Stay connected

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.

Stay Connected Newsletter

Read our Stay Connected Newsletter July-December 2018 (pdf, 574KB)

Knit and Knatter

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 connected@mvcc.vic.gov.au

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.

Seniors Transport Guide - travel safely and confidently

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.

Classic movie screenings

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 connected@mvcc.vic.gov.au

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

When: Thursday, 19 July, 1.30pm

Synopsis: The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman

The Great Race

When: Thursday, 16 August, 1.30pm

Synopsis: A grand adventurous race takes place between the heroic Leslie and the despicable Professor Fate across three continents.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon

The Odd Couple

When: Thursday, 20 September, 1.30pm

Synopsis: Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler

-Seniors Festival Special Event- Citizen Kane

When: Thursday, 18 October, 1.30pm

Synopsis: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore

Roman Holiday

When: Thursday, 15 November, 1.30pm

Synopsis: A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert

We’re No Angels

When: Thursday, 20 December, 1.30pm

Synopsis: Three Devil’s Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray

How to Marry a Millionaire

When: Thursday, 21 February, 1.30pm

Synopsis: Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall

The Errand Boy

When: Thursday, 21 March, 1.30pm

Synopsis: Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going, so they hire Morty to be their spy.

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Brian Donlevy, Howard McNear

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

When: Thursday, 18 April, 1.30pm

Synopsis: Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor

The Apartment

When: Thursday, 16 May, 1.30pm

Synopsis: A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray

Pocketful of Miracles

When: Thursday, 20 June, 1.30pm

Synopsis: Three World War II veterans return home to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Starring: Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Fredric March

Last updated: Monday, 4 June 2018, 12:19 AM