Newsletter 31 July

August 4, 2019

Important Dates

  • Power of Attorney Talk : Wednesday 14th August 10.45am Canterbury Centre, 2 Rochester Road. See last weeks Newsletter for further details
  • Upcoming Monthly Dinner Dates:
    28th August, 25th September, 30th October & 27th November
  • Christmas Luncheon : Friday 13th December

Housekeeping Notices

  • The new and improved Hester Canterbury Website is now live!
    We encourage you to take a look around via the new user friendly menu. Also known as a ‘hamburger menu’. A little tip, the Hester Newsletter can be accessed and downloaded via the News tab.
  • We are still very short of café crockery, could you please return any pieces that may be in your apartment.
  • A big packet of rubber bands were found in one of the shopping baskets downstairs, please see Alexia to collect.

Monthly Dinner 28th August 2019

Please reserve your selection(s) at reception and please note booking close on Monday August 26th @ 5pm

Calendar Girls: (2003)

  • Tuesday 6 August, 7.30pm
  • Director: Nigel Cole
  • Stars: Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Penelope Wilton

Comedy. A Women’s Institute chapter’s fundraising effort
for a local hospital becomes a media sensation when its members decide to liven things up by posing nude. (With captions)


  • Thursday 1st August, 2.00pm
  • Etre et avoir (To Be and To Have) (2002)
  • Director: Nicholas Philibert
  • Stars: George Lopez, Alize, Axel Thouvenin

A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students (ranging in age from 4 to 11) are educated by a single dedicated teacher.

Add Life To Your Years

Boroondara Council are running an “Add Life To Your Years” program where their ambassadors will be presenting a short presentation, covering how to search for activities on the Over 55’s webpage, along with other health information and services available in Boroondara. An interesting morning with the Council providing catering. Canterbury Centre, 2 Rochester Rd, Thursday 8th of August 11.30am.

Did you know…

Why August 1st is considered the official horses’ birthday? All horses born in the southern hemisphere celebrate their birthday on August 1st as a means of standardising equine Related sporting events such as horse racing.

This date is based on the breeding season of horses, so horses born in the northern hemisphere celebrate their
birthday on January 1st.

Week one of the new Winter Menu starts on Monday 5th of August. Please place any orders by Thursday lunchtime. Bon Appetit!