The branch of U3A International (University of the Third Age) based in Marbella, Coín and Alhaurín el Grande aims to promote learning for enjoyment and personal fulfilment as well as providing a social base. It offers a broad range of over 50 activities, as well as many walks, lectures and monthly lunches.
The new season kicks off in October and registration sessions will be held at the Hapimag Resort Hotel, Camilo José Cela, Marbella, on 13, 20, 27 September from 11am to 1.30pm; and also at the CASC Building, Calle Coín 23, Alhaurín el Grande (by La Higuera Restaurant) on 10 and 13 September from 5 to 7pm.
The association is always looking for people to start a new activity or interest. They especially need someone for the inland area who would be willing over a series of weeks to explain the basics of PC/smartphones or tablets. For further information visit www.u3a.international or pop along to one of their coffee mornings in Alhaurín el Grande or Marbella.
Start of a new season
Axarquía-based choir Coral Coraxalia, under the leadership of Eusebio Pita, is looking for new members. The group welcomes all nationalities and have a good repertoire for performances and concerts, social events, possible touring, etc. The new season starts 5.30pm on 12 September and this first rehearsal will be in the room attached to Viñuela village church. From then on rehearsals take place on Thursdays from 5.30 to 8pm in the Casa Cultura (Casa Manaos) on the main A7205 road to Viñuela village. Free parking opposite. For more information call 689111352.
New members welcome
The International Music society will commence rehearsals on 11 September for their Christmas concerts which will feature not only traditional carols in English and Spanish but also Christmas songs both sacred and secular from O Holy Night to The Twelve Days of Christmas. New members are very welcome and the ability to read music is less important than enthusiasm and commitment. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9.30pm at St Andrew's Church, Los Boliches. Avenida Jesús Santos Rein. For more information contact Gilly: 654891790 or visit www.timschoir.org
The Field Club
Autumn season walks
The Field Club starts up again for the autumn season on Monday 9 September at a new meeting place: the Manila Bar in Los Boliches. The walking group will be there from 10.30 to 11.30 am and will welcome new members of all nationalities.