Events for Over 55's

Events for Over 55s

Author talk - Michael Rubbo: Travels with my Art
Michael Rubbo is one of Australia's most highly regarded documentary filmmakers. Travels with my Art tells the story of his film on Vincent van Gogh. When making his Emmy award-winning feature, Vincent and Me, he didn't realise it would take him on a new path. He found a love for painting outside with sticky oils and has been on a mission through his book, to spread the magic. Bookings are essential. Start: 29/10/2018 10:30 AM, Finish: 29/10/2018 11:30 AM
Tablets for Beginners - iPad
Learn about the basic functions and setting of your 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 Apple Store. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Part of the Over 55's program. Bookings are essential. Start: 1/11/2018 10:00 AM, Finish: 1/11/2018 11:00 AM
Horticulture Therapy
Benefits of participating in horticultural activities include social stimulation, physical activity and promotion of healthy eating habits. The presentation will describe the differences between therapeutic gardens and horticultural therapy while exploring herb and vegetable growing and basic gardening skills. Start: 8/11/2018 10:00 AM, Finish: 8/11/2018 11:00 AM
Falls injury prevention
This workshop offers practical advice on Falls Prevention, and covers topics such as: •facts about falls; •why do people fall; •what can an older person do to avoid a fall; •what are home, public place and personal hazards that contribute to falls; •how do medications contribute to falls; •osteoporosis vs falls; •importance of exercise in preventing falls. Presented by Health Promotion Service for Older People. Bookings are essential. Start: 15/11/2018 2:00 PM, Finish: 15/11/2018 3:00 PM
Memoir Writing - Speers Point Library
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: 15/11/2018 10:00 AM, Finish: 15/11/2018 12:00 PM
Introduction to Social Media - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more
Are you interested in learning about social media, including Facebook, twitter and Instagram? This talk will give an overview of the most popular platforms so bring your questions and learn how to get connected. Bookings are essential. Start: 27/11/2018 11:30 AM, Finish: 27/11/2018 1:00 PM
Tablets for Beginners - Android
Learn about the basic functions and setting of your 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 your Google Store account and password details for the device. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings are essential. Start: 29/11/2018 10:00 AM, Finish: 29/11/2018 11:00 AM