Seniors Festival 2022

The Whitehorse Seniors Festival runs for the month of October and celebrates ageing positively. Participating in festival events is a great opportunity to meet new people, learn a new skill, be entertained or get involved in a new hobby or activity!

The events are both online and in person, and are hosted by Whitehorse City Council and community organisations.

To find an event happening near you, refine your search by category, location and/or date, then click Apply.

For more information please contact Customer Service on 9262 6333.

Victorian Seniors Festival

You can also enjoy the State Government’s online and in-person Victorian Seniors Festival 2022 by visiting the Seniors Online website.

Finding your Box Hill Family

Date: Tuesday 4 October 2022
Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Host: Box Hill Historical Society
Where: Suite 7, Community Hub, Box Hill Town Hall
1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill

Why not pay a visit and find out what information our archives hold on your family.

Cost: Free
No booking required
Enquiries:
(03) 9285 4808 or Box Hill Hisotrical Society website

Storytime with your favourite younger person

Date: Tuesday 4 October 2022
Time: 11.00am – 12.00pm
Host: Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Where: Nunawading Library, 379 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading
Cost: Free

Bring your grandchild or younger friend to storytime for some special stories, songs and crafts to remind us to appreciate our favourite seniors

No bookings required
Enquiries:
(03) 9872 8600 or WML website 

Intsugi - Golden Joinery - SOLD OUT

Date: Tuesday 4 October 2022
Time: 1.00pm – 2.30pm
Host: Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Where: Vermont South Library, Pavey Place, Vermont South

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of mending broken pottery pieces together with gold. Learn how to transform  your broken pottery into a work of art.

Bookings: SOLD OUT 
Enquiries:
(03) 9872 8650 or WML website

Ageism Awareness Desert Island Reads with Jane Caro & Joanna Nell

When: Tuesday 4 October 2022
Time: 7.00pm – 8.00pm
Host: Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Where: Online event - Zoom invite will be emailed to registered participants at least one hour prior to event

Join a panel featuring authors Jane Caro and Joanna Nell in-conversation with Claire Halliday to be inspired and transformed by the power of fiction.

Cost: Free
Bookings are essential: Book online
Enquiries: (03) 9872 8600 or on WML website     

Energy efficiency for homeowners, apartments and renters

Date: Wednesday 5 October 2022
Time: 10.00am –12.00pm
Host: Whitehorse City Council 
Where: Boyland Room, Box Hill Town Hall,
1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill
Cost: Free

Learn simple tips on how to make your home, unit or apartment more energy efficient from Whitehorse Council’s energy advisory partners, Australian Energy Foundation.

Bookings essential: Book online 
Enquiries:
0481 060 536

Surrey Park Model Boat Club Open Day

Date: Wednesday 5 October 2022
Time: 10.00am – 11.30am
Host: Surrey Park Model Boat Club
Where: Surrey Park Lake, 
Surrey Park, off Standard Avenue, Box Hill South
Cost: Free

Come down and see model sailing and motorised boats on Surrey Park Lake.

No bookings required
Enquiries:
0468 460 039 or Surrey Park Model Boat Club website 

Exploring Family History

Date: Thursday 6 October 2022
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Host: Family History Connections
Where: 1/41 Railway Road, Blackburn
Cost: Free

An introduction to researching your family history using our extensive library resources.

Bookings essential via email or phone (03) 9877 3789
Enquiries: 
 (03) 9877 3789

Storytime with your favourite younger person

Date: Thursday 6 October 2022
Time: 11.00am – 12.00pm
Host: Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Where: Blackburn Library,
Cnr Blackburn & Central Roads, Blackburn
Cost: Free

Bring your grandchild or younger friend to storytime for some special stories, songs and crafts to remind us to appreciate our favourite seniors

No bookings required
Enquiries:
(03) 9896 8400 or WML website