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Past events & Outings (where we've been)


December - Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular


 August - Western Sydney (Nancy Bird-Walton) International Airport Experience Centre

 March - 25th Birthday celebration



February to August - Walks


February - Music Appreciation

March - Trivia June - Sydney Zoo




September - 6 Day The Life of Riley Alpine Tours

 Highlights included; Thredbo, Bullocks Flat, Smiggins Holes, Perisher (where there was still plenty of snow), Adaminaby, Shannons Flat & Eucumbene Dam Wall.  Also, Snowy Region Visitor Centre, Gaden Trout Hatchery, Wildbrumby Distillery, Dalgety, Bombala, Burnima Homestead, Nimmitabel & Cooma Gaol.


July - Linnwood House



 March - Ladies Luncheon


 Inaugural Lovely Ladies Lunch - January 2022


 2021 - February

Bungaribee Park - walk

Book Club


Music Appreciation





 5 Day Southern Highlands, Shoalhaven & the Illawarra Tour

Highlights included; Milton Park Country House, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Retford Park, Fitzroy Falls, Kangaroo Valley, Hampden Bridge, Pioneer Village Museum, Silos Estate Berry Winery, Huskisson & Jervis Bay Scenic Cruise, Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross Naval Base, Greenwell Point, Kiama & blowhole, Berry, Nowra Museum, Coolangatta Estate Cellar Door, then on to the south coast where we visited the Australian Motorlife Museum, lunch at the NanTien Temple then on to the spectacular Sea Cliff Bridge, Stanwell Park & Ball Hill Lookout before arriving home.












The year was 2020 . . . . and here are some of the things we did

   January - February

. . . . . . . .  just starting to hear about



 Annual General Meeting followed by our 22nd Birthday lunch




Marj produced our 1st COVID edition of the Newsletter




We start Zoom Committee meetings



There were a few activities starting to happen . . . .



Table Tennis


. . . and also in June, Book Clubs started up


Walk - Cumberland State Forest  
. . . and also in July, Mens Luncheon started up again


Music Appreciation   


. . . and also in August, Lawns Bowls, Movie Group & the Good Old Days Concerts go online.

Our 'planned' August General Meeting - Cancelled


 "Informal" Get together at Kissing Point Park  
. . . and
Walk - Fagan Park


Mens Luncheon  

. . . and  
Walk - Bicentennial Park  



Music Appreciation  
. . . and  
Walk - Meadowbank  


Afternoon Book Club  
. . . and
Christmas Picnic at Kissing Point Park
Time to sing Christmas carols
. . . and
Walk - Field of Mars



Christmas Lunch - North Ryde - Dec 2019


6 Day Murray & High Country Tour (Yarrawonga) - Sept 2019

Highlights included; lake Mulwala cruise, Byramine Homestead, then Glenrowan (Ned Kelly country). We visited Myrtleford, Bright & Wandiligong then onto Euchuca & Moama. Our trip to Beechworth included a reenactment of Ned Kelly's trial where we 'played the parts'! Then, onto Chiltern & Rutherglen.

Photos courtesy of Doug Blunden


Farewell Dinner (hats requested)


Japanese & Sculptured Gardens

(on the Fisher's Ghost & Campbelltown Ghost & Ghoul Explorer Tour) - 7th August 2019




Various walks over the past several months


Christmas in July

Waterview Restaurant at Berowra Waters, fabulous venue and lots of fun. (2nd July 2019)




Tallawong to Rouse Hill (10th June 2019) - a ride on the new Metro, morning tea at Tallawong then a walk to Rouse Hill.


West Side Story (on the harbour)


20th Birthday Luncheon

 The luncheon was held in the Ryedale & Denistone Rooms at Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club on 19th March 2018

  2018 Committee  
  Foundation members - 2018  

7 Day Toowoomba Tour

Highlights included; the Hunter Valley Gardens, Tamworth & Glenn Innes. In Toowoomba - Queens Park, Botanical Gardens, Brindabella Gardens, Jondaryan Woolshed, the Cobb & Co Museum, Boyce Gardens, Picnic Point Lookout & Ju Raku En (Japanese Stroll Garden). Heading home - Stanthorpe & Tenterfield, Grafton, Coffs Harbour, Kempsey, Richardoes Tomatoes & Strawberries north of Port Macquarie, Forster Arts and Crafts Centre & lunch on Wallis Lake.

Photos courtesy of Sandra Baillie