Activities in Logan during Seniors Week and beyond

Tuesday August 18


LOGAN LOVES SENIORS DAY: Logan Entertainment Centre, 170 Wembley Rd, Logan Central. Denise Drysdale and Hazel Phillips Show in the auditorium at 9.30am-11am and 1pm-2.30pm. $5. Also, free health checks, active and healthy programs, massages, and workshops. For tickets, phone 3412 5626 or book online:

Wednesday August 19


SENIORS CELEBRATION DAY: Information stalls, monster raffles, lucky door and fantastic entertainment. Presentation of the "Senior of the Year award" at Logan Central Community Centre, 9 Jacaranda Ave, Logan Central. Tickets $2. Phone Logan Council of the Aging on 3290 0088 to book.


MORNING TEA FOR SENIORS @ SPRINGWOOD: The Rochedale/Springwood NSA branch will combine with Mick de Brenni MP Member for Springwood hosting a morning tea. Special guests include the Hon. Coralee O'Rourke MP Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland accompanied by Senior Sergeant Stewart Day of the Queensland Police Service. Discussions on Safety, Security and cost of Living Services for Older Queenslanders plus information on the NDIS. Logan East Community Neighbourhood Centre, Cnr Cinderella Drive and Vanessa Boulevard.

Thursday August 20


SPECIAL MORNING TEA HOSTED BY SPRINGWOOD STUDENTS: Rochedale/Springwood members will enjoy a special morning tea for seniors hosted by students of the Springwood State School, held in the State School's Hall, 94-120 Springwood Road. All seniors are invited to attend. Phone Chas on 3208 2387.


BATTLE OF THE AGES TRIVIA: Trivia afternoon at Logan Central Community Centre, 9 Jacaranda Avenue, Logan Central. There will be afternoon tea, lucky door and raffle, 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes. Tables of 8. Admission $2. Phone Logan Council of the Aging on 3290 0088 to book.

Friday August 21


"ON FOR YOUNG AND OLD" MINI EXPO AT LOGANLEA: Seniors Week 2015 Mini Expo to be held at Loganlea Community Centre, 28-32 Timms St. Show bags for the first 50 people through the gates. Light lunch, tea and coffee available. Entertainment and activities. All seniors welcome. Contact Heather on 3805 8260 or email:

Tuesday August 25


MERRY MELODIES 22 - BEENLEIGH EVENTS CENTRE: Lucky Starr, the iconic Australian 60's recording artist famous for "I've Been Everywhere" performs many of the 60's hits and a good mix of popular country music songs. Beenleigh Events Centre, Cnr Crete & Kent Streets, Beenleigh. Doors open 10am.

Saturday and Sunday August 29-30

Open 8.30am-3pm daily

LOGAN & DISTRICT ORCHID SOCIETY ANNUAL WINTER SHOW: Logan Central Community Centre, Cnr Jacaranda Ave & Wembley Road. Wheelchair friendly. Plenty of parking. Train and bus nearby. Entry $4. Potting demonstrations, cultural advice, plants, books and growing accessories for sale.

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