Victorian Seniors Festival 2019

Tuesday 01 October 2019 - Thursday 31 October 2019

Celebrate the Victorian Seniors Festival with events around Yarra in October 2019.

Most events are free, but you must book.

For bookings or enquiries, please contact us on 9205 5555 or email info@yarracity.vic.gov.au. Alternatively, contact the relevant organisation directly.

Tuesday 1 October

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House (B.A.N.H.)
9 Belgium Avenue, Richmond
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday.  

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Ground Floor 253 Hoddle St, Collingwood
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday.

Wednesday 2 October

Seniors Festival Party
12.30pm to 3.30pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy

Fab Flicks. Movie night screening ‘Ladies in Black’
6.30pm to 9pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy

Monday 7 October

Women in the shed
10am to 12.30pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Make things and make friends. $5 per session.

Country Women’s Association meeting 
7.30pm to 9pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 

Tuesday 8 October

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House (B.A.N.H.)
9 Belgium Avenue, Richmond
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday.  

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Ground Floor 253 Hoddle St, Collingwood
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday.

Talking Sense: making movies using a phone
2pm to 3.30pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy
Learn how to make films using your smartphone. Light refreshments provided.

Be connected seniors computer club
3.30pm to 5.30pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy
Learn how to use technology to keep in touch with the world

Friday 11 October

Craft Club
10am to 12pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Chat, craft, knit, and crochet. 

Men in the shed
10am to 12.30pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Make things and make friends. $5 per session. 

The Classics – Quinquagenarian Circus
7.30pm
Melba Spiegeltent at Circus Oz
35 Johnston Street, Collingwood
Extraordinary older performers will charm you with their age-rejoicing brilliance! $20 for Senior Card holders.

Saturday 12 October

The Classics – Quinquagenarian Circus
3pm and 7.30pm
Melba Spiegeltent at Circus Oz
35 Johnston Street, Collingwood
Extraordinary older performers will charm you with their age-rejoicing brilliance! $20 for Senior Card holders.

Sunday 13 October

From the Heart
2pm to 5pm
Collingwood Town Hall
Celebration of Yarra neighbourhood houses and all we offer, including music, art and initiatives.

The Classics – Quinquagenarian Circus
3pm and 7.30pm
Melba Spiegeltent at Circus Oz
35 Johnston Street, Collingwood
Extraordinary older performers will charm you with their age-rejoicing brilliance! $20 for Senior Card holders.

Monday 14 October

Women in the shed
10am to 12.30pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Make things and make friends. $5 per session.

Tuesday 15 October

The U3A Yarra City Ageing Project - One Year On
10.30am to 12.30pm
Collingwood Library
11 Stanton Street, Abbotsford
At last year’s Senior’s Month Forum, we explored the challenges relating to ageing and ageism. This year we look at opportunities for action.
Register for One Year On on eventbrite.

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House (B.A.N.H.)
9 Belgium Avenue, Richmond
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday.  

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Ground Floor 253 Hoddle St, Collingwood
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday. 

Be connected seniors computer club
3.30pm to 5.30pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy
Learn how to use technology to keep in touch with the world.

Wednesday 16 October

Forest Therapy
9.45am to 12pm
Fairfield Amphitheatre
Fairfield Park Drive, Fairfield
Support your wellbeing and de-stress with a guided walk in the natural surroundings along the Yarra River.
Register for Forest Therapy on eventbrite.

Quiz Night
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy
Put your brain to the test.

Thursday 17 October

Zumba Gold
9.30am to 10.30am
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy
Specially designed for older adults and people with mobility challenges.

Friday 18 October

Craft Club
10am to 12pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Chat, craft, knit, and crochet. 

Men in the shed
10am to 12.30pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Make things and make friends. $5 per session. 

Monday 21 October

Women in the shed
10am to 12.30pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Make things and make friends. $5 per session.

Tuesday 22 October

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House (B.A.N.H.)
9 Belgium Avenue, Richmond
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday.  

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Ground Floor 253 Hoddle St, Collingwood
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday. 

Be connected seniors computer club
3.30pm to 5.30pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy
Learn how to use technology to keep in touch with the world.

Wednesday 23 October

Celebration of life
Collingwood Town Hall
1pm to 3pm
An opportunity for older residents in Yarra, particularly from aged care homes, to come together to socialise and enjoy music and entertainment.
Register for Celebration of life on eventbrite.

Friday 25 October

Golf Clinic
10am to 11am
Burnley Golf Course
102 Madden Grove, Burnley
Morning tea provided.
Register for this clinic on Eventbrite.

Craft Club
10am to 12pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Chat, craft, knit, and crochet.

Men in the shed
10am to 12.30pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Make things and make friends. $5 per session.  

Cryptic Crossword Workshop
with David Astle
10.45am to 12pm
Collingwood Library
11 Stanton Street, Abbotsford
Puns, double meanings, charades and homophones; challenge the wonders of deeper wordplay.
Register for Cryptic Crossword Workshop on eventbrite.

Community Lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Dine around the world with us. Gold coin donation.

Glimpse Art Exhibition
Accessible all day
273 High Street, Northcote
Works on display from Yarra seniors art group. Exhibition is on display until Friday 8 November.

Monday 28 October

Women in the shed
10am to 12.30pm
Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington 
Make things and make friends. $5 per session.

Tuesday 29 October

Mindful meditation 
10am to 11am 
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House (B.A.N.H.)
9 Belgium Avenue, Richmond
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday. 

Community lunch
12.30pm to 2pm
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Ground Floor 253 Hoddle St, Collingwood
Come and share some food and conversation with fellow locals every Tuesday. 

Be connected seniors computer club
3.30pm to 5.30pm
Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy
Learn how to use technology to keep in touch with the world.

Month of October

Urban Campfire Autumn-Winter exhibition
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Neighbourhood Justice Centre
241 Wellington Street, Collingwood
Community art exhibition about warmth, friendship and story-telling.

Other Neighbourhood houses and Community Centres in Yarra providing a range of activities and events include:

Alphington Community Centre
2 Kelvin Road, Alphington
9489 9929 or admin@holdenstreet.org.au

Holden Street Neighbourhood House
128 Holden Street, North Fitzroy
9489 9929 or admin@holdenstreet.org.au

North Carlton Neighbourhood House
20 Solly Avenue, Princes Hill
9380 6654 or admin@railwayneighbourhoodhouse.org.au

Finbar Neighbourhood House
143 Kent Street, Richmond
9428 7668 or coordinator@finbar.org.au

Fitzroy Learning Network
198 Napier Street, Fitzroy
9417 2897 or admin@fln.org.au

Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
20 Princes Street, Carlton North
9347 2739 or info@cnlc.org.au

Richmond Community Learning Centre
92/94 Lord Street, Richmond
9428 9901 or admin@rclc.org.au

Location & Contacts

General Enquiries

9205 5555

info@yarracity.vic.gov.au

City of Yarra

Date and time:
Tuesday 01 October 2019 - Thursday 31 October 2019


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