2021 Seniors Festival

Thursday 1 April 2021

Inner West Council is hosting the 2021 Inner West Seniors Festival, Tuesday 13 – Saturday 24 April.

The festival recognises the important role seniors play in society as well as the contributions they make. This year’s theme is ‘In our nature’.

View the full program at www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/SeniorsFestival or contact the Healthy Ageing team 9392 5863

Bookings are essential due to COVID-19 and places are limited.

• Connected Seniors art exhibition, Leichhardt Library, 10 - Wednesday 28 April, Monday to Thursday, 9am - 7.30pm, Friday, 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm. No bookings required

• The Time of Our Lives with Robert Dessaix podcast, online until Tuesday 13 April, 11am – 11.30am, listen to the podcast

• Zumba Gold Tuesdays in Marrickville, 1.30pm – 2.30pm and Wednesdays in Ashfield, 9.30am – 10.30am. Lower intensity exercise to Latin styles of music and dance designed for older adults and people not used to exercising or limited physically, Herb Greedy Hall Marrickville, Tuesdays. Bookings essential

• Low cost and low impact drop in activities:

o Badminton or Tai Chi at PCYC Marrickville, Wednesdays, 10.30am – 2.30pm. Book by calling 9559 7722

o Gentle exercise for seniors at PCYC Marrickville, Fridays, 9.30am – 10.30am. Book by calling 9559 7722 or just drop in

o Table Tennis at PCYC Marrickville, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am – 2pm. Book by calling 9559 7722 or just drop in

• Intergenerational Table Tennis, PCYC Marrickville, Tuesday 13 April, 10am – 3pm. Book by emailing marrickville@pcycnsw.org.au or call 9559 7722

• Have - A - Crack Croquet, Cooks River Croquet Club, Wednesday 14 April, 10am – 12 midday. BYO flat shoes and a hat. Call Robert Elliott 0477 292 578

• Multicultural festival - Our time, Our stories
, Wednesday 14 April, 10.30am – 2pm. Book by calling Rosie Pham on 8507 2027 or 8507 2028 or Susan Chen on 0470 593 207 or email Admin.exec@ccci.org.au

• The Women's Circle - Tales of Ageing & Culture, Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative, Thursday 15 April, 10.30am – 12.30pm. Bookings essential

• Free fitness classes at Ashfield Aquatic Centre, Tuesday 13 – Friday 23 April. View the timetable of free classes here or contact the centre on 93925412 or aac.enquiries@innerwest.nsw.gov.au

• Circle Dancing for Fun and Connection
, Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre, Friday 16 April and Monday 19 April, 10am – 12 midday. Book by calling 9560-3011 or email info@lwchc.org.au

• Food Forest Fun, Whites Creek Food Forest, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April, 2pm – 3pm. Featuring permaculture principles and plant propagation. Bookings essential

• Drumming workshop, Marrickville Youth Resource Centre, Saturday 17 April, Seniors only, 2pm – 3pm. Intergenerational, 3.30pm – 4.30pm. Bookings essential

• Yoga workshops, Sunday 18 April, 10.30 – 12 midday and 2.30pm - 4pm. Contact Sol on 0451019110 or nowflowyoga@gmail.com

• Free Golf Lesson, Marrickville Golf Club, Monday 19 April, 9.30am – 12.30pm. Bookings essential

• Walking Sports, PCYC Marrickville, Thursday 22 April, 10am – 12 midday. Netball, basketball, or football at walking pace. Bookings essential

• Anyone for Tennis? Pratten Park Community Sport and Bowling Club, Friday 23 April, 10am – 12 midday. Grass court social play with coaches Mark Tregeagle and Anne Cribbes. Book by calling Carolyn Walker on 0490 663 169

• Orienteer the Balmain Peninsula, Mort Bay Park, Friday 23 April, 9.30am – 11.30am. Bookings essential

For media enquiries, contact Elizabeth Heath, Media and Communications Coordinator, 9392 5334 or Elizabeth.Heath@innerwest.nsw.gov.au

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