Jávea U3A
Asociación Social de la
Tercera Edad de Jávea


Welcome to the Jávea U3A Web Site.

The main purpose of the Jávea U3A is to encourage lifelong learning and friendship for those no longer
in full time employment, by providing Educational, Recreational and Leisure Activities for its members.

 
 


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Calling Notice   for the General Meeting
to be held on Wednesday 28th February from 9:30.

Why not join us at the General Meeting

Come to the Parador, meet old friends, make new friends. Have a drink or enjoy the gardens and the stunning views. Find out what is going on in the Jávea U3A. Meet the Jávea U3A Committee Members who are working hard to make the Association run as smoothly as possible. The meetings are fun and conclude with a short interesting and often amusing presentation from a special guest. We hope to see you there!

Guest Speaker

Our guest speaker for the February Meeting is Peter Langley  who had a distinguished career in the RAF during World War Two, and continued his RAF career post-war on duties which included flying the Queen.


For more details on this talk, as well as the forthcoming schedule, see speakers.

Guest Speaker

Our nominated charity this year is Todos Juntos Jávea.

Marion Kenworthy, a founder member, will be making a short presentation to the membership at the February General Meeting. See Todos Juntos Jávea for their appeal for the donation of "Soft Toys".

Membership Renewals & New Members

The Membership Desks will be taking renewals and new members.

The renewal fee is €10 for those who were members in 2017. Otherwise it is €20, as it is for new members.

If you have not renewed by the end of February, you will be unable to participate in any group activities.

The desks will open at 09:30 & close promptly at 10:30.

DVD and Book Swap

The DVD and Book Swap tables will both be available in the foyer.

If you have any DVDs or books that you would like to exchange for something different, come along and see what we have.


If you have any DVDs that you no longer need, please bring them along to the Parador Meeting.

All profits go to our nominated charity.

Booking / Paying for Activities

This Meeting is your time to book and pay for the activities currently on offer by the Jávea U3A.


Travel

Charo  will be

  • collecting names of people interested in the trip to Asturias,

Jan Wylie will be

  • collecting bookings and payment for the Villajoisa/ Gualalest trip.
  • collecting bookings for the Gandia trip.

See the Travel page for details.


Camino de Santiago

Charo  will be taking

  • bookings and payment for the 5th stage of the Camino de Santiago walk.
  • bookings for 6th and 7th stages.

See Camino de Santiago for details.


Spanish Culture & Cuisine

Angela and Tony  will be

  • collecting bookings & payment for Lunch & Arrels Concert event.
  • collecting 3rd stage payments for those booked on the 2018 River Cruise.
  • collecting payment for those booked on the Tigernuts and Horchata Tour.

See Spanish C&C for details.

Executive Committee Elections

It is time for you, the Members, to vote into office a new Executive Committee. These Candidates have volunteered to serve you as best they can in the coming year.

The Committee has adopted an Online Election Process driven from our WebSite. This provides the Membership with an easy, quick way of voting, from any location.

(See Election Process for more details).

Online Voting is now open and closes on Monday 22nd March (18:00). This provides about 8-week period for voting.

If you wish to vote then you MUST vote online, via the Jávea U3A Website.


To vote, all you need is your Membership Card at hand and click on the button below. Couldn't be easier!

Online Voting Form.

Thank you very much for voting

Jávea U3A Accounts for 2017

The Audited Accounts for 2017 are now available. If you have any queries regarding these accounts, please send them to the Treasurer at treasurer@u3ajavea.org prior to the March AGM as questions at the meeting will not be possible.

Ladies That Lunch

The next event for the ladies is at Restaurante Attico on Thursday 1st March.

See Ladies That Lunch for more details.

History Group

The next meeting of the History Group will be on 13th March when Alan Hunton will give a talk on John Flamsteed: the First Astronomer Royal.  See History for more details, including a synopsis of the talk.

Delighted to report that two extremely capable pairs of hands, Angela Chantry and Tony Dearie, have volunteered to take over as co-leaders when Peter ‘retires’ in June.

The Future of the History Group

Spanish Culture & Cuisine

On the afternoon of Sat 21st April, Angela and Tony  have arranged a Lunch and Concert at the Jávea Parador.
Booking via email is now open.

See Spanish Culture & Cuisine for full details.

Residency Rights After BREXIT

According to emails from various sources, the British Government and the European Union have agreed on the Residency Rights of UK citizens living in Spain.

See BREXIT Rights for more details.

British Consul in Alicante, Sarah-Jane Morris, will be visiting Xàbia on Tuesday 20th February to attend an open meeting to talk with British residents about their concerns about Brexit and especially how it could affect them and what they can do to prepare. The meeting will take place in the Casa de Cultura in the Plaça del Baix in the heart of the historic centre at 16:00 and is open to all who are interested.

Golf - Anybody interested?

Anybody interested in playing golf at the local golf courses of Jávea Golf, La Sella or Oliva Nova on an ad hoc basis, up to a handicap of 26.

Please contact Ronald Doran on golf@u3ajavea.org.

New Group: Modern Sequence Dancing

John Pittaway is starting a new Jávea U3A Group on Wednesdays at Quo Vadis. Beginners welcome. Keep mind and body active and have fun at the same time!

See Modern Sequence Dancing for more details.

3-Day Trip to Zaragoza

Mike and Katrina Frost are organising a 3 day trip to Zaragoza in June. Booking is now open. See Zaragoza for details.

Sat Cine

The next event for the SatCine group is on 10th March when the offering will be Going in Style (2017).

See SatCine for more details.

New Group: Snooker Two

Anyone for Snooker?

Brian Trendall is starting a new Snooker Group. The group will meet on Tuesdays.

See Snooker Two for more details.

Dining Out

The next Dining Out events are in April and May.

See Dining Out for more details.

Our Nominated Charity for 2018

Our nominated charity this year is Todos Juntos Jávea: Dedicated to help vulnerable families in Jávea, the charity work closely with the Ayuntamiento in identifying deserving cases.
See Todos Juntos Jávea for their appeal for the donation of "Soft Toys".

Camino de Santiago

The itinerary for stages 5 to 9 is now available. Stage 5 is on 7th March.

See Camino de Santiago for more details.

Anything IT Related

Unfortunately, this group has had to be temporarily suspended. If and when it restarts, the notification will be placed here on the NewsFEED.

New Group: Badminton Two

Alan Waggett has started a new Badminton group for the more experienced players.

See Badminton Two for the details.

Executive Elections - Have you voted yet?

If not, why not vote now. Takes 2 minutes.

Vote Now


Suggestions

Have you got any Suggestions?


If so, send an email to suggestions@u3ajavea.org.

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Jávea U3A Care and Share Network

The Care & Share Network is not a group as it includes every Jávea U3A member.

Click on Care & Share now to discover why.

Photos from the Camino de Santiago walk

The first 4 stages of the walk have now been completed. Eight still to go, but they are in the spring!

See Camino de Santiago for more details.


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