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
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
Pickleball Mondays at the Rocks
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 email@example.com. Our activities include social outings, shopping support and gentle exercise classes.
See our service updates here