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Bayside Seniors Healthy Ageing Festival

Join us online for a final week of celebration, connection and fun

 

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CommuKnitty - Knit With Purpose

Monday 18 October 10.30am-11.30am

hosted by Knit One Give One

We are seeking local community members who are interested in knitting with a purpose. Join Healthy Ageing and Knit One Give One (KOGO) in a knitting project that will provide warmth and comfort to those in need. Andrea from KOGO will host an online information session on how KOGO operates, where the knitted items go and detail some of the charities KOGO support. If you are unable to make the webinar, contact Healthy Ageing on 9599 4373 to express your interest.

Phone: 9599 4373

Book Knit With Purpose online

Downsizing & Decluttering Information Session

Monday 18 October 1.30pm-3pm

hosted by Julia Dyer

Are you thinking of Downsizing and not sure where to begin? Join Julia Dyer for independent advice and an effective 5-step decluttering plan in the comfort of your own home. After this session, you will feel more confident and in control of your next move.

Phone: 0404 293 485

Book Downsizing & Decluttering online

My Digital Legacy

Tuesday 19 October 2pm-3pm

hosted by Bayside Library Service

More and more frequently, our important documents, accounts and memories are stored online and can be lost if we don't plan for what happens to them after we die. This session will explain what is meant by a Digital Legacy and how you can manage your digital assets as part of your estate.

Phone: 9261 7125
Email: libraryevents@bayside.vic.gov.au

Book My Digital Legacy online

Discover Brighton

Wednesday 20 October 10.30am-11.30am

hosted by Brighton Historical Society

Brighton Historical Society invite you to join them on a virtual guided walking tour to discover the early public buildings and significant homes of Brighton.

Phone: 9553 8650

Book Discover Brighton via email

Bayside U3A Open Day

Wednesday 20 October 1pm-4pm

hosted by Bayside U3A (University of the Third Age)

Bayside U3A is a place where knowledge, ideas and life experiences are shared. It offers a range of courses and activities and is a great way to meet new friends.  Learn about the wide range of activities that Bayside U3A has to offer – there are over 130 to choose from. So, jump online anytime between 1pm to 4pm and listen to one of the many tutors talk about their classes (from classical music, exercise, history or books) or simply to ask questions.  The Zoom link will be forwarded after registration.

Book U3A Open Day online

Slow Art in Conversation

Wednesday 20 October 3pm-3.45pm

hosted by Bayside Gallery

Did you know, on average, a person spends just 27 seconds looking at a great work of art before moving on? We will spend some quality time with some great works of art by some of the leading Heidelberg School artists, created right here in Bayside. Together we will explore and chat about what we find. An informative and eye-opening online session! Perfect for art novices and aficionados alike!

Phone: 9599 4720
Email: gallery@bayside.vic.gov.au

Book Slow Art in Conversation online

Ancestry Discovery – Library Edition

Thursday 21 October 11am-12pm

hosted by Bayside Library Service

Librarians Heather and Natasha will assist you in using Ancestry.com so you can discover your family's past.

Phone: 9261 7125
Book Ancestry Discovery online

My Digital Legacy#2

Friday 22 October 1pm-2pm

hosted by Bayside Library Service

More and more frequently, our important documents, accounts and memories are stored online and can be lost if we don't plan for what happens to them after we die. This session will explain what is meant by a Digital Legacy and how you can manage your digital assets as part of your estate.

Phone: 9261 7125
Email: libraryevents@bayside.vic.gov.au

Book My Digital Legacy online


In case you missed it...

Bayside Afternoon Melodies

In celebration of UN International Day of Older Persons and to kickstart our Bayside Seniors Healthy Ageing Festival, don't miss the opportunity to see the versatile and dynamic musical duo Jane and Ed create great entertainment together.

This popular duo will be joined by Brendan Scott, one of Melbourne's most accomplished and experienced performers with an endless repertoire of music and songs that will get you singing and moving. 

Launched on 1 October, you can now watch the performance anytime at your own leisure.

Don McQueen 'The Bush Balladeer'

Don McQueen, multi award winning Bush Balladeer delivered Australian poetry with exceptional passion and flair last week.

You'll feel as though you're sitting around the campfire with Don as he tells engaging stories, recites some of the most classic Australian bush poetry, and some hilarious modern poems that will truly fascinate listeners.

Festival program

The full festival program is available online now.

Read the festival program

 

 

If you would like a hard copy mailed to you, please contact Healthy Ageing on 9599 4373 or email healthyageing@bayside.vic.gov.au.

Get in touch

For more information about the Bayside Seniors Healthy Ageing Festival or the program, please contact Healthy Ageing on 9599 4373 or email healthyageing@bayside.vic.gov.au.

Victorian Seniors Festival

Running alongside the Bayside specific festival, the 2021 Victorian Seniors Festival Reimagined also runs throughout October.

More about the Victorian festival