Interests Groups

Here is the latest information about our interest groups

Bonsai – group leader Frans Smit 084033402003
Group meeting Saturday, once a month. Please contact Frans Smit for final arrangements and address of where the meeting will take place

Bowls Beginners – group leader Janet van der Merwe 082 347 3800
Free bowls training for U3A members on Wednesday mornings every week Contact Janet to confirm your attendance

Digital Photography – group leader Rod Kruger 082 477 0319
Tuesday at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens. Please arrange with Rod where and what time to meet

Knitting and Crotchet – group leader Madelaine Kruger 082 785 1381
This group is growing and has 6 members so far. They had a request to knit dolls for the children in Knysna who lost everything.
Please contact Madeleine for time and place of next meeting

Mens group – leader Everard White 082 785 1381
Meeting once a month thesday morning.
Please contact Evrerard for time and place of next meeting
They have quite a number of members

Reading group – leaders Elsebe and Anthony Vetton 084 209 0998 / 084 515 8696
Thursday once a month. We have quite a number of members attending
Please contact the leaders for time and place of next meeting

Walking group – Randfontein

Griet is trying to start a group in Randfontein. Interested walkers please add your name to the list at the next meeting.


Interest Group Activities

From Moira Scott, our Interest Group coordinator.


Knitting Group


Madeleine Kruger has kindly given me info on the knitting group


The knitters have named their knitting group U3A Stitches.

There are 14 members at present and three people have expressed interest
in joining.

The group meets

» Read more

Reading Group News

From Elsebe Vetten

On Thursday 17th August the U3a Reading Group was treated to a showing of
the film “Die Wonderwerker” and a talk on the background, setting and
character-interaction by Dr Denise Bjorkman. » Read more

Short news snippets from our Interest Groups

Mrs Goyne will help at the table with the lists for Interest Groups at the General Meeting.

Knitting Group

Madeleine Kruger is leading this group. Recently six members attended at Palers Coffee Shop.  They are knitting articles to aid the people of Knysna after the recent devastating fires. » Read more

News from the Walking Interest Group

We had 4 members enjoying a leasure walk at Griffins Estate in Randfontein on Tuesday 19 September 2017.

View of the terrain at Griffins Estate

The weather was excellent for walking and it is a typical farm and huge trees atmosphere.

We will certainly go there again. We plan once a month. The date will be in next month’s reminder.

Group embers enjoying their walk

Walking in the Kloofendal Nature Reserve – New Interest Group

John Giani has started a new walking group. We have walked twice at the
Kloofendal Nature Reserve.

We meet on a Tuesday and Thursday at 10am.

What a lovely view

Walking in Kloofendal





For those who would like to join the Kloofendal walkers there will be a list available for you to sign up to at our next general meeting.