NSW Seniors Festival
We’re hosting a range of exciting activities and events for the community during February. Here are a few:
Poets' Picnic 2019 - Changes...
Join us for one of our most popular community outdoor events on Tuesday 26 February from 5pm-8pm in Blackburn Gardens, Double Bay.
Enjoy poetry from a line-up of iconic, established and exciting new poets, live music, outdoor games and activities.
Free event, no bookings required.
Paddington Library to open on Sundays
Exciting news! Paddington Library will open on Sundays as part of a 12 month trial, commencing 20 January 2019.
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- Rockpool Ramble (3yrs+) - Tour 2 Wednesday 23 January 2019, 3:30pm-5:30pm Learn about some amazing life in the harbour by exploring rock pools with marine biologist guides. Read more
- Writers and Readers for Young People: Oliver Phommavanh (6+yrs) Wednesday 23 January 2019, 2:00pm-3:00pm Learn tips on how to be an author from Oliver Phommavanh! From gathering ideas, to writing comedy and storylines. Read more
- Sunset Sessions: Gretchen Shirm in conversation with Melissa Bruce Wednesday 23 January 2019, 6:00pm-7:00pm Hear from author and lawyer, Gretchen Shirm, who was named a Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist. Read more
- Paddington – introducing a new, landmark history of a unique Sydney suburb Friday 1 February 2019, 10:30am-11:30am Professor Greg Young, editor of Paddington: a history, together with chapter author Professor Paul Ashton, discuss their work on the first major history of the suburb to emerge since the 1970s. Read more
- Chinese Market Gardens in Woollahra Wednesday 6 February 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm In celebration of Chinese New Year, join Local History staff to explore this fascinating aspect of Woollahra’s history. Read more
- Seniors Information Session – HomeShare Launch and My Aged Care Information Session Thursday 7 February 2019, 2:00pm-3:30pm Join us for an information session on the Holdsworth HomeShare program and have your questions answered about My Aged Care. Read more
- Edible Gardening with Indira Naidoo Wednesday 13 February 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm Join broadcaster, small garden specialist and author of the best-selling books The Edible Balcony and The Edible City, Indira Naidoo, as she shows you how to start your own veggie patch. No space is too small; no gardener too inexperienced. Read more
- Solar and Batteries Workshop 1 – What you need to know Tuesday 19 February 2019, 6:30pm-8:00pm With energy bills on the rise, more and more Sydney households and businesses are installing solar power. Join this free workshop session to discuss important aspects of installing a solar power system in 2019. Read more
- Solar and Batteries Workshop 2 – How to maximise your savings Wednesday 27 March 2019, 6:30pm-7:30pm Come along to this free workshop to find out how you can maximise the savings from a solar power system and see if battery storage is right for you. Read more