Following are several dates for your diary as at 4 September 2020
Tuesday 8 September: Art Appreciation – Orange Gallery, Contact Jean Penrose 6315 6025.
Friday 11 September: Morning Tea at Orange Ex-Services Club. 10am. Bookings lsabel Mitchell 6365 8228.
Friday 18 September: Committee Meeting, 10 am at the Centre.

Friday 23 October: 10am. Because we need to make bookings with the Council in October, for 2021 classes, it is necessary to have everything finalised by the end of September, so a meeting for Course Leaders and Class Assistants has been arranged.

The U3A NSW E-Newsletter, July 2020 also U3AAA Bulletin No. 29 2020 07 from U3A Australia and U3A NSW Newslink Sept 2020 are now available to read and download from the Newslink T2&3 tab at the top right of this page. Enjoy.

  • SPECIAL PARKING TICKETS. These are only for single sessions, that is they have to be returned at the end of your first session for the day. There are only 6 of these temporary permits available, but the members of the SSC Management Committee were told last week that we are not all obeying the rules. Those people who use the concessions, please abide by the rules, even if it means taking the permit back before lunch, and later applying for another if you are staying for an afternoon session. We were told that the next step would be to name the people concerned. That is a concern – please do not let that happen.
  • REMINDERS. The Orange U3A mobile phone (see Newslink) is available for general enquiries only. For further information on courses please ring the Course Leader.


Orange is a medium-sized city approximately 260 kms from Sydney. It is well known for apple and stone fruit production, cold climate wines and has many government departments based in the city. Newcrest Mining Limited operates a large gold and copper mine on our doorstep.

The population has reached approximately 41,000 and hosts a campus of Charles Sturt University and is attracting many health professionals because of our excellent hospital system. It is known as the Colour City because of its vibrant autumn colours which mass around the city. There are many organisations of all sizes and interests which offer levels of involvement which attracts all sections of the community.

Orange U3A was started in 1989 and was instrumental in setting up the NSW Council to support the new groups which were starting up within easy travelling distance of Orange and also set up the Public Liability Insurance Scheme. The Council was the forerunner of the NSW U3A network which supports all U3A groups in NSW.

We look forward to your enquiries.