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Seniors Festival Celebration

City of Ryde Seniors Celebration occurs each year around the NSW Seniors Festival, with a month long program of events celebrating the valuable contribution seniors make to our community.

There are many events taking place in our community, and most are FREE. This is a great opportunity to learn about the services available in the local area, to try some new experiences and to meet others! 

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Events hosted by City of Ryde


Digital Discoveries - Tablet Class | Wednesday 4 April
Discover tips and tricks to get the most out of your device! Learn how to access e-books, audiobooks, e-magazines & comic books using your library card. Bookings essential, click here for more details

Senior-Female-Driver_MREC.jpg Senior Low Risk Driving Workshop | Thursday 5 April
A free senior low risk driving workshop presented by a Qualified Driving Instructor and Senior Assessor. Bookings are essential, view more details.

InFocus-Logo_MREC.jpg Infocus Talk - Walking the Camino and other spiritual Journeys | Friday 6 April
Join Noel Braun an 84 year old  young adventurer and hear about his journey from grief to joy. Bookings are essential, register online


Musical Morning Tea - The Good Life Chorus | Monday 9 April
This Dementia friendly local choir presents a sing along  that will entertain with old favourites from the Sound of Music to the Beach Boys. Bookings are essential, register online

Guided Walk - Seniors Week Seniors Week Walk - Anderson Park to Meadowbank Park | Tuesday 10 April 
Guided walks are a great way to explore the local area. Guides will share information on heritage, plants, birds and bugs while walkers become familiar with yet another aspect of our wonderful city. Bookings are essential, register online. 

Volunteer Volunteering Information Session | Wednesday 11 April
Come and hear what opportunities are available. Bookings are essential, register online.  

Other Community Events


The Men's Shed Open House Morning Tea | Wednesday 4 April
Come along and join for a 'cuppa' amongst the wood shavings and see what the Men's Shed do.
View the flyer(PDF, 675KB)


Experience the calming effect of Yoga | Wednesday 4 April 
Come and experience the physical and mental health benefits of yoga, led by an experienced Yoga teacher.
View the flyer(PDF, 462KB)

Accordion Performance.jpg Park View Cafe - Accordion Performance | Monday 9 April
A three course meal in a friendly atmosphere. The lunch will be followed by an accordion performance featuring your favourite sing-along tunes. View the flyer(PDF, 565KB)

Drumming Workshop Live Drumming Workshop | Tuesday 10 April
Join performance group "Soul Drummer" for an interactive drumming experience. You will be guided on a rhythmic journey, with African drums for everyone! View the flyer(PDF, 535KB)


Social Bus Outing to Lane Cove | Tuesday 10 April
Stryder (formerly Ryde Hunters Hill Community Transport) invites senior residents to participate in one of their door-to-door social outings. For more details please click here


Women's Wellness - Celebrating Healthy Connections | Tuesday 10 April
Come and join 'wellness' ambassadors for a relaxed chat and free Tai Chi class led by an expdrienced Tai Chi teacher. View the flyer(PDF, 512KB)


What We Do - Information Session | Wednesday 11 April
Sydney Community Services will be available to provide information on the large range of support services offered in the community and to answer your questions about My Aged Care and the NDIS. View the flyer(PDF, 537KB)

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Tea Dance with North Ryde Community Aid | Thursday 12 April
Revisit your youth, celebrate your past or present at our ‘Trocadero’ dance hall. Whether you are fleet of foot, a free styler, or happy to simply chair dance. 
For more details please click here

Stryder Social Bus Outing to Yarra Bay | Tuesday 24 April
Stryder (formerly Ryde Hunters Hill Community Transport) invites senior residents to participate in one of their door-to-door social outings. For more details please click here

Last updated on 20 September 2018