February is a short month, but action-packed with Lunar New Year celebrations; an opportunity to get your treasured items valued; enjoy a local French film festival or Sunday Jazz afternoon; and volunteer to make a difference.
The new year brings new opportunities. This January edition of Snippets brings information about joining a singing group; volunteering to help tutor English; and a callout from Box Hill Institute for past students and staff to contribute to their centenary celebrations.
As 2023 draws to a close, we take a look at members enjoying their end-of-year class celebrations, a milestone birthday, and are reminded of some great local events to look forward to including carols, school holiday activities and an Australia Day Concert.
It’s beginning to look like Christmas with celebrations in full swing, and this edition of Snippets includes a reminder about the Whitehorse Carols and local festive activities, plus there are two local market days to help you stock up on Christmas goodies. There is also an update from the Art Appreciation class; details about a volunteer opportunity, and a request for photographs of end-of-year class get-togethers.
In this edition of Snippets, we take a look at member celebrations for the Lunar Mid-Autumn Festival; there’s a reminder of the October festivities for seniors; an update on great savings for Aqualink memberships; an opportunity to contribute to a national survey on ageing well; and there’s news about the Hub’s international award nomination.
As we step into Spring, this sunny edition of Snippets includes the Whitehorse Council’s school holiday program; a chance to have your say on the Positive Ageing Service; a call for Meals on Wheels volunteers; an important thunderstorm asthma warning; and an update on the old U3A premises at Silver Grove.
We share some happy snaps of members in our French and fishing classes and two leaders celebrating milestone birthdays, plus there is plenty to see and do locally with an open weekend at Heathmont’s nature reserves, family fun during Heritage Week, an interesting art exhibition and a Mega Zumba Neon Party.
In July Snippets, catch-up on the latest news from the Table Tennis team; learn about Days for Girls; check out volunteering opportunities for MRI research, a new Repair Café and Eastern Health and there’s extra cash to earn as a Crossing Supervisor.
In this edition of Snippets, we focus on our members with a big morning tea, a special birthday, a Marvelous Melbourne Walk, a class snapped in the autumn sunshine and an Appy Hour reminder. Plus, the fun on offer for the forthcoming school holidays.
Highlights for our May edition of Snippets includes two social activities – Ten Pin Bowling and Christmas in July; interesting reports from our Geology class and Draw and Write Your Own Story class; a snap shot of some overseas visitors; two research studies seeking participants; a heads up for National Volunteers Week and a call-out for member contributions.
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