Northern Beaches Seniors Festival – 13-30 April

Each year Northern Beaches Council holds a Seniors Festival, coordinating a program of activities focusing on health and mental stimulation, food and nutrition, multicultural and inter-generational relationships, technology, accommodation and local service options. The full program can be viewed here.

U3A Northern Beaches is inviting non-members to sample a selection of our wonderfully diverse program of presentations and courses during this year’s festival.

22 April – 10.00am-12.00pm
North Curl Curl Community Centre, Corner Griffin and Abbott Roads
History of the Quarantine Station
Hear a presentation from Ross Downie about the history of the Quarantine Station, in particular its importance for infection control in the new colony.
Registrations essential as places are strictly limited.
Please email: ruth.buchanan@bigpond.com

Friday 23 April – 1.00-3.30pm
Mona Vale Memorial Hall, 1 Park Street
Meet Your Local Seniors Groups Mini Expo
There are many local seniors groups and no matter your hobby or interest there’s a group out there for you. You can also enjoy presentations on health and well-being and giveaways on the day. Come along to find more information about Sydney U3A (Northern Beaches Region in particular).
No bookings required but there are limited spaces.
Enquiries to the Council: Tel: 8495 6618 or
Email: seniors@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

27 April – 10.00am-12.00pm
North Curl Curl Community Centre, Corner Griffin and Abbott Roads
Science presentation with Laurie Wilson
Hear from Laurie Wilson who is an expert in his field of science. For seniors who enjoy science, this presentation is for you. This is one of a series of regular U3A science talks on alternate Tuesdays.
Registrations essential as places are strictly limited.
Please email ruth.buchanan@bigpond.com

27 April – 11.00am-1.00pm
The Tramshed Arts & Community Centre, 1395A Pittwater Road, Narrabeen
Music of Vienna
Learn about the great composers who have lived and worked in the city of Vienna – a city which has produced and housed more composers than any other. From Haydn and Mozart to Mahler and Franz Lehar, come and enjoy listening to some wonderful music and enjoy being part of a friendly group.
Registrations essential as places are strictly limited.
Please email ramccull@gmail.com

30 April – 10.00am-12.00pm
Lionel Watts Sports & Community Centre, Blackbutts Road, Frenchs Forest
The Art and Photography of Gallipoli
Hear Harvey Broadbent’s presentation about war artists and photographers from both sides chronicling the campaign. The presentation outlines how paintings and photographs determined attitudes to the Gallipoli campaign.
Registrations essential as places are strictly limited.
Please email john@wattever.com