The NSW Seniors Festival for 2022 will be on from Friday March 25 to Sunday April 3, 2022. The theme for this year is “Reconnect”.
Festival highlights range from the free Premier’s Gala Concerts, to the NSW Seniors Festival Expo and Festival Comedy Show at the International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour. Many local events have also been planned for this year’s festival.
Here’s a quick rundown of what is happening in our local area for the Seniors Festival. Click on the brochure link for each council for details on how to book to attend events.
All Week – Free Entry for over 50’s to Mt Annan Leisure Centre
Friday March 25 – Book Author Talk Nicole Alexander at Narellan Library 2pm
Tues March 29 – Book Author Talk Sue Williams at Camden Civic Centre 10:30am
Tues March 29, Wed March 30 & Sunday April3 – Art Classes at Alan Baker Art Gallery in Camden
Wed March 30 & Tues April 5 – Chair Yoga Session at Narellan Library
Friday April 1 – Tech Savvy Seniors – Intro to Smartphones at Oran Park Library 2:30pm
Various Dates – Pryme Movers Classes at Mt Annan Leisure Centre
From March 25 – Virtual online Seniors Concert featuing Dale Burridge, Steve Wheatley, Daytones and Honey Sippers.
Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in yesteryear at Wollondilly Heritage Centre and Museum during Seniors Festival 2022!
Wollondilly Council would like to invite local seniors to take a step back in time at Wollondilly Heritage Centre & Museum. Come along for a day of activities including card making, apple peeling and churning butter in the Burragorang Cottage. Immerse yourself in yesteryear through local exhibits and enjoy light refreshments alongside like-minded seniors. Mayor Matt Gould will officially launch ‘Wollondilly Seniors Healthy Lifestyle Guide’ a joint Council and NSW Government initiative. Free copies will be provided to all in attendance.
The centre is located at 43 Edwards St, The Oaks.
Bookings Essential: Contact Community Projects Team (02) 4677 9550 or book online with Eventbrite.
Click here to download brochure
Campbelltown Council and local groups have a wide variety of activities organised for this year’s Seniors Festival. Some of the activities include:
Serenity stroll bush walks, local bird watching and A Night with The Bats
A twilight stroll and refreshments at Campbelltown Community Labyrinth
A Free Movie Screening at Dumeresq St Cinema
Pop up Morning Tea and Tunes at Forum Q
A Clay Soiree at Campbelltown Arts Centre
Weave and Yarn (women only) at Campbelltown Yarning Circle
A whole series of activities at our Campbelltown Libraries Branches including: a Propagation and Germination Workshop, Chess Club, English Conversation Group, I.T & Biscuits, Local History Talk, Sit’ n’ Chat, Social Scrabble, An Author Talk, Board Games and Biscuits.
Friday March 25 2pm – Online ‘Crafternoon’ with Na’ama Atzmon-Simon hosted by Penrith Library via Zoom.
Monday March 28 10am – Online Retro Trivia Fun hosted by Penrith Library via Zoom.
Monday March 28 12pm – Yoga class for all levels at St Clair Leisure Centre
Tuesday March 29 11am – Penrith Seniors Comedy Gala at The Joan. Morning tea from 10am
Tuesday March 29 6pm – Writing Your Family History Webinar with Keith Whelan hosted by Penrith Library via Zoom
Tuesday March 29 6pm – Hydrotherapy class at Ripples Hydrotherapy Centre in St Marys
Wed March 30 & Thur Mar 31 9:30am – Hearing tests at Penrith and St Marys Library branches until noon
Wed March 30 10am – Healthy Happy Hearts activities at Erskine Park Community Hall, 57 Peppertree Drive
Wed March 30 10:30am – Grandparents Story Time Online hosted by Penrith Library via Zoom
Wed March 30 12pm – Cooking Class at at St Clair Leisure Centre
Thursday March 31 8am & 6pm – Hydrotherapy class at Ripples Hydrotherapy Centre in St Marys
Thursday March 31 10:30am – Seniors’ High Tea at Penrith Golf Club.
Friday April 1 10am – Stroll and Chat with Mable on the Great River Walk, Penrith.
Friday April 1 10am – Online Chair Yoga hosted by Penrith Library via Zoom
Friday April 1 12pm – Children and Seniors Play Date at St Clair Leisure Centre
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Over 30 events are planned across the Blue Mountains for Seniors Week.