U3A (University of the 3rd Age) is a worldwide organisation providing a variety of courses and activities for retired or semi retired people. u3a Maitland provides activities for our community in the local Maitland area.

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Course Alert

Announcing the start of 2 new course starting this term (Term 1).

Play Canasta 2 and Beginners Ukulele.

Play Canasta 2
Due to popular demand, a second Canasta Course is now available in terms one and two for a trial period only.

Canasta is a fun card game and whether you are a master or a beginner, this course will suit you. If you are a competent player, come along and share your knowledge of Canasta with other U3A members.

When: Commencing FRIDAY 23 February (for terms one and two)
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Where: CWA Hall 162 George Street East Maitland (near New England Highway)
Enrolment is open for all members (Priority will be given to members on Tuesday Canasta Wait List).

Ukulele Beginners

The course will commence on
When: Wednesday 21 February 2024.
Where: Lorn Bowling Club, Melrose Street, Lorn
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Leader: Lloyd Jennings

There is a limited number of places so be quick to enrol.

Hand and Foot Bolivia

This is a variation on Canasta.

When: starting Term 2, every Friday during term
Time: 1:00 to 3:30 pm

To keep up to date check out the Course Activities page.

Term Dates

Term 1  Mon 05th Feb, 2024 Thu 28th Mar, 2024 
29th March is Good Friday.


  • February
  • Bus Trip to Lemon Tree Passage for Cruise and Lunch on Wangi Queen see Social page for details

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