Jávea U3A
Asociación Social de la
Tercera Edad de Jávea

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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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Ladies That Lunch

Welcome back to the Ladies That Lunch group who on Friday 17th June will be enjoying themselves at the Zauber Cafe on Cami de Cabanes.

See Ladies That Lunch for full details, including the menu, price, rules, penalties and other conditions!!!!

Help of Dénia & Marina Alta

If you have Parkinson's or know someone who has . . . . then Help DAMA has a support group.

See Help for more details.

Music, singing and dancing spectacular!

The Spanish Culture & Cuisine Group. Saturday 11th June at Los Arcos.

We have arranged a larger event than usual - a typical Valencian lunch followed by a 1 hours show from a folklore group consisting of 15 musicians and 15 dancers demonstrating music and dances from the various Valencian regions.

See Spanish C&C for more details.

UK EU Referendum

As you are aware, there is a referendum in the UK in June to determine Britain's future role in Europe.

The results of this are likely to affect all ex-pats living in Spain.

You may be eligible to vote in this referendum, and it is easy to register your right to vote.

See Vote for your Spanish future for more information.

BRITAIN DECIDES is a ten part radio series that provides an opportunity for both sides of the argument to be explained and rigorously tested.

It airs at 12:00 noon every Wednesday up to 23rd June and can be heard in north Costa Blanca on FM frequency 96.3.

For more details, go to Britain Decides.

iPad Support.

The next meeting will be on Monday 30th May when Simon Beattie from the Jávea Computer Club will once again join us.

See iPad Support for more details.


Heidi, the Group Leader of our Spanish classes, is thinking of starting a new Beginners class in September 2016, if there's enough interest (date and time to be decided).

Contact Spanish Beginners if you are interested in joining the class.

History Group

The speaker at the 14th June meeting of the History Group will be Mike Rendell, an authority on Georgian England. His talk, “Royal Shenanigans in the 18th-Century”, will take a look at the scandals which rocked the Royal Family 250 years ago.

See History for more details.

iPad SupportGroup

After 3 years as Group Leader, Lorraine Allin is stepping down following the June 2016 meeting.

A BIG thank you to Lorraine for all her hard work. Now we hope that someone will come forward and continue her good work and offer to keep this group going. Lorraine says "it is not an onerous role, is not time-consuming and does not require an in-depth knowledge of iPad, as this is a self-help group".

So therefore, we are looking for someone to lead the Group. Will you volunteer to save this group?

See iPad Support for more details.

Canal de la Fontana

Interested in what is happening on the Canal de la Fontana at the Arenal? Have you tried the new Promenade along the canal yet?

See Canal de la Fontana for more info.

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.

The NOTICE BOARD - normal service resumed.

The online Notice Board is now fully operational and if you are looking for a bargain, look here first.

If you sent items to the Notice Board between Nov and the end of March and they never appeared on the Notice Board then please accept our sincere apologies. Please send the items again (to notice.board@u3ajavea.org) and they will be put on the Notice Board immediately.

See Notice Board for more details.

The Vice President

Unfortunately Geoff Woodwood has decided to stand down as Vice President. In his short time in the role, Geoff has achieved so much, having lined up speakers for the next year as well as a complete overhaul of our Discounts List.

The Committee will miss his talents and enthusiasm, as well as his wit and humour.

Visit to the Jávea Desalination Plant

One of the new Travel group members, Charo, is planning a visit (or two) to the Jávea Desalination Plant. This is a very interesting place and was fully booked a few years ago when similar visits took place.

Assuming there is interest, the proposed dates are Friday 3rd June and Wednesday 15th June. Both visits expected to be at 11:00.

If you would like to go, please contact Charo on travel.charo@u3ajavea.org, stating which date you prefer.

A Summer Barbeque

The Jávea U3A have organised a Summer BBQ at Quo Vadis on Thursday 21st July.

If you are wishing to join us, please book soon to avoid disappointment as there are only a few tickets left.

See Summer BBQ for more details.

Friends Of Avinença

The group are planning a 4 days/3nights trip to Castile-La Mancha on 7th - 10th June during which we will see both the scenic as well as the environmental aspects of this fascinating area.

The group are also planning a day trip to Albufera on 22nd June to learn about the history of rice farming.

See Friends of Avinença for more details.

Marina Alta Fine Arts Society

A new arts association is being formed in the Marina Alta area, part of an already highly successful Fine Arts Society. With world class speakers and other specialists in their field, this is a fantastic resource for our area.

See MAFAS for more details.

Wine Appreciation

On Thursday 16th June, the group are visiting Bodegas Francisco Gómez for the day. See Wine Appreciation for more details of both of these events.

Cancer Research Fund-raising Concert

Local rock/blues band Hangover Tuesday along with legendary singer Tony Rivers and others provided an outstanding night of music at a special event organised to raise money for Cancer Research on Wednesday 11th May.

Although not a Jávea U3A event, it was well supported by our members and tickets sales and the raffle managed to raise an amazing €1,096 for the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre.

Dine and Dance

The Dine and Dance group enjoyed a great evening at El Rancho in April.

Some Photos of this excellent event.

The next event is on Tuesday 7th June at the Jávea Golf Club.  For more details, including the menu, see the Dine and Dance group page.


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