U3A Greater Cape Town - Summer Socials 2017/8

Summer Socials are open to non-members, so take this opportunity to introduce U3A to your friends. The normal charge for an event is R 10, If the cost differs from this it will be shown in the Codes column:

Code Meaning
F Event is fully subscribed
L Maximum number of participants
M Minimum number of participants
P Ample parking
R Charge in Rands if other than R 10
S Fully subscribed, but wait list in operation for possible cancellations
W Wheelchair friendly


To register for an event, or obtain further information, click on the corresponding e-mail icon and define in your e-mail which event is of interest (some convenors offer more than one).

The Programme

Date Day Time Description Location Codes Convenor E-mail Phone Book by

    DECEMBER            
1 Fri 09h30 Mince pies and "Scrooge" Constantia  S Paul Spencer
021-7616121  
2 Sat 16h00 Circle Dancing beginners
Circle Dancing advanced
Plumstead   Brenda Shear
Maxine Wood
  021-6864668
021-7885711
 
4
Mon 14h30 Social Scrabble at Norfolk Place Kenilworth   Paul Spencer
021-7616121  
5
Tue
10h00 Audio disc “Quiet Mind” part 1
Beginner’s meditation guide with leading Buddhist teachers from USA.
Rondebosch W Linda Sealy
021-6714543  
8
Fri 14h00 Bridge: Could I / Should I?
An opportunity for potential beginners to assess how easy it is to learn the game
Wynberg M 4
L 8
Peter Lawson
021-7974493

9 Sat 16h00 Circle Dancing beginners
Circle Dancing advanced
Plumstead   Brenda Shear
Maxine Wood
  021-6864668
021-7885711
 
11 Mon 08h00 Hike to Muizenberg cave Silvermine R 15
L 10
Jack Dunwoody
021-7975199
082-8820068

12
Tue
10h00 Audio disc “Quiet Mind” part 2
Beginner’s meditation guide with leading Buddhist teachers from USA.
Rondebosch W Linda Sealy
021-6714543  
10h00 One hour guided tour Kirstenbosch M 12 Pamela Knipe
021-7614681  
13
Wed 10h00 Scrabble Camps Bay
Gaby Saurma
021-4622482
14
Thu
10h30 Visit 170 years old Arderne Gardens, with over 50 different exotic trees Claremont W
L 20
Graham Rodgers   021-7127807  
14h00 Bridge: Avoid those common mistakes
Part 1: The play of the cards
Wynberg S Peter Lawson
021-7974493  
17 Sun 14h30 Meet U3A's authors who will read
aloud their original short stories
Pinelands
Nina Foley


18
Mon
08h00 Mountain hike - Noordhoek Peak Silvermine R 50
L 10
Jack Dunwoody
021-7975199
082-8820068

10h00 Container gardening with succulents - a fun morning with tea. Just bring a container Simonstown R 50 Alison James
   
14h30 Social Scrabble at Norfolk Place Kenilworth   Paul Spencer
021-7616121  
19
Tue
10h00 Healing Plants walk - meet at Gate 2 Kirstenbosch
Linda Sealy
021-6714543  
10h00 Promenade walk, meet at lighthouse,
lunch at Green Point Park,
free tea, toasties R 27,50
Mouille Point
Green Point

Gaby Saurma
021-4622482
10h00 Fun beetle drive with prizes at library Pinelands R 20 P Kath Green
021-5312650  
21
Thu
10h00 GeoHike along and around the Contour Path Kloof Nek L 20 John Rogers
073-1668228  
14h00 Bridge: Avoid those common mistakes
Part 2: Bidding and defence
Wynberg S Peter Lawson
021-7974493  
23 Sat 16h00 Circle Dancing beginners
Circle Dancing advanced
Plumstead   Brenda Shear
Maxine Wood
  021-6864668
021-7885711
 
27 Wed 12h00 Buffet lunch at Cattle Baron Pinelands R 70 P Kath Green
021-5312650  



JANUARY





1 Mon 08h00 Hike – Cape Point Sirkelsvlei Circuit Olifantsbos R 140
L 10
Jack Dunwoody
021-7975199
082-8820068

4 Thu 10h00 Container gardening with succulents - a fun morning with tea. Just bring a container Simonstown R 50 Alison James
   
6 Sat 16h00 Circle Dancing beginners
Circle Dancing advanced
Plumstead   Brenda Shear
Maxine Wood
  021-6864668
021-7885711
 
8
Mon
08h00 Hike - Table Mountain Pipe Track Kloof Nek R 5
L 10
Jack Dunwoody
021-7975199
082-8820068

14h30 Social Scrabble at Norfolk Place Kenilworth   Paul Spencer
021-7616121  
9
Tue
10h00 One hour guided tour Kirstenbosch M 12 Pamela Knipe
021-7614681  
10h00 Walk in two shaded forests. Bring picnic lunch or tea/coffee and a muffin Kirstenbosch
Gaby Saurma
021-4622482
10
Wed 10h00 Enhancing our senior years Woodside
Grace Smith
021-6812684
11
Thu
10h30 Visit 170 years old Arderne Gardens, with over 50 different exotic trees Claremont W
L 20
Graham Rodgers   021-7127807  
14h00 Bridge: Could I / Should I?
An opportunity for potential beginners to assess how easy it is to learn the game
Wynberg M 4
L 8
Peter Lawson
021-7974493

13 Sat 16h00 Circle Dancing beginners
Circle Dancing advanced
Plumstead   Brenda Shear
Maxine Wood
  021-6864668
021-7885711
 
15 Mon 08h00 Hike - Elsie's Peak Glencairn R 5
L 10
Jack Dunwoody
021-7975199
082-8820068

16
Tue 14h00 Bridge: Avoid those common mistakes
Part 1: The play of the cards
Wynberg S Peter Lawson
021-7974493  
17
Wed 11h00 Boat cruise of Historic Harbour Waterfront R 20 Maureen Girdlestone
021-4183168
082-8834929
 
22
Mon
08h00 Hike to Amphitheatre Silvermine R 5
L 10
Jack Dunwoody
021-7975199
082-8820068

14h30 Social Scrabble at Norfolk Place Kenilworth   Paul Spencer
021-7616121  
23
Tue 14h00 Bridge: Avoid those common mistakes
Part 2: Bidding and defence
Wynberg S Peter Lawson
021-7974493  
29 Mon 08h00 Hike to Elephant's Eye Silvermine R 50
L 10
Jack Dunwoody
021-7975199
082-8820068