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Wollongong City Council

Seniors Festival

Each year we arrange a program of events and workshops as part of NSW Seniors Festival.

Seniors Festival will run from 13 - 24 April 2021.

Seniors Festival Activities

Activities you can take part in for this year's festival are shown below.

You can also pick up a printed Seniors Festival calendar from our libraries.or download and print a copy below (please note, events are listed in date order).

Seniors Festival 2021 calendar  PDF, 945.67 KB

Click on an activity name to see details and how to register for each event. Bookings are recommended.

Showing 1 - 35 of 61 items
ActivityActivity Date and TimeDate and Time
ActivityWollongong Botanic Garden 50 Year Anniversary Date and timeDaily (13-24 April 2021), 7am – 5pm
ActivityDriving the Past into Your Future Exhibition Date and timeDaily (Mondays by appointment only), 9.30 – 4pm
ActivityFlying into History Exhibition Date and timeDaily (13-24 April 2021), 9.30am – 3.30pm
ActivityHealth Moves Plus Workout Date and timeTuesday 13 April 2021, 10.30 - 11.30am
ActivityAboriginal Art Classes Date and timeTuesday 13 April 2021, 11am - 2pm
ActivityClassic Flicks - Movie Date and timeTuesday 13 April 2021, 11.30am – 1.30pm
ActivityActive Seniors Gentle Exercise Date and timeTuesday 13 April 2021, 11.40am - 12.40pm
ActivityIntergenerational Walk & Talk along the Blue Mile Date and timeWednesday 14 April 2021, 9.30am
ActivityRecording Your Life Story Webinar by IT 4 Retirees Date and timeWednesday 14 April 2021, 11am – 12pm
ActivityKnit, Stitch, Yarn Unanderra Date and timeWednesday 14 April 2021, 11am – 12.30pm
ActivityActive Seniors Aquarobics class - CANCELLED Date and timeCANCELLED, 1pm
ActivityTech HELP Free One on One computer sessions Date and timeWednesday 14 April 2021,
ActivitySway With Us - Live Opera & High Tea Date and timeWednesday 14 April 2021, 2 - 5pm
ActivityFaces of Rixons Pass Exhibition - First Gateway Road Down Bulli Mountain to the Black Diamond Districts of the Northern Illawarra (Day 1 of 2) Date and timeThursday 15 April 2021 (& mid week groups of 10 max. by prior arrangement), Book in. Limited to 10 at once.
ActivityKeep Safe Online Shop, bank & chat online Date and timeThursday 15 April 2021, 10 – 11.30am
ActivitySeniors Watercolour Workshops for Beginners Date and timeThursday 15 April 2021, 10.30am - 12.30pm & 1.30 - 4pm
ActivityAfternoon Tea with the Lady Mayoress Date and timeThursday 15 April 2021, 2 - 3.30pm
ActivitySucculent Frames Date and timeFriday 16 April 2021, 10am - 12pm
ActivityCost of Living Date and timeFriday 16 April 2021, 10 - 11.30am
ActivityHealth Moves Plus Exercise class Date and timeFriday 16 April 2021, 10.30 - 11.30am
ActivityWriting for Over 50's Date and timeSaturday 17 April 2021, 1.30 – 3pm
Activity“Don’t Stop the Music” City of Wollongong Wind Band Date and timeSaturday 17 April 2021, 2:00 PM
ActivityFaces of Rixons Pass Exhibition - First Gateway Road Down Bulli Mountain to the Black Diamond Districts of the Northern Illawarra (Day 2 of 2) Date and timeSunday 18 April 2021 (& mid week groups of 10 max. by prior arrangement), Book in. Limited to 10 at once.
ActivityTalk by Dr Jeannie Baker, U3A Wollongong Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 9.30 – 10.30am
ActivityComforting Heat Pack Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 10am – 12pm
ActivityKnit, Stitch, Yarn Warrawong Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 10.30am – 12.30pm
ActivityFalls Prevention and Maintaining Independence Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 10.30am - 12pm
ActivityGrandparents Storytime, Thirroul Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 10.30am
Activity“Indian Year of Independence 1857” talk by Anne Powter Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 11am – 12pm
ActivityHealth Moves Plus at Lakeside Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 11.40am
ActivityMonday Matinee - Comedy Movie Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 1 – 3pm
ActivityDemystifying QR Codes and Service NSW Apps Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 1.30 - 3.30pm
ActivityCrafty Connections - Bring your craft project and share Date and timeMonday 19 April 2021, 3.30 – 6.30pm
ActivityThere’s No Age Limit on Life! Luncheon Date and timeTuesday 20 April 2021, 10am – 2pm
ActivityGreek Seniors Lunch Date and timeTuesday 20 April 2021, 10.30am – 2.30pm

You can also visit the NSW Seniors Festival website to learn more about this annual celebration.