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Live, Learn and Enjoy is the U3A Maitland motto. Universities of the Third Age, or U3As as they are more often called, are voluntary, non-profit organisations which aim to offer people educational and social opportunities operating in a pleasant and supportive setting. U3As are basically self-help groups built on the premise that collectively older people have the skills and knowledge to provide learning opportunities for themselves.

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Thursday 11th July
Enrolment Day for Terms 3 & 4
CWA Hall 46 Church St, Maitland NSW 2320 Google Map

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New Activities
There are 6 new activities on offer
C126 : Felt Flowers
C118-1 : Garden Gambol
C125 : Making Things With Your Grand Children
C123 : Road Safety For Older Road Users
C124 : Small Mosaic Projects
C127 : Travel

More information can be found within the Activities section.

Term break events

Thursday 4th July
Visit to Maitland & Beyond Family History Located in “The Historic Barracks Building, Lindsay St East Maitland (Northern Side of Maitland Goal) we will have a guided tour showing us all the great resources and tools they have available to help in your Family History search .You will be amazed at the number of avenues of information and tools that are available. This is a great opportunity if you have been thinking about doing some Family Research or you are currently doing research to hear first hand how you can be helped.
After the Tour we will share Morning Tea together at the premises.
(Gold Coin donation)

A Great Opportunity to catch up with U3A Friends, we have 3 locations for you to choose from…..YOUR CHOICE ! just turn up No need to enrol. 10.00AM
Locations are
JERFS CAFÉ in Lorn U3A Hosts Wendy Pearson & Wendy Tegg
READERS CAFÉ East Maitland Library U3A Hosts Louise Turner & Peter Wilson
CUNNING CULINARY CAFÉ 245 High St Maitland , opp Centrelink U3A Hosts TrIcia Taylor & Sally Hume


Our latest newsletter: 2019-06-02 (June).pdf

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Men’s Breakfast

Occurs on the first Wednesday of each month at
Mealeys Restaurant
Swan Street, Morpeth
At 8:30am.

New Members welcome.

Coffee Club 1 & 2

Occurs the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Enrolled members will be notified of location.

Lunch Club

Lunch club meets on the last Friday of each month.

We visit various eateries around the Maitland area.

Ladies Breakfast

Occurs on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 
Mealeys Restaurant 
Swan Street, Morpeth 
At 8:30am.

New Members welcome.

Mornings at the Movies

1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month. Enjoy a movie from those currently screening, usually a 10:00a.m. start. On the 1st Wednesday enjoy coffee and conversation following the movie. On the 3rd Wednesday enjoy lunch and a chat at a nearby eatery.

Special Events

Wed 25th September
   C123 Road Safety For Older Road Users

Thursday Thinkers

Meets on the first Thursday of the month with a variety of guest speakers.
TIME….1:3O pm
VENUE….Lorn Park Bowling Club, Melrose Street, LORN

1ST AUGUST 2019 – Guest speaker T.B.A.
5TH SEPTEMBER 2019 – Guest Speaker T.B.A.
7TH NOVEMBER 2019 – Guest Speaker T.B.A.
5TH DECEMBER 2019 – Guest Speaker T.B.A.

Newest Members

Please welcome our newest 5 members.

Joy Coffee
Saskia Van Lier
Carmel Gentle
Rob McLaughlin
Vicki McLaughlin

Membership Anniversaries

3rd Anniversay.

Meg Sewell

2nd Anniversay.

Anne Neilson

1st Anniversay.

Jocelyn Colleran
Lyndall Couper
Elwyn Dowden
David Robertson

Birthdays this Month

Chris of Bolwarra Heights
Ian of Ashtonfield

Sponsors/Friends of U3A Maitland

Friends Of U3A Maitland

Maitland Library (East Maitland, Rutherford and Thornton branches)
CWA Maitland
Maitland Repertory Theatre

U3A Maitland Sponsors

Our sponsors support us by their donation to the U3A Maitland community. Your patronage to the following business would be appreciated to show that you also support them.

The Good Guys Maitland