We run a range of fun and interesting seminars and events for seniors throughout the year.
An exciting program of seminars, classes and excursions are being planned for 2017.
Please note bookings are essential for all our events, see "How to book" below for more information.
Seniors Festival 2017
The 2017 Ku-ring-gai Seniors Festival will run throughout March and coincides with NSW Seniors Week.
A promotional booklet was printed for distribution to seniors, libraries and relevant community organisations throughout Ku-ring-gai.
A copy of the booklet can be downloaded here: Seniors Festival 2017 Events Booklet (pdf. 2MB)
Mayoral Award 2017 Nomination Form (pdf. 56KB)
Functional Fitness for Seniors
Seminar Open to All Ages - Useful tips for new or old dogs
Come along to this interesting presentation on the basic dog training tips.
Thursday 16 February 2017, Council Chambers, 10.30am - 11.30pm
Seminar - Understanding the changes to the Assets Test
This presentation will outline how the assets test currently works and explain the new rules.
Tuesday 21 February, Council Chambers, 10.30am - 11.30pm
Museums Discovery Centre Castle Hill
Inside the Museum you will find exquisite treasures, with hundreds of unique items on display for you to explore.
Tuesday 28 February, 9am - 5pm
Seniors Concert and Mayoral Awards
The Seniors festival will kick off with a delicious morning tea and entertainment followed by the Mayoral Awards presentation.
Thursday 2 March, 9.45am - 11.30am
Free Movie "Alone in Berlin" Event Cinemas Macquarie Centre
Event Cinemas are again generously sponsoring our annual Seniors Festival movie.
Monday 6 March, 10.30 -12.30pm
Seminar : Helping older people stay in their home
Back by popular demand, this presentation discusses important information about Government policies regarding home support services and the best way of navigating the aged care system.
Monday 13 March, 10am - 12.30pm
iPad Help for Seniors
Back by popular demand, iPad help for seniors allows older residents of Ku-ring-gai to become familiar with their tablets so they can fully enjoy the benefits they offer.
Monday 13 March & Monday 27 March, 4pm till 6pm
Out and about in Sydney excursion
This very enjoyable sight-seeing tour takes you on a drive around many lovely city areas including McMahon’s Point, Sydney Harbour, Macquarie Street, Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross, Paddington and more!
Monday 20 March, 8.45am - 3.30pm
Aladdin the Musical - waitlist only available
Join us for an afternoon of magic and wonder as we take in the musical Aladdin.
Wednesday 22 March, 11am - 5pm
Book online - waitlist only available
Come try Qi Gong
Qigong (Chi Kung) is a form of exercise incorporating gentle flow movements and breathing techniques. Qigong can assist overall health, healing and improve vitality.
Monday 27 March, 10am - 11am
Easter cooking demonstration
Today our Home Economist Careen Miller demonstrates some delicious recipes just in time for Easter.
Tuesday 28 March, 11.30am - 1.30pm
Visit to Brasserie Bread Factory
Today we are taking another trip to Brasserie Bread in Botany for a ‘Breaducation session’ where you will learn about the techniques of artisan bread making.
Monday 3 April, 9am - 1pm
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.
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.