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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 October event list is available to download here . Individual flyers can be downloaded within the event listed below. 

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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.


Bookings essential: 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 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

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

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.


Bookings essential: 8406 8525 

Find out more at

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

Fri 25 Oct

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





Date & Time

Event & Location

Cost & Information

Sat 2 Nov

11am to 4pm



Salisbury Food & Cultural Festival

at Salisbury City Centre (John St, Salisbury – Gawler St to Church St)

Join the festival featuring a diverse array of foods, packed full of entertainment. Find out more at

Tue 5 Nov

10am to 3.30pm

Melbourne Cup Luncheon

at JYC or PHSC

Join us for some fun and delicious food followed by the Melbourne Cup Race. Choice of two venues. Bookings essential.

Mon 11 Nov


Remembrance Day Service

at Salisbury War Memorial
Orange Ave Salisbury

Join us for remembrance day service at the Salisbury War Memorial. Enquires 8258 6016

Tue 12 Nov

10am to 1pm

Allied Health Van

at JYC

FREE health checks from Uni SA Allied Health Van for anyone over 50. Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose (diabetes) checks.

Tue 12 Nov

1pm to 4pm

Seniors Wellbeing Project – session 1

at JYC Library

You’re invited to a wellbeing session by Northern Volunteering on ‘Principles of Volunteering’.


Tue 19 Nov

1pm to 4pm

Seniors Wellbeing Project – session 2

at JYC Library

You’re invited to a wellbeing session by Northern Volunteering on ‘working in teams – effective communication, conflict resolution’. Find out more here.

Sun 24 Nov

10am to 2pm

Mawson Centre Xmas Market

at The Mawson Centre
2-8 Main St, Mawson Lakes

Free community event with stalls and local performers offering entertainment throughout the day.

Tue 26 Nov

1pm to 4pm

Seniors Wellbeing Project – session 3

at JYC Library

You’re invited to a wellbeing session by Northern Volunteering on ‘Resilience and Wellbeing’. Find out more here.

Fri 29 Nov


Asbestos Victims Memorial Service

at Pitman Park, Salisbury

A ceremony for all asbestos victims and their families. Enquires 8406 8477

Sat 30 Nov

9am to 2pm

Salisbury Christmas Parade

at Salisbury City Centre

FREE family event. Watch the parade on John St and don’t forget to wave to Santa. Rides, amusements, stalls, displays, clowns, face painting are also available before and after parade. Enquires David 0414 813 202 or

Find out more here





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

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

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

Paralowie Garden - Corner of Waterloo Corner Rd & Halba Crescent, Paralowie. Enquires 8406 8225 or visit

Para Hills Community Hub - Wilkinson Road, Para Hills. Enquires 8406 8560 or visit

Para Hills Seniors Centre (PHSC) – Para Hills Community Hub, Wilkinson Road, Para Hills. Enquires 8406 8587 or visit

Pine Lakes Centres – 16 Homestead Place, Salisbury SA 5108. Enquires 8406 8525 or visit

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