The Liverpool Plains Shire will host a number of events during the NSW Seniors Festival, which is being held from Wednesday 13 to Sunday 24 February. Activities are open to all Senior residents of the Shire.
“The theme for 2019 is Love Your Life. Our Seniors are an extremely important part of our community making substantial contributions and Council would love them to come along and laugh, socialise and celebrate everything about being a senior in our Shire,” said LPSC Mayor, Councillor Andrew Hope.
Full events program and all you need to know;
- Thursday 14 February - OPENING EVENT AND MOVIE MATTINEE - $5pp - at Royal Theatre, Quirindi commencing at 10am with the official morning tea welcome to the Seniors Festival. A new release movie will commence around 11am, followed by a finger food lunch, fruit and cheese platters providing the opportunity to meet new people, make new friends, mingle, catch up and Love Your Life. A free bus will depart Werris Creek at 9.30am. To arrange free transport from other areas of the Shire, please call 6746 4545.
- Tuesday 19 February - HEARTMOVES CLASS, PLAINS FITNESS QUIRINDI – Free - Commences at 11.30am. Come along and get your heart moving with this low impact exercise program. The session will be followed with some light refreshments and fresh fruit.
- Tuesday 19 February – TECH CONNECT FOR SENIORS AT WERRIS CREEK LIBRARY – Free – From 10am - the chance to update skills with a one on one 30 minute session. Numbers are limited and bookings are essential. Call into the library or phone 6768 7340 to reserve a slot.
- Wednesday 20 February - MORNING TEA TRIVIA AT QUIRINDI LIBRARY – Free - Commences at 10am – a fun morning filled with interesting facts, prizes and morning tea provided.
- Friday 22 February - WHAT’S FOR LUNCH? MYSTERY TRIP - $30pp – Bus will depart Willow Tree VIC at 9.15am, Quirindi Railway Square at 9.30am, and Werris Creek Post Office at 9.45am. Anyone wishing to attend from Currabubula, Wallabadah or other areas in the Shire, please contact Quirindi HSS 6746 4545 or Werris Creek HSS 6768 7505.
- Please note, additional care may not be available at all functions. If you require extra support, please include a carer in all your bookings.
- Flyers with full details and booking forms are available at Council’s Customer Service Desk, Werris Creek and Quirindi Home Support Services, Willow Tree VIC, both libraries and Plains Fitness.
- SENIORS FESTIVAL RAFFLE – Tickets $1 – Available at Customer Service Desk and the Home Support Services’ offices. Prize 1; 6 months free movies for 2 people at the Royal Theatre, Prize 2; $50 voucher for Currabubula Hotel, Prize 3; $50 voucher Quirindi Pharmacy. Prizes will be drawn on the mystery lunch tour.
- All enquiries and bookings should be directed, except if otherwise indicated, to either Quirindi HSS 6746 4545 or Werris Creek HSS 6768 7505.
“We look forward to as many Seniors as possible participating in these events. I also urge younger community members to reflect upon the massive contribution Seniors make and to celebrate their role in our society,” Councillor Hope concluded.