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No. 137 April 2015
Treasurer: Gavin Stewart 90660499; Membership Sec: Mavis Turner 90798416
The AGM will be held on 30th April at the monthly meeting. Nomination forms for Vice-Chair, Business Secretary and 4 vacant positions on committee have been circulated available . Closing date for nominations is 9th April
At the end of April Daphne Bailie is standing down as convenor of the Film Group after several years of service, for which we say very many thanks. Anyone willing to undertake this role in her place should contact Daphne (tel. 9260 7004) who will be glad to pass on any relevant information.
Please note that tea / coffee will be served at the monthly meetings 10.15 – 10.45 a.m. to allow official proceedings to begin promptly at 11.00 a.m
The Catering Team has decided to introduce a 10p charge for the use of a disposable cup so best bring your own mug – you have been warned!
Thurs. a.m. - Short, flat walks with Amblers (Veronica Browne) or longer walks with Ramblers & ad hoc Smart Walks (Brenda McHugh). 1st Thurs. of month Scramblers (Brian Bridge)
Sun.13th April 2.00pm DVD "How the Celts saved Britain. Dan Snow" Tullycarnet Library. Please sign sheet at meeting or contact convenors.
No visit or study day this month.
Film about Vincent Van Gogh and his painting at the Odeon cinema, Victoria Square, Belfast on Tues. 14th April at 6.30pm. No U3A group has been organised.
The Club meets Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm at Belvoir Players. All media acceptable. Places available
Mondays & Fridays 9.30 – 11.00am Avoneil Leisure Centre. Racquets & shuttlecocks provided by the Centre.
"A Passage to India" by E.M. Forster. Meet Mon. 13th April at 7.30pm in Eithne MacShannon's home.
"Closed Doors" by Lisa O'Donnell Meet Mon.13th April at 10.30am in Judith Loder's home.
"The Dovekeepers" by Alice Hoffman.. Tues. 28th April. 2.00 pm Finaghy Library.
Meets each Friday 10am-12.30pm at St.Anne’s Hall, Dunmurry [at Blacks Road traffic lights]. All U3A bridge players welcome. A small fee is charged to cover hall hire.
28th March Old Inn, Crawfordsburn
11th April The Pheasant, Annahilt
25th April Olio's, Belfast
Fri. 1.30 pm for a prompt 1.45 start in Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church Hall. Discussion of topical issues.
Wed.8th April 7.45pm Ulster Orchestra, Ulster Hall - Beethoven & Tchaikovsky. Tickets: £22.
Sat.25th April 5.30pm Theatre at the Mill - Live from the Met, New York - Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci. Tickets: £20.
Wed.29th April 1.05 pm Ulster Orchestra Lunchtime Concert, Ulster Hall. Tickets: £6. Lunch in Harlem.
Sun.10th May 2.30 pm "Shadow of a Gunman" by Sean O'Casey at Lyric Theatre. Cost £15 includes afternoon tea after performance..
Please contact Maureen
Sat.25th April 2pm Abbey Theatre. “Hedda Gabler” by Ibsen. £13.50. Leaving Central Station 10.35 am, returning 7pm.
Fri.19th June 7 pm - 11 pm Jazz Train Mystery Tour. Tickets: £29 (approx). (75 places available)
Please contact Richard.
Meet each Wed.at 1030 in Ormeau Library For all those interested in needlework, knitting and nattering! All new members will be welcome. For more info contact Jill Quinn.
Meets Ormeau Road Library 2-4 p.m. Monday. Class is now full.
Next meeting: Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesday mornings. Contact convenor for details
Usually meets for cinema visits alternate Mondays. If you are interested please contact Daphne; alternatively if you give her your Email address at firstname.lastname@example.org she will advise you.
Nothing arranged for April
Irish Conversation Group
Thurs. 1-3pm, Ormeau Library.
Thurs .8.30-11.00pm The Parador, Ormeau Road – Bourbon Swing Band with guest
Last Fri. each month 8.30 – 11 pm East Belfast Jazz Club, Downshire Hall, Cregagh Road.
Mon. 20th April & Wed. 22nd April. 10.30 am (max of 20 each day) The Thomas Andrew Trail - a walking tour in Belfast with Isobel Anderson. Meet at C ity Hall gates. Cost: £3 - pay on day.
Please contact Clare
Wed.10.30-12.30 at Finaghy Library. A few places available. Please contact convenor. Programme is on the website.
1100-1230 2nd/4th Friday each month at Belvoir Players . Newcomers welcome
Mon , Wed, & Thurs 2.00-3.00 p.m. at Belvoir Players
Places are available. Please contact relevant. convenor.
A Ramble through Philosophy
Tuesdays 10.30am – 12.30 pm at Convenor Meriel Grant’s home. New members & new ideas always welcome.
First meeting on Tues.13th Jan. 1.15 pm Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church.
Group meets 2nd Sun. and last Tues. each month. Quick 10-minute sketches during the course of a walk. Check with convenor for details.
Wednesdays. 11.00am in Divis Community Centre, Ardmoulin Place. Cost: £1.
Our discussion group meets Fridays 1.30p.m.-3.00p.m. at Belvoir Players. The subject matter is wide-ranging. New members welcome
Meets alternate Mondays, 10.00 am at Belvoir.
Convenor Shirley Pierce
IF ANY GROUP INTERESTS YOU, PLEASE CONTACT THE CONVENOR FOR DETAILS:
** DATE OF NEXT MEETING **
11.00a.m. Thursday 30th April
VENUE : Belvoir Players Theatre, Belvoir Estate
Annual General Meeting
This Newsletter is circulated to all paid-up members.
Editor: Carol Rusk 028 9086 2129