Reimagine Ageing Festival

Reimagine Ageing Festival

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The Reimagine Ageing Festival is a free annual Council-run event for seniors that will reawaken your spirit of fun and adventure, no matter how old you are or feel.

For 2020, the festival returns with a seven-week program of free workshops. Each workshop is aimed at men and women aged 50 and over, and is an opportunity to connect with other like-minded individuals, experience something new and learn a few different skills.

Check out the program of free workshops and register your place now. Contact details for registrations are in the links below. If you have any general enquiries about the festival, please contact Thushara on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday 13 February

Board Games for Seniors at Penrith Library
Explore old and new board games with a friend or on your own with our two great game instructors, Steph and Lorinda. A few prizes are available to be won.
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Penrith City Library, 601 High Street, Penrith
Bookings essential. 

Friday 14 February

Healthy Brain Ageing Talk
Learn more about your brain and dementia in an interesting Healthy Brain Ageing Talk.
Time: 11am-12pm
Location: Penrith City Library, 601 High Street, Penrith
Bookings essential. 

Tuesday 18 February

Yoga
Learn a few valuable stretching techniques to stay flexible and mobile. This is an ideal class for beginners and intermediates.
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Location: Penrith City Library, 601 High Street, Penrith
Bookings essential. 

Story Time at St Marys Library
Bring your grandchildren along for a great morning of songs, stories and craft.
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Location: St Marys Library, 207-209 Queen Street, St Marys
Bookings not essential.

Wednesday 19 February

Board Games for Seniors at St Clair Library
Explore old and new board games with a friend or on your own with our two great game instructors, Steph and Lorinda. A few prizes are available to be won.
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: St Clair Library, 12 Bennett Road and Endeavour Avenue, St Clair
Bookings essential.  

Story Time at Penrith Library
Bring your grandchildren along for a great morning of songs, stories and craft.
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Location: Penrith City Library, 601 High Street, Penrith
Bookings not essential.

Thursday 20 February

Story Time at St Clair Library
Bring your grandchildren along for a great morning of songs, stories and craft.
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Location: St Clair Library, 12 Bennett Road and Endeavour Avenue, St Clair
Bookings not essential.

Zumba
Get moving to the music and learn dance moves that can help you stay fit and healthy.
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Location: Penrith City Library, 601 High Street, Penrith
Bookings essential. 

Friday 28 February

Safe.Supported.Connected. Morning Tea
Learn from a few key organisations on how you can remain safe in your home and access the support you need as your personal requirements change.
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Penrith City Library, 601 High Street, Penrith
Bookings essential. 

Tuesday 3 March

Get Online and Save! at Jordan Springs
Learn a few simple technological skills on how you can save money with online bills and banking.
Time: 10am-11.30am
Location: Jordan Community Hub, 2/6 Cullen Ave, Jordan Springs
Bookings essential. 

Wednesday 4 March

Come and Cook! at Jordan Springs
Try new recipes for an easy and tasty meal and get a few delicious snack ideas along the way. Sessions will be held by a local community nutritionist.
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm
Location: Jordan Community Hub, 2/6 Cullen Ave, Jordan Springs
Bookings essential. 

Friday 6 March

Healthy Living for Seniors
Build your muscle strength with this fun 60-minute class aimed at boosting your wellness, independence and physical strength.
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Location: Cranebrook Neighbourhood Centre, 17 Hosking St, Cranebrook
Bookings essential.

Presentation and Free Hearing Health Check with Hearing Australia
Learn more about how you can take care of one of your most important senses and how you can access Hearing Australia services that benefit you. Free hearing checks will also be given on the day.
Time: 11.30am-12pm
Location: Cranebrook Neighbourhood Centre, 17 Hosking St, Cranebrook
Bookings essential. 

Monday 9 March

Getting to Know Community Aged Care Services: Community Cafés
Learn where to start getting services that help you to live actively and independently at home as you age.
Time: 10.30am-12pm
Location: Thornton Community Centre, 61 Lord Sheffield Circuit, Penrith
Bookings essential. 

Thursday 12 March

Get Online and Save! at Kingswood
Learn a few simple technological skills on how you can save money with online bills and banking.
Time: 10am-11.30am
Location: Kingswood Neighbourhood Centre, 19 Bringelly Rd, Kingswood
Bookings essential. 

Friday 13 March

Stepping On: Introduction to Falls Prevention Program at Cranebrook
Learn a few simple exercises you can practice at home in our Introduction to Falls Prevention workshop.
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm
Location: Cranebrook Neighbourhood Centre, 17 Hosking St, Cranebrook
Bookings essential. 

Saturday 14 March

Thornton Community Garden 1st Anniversary Open Day
Celebrate and get your hands dirty with gardening for the 1st anniversary of Thornton Community Garden with blind taste testing competitions, free seedling giveaways, seed sowings and planting, and a garden tour.
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Thornton Community Garden, located opposite 81 Lord Sheffield Circuit, Penrith
Bookings essential.

Tuesday 17 March

Come and Cook! at St Marys - POSTPONED
Try new recipes for an easy and tasty meal and get a few delicious snack ideas along the way. Sessions will be held by a local community nutritionist.
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm
Location: St Marys Memorial Hall, Venue 1 in St Mary’s Corner, 29 Swanston Street, St Marys   
Bookings essential. 

Wednesday 18 March

Get Online and Save! at Thornton - POSTPONED
Learn a few simple technological skills on how you can save money with online bills and banking.
Time: 10am-11.30am
Location: Thornton Community Centre, 61 Lord Sheffield Circuit, Penrith
Bookings essential. 

Improve Your Strength, Balance and Mobility: Introduction to Strength for Life Exercise Program - POSTPONED
This progressive training program is designed to improve your strength, balance and mobility -- no matter what your baseline is.
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm
Location: Penrith Senior Citizen Centre, 86 Station St, Penrith
Bookings essential. 

Thursday 19 March

Old and New - POSTPONED
This workshop will look at differences between the past, present and future with interactive activities, such as comparing photo albums to Facebook albums and how to access these digital libraries and new technologies.
Time: 10am-1.15pm
Location: 16 Jeanette St, Regentville.
Bookings essential. 

Wednesday 25 March

Stepping On: Introduction to Falls Prevention Program at Jordan Springs - POSTPONED
Learn a few simple exercises you can practice at home in our Introduction to Falls Prevention workshop.
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm
Location: Jordan Springs Community Hub, 2/6 Cullen Ave, Jordan Springs
Bookings essential. 

Improve Your Strength, Balance and Mobility: Introduction to Strength for Life Exercise Program - POSTPONED
This progressive training program is designed to improve your strength, balance and mobility -- no matter what your baseline is.
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm
Location: St Marys Memorial Hall, Venue 1 in St Mary’s Corner, 29 Swanston Street, St Marys   
Bookings essential. 

Thursday 26 March

Getting to Know Community Aged Care Services: Community Cafés - POSTPONED
Learn where to start getting services that help you to live actively and independently at home as you age.
Time: 10.30am-12pm
Location: Penrith City Library, 601 High Street, Penrith
Bookings essential.