Bus trip to the Yarra Ranges on Tuesday 21 March 2017

Stopping for morning tea at William Rickett Sanctuary, situated in a ferny glade in the Dandenongs, William Ricketts Sanctuary is a place of beauty and tranquility, due both to the natural setting and the mystical sculptures half hidden among the ferns along the pathways.  Many travel across the world to visit this place time and time again.

Lunch: 12 noon at the Crown Hotel - Lilydale, followed by a visit to the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum. A travelling exhibition from Sydney Living Museums - What's on, a convict in the family? The works explore the connections between convict settlers, their direct descendants and the petty crimes that changed the course of their shared histories.

Returning to Greensborough approx 4pm.

COST: $40.00     

Opens: 23rd February   Final Payment: 16th March

Depart: 9.00 am Cnr Elder St & Delta Rd, Greensborough.

 PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY 16th March 2017, at the  COMMUNITY HALL, 37 LAMBOURN RD, WATSONIA

( Monday or Thursday Afternoons)

 


Premier's "Active in April 2017"

Diamond Valley 50+

Community Hall
37 Lambourn Road, Watsonia

Free activities

No morning exercise activities during the school holiday's

Tai Chi Qigong

  • Come along for a FREE session of Tai Chi Qigong on Monday 24 April, 11am to 11.30am. Tai Chi helps improve your health, strength, balance, concentration and mental well-being and is loads of fun.

Zumba Gold Class with Deb

  •  Try a FREE session on Monday 24 April, 10am to 10.45am. Shake it at your own pace. This session is perfect for all fitness levels.

Aerobics for 50+ years

  • Come along and try a FREE session of Aerobics on Thursday 20 April from 10 am to 10.45am,
  • or try a gentle Aerobics session on Thursday 20 April from 10.45am to 11.30am, this class is designed for those less active (session is with Debbie).

Carpet Bowls, Table Tennis and Cards

  • Try carpet bowls, cards,  for FREE during April on Monday or Thursday afternoons from 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm.Plus table tennis on Thursday afternoons.

Free Dance - Old Time/New Vogue

Saturday afternoon 1st  April from 1.30 pm to 4 pm. Even if you don’t dance                   come along and listen to the music and have a cuppa.

For further information, phone 9016 8238/0447 575 098

email info@dv50plusclub.org.au or visit www.dv50plusclub.org.au


Bus Trip to The Big Bouquet

 

At the Gerbera & Alpaca Farm, an experienced tour guide will bring the friendly herd of Alpacas up close for you to meet, followed by a wander through the impressive glasshouse, filled with over 60000 flowering Gerberas all year round!

LUNCH: At The Big Bouquet Cafe. Featuring exquisite local Yarra Valley produce, enjoyed in the peaceful surroundings of the beautiful Yarra Valley.

COST: $35.00    

Opens: 2nd February 2017   Final Payment: 16th February 2017

Depart: 9.00 am, Corner Elder St & Delta Rd, Greensborough.

Return Approx: Enjoying a scenic drive back to Greensborough by 4.00 pm.

 PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY 16th February 2017, at the  COMMUNITY HALL, 37 LAMBOURN RD, WATSONIA

( Monday or Thursday Afternoons)


ZUMBA GOLD WITH DEB

ZUMBA GOLD CLASS  WITH  DEB

                         

MONDAYS:  10AM  –  10.50AM

(EXCEPTING  SCHOOL  HOLIDAYS)

COMMUNITY HALL

37 LAMBOURN RD, WATSONIA

 SHAKE  IT  AT  YOUR  OWN  PACE

is perfect for  EVERYBODY  and  EVERY  BODY!

 SO  DITCH  THE  WORKOUT  &  JOIN  THE  PARTY!

Designed to bring people together to enjoy moving to low intensity dance fitness music whilst having loads of fun.

 

Once the Latin and Baby Boomer music begins you’ll see why it’s often called “EXERCISE  IN  DISGUISE

 

IT’S  A  TOTAL  WORKOUT  WITH  LOADS  OF  BENEFITS:

PHYSIOLOGICAL: It combines all elements of fitness to improve: cardiovascular capacity, muscular strength & endurance, bone density to prevent osteoporosis, flexibility, range of motion, posture, balance and co-ordination (stability and mobility), cognitive function, motor control and agility as well as weight loss.

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL: It enhances self-esteem & well-being, quality of life & relaxation.

It reduces depression, stress and anxiety and increases opportunities for social interaction through dancing and having fun together.

 

 COST:  MEMBERS $5.00           NON-MEMBERS $7.00

 B.Y.O.   DRINK BOTTLE, HAND TOWEL, SMILE & ENERGY

 


Bus Trip to Barwon Park Mansion at Winchelsea

When completed in 1869, it was the finest and most celebrated mansion in western Victoria.  The house has 42 rooms and features a grand staircase, stained windows and interior arches on the upper floors.  The property was originally owned by the Austin family, with Elizabeth Austin being the founder of the Austin Hospital.

LUNCH: 1.00 pm at the Winchelsea Hotel.

COST: $45.00     Non Members $50.00

Opens: 20th October   Final Payment: 17th November

Depart: 9.00 am Cnr Elder St & Delta Rd, Greensborough.

Return Approx: 4.30 pm

 PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY 17th November 2016, at the  COMMUNITY HALL, 37 LAMBOURN RD, WATSONIA

( Monday or Thursday Afternoons)

 


SENIORS FESTIVAL 2016

BANYULE SENIORS FESTIVAL "Its Your Time" October 2016

  • "FREE" Zumba Gold Monday 10 October 10 am to 10.45 am at the Community Hall, 37 Lambourn Road, Watsonia. Enjoy moving to low intensity dance fitness music and have fun.  Morning tea provided.
  • "FREE" Tai Chi Qigong Monday 17 October 9 am to 9.45 am at the Community Hall, 37 Lambourn Road, Watsonia. Come along and try this exercise with Krystal, shown to prevent falls and improve sleep in seniors. Morning tea provided.
  • "FREE" Aerobics Thursday 20 October 10 am to 10.45 am at the Community Hall, 37 Lambourn Road, Watsonia. Deb's fun-filled class suitable to all fitness levels. Morning tea provided.
  • Old Time and New Vogue Dance Sunday 23 October 1 pm to 5 pm at the Community Hall, 37 Lambourn Road, Watsonia. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon of social dancing to great music by Rhonda Richards, even if you do not dance come along and listen to the music. Door prizes, spot prizes and raffle. Afternoon tea provided. Cost: $5 each.

BUS TRIP to WERRIBEE OPEN RANGE ZOO 

zoo-imageTuesday 18th October 2016

Morning tea will be at Werribee Park within its 10 hectares of beautiful gardens.

At 11.00 am across to the Werribee Open Range Zoo for a safari tour among some of the world,s most iconic grasslands animals.

LUNCH: 1.00 pm at The Tigers Clubhouse, Hoppers Crossing.

COST: $50.00     Non Members $55.00

Opens: 15th September   Final Payment: 13th October

Depart: 9.00 am Cnr Elder St & Delta Rd, Greensborough.

Return Approx: 4.30 pm

 PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY 13th October 2016, at the  COMMUNITY HALL, 37 LAMBOURN RD, WATSONIA

( Monday or Thursday Afternoons)


MYSTERY TOUR BUS TRIP

Tuesday 13th September 2016

Taking a scenic journey to ??? stopping en-route for a cuppa

COST: $45.00      Non Members $50.00

Final Payment: 8  September

Depart: 9.00 am Cnr Elder St & Delta Rd, Greensborough

Return Approx: 5.30 pm

PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY 8th September 2016, at the  COMMUNITY HALL, 37 LAMBOURN RD, WATSONIA

( Monday or Thursday Afternoons)


Black Rock House

Enjoy a bus trip on Tuesday 28th June to Black Rock House in Melbourne's Bayside.  Built by Victoria's first Auditor - General Charles Ebden from 1856 - 58.  This intriguing historic Victorian era home is well worth a visit, to see the castle-style fortress wall, sand and paint finish.  Moreton Bay Fig garden, antique furniture and costumes presented to reflect the story of the house.  Before the tour enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with biscuits in the Servants Quarters.                                 Black rock house

We then travel to the Glasshouse Cafe at Caulfield where we enjoy a 2 course lunch.

After our meal we make our way home by approx 3.30 pm.

COST: $35.00   Non Members $40.00

OPENS: 9th June   Final Payment: 23rd June 2016

Depart: 9.15 am Cnr Elder St & Delta Road, Greensborough

Return Approx: 3.30 pm

Payment must be paid in full by 23rd June 2016 at Community Hall 37 Lambourn Rd, Watsonia (Monday Afternoons or Thursday's)

 


Alowyne Gardens & Tarrawarra Art Gallery

Tuesday 26th April 2016

Enjoy a bus trip to Alowyne Gardens it is designed within an area of approximately 4 acres.  There are 5 clearly defined areas within the gardens, a perennial border, designed to display colour from Spring to Autumn, a silver birch forest, an edible garden of generous proportions, a parterre garden and a number of display gardens.

TarraWarra Museum of Art is delighted to offer you the opportunity to visit the Museum and explore the diverse range of Australian art on offer, with a 30 minute self guide tour.

LUNCH: Healesville RSL Club

On our way home stopping at the Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery ( at own expense)

COST: $40.00 Members          Non Members $45.00

OPENS: 18th March         Final Payment: 21st April

Depart:Depart 9 am Cnr Elder St & Delta Rd, Greensborough

Return: Approx 4.30 pm

 PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY 10th March 2016, AT COMMUNITY HALL 37 LAMBOURN RD, WATSONIA ( Monday Afternoons or Thursdays)