Beachmere U3A kicked off its Term Four Program recently with some great classes, workshops and incentives for members.

Several ukulele classes, guitar and singalong for fun for the music lovers; quilting, craft, art and card making, canasta, genealogy and exploring DNA as well as computing, orchid growing and Italian along with the ever popular Gentle Chair Yoga are all available on the current program.

The Millinery & Hat Making Workshop, as well as the art workshops Tonal Watercolour and Pen & Wash, were all over subscribed, with students eagerly awaiting further classes.

Beachmere U3A Chair, Mary Brown, said the campus continues to grow and students were showing their support by renewing their memberships for 2020 already.

“We have a few incentives to encourage students to participate including some free classes for next year if you renew early, but the response has been overwhelming.

We have also instituted the “Above and Beyond” award, and are asking members to nominate someone they think has gone above and beyond for Beachmere U3A.

We will announce the winner at our End of Year Celebration in early December and we are having trouble keeping up with the demand for voting slips” Mary said.

You can find more information about Beachmere U3A from the office at the Beachmere Community Hall, 5 Progress Ave,by calling 0456 685 736 or emailing or visit

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