Woden Seniors Inc

Over 45 years of providing Community Service to the over-50s of Canberra


Fortnightly News 25/1/2018

Maintenance Activity over the Christmas Break

We repaired and painted the ceiling in Hall 1 and painted the ceilings in the toilets over the Christmas break. We have replaced the three evaporative coolers to Halls 1 and 2. We will be installing new paper towel dispensers in the toilets, kitchen, hall 2 and the Anne Murray room over the coming weeks.

Computer and Ipad Courses

In 2018 we will not run regular courses on using computers but will continue to offer courses on using iPads.

We will offer a four-week Beginner’s Course on using the Apple iPad several times in 2018. Details are on the ‘Computer Activities’ noticeboard.

We will also offer short courses every now and then on specific topics for those who have a basic understanding of the iPad but want to improve particular skills e.g. email, photos, using the calendar. These short courses will be advertised in the Fortnightly News.

iPad short course – Brush up on Email

Judy will be running another iPad course for those who wish to improve their knowledge of how to use the Email app on the iPad.

It will be over two sessions from 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm on Thursday 15 February and Thursday 22 February. There are six places. If you are interested phone the office.

The course will cover the following:

· Overview of mailboxes

· CC and BCC

· Reply, Reply All, Forward a message

· Saving draft messages

· Sending and saving attachments to messages eg photos, videos, documents

· Saving addresses

· Updating contacts

· Adding a new mailbox

Expression of Interest in playing Rickety Kate (Hearts or Black Maria)

Expressions of interest are sought for playing the card game Rickety Kate, sometimes known as Hearts or Black Maria?

A good game is had with either 3 or 4 people.

Possible times are Thursday or Friday afternoon from, say, either 1.30 pm to 4 pm or 2 pm to 4 pm, in The Anne Murray Room.

Bridge Classes 2018

Bridge classes recommence on Monday 5th February.

Beginners – 1:30 – 3:30

Improvers – 2:00 – 4:00


A Scrabble group meets on Tuesday afternoons from 2.00 – 4.00 pm in the Anne Murray Room. Drop in if you feel like a game.

ACT Waste Management website

This is a very useful website for information on household and recycling collections. It has an amazing A-Z of recycling for how to dispose of anything safely.

Justice of the Peace

Maureen is back in Club on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 10.30am and 2pm for Justice of the Peace matters.