Victorian Seniors' Festival 2019

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Calling All Seniors

Victorian Seniors Festival – October 2019

Get into it!

Join us this October to celebrate the Victorian Seniors' Festival 2019 with free and low-cost events across the Colac Otway Shire.

All bookings and payments available from 9am on Tuesday, 17 September 2019

During the Victorian Seniors' Festival free public transport for Victorian Seniors Card holders runs from Sunday 6 October to Sunday 13 October and includes all metropolitan and V-Line services.

EVENT

WHEN
AND WHERE

 


COST AND BOOKING DETAILS

Morning Tea Across the Shire - COLAC

Tuesday, 8 October

10am OR 11am

Café Nu Deli
Corangamite Street, Colac

Come and join us for a cuppa and cake. Join in with a quiz and a chance to win a prize.

FREE 

Bookings for morning tea is essential

Ph. 5232 9420

Morning Tea Across the Shire – APOLLO BAY

Tuesday, 8 October

9.30am

Apollo Bay Neighbourhood House
Pengilly Avenue, Apollo Bay

Join in some light, fun exercise and listen to a speaker from the Conservation Ecology Centre.

FREE 

Bookings for morning tea is essential

Ph. 5232 9420

Morning Tea Across the Shire - GELLIBRAND

Tuesday, 8 October

10.30 am

Gellibrand General Store
Main Road, Gellibrand

 


FREE 

Bookings for morning tea is essential

Ph. 5232 9420

Morning Tea Across the Shire - BEEAC

Thursday, 17 October

10.30am

Beeac Community Centre
Lang Street, Beeac

Sing along with our country music performer.

FREE 

Bookings for morning tea is essential

Ph. 5232 9420

Gentle Exercise

Tuesday, 8 October

3.30pm – 4.15pm

Kanyana Centre – U3A
55 Hesse Street, Colac

Tai Chi/Qigong is a form of gentle exercise that combines stretching and mindfulness using the whole body.

FREE 

Enquiries and Bookings

Ph. 5232 9420

Cultural Lunch

Thursday, 10 October

12 noon

Kanyana Centre
55 Hesse Street, Colac

Enjoy traditional Sudanese food prepared by members of Colac’s Sudanese community.

 $5.00 

Bookings are essential

Ph. 5232 9420

Walking Water Polo

Thursday, 10 and 17 October

2.00pm

Bluewater Fitness Centre
Hearn Street, Colac

A non-contact, low-impact take on water polo where players walk, instead of swim, to move about the pool.

Designed to optimise social and physical activity for over 50’s who might be intimidated by the pace, physicality and difficulty of traditional water polo.

$7.50 per session 

Enquiries

Ph. 5232 9551

 

Miller House Old Time Dance

Friday, 11 October

1.00pm – 4.00pm

Elliminyt Hall
Main Street, Elliminyt

Dance, sing and toe tap to the Frankie Lawrence Band. A great way to celebrate the Victorian Seniors’ Festival.

Take a break with scrumptious afternoon tea provided. Raffles and door prizes on the day.

$8.00

Generation Gap Playgroup

Friday, 11 October

10.30am

Mercy Place
83-99 Queen Street, Colac

Generation Gap is a playgroup for grandparents and carers looking after 0-4 year olds.

Held in the Pool Room at Mercy Place.

Join their Teddy Bears’ Picnic and most importantly, remember to bring your Teddy.

FREE

James Blundell in Concert and Living Well at Home Expo

Monday, 14 October

9.30am – Expo

10.00am – Free Morning Tea

11.00am – Concert

COPACC

Arrive early to take part in the Live Well at Home Expo. Exhibits include Occupational Therapists with aids and appliances; Continence Advisers; Miller House representatives; and information around My Aged Care.

Then enjoy morning tea, followed by a not-to-be-missed performance by five-time ARIA award nominee, James Blundell.

James Blundell is a modern Australian, country music performer who was the first young Australian country act to sign a major record label deal in Nashville!


Expo:FREE

Concert and morning tea: $15.00

Bookings now open at COPACC

Ph. 5232 2077

Celebrate and Socialise withCard Games

Tuesday, 15 October

10.00am – 12 noon

Kanyana Centre – U3A
55 Hesse Street, Colac

Enjoy a morning of card games. Play Cribbage, Five Crown, Rummy and many more.

Presented by the U3A Colac Otway Inc.

FREE 

Enquiries and Bookings

Ph. 5231 4453

Email. u3acolaco@gmail.com

Forrest Community Lunch

Thursday,
17 October

12 noon

Forrest Neighbourhood House

Come along and enjoy a three-course, vegetarian lunch accompanied by great coffee.

There is plenty of room to sit inside, or outside, and you are welcome to bring your family along.

$3.00 

Enquiries and Bookings

Ph. 5236 6591

Email. forrest.nh@gmail.com

Nursery, Chocolaterie and Great Ocean road

Wednesday, 16 October

10.00am

Bus leaves from COPACC

Join us for a leisurely drive through the Otways to the coastal town of Lorne.

Continue along the Great Ocean Road to Airey’s Inlet, stopping for lunch at Poppies Café & Nursery in Angelsea. Here you will find a nook of beautiful flowers and delicious eats.

Then we make a stop at The Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery where you can taste and see some delicious sweets being made.

$35.00 including lunch 

Bookings are essential

Ph. 5232 9420

Warrion Flower Show

Wednesday,
23 October

1.00pm - 3.00pm

Bus leaves from COPACC

Catch the bus to the popular Warrion Flower Show.

Here you see so much more than just flowers.

FREE 

Bookings are essential

Ph. 5232 9420