Seniors Festival 2018

The 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival is on across Victoria every October. It offers a great range of free and low-cost events and activities for older Victorians. 

8 days of free public transport, including all V/Line services, will be provided to Victorian Seniors Card holders from Sunday 7 to Sunday 14 October 2018. 

Simply carry your Seniors myki card and Victorian Seniors Card to touch on and off, and you won’t be charged.

Love Seniors with fun FREE senior's activities

Dates: Monday 1 to Friday 5 October 2018

Time: 11am to 2pm

Where: Pakenham Central Marketplace, 50-54 John St, Pakenham

About: Enjoy fun seniors activities including morning teas, information stands, gardening and health classes.

Cost: Free, no need to book. 

Guided bushwalk, health presentation and refreshments

Date: Tuesday 9 October 2018

Time: 9.30am to 12 noon

Where: Kurth Kiln Regional Park, Beenak Road, Gembrook

About: Enjoy all-abilities guided bushwalks by Friends of Kurth Kiln. Choose from 2km, 4km or 6km circits in natural bushland. Includes Kooweerup Regional Health presentation. Wear your walking shoes!

Cost: Free, no need to book. 

Seniors Wildlife Walkabout Tour and devonshire tea

Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018

Time: Session A: 10am to 12 noon or Session B:  2pm to 4pm

Where: Gumbuya World, 2705 Princes Hwy, Tynong

About: Seniors Wildlife Walkabout Tours with qualified park rangers. Enjoy 52 species of animals and well-maintained walk trails. Wheelchair access. Finish with a lovely devonshire tea. Bonus complimentary return visit senior's ticket.

Cost: $14 per person. Bookings required. To book call 5624 9888. 

Friends in Five! presented by Cardinia Shire's Youth Services team

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018

Time: 11am to 2pm

Where: Pakenham Central Marketplace, 50-54 John St, Pakenham

About: Enjoy giant games, cards, conversations and coffee outside The Coffee Club. Join us and make friends in 5 minutes!

Cost: Free, no need to book. 

Pakenham Marketplace walking group

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018

Time: 8am to 9am

Where: Pakenham Central Marketplace, 50-54 John St, Pakenham

About: Join us and make friends in 5 minutes! Enjoy games, cards, conversations and coffee outside The Coffee Club. 

Cost: Free, no need to book. 

Social round robin tennis

Days: Every Wednesday in October

Time: 10am to 12 noon 

Where: Pakenham Regional Tennis Centre, 11 Webster Way, Pakenham

About: Social and fun emphasis, suitable for all abilities. 

Cost: $5 per person. To book or for more info call 5940 8510

Strong Movers floor exercise classes

Dates: Monday 8, Wednesday 10 and Friday 12 October 2018

Time: 8am

Where: Cardinia Life, 4 Olympic Way, Pakenham

About:  Floor classes suitable for all abilities. Wear suitable clothing. Morning tea on Fridays 9 to 11am  

Cost: Free. Bookings required. To book call 5945 2888

Aqua Movers class

Date: Friday 12 October

Time: 8.15am

Where: Cardinia Life, 4 Olympic Way, Pakenham

About: Aqua class suitable for all abilities. Wear suitable clothing. Morning tea on Fridays from 9am to 11am.     

Cost: Free. Bookings required. To book call 5945 2888

Casual gym visits for seniors  

Days: Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in October. 

Time: At your convenience

Where: Cardinia Life, 4 Olympic Way, Pakenham.

About:  Suitable for all ability levels. Wear suitable clothing. Morning tea on Fridays from 9am to 11am. 

Cost: $2 per person. Bookings required. To book call 5945 2888.

Rock n' roll show - Honey B and the Stingers 

Date: Thursday 18 October 2018

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Where: Cardinia Cultural Centre, 40 Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham

About: Passionate about 50s and 60s rock 'n' roll? Enter jukebox heaven with this truly authentic band. Enjoy a vibrant, nostalgic journey back to where it all began. 

Cost: $12 per person (includes devonshire tea). To book call 1300 887 624. 

For information about events happening across Victoria go to the Senior's Festival 2018 website