The Arts and Crafts and Film Club have finished until September.
Updates will be posted here.
Stroll for the 18th May. \'22 Afternoon strollers Stroll 18th May Stroll next week is Dunragit. Take the first turning on the left into Dunragit then take sharp left again down to Drumflower and you can park down on your left. This takes approximately 3/4 of an hour flat walking. We will coffee at the County golf club. I'll bring along the strollers list as we have some gaps to be filled.
Walkers /Strollers Day Out. Susan and Irene will lead the walk. Mary will lead the stroll. . Walkers--Loch Trool Loop. 11am Start. This will be a car share outing. Take the A75 towards Newton Stewart turning off on to A714 on left just before Newton Stewart. Follow the signs for Glentrool Visitor Centre. About 1.5 miles beyond Visitor Centre, on the left you will see a sign for Caldons Car Park. The walk starts at Caldons Car Park at 11am. We suggest leaving Stranraer at 10 am. ( photo of Caldons Car Park entrance will follow ) This walk takes us over paths and road with some steep slopes. It is just over 6 miles and boots and poles are recommended. We will be taking it easy up the slopes and take time to take in the stunning views. It will take around 3 and a half to 4 hours so a please bring a packed lunch. Stroll to be arranged, will send it out in due course. Meal at the Crown Hotel Newton Stewart at 5pm. Menu Attached. We realise it is a little more expensive than in previous years but this is the way it is now. Please let me know if you would like to walk/stroll. If you intend to stay for the meal, please let me know your menu choice as this has to be made in advance. Marion.x
As part of the Arts Festival the Play Pie and a Pint is coming to Stranraer on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th May 1 pm – 2.30. The play is the Infernal Serpent and there are 50+ tickets available on both days. Book through Ticket Source (booking fee free for an eticket or £2 posted). CLICK HERE FOR LINK
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REGULAR GROUP MEETINGS
Check Calendar for up to date information.
Book Group Meets at 2pm on the first Thursday of the month in the Millenium Centre 14:00 – 15:00 Leader Gill Deacon
Craft Group: Bowling Club 2-4pm Every 2nd week
Explorers/Lunch Club Until trips can resume the Explorers will be meeting monthly as a Lunch Club
Film Group restarts 25th March at St John's £3 per session
Garden Group Third Friday in the Month at 10 am. Usually April until September depending on the weather. See calendar for up to date information.
Local History Group is on the 1st Tuesday of the month. 10am, Millenium Centre September to April.
Photography for fun. Meets 3rd Thursday every month. meet in the breastworks car park near Burns House 9.45-11:30 to arrange outings Leader: Susan Smith
Poetry Group –
The poetry group has not yet resumed.
If anyone is interested please contact Dorothy S
on 01581 300240.
Scrabble Group – meet alternate Wednesdays 1st & 3rd weeks at 2:30-4:30, upstairs in D’Nisi’s Coffee Shop Leader Liz Stewart
Strollers Group – meet 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 10:00-12:00 noon. Leader Edith McDonald
Walkers Group – meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 10:00-12:00 noon. Leader Marion Hannah
World Foods Lunch Group. On 21 October
1pm at member’s house. We have room for one more as one of our Group has moved away.
Writers’ Group – meet in North West Castle Hotel 3rd Monday, each month, 14:30- 16:00..Leader Dorothy Skinner
Our collaborative book,
‘Tommy’s War, a Family Story’
is now available and will be on sale at the meeting for £5.00.
Amazon as an ebook or paperback.
It is also advertised on the U3A.org facebook page U3AInMyOwnWrite
All proceeds from the book go to Help for Heroes.