Activities Convenors

Bright District U3A runs a wide range of activities throughout the year.

Based on the Victorian School terms, the program allows for members to attend activities they find most interesting.  Most activites run either weekly or bi weekly, the relevant days, dates, time and locations can be found below or under each individual ativity.

 

convenors 2019

ALPINE VOICES

Convenor: Frances Walsh
francesmwalsh@hotmail.com

 

BIRDWATCHING

Convenor: Ian Cheyne
Phone: 0421 224 994

2nd and 4th Monday of each month

Where: as per program on website

 

BLOKES BUSINESS

Convenor: Don Milne
Contact: 5750 1483

When: 1st and 3rd Monday of each month

Where: Riverdeck Cafe @ 10am

 

BUCKLAND CEMETERY HISTORY GROUP

Convenor: Diann Talbot
Phone: 5755 2098

When: 3rd Monday each month

Where: U3A HQ

 

BUSHWALKING

Convenor: Malcolm Millar
Phone: 5755 1949

When: 1st Saturday and 3rd Wednesday of every month

Where: The Bushwalking group has a program of walks for the year so the venue changes for each walk. 
Car pooling is available for transport to the start point. Please go to the Bushwalking page for current program.

 

CANASTA

Convenor: Barbara Hamilton
Phone: 5756 2418

When: Every Tuesday, 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Where: U3A rooms

 

CASUAL CYCLING

Convenors: Sue and Arno van Winden  suevanwinden@gmail.com
Phone: 03 5750 1654

Peter and Lorraine Shennan   pshennan@bigpond.com

Peter and Irene Lukey   plukey@bigpond.net.au

Helen and Roger Carlson   handrcarlson@gmail.com

 

The cycling group meets each Tuesday for a ride suitable for all levels of fitness.

When: Default time every Tuesday  @ 09.30am

Where: Meet on Rail Trail near Museum unless other arrangements have been made

 

DECKERS

Convenor: Janette Ford
Phone: 5755 1533

When: 2nd Thursday of each month 3.00pm-5.00pm

Where: Various Venues – that is, peoples decks!!  Contact Janette for the latest venue.

 

DRAWING AND PAINTING

Convenor: Steve McCall
Phone: 5750 1074

When: Every Tuesday from 10.30am

Where: Bright Art Gallery

 

FRENCH

Convenor: Susannne McKinley   suzannemck@outlook.com
Contact: 0429 127 444

When:   Advanced 10am with coffee afterwards

Where: U3A rooms

 

BEGINNER FRENCH

Convenor: Brett Lidbury
Contact:  0421 013 110
 
When: Every Friday Beginners 9am-10am
U3A HQ small room
 

 

LIFEBALL

Convenor:     Jan Davey
Phone:   5750 1202

Venue:   Myrtleford Stadium (at the Showgrounds),
Myrtleford-Yackandandah Road, Myrtleford

When:                     Fridays 11am – Noon

Need to wear:        Rubber-soled shoes

 

MAHJONG

Convenor: Barbara Hamilton
Phone: 5756 2418

When: Every Tuesday, 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Where: U3A rooms

 

PHILOSOPHY

Convenor: Keith Ashfold
keyellaye@gmail.com
Phone: 5750 1409

When: Every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 2pm

Where: U3A Rooms

 

POLE WALKING

Convenor: Cathy Eldred
Phone: 5755 2226

When: Every week on Mondays @ 9am

Where: Meet at the Riverdeck Carpark

 

RUSSIAN

Convenor: Tatjana Filicin
Phone: 0408 780 790

When: 8.45 – 9.45 Weekly Friday
Where: U3A HQ

 

SCRABBLE

Convenor: Rosemary Withers
Contact: 0428 304 725

When: Every Friday @10.00am – 12.00pm

Where: U3A rooms

 

WOODWORKING

Convenor: Glen O’Connell
Phone: 5756 2342

Convenor: John Gilmour
Phone: 5750 1793

When: Every Wednesday @ 12 noon – 4.00pm

Where: Men’s Shed, Churchill Ave

 

WOOLCRAFT

Convenor: Cathy Eldred
Phone: 5755 2226

When: 1st & 3rd Monday of each month @ 10.30am

Where: Contact Cathy

 

WRITERS GROUP

Convenor: Rob Duncan
Contact:  5755 2240

When: 2nd Wednesday – 10-30 to 12-30

Where: U3A HQ