Typical Gemini, with the concentration span of a gnat & not one for sitting still. My old Da used to say that "you're a long time dead". So my mantra is get busy living.Please join me for more at
Can your hips withstand the chicken dance and the macarena?
As a person in that particular demographic that is constantly bombarded with messages about 'healthy ageing' I totally "get" the importance of physical activity, eating well, social interaction and nurturing the mind.
So allow me to recommend an outing that meets all of these criteria at the one venue and will keep you in the good books with your GP.
The Grand View Hotel in Cleveland's historic precinct is hosting a Seniors Lunch and Show on Thursday, 2nd of June. For an entry fee of just $20, this covers a Seniors Meal and a cup of tea or copy.
Brett Patman, with over 30 years in the entertainment industry as a singer/guitarist/entertainer/host, will be playing music from the '50s, '60s, '70 and '80s. You know, the music we can sing along with and yes, there will be a dance floor.
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This event starts at 11:30am and finishes at 2:30pm, so be quick and reserve your table on 07 3884 3000. Start polishing those dancing shoes now!
But wait - there's more! To nurture the mind The Grand View Hotel, in conjunction with The Old SchoolHouse Gallery, is also showcasing a new selection of artworks by creatives from the Redlands Coast throughout winter. Lots of colour, imagination, and stimulating presentations, and all available for purchase.
The exhibition is upstairs but if you've managed to dance to Nutbush City Limits and YMCA you won't find the climb any issue at all. It is Free entry but if you do feel stumped by the stairs you may enjoy the display in The Cleveland Room on the lower level. Darren Manning is a photographer, who amongst other things, likes to capture the beauty of the landscape.
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The Grand View Hotel is located at 49 North Street, Cleveland, and has plentiful parking and delightful views across Moreton Bay to North Stradbroke Island.