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Seniors Festival events

April 9, 2021

From JNC, here’s a digest of events in your local area and online to celebrate NSW Seniors Festival 13–24 April. This year’s Festival theme is “It’s in our nature … to connect.” The events listed here will enable you to link to other people, activities and services in your community.

Feature Seniors Festival event

Tuesday 13 April, 6.30pm–8pm Abuse of Older Persons webinar

Online via Zoom.

A free webinar to help explore the boundaries of healthy relationships as we get older, the indications that a relationship may no longer be healthy, and the signs of elder abuse.

Hear from representatives from local services and ask questions of experts from the Ageing and Disability Commission, New South Wales Police, Seniors Rights Service, and Justice Connect.

Register at this link

Events in Randwick LGA

Smartphone and Tablet Basic Training for Chinese Speaking Seniors: Thursday 15 April 2021, 2pm–4pm

See this link

Twilight Tour —The Spirits of Prince Henry: Saturday 17 April, 6pm–8.30pm

See this link

Waverley LGA Seniors Festival events

Wednesday 14 April, 1pm–2pm

Walking Basketball

At Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre. Free. Phone 9083 8300

Being Healthy and Together luncheon
Wednesday 21 April 12pm-2pm. $35. Phone 9083 8999 to book

Events in City of Sydney LGA

Tuesday 13 to Saturday 24 April

Free swimming and exercise activities at Gunyama Park

Friday 23 April, 10:30am–12:30pm.

See this link

Seniors art workshop

From City of Sydney at 7 Edward St, Darlington. Free

Details at https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/seniors-art-workshop-by-like-family-and-vitality-club

Pickleball Mondays at the Rocks

Details at https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/pickleball

Seniors Festival Cruises

Details at this link

Events in Bayside Council

Events for local seniors — see https://www.bayside.nsw.gov.au/sites/default/files/2021-04/Seniors%20Festival%2021%20Program.pdf

Online Seniors Festival events

Wednesday 14 April, 10am

NBN info session. See this link

Classic Hits from the Golden Era of Song. Wednesday 14 April, 1.30pm–2.30pm

See Waverley Council Facebook page at this link

Memoir Writing workshop, Monday 19 April, 10am–12pm

From Waverley Council, Online via Zoom. Cost $15.

Watch a live cooking session with Master Chef All Star Kumar Pereira. Tuesday 20 April, 2.15pm

 A City of Sydney event. Watch an easy to follow guide on how to share a meal and a conversation. See this link

History Talk: ANZAC Parade – History and Heritage by Sue Rosen, Wednesday 21 April, 6.30pm–7.30pm

Book on this link

Talking Tech: Can you spot a scam? Thursday 22 April 2021, 3.30pm–4.30pm

Live online event. See this link

This event is mainly for seniors but open to everyone 18 years and older.

Advance Care Planning, Tuesday 27 April 2021, 7pm–9pm

Booking: Contact Frida on 9090 6972 or email Frida.Kitas@randwick.nsw.gov.au

JNC connects you all year

JNC Aged Services connect you with your community all year round – find out more about on 9349 8200 or email agedservices@jnc.org.au.  Our activities include social outings, shopping support and gentle exercise classes.

See our service updates here