Events for Over 55's

Over 55s Program

eBooks for tablets - Swansea Library
Second Monday of every month - Learn how to access the library’s electronic collection and download eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines to enjoy on your device. Please have your tablet fully charged, and know your App Store / Play Store account details. Start: 8/7/2019 10:30 AM, Finish: 9/12/2019 11:30 AM
Crafternoon - Swansea Library
Third Friday of every month - Join our hands on arts and crafts workshops and find your creative inspiration. Try your hand at new skills such as collage, mood boards or making artwork from recycled materials. All materials supplied. Start: 19/7/2019 2:00 PM, Finish: 21/12/2019 3:30 PM
Be Connected: iPad tablets for beginners - Speers Point Library
Learn about the basic functions and settings of your iPad – navigate menu icons and settings, connect to WiFi, download apps and much more. Your tablet must be set up and ready to use. Ensure you know password details for the device and the Apple Store. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings essential. Start: 22/7/2019 10:30 AM, Finish: 22/7/2019 11:30 AM
Be Connected: Android tablets for beginners - Speers Point Library
Learn about the basic functions and setting of your Android tablet – navigate menu icons and settings, connect to WiFi, download apps and much more. Your tablet must be set up and ready to use. Ensure you know password details for the device and the Google Play Store. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings essential. Start: 22/7/2019 1:00 PM, Finish: 22/7/2019 2:00 PM
Be Connected: iPad tablets for beginners - Windale Library
Learn about the basic functions and settings of your iPad – navigate menu icons and settings, connect to WiFi, download apps and much more. Your tablet must be set up and ready to use. Ensure you know password details for the device and the Apple Store. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings essential. Start: 25/7/2019 10:30 AM, Finish: 25/7/2019 11:30 AM
Be Connected: Android tablets for beginners - Windale Library
Learn about the basic functions and setting of your Android tablet – navigate menu icons and settings, connect to WiFi, download apps and much more. Your tablet must be set up and ready to use. Ensure you know password details for the device and the Google Play Store. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings essential. Start: 25/7/2019 2:00 PM, Finish: 25/7/2019 3:00 PM
Accessing myGov and other services
This session will give an overview of human services online self-service options including MyGov. A representative from the Department of Human Services will be on hand to answer questions after the overview. Please bring a device along to practise accessing your information. Bookings essential. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM 8 JULY. Start: 5/8/2019 1:00 PM, Finish: 5/8/2019 2:30 PM
Investing with safety - Speers Point Library
This session will give you tips on investing safely and look at recent market trends, investment types, market volatility, investment timeframes and diversification. Presented by a Financial Information Services Officer from the Department of Human Services. Bookings essential. Start: 5/8/2019 10:00 AM, Finish: 5/8/2019 11:00 AM
Tech play – coding basics with mini-robots - Toronto Library
Discover the world of coding using Ozobots. This fun and interactive session will show you how to use visual codes to program miniature robots to dance or navigate a maze. This workshop is aimed at first time coders, looking for a basic understanding of the concepts and ideas behind robotics and coding. This session will also give you the opportunity to use Lake Mac’s Virtual Awaba VR experience. Bookings essential. A Lake Mac STEAM event Over 55s program Start: 12/8/2019 10:00 AM, Finish: 12/8/2019 11:30 AM
Tech play – coding basics with mini-robots - Belmont Library
Discover the world of coding using Ozobots. This fun and interactive session will show you how to use visual codes to program miniature robots to dance or navigate a maze. This workshop is aimed at first time coders, looking for a basic understanding of the concepts and ideas behind robotics and coding. This session will also give you the opportunity to use Lake Mac’s Virtual Awaba VR experience. Bookings essential. A Lake Mac STEAM event Over 55s program Start: 14/8/2019 1:00 PM, Finish: 14/8/2019 2:30 PM
Healthy Brain Ageing - Swansea Library
This brain health program is designed to advise on how to reduce the risk of developing dementia. The session will cover: - the brain memory and thinking changes with age - what is dementia, its symptoms and risk factors - and 5 simple steps to maximise your brain health. Bookings essential. Start: 20/8/2019 12:30 PM, Finish: 20/8/2019 1:30 PM
Investing with safety - Morisset Library
This session will give you tips on investing safely and look at recent market trends, investment types, market volatility, investment timeframes and diversification. Presented by a Financial Information Services Officer from the Department of Human Services. Bookings essential. Start: 28/8/2019 10:00 AM, Finish: 28/8/2019 11:00 AM
Accommodation Options for Older Australians
Retirement and lifestyle villages, granny flats, renting mortgages, and residential aged care - what are your choices if you want to downsize? Presented by Department of Human Services. Bookings essential. Start: 17/10/2019 10:30 AM, Finish: 17/10/2019 11:30 AM
Retirement reality
When and how will you retire? This talk will outline the role of superannuation and savings, age pension safety net and protecting your assets. Presented by a Financial Information Service Officer from Dept. of Human Services. Bookings essential. Start: 24/10/2019 1:00 PM, Finish: 24/10/2019 2:30 PM
Family History for Beginners - Toronto Library
Suitable for absolute beginners interested in learning how to research and build a family tree using the free resources at Lake Mac Libraries. Bookings essential. Start: 7/11/2019 10:30 AM, Finish: 7/11/2019 11:30 AM
Family History for Beginners - Belmont Library
Suitable for absolute beginners interested in learning how to research and build a family tree using the free resources at Lake Mac Libraries. Bookings essential. Start: 14/11/2019 2:00 PM, Finish: 14/11/2019 3:00 PM
Copy of Family History for Beginners - Belmont Library
Suitable for absolute beginners interested in learning how to research and build a family tree using the free resources at Lake Mac Libraries. Bookings essential. Start: 14/11/2019 2:00 PM, Finish: 14/11/2019 3:00 PM
Memoir Writing - Speers Point Library
Third Thursday of every month - Have you always wanted to record your life story to share with your family? Join our monthly memoir group to gain the motivation and support you need to get writing, and the encouragement to continue recording your story. Start: 18/12/2019 10:00 AM, Finish: 19/12/2019 12:00 PM