Over 55s

Activities for over 55s

There's a wide range of activities throughout the Lake Macquarie region which are suitable for older adults. Activities include:

Our Community Directory contains lists of these activities, including links and contact details. You can also keep up-to-date with the latest local activities, community services and information sessions for over 55s with our free monthly Over 55s eNewsletter.

Over 55s program

The Lake Macquarie Over 55s Program has a focus on health, safety and wellbeing. It consists of information sessions and activities at various locations throughout the City.

The program operates between February and November, annually. All events are free for people aged 55 years and over, bookings are essential online or by calling 02 4921 0333.

October 2017 program

Event Location Date Time Description Bookings
Spring is here Belmont Bunnings Thursday 5 10-11am Whether you are a seasoned green thumb or just starting out, come and meet the experts who can show you how to grow a beautiful, healthy garden. There will be tips for planting and DIY ideas to make the most of any size garden. Parkland Nursery will also be presenting their current varieties of Australian bush foods. Bookings essential by phoning 4921 0430
Moving into a retirement village Morisset Library Wednesday 11 10.30-11.30am Learn how to navigate contracts and fees and look for unexpected charges. This talk will also cover resident rights and obligations. Presented by NSW Fair Trading. Bookings at library.lakemac.com.au/events or call 4921 0573
Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to Android tablets Belmont Library Tuesday 17 2-4pm This workshop is for beginners and for those new to tablets who are interested in finding out what they can do. Learn about the basic functions and settings of your tablet-navigate menu icons and settings, connect to WiFi, download apps and much more. Your tablet must be set up and ready to use. Ensure you know your Gmail account and password details for the device. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings at library.lakemac.com.au/events or call 4921 0731
Moving into a retirement village Swansea Library Wednesday 18 1-2pm Learn how to navigate contracts and fees and look for unexpected charges. This talk will also cover resident rights and obligations. Presented by NSW Fair Trading. Bookings at library.lakemac.com.au/events or call 4921 0780
Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to the iPad Belmont Library Tuesday 24 2-4pm This workshop is for beginners and for those new to tablets who are interested in finding out what they can do. Learn about the basic functions and settings of your tablet-navigate menu icons and settings, connect to WiFi, download apps and much more. Your tablet must be set up and ready to use. Ensure you know your Apple ID account and password details for the device. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings at library.lakemac.com.au/events or call 4921 0731
Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to the iPad Morisset Library Wednesday 25 10am-noon This workshop is for beginners and for those new to tablets who are interested in finding out what they can do. Learn about the basic functions and settings of your tablet-navigate menu icons and settings, connect to WiFi, download apps and much more. Your tablet must be set up and ready to use. Ensure you know your Apple ID account and password details for the device. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings at library.lakemac.com.au/events or call 4921 0573
Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to Android tablets Morisset Library Wednesday 25 1.30-3.30pm This workshop is for beginners and for those new to tablets who are interested in finding out what they can do. Learn about the basic functions and settings of your tablet-navigate menu icons and settings, connect to WiFi, download apps and much more. Your tablet must be set up and ready to use. Ensure you know your Gmail account and password details for the device. Patrons must bring their own tablet. Bookings at library.lakemac.com.au/events or call 4921 0573
On the Road 65plus - Road safety for older road users Cardiff Library Thursday 26 10.30-11.30am This workshop is fun and interactive and covers health issues, statistics and issues, older driver licence conditions, the driving assessment and driving test, retiring from driving, pedestrian safety issues and facilities, and use/purchase of motorised wheelchairs/scooters. Presented by NSW Roads and Maritime Services. Bookings at library.lakemac.com.au/events or call 4921 0775

Page last updated: 25 September 2017