Being socially active is critical to your wellbeing and having the best possible life as you age.

ECH offers a great range of social events, activities and experiences so you can meet likeminded people, learn new skills or share your hobbies and interests.

Discover below the complete overview of our events and experiences or search for the event of your preference.

Choose a ‘Region’ and ‘Type’ of Event that interests you to see what is available, or select ‘All’ to see all the Events coming up over the next few weeks.

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Satisfy your green thumb!

When: Wednesday 29 June 2022 at 9:30am
Where: ECH Day Program Happy Valley, 16-24 Hay Street, Happy Valley
Cost: From $12 or $5 (with Government subsidy)
Do you want to know more about using plants and planters in the garden? If the answer is yes then…

Weekly Art Classes

When: Wednesday 29 June 2022 at 9:30am - 12:30pm
Where: ECH Clarence Gardens Estate, 94 Avenue Road, Clarence Gardens 5039
Cost: Gold coin donation. (You will need to bring your own materials)
Join us every Wednesday for art classes with Koruna, our ECH Complementary Therapy Coordinator! This is a great opportunity to…

Coffee and Chat at the Halifax Café

When: Thursday 30 June 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Thursday 7 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Thursday 28 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Thursday 4 August 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Halifax Café, 187 Halifax Street, Adelaide 5000
Cost: Free
Are you looking for a way to meet new people and learn new skills? Then please come and join…

Advance Care Directive workshops

When: Monday 4 July 2022 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: ECH Clarence Gardens, 913 South Road, Clarence Gardens
Cost: FREE
Completing an Advance Care Directive (ACD) can be challenging. Many people find it difficult and need support to discuss the…

Sewing, Knitting and Crochet!

When: Monday 4 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Monday 11 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Monday 18 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Monday 25 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Monday 1 August 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: ECH College Grove, 18 North East Road, Walkerville 5081
Cost: Free
Do you love to sew, quilt, knit and crochet? Or would you like to learn?  We are starting a new…

Board Games in the Bistro

When: Monday 4 July 2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: Alberton Hotel, 124 Port Road, Alberton 5014
Cost: Free
Join us on Monday afternoons to play some board games, chess and cards! You can even come for just a…

Board Games, Puzzles & Coffee!

When: Tuesday 5 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Tuesday 26 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Tuesday 2 August 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: ECH College Grove, 18 North East Road, Walkerville 5081
Cost: Free
Come and join us every Tuesday at ECH College Grove for a fun morning of board games and jigsaw puzzles.

Advance Care Directive workshops

When: Tuesday 5 July 2022 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: ECH Encore Apartments, 85 Smart Road, Modbury
Cost: FREE
Completing an Advance Care Directive (ACD) can be challenging. Many people find it difficult and need support to discuss the…

Get colourful with Mexican Wool Art!

When: Wednesday 6 July 2022 at 9:30am
Where: ECH Day Program Happy Valley, 16-24 Hay Street, Happy Valley
Cost: From $12 or $5 (with Government subsidy)
Let your colourful side shine through with Mexican Wool Art! Join us at ECH Happy Valley for our next Get…

Wednesdays in our Garden

When: Wednesday 6 July 2022 at 10:30am - 12:00pm,
Wednesday 20 July 2022 at 10:30am - 12:00pm,
Wednesday 3 August 2022 at 10:30am - 12:00pm,
Wednesday 17 August 2022 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Where: ECH Henley Beach Day Program, 11 Laidlaw Street, Henley Beach 5022
Cost: Free
Do you have a green thumb and want to get your hands dirty in the garden? Then join us at…

Neighbourhood Gardening Club

When: Thursday 7 July 2022 at 9:00am - 10:30am,
Thursday 21 July 2022 at 9:00am - 10:30am,
Thursday 4 August 2022 at 9:00am - 10:30am
Where: The Pear Café, 49 Sussex Street, Alberton 5014
Cost: Free
Do you love to garden and meet new people? If so then please join us at the Pear Café to…

Get colourful with Mexican Wool Art!

When: Thursday 14 July 2022 at 9:30am
Where: ECH Day Program Happy Valley, 16-24 Hay Street, Happy Valley
Cost: From $12 or $5 (with Government subsidy)
Let your colourful side shine through with Mexican Wool Art! Join us at ECH Happy Valley for our next Get…

Learn All About Herbs!

When: Thursday 14 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: The Organik Café, 37 Broadway, Glenelg 5045
Cost: Free
Do you love to garden and meet new people? Join us at the Organik Café every month for a new,…

Create Button Canvases!

When: Wednesday 20 July 2022 at 9:30am
Where: ECH Day Program Happy Valley, 16-24 Hay Street, Happy Valley
Cost: From $12 or $5 (with Government subsidy)
Do you love arts and crafts or want to try something new? Join us at ECH Happy Valley for our…

Wellbeing Workshop

When: Thursday 21 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Cup-a-Cake Café, 4/70 Ocean Street, Victor Harbor 5211
Cost: Free
Have you been wanting to learn more about wellbeing and stress management? Join us at the Cup-a-Cake Café for a…

Understanding Dementia

When: Thursday 21 July 2022 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Where: ECH College Grove, 18 North East Road, Walkerville 5081
Cost: Free
Conducted by Dementia Australia, this session provides an introduction to dementia and changes to the brain, effects on behaviour and…

Be Creative with Flo Art

When: Wednesday 27 July 2022 at 9:30am
Where: ECH Day Program Happy Valley, 16-24 Hay Street, Happy Valley
Cost: From $12 or $5 (with Government subsidy)
Let your colourful side shine as you paint using the flo art technique! Join us at ECH Happy Valley for…

Alberton History Walk

When: Wednesday 27 July 2022 at 9:30am - 11:00am
Where: The Pear Café, 49 Sussex Street, Alberton 5014
Cost: Free
Do you have a passion for local history?  If so then please join us for a fascinating walk that is…

Understanding Dementia

When: Wednesday 27 July 2022 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Where: ECH Henley Beach Day Program, 11 Laidlaw Street, Henley Beach 5022
Cost: Free
Conducted by Dementia Australia, this session provides an introduction to dementia and changes to the brain, effects on behaviour and…

Discover Adelaide!

When: Thursday 28 July 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm,
Thursday 22 September 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: The Annex Café, 3 Waterloo Street, Glenelg 5045
Cost: Free
Would you like to explore Adelaide and discover some of its hidden gems?   If the answer is yes then please…

Let’s Get Planting!

When: Thursday 11 August 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: The Organik Café, 37 Broadway, Glenelg 5045
Cost: Free
Do you love to garden and meet new people? Join us at the Organik Café every month for a new,…

Create a Sketchbook at the Annex Café

When: Thursday 25 August 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: The Annex Café, 3 Waterloo Street, Glenelg 5045
Cost: Free but please support The Annex Café by purchasing a refreshment.
Join us at The Annex Café to capture your ideas and improve your art skills through developing a sketchbook! You…

Communication and Dementia

When: Thursday 25 August 2022 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Where: ECH College Grove, 18 North East Road, Walkerville 5081
Cost: Free
Conducted by Dementia Australia, this session provides information on dementia, the way we communicate and how changes in communication can…

Communication and Dementia

When: Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Where: ECH Henley Beach Day Program, 11 Laidlaw Street, Henley Beach 5022
Cost: Free
Conducted by Dementia Australia, this session provides information on dementia, the way we communicate and how changes in communication can…

Understanding Dementia

When: Wednesday 14 September 2022 at 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Where: ECH Parkside, 174 Greenhill Road, Parkside 5063
Cost: Free
Conducted by Dementia Australia, this session enhances knowledge of dementia through virtual reality technology that allows participants to see the…