Woollahra Seniors Festival February 2020

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Woollahra Seniors Festival February 2020

Published 4 February 2020

In 2020 Woollahra Council will stage Find Your Spark!, a festival for seniors in the Woollahra community, that coincides with NSW Seniors Festival, the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere. The annual festival promotes inclusive communities and provides an opportunity for seniors to try new things, contribute and remain active and engaged in their local communities.

Browse through the listings below or pick up a brochure from a Woollahra Library or Customer Service to see the range of suitable events and activities we have available through February.

Transport will be provided in partnership with Holdsworth Community Centre on request.

Find out about more activities, programs and services for seniors.


Find Your Spark

Find Your Spark! consists of three mornings of free workshops to try something new, learn something different and to meet other community members. Creative SparkActive Spark and Green Spark will each run from 10.00am – 12.00pm with morning tea provided and a chance to explore Woollahra Libraries' Spark Van; a mobile pop up library where you can engage with some of the latest technologies.

Bookings essential. People with dementia and their carers welcome.



  • Green Spark

    Join us for a morning of inspiration and practical gardening advice as we tour the Cooper Park Community Garden and learn from garden designer and horticulturalist Narelle Happ.

    Sunday 23 February 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Cooper Park Community Garden, 12 Cooper Park Road, Bellevue Hill


Events throughout February


  • Seniors

    Over 65s are invited to try this exercise class called Move Well which uses pilates, yoga and traditional exercise methods to build strength, flexibility and balance.

    Tuesday 15 July 2014, 8:30am-9:30am (Every week on Tuesday, until further notice)

    Gaden, 334 Edgecliff Road (corner of Queen Street), Woollahra


  • Yoga

    Join the Holdsworth Community Centre for this weekly yoga class and experience the many health benefits that yoga offers such as flexibility, pain relief, increased strength and better alignment.

    Tuesday 16 January 2018, 1:00pm-2:00pm (Every week on Tuesday, until further notice)

    Holdsworth Community Centre, 64 Holdsworth Street, Woollahra


  • Yoga

    Join the Holdsworth Community Centre for this weekly yoga class and experience the many health benefits that yoga offers such as flexibility, pain relief, increased strength and better alignment.

    Thursday 18 January 2018, 1:00pm-2:00pm (Every week on Thursday, until further notice)

    Holdsworth Community Centre, 64 Holdsworth Street, Woollahra


  • Knitting

    Come along to Gaden and be part of this knitting circle every Tuesday afternoon.

    Tuesday 22 April 2014, 2:00pm-4:00pm (Every week on Tuesday, until further notice)

    Gaden, 334 Edgecliff Road (corner of Queen Street), Woollahra















  • Sunset Sessions: ‘Medicines, Pain and Arthritis’

    Join Professor Richard Day, Clinical Pharmacology at UNSW St Vincent’s Clinical School, as he provides insight into the safe and effective use of medicines, taking into account the individual’s needs.

    Wednesday 26 February 2020, 6:00pm-7:00pm ()

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay


  • Poets Picnic 2018

    Grab a rug, pack a picnic and celebrate poetry under the stars by Sydney Harbour!

    Thursday 27 February 2020, 5:00pm-8:00pm ()

    Blackburn Gardens, New South Head Road, Double Bay


  • Don't Forget Friday

    Come and join us at a supported space at the library and cafe for people affected by dementia and their carers to connect with others.

    Friday 31 January 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm (Every month on the last Friday of the month, until 27 Mar. 2020)

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay


Other ways to connect

Are you interested in other events and programs?

Woollahra Council runs a number of events and programs throughout the year including the popular Woollahra School of Philosophy, Local History Sessions, Tea Topics, Community Gardens and much more. Come along, meet new people, and take part in a talk, workshop,seminar or activity.
To stay in touch sign up to our newsletters, check out the events page online or pop into Woollahra Libraries or Woollahra Council and pick up a guide.

Are you interested in volunteering?

Woollahra Libraries are seeking volunteers for a variety of roles in our libraries. Woollahra Council also welcomes volunteers for a number of other
services such as Bushcare, events and a New Art Gallery opening in 2020. Visit our website for more on volunteering in the wider community visit  contact us on 9391 7000

Do you like reading but are unable to get to the Library?

If you unable to come to the library because of illness or disability you can still access the library collection through the Home Library Service. Library staff and volunteers select materials in our collection, which can be delivered to your home. Call our Home Library Service Officer on 9391 7100 or email hls@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

What’s happening at our community venues?

Council has a range of venues throughout the Municipality that are available to hire. There are a number of activities that take place in the venues
which you are welcome to join. Visit our community venues page to find out what’s happening.

Free Walking Groups

Enjoy a regular social outing catering to all levels of fitness and ability with the backdrop of Sydney Harbour. Walks usually end at a cafe for an
optional coffee (at walkers expense). Rose Bay Group: every Wednesday 8.15am to 10.00am Rushcutters Bay Group: every Friday 8.15am to 10.00am
Call us on 9391 7112 to find out more.

Holdsworth Community

Holdsworth is a community organisation that offers seniors social connections and engaging experiences. Holdsworth aims to support you to live a happy and active life in the community through:
* Home Care Packages
* Health and wellbeing programs
* Social activities
* Meals and food
* Community transport
* Memory loss/dementia support

If you would like to find out more about how Holdsworth Community can help you or your family member, please call 9302 3600 or email info@holdsworth.org.au

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