BUS OUTING TO THE SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE 23rd AUGUST 2022

VISIT THE SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE WITH THE WATSONIA 50S PLUS CLUB

Discover the fascinating history of this monument built as a Memorial after the First World War.  We will take a guided tour of the commemorative spaces, special exhibitions, and personal stories that make the Shrine a Living Monument.

DATE: Tuesday 23rd August 2022

COST: $50.00   Non-Members $55.00 Enjoy lunch at THE MANNINGHAM CLUB

DEPART: 9 am Cnr of Elder & Delta Str, Greensborough

Payment by 17th August, preferably by bank payment Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc, BSB: 633000 Account No: 162498554 (include your name) Or cash in an envelope in the letter box on the notice board inside the Watsonia Hall, 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday afternoons.


3 DAY ART SILO TRAIL 4th - 6th OCTOBER 2022

 

            Enjoy a 3 Day Silo Art Trail Bus trip with the Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc,

Celebrates the rich heritage of Victoria's Wimmera/Mallee region with a journey along the Silo Art Trail, the country's biggest outdoor gallery. Cruise from town to town and witness this innovative art project that sees renowned street artists from Australia and across the globe transform wheat silos into giant works of art. The trail brings together internationally recognised street artists –Rone (Yyrone Wright), Guido van Helten, Fintan Magee, Matt Adna te, Julia Volchkova, Kaff-eine, –and takes in a number of Victoria's smallest towns. You can find these momentous murals in Sheep Hills, Brim, Patchewollock, Lascelles, and Rupanyup. A unique art project that is still evolving, the Silo Art Trail has already revitalised the towns and brought thousands of new visitors to the region.

 Day 1 Melbourne to Swan Hill, with a tour of local sites and check into the Jane Eliza Motor Inn

Day 2 Silo Art Trail – Swan Hill to Horsham. There are stops along the art trail and a two-course meal at the Creekside Hotel Warracknabeal then continuing the art trail to Horsham and staying at the Best Westlander Motor Inn.

Day 3 – Horsham to Melbourne stopping for a late lunch at the Ararat RSL

Minimum of 35 passengers $595.00 (Twin share  $895.00 (Single)

Price includes attractions, meals, and accommodation

$50.00 deposit per person per booking, with final payment by Monday 22nd August 2022

 Payment options: Watsonia 50s Plus Club with your name, BSB 633000 Account 162498554

Or cash in an envelope in the letterbox on the noticeboard in the  Watsonia Community Hall, 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia


BUS TRIP TO MACEDON GARDENS SEPTEMBER 13 2022

Forest Glade Gardens

Bus outing to Forest Glade Gardens Mt Macedon on Tuesday 13th September 2022

There are 4 distinct themes in these beautiful gardens Japanese, English, Exotic, and Bonsai.  There are numerous statues, fountains, and ponds to discover throughout the garden.

We will then journey to the Sunbury Club on our way home and will be provided with a 2-course lunch before heading back to Watsonia.

COST: $50.00, NonMembers $55.00 with lunch included.

DEPART: 9 am Cnr Elder & Delta Street, Greensborough

PAYMENT: To be made by 7th September, preferably by bank payment Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc. BSB: 633000 ACCOUNT: 162498554 (include your name) Or cash in an envelope placed in the letterbox on the notice board inside the WatsoniaHall, 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia

 


BUS TRIP TO BELEURA HOUSE AND GARDENS ON TUESDAY 24th MAY 2022

 

Beleura was built on the Mornington Peninsula in 1863.  Its final owner was the composer John Tallis who bequeathed Beleura to the people of Victoria in memory of his late father, Sir John Tallis, well known for his theatre work with J.C. Williamson Ltd.

This trip opens for 36 people and will include either a Guided House Tour or a Guided Tour of the Gardens including Morning Tea and an introduction to the story of Beleura.

LUNCH: Trios Sports Club Cranbourne (own expense)

COST: $50.00 Non-Members $55.00

DEPART: 8.30 am Cnr. Elder & Delta St, Greensborough Payment to be paid by May 17th, 2022

PAYMENT OPTIONS: Watsonia 50s Plus Club with your name, BSB 633000, Account Number 162498554, or cash in an envelope in the letterbox on the noticeboard in the Watsonia Hall, 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia.


BUS TRIP TO BENDIGO ART GALLERY TUESDAY 22ND MARCH 2022

VISIT BENDIGO ART GALLERY

ELVIS WAS ONE OF THE MOST PUBLIC ICON FIGURES OF THE 20 CENTURY. HIS INFLUENCE ON CULTURE, MUSIC, FASHION, AND POP CULTURE WAS PROFOUND. THERE WILL BE OVER 300 ITEMS ON DISPLAY FROM HIS COLLECTION INCLUDING ELVIS AND PRICILLA’S WEDDING OUTFITS AND HIS VEGAS JUMPSUITS.

DIRECT FROM GRACELAND ARCHIVES, THE EXHIBITION FEATURES A WIDE RANGE OF COSTUMES AND MEMORABILIA FROM ELVIS’S GRACELAND HOME.

March 22nd, 2022

COST $50.00 Non-Members $55.00 

LUNCH AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE

 Depart: 9 am Cnr. Elder & Delta St Greensborough  Payment to be March 16th, preferably by bank payment  Watsonia 50splus Club Inc: BSB 633000 Account No: 162498554 (include your NAMEOr cash in an envelope in letterbox on the notice board at the Watsonia Hall, 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia ( Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Saturday afternoon.


BUS TRIP TO YEA HISTORIC TOWNSHIP AND WETLANDS ON TUESDAY 26 APRIL 2022


We will spend the morning at the Discovery Centre where we have the opportunity to have tours of the beautiful wetlands. LUNCH will consist of sandwiches cake and fruit platters provided at the Centre.
We will then board our bus and be given a guided tour on the historical aspects of Yea before heading back to Watsonia.
DATE: April
26th, 2022
COST: $52.00 Non - members $57.00
DEPART: 9 am, Corner Elder St & Delta Rd, Greensborough
Payment to be paid in full by April 21, preferably by bank payment.
Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc BSB: 633 000 Account No:162 498 554 Reference(include your name)
Or cash payment in an envelope in the letterbox on the notice board in the Community Hall, 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia. (On Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons)


Bus Trip to Forest Glade Gardens Mount Macedon on Tuesday13 September 2022

Visit Forest Glade Gardens Mt Macedon

There are 4 distinct themes in these beautiful gardens Japanese, English, Exotic, and Bonsai. There are numerous Statues, Fountains, and Ponds to discover throughout the garden.
We will then journey to the Sunbury Club on our way home and will be provided with a 2-course lunch before heading back to Watsonia.

COST: $50.00 Non Members $55.00

Depart: 9 am Corner of Delta Rd & Elder St Greensborough
Payment to be paid in full by 8 September, preferably by bank payment to the Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc: BSB 633000 Account No: 162498554 Reference:(include your name)
Or cash in an envelope in a letterbox on the notice board at the Watsonia Hall, 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia ( Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Saturday afternoon.


TRAMBOAT NEXT STOP WILLIAMSTOWN

The Watsonia 50s Plus Club outing on Tuesday 18th May 2021 is a cruise on the Tramboat to Williamstown. Included on the cruise is morning tea and Fish "N" Chips for lunch on our return journey to Docklands.
We catch the No 86 Tram from Bundoora Square to the Docklands, the Tramboat is located at Shed 9 Victoria Harbour Docklands, directly opposite Marvel Stadium.
Departs Victoria Harbour at 10.30 am, we cruise downstream along the Yarra through the Port of Melbourne, past Swanson Dock under Westgate Bridge, out into Hobson's Bay where we approach the historic Sea Port of Williamstown.
Delicious Fish "N" Chips will be delivered to the Tramboat for our return trip.
COST: $47.00 NON - MEMBERS WELCOME
PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY 6th MAY 2021, at the COMMUNITY HALL, 37 LAMBOURN RD, WATSONIA
(Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday afternoon)
The preferred method of payment is Bank transfer
Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc
Bendigo Bank
BSB: 633 000
ACC: 162 498 554


Bus trip to Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Arboretum

Tuesday 20th April 2021
We will be departing at 9 am from the corner of Elder Street & Delta Road, Greensborough and stopping for morning tea at the Arboretum.
The Arboretum has become an extremely attractive local park, popular for outdoor weddings and photographs. It is an ideal educational facility that can be appreciated by the inexperienced and experienced gardeners and tree lovers alike. Then off to Frankston City Centre to see the Murials, All the Green Year, Alice in Wonderland and Stacked Bookshelves.
LUNCH: Seaford Hotel (Seniors 2 course meal)
COST: $40.00 Non- members $45.00 (morning tea & lunch included)
Payment to be paid in full by 15th April 2021, at the Community Hall, 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday afternoon)


WATSONIA 50S PLUS CLUB INC

The Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc re-opened on 2/1/2021, for 4 days per week from 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm for afternoon carpet bowls, scrabble & cards, following Government COVID -19 guidelines
Starting Monday 1st February 2021, Tai Chi 9 am to 9.45 am, Tai chi Qigong 10 am to 10.45 am, with afternoon carpet bowls and cards 500 & Canasta.
Wednesday afternoons Scrabble 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm.
Thursday mornings Tai chi 9.00 am to 9.45 am, Aerobics 10.00 am to 10.45 am, Gentle aerobics 10.45 am to 11.30 am. Bowls, table tennis & Cards 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm.
Saturday afternoons 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm bowls & Cards 500 & Canasta.