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People’s Choice Votes Close Soon

People’s Choice votes for entries in the U3A Knox Arts & Crafts Showcase close on Monday 19 October, so browse through, choose your favourites and cast your votes now! You could be in the draw for our Voter’s Lucky Prize.  We’ll announce all prize and award winners once votes are counted and judging is completed. […]

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ENTRIES CLOSED for Arts & Crafts Showcase

Entry is now closed for the U3A Knox online Arts & Crafts Showcase, with more than 100 entries received. When it’s on: From 10am on Monday 5 October to Monday 19 October Where: https://www.u3aknox.org.au/2020-art-show/ Don’t forget to tell family and friends about the showcase, and encourage them to vote for their favourites. All votes will count towards our People’s […]

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Pub Trivia Quiz

Why not join in our new Pub Trivia Quiz for an afternoon of trivia and fun. The first quiz was run last Friday but there’s room for more! When: Every Friday, starting Friday 28 AugustTime: 3.30 to 5pmWhere: Via Zoom There’ll be loads of multiple choice questions to test your knowledge and we’ll trust you to […]

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New Member Login

There is a new Member Login button on the menu that will take you straight to your membership options. You may notice we have a new user Interface for our database. When you next log on it will look totally different from what you are used to.However, the same functions will be available. You can […]

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Update for classes in Term 3

Once again, our State Government has ordered that we minimise our outside activities and stay at home whenever possible. In view of the huge rise in numbers of people contracting the dreaded CORONA 19 virus, I doubt if any one of us would argue against that. So as far as indoor classes go, we will […]

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Bright Ideas Newsletter

The Knox Bright Ideas Network has been developed to bring together older Knox residents and community groups who support older people, to discuss matters which are important to them. If you’d like to be kept up to date on matters relating to seniors within Knox, visit Bright Ideas Network and follow the subscribe link.

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The Melbourne Male Welsh Choir

U3A Knox members Phil Tomlinson (our Office Manager), Astronomy tutor Clive Dickinson and Bernie Padget all feature in a video of the Melbourne Male Welsh Choir singing He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother (https://youtu.be/IjGKQ0otAKU). The members all individually videoed themselves singing the song, then some clever technophobe pieced it together for a beautiful performance.

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Unlocking Lockdown by Karl Walla

U3A Knox member Karl Walla shares his thoughts on lifting the COVID-19 lockdown. You can watch and listen to Karl performing his original song Unlocking Lockdown here (https://youtu.be/aZ4wehKyeBY). Well done Karl!

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Free virtual events in May

Knox City Council and Gardens for Harvest are hosting three new virtual events during May. Mother’s Day Craft Veggies to Grow in Autumn and Winter Rowville’s Italian prisoners of war If you’re interested, you can follow the links listed above for more information and to register. You’ll also find these events listed on our website’s […]

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Victoria Together

The Victorian government launched a new entertainment and culture portal yesterday to “help keep us connected” during COVID-19 restrictions. It showcases “…some of the best music, entertainment, nature and art our state has to offer”. It also includes a section specifically for older Australians to enjoy, so visit Victoria Together to find out more.

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