Members subscription rates effective from 1st April 2019
The subscription rate for a Full member of Spilsby U3A is £20
The subscription rate for an Affiliate member is £16.50
U3A Craft Group
We will meet in the George, Spilsby every second Tuesday of the month at 10-12 for which there is a small charge. We have agreed the following classes for the next few months
May 14th - A covered/decorated box. ¬ We will need a small box - a cigar box, small cardboard box or similar, crafting/wrapping paper, glue, lace, jewels to cover and decorate.
June 11th - Calligraphy. Please bring lined paper and calligraphy pens.
The next Meeting of the U3A Scrabble Group will be 2pm on Wednesday 26th June 2019 at Davidís house, 4 Bowmans Ridge, Hundleby
U3A Visit to the Boston Barrier
August 14th 2019 at 12 noon. Followed by afternoon tea at Fydell House, Boston
If interested please see Alison Healey or Mary Flynn.
Numbers limited to 25 persons
German Conversation Group
The German Conversation Group is currently looking for new members. As the title suggests members should be able to converse in German so this is not suitable for beginners.
Contact Kate Mitchell on firstname.lastname@example.org
Family History Group
NEXT MEETING Friday 14th June 2019 2.30 pm.
From immediate effect the Family History Group will now meet on the 2nd Friday of each month
3 Grace Swan Close, Hundleby, PE23 5LT
01790 753895 Janet Gordon Ė Co-ordinator.
Please let Janet know if you wish to attend or again if you will be absent.
This is an informal group lead by David Stonehouse and gives time for research, problem solving, etc., whether you are a beginner or more experienced.
Use of Ancestry.com, Family Search and other websites is available.
Guest Speakers may be invited from time to time.
The group may also choose to work on special projects and visit places of interest in the future.
Luncheon Group organiser and venue for 2019
May 22nd The Royal Oak, Candlesby Richard Swithenbank & Dorothy Cammack
June 26th Blacksmiths Arms, Skendleby. Sue & Roger Field
July 25th The Splash, Little Cawthorpe. Paul Jackson
August 28th The Lancaster Inn, Woodhall Spa Colin & Marion Gray
Future venues to be advised at monthly meeting
The Theatre Group will be organising the following theatre outings
August 2019 (dates to be confirmed) to see the fabulous production of Oliver at Lincoln Cathedral. More details soon
see Keith Larcombe at the U3A monthly meeting or telephone him on 07904 261134
The next Theatre Group meeting will be held at Maryís House, 35 Ashby Road, Spilsby on the 10th February 2019 at 2pm
U3A Gardening Group
Pine Trees, Main Road, East Keal. PE23 4BB
2.30pm. Friday 24th May. £3 including refreshments
The Old Rectory, Bennworth. LN8 6JW £5 per person including refreshments . Park at the church
which is next door 2.30pm Thursday 27th June 2019
23 Handley Street, Heckington, nr Sleaford. NG34 9RZ
£3 admission. Tea/coffee with a refill is £1; cake also £1.
"A quirky compact garden"!
August - Grimsthorpe Castle
Thursday 22nd August
The total cost for the trip will be £29 to be paid at the June or July meeting.
Members will have the choice as well as the park tour in the morning of either a 1 1/2 tour with the head gardener around the gardens or a guided tour round the castle at 2pm if they wish. They must say which when they pay. If there is any free time they can look around the castle at their leisure.
We will leave Boston Road car park at 9.30am.Arrive Grimsthorpe at 11am
There are 3 seats remaining as at May 24th . These can be booked at U3A meeting or by telephoning Gill Clark 01790 754797. or 07487 781248.
Introduction with Tea/Coffee and biscuits
1 hour tour of estate in our coach with full commentary - history, flora and fauna etc
Break for lunch Picnic area or purchase in restaurant
1 1/2 guided walking tour of extensive garden with head gardener
Book at U3A meetings Fully payment by July meeting
Harrington Vineyard "The Ovens", LN11 8RD.
2p.m. Thursday 5th September. Numbers limited, please contact Janet Harwood if interested.
Pensthorpe Coach Trip Tuesday 17th September 2019 organised by Frances Steltner Cost approx £25
Gardens film show: Thursday 12th December at 2pm at Halton Holegate Methodist Church
Churches and Heritage Group
Next visit - Thursday 20th June 2pm at St Nicholas Partney, then St Peter & St Paul, Scremby followed by refreshments at Scremby Manor ( by kind invitation of Mrs E. Drake ) £3.50 for church funds.
Meet your Android Group -
The next meeting of this Group will be held on Monday 17th June 2019 at 1000am at 39 Station Road, Halton Holegate
IPAD User Group -
The next meeting of the IPAD User Group at Monday, 17th June 2019 at 4 Bowmans Ridge, Hundleby at 2pm
Message from Lincolnshire Police Headquarters, Engagement Team
Scam Phone Calls
Many U3A members are reporting a bombardment of scam telephone calls where the caller threatens to cut off your BT account and advises you to press 1 on your keypad. DO NOT DO THIS _ JUST PUT THE PHONE DOWN.
Please report any misleading website, email or phone number to Action Fraud www.actionfraud.police.uk/report_fraud or contact Lincolnshire Police on Tel 101
Please note this is just one example of a scam there are many others so please be vigilant and careful about to whom you are giving personal details