Our latest outings and lunches.
|Type of Outing||Date||Venue||Information|
|Lunch||January 9||Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens||We will be holding our first ever January meeting as a picnic get together at the Walter Sisulu Botanical in Roodepoort. Entrance to the Botanical Garden is free for pensioners on Tusdays
Time 1000. Bring you own picnic lunches, tables will be available. Also please wear your U3A badge so we know who is a member of our party.
We hope this January picnic will become an annual event.
|Outing||February 20||Greenway Farms, Tarlton||We are going to visit Greenway Farms in Tarlton to learn how Rugani Carrot Juices and other products are made and to sample some of their products. We will each be spoilt with a gift pack of goodies.
Then we visit the Urban Herb Nursery for lunch and there we will learn about herbs and take a guided walk through the herb nursery.
|Lunch||March 20||Little Miss Muffin|
William Street, Poortview (just off Doreen Road)
|Join us for a relaxed afternoon among the other members of the U3A and get to know people of your own age|
|Outing||April 17||The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve, Kromdraai||This is a full day trip by bus.
In addition we will visit the white lions and tigers as well as the creche where you can interact with smaller animals.
To keep costs low, we pack our own lunches, but there is a restaurant at the creche, should you need to buy something to eat or drink.
Booking will be open at the next meeting. R300pp.
Contact Marthie 0832979565 on WhatsApp for more information or booking.
|Outing||May 15||Revisit to Rugani Carrot Farm||We will visit Rugani Carrot Farm again, this time to see the whole plant in operation and how the carrot and fruit juices are made.
For the members visiting for the second time, there will not be any entrance fee, but there will also not be any gift packs as we received ours already.
For the first time visitors the entrance fee is R75 and they will
receive a gift pack of juices.
We will use our own transport since it is only 26km from Cradlestone Mall.
This leaves you the choice whether you would like to go to lunch at Urban Herb Nursery.
Lunch will be R95pp and the menu will be available at the meeting on 14 May.
Payment can be made by EFT or at the meeting. Please make sure that you have the correct amount in cash.
Contact Marthie Coetzer on 083 297 9565 for more information.
|Lunch||May 22||The Verandah, Krugersdorp||Lunch at The Verandah in Krugersdorp 11:30 for 12:00.
This time you can order and pay for anything on the pensioner's menu or regular menu.
Bookings at the meeting on 14 May 2019.
Please contact Marthie Coetzer for more information on 083 297 9565
|Outing||June 19||Bus trip to an Aquaponics Farm in Midrand||Aquaponics is a system of auaculture in which
the waste produced by farmed fish or other aquatic creatures supplies the nutrients for plants.
The cost of this visit is R250pp and the bus will leave from Ruimsig.
Booking and payment at our meeting on 11 June 2019 (9 places left) also please try and take the correct amount.
Further details can be obtained from Marthie Coetzer 083 297 9565
|Brunch||July 17||Rock Cod Country Restaurant,|
Hole in One Street, Ruimsig.
|Rock Cod Country Restaurant is opposite the Ruimsig Country Club.
Booking for the brunch can be made at the meeting or per WhatsApp to Marthie 083 297 9565.
We will order individually and pay individually and you will be able to see the menu at the next meeting.
Booking is only to enable us to know the number of members who will attend.
|Outing||August 21||Historic Heidelberg||This is a full day bus trip.
After visiting some old historic buildings, we will have lunch in the dining car of the old steam train parked on the station in the Station Museum.
Because of the limited seats in the dining car for lunch, only 20 members can go on this trip, so please book early.
More details to follow.