Seniors Festival Program

 All programs are free, except for the North Fitzroy History Walks. Donations welcome. Booking essential.

 

Digital Open Day

 

Make the Most of the Internet

 

 Thursday October 17

 

10am - 2pm

 

A special day for people 50+

If you know nothing: come and learn

If you know something: help others

If you know lots: come and show us

 

Come and see how we use technology in our activities

Join the Be Connected e-safety website for free tutorials and resources

Find out how to access ongoing support from Holden Street

 

Program:

 

10am Digital Digging                                                                                                       

join the garden group & learn tips from online sources

 

10.15am Digital Dining                                                                                        

follow online tutorials & cook some snacks to share

 

10.30am Digital Diversion                                                                                              

join the craft group & discover online resources for a range of hobbies

 

11am Digital Dancing                                                                                          

discover sites for you to boogie to in your own home

 

12pm Digital Directions                                                                                      

learn online resources for travel. Find out how long to allow for your trip and the best route. Use your phone to get around in the city by walking, cycling, public transport or car.

 

1pm Digital Discovery                                                                                         

join the meditation group & test out some sites that help your relaxation practice

 

1.30pm Digital Diversion 2                                                                                  

watch free online TV (e.g. ABC iview, SBS on demand)

 

Online materials available in a number of community languages, including Greek, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese 

 

Seniors Festival Party

Community Lunch & Special Activities

Wednesday 2 October 12.30pm

 

Fab Flicks

With Lyn Pedersen

Movie: Ladies in Black

Themed event - dress black to impress!

Wednesday 2 October 6.30pm

 

Be Connected Seniors Computer Club

with Tim Beacham

Learn how to use technology to keep in touch with the world.

Every Tuesday in October

3.30pm to 5.30pm

 

Talking Sense: Making Movies Using a Phone

With Alix Jackson

Embrace technology by learning how to make films using your smartphone.

Tuesday 8 October 2pm

 

 

North Fitzroy History Walks

With Chris Friday

Explore North Fitzroy history by enjoying one of our heritage walks.

Meet at the South West corner of Smith Street and Queens Parade.

Walks finish with Devonshire Tea at Holden Street Neighbourhood House.

 

Thursday 10 October & Tuesday 15 October

1pm

$5

 

Quiz Night 

Wednesday 16 October 6.30pm.


Zumba Gold Special 

With Catalina Gonzalez

Have fun while exercising! Class specially designed for for the young at heart, older adults and people with mobility challenges.

Thursday 17 October 9.30 - 10.30am.

 

Taste of the World - Italy

Join us to celebrate our diverse cultures. Learn about other countries and their traditions.

Monday 21 October 2pm.

 

Wise Moves Special

With Rachael King

Exercise to your own ability and fitness level using dumbbells and bodyweight.

Wednesday 23 October 12.30pm - 1.30pm

 

Moving Meditation Special

with Nicole Feiber               

Moving Meditation sessions are multi-sensory. Various tools are used to stimulate and balance the senses. These include massage, breathing, movement, aromatherapy and sound healing.

Thursday 24 October 12pm - 12.45pm

 

Mindful Meditation

With Caroline Hendry

Tuesday 29 October 10am - 11am