Website Main content
Website Secondary navigation Home

Seniors' Festival

The NSW Seniors’ Festival is an annual celebration for people over 60. The festival features events and activities that you can get involved in. Try new experiences, come to a workshop, socialise and most of all, have some fun.

The 2019 Seniors’ Festival theme, ‘Love your Life’, celebrates older people in the community and encourages active, connected living.

The festival officially runs from Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 24 February. There are some extra events on in Eurobodalla this year hosted by community groups, come along and join in.

For more information about Seniors’ Festival please contact Council’s Community Development Project Officer, Yvonne Hutcheson:

What’s on

Exercise classes

Restore movement:

  • Where: One Life Gym, Batemans Bay
  • When: Tuesday 12 February, 10 - 11am
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Heart moves:

Gentle, targeted exercises at a slower pace.

  • Where: Better Bodies, Moruya
  • When: Thursday 14 February, 10.15 - 11.15am
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Try something new

Croquet:

  • Where: Club Dalmeny
  • When: Wednesday 13 February, 4 - 6pm
  • Cost: Free
  • For more information or to book:
    T: Christine 4476 3506

Bridge:

  • Where: Moruya Showground Pavilion
  • When: Tuesday 19 February, 9.30 - 11.30am
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Indoor bowls:

  • Where: Club Narooma
  • When: Wednesday 20 February, 1.30 - 2.30pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Scottish dancing:

  • Where: Bodalla Hall
  • When: Thursday 21 February, 10am - 12pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Dragon boating:

  • Where: Blue Water Dragon Boat Club, Narooma
  • When: Saturday 23 February, 8.30 - 10.30am
  • Cost: Free, but bookings are preferred:
    T: Carol 4476 3220
    E: Narooma Blue Water Dragons

Technology workshops

‘Be Connected’

Batemans Bay:

  • Where: Batemans Bay Library
  • When: Tuesday 19 February, 10.30am - 12pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Narooma:

  • Where: Narooma Library
  • When: Wednesday 20 February, 10.30am - 12pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Moruya:

  • Where: Moruya Library
  • When: Thursday 21 February, 10.30am - 12pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Eurobodalla Seniors Computer Users Group workshop

Looking for help with using your computer, tablet or smartphone? Find out how to make the most of your device in this free technology workshop.

  • Where: Moruya Golf Club
  • When: Wednesday 20 February, 10am - 12pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

‘Morning Melodies’ live music

Free Rock 'n Roll show with memories from the '60s.

  • Where: Batemans Bay Soldiers Club
  • When: Wednesday 13 February, from 10am
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Cultural 'Smoko'

Come along to the Batemans Bay Water Gardens for an insight into local Aboriginal culture. Local elder Les Simon will lead you on a journey of discovery of Indigenous story telling, food and medicine. This event is hosted by the Batemans Bay Local Aboriginal Land Council in partnership with the Batemans Bay Old Courthouse Museum.

  • Where: Batemans Bay Water Gardens
  • When: Thursday 21 February, 10 - 11.30am
  • Cost: Free
  • Bookings required by Tuesday 19 February:
    T: 4472 1635
    E: Batemans Bay Old Courthouse Museum

Club Narooma Seniors' concert

A free Elvis tribute performance hosted by Shanna Provost.

  • Where: Club Narooma
  • When: Thursday 21 February, from 12.30pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Seniors’ dance morning tea and Love Your Life expo

Enjoy morning tea, take to the dance floor, and see what’s new from health, beauty, and active lifestyle professionals.

  • Where: Kyla Park Hall, Tuross Head
  • When: Friday 22 February, 10am - 1.30pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More information

Banksia art and craft exhibition

Banksia village residents present a display of woodwork, paintings, embroidery, tapestry, knitting, patchwork, silverwork, mosaics and much more. A range of plants, books, homemade jams and biscuits will also be available for sale.

  • Where: Grevillea Centre, 69 Heath Street, Broulee
  • When: Saturday 23 February, 10am - 4pm
  • Cost: Free
  • For more information:
    T: Natalie 4471 6031

Lunch celebrations

Gather your friends for lunch and lively conversation in Batemans Bay.

Please book for lunch by phoning 4472 9906.

Fisherman’s Luncheon:

  • Where: Mackay Park Function Centre, Batemans Bay
  • When: Thursday 14 March, from 11am

Greek Luncheon:

  • Where: Greek Church, 6 Clyde Street, North Batemans Bay
  • When: Saturday 23 March, from 12pm