The NSW Seniors’ Festival is an annual celebration for people over 60. Running from Friday 25 March to Sunday 3 April, the 2022 Seniors’ Festival's theme is ‘Reconnect’. There are some great events and activities in Eurobodalla so come along, join in and have some fun. For more information about the Seniors’ Festival please contact Council’s Community Development Project Officer, Emily Dannock
T: 4474 1081
E: Emily Dannock
What’s on Seniors Expo at Batemans Bay Library Come along to Batemans Bay Library and enjoy the 2022 Seniors Expo, this year theme is Reconnect: growing young in Eurobodalla. There will be an art workshop, photography exhibition, plant swap, exciting dog skills demonstration, books sales, sausage sizzle and great stalls about staying connected, active and engaged. Meet Council's natural resources team, have a chat about your garden and take part in the plant swap. Bring your environmental weeds in a bag and swap for a free native plant.
When: Saturday 2 April 2022, 0am-1pm
Where: Batemans Bay Library, Hanging Rock Place, Batemans Bay
T: 02 4472 5850
E: Batemans Bay Library
Other Seniors Expo activities
Seniors art workshop
Seniors singing workshop
Woodies tour and BBQ The Narooma Woodies will be holding a tour of their facilities, see the various aspects of woodwork practised in the club including, general woodworking, wood turning and toy making. Visitors are invited to a BBQ after the tour for an opportunity to chat to members about the what the club offers to the local community and ways you can get involved.
When: Tuesday 29 March 2022,12.30pm
Where: Narooma Woodies Workshop, 7 Eurobodalla Road, Bodalla
T: Jeffrey Davidson 0408 250 437
Croquet fun in the sun Get some friends together or come by yourself and enjoy a morning of fun in the sun on the croquet courts of Dalmeny. Morning tea will be provided and lunch will be available to purchase at Club Dalmeny and don’t forget to bring flat sole shoes, a sun hat and sense of fun. Registrations are from 9am and bookings are essential.
When: Wednesday 30 March 2022, 9am–12pm,
Where: Club Dalmeny Croquet Courts, Ruth Parade Dalmeny
Bookings and more info:
T: Christine Stent 0438 597 255
Grey Slip meetup | Tuross Head Hit the road and head to Tuross for a fun road safety themed event for seniors. Hear tips for older people on how to make safer choices when driving, riding, walking, scooting or catching public transport. Learn about the changes to health that come with age and how medications can affect road users. The Classic and Vintage Motor Club of Eurobodalla will also be providing a barbecue lunch and display of their vehicles on the day.
When: Wednesday 30 March 2022, 10.30am-1pm
Where: Kyla Park Hall, Tuross Head (off Hector McWilliam Drive - entrance located 200m towards highway from Lake Street)
T: Kate McDougall 0408 254 636
Rock on – Lapidary Lovers Experience the joy of gems with Batemans Bay Lapidary Club. Following the process from locating rough stone to creating beautiful jewellery, participants will be encouraged to create a take home pendant (materials supplied). Hear from gem experts and get involved with a hands-on demonstration. There will be a sumptuous themed morning tea provided including, 'rock cakes’ and 'gem scones'! A guided tour of our South Coast Geology and Gold exhibition will also be on offer.
When: Thursday 31 March 2022, 10am-12pm,
Where: Batemans Bay Heritage Museum, 3 Museum Place, Batemans Bay
Bookings and more info: Limited numbers, call or email to reserve your place.
T: 02 4472 1635
Seniors film making 101 Join Far South Film in a one-day film making workshop, you will learn how to shoot films on your mobile phone, tablet or digital camera and be encouraged to tell your own story in a creative way. Bring your own device (smartphone, tablet or digital camera) or use the equipment that is provided. The process of editing will also be explained in this inclusive, hands-on and fun day empowering seniors to tell their stories in digital form. Bookings essential.
When: Saturday 2 April 2022, 9.30am-4pm
Where: Mechanics Institute, 13 Page Street, Moruya
Bookings and more info:
T: Hiromi Matsuoka 0407 295 498
Seniors community festival Find support and learn ways to reconnect at the 2022 senior community festival! Local organisations will be available to talk to and be providing information on a wide range of topics including fire safety, home care, retired living, there will also be opportunities to join local senior social groups. A light and healthy lunch will be provided.
When: Tuesday 19 April 2022, 10am-1pm
Where: Mackay Park function centre, Vesper Street, Batemans Bay
T: Patrick Harris, Southern Cross Community Housing 1300 757 885 ext. 142