Seniors events

seniors

We run a range of fun and interesting seminars and events for seniors throughout the year.

Please note unless otherwise specified, bookings are essential for all our events.

Seniors Festival -  February/ March 2020

Council has planned a varied program of outings, seminars and workshops for the 2020 Seniors Festival.

You can book online for these activities at the links listed below.

Our popular 'Everything for Seniors Day' will be held at Turramura Seniors Centre and Turramurra Uniting Church hall on Monday 17 February from 10am to 2pm. Come along and see what activities and services you can enjoy in Ku-ring-gai, and try out classes in Chair Yoga, salsa, ballet, 'Fallproof' excercise and indoor bowls.

Many organisations will be holding fun and interesting events during the Seniors Festival.

You can find all activities by downloading our 2020 Seniors Festival booklet (pdf. 3MB) or by viewing the interactive version below.

Interactive version

*Interactive version. Click on the 'full screen' icon located on the centre of the image to view the booklet in full screen. You can preview the pages and flick between pages by clicking on the left arrow (to go to previous page) and right arrow (to go to next page).

Captain Cook Morning Tea Harbour Cruise - Wednesday 12 February

Everything for Seniors Day - Monday 17 February (bookings not essential, you can just come along on the day)

iPads for Seniors, individual help for beginners - Tuesday 18 February

iPads for Seniors, individual help for beginners - Thursday 20 February

Bush Foods and Cookery morning at the Wildflower Garden - Friday 21 February

Seminar on Help at Home, Aged Care Rights & Wellness and Reablement - Monday 24 February

Free movie: Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears - Thursday 27 February

Visit to Old Government House at Parramatta - Tuesday 3 March

Seminar on Meaningful Ageing - Thursday 5 March

Mediterranean Cooking Demonstration and Lunch excursion - Tuesdays 10 March and 17 March

Mediterranean Lunch excursion only - Tuesday 17 March (we will have a few more places on the bus than will be available at the cooking demonstration)

Seminar on Grandparents as Carers & Children's First Aid - Thursday 26 March

Excursion to the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo - Thursday 2 April

Regular activities and classes

Qi Gong

Qi Gong aims to develop mental harmony through gentle flowing movements, deep breathing and calm mental focus, in order to achieve relaxation, fitness, balance and increased vitality.

When: Wednesdays 5 February to 8 April, 9.30am to 10.30am 

Where: Gordon Library Meeting Room 1 in the Old School Building

Cost: $100 for 10 weeks

Book online here

Functional Fitness Lindfield Seniors Centre

This program addresses health and fitness concerns, and is particularly relevant to the less active mature adult. Focus areas include falls prevention, strength and mobility training, balance and coordination.

When: Mondays 3 February to 30 March, 1.45pm - 2.45pm (Please note: No class on Monday 17 February)

Where: Lindfield Seniors Centre, 259 Pacific Highway, Lindfield

Cost: $90 for 8 week term

Book online here

Back to Basics North Turramurra

This program addresses health and fitness concerns, and is particularly relevant to the less active mature adult. Focus areas include falls prevention, strength and mobility training, balance and coordination.

Please note: This class is for those with back issues. You must be sufficiently mobile and physically able to do the exercises on the floor. 

When: Tuesdays 4 February to 31 March, 10am - 11am

Where: Northside Church (formerly Church of Christ) Community Hall, Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra

Cost: $100 for 9 week term

Book online here

Functional Fitness Gordon Library

This program addresses health and fitness concerns, and is particularly relevant to the less active mature adult. Focus areas include falls prevention, strength and mobility training, balance and coordination. 

When: Wednesdays 5 February to 1 April, 1.15pm to 2.15pm

Where: Gordon Library Meeting Room 2 - downstairs in the Old School Building

Cost: $100 for 9 week term

Book online here

How to book

For all our events, you can pay by booking online, mailing a cheque, or in person at Council by credit card, cash or cheque.

For all credit card payments via mail, please fill out the Seniors - Credit Card Payment Form (pdf. 611KB).

  • Book online
  • Post: Locked Bag 1006, Gordon NSW 2072
  • In person: Council Chambers, Level 4 (Highway level), 818 Pacific Highway, Gordon

If you would like to receive information on our events, provide us with your contact details by calling 9424 0836.

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