Understanding Arthritis

The cold of winter seems to increase the discomfort felt by arthritis sufferers.

Arthritis South Australia will be running a session for Strathalbyn U3A members and their friends which will provide an overview of arthritis and osteoporosis and steps we can take to improve our bone health.

Arthritis SA Community Talk 13th August 2020 Strahalbyn

1.00pm – 3.00pm in the Catholic Church Hall Chapel St.

Register to attend by sending an email to strathalbynu3a@gmail.com

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Cautiously Opening the Doors

As the third school term begins Strathalbyn U3A is starting up quite a few of our activities.

The revised program has been added to our “Program” page and as far as possible members have been advised.

Some activities, in particular those where Social Distancing cannot be guaranteed, will not resume.

We are fortunate that our region has not been impacted by the Corona Virus but vigilance and correct adherence to the sanitising and Social Distancing protocols are still vital for our continued good health.

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What’s New?

Social Isolation has an upside as it provides uninterrupted time to create, achieve, complete, ponder and review any number of activities that we may not have otherwise done.

Our most recent newsletter for May 2020 (found on the Newsletter page of this site) illustrates how some of our groups have overcome the restrictions created by Social Isolation to continue their U3A activities.

Eventually life will return to some semblance of normal and we will emerge wiser and more caring about the importance of   human interaction and socialising as well as experiencing again the pleasure of sharing a coffee at the local cafe.

As restrictions are lifted the committee will begin the process of restoring access to activities and venues.



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All activities of the Strathalbyn U3A have been postponed until further notice.


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Bursting at the seams!

Registrations for 2020 have been very brisk and as a result some of our activities have reached capacity.

However as the year progresses vacancies will occur so please register your interest in being on a waiting list and in the meantime there are interesting alternatives to keep you entertained.  Alternatively, if there is a lot of interest, we may be able to start up new groups.

Book Club 1 – full

Book Club 2 – Full

Walking for Fun – Full

Walk Aerobics – full

Chi Kung – full

Italian – full

Cryptic Crosswords – full – a second course may be scheduled later in the year depending on demand.

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Latest News!

The commencement date for Belly Dancing has been added to the program – Monday 10th February.

The first on-line registrations have landed in the email In Box.

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Open for Registration

The 2020 Program and Registration forms are now available on this site.

Print copies can be collected from the Strath Neighbourhood Centre 41 High Street, the Information Centre on South Tce or the Strathalbyn Library on Colman Tce.

The Strath Neighbourhood Centre is the collection depot for completed registration forms and subs payments.  Please seal them in an envelope.

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2020 – Underway.

Please join us.

Registration forms and the 2020 program will be posted to the website soon, we just have a few last minute details to confirm.

AGM Advert 2020

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You are invited!


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Keep the date free – Sunday 26th May for the Strathalbyn U3A High Tea and History.

The St Andrews Uniting Church Hall will be the venue for the occasion at which a delicious, traditional High Tea will be served while local identities will share their stories of Strathalbyn and its history.

Tickets will be available soon.

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