ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE: The NSW Seniors Festival covers events and activities including legal issues, health and wellness, drama, dancing, sports, cooking and films.
ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE: The NSW Seniors Festival covers events and activities including legal issues, health and wellness, drama, dancing, sports, cooking and films.

Calendar of events: Central Coast

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Gentle Exercise Class

10.45am-11.45am

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls. Exercises are adjusted to suit your individual needs, catering for medical conditions or injuries if required. Limited places available, bookings essential.

Venue: Colongra Bay Community Centre, 1 Colongra Bay Road , Lake Munmorah.

Cost: $5

Contact: Ingrid Jeffries - Insight Exercise Physiology. Phone 0404 269 018. Bookings essential.

Gentle Exercise Class

2.30pm-3.30pm

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an accredited exercise physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls. Exercises are adjusted to suit your individual needs, catering for medical conditions or injuries if required. Limited places available, bookings essential.

Venue: Westlakes Music Centre, 3 Stilling Street , Rathmines.

Cost: $5

Contact: Ingrid Jeffries - Insight Exercise Physiology. Phone 0404 269 018. Bookings essential.

Gentle Movement Classes

10am-11am

Venue: Bateau Bay Community Restaurant, Tuggerah Lakes Community Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings to attend these free Gentle Movement classes are essential. Limited places are available at all venues. Phone 02 4357 8444.

Gentle Movement Classes

10am-11am

Venue: Woy Woy Community Restaurant, Yaringaa Building, 93 McMasters Rd.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings to attend these free Gentle Movement classes are essential. Limited places are available at all venues. Phone 02 4357 8444.

HAPPINESS IS KEY: Love what you do and celebrate life as a senior with your family and friends.
HAPPINESS IS KEY: Love what you do and celebrate life as a senior with your family and friends. Creatas

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Table Tennis Tournament

1pm-4.30pm

Join us for the sixth edition of our traditional table tennis tournament where seniors will compete against the youth centre team to win prizes and the Mosman Table Tennis Trophy.

Venue: Mosman Council Seniors Centre Main Hall, 1 Mosman Square Spit Junction, Mosman.

Cost: Free

Contact: Mosman Community Care - Mosman Municipal Council. Phone 02 9978 4128. Bookings recommended.

Silver Storytime

10am-12pm

We all love hearing stories. Come along to our Silver Storytime and hear old favourites and exciting new books read aloud! Listen, laugh and wonder. Free Incl. Morning Tea.

Venue: Erina Library.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7650 or book online, go to centralcoast.nsw.gov.au /libraryevents.

Be Connect Program

10am-12pm

Join us for a relaxed, interactive morning where you will learn about smart devices and the Be Connected program. The YourLink Team will also help you sign up to the free online Be Connected website. Bring your email address, iPad or smart device.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free. Includes morning tea.

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 02 4304 065.

Centrelink and Carer's Benefits

10am-11:45am

It's never too early to begin planning for your future - working out what you want, looking at the options available and setting some goals. This free seminar, provided by the Financial Information Service, can help you plan your financial situation now and for the future.

Venue: Tuggerah Library.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 136 357 or email: fis.seminar.bookings @humanservices.gov.au.

Young at Heart film festival

The Apia Young at Heart is back for its 14th edition and is the only nationwide film festival in Australia with a film program especially dedicated to an audience of film lovers 60 and up.

Venue: Palace Norton Street, Palace Verona & Palace Central, Sydney.

Contact: Register via youngatheart.net.au/ or facebook.com/young atheartff/.

Art of Ageing Exhibition

9.30am-5pm

Come along and see the Art of Ageing digital photography exhibition which celebrates the experience and contributions of older people in NSW, with thirty images and stories that challenge out-dated perceptions of ageing. Runs from February 13-22 (not incl. Saturday & Sunday).

Venue: Umina Beach Library.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7333.

Chess

9am-12pm

Come along and join in a social game chess.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7065.

Active Over 50's Classes

8.30am-9.30am

Active over 50's Group fitness classes are targeted at improving strength, cardiovascular fitness, balance and overall health.

Venue: Lake Haven Recreation Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 8020.

Indoor Bowls

9am-12pm

Come along and join in a social game of indoor bowls.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7222.

Leatherwork

9am-12noon

Come along and learn the art of leatherwork from one of our Centre Volunteers.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7222.

Table Tennis

9am-12noon

Come along and join in a social game of Table Tennis.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7222.

Mindful Art

9am-12noon

Come along and relax with a morning of Mindful Art. All materials supplied.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7065.

Accommodation Options for Older Australians

12pm-2pm

It's never too early to begin planning for your future - working out what you want, looking at the options available and setting some goals. This free seminar, provided by the Financial Information Service, can help you plan your financial situation now and for the future.

Venue: Tuggerah Library.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 136 357 or email: fis.seminar.bookings @humanservices.gov.au.

Line dancing

1pm-3pm

Come along and Line Dance your afternoon way. A great way to meet new people and get fit at the same time.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7065.

CELEBRATE LIFE: NSW Seniors Festival activities and events will be incorporating the theme, 'Love your life'.
CELEBRATE LIFE: NSW Seniors Festival activities and events will be incorporating the theme, 'Love your life'.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Gentle Movement Classes

10am-11am

Venue: Toukley Presbyterian Church Hall.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings to attend these free Gentle Movement classes are essential. Limited places are available at all venues. Phone 02 4357 8444.

Active Over 50's Classes

8.30am-9.30am

Active over 50's Group fitness classes are targeted at improving strength, cardiovascular fitness, balance and overall health.

Venue: Lake Haven Recreation Centre

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 8020.

Creative Folk Art Social Group

12.30pm-2.30pm

Come along and spend the afternoon doing some Folk Art. Materials supplied and volunteers can help guide you along on your Folk Art journey.

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7222.

Cost: Free

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cards - Hand & Foot

12pm-3.30pm

Do you like playing cards but have no one to play with? Come along and have a game or two, or three, with likeminded people.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7222.

Old Time / New Vogue Dancing

9am-12noon

Are you looking for a place to let your hair down and do some old time/new vogue dancing? Then come along and join our social dancing group where you can met new people and enjoy a dance or two.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7222.

Darts

9.30am-12pm

Come along and join in a social game of darts.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre

Cost: Free

Contact: 02 4304 7065.

Myuna Bay Rock 'N' Roll Revival

10am-3pm

Come and join in or just have a day out to watch our local Rock 'n' Roll dance group show off their ability to twirl, swing and move those hips dancing for you. The day will start off with a morning tea on arrival, a display of vehicles from yesteryear and then dance routines that will just blow you mind - a hearty lunch - before kicking off for the final dance round from our local dancers.

Venue: Myuna Bay Sport and Recreation Centre, Wangi Road.

Cost: $25 per person.

Contact: Phone 131 302. Bookings essential.

Gentle Exercise Class

9am-10am

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls. .

Venue: Halekulani Hall, Cnr Tenth Avenue and Noela Place, Budgewoi Peninsula.

Cost: $5

Contact: Ingrid Jeffries - Insight Exercise Physiology. Phone 0404269 018. Bookings essential.

NSW Seniors Festival Expo

From 9am

The NSW Seniors Festival Expo is an annual free and fun event, featuring over 50 exhibitors, live stage entertainment and plenty of games and giveaways. In 2019, the NSW Seniors Festival Expo will be held on Thursday 14 & Friday 15 February.

Venue: Hall 4, Exhibition Centre at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Sydney.

Cost: Free

Mingara's Free concert

11am

Join your host Jenifer Green and her wonderful array of performers for Mingara's Back To The Tivoli on Thursday morning. Doors Open: 10.30am, Showtime: 11am.

Venue: Mingara Recreation Club, Mingara Drive, Tumbi Umbi.

Cost: Free

Contact: Places are limited, tickets available from Mingara's welcome desk on 02 4349 7799.

Senior Festival Concert and Expo

10am-1pm

Central Coast Council will be holding a free Seniors Festival Concert with a variety of amateur and professional entertainers. The morning will also include a mini Expo with a range of information on aged care services in the local government area. A free morning tea will also be included.

Venue: Wyong Service Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential: 02 4304 7065 (2 tickets per person only).

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Seniors Active Day

9am-2.30pm

Seniors Active Day at Pt Wolstoncroft SRC held in conjunction with Seniors Festival includes a Centre tour, two fun activities and lunch. Participants will also get to relax with morning tea and refreshments. Numbers are limited and bookings are taken on a first-come first-serve basis. Cost is inclusive of lunch, refreshments, morning tea and instructor led activities which may include archery and canoeing (but can be subject to change on the day). **NB: Please state any dietary requirements at time of booking. Also please arrive 10 mins early so the program can commence on time.

Venue: Point Wolstoncroft Sport and Recreation Centre, Kanangra Drive , Gwandalan.

Cost: $25 per person

Contact: Client Service Centre Staff - Office of Sport. Phone 131 302. Bookings essential.

Gentle Exercise Class

9.30am - 10.30am

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls. Exercises are adjusted to suit your individual needs, catering for medical conditions or injuries if required. Limited places available, bookings essential.

Venue: Penisula Community Centre, 93 McMasters Road , Woy Woy.

Cost: $5

Contact: Ingrid Jeffries - Insight Exercise Physiology. Phone 0404 269 018. Bookings essential.

NSW Seniors Festival Expo

From 9am

The NSW Seniors Festival Expo is an annual free and fun event, featuring over 50 exhibitors, live stage entertainment and plenty of games and giveaways. In 2019, the NSW Seniors Festival Expo will be held on Thursday 14 & Friday 15 February.

Venue: Hall 4, Exhibition Centre at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Sydney.

Cost: Free

Aqua Water Aerobics

8.30am-9.30am

A low intensity aqua fitness class, this is suitable for beginners, seniors or those managing injury or illness. This class uses various equipment such as pool noodles and dumbbells to tone and shape the body while providing a gentle cardiovascular workout. Please be in the water by 8.30am ready to start.

Venue: Gosford Olympic Pool

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7250.

Seniors Active Day

9am-2.30pm

Seniors Active Day at Point Wolstoncroft includes a tour of the Sport and Recreation Centre, two fun activities and lunch. Participants will also get to relax with morning tea and refreshments. Numbers are limited. Cost is inclusive of lunch, refreshments, morning tea and instructor led activities which may include archery and canoeing (but can be subject to change on the day).

Venue: Point Wolstoncroft Sport and Recreation Centre.

Cost: $25

Contact: Phone 131 302 or 02 4348 6700.

Learn Indoor Bowls

12noon-1pm

Come along and learn the art of indoor bowls from one of our Centre's Volunteers.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: 02 4304 7222.

Gentle Movement Classes

10am-11am

Venue: West Gosford Community Restaurant, Yallambee Community Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings to attend these free Gentle Movement classes are essential. Limited places are available at all venues. Phone 02 4357 8444.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Wyong Family History Group Drop In Session

9am-12pm

Have you hit a brick wall with your family history research, or do you want to know what records are available at the library and how to access them? Volunteers from the Wyong Family History Group are available to help you.

Venue: Tuggerah Library

Cost: Free

Contact: 02 4351 2211.

Centrelink and Carer's Benefits

10am-11.45am

It's never too early to begin planning for your future - working out what you want, looking at the options available and setting some goals. This free seminar, provided by the Financial Information Service, can help you plan your financial situation now and for the future. Bookings essential: 136 357 or email: fis.seminar.bookings @humanservices.gov.au

Venue: Erina Library

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 136 357 or email: fis.seminar.bookings @humanservices.gov.au.

It's BBQ Time

12pm-3.30pm

A delicious BBQ lunch will be served at 12:30pm along with entertainment & raffles.

Venue: Toukley 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: $10

Contact: Bookings essential by February 12, phone 02 4396 5075.

Accommodation Options for Older Australians

12pm-2pm

It's never too early to begin planning for your future - working out what you want, looking at the options available and setting some goals. This free seminar, provided by the Financial Information Service, can help you plan your financial situation now and for the future.

Venue: Erina Library.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 136 357 or email: fis.seminar.bookings @humanservices.gov.au.

Understanding the Costs of Aged Care

2.30pm-4.30pm

It's never too early to begin planning for your future - working out what you want, looking at the options available and setting some goals. This free seminar, provided by the Financial Information Service, can help you plan your financial situation now and for the future

Venue: Erina Library.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 136 357 or email: fis.seminar.bookings @humanservices.gov.au.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Silver Screen - Day 3 Editing

10am-2pm

This event is a 5 day free film making course and workshop for people aged 50 years and over with an interest in film making. Participants will learn how to make their own 5 minute film which will then be screened at a Seniors Film Festival held in The Hub, at the Erina Centre on February 24.

Venue: The Hub, The Erina Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, register online, go to coastonscreen.org.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Gentle Exercise Class

11.30am - 12.30pm

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls. Exercises are adjusted to suit your individual needs, catering for medical conditions or injuries if required. Limited places available, bookings essential.

Venue: Erina Trust Hall, Cnr Karalta Road & Ilya Ave , Erina

Cost: $5

Contact: Ingrid Jeffries - Insight Exercise Physiology. Phone 0404 269 018. Bookings essential.

Active for Life

10am-1pm

This is a day event providing the opportunity for Seniors living in Toongabbie and surrounding suburbs to connect with each other, focusing on creating a positive environment to encourage the seniors in living a healthy and active lifestyle. Activities on the day include dance and musical performances, gentle yoga exercises and tai chi.

Venue: Toongabbie Community Centre, 244 Targo Rd.

Cost: Free. Bookings recommended.

Contact: Annie - Boronia Multicultural Services Incorporated. Phone 02 9631 1777 or email anniel@bms.org.au.

Buttercream Frosting Workshop

12.15pm-2.30pm

Join us for this sugary fun workshop where you will learn how to decorate cakes using delicious buttercream frosting.

Venue: Learning in the Hills, 92 Seven Hills Road Balcombe Heights Estate Turner Buildings, Baulkham Hills.

Cost: $5. Bookings essential.

Contact: Anita Fisher - Hills Community Aid. Phone 02 9639 7918 or email learninginthehills @hca.org.au.

Celebrating our local Seniors and Family & Friends

12pm - 3pm

A three hour event celebrating our local seniors with a gentle Tai Chi class and an Introduction to Technology Class followed by light refreshments.

Venue: Watanobbi Community Centre, 1 Harrington Close Watanobbi.

Contact: Bookings essential, phone Kim Anderson on 02 4351 2860.

Social Painting Group

9am-12pm

Come along and paint while making new connections, or plan your next great masterpiece for the 2019 Grandma Moses Competition. Must bring own supplies.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7065.

Origami

9am-12pm

Come along and learn the art of Origami from one of our Centre Volunteers.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7065.

Mini Market

9am-2pm

Items for sale will include craft, jewellery, plants, cakes & preservatives. Handmade greeting cards, mosaics & Devonshire teas will also be available.

Venue: Terrigal 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre Runs from February 18-22.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4384 5152.

Join & Enjoy Week

9.30am-11.30am and 1pm-3pm

Come and enjoy an activity you have never tried before: we will show you how, we will help you do it, & we will help you enjoy it!

Venue: Long Jetty Over 50's Club for Leisure & Learning runs from February18-22.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4332 5522.

Move 'n' Groove

11.30am-12.30pm

Do you like to move and groove? Come on in and have a go at Zumba where you get to move and groove.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7222.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

IT 4 Retirees Seminar Series

Get IT savvy with four free seminars covering a range of technology topics, especially suited to seniors. Scams and Online Safety for Seniors.

Venue: Tuggerah Library.

Gentle Exercise Class

2.30pm-3.30pm

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an accredited exercise physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls. Exercises are adjusted to suit your individual needs, catering for medical conditions or injuries if required. Limited places available, bookings essential.

Venue: Westlakes Music Centre, 3 Stilling Street , Rathmines.

Cost: $5

Contact: Ingrid Jeffries - Insight Exercise Physiology. Phone 0404 269 018. Bookings essential.

Gentle Exercise Class

10.45am-11.45am

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls. Exercises are adjusted to suit your individual needs, catering for medical conditions or injuries if required. Limited places available, bookings essential.

Venue: Colongra Bay Community Centre, 1 Colongra Bay Road , Lake Munmorah.

Cost: $5

Contact: Ingrid Jeffries - Insight Exercise Physiology. Phone 0404 269 018. Bookings essential.

Comedy Show

10.30am

Sydney! Love is in the air at the 2019 NSW Seniors Festival with a side-splitting line up at the Comedy Show. We've partnered with City of Sydney to bring you some cracking comedy about loving life. Doors open at 10am for a 10:30am start. The show is expected to run for approximately 70 minutes with no interval.

Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney.

Cost: Tickets are free but very limited so be quick.

Sit & Sew Social Group

9am-12pm

Want to finish that sewing project you started last year or years ago? Come on in and join our Sit & Sew Social Group. Machines and an overlocker available for use.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7065.

Latin American / Ballroom Dancing

9.30am-11.30am

Are you looking for a place to let your hair down and do some Latin American/ballroom dancing? Then come along and join our social dancing group where you can met new people and enjoy a dance or two.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7222.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Wyong Family History Group Open Day

10am

Ever wanted to research your family tree but didn't know how to start? Come to our free open day for some tips and tricks to help you on your way. Be warned, family history can be addictive.

Venue: Wyong Family History Group.

Cost: Free including morning tea.

Contact: Phone 02 4351 2211.

Special Grandparents Storytime

11am

Come along and join in with your grandchildren for this very special Grandparents Storytime.

Venue: Toukley Library

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4350 1540.

Scrabble

1pm-3.30pm

Come along and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of Scrabble.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7065.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Canoe/Kayaking at Avoca Lake

10am-noon

Get paddling and take in the unsung beauty and tranquil waters of Avoca Lagoon on Sport and Recreation's guided canoe/kayaking tour. Participants must be able to swim 50 metres. **Please arrive at least 10 mins prior to start time.

Venue: Avoca Lake, Avoca Drive.

Cost: $15

Contact: Phone 131 302. Bookings essential.

Healthy Ageing Talk

10am-12pm

Learn and get information about good mental health and wellbeing as we get older from health professionals with the Central Coast Local Health District. This will include information, resources & a special clinic if you would like to undertake a healthy ageing check-up & speak to one of our specialist nurses on the day.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre

Cost: Free and includes morning tea.

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 02 4304 7065.

Understanding Your Pension

10.30am

This free seminar provided by Centrelink covers topics such as how your pension is calculated, assessment of income and assets, concessions, your rights and obligations, and taxation.

Venue: Toukley Library.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4350 1541.

Aqua Water Aerobics

12.30pm-1.30pm

A low intensity aqua fitness class, this is suitable for beginners, seniors or those managing injury or illness. This class uses various equipment, such as pool noodles and dumbbells, to tone and shape the body, while providing a gentle cardiovascular workout. Please be in the water by 12.30pm ready to start.

Venue: Peninsular Leisure Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4325 8123.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Gentle Exercise Class

9am-10am

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls. Exercises are adjusted to suit your individual needs, catering for medical conditions or injuries if required. Limited places available, bookings essential.

Venue: Halekulani Hall, Cnr Tenth Avenue and Noela Place, Budgewoi Peninsula.

Cost: $5

Contact: Ingrid Jeffries - Insight Exercise Physiology. Phone 0404 269 018. Bookings essential.

Seniors Festival concert

12noon

Seniors Festival concert - "Let Us Entertain You”. Be entertained by: Toukley Public School, Kindy Ballet, St. Mary's School Choir, plus our Club's Variety Group. Compered by talented David Lang. Come along and enjoy a fun afternoon.

Venue: Toukley 50 Plus Leisure & Learning Centre, Club Auditorium, 1 Hargraves St.

Cost: Free entry.

Contact: Phone 02 4396 5075.

Aqua Fitness

7.45am-8.45am

This low impact class is designed with a focus on increasing functional mobility and strengthening of joints, using the warmth and buoyancy of the water to decrease load on the joints during activity and includes the use of dumbbells, noodles and discs.

Venue: Toukley Aquatic Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 8060.

Cardmaking Workshop

1pm-3pm

Ever wanted to learn how to make cards? Come along to this free cardmaking workshop and receive one free card you can design and send to that special someone. All materials supplied.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7065.

Sandra's Tai Chi Workshop

1.30pm-2.15pm

Learn the art of Tai Chi and gain the health benefits for your mind, body and soul in this 45 min workshop for beginners and the like.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 0408 898 557.

Shall We Dance

6pm-7pm

Ever wanted to learn ballroom dancing? This is your chance to come along and learn how to sweep your way along the dance floor with a Beginners class held by Robyn from Shall We Dance. Bookings not essential, however, please mention this add on arrival to get your free ticket.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free. Visitors Only. Please mention ad in Calendar on arrival.

Contact: Phone 0414 242 669.

Gentle Movement Classes

10am-11am

Venue: Bateau Bay Community Restaurant.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings are essential. Limited places are available at all venues. Phone 02 4357 8444.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Gentle Movement Classes

10am-11am

Venue: Toukley Presbyterian Church Hall.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings are essential. Limited places are available at all venues. Phone 02 4357 8444.

Gentle Movement Classes

11.15-12.15pm

Venue: Woy Woy Meals on Wheels Outlet, Yaringaa Building, 93 McMasters Rd.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings are essential. Limited places are available at all venues. Phone 02 4357 8444.

Gentle Exercise Class

9.30am - 10.30am

Come and join our Gentle Exercise Class, facilitated by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. We'll show you how to improve your strength, flexibility, balance, fitness and how to reduce your risk of falls.

Exercises are adjusted to suit your individual needs, catering for medical conditions or injuries if required. Limited places available, bookings essential.

Venue: Penisula Community Centre, 93 McMasters Road , Woy Woy.

Cost: $5

Contact: Phone 0404 269 018. Bookings essential.

Aqua Water Aerobics

8.30am-9.30am

A low intensity aqua fitness class, this is suitable for beginners, seniors or those managing injury or illness. This class uses various equipment such as pool noodles and dumbbells to tone and shape the body while providing a gentle cardiovascular workout.

Please be in the water by 8.30am ready to start.

Venue: Gosford Olympic Pool

Cost: Free

Contact: Phone 02 4304 7250.

Cardmaking Workshop

9am-12pm

Ever wanted to learn how to make cards? Come along to this free cardmaking workshop and receive one free card you can design and send to that special someone. All materials supplied.

Venue: Terrigal 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre.

Cost: Free

Phone: 02 4304 7065.

Accommodation Options in Retirement

10am

It's never too early to begin planning for your future - working out what you want, looking at the options available and setting some goals. This free seminar, provided by the Financial Information Service, can help you plan your financial situation now and for the future.

Venue: Woy Woy Library

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 136 357.

Footcare and Ageing

10am

Podiatrist Seleisa Duddy, of the Walking Pod will present a seminar on how best to look after your feet as you age.

Venue: Ettalong 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 02 4304 7222.

Investing with Safety

10am-12pm

It's never too early to begin planning for your future - working out what you want, looking at the options available and setting some goals. This free seminar, provided by the Financial Information Service, can help you plan your financial situation now and for the future.

Venue:The Entrance Library

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 136 357.

Understanding Aged Care

10am

Aged Care Specialist, Sophie Doyle, of Morgans will present a seminar on understanding the costs and financing of aged care options.

Venue: Gosford 50+ Leisure & Learning Centre

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 02 4304 7065.

Nutrition and Cooking for Positive Ageing

10.30am

As we age, our food and cooking needs change...This free healthy cooking workshop for positive ageing teaches you how to cook a nutritionist and delicious meal using every day, seasonal ingredients that are good for positive ageing, without skimping on flavour!

Venue: Long Jetty Over 50s Club

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential, phone 02 4332 5522.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Silver Screen - Day 5 Screening / Film Festival

12pm-2pm

This event is a 5 day free film making course and workshop for people aged 50 years and over with an interest in film making.

Participants will learn how to make their own 5 minute film which will then be screened at a Seniors Film Festival held in The Hub, at the Erina Centre on February 24.

Venue: The Hub, The Erina Centre.

Cost: Free

Contact: Bookings essential. Register online, go to coastonscreen.org.

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