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covid group update
As you can see from this list many of the groups are keeping the members informed of what is going on.

As a committee we are all thinking and trying to plan for an unknown U3A future especially when the dark nights start drawing in. Do you feel that your missing some of the contact then let someone on committe know or even join a more active group as a guest member even if it just for cheering yourself up.

Having problems with technology ? contact us...... we are here to help.

Amblers:   Have done one distanced outdoor walk
Art Appreciation:   Meeting fortnightly via Zoom - temporary members welcome
Bee Watch:   email bee sightings
Book Club 1/2/3:   all meeting via Zoom
Bridge:   Hoping to organise meetings in gardens in groups of 4
Canasta:   Weekly newsletter to keep in touch
Current Affairs1:   Meeting fortnightly via Zoom
Cycling/For Softies:   Have held one outdoor ride
French Advanced:   Meet on Tuesday via Zoom
Improvers 1:   Meeting via Zoom
Improvers 2:   Meet via Zoom / WhatsApp
Intermediate:   Zoom on Tuesday evening
Genealogy:   Zoom meeting planned for July - new members welcome
German:   Meeting twice monthly via Zoom
Guitar:   Fortnightly Zoom / WhatsApp contact
History1:   Fortnightly Zoom meetings
Italian Beginners:   Have met in gardens
Italian Intermediate:  Reviewing the situation ready for re-start in September

Meditation:   Using WhatsApp for guided meditations
Music Ensemble:  Meeting outdoors in gardens and following all health advice

Music for Pleasure:   Monthly Zoom - have honorary members
Needlecraft:   All active on WhatsApp
Painting/Drawing:   Using WhatsApp to share and discuss work
Patchwork:   Garden meetings planned
Petanque:  Awaiting goverment advice as to when restart is possible

Photography:   Meet on Cluster to post photos
Quilting:   Using WhatsApp to share work
Singing- ladies:   Meet weekly on Tuesday morning via Zoom
Singing - men:   Fortnightly Zoom meetings
Spanish:   Fortnightly Zoom meetings
Wine Appreciation 1:   Zoom meeting on usual Thursday
2:   Zoom meet on Wednesday / WhatsApp group
3:   Weekly Zoom meeting

Hello, I said Hello....

Yes we are still open, Its about time for a change of attitude.... Things will be a long time getting back to the old normal so let's get busy being positive and planning for our continuing Meopham U3A future.
Group contacts have been emailed by Heather and me, (Gus) asking for information about your groups and your website page and if not much has happened PLEASE be courteous and at least reply  as it all helps us to understand how our U3A is coping.
Face to face meetings of any type are going to be difficult as we all have our own "Bubbles" to feel safe in but online group quizes, coffee mornings or just a phone call can be helpful for many who miss personal contact. 
Help is available and dont be scared to ask / email someone on committee who will point you in the right direction and for many try asking grandchildren for help, I do!!
As you can see from this list many of the groups are keeping the members informed of what is going on.

Amblers:   have done one distanced outdoor walk
Art Appreciation:   meeting fortnightly via Zoom - temporary members welcome
Bee Watch:   email bee sightings
Book Club 1/2/3:   all meeting via Zoom
Bridge:   hoping to organise meetings in gardens in groups of 4
Canasta:   weekly newsletter to keep in touch
Current Affairs1:   meeting fortnightly via Zoom
Cycling/For Softies:   have held one outdoor ride
French Advanced:   meet on Tuesday via Zoom
Improvers 1:   meeting via Zoom
Improvers 2:   meet via Zoom / WhatsApp
Intermediate:   Zoom on Tuesday evening
Genealogy:   Zoom meeting planned for July - new members welcome
German:   meeting twice monthly via Zoom
Guitar:   fortnightly Zoom / WhatsApp contact
History1:   fortnightly Zoom meetings
Italian Beginners:   have met in gardens.
Italian Intermediate:
  Reviewing the situation ready for re-start in September
Meditation:   using WhatsApp for guided meditations
Music for Pleasure:   monthly Zoom - have honorary members
Needlecraft:   all active on WhatsApp
Painting/Drawing:   using WhatsApp to share and discuss work
Patchwork:   garden meetings planned
Petanque:  Awaiting goverment advice as to when restart is possible

Photography:   meet on Cluster to post photos
Quilting:   using WhatsApp to share work
Singing- ladies:   meet weekly on Tuesday morning via Zoom
Singing - men:   fortnightly Zoom meetings
Spanish:   fortnightly Zoom meetings
Wine Appreciation 1:   Zoom meeting on usual Thursday
2:   Zoom meet on Wednesday / WhatsApp group
3:   weekly Zoom meeting

Gus.