Seniors Week 2016

Indigo Shire Council will be celebrating Seniors Week 2016 with a variety of events across the Shire. 

Screening of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Monday 3 October – 10:30am at the Yackandandah Public Hall. Entry is free however bookings are required. A morning tea will be provided.

Travel assistance is available. Bookings and information: 1300 365 003.

The Sounds of Silent - A 1920's cinema experience with live band!

Thursday 6 October – 2pm at the Chiltern Memorial Hall. Entry is free however bookings are required. An afternoon tea will be provided.

Travel assistance is available. Bookings and information: 1300 365 003. 

Guided Tour of the Burke Museum  

Tuesday 11 October – 11am at the Burke Museum in Loch Street Beechworth. Free entry – no bookings required.

Various events at your local library:

What’s Your Story?

There are many paths to finding your story.

In celebration of Seniors Month we invite you to join us at the library for a free introductory workshop exploring the story that leads to you.


Tuesday 18 October 10:30 -11:30am at Rutherglen Library

Wednesday 19 October 1-2pm at Chiltern Library


Explore unique collections in TROVE which help tell our Australian story: a growing online repository of resources created and maintained by the National Library of Australia.

Discover how you can access over 4000 sources worldwide through ANCESTRY Library Edition: including passenger lists, UK censuses, civil registration indexes, convict records, photos and more

To book your place or for more information ring

Chiltern Library: 02 6028 1143

Rutherglen Library: 02 6033 6801


Grandparents’ Story Time

Celebrate seniors with story time at Beechworth and Yackandandah libraries. Grandparents or a special older person are invited to join in sharing stories, songs, craft and morning tea at the library.


Thursday 20 October 9:30 -10:30am at the Yackandandah Library

Friday 28 October 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Beechworth Library

To book your place ring

Yackandandah Library: 02 6028 1180

Beechworth Library: 03 5728 8043

Last updated: 19 September 2016