Jávea U3A
Asociación Social de la
Tercera Edad de Jávea


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in full time employment, by providing Educational, Recreational and Leisure Activities for its members.

 
 


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Calling Notice   for the General Meeting
to be held on Wednesday 25th Oct from 09:30.

Why not join us at the General Meeting

Come to the Parador, meet old friends, make new friends. Have a drink or enjoy the gardens and the stunning views. Find out what is going on in the Jávea U3A. Meet the Jávea U3A Committee Members who are working hard to make the Association run as smoothly as possible. The meetings are fun and conclude with a short interesting and often amusing presentation from a special guest. We hope to see you there!

Guest Speaker

Our guest speaker for the October Meeting is Duncan Campbell who is a retired crime reporter of The Guardian.  He plans to talk on the subject of crime reporting, framed around his book, We’ll All be Murdered in Our Beds!


For more details on this talk as well as the forthcoming schedule see speakers.

Membership Renewals & New Members

The Membership desks will be taking renewals and new members.

The renewal fee is €5 for those who were members in 2017. Otherwise it is €15, as it is for new members

The desks will open at 09:30 & close promptly at 10:30.

Poppies

Roger Dawes, President of the Jávea Branch of the Royal British Legion, will be selling poppies at the meeting in aid of this year's appeal.

Executive Committee Candidates

The Executive Committee Elections will be held again early next year.

If you would like to offer to join the Executive Committee and help run the Jávea U3A then please see Candidates for more details. Candidates must register before the end of November.

DVD and Book Swap

The DVD and Book Swap tables will both be available in the foyer.

If you have any DVDs or books that you would like to exchange for something different, come along and see what we have.

All profits go to our nominated charity.

Dine & Dance Chistmas at the Parador

Pat and Eric will be at the Parador between 10:00-10:30 collecting payment from those who are booked on this event.
See Dine & Dance.

Booking / Paying for Activities (from 09:30)

This Meeting is your time to book and pay for the activities currently on offer by the Jávea U3A.


Travel

Barbara will

  • be collecting payment for the Valenciatrip to Bon Aire Shopping Centre.
  • have the Saga booking forms for the Costa Brava trip which you can fill in.

Joni will be

Charo will

  • be taking bookings and partial deposits for her Galicia trip.
  • be taking expressions of interest for her Asturias trip.

Camino de Santiago Walks

Charo will be taking bookings & deposits for the next stage of her Camino de Santiago walks.

We would ask Members to sponsor us and the money raised will be donated to the ‘Make a Smile’ charity.
If you wish to sponsor us, please come to the Travel Team desk at the General Meeting.  We thank you in advance.


Spanish Culture & Cuisine

Angela and Tony  will be collecting payment for the following event

  • the Sp C&C Christmas Party. Payment from those who have booked. See Xmas Party.

Halloween Party

Shirley King  will be taking ticket bookings and payment for the Halloween Party on 31st October. This is your last chance to buy tickets!!! Promises to be be a spooky evening.
See Halloween Party for details of this event.


End of Year Lunch

Mike Frost  will be collecting payment and menu choices for those who are booked on the lunch.


Jávea U3A New Year's Eve Party

Angela and Tony  will be collecting payment for the New Year's Eve Party.

For full details about these meetings and how they are organised, go to the General Meetings page.

Social Singles

The next venue for Social Singles is at El Trovador in Costa Nova on 22nd October.

See Social Singles for more details.

'Make A Smile' (our nominated charity for 2017)

At each monthly meeting, we are make a collection for the children being cared for by Make a Smile.

We have been asked to bring broken or unwanted fashion jewellery, craft items, used greetings cards and coins for the youngster’s projects.

See Make a Smile for details

Badminton Group

There will be no badminton on 23rd October.

See Badminton for more details.

Dine and Dance

The next Dine & Dance event is on Thurs 9th November at Rest. Benimaquia.

See Dine & Dance for more details.

7-Day Trip to Costa Brava

The Travel Group are planning a trip to Costa Brava in September 2018. Although it seems a long way off, you can book now to secure your place.

See Travel for all the details.

Executive Committee Candidates

The Executive Committee Elections will be held again early next year.

If you would like to offer to join the Executive Committee and help run the Jávea U3A then please see Candidates for more details. Candidates must register before the end of November.

Galicia and Asturias

Charo Brown goes north again!

Charo is organising two trips for next year: the first to Galicia in May, and then another trip to Asturias next September.

See Travel for more details.

Along the Camino de Santiago from Jávea

Charo Brown is organising walks along the Camino de Santiago in October / November. The first walk has been successfully completed from Jávea Port to Jesús Pobre.

See Camino de Santigo Jávea for details of the other walks and how to join.

Day Trip to Cocentaina

The Travel Team are running a day trip to the annual fair in Cocentaina on 1st November. As well as being a picturesque location, the fair is famous for a wide range of traditional crafts.

See Travel for more details.

Quiz Night

The next Quiz Night is on Thurs 16th November when Tony and Morag Lawton will be setting the questions.

See Quiz Night for details of the menu and how to book.

New Year's Eve Party

Angela and Tony are organising another New Year's Eve Party with the usual ingredients (drink, food, drink, music and of course drink).

See New Year's Eve Party for more details.

Not Just Folk Music

The next meeting is on Monday 30th October.

See NJFM for more details.

Anyone for Cribbage?

Valerie & Mick Cox have started a Cribbage group for players of all levels of experience including beginners.

The group's first meeting is on Monday 23rd October. If you are interested, please see Cribbage for more details, including how to join.

New Group - Anything IT Related

This is a new group dedicated to providing training sessions each week to help with any IT needs.

See Anything IT Related for more details.

Spanish Culture & Cuisine

Angela and Tony  are pleased to announce their new programme for early next year. 

Nueva España: La Noche de Mexico!
Tigernuts & Horchata Tour!

One Night in Vegas
– Elvis Presley + Tom Jones + Neil Diamond!

Angela & Tony are organising a coach trip to this show on Sunday 19th Nov at the Auditori in Ondara.

All profits will go to the ISVH Bomberos and Cruz Roja. See Vegas for details of this "not to be missed" show.

History Group

The next meeting of the History Group will be on 14th November when Alan Oliver will give a talk on The Vikings.  

See History for more details, including a synopsis of the talk.


Suggestions

Have you got any Suggestions?


If so, send an email to suggestions@u3ajavea.org.

 

Jávea U3A Face Book

Jávea U3A Care and Share Network

The Care & Share Network is not a group as it includes every Jávea U3A member.

Click on Care & Share now to discover why.

Spanish Culture & Cuisine Photos

In October, the group visited a beautiful Palace in Anna and a Brewery in Xativa!

See some photos of the visit.


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