddington Village Hall Lounge- all welcome
The Group will continue to meet at 14.15 on the third Friday of the month with the exception of Easter Friday..

Striders
The next walk is being planned. Please contact 01234741106 for more information.

Strollers

Meet in Village Hall Carpark at 10am Walks may differ from the planned route. Please meet in the Toddington Village Hall car park at 10 am

Next Meetings

May 16th. Ashridge. For the bluebells
May 30th. Sundon Hills
June 13th. Startops Reservoir
June 27th. Willen Lake
July 11th. Rushmere. For the picnic

We are looking for new committee members, if you can spare a few hours a month, please contact tu3a.chair@gmail.com
If you have heard a good Speaker recently, we are always on the lookout for recommendations for the next few months.
Please contact the above.