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Opening Morning 17th September 2021

Opening Morning 17th September 2021

Over 80 members attended the first FU3A Open Meeting at the Barrington Centre last Friday.  This was a Coffee Morning opportunity to meet up with old friends and new members, at the first face to face gathering we have been able to hold. Chairman Bob Reeve welcomed...

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SKITTLES

SKITTLES

Dear Members, Many members have been asking about the skittles that we arrange at the Three Cross pub. I have just spoken to the Pub and have been told they are very busy at the moment without the skittle alley being open. They advised me that the skittle alley...

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PLANT SALE

PLANT SALE

Firstly a very big thank you to everyone who helped out with yesterday’s plant fayre, either donating plants or cakes, or helping out beforehand or on the day. I think – aided by some lovely weather – this was a very successful event, enjoyed by everyone who came. We...

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GREENFINGERS VISIT KEYNESTON MILL

GREENFINGERS VISIT KEYNESTON MILL

Members of the FU3A Greenfingers group recently visited Keyneston Mill gardens. Keyneston Mill has featured in Gardeners World (both the TV programme and the magazine), and is famous for producing many dozens of plants used to make their own perfumerie. An...

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FERNDOWN FETE

FERNDOWN FETE

FERNDOWN FETE JUNE 2021,  saw Ferndown U3A members enthusiastically  engaging with the public to share what we are about. We all enjoyed chatting with potential new members as well as catching up with those we have not seen for a while Mike Andrews our Town Crier ...

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CRAFTING TOGETHER  27th May 2021

CRAFTING TOGETHER 27th May 2021

After a year of crafting by zoom, we finally met each other,  many of us meeting in person for the first time.   The sun shone, conversation flowed and plans were made for the upcoming year. The main comment we how wonderful to do something “nearly normal!”  ...

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OPEN DAY MAY 2021

OPEN DAY MAY 2021

OPEN DAY 2021 was, like most of the year, not as planned due to COVID 19 restrictions. Instead of meeting inside, with a range of stalls and presentations from group leaders, we met outside distributing flyers and brochures. It was a really successful morning as we...

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PUN TIME

PUN TIME

When fish are in schools, they sometimes take debate. A thief who stole a calendar got twelve months. When the smog lifts in Los Angeles U.C.L.A. The batteries were given out free of charge. A dentist and a manicurist married.  They fought tooth and nail. A will is a...

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