We provide a range of programs, activities and resources for residents who are aged or who have a disability, and their carers.
These programs aim to provide a way for residents who are older or who have a disability to stay active and connected with their community.
Have you always wanted to knit but don’t know how? Or are you clever with the knitting needles and just want to be able to have a chat while making new friends?
Come along to the Knit and Knatter classes and create knitted pieces for community projects. All materials are provided, and classes are free.
When: Tuesday, 10.30am–12.30pm
Venue: Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre, Corner Munro St and Union Rd, Ascot Vale
When: Thursday, 10am-12pm
Venue: Crown Street Stables, 40 Crown St, Flemington
Register today, contact our Health Ageing Officer on 9243 8835 or email@example.com
Transport services and carer support may also be available upon request for a fee. Two weeks’ notice is required.
For more information please call 9243 8835.
Do you want to use public transport more but you're not quite sure how it all works? Our Seniors Transport Guide (pdf, 1.2MB) (doc, 104KB) contains all the information you need to become more mobile and travel with confidence.
Hard copies of the guide are available at the Civic Centre, Moonee Valley Libraries and neighbourhood centres.
We're screening free movies for seniors.
Screenings are held at Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive (off The Crossway), East Keilor.
Community transport services, carer support and community meals are also available upon request for a fee.
Bookings are encouraged at least one week prior to screenings, as places are limited. To book, please contact Aged and Disability Services on 9243 8748 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dial M for Murder
When: Thursday, 18 May 2017, 1.30pm
Synopsis: A wealthy husband plans to blackmail an old colleague to murder his wife, so that he can inherit her fortune. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock in his first and only 3D movie. Unfortunately we won’t be screening it in 3D.
Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly and Robert Cummings.
When: Thursday, 15 June 2017, 1.30pm
Synopsis: A dancer who loves a showgirl who loves a compulsive nightclub-opener who can't stay committed to anything in life for very long.
Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, and Joan Caulfield.
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
Thursday, 20 July, 1.30pm
In this comedy-drama, a couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her new fiancé.
Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn
When: Thursday, 17 August, 1.30pm
Synopsis: Set in Oklahoma at the turn of the 20th century, two young cowboys compete for the hearts of the women they love with a violent ranch hand and a traveling peddler.
Starring: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Thursday, 21 September, 1.30pm
An American attached to a republican guerrilla unit finds romance during the Spanish Civil War on a mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.
Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff
The Glenn Miller Story
Thursday, 19 October, 1.30pm
This biographical film follows big band leader Glenn Miller from his beginnings in the music business to his death while flying over the English Channel in 1944 during World War II.
James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan
A Man Called Peter
Thursday, 16 November, 1.30pm
A biography following the rise of Peter Marshall, from modest Scottish upbringing to New York seminary, his appointment as chaplain of the US Senate to his early death at 46.
Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau
The Shop Around the Corner
Thursday, 21 December, 1.30pm
This romantic comedy tells the story of two employees who work at a gift shop and can barely stand each other while secretly falling in love as each other's anonymous pen pal.
Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan
To Catch a Thief
Thursday, 15 February, 1.30pm
This Alfred Hitchcock thriller follows a reformed jewel thief who is suspected of returning to his former occupation and consequently tries to catch the real thief in order to prove his innocence.
Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis
Singin’ in the Rain
Thursday, 15 March, 1.30pm
A classic musical comedy where a silent film production company and cast must make the difficult transition to sound.
Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds
Thursday 19 April, 1.30pm
A jaded former jockey helps 12-year-old Velvet Brown prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.
Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp
The Music Man
Thursday, 17 May, 1.30pm
This musical tells the story of con man Harold Hill who poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk into handing over their money for musical instruments while unexpectedly falling in love with a local.
Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett
Pocketful of Miracles
When: Thursday, 21 June, 1.30pm
Synopsis: A rag to riches story of a New York gangster and his girlfriend who attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when her daughter, who believes her mother is a high-society dowager, comes to visit.
Starring: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange