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Seniors Festival

2017 Seniors Festival

3 – 24 March

The 2017 Seniors Festival program features 150 events throughout the Northern Beaches.

There are events that will both stimulate and entertain, including lecture series, line dancing, games sessions, kayaking, presentations on downsizing your home, walking, social outings, technology sessions and using social media.

Where to find a program?

Download the 2017 program or pick up a program at Council libraries, customer services centres or at one of our pop-up information stalls.

You can also check out the events on our What's On pages at:

Pop Up Information stalls

The Community Services team is hosting Pop Up Information stalls at shopping centres throughout February. The team will be handing out programs, seniors' directories and other information relevant to seniors. Please pop by and say hi.

  • Thursday 23 February, 10.30am - 1pm
    Warriewood Square Shopping Centre

Travelling Home & Away - 3 & 10 March, 11am-2.30pm

DEE WHY RSL
Session 1 - Friday 3 March

11.15am-12.15pm


Caravan and Camping Industry Association NSW - Learn everything there is to know about the caravan and camping lifestyle including information on products and services and where to stay within NSW.
12.15pm-1.15pm Lunch (provided)
1.15pm-2.15pm Mini Travel Expo - Several local travel agents will be on hand to answer questions and provide destination specific information.
Session 2 - Friday 10 March
11.15am-12.15pm   


Fair Trading NSW - Learn about your shopping rights as a consumer and how to avoid scams. If you have any questions, particularly in relation to travel, there will be time allocated to ask the presenters.
12.15pm-1.15pm Lunch (provided)
1.15pm-2.15pm
Technology and Travel with Northern Beaches Computer Pals - Learn which devices to travel with, best travel apps, accessing the internet overseas, technology safety and how to use booking engines.
PITTWATER RSL
Session 1 - Friday 3 March
11.15am-12.15pm  
Fair Trading NSW - Learn about your shopping rights as a consumer and how to avoid scams. If you have any questions, particularly in relation to travel, there will be time allocated to ask the presenters.
12.15pm-1.15pm Lunch (provided).
1.15pm-2.15pm Technology and Travel with Avalon Computer Pals - Learn which devices to travel with, best travel apps, communicating safely whilst overseas (incl. social media) and saving photos to the cloud.
Session 2 - Friday 10 March
11.15am-12.15pm Caravan and Camping Industry Association NSW - Learn everything there is to know about the caravan and camping lifestyle including information on products and services and where to stay within NSW.
12.15pm-1.15pm Lunch (provided)
1.15pm-2.15pm Mini Travel Expo - Several local travel agents will be on hand to answer questions and provide destination specific information.

To book or for more information please call Hannah Schulz-Fulham on 9970 1665 or email hannah.schulz-fulham@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au


We value your feedback and want to hear from you

Each year we develop programs and projects based on community need and the feedback we receive. Let us know what you think of the festival, what you might like to see programmed in the future and how we can improve our events by completing this questionnaire.

NSW Seniors Festival

The official NSW Seniors Festival is on from Friday 3 March to Sunday 12 March. Check out www.nswseniorsweek.com.au for a huge range of events taking place across the state.

'Inclusive Communities' is the theme for the Festival and there are a number of events which address different needs throughout the aged community. Council feels privileged to be working alongside many committed organisations working to create an inclusive community.

Thank you to all the community groups and businesses who have contributed to this year's program.