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Things to do this November

From a seniors’ expo and an ageing forum to a new art exhibition, there is plenty to discover this November.

Melbourne Seniors and Disability Expo

Taking place at Melbourne Exhibition Centre on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23, the “My Future, My Choice” Melbourne Seniors and Disability Expo is a must for Melburnians looking for better ways to improve the quality of their lives, now and for the future.

Over 200 providers under one roof will be exhibiting assistive technology, mobility aids, medical and support services, long-term care options, and a variety of financial, travel, sport, lifestyle and leisure options for seniors.

To kick off the entertainment for the Expo will be The Treblettes, a sassy vocal trio from Melbourne, performing iconic songs from the 40s, 50s and 60s including: The Andrews Sisters, The Beatles, The Platters, The Supremes, Bobby Day, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Dusty Springfield and Elvis Presley. Sing along to beloved classics including “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” and “Stop! In The Name Of Love”. 

The Treblettes will perform three times on both Friday and Saturday and will mingle with Expo-goers between sets. A series of free workshops and talks will also take place over the two days.

Entry is free – register online for fast entry on the day.


Spend a day out with the grandkids at NGV International exploring KAWS: PLAYTIME ­­– a rich sensory experience welcoming kids and families. The playroom features a range of activities that encourage thoughtful multimedia interaction including using different features to create a video portrait, drawing images of friends and a special take-home kit to continue playtime in the home.

Melbourne; until April 13

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Seniors Week in Perth

Perth Seniors Week kicks off on November 10 and runs for seven days with plenty to do for WA seniors. The main event is Have a Go Day on November 13 where seniors can head to Burswood Park and see a load of entertainment and try new activities.

Perth, November 10-17

Check out the full program guide here.

Healthy Ageing Forum

Queensland’s Council of the Ageing invites writer and anti-ageism expert Ashton Applewhite to address the issues around ageing and to promote a healthy attitude to getting old. Guests can also have input into Queensland’s ageing issues.

Brisbane, November 18

Book here.

Veg Out Farmer’s Market

Located on Peanut Farm Reserve in St Kilda, Veg Out prides itself on its ability to allow shoppers to directly support producers, so you can be certain that the person you buy from is the same person who helped make it, bake it, grow it, pick it, pack it, prepare it and love it! The Farmer’s Market features a range of both certified organic and conventional growers.