Merry May

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5th May – Bike Ride
The bike riders enjoyed an ice-cream in Timboon, after riding from the trestle bridge.

12th May – Let’s Do Lunch
What a super afternoon and lunch our members had at The Old Noorat Bakery.
Hosted by owners Julie and Jim our members were treated to a tour of the house and collection of old books and beautiful china.The chandelier was stunning!
The table was set for a delicious meal….and even had records as placemats! Entertainment during lunch was by pianist and singer John Watson.
Thank you so much Julie and Jim for your wonderful hospitality and to John for his entertainment.
This Old Noorat Bakery is an historical gem ❤️

13th May – Singing Group
Our U3A Singing Group led by Gwen Steel celebrated Fred Wheaton’s 90th and 91st birthdays recently with a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday. Fred couldn’t celebrate last year due to Covid restrictions so it was a doubleheader celebration.
Well done Gwen and singers🎉🍾

May 14th – Tea and Tour for $10
Another wonderful outing for U3A. We visited the Mt Elephant Hotel in Derrinallum and were treated to an afternoon tea of fresh & toasted sandwiches, soup, scones and a cuppa.
Manager John Northey gave us an entertaining and informative talk about his early life in Derri, his AFL career as a player and coach & his love of working with disability students.
The hotel renovations look great!

21st May – Friday Forum
Another very interesting Friday Forum.
Local author David Jellie told the story of his ancestors from their arrival in Australia up to his parents generation. Some of his ancestors gravitated to the Western District of Victoria. Throughout their lives these pioneer Australians were hard working, loyal, resourceful, resilient and generous. They were in fact decent people.