Seniors in the Latrobe Valley are invited to a number of local events being held throughout October as part of the 2016 Victorian Seniors Festival.
Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging seniors in Latrobe Valley to start planning and make the most of this year’s Festival.
“The Victorian Seniors Festival is a great opportunity for seniors throughout Latrobe Valley to enjoy activities and performances in our local area.
“The festival is a celebration for our seniors, who give so much to our communities. The events highlight the benefits of ageing well and keeping active, healthy and involved in the community,” Mr Northe said.
Key events run from 3rd to 10th October this year. Additional festivities also take place state-wide throughout October. Victorian Seniors Card holders can travel free on regional buses and unreserved VLine services from 3-9 October (not including Friday 7 October) and on Metropolitan Melbourne trains, buses and trams from the 2-9 October. Events in Latrobe City include:
- Monday 3 October – Progressive Dinner – 6.15pm sharp to 9.30pm – Various locations – departs Traralgon Train Station
- Monday 3 and Monday 10 October – Tennis Come and Try – 9am to 12 noon – Morwell Tennis Club
- Tuesday 4 October – Fishing Competition – 11am to 2pm – Lake Hyland, Churchill – multiple pick up points: 10.15am – Kmart Moe Car Park 10.30am – Coles, George Street, Morwell 10.30am – Woolworths Traralgon Car Park
- Tuesday 4 October – Mao’s Last Dancer – 10.30am – Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
- Tuesday 4 October – 500 Card Tournament and Afternoon Tea – 11am to 3pm – Traralgon East Senior Citizen Centre
- Wednesday 5 October – Athol Guy “The Seekers Story”- 10am for 10.30am – Kernot Hall, Morwell
- Wednesday 5 October – Art and Craft Show – 10am to 4pm – Morwell Senior Citizen Centre
- Wednesday 5 October – Bingo – lunch 11am and Bingo at 12.30pm – Moe Senior Citizens Centre
- Thursday 6 October – Op Shop tour – multiple pick up points: 9am – Moe Senior Citizen Centre 9.30am – Morwell Football Netball Club 10am – Traralgon Football Netball Club
- Thursday 6 October – Bingo and Party day – 11am to 3pm – Morwell East Senior Citizens Centre
- Thursday 6 October – Fashion Parade and Afternoon Tea – 11am to 3pm – Morwell Senior Citizen Centre
- Sunday 9 October – Croquet Come and Try – 11am – Morwell Croquet Club
For more information about local events contact Latrobe City Council 1300 367 700.
You can also call the Seniors Information Victoria hotline on 1300 135 090 for a program or visit Seniors Online at www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au
Media contact: Russell Northe 5133 9088