Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc Re-opens on Monday 16 January 2023

Please note:

Time: Activity: Commences:

 

12.00 noon Cards 500, Canasta

Carpet Bowls

16 January 2023 and every Monday, Thursday and Saturday throughout the year
1.00pm – 4.00pm Scrabble

One group is a learning group for beginners.

The other group is for the more experienced player

1 February 2023 – weekly sessions

 

This group is starting on 18 January 2023

9.00am Tai Chi 2 February 2023
10.00am Aerobics 9 February 2023
10.45am Gentle Aerobics 9 February 2023
9.00am Tai Chi 6 February 2023
10.00am Tai Chi Qi Gong 6 February 2023
Please Note:  Tai Chi, Tai Chi and Qigong, Aerobics and Gentle Aerobics do not meet during school holidays

 

On behalf of the Committee, I wish you all a Happy Christmas and a safe New Year.

Dennis Richards

President

 

 


TRAMBOAT TO WILLIAMSTOWN 21 MARCH 2023 WITH THE Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc

Departs Victoria Harbour, We cruise downstream along the Yarra through the Port of Melbourne, past Swanston Dock under the Westgate Bridge, and out into Hobson's Bay where we approach the historic Sea Port of Williamstown.  We dock alongside the Gem Pier for one hour, where you can take the opportunity to stroll around Williamstown.  Delicious Fish "N" Chips will be delivered to the Tramboat for our return trip.

DATE: 21 MARCH 2023 TRAM BOAT DEPARTS AT 10.30 PLEASE ARRIVE IN PLENTY OF TIME

COST INCLUDING FISH "n" CHIPS AND MORNING TEA

THE COST TO MEMBERS IS $50.00 AND NON-MEMBERS $55.00

Depart from the Tram stop in Bundoora Squire. Tram 86 from Bundoora to docklands - (you can park around the footy oval on the other side of Plenty Rd)

The Tram Boat is located at Shed 9 Victor Harbour docklands - opposite Marvel Stadium

Preferred Payment Details: Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc

BSB: 633 000. Account Number: 162498554

Reference: YOUR NAME

Cash Payments Due: No later than 11 March 2023 at the Watsonia Community Hall, 37 Lambourn Road, Watsonia. Please place your money in an envelope (with your name on it) and put it in the letterbox that is on the notice board in the hall.


Bus Trip to Mulberry Hill National Trust with the Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc

 

Home of Artist Sir Daryl and Joan Lindsay, author of Picnic at Hanging Rock

Sir Daryl Lindsay was the Director of the National Gallery of Victoria from 1941 to 1956.  He was a member of the famous Lindsay family of Artists.  He was an accomplished painter and printmaker.

His wife Lady (Joan) Lindsay was an artist and writer.  Best known for her novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock. Her autobiographical novel Time without clocks is about Lindsay's life together at Mulberry Hill.  The house and its contents, a collection of Australian Art, Georgian furniture and glassware, and Staffordshire ceramics, was bequeathed to the National Trust.

WHEN: 18 APRIL 2023

COST INCLUDING LUNCH AND MORNING TEA

THE COST FOR MEMBERS IS $55.00 AND FOR NON-MEMBERS $65.00

The bus departs at the corner of Elder Street and Delta Road, Greensborough at 9.00 am.

Payment Details: Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc

BSB: 633 000.  Account Number: 162498554

Reference: YOUR NAME

Cash Payments: No later than 8 April 2023. Please place your money in an envelope (with your name) and put it in the letterbox on the notice board in the hall at the Watsonia community Hall, 37 Lambourn Road, Watsonia.

 


WATSONIA 50S PLUS CLUB MYSTERY TOUR

TUESDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 2022

TODAY IS OUR MYSTERY TOUR. WE PROMISE YOU A FABULOUS DAY OUT.

COME AND JOIN US.

COST: $50.00 Non-Members $55.00

Morning tea and Lunch are included

DEPART: 9.00 am Corner Delta Road & Elder Street, Greensborough

Payment is to be by 12th November, preferably by bank payment,

Watsonia 50s Plus Club Inc, BSB: 633 000 Account: 162498554 (include your name)

Or cash in an envelope in the letter box on the notice board inside Watsonia Hall, 37 Lambourn Road, Watsonia.

 


BUS OUTING TO THE SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE 23rd AUGUST 2022 (CANCELLED)

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.

The coach will depart from near the Watsonia RSL, Morwell Avenue, Watsonia at 7.30 am on Tuesday 4 October 2022.

 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

We will be returning from the trip at about 6.00 pm on Thursday 6th, 2022.

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

 The bus is now fully booked, waiting list only.

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)