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We provide a range of programs, activities and resources for residents who are aged or who have a disability, and their carers.

These programs aim to provide a way for residents who are older or who have a disability to stay active and connected with their community.

Other programs and activities within Moonee Valley can be found in the Stay Connected Newsletter January June 2016

Knit and Knatter

Have you always wanted to knit but don’t know how? Or are you clever with the knitting needles and just want to be able to have a chat while making new friends?

Come along to the Knit and Knatter classes and create knitted pieces for community projects. All materials are provided, and classes are free.

When: Tuesday, 10.30am–12.30pm

Venue: Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre, Corner Munro St and Union Rd, Ascot Vale

When: Thursday, 10am-12pm

Venue: Crown Street Stables, 40 Crown St, Flemington

Register today, contact our Health Ageing Officer on 9243 8835 or connected@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Transport services and carer support may also be available upon request for a fee. Two weeks’ notice is required.

For more information please call 9243 8835.

Seniors Transport Guide - travel safely and confidently

Do you want to use public transport more but you're not quite sure how it all works? Our Seniors Transport Guide (pdf, 1.2MB) (doc, 104KB) contains all the information you need to become more mobile and travel with confidence.

Hard copies of the guide are available at the Civic Centre, Moonee Valley Libraries and neighbourhood centres.

Vic's Flicks - Classic movie screenings

Enjoy classic movies from the golden age of Hollywood! In partnership with Vic’s Flicks, we run monthly free movie screenings for seniors, residents who have a disability and their carers.

Screenings are held at Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive (off The Crossway), East Keilor. However, from May until Sepetember 2015 movies will be shown at Nancye Kirchner Neighbourhood Centre, Doyle Street, Avondale Heights

Bookings are encouraged at least one week prior to screenings, as places are limited. To book, please contact our Healthy Ageing Officer on 9243 8712 or connected@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Transport services, carer support and community meals are also available upon request for a fee. Two weeks notice is required. 

The Student Prince

When: Thursday, 18 February 2016, 1.30pm 
Where: Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive (off The Crossway), East Keilor
Synopsis: A prince is sent to university incognito, to live as an ordinary student, and improve his social skills.
Starring: Ann Blyth and Edmund Purdom

Going My Way

When: Thursday, 17 March 2016, 1.30pm
Where: Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive (off The Crossway), East Keilor
Synopsis: A new young priest’s unconventional style transforms parish life, but can he win over his superior, Father Fitzgibbon?
Starring: Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald

The Desert Song

When: Thursday, 21 April 2016, 1.30pm 
Where: Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive (off The Crossway), East Keilor
Synopsis: An American tutor secretly leads a band of desert freedom fighters against a treacherous and cruel Sheik.
Starring: Kathryn Grayson and Gordon MacRae

Rear Window

When: Thursday, 19 May 2016, 1.30pm 
Where: Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive (off The Crossway), East Keilor
Synopsis: A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Starring: James Stewart and Grace Kelly

The Bells of St Mary’s

When: Thursday, 16 June 2016, 1.30pm 
Where: Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive (off The Crossway), East Keilor
Synopsis: Despite their good natured rivalry, a priest and a nun work to try and save their school from being shut down.
Starring: Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman

Healthy Ageing Newsletter

Our quarterly newsletter provides news about home and community care services, information on community engagement, healthy ageing, the aged care sector and general updates.

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Last updated: Thursday, 17 March 2016, 12:38 PM