Span respects and celebrates the older community. This year in October we are holding a range of activities to celebrate older people as part of Seniors’ Month.
Span is offering free trial classes to a range of activities including digital literacy, physical, creative and much more!
There is something for everyone, and everyone is welcome.
A two course home cooked meal is shared in our dining room with other friendly community members. Come along for company, conversation and support.
When The 2nd Wednesday of a month 12.00-2.30 (please see Community & Social)
If you have a question about using digital technology or need support to learn? You will receive helpful answers to your questions and information on how to practice skills to become confident using your device. Bookings essential.
When Fridays 10.00am–1.00pm July –December (please see Community & Social)
Good Bugs Community Garden Group
Come and join the gardening team in Norma’s Thyme Garden, the community garden at Span. Wheelchair accessible, fun and supportive. You just need your skills, or want to develop skills.
When Wednesdays 10.00am–12.30pm July – December (please see Community & Social)
OM:NI (Older Men: New Ideas)
Men aged 50+ meet fortnightly to discuss what’s happening in their lives, current affairs and topics they choose. Attendance is casual so come along whenever you can.
When Mondays fortnightly 10.00am–12.00pm July – December (please see Community & Social)
Whether you knit, sew or crochet, get together with other crafters to swap skills and stories. Bring your own materials.
When Thursdays weekly 10.45am–12.45pm July – December (please see Community & Social)
Thornbury Writers’ Workshop
This group meets to share their writing experiences, give each other feedback, try writing exercises and read work from published authors for tips and inspiration. Guided by a qualified and published author. (Fees apply)
When Wednesdays 9.30am–12.00pm July – December (please see Creative)
This low impact class will strengthen your mind and body. All students report an improved outlook on life, fitness and coordination. A fun and friendly class for all ages. (Fees apply)
When Tuesdays & Thursdays 9.30–10.30am July – December (please see Health & Wellbeing)
These classes offer a low impact exercise, designed to improve overall strength and flexibility.
When Tuesdays 9.30–10.30am July – December (please see Health & Wellbeing)
Tai Chi for Health
Come along and try Tai Chi in a safe and fun environment.
When Thursdays 12.45–1.45pm July – December (please see Health & Wellbeing)
Take the time to (re)connect with your body, mind, heart and soul. All levels are welcome. BYO mats and blankets. Small class sizes.
When Mondays 6.30–7.30pm July-December (please see Health & Wellbeing)