Silver Sunday – 2 October 2016

Silver Sunday - celebrating older peopleSilver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK. It celebrates the value and knowledge they contribute to our communities while combating loneliness and isolation.

On Sunday 2nd October 2016 Barnet Seniors’ Assembly will be hosting an Afternoon Tea Party Drop In Event at Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs NW4 4AX, from 12.30pm until 4.00pm. A complimentary afternoon tea will be available, as well as entertainment, activities and information stalls. The London Borough of Barnet is once again making the Town Hall available.

people looking at a presentation of art worksSilver Sunday 2016 will precede a week of events and activities taking place throughout the borough for all senior residents. Further details of Silver Sunday week events are in Barnet Seniors Insider 8 PDF (September / October 2016) (PDF 1000kB, 8 sides of A4), and at https://www.barnet.gov.uk/citizen-home/adult-social-care/silver-sunday.html.

Spring Event Report

people watching a presentationOver one hundred and fifty mainly senior residents of Barnet attended the Barnet Seniors’ Assembly Spring Event held at Woodhouse College in Finchley on the 13th April 2016. The organisers were a little apprehensive as to numbers this time given the new venue. We shouldn’t have been; people turned up soon after 10am and began chatting to friends, old and new over a cup of tea or coffee. Continue reading “Spring Event Report”