Seniors in Action events


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)

February 2017

Functional Fitness for Seniors

Fallproof : Lindfield Seniors Centre - 6 February to 10 April - waitlist only available

Fallproof: Gordon Library - 8 February to 12 April - waitlist only available

Back to Basics: North Turramurra - 7 February to 11 April

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

Book online

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

Book online

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

Book online

March 2017

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

Book online

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

Book online

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

Booking information

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

Book online

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.

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