Sunday 24 FebruaryTIME: 2-4pm WHERE: Bankstown Sports Club, The Grand Ballroom COST: $2
Come along to this year’s Seniors Concert to celebrate the important role and contribution seniors play in our community. Tickets can be purchased at Council’s Customer Service Centres in Bankstown and Campsie from 22nd January 2019. For more information, call our Community Services Team on 9789 9594.
Active CB Program
Throughout February 2019
Aqua AerobicsEvery Monday, 9-9.45amMax Parker Leisure & Aquatic Centre
Tai ChiEvery Tuesday, 10-11amMorris Iemma Indoor Sports Centre
Aqua AerobicsEvery Friday, 10-11amRoselands Leisure & Aquatic Centre
Active CB Seniors Festival sessions are aimed for people 55+ years and are designed to be done in a fun, sociable and inclusive environment, and the best part about them is they’re FREE. Canterbury-Bankstown residents are only eligible for registration. For more information, call Council’s Recreation Officer on 9707 9236. To register for the FREE group fitness session, go to cb.city/activeseniors
All-day bus trip to Bowral
Tuesday 19 February, Wednesday 20 February & Thursday 21 February
To celebrate NSW Seniors Festival, we’ve organised a day trip to visit Bowral, stopping for morning tea at Bowral Senior Citizens Centre in Corbett Gardens, and lunch at Mittagong RSL. Seniors will be able to purchase tickets from Council’s Customer Service Centres in Bankstown and Campsie from 22nd January 2019. This event is for seniors 60+ (or 45+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders). Limited spaces. For more information, call our Community Services Team on 9789 9594.
Tea, Dance and Fiesta
Every Wednesday from 6 February to 17 AprilWHAT: Tea, dance and fiesta TIME: 10am-noon WHERE: Bankstown Art Centre
COST $20 per person for the 11-week program
To celebrate NSW Seniors Festival, Council has organised a dance adventure for seniors to learn how to Salsa! Seniors of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in the exciting Tea Dance Fiesta. No partner required and no previous experience necessary.
Limited spaces. Register and purchase your tickets online.
For more information, call our Community Services Team on 9789 9594.
Susan Zimmerman exhibition
Monday to Friday from 1 February to 27 FebruaryWHAT: Susan Zimmerman art exhibition TIME: 9am-5pm WHERE: Bankstown Art Centre Incubate Gallery
Drawn to arts and crafts, from a young age, artist Susan Zimmermann started to learn folk art painting in 1991. She joined Bankstown Art Society after an early retirement and, since then, her art has progressed from traditional to more abstract forms.
Meals on Wheels Concert
Thursday 14 FebruaryTIME: 10am-noon WHERE: Club Condell Park Eldridge Rd, Condell Park
Love is in the air and especially for all our Meals on Wheels and aged day clients, carers and volunteers. To thank them for their hard work and dedication to our community, Council is hosting a FREE concert, morning tea, and lunch. For more information, call Meals on Wheels on 9707 9646.
Retirement village living
Wednesday 13 FebruaryTIME: 10–11am WHERE: Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre
The session will cover all your questions about living in a retirement village, or thinking about moving to one. To book, call 9707 9708, or for further information, go to seniorsrightsservice.org.au
Origami butterfly making
Thursday 14 FebruaryTIME: 11am–12.30pm WHERE: Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre
Unleash your creative side and learn how to make gorgeous Origami butterflies using traditional Japanese paper. A fun interactive workshop followed by morning tea! To book, call 9789 9423, or for further information, call 9789 9424.
Sylvan Grove Native Garden Tour
Tuesday 19 FebruaryTIME: 9.30am-12.30pm WHERE: Sylvan Grove Native Garden, 7 Sylvan Grove, Picnic Point
Take a guided stroll through Sylvan Grove Native Garden. With more than 1,500 species of native plants which have been lovingly gathered and nurtured from all over Australia, the gardens are one of the City’s best hidden gems. Bookings are essential as limited spots available. Book online.Ladies in Black movie screening
Wednesday 20 FebruaryTIME: 10-noon WHERE: Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre
Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in Sydney during 1959. To book, call 9707 9708.
Don't Knock Your Granny
Thursday 21 FebruaryWHERE: Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre
The Older Women’s Network presents their theatre production which sheds light on the dark topic of elder abuse. The show will make you laugh and cry as you listen to women’s actual experiences. There are songs, skits, plenty of laughs and some puppets. To book, call 9789 9423, or for further information, call 9789 9424.
Planning ahead for Seniors
Friday 22 FebruaryTIME: 11am–noon WHERE: Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre
A Lawyer from Seniors Rights Service NSW will be presenting a talk on planning ahead for seniors. Do you want to know about legal guardianship, power of attorney, creating a will, planning for your future? Come along to hear all you need to know and gain a better understanding of your rights. To book, call 9789 9423, or for further information, call 9789 9424.
Author Talk: Mirror Sydney by Vanessa Berry
Friday 22 FebruaryTIME: 10.30-11.30am WHERE: Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre
Vanessa Berry is an author and blogger who has a fascination for Sydney and its suburbs, and in particular with a focus on overlooked, forgotten, secret or unusual places within the city and especially the suburbs. To book, call 9707 9708.
Tech Savvy Seniors for Greek Speakers
Every Friday from 8 February to 29 FebruaryTIME: 10.30am-12.30pm WHERE: Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre
Limited to 10 Greek speakers over 60 years. To book, call 9789 9424.