Activities

The Canberra Seniors Centre invites you to come along and take part in one of the many activities available right through the week.

You can see when activities are scheduled by referring to the table below.

Please contact the Canberra Seniors Centre on 6248 9509 if you require further information about our activities.

The week's activities

  • September 1, 2014
    9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Heart Moves (1)

    Fun excercise that's good for the heart!

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Mahjong

    Join in the Mahjong fun... from beginners to experts.

    10:45 am - 11:45 am

    Heart Moves (2)

    Fun exercises which are good for the heart!

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Table Tennis

    Come along and play whatever your skill level.

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Chinese Karaoke

    Join our Chinese group as they sing along to Chinese Opera

  • September 2, 2014
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Ageing with Attitude Exercise

    Ageing with Attitude Exercise

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Porcelain Painting

    Learn how to paint on porcelain.

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Jazzercise

    The Jazzercise Class gets together each Tuesday and Friday to get fit in a fun way.

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Table Tennis

    Join in the ping pong fun!

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Tuesday Computing Class

    Come along to one of our Computer classes and learn how you can use your computer with more confidence.

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Book Talk (U3A)

    Come along and join in the discussion of a set reading

  • September 3, 2014
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Social Card Group

    Play cards and socialise with other members.

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Painting in oils and acrylics

    Teacher, Peter Stern, welcomes absolute beginners and more experienced painters. Brushes and paints will be provided for beginners.

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Italian (U3A)

    Learn Italian

    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Art Class

    Come and join other individuals painting in different mediums

    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    The Turner Tones

    Toneful and tuneful fun!

  • September 4, 2014
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Thursday Computing Class

    Come along to one of our Computing classes and learn how you can use your computer with more confidence.

    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Line Dancing

    Ann, the teacher, welcomes all to join in the Line Dancing – from the beginner to the more advanced.

    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Craft & Chatter

    Do you enjoy sewing or knitting or making other crafty things? Why not come along and join our Craft and Chatter group.

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Yoga

    Improve your physical and mental health.

  • September 5, 2014
    9:45 am - 11:45 am

    Russian (U3A)

    Learn Russian in a supportive environment.

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Jazzercise

    Get fit in a fun way.

    12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    New Vogue and Old Time Dancing

    Our members step lightly around the room as they enjoy the New Vogue and Old Time Dances.

    12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Social Card Group

    Play cards and socialise with other members

    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Tai Chi

    Relax, breathe, focus. Become fit and flexible through the practice of the Tai Chi movements.

 

Ageing with Attitude

Some of the big group who enjoy the exercise at our Ageing with Attitude class on Tuesday mornings.  See the smiles — they can exercise and still have fun.

Craft and Chatter

Do you enjoy sewing or knitting or other crafts? Why not come along and join our group on a Thursday at 10 am?

It’s a relaxed group where people can talk as they craft. There is the opportunity to learn a new technique from one of the group or share one of your own. New members would be most welcome.

The ladies are busy preparing for our upcoming fete in May and would  welcome your help with sewing or knitting. Just ring Pat on 6248 9866 and she will give you more details.

Computer Classes

Beginners
Come along to one of our Computer classes and learn how you can use your computer with more confidence. Within small groups learn at your own pace how to:

  • save, organise and retrieve files
  • search the internet and send an email
  • download photos from your camera
  • scan a file or program for a virus
  • enjoy your computer and what it can do

Classes are held each Tuesday afternoon and Thursday morning. The tutors are there to help each individual whether they are a complete beginner or one who just wants to learn some more.

Heartmoves

Heart Moves - Heart Foundation

Jazzercise

The Jazzercise Class gets together each Tuesday and Friday to get fit in a fun way.
Members of the Canberra Seniors Centre taking part in Jazzercise class.

Line Dancing

Ann, the teacher, welcomes everyone, from the complete beginner to the more advanced, to join in the Line Dancing.

New Vogue and Old Time Dances

Our members step lightly around the room as they enjoy the New Vogue and Old Time Dances.
Members of the Canberra Seniors Centre taking part in New Vogue and Old Time Dances. Members of the Canberra Seniors Centre taking part in New Vogue and Old Time Dances.

The Russian Class

The members of the Russian Class meet each Friday to practise their language skills.
Members of the Canberra Seniors Centre taking part in the Russian Class.

Social Card Group

Each Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm the group meets in the Fraser Room to play cards. This is a friendly, social occasion to relax and enjoy congenial company. One group will be playing Canasta but everyone is welcome to play any other card game – maybe Euchre or Poker – or whatever you enjoy.

Tai Chi

The Tai Chi Group meets each Monday and Friday to become fit and flexible through the practice of the traditional flowing movements.Members of the Canberra Seniors Centre taking part in Tai Chi.

 Porcelain Painting

Our porcelain painters meet each Tuesday morning from 10 am to noon. The class caters for both beginners and for those who have painted on porcelain before. Brushes and paints are provided for beginners for the first four weeks.