Calendar 2023 – Updates

Seniors Month calendar 2023 updates

Since going to press with the printed Seniors Month 2023 calendar, please be advised that we have received the following updates or advice about NEW events from event organisers. Updates are organised by region and date.


CORRECTION City of Darwin Bookings – please note: All eventbrite bookings are at NOT with the www prefix as printed in the calendar.

Beginners Line Dancing (UPDATED – Time)

  • Time/date: 1 August, 2pm – 4pm
  • Description: A beginners line dancing class suitable for all ages. Bring your children, grandchildren and friends and enjoy an  afternoon of fun together learning a new skill. Refreshments will be provided.
  • Bookings: Yes Cost: Free
  • Organiser: Veterans Australia
  • Updated: 17 July 2023

Slow Flow Yoga with Severine Meunier (POSTPONED) 

  • Date/Time: Wednesdays starting on 2 August 2023, 3.15pm to 4.15pm
  • Venue: Spillett House, 65 Smith Street, Darwin
  • Updated: 8 August 2023

Zumba and Yoga Stretch for Seniors (UPDATED Event name and replacement of therapeutic stress massage with yoga)

  • Date/Time: Saturday 5 August 2023, 10.30am – 12.30pm
  • Venue: Vietnamese Community Centre, 6 Earhart Crt Marrara
  • Description: Zumba for Senior with Zumba Sistas Darwin (10.30 – 11.15am) Yoga with Flametree Yoga (11.30am – 12.15 pm)
  • Bookings: not required. Cost: Free 
  • Organiser: Vietnamese Community in Australia – NT Chapter Inc.
  • Updated: 1 August 2023

Come and Try Golf – Note correct phone number for Judy Herring.

Come and Try Golf – Invitation Ambrose (Darwin) (UPDATED – Phone number)

  • Date/ Time: 8 August (play commencing at 9.30am)
  • Venue: Darwin Golf Club, Links Road, Marrara
  • Description: Fun golfing event including lesson, equipment hire and lunch. This event will be held on 8 August commencing at 9.30am. Participants are requested to register their intent to play and attend the briefing at 8.30-8.45am.
  • Bookings: Required. Cost: $10
  • Please note: the Event organiser’s number has been listed incorrectly previously. Contact is Judy Herring on 0411 200 140
  • Organiser: NT Seniors Women Golfers Assocíation
  • Updated: 17 July 2023

Musical Bingo (Darwin) – (REVISED TIME)

COTA and OPAN Consultation forum – DARWIN

Conversations with Seniors Territorians (NEW)

  • Date/ Time: 31 Aug, 2pm-3pm
  • Venue:Function Area, Civic Centre, 17 Harry Chan Avenue, Darwin City
  • Description: Conversations with Senior Territorians, Bernard Tipiloura  and Lesley Woolf with the support of Australia Day Council NT. Afternoon tea will be provided.
  • Bookings: Required Cost: Free
  • Bookings are essential online, Enquiries only phone 8930 0409

Updated: 19 July 2023

Multicultural Seniors NT – Seniors Month Program (UPDATED – event details and booking information)

Venue: MCNT, Malak Place, Malak (except Picnic on 22 August) – Ticket sales open 22 July

Mindfulness with Gentle Yoga and Deep Relaxation – Presentation 1
12 August, 10am-11.30am 
Please bring your own yoga mat and towel.
Book via eventbrite 

Advocacy is the key to Seniors rights
14 August, 10am-11am
Mr. Ramnik Walia from Darwin Community Legal Service (DCLS) will explain with examples services that they can provide free of cost to seniors.
Book via eventbrite

Presentation by NT Hearing Services
17 August, 10am-11am
A presentation on the importance of regular hearing test, referrals and types of hearing aids. 
Book via eventbrite

Mindfulness with Gentle Yoga and Deep Relaxation – Presentation 2
19 August, 10am-11.30am 
Please bring your own yoga mat and towel.
Book via eventbrite 

Picnic (Berry Springs)
22 August, 10am – 2pm
A fun day for seniors. Own transport both ways. Light lunch provided. No responsibility taken for transportation or individual safety.
Book via eventbrite

Hand and Eye Coordination Exercise (Quilling and Mandala Art)
26 August, 9.30am – 11.30am
Quilling and making paper items, all of which help improve hand and eye coordination.
Book via eventbrite

Karaoke and Dance Night
29 August, 5.30pm – 8.30pm
The finale to the Seniors month with Karaoke singing in your language, dress as you like, dance as you want and have a great time.
Book via eventbrite

Updated: 19 July 2023


Seniors morning tea with guest speaker Leslie Woolf (UPDATED)

  • Date/Time: Thursday 31 August, 10am-12pm
  • Venue: Cazalys Palmerston Sports Club
  • Description: Morning tea with guest speaker 
  • Bookings: Yes
  • Organiser: Palmerston and Rural Seniors Committee Association
  • Updated: 11 July 2023

Alice Springs

Seniors Lunch 2023: Kings and Queens End of an Era (NEW)

  • Date/Time: 2 August, 12pm – 2pm
  • Venue: Gillen Club, Milner Road, Alice Springs
  • Description: 2 Course Seniors Lunch with complimentary drink, Tickets from Braitling Electorate Office, Tenancy G4 Centrepoint Building, Cnr Hartley Street and Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs NT 0870
  • Bookings: Yes
  • Cost: $10
  • Organiser: Joshua Burgoyne MLA & Bill Yan MLA
  • Updated: 17 July 2023

Seniors Rights and Advocacy Workshops (NEW)
Date/s: 23 August, 10am – 12pm, 2pm – 4pm, 24 August, 10am – 12pm, 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Andy McNeill Room, Alice Springs Town Council, 93 Todd Street
Register via eventbrite or call 1800 684 055 for more info
Day 1

  • Charter of Aged Care Rights Workshop 1 – Register here 
  • Neglect and Abandonment Workshop 2 – Register here

Day 2

  • Advocacy and Role of an Advocate Workshop 3 – Register here
  • Financial Abuse and Strategies to Counter Financial Abuse Workshop 4 – Register here
  • Updated: 10 August 2023

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