U3A Healesville

University of the Third Age

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A Covid Message from your President

  Dear members, As we commence our courses on Monday 8 February, unfortunately there are tighter restrictions now in place as of 11.59am last night. To quote the website: The limit on the number of people gathering in a household will be reduced from 30 to 15, meaning the household members plus 15 visitors (excluding children under 12 months of…

Friday at 5 …….. 22 February

It was wonderful to see so many members at last Friday’s gathering in the Court House grounds. The weather was perfect. These two events have proven popular evidenced by 50+ members attending each occasion. The evening was certainly enhanced by the music of ‘Doug Fudge and his All Stars’ who finished with a sing-a-long. Owing to the enthusiasm for these events, your…

Registration Time

Hi there to all our members,well its that time ONLINE registrations will open at 9 am tomorrow ( yes thats 24 hours earlier than we previously advised ) but its a decision taken by your committee to encourage you to have a crack at online enrolment. Its very simple simply click here ENROL AND REGISTER  AND SIMPLY SELECT YOUR COURSES. …

Registration Days Reminder

Registration Days The dates for in person registration at the Courthouse for our 2021 courses are: 10:30am – 2pm Tuesday 19th January 1:30pm – 3pm Wednesday 20th January 1:30pm – 3pm Thursday 21st January 1:30pm – 3pm Friday 22nd January **Please Note Online registration is available from 10am Tuesday 19th.** We strongly encourage our members to register online if possible.…

A Message from the President Courses and Timetable for 2021

U3A Course Booklet 2021   PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE By John Pascoe   It goes without saying that 2020 was a challenging year for us all. Notwithstanding that, many of our courses continued by one means or another and for that I am grateful to the many course leaders who showed great creativity and energy in finding ways to keep in touch…

Ukulele and Banjo groups back in action

The Talent was flowing in Queens Park over the last couple of Tuesdays with the Ukulele and Banjo groups back in action. The equally talented local photographer Rick Liston was on hand to take this beautiful picture which appeared along with a story in the Mountain Views Star Mail on Tuesday 24th November.  

From the President

  At last it is time to say, ‘Welcome back’. We have recently been informed, by Yarra Ranges Shire Council, that all venues may now be used and so we are in a position to open up the Court House for the running of courses and other activities. In the new ‘Covid-normal’ environment there are protocols and obligations we must…

Introduction of UMAS for Members

U3A Healesville and many other U3As use the UMAS software—provided and hosted by U3A Network Victoria—to manage their database of members, programs and enrolments. When you click on the U3A Healesville website’s ‘Log in’ page, you are taken to UMAS. The existing UMAS layout was designed for the large screens of personal computers (PCs) and laptops. Network’s IT volunteers have…

An update from our President John Pascoe October 20,2020

Dear U3A Member, I am writing my second letter to bring you up to date with the outcomes of your Committee’s most recent Zoom meeting on October 16.     First, I want to introduce two additions to your Committee Bob Willis and Ian Evenden, who were invited to join by the Committee. Bob Willis has taken over the important…