Disability friendly and seniors friendly events in Sydney

Looking for some fun?  Here are our picks of the best disability friendly and seniors friendly events in Sydney!  Grab a friend or a Hero and get out there!



Ugly Sweater Party

When: 7-10pm  Friday 7 April

Where:  FITZ Youth Centre, Village Green Parade, St Ives

Ku-ring-gai Youth Services is inviting young people aged 12-24 years with special needs to dress up in their best “Ugly Sweater” for our themed Discobility event.

So dust off your old sweater or even get creative and make your own.

Discobility offers a great opportunity for young people in the community to meet new friends and dance the night away.

Entry includes food and drink during the evening. Music will be provided by DJ Andy!

Discobility will be supervised by youth workers from Ku-ring-gai Council, parents, carers and friends welcome and no extra cost.




Nature Art for Kids

When:  Wednesday 12 April & Thursday 20 April 2017

Where:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

EarlyEd & the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney are running an inclusive holiday activity this April for families with primary school aged children who have additional needs. Children will get to discover the Garden’s and create artworks in this hour long session. EarlyEd staff will attend, to offer additional support to families and children. Bookings are essential and further details are on the attached flyer.



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A free ballroom dancing class

When:  every Monday until Monday 1 May 2017

Beginners: 9.30am – 11.30am
Intermediate: 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Where:  Redfern Community Centre, 29-53 Hugo Street, Redfern

The beginners ballroom dancing class for older people can be enjoyed on a social level.

The intermediate ballroom dancing class is for people who have advanced from the beginners level and want to take it to the next step.

Partnered and single people are welcome.

This class is inclusive of people with disabilities. If you have any questions about taking part and accessing our centre please call 02 9288 5713.




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Children’s access workshop

Artmaking for children with specific needs, their families and carers

When: 11am Saturday 8 April, Wednesday 19 April 2017

Where:  Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Rd, The Domain, Sydney, Australia

This is an opportunity for children with specific needs to express their own creativity in a fun and encouraging way.We welcome visitors of all abilities to contribute and encourage those who need assisted access to contact the Gallery, including those with limited mobility, vision or hearing impairment or intellectual disabilities, and community groups working with children with specific needs.Meet at the information desk.



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