Activities Timetable

60 and Better promotes healthy activities for older people 55 years and over and encourages positive community attitudes to ageing.

Here’s the current list of activities available:

Weekly Activities  * $2 Donations welcomed

Monday

12.00pm – 1.00pm
Square Dancing for Beginners – Price: $3   
Annex, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

1.00pm – 3.00pm
Square Dancing – Price: $6
Caller: Kay Walker Town & Country Squares
Annex, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

Tuesday

9.00am – 11.30pm
Boccia – *Donation  includes Morning Tea

Annex, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

10.00am – 12.00pm
Chess – *Donation
60 and Better Office, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

9.45am – 10.45am
Gentle Exercise – $5  (No class 16 May – 27th June restarts 4th July)
Congregational Church Hall, Wildey Street, Raceview
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

10.45am – 11.15am
Cuppa & Chat (after Gentle Exercise) – Morning Tea(Not on 16 May – 27th June restarts 4th July)
Congregational Church Hall, Wildey Street, Raceview
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

1.00pm – 2.00pm
Tai Chi for Health – $3
Goodna Neighbourhood House
Bookings & Info Ph: 3818 1648

1.00pm – 4.30pm
Table Tennis – *Donation Bring afternoon tea to share
Please bring afternoon tea to share. Annex Humanities Building
Bookings & Info call Ph: 3282 8644 or Glenda Cooper 3201 7373

4pm – 5pm

Walking  wear comfortable shoes/clothes – bring water

meet in Limestone Park car park on Griffiths Rd – near  Chermside Rd

Wednesday

10am -12noon

ART THERAPY  – 2017 dates to be confirmed

60 and Better Office, Humanities Building

Phone 3282 8644

11.45am – 2.00pm
Bridge –   *Donation    (Beginners 6 week program commences May)  
Cafeteria, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info call Garry Ph: 3281 4072

2.00pm – 3.00pm
Gentle Exercise – $5         (This session is currently Tai Chi for Diabetes)
Cafeteria, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

Thursday

1.30pm – 4.00pm

Art Group – *Donation BYO Art Supplies A/T to share      
Annex, Humanities Building, 56 South St, Ipswich
Bookings & Info call Ted Ph: 3288 6398  or Chris Ph: 3288 9149

Friday

9.30am – 10.30am
Gentle Exercise – $5 members 
Congregational Church Hall, Wildey Street, Raceview
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

10.30am – 11.00am
Cuppa & Chat (after Gentle Exercise) – Morning Tea
Congregational Church Hall, Wildey Street, Raceview
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

10.30am – 12.00pm
Discussion Group – *Donation
60 and Better Office
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

1.00pm – 2.30pm is practice then 2.30pm – 3.00pm is afternoon tea
Concert Party – *Donation Bring afternoon tea to share
Auditorium, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info call Kath Hogan Ph: 3201 6075

1.00pm – 4.30pm
Table Tennis – *Donation Bring afternoon tea to share
Annex, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info call Ph: 3282 8644 or Glenda Cooper Ph: 3201 7373

 

Monthly Activities

UFO Group  (Unfinished Objects Group) 

2nd & 4th Thursday  of each month 10am 

An opportunity to finish those craft projects or start new ones!
Ipswich 60 and Better Program Office, Rm 16, level 1 Humanities Building, 56 South St, Ipswich.  Donation – Tea & Coffee
Info Ph: 3282 8644

Movie Buffs

2nd Saturday of each month 8am – transport with Bill $10 / Movie $4.50 (pens)  Cineplex
Redbank Plaza
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

Newsletter Workshop

Last Wednesday of the month at 9.00am – no cost
Morning tea provided, BYO lunch
60 and Better Office
Bookings & Info Ph: 3282 8644

 Social Outings

Various Venues & Costs
Various events throughout the year.
Contact Office for bookings : Ph: 3282 8644

NEW   Theatre Group:  Ipswich Little Theatre Matinee Performances

            GAMES MORNING: 15 May see newsletter for details

 

Weekly and Monthly Activities with Other Groups

Prostate Cancer Support Group

 3rd Thursday of the month at 7.30pm 
No Cost
Cafeteria, level 1, Humanities Building
Bookings & Info please call Len Lamprecht Ph: 3281 3656 

Stroke Support Group

3rd Friday of the Month (Feb to Nov) from 10 am – 11.30am
$2 morning tea –  November meeting – Christmas lunch at Banjos
Baptist Church Hall, Blackstone Road, Silkstone
Bookings & Info Bill Waterson 3281 4925

Social Dancing, Ballroom and New Vogue for Beginners

Mondays 9.00am – 12.00 noon  Beginners – Price: $6
Fridays 7.30am – 12.00 noon  Beginners – Price: $6
Trinity Uniting Church, Church Hall, Jacaranda Street, Booval
Contact: Bruce Scott
Bookings & Info Ph: 3281 4288

Tai Chi for Health (Arthritis Foundation)

Ipswich
Every Mon & Tues $3.00 Donation
Advanced 1-2pm Mon Beginner 2-3pm
(Mon & Tues) Tues Intermediate 2-3pm
Cafeteria, Humanities Building
56 South St Ipswich
Convenor: Ros Newsham Ph: 5464 4515

Rosewood
Every Tuesday $3.00 Donation
Advanced 1-2pm Beginners 2-3pm
Rosewood Community Centre
19 School St
Convenor: Jean Gosling: Ph: 5464 1023

Marburg
Every Wednesday 9am $3.00 Donation
Marburg Community Hall
Convenor: Roslyn Newsham Ph: 5464 4515

Laidley – Tai Chi for Health
Every Wednesday $3.00 Donation 
St Mary’s Catholic Church Hall  Convenor: Joanne: 0448 050 447

Aqua Aerobics

Every Tuesday and Friday 9-10am Every Tuesday and Thursday 6.15 –7.15pm $8.80 per session 

Goodna Aquatic Centre 135 Brisbane Terrace Goodna Ph: 3381 8240

Gentle Aqua Aerobics

Monday & Friday 1pm   Multi-level Tues & Thur 6.30pm Fri 8am

$9.00 per session
Peter McMahon’s Swim Factory 1 Martin St Woodend Ipswich Ph: 3812 2923 Also at Springfield 3470 0556  Multi level M & W 6pm

Ipswich Men’s Shed

Open Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9am to 2pm
3a Mining St, Bundamba Contact: Terry Carter Ph: 3281 2894

Do you have any ideas for a new group or activity?

Are you interested in going to Ipswich Little Theatre matinees in 2017? 
Contact Office Ph: 3282 8644