Celebrate the spirit of spring and reserve your seats at the Spring Retirement Festival today.
Tickets to all events are FREE! Bookings are essential.
Immerse yourself in the jazz, and rhythm and blues of the 40s and 50s with songs from artists including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior, Ray Charles and Chuck Berry, all performed by some of Western Australia’s finest musicians.
19 September, 6pm - 7.30pm
Parkland Villas Mandurah
2 Hungerford Avenue, Halls Head
Anna Gare has not only published numerous cookbooks on delicious food, she’s also recognised as one of the most popular chefs on Australian television with a number of beloved programmes to her name including Channel Nine’s Great Australian Bake Off and Channel 10’s Junior Masterchef. Anna will lead the guests through a Masterchef-style cooking demonstration using local ingredients in a recipe designed for the audience. Tastings and the recipe will be available for all guests, with a Q&A throughout.
5 October, 10am - 12pm
10 Timercrest Rise, Woodvale
This gardening masterclass from Perth's leading landscape gardener will equip you with inspiring tips on design, maintenance and sustainability, based on Darren's extensive local flora knowledge. Enjoy a presentation on how to maintain a perfect patch while maximising your time and money in the garden. The presentation will be followed by Q&A with Darren, whose passion for sustainable gardening practices has earned him award-winning gardens.
14 September, 2pm - 4pm
Parkland Villas Booragoon
510 Marmion Street, Booragoon
Go on a musical journey through the iconic hits of smooth crooner Frank Sinatra, sung by one of Western Australia's premier vocalists, in this lively tribute show.
22 September, 4pm - 6pm
Parkland Villas Ellenbrook
25 The Parkway, Ellenbrook
Contemporary vocalist and pianist, Kelly Read, has been impressing audiences throughout Australia with her trademark sultry performance style for the past 15 years. Her repertoire covers a diverse range of musical genres from jazz to country, blues, pop and rock classics.
18 October, 2pm - 4pm
7 Honiara Way, Mindarie
A veteran of Australian entertainment for over 30 years, Peter Rowsthorn is one of the country’s most beloved TV personalities. He played long-suffering husband, Brett Craig, in the iconic comedy Kath & Kim, appeared in four seasons of Channel 10’s Thank God You’re Here and hosted Can We Help on the ABC, and that’s just for starters. The actor, comedian, writer and professional MC is the perfect combination of endearing humour and razor-sharp wit, who will make you think, as well as laugh.
12 September, 6pm - 7.30pm
14 Lewington Gardens, Bibra Lake
As one of the earliest pioneers to promote sustainable gardening practices in the media, Sabrina Hahn has shared her knowledge and passion for green spaces on ABC Radio for 25 years. The master gardener, horticultural professional, award winning radio presenter and writer aims to educate people on the importance of creating biodiversity in their own backyards.
13 September, 10am - 12pm
267 Wharf Street, Queens Park
If you ever wondered about how to find your style, this is your chance to discover the answers. Get set for an inspiring fashion show designed to demonstrate how you can adopt current trends, refresh your wardrobe with a few key pieces and put an outfit together with ease. Enjoy a model-led fashion parade followed by a Q&A session with those in the know at style-destination Mariko Boutique.
18 October, 2pm - 4pm
21 Ponte Vecchio Boulevard, Ellenbrook
Go on a musical journey through some of the most famous hits by iconic smooth crooners The Rat Pack, sung by one of Western Australia's premier vocalists, Earl Cole, in this lively tribute show.
27 September, 6pm - 7.30pm
146 Strickland Street, Bunbury
Get your green thumb on with Trevor Cochrane. The qualified horticulturist and host of Channel Nine's, The Gardening Gurus, has plenty of knowledge to share about growing edible produce. His two-acre garden in the Perth Hills boasts more than 186 edible fruit trees, berries, bush tucker plants, veggies and herbs.
20 October, 2pm - 4pm
Parkland Villas Woodlands
52-54 Liege Street, Woodlands