Take in some tours and travel from the comfort of an armchair, or learn about bees and making a bee friendly garden.

Live events Victorian Seniors Festival 2021 Tours and Learning

Tour and travel the world from the comfort of your armchair - Tue 26 Oct to Sat 30 Oct 9am - 5pm

Presented by Yarra Plenty Regional Library

Travel the world from the comfort of your local library! The Armchair Travel for Seniors events, hosted by Yarra Plenty Regional Library (YPRL), will provide you with opportunities to experience different places in the world and beyond, all from the comfort of your local library.

From inspirational talks and group discussions, and presentations about local history, to virtual reality, green screen, and stargazing sessions. There is something for everyone, this October.

This event is free. To book into one of our sessions, please visit the YPRL website or contact Marie on 9408 7888 or email the library.

Bee friendly gardens - Wed 27 Oct 10am - 12pm

Presented by Ardency Kennedy Place, Richmond

Join Ben Moore from Ben's Bees as he delves into everything bees and how to attract them to your garden or balcony.

Ben Moore has appeared on popular TV and radio programs including The Project, ABC radio, Network Ten News, and Channel Nine. His passion for bees has seen him launch educational programs and books including The Bee Book.

This session will allow him to share his knowledge of bees, the environment, gardening and healthy living. Please register to learn more about how to plant your own bee-friendly garden or balcony this seniors festival.

This event is exclusively hosted by Ardency Kennedy Place, please book early to ensure you get a seat at this event which will be followed by a coffee and afternoon tea.

This event is free. For more information contact Lincoln on 0447 272 714 or email Numbers are limited so get in quick and book via Eventbrite.

Please note: We have listed live events here on the basis they will be presented by the organisers in a COVID-safe manner.

The presentation of these events will be subject to public health regulations in place at the time. Prospective attendees should contact organisers or check on the event host’s website for updates and confirmation that the event is proceeding.

And remember these ways to stay safe:

  • Always wash your hands before you leave, and when you return home.
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Never, ever go out if you are unwell unless it is to get tested.
  • After you get tested, you must go straight home.
  • Remember that the most important thing you can do is get tested, even if you have the mildest of symptoms.
  • Get vaccinated.

And keep on keep'n on! 

Check out an online Festival Reimagined performance. Updated monthly until the end of the year.

Check out our online Body and Soul events for October.