Jávea U3A
Asociación Social de la
Tercera Edad de Jávea

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Welcome to the Jávea U3A Web Site.

The main purpose of the Jávea U3A is to encourage lifelong learning and friendship for those no longer
in full time employment, by providing Educational, Recreational and Leisure Activities for its members.

The Jávea U3A WebSite is the primary source of information about "what's going on" in our Association.  It contains all details of our upcoming events, trips and group activities plus selected local events.  The WebSite is constantly updated with the latest information.

The NewsFEED below contains a concise summary of all the current news items so that you can quickly scan them looking for things of interest to you. Each item contains a link leading to a full description.


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Calling Notice   for the General Meeting
to be held on Wednesday 26th September from 9:30.
Meeting starts at 11:00

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

This month's guest speaker are Erica Meltzer and Sam Laird  who will talk on The United Nations and Issues in International Trade. What does the UN do? The ins and outs of trade deals. What happens if a country leaves an agreement, as in Brexit, NAFTA or even the WTO?

For more details of the talk and the forthcoming schedule, see speakers.

Executive Committee Candidates

It's that time again, when we have to prepare for the Executive Committee Elections to be held next Spring. The first step is to get Members to stand for the various Committee Roles.

If you would like to offer to help run the Jávea U3A then please see Candidates for more details.

The September General Meeting is your first chance to be nominated.

Membership Renewals & New Members

The Membership Desks will be taking renewals and new members.

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

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.

If you have any DVDs that you no longer need, please bring them along to the Parador Meeting.

All profits go to our nominated charity.

Todos Juntos Jávea - Our Chosen Charity

There will be a collection box near the stage for our nominated charity Todos Juntos Jávea.  
Thank you for your generosity.

Todos Juntos Jávea are holding a fund-raising Charity Ball at Club de Golf Jávea on Saturday 13th October. See Todos Juntos Jávea for details.

Booking / Paying for Activities

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


Charo  will be

  • taking names and a deposit for the next stage of re-run of the Camino D'Alba from Jesús Pobre to El Verger on 28th Sept,
  • taking names for the Camino de Levante from Almansa onwards towards Benavente via Toledo and Avila.  This will take the form of two (or more) 10-day periods, coach to start, coach from finish, with overnight stays and luggage forwarding facilities.

Barbara  will be

  • taking bookings and payment for the Alicante day trip to the Van Gogh Exhibition.

Other members of the team will be

  • taking bookings and payment for the October Ontinyent day trip,
  • taking bookings and payment for the both of the two November Valencia day trips.

See the Travel page for details of these trips.


Spanish Culture & Cuisine

Angela & Tony  will be collecting payment for

  • Los Coves de Sant Josep day trip,
  • Spanish Culture & Cuisine Christmas Party.

See Spanish C&C for details.

Watercolour Calendar

The Painting in Watercolours Group have produced a calendar containing some of the paintings of their group members.

One of the paintings is by Pat Pruden, in whose memory the calendar was created.

Copies of the calendar will be on sale at the September meeting for €7.50. Profits are going to Cancer Research UK.

Dining Out

New Group Leaders Mallory & Christine Glover have organised their first event at Restaurant Noray in Jávea Port on Thursday 27th September.

Their next Dining Out event will be at Restaurant La Masena on Thursday 25th October.

See Dining Out for more details.

Dine and Dance

The next Dine & Dance event is on Friday 26th October at Benimaquia, La Xara.

See Dine & Dance for more details.

On the Cultural Arts page . . . .

Arts Society of Marina Alta's Arts Fair on 26th Sept.

Teulada-Moraira Lions present TAKE THAT Tribute Show on Sunday 30th September.

Arts Society Marina Alta present Reviled to Revered : Monet in Paris and London on Thurs 4th October.

Charity Fund-raiser featuring Contraband in Jávea Park on Sat 6th October.

The English Choir present a multi media event:
The War To End All Wars on Frid 2nd & Sat 3rd November.

Teulada-Moraira Lions present The Desperados on Wednesday 14th November.

See Cultural Arts for more details.

Charity Ball supporting Single Parent Families

The Guardian Angels are again holding a Christmas Ball in aid of Single Parent Families. It will be on 1st December.

See Guardian Angels for more details.

Sit and Be Fit

The Sit and Be Fit Group will not be run on 28th September.

See Sit and Be Fit for more details.

Repeat of the Camino de Alba

Charo is planning a repeat of last year's Camino de Alba set of walks, only this time on Fridays.

Etapa 2 will be on Friday 28th September, starting from the Jesús Pobre.

Further etapas will be open for booking at the Travel Desk at the General Meeting on 26th September.

Charo (travel.charo@u3ajavea.org)

History Group

The first meeting of the new season will be on 2nd October when Angela Chantry will give a talk on Carmen Amaya, considered by many to be the greatest flamenco dancer of all time.  See History for more details, including a synopsis of the talk. All welcome, no need to book.

Spanish Culture & Cuisine

Angela & Tony have put together their Autumn & Spring programme.

See Spanish Culture & Cuisine for the schedule and details of all the events.

Proposed New Group - Classical Strings

If you are a string instrument player at Intermediate to Advanced level and would like to join a group of like-minded people playing classical music informally for enjoyment only, then initially please email Jennifer Needham on Classical.Strings@U3AJavea.org

New Group - Electric Bikes

Philip Gauron has started an Electric Bike Cycling Group. See E-Bikes Cycling for details.


Todos Juntos Jávea - Our Chosen Charity

Todos Juntos Jávea are holding a fund-raising Charity Ball at Club de Golf Jávea on Saturday 13th October.
See Todos Juntos Jávea for details.

Have you got any Suggestions?

If so, send an email to

Social Media

  Jávea U3A Facebook.

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.

Quadalquivir River Cruise

See the photos from the recent river cruise down the Quadalquivir from Sevilla to Cádiz and Jerez.

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