Social Activities

Our Social Committee run regular social events for members which are advertised on the Notice Board at Fripp Oval and here on the website.

All event detailed are emailed to members at regular intervals.


Bus Trip  on Sunday 10 November to  Mount Tambourine, taking in the Tambourine Country Markets and Gallery Walk. Lots of craft shops, boutiques and eateries. Early start ( 8 am) with a stop for morning tea on the way. This trip is fully booked but you can add your name to a waiting list in the office.


On Tuesday 19 November the U3A Belly Dance class will be having their end-of-year Belly Dance Party and concert at Fripp Oval Hall, starting at 7 pm. Come along and immerse yourself in the music, costumes and mystique of Middle Eastern dance. Free admission. Finger foods available, BYO drinks, tea and coffee available.


Once again our End of Year/ Christmas Luncheon will be held at the Islander Motor Inn, River Street,  West Ballina.   Friday 29 November. Please pre-order your lunch from our menu Christmas Menu 2019 . Things get busy that time of year, so mark your calendar now . Cost is $36 per head and there will be an opportunity to give a donation to our drought affected farmers

The “Meals On Wheels” Melbourne Cup event is happening again this year at the Ballina Jockey Club as usual.. This is not a U3A function, but we have booked a couple of tables for our members. You can get full details from Meals on Wheels in Ballina.  Please book and pay Meals on Wheels directly. Cost is $25 per head.

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Payments for any of our social events can be made in cash at our office or by direct debit: BSB 032 591 A/c No 102 098 Name U3A Ballina/Byron Inc (Westpac Ballina Branch)