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Highett Greek Senior Club

Monday, May 3, 2021

For over twenty years, Bayside seniors with a connection to Greece have come together to socialise and celebrate Greek culture at Highett Neighbourhood Community House (2 Livingston St, Highett 3190). The Highett Greek Senior Club meets every Thursday morning with members playing bingo, chess, enjoying delicious cakes and Greek coffee. Lunch is prepared and enjoyed together.

For long-time volunteer and club co-ordinator Helen Lucas, it’s the great conversations and the opportunity for people to come together that she enjoys.

“It’s very relaxed. People can get to know one another, chat, drink coffee,” Helen said.

The Highett Greek Senior Club has recommenced with a COVIDSafe plan in place and is welcoming new and returning members.

Council is committed to assisting older people to explore opportunities to remain connected to their community.

For more information contact Bayside’s Healthy Ageing on 9599 4373 or email healthyageing [at] bayside.vic.gov.au

Program coordinator Helen holds up a bingo number ball while a volunteer spins the bingo ball cage. Both are smiling at the camera.

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse community groups

There are a range of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse groups in Bayside who provide free and low-cost social activities for seniors including:

  • Bayside Japan Club
  • Japanese Welfare Association of Victoria Inc
  • Senior Citizen Russian Club Friendship Bayside Inc
  • Bayside Italian Citizen Club
  • Brighton Greek Seniors Citizen Club
  • Chinese Seniors Club
  • Culture Connect Chinese Australia – Brighton Beach
  • Australian Forum of Russian Speaking Jewry.

For more information call Bayside’s Healthy Ageing on 9599 4373.

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