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Upcoming Events for Older People

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The City of Salisbury offers a range of activities for older people. 

We encourage you to share events with family and friends.
You can access information in our Events listings - to see Events in the Aged Services category, click here.

Alternatively, a print-friendly version of the August, September and October event list is available to download here . Individual flyers can be downloaded within the event listed below. 

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AUGUST 2019

Date & Time

Event & Location

Cost & Information

Thu 1 Aug to Sat 31 Aug

SALA exhibition in Salisbury

at various locations

Art exhibitions by local artists as part of the South Australian Living Artist Festival.

FREE

Enquires: 8406 8469 or visit www.discoversalisbury.com.au/events

Tue 13 Aug

9.30am to 12noon

Conversations with Northern Seniors

at John Harvey Gallery

Join us for a great conversation, morning tea and raffle draw.

Topic: Planning Ahead - why is it important? Explore different legal ‘tools’ including Advance Care Directives and the Enduring Power of Attorney.

FREE

Bookings essential: www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/cotaconv or 8406 8368

Share this event – download flyer here

 

Sun 18 Aug

11am to 1pm

 

Vietnam Veterans Day

at Henderson Square,
Montague Farm Estate, Pooraka

 

 

A special ceremony will be held at the Montague Farm Estate in commemoration of the Vietnam Veterans Day, held on the anniversary of the battle of Long Tan.

FREE

Find out more here

Fri 23 Aug to Sun 25 Aug

Salisbury Writers' Festival

at City of Salisbury (12 James Street, Salisbury)

Offering writing enthusiasts and book lovers the opportunity to interact in a variety of workshops aimed at developing your writing skills and giving you the chance to meet and learn from some of the best writers in the business.

FREE & PAID sessions.

Enquires 8406 8222 or www.discoversalisbury.com.au/swf

Fri 30 Aug

2pm to 4pm

Quiz afternoon
(an event for Salisbury Seniors members)

at JYC

Come along and test your general knowledge.

$6 includes afternoon tea.

Bookings essential 8406 8525

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

Date & Time

Event & Location

Cost & Information

Sat 7 Sep
10am

 

 

Cycle Salisbury
6th Birthday Ride

at Carisbrooke Reserve Shelter Shed (opposite Old Spot Hotel, 1955 Main North Road, Salisbury Heights)

Rides of various distances and difficulty, all leaving from Shelter Shed to suit all abilities. Suitable for mountain bikes or hybrids.

FREE

Enquiries Jim 0401 984 767

Tue 9 Sep

10.15am to 11am

Are you looking after your Bladder and Bowel?

 

at JYC

You're invited to a presentation to learn about:

· Incontinence – what is is?

· Problems & Risk Factors

· Healthy Bladder & Bowel habits

· Continence management & products

· Where to get help

$2 includes morning tea.

Bookings essential 8406 8525

Fri 20 Sep

10am to 12.30pm

Aged Care Information Session part 4

at Para Hills Community Hub

Topics covered include:

· Residential Care, the Quality Standards, Retirement Villages, Royal Commission Update and Goal Setting

FREE – includes morning tea. 

Bookings at www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/ACIS

Enquires 8406 8368

Fri 27 Sep

2pm to 4pm

Quiz afternoon
(an event for Salisbury Seniors members)

at JYC

Come along and test your general knowledge.

$6 includes afternoon tea. 

Bookings essential 8406 8525

 

  

OCTOBER 2019

Date & Time

Event & Location

Cost & Information

Tue 8 Oct

9.30am to 12noon

Conversations with Northern Seniors

at John Harvey Gallery

Join us for a great conversation, morning tea and raffle draw.

Topic: ZestFest – A celebration of the arts, fun and wellbeing.

FREE

Bookings essential: www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/cotaconv or 8406 8368.

Sun 13 Oct

11am to 3pm

Salisbury Plays

at St Kilda

Partnering with Nature Play SA, this exciting event is filled with free face painting, tram rides, sport activities plus many free Nature Play activities.

FREE entry

www.discoversalisbury.com.au/event/Salisbury Plays at St Kilda

Tue 15 Oct

10am to 11.15am

Myth Busting Ageing

at JYC

Join Peter Nicholls (Australia’s People Gardener) as he discusses the issues of myth-busting “ageing” and “old”.

$2 – includes morning tea.

Bookings essential: 8406 8525

Find out more at www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/mba

Sun 20 Oct

10 am to 3 pm

Aussie Era Salisbury Car show

 

at Pitman Park, Salisbury

 

Enjoy the scenic location, cars, great entertainment, car club info, kids activities, fundraising BBQ.

Entry Donation: $5 on the day supporting Variety SA

Enquiries: David on 0414 813 202

Find out more at www.facebook.com/aussieeracarshow

Tue 22 Oct

11am to 12noon

Right-sizing your Garden into pots and containers

at JYC

Join experienced gardener and talented instructor, Shannan Davis for a workshop that will equip you to get your garden the right size and get your preparations underway.

FREE

Bookings essential: 8406 8525 

Find out more at www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/pots

Thu 24 Oct

10.30am to 12noon

Music Morning in the Garden

at JYC

Gold coin donation

Join us for an enjoyable morning of music and singing in the new Courtyard Garden at the Jack Young Centre (JYC), Salisbury. 

Bookings essential: 8406 852

Find out more at www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/musicmorning

Fri 27 Sep

2pm to 4pm

Quiz afternoon
(an event for Salisbury Seniors members)

at JYC

Come along and test your general knowledge

$6 includes afternoon tea.

Bookings essential 8406 8525

Tue 29 Oct

Encounters which may shape the way we age

at JYC Hall

JYC Theatre group proudly presents their 2019 performance 'Encounters which may shape the way we age'

$5

Bookings essential: 8406 8525

 

 

 

 

Venue details

Committee Rooms – Upstairs, 12 James Street, Salisbury. Enquires 8406 8222.

Carisbrooke Reserve Shelter Shed – opposite Old Spot Hotel, 1955 Main North Road, Salisbury Heights.

Jack Young Centre (JYC) – 1 Orange Avenue, Salisbury. Enquires 8406 8525 or visit www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/jyc

John Harvey Gallery – 12 James Street, Salisbury. Enquires 8406 8222.

Mawson Centre - 2-8 Main Street, Mawson Lakes. Enquires 8302 5449 or visit www.mawsoncentre.org

Paralowie Garden - Corner of Waterloo Corner Rd & Halba Crescent, Paralowie. Enquires 8406 8225 or visit www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/gardening

Para Hills Community Hub - Wilkinson Road, Para Hills. Enquires 8406 8560 or visit www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/phch

Para Hills Seniors Centre (PHSC) – Para Hills Community Hub, Wilkinson Road, Para Hills. Enquires 8406 8587 or visit www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/phsc

Pine Lakes Centres – 16 Homestead Place, Salisbury SA 5108. Enquires 8406 8525 or visit www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/plc

Pooraka Farm Community Centre – 126 Henderson Ave, Pooraka. Enquires 8406 8488.