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Trip the light fantastic with WCS this year

WCS is gearing up for another great year of activities with seniors.

Each week there are a series of regular activities from breakfast club, John’s walking group, latte for ladies afternoon tea and shopping trips.

In addition, each month special events and discovery tours are planned, including a South Coast Lunch Cruise, Maree’s Movie Madness, a Boat Cruise and a dinner and scenic drive around the Enlighted Festival.

If you would like to find out more and join in the fun please contact Helen on 6181 2828.


Monday  Breakfast Club
Cheap menu choices, good coffee, great company. Hansel and Gretel café of the last Monday of the month 9am – 10.30a
Tuesday John’s Walking Group
Walk at your own pace through some of Canberra’s lovely outdoor spaces. Finish the morning with a cuppa and a chat. Held from 9am to 12 noon – weather permitting. Contact John on 0418 516 462
Mixed Weekly Social Groups
Activities include guest speakers, events and outings. This group is held 10am to 1pm at the German Club, Narrabundah
Wednesday Latte for Ladies Afternoon Tea
For older ladies living in the Woden area. Meets weekly from 1.30pm to 3.30pm at the Hellenic Club
ALDI & Op Shops
A social morning of op shopping, lunch and grocery shopping. Held every third or fourth Wednesday of the month at multiple locations.
  Maree’s Movie Madness
An enjoyable morning at the movies, various cinemas around Canberra. Transport available and depending on time will meet for coffee or lunch too. Held usually on the second Wednesday of the month.
Snowy Hydro Group
For Ex-Snowy workers and their families in Canberra and elsewhere. Held the last Wednesday of each month from 10am to 1pm at the German Club. Contact Sandy on 6181 2816
Thursday Men’s Coffee Morning
Held every Thursday from 10am to 12 noon at the Hellenic Club, Woden. Including occasional trips
Thursday Shopping Trip
Weekly shopping trip to Woden or Mawson. We pick up from home and return you home. Pick ups for Woden start from 9am. Pick ups for Mawson start approximately 10.15pm
Fortnightly to Cooleman Court pick ups between 10.30 and 11am starting 14th Feb.
Friday Mixed Weekly Social Groups
Activities include regular guest speakers, events and outings. Held for lunch from 10am to 1pm at the German Club in Narrabundah.



Bookings are essential and regulars are placed on the reserve list. Lunch and entry fees are not included (unless otherwise stated). To book call Helen on 6181 2828.

Wednesday 20 February – South Cost Lunch Cruise
Cost $60 – includes Lunch and Transport
This trip will require prepayment to secure your spot

Thursday 7 March – Enlighten Festival 2019
Dinner at Harmonie German Club followed by a scenic bus tour of the Enlightened installations.
Cost to be advised.

Wednesday 20 March – National Zoo and Aquarium
Cost $45 – includes lunch and transport

Tuesday 2 April - CRUISE: Afternoon tea on the lake
Wednesday 10 April – Canberra Gardens
Cost $10 for transport

Wednesday 22 May – Lanyon and Tharwa
Cost $15 for transport

All the events are also listed on the WCS calendar here:

seniors web 


Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners and custodians of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and Elders past, present and future."