U3A Browns Bay Inc formed in June 2000

We welcome the over 55's

With U3A you can plan to work at living, rather than living to work.

Prof Penelope (Pene) Mathew

Meeting:  Tues 1st December 2020 Guest Speaker was Prof Penelope (Pene) Mathew  more info > 
Next Main Meeting  2nd February 2021 with details coming soon.

"The Origins of London"   View the talk >
 While U3A stands for University of the Third age. We are not in modern sense a University.
No qualifications, No exams.  Finding fellowship and common interests.

Guest Speakers >  2000 - 2020

BB U3A Christmas Festivities

December 2020 Christmas Festivities - Images >
Peter organised the Christmas hall seating. 

Images  Mar 2019 >

Next Main meeting will be on the 2nd February 2021.

 U3A members who would like to keep their brains working in your spare time  FutureLearn.com >
It is an online education platform set up by a group of top British Universities, offering a variety of free courses.

Murray Holmes Talk on Printing

Murray Holmes Talk on Printing

Inventions - Inventors Group

Murray with a work life in the Printing Industry talked about its history. 
Around 1450, Johannes Gutenberg introduced the metal movable-type printing press in Europe and the first printed Bibles. Christmas Images >

Ukulele Group faces another Challenge at Christmas

Ukulele Group 

Christmas get together and "Ladder toss"

Those of us who met for a Pot-Luck Christmas Lunch had not bargained on playing a game with 7 sets of two tennis balls at the ends of a piece of rope and a 3 bar ladder to thow them at to gain the most points. Game also known as ladder ball, monkey ball, ladder golf, ball rope, goofy balls, cowboy golf, and hillbilly golf.  

Local History Group at the Vaughan Homestead

Local History Group 

Vaughan Homestead

For this groups last Christmas meeting for the year, 9th November, it involved an outing to the Historic Long Bay Vaughan Homestead.  

U3A is a shared experience.

All of us at Browns Bay U3A play our part during the year – we may be Committee members, Convenors, or Special Interest Group members, and we all play our part in making sure that our monthly meetings go smoothly. We all take our turn serving morning tea, moving seating, greeting newcomers and enjoying fellowship and mental stimulation. Want to have fun and keep the grey matter working?  You are most welcome to join us.

Membership Area

U3A Browns Bay Inc North Shore Members Come From Okura, Glenfield, Wairau, Torbay, Albany, Paremoremo Valley, Murrays Bay, Mairangi Bay, Takapuna, Hibiscus Coast, Devonport, Northcote, Coatesville and Birkenhead.  There are many U3A’s across Auckland and throughout New Zealand. The  U3A New Zealand > website has the complete U3A list of over 80 if you are outside our area. 


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Membership Manager: Val Lloyd  Phone: 09 414 5529
Browns Bay U3A Inc, PO Box 35-851, Browns Bay, Auckland 0630