Better together - Christmas in Nerja
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Better together – Christmas in Nerja

The U3As of Vall del Pop and Denia joined forces for an unforgettable Christmas. U3A Vall del Pop member and Publicity Officer Peter Sockett writes: “The Nerja Christmas trip over five days at the Aparthotel Marinas de Nerja, which was attended by members from the Vall de Pop and Denia U3A associations, was superbly organised […]

U3A Vall del Pop – What’s on in 2018
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U3A Vall del Pop – What’s on in 2018

Thursday January 4 – General Meeting. Speaker Tobias Laube – Reflexology Friday January 26 – Trip to Benidorm Palace. Overnight stay at the Palm Beach hotel and show (Cost: €72) Thursday February 1 – General Meeting. Speaker Philip Ashley – Music Speaks Louder than Words Thursday March 1 – Annual General Meeting Monday March 19 […]

LIFE Better, together
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Better, together in Calpe!

THIS year the Calpe and Vall del Pop U3As held a joint Christmas Dinner Dance at Salon Canor in Teulada, with over 160 members in attendance. The entertainment was provided by Sharni, who pitched the music just right, with everyone dancing right from the start and throughout the evening. The three-course dinner followed by coffee […]

An excellent choice
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An excellent choice for U3A in Moraira

MORAIRA U3A CHICAS QUE COMEN group took over The Olive Tree Restaurant in Moraira for their Christmas gathering, which Jan Adams said was an “excellent choice.” After a welcome glass of cava in the sunshine on the terrace, the group enjoyed a “delicious” meal, followed by ‘Santa´s Elves’ running around efficiently distributing Secret Santa presents. […]

U3A Marina Baixa Donates €1,200 to local charities
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U3A Marina Baixa donates €1,200 to local charities

THREE local charities have recently benefited from donations from the U3A Marina Baixa Charity Fund. Alfaz del Pi Food Bank Last Monday, U3A Treasurer, Maureen Barrett, presented volunteers at the Alfaz del Pi Food Bank with a van-load of food worth €500. The food was bought with a donation from the U3A Marina Baixa Charity Fund. Items […]

First time lucky
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First time lucky for U3A Moraira-Teulada

THE U3A Moraira-Teulada’s Dining Out Group enjoyed dinner at Restaurante Antiquary Pizzeria in Benitachell last week. U3A Moraira-Teulada member Eric Taylor writes: “This was the first time that most of the diners had been to this restaurant and they certainly did not leave disappointed. The atmosphere was warm and cosy and it made a pleasant […]

Happy 10th Birthday
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Happy 10th Birthday!

150 U3A MARINA BAIXA MEMBERS celebrated its 10th anniversary year combined with the Christmas Dinner Dance at Hotel Kaktus Albir last weekend. U3A Marina Baixa member Colin Butterfield writes: “The evening started with a glass of cava, followed by a five-course dinner, including drinks and then dancing to the excellent duo, ‘Don’t Ask’. The whole […]

VdP Singers support Jalon Valley Help
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VdP Singers support Jalon Valley Help

THE U3A Vall del Pop Singers (VdP Singers) gave their first concert of the new season with two performances of Christmas songs and carols at Jalon Valley Help’s Christmas Fayre recently. The Vdp Singers were smartly turned out in their red and Christmas outfits and taken through their repertoire by Musical Director, Philip Ashley. They […]

Fayre raises €5,400 for the sick and needy
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Fayre raises €5,400 for the sick and needy

JALON VALLEY HELP held its annual Christmas Fayre last Sunday as stallholders arrived bright and early to set up their colourful displays offering a variety of food and drink, Christmas crafts and gifts, bags, bric-a-brac, books and cards. The weather was very kind which enabled more stalls to be set up outside.  Stallholders and visitors […]

Well worth the journey
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Well worth the journey to Parcent

THE U3A Marina Baixa’s Dining Out Group enjoyed lunch at Restaurante la Piscina on the outskirts of Parcent last week. U3A Marina Baixa member Colin Butterfield writes: “This is our second visit to this lovely Spanish restaurant and is the furthest that we travel for our monthly dining out, but it is well worth the […]

U3A Vall del Pop What’s on
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U3A Vall del Pop – What’s on

Friday December 1 – Christmas Shopping Trip to Valencia, IKEA and Bonaire Shopping Centre (Cost: €9) Saturday December 2 – Christmas Dinner dance at Salon Canor, Tuelada together with Calpe U3A. Entertainment by Sharni (Cost: €33) Saturday December 9 – General Meeting with Christmas Festivities Friday December 15 – Bring & Share Christmas Party at […]

U3A Dénia – Allotment Open Day
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U3A Dénia – allotment open day

OVER 100 people attended an Open Day at the weekend held by the Allotment Group.  During the day they were treated to delicious freshly cooked BBQ burgers, Paella, empanadas as well as a selection of vegetarian dishes and fresh salad and coleslaw, and followed by various homemade cakes. Everyone was treated to drinks and freshly […]