Seniors Festival at the Crows Nest Centre – fabulous fifties, neural knitworks and more

19 April 2021

This year’s NSW Seniors Festival at the Crows Nest Centre, starting today, will have something for everyone.

We’ll be taking a trip down memory lane to the fabulous fifties, launching a ‘neural knitwork’ project and offering the opportunity to take part in regular activities including yoga, Feldenkrais, bingo and Bollywood music.


Knit and natter: Neural knitworks

Monday 19 April, 10am – 12pm

Come and have a yarn. Join us as we launch our Neural knitwork project.

This project aims to connect people, raise awareness of the brain and neurological conditions such as dementia.

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Hatha yoga

Monday 19 April, 9.30am – 10.30am and 11am – 12pm
Wednesday 21 April, 9.30am – 10.30am and 11am – 12pm

Yoga cultivates health and wellbeing through postures and movement, breathing exercises and meditation.

Enjoy a complimentary fruit and a cuppa.

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Never too old to play

Tuesday 20 April, 10.30am – 11.45am

It is true what they say, you don’t stop playing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop playing.

Discover your inner child with a morning full of electronic games, bingo and prizes.

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Bollywood music

Wednesday, 21 April, 10am – 11.30am

A celebration of Indian music and food.

If you are 50 or over and a fan of Indian music, or want to find out what it’s all about, join us for a morning of fun and frivolity.

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Thursday 22 April, 9.45 – 10.45am

If you have aches or pains or your muscles feel stiff, Feldenkrais may help by improving the way you move your body.

Enjoy a complimentary fruit and a cuppa.

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Fabulous fifties

Friday 23 April, 10.30am – 1.30pm

Remember the poodle skirt? What about bobby socks?

Take a trip down memory lane, highlighting the fashion, music and pop culture of the fifties.

See the luxury and style of fifties fashion, courtesy of a presentation from the Cavalcade of History and Fashion, as well as popular music of the era performed by singer songwriter Joanna Weinberg.

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Art of Ageing – digital exhibition

Monday 19 to Friday 23 April

The Art of Ageing is a photographic exhibition that celebrates the value, experience and contribution that older people bring, and challenges outdated perceptions of ageing.

Images will be shown on screens at the Centre. No booking required.

To ensure we are COVID safe, numbers are strictly limited and bookings are required for most activities. Call 9439 5122 or email to reserve your place.