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 June, July & August event list is available to download here. Individual flyers can be downloaded within the event listed below. 

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June

Date & Time
Event & Location
Cost & Information

Sat 8 to Mon 10 June

Salisbury Craft &Hobby Fair

at Gardens Recreation Centre
(90 Kings Rd, Parafield Gardens)

See a wide range of craft and hobby stalls.

Enquires 8281 4888

Thu 13 June to 12 July

Gallery Open: Thursdays and Fridays 9am to 5pm

NAIDOC Exhibition

at John Harvey Gallery

The City of Salisbury’s annual exhibition celebrates the proud Aboriginal heritage of our community.

No bookings required

Enquiries 8406 8222

Fri 14 June

11am to 1.30pm

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

at Parabanks

Visit our information stall and peruse the purple hand-made items such as scarves, shawls and beanies etc, on sale for small donation.

Enquires 8406 8328

Find out more here

Fri 14 June

10.30am to 2.30pm

Men’s Health Week Event

at Para Hills Community Hub

 

$10 includes light lunch.

Guest speakers, entertainment. Come and meet new people.

RSVP here or phone 8406 8368

Share this event - download flyer here

Fri 14 June

10.30am to 1.30pm

Allied Health Van

at Para Hills Community Hub

 

FREE

Blood pressure and blood glucose (diabetes) checks.

No bookings required.

Tue 18 June

9.30am to 12noon

Conversations with Northern Seniors

at John Harvey Gallery

FREE. A great conversation, morning tea and raffle draw.

Topic: Ageism – upholding the rights of older people
Bookings essential: www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/cotaconv or 8406 8368.

Share this event - download flyer here

 

Tue 18 June

1pm to 2.30pm

Growing Fruit & Nuts at Home

at Paralowie Garden

 

 

$4. Join facilitator Ross Pitman (50 years gardening experience) as he discusses the essentials of establishing a home orchard, including nut trees. Topics include: finding the best location, how to prepare the soil, buying healthy trees and on-going management.

Share this event - download flyer here

Fri 28 June

2pm to 4pm

Quiz afternoon (members only event)

at JYC

 

$6 includes afternoon tea.

Come along and test your knowledge.

Bookings essential 8406 8525

 

 

July

Date & Time
Event & Location
Cost & Information

Tue 2 July

10am to 11.15am

Know the Scam information session

at JYC

 

Come to our latest information session run by SAPOL about Scams, including those via the phone or in person.

$2 includes morning tea

Bookings essential. Book here.

Enquires: 8406 8368

Share this event - download flyer here.

Fri 19 July

10am to 12.30pm

Aged Care Information Session #3

at Para Hills Community Hub

FREE – includes morning tea

Come and find out everything you need and want to know about Community Aged Care Services and Residential Aged Care through the delivery of 4 FREE information sessions.

Topic covered this session:

  • Planning Ahead – Advance Care Directives – by Office of the Public Advocate
  • Organ Donation – by Donate Life
  • Independent Living Centre
  • My Health Record – by Adelaide PHN

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

Enquires 8406 8368

Share this event - download flyer here

Wed 10 July

10.30am to 2pm

Flag Raising and Celebrations Day

at Pooraka Farm Community Centre

The event will begin with a flag raising ceremony in Henderson Square followed by a special guest speaker. There will be a traditionally cooked Wadgidin Werra scrub meal and barbecue, entertainment, activities for the children, cultural crafts and more.

RSVP: Friday 8 July

Bookings: 8406 8484

Thu 25 July

3pm to 5pm

E-Safety for seniors

at Jack Young Centre

$2 includes afternoon tea.

Commission of e-safety. Afternoon tea is served at 3pm, and session starts at 3.30pm.

Bookings essential: 8406 8525

Fri 26 July

11am to 2pm

Christmas in July

at Jack Young Centre

$20 includes 3 course meal and entertainment.

Bookings essential by Monday 23 July to 8406 8525.

Fri 26 July

2pm to 4pm

Quiz afternoon (members only event)

at JYC

$6 includes afternoon tea.

Come along and test your knowledge.

Bookings essential 8406 8525

Tue 30 July

10.15am to 11.15am

Anthology book launch

at JYC

 $2 includes afternoon tea.

Join our friendship group as JYC's Creative Writing group launches their latest anthology.

Bookings essential: 8406 8525

 

 

August

Date & Time
Event & Location
Cost & Information

Thu 1 Aug to Sat 31 Aug

SALA exhibition in Salisbury

Locations: various.

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

Enquires: 8406 8469 or www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/SALA

Tue 13 Aug

9.30am to 12noon

Conversations with Northern Seniors

at John Harvey Gallery

FREE. A great conversation, morning tea and raffle draw.

Topic: Planning Ahead - Advance Care Directives and Enduring Power of Attorney.

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

Fri 23 Aug to Sun 25 Aug

Salisbury Writers Festival

at 12 James Street, Salisbury

FREE & PAID sessions.

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.

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

Fri 30 Aug

2pm to 4pm

Quiz afternoon (members only event)

at JYC

$6 includes afternoon tea.

Come along and test your knowledge.

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.