Social Activities and Outings
If you would like to become more active and connect socially with others in your community, or you know someone who may benefit from more social interaction, please see our social activities and outings listed below. People living in the Randwick and Kingsford postcode areas are eligible to attend the groups listed. However we try to be flexible so please contact one of our Community Capacity Building Coordinators at the offices and times below and they will do their best to assist your request.
The Junction Neighbourhood Centre: 9349 8200
Socialise and reap the benefits of walking and talking in natural environments and boost your mental health and physical well-being. Randwick’s Social Walking Group is a friendly, healthy and fun activity. All are welcome. We meet monthly to explore local parks and coastal walks in the Randwick area. Please note that we walk up and down stairs on coastal walks.
Book Club: Monthly on Wednesdays 2.00-4.00pm
Do you enjoy reading? Short stories, poems, biographies, novels, articles, novellas, magazines? Do you also like to discuss literature? At the JNC Randwick we’ll discuss a new piece of literature each month. Please come along, have a cuppa and meet new people.
Dates are 10th February, 9th March, 6th April, 11th May, 8th June, 20th July, 10th August, 14th September, 12th October, 9th November, 14th December.
Come along to our games club where we’ll be playing a variety of board games, UNO, Pictionary, Family Feud, card games, guessing games, puzzles, word games, conversation games every Thursday. Games are provided, but feel free to bring in your own for everyone to enjoy. All are welcome.
Join our weekly meditation at JNC Randwick or JNC Maroubra for a 1 hour meditation to replenish and nurture yourself. Fill your cup so that you can give from a fuller more refreshed place. You will be part of a friendly group and do not need to have any experience in meditation. Simply book in by phoning Shellie: 9349 8200.
This free meditation program is ideal for parents and carers. If you experience mental health issues, please contact your health professional before attending the program.
2.00pm – 3.00pm
28th April to 2nd June (6 week program)
JNC – Maroubra
669 – 673 Anzac Pde, Maroubra
Create art from the head and heart with local artist, Heather, at this friendly group!
Transform a simple drawing with paint, watercolour or collage. All materials & morning tea provided.
10am – 12pm Friday 12th May – 30th June at JNC Maroubra
Contact Marie to book in or find out more: P 9349 8200
This unique program is Gathering the Dots and Cafe Wednesday is where we’ll meet. It has been specifically designed by Barbara for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and non Indigenous mothers/carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children living in the Maroubra, Matraville and Malabar areas.
Come and enjoy a delicious morning tea, discussion and activities with others at this program.
If you would like to find out about outings groups specifically for the frail aged and people living with disabilities in the Randwick and Waverley LGA’s please click: Social Outing Group