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Hunter’s Hill Council presents Seniors Festival 2021

Join us for a series of workshops and events at The Yarn, Hunter’s Hill Town Hall, and online in April.

Get your tickets now.

See below for details, bookings and links.

 

Date: Wednesday 14 April

Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Hunter’s Hill Town Hall, 22 Alexandra St, Hunters Hill (and Zoom)

Cost: Free (Ticketed)

Join us at the Hunter’s Hill Town Hall to watch the live feed of this online presentation. Professor Susan Kurrle, eminent geriatrician, will be coming to us live to discuss how to age successfully and the importance of staying active.

The webinar is scheduled to begin at 12pm and run for approximately one hour. Tickets are limited and bookings are essential. Book your ticket opens in a new windowhere.

Light refreshments will be available.

Presented by Hunter’s Hill Council as part of Seniors Festival 2021. This event is supported by NSROC and is open to residents of Hunter’s Hill Council Local Government Area only.

Webinar hosted by Willoughby Council.

Limited places are available for the interactive webinar on Zoom. Register here.

Date: Tuesday 20 April

Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Hunter’s Hill Town Hall, 22 Alexandra St, Hunters Hill (and Zoom)

Cost: Free (Ticketed)

Join us at the Hunter’s Hill Town Hall to watch the live feed of this online presentation. Counsellor Trish Sara tackles the topic of childcare expectations and arrangements when you take on the wonderfully rewarding role of caring for your grandchildren. We will also briefly cover Children’s First Aid and discuss courses that you can take.

The webinar is scheduled to begin at 12pm and run for approximately one hour. Tickets are limited and bookings are essential. Book your ticket opens in a new windowhere.

Light refreshments will be available.

Presented by Hunter’s Hill Council as part of Seniors Festival 2021. This event is supported by NSROC and is open to residents of Hunter’s Hill Council Local Government Area only.

Webinar hosted by Ku-rin-gai Council.

Limited places are available for the interactive webinar on Zoom. Register here.

Date: Thursday 29 April

Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm

Location: Hunter’s Hill Town Hall, 22 Alexandra St, Hunters Hill (and Zoom)

Cost: Free (Ticketed)

Join us at the Hunter’s Hill Town Hall to watch the live feed of this online presentation. Want to know more about help at home for older people? Join the webinar to hear from aged care professionals what services are available to support you or your loved ones and how to apply for them. These include:

  • the different types of services available to older people
  • whether you or your loved ones are eligible for these services
  • how to apply for services
  • the assessment processes
  • general information about fees

The webinar is scheduled to begin at 1pm and run for approximately one hour. Tickets are limited and bookings are essential. Book your ticket opens in a new windowhere.

Light refreshments will be available.

Presented by Hunter’s Hill Council as part of Seniors Festival 2021. This event is supported by NSROC and is open to residents of Hunter’s Hill Council Local Government Area only.

Webinar hosted by Hornsby Council.

Limited places are available for the interactive webinar on Zoom. Register here.

About the Presenters:

 

Jenny Bray – Jenny has over 27 years experience working in the community care and community services industries, assisting over 300 organisations to respond successfully to community needs and changing environments. Since 1998 Jenny has been an independent consultant and trainer to the community care, aged care, disability support, early childhood intervention and Local Government sectors in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory.

Alan Powys – Alan is the Team Leader of the Regional Assessment Service in the NSW Health Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD). The Commonwealth Department of Health Regional Assessment Service (RAS) is a face to face assessment service undertaken by a trained Home Support Assessor to work out your aged care service needs and to refer you to appropriate ageing services.

Date: Saturday 17 April

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am

Location: The Yarn, 64 Gladesville Rd, Hunters Hill

Cost: Free (Ticketed)

Join gardening author and expert Meredith Kirton from Easy Care Gardening Inc. 

in this practical workshop creating your own edible herb basket, and celebrate the NSW Seniors Festival theme of “In Our Nature”.

Meredith will talk through the basics of growing herbs, but also elaborate on what the not for profit group Easy Care Gardening Incorporated does in the area. She will explain some tips and tricks on crafting your own easy care garden, and take you through the basics of volunteering or accessing the gardening services that Easy Care Gardening provides. If you’d like to know more about either topic, come along to find out more.

Tickets are limited and bookings are essential. Book your ticket opens in a new windowhere.

Presented by Hunter’s Hill Council as part of Seniors Festival 2021. This workshop is supported by Easy Care Gardening Inc. via NSW Seniors Festival and is open to residents of Hunter’s Hill Council Local Government Area only.

 

 

 

Date: Wednesday 21 April

Time: 6pm – 7.30pm

Location: The Yarn, 64 Gladesville Rd, Hunters Hill

Cost: Free (Ticketed)

Join gardening author and expert Meredith Kirton from Easy Care Gardening Inc. 

in this practical workshop creating your own edible herb basket, and celebrate the NSW Seniors Festival theme of “In Our Nature”.

Meredith will talk through the basics of growing herbs, but also elaborate on what the not for profit group Easy Care Gardening Incorporated does in the area. She will explain some tips and tricks on crafting your own easy care garden, and take you through the basics of volunteering or accessing the gardening services that Easy Care Gardening provides. If you’d like to know more about either topic, come along to find out more.

Tickets are limited and bookings are essential. Book your ticket opens in a new windowhere.

Presented by Hunter’s Hill Council as part of Seniors Festival 2021. This workshop is supported by Easy Care Gardening Inc. via NSW Seniors Festival and is open to residents of Hunter’s Hill Council Local Government Area only.

 

 

 

Date: Tuesday 20 April

Time: 10am – 11am

Location: Hunters Hill Town Hall, 22 Alexandra St, Hunters Hill

Cost: Free (Ticketed)

Join us at the Hunter’s Hill Town Hall for a fabulous comedy spectacular with Comedy For A Cause.

Sydney Community Services will provide a delicious morning tea as you laugh and catch up with friends in the Hunters Hill Town Hall.

Limited tickets are available and bookings are essential. Book your ticket opens in a new windowhere.

Tickets may also be booked via Sydney Community Services by calling 01 9427 6425 or emailing support@sydneycs.org.

Presented by Hunter’s Hill Council and Sydney Community Services as part of Seniors Festival 2021. This event is open to residents of Hunter’s Hill Council Local Government Area only.

Comedy Showcase Lineup:

Tommy Dean:

  • Sydney & Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Thank God It’s Friday, Spicks and Specks, Good News Week, Rove Live.

Dave Williams:

  • Edinburgh, Melbourne & Sydney Comedy Festivals, Rove Live, Headliners, David Williams Live

Sean Woodland:

  • Sydney, Perth & Adelaide Comedy Festivals, Winner – Quest for the Best.

Stephanie Broadbridge:

  • Sydney & Melbourne International Comedy Festivals, Sydney Fringe Festival, RAW Comedy.

Test drive a croquet mallet and ball after a demo by one of our friendly members

Date: Saturday 17 April

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 1 Matthew St, Hunters Hill

$5 Sausage Sizzle and Salad

For more information call – 0490 494 965

Come and give croquet a try

NSW Seniors Festival is the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere reaching up to 500,000 seniors each year. If you are over 60, NSW Seniors Festival gives you the chance to make new friends or get together with old ones at an array of local events, many which are free or heavily discounted.

For more information about Seniors Festival visit the opens in a new windowNSW Seniors Festival website

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Hunter’s Hill Council

22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400

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