I Remember

A Bayside Council Seniors Month 2019 presentation

'I Remember...' is a five-part podcast, created in October 2018, that brings alive a six-week Grandparents Day Project funded by FACS and developed by Bayside Council. Follow a group of seniors as they work with choir conductor Laura Bishop towards a concert presentation for friends and family at the Rockdale Town Hall. Along the way, they'll interact with young people, explore the role of grand-parents in our community, relive their musical memories, and share some of their intriguing life stories. Produced by PP Cranney for Bayside Council (NSW) with the participation of Shopfront Youth Arts, Kogarah Community Services, the Benevolent Society's Greenwood Cottage and the Windgap Foundation.

Grand Finale presentation at Rockdale Town Hall Friday 9 November 2018.

In this episode, we hear some of the memories of the Seniors evoked by the songs they are singing. And we meet some of the participants from The Windgap Foundation's Life After Work program.

Meet the crew from The Benevolent Society's Greenwood Cottage as they attend singing session at Arncliffe Senior Centre. But what is Greenwood Cottage? All will be explained!

A lively, fun workshop of song, conversation and games between students on vacation care with Kogarah Community Services and seniors from Greenwood Cottage, at Shopfront Youth Arts Co-op, Carlton, NSW. What do these different generations have in common?

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In NSW, Grandparents Day 2018 took place on Sunday 28 October. It was celebrated by Bayside Council(NSW) with a special FACS-funded Grandparents Day project that used music and song to explore memories and the role of grandparents and older people in our community.