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    • westv
    • By westv 27th Oct 19, 6:06 PM
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    Searching for Things to do when retired
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    • 27th Oct 19, 6:06 PM
    Searching for Things to do when retired 27th Oct 19 at 6:06 PM
    Just wondering where people have looked to find things they might be interested in doing when retired.

    I've seen:-

    https://do-it.org/
    https://www.meetup.com/
    Just searching on google for things such as "art classes" "language learning" or whatever.
    Library?
    Local council evening class website.
    U3A websites

    Any others? Not including any that might be region specific though.
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 10th Dec 19, 9:09 AM
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    We have a monthly magazine promoting local firms. It has a section on churches, choirs, walking groups and various organisations which depend on volunteers.

    I did volunteer with one, in spite of the number bring wrong.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • ibizafan
    • By ibizafan 10th Dec 19, 2:11 PM
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    I volunteer at our local hospital, and have done for six years. There are lots of different volunteering opportunities, including work in Outpatients and on the wards themselves. Due to a recent Daily Mail campaign, we have 40 new volunteers which is great. I really enjoy working in a completely different environment to that which I was in during employment.
    • Nemo72
    • By Nemo72 24th Jan 20, 3:56 PM
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    Nemo72
    have you checked about going to Spain to sunbathe? thya have lovely gastronomy and beaches
    Italy is good too, perhaps it is my wish to go to Spain when I get retired
    apparently Brexit is not going to be that hard
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