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Celebrating Seniors Week in the Redlands

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Growing old is not for sissies - Bette Davis

"We don't stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing. " - George Bernard Shaw

According to the Queensland Government website, Queensland Seniors Week provides opportunities to promote positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation, and enhance community connections, aligning with the Queensland Government's vision of building age-friendly communities in Queensland.

Have you looked around your local area to see how Seniors Week is being promoted within your community? Here are more Seniors Week events within the Redland Coast District:

Senior Citizens Concert on Sunday, 18th of August.

Commencing at 1:30pm at the Cleveland Assembly Hall at 42 Smith Street, Cleveland, this performance features the local Concert Band with a guest appearance from Windsor Brass.

This is a wheelchair-friendly venue with onsite parking. Afternoon tea is also included. Gold coin donation appreciated.

Courtesy Of Redland City Bands website

How About Learning Some New Dance Steps?

The Redlands Sporting Club at Anson Road, Wellington Point, is holding some Free Dance Workshops in the Main Lounge.

Latin Dance Class on Sunday 18th of August. 10:30am till 12:30pm
Cha Cha Cha

Line Dancing Class on Monday 19th August. 10am till 11:30am

Latin Dance Class on Sunday 25th of August. 10:30am till 12:30pm
Let's Rhumba

Line Dancing Class on Monday 26th of August. 10am till 11:30am

The person who said that you can't teach an old dog new tricks is a fibber.

Courtesy of Redland City Council website

Activities at our Redlands Libraries

Capalaba Library, Noelene Street, Capalaba

Book Art on Tuesday, 20th of August. 10:30am till 12pm
Give our old books a new lease on life by creating your very own work of art with them

Introduction To Robotics on Wednesday, 21st of August. 10:30 till 12pm
Come along and be introduced to awesome Lego Mindstorm EV3 robots, learn how to build and code your very own!

These events are free though bookings are essential. Go here here

Spoilt for choice, aren't we?
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Why? Celebrate your seniority with these events
When: Various Dates for Seniors Week
Where: Various addresses across Redland Coast
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Seniors Week is a great concept. I hope it encourages seniors to stay engaged. Too often retirement from a job also becomes retirement from life.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|7956) 347 days ago
Brisbane Greeters are offering one hour Walks down Memory Lane for Seniors at no cost. Go
by Alison Muirhead (score: 2|274) 354 days ago
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