2 – 8 OCTOBER
ACTIVE AGING WEEK
Active Aging Week encourages adults over the age of 50 to take advantage of all that life has to offer. During this week ECH has a number of free physical activities on offer for a life of better health and wellbeing.
For more information on these activities, visit ech.asn.au/events
16 OCTOBET – 15 DECEMBER
YOUR SPRING INTO SUMMER ADVENTURE
Are you ready to make this spring unforgettable? Get ready to learn new skills and create new and meaningful social connections by Summer!
Whether you love art, singing, craft, writing, trivia, gardening or are just keen to learn a new skill, our small group ‘Get Connected’ programs offer something for everyone. It’s not just a series of events – it’s a journey to rediscover the joy in every moment, and celebrate the beauty of active aging. We believe that life gets even more vibrant as we age, and this spring, we’re bringing you a line-up of unforgettable activities that will make you feel more alive than ever by Summer!
For more information, visit: ech.asn.au/spring-summer-adventure
SA SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL
Nestled between the Barossa Valley and the Adelaide Hills, the picturesque town of Mt Pleasant will once again host the annual SA Spring Garden Festival. The festival features a full program that includes very special guest speaker Hannah Moloney, a large variety of plant and garden stalls, garden themed workshops, talks, activities and free Nature Craft activities for the kids. There will also be lots of delicious food and beverages, including gluten free and vegan options.
For more information, visit saspringgardenfestival.com.au
10 OCTOBER – 22 NOVEMBER
ECH AND SANFL WALKING FOOTY
Whether you love footy or are just looking for a fun way to stay active, Walking Footy might be the ideal activity for you. Walking Footy is a fun, modified Australian Rules Football program created for people aged 50 or over. Played in small teams on a field the size of a basketball court, Walking Footy is a fun, inclusive and safe game with no running, tackling or bumping involved.
For more information, visit ech.asn.au/walking-footy
18 – 29 OCTOBER
ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL
One of Australia’s most distinctive and innovative film festivals, Adelaide Film Festival (AFF) screens films you won’t see anywhere else.
Also known as the ‘friendly festival’, AFF is renowned for its warmth, welcoming film industry guests from around Australia and the globe to an event where makers and audiences alike can enjoy and celebrate films together as a unified community.
Named as one of the top 50 film festivals in the world by Variety, the festival shows the very best in contemporary Australian and international feature films, documentaries, shorts, artist’s moving image and VR productions.
For more information, visit adelaidefilmfestival.org
19 OCTOBER – 5 NOVEMBER
OzAsia Festival is Australia’s leading contemporary arts festival engaging with Asia. Held annually, the festival showcases the best theatre, dance, music, visual arts, literature, food and cultural events from across Asia.
Audiences love OzAsia Festival’s Moon Lantern Trail – a free outdoor reimagining of the ever- popular Moon Lantern Parade; and foodies adore the Lucky Dumpling Market – the vibrant and ever-popular hub offering delicious food inspired by Asian cuisine, bars, and free entertainment throughout the three weeks.
For more information, visit ozasiafestival.com.au
NATIONAL PHARMACIES CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
The National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant is a magical, free community event, full of fantasy, floats, colourful characters, bands, dancers and more, shared by generations of Australians.
Since 1933, the Pageant has grown to become one of Australia’s most cherished events and marks the official welcoming of Father Christmas to Australia.
For more information, visit christmaspageant.com.au
23 – 26 NOVEMBER
VAILO ADELAIDE 500
The Adelaide Street Circuit is world renowned both for the excellent racing and the race atmosphere that takes over the city. The 3.219 km (2.000 mi) circuit has played host for the Adelaide 500 Supercars event since 1999 to 2023.
Global pop sensation Robbie Williams will be performing as the headlining act at the after-race concert on Sunday 26 November.
For more information, visit adelaide500.com.au
ECH offers a wide range of social events, activities and experiences so you can meet other people, learn new skills and share your hobbies and interests.
Discover all our current events and experiences at ech.asn.au/events
Posted: September 1, 2023