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Clarence River U3A

The ‘Garden Group’s’ bus trip to Lismore on Sunday September 22 sadly will not take place.  

The ‘Twilight Time Cruise’ on September 26 is getting close and by September 19 payment is required. There will be light entertainment with ‘Full Circle’ and hot and cold canapés.Cost: members $25, guests $35 to your group leader or by direct deposit for information contact Laura via

Sunday September 22 for ‘A Little Bit of Culture (ALBoC’) is Jane Rutter/Peter Cousins at the Jetty Theatre Coffs Harbour. Contact Patricia via

‘Clarence Coast Theatrical Society’ is staging ‘Mary Poppins’ at the Maclean Civic Hall this month. For those interested in going to the 2pm matinee on Sunday 29, contact Patricia via Adult tickets are $20; students over 13 are $15; and concession and children under 12 are $12. Lunch beforehand at the Ex Services Club would complete the day.

Further ahead in October ALBoC is booking for ‘Muriel’s Wedding the Musical’ at QPAC on Saturday 5th. Cost will be $210 and includes ticket, transport, delicious morning tea and lucky seat prizes. Tickets are still available, again contact Patricia via

The next ‘Camping Group’s’ camp out will be up towards the Armidale road near Ebor alongside the Styx River on October 16 for a few days. Contact Col via

If the great outdoors does not entice then the ‘Chess Group’ which is suitable for beginners as well as experienced players maybe the answer. Venue is The Roundhouse, Palm Lake Resort on Thursday mornings 9-12. This is an opportunity to learn and enjoy playing the game of chess; for further information contact group leader Leo Wood via You must be a CRU3A member.

Pauline Keegan