Seniors Celebration

2015 Seniors Week Celebration

Mandarin and Cantonese speakers groupCity of Ryde Seniors Celebration occurs each year around NSW Seniors Week, with a month long program of events celebrating the valuable contribution seniors make to our community.

It is a great opportunity to say thank you to seniors and for all the generations to join with older people to celebrate.

Seniors Celebration is a great opportunity to find out about the services available for seniors in the local area, to try some new experiences and to meet others!


World of Entertainment

A bus trip to Penrith where clients can have lunch at the RSL and stroll around the club. Clients will also be invited to play a round of Aqua golf.

When: Thursday, 12 March 2015, 9am to 4pm
Where: Penrith Panthers, 123 Mulgoa Road, Penrith (travel by bus)
Cost: Bus $20, lunch at own expense, Aqua Golf $6
Bookings: Essential, call 9858 3222 or email
Wheelchair access: Limited mobility access. Accessible toilets

NRCA’s Tea Dance

Keep Calm and Come To The Tea Dance. Revisit your youth, celebrate your past and present at our “Trocadero” dance hall … whether you are fleet of foot, a free styler, or happy to simply chair dance! NRCA is celebrating Seniors Week and the rhythm of life with a Tea Dance: a scrumptious high tea, toe-tapping quartet from the New Trocadero Dance Orchestra, dancing and fun. Fred & Ginger will be on screen to provide inspiration or additional entertainment. All ages welcome. Please dress for a party or a dance.

When: Thursday 19 March 2015, 10am to 12.30pm
Where: Ryde Civic Hall, 1 Devlin Street, Ryde
Cost: $2.00 donation at the door
Bookings: Essential, call 9888 3380 or email
Wheelchair access: Limited mobility access. Accessible toilets

Fun with your ‘Tablet’ (Indonesian)

Combination of educational & recreational activities of:

  • ‘Medication Management’ talk by Northern Sydney Medicare Local will be translated in Indonesian  
  • Live Music & Indonesian lunch
  • Gentle exercise
  • Learn how to use the iPad, iPhone,Tablet & Mobile phones for seniors (bring your own)

When: Wednesday 18 March 2015, 10.45am to 2pm
Where: West Ryde Community Hall, 3-5 Anthony Road, West Ryde
Cost: Free
Bookings: Essential, email
Wheelchair access: Limited mobility access. Accessible toilets

Computer Pals for Seniors West Ryde, Big Morning Tea

Morning tea/Enrolment Day which coincides with Seniors week. Come along and have a cuppa and hear about their Computer courses and what they can offer you.

When: Friday 20 March 2015, 10am -12 noon
Where: St Columb’s Church Corner of Bellevue and Dickson Avenues, West Ryde
Cost: Free

Eat Out at the Tables of Gladesville

This is an initiative to encourage seniors in our community to try out new cafes and promote local business.

When: Thursday 12 March to Wednesday 25 March 2015
Where: Gladesville
Cost: Prices as advertised by local business. See the What's On listing for participating Cafe's.


Page Last Updated: 10 March 2014

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