U3A Port Fairy is a volunteer organisation providing educational, creative and leisure opportunities in a friendly environment for retired and semi retired members of the community.
U3A Port Fairy Committee of Management has decided that for 2022, members must be fully vaccinated to attend activities. Members will need to show evidence of vaccination at the time of enrolment.
Please scroll down for information on 2022 memberships.
Please scroll down below the membership information for the Tomato Festival news.
COURSES & ACTIVITIES
We offer a range of courses and activities in a wide range of interest areas. As we look to members to volunteer to facilitate our courses and activities, the courses offered depend on the skills and interests of our members. Please view the courses for Semester 2 of 2022 by clicking here.
Prospective course leaders for new courses are always welcome!
|11 August||10am – 11am||Lecture Hall||Mandy Watson||Southern Right Whales|
|8 September||10am – 11am||Lecture Hall||Deakin University||Hycel Project (Hydrogen distribution project)|
|13 October||10am – 11am||Lecture Hall||Heather Sheard||Port Fairy Hospital and Benevolent Asylum 1846-1926|
|10 November||10am – 11am||Lecture Hall||Graham Patterson||Nature and History on the coast of Western Victoria|
The June/July 2022 Newsletter is now available on the Newsletters page of this website
Members must be fully vaccinated to attend U3A activities and will need to show evidence of double vaccination at the time of enrolment.
As a member of U3A Port Fairy Inc. you are entitled to enrol in courses throughout the year. Your membership fee covers the cost of courses. Your 2022 membership fee also covers membership of Port Fairy Community House. You must agree to the Terms and Conditions of Membership of U3A Port Fairy Inc. (Copies available to view or download from our website)
Membership is per calendar year and must be renewed each year.
|Full||One person per year||$60.00|
|Associate||For members of other U3As enrolling in U3A Port Fairy course||$30.00|
How to join or renew your membership
Joining or renewing by form
Download a membership application form from our website:
The completed form can be:
- Emailed to email@example.com or
- Mailed to us at:
U3A PORT FAIRY INC, PO Box 136, Port Fairy VIC 3284
We accept payments:
- By cheque made out to U3A PORT FAIRY, and mailed to:
U3A PORT FAIRY INC, PO Box 136, Port Fairy VIC 3284 or
- By EFT/bank deposit
Bank details for EFT/bank deposit:
Bank: Port Fairy and District Community Bank (Bendigo Bank)
Account Number: 167842749
Account Name: U3A Port Fairy
Reference: Please use your full name as reference
*Special financial circumstances may be considered
There is no excuse it’s not to late to start your tomato crop ……. so get planting
The U3A Port Fairy Tomato Festival
Everyone is talking about the Tomato Festival – with talk of it being an annual event.
However,🍅🍅 you need to send in your entries!
SEND IN YOUR ENTRIES TO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES NOW..
1. GROWING: Propagation, planting and tips for tomato growing !!
2. RECIPES: Your best tomato recipe !!
3. PRESERVING: Your best method of preserving tomatoes !!
Don’t worry about type styles if that is too difficult —just send it in…
Thanks to Sue Knudsen, we have magnificent prizes from our local business including –
Decked out on Bank
Charlies on East
Sheehan’s Meat Butcher
Port Fairy IGA
Salt Hair Port
Oak and Anchor
And more on the way …
18 great prizes all up….
EMAIL YOUR DETAILS FOR THE FIRST 3 CATEGORIES TO:
GROWING: To David Wilson — firstname.lastname@example.org
RECIPES: To Sue Knudsen — email@example.com
PRESERVING: To Mary Kerr — firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact Maggie if you need more information email@example.com
Maggie Currie 🍅
How can you be involved?
Join us! U3A is a volunteer organisation. We are seeking:
- Committee Members
- Speakers and course leaders or facilitators for classes
- Ideas for classes and activities
If you have any queries, would like to volunteer assistance, or facilitate a course or activity please contact us by using the Contact form in the menu.