December 2017

Centre times over Christmas
UNACC’s last day for the Christmas break will be Tuesday 19th December, when Leigh has devised a great quiz for everyone to end the year in good spirits. We will re-open on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.The Centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm.

Christmas at UNACC
We’re very excited to announce the UNACC Christmas Party will be on Friday 15th December 2017. There will be a wonderful homemade Christmas dinner (menu below), wine and entertainment for only £20. Your ticket will be entered into a raffle to win a prize too! Please let us know in advance whether you want to be added to our dial-a-ride list.

The menu will be:
Leek, potato and parsnip soup or Prawn and smoked salmon cocktail
Roast Turkey with all the trimmings or Individual Veggie Xmas pie with all the trimmings
Christmas pudding or Sherry trifle
As usual, the wonderful Barry and Mike will be donating the wine, for which we are very grateful. Get your name down early as tickets always sell out quickly.

There will be some great bric a brac stalls in the morning, including Leigh’s table with some great prices – everything must go! There will also be a UNACC Christmas quiz with prizes so get your thinking caps on whilst you drink a glass of complimentary bubbles!

Thanks to all who volunteered to help, we’ll go through the schedule with you next week so everyone knows what they’ll be doing on the day.

Film Club
Will be on Friday 8th December, and as a thank you for all your support over the year, including all your donations to the fun run, we will be showing a Christmas special film for FREE! All you need to do is pay for your lunch on the day, which will be the usual price, and delicious as always. After the meal, sit back and relax whilst you watch “Scrooge” with Albert Finney, along with a complimentary glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. There will also be some Christmas carols sung by the fabulous Chris Wright.  Please see Jean to book your place as soon as possible!

Donations for the table
Thank you for the donations for our bric-a-brac table, however we have too many at the moment and ask that you don’t bring anymore for the time being. Thank you.

November 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can you bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Christmas at UNACC
We’re very excited to announce the UNACC Christmas Party will be on Friday 15 December 2017. There will be a wonderful homemade Christmas dinner (menu below), wine and entertainment for only £20. Your ticket will be entered into a raffle to win a prize too! Please let us know in advance whether you want to be added to our dial-a-ride list.

Christmas Hamper Donations
Thanks to those of you that have donated to our Christmas hampers, we’re still looking for more donations so please bring in what you can. Thank you

Christmas Basket
We’re looking for donations of baskets to make up our Christmas hampers, if you have one you no longer need please bring it in, many thanks.

Film Club
Will be on Wednesday 8th November.

Donations for the table
Thank you for the donations for our bric-a-brac table, however we have too many at the moment and ask that you don’t bring anymore for the time being. Thank you.

Take Away Boxes
Please can you return any used take away boxes, thank you.

Reserving Seats & Spaces
We ask that you do not reserve seats at the dinner table and around the centre for friends as this is unfair to other members as it can be upsetting.

 

October 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can you bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Old £1 coins
We will no longer take the old £1 coins from Friday 6th October 2017

Action on Elder Abuse
On Friday 13th October at 11am, Lucia from Action on Elder Abuse will be here to talk about their new project EARS, which helps victim of abuse and matches them with volunteers.

Shared Reading Group
The shared reading group will return on Friday 20th October.

UNACC International Day
On Tuesday 24th October we will be celebrating with Britain’s favourite foods from around the world in our International event. There will be music and as usual a great buffet from Mark – tickets will be £10 and this event will replace the usual lunch on this day.

Film Club
Our annual film license is up for renewal in November it costs UNACC £190.97, we ask that you continue to support the film each month to help pay for the license.

Donations for the table
Thank you for the donations for our bric-a-brac table, however we have too many at the moment and ask that you don’t bring anymore for the time being. Thank you.

Take Away Boxes
Please can you return any used take away boxes, thank you.

Big Fun Run
This month Sheila, Lynda, Mark, Natalie & Roberta will be running/walking 5k at the Crystal Palace Fun run on Saturday 28th to raise funds for UNACC, please encourage friends and family to donate, hand in any donations to the office.

Reserving Seats & Spaces
We ask that you do not reserve seats at the dinner table and around the centre for friends as this is unfair to other members as it can be upsetting.

September 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can you bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Signing in
Please make sure to sign in everyday, the book is located at the front desk.

Bringing in your own Food
Firstly we want to thank all of you for buying lunches, teas, coffees and snacks, the revenue generated from these sales are essential to keeping us open and running. It has been brought to our attention that some members are bringing in their own snacks, we ask that you only do this only on special occasions such as birthdays. If you would like a wider variety in snacks that we provide please let the office know your suggestions, thank you for your understanding.

Committee Meeting
The next committee meeting will be Monday 11th September at 10am.

 

Take Away Boxes
Please can you return any used take away boxes, thank you.

Membership Charges 2017/2018
Please can you pay subscription to £30 a year from April 2017, thank you for your continued support.

Big Fun Run
Sheila, Lynda, Mark, Natalie & Roberta will be running/walking 5k at the Crystal Palace Fun run on Saturday 28th October to raise funds for UNACC, please encourage friends and family to donate, please hand in any donations to the office

 UNACC Film Club
Film club will now be Wednesday 27th September we are showing ‘Roman Holiday’, a delicious roast chicken dinner will be served at midday followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

August 2017

Brighton
We had a lovely trip to Brighton on Monday 31 July, the sun shone all day and we all had a great time. Thanks to all who helped organise and sell tickets. We are looking for ideas for our 2018 trip, so if you have any suggestions please let us know in the office.

Our Vegetable Garden
We would like to say a special thanks to Philomena & Tony Southern for donating the plants in our beautiful vegetable garden and for all their hard work maintaining it, we have tomatoes, cucumber, courgettes and green beans. Thank you.

Bringing in your own Food
Firstly we want to thank all of you for buying lunches, teas, coffees and snacks, the revenue generated from these sales are essential to keeping us open and running. It has been brought to our attention that some members are bringing in their own snacks, we ask that you only do this only on special occasions such as birthdays. If you would like a wider variety in snacks that we provide please let the office know your suggestions, thank you for your understanding.

Volunteers
We would like to say a massive thanks to all our fantastic volunteers helping us each week, we couldn’t do it without you! Jean, Sheila, Eve, Lynda, Yvonne, Giovanni, Gerald, George, Sandra, Maninder, Gary, Jackie for her word games every Wednesday and Juliet for all the money she raises on the table each week. You are all amazing!

Big Fun Run
Sheila, Lynda, Mark, Natalie & Roberta will be running/walking 5k at the Crystal Palace Fun run in October to raise funds for UNACC, please encourage friends and family to donate, in cash to the office or online here: https://www.justgiving.com/unacc

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.

July 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can you bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Trip to Brighton Monday 31st July
We’re in the process of planning our annual trip to Brighton which will be Monday 31st July leaving the centre at 8.30am so we can enjoy a sea front breakfast. Spaces are limited so please be sure to reserve your place, the price is £20pp payable at the office. PLEASE NOTE: The centre will be closed that day.

Waterside Open Day
The Waterside Centre is celebrating 20 years of hosting healthy living and community groups on Monday 24 July 2017. 10am – 4pm. Come and enjoy a day of fun and explore the history of the centre and lakes since 1881. We need donations of bottles for our bottle tombola please! PLEASE NOTE: There will be no activities or sit down lunch that day, members are welcome to come and join the festivities, BBQ food available.

Take Away Boxes
Please can you return any used take away boxes, thank you.

Membership Charges 2017/2018
Please can you pay subscription to £30 a year from April 2017, thank you for your continued support.

Big Fun Run
Sheila, Lynda, Mark, Natalie & Roberta will be running/walking 5k at the Crystal Palace Fun run in October to raise funds for UNACC, please encourage friends and family to donate, in cash to the office or online here: https://www.justgiving.com/unacc

Donation Tree
We have decided to reintroduce the Donation Tree, suggested donation £5 – £10 which goes to help keep UNACC running for the benefit of all the members. Thank you.

UNACC Film Club
Film club will be Wednesday 26th July showing the brilliant ‘How to Marry a Millionaire’, a delicious roast chicken dinner will be served at midday followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.

June 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can you bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Trip to Brighton Monday 31st July
We’re in the process of planning our annual trip to Brighton which will be Monday 31st July leaving the centre at 7.30am so we can enjoy a sea front breakfast. Spaces are limited so please be sure to reserve your place, the price is £20pp payable at the office.

Waterside Open Day
The Waterside Centre is celebrating 20 years of hosting healthy living and community groups on Monday 24 July 2017. 10am – 4pm. Come and enjoy a day of fun and explore the history of the centre and lakes since 1881.

Take Away Boxes
Please can you return any used take away boxes, many thanks.

Membership Charges 2017/2018
Please can you pay subscription to £30 a year from April 2017, thank you for your continued support.

Big Fun Run
Sheila, Lynda, Mark, Natalie & Roberta have signed up to run the 5k Crystal Palace Fun run in October to raise funds for UNACC, please encourage friends and family to donate, we will give details of the fundraising page shortly.

 Donation Tree
We have decided to reintroduce the Donation Tree, suggested donation £5 – £10 which goes to help keep UNACC running for the benefit of all the members. Thank you.

UNACC Film Club
Film club will be Wednesday 28th June showing the brilliant Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a delicious roast beef dinner will be served at midday followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.

May 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can you bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Meal Deal for April 2017 only
Special thanks to all of you for buying lunches, it’s so important raising funds to keep the club open, Anne Dolyn and Mildred Cammock enjoyed the 6th free meal April deal.

Table Tennis
We now have a full size table, sessions will run on a Monday morning 9.30am – 10.45am and Friday from 9.30am – 11.30am, cost £1 will include a tea or coffee.

Membership Charges 2017/2018
Please can you pay subscription to £30 a year from April 2017, thank you for your continued support.

Big Fun Run
Sheila, Lynda, Mark, Natalie & Roberta have signed up to run the 5k Crystal Palace Fun run in October to raise funds for UNACC, please encourage friends and family to donate, we will give details of the fundraising page shortly.

Donation Tree
We have decided to reintroduce the Donation Tree, suggested donation £5 – £10 which goes to help keep UNACC running for the benefit of all the members. Thank you.

UNACC Film Club
Film club has changed to Wednesday 10th May showing the fantastic Some like it Hot, as always a delicious meal will be served at 12pm followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.

April 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Easter Closing
We will be closed on Good Friday 14th April & Easter Monday 17th April.

New Meal Deal for April 2017 only
As a little thank you for your continued support buying meals we will be offering a promotion of buy 5 meals in April get 6th meal free. If you would like a meal please let us know by 11am so that the kitchen can prepare, we will accept bookings over the phone so please make sure you call us to order your meal if you can’t make it in before 11am.

Table Tennis
We now have a full size table, sessions will run on a Monday morning 9.30am – 10.45am and Friday from 9.30am – 11.30am, cost £1 will include a tea or coffee.

Easter Buffet with entertainment Friday 7th April
We will be having a beautiful buffet for Easter on Friday 7th April, only £10. We will not be offering alternative food options on the day.

Katakouzini (Nitsa) Grocock
Sadly the lovely Nitsa passed away in her sleep on Saturday 18 February, there is an afternoon tea in her honor on Friday 7th April 3-6pm at 190 Selhurst Road, SE25 6XX, please let the office know if you’d like to attend as we must inform Nitsa’s sister of numbers.

Membership Charges 2017/2018
Our membership fee will rise to £30 a year from April 2017, thank you for your continued support and understanding. If you would like to discuss this please come to the office.

Donation Tree
We have decided to reintroduce the Donation Tree, suggested donation £5 – £10 which goes to help keep UNACC running for the benefit of all the members. Thank you.

UNACC Film Club
Film club will be Wednesday 26th April showing the fantastic Second Chorus, as always a delicious meal will be served at 12pm followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.

March 2017

Centre times
The centre is open 9.30am – 2.30pm, where possible can bring smaller notes or change to pay for lunches and activities. Many thanks

Committee meeting
The next committee meeting will be Monday 20th March 10am, please note there will be no table tennis.

Easter Buffet with entertainment
We will be having a beautiful buffet for Easter on Friday 7th April, only £10. We will not be offering alternative food options on the day.

Katakouzini (Nitsa) Grocock
Sadly the lovely Nitsa passed away in her sleep on Saturday 18 February, we will inform you of funeral details once we know.

UNACC Market Stall
We have acquired a stall at the Crystal Palace Market, Haynes Lane on Saturday 18th March to sell the remainder of the clothes we have in storage downstairs. If you are able to cover the stall for an hour please let the office know. We do not need any more stock.

Membership Charges 2017/2018
Our membership fee will rise to £30 a year from April 2017, thank you for your continued support and understanding. If you would like to discuss this please come to the office.

Donation Tree
We have decided to reintroduce the Donation Tree, suggested donation £5 – £10 which goes to help keep UNACC running for the benefit of all the members. Thank you.

Bowls
Bowls will stop from 1 April 2017, we would like to say a very special thanks to Ken French for all his hard work running the group and also thanks to those of you that attended over the years.

UNACC Film Club
Film club will be Wednesday 29th March showing the fantastic An American in Paris, as always a delicious meal will be served at 12pm followed by the screening at 12.30pm.

Your support
Firstly we would like to thank you all for supporting the club, buying lunches, teas, coffees, cakes and attending events is so important, enabling the club to run, so we do ask that you don’t bring in your own food and that where possible you support us by attending events. Thanks for you continued support, especially to all those who have donated money to UNACC to enable us to continue our service.