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Barnet Silver Week: 1 - 7 Oct 2017

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We are delighted to announce Barnet will again be hosting Silver Week 1-7 October 2017. This is part of the National Silver Sunday celebration and the International Day of Older Persons 2017.

Celebrate the value and knowledge older people contribute to our communities.

Contact the Prevention and Wellbeing Team on preventionandwellbeing@barnet.gov.uk or call 020 8359 7573. 

Main events

Afternoon tea
Barnet Seniors Assembly and LBB Prevention & Wellbeing Team host afternoon tea, with information and activities.
Free
Sun 1 Oct, 12.30 – 4pm
Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Rd, N12 9EY
LGBT event
Information and advice on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender matters and a chance to meet up with others
Free
Sun 1 Oct, 12.30 – 4pm 
​Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Road, N12 9EY
Showcase  
A celebration of our residents, with demonstrations and performances, information and advice in the Centre Court 
 Free
Tues 3 October 10am - 8pm Brent Cross Shopping Centre, Hendon, NW4 3FP
Art competition
Residents of care homes/sheltered housing / supported living are invited to create art under the theme of 'history'.  Painting and drawings; Arts and Crafts; Textiles including knitting.  
 
Closing date for entries is 12 Sept

North

Instructor-led health walk 
Contact: The Park Team at Barnet Council on 020 8359 2397 and ask for “health walks”
Free (usual cost £2.80)
Sun 1 Oct, 9-10am 
Orange Tree
Totteridge Village N20 8NX
Art exhibition 
Works submitted by residents of care homes/sheltered housing / supported living on the theme of History Barnet
Free
Sun 1 Oct, 12.30 – 4pm
Woodhouse College, Woodhouse Road, N12 9EY
Swing Style event 
Swing style band in the café at the artsdepot, come along and enjoy the music
Free
Sun 1 Oct, from 3pm
Arts Depot
5 Nether St, North Finchley, London N12 0GA
Arts workshop 
Creative afternoon workshop facilitated by the artsdepot
Free but booking needed. Contact the artsdepot box office.
Sun 1 Oct, from 4pm 
Arts Depot
5 Nether St, North Finchley N12 0GA
Spitfire Sisters theatre performance 
Spitfire Sisters, Studio Theatre: a classic 40’s style female vocal harmony group
£12 over 60's / £14 
Booking needed: artsdepot box office 
Sun 1 Oct, from 5pm
Arts Depot
5 Nether St, North Finchley N12 0GA
Instructor-led health walk 
Contact: The Park Team at Barnet Council on 020 8359 2397 and ask for “health walks
Free (usual cost £2.80)
Mon 2 Oct 9-10am
Woodside Park, Totteridge to Laurel Way
Outdoor fitness class 
Fun mix of walking and easy strength exercises
Contact Karen Williamson at Age UK Barnet 0208 150 0967 or karen.williamson@ageukbarnet.org.uk
£1.50
Mon 2 Oct, 9.30-10.30am
Meet at the Friary Park entrance on Torrington Park, opposite Ashurst Road
Healthy living
Key to a quality life
Barnet Elderly Asians Group will be hosting a talk on health, everyone is welcome to attend
Free
Mon 2 Oct, Midday – 3pm
Friary House, Friary Park, Friern Barnet Lane, N20 0NR
Coffee morning Community Café
Join the Community Ministries and The Network with homemade cakes, open to everyone over 55.
Free
Tues 3 Oct, 11am-1pm
St James Church, St James Lane, Muswell Hill, N10 3DB
Instructor-led health walk 
Contact: The Park Team at Barnet Council on 020 8359 2397 and ask for “health walks”
Free (usual cost £2.80)
Wed 4 Oct 9.30-10.30am
Friary Park, North Finchley N12 9PD
Teatime Social Community Café 
Community Ministries and The Network will host a social group called Teatime for over 55's.  This is a place to meet and make friends; an activity will be followed by homemade afternoon tea
Free
Wed 4 Oct, 2.30-3.30pm
St James Church, St James Lane, Muswell Hill, N10 3DB
Art Exhibition Open Door Centre
Works submitted by residents of care homes/sheltered housing / supported living on the theme of History Barnet
Free
Thurs 5 Oct, 10am – 4pm
Christ Church Barnet, St Albans Road,EN5 4LA
Carers Coffee Morning 
Barnet Carers centre invite carers over 55 for a talk followed by time to socialise with other in a relaxing atmosphere.
Free
Thurs 5 Oct, 10.30am -12.30pm
Barnet Carers Centre, Global House, 303 Ballards Lane, North Finchley N12 8NP
Chair based Yoga
Yoga which has been modified to make it chair-based
Contact Carolyn Ansell 0208 629 2269 or Carolyn.Ansell@ageukbarnet.org.uk
£3.50
Thurs 5 Oct, 11am
Manor Drive Methodist Church, Manor Drive, Whetstone, London N20 0DZ
Let’s Stop Scams and Frauds in Barnet 
Tips and hints on protecting yourself against scams and frauds - (tea and cakes provided)
Free
No need to book but to let us know: 0208 4467044 or dale.b@homeinstead.co.uk
Thurs 5 Oct 2pm
Friend in Need Community Centre, Crescent Road, East Barnet, EN4 8PS
Instructor-led health walk 
Contact: The Park Team at Barnet Council on 020 8359 2397 and ask for “health walks”
Free (usual cost £2.80)
Sat, 9.30am - 10.30am
Woodside Park, Woodside Park Road, N12
Get Fit, Have Fun! Squash and Racketball Taster 
Introduction for all abilities.  Racquets and balls available, no dress code (non-marking footwear essential)
Free but booking needed: email office@oakleighparkclub.co.uk     
Sat 7 & Sun 8 Oct 9.30 - 11am 
Oakleigh Park LTSC, 100 Oakleigh Rd North, Whetstone, N20 9EZ

 

South

Instructor-led health walk
Contact: The Park Team at Barnet Council on 020 8359 2397 and ask for “health walks”
Free (usual cost £2.80)
Sun 1 Oct 10.30 -11.30am
Hampstead Heath - Wildwood
Instructor-led health walk
Contact: The Park Team at Barnet Council on 020 8359 2397 and ask for “health walks”
Free (usual cost £2.80)
Tue 3 Oct 9.30am  -10.30am
Golders Hill Park
Art Exhibition 
Works submitted by residents of care homes/sheltered housing / supported living on the theme of History Barnet
Free
Tues 3 Oct 10am – 8pm
Brent Cross Shopping Centre, Hendon, NW4 3FP
Afternoon Tea  
Come along and enjoy afternoon tea with information on all that Age UK Barnet has to offer
Free
Tues 3 Oct, 1.30-3.30pm
Ann Owens Centre, Oak Lane, East Finchley N2 8LT
Wellbeing Workshop – Managing Stress 
A workshop to support with managing stress
Free but donations welcome  
Wed 4 Oct 11.30am - 1.30pm
Green Man Community Centre, Strawberry Vale, East Finchley, N2 9BA
Historic Hendon talk
A talk on the history of aviation in Colindale
 
Free Thurs 5 Oct 12-1pm
Lancaster Bomber in the Historic Hangers, RAF Museum, Grahame Park Way, NW9 5LL
Instructor-led health walks 
Contact: The Park Team at Barnet Council on 020 8359 2387 and ask for “health walks”
Free (usual cost £2.80)
Thurs 5 Oct 9.30 - 10.30am
Heathgate in the Garden Suburb

West

Kayak (or open canoe) taster session
A group session led by a training coach
£10 booking required      
Sun 1 Oct 2.30-4.00pm (2.10pm start)
Phoenix Outdoor Centre, Cool Oak Lane, NW9 7ND
Hairdressing Wella Salon
Wash, blow dry, haircuts and sets by the students at Barnet and Southgate College, men and women welcome
Free appointments - 02037644750 or hairandbeauty@barnetsouthgate.ac.uk
 
Mon 2 - Fri 6 Oct, 9am - 5pm
Barnet and Southgate College, 7 Bristol Avenue (formerly Lanacre Ave) Colindale NW9 4BR
Relaxing therapeutic treatments
20 minute taster treatments, choose from Reflexology, Massage, Reiki or Cranio-Sacral Therapy
Free appointments 0208 9547373 or  reception@tdf.org.uk
Mon 2 - Fri 6 Oct
The Disability Foundation, RNOH, Brockley Hill, HA7 4LP
Benefits health check 
A Welfare Benefit Advisor can review entitlements and show different work options. Follow up sessions can be arranged if more in depth support is required 
 
Tues 3 Oct 2-4.30pm
Free
Ground Floor Burnt Oak Library, Watling Avenue, HA8 0UB
Copthall Leisure Centre Open Day
Centre experience day to try out our easy line circuit, a water workout class and a studio based taster.
Free
Wed 4 Oct All day
Champions Way, Hendon, NW4 1PX
Keep Warm and Well with Tai Chi Exercise 
Tai Chi session followed by a cuppa and cake and a chat on how to keep warm and well during winter
Free but booking needed - 0208 359 7441 or winterwell@barnet.gov.uk
Wed 4 Oct 10.30am–1pm
The Meritage Centre, 46 Church End, Hendon, NW4 4JT
Club Games' Taster Day
Taster sports sessions – badminton, short tennis, darts, short mat bowls, table tennis, timed cycle and dominoes
Free
Thurs 5 Oct All day
Burnt Oak Leisure Centre, Watling Ave, Edgware HA8 0NP
Instructor Led Walk Barnet
Contact: annalisa.cellini@gll.org  or 020 8457 9900
Free
Saturday 7 Oct 10-11am
Copthall Leisure Centre Champions Way, Hendon NW4 1PX  
 
 
 
 
 

 

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